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.
nyc based label and radio show ethereal beatbox returns with 4 fresh cuts home cooked right here in the big city by two of its natives.
side a introduces the mysterious bowery hotline - a born and bred new yorker. crate digger. and crafty producer. starting things off right with tough and slappy b’more style rhythms and an ode to saucy diva vocals. “you tha one” is sure to shake any floor into submission. track 2 brings an irresistible boom-chicka mover “fanfare track”. perfectly blending rave. house. and that sweet snap of our favorite drum break of all time.
on the flip pastel voids label don metropol (c.perez) delivers a distinctly brooklyn sound with two house. techno and hip hop infused instant classics. “we accept ebt” is a guaranteed hype constructor nodding to euphoric moments of rave and chugging rhythms of inner city life. on a more contemplative tip. perez delivers “half court”. closing the ep with a kinetic reflection of his native sunset park and its vibrant streets.
a dusty detroit basement meets illegal rave in leeds. vid vai embarks on a new sci-fi episode with his second ep for the ever-growing slovenian label phi. a bleepy affair that keeps bubbling below the surface is distinguished by well-arranged harmonies and surprising plot twists. you never know whether you re sitting on your sofa or ending up on an alien dancefloor.
following two excellent releases by the duo thread. reach recordz kick off the new year with a release that stays true to the labels vision and further cements it’s reputation…on the helm for reach003 is charm sneak. who delivers four dystopian. futuristic soundscapes.
gene on earth continues his fine run. touching down on subsequent with a varied ep of machine phunk. ‘pk fire’ lays it down with a tight electro breaks jam whilst ‘thunderbird’ and ‘fore’ skip dreamily into 4/4 territory. the proto drum n’bass of ‘leisure suit’ rounds things off.
gothika shade has been a long time fan and supporter of kniteforce records since the very earliest days. not only is he a man of fantastic taste (obviously) but he is also very much the producer of proper old skool. with a sound that touches on early jungle. 95 style hardcore both dark and light. his sonic mixtures are truly something to be reckoned with. this ep lays down his mandate with effortless style. showing a range but never leaving the key touchstone of proper. break beat hardcore. kniteforce style.
it is with a huge amount of pride and happiness that i get to welcome legendary producer and all round good egg liquid to the label. if liquid needs an introduction. i have to wonder what you are doing here? seriously though. he has brought an absolutely amazing ep of four brilliant tracks to the label. the truth is classic liquid piano anthem style. like a modern version of “sweet harmony”. kex and phormocide lean into old skool from various eras. and dope sick rounds the ep off with a futuristic retro amen workout. easily one of my favorite tunes since kniteforce restarted as a vinyl label. this ep is the bizniz basically. do not miss!
mineral is a vinyl-only label born out of a long-lasting friendship and a mutually obsessive infatuation with records. the label is geared towards providing a platform for up-and-coming producers. showcasing intriguing and evocative electronic music ready to stand the test of time.
for the fourth installation on boogie box records. appleblim links up with the middle east crew to deliver one of two eps planned for 2018. first up. two original tracks by the bristolian artist. vurstep and dream wisdom. signature appleblim crossover sound. floating between bass. d&b. electronica and house influences. with early carl craig/psyche/bfc and 4 hero watching over. on the b side. vurstep gets a rework by shed and forest drive west. always on point. shed does what he does best. a grooving old school flavored bass and breakbeats remix. followed by forest drive west s stripped down. mind humping. feet tapping basement flavor.
the second part of the seltron 400 trilogy on most. trans i bas. sees the group re-embark on their singular journey in search of the essence of the rave. since the first ep in the series – zabawa trwa – came out last year. they have augmented their back-to-back dj sets with a full-on live show. which again fed back into their recording process. the record’s title cut. trans i bas (also available in an earth-shaking drum version) is as uplifting as it is spontaneous. complete with trance-infused pads and heavy. tripping bass. jest nadzieja brings a little swing and a mental breakdown. while oo is all crunched riffs and one-finger-string-solo glory. nuff said.
a1: david goldberg revealed his exceptional talent releasing an extraordinaire debut ep on svs records. “m4l-uv” is a euphoric breakbeat track that won’t fail to make you dance.
a2: kit curse made his mark within the dnb scene during the last years having released on labels like cyclone. onset audio or shadowforces. “weird solace master” is a broken ritual that reveals the producers experimental side.
b1: “zezbo version” by skee mask is a superb dnb trip leading you through an industrial shadow world. the producer upholds his reputation as an exceptional artist all along the way.
b2: top shotta runs the uk bass orientated label ruffhouse. “m-performance riddim” somehow sounds like a race and a fight both at the same time.
b3: the style of bean is a postmodern blend of ambient. idm and dubstep. “tears” showcases this eclecticism within just three minutes.
fractions eschew biographical identity in their debut release for berlin s fleisch records. a potent mix of ebm. techno. breakbeat. electro. acid and horror- soundtrack provides only a title. control . s&m leaning artwork that seems to reference dali s in voluptas mors and a one-line manifesto: make dead dance.
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!
mighty dnaondna (heteroerotic asphyxiation. oiwa) manufactures strictly strictly s magical 3rd release and offers nothing than power. power. power: erratic opener the//grind pushes you into the flow with restless uk-ish breaks before haifa slaps you hard with its violent rhythm and epic bassline. don t move on the b-side chases you with its 145bpm acid breaks to finally eject you struggling for breath. a dangerous adventure!
lobster theremin present another mind-bending lp this time the brainchild of italian producer and epic talent kreggo. using a newly established moniker for this very special project. kreggo is better known for his work as g-23. dj groov and his cult secret rave project. from his small starship studio in mongrando. italy he weaves stories and tales from hued memories and faded dreams. whirling from the hills and condensing down the green mountainsides into the vibrant forest. coasting the roof of his hardware strewn lab.
bleu nuit (bn) is glad to introduce to you to its third release sustain strain ep (bn03) by paris-based french dj & producer: keumel.
about a year after the release of his night drips ep (lln008) on sister label lumièreslanuit. keumel is back with sustain strain . confirming his taste for deep. rousing and melodic music. however. this time. with a on the a-side. space is her place unveils intriguing and asynchronous beats. whereas heavy body presents elastic sounds on a groovy electro beat with a naive twist.
on the b-side. shattered decay distinguishes itself with its melancholic melody and dubby bassline that twists your brain and your body. while unheard territory appears as an epic and orchestral track to close this melodic musical journey.
banoffee pies records drop their third beats release samba del sol with clifford brown & jeen bassa ft. ella mae sueref - the album is influenced by carnival and latin sounds with hip hop drums and soul roots - meeting in middle ground as an expression of the production duos upbringing. johns heritage in mauritius and cliffords childhood in south america. partnered with ellas spanish language fluency and soft badhu acclaimed voice as previously heard on the single stop rewind credited by the like of gilles peterson and mr. scruff. the tracks were recorded on garageband by clifford brown and jeen bassa with 2 karaoke microphones. mixed in bath and later buried on a hard drive for over 6 years never to be heard again. sliding into the forgotten darkness of lost tracks and rediscovered in 2017. the production. originally just an instrumental. was then found and reignited. revamped with a vocal insert from the wonderful ella mae sueref. the 10 track album demonstrates a flurry of drums. latin inspired sampling. and mesmerizing vocals from start to finish. for the music and the lovers. living room jams made in smoke. banoffee xx in loving memory of anna sueref.
dawn dissevers the earth and skies. dragonflies twirl into the light of the suns world no vapour dims the air. twinkling lightness buoys the eyes. during the night i can see leaves flying on the tree branch and settle like tiny butterflies.
synkro aka joe mcbride teams up with veteran arovane aka uwe zahn for a sublime collaborative ep on apollo. refractive (index) sees the duo exploring their shared love of broken beats and dreamy soundscapes. the pair are also connected through their affection for yamahas venerable handheld sequencer. the qy700 (also a favourite of dutch lo-fi house master legowelt) arovane a long time stalwart of the acclaimed city centre offices imprint explains: everything started with a detail in an interview with joe that grabbed my attention. i spotted a qy700 sequencer from yamaha on one photo. i used this piece of gear for decades to sequence all of my hardware and to produce my music. its part of my trademark sound of rhythm programming. one of the factors that makes the qy700 beloved is its ability to change parameters in realtime to shuffle. shift. expand or compress the timing of each pattern independently. its touch can be felt throughout the oscillating rhythmic figures that wend through the gauzy pads and drifting melodies. we share the same wavelength when it come to breakbeats. musical taste and melodies. arovane continues this ep is the beginning of something special!
we share with kaffe crème. a penchant for side roads. for mixing textures and visiting other territories. if house music is at the heart of our project and history. it is often just a medium to cross the path of genres and bringing into some of our other tastes like here jazz. broken beat or hip hop.after his remarkable debut ep in 2016 which was containing the staggering beauty kapo choc that still resonates every weekend in many clubs around the world. we are very happy to welcome. the lyon-based kaffe crème for our fourth release. you ll find there everything you loved about his debut ep. which means. a beautifully produced organic and dusty house music that make a leap into contemporary jazz (i <3 u) and dig into warm finely mpc-sliced syncopated beats. but you ll also find an astonishing broken beat song (umusa) that show all the former-percussionist s talent for making sophisticated and ambitious jazz-infused rhythm compositions.
the guys on this compilation are playful composers and appear to engage in various behaviors for sheer enjoyment. such as making waterslides and then sliding on them into the water. they may also find and play with small stones. their record is based on a myth where naya le loup shapeshift into beautiful women wearing stones-patterned clothing. if a human attempts to speak to him. he will answer nao and then answer copo. and if anybody asks him anything. he say cryptic things like blizzaga.
limited edition white coloured double vinyl in gatefold sleeve with download code included.
jazzanova are proud to announce their next full length. the pool. is due for release via their own sonar kollektiv. it is their most mature and musical album yet and welcomes a host of talented collaborators including jamie cullum. ben westbeech. pete josef. rachel sermanni. olivier st louis. paul randolph and many more.
they might not have put out an album in the last decade. but by no means have jazzanova been out of the picture. instead members alex barck. claas brieler. axel reinemer. jürgen von knoblauch and stefan leisering have been focussing on a diverse range of projects. as well as becoming parents. from running their jrs studio to a&ring a wealth of new talent for their jazzanova label via for producing others and. of course. continuing to play their unique live shows around the world. they are as immersed in music as ever.
jazzanova are proud to announce their next full length. the pool. is due for release via their own sonar kollektiv. it is their most mature and musical album yet and welcomes a host of talented collaborators including jamie cullum. ben westbeech. pete josef. rachel sermanni. olivier st louis. paul randolph and many more.
they might not have put out an album in the last decade. but by no means have jazzanova been out of the picture
trux’ second ep on berlin based record label office is a bow to the many outstanding moments in the history of ambient music. allusions to brian eno are just as recognisable as to the charming concepts of pop ambient or clicks & cuts. it’s between these poles that the four tracks on the a-side oscillate and manage to capture the listener with vibrant and diverse soundscapes. the flip side sees trux drop a stunning melodic breakbeat tune besides remixes by workshops premier techno chef lowtec as well as a freestyle electronica version by o$vmv$m. the much loved super quiet tops the record artwork off with another remarkable example of his casual and airy black and white photography.
hightime inc. is the unit of the two guys “dj tasaka + j.a.k.a.m. (juzu a.k.a. moochy)”who know each other since teenage in tokyo. they have been on their individual career on the different fields. in 2017 they dropped their 1st album “alchemsit now!”which includes various musical influences as hiphop.house.techno.jungle.world music etc.. and it does not belong to any of them. their miscellaneous blended dj set with their own tracks explodes vibrantly as a fundamental passion for the dance floor.
foureal records vinly series in the past release japanese artist only release 2nd release is naohito .his base hokkaido sapporo city he played in the few years 「...horsehead nebula」...his originality sound emotional and funk this track as a symbol for a label. breaks sounds「...purple vale」...and floating sounds house groove「...menzel」....all track is unified an atmosphere 3tracks
impenetrable and compelling beats from cassius select on the fake death ep. his first offering for hypercolour after stunning releases on herberts accidental and unknown to the unknown. an ep brimming with forward thinking vigor and razor sharp edges across six cuts of mutilated beats and dense auras.
vor 20 jahren erschien mit decksandrumsandrockandroll das debüt und gleichzeitig einzige studioalbum des britischen duos propellerheads. alex gifford & will white gründeten die band 1995 und veröffentlichten 1996 auf wall of sound zunächst ihre dive ep. gefolgt von weiteren eps und singles. am 22.06.2018 erscheint die 20th anniversary edition von -decksandrumsandrockandroll- auf wall of sound auf der die albumklassiker wie die bigbeat-coverversion von crash (mit einem wunderbaren elvis-double). das rastlose spybreak! (bekannt aus der lobby-szene des ersten matrix-films). den remix für john barrys on her majestys secret service. und last but not least history repeating mit der unverwechselbaren shirley bassey selbstverständlich vertreten sind.
norm de plume has been quietly making a name for himself the last eight years with remixes for tornado wallace and ben la desh and ep’s for kolour ltd and his own vinyl only imprint plumage winning him a solid following along the way. his passion for all things disco and deep. dubby. underground house inspired by his musical hero ron hardy feeds through into his production style as well as his recently formed peaches & prunes party which boasts an audiophile sound system and vinyl-only sets from the djs. so when the opportunity arose to do a full ep with norm we jumped at it. here we present you with the castlecrag ep. a nod to the londoners new adoptive home of sydney. australia. and whilst his sound may be more akin to the recent musical movements of melbourne. the laid-back sun-kissed melting pot of the harbour city certainly shine through in the two originals and folamour remix on offer here.
parisian dj and producer armless kid joins radio slaves rekids this june with five smooth house cuts. armless kid started his career in paris house circuit with respected collectives like la chinerie and copie blanche. having released on the copie blanche label. hustler trax. fina and classic music company. hes received regular support from names like dj harvey. karizma. the black madonna. voyeur and fred everything to name a few. kicking off the package. troisième acte mixes warm pads. cosmic synths and rattling organic percussion before the up-tempo abdos fessier delivers infectious two-step drums and scintillating chord stabs. jojo on the moon is next with its disco vocals until air combines thumping kicks with a pulsating sub and mesmerising atmospheres.finally. this generation utilizes a shuffling rhythm with a trippy spoken word vocal to round off the release.
vinyl only - standard cover - without artwork insert. forget your favorite brand of rolling paper... ocb is the name of our new talented artist from casablanca (morocco). after appearing on his own label casa voyager. it s our pleasure to host his 1st solo ep. 3 original tracks and 9 locked grooves on vinyl. this ep sets the dance floor on fire ! deep and raw. this fine production is the music we like.the electronic music scene is growing all over the world...welcome to ocb !
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.
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.
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.
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.
b from e (frej garcia levin) represents a new generation of talented young artists making waves in copenhagen. of mexican-danish descent. and born and raised in the notorious tower blocks of the south-western suburbs of copenhagen. the 27-year old is on the up-and-up. in high demand as the founder of boom bap rap group natkat. producer of pop outfit ny sensei (new sensei) and head of tape-only label buddahood. the multi-talent seems to have a hand in everything at the moment. his 2017 debut porno tr-xxx (c.u.p) saw some of the hottest names in the game spinning b from e at last year s dekmantel festival. resulting in offers from several well-known record labels.
his new record on tartelet records comes as four cuts exploring different paths of the garage house sound. the opener dark energy is fueled by filthy breaks and a nostalgic theme that would not be out of place in an early atari computer game. the people (dream mix) is a trippy tour through subtle layered melodies. carried by a stripped-back groove.
on the b-side you will find positive sister (2605 tool) : a chunky cut with a serious bassline. saving the best for last. you will see . rounds off the record in style. a feel-good tune that is sure to get plenty of spins this summer. hot tip!
roy davis. jr. s undaground therapy muzik label relaunches after almost 20 years with al zanders guidance ep. al zanders approach to his first ep of 2018 is as precise as it is whimsical. featuring 4 tracks showing zanders sheer versatile when it comes to making music. opened by piano-percussion track martha s revenge which is made so clearly for dance floors. followed by television. a chance for a closed- eyes boogie be it on a dance floor in the middle of a set. or on the sofa at home. on the b-side. likes for cash s comedic title is met in contrast with a piercing synth top-line and stripped back drums. with just enough of a bassline to sit in-between the drums and synths. closing the ep is guidance. a reflective and a chance for the ep to close as well as it would close a dance floor when the lights come on at the end of the night.
having previously caused a sensation with his releases on labels such as enchufada and naafi. siete catorce delivers four supreme cuts for his hypermedium debut. packed with his futuristic rhythmic craft and his highly hybridised sonic language. agnosia finds the mexicali-based producer joining the dots between cumbia’s seductive syncopations. the entrancing club-driven beats of tribal guarachero and ruidosó...n’s spooky experimentation. merging mexican traditional rhythms and contemporary dance motifs. the ep’s playfulness is further highlighted by imposing basslines. airy synths and eclectic glitches - its occasional sparse atmosphere quickly escalating to reveal some intricate. compulsive drum work. exquisitely intense. agnosia is undoubtedly siete catorce’s tour de force. revealing in every detail the finest textures of an ever-expanding affective continuum.
we proceed with ‘selectors assemble volume three’. the latest release from the coop presents label headed by ig culture and alex phountzi. and the latest instalment of eps featuring an array of artists. focusing on the wealth of talent that exists within the london bruk scene and beyond. a continuation of the sonic spirit brought to life by the legendary west london movement. selectors assemble is an ever-growing family - this six-track selection seeks to introduce more of the collective to the masses. and bring further heat from some of the squad already established. call it what you will genre-wise. this ep sweeps styles. and shamelessly laces up another assortment of certified dancefloor fire. the previous two volumes were supported by a wide-ranging squad of djs in recent times. including toddla t. mr. scruff. benji b. josey rebelle. alex nut. shy one. marc mac. lefto. kev beadle. nick luscombe. simbad. thristian. stuart patterson. bradley zero & mr thing. to name a few
heads up! the london based party opia delivers a stunning ep for their label debut.
a 4-tracker va ep with spacey techno infused breaks with the participation of artist from all around the world! the berlin based dj and producer audri. the uruguayan talent luis malon. basement space from sweden fresh from his debut ep on slow life and binary sound boss antoine sy directly from france.
changing tides ep is the fourth release of our kommuna tapes imprint. the a sides features two breaky. electro-infused tracks from undersound affiliate chris geschwindner. while the flipside goes back to the roots: adam collins. half of legendary tech-house golden era duo omni am. brings us impeccable groove. and early 00s deep house icon seafoam allows us to trip up through the early evening or morning hours.
track by track. we build a kommuna of artists who share our insatiable appetite for music discovery. guided by a certain vision of the dancefloor: deep stripped-down grooves. sometimes challenging. always with character.
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.
the 2000black collective return to bring their very own brand of boogie.funk & jazz. production from kaidi tatham. mr mensah & dego evolves into the driving theme sunday avuncular the dance vibes of bauxite.gypsum & limestone and the steady pacing mononymous persons . always forward thinking whilst tipping a hat to that past 2000black keeps on keeping on.
vinyl only. the 6th release from tokyo based init which especially focus on releasing tracks from japanese artists. this time is the split ep by shintaro.d and kensuke yasuhara who are the core artists and founders of the label.
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.
yeah 2018 repress !! klasse recordings and grafiti tapes impresario. luca lozano. rolls up to hypercolour with a 12inch par excellence of genre blending. future dance grooves. leaning on his sheffield upbringing. its of no surprise that the break beats. edits and bleeps of his native city seeps into his own forward thinking productions.
manchester based dansu discs are back with their second vinyl release of the series! dsd010 - club culture vol.1 is a 4 track various artist compilation infused with dance floor ready cuts filtered across the spectrum of electronic music. from disco to chicago house. breakbeat to 303 acid lines. you can be sure that every taste is tailored to throughout this ep.
this time we releasing music of someone who has nothing to do with music professionally. it’s something only about passion and inspiration. a very modest ukrainian boy. aleksei berezovskiy is a photographer. but sometimes when he feels like some sound is coming out of his soul he stays in front of his computer making actually a great music. he never shares his music in public. only with some friends and i was lucky enough to be informed about such a talent. so this is how we got into this point.
enjoy beautiful and different sound by dj present perfect now on black 180g inside-out vinyl only ep.
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.
the water surely is greener on the other side. susans 5th release marks perhaps the biggest step towards the so-called life of susan. speed and depth transform into ritualistic whistles. strange questions may be asked. but the summery seasons will blossom whilst binge eating kebabs with that wild seasoning. susan wont create her own energy drink. but the likes of dj swagger. axefield. dj windows xp and joakim hellgren sure have spiced up the spectrum of reason on this one.
beautiful pieces of music from kev sheridan. let the emotions take over!
maeve are thrilled to welcome long time friend kev sheridan to the label for his debut release. kev is one of the most talented musicians they know and its an honor for them to release his first work to the world. this project has been developing over the past few years and now this record showcases the deep musicality and talent kev has.
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.
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.
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.
black acre favourites return with a new ep featuring a special remix from the one and only daniele baldelli! the original pioneer of the cosmic scene delivers a tripping dance floor remix alongside the a live 12 min version on this special limited twelve inch. taken from the second clap! clap! album. ode to the pleiades is delivered here in a way you’ve never heard before. think khidja or that amazing insanlar record on honest jon’s from a while back. rolling. tribal percussion. turkish saz. thumping modern kick drums and loads of whistle blowing. simply screams party time to us.
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.
dj seinfeld presents an immersive ep exploring the balance between fragility and force. ‘sakura ep’ is the third and most dynamic offering from deep sea frequency. four tracks draw from a multitude of influences. breaks. electro. dub and trance elements band together with a familiar lo-fidelity approach where distortion acts as an instrument of its own. ‘sakura’ is a subaquatic dose of old school electro with swollen bass and fuzzy harmonics. title track ‘segrada’ brandishes swirling melodies with layers of detail. followed by ‘belvedere’ which uses looped breaks and a sub-driven bassline to build animated funk. ‘battery’ closes things out with a nod to detroit. and a full on drum workout which plays with delicate melodic inflections over a cavernous low end.
rotate’s fourth release brings back. once again. a collaborative project between two in-house artists that share a strong vision about music. how it should be created and ultimately. experienced: french artist leiris. and italian talent lapucci.
in a connection that seemed instantaneous. patrice and mattia joined forces in 2017 over two long and very efficient studio sessions that culminated in a collection of musical treats that speak on behalf of their own personal vision of contemporary dance music. “shadows talk” is lapucci & leiris’s debut on rotate. and it comprises four micro-housey cuts heavy on detailed percussion. mind-bending bass and cosmic synths.
another dreamer joins our ocd ranks. after our launch ep by ac$. we’ve cast our ears across the pond and discovered adam solomon. pushing the underground scene up in montreal. with influences spanning across various genres. we believe adam’s debut ep is just a small insight into what his career will bring forth. from mtl 2 the world.
a new series of releases hosted by the label superluminal. re discovery represent a slightly different shade from the usual path that matthias has been following by far. this time a feeling that evokes lo-fi beats towards deep/house inspirations. since the beginning has always existed an idea of creating a -subculture- related to the initial project superluminal developed in 2017 in berlin. re discovery is considered as an experiment to re program elements which were adapted and developed considerably. particularly referring to surgical breaks and deep twisted drum patterns.
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