mj lallo sings to trees and distant planets. she plays drum machines, synthesizers and processes her voice to sound like percussion, space ships, trumpets, birds and words from an unknown language. tip!
ltd repress! classic dance mania sound right here! jammin gerald nailing that original 1994 chi-town ghetto style, if you know then you know! unapologetic, raw, jackin booty trax for the clubs. its all here. from the breakbeat driven, b-more club influencing get the ho 94 to the insanely stripped back and crazy sensuous black woman riffing black women (club) this ep has it. an essential addition to any collection if you like your club music direct and to the point, dance mania is a label that should need no introduction by now, but if you re new to the game this is a good place to dive in! 100% legitimately remastered from dat, including a new bonus track believe, and reissued with the permission and assistance of dance mania records and mr. parris mitchell, chicago usa.
bursting with flavour, volume 3 of this tartine records various is made of 4 producers of different nationalities that come together to serve an international breakfast. made of 4 delicious tracks that are perfect for dancing, it has been meticulously cooked for demanding dj s.
ltd repress , chaos in the cbd s ben & louis helliker-hales team up with long-time friend and collaborator jon sable to present their new imprint ‘in dust we trust.’ in dust we trust is an ode to a collection of friends who share a certain understanding, who live by a love and respect for the people around them. that friend who saves that last puff for you, that friend who will share their drink with you when you can t afford your own, that friend who will learn how to drive a car on the spot because you re too drunk to make it home. kicking things off with a release from chaos in the cbd, ‘accidental meetings’ is a record that celebrates this way of living. the four cuts effortlessly move you through a journey of delicate textures and atmospheres. it begins with the late night basement sounds of the title track, then sends you through the spacious and meditative ‘north pole cafe.’ the wild rhythms of ‘united identities’ hypnotise you, until you find yourself spat out by the energetic grooves of ‘distorted fields.’ play it in the club, play it in the hotbox, or play it for your mum, this record is filled with soulful, rhythmically complex, melancholic music that is unmistakably dusty.
percebes is releasing its third record since its inception in february, well before its first birthday. bent on showcasing portugal’s most talented “under the radar” producers and musicians, the new record is authored by one of the countries most well kept secrets: early jacker. early jacker is famed music producer hugo vinagre, a master of disguise, who is also known as miguel torga or turista. vinagre has a detailed yet minimalistic approach to production as early jacker he explores pure underground house music, inspired by a dubby take on the new york house school.
northern powerhouse kick things into gear on their sixth release with snarling and grizzly analogue bass on the a and machine heavy percussion and distorted tones on the flip. one for dark rooms and deafening sound systems!
an insanely difficult record to find featuring master plan, with synthesizers by tom o’callaghan and vocals by pepper gomez, “pushin too hard” was born in the early chicago house days and went on to achieve cult status and become part of the history of house forever.
dos attack are two childhood friends come djs and producers from madrid who ve have managed to create their own little space in the electronic music landscape. the masterminds behind cult label riverette, with releases by such exciting and forward-thinking artists as legowelt, oskar offermann, kornel kovacs, and minor science, the two are insatiable diggers to a point that they opened their own record store in the center of their hometown, named after the label. both as djs and producers, their creations are a reflection of their collection and taste – sometimes trance-y, sometimes hyperactive, always weird and wonderful, mixing the energy of late 70s new york with the good vibes of 90s rom-coms – pure love.