mihai popescu s release follows metereze s lineage of house infused grooves. delivering feelings with each of the 4 tracks that shape mtrz010.1 and not any kind of feelings but those that can change the dancefloor collective state of mind in a blink of an eye.
act iv from our vinyls series. containing 2 stories told by triptil and andu simion from romania. as well as eidan from lille and petit batou from paris in collaboration with romanian brothers bratias.
frankfurt based paradroid is the infamous hero of the microhouse sound alongside guys like s-max and fym. he’s already been in the scene for quite a while and had releases on labels like force inc. music works and boogizm to name a few. strong microhouse like in the ol’ days.
introducing the debut 12” by miami duo sons of immigrants. for their first release on amam. the un_mute residents deliver a fresh melange between acid jazz. minimal and house. combining old school analog hip hop beats and samples with trippy vocals. raw percussions. deep chords and jazzy basslines. makes the trademark sound of soi.
befog takes con into a deeper underwater dimension with an outstanding remix.
spoon’s first minimal aesthetic two tracker with different moods. only vinyl.
“kindness” (a-side) takes you directly to an afrobeat-trip of 9 minutes driven by some interesting drums. definitely a peak time track that will deliver the afro-american vibe into the crowd. “looo” (b-side) is the early morning tune / stripped-back track with a pitched voice and rising production.
junes kicks off a new imprint. dote. with a full-length exploration of the direct yet dreamlike sound he s made his own. with his usual flair for crisp grooves and ghostly palettes. a view reveals a broader range of nuanced vibes. second wind and stop. elate show a playful buoyancy. and a sense of discovery in tracks like balancing act and two-sided embrace add a narrative pace to the collection. there s time for some of the creeping. spaced out atmospheres that hallmark some of junes previous best. but with tracks like packaging. the realisation of this sound is richer than ever. there s a restless feel throughout the work. too – especially evident in the closer spooked – and a feeling that we ve been on a trip that doesn t end here.
limited to 200 copies. this release is the first of the 5 12- from the thomas brinkmann retrospektiv 5xlp box set. the 5 individual 12- will be released through 2018. thomas brinkmann is one of the great producers of techno music and modern dance music.
we have waited 3 years to release the sound we want to inspire with. but we now have the modula records first release coming out soon on vinyl only. mr001 comes in the form of a various artists ep featuring the very best producers around right now. maksy. mehlor. steve butcher & ross mccormack. this 4 track ep takes you on a deep and minimal journey with guaranteed grooves.
incl incl. remixes by ricarco villalobos & dorian paic aka doric
klas henrik lindblad better known as sasse or freestyle man has been a friend of our label for many years and also released together with dorian for our raum musik compilation in 2005. soul sounds without any doubt still is one of his absolute masterpieces and he was never willing to do anything with it and just let it rest in peace until the idea came up to re release it for our label. usually we are not licensing or re releasing anything but sasse and especially this track of him definitely deserve it. as it is also our 20 years anniversary we got one of our key artists on board that has been playing the track again a lot recently and that also immediately liked the idea of remixing this track and this is the result now. we are happy to present you the original track of sasse plus two remixes by our dear friend ricardo villalobos and label head dorian paic together. enjoy !
ltd 2018 repress / doublet is the production moniker of friends and musical partners tomoki tamura and tuccillo. previously releasing together on other labels. they have come together to form the new eponymously named doublet imprint as a channel for their own music. tomoki and his holic trax label have long been serving up solid house music
ALTERNATE (STEVE O SULLIVAN MIX) (LTD HAND STAMPED)
12" Vinyl UK11.06.18
after the extremely solid album of the romanian due earlier this year. cristi cons and vlad caia (sit) are coming up with a beautiful limited edition vinyl release on their new home label - sushitech. the original version of alternate is a warm and dreamy. atmospheric track that keeps pushing the boundaries of the modern romanian / berlin minimal house sound. on the flip uk legend and label veteran steve o sullivan takes things dubby and funky with his original strong trademark sound. as all other limited edition releases on the label this will probably be very much sought after - don t sleep.
its around-the-clock block party with makelidey! first stop at l.a.. meet jonas sella. second stop at lisbon. meet sandro. they both set the groove in the best tradition of minibarian beats. everything was set to bring pit spector on board and let him close the show with a superb piece of house.
the silverlining series continues its output of deep. underground body music with this three tracker that features the sought-after invisible ink track from his reverberations days. lessons in jerboa. a brand new tracky modular frenzy. a re-edit of his track from the mirai compilation. and closing off with devotion. a previously unreleased melodic ambient track created for his friends wedding in 1996.
northsouth records invite emergent talents chris geschwinder and henry hyde to whip up some dazzling peak time house fare. with each artist presenting themselves across two tracks. geschwinder is up first with the charging modern axis of evil. matching the haunting purr of the lead synths with an insistent kick and clap combo that can t be argued with. hes no slouch on in 2 either. getting into a subtly lopsided and seriously swinging spot that its hard to wriggle out of. henry hyde too seems to have a focused vision for what they create. fusing the pops and wobbles of minimal and matching it with the overall bulbous nature of the music on northsouth.
parliamnt vinyl only record label is back with the second release. an original track by reda dare surfing the groove and two amazing versions remix by diego krause and other pretty cool remix by italian underground duo verrina & ventura
italian duo jamahr which previously successfully released tunes on labels such as kina music. earlydub. monday morning and others. will soon be releasing a debut release on berlin-based vinyl only sleepless musik record label. the release features three original tunes and a class remix from heavyweights. cab drivers.
ztrl continues our journey with the warping of frequency and a magic touch. his productions invite you to dive from high up in the spectrum and into the lowest depths. take a breath below the wave as you brush against the texture and rhythms he creates. as though you are invisible and central in the sound. soft harmonies tickle and sneak around the core. holding you in fascination and thought.
moral fiber sub-label souzou is back with it’ s second release. freedom sz002 is an exclusive ep by sander ellerman (jelly beast recordings). as a regular on souzou’ s counterpart moral fiber. sander ellerman is known for his delicate tunes. subtle changes and well thought-out transitions. with three brand new original tracks he perfectly displays the label’ s bass-driven. minimalistic techno sound. nima gorji delivers a penetrating remix for title track freedom.
the modeight label catalog contains the works of such artists as silat beksi. rqz. durrred. dragutesku. olivian nour. university of nowhere. svet. these records are not collecting dust on the shelves of private collectors - instead. they are actively played by djs. with support from the leading romanian artists. the label’s tracks were broken in on the dancefloors of the sunwaves festival. the fifth release of the label is brought to you by amin ravelle and virkut. who joined forces under the name methylat. these highly effective groovy and minimalistic tracks are available only on vinyl.
momentum mofiv006 has four original tracks by algerian producer selim bouziri aka wave particle singularity. capturing moral fiber’s distinctive deep and groovy sound. inspired by traditional drummers in algerian streets and sahara’s desert. wave particle singularity’s dark but warm. steady but dynamic. original and captivating music is represented as an expression of pureness and authenticity standing on an honest backbone of creativity that is not marred by any idea of commercialism.
ndlgnc. is the first reference of plural and at the same time the debut of crave:: duo composed of faktorm and gustavho bacilo. the musical content includes genres such as techno. electro. house and experimental nuances. on a minimalist basis with remixes of sonodab.
titonton duvante s residual imprint has long been considered one of the most respected house-leaning labels in the game. over the course of the past two decades. the ohio-based label has housed works from some of the scene s foremost players. with the likes of boo williams. john tejada. demarkus lewis and volcov among those who ve repped the tight-knit label with distinction. the label s latest is another high point for all concerned. a v/a featuring the works of duvante & andreas saag as well as garrett david. todd sines (under his .xtrak alias) and fym. it s a wonderfully varied and exciting release that speaks volumes of the label s ability to consistently churn out top drawer house music.
alexis cabrera is a solidified ingredient of the argentinien house scene since years and at the latest after his releases on u.dig and momentz the fun records label head seems to be a huge inspiration for the european scene as well. his very own signature build by short modular chord sequences paired with high level mixed drum grooves. must not be missing in the salty nuts release- catalogue.
ho do ri remix included!
the hungarian shapeshifter is back after five years with a new ep on all inn black. looking back at coldfish’s discography. “the unfaithfuls” seems like another chapter of the story. after eps such as “the invisibles” and his album “the orphans”.
while the first part was all about house music in a more classical way. concrete resident sweely is showing another side of his skills in “les chroniques de monsieur montana part ii”. going in a more minimalistic and after-hour oriented vibe. but always with the funk. the sense of melody. and the deepness that made the succces of the previous release.
very limited repress! when two legends meet one of the most promising talents from the new generation. the result just could not be any better. for its fifth release. berg audio is proud to present >a different path<. an ep featuring two original tracks from the paris-based producer traumer accompanied by incredible remixes from delano smith & exos. must have!
bossmusik returns with adam stromstedt for their seventh release. the swede. now residing in australia. is known for his eclectic track selection and production. on the a-side. two dance floors rollers combine groove and warm synths to create perfect soundtracks for the coming summer months. the b side showcases a more experimental side to adam s production. intermittent vocals combine with percussion driven rhythms for an easy going micro house trip.
plug in and dream? lullabies for robots continues the run of fine eps on verdant recordings exploring the melodic. deeper side of techno. this release a split shared by vancouver s esb known for his meandering soulful analogue jams. verdant recordings has been lucky to sign two exquisite tracks. subliminal wave is r2d2 getting off to an acid groove whilst phayse distance holds a more relaxed droid after party vibe. on the other side mihail p is back for verdant after his debut appearance on emerald city. memory upgrades features warm bumping percussion underneath a joyful hook. memory upgrades is a masterful piece of delicate electronica with references back to warps seminal artificial intelligence series. another beautifully presented ep on heavy vinyl and printed sleeve with artwork by sophie o leary: perhaps the best cover of the series to date?
archie hamilton touches down on fuse once more for the mercury rising ep . right hook kicks things off in typical archie style with a snaking groove. resplendent with another one of his trademark catchy b-lines. limbo is the eps vinyl only track and delves a slightly deeper furrow with a headier vibe whilst mercury rounds off the package. a brisk tech-houser with warm attitude via blissed out pads and a charmingly understated synth riff.
new to the all day i dream team is newman. his name literal. this new york based artist is at the beginning of what we believe will be a long career both through his emotive productions and compelling beautiful dj sets. the release itself sits at the more dance floor oriented end of the label. both breath of the souls and the long journey have been truly tried and tested at this point. solid grooves. wailing middle eastern emotive lady voices and strings. for our events. these are the peak time anthems. the ep also features when the leaves fall. closing out the release in blissful style. and a warm welcome for newman to our all day i dream family.
in a short space of time prodigious dutch producer pascal benjamin has built up a catalogue of ear-snagging minimal house confections for labels like welt. norse projekt. algorhythmic and botanic minds. now hes hitting the big time with this 12inch on the mighty slapfunk. and hes packing just the kind of chunky. swinging but ultimately lean jams they love. out of line keeps things focused on the drums. with just some sub bass and microscopic threads of sonic matter in between. to goodto be who? is equally stripped down. but decidedly more wriggly in its make up. and then finest hour kicks off the b-side with some fatter beats and a more prominent bass line. lagrange point finishes the ep off with some subliminal bleeps and tones pinging in between the wafer thin percussive pulses.
sehr geehrte damen und herren. zur veranschaulichung erhalten sie einsicht in unsere methodisch aufgebaute abhandlung der ersten nachtamt publikation: -retardierung im fortschrittlichen prozess -konsumieren ohne ausbeutung -kontemplative reflexion im geschwindigkeitsrausch -signale setzen ungeachtet aller widerstände -repetitive unruhen. doch nichts endet.
dmt aka dorian paic. markus fix and tobi neumann dig a little deeper on their next offering. -ride- does exactly what it says on the tin. taking you on a nine-minute journey that starts with an extended build-up. offering a tantalising glimpse of what s to come. from then on. house chords and dub elements abound. complemented throughout by beguiling melodic lines. hypnotic vocal samples. effects and some smooth filter action. this co-production from three tech house specialists harmonises perfectly. creating a well-rounded. homogeneous track that leaves you craving for more! born in berlin but living the life in mannheim. fabe is the next insider tip on cocoon worth keeping an eye on. already shaking up clubs around the world. he s also part of the cocoon ibiza line up this year! however he s not only turning heads as a dj. his productions also work on an extremely high level featuring a unique sound signature. his cocoon recordings track -last shot for bob- creaks. growls. clatters. squeaks and knocks in all directions creating an incredibly cool and. above all. groovy sound. it s electronic noise-funk served up in the best techno and house fashion. that drags you onto the dance floor and drenches you in pleasure.
bugs is aus label owner will sauls first solo ep in over 4 years and follows his inaugural release on new aus compilation series. inside out. heres will on the a side. bugs is inspired as much by dancing at plastic people/co-op to the bugz in the attic as is it is by carl craigs innerzone orchestra track bugs in the bass bin. hopefully i bring my own twist to these key influences. the map room tumbles with big. swinging drums as a fervid sense of tension burns throughout before matt karmill takes bugs off on a linear dubbed out excursion to complete the package.
entstanden im jahr 2017. in einem zeitraum von einem dreivierteljahr. ist dies stimmings jüngstes werk. sein ausdruck und sein verständnis von house sind auch hier von einer individualität geprägt. die nicht so recht zu der funktionalität des genres passen will. und doch die eskapade. das loslassen sind auch hier teil.
next rabbit hole groover! vinyl only. we are back! the rabbit hole records returns with a fresh release signed by the romanian duo livio & roby. joining trh family. the skilful nima gorji and shoxy deliver two killer remixes. brace yourselves!
2018 repress!! max one copy per customer! ion ludwig for kontrast! kontrast is a creative collective founded in belgium about 5 years ago.they are known for hosting parties. proving their excellent taste in music by only working with the most talented artists. they are now expanding their output with a brand new vinyl only label. ion ludwig is delivering two very smooth tracks. both tracks are carefully selected. timeless pieces of music
BUSINESS EP (MATHEW JONSONS LATE FOR WORK REMIX) (140 GR)
12" Vinyl UK28.05.18
20/20 vision welcome nathan jonson to the label to deliver some of his esteemed beats - he was previously known as hrdvision. and as a member of midnight operator alongside his infamous brother mathew. it is in fact mj who gets the run of the a side with a bouncing. bubbly remix of -business- that calls to mind some of the most wriggly threads in that unmistakable jonson sound. -let your body- strikes a different tone on the b-side. conjuring up some rave ghosts and decanting them into a thoroughly modern club burner heavy on the dramatic arrangement and sure to create wild responses on the dancefloor. -business- in its original form is a loose and funky-as-hell electro jam with live. glutinous monosynth flex and detroit-tinted pads to die for.
early support from: archie hamilton. cosmjn. nick beringer. iuly b.. loquace & more. after the huge success of our first record. we are proud to present you create. following on from his ep earlier this year. philipp lichtblau returns to movin with another 4 tracker. with great pleasure we can unveil monika ross & alex ground on remix duties. who have laid their hands on the originals. next to the title track and >overthinking<. they conclude the package with their interpretations. four outstanding tracks for unique moments - join the movement!
more than a year after the release of their debut album mandar is back with an absolute stellar ep! two full sided loud cuts of pure club madness! string theory has summer vibes written all over it with strings reminiscent of pepe bradocks classic sunset anthem deep burnt. the flipside poisoned words is a sexy groover with a woman whispering poisonous words. mandar is raising the bar with this ep and shows that it s all about quality over quantity. must buy!
villalobos and argenis brito getting trippy... to coincide with their 8th year. toitoi gear up for their biggest release yet with ricardo villalobos & argenis brito teaming up under ‘pol & pox’. ‘el malekon’ kicks things off in typically trippy fashion with loose percussive groove and a subdued bassline line whilst disembodied vocals swirl in and out of the mix. ‘rikileaks’ conjures up more aquatic joy. this time with a more pronounced male vocal being the centre point to another beautifully meandering 11 minute ride.
it s time for a fresh new release from the apollonia stable. and this time around we unveil four groovy gems from shonky and tolga fidan working together for the first time. giving us a winning combination and one which is sure to satisfy fans of both artists. the first track dynamo sets the tone for the ep. the bassline has a deadly groove. while playful effects dance around at the top end creating an immersive atmosphere. intergalactic vibes. after that comes bastille . which features a similarly jaunty rhythm with a variety of bleeps. chirps and twangs layered on top on each other to give the track its depth and character. while a menacing b-line does its dirty work in the low end.on the flip we get micro-ondes . a mysterious into the undiscovered lands of planet funk. you feel as though you ve been transported to another world. where warped creatures lurk. calling out for your attention. as for the bass. its rhythm is utterly contagious. finally americana completes the collection. maintaining the unusual use of sound prevalent throughout the ep it utilises a myriad distorted instruments. support in the low end comes via a tough. punchy bass riff.
the frankonia ep is the result of the collaboration between nils weimann and martin glowacz. which started many years ago. side a serves two different. powerful tracks. frankonia comes with warm atmospheres and spaces. driven by the interaction of bass and synth lines. wrapped in some subtile delayed textures. lower has a rollin bass structure. combined with smashing vocals and surrounded by resonating marbles. side b belongs paul agripa’s interpretation of frankonia. he’s also known as a part of ragrip and comoji. the remix takes you on a 13 minutes trip. carried by a harmonic baseline. extended spaces and melodies. play it loud! early support by cezar. sedee. vlad arapasu.
seductive and cinematic soundscapes between ambient. drone and indie-neoclassical music: these are the best words to describe hior chroniks style and his new album released on 7k! in december 2017. 7k! is the sister label of !k7. dedicated to cutting edge musicians and composers in neo-classical. modern composition and experimental music. on this limited 12?. hiors music is reworked to melodic club tunes by budapest based & uprising producer gnork & new yorker lauren ritter on the flipside. gnork recently had his tune u included on lones dj kicks & has been releasing on lones label magicwire. as well as unknown to the unknown. black venison or crow castle cuts. lauren ritter is an active member of brooklyns underground. organizing events with resolute. playing coveted slots at institutions like output and cielo. and opening for respected talent such as raresh. moderat. thomas melchior. zip. kate simko to name a few.
for phonicas landmark 20th release on the main label we go back to a classic from the same year the shop opened stereofuses casino ep. originally released on berlin label salo in 2003. the casino ep marked the first collaboration between martin wörner & thorsten diegel as stereofuse. they followed it up with a string of other 12inches for other labels but its this initial 12inch that has been fetching high prices second-hand as one of the most sought after releases on salo and for very good reason. a timeless ep sitting somewhere between house and techno (before tech-house became a disputed tag-line!) with the likes of ricardo villalobos & craig richards playing it regularly in their sets.
cause we love vinyl. here is the first vinyl from the label jackfruit recordings. a new label founded in 2017. label owner is the berlin based artist. dompe. known for good arranged house sounds. he releases a lot. a real creative mind. four handmade tracks can be found on the vinyl.
after the first ep. that you must have heard in clubs across the world - laconica is back with its second. as with the first one. this release is all about the three solid cuts. which are made especially for the dancefloors. the first track “who gave you dis” is a deep groove in tandem with whispering vocals and powerful drums. “this for b” is a perfect minimalistic tool for after-hour sets. last but not least. “lil souvenir” (b2) is revolving around the chicago house feeling with some classic vocals in it.
changing tides ep is the fourth release of our kommuna tapes imprint. the a sides features two breaky. electro-infused tracks from undersound affiliate chris geschwindner. while the flipside goes back to the roots: adam collins. half of legendary tech-house golden era duo omni am. brings us impeccable groove. and early 00s deep house icon seafoam allows us to trip up through the early evening or morning hours.
track by track. we build a kommuna of artists who share our insatiable appetite for music discovery. guided by a certain vision of the dancefloor: deep stripped-down grooves. sometimes challenging. always with character.
on funky fungi 003 label owner georg stuby presents a new funky minimal house cut. the remix by funk e pushes the dance floor to a higher level. while the lowris & ashac remix opens up the trippy afterhour dimension.
2018 repress of the debut full length lp from spencer doran and ryan carlile s visible cloaks project. initially recorded in 2013 and issued on cassette by sun ark in 2014 (as cloaks). this first offering uses conceptual processes to weave many of the same threads as their later work. synthetic fm tones. tuned mallet percussion. and electronically modulated voice. all arranged in a gossamer web. spun with neon electronics. on this release the duo set off on the sonic journey they are still on today. refracting their influences through east-west feedback loops. augmenting traditions with technology. remastered 45rpm dmm version with additional surprises!
mihai popescu kicks off a new label. steppin motion records. with two of his own brilliant tracks. the romanian artist has been a key part of the scene since 2012. releasing on labels like soulsity. rora and bass culture. he has a slick electronic sound that is here for all to here on these two new cuts.
steppin motion is a record label based in paris and managed by swoop. it aims to promote music as an art. as something beautiful that gets your body and soul in motion. this first ep is in two parts. showcasing both sides of the label: the first part is the most dance oriented. whereas the second part will be more soul / beauty oriented. the amazing artwork comes from vesod. who is an italian street-artist painter from turin.
selfsuficient is first and is ten minutes of slippery house music with lovely chords and melodies all making for a warm and infectious groove. it is colourful. loose and rhythmic stuff that oozes a futuristic sense of soul. neasteptat is deeper. with rubbery drums and woodpecker like sounds all weaving round each other to cast a spell on those who hear it.
these are two terrific tracks that connoisseurs of minimal house are going to lap up.
state of flow is proud to announce a freshly baked ep by jakob seidensticker & boronas which will be available in march 2018. this release marks the magical number three coming from the well respected vinyl only imprint. a psychedelic and spacey but solid minimal tech house ep.
CERULEAN REMIXES (LUCIANO. MOFFA X TROXLER. BRUNO PRONSATO & CLOVIS REMIXES)
12" Vinyl UK23.05.18
2017 saw cesar merveille & ryan crosson deliver their second long player in the shape of cerulean. drawing on their modern classical. jazz. ambient and abstract influences to create yet another unique listen featuring collaborations with a classical pianist. trumpet. guitar and double bass players. here we see those original parts eschewed into something entirely fresh from friends and close associates of the duo. leading on the release is cadenza boss lucianos sous le sol interpretation of arp. which twists and turns through the hypnotic chimes and emotive piano chords of the original whilst stirring in luciens signature modulating and intricately evolving rhythmic style. following is a collaborative rework from new yorks phil moffa and seth troxler which employs ethereal synth drones and stuttering vocal cuts alongside a bumpy percussive drive and pulsating subs. perlons bruno pronsato steps up next to remix even tides. delivering his typically raw and emotive style via glitched out. mind-bending percussion. elongated bass drones and cleverly reshaped cuts of the originals cinematic elements. l.as clovis then closes the package with his remix of nordic bummers. employing shuffled hats. lumpy subs and crunchy claps at its core whilst horn swells and aiy atmospherics ebb and flow throughout.
the latest microcastle release welcomes the unique and exceptionally talented upercent to the label for his debut ep. born in valencia. this thought provoking. emotive artist has steadily developed a distinctive style that fuses organic and analog sounds with masterful creativity. perfectionism and constant innovation. making him one of the most naturally talented producers to emerge from the spanish scene. upercent’s uncanny ability to tell captivating stories through his music has seen him evolve and raise the creative bar with outstanding releases on kompakt. diynamic. monaberry and endless. now making his microcastle debut with the three track artist showcase ‘vuit’. upercent presents some of the most eclectic productions of his career alongside a remix from chaim.
wolkenbett ep is brought to you by claude steiner and yannick sardi. together they form elektro baboushka. a music project born as a result of the duo s close friendship and joint discovery of electronic music. inspired by bands like yello. kraftwerk. and depeche mode. elektro baboushka developed their own style: a blend of ambient and downbeat spiced with jazz grooves and minimal. musically trained in guitar and piano. claude plays the guitar and builds loops while yannick accompanies him with vocals and keyboard. wolkenbett ep features two massive originals and an intricately deep remix by sleep is commercial s andrea ferlin.
it s the fourth go round for monsieur blue. who steps back up to the plate with another three surefire jams from the slinkier side of the minimal house spectrum. -track 1- is an exquisite trip through blue-hued keys and shuffling drums. striking a fine balance between the lounge and the dancefloor. -track 2- takes a moodier approach. eking out mysterious chords and injecting a little juice into the low end to suit a more rugged situation. and then -track 3- jettisons the ballast and pings off into a dubbed out sphere of house music perfectly crafted for the times you want to get lost at sea.
its a thin line between love & mess. martin mercer decided to produce music for the next 20 decades before hes going release anything. eventough he didnt publish his tracks on labels his music found its way and attention in the sets of reputated acts like tini. you dont need much imagination to realize that this record could fly in high discogs speheres quicker as you can spell the word chaos. ladies and gentleman please listen to martin mercer.