benin city are the london-based three-piece comprised of vocalist and poet joshua idehen, vocalist shanaz dorsett with multi-instrumentalist tom leaper.
clubbing is a source of euphoria: a weekly, often daily escape, a respite from the grind. that culture and its landmarks – some of london’s best venues and many countless pubs - are slowly disappearing for good. on last night, which was recorded in all four corners of london with marc pell (micachu and the shapes), lv, rob marfarlane and james anderson, benin city take an album-long look at the dual nature of london’s nightlife.
executive producers: brett wilcots, jim stivers & graham carlton produced and mixed by kevin dixon originally released in 1991 / official repress 2018 groovin recordings licensed courtesy of brett wilcots, thanks to kelly wilcots.
spring has finally landed and we have the perfect soundtrack for those long sunny afternoon in the park. we are glad to present explorer of the humankind for his first release with us. starting with stars in her eyes, a gentle track where the lyon newcomer use his voice as well as real drums for a smooth listening-experience. following in the same vein but a touch more upbeat is just a tool, a more playful funk-inspired piece. closing the a-side, share the love takes the tempo a bit higher and and shifts toward more club-friendly territories, houses goodness. turn that disc and get awake for i know, a disco-edit piece with trace of french heritage and filter action. lastly, deep inside takes us into a gentle profound dreamy state, moving more on the inside than with the feet.
his sacred piece of vinyl will blow all your worries away! no introduction needed for the true new-wave/italo lovers, because what we have here are two of the most sought after holy grails: new life and grace. on top youll receive four extra unreleased three of you tracks retrieved from the italian 80s. diamonds for tears on the beloved bordello a parigi label.
for this first release badam music wants to remind us that nothing beats a good house groove. the renowned electronic producer from germany matthias vogt previously half of motorcitysoul comes with a classy house track called roger. catchy bassline and solid drum workout with precisely arranged snares, drum hits and sparse cymbals meet beautiful synths, vocal snippets and making things perfectly balanced. uk rising talent huxley delivers a handy dj weapon with his muscular remix and brings a different vision with a rough groove.
the strictly rhythm imprint is legendary and is instantly recognisable by connoisseurs worldwide. it s a label that has contributed time and time again to dance music culture across it s almost 30 year lifespan. countless classics passed through the nyc offices of mark finkelstein and gladys pizarro and this brand new strictly classics series looks to celebrate this cornerstone dance label and it s immense catalogue by going back to the archives and presenting some double-header action for diehard fans and newcomers alike. that s right, the proper mixes, reissued from source and remastered to the highest spec, each track spread across one side of a 12- for optimal sonic playback. what better to kick off this series of essentials than dj pierre s 1991 wild pitch mix of the mighty photon inc s anthemic generate power , a record that still smashes dance-floors across the globe to this very day, a true house classic that is the perfect opener for this new series. backed by george morel s equally influential and funky 1993 proto-uk garage groover let s groove you can see the quality control is set to high. back to back, strictly classics, nothing more, nothing less! remastered with love by optimal mastering, bristol from original master sources. made in conjunction with strictly rhythm 2018.
the strictly rhythm imprint is legendary and is instantly recognisable by connoisseurs worldwide. it s a label that has contributed time and time again to dance music culture across it s almost 30 year lifespan. countless classics passed through the nyc offices of mark finkelstein and gladys pizarro and this brand new strictly classics series looks to celebrate this cornerstone dance label and it s immense catalogue by going back to the archives and presenting some double-header action for diehard fans and newcomers alike. that s right, the proper mixes, reissued from source and remastered to the highest spec, each track spread across one side of a 12- for optimal sonic playback. the second instalment of this essential repress series sees the amazing bass tone from sole fusion (aka louie vega) take up side a. it s a truly deep slice of that nyc grit that works on every level, the rough with the smooth, trademark vega-isms and those drums! a sure-shot. on the flip is yet another gem - hardrive s just believe which is certainly a knowing nod back to the disco days delivered with gusto by louie vega and the maestro tony humphries. do not sleep on this, over 10 mins of that funk!
Ähnlich wie die bunten kopfsteinpflasterstraßen und die sanften hügel seiner heimatstadt tiflis, zeigt sich die musik des georgiers gacha bakradze reichhaltig, verschiedenartig und verführerisch. mit seinen vorherigen releases auf dem legendären apollo records von pitchfork und resident advisor gelobt, ist gacha zu einem star der georgischen elektronischen szene geworden. zuvor vorgestellt durch die-anjunadeep explorations 02- aus dem jahr 2016, kehrt er nun mit seiner kommenden ep -restless- zum above & beyond label anjunabeats zurück. von seiner nuancierten beherrschung subtiler arpeggio-arrangements bis zu seiner sorgfältigen konstruktion von sinnlichen atmosphären, verkörpert diese ep gachas tiefes musikalisches wissen und produktionsfähigkeiten.
tabla celebrates its fifth birthday with a very special vinyl release. the anniversary compilation features four dubby house and minimal techno jewels produced by alexkid, monsieur georget, sascha dive, as well as labelfounder micha klang and markus homm. vinyl only.
following the release of his projector ep earlier this month, daniel avery has enlisted revered london producer four tet aka kieran hebden for a remix of ‘quick eternity’, taken from the former’s long-awaited second album song for alpha. hebden flips the warm, undulating synths and crystalline percussion of avery’s original in his own inimitable style, building shimmering, skittering flourishes before a pneumatic final half.