killer smile is an independent multi-genre record label. created by uk-based producer john morrow (foul play. 4 horsemen of the apocalypse. johnny halo. skeleton army) and lifelong friend and electronic music veteran darran juzyk. the first release on label killer smile comes from its founder and ex foul play member john morrow aka skeleton army. the -catchy schisms ep- features four eclectic tracks firmly rooted in leftfield territory. vague pads. swarming electronics. deep bass tones and off kilter drum tracks mark a distinct change in style from previous house based skeleton army releases. this is john back in experimental mode. not afraid to take a few risks and avoiding traditional dance floor constraints.
autarkic makes up part of an unspoken alliance from telaviv. which is currently altering the state of contemporary house and techno music. heavy dreamer. the artists first. four track outing on life and death. showcases much of what this bold movement is about. all while pushing it forward into progress. ever present tones of kraut and punk rock flow throughout the ep. beginning with some things to keep. a pumping. warehouse floor filler. autarkic steps up to the mic. often re-amping and distorting his vocal delivery. placing it alongside finely programmed keyboard riffs. tough drums and further psychedelia. realistic guru. the trippiest of the lot. is tailor made for an early morning dj tennis afterparty excursion. slowing down the pace on powerhouse. autarkic hints at moments of bauhaus and tones on tails doom and dance pop. while offering up a digital only. stripped down. bonus version. the title track stands as a testament to this new wave of artists. coming from the shores of israels mediterranean coastline. bass. drums and guitar are recorded through bespoke boxes and presented through the lens of modernist club culture.
after a triplet of solo 12inches. all courtesy of label main man rupert marnie. hamburg-based imprint the press group are set to break 2018 in with the multi-flavoured tpg004 - a versatile debut va that offers a fine close up on the labels whole cast of operating forces with some choice contributions from tpgs core tetrad including youthman(29). ten letu. dj dodo and marnie himself. mind your backs! shape-shifting yet coherent as a whole. this collective effort puts together a swinging confluence of sounds and aesthetics clearly aimed at the dancefloor but equally poised for laid-back chill sessions. first release on the label to reunite the entire crew. tpg004 mashes up a wide-spanning array of grooves and tempi in exploded view. giving full vent to each artists idiosyncratic universe whilst establishing a hyper-modern sound id. both infectiously funky and undeniably potent. casting its net far and wide: from the pared-down astronautical breakbeat of youthmans ‘aemilia to dj dodos breezy jacking jazz-footwork hybrid ‘the machine via rupert marnies lithe ganjah-smelling shuffler ‘health and ten letus muscle-flexing acid roller ‘ah. you shot me!. its a feast of feelgood beats that youre invited to. neatly connecting the dots between the guys shared love for video game soundtracks. liquid dubstep. heavy jungle breaks. minimal house and further daydreaming. hazy harmonics to drape yourself into. vital sales points: first 12? from the press groups whole cast of members including a locked groove on the b-side.
second round of our remix rampage ! this time with four tracks on the edgier side that will leave no dancefloor undisturbed. be it through percussive precision (jay shepheard). brute force (inigo vontier). acidic complexion (yuki tosaya) or some vocal batshit crazyness (mr ties). because rough is right!
the music on this ep was conceived in china. between 1989 and 1993. the original tracks were mixed to dat in real time. in a small neighbour-proof studio inside my apartment in macau. a 19th floor with a view to the hurricanes. there’s a small. unexpected or improbable story behind each track. some little magic fused with the local atmosphere. certainly guaranteeing their lasting authenticity 25 years later.
HIGH MINDED MAN (GERD JANSON. PETE HERBERT REMIXES)
12" Vinyl UK17.08.18
earthboogie’s debut album. human call. rightly earned praise on its release earlier in the year. with listeners responding positively to its sticky and humid dancefloor fusions of african and south american rhythms. chunky dub disco. retro-futurist house. spacey analogue electronics and sun-kissed balearica. hot on the heels of that release. leng records has sourced new remixes of two album highlights – “high minded man” and “silken moon” – from running back label boss gerd janson and synthesizer-wielding balearic boogie stalwart pete herbert.
the first release from study records is a disco-infused ep from everyone’s favourite cop polisen. with these four tracks. the gothenburg raised producer. takes you on a trip consisting of fun. chugging sampling-work accompanied with groovy baselines and stabby pianos.
ltd one sided . numbered vinyl --- david morales’ legendary track ‘needin u’ is a landmark in house music culture all the way from its release in 1998 and remains a seminal classic in dance music history.
in celebration of the tracks 20th anniversary. french artist/producer dimitri from paris has created yet another thrilling remix of the face vs. mark brown s previous version of ‘needin u’.
after the succesfull launch of larry de kat his eccentric katnip imprint he has returned to the scene with a fresh new release drenched in house. disco. soul. hiphop and funk. it s with no doubt that this album conveys an undeniable sexy funky vibe. with eight tracks this is a win/win situation for every music lover.
from the age of fifteen. mark laird has been playing clubs and shows around ireland in venues like sandinos. the factory and a residency in voodoo venue. dropping his debut release on jelly red. laird continues to fly the flag for his country as a stellar producer and now joins fabrizio ulivieri’s hopera records. following up records by luksek & jun kamoda. classonix. last nubian. never dull. and hyas.
warren harris aka hanna returns to shall not fade with the beautiful ‘on the basis of deference’ ep. the four tracker features three signature hanna productions. rounded off by a mindblowing remix from earl jeffers.
harrison bdp embarks on the sixteenth expedition into the exotic lands of palm trees and blue skies with the ambient and spacey “be like water” ep for shall not fade sister-label lost palms. expedition sixteen features four jams packed full of dystopian-esque pads. crunchy drum sequences and ambient soundscapes.
simply an iconic track from swiss brothers mandrax and seb k aka shakedown. ‘at night’ is one of the most recognisable house tracks of the last two decades. with one of the most-hyped remixes of the year. artist of the moment peggy gou delivers with a squelching 7 minute groover. bringing in that iconic synth motif to lift the production and keep it rolling. stepping up to tackle this masterpiece with a nu-disco dance track. tiger & woods use cowbell to accent a b-boy beat. with drum machine breaks bringing it back to the dancefloor. with a sophisticated house remix with a nu-disco edge is purple disco machine. fusing a funk-infused bassline with terra deva’s unforgettable vocals. finally is a brand new version from the shakedown duo themselves. the galactic boogie mix. with saturated synths and interplanetary breakdowns. shakedown bring a carefree 80s quality to this iconic track’s irresistible after-dark charm
the donna smith experience’s “desire ep” is the 2nd edit release from this is our time. also. it is the first time that the glittering part of imre kiss wonderful soul is materialising on vinyl. these lustful tracks are just like going for a walk on a sweaty summer night which eventually turns out to be the best time of your life filled with dancing. flirting effortlessly & after a kiss falling in love for the last time. it is our soundtrack for the warm months. let it be yours too.
limited. vinyl only. label from melbourne. australia blowing over from the west comes hame djs debut on vulcan venti. with three tracks carefully constructed for the discerning disc jockey. stretching out over dubby breaks and tranquil textures. this is one twelve inch youre sure to get trispy to!
aus music welcome the debut ep from. matt karmil. the sourced ep follows his critically acclaimed will on smalltown supersound. matt delivers two classily edited cuts and two off kilter deeper tracks. a perfectly balanced ep with a track for all times and moods.
after reaching 100k subscribers on youtube. the channel houseum cross over to the next step with the launch of their new label houseum records. their first release ‘the four j’s’ features four bumping house tropes from channel regulars bellaire. subjoi. gavinco and jesse bru. this release represents the achievement of the work done on the channel by releasing four tracks with four differing. infectious vibes.
politics of dancing records releases the third number of their famous p.o.d edits series. quite a line up on this one. with shonky. franck roger. 2vilas and john jastszebski reworking some house classics and underground gems. a weapon for your crate not to be missed.
nice price deal !!! tom tragos first release of 2011. this limited promo precedes his new album >iris<. which is to drop in march. for now >shutters< should keep you going. this joyful house nugget comes as main and as dub.
girls of the internets deep-house-dub-techno-afro ballad: when u go is now being pressed up to vinyl on ramp recordings. since its release. when u go has been burning up some of the more discerning dancefloors worldwide. with club support from djs as diverse as mark farina. stacey pullen. eli escobar. oliver $. françois k. soul clap. roger sanchez. carl craig. booker t. serverino. riva star. doc martin. karizma. marco carola. tensnake & mousse t. peckhams finest pervayers of deep house. bradley zero approved duo fyi chris. turn in an exclusive dubby west coast-vibed remix of the track available only on this vinyl. the b side is a brand new track from girls of the internet - running featuring nattlie maddix. of the house gospel choir. mixing live instruments with synths and drum machines. running is a soulful yet driving disco tinged deep house track. to finish off this massive package. local actions finn delivers a genre-straddling remix of running.
man face is a disco afro studio project from 1977. from the musicians duo winston alwyn gill and henderson brathwaite from sounth africa but recorded in italy during the disco era. now rediscovered by early sounds recordings in conjunction with best record italy. early sounds recordings owner pellegrino delivers an additional remix and overdub with the new na na na edit plus the remastered original disco version available on the flip
the mbo theme represents one of the first hits on the early days of chicago house movement. now came back with the plus of the unreleased italian version (on the side b instead of the unnecessary radio cut). this project is being managed by mario boncaldo the same man behind some other great italo-disco projects like tullio de piscopo - stop bajon and plastic mode - baja imperial today is enriched with this unreleased edit produced by mario himself back in the days and availabel only on the studio tape this cut is more heavy and club oriented because there are no vocals so there is more space for synth and bassline parts. a must play for every set!
2018 repress . with the debut release selling out in a matter of days and a repress already flying off the shelves. rhythm section international present their second offering in the form of a remix ep. with reworks of al dobson jr. by polish rising stars ptaki and manchester mainstay ruf dug. eschewing the typical notions of a remix package. rhythm section international offers up 2 new tracks that didn’t appear on rye lane volume one. accompanied by 2 strikingly imaginative remixes. on the a side the polish duo of jaromir kamiń.ski & bartosz kruczynski take al dobson jr’s tribal tom-tom rhythm and extend it into a sprawling disco epic. adding catchy keys and sensuous vocals that aim to tease the most reluctant of movers onto the dance-floor. ruf dug’s rework. named “ ruffy’s 3am canavan’s special” takes inspiration from one of many hazy late night sessions at the infamous peckham pool hall that is home to rhythm section. ruf dug. a rhythm section favourite and huge admirer of dobson’s beats. takes the gentle guitar strokes of the original and morphs them into metallic stabs. layered over an aggressive squelchy bass sound and sharp phasing hi-hats. this mantra is built upon in an effortless style typical of the mancunian producer and is as catchy as it is hypnotic.
under cover for many years. this affie yusuf two tracker finally sees the light of day on the acclaimed mindyourhead imprint. comes on a generally deep green. mixed colour marbled 12’’ vinyl. affie yusuf paved the way uk acid house scene and so much more. releasing techno and acid throughout his career. mindyourhead records recognises that sometimes you need to look a little bit into the past to move ahead and has re-launched the label with this vinyl only release. ‘parrot soup’ is a fine example of just how a track title can have absolutely no relevance to the music whatsoever. this is a lovingly constructed example of how to convey images with sound. this music renders images brimming with joy and loss. icy cold chills and the warmth of the first rays of sun on a spring morning. tight. punchy drums with crisp 808 snares and driving toms lovingly complimented with dream-like pad sequences. soul searching strings and lush bassline form a quality crossover track that will appeal to lovers of many styles of techno and house. ‘something special’ is on a different tip. more driving and direct in style with the ‘everybody…’/ ‘something special’ vocal samples put to great use (need to be heard in context!) and that essential marching ‘affie acid’ bassline. the lead follows a similar pattern to the acid but pulls your head in a slightly different direction leaving the listener suitably twisted!! this proper ‘party acid’ has just the right level of balls to destroy a dancefloor without scaring off the faint of heart. lovely work affie!!
label head steven rutter joins forces with john shima (fs005) on this bright ep with its direction turned towards the light. the heavenly ‘skywards’ leads the way upwards with tenderly treated spacious drum programming and light-as-air atmospherics while darker and deeper cavernous tones create the yin-yang balance of lightness and dark. ‘broken spell’ continues the uplifted vibe of a spell that when broken. blooms open with an intoxicating permeating sweetness like an exotic fragrance that lingers in one’s memory. ‘a new day’ leans slightly more towards a heavier driven track featuring a funky bassline with bright electronic notations as counterpoint while drifting. dreamy pads keep the overall mood airy and light. the off-kilter knob is turned way right on the bouncy final track ’disjointed route’. injecting dashes of wry quirk alongside a lightly moving groove.
what do you get when you cross a frenchman. a dane. two irishmen and a swede? the debut various artists compilation from kyoku records. of course. gathering the producers who make up their whole discography thus far. the melbourne-based imprint are welcoming back dorsi plantar. sune. long island sound and ethyene (alongside folamour and marc bianco). translating from japanese to a befitting -dancing birds-. the odoru tori ep is revitalizing the elegant origami series for one last spin. the orizuru. hachidori. oumu and hakucho. that is. the paper crane. the hummingbird. the parrot and the swan are bringing the handmade array to a suitable conclusion. on the a side. the scandinavian connection is responsible for bringing some summer heat. dorsi plantar sheds his usual wistfulness for a slightly moodier. more functional track with -senorita lolita-. although still incorporating some of that playful sampling he s now come to be known for. -californicate- from sune takes a more laidback approach and channels the breezy and carefree atmosphere of the coastal golden state. on the flip side. long island sound follow the same recipe that made -delusions- such a big hit with the intricate sampling and eloquent arrangement of -ease in-. to top things off. ethyene. with the help of folamour and marc bianco. close out the record with a groovy. vocal number that sees them employ their signature french touch formula to great effect on the simply titled -good-.
brand new from vancouver s regular fantasy on total stasis featuring guest touches from some of the mood hut family....sunsets & sublets - a record with several big hits by regularfantasy (british columbia) - also from dj silk. bobo eyes. plush throw. lonely flute. etc. with her pacific and personal vocal house/r&b sound
chicago’s noble square recordings jetsets to europe for an incredible compilation. the a side is anaxander’s boogie-centric “street slang” & the snuff crew’s unique breaks vibe “pleasant journey-. isoul8 aka volcov & ric miranda on the roland heavy-groove “p boogie” on the flip. stickered
matt lord & dego release their 3rd collaborative 12- inch vinyl. this exploration in sound focuses on different moods within a track whilst using dynamic changes. with the ever steady grooves 2000black pushes ahead
super smooth release on nny records full of lush and sensual tracks. on the a side we can listen to nicson (flumo recordings) who delivers an excellent straight to heaven in a deep-house 90s mood. full of energy and class. after him f. vinuesa (solid tapes) approaches lo-fi and acid paths with highlands. a tune that is is capable of transporting you to another dimension. on the b side mateis e. aqir (jungle gym records) presents natural sense. a track that also takes you to a different dimension. this time more oriented to open spaces. in a balearic and new age mood fused with a leftfield touch which is a delight. and to close the compilation we have the great work of i see you in the plants. the new aka by pablo diskko for productions in an ambient techno-dub wave that absorbs you and catches you. a superb and an essential work.
apollo is proud to welcome paul frick to the fold. frick is a berlin-born music composer primarily known as one part of the group brandt brauer frick. stunningly despite a 20+ year history of making music “second yard botanicals” is his debut album. with bbf keeping frick inspired and busy since 2009. other ideas had piled up until a temporary break allowed him to fully dive into them - “while it took so long until i made my first album. it took about two months once i started.”
breach is back with his second release of the year on his new imprint nkdltd. on nkdltd002 breach delivers a two tracker entitled ‘turtle dance which continues where he left off in quality but stylistically stepping into warmer tones for the summer months. nkdltd001 saw the first release from the amsterdam based producer in three years and with it a return to breachs roots. deep. dark & moody tracks which went on to resonate with a broad selection of artists including benji b who went on to play it numerous times on his seminal bbc radio 1 show.
rÜfÜs chart topping debut album. atlas. gets a much-needed worldwide release. having only been available in australia up until now. featuring the much loved singles take me and desert night . atlas debut at #1 was a testament to the band s passion. work ethic and diy approach to music. a labour of love. the album was written. produced and recorded by the band between two studios they built themselves - one in a remote farmhouse on the nsw south coast. the second in a hollowed out water tank under one of their parents houses. “their sound cannot be likened to any other act- - ***** acidstag.com “australian indie-dance juggernaut rÜfÜs are poised for a worldwide breakout. the trio has already released four eps. put together a string of remixes and gone on multiple sold-out tours of australia… nobody can deny their infectious results.- - mtvhive.com
los suruba proudly present the fifth release signed by their record label nazca called ‘el abuelo’ by rodrigo gallardo. accompanied by the pleasant voice of fernando milagros. los suruba are involved in many musical projects like signing a remix with the dj and designer marcelo burlon. one of the big names in the new generation fashion industry and owner of the brand county of milan amongst others. los suruba themselves. after signing tracks that will be out soon with sol selectas and tale & tone back this ep with a remix followed by dandara who has released with underyourskin. lump and slowsociety.
after being one of the many standouts on the we are opilec…! vol. iii compilation back in 2016. i-robots glamouflage is now getting a full vinyl release with artwork by tomozo kevorkian. who was designer for nyc s body & soul. and remixes by a standout team of producers from japan to switzerland to south africa and the usa. opening up the ep is a fantastic new take ii version from label boss i-robots. who added exclusive chinese vocal samples recorded on the streets of huang jiang city many years ago. the track is inspired by ennio morricone and supermax and is a loose and infectious groove with brilliant drums and percussion and an elastic bassline that really gets you moving. it s a subtle update to the original—also included here as a bonus cut—which itself is a steamy and tropical sounding groove. swiss electronic pioneer schaltkreis wassermann then features on a version of the original that reaches for the cosmos with its rugged bass riffs. tumbling toms and busy. ever evolving groove. it has a big breakdown with exotic synths wandering through the night and oodles of effects and big guitar licks. the first of the remixes comes from kuniyuki takahashi who has been a big supporter of i-robots since 2000. he is a sound designer from japan who had a compilation of his works put out by music from memory back in february. his version is laden with cosmic synths and chants. grunting and organic drums and is sure to be massive this summer thanks to its open air vibes. detroit s underrated but vital gary martin is the boss of the teknotika label and his version featuring colten decker playing an unusual sax line shows another side to the motor city. it s a curious and mysterious tune that makes for an unsettling atmosphere that keeps you locked throughout as it snakes along.
darand land presents a new perspective of deep house where focal points converge and give way to layers of harmonic tension and emotion supported by nuanced drum grooves. in his words. it is a nod to early 90s urban house with postmodern anglings. mastered by jose rico.
part 1 of 5 to be released over the coming couple of months. originally released on the phono label in 1995/96 the ‘parts’ series from matthew herbert are a much loved collection of house tracks that sound just as original and bold today as they did when they were first released. this series of 12”s were part of an early wave of exploratory dance music that paved the way for the deep house that still works its magic on dance-floors in 2018 some 25 years later. the mix of herbert’s playfulness alongside expertly grooving production and unusual sounds makes this unique collection of work. the odd few tracks aside this is the first time that these releases have ever been repressed. all newly remastered for this reissue series. the releases include stone cold club classics such as ‘deeper’. ‘take me back’. ‘resident’. ‘people that make the music’ and ‘see you on monday’.
ltd 2018 repress . regraded. a sub label of midlands graded imprint focusing on more disco leaning 4/4 music. with just two releases to the labels name from newcomer hubie davison and midland himself. regraded has already enjoyed some substantial attention from the strength of the music. midlands double feature became an overnight summer anthem and hubie davidsons sanctified become a late contender for track of the year. for regrd003 midland is back in the fold with a double header certain to soundtrack all kinds of summer moments. on the a-side final credits takes centre stage with joyous samples and a vocal line that will melt dance floors. on the b-side. vigilante takes on a more reserved menacing persona. dreamy whirling synth lines accent rolling live percussion. both tracks continue the strong run of form the label has been on.
!! repress !! pueblo oozes caribbean infused percussive house. vocals. choirs and a saxo solo will make you smile in the sunniest days. to be played outdoors and enjoyed surrounded by homies. discoteca paying homage to the pioneers of czech electronic music. disco anthem from the 70s. discoteca blends delightful disco samples with fat 4 to the floor beats. try not to hum it after the first listen! dj support: man power (me me me. correspondant). bawrut (ransom note. thebasement discos) jimmy rouge (orange tree). pau roca (bons records).
limited repress! dont sleep on this! vinyl only! two of the most talked about tracks from the white isle of ibiza this summer. played by the martinez brothers. jamie jones. luciano. marco carola and many more!!!
2018 repress of this timeless classic .
versand ab 10.08.2018! . shipping starts from 10.08.2018
the desired by many and sought after ‘the time’ by vizar is getting a re-release. the hypnotic and sweeping track originally released in 2011 is still being featured in numerous dj sets to this day thus proving the ‘timelessness’ contrary to its title. besides these it appeared as one of the soundtracks in anatoly ivanov’s 2013 documentary ’kvadrat’ that is about the realities of techno djing exemplified by the life of andrey pushkarev. b-side is reserved for yet another worthy vizar masterpiece. ‘in between’.
just imagine a unlimited number of invisible sensory tentacles sprouting from the brain striaght to exploring the future. for some years now innervisions are in good relation with toto. more and more they see creations develish detailed and deep as hell - harmony somewhere.
its done. the final. last and endmost volume of remixes for tuff city kids (aka philipp lauer and gerd janson) unique debut album adoldesscent are here. featuring kink. prins thomas. sascha funke. shan. justin strauss whatever/whatever project and brussels bohemian mugwump. tck originals are treated with acid. balearic rhythms. lean berlin grooves. new york city dubs. uk breaks and belgian new beats. there is something for every taste and one for each situation. the vinyl edition carries kink. prins thomas. sascha funke and the previously unreleased proto-rave rocket icebot. for the rest. hit the download button. please. thats all folks.
schwarze 12inch standard vinyl in farbiger hülle mit sticker. das englische erfolgsduo maribou state veröffentlicht eine 12inch mit club-versionen der beiden ersten singles ihres im september erscheinenden albums kingdoms in colour! featuring khruangbin!
verdant recordings continues its quest to provide a space for lesser-known artists exploring the deepest pockets of electronic music. not least around the 4/4 axis. next up on the label is the first public appearance from interjection. a london-based artist who has been cooking up an immersive sound for some time. her blissful solitude is a smoky deep house cut that drifts through heavy clouds of pads. while common places drops some brittle electro rhythms into the mix without lifting the veil of ambience. radiating soul has an equally intricate set of rhythms at work. with extra notes of 303 sprinkled over the top. and her nocturnal note finishes the ep off with a shimmering trip out to complement the a1.
fresh from london. fulham young blood joe corti starts a new london imprint. china white. the first entry to the catalog is a four track ep coming from himself: reprising the filtered disco house vibes that caught ears on his past releases on the a-side. and ditching the samples to flex a darker. deeper side on the b. the label will be a solid home for productions from joe and like-minded fellow friends.
the switzerland based group alma negra are offering a afro- and latininfluenced disco ep tailor made for lumberjacks in hell. with all the instruments played live. this ep sounds like and entire village celebrating the uplifting alma negra signature sound.
for the first in a series of reinterpretations of material from linkwood s superb expressions album. firecracker recordings has turned to chicago deep house veterans ghosts of the sky (aka perpetual rhythms chicagodeep and taelue). and fast-rising machine abusers nummer. the latter dive into an aquatic techno tip. turning the becalmed and melancholic love lost into a techno-tempo stroll through vintage carl craig chords. sweaty machine percussion. and yearning melodies. theres a warmer and heavier. if surprisingly stripped back. feel to ghosts of the sky s version of object. with spluttering electronics and sumptuous chords stretching out over a rich synth bassline and hissing. cymbal-heavy groove.
the fifth instalment of mike dunn’s ‘we r tuesday nights’ series finds the phreaky one digging deeper into the vaults to give you three more killer disco tracks. edited to perfection by the chicago master.
when commissioning remixes. the best labels think outside the box. that s exactly what firecracker s lindsay todd did when seeking out producers to rework tracks from linkwood s excellent expressions album. on this second 12- in an ongoing series. that faith has paid dividends. whereas the original version of ignorance is bliss was a warm. woozy. sun-kissed deep house affair. healing force project has reinvented it as a stargazing chunk of 21st century space jazz. complete with twinkling chords. low-slung double bass and reverb-laden drum solos. the musephased interpretation of love lost by kimochi label head area sticks closer to the ultra-deep. melancholic vibe of linkwood s original. but adds a frisson of excitement via bubbling. detroit-influenced electronics and hypnotic rhythms.
• healing force project & area remixes
• strictly limited vinyl
• silkscreened artwork by house of traps & al white
• custom. unique obi-strip artwork
fresh with love from detroit ...though hes been djing in detroit for well over 30 years. talley put out his first full-length. norm-a-lize. just last year via fxhe. hes following quickly with a new ep. i tried to told cha. the ep from talley comes on the heels of an fxhe 12-inch from label boss omar-s. your socially awkward criminal.. next norm talley.
support from: ben ufo (hessle). oli_n (phonica). ander b (robsoul). eltron john (uncanny valley). simon caldwell (fbi radio). herzel (hivern disc). nori (posivision). sascha funke. nathan g. dmitry (neo violence) acid influenced many of us. in fact. for a huge proportion of us. acid kicked off this sweaty. painful. yet incredibly fulfilling journey. the 2 originals by dircsen utilize the 303 in different ways - the opener ‘beyond collapsing silence’ sounds like an instant acid house classic with its energetic drums & dreamy atmosphere. whilst ‘depth scan’ slows it down. focusing more on hypnosis. rounding off the 3-track ep is an idiosyncratic remix of ‘depth scan’ by l.i.e.s. legend. florian kupfer. a dubbed out original gets well and truly saturated.
south london label and party series troy town is proud to present the first release in 3 years from warren brown aka wbeeza. insanely talented south london producer and 1st generation pioneer of what has become affectionately known in dance music as the peckham sound . djs. producers and musicians such as henry wu. bradley zero and chaos in the cbd have added to the wealth of a deeply musical community but it was the likes of brown and another se15 local. el-prevost. who first put the area on the dance music map. although he s resistant to using the word house too often about his music. the swing nods to detroit and chicago while the links to friends and collaborators. delano smith. mike agent x clark and scott grooves are clear. progressing through a musical heritage that has seen him produce across grime. hip-hop. drum n bass and techno but it s his signature low slung. heavy-on-groove and atmosphere productions that have garnered the respect of peers and critics whilst his popular and energetic live sets have seen him tour extensively around the world for the past 8 years. this 3-track ep covers a variety of moods and situations. opening with the od. a heady march to peak time on the dancefloor which has featured heavily in live sets over the last 2 years. the bassline bubbles tantalisingly as it edges through a kinetic. digital riff that sticks with you long after the lights go up. grove park is so low slung that the snare sounds like it might fall out of sync at any moment while the lead synth leads you on a drunk walk home. at times holding it s line before stumbling over a pitch bend and veering to find its balance. bizzle boogie is equal parts gritty. midwest-influenced bounce track and shimmering eyes closed rave moments.
the drip ep brings together four distinctive producers and one set of sounds - the drips. the result is a compilation of 4 tracks that bring the swing and sampling of some of accidental jnr’s finest to produce a soaking wet dancefloor. first up is label boss matthew herbert with a trademark groove that harks back to his wishmountain moniker albeit found lurking in the swamp. cosmo sheldrake takes a slight departure from his usual multi-instrumentaling live-looping avant-folk to deliver a track that could only be described as travelling circus aqua-techno. bahraini born. french / us bred and now edinburgh dwelling video game builder. sound designer and sometime scottish league football referee yann seznec opens the b-side with an absolute stormer of a rain drenched club hook. sussex based producer crewdson and builder of such electronic instruments as the eggiophone and concertronica closes proceedings with a drizzling evolving 2-step number.
waehlscheibe from switzerland has thought of something really special to celebrate release #10 and has created a double vinyl compilation that assembles many of the label s regulars together with a few fresh faces. the prevailing sound between deep and dubby techno and dub house refects the label s long-time dedication to this particular version of electronic music. thus waehlscheibe has established itself as more than an insider s tip for those who cherish grounded quality and timeless sounds. from the dub techno sounds of novio dub tribe. patrizio gabrielli and s&ro via sophisticated dub house from mend. anton kubikov and alessandro crimi to the housey afairs of a.s.cudia and drei farben house the compilation x showcases a fne variety of contemporary house and techno with subtle twists and quite a few sonic surprises.
zur feier des 15-jährigen jubliäums der veröffentlichung von dannii minogues »neon lights« erscheint das album nun erstmalig auf vinyl! zusätzlich enthält das 2lp package seltene bonustracks und remixe von jason nevins. amighty und tiga sowie die gefeierten mash up remixe »don’t wanna lose this groove« (aus »don’t wanna lose this feeling« und »into the groove« von madonna) und »begin to spin me round« (aus dead or alives »you spin me round« und »i begin to wonder«). also eine empfehlung für alle fans! dannii minogue selbst sagt dazu nur: »please turn the volume up loud enough to annoy your neighbours!« dem doppel-vinyl liegt ein downloadcode bei.
berlin duo local suicide and mexican producer mijo join forces to deliver two stunning original works for the latest installment of roam recordings. edo kai tora is a uptempo main time jam with a nice vocal weaved through driving electronic stylings. ganz falsch has an electro boogie feel with cosmic synths and a fun vocal rhythmically tying it all together.
supporting the ep are two excellent remixes from renowned artists sascha funke and simple symmetry. sascha funke s elegantly dark version creeps in with a hypnotic and captivating energy while simple symmetry moves into party mode with pop sensible guitars and heavy wonkiness perfect for picking up the vibe at any party.
all four tracks are standouts on their own and together form an outstanding versatile ep and excellent addition to the roam recordings catalogue.
tivoli trax started as a multiplex series paying tribute to local artists connected to kongs mantra night club. while it was based in copenhagens tivoli gardens. the first 1996 ep was followed in 97 by vol. 2 and finally by a 12 track cd compilation in 98. in 2018 we are bringing back this iconic tribute to amazing copenhagen based producers with tivoli trax vol. 3!
aussteiger is a berlin based german dj / producer. he runs the dub disco label in berlin and dj’s around the world. zusammenkunft is his debut album released on copenhagen’s music for dreams. once upon a time a golden boy came back from the shadows. rumors were told that he once left the big city in a time where the music scene and clubs were dominated by cold music and average beats. he left behind civilisation. living withdrawn in the woody mountains of a covert place. from there on people talked about him as aussteiger. connected to the nature and deeply rooted in the harmonic essence. aussteiger became a part of the great whole. in a full moon illuminated clear night while experimenting with various unique herbs he accidentally found a recipe to create warm and ravishing music. he firmly believes that music is his infinite source to gather strength and positive energy after years of strengthening himself and shaping vibrant sounds aussteiger decided to share his delightful music with the world. he returned from his retreat in order to enchant the music lovers all over the world with his feel good approach and supernatural sounds. coming back to the city. he also co-founded the awesome dub disco label with his buddy serj nosé.
calvin harris debut album *i created disco* (2007) contained a handful of chartbusters. *acceptable in the 80s*. *colours*. *vegas*. *the girls* and *merrymaking at my place* were very successful in the european charts - 2018 reissue
last spotted tomfooling as tryck & ton with edvin edvinsson. and prior to that as tiedye on mike simonettis italians do it better imprint. subversive swede anton klint makes his debut on simonettis latest label 2mr with two more vitally trippy. heavily dub-informed originals. ‘mun chugs at a stately 107. rippling in places. squiggling in others. theres an unabashed fx weirdness bubbling and popping over the insistent shimmering dubwise groove. tweaking. freaking but running at such a smooth temper theres space between the chaos. anton is balancing some heavily hypnotic alchemy here. ‘strupe takes things even lower and slower. a dusty bluesy chugger. unhurried-yet-relentlessly building with a great sense of cosmic drama. listen and marvel as more elements are precision introduced throughout the seven minute trip. a masterclass in modern day honkytonk. remix-wise were thrusted into the later hours with a technoid twist from andre laos. maintaining antons originals trippy charm and measured pace but re-amping it with grittier foundation. teasing risers and an insurgent synth strike. its the perfect complement to one of 2mrs most singular releases to date. open wide.
SHIPS IN THE NIGHT (017 RWRK) INEX EP004 (VINYL ONLY. HAND NUMBERED)
12" Vinyl D07.08.18
inhale exhale records is back with the 4th strike of the germany based house label. this time with the 1st solo ep. and its limited to 400 pieces. please welcome jesse bru to the inex family. this record brings all the vibes that you need for good moods. deep sounds and well selected samples to pumpy house nuggets back to hip hop. jesse give us this instant classic. enjoy
introducing the leave the man in peace with his kit summer banger. a healthy dose of 909 and 303. garnished with italian bassline expertise. and post malone. pressed on a shiny 160 gram vinyl record and complemented with a sticker. cheers!
after first appearing on the label back in 2016. florence-based italo house stalwarts minimono return to vibraphone with another selection of illustrious dancefloor gems for subtler moments in the dance. oldest friend is an airy. dreamlike track laden with upper register chords. tones and fx pinging around in a reverie of deep house delight. while questions- gets locked into a loose. swinging groove with some mysterious pads swirling around the middle distance for added atmosphere. some day is a more rugged affair that bumps and wriggles in all the right places. while eleven days explores broken beat territory without losing the hazy atmosphere that permeates the ep.
heisenberg presents the limited black series. featuring tracks from the romanian mastermind guy from downstairs. label-head saktu. moscows groove master lost.act and stan yaroslavsky the modular genius from tel-aviv. as usual its vinyl only. no digital promos or shares.
the second release of wataj recordings introduces for the first time mr. tony pianola. a trip inside his conscious and unconscious mind during a night in which dreams. euphoria. lost loves and desires mixed all together give life to luce artificiale. the result is a pure italo-synth style influenced by the attraction for the experimental slow disco sensuality.
DID YOU EVER (REMIXES BY CINTHIE. DANA RUH. VIRGO FOUR)
12" Vinyl D06.08.18
parallel berlin head daniela la luz returns to her home away from home. housewax with a few friends to rework her modern classic. -did you ever-. originally released in 2014 -did you ever- was an instant classic amongst decerning house heads. but it was when detroit legend. moodymann dropped it as closing track on his dj kicks compilation the year later. the light well and truly spun onto la luz and her sublime approach of house and techno. now to kick off 2018 housewax have invited virgo 4. dah ruh and cinthie to offer their spin on -did you ever-. together they each offer 3 unique takes from house to deep techno. yet managing to stay true to the soulful flavor of the original.
leeds based beat machine niko maxen returns for his second outing on shadow sanctuary. two indelible. groove led originals are on offer here. served up with remixes from man of the moment michael james and label boss dexter kane. having already stacked up releases on the likes of hoarder and fantastic friends. it s been a strong 2018 so far for the pathway traxx boss. 300 copies - vinyl only. get it while you can