after recent individual releases on ecstasy garage disco and tone dropout. ritual poison bosses bufobufo and corporeal face join forces for their new escape earth project.
a psychedelic pulse of chugging acid marked disco. ‘escape earth theme’ is an animist call to arms in the obscene face of the anthropocene. 303 master bawrut transforms it into a hymn for early morning rave reflection. adding breakbeats and psychotropic synths.
crushed by its own supermassive weight. ‘gravity well’ then condenses escape earth’s love of jungle and hardcore into a 128bpm stepper of rumbling low-end. polyrhythmic beats and otherworldly melody.
CHANT AFRIQUE EP (INCL LELLO DI FRANCO AKA L.D.F. REMIX)
12" Vinyl D19.07.18
sensual and primitive. chante afrique ep is perfectly encloses the most acid house digressions and its deepest roots. a work that well combines past. present and future. all the genius of the legendary paul johnson in three original mixes and the -wild circus mix- of chante afrique track by lello di franco aka l.d.f.. an introspective and sophisticated remake. a must have!
steffen baldo aka ugly drums is a german producer. dj and selecta hailing from cologne. with previous releases on rush hour. faces records and quintessentials. one of the best kept secrets of german deep house. ugly drums delivers the second release of le petit zoo. a new french label ran by pablo valentino (mcde) and lb aka labat. starting with you taught me (reasons). an acid track that keeps you on your toes. he advances smoothly to three classy deep house cuts. full of lushful synths. groovy basslines and clever hooks. tip!
chicago house pioneer dj sneak and russian export tripmastaz have proven themselves to be a formidable pairing since their first ep landed on sneak’s imprint. i’m a house gangster. in 2014. in july. they add to their joint discography with a three-tracker dispatch on cassy’s burgeoning label. kwench records. the label’s sixth release. cassy takes a step back and gives this collaborative duo yet another outlet to showcase their dancefloor fodder. which follows releases on kaluki music. mr. nice guy. reptile dysfunction. ovum recordings and. of course. i’m a house gangster. extraterrestrial intelligence reminds fans of not just their deftness in producing tough house cuts. but also their prowess at manipulating the roland tb-303 to deal a solid smacking of acid. ‘ufo’ reaches out to roughen up the humanoids of this planet with the 303’s distinctive squelch and those clattering drum machine rhythms – a track that’s guaranteed to get you twisted. gruff vocals on ‘click thang’ break through as a tough bassline ensures your participation on the floor. and ‘last daze of dizko’ maintains momentum with a thumping bassline that any peak-time burner should possess.
summertime funtime courtesy of... someone from somewhere. who know? “liwando” is madchester rave culture with a disco underbelly and a bongo and conga fervor. jacques renault’s mix somehow manages to cram a few more sticks of dynamite into the mix. beefing up the funkiness quotient (that bass!) and embellishing the breakdowns (that horn!) “didn’t i (acid version)” is definitely the afterward to “liwando.” a joyous. soaring encore that has. yes. a touch of acid folded in.
linea beat 5 the fifth collection in our dance-floor only series is the aptly named -dance-. arriving in two different versions for those times when you need alternative vibes on the dance-floor. music is backed up by a slamming. jack-time remix from passarani. a.k.a one half of tiger & woods.
sb traxx returns for their second outing. flexing four original club traxx from anthony fade. mind games opens things up - a jackin acid drum machine workout awash with 707 hits and 303 squelch. the a2 m1 cause everyones gotta have fun then hits you with a piano rave weapon - gritty and hard hitting coupled with those classic m1 stabs. flip it over for a top-down summer anthem in i m weak marrying rnb tinged vocals and shuffling rhythms before dr. ice closes it out with a golden-era hip hop inspired deep house groover.
next release on echovolt s regular run is the debut ep by priori. co-founder of naff recordings. three cuts of large-scale psychedelia where machines get squeezed and bent for sound. it’s dynamic acid for our constantly evolving and restless minds. an ode to the environment that nurtures us. an attempt to ring mod the sun and the sea.
derek carr has flown back onto the radar after reissues on ben boe s for those that knoe imprint and a string of newly released music through 2017 and early 2018. in true craigie knowes spirit. derek has been drawn off of the beaten path to supply a wider variety of sounds than you would usually expect to hear from the irish producer. acid. techno and detroit electro tinged sounds throughout. tip!
in 2017. benedikt frey released his breathtaking debut album with the esp institute. artificial. and now as we finally come up for air. we’re more than proud to offer an eclectic collection of remixes that’s nothing short of essential. side a leads with h for hysteria remixed by a beloved hero. nicolas chaix a.k.a. i:cube. one of the most prolific and respected electronic artists paris has to offer. his touch is considered and elegant. imbuing the track with a tasteful 303+808 backbone to support an array of patiently floating melodies and angelic vocal samples. following this. tolouse low trax of dü.....sseldorf’s infamous salon des amateurs remixes the same track. stripping instrumentation down to a skeletal palette of bass guitar and stabbing percussive punctuations. chopped up inna minimalist stylee that has become his beat-making signature. side b leads with a remix by another dü.....sseldorfer. dj normal 4. whose re-imagination of private crimes takes us for an even more menacing ride. half-timing the tempo and skillfully rolling out a barrage of jungle snares from rave days of yore. closing the release is the most aggressive remix of them all. a bonafide techno beatdown of the same track by dalo. the co-producing artist to whose haunting vocals lace the original version. her dark vision opens with sparse industrial drums that blossom into a driving assault of raw machinery. definitely not for the faint-of-heart. an all-around solid release here. fun for all the family... more than just the tip!
for our first anniversary as a label. we have prepared a compilation of tracks by our closest associates. collaborators and some randomly found favourites. who might also make future appearances on our imprint.
the second outing from lisbon based percebes mú..sica comes from ka§par. a respected portuguese author who consistently releases on many revered deeper dance music imprints. the “epicurismo” ep is a fresh and well humored record. conceived as an homage to the greek philosopher epicurus. who widely professed a personal mantra for happiness.
following his ep for amazing stories. otis makes good on his long time friendship with the partisan crew via four dazzling cuts of future-minded machine funk. from swinging techno to breakbeat and electro. all glued together by that 909 house vibe. the playful side of otis’ unique sound masks an understated swagger that will rock the floor wherever it’s played.
french duo too many cars are launching their own label too many cars records in order to release the finest house. italo. breakbeat and acid music. side a is all about house and breakbeat stuff while side b shows off italo s huge comeback in modern dj culture. perfect for club use!
saverio celestri is back. this time teaming up with late consequence. who’s the new moniker of an already known fellow italian producer. expect house and techno grooves with feeling and power. made fresh. but with the clear influence of past days.
vinyl only w/ mike huckaby remix. jorge caiado’s new “cycles” ep. offers 3 strong versions of title theme plus a remix by detroit legend mike huckaby. a house/techno manifesto that takes his artistic vision one step further. placing him as a cutting edge producer internationally supported by the likes of move d and others. from lisbon via detroit. “cycles” will make any worldwide dancefloor take a peak. so grab it. play it and check the results.
KEPLER CONSPIRACY EP (INCL. LAPUCCI REMIX) (VINYL ONLY)
12" Vinyl ES26.06.18
antam is back from its galaxy ! for this second release. the french label adds a 100% italian flavor to his collection. frankie lazz delivers a complete ep with different tastes. droven by a bubbly-acid-spatial-brokenbeat style. as a remixer. the talented producer lapucci brings his vision of what life on mars looks like.
casey tucker is on a roll at the moment. and his infectious brand of uplifting. full-fat machine soul seems to have struck a chord in many places (not least via his reissues on for those that knoe). after appearing on love notes back in 2015. tuckers back on the label with another salvo of colourful. charming and utterly magnificent house jams shot through with the inventive programming of techno. alternative faction is many things a bubbly acid track. a swooning deep house cut and a sassy broken beat affair and yet feels utterly smooth in its execution. that time of year has plenty of motor city soul feeding into its composition. not least in the gorgeous synth strings. and new mission gets busy in the swing with all kinds of bouncing melodies and rhythms.
adding and connecting the bits. dots. hats and kicks once again. rtct.records invite two italians to join forces for a shared ep. it features three tracks per artist and it s got everything from ambient over lo-fi house. acid. techno and even garage. both of the artists have been making music under different names for a long time now but this release marks the launch of their new monikers: introducing dj chupacabra from the mountainous north of italy and crisco from mediterranean sicily. this is where the surf & turf theme of the ep comes into play. with this release rtct.records are taking a step forward and broaden their output after the well acclaimed deep house/disco tinged releases by leo woelfel. demuja and laroze. artwork by gus nobel.
every release is special for us here at hizou. but to clock up our tenth one is a particularly special moment. so it is even more pleasing that we reach this milestone by welcoming on board a producer we admire enormously. life recorder. the man from marseille has a lengthy discography of must-have records to his name already and the super-deep pressure jazz ep will only add to that growing list as he delivers a trio of prime cuts. from the punchy. raw analogue sounds of the title track to the warming subconcious drive and the melodic. acid-flecked traffic jam.
mark du mosch. credit 00. william the squid. jared wilson and eluize join on pt. 2 of this year s war child fundraiser from craigie knowes. acid. house. disco-vibes and dreamy electro sounds across this awesome 5 track ep - the second instalment of the two-part series.
first record of the jamn ensemble.the record features 3 unique sounding deep house cuts. the tracks are composed of subtle acid bass lines. rhodes chords and roland tr series beats. idylle melody is played by vibes. jamn ensemble always keeps in mind acoustic instruments legacy.
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.
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!
ltd 2018 repress >> long awaited restocks of the third loosefingers from larry heard. fresh and remastered cut of what is house? which is one of the dopest acid tracks that has been released in recent years! on this 12 the great extended version. very stubborn and fierce track that has an endless cool groove that s just plain basic. but as most of larry heard s releases so powerful! on the flip side a long version of the deep and smooth dreaming of better days. that has that trademark jazzy sound of larry heard. essential house record!
12inch with printed deluxe sleeve. affetto played by bufiman at his dekmantel set for boiler room. incl. gerd janson remix
good news. kids: now you can play a different kitjen record every day of the week. because just as last summer. we have some hot dutch jams coming your way for kitjen 007: utrecht s own stijn sadée. who has been making moves in the dutch scene for a while and runs the infamous club sauvage night. brings us three mystically exotic joints that showcase his manifold sources of inspiration and will bang your gong this summer. none other than hessen s love doctor gerd janson stops by to seal the deal by turning -affetto- into a 12 minute dancefloor journey. pack light!
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.
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.
osynlig fetma is the production duo arvid wretman (aka your planet is next. sexazoid) and dennis vera. the two stockholmers have created a diverse ep of analogue lopsided dance music. freaky vocals take place over freewheeling jazzy jamming synths and drum machines. house music for dancers with two left feet. comes complete with a mix mup remix. download code included.
dutch pioneer mg (aka gert van veen) is responsible for a series of huge house classics to ever emerge from the netherlands: a-men s pay the piper. quazar s seven stars. house of venus dish & tell. the list is long. under his lesser known moniker zodiac trax. gert produced some of his moodiest material. released in 1992 in two parts. these beautifully crafted tracks remained fairly unknown up to this day. for this re-issue frame of mind selected the deepest tunes from the obscure series. a previously unreleased track called planet x is included!
recorded in an ageing holiday park during off-season. center parcs is the debut lp by dutch artists betonkust & palmbomen ii a conceptual. musical-tristesse full of lo-fi harmony. and fanciful. psychedelic-coloured modulations. with an undercurrent of saturated. outsider-house beats. all recorded to tape. with a shared passion for experimental music. and gnarled dutch electro. the duo have crafted an lp of esoteric-electronic-pop. reflective of the time the two spent holed-up in isolation. in the out-of-time center parcs setting
m.e.r - montevideo electric recordings is an uruguayan record label named after its capital city. montevideo. supporting vinyl s cultural tradition. this was the chosen format for releasing the work of its artists. m.e.r sound found itself in constants evolution and mutation. merging latin groove and rhythm and it s african background with classic detroit sound generating a space where different cultures meet without being locked in one genre alone. through dj/live sets m.e.r artists deliver a strong commitment to spread club culture and techno/house heritage. with musical quality and a floor-oriented sound.
azzur owner. melokolektiv returns on galaktika with his first solo vinyl ep on the imprint where are you earth? a side brings three amazing original tracks to the table made of synthetic melodies. spacey beat and acid basslines. control the night and how to be drawn will. with no doubt. pleased the dancefloor while where are you earth presents something deeper and melancholic. on the b side. we are happy to welcome two of our all time favorite producers. first. langenberg. who offers us a sublime reinterpretation in the line of his deep and organic releases on liebedetail. drumpoet community and poker flat. then. uk legend mark e who delivers a functional. raw and hypnotic reinterpretation. definitely something which will please djs. timeless!
one per customer! oiwa - the new subdivision of aiwo rec. presents rave racing top hits vol. 1 - a various rave race selection of oldschool electro-hiphop crossover / boss- / and breakbeats compiled 4 the floor by: dj normal quattro & dj -volcano- carrera.
over the course of four unforgettable eps released on throne of blood since 2013. hardway brother sean johnston has cultivated a broad international following for his singular brand of dancefloor fodder. best known as one half of legendary dj team a love from outer space alongside the one-and-only andrew weatherall. johnston’s roots in the dance music scene include a clutch of leftfield 90’s era bangers on labels like sabres of paradise and flashcomm. beyond his original output. johnston has also remixed the likes of man power. the asphodells. museum of love. split secs. clandestino and many more. the laser ep is peaktime hardway bros business. friedman feedback loop revision (a nod to tob boss james friedmans highly-valued opinions) is a masterclass in efficient simplicity. elevating a few basic loops into an exhilarating 8 minute monster. the laser rounds out the a side with a classic electro rhythm/bass/vocal sample combo could easily have landed in retro territory. instead. hardway bros easily flips a clutch of oldschool tricks into an utterly modern execution. the b-side finds tobs label manager max pask injecting friedman feedback loop revision with his love for all things analog and italo. with his impressive collection of synths brought to life by chinatown records brennan green. the song is transformed into an epic set closer thats already devasting dancefloors like berlins panorama bar. the ep closes with afro sirene. a midtempo groover with melodic arpeggios built for the discerning djs warm-up set.
the last time we heard from jex. he was cruising dance floors with his 2015 slapper -studio e- on running back. three years later. jex returns with -bad timin vol. 1.- a four-tracker made for working djs on the newly christened bad timin label. ranging from the scorched-earth acid of -zone phased- to the melancholic deep of -fee wifi.- the ep has something for everyone--well. everyone who likes hanging out at dance clubs. that is!
2018 repress - bicep continue to bolster their feel my bicep imprint and follow up their recent remix of blazes “lovelee dae” with another reimagined classic. with this - the seventh addition to the catalogue. the irish duo pay homage to another equally seminal recording as they rework “in yer face” by 808 state.
KEEP ON CLIMBIN (DEETRON & KIM ANN FOXMAN REMIXES)
12" Vinyl UK15.05.18
kim ann foxmans firehouse imprint storms into 2018 with an extra special re-release of the 1994 rave classic scott richmond and john selway aka psychedlic research lab. keep on climbin.the package features both original mixes alongside two outstanding remixes from deetron and kim ann foxman. mix 1 and mix 2 sound as glorious now as they did when they were released. mix 1. a bold. breakbeat construct. chopped vocal and emerging acid lines. mix 2 places four to the floor. it’s deeper with added percussion. soft chord stabs and an almighty breakdown to the drop. deetron makes his debut on firehouse with a tough. grinding version. underpinned by his signature. gnarling bassline sound. kim ann foxman incorporates acid lines to her revision. it builds intensely from start to finish. using angela johnsons iconic vocal loop to perfection.
cinthie is best known for her imprint beste modus. for ground service cinthie delivers two strong floor bangers that will fulfill your needs on setting your crowd on fire. zky of cab drivers remixed both of the tracks. his interpretations with additional sounds and basslines give them a more jacidish twist.
dirty funk house from colombia! with heavy remixes by seb wildblood (church). retrogott (ava. money sex) & dj qualle and pontchartrain. felipe gordon is new to the scene. but entering the house world now via toy tonics in a heavy way. just watch that remix package: felipe gordon has some massive fans already. he knows a few dudes and he has some cool releases coming on church. s3a records and intimate friends. in fact felipe is throwing some of the biggest underground house parties in colombia along with his nómada records crew from bogotá. and he is making tracks. too. dirty bangers. with a certain unique vibe. he used to play in bands before switching to samplers and getting addicted to old disco and house vinyl. you can hear that: his moody. raw tunes use samples of rare records. but selected carefully. adding his own juno 60 or moog synth chords (like on tell me something true). often using minor keys and lot of little noises and short spoken words by himself. never clean. always musically special. felipe gordon might be new to the international dance scene. but for sure you gonna hear that name more frequently over the next years.
five italian talents of underground scene. solid ep from raw house to jungle jams. elio (dancing like quagmire / 800hz) received likes by marcelus pittman. roman flugel. pablo valentino and pender street steppers. keep an ear on this guy because many releases will come out soon. robbenspierre (dusky adriatic). sheesma party resident. he really doesnãt like to talk about himself. all you need to know is that he is an italian dj and producer and that he plays records that will make your ass shaking a lot and your mind blowing out of the floor. he drinks strongly. so offer him a drink and donãt give up.
vinyl-only ep with tracks taken from debut album. discovery in the atomic garden - previously releasing as community corporation on argot and crisis urbana recordings. like changing the channel. changes in one’s life can suddenly bring about a new perspective. after moving from detroit to seattle. producer taylor hawkins suddenly found himself on flora fm. previously recording as community corporation. this fresh beginning in emerald city brought new sounds into hawkins’ repertoire. where he was once surrounded by cheap boogie and disco records in detroit. seattle’s used bins were full of uk imports. early 90s ambient techno records and the idm that followed. these new influences injected judicious breakbeats and top notch electro sensibilities into his already adventurous midwest techno aesthetic. it’s as if his music has come alive. each song a new sound world abuzz with fluttering synths. nimble percussion. and soaring melodies. recorded as single live takes using an mpc to control his drum machines and synthesizers. the flora fm music flowed quickly from hawkins and needed only gentle edits. the eight tracks on his digital debut album. discovery in the atomic garden. document his experience finding his way in seattle and in life. all through the lens of a fantastic and somehow futuristic musical viewpoint. the vinyl-only ep atomic garden includes four of the album’s most danceable tracks. all wrapped in gorgeous artwork by patrick savile
fresh from his recent tour full of sweaty live sets & deep record digging in the motherland. todh teri is back with the 3rd instalment of his deep in india series of edits & reworks. first up. a chunky acid rework of a huge 90s hit brimmed with relentless drum programming & shimmering peaks of ecstasy. followed up by a suspenseful tribal house reinterpretation of a 60s cabaret classic (with a breathless twist that would definitely leave the purists scratching their heads). the final one is strictly day time dance business drenched in caribbean sun rays & the evergreen vocals of 80s pakistani disco diva.all 3 tracks in this release are the essential bollywood disco curve balls that you need in your record bag to set dance floors ablaze all over the world.
the raw jacking sexiness of ghetto house has always played a big role in the killekill universe. so its high time to put out our first release which goes that direction. italian andrew soul is an artist we have been watching for a while already. when he sent the demo with the extremely raw and dirty tunes that you find on the a-side of this 12inch. the decision was easy: killer stuff which makes you bounce immediately we want to put this out! the b-side comes from dirtbox. who is also one half of snuff crew and therefore has been part of the killekill family for a while already. actually almost from the start. being the musical wizard he is. he can not only make house and acid music and anything else you could think of. but also class a ghetto house. maybe even more classic than andrew souls side but ranging from the percussive style of smmfd and work that to the raw energy of fukk it is definitely in no way less original. shake dat ass!
this vinyl is a tribute to esplendor geometrico. one of the greatest industrial music icons in spain and abroad.
each one of these remixes has been produced by local artists from madrid. homecity of the band. as their particular homage and acknowledgement of the crucial role that the group has been playing as an example and a catalyst for the most avant-garde electronic music scene. thanks!...
special thanks to our friend and fellow andré....s noarbe. the man behind geometrik records and rotor discos. this project wouldn t have been possible without him.
the original tracks from esplendor geometrico selected for this release are included in their last lp -fluida mekaniko- published on geometrik records.
the sixth instalment of slow motion s retro-futuristic international-sister label is the debut release of mysterious russian producer fakundo. this record sits at the heavier end of our musical spectrum and is brimming with hard-hitting electro swagger that conjures up a dystopian video-game underworld. the best bits of alien sex fiend and comes atop a whole bunch of wobbly baselines. not for the faint of heart this record is a total dance-floor destroyer.
alongside farfa and roby j. miki the dolphin kicked italy s tuscan techno movement into high-gear during the 1990 s. earning his first residency 38 years ago. the captivating sounds purveyed by miki and his compatriots would go on to influence the entire italian peninsula for the greater part of a decade. miki can still be found fusing elements of his avant-garde past with future-leaning house and techno in his dj sets today. having assembled a cult-following thanks to his sought-after mixtapes. highly-collectable releases and research into the 432hz phenomena.
originally released between 1996 and 1997. the tracks on this phonographic disk have been remastered and re edited with contemporary standards in mind for your listening pleasure and playability.
lead track. apple. incorporates live instrumentation with tough. northern italian rhythms. caterpillar glimmers and undulates across its pristine psychedelic and progressive landscape. sacre graal is a fine slice of timeless. electronic body music. one for those who know.
influenced by old-school and shaped by new tools pola delivers his next shot on nilla. le petit panka channels some of pola’s playful. sportive memories from a trip to paris. with some softly handled acid flava between the lines. the two tracker features a remix by swedish arkajo.
the next release on moreaboutmusic comes from one of chicago houses best kept secrets. often name checked by legends such as mike dunn. marshall jefferson. glenn underground and tyree cooper to name a few. a dj and producer. hugo grew up during chicagos heyday. at one point living with mike dunn and tyree cooper. where they would spend their days producing and recording tracks on the 808. 303 and 909. along with any other equipment they could get their hands on. the on to another time ep showcases hugos talents. giving you two straight to the jugular acid tracks with in. out & in (part 1) and in. out & in (part 2) with the flip seeing the mood shifting slightly with the deeper vibe of on to another time. the ep finishes up with a cut up disco joint the beat goes creating a solid ep and an excellent introduction to hugo h
after last year s track garrol on the paerels compilation for island trips. tammo hesselink aka melatonin man is back with cruise control love. the title track is a ravey disco jam. based around an acidic bass-line. that soundtracked many of our afterhours already. the b-side sees the release of 2 newer cuts - breaky beats and trancy melodies of this young talent with much more to come.
acid pauli and nico stojans ouïe label acts as home for left-of-centre music from disparate sources - somehow connected by a thread of hedonism with a melancholic edge. welcoming kerela dust to the imprint. this four tracker showcases the different dance floor shades the label always reaches. kerala dust are a london based trio that owe as much to tom waits as they do to four tet or dj koze. but somehow tread a fascinating line between genres and moods. mixing jazz. indie and the sharper end of the club sound. francescas frames is the perfect introduction to their vibe. ‘maria is augmented with a thick. mid tempo kick and sparse. effective percussion. the clever vocals provide the topping - showcasing the bands pop writing prowess. the track will appear as a single release on 6th aprila accompanied by a music video. acid pauli and nico stojans remix picks up the pace a little. while dubbing out the elements into deep. late night dance exploration. ‘nyla brings a new vibe. deep. pulsing synths and a bubbling baseline accompany the crisp. compressed rhythm track before eds iconic croon arrives to take the track to a new level.
shot of t is back with the second release. sj tequilla s second record on his own imprint. he keeps on exploring the deep and mellow side of house music. this time with a sound aiming more towards techno. but still with the deep and melancolly feeling that we know from the japanese producer from previous releases. on the b side the tempo and vibe will be taken up a notch with two recreations of sj tequilla s tracks by dj fett burger and dj dog. dj fett burger recreates the sound into a deep norway-detroit techno track with some tripping jazz hands synthesiser features and and atmospheric touch. dj dog on the cut with a real crazy party acid track. with some underground synth impro from the burger dog!
after the uneventful resolution of a labour dispute at assistance hq. the resident pencil-pushers turn their tempo dial to a leisurely 105bpm. at long last serving up lukewarm plates of beam-03 to the more sluggish peak-time massive. in mambala . the now-obligatory bongo jostles with squelchy synths. whilst echoed claps and ominous bells should see even the most hesitant rabbit dragged down the hole. bebny experiments with low ph levels. metallic clutter. and some surprise horn cameos.
two miscreants of uk electronics have been drafted in by shipwrec for a 12- of techno debauchery. richard bevan and joshu doherty. aka posthuman. have been addicted to acid from their first contact with the caustic and cruel chords of the tb303. since then the two cousins have gone on to curate 10 years of i love acid as well as doling out some toxic classics of their own. the duo deliver the soured goods once again. starting the audio anarchy with the ominously titled -netflix and kill-. drum patterns are gnarled and nasty in this slow burning jacker where basslines boil over into a thick syrup of late night revelry. the flip is taken over by the bullying sounds of -the damocles syndicate.- the track rumbles with venomous menace. coils of 303 spite bulge and contract under the strict resolve of a stern beat in this ready made floor filler. two helpings from two malevolent masters of the silver box.
under one of his most notable guises. larry heard is pleased to present a new album for 2018. cerebral hemispheres is his first full length album as mr. fingers in almost 25 years. famous as one of the most important heads in the dance music around the world. larry has enjoyed a successful career as a producer. remixer. collaborator. vocalist and dj spanning 35 years. due for release on his own imprint alleviated records. cerebral hemispheres features 14 new pieces of music that allows the listener to fully immerse themselves and dig deep into larry s musical world.
following lo sheas industrial iterations ep. duskys 17 steps welcomes the mysterious polymod to the label family with a three track ep of club tools that draw on classic acid house and techno influences. hooked with a vintage 88 piano loop and tightly sprung bassline. opener no other has been ever present in dusky’s sets since the autumn - already inspiring multiple posts in a certain well-known facebook id group. as well as causing one eager id hunter to tweet dusky with home played piano videos of the main loop. for all its catchiness. though. it maintains an understated approach that plays on dynamics and contrast - a driving club tool. taking a darker route but maintaining the intensity. tx goes for the jugular with a looping surge of acid and rolling electro rhythms. completing the trio is the spacious pg1000 that joins the dots between 90s ambient. proto-house and detroit machine music at its most dreamy.
after putting 1990s record label emote to bed and a 17 year break from making music mark churcher has now knocked out 2 rasping acid house discs within a year on his new chicago bee record label. the first very well received ep whos this guy? is followed up with the same a eno-acid moniker. this 4 track ep is deeper. darker and even more drugged out. the tracks are slower and longer allowing the listener to be sonically submerged in the reverb swelled acid lines.
repress . originally pressed in 2013 this 12” sat undiscovered for a good year . until vol 2 came out and people found it. then started charging silly money on discogs. this really raw piece of vinyl features just the owners of tone dropout records - sweeney and dawl. trk 1 from dawl is a pounding pulsating rhythmic banger with bleeps gliding through the track with the help of sharp snares and claps. real atmospheric track. then next comes strange world with all its space aged laser bleeps and busy bass line running through like a freight train. as always sounds moving and changing throughout the track both these are bleep tastic. paying much homage to our heroes from the warp days. boom check it then on side b sween comes in with a totally different track. another atmospheric track with military style snares and a moving acid line going in and out over the moody baseline and rising synths. an all round complete e.p kicking off our tone dropout sound. breaks .bleeps. acid and boomy busy baselines and synths.
hypnotizing nostalgia that dictates the dance floor. with previous releases on rythm section. echovolt and les yeux orange. earth trax & newborn jr. are unapologetically consistent in building a legacy. the maze ep is the fourth collective delivery of the duo. sent off into the world by dopeness galore. while hypnotizing synths dictate the dance floor. it is hard to resist the balearic arrangements of new wave nostalgia. the record elevates through soothingly repetitive ambient dreamscapes. while minimalist entrancement pulls us right back into underground territory. the ep represents a side a. meant for club settings and a more ambient side b. once the vocals on a2 set the tone. we bear witness to what seems to be the true ethos of the maze ep: where theres a will. theres a way
pinkman records presents five years of tears: a string of releases dedicated to celebrate the 5th birth year of the label. the first volume features contributions by 3 of the labels usual suspects. as well as newcomer randstad. ernestas sadaus powerful. raw and menacing cut starts sets the scene for alessandro parisi to delve deep into his synthesizer toolkit. what comes out is a highly emotional production. infused with sirens and melodies that may cause tearful mourning on the dancefloors. on the b side identified patient provides yet another one of his notoriously slow and filthy underground creepers. while randstad delivers another burst of energy that celebrates raw percussion. gloomy pads and haunting vocal samples.
vyvyan wants to keep his real identity secret. which is something i can’t help but respect (i did the same for a couple of years). without the context of personality. the music really does do the talking. and in this instance it has a lot to say.
audio soul project returns with 4 cuts that draw influence from chicago. the record leads with a shuffling chords followed by a twisted & sample heavy disco dub. the b side first brings a thumping banger followed by an acid builder that squelches. each jacket is screen printed & hand numbered (limited to just 200 copies). includes digital download codes.
gu (glenn underground) pays tribute to armando gallop & earl smith jr better known as armando & spanky on acid saga 1. the legacy of gus 303 can be felt in these latest tracks with bubbling acid lines seeping throughout both spank n gallop & peaceful rage(acid revenge).