lord of the isles four-track “infras” ep. on the barcelona imprint lone romantic. demonstrates macdonald’s continued mastery of tone and timbre. mood and groove. the title track kicks off by intertwining stringed synthtopia with an acidic staccato grounded in a rich low-end pulse. “w5 alpha” continues the all-enveloping warmth of “infras” base layer with a deliciously disparate palate of sounds. driven by a celestial arpeggio and a dusty collage of breaks. the b-side sets the listener loose in a garden of synthetic vines that pierce the long-decay smothering of bass with “q-bit”. a track that maintains equal kinship with the bouncing exploration of a dance floor as with the cool tones and discrete resolutions of an henri rousseau painting. “three times eleven” reads as a tribute to macdonald’s early fascination with john carpenter and vangelis soundtracks. combining emotive synth arpeggios and cyborg vocal washes in a fly-by depiction of an eerie and beautiful sonic landscape.
with new track warschauerstrasse . claudio ricci has created an expansive seven minute workout of twisted synths and deep house drums. the first remix comes from long time techno heavyweight timo maas and the prolific and inventive basti grub. their singular remix speeds up the original and layers in fluttering toms and percussive sounds as well as broad. groaning synths and the distant sound of a bustling city at rush hour. sudam label boss and ibiza based artist kintar flips the track into something spacious and haunting. eerie keys and sweeping synths keep you on edge as the rubbery techno groove rolls on into the night. bulgarian based metodi hristov loves to experiment and has a distinctive techno style that gains support from the likes of richie hawtin. carl cox and adam beyer. in his hands the track becomes a peak time tech banger.
following the release of “all my dreams / innocence” last month. today róisín murphy unveils the second pair of tracks in her series of four scintillating 12”singles produced by maurice fulton and shared across consecutive months this summer through the vinyl factory. having taken control of all aspects of her work in recent years. murphy delivers yet another amazing vision with a series of films to go along side her new music. filmed over a two day residency in london’s the store x. the “plaything” video follows “all my dreams” from moloko onwards. murphy has always gravitated towards a deep groove. but here. with baltimore maverick musician/producer/dj maurice fulton. she s gone and made some of the most hip-twitching. pleasure-centre-stimulating music of her life. and it s being released in the only correct way for sounds so intimately connected to the dancefloor: on a series of 12” singles. with stunning graphics from portuguese new yorker bráulio amado.
after 20 years. moca and enlightement recordings is back releaseing two tracks. baku inspired by the formula one race and markets of baku. the return track is also a throw back with a classic 808 drum sound.
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.
emotional rescue returns with the third (and final?) king sporty & the ex tras releases with the first ever-official reissue of the highly sought after cult boogie jam do you wanna dance? coming as remastered vocal and instrumental. plus again featuring a special discomix. this time courtesy of acid-disco slayer felix dickinson. appearing shortly after the success of the band s only album. extra funky. do you wanna dance? pointed the way forward. moving further from disco and closer to the rising electro-boogie sounds that were sweeping the dance floors. the confident up / jump electro drum programming. slap bass and trademark sporty guitar chops are propelled by a monster swamp inducing synth arpeggio that sings the funk electric. while hip-hop-shout-outs ride the rhythm. if the vocals are too much for some. then the original instrumental (dub) is also included for those just wanting that infectious groove. as many will recall. do you wanna dance? featured on felix s -originals- compilation for claremont 56 back in 2011. so when the king sporty reissue project was coming together there was only one name to be asked for the discomix. with a long history of djing and music production. as well the man behind the recycled records. fools gold. urban myth and bastedos labels. as well many. many releases on the long running and aptly titled cynic recordings. his remix arrives on point. teasingly drawn out. his mix switches back / forth between versions. the interplay between vocals. guitar. bass and electro-glide synths hypnotically building. with dickinson s deftly dubbing tripping it out. making the title s question irrelevant. as mind and feet involuntarily move.
after their debut ep -intergalactico-. phunkadelica are back on engrave ltd with a strong new work including three original tracks plus two remixes from underspreche. get ready to travel in the phunkadelica s iperspazio!
full disclosure...i changed the entire release schedule to jam this record in this year. when you listen. hopefully can see why. from getting the demos during my breakfast. the record was agreed and in the schedule by the time i’d finished my dinner. currently if you cut austin ato i believe he’ll bleed an amazing record. this record swings between a peak-time hands in the air pink loveheart vibe. hot and heavy classic sample based house. and some real basement orientated machine-made jacking house. its like a quadruple a side release. and i personally find it impossible to pick a favourite on here.
appearing out of nowhere in particular in 2017. donald dust s debut ep for no bad days and subsequent fleeting cameos for bordello a parigi and paradise palms introduced the world to his musical sphere: wbmx radio mixes. ron hardy drum tracks. the golden era of italo synths and the rawer fledgling sounds of eurodisco-influenced house circling and overlapping in his productions and dj sets.
the new 7″.. mars r-trax mines the depths of youtube modular synth demos. adam & fleisner sfx and disco drum 12″..s resulting in a two-part dj tool for cosmic punks.
usa s warren harris aka hanna joins the flumo crew with a 5 track signature ep. known for his own jazz influenced melodies and hard punching broken house rhythms. as well as. collaborations with other prolific artists such as theo parrish and involvement in rotating assembly and key of soul projects. for this e.p. hanna continues exploring the depth of his imagination. challenging his creative output by melding together these trademark sounds alongside ones yet to be discovered by the listener. hanna s well known broken house rhythm is preeminent. with dreamy and melodic keys enhancing the spiritualistic aspect whilst maintaining a catchy groove. all tracks explore the layering of sounds and find ways of keeping such exploration fresh and different from one track to another. 12 inch black vinyl in a plastic sleeve with a printed insert.
mysticisms eyes summer luv dancin’ as new-not-new deep dean emerges from the antipodean well to offer sunrise anthems for the me generation. a man of mystery. but too tight to be a total new-jack-wack. releases on a who’s who confirm the tight-tight-tight production matches the swing brimming of technique. confidence and factor one. fun. undiluted vibe alives. we ride ocean groove. with the original setting us afloat. teasing the monkey. bassline for open skies and warm hearts. you feel good? the drums club. the hats fly high and that’s all you need...
swedish producer tiger stripes. the alias of mikael nordgren. brings his techno touch to hot creations for his debut ep on the label this summer. jack my yum is a heavyweight three-parter that sees the swede invite hot creations stable mate. matt tolfrey. to provide a stellar remix. opening track jack my yum is a warped and heavy roller with a smattering of dark vocals. haunted brings with it a bass that you can feel reverberating off the concrete walls of a darkened club. interspersed with an eerie melody. following his recent release americas on the label. leftroom records boss matt tolfrey brings his groove and a bouncier bassline to proceedings with his version of the title track. dunjacka completes the ep. with nordgren sewing together a techno beat with broken vocal stabs. underpinned by a throbbing groove throughout. tiger stripes has collaborated with legendary names such as kerri chandler. adeva. leroy burgess. riva starr and jerome sydenham. with his brand of deep and futuristic techno seeing releases on some of the underground’s biggest imprints including desolat. drumcode and cajual.
capofortuna is a duo made up of legendary bologna-based house maestro. dj rame and multi-instrumentalist ricky cardelli from rimini. perhaps our housiest release to date. crush on you is an ep of particularly sophisticated forward thinking dance music. with glorious live instrumentation and joyous arrangements this is the kind of record that is going to slip right into many dj s collections. don t sleep on this one.
after the launch of her own label. frizner electric. ladymonix takes another step forward with her debut release. the opener & title track bc i want to is a deep and sensual body mover. anchored by empowering vocal samples that make no apologies. . the mood cascades from curiosity into downright permission. know what then takes over with a potent house beat and more strapping vocal cuts. the temper of this track begins liberating and lush. spiraling into a mirage of uplifting sounds for the final 3 minutes. tying the threads of the ep into a final knot is in flight. a soaring track that blends the energy of an evening into the power of the night. charming and eccentric beats run smoothly from takeoff to landing. making for a steadily blissful atmosphere. overall. bc i want to is a divisive house recording that can be admired from the dancefloor & from the bedroom alike.
vive la musique brings you an official reissue and rework of the unique and highly sought after zouk track tabala mouv . the song is is the standout composition from the ultra-rare tabala series. released on vinyl in the mid 80s. after many months of searching. label head aroop roy managed to track down songwriter and producer. maurice agad. to the caribbean island of martinique. the 12inch includes the original track and two brand new versions. making a special package that many are touting as one of the soundtracks of the summer. in the original. detroit-esque keys and a balearic beat captivate you from the opening bars and uplifting vocals and a euphoric horn section combine to transport you to an idyllic paradise. aroop roy steps up the tempo and flips the groove for a trademark rework that will have universal appeal to house. disco and tropical music fans. the release is made complete with a subtle extended edit from truccy. the package is presented with beautiful full cover artwork. limited to the first pressing. which is likely to go very quickly.
linea beat 5 the fifth collection in our dance-floor only series is the aptly named -dance-. arriving in two different versions for those times when you need alternative vibes on the dance-floor. music is backed up by a slamming. jack-time remix from passarani. a.k.a one half of tiger & woods.
two fresh dancefloor-friendly cut-ups from south londons nebraska. the guitar flips addictive jazz guitar loops over golden-era hardcore hip hop breaks. the vocoder obsessively re-thinks a tiny fragments of harmony from a less well-known version of a disco classic.
vinyl only. with three tracks written between 1999 and 2004 and “realistic rabbit” one of his most recent outputs. flmb debuts with a classic seafoam record. with an eclectic sound but still retaining that vibe we love so much. played and supported by raresh.
dauwd returns to technicolour with -theory of colours - versions- ep. a new 4-tracker ep containing remixes/reworks of various singles from his debut album. the ep opens with a piano rework of analogische memories . recoded at his studio in berlin and the result of countless hours work - -it took some time. as i had to learn to play piano- dauwd explains. dauwd also makes up one third of the berlin collective. party and radio show. african acid is the future having previously released on kompakt and ghostly international. ukrainian music producer and leleka label boss vakula provides a remix of macadam therapy . fresh from the release of his well received lp -metaphors- and following on from last years -techno game- released via arma and -cyclicality between procyon and gomeisa- released via dekmantel in 2016. aaitf partner romain azzaro aka rouge mécanique provides two remixes of murmure (one -walking-. the other -running-) - -romain and i returned to the studio where i made much of the album in utrecht in the netherlands. we got to experiment again with many of the wonderful machines they had there. in particular the original roland system 700-.
australia based artist inkswel is widely known for his funk infused dance music that incorporates ingenious sample work and memorable vocal cuts. for the ninth installment of the pulp series the edible pyramid ep is a journey through the mind of the australian artist. the package includes a melancholic remix by no one else than long time champion of vinyl and red motorbike label boss eddie c.
after establishing himself with rough but emotive house as rimbaudian and jungle as birds of sweden. he unveiled his dj seinfeld alias to the world. first with underground hit single u. then with his time spent away from u album on lobster fury in november 2017. it was a post break-up love letter to the dance floor with heart-on-sleeve emotions colouring the dusty and analogue house grooves. acclaim came in from far and wide. with everyone from rolling stone to pitchfork fawning over its heart swelling nostalgia and melancholic immediacy. jakobsson approached his dj-kicks with the intention of representing all the things that made him fall in love with dance music more than a decade ago. as well as showing some of the progression that has occurred in that time and reflecting the simultaneous fear of leaving something safe behind as well as the excitement of venturing into unknown territories. musically and emotionally.
celebrating 15 years of one of dance music s most recognisable and truly international independent labels. avoiding a retrospective reflection of the label s classic tracks. achievements and catalogue. toolroom are proud to present an album of all new exclusive material written by some of house music s freshest talent alongside established genre favourites. this limited edition vinyl handpicks four of the highlight tracks from label boss mark knight. format:b. dj pp. danny howard and weiss. offering a seamless journey through the genres toolroom have become world famous for. house. tech house & techno.
wewillalwaysbealovesong is proud to welcome melchior sultana for his magnificent debut ep on the label. no remixes only originals. proper deep house only. dj support: dj yellow. folamour. john beltran. chaos in the cbd. kosme. ponty mython. munk. fouk. black loops. cody currie
top-remix-paket für die soul-perle -deep shadow- feat. sadie walker aus dem aktuellen nightmares on wax-album -shape the future-. kein geringerer als detroit-legende moodymann liefert deepe dancefloor-emotionen und damit eine seiner seltenen remix-arbeiten. sein detroiter nachbar illa j kommt mit einem gedämpften hiphop-bounce daher und nightmares dj e.a.s.e. himself erhöht schliesslich das tempo für seine club-version.
mad rey strikes again! the talented french producer delivers a 2 track ep built for the club. with some heavy acid and dreamy house. the parisian label mamies records wants to celebrate 20 years of victory against brazil during 98s football world cup. viva francia!
a shimmering piece of gold - discos dorados is a 4 track va e.p. brought to our shores by the lovedancing adventurers. felipe gordon & vagabundo club social open up the e.p. marrying dreamy arps and luscious rhodes stabs. with tribal-esque chanting to create an exotic. bubbling groover. eddie c then ramps up the disco flavour with his stomp mix of the original introducing a phased upbeat hook and choice horn samples. isolating out elements before unleashing a killer keys solo over the top. flip it and sleazy mcqueen & vagabundo club social bring the heat with chips y salsoul . blending jazzy chords and echoed out trumpets evocative of a mexican fiesta after one too many tequilas. to close it out eddie c rides off into the sunset sampling a vocal dialogue that wouldn t be out of place on a moodymann record. alongside succulent strings and crisp percussion - reminiscent of the jazz infused. mpc laden house of the moomin s of this world.
next up on francis harris exceptional imprint scissor & thread comes a collaboration with american producer. dj aakmael. aakmael has built a reputation for some of the deepest. rawest house music sounds coming out of the states. releasing well-received tracks on the likes of freerange records. release sustain. kolour dogmatik and ndatl. returning to scissor & thread. aakmael and label boss harris cook up an intoxicating vibe across this 5 track ep. each shares a track and work together on the fifth. while also remixing each others solo cuts. first up aakmaels deep muzik- a quintessential nod to its self-proclaimed mission statement. skittering drums. a shuffling groove. deep keys. and chords make up this essential opener. franks (aka francis harris) all that light mix shows another side. finding pockets of space and developing the fizzing percussion to produce an equally affecting piece of dancefloor bliss. sharing production duties from the outset on mercy of means. the guys slip into an easy mid-tempo groove with plenty of depth - the rhythm rolls along and offers the perfect basis for some sublime melodic touches. franks part song also hones in on the subtle deep grooves. bumping. slightly filtered and saturated drums provide the main body. with beautiful washes and keys finding their way through. aakmaels remix beefs up the groove somewhat. making the snares snap harder and kick hit a little stronger. but the essence of the tracks melodic atmosphere remains perfectly in place.
sb traxx returns for their second outing. flexing four original club traxx from anthony fade. mind games opens things up - a jackin acid drum machine workout awash with 707 hits and 303 squelch. the a2 m1 cause everyones gotta have fun then hits you with a piano rave weapon - gritty and hard hitting coupled with those classic m1 stabs. flip it over for a top-down summer anthem in i m weak marrying rnb tinged vocals and shuffling rhythms before dr. ice closes it out with a golden-era hip hop inspired deep house groover.
bot003 is a two-track release from similarobjects introducing aquatic new depths and euphoric highs to the hard-working manila-based producer’s prolific resume. a case study in compare and contrast. cascading harps and hypnotic signal tones paint “gersisa” with an ominous momentum. while jazzy keys peek out and ultimately flourish from far below surface-level on “blueprint to atlantis”.
after running parties in liverpool for nearly a decade. abandon silence turn their hand to releasing music rather than relaying it with the launch of abandon silence records. the label will be used as an output for the sounds of their legendary parties with a series of club tracks ready for dancefloors beyond the north west. the label also focuses on new talent. with a preference to those from liverpool and merseyside. with the first release coming from scouse native lucas welle.
ray kandinski embarks on the fifteenth expedition into the exotic lands of palm trees and blue skies with the moody and hazy ‘cressida’ ep for shall not fade sister-label lost palms. expedition fifteen features four jams packed full of dusty synth lines. spacey soundscapes and eerie vocals.
with this debut ep. the ozzie producer succeeds in rounding up disparate & dubious elements together in a serious way without departing from a non-serious attitude - the record even rounds off with a very “put your hands in the air” moment with space gekko’s ravey sirens. “music to party on the river yarra to” (just google it).
next release on echovolt s regular run is the debut ep by priori. co-founder of naff recordings. three cuts of large-scale psychedelia where machines get squeezed and bent for sound. it’s dynamic acid for our constantly evolving and restless minds. an ode to the environment that nurtures us. an attempt to ring mod the sun and the sea.
after a hiatus in 2017. city fly records return with a superb ep from label co-owner & serious sample digger. the last trip to gandahar. with previous sell out releases on better listen. kolour ltd and his sublime disco infused nugget r136a1 also on city fly. gandy’s releases have gained support from the likes of giorgio moroder. larry heard and bbc radio 6music. the ep brings an abundance of dancefloor dynamite which includes a collaboration with the ever talented erik rico. who has previously worked alongside artists as diverse as ron trent. dj spinna. q-tip and hip hop monarch tupac shakur. man of the moment byron the aquarius also steps up with a beautifully deep remix of higher! in a full ‘body & soul’ style.
best effort records jumps out of the box with their inaugural release ’number one’ - a selection of tracks that celebrate friends making music together. cold emotion are danny wild and rory stenning. the duo explore improvised club music using various keyboards and modular synthesisers. “toast” is a track taken from an extensive live recording session from 2015. accidental cv messages create unexpected cyclic baseline patterns while keyboard melodies float freely above jacking modular beats. the result is an imperfect. inspired club jam ready for any occasion. -cantao- pitches things down from the hypnotic frenzy of -toast- to offer a unique hybrid between computerized dub. subaquatic g-funk and triphop ambiance. canadian content! -manipulate me- is a collaboration between ivy barkakati and phran. the stark. alienated quality of ivy s spoken vocals & dark subject matter sounds even more claustrophobic and sinister backed up by the duo s frigid machine-funk. which is more in the spirit austere & icy 80s coldwave than modern house music. metric systems are a duo from somewhere in australia. the fathoms-deep -adaptation dub”. recored in 2009. is reminiscent of australia s after-hour dub technicians sheriff lindo or andy rantzen. look out for a full lp later in the year
after a couple of sparking. floor-oriented releases by uk luminary henry wu and head honcho pablo valentino. mcde recordings continues its explorations of dance music spectrum with a brand new offering. right on time for the summer. . now batting is nomadic beatsmith hugo lx. who develops a new chapter in his multi-faceted discography with this 5 track opus. ranging from classic house to disco flavored jams. detouring through the ambiant and jazz fields. always with a certain eastern vibe to it. with great help from his regular contributors on bass. keys and horns. he delivers a soundscape that aims to be vibrant. powerful. yet sensual and most of all. prove to be timeless
tokyo based dj/producer tsuyoshi ogawa presents -seven samurai-. this vinyl-only label has been founded in 2018 and it is operating in tokyo. japan. it pays tribute to the japanese legendary movie director -akira kurosawa-. this 2nd ep inspired by the movie -the hidden forest-. 1st track himatsuri by tsuyoshi ogawa that recorded using the voice sample of yuki s song from the movie and this song based old japanese poem book -kangin collection- in 1518. the impressive phrase -think it over - how dark this world is - the floating world is no less than a dream - just go crazy - will be brought to us as a universal theme to this day. 2nd track hitomi s temple by paris samurai vida. he recorded using sound of japanese koto. samurai sword and samurai voice to respect japanese traditional manner. it s a japanese satellite like a spiritual space temple. because the track bring you from paris to japan to space. this ep is dedicated to akira kurosawa as a new spiritual soundtrack for the hidden forest.
mint condition - a reissue label focused on excavating the outer fringes of classic house and techno. unreleased mixes. classics and overlooked gems mined from the last 20+ of contemporary dance music are the order of the day. from chicago. detroit and new york to london and beyond. mint condition have got their expert digging hats on to bring you exclusive heat and those rarer than rare jams that have been on your wants list for years!
the next release on crosstown rebels sees made by pete come together once again with vocalist jem cooke. returning to damian lazarus’ impressive imprint. made by pete invites diynamic label boss solomun and gruuv founders audiojack to take on remix duties. the original cut of so long opens up the ep. you are at once immersed in its trance-inducing elements. intensified by cooke’s powerfully sensual vocals. solomun shapes the title track into a grittier. industrial version whilst audiojack’s leans on the more percussive side. with ambient sounds and a prominent vocal hook. closing the ep is modify saturn. a track graced by tribal drums that beckon you to succumb to the groove. made by pete has been carving a name for himself in the dance music scene over the past thirteen years. he’s had releases on respected labels such as dftd. crosstown rebels and kerri chandler’s madtech records. his music has been supported by some of the scene’s most respected taste-makers from pete tong to joris voorn and eats everything to groove armada. jem cooke has lent her stunning vocal talent to some major musical players including cher. zero 7. kate simko. martin garrix and hot since 82.
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.
derek carr has flown back onto the radar after reissues on ben boe s for those that knoe imprint and a string of newly released music through 2017 and early 2018. in true craigie knowes spirit. derek has been drawn off of the beaten path to supply a wider variety of sounds than you would usually expect to hear from the irish producer. acid. techno and detroit electro tinged sounds throughout. tip!
party penthouse playboys a 4 track ep by billy ray de la haye and axis ces53 angelphase. both artists with over 25 years of musical expierience. this joint effort contains electronic vocoder funk. electro. italo boogie with a spark of techno added in the mix. inspired by sounds and instruments from the 80s and modern.
the first release on yeyeh is a compilation of tracks by dutch poet simon vinkenoog. a former poet laureate. and renomated one-man band spinvis. more than ten years after the birth of this album. it has been pressed on vinyl for the very first time.
a journey. a journey through sound. a journey of eighty-one years. simon vinkenoog s sound. simon sings. speaks. yells. hiccups. and cries. as a poet. as a witness. passer-by. survivor. instigator. benefactor and chronicler of the remarkable twists of his own lifetime. a collage of music. sound and poetry. compiled with several hours of archived material. carefully edited and soundtracked by spinvis.
comes in gatefold sleeve.
ground is an osaka native. but his soul is truly that of a nomad. traversing the planet. befriending the kindred spirits found in humans. animals and plants. he is exceptionally receptive to the beauty in all that surrounds him—the incidental music of a busy city street. the orchestrated chaos of a scrambling radio. the syncopated grace of a migrating flock of birds. the simplicity of an isolated hand clap—and as his map continuously unfolds. he accumulates a vast catalogue of visceral tools to complex musically recount his experiences. sunizm is a cross section of the artist’s process—an array of complex microcosms overlapping to comprise a thematic whole—gathering field recordings. found instrumentation. jagged electronics. and synthesized chanting. to be woven into a dense narrative that appears both obsessively constructed and divinely improvised. with each consecutive track. the artist gradually constructs hypnotic patterns that 1-up the mind as it struggles to break free from a seduction of loops. steadily intensifying until reaching an apex of sound collage so cerebral that the listener might consider a post-album shower. but alas. the fourth quarter releases a bit of pressure. our gobs still lay smacked but there is a warm confidence as the psychedelic trial delivers us home to nod out. dear humans. animals and plants. ground and the esp institute present. sunizm.
der spanier pablo fierro ist dope: herrausragende produktionsskills. drei (an)treibende tropical-/ afrohouse-tunes. alle drei suuuuper buuuurner. die genau rechtzeitig für die freiluft festival-. und beach-saison erscheinen. tony allen lässt grüßen. tipp-topp compost black label 12” von anfang bis ende. no filler. just killer. der auf den kanarischen inseln. spanien. geborene sowie aufgewachsene pablo fierro ist produzent. musiker und dj. seine musik wird als tropisch. elektromagnetisch und gewaltig beschrieben. außerdem ist pablo gründer von vida records. einem der global club music plattenlabels. die die besten tropical sounds veröffentlichen. seine musik findet man auf labelgrößen wie warner music. defected records. atjazz record company. kingstreet und g-rex. neben auftritten im spanischen fernsehen verwenden auch angesehene regisseure wie bigas luna seine musik.
written in 1984 during midem in cannes ecoute le son du soleil alternating dj vocals and singing. interspersed with jingles. reflect yannick chevalier s radio shows. club performances and live sets. today can be considered one of the most cosmic records produced in france. thanks also to the heavy use of one of the very first harmonizers (publison dhm 89 called the infernal machine) for the effects on voice. this limited edition reissue from best record italy contains the vocal. instrumental plus the unreleased dub version and the jingles that can be useful on your personal selections!
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!
discover the sex-appeal of leeds with the trio joe gill. heidi armitage and tim hutton aka zmatsutsi. they deliver on this mini-lp a mixture of s mazing slow beats tracks. a bit like rimini was meeting dusseldorf in a golf vr6.. guaranteed 100% dancefloor killers !
after the release on french label basse resolution and after a couple of years since his last ep on bosconi. having released with the -under the line- track one of the highlights of our latest 10 years compilation and as bss together with his mates fabio della torre and mass prod. rufus is back on bosconi with a new four tracker record which goes on a new direction compared to the past music he did. -ritual chants- was mainly recorded in the abandoned industrial area of milan called bovisa and probably for this reason the release sounds all around a bit sci fi. cinematic and especially gothic. all begins with the raw techno jam of -fast rituals- where structured mellow and dreamy synth lines combine with the dusty. aggressive and driving rhythmical transportation of its drum section. fast rituals is one of those electronic pieces which tells you a story from the beginning till the end. so please pay attention to it. -sapere sparare- looks calmer but actually has the more mental and psychotic feeling of the whole record. driven by an intoxicating and fat bass line. rough jazzy beats and a lot of twisted out fm synths goodness whose times are punctuated twice by the warning female vocal theme of the track. -last shot #5- instead is a jacked out. hypnotic and darker broken house track dense of pumping low ends and subtle but glorious synth riffs properly made for the late hours and totally in the vein of a baby ford - minimal man production.-tenebre- closes up the ep with its horror movie atmosphere. drilling drones here and there. big bouncy bass lines. reverberated snares. drama strings and a dominant sinister melody which slightly reminds of some old dbx track.
luke solomon’s much-loved classic groover ‘light you up’ gets a 12” vinyl release as well as the louie vega treatment on this double-sided package. the title track features the poetic talents of queen rose alongside disco cohort amy douglas and comes accompanied by the accapella. nyc maestro louie works his magic on the track with his boogie-inflicted mix featuring jazzy synths. a killer package ready to light up the dancefloors everywhere.
glitterbox resident dimitri from paris and remixing pioneer tom moulton present their retouched mixes of ron hall & the muthafunkaz modern day soul classic ‘the way you love me’ now available on 12” vinyl. initially released in 2006. marc evans provides velvet-smooth vocals complimented by background harmonies and timeless disco production. for his iconic t.s.o.p. remix dimitri from paris enlisted the help of salsoul orchestra founder vincent montana. jr. for fresh strings as well as a new full orchestra arrangement in his version. and here he gives it an update with his previously unreleased ‘dim’s t.s.o.p. version - dimitri from paris glitterbox retouch’. tom moulton’s retouched sweet-sounding ‘philly re-grooved remix’. previously released on harmless in 2013. comes laden with guitar riffs. dreamy harps and xylophone for even more instrumental glory. two disco legends come together under one stunningly soulful glitterbox release leasing new life into this timeless record.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
four fresh jared wilson tracks on his own label 7777 in collaboration with glasgow s dixon avenue basement jams. 4 tracks influenced by acid. house. techno. roland. make noise. michigan and the great lakes.
for our first anniversary as a label. we have prepared a compilation of tracks by our closest associates. collaborators and some randomly found favourites. who might also make future appearances on our imprint.
loco dice has unveiled his darkly eclectic album ‘love letters. a 15-track embodiment of his diverse production range. featuring the latest single ‘were alive. the most highly anticipated record of his recent sets. dices third studio album after ‘7 dunham place and ‘underground sound suicide sees him reflecting on his musical influences and connections to dusseldorf and beyond. the album is packed with the producers typically forceful tones. which blur the lines between house and techno. utillising the bristling sounds and smooth drum beats. dices love letters album serves as an aural embodiment of the tones which make his sound so unique. throughout ‘love letters. dice uses his own vocals more frequently than on previous albums. which makes the production both trippier and more personal. representing past and present.
dan bay is a frankfurt am main situated composer. dj. live-performer and musician. most of the sounds he is working with. are based on classical synthesizers combined with field recorded samples. his latest vinyl-release is published at the label sucio. since 2017 dan bay is resident at the radio x fade dj night and can frequently be heard at clubs playing dj-livesets or analog synthesizer livesets with his electronic deep house band the mpc orchestra. his vocal-electropop project dan bay & maya will be playing several international concerts in clubs and festivals in 2018.
NOTHING IS PERFECT (FEAT. ANDREW WEATHERALL & MIND FAIR REMIXES)
12" Vinyl UK09.07.18
500 hand-sprayed. recycled sleeve copies (each individual) - first come first served... field of dreams hark back to early 90 s cross-pollination / indie-dance sounds with a heavyweight proto prog banger. already causing much mayhem.
mind fair and sir andrew weatherall are drafted in to flesh out the beast within. and do so with aplomb...
is it balearic? welcome the mellow charms of chris coco and camillo miranda to lay down an unusual paean to a prehistoric love with the truly breezy drifter dinosaur baby. while the tale might be a quirky one. the music is the real deal. all tumbling percussion locked into a slow. head-nodding groove. and this comes through even stronger on the 12inch dub. on the flip. rune lindbaek delivers a remix that fleshes the original out with laconic disco flourihes. and then luke solomons version injects a little housey energy into the make up with his usual flair for off-kilter party fuel.
the first release by the amsterdam based duo caim on there self-titled label. the duo s distillation of the everyday voices captivated on this mindset focused four-track ep. each track stands as an analysis of the deep. groovy and detail driven biota. soothing atmospheres and pulsating synths offer us a first glimpse into caim s state of mind.
clandestino head joe morris is next up on wonder stories. imparting the kind of sun-kissed discoid meditation the label and its listeners lap up. morris is sounding confident and cool on cloud nine. using vintage drum machine patterns and fuzzy synth lines to impart a sweet-natured groove that reaches skywards. contrasting the blissed out original. max essa brings a little more bite to the table with his shimmering electro-disco version. while coyote preaches his balearic vision on the b1 remix. label boss aimes keeps things smooth and steady with a deep house version of cloud nine for all dancefloor dreamers to get lost in.
the next black label release comes just in time for the hot season. the a-side truly deserves a spot on various upcoming open airs and summer parties. two catchy jazzy house dancefloor fillers that keep you moving! while the b side takes a more mellow approach. its tracks are perfect for a smooth run in a bar or an after party. as always limited to 300!
the second outing from lisbon based percebes mú..sica comes from ka§par. a respected portuguese author who consistently releases on many revered deeper dance music imprints. the “epicurismo” ep is a fresh and well humored record. conceived as an homage to the greek philosopher epicurus. who widely professed a personal mantra for happiness.
after two incredible eps. wayne snow the nigerian-born. berlin-based vocalist and songwriter now presents his debut album on tartelet records. freedom tv is the natural sequel to the max graef produced tasters red runner (2014) and rosie (2015) a project marinated in afro-caribbean. soulful grooves and topped by waynes effortless falsetto acrobatics. as the title suggests. freedom tv is an album with themes of liberty. struggle and creative identity pumping through its veins. within ten tracks. snow fluently meanders between musical styles: from low-tempo soothers like album opener cooler and fall to the syncopated bruk of the rhythm and cosmic funk escapades found on nothing wrong. production comes from three varied and solid sources. the tag-team between snow and fellow berliner. max graef
after releasing their yantar lp digitally last year. hell yeah now serve up a much anticipated vinyl version of richard somerville and craig wilson s perfectly horizontal sounds. it features two of the superb originals with remixes from the beat broker and los gatos escobar. somerville & wilson have appeared on ism records. dwdk (danny was a drag king). paper records and music for dreams and count the likes of tensnake and gerd janson as fans of their laidback and charming grooves. and this ep is a real slab of heat that will surely sizzle souls across the world this summer.
the checkup & deeleegenz. legendary belgian production duo. are back with another instant house classic. with multiple traxsource #1 house releases on labels including peppermint jam. toolroom. defected. madhouse. simma black. large. and beef records. the checkup has made his mark with his signature sound that mixes soulful chicago house with uk garage elements. getting a dancefloor banger of a remix from johannes albert. label boss of frank music and co-founder of fine records. this ep is a true dj tool with each track being dance floor ready.
next up on peach discs is the debut 12inch from newcomer videopath. the a-side piles up the melodies over some box-banging drums. while the b-side goes full-on 90s with pumping organ riffs and wailing diva vocals. 2 jacking tracks for the clubs!
phil gerus is a natural musical talent who oozes sound from every pore. fusing together cassette pop. disco. soul. r&b and funk. his sounds are effortless but hugely emotive and have come out on labels like sonar kolkektiv. manmakemusic (george fitzgerald’s label). futureboogie and true romance. growing up in moscow. phil studied classical piano and was heavily influenced by his parents’ music tastes. including jazz records of oscar peterson. bill evans. and keith jarrett. it is these classy vibes that permeate his own creations. phil has played around the world at leading clubs like japan’s dommune. studio 80 (amsterdam). mojo club (hamburg) and various hotspots in europe and russia. phil is also a regular guest on radio shows around the planet and is considered as an artist on the rise.
with a 3rd release on that s a steal. this mysterious label just keep on delivering... crossover sounds from all over the world united by an open-minded approach to the dancefloor. this time all of the tracks originate in india. opening with a disco bomb of hey hey and continuing with the heart crushing slow jam of commando. bhangraman on b1 combines mid-east synths. proto-house 707 rhythm with a mid east melody. uplifting chants to later develop into chicago style piano solo as a cherry on its pie. the closing number offers you early 90 s breakbeat with freaky scratches to go real wild!