tessellate is back for a second round and this time they are bringing out some heat from turkey via aleksandir. the a side features two club ready tracks, starting with a euphoric and emotional journey by the name of yamaha. following that belgium’s asa moto slow things down and provide a wild and trippy acidic remake of the original.
flip the record over and you’ve got yourself some heavy chillers. dreams is a really dreamy (!) piece of work that is guaranteed to leave you relaxed. friend of tessellate seb wildblood steps up next to do what he does best and provide a lovely remix of the og. finally we close things off with deeptrak, which as the name suggests is a deep track.
kornél kovacs debuts on unknown to the unknown with three original cuts - reportedly named after legendary nightlife spots remembered from the studio barnhus mans years spent as an underage clubber in stockholm, sweden. loud, proud and slightly subversive club music for all the daredevil djs out there.
rebirth return for the second in their ltd series. argy opens up the e.p. with an atmospheric arp laden stomper enriched by the magical vocals of blue jay. acid pauli then take on remixing modular projects leaving, coupling glitchy vocal loops and pulsating synths together with a hypnotic groove to create a trippy minimal roller. closing out the e.p. tiger & woods add their trademark touch to lele sacchis dreaming wont do, focusing the track around the exuberant piano melodies whilst manipulating the vocal sample into a percussive snare element to give a distinctive feel to the remix. killer work as always from the rebirth crew.
with their 5th release ourselves remain true to the passion of house music containing 4 groovy tracks full of warm sounds, onward going drums, massive basslines and bright chords pressed on black gold that we love so much. there is no emulation of a trend or hype, time just does not matter. in a very detailed way the two producers siggatunez and sello show you what their musical roots and influences are without claiming an a-side titletrack but creating timeless clubmusic for every situation on the floor which also could be classics from tomorrow.
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.
new ep from ethyène showcasing a raising maturity in his discography. drawing samples from library music, dub, soul and r&b, this record delivers everything house music has to, deepness, groove, love and sincerity. no need to say that by launching a new imprint ethyène decided to show a different side from his previous work. we can definitely feel it from the first second the record starts, with static, mashing up samples from 80 s dub music and west-coast funk to finally sound as a surprising modernized classic house anthem. the second track of the record enove lough features a deconstructed and mysterious rhodes loop delivering a smart groove until a delightful sexy vocal sample get in the mix to round off this deeper but easily danceable cut. the b-side of the record starts with cape town mambo , a tune whose graceful horns loop keeps the listeners on an endless dreamy trip while its mid-tempo jazzy beat will have them hips sensually shaking without any doubt. the record has its consistency assured with ending on a 100 bpm powerful hip-hop beat with high-pitched and happy vocals as the nirvana of this 4 tracks sensual and groovy journey.
the 7-track compilation -partie de plaisir- concentrates a range of musical influences that will take you from new york garage house to groovy nu-disco and french house. more than a label, pétrole gathers an association of multi-skilled and enthusiastic photographers, graphic and visual artists.
albrecht la brooy s analogue attic imprint returns this may with a solo project from one half of the duo, alex albrecht, under his newly formed melquiades guise... the past few years have seen albrecht la brooy steadily hone their unique spin on house & techno via self-released gems & acclaimed projects on night tide, voyage records and butter sessions, culminating with the release of their debut long player tidal river on apollo/r&s earlier this year . this solo material from alex s new alias (soon to be debuted on scissor & thread) takes a more dancefloor orientated approach. the material recorded live, retaining an improvised feel and managing to capture the surreal and mysterious atmosphere of the australian bush. combining atmospheric field recordings, jazz tinged double bass-licks and bright piano elements, all woven together with the label s trademark intricately programmed rhythms, the bluff ep is an engaging, mesmerising and addictive addition to the label s already well-loved output...
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.
this time best record italy presents an italo masterpiece from 1983 produced by the duo : francesco paolini (pasta dj) and alessandro novaga that became a massive dancefloor classic in chicago house with the likes of the -hot mix 5- on cult radio station wmbx and regularly played by the legendary ron hardy at the infamous muzic box. it was very influential at it s time on the early chicago house and acid movement.
ltd 2018 repress >> alleviated records is proud to present the re-issue of the loosefingers ep and to introduce or re-introduce for some the original name that larry recorded under before it was modified to mr. fingers in 1985. this ep contains 3 great selections.
vinyl 12- + 2 side a4 paper insert (what is cozmico? - an open letter by noema) did you ever wonder: what is this slow psychedelic dance music, mixing ethnic elements, krautrock, house and techno...? it s cozmico! and noema delivers three stunning new remixes for your next magic carpet ride! the ep kicks off with the spiced up cosmic classic jourouadou , where a driving middle eastern rhythm, arabic lyrics and a rolling bass lay the foundation for an ecstatic dance party, until a hypnotic synth leads you the way up to the tunisian night sky. â€¨flip the record and it s zeluf that hits you with a psychedelic-rock groove on b1, unfolding arabesque chanting, oud lines and a marimba like synth during the journey. on b2 you will find the underwater fireplace dub of gaye su akyol s dunya kaleska , upheaved from the depths of the bosphorus. this remix of the turkish singer-songwriter is a masterfully crafted journey with unforeseen twists and turns, mingling her band with sounds of trains and bonfire.
after his successful releases on d.ko, bfdm & wolf music. la bat sign the first release of his new label -le petit zoo records- run together with pablo valentino. -no money no honey- is a 4 tracks ep coming straight out of lb s mpc. a powerful combination of drums, samples and arrangements from outta space. track a1 -something- has been played and supported by motor city drum ensemble.
olli, one of the most popular underground funk artist, is back with 2 brand new single in featuring with ivan makvel. for first time in a 7inch 45 rpm for both artists the song blow your mind was already played and promoted in a paris radio fm during the happy milf show, voyage funktastique radio in montreal and is also playing during the most important street dance events worldwide like juste debout, kod, bts etc.the 7inch is a powerfull modern funk trip, with voices & talkbox lyrics on the a side, and a groovy strong p-funk instrumental on the b side. limited edition!
after their mental scapes and french kicks first eps on pont neuf records, french duo alva are back with a new 5-tracks maxi, steam lights, on their own imprint virage records. they carry on with in their deep/club vibe while bringing in some new and fresh sound designs. it oscillates between dreamy atmospheres ( all very slow , steam lights ) and hypnotical sequences ( mirage ), but there is an obvious common factor to the tracks : the groove, carried by strong basslines and punchy drums.-
for intercontinental dance organizations (ido) third release, astrometric effect ep, sees the labels founder valentino mora collaborating for the first time with experimental japanese musician yoshitake expe. the ep comprises of 2 hypnotic house tracks with tribal percussions created through live improvisation between the pair and a third track, an effective dub version by valentino mora.
the world of b. is like a giant disco ball, where she likes to dance all around and meet some friends to share some music: roger thornhill gave classic disco perfection, hysteric sent a letter from the far east, or maybe from italy, turbo boom-boom chewed a funky bubblegum song to make a housy rolling track and baerlz reworked a boogie track, just what it needed to have the righteous construction for the dancefloor.
anthony fade embark on the fourteenth expedition into the exotic lands of palm trees and blue skies with the dreamy and ambient ‘fading’ ep. expedition fourteen features four jams packed full of spacey pads, gritty drum sequences and ambient soundscapes, accompanied by a industrial driven remix from trp.
10 tracks crafted by london based duo metropolitan soul museum (including 2 remixes from pepe and mood j). the artists debut album ‘’misunderstood collection’’ embraces the strange and lifts you into a curious and honest journey into the unknown. with sounds resonating beyond the dance floor, metropolitan soul museum explores the realms of their musical boundaries. the album preserves a much needed natural feel, supplying the listener with a collage of mental imagery.
amorfo records inaugural release takes shape by way of a four track ep by swiss-uruguayan artists bruno, danisita & guille. this introduction to the cross-continental label offers a glimpse into its musical ethos, which might make it easy to throw names like techno, funk, dub, minimal, house or acid at amor001. though, like the imprint itself and the artists related to it, it escapes categories in favour of the amorphous.