zodiak commune records presents the fifth release in the insectum series with a new ep. this masterpiece called “flying deer ep” is produced by common player jaquarius. get hypnotized by his pure analog acid sounds and grab this 303 x limited collector!
inspired soulfull tracks and locked grooves by 3 artists from brussels. analog machines talks to each other in these tracks that could be played from another galaxy. liquid feelings and hypnotic beats, bloops and synthetic hallucinations. precious moment of techno-pop ideology !300 copies on vinyl with an original silkscreened cover by e.m.i.
cluster 97 is 4 tracks of driving techno with the undisputed london cluster sound. this is guaranteed floor burn from some of the leaders in the acid techno scene (mostly)leaving the 303’s buried for a chance to get dark and dirty with some warehouse techno sounds.
opia002 coming in thick and fast. four tracks. two artists. leading the way is steve marie, coming through with a refined combination of euphoria with a definite rave tinge. opiace is a pacey number from the off, with a bassline that creeps in and just keeps on coming back to get you. a dark and mysterious affair in yvar , driven and punchy, laced with peculiar voices.
after releasing abe security systems on the previous release, luis malon returns, this time with two tracks which take up the whole of the b side. a constant progression of obscurity and curious sounds from the south american artist in maybe forever baby . rounding off the ep is astrosonik , broken drums lead you to a place of otherworldly atmospheres, absorbing you in the trip. acquired grooves intelligently arranged by the young talent.
acid steve’s avinit label delivers 4 more warm and throbbing london squat party acid techno anthems from the heart of the london acid techno underground. featuring some of the major players of the scene - geezer/secret hero etc. - and newer producers like acid steve himself, benji 303, and rats on acid, this release is already being championed by the likes of chris and aaron liberator.
hot on the heels of his eczo e.p. on like minded cultivated electronics, maelstrom returns to cpu with another essential electro cut. acid fans be sure to check out ussidd for some raw bass line action.
edit select 37, part 2 of the ascend remix series which features matrixxman & cleric versions of the classic cut. add to that a brand new artist to the label, belgian dub techno maestro andre brehme and an epic new track from edit select himself and we have four tracks of the highest quality techno for your ears to enjoy.
poker flat recordings drop a new four track ep from greek techno / house producer thanasis voulgaris. under his kindimmer moniker, voulgaris has been putting out quality dancefloor music since 2010, including a handful of releases already for steve bugs iconic poker flat label. ‘merge, the title track sets the tone with a killer, propulsive rhythm, adding chopped up organ stabs and shuffling funky percussion. ‘swift changes has a similar deft touch, all slinky chords that bring about thoughts of the classic detroit sound, while adding his own signature take. ‘its coming is a little harder, with a booming kick and tricky hats, before opening up into another deep bomb that will keep the more discerning floors in raptures. ‘ride with me flexes its funk - the groove jacks a little harder and the vibe is definitely ready to make the basements sweat.
one of the top drummers in the israeli scene, tel-aviv based songwriter and producer beãtfóøt launches his solo project with the powerful new ep de vibez, a fanciful gutter-glam cross between stoner-acid-pop and 90s-garage-punk. side a contains some stunning originals alongside a surprising cover of a melancholic oldie by the legendary german singer nico. side b be the remixes: the first, a colorful club-driven remix by garzen records head honchos & electronic duo red axes, followed by a groovy down tempo drone version by the mesmerizing smagghe & cross.
no holds bard techno with a stellar acid rework from frenchman voiski. teksupport welcomes the forever consistent alex dolby. alex dolby spans over 15 years and his latest record techno record under pressure shows there is no slowing him down.
route 8 is taking a detour to visit his lifelong lover and take a nice acidic bath. 4 tracks: one to set the mood, one to stomp, one to bang & finally one to finish your evening or just for starting the night. ps.: none of these is ‘id26min’ from boiler room, but better.
strong limited repress of boston 168 most wanted classic on splattered vinyl. trippy acidicted and oldschool driven hardware gooves! trippy and spaced out acid techno by italian duo boston 168. mastering and cut by cgb at dubplates and mastering.
hailing from nashville, tennessee - a city better known for being the cradle of country music, jaundice and dzee form the backbone to the future dz duo, which has way less to do with johnny cash than with the hague sound, and their latest offering for the label they help co-run, tram planet records, although tracing rings of fire in its wake, further ratifies that lineage.
a shape-shifting collection of post-apocalyptic detroit electro and squelchy acid grooves sieved through filthy filters - perfect to play in your muscle car while speeding the highway at night, splint mask finds the duo at their most epic and unhindered. premiering today through our channels, sawed off is a high-octane 303 fuelled racer blazing with a hint of unit moebius weirdness and off-the-cuff rugged hardware spritz. if you like your electro scruffy, grinding and aggro like we do, future dz have you covered. get in the zone and feel the burn, you’re in for a treat.
mantra makes an entry to finnish proform series with his raw and uncompromised four track acid ep called “the abyss”. after releases on bunker records, polybius trax, solar one music and abstract acid under the mantra alias craig stainton delivers four tracks of jackin pure acid techno madness in the veins of true underground. starting with “next culture” is a good introduction to pumping beats and a moaning 303 while “beat methods” takes a rougher and tougher angle to acid. just imagine yourself in a warehouse party in the morning jammin to some acid. on the b-side “the abyss” leads us to the deep end of the 303 or even to the bottom of the acid sea. “singularity” ends this package with great 303 lines definitely burning up the house! a limited and numbered edition of 200, after that it’s gone, no represses, no digital, so you know what to do!
redimension is the label project of joseph capriati and is run as a platform to champion music that showcases the more underground side of his taste in techno. along with tracks from the label boss himself, its also featured contributions from adam beyer, anthony parasole, flavio folco and rino cerrone. now on its sixth release, the labels latest ep is from klaudia gawlas, a leading lady in the world of techno who plays dj gigs all over europe and other parts of the world.
deluxe gatefold 3x12 140g vinyl, download code extrawelt are arne schaffhausen and wayan raabe. both have been around for about 40 years, and making music together for half that time. they enjoy normal things and are ashamed of their carbon footprints due to the large number of flights they take to bring them to their gigs. unknown, is the tenth studio album from the producer team, and the fourth under the name extrawelt. its largely devoted to another side of their creations.
finally after years of quality techno and music,pushmaster discs is proud to present the 20th release of the label with the label boss mattia trani and his solo ep.
this time mattia chosed a banging tune “time struggle” with the first new school version, classic heavy techno beat with saturated 303 sub melodies and a futuristic pad to complete this version. the old school version is more percussive acidic, no pad melodies, no compromises, just straight to the point for killing every dance floor.
in the b side there’s a perfect rework from a dutch techno master steve rachmad as sterac, more 909 clean beat rhythmic and minimal detroit infected. the last track “floating life” is a typical drum’n’bass spirit influence of mattia, 170 percussive beat with space pads typical of 90 jungle works in the uk.
almost one year in the making, bulgaria s outstanding techno talent lands his return to drumcode with a four-track ep. timmo (aka valeri ivanov) doesn t do things in half measures. since the release of his excellent system ep last year and muzik , his inclusion on a-sides vol.6, he s committed himself to crafting, refining and polishing a quartet of cuts inspired by the cosmic realms beyond planet earth. titled meteorite, its release marks 10 years since he first began producing and stakes its claim as a resounding career highlight with tracks already highlighting gigs for adam beyer at tobacco dock, awakenings, future kappa festival and junction 2. beginning with the title track, the streamlined work throbs with a searing synthetic pulse. black moon sees the ep land its first blow, kicking with a mixture of undulating synths and understated hoovers. spacetime stays true to its name delivering intergalactic techno vibes. cosmos concludes the work, taking us into extra-terrestrial dancefloor territory, with a barrage of trippy synth work and a melodic underbelly the makes the track both beautiful and heavy-hitting in equal measure.
new years deal - dresden s lockertmatik starts his engines for the first time on shtum and delivers a string of tracks that seem to come from a not so far away dystopian future. here are four tracks that are unpretentious but elaborate, effective but not overambitious. -break the chains- sets the bars in terms of dark techno bliss for both basements and bigger dancefloors. on -message from the underdog- lockertmatik shows off his knack for acidic perfection while -jaku- gets the jazz treatment. finally, -313 - 0351- is all about building tension without losing one bit of impact on the dancefloor. the artwork comes courtesy of carl-johannes schulze.
2nd release of partyfines sub label. french producer yuksek gets deeper and experimental under his new secret side project. out from electronic live improvisations, the first ep of destino starts with a clusterish ambient track (orion). so dj friendly, 911s siren and bleeps redefines the archetypical disco flavor of a 101 floor filler track. ceremony and its balearic feeling will strongly warm up your electronic summer nights. finally loopo up delivers a dark electronic disco groove for cosmic dancers. previous releases or remixes for partyfine, colette, dfa, kill the dj, tigersushi, ed banger
very first release of partyfines sub label. the french producer yuksek starts a naughty new catalog with the help of get a room! well knowned for their re edits, mixes and dj sets, the parisien dynamic duo opens with ecuador, hypnotic & tropical techno anthem. when the roland tr 808 flirts with spaced portuguese male voices. already playlisted by red axes, simple symmetry etc. the b side is a percussive and shamanic dj tool made of acid drops and psychedelic congas. 2nd ep from get a room! previous releases or remixes for partyfine, colette, dfa, kill the dj, tigersushi, ed banger
xxx006 is created by the upcoming duo younger than me. with stellar releases on bordello a parigi and tusk wax with diverse music that ranges from disco to new wave to what they call themselves 90s rave euphoria. xxx006 can best be described with one word rave. artwork by raymond teitsma. played by: marvin & guy, job jobse, jennifer cardini, roi perez, discodromo, vladimir ivkovic, franz scala, perel, pional musiq, sean johnston, prins thomas, curses, simple symmetry, jason kendig, severino
laate is a project from clayton guifford (fragil / recordeep ). pierre codarin is our guest on laate006. this british/ italian guy with a french name is a big record selector and hardware enthusiast. pierre have perfect skills to producer whatever he wants and he shows us! at the menu, 3 original tracks deep & house with an electro touch.to close the ep , we have the honor to welcome our friend le loup with a mental & spacy remix !!!!
“behavior” is a group of processes designed from perception, stimulations created to empathize indifferently with each one according to the moment and the enviroment, mental techno that concieves very different realitys in the animic state of the reciever. kalter ende is the artist behind this new reference for subsist records, the manchegan producer is in a great moment and creates a very soundful detailed reference in wich the percussive elements accoompanies all a set of armonic molecules.
canadian duo mdd make their slam debut following on from their first release in 2018 on and imprint inner surface. unforgiving, dark and distorted techno at its best. somber vocals and murky atmospheres create a wicked tension throughout the ep. manni dee also features for the first time on slam and gives his contribution by remixing opal fall into a driving dance floor stomper.
with their ears towards detroit and their feet stuck in the dutch polders cosmic force and edo8 came up with some of the most uncompromising, hardhitting westcoast electro tracks of the early 00s. all tracks taken from the early out of print marguerita recordings. all tracks revived for the clone westcoast series. part 1 of 3!
delft returns for the latest split ep, the label s first since the 004 entry by matrixxman and la-4a. this entry pairs label head la-4a with crew member alden tyrell for a rough and raw acid and electro derby.
a memorably bracing, momentarily pummeling highlight of ‘song for alpha’, daniel avery perfectly bridges the light and dark contrast of his influences on standout cut, ‘diminuendo’. uncompromising tech-noid drums establish genuine frenzy, matched by a pulsating industrial drone, ultimately collapsing into ethereal feedback, before one final round of frenetic rhythm.
korpus 9 records kicks off with a brand new ep from dubspeeka, featuring four tracks of high impact and atmospheric techno. korpus 9 records is a brand new techno label from russia managed by kwazalski. the main aim of the label is to release fresh and innovative material, not only digitally, but also on vinyl. all the imagery and influences of the label come from an abandoned research station that is deep underwater, where unusual events are happening around it on a constant basis. charged with the first release is shadowy bristolian producer dubspeeka, who has put out his music on drumcode, senso sounds and get physical, runs skeleton recordings and has a fierce techno sound. the opener here is garrison, a driving number with heavy drums and a warm but edgy mood. garrison 2 is more spaced out, with celestial pads baring a feeling of suspense above the firmly rooted drums. garrison 3 then has lumpy drums that bob up and down, as acid lines, water sounds and metallic hits all add atmosphere to the cavernous groove. last of all, garrison 4 is an eerie dub techno track with real drive but also plenty of thoughtful emotions. it closes out a brilliant first ep on this exciting new label.
movin and trippin acid-techno-psychodelic groover. de-noize is focused on bringing eclectic sounds from world known djs to new up and coming underground artists, aspiring to contribute original and timeless music to the world.
hot on the heels of rapid eye movement’s journey of discovery and growth comes the ep “split: remixes” featuring reworks of the quartet of cuts originally signed by label founders memorial home and vii circle.
invited to apply their own reflections onto the material are rising producers nur jaber and wrong assessment as well as renowned artists on the underground experimental scene edit select and reggy van oers.
new york city label and party jack dept. enters a new era with their first vinyl release. volvox (discwoman) and john barera (elsewhere) have tapped the mysterious japanese producer hoshina anniversary who has provided 4 party-ready tracks that are laser focused to get bodies moving. acid, techno and electro are all represented in this high energy ep which touches upon elements of classic dance music with a decidedly modern feel.
a geniune collection of dubs from dats courtesy of downlink, slow cooked in a dusty drawer since 1997. a1 was originally released on mosaic and stays true to the dub techno sound which defined the label while the other tracks have never seen the light of day until now. if gritty acid workouts are your cup of tea then look no further. the a side features a printed artwork from san francisco based artist klari reis
known for his strong live performances, swedish producer celldöd creates music for the body as well as the soul: his influences range from punk, industrial and dub music over to acid house, techno and ebm. that new five track banger ep is dealing with subjects such as sadism, masochism, unhealthy relationships, and the fact that the good never prevails. but if the world is going to hell, we can at least dance on the way down. let us move, together. in darkness.
aberdeen based source material break their way onto the scene with a heavy hitting 12 inch debut from label head nonentity. three raw electro cuts made specifically for club use. vinyl only, limited to 300 copies. mastered at reel mastering, london.
the burrell connection is somewhat a resident with craigie knowes, he lived in the same flat in glasgow with label boss max when he started the label in 2015, he featured on the first release, he contributed to second fundraiser album, hes also played half of the parties at their glasgow home, la cheetah club, and travelled with the craigie knowes dj team to wow crowds around europe. but enough of the history, this is now - the burrell connections debut ep with the imprint, hyper/orbit. hyperactive techno and breaks blended together, emotive pads, 808 basslines and that ever-creative and homage-paying sampling ability that the burrell connections noble followers have come to love. its scotlands poster-boy at his finest. diversity is the key to longevity.
“hulled” is a 25 minute journey spread across 4 tracks of glacial abandon. all tracks were recorded directly to tape with no overdubs, made at converse’s home studio. bill says these tracks represent “ocean waves in stormy conditions, dark grey blue water, or more generally speaking something ominous and beautiful.” the songs on this album reveal a sublime influence from detroit techno, idm, and acid. built around vintage synthesizer lines and gritty drum machine percussion, the tracks ebb and flow like the effect of sun shimmering on water, woozy, gauzy and ephemeral. all songs were mastered for vinyl by george horn at fantasy studios in berkeley. each ep is housed in a die-cute jacket designed by eloise leigh with peachy pink patterns landing on an alien water planet and seeing mysterious playing forms under the turquoise water. and the. each copy includes a postcard featuring photo of bill with notes.
U (I GOT A FEELING) (EATS EVERYTHING REMIX) (EP + BOX)
12" Vinyl UK09.10.18
bristolian producer daniel pearce, aka eats everything, has unveiled his remix of the timeless u (i got a feeling) by scot project, a release celebrating 25 years of iconic dance label, positiva records. having sound-tracked an array of nights over the last quarter of a century, 2018 marks positiva s anniversary year, with the eats remix preceding their upcoming weekend of shows at ministry of sound as a very special celebration of their 25th anniversary. established in 1993, the label sold a staggering 35 million singles in the uk alone and chalked up 14 #1 singles through the past two-and-a-half decades, with 2018 marking a year of celebration. rolling with a typically infectious bassline, eats latest release exhibits a rumbling bassline kept in check by crisp drum patterns. the ep comes with a box to house all other releases from the anniversary series.
the free fall, to dive head first into something, is scary for most people. for some it is the most exciting thing however and the only possible path anyways. florian is one of those driven artists who never sounds the same, his signature tone is the free fall into new soundscapes, new ways of using his analog electronic instruments and carving out the essence for the dancing individual.
desperate music for desperate times, collin strange returns to the label with a hard hitting ep of 90s style warehouse acid. this is remorseless, zero compromise, full fledged acid mayhem start to finish in the truest sense of the word, coming direct from the source. strange does what he does best pushing his 303, 101 and 909 to their limits with extreme intensity and abandon. if siege made electronic music this is what it would sound like. punk electronics for those who thrive on everyday chaos of the new world disorder. no trance to be found here.
new glasgow electro and techno label tremors presents our first vinyl release - aftershocks volume 1, a collection of remixes of tracks from our bandcamp releases. the a1 comes from electro legend dexter, a man who needs no introduction, remixing old boy s tracer. next up is james shinra (analogical force) one of our favourite contemporary electro artists, remixing arctor memory gene. on the b-side we have patrick walker (forward strategy group) remixing arctor s selfish lover into a slamming acid techno banger. rounding it off is relatively unknown hungarian producer david harleydson who has been self-releasing highly impressive electro albums through bandcamp. he has applied his own unique style in a remix of arctor the gulf.
hilltown disco are back with another attention-grabbing release. the a-side sees the return of the duo who can do-no-wrong, crossmods with an electro-masterclass that takes you on an out-of-this-world journey, followed by a clean-cut, snappy remix of the crossmods track by the belgium act, datawave. flip-over the record and we have acid-genius chris moss acid contributing a re-mastered version of his beautifully-chaotic acidic-banger, the mossquito. continuing the acid theme, dundee producer ansata gives us a real 303 work-out that is guaranteed to fill any dance floor. last but not least, crossover network join the hilltown disco family with a high energy, banger with an iconic old-school electro vocal though out to complete the release.
so you thought u-trax was all about fancy, state-of-the-art, absolutely undanceable, hard-to-understand, semi-intelligent techno? well, you’re absolutely right, but this u-trax-release is just not! produced by german heinrich tillack, these tick trax volume 1 are just the good old way of making techno. raw & uncomplicated, in the tradition of the chicago underground.
debut release from label co-owner iron blu with his track fiery jack with a fiery 303 remix from the producers behind downfall records and parties out of london. pressed on a one-sided, hand stamped and numbered standard weight black vinyl release. accompanied by a printed info sheet insert.
regal lands once again in his very own etiquette with a powerful statement: >still raving<. a taste of his sound in a very particular way, one of his most personal records until date. techno with trance, rave and acid influences that converge in the four tracks that give shape to this ep. a solid proof of music being bigger than words.
christian smith and john selway, make a powerful collab team. the two legendary producers are back with the second instalment of their count zero ep. 3 original tracks delivery on all levels, whether it s the bellowing synths in delirium, the modulating bass found in royal movement or the rippling groove closing out the ep in virtual light
following on from her stellar addition to monki’s & friends label - polish producer vonda7 continues her steady ascent and inaugurates a brand new project: art | werk with 4 deeply personal yet effective tracks.
the principle behind art | werk is to allow space for movement towards the left, to allow for full creative control and to provide a platform for the listener as well as the dancer with tracks that lend themselves as well to headphones as they do to the floor.
staying true to this, vonda7’s “pure intentions” ep is a genre-hopping collection that is hard to pin down as it spans breaks, techno and alternative pop whilst remaining suffused with a delicate balance of allaying melody and power.
for his new release on nona records brooklyner max ravitz changes the formula again and delivers five spirited acid electro tracks. the ep will be out at the end of august supporting his european summer dates. for the past several years ravitz has been keeping up his production of house and techno music via different outfits like inhalants, masks, or pulpo and most notably patricia with his last year’s release – an epic 3lp record – ‘several shades of the same color’. his recent effort called ‘free lunch’ explores one of the directions presented on the album, however this time adding more color in the palette.
lackrec. finally expands to the much loved mitteldeutschland, signing a 5-tracker from leipzig s jack of all trades perm. jacking 313 injected techno on the a side and 3 electro tracks ranging from reduced & futuristic to retro leaning & dreamy.
voigtmann’s debut album ‘sublunary’ is assembled from a wealth of elements and directions glued together by claus’ own way of sculpting and arranging sounds. in the spirit of a true album he spans an arc of tension from earie ambient via house to techno and breaks under his unique blanket of deepness. ‘the result is what happens when gentle craziness, selfishness, and honesty meet with unrestricted freedom of producing’
zodiak commune records proudly presents the fourth release of the white cyclus serie. we are also proud to spin off this release on our first sublabel called zodiak commune records kore. this sublabel contains the acid(core) and tekno related tracks. we introduce you to the common player in the scene and founder of dosis decibel records finest sam. c. he is known for his typical sound of hybrid acid and breakbeats. other heavyweights are the members of bangbass and the talented ling ling. they know best how to take you on a true kore-trip!