vinyl only! wow. eclipser celebrates his 10th release with a lovely mixture of house and music to make holes in your shoes. labelartist warten borgmann. huerta with a unreleased dub version. slope. dan & claas and debut of dj gritty give us fresh disco. funk. dubby. jazz. tunes with some nice surprises. amazing artwork. gatefold + extra sticker
new release on p&d recordings with official re-issue of gene hunt -body heat- released on dust trax in 1999. great jack house tune by innovator chicago sound. second track done by phil weeks & didier allyne & krakatoa boys loop done in 2008 in toscana with prophet sound tribute to e-dancer -human bomb- track ... mastering done by johnny fiasco.
first release on the new founded imprint turnland. two pieces of house-music by turnlands own duo bad news and one interpretation by gerd janson and phillip lauers remix-tag-team tuff city kids. punchy beats with an mpc-swing. gnarly chords. sweet pads and arpeggios.
chez damier plus cab drivers being summer anthem! chez and the cabbies teamed up in berlin to jam on >holiday ahead<. holiday time was made with the deepest love for house music. it will not only warm your heart but it will make your shoes burn. the dub is stripped down and full of the funkiness you expect from cab drivers.
following a string of tour dates with his good friend joy orbison and setting up his own well st records imprint. fold returns to aus with the ‘aegean sea ep. rob glassett aka fold delivers three 90s peacefrog inspired deep percussive house jams. accompanied by a big room broken beat mall grab remix.
another fully stacked sampler from guesthouse music s all-star line-up. a selection of #1 tracks from sidney charles. bad boy bill. ricardo volilobe. j paul getto. rubb soundsystem. you ll find a little something for everyone on super secret squirrel tracks vol. 5.
with this new release. parisian soul unveils a classic from montana production reworked with a new keyboard bass line of their own. four movements and an original deep house ending of their own creation to softly end a mix. face b revives a scarce track from hip-hop disco with a massive and prodigious beat to set clubbers on fire.
PRESENTS THE TINK! PROJECT (2X12 INCH. 180 G VINYL)
2x12" Vinyl. 180gr UK18.06.18
hard times call for good music. this time around times are ruff (tar) dedicated their beat fabricating skills to a double ep for tomorrow is now. kid! the tink! project will put some raw. deep. soulful and garage tunes in your ears. as a dj collective. times are ruff is heavily influenced by the windy city. taking inspiration from the past. but never sounding outdated. focussing on long - preferably all night - dj sets in which times are ruff strives to set itself apart and tell a true musical story to the audience.
yuri shulgin is a multi-instrumentalist music producer from tajikistan. his discography includes a small number of releases from the greek label modernista and the french escapade recordings. animal planet is his contribution on cocktail d amore music. this ep is a live-recorded masterpiece that will lift dance floors into heavenly heights. a1 takes the record title. it s an acid based. genre-blurring piece of music. enveloping and disorienting at the same time. infinite strings melt together to a constant build up. reminiscent of steve reich - double sextet/2x5. boogie space feels like the continuation of the previous track. evoking a cloud of glitter in absence of gravity. walking starts off the b side. its funk future jazz-influenced groove is supported by an organic. as bouncy as timeless bassline. while the stripped down dubby body goes to deep realms. the outro recordtake closes this surreal ep.
closed paradise brings his inimitably smooth ethos to lovedancing. his sampladelic originals are a pastiche of sources. glued together for the booty and soul. at his request. none other than whiskey disco s own. pontchartrain and the silver rider remix to round out and bring added funk and flex to the array.
love over entropy returns to lossless in joyful anticipation of his new “marka ep”. ll1217 assembles four versatile pieces of shimmering and floating pieces of modern house music. these cuts will certainly move and rapture dancers under the open skies or under the roofs of sweaty nightclubs alike.
beautiful strangers marks the return of theo kottis with this sampler of his debut lp. it reveals a new chapter in his artistic journey in which he resets his creative output. free of compromise. conveying his devotion to the dancefloor. and revealing a new concept that everyone can ascribe to. reasons kicks off the record with a slice of disco tinged house music overlaying infectious guitar and string loops. with slick piano flurries to make for a sure-fire summer winner. the a2 houses the get down a more heavy hitting workout packaged for the dancefloor. with a percussive bassline over the top of a choice breakbeat. tied together by a thumping kick. flip it over and you unearth the lovechild creation of a 303 coupled with a brazilian classic in the form of acid disco. a driving kick / hat combo. squelchy acid and pitched down brazilian vocals offer up a raw but energetic stomper. finally. u need to keep it simple takes you on a more emotive and powerful acid trip. the sweeping synths building throughout the track coupled with soaring strings. alongside an alluring acid line proper!
western australia s red ember records is back from another archive diving adventure. -embers only : swan songs- presents four previously-unreleased. deeply emotive cuts by ewan jansen written between 1999-2000. the lead track swan marks the dance-floor tone in the collection with a hypnotic pseudo-electro groove sky lined by cathedral-like chords. following on. sea for yourself reaches into deep minimal house territory with a powerfully gentle. piano topped. 4/4 approach. on the flipside. the earnest and leafy love machine is drawn down the proverbial path. dropping broken beats and inhibitions along the way. the collection is signed off with the ambient chordal wash of afterlude ... an introspective repeater equally on call for any early morning after party or your final few waking moments.
ON A MISSION (FRANCOIS K AND MICHAEL MAYER REMIXES) (2X12)
2x12" Vinyl UK15.06.18
on a mission is exactly that. a mission of love. a mission of peace . the positive vocals hark back to those of early 90s house tracks. which created unity through music and clubbing. the rhythmic beat of the drum is determined. as percussive layers build and the vocals bleed into the synths. francois k provides two variations of the track. his remix features more prominent drumbeats driven by a growling bassline. on his rockers dub version. francois goes all out and dubs us into the stratosphere. up next is the michael mayer remix. with a more electronic take on the original with driving synths and a whirring. throbbing bass-line.
lovebirds. dove sei - is a dancefloor killer with a touch of 80s italo vintage feel created during his odyssey last year collecting classic analog synthesizers like the highly regarded arp 2600 and the prophet 5. since adriano celentano was not available he just skipped it in finding a replacement and recorded his own vox! thats how dove sei sounds!
taken from gabe gurnsey’s upcoming debut solo lp. ‘physical’ on phantasy. eyes over zones in on a proto-hacienda groove that’s undistilled militant funk. loose and lucid elements of electro and dub-laden drums conspire to offer an alluring landscape for gurnsey’s restless vocals. the harder-hitting extended dub takes more precise aim at the dancefloor. allowing each disparate. analogue element more room to unfold across a throbbing baseline.
cleveland is forever in search of the brown note. this is his second offering for the esp institute. side a’s tusk is a beautiful paradox—rhythm programs that churn like the inner workings of a grandfather clock. unmistakably mechanical. yet fashioned through muted analogue instrumentation that paints a deceptively organic picture. the crystallized jangle of fm synth voices toy with the softened drum patterns and vibrant animal-like chord gestures over nearly seven minutes of splendor. on side b. aku digs further into mysticism. manifesting digital jungle themes. cleverly abstracted through erratic bleeps. distant tribal drums. atonal flutters and synthetic bird calls. the cinematic quality of clevelands production shines through both tracks. but its aku that sweeps us from reality to embark on a moonlit expedition in search long lost treasures. proving cleveland a virtuoso skilled in building complex narratives with sound. these two songs will modulate your frequencies.
after sharing his flair for producing polished house grooves on kwench records’ last ep. philly veteran pete moss returns to collaborate with cassy on the fifth release. this instalment gives two original tracks. and introduces aus music steamroller marquis hawkes into the fold as remixer. keeping to mind that cassy’s motive was to produce with esteemed artists that she personally came to admire. to be enlisted on two eps is a testament to moss’s finesse. for marquis hawkes. cassy’s admiration runs deep into his ability to expertly produce quality house music on many levels. last year he had three critically exclaimed releases on aus music. with ‘the basement is burning’ ep securing its place as a summer smash.
pepe continues on the regular atavisme catalogue number order. and again two classique straight up. longue and burning 4 to the floor house tracks as only bradock can do. is this really a party? yes you bet or in pepes unfiltered words: the legal age of majority and the right to vote. chronology and timing is mandatory to make things happen supposedly. after the terrible plague of awful doppelgaengers. it is time to smoke out the disgusting trolls. using the best ingredients possible. is this really a party? yes you bet! is hunger healthy or unhealthy? moderation is key. oui guess. but a table!
alma negra records are proud to present james stewart. resident dj and co-promoter of monthly night black atlantic club at le sucre in lyon. with his cotonou ep! james stewart is the host. resident dj and co-promoter of monthly night black atlantic club at le sucre in lyon. borrowing the term black atlantic from renowned scholar paul gilroys 1993 book. stewart presents black music as a transnational. incredibly diverse cultural exchange. an avid lecturer on the subject and founder of the blog afrosouldescarga. he merges an intellectual approach with the musical and creative side of things: as an active conga player and percussionist. member of voilaaa sound system and showhost at radio nova. this ep is the work of of a mature and thoughtful musician. combining different musical influences at a high level of production. alma negra records are proud to present james stewart with his cotonou ep!
rebirth return for the second in their ltd series. argy opens up the e.p. with an atmospheric arp laden stomper enriched by the magical vocals of blue jay. acid pauli then take on remixing modular projects leaving. coupling glitchy vocal loops and pulsating synths together with a hypnotic groove to create a trippy minimal roller. closing out the e.p. tiger & woods add their trademark touch to lele sacchis dreaming wont do. focusing the track around the exuberant piano melodies whilst manipulating the vocal sample into a percussive snare element to give a distinctive feel to the remix. killer work as always from the rebirth crew.
dubbed by igloo magazine as the -romanian detroit electro/techno pioneer- and by the late aaron carl as -the romanian underground resistance himself-. andrew red hand from romania s spiritual capital of lasi stands up as an unwavering militant of the underground. a true detroit spirit possessed as romanian humanoid! from his early gigs throwing parties as one of the first generation djs in lasi since 1997. arh continues to break boundaries as part of the romanian resistance scene and numerous time portals as they open around europe. his blistering. mind-bending sets such as at berlin s tresor and griessmuehle see the dj with the red hand fuse pure detroit electro and techno with the sounds of techno-bass. raw chicago acid house. classics and futuristic beats. his mixes for radio ur (underground resistance) and the grid (detroit techno militia) remain some of the best frequency transmissions to surface to air. armed with a soviet union reel to reel majak 203. his scorching raw analogue and searing acid productions have been picked up by foundational detroit labels such as twilight 76. matrix. detroit underground. databass. detroit techno militia. cratesavers intl. visillusion as well as around the world from holland s iconic m>o>s recordings to 1Ø pills mate (lobster theremin). bass agenda and land of dance. on his remix list includes work for scan 7. santonio echois. thomas barnett. sean deason. niko marks. six foe. t.linder and more while support from anthony shake shakir. dj bone. dave clarke. dj godfather has been garnered for our sonic warrior... beware of the red hand!
with their 5th release ourselves remain true to the passion of house music containing 4 groovy tracks full of warm sounds. onward going drums. massive basslines and bright chords pressed on black gold that we love so much. there is no emulation of a trend or hype. time just does not matter. in a very detailed way the two producers siggatunez and sello show you what their musical roots and influences are without claiming an a-side titletrack but creating timeless clubmusic for every situation on the floor which also could be classics from tomorrow.
from performer in the notorious roxy club and director of the party animals videoclips. to songwriter. amanda lear interpreter and italo aficionado. the multi talented duvall is back in action as singer and covergirl on this second release on bordello a parigi: brace yourself!
ltd repress. almost 2 years after the success of the album the tony allen experiments and a few months after the release of the 7inch amore. nu guinea return to the scene with a new lp published by their newborn label ng records. after touring the world looking for sounds suitable for their vibrations. nu guinea decided to go back to square one. napoli. where massimo di lena and lucio aquilina were born and raised. they watched their city from a distance reconstructing its energy from their studio in berlin. calibrating the synths on the meridian of vesuvius. the volcano that has always protected and threatened napoli. nuova napoli is the result of a long musical research that has become a historical investigation on the sound that shaped napoli during the 70s and 80s. starting from the contamination of genres (disco. jazz-funk. african rhythms) which ended up in nu guinea’s dna. in this album the synthesizers fill the spaces between the past and the future. tightening in a single body acoustic instruments. electronics and voices in neapolitan dialect. it is the first time that the duo has worked with such a large group of musicians. some of whom are exponents of the contemporary neapolitan scene. warning: we recommend listening to nuova napoli while walking in the alleys of napolis historic center. around wet clothes hanging and street vendors on tiny three-wheelers.
introducing the debut 12” by miami duo sons of immigrants. for their first release on amam. the un_mute residents deliver a fresh melange between acid jazz. minimal and house. combining old school analog hip hop beats and samples with trippy vocals. raw percussions. deep chords and jazzy basslines. makes the trademark sound of soi.
befog takes con into a deeper underwater dimension with an outstanding remix.
frak – grown up guests
like a diy brick-shithouse frak feel like they are preparing for some nasty. kicking off the track with some serious drums. eerie synth lines and creepy bass pads lend for a slightly deranged and unsettling feel. there is a strange air about this track. tuff snares kick in that galvanise and ready the troops. the strange difference between the everyday title and the militant feel of the track makes for interesting concoction. its like a bunch of psychos preparing for a dinner party. sweeping the floor and combing their hair to precision. the house might look nice and the cake might be delicious. but these guys psychos.
jack pattern – kernkraft
kernkraft translates as nuclear power and from the outset reverberating sequences visualise a bleak working environment. mechanical sequences rotate. clouds of sparking particles swirl overhead menacingly. a kick drum stumbles into actions. the machine has powered up. cold hi-hats shimmer. and hollow synths give the feel of some sort of labouring workforce continuing their daily grind. this doesn t feel like a nice environment to live in and reflects the reality of some peoples everyday life. living to work for the greater good and sacrificing their lives in the process. it is a powerful piece. strong. monotonous and mechanical.
set off the neuf trois kingdom. teaming up with its notorious local brawler. you’ll make your way through the tropical forest and the arid desert to make this night a memorable masterpiece – so be ready to be transported into an unexpected fantasy adventure.
grammy award winner louie vega is known worldwide as one of the finest creators and purveyors of house music. both as an individual artist / producer / dj and as partner with kenny dope in the renowned production team known as masters at work. his multiple musical talents have also brought him much acclaim in the genres of salsa. afro-beat. jazz. hip-hop and soul. last year he reached another career milestone when his album “louie vega starring...xxviii” was nominated at the 2017 grammys for best dance album. which further solidified his position as one of the industry’s premier artist / producers. but not everyone knows about louies deep respect. admiration and knowledge of the disco genre that laid the foundation for so much music that moves crowd on dancefloors and festivals today.
deep house legends craig smith and andrew mcgroarty finally let their long running instrumental hip-hop project out into the world. inspired by their love of soul. atcq jay dilla. and vintage drum machines. the sense of funky detail woven by craig smith/signal sounds imagines the world of patchwork hip hop as made famous by no-id & dilla. incredibly soulful very warm with a bounce in the beat femi fem (young disciples) craig smith is a og. coming back to his roots of chopping samples and adding drums with an ear that has been trained and sensiblilized for the soulful boom bap 30 years in the making. classic golden era break ya neck shit. marcel vogel (lumberjacks in hell) dj support femi fem (young disciples). phil asher. lay-far. afronaut. thatmanmonks. marcel vogel (lumberjacks in hell)
lb aka labat is a regular cat in the french circuit with releases on disques solaires. dko or recently wolf music. this ep highlights once again his unique style with an all inside mpc production blending samples with sharp signature beats. the opener is stone cold disco house jam in the deep parrish tradition. nothing new is a spacey hip hop joint taking you a ride to destination spice go - a detroish hip house beat. on flipside. celestial plan is a special party break with deep jazz samples mixed with a mpc signature that gives this track a very uncommon signature and groove. better be ready for this one before landing to sticky green countryside.
the edit service is back and for the first time in album format (2 x lp): -special delivery vol. 4 - a collection of dysfunctional edits by cv- contains 8 tracks spread over two records: long edits. reworks or even remixes made from obscure music by the enigmatic cv (it shouldn’t be too hard for people to figure out who is behind it).
new ep from ethyène showcasing a raising maturity in his discography. drawing samples from library music. dub. soul and r&b. this record delivers everything house music has to. deepness. groove. love and sincerity. no need to say that by launching a new imprint ethyène decided to show a different side from his previous work. we can definitely feel it from the first second the record starts. with static. mashing up samples from 80 s dub music and west-coast funk to finally sound as a surprising modernized classic house anthem. the second track of the record enove lough features a deconstructed and mysterious rhodes loop delivering a smart groove until a delightful sexy vocal sample get in the mix to round off this deeper but easily danceable cut. the b-side of the record starts with cape town mambo . a tune whose graceful horns loop keeps the listeners on an endless dreamy trip while its mid-tempo jazzy beat will have them hips sensually shaking without any doubt. the record has its consistency assured with ending on a 100 bpm powerful hip-hop beat with high-pitched and happy vocals as the nirvana of this 4 tracks sensual and groovy journey.
ltd 7 - release of the house music classic --
by the time the jungle brothers rapped about it in 1988. house music had been bumping in nyc clubs for years. even though the genre would go on to become a global phenomenon. house music had humble beginnings in predominantly gay and black clubs in chicago. musically. house music was inspired by the eclectic dance records played by djs frankie knuckles and ron hardy at clubs like “the warehouse” and “muzik box”. with a growing club scene. labels like trax records and dj international played a major role in the development of the genre. founded in 1984. trax was an important outlet for house music in its early days. releasing many classics including -no way back- by adonis. larry heard s -can you feel it.- and the first so-called house anthem in 1986. -move your body- by marshall jefferson. this latter tune gave a massive boost to house music. extending recognition of the genre outside of chicago.
the 7-track compilation -partie de plaisir- concentrates a range of musical influences that will take you from new york garage house to groovy nu-disco and french house. more than a label. pétrole gathers an association of multi-skilled and enthusiastic photographers. graphic and visual artists.
brame & hamo are back with the third release on their eponymous imprint. trants and club orange effortlessly upheld the berlin based duos reputation for dancefloor ready hits. with the latter selling out in one day. picking up where the others left off. limewire ep is a nod to their early influences channelling house. techno. trance and breakbeat. over three tracks. brame & hamo brandish the party starting spirit they are rapidly becoming known for. broken beats feature heavily alongside subtle acid licks. uplifting harmonies and sweltering synth lines. parade rain is a peak time house roller with pulsing bass. meditative pads and airy pipes that polish it off to make a fine rendition to early 90’s house. sports complex the darkest of the ep. builds an intense energy with a heavy hitting 808. shuttering reflections. a driving 303 line topped off with a trance-inducing melody that makes this into a big room bomb. the title track is a breakbeat workout honing a classy piano riff complimented with emotional synths. strings and more acid lines. a fruit for clarity. finally tuff city kids aka gerd janson & lauer round it up with a club ready interpretation of their title track. adding more drum layers. a jittering bassline and a simple but effective melody to finish it off. limewire ep finds the duo exploring a range of influences. expertly referencing various styles whilst still weighing in the sound that is now unmistakably theirs.
nubian quadrant ep sees dutch producer philou reaching for that sweet spot between afro and electro to produce three pulsing new tracks for byrd out. as philou says. -all good music ultimately comes from africa-. and true to his african roots. the ep was part recorded in malawi. with his tracks being picked up by the likes of erol alkan and eats everything. this ep is sure to provide the rhythmic backdrop to the summer. if you imagine the driving force of fela kuti matched with the acid sqwelch of phuture. you re part of the way there. it s dancefloor sunshine on vinyl. mastered by the legendary noel summerville. artwork by g.s-l studio.
field of dreams are field theorys chris kentish and dj al mackenzie. field theory have recently had tracks on respected labels such as futureboogie and secret life gaining rave reviews and even garnering plays on bbc radio 6 music. al has been a dj since the late 80s. now resident at birminghams great outdoors. he s made numerous records over the years but will probably be remembered primarily for his 90s band d:ream making number one all over the world and remixing for emf and duran duran amongst others. bumping into each other in the street one dayand realising they lived opposite each other. they seized upon the chance to combine their favourite passions. making music and drinking.
albrecht la brooy s analogue attic imprint returns this may with a solo project from one half of the duo. alex albrecht. under his newly formed melquiades guise... the past few years have seen albrecht la brooy steadily hone their unique spin on house & techno via self-released gems & acclaimed projects on night tide. voyage records and butter sessions. culminating with the release of their debut long player tidal river on apollo/r&s earlier this year . this solo material from alex s new alias (soon to be debuted on scissor & thread) takes a more dancefloor orientated approach. the material recorded live. retaining an improvised feel and managing to capture the surreal and mysterious atmosphere of the australian bush. combining atmospheric field recordings. jazz tinged double bass-licks and bright piano elements. all woven together with the label s trademark intricately programmed rhythms. the bluff ep is an engaging. mesmerising and addictive addition to the label s already well-loved output...
marcel vogels latest on lumberjacks in hell welcomes the mighty leftfield nyc mc sensational to flow over his learned disco house grooves. sensational sounds right at home on if you like. and vogel gives him a slightly freaked groove to riff on that works just fine. brown curls taps up khalil anthony. one of the finest uk house vocalists in operation right now. and patchworks remixes it into a dreamy disco funk jam for the boogie brothers and sisters to shake it to. alma negra gets busy with if you like. creating a tumbling afro-centric re-rub par excellence. and then tim jules comes on board with an instrumental version that nudges into tightly wound funk territory.
midnight conversation is the new italian project inspired by the new school of funk. jazz and broken beat written and composed by mattia trani and giuseppe maffei. a collection of their favorite works made in the past two years between bologna and berlin.
this time best record italy presents an italo masterpiece from 1983 produced by the duo : francesco paolini (pasta dj) and alessandro novaga that became a massive dancefloor classic in chicago house with the likes of the -hot mix 5- on cult radio station wmbx and regularly played by the legendary ron hardy at the infamous muzic box. it was very influential at it s time on the early chicago house and acid movement.
ltd 2018 repress >> alleviated records is proud to present the re-issue of the loosefingers ep and to introduce or re-introduce for some the original name that larry recorded under before it was modified to mr. fingers in 1985. this ep contains 3 great selections.
after his successful releases on d.ko. bfdm & wolf music. la bat sign the first release of his new label -le petit zoo records- run together with pablo valentino. -no money no honey- is a 4 tracks ep coming straight out of lb s mpc. a powerful combination of drums. samples and arrangements from outta space. track a1 -something- has been played and supported by motor city drum ensemble.
olli. one of the most popular underground funk artist. is back with 2 brand new single in featuring with ivan makvel. for first time in a 7inch 45 rpm for both artists the song blow your mind was already played and promoted in a paris radio fm during the happy milf show. voyage funktastique radio in montreal and is also playing during the most important street dance events worldwide like juste debout. kod. bts etc.the 7inch is a powerfull modern funk trip. with voices & talkbox lyrics on the a side. and a groovy strong p-funk instrumental on the b side. limited edition!
after their mental scapes and french kicks first eps on pont neuf records. french duo alva are back with a new 5-tracks maxi. steam lights. on their own imprint virage records. they carry on with in their deep/club vibe while bringing in some new and fresh sound designs. it oscillates between dreamy atmospheres ( all very slow . steam lights ) and hypnotical sequences ( mirage ). but there is an obvious common factor to the tracks : the groove. carried by strong basslines and punchy drums.-
for intercontinental dance organizations (ido) third release. astrometric effect ep. sees the labels founder valentino mora collaborating for the first time with experimental japanese musician yoshitake expe. the ep comprises of 2 hypnotic house tracks with tribal percussions created through live improvisation between the pair and a third track. an effective dub version by valentino mora.
the lehult crew goes back to beach with this v.a. full of blistering sundowners. inspired by utopian visions of northern holiday destination sylt - germanys white isle - the four tracks ooze a sense of lighthearted optimism. rave (sylt tv) is a photo-op of a track: a chilled bottle of rose at buhne 16 or a long night at rotes kliff with girls in sequin dresses. refreshing fruit. tasty fruit paints a lighter picture of the same theme. think a tasting tour of 15 different kinds of sparkling water. dj assams sandy warms things up with distant laughter and swirly synths. but stay cozy. because a change of weather is always around the corner. blueberry icetea is closing things out with a hom-age to the jolly car-train that connects sylt to the mainland - the only reasonable way to come and go!
the collective rhythm network (hamilton. canada). is a weekly radio show that focuses on underground dance music past and present. this ep was produced in celebration of the radio shows 20th anniversary. featuring tracks by detroits rick wilhite. ron allen and terrence parker !
anthony fade embark on the fourteenth expedition into the exotic lands of palm trees and blue skies with the dreamy and ambient ‘fading’ ep. expedition fourteen features four jams packed full of spacey pads. gritty drum sequences and ambient soundscapes. accompanied by a industrial driven remix from trp.
unlimited 2018 repress - 100 copies per customer only !!!! italojohnsons number two spins us back to the 90s again. theres no way through the dance floor during these three tracks. nevertheless. they are musically hip and flexible. the a-side rolls dirty and straight over the basement floor of house 909. a never-ending open hi-hat. rides. and snares blow the roof away. the deep tones and power amplifiers of the b1 signal to shake what your mama gave you as the b2 concludes the bundle with mellow rave dreams.
ltd 2018 repress / doublet is the production moniker of friends and musical partners tomoki tamura and tuccillo. previously releasing together on other labels. they have come together to form the new eponymously named doublet imprint as a channel for their own music. tomoki and his holic trax label have long been serving up solid house music
early support by axel boman. jacques renault. kasper bjorke. massimiliano pagliara. marius circus is back on his in the garden imprint mid-june with had no clue. accompanied by remixes from matt karmil and anton klint.
difusion take to their first solo release on editorial in style. with four irresistible edits of summer goodness. afrocal kicks things off channelling a slice of south african disco on the a side. coupled with a cut of electrifying funk in the form of can i do it. flip it over and you re taken on a more soulful tip for i can feel it before the sunset groover askin you rounds off the e.p perfectly.
sistrum proudly welcomes house music legend alton miller to the fold for release number thirty three. for all the little things. alton lays it down in fine form and enlists the incomparable vocal talents of ree to bring the soulful vibrations as only he can. to call this one an instant classic is understatement in the wise words of robert nesta marley. who feels it. knows it.
10 tracks crafted by london based duo metropolitan soul museum (including 2 remixes from pepe and mood j). the artists debut album ‘’misunderstood collection’’ embraces the strange and lifts you into a curious and honest journey into the unknown. with sounds resonating beyond the dance floor. metropolitan soul museum explores the realms of their musical boundaries. the album preserves a much needed natural feel. supplying the listener with a collage of mental imagery.
carlo is back for his second vinyl release on odb. this time with a 4 tracker called strawberry fields ep . on the a side . 2 slamming house cuts penetrating the senses with round textures and subtle vocals and a slightly dubby feel to it. on the flip side . carlo inject a bit of “jazzy funk” in the receipe for another two very well crafted tracks . but this time deeper and overflowing with emotions .
lyon beatsmith saint paul made an impressive full debut in 2017 with his introspection ep on moonrise hill material (which he co-runs with his boys folamour. ethyène and kaffe crème). after tasty contributions to v/as on the likes of apparel wax and fhuo. the frenchman is back with another solo record on dc s better listen records. the naturist behavior ep is a tastefully balanced. warm-weather oriented four tracker. the title track and the a2. a hawaiian trip. explore playful and jazzy territories. meanwhile. the flip hosts moodier ventures via the bittersweet boogie of tell me- and the ice cold late night jam. feels good.
k15 returns to wotnot after more killer releases on eglo & wild oats. a collaboration with henry wu. and remixes for nubya garcia. colm k (on tiffs joints) and wotnot s own william florelle. not to mention the beautiful record earlier this year under his culross close alias. we re all creative but somehow. being creative has become a class within itself. often defined and measured by the whims of popular culture and monetary gain. which leads us to devalue what we create if we are not successful by those metrics. we are all creative. we all use our experience. talent and feeling to shape and we should be glad we create anything. this ep holds onto this mantra tightly throughout. reflecting both the meditative and joyful effects of unimpeded creativity. the title track begins with k15s signature introspection. deep washes of jazz-inflected textures before exploding into a rapturous syncopated synth groove. b1 communion explores the spiritual angle with a devotional piano cadence over bouncing drum pattern. with interlocking bass and synth rhythms adding to the hypnotic mood. wrapping up the release is a warm. deep-soak hip hop instrumental titled you re alive (theres still time). a message to self but also a beacon of hope to those who have maybe not created as much as they would have liked. or have strayed from the path the intended to take.
those who preordered. do not have to do so again - we will contact you when we have stock! this ep is a collection of songs that were recorded during the past couple of years. says baba.they all represent things ive been going through. just day to day stuff travelling. djing. meeting people. being alone a lot. falling in love. parties. hang overs etc. showtime as a title just means its showtime. before every gig. every day of travel. always somewhere. pressure. stress. excitement. gig-economy self-loathing and megalomani. swedish-born 24-year-old baba stiltz (real name) has been steadily releasing his idiosyncratictake on dance music to growing fanfare. a playful brand of electronic music that crosses boundaries and genres unlike many before.opening the ep withjazz inflected slow-jam showtime and peaking with maze-the kind of summer floor-filler babaissucha natural at crafting-his range is fully on show for the showtime ep.
a perfect summer record. white magic was the lauded cd-only debut album by sorcerer (californian dan judd. one half of windsurf with hatchback). just in time for spring/summer. be with records present the first ever vinyl issue. lovingly remastered by the esteemed simon francis. cut reassuringly loud on to heavyweight double vinyl and presented in a deluxe gatefold jacket with freshly commissioned artwork throughout from original designer rich robinson. this limited edition of 500 copies is sure to fly.
a continuation of his kaleidoscopic sun-dappled cosmic-disco. neon leon was the much-loved cd-only album by sorcerer (californian dan judd. one half of windsurf with hatchback). just in time for spring/summer. be with records present the first ever vinyl issue. lovingly remastered by the esteemed simon francis. cut reassuringly loud on to heavyweight double vinyl and presented in a deluxe gatefold jacket with freshly commissioned artwork throughout from original designer rich robinson. this limited edition of 500 copies is sure to fly.
two of russian electronic music’s rising stars. phil gerus and alexander lay-far. invite you to join them at the solitary high social club. while table service is provided. they’d much rather you throw caution to the wind and head to the dancefloor.
before joining forces in the studio. both moscow-based musicians have delivered a string of memorable solo productions. lay-far has previously released a wealth of material on such labels as local talk. city fly. lazy days and 4lux black. while synthesizer fetishist gerus has showcased his electrofunk and disco-fired cuts on futureboogie recordings. sonar kollektiv. public release and superior elevation records.
the five tracks that make up solitary high social club deliver a perfect marriage of the two producers’ distinctive solo styles. combining the rich musicality of lay-far’s house productions with the spacey. intergalactic electronics of gerus’s discoid adventures. in many ways. it’s a marriage made in heaven – or in lay-far’s celebrated in-beat-ween studio. at least.
b from e. an uncommon name but surely soon to be know. this young danish/mexican talent has already released a successful ep on copenhagen underground posse. but now heads for 2018 with a rock solid 3 track ep at traxx underground! b from e delivers a classic and very melodic house sound. in a fusion of us garage and soulful deep house. he is pointing for the stars and ready to spread love. all over the world!
london based producer & dj books comes through on omena with an ep that follows on from his acclaimed feel it in my bones & high praise edits vol.1 on xvi records. two releases which garnered widespread following from the likes of gilles peterson. the black madonna. sassy j. moodymann. ashley beedle. lefto and last but not least omena s very own tooli. on sour grapes. books is showcasing his deft touch and effortless way with samples and instruments. presenting an instant cause for dancefloor hypnosis to complete the package laurence guy puts his spin on the title track.
warm return once again… one of the most consistent and influential agencies to have operated in the 2000s. the collective continue to develop their original agency. events and record label. and things are heating up very nicely. following soul-arresting releases from elliot lion and face + heel comes this four-track odyssey from belfast’s lunar orbit rendezvous aka lor. ready for take-off?
fresh from a debut on 100% silk. berlin artist westcoast goddess continues to set forth a vision of a psycho spiritual house music with this debut release on omena. springtime forever ep consists of 4 tracks dating from 1998 to the present. each representing a joyful season of the artist s heart. as always. ivo kiusalaas has provided the label art.
the folks at passport to paradise deliver more exotic sounds from the farthest reaches of earth and beyond. for your aural pleasure. your concierge today is cosmic disco maverick loud e. taking us from 123 to 456 to 789 in a masterclass of disco edit wizardry. step inside the elevator. the doors close. loud e welcomes you with 123 . flicking gears and switches while offering you a space mojito. it s a smooth ascension. suddenly. the elevator wobbles and the lights blink to the beat of 124bpm. still with us? we land on 456. and the doors creak open to reveal the orange surface of mars. space dust floats around a disco ball. strobe lights penetrate the atmosphere. by 789. you re seeing stars - literally. loud e takes us from nought to sixty in the blink of an eye. or perhaps the stamp of a passport. three cosmic cuts for the more enlightened of dancefloors. join the passport to paradise ride. but be careful - you might never come.
must we keep believing reality is something real. or is it time to embrace the tickling blood that keeps us intrigued and rising into eternal heights of surreal magnificence? we always were born confident. that you would be more than a splatter of dust on our mother earth. the collective returns with their 6th release. welcoming new music in the post-disco-punk-wave spectrum from parma italys csk. berlin newcomer dame bonnet. bogotas live duo the postmodernism forms and a giant collaboration between damon jee and alvaro cabana: holographic planes (spain/france).
belgiums favourite underground house dj red d celebrates the 10 year anniversary of his we play house recordings label with 6 vinyl samplers containing new tracks and some very wanted gems from the catalogue. artists featured are san soda. fabrice lig. fcl (featuring lady linn). kiani & his legion. krewcial. reggie dokes. raoul lambert & nacho marco. art of tones and many more. voices near the hypocentre
for its seventh offering. sol power sound taps into the pulse of the french antilles for tambours de martinique. a blistering ep of original and remixed versions of rare. drum-centric dance floor workouts. licensed directly from the legendary martiniquan label hibiscus records. the ep features cuts by eugène mona and max ransay. two of martinique s most storied musicians. with reworks by spanish dj and producer kiko navarro and the sol power all-stars. this one will be in the record bags of discerning djs all summer long.
the french in the 80s were not faint-hearted: as some threw themselves heart and soul into music or business. others wouldnt mind going bottomless to get themselves noticed. while bernard tapie soon realized his own fortune was rather to be found in business. many music-loving dreamers already imagined themselves in the sun. in an enchanting world made of funky rhythms and synthesizers.
berlin-based american producer p.leone returns to spencer parker s work them records with arguably his biggest offering to date. featuring two standout cuts entitled the el dorado ep . upon being discovered by spencer parker. p.leone dropped his first two releases on work them records in 2016. since then he has continued to rise. launching e-missions alongside caiazzo last year before kickstarting 2018 with a four-track techno release on rekids. he now returns to parker s renowned imprint with arguably his biggest offering to date. with its looping vocals and robust drums. el dorado (bump yo ass off mix) is a monster of a track designed to throw dancefloors into absolute revelry. on the flip. dancing to get you back features crystalline synths. purring bass and a medley of breakbeat percussion. dj support: ben sims i like them amen cut. thx! laurent garnier - good house/brea
the second record on pen & paper contains two session victim original tunes. demonstrating the duos trademark taste for sublime sample composition.the second record on pen & paper contains two session victim original tunes. demonstrating the duos trademark taste for sublime sample composition. smile is dominated by a heavy drum set that paves the way for an assortment of smaller and bigger funk loops. eventually joined by a vibrant lofi chord. mourn sees a moody blues sample float on top of the creamiest synthpad. echoing in and out while telling its dark. old story.
melancholic. wistful rhodes chords float beneath sarah williams white s trademark vocal harmonics before delving into a deeply moving bass led melody that gets right under the skin. something very special to get us excited about the new jonny drop lp. backed with an exceptional. bumping remix from the ever extraordinary julien dyne.
bell towers is finally back with a new record for public possession. ikea hack origi-nally produced for the runway. was too good not to explore further. once again perfectly showcasing bt s abillity to transform emotions into melodies. bridging gaps between various musical influences the revisited and extendend ver-sions presented here. will leave you with two choices: chillout & dance mix. in ad-dition the material was handed over to baba stiltz. who delivered his very own more minimalistic. extremly hypnotic take on the ikea hack.
1 per customer .for our next release we team up with fellow nonprofit un women in support of heforshe arts week a solidarity campaign which explores the power of the creative arts as a means to shatter stereotypes and allow all genders to reach their full potential. featuring the beautiful sonic soundscapes of the super talented peggy gou and juju & jordash. the release is housed in fully printed sleeves with bespoke cover artwork courtesy of the line girl. a fundraiser event will also take place at londons oval space on sunday 11th march 2018 featuring daytime talks & panels curated by resident advisor. mixcloud. aim & shesaidso. and a evening soundtracked by peggy gou plus more. all profits donated to un women uk.