lords of acid returns with pretty in kink. the new album features all the best of lords of acid. the raw techno-carnality of the debut lust. to the experiments & electro-thrash later albums like voodoo-u & farstucker. on pretty in kink. stunning new singer marieke bresseleers. the legendary lords mastermind praga khan & longtime collaborator erhan kurkun create an electro-industrial-techno classic!
90 s electro-punk project based in chicago after janis sils emigrated from riga. latvia. self built instruments to create an trash and solid industrial sound. influenced by label wax trax! & bands like laibach. nine inch nails. front 242 ... the world of u.s.o.c.a. reflects a strong talk to military minds. something straight with no breathe. a uniting calling for masses
botanic presents camo: a four-part new release from kuala lumpur-based adam kasturi. among adam’s most melodic and thematic work to date. the release comes to you as an introspective 12-minute voyage through tense urban landscapes. punctuated by relieving arpeggios. meticulous percussive details and inescapably laced with the enigmatic producer’s signature industrial undertones.
from behind a wall of public discourse. focus groups and corporate memos. strahinja arbutina moves out onto the streets. with four cuts of croatian electronics pulled from man hunt techno. hood funk and industrial waves.
first lp by visballa (also part of atelier records adopo) is a long avaited lecture in real industrial funk. hard edged & rhythmical. but sometimes also as if recorded underwater or getting stuck in between two charging electrons. where some tracks bare the quality of dub rhythms others are fast forward 80s - and there s also the psychotic ones - either way it s 100% excellent.
having worked together as -thrinax- in the past. prague s duo exhausted modern & aliver collected their solo material for endless illusion s second white label series. their complimentary sonic languages speak in slow. percussive rhythms. sadistic. industrial sounds. and uptight bass lines transmitted through a chain of pedal effects. the track -project germs - cuatone- is another one of aliver s collaborations.
inner surface music is proud to present its next release from jk flesh. justin broadrick needs no introduction fans of hardcore. metal and industrial music will know him from napalm death. godflesh. techno animal. jesu and pale sketcher to name a few. limited pressing on grey marbled vinyl.
tresor is glad to announce the release of manni dee’s first album the residue . on june 15th. based in london. manni dee is held in high esteem by many for his spotless production and relentless dj sets. the gleaming rendition of manni s creative vision stuns. he knows sounds inside-out. making his studio a favorite stop for many to receive manni’s expertise. the production of the residue’ was inspired by the city of london and its general living conditions. more particularly. how social cleansing. inequality and the political situation generally - and on a holistic scale - informs internal and external locus of control. the residue’ is disconsolate. and with such heart-wrenching tracks as “in communal solitude”. “vicarious living” or “submit. breathe.” or the mutinous “at mercy of the muse” and “paroxysm” manni dee clearly cuts out his insurgent statement. in parallel to his regular dj schedule. manni dee will also take his sonic proclamation in its live pa form out to the most advanced stages starting this summer.
an astronomical conjunction has cropped up. arpanet is back after a long interstellar hibernation and 30drop comes up with its particular vision of the abstract elektro for the very first time. “phases ep” takes the primal warp’s heritage blending hypnotic melodies with rhythmically complex patterns. arpanet. which keeps the exquisiteness of its previous works for rephlex. among other labels. gazes into the black profoundness of its own and unique universe. 30drop’s two cuts. ostensibly touched by the aphex twin spirit. are a spellbinding exercise of style. “phases ep” is experimental. atmospheric. rhythmic and. above all. flawless. this enthralling ep is presented in electric blue vinyl. a special shape for a very special alliance.
next up on tel-aviv s parallax record is matushka s debut ep meta . meta is a varied minimalist techno ep showing matushka s range of production styles. with bits of braindance polyrhythms on top of industrial techno grooves. yet always understated and subtle in it s development.
every day they order alix to wake up. and he wakes up. they order him to eat. and he eats. they order him to get up. and he gets up. they order him to enter the white room. and he enters. they order him to lie down. and he lies down. and then. as they tie his hands and feet with some of the many ironworks. ribbons and straps that are in the room. alix. who is not aware that he was released. falls asleep. it is the moment in which his brain registers each and every one of the words that were said to him. and he does it so avidly. unconsciously. but avidly. however. the darkness rapidly falls. stifling any hint of brain activity in a few seconds. again the impenetrable blackness. again the night. wake up.
wats records crew is happy to announce its next release. four industrial techno tracks composed by one of the most talented polish djs and producers. concept of thrill. first track of b side “materia” is a trippy track with broken beat and ambient synths instead the other three tracks are simply fire for the dance floor with hypnotics sounds and heavy bass lines. a really nice masterpiece of pure techno.
already supported by: laurent garnier. dvs1. petar dundov. benjamin damage. johannes volk. etapp kyle. oscar mulero. dimi angelis. arnaud le texier and many more.
a new heart-stopping piece of work by visonia in which sadness. happiness. hopeful and desperation are in a continuous battle. as a result of this distress and ad nauseam the chilean artist has asked himself about the sense of life and figured out how to look on the bright side. doubtless. if we talk about -fake wings- we could point out that this one is an epic and thought-provoking album composed of 6 wicked tunes and released on lovely pinkwhite vinyl.
grinding walls is the soundtrack composed by dirk ivens in collaboration with sigillum s for a film created by the visual artist petulia mattioli aka koma. originally released by daft records in 1995. this work is pressed for the first time on vinyl including all original tracks plus some bonus songs taken from -no pain no game- and other old compilations. limited edition of 550 copies on double green vinyl. gatefold sleeve. printed inner sleeves and numbered card.
limited edition of 550 copies on double green vinyl. gatefold sleeve. printed inner sleeves and numbered card
gaining traction. gaining speed. the primaeval ritual reaches its boiling point. melting the borders of mind and flesh: a turgid vortex of unstable potential. constantly mutating and morphing itself. unformed and unstructured morphogenetic flows of matter-energy-information. self-organizing processes constituting a veritable non-organic life: the body without organs. that glacial reality where the alluvions. sedimentations. coagulations. foldings. and recoilings that compose an organism occur. a motherly womb detonating hydrogen bombs in her prefrontal cervix. atomizing the doors of perception with sheer gargantuan sonic tremor.
ground tactics arises with a transformative release. building bridges between sonic fields. immaterial breath ep raises energy levels by creating peculiar momentums of inner reflection. spanning from idm to conceptual techno. every single element in his sound is hand crafted. transmitting intimate feelings through grainy textures and subtle distortions. immaterial breath projects disorder in construction. inducing a chronic loss of established conditioning. extending the mind to unfamiliar perspectives.
colin potter is a sound engineer and musician currently based in london. he has worked within the fields of electronic and experimental music for over 35 years. collaborating with the likes of current 93. the hafler trio. organum. andrew chalk. and most notably as a key part of nurse with wound alongside steven stapleton. he started the esteemed icr (integrated circuit recordings) label in 1981 releasing a clutch of wonderful home recordings of his own. over half a dozen small run cassette only releases. ‘the where house?’ was recorded in 1981 at ic studio. a converted wash house in sutton on the forest in north yorkshire. the album was self-released on cassette that same year via icr. this expanded double lp edition features all 13 tracks from the original tape on vinyl for the first time plus 4 bonus tracks. ‘the where house?’ is a prime example of early uk post-punk/industrial electronic music. “combining dub. electro. and krautrock rhythms with psychedelic. kosmische noise in multiple mutations ranging from almost pop-wise songcraft to horizon-scanning motorik flights.” says boomkat. most of the damage was done by colin using guitars. synths. sequencers. drum machines. percussion. and modified toy keyboards with fairly primitive 4-track recording equipment. he was assisted on some of the tracks by stephan jadd-parry (guitar. percussions). jon caffery (guitar. bass. e-bow. percussion) and nick jackson (synth). all songs have been remastered for vinyl by george horn at fantasy studios in berkeley. the record is sleeved in a replica of the original cassette artwork by jonathan coleclough. every copy includes a double sided postcard insert with notes from colin.
your dystopia. my utopia is the first album produced by fulber for sonic groove and an impressive follow up to his highly celebrated 12 realism released last year. this album consists of nine expertly crafted tracks calculated and arranged in a sequence to communicate ever evolving moods for the dance floor. the opening track cognitivia is a cerebral journey composed of superior orchestrations of sound and industrialized cryptic vocals personified by symmetrical broken beats. the tracks that follow exhibit some of the most compelling industrialized and ebm infected techno ever put to vinyl. the tracks my church and you can kill are imminent future anthems. deconstructing the rules for techno and reinventing them with future ebm potential
person of interest returns to l.i.e.s. with a sleazy three tracker weaving in and out of the edges of house and techno. lines are blurred in only the best way as p.o.i. expands on the sounds of his last eps. refining his style with broken beats and darkside tribal leaning driving techno pressure. top shelf stuff from the brooklyn producer.
hogg returns to scrapes with a full-length recording made at electrical audio. self-extinguishing emission captures the physicality and energy of a hogg performance over the last several years. while the song-writing and production show a refinement and development that is uniquely hogg. the songs are built around a spare foundation of heavy electronic pulses punctured by occasional stabs of distorted guitar. floor tom. and biological samples. dueling vocals of diverse sonic and emotional quality render each song into a pleasurable exploration of internal conflict within a brutal psychological atmosphere.
the franchise goes one cut deeper as parasols aka ali renault and antoni maiovvi team up on this dark as hell during an eclipse set of grime soaked grease sleazers. parasols throws forth two sharp as blades numbers with a guest appearance by the one and only unit black flight with his first ever remix. antoni maiovvi closes things with something from the vaults. the 808 and sub bass sleekness of shivers. remixed by black metal ebm overlord equitant. guaranteed nightclub nightmares as we put on the gloves one more time...
new ways. rooted in the techno-blueprint swings between playful. skittish bass lines. hazy distortion. chthonic voices and melancholic synths to create an atmosphere that is at times unnerving. uplifting and mindless. buoyed by a genuine sincerity. new ways expresses a narrative element of the maturation of an artist. of the transfusion of self. achieved through sound. limited to 300 black vinyl.
2 cuts from enrique for the bank 7inch series. downtempo syncopated tracks echo the bleak industrial zone where he resides. surrounded by the noise of garbage trucks and waste treatment facilities this music is a backdrop for the constant noise of police sirens resonating through the city. great music for a midnight stroll. say a prayer for your local club and raise a glass at your local squat.
lxrc33 is the second installment of the unsung and defeated series. music comes from Ｓ. Ｓ. Ｓ. Ｓ.. another local act. based in lucerne. five industrial cinematic soundscapes. eerie noises building alarmed state of minds. from most subtle to crushing and pounding. a systematic suspense that transforms itself into a systematic destruction. mixed by robert grimmer at phonetia studio mastered by andrea merlini executive producers cosmo & faber pressed at record industry
fantastisches. drittes album des münchner produzenten scntst aka bryan müller auf boysnoize records. scenes and sketches from the lab ist ein amtliches werk. das die makellosen skills. reife und musikalität des jungen produzenten. kombiniert mit einer fülle an frischen ideen. offenbart. die 14 tracks hüllen techno. ambient. bass. idm und electronica in neue. kunstvolle und hochdetaillierte formen. die sowohl auf kopfhörer als auch im club perfekt funktionieren.
this is the return of the collaborative project vofa. by sawf and anfs. on pi electronics. the athens based duo. that put out the label’s debut release. deliver another 4-tracker of their signature sound for the 5th pi record. pi05.1 is a bass line oriented composition of thrilling beauty. while pi05.2 and pi05.4 provide different takes on the main pi05 theme: one leaning closer to uk breaks influences and the other closer to industrial. hard hitting broken beats. pi05.3 offers a driving tool of distorted realities and tuning bass lines. all tracks showcase further focus on sound texture and dynamics balance. providing a perfect blend of sawf and anfs in joint forces as vofa.
raw ambassador steps in again for mannequin records series death of the machines with a veritable feast of 80s industrial and primitive ebm bangers. four trax of mutant industrial music designed for spreading disease and bringing disorder in every dance floor around the globe
futile demise ep is an emotional and disconcerting journey through the mind of finnish artist juha puupera. drawing on influences from norwegian black metal. uk sound system culture and italian horror cinema of the 1970s. gruth mixes dark and aggressive tones in his sonic palette. his production methods are often experimental and the style rarely fits into one box as it spans forward-thinking techno. black ambient and doom industrial. with his ep. gruth shapes montevideo-based tormenta electrica label’s first release. of the four tracks featured. two are collaborations with the finnish techno and ambient artist ikola. known for his etherwerks label. while the mysterious helsinki-based violinist and sound designer kujo contributes to the other two.
after a long hiatus. lux rec is ready with its next release. veil of light and sleep forever. both from zürich. share the two sides of lxrc32. music for broken. estranged. regretful times. shipwrecked and completely obliterated. this is the first part of a series of three. called unsung and defeated. which focuses on local musicians delving in the darkest possible corners of electronic music.
the last installment of adam x s recently revealed long running mini series - the secret initiative- goes out with a huge bang. adam returns with two infectious ebm techno club cuts -cognitive circuits- & -incorporeality- paying hommage to the early 90 s frankfurt / dorian gray techno ebm sound which played a big role in adam s youthful musical upbringing.
vent forges new alliances. as dee grinski and tolga baklacioglu joins forces to explore musical synergies on a collaborative lp release of drone alchemy. eternal rhythms and harrowing vocalisations. which explores the lightless mazes of subconscious voids. teasing at barely understood taboos. tolga s past explorations of unrelenting industrial sounds are further refined. and enforced with dees vocal talent that covers a wide range of expression - from commanding and authoritative to harrowing howls of disembodied despair. they invite us to come with on a journey towards the lightless fringes of cognisance.
the second installment from the lap top less dance trilogy. capablanca s diy psychedelic industrial disco exorcism de style gets revisioned here by ypy transmuting top less into a lisergic overdose. alessandro adriani. whose mean mechanic stomper version takes flores feias collab by the hand (chained) to a skinhead dark room. and lipelis magic wand converts lap dance into a russian bathhouse sex-o-ddisey weirdo monster hit.
nostromo is the new collaborative project of berlin-based producers sarin & unhuman. known for some ebm and industrial killer releases under their solo aliases on aufnahme + wiedergabe. instruments of discipline or amok tapes. on that first ep. they cooked some heavy minimal analog basslines fused with intricately woven samples. to create mutating and hypnotic dancefloor killers !
one time pressing of 500 copies
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mastered by beau thomas at ten eight seven
nkisi loads up a four-track cartridge of blistering hardstep gabba/techno for arcola with the dark orchestra. with previous physical releases being cut across a near impossible to find whitelabel 12” for mw and contributions to co-non worldwide founder chino amobi’s paradiso (the wire magazine’s no. 1 album of 2017). the dark orchestra is set to be one of the most imperative charges from both nkisi and the non-faction yet.
repitch recordings new release is one of a kind. attesting to the greatness of belgian industrial techno pioneer hypnoskulls album ffwd>burnout. the label has compiled a fresh selection from the 1999 milestone and now pressed it for the first time on vinyl. the aim is to introduce its grinding breakbeats. its blasting hyperbolic groove. and ferocious disturbance to a new generation. championing an undying enthusiasm for heavy and deconstructed club sounds. moreover. the ep comes with an exclusive remix by birmingham master surgeon. whose own militancy in hard-edged techno has contributed to his legendary status. reuniting a different yet somewhat similar vision of dancefloor experimentation. it also includes an updated version of hypnoskulls manifesto. renewing his methods of cultural resistance.
blacksilk s fourth release features the emerging italian producer unconscious. four relentlessly sophisticated electro tracks infused with a taste of ebm constitute the framework of this record. unconscious stands out as a refreshing surprise. enriching the complex structure of his work with a powerful dark veneer. a remarkable remix by violet poison is an added value. both the artists hailing from a country where the vatican s influence still pervades every level of social and public life. molding a pervasive hypocritical morality.
fayze came of age in windsor. ontario. a diverse. gritty canadian city in the immediate shadow of detroit. during the 1980s. this fortunate geography placed the local scene in the inner orbit of the emergent detroit techno scene. from that starting point. fayze fell deeply in love with experimental. original sounds. today. his innovative. genre-defying soundscapes flirt occasionally with global schools like avant-pop and krautrock. but his sound is all his own. fayze s new music uses vintage analog synthesizers. which he s been collecting since the early 1990s. to build organic. textural compositions. an idiosyncratic collection of ambient. dreamy soundscapes. the album features inspired collaborations with detroit. windsor. and toronto artists. its myriad influences include aphex twin . stereolab . led zeppelin . and boards of canada . a well-travelled creative professional by day. fayze previously made music with marc houle and marshall sfalcin of king kool flipped . this is his first major solo project.
jezgro004 follows up our previous release by submechanical – armoury ep. profligate. death qualia. shadows aka and and huren selected their favourite tracks from the jezgro003 and made remixes. each one of them in own specific style. a1 is profligate s rhythmic noise remix of the pressure. high-pitched with mechanical tones. a2 is also a remix of pressure arranged by death qualia a real glitchy. distorted experimental techno track that simply ramps through. on the side b. shadows made a remix of armoury – hunting and seductive power experimental/industrial track. and the last track is huren s chaotic and massive rhythmic noise remix of the track after wave. purposely made raw and unpleasantly satisfying.
sonic groove records presents the advent of a new strain of contemporary techno for 2018 and advancing electronic music culture further into the future with this release. this is a document of the convergence and alliance of two distinct artistic visions. that of veteran and pioneer thomas p heckmann under his drax moniker and current dedicated activist blush response. the results of this cutting edge collaboration are pure dance floor revelations of the infectious and mind expanding kind. four cryptic transmissions initiating a sequence of combined sonic dna output. this is an interpretation of techno rooted in radical experimentation and upgraded to the next level with compelling innovation. side a initiates the drama with mysterious analog machine signals of both purist and experimental dark techno that are composed of elements crafted at the molecular level. side b continues with intensity delivering more of the combined audio expression of the artists. the intense coded communication weaves through in waves of perfectly balanced synthesis that is reinforced with heavy percussion and complex intertwined and engaging rhythms. a new key to other dimensions in sound. essential
body music lp produced by a man who needs little introduction. thomas p. heckmann has flexed his prowess across all shades of electronic music. but it’s his contributions to ebm-techno. acid. industrial. and experimental that has earned him his notoriety. heckmann has utilised 30 years worth of acquired knowledge to create a hard-hitting album which bears all the grit he is known for - harmonising analogue and digital wares to create an utterly immersive 14 track album. the triple vinyl release includes a download code. a5 art insert. sticker and is plastic wrapped.
the latest sm release presents two spanish artists. three are tracks by ethical error. composed of new order sounds. tight and industrial synths. with a bassline that brings the dancefloor back into a disturbing atmosphere. includes a track by jose pouj that detects a sort of ritual. a mechanical sequence and bassline hard and decisive.
answer code request’s 2014 debut lp code was an exciting moment for electronic music in berlin – one that offered a break from the eternal hall and monolithic 4/4 kicks that ruled the city’s club landscape. as a hybrid gesture. the album’s spirit recalled an especially fruitful era in the german capital from the mid-90s to early 2000s. when dub and pad- driven detroit techno cross-pollinated with berlin’s industrial aesthetic to create one of the city’s most exciting musical chapters.
(2x12inch lp. 140g vinyl) max durantes first lp in a 30 year career. the experiment. is a new. left field direction for an artist whose history traces from the birth of techno. through idm. industrial and electro. spread over four sides of vinyl. the experimentconsists of beatless pieces (which reveal another character when slowed to 33rpm). broken-beat techno and straight-up dancefloor trips.
IIIIIIIIIIIIII REWORKS (STERAC. VRIL. LEWIS FAUTZI. VSK. DJEDJOTRONIC RMXS)
12" Vinyl () D12.02.18
to differentiate between his solo dance-oriented work to the darker tones. kaczmarek aka paul ritch launched his new album titled iiiiiiiiiiiiii on october 30th on his fresh imprint kczmrk. kczmrk is definitely a more personal project for paul. helping him define a newly found darker and more genuine taste to produce electronic music. which would even the most demanding audience left surprised. kaczmareks immersive sounds on his debut album were highly supported by respected artists of the underground scene such as sterac. vril. lewis fautzi. vsk and djedjotronic. who will contribute reworks that will come out in a remix ep in february 2018. the 12inch is gently introduced with a sophisticated remix of iiiii by techno pioneer sterac aka steve rachmad. continuing with vril’s remix of iiiiiiiiii who delivers beautiful ambient tones in a euphoric travel of sound. the b side begins with emerging talent lewis fautzi and his iiiis remix in a deep and hypnotic cut. followed by the curtesy of vsk and djedjotronics remixes of iiiiiiiii. vsk sticks to the dark and hard forms of techno with glimmer of deeper and industrial sounds while djedjotronic enrich kaczmareks dark techno tones with some futuristic idm.
nested structure is the first great circles release from artists outside of philadelphia. thrive are tetsuya yoshida and hitoshi kojima. they both grew up in the north kanto area of japan. they first met at the club run by tetsuya yoshida called sound a base nest. which is known as having the best sound system in the north kanto area. in 2007. the duo started their dj / producing unit thrive. previous releases have included a split 12inch with keia yano for japanese label struct. and recent solo releases by hitoshi for always human tapes and for his own label ambivalent deviation. this record almost didnt happen! — tetsuya and hitoshi were picking up great circles records in japan and. having periodically communicated with each other about music. they sent us the struct 12inch to check out. while cleaning out the back of the car a few months later. the presumably empty record mailer was about to land in the recycle bin when we fortunately discovered a demo cd of unreleased thrive material inside. we drove around listening to it and week later we agreed to release a 12inch. the music on the nested structure 12inch is dark. foreboding. even outwardly threatening. its hypnotic. textural and rhythmically complex.
SOMETHING FOR THE WEEKEND (JOEY NEGRO REMIX) (7 INCH)
7" Vinyl UK30.05.13
crossover to modern soul! den start der neuen hottest record in the land 7inch-serie auf outta sight macht house-dj ben westbeech mit seinem soul-dancefloor-anthem something for the weekend samt disco-remix von joey negro.