love over entropy returns to lossless in joyful anticipation of his new “marka ep”. ll1217 assembles four versatile pieces of shimmering and floating pieces of modern house music. these cuts will certainly move and rapture dancers under the open skies or under the roofs of sweaty nightclubs alike.
the edit service is back and for the first time in album format (2 x lp): -special delivery vol. 4 - a collection of dysfunctional edits by cv- contains 8 tracks spread over two records: long edits. reworks or even remixes made from obscure music by the enigmatic cv (it shouldn’t be too hard for people to figure out who is behind it).
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.
magdalena s -elementum ep- is her first full ep on diynamic music. the 3-tracker marks the beginning of a busy summer season for her. the opening track -mountains of es cubells- pays tribute to ibiza s after party culture – which occurs in private houses that open when the clubs close. out in the warm air and sunlight. and a very intimate atmosphere. the protagonist s verdict -i think tonight i see ibiza like it was 25 years ago- sums it up perfectly. -nautilus- is a dreamy melodic house cut. ethereally swerving through a sea of hypnotic percussions and brassy synth elements.
closing off the record is -radialis-. a brooding and gloomily minimalistic techno tune.
es ist zehn jahre her seit der veröffentlichung von gui borattos bahnbrechendem debütalbum „chromophobia“. so wie der titel vermuten ließ. war das album mit seinen kontrastreichen minimalgrooves und den üppig gefärbten melodien ein schocker im besten sinne. ihr erinnert euch sicher noch an die hit-single „beautiful life“. eine dancefloor-hymne aus dieser zeit. nach vier alben und unzähligen eps und remixen ist das einmalige savoir-faire des brasilianischen produzenten. aus vielfältigen singles und features stimmige alben zu schaffen. auch auf seinem fünften studioalbum „pentagram“ zu hören. hier legt gui boratto ein zwölf-track-narrativ vor. das seine handschrift auf erquickende weise wiederbelebt. wiederbelebt wird auch die stimme von „beautiful life“ (die der frau gui borattos gehört) auf dem stück „overload“.
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.
a new chapter begins for our best work records artist fa-bian dikof with his new 12 inch release “into you”. both of the tunes again clearly show-off his creative skills. his signature sound with its playfulness surely will get stuck in your ears. with his perfect mixture of electronic and organic sounds pressure on the dancefloor is guaranteed. peaktime - a1 & b1!
uk talent josh butler has made a rapid ascension since he burst onto the scene in 2013. winning coveted awards from beatport and dj mag. he now brings his production prowess to hot creations. delivering a club ready two-parter for his debut ep on the label. title track anonymous is made for low ceiling. sweaty basements with its deep. growling bass and select vocal cuts. doesn’t work swiftly follows suit. delivering another dose of rolling. after-hours goodness. a mainstay in the industry. having released on labels such as cuttin headz. relief and desolat. andrea oliva steps up for the remix of anonymous with an acidic bassline and lively breakdown that diffuses into a carnival of synths. since emerging on the scene back in 2013 with his debut got a feeling on mta records. josh butler has firmly established himself as a musical force to be reckoned with. releases followed on coveted labels such as kaoz theory. rejected and cajual. in 2016. butler also launched his own highly regarded imprint. origins
after their mental scapes and french kicks first eps on pont neuf records. french duo alva are back with a new 5-tracks maxi. steam lights. on their own imprint virage records. they carry on with in their deep/club vibe while bringing in some new and fresh sound designs. it oscillates between dreamy atmospheres ( all very slow . steam lights ) and hypnotical sequences ( mirage ). but there is an obvious common factor to the tracks : the groove. carried by strong basslines and punchy drums.-
warm return once again… one of the most consistent and influential agencies to have operated in the 2000s. the collective continue to develop their original agency. events and record label. and things are heating up very nicely. following soul-arresting releases from elliot lion and face + heel comes this four-track odyssey from belfast’s lunar orbit rendezvous aka lor. ready for take-off?
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 !
for the summer. frabon present -loop machine- ep from the brillant emerging italian producer andrea falsone with two original mix. for the remix this time we have agent! from germany. him make music on cocoon. desolat. moon harbour and many more big labels. and plus the duo italian maury and joe dielle.
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.
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
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.
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.
this may sees climbers & teddy wong collaborate on a moody single entitled it s all about house ep . featuring remixes from haze-m. ekai & baum. recalde and andre vii. over the last couple of years. mexico s climbers has been releasing on get physical. bunny tiger. and turbo. not to mention touring the globe playing shows in europe. north america and south america. meanwhile. fellow compatriot and rngds music founder teddy wong has been making his mark with releases on desert hearts and monotonik. joining them on remix duties is tunisian artist and haze music boss haze-m. a collaboration between viva s ekai and elrow s baum. lost beach club resident recalde and platino founder andre vii. it s all about house opens with rattling drums before a booming bassline and tantalizing synths join a murky male vocal. leading into the rhythmic haze-m remix with its menacing synth that evolves into floating melodies. next up. ekai & baum s remix is an all-out acid roller. leading into deeper territories with recalde s percussive and twisted remix until andre vii s syncopated version chops up the lyrics until they re almost unrecognizable.
nice price deal !!! nofitstate is the new label project from simon baker and geddes. having been a hugely successful london based party over the past few years the duo have now branched out to present their take on contemporary house music. the inaugural release kicks off with mr baker in solo mode with the arpy ep. a highly energetic affair with simons sharp production nous in fully effect. arpy 1 features a killer synth lead whilst arpy 2 keeps the vibe deeper. negating the synth in favour of an emphasis on groove. skudge provide the remix on the flip. intertwining elements of the original mixes in their now signature sound.
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.
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.
dop is welcomed back on circus company with a three track heater of an ep with a night in sausalito. and there is no way of taming this one. this time. the trio get slapped on wax with a 12inch that is pitted straight for the dancefloor. deetron comes through with some classy dub work on the remix. kicking things off with their headline track. a night in sausalito. the trio combine their signature and intricate synth work with a mixture of lo-fi hums and percussive flares until jaw fills the mix and takes the track away. rolling on a2 with ischia. the trio drop a straight up meaty drum pattern with a haunting range of vocal licks and delicate synth grooves. on the flipside. deetron strips back the vocals and lays a solid housey dub that purs. intensifies and releases in all the right places.
de lichting is a brand new collaborative project between three key underground labels from amsterdam namely yield records. native response and working titles. all with their own successful solo projects and well established in what they do. the collaboration is -a coming of age story narrated by a bunch of music heads from the same city.- it is a project that sees seven self-confessed music nerds putting their diy ideals front and centre and coming together to self-release these 13 new and exciting tracks.
unless you re too young to know or have been living under a rock for the past twenty years. there s little chance that you haven t come across marc romboy s music in one way or another. the systematic recordings boss has had many irons on the fire since establishing his first imprint. the now defunct le petit prince - gathering an untold number of releases on labels as diverse as ovum. innervisions. rebirth or 20:20 vision in his two decades of intense activity. tracing back to 1994. when he used to rummage through the crates of delirium - the primitive incarnation of kompakt (closed and revived under its new name in 1998). the friendship between romboy and the kompakt family has largely withstood the test of time. after losing touch for a few years. romboy and michael mayer would resume contact during a festival in the south of france - a reunion that eventually led to systematic joining kompakt s distribution catalogue a couple months later.
it s been around three years since jpattersson opened up a whole new horizon of formerly unheard possibilities between the worlds of dub and techno. a lot has been happening ever since. and that’s very noticeable on his second album. it still has all the signature elements of jpattersson: there s his dreamy. virtuous trumpet play and his witty vocals. there s his dubby delays and heavyweight beats which often line up in a downbeat rhythm. however. besides his fanfares there s now also many folks. many musical friends who contribute to the vibe of this album. there s a track with berlin mc longfingah. latin-flavoured rhythms from polish reggae and dancehall producer dreadsquad as well as a stylistically wide range of remixes that reflect the symbiotic cooperation and mutual inspiration of these last years.
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.
gothenburg based tora vinter brings a sonic journey of two genre defying tracks to bror06. coming from releases on her own my sonic mountain imprint and remix work for fever ray (rabid records). arriving from an impression inspired by female characters of one thousand and one nights. tora starts the ep with the emotive morgiana. presenting minimalist layers of classy percussion over an eight minute bassline workout together with veraluz’s impassioned vocals. following up the a-side is the lush and evocative sheherazade. bringing the listener from atmospheric soundscapes through suggestive drum patterns - featuring a spaced out. stepping remix by dj lily.
norwegian duo ost & kjex make a welcome return to crosstown rebels. their private dancer ep is a masterclass in producing dance-floor ready rhythms. they welcome fellow norwegian whalesharkattacks to the mix to provide her dark yet dreamy vocals. we had a fascination with tinas private dancer since first being exposed to it by pat sharp on sky trax in the 80s. whalesharkattacks personifies everything thats cool about the 80s. so when we met her we knew we had to cut a version ost & kjex private dancer is as dark as it is melodic. with eerie drum pads and a medley of dreamt synths. norwegian vocalist whalesharkattacks. whose music has been described as 808 goth. lends a distorted vocal. on nightingale a burdenging bass adds a sense of urgency interlaced with vocals reminiscent of the 80s era. cosmic synths float side by side samples of beautiful bird song. a titillating work of art with a mesmerising beat.
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!
fullcover version! bold - the new born techno and techhouse label from berlin - is proud to present the first record from minigram. mastered by martin eyerer (riverside studios berlin). in 2016 minigram started to launch his own productions which allowed him to show his varied repertoire of music which also includes remixes of known and not yet known artists. over the past 20 years minigram has already carved out a career in electronic music as a dj. to create this sophisticated and immersive record that easily flows between techno and house. minigram is constantly playing with the expectation of the audience on the dancefloor.
bold - the new born techno and techhouse label from berlin - is proud to present the first record from minigram. mastered by martin eyerer (riverside studios berlin). in 2016 minigram started to launch his own productions which allowed him to show his varied repertoire of music which also includes remixes of known and not yet known artists. over the past 20 years minigram has already carved out a career in electronic music as a dj. to create this sophisticated and immersive record that easily flows between techno and house. minigram is constantly playing with the expectation of the audience on the dancefloor.
this ep is inspired by the idea behind a clothing shop in london. in the 60ies. it was a place that became a cult institution for artists and creatives of all kinds at that time. based on sharing ideas and imagination. and here the circle closes to this record. we want to take you on a musical trip. with this record full of branches and secret paths. the well-known remixers andreas henneberg. agaric and normen weber used their imagination to show the main track in completely different shades. straightforward and for the big dancefloor. as well as deep and warm for the secret festival floor in the grove. let us take you on the trip. here and now and forever.
making his debut on the label. spanish producer kuo climax is welcomed to the hot creations fold. a solid two track release that has already been heating up dancefloors across the globe. the talented artist showcases his distinct style and proves why he is hotly tipped for 2018. the ep opens up with whyte. a pulsating track with a warped bassline and oozing synths. two and a half minutes deep it disperses into a breakbeat-esque breakdown that dives back into the familiar 4/4 beat. title track nacrem is a smooth roller with an underpinning bass and intergalactic vocal stabs. the ep highlights the spanish producer’s ability to bring balance to his output. providing music perfectly attuned for the floor. born in malaga and now residing in barcelona. kuo climax has released on respected labels such as knee deep in sound. solid grooves and viva music. 2018 will see the producer launch his own vinyl-only imprint. lfofl. that aims to recognise the progress in technology without losing the essence of true dance music.
pets backwards to get step. spell step forwards and you get pets going back to basics. step is the new vinyl-only label from the founders of pets catz n dogz with a focus on the rawest forms and root functions of dance music. step searches for the fundamentals with under-the-radar house and techno thats not afraid to be rough around the edges. its all about the 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.
trias#002 is the successor of the debut ep by tom sue on trias records. available as a limited vinyl edition with risograph prints. the melodic main track >black oak< was produced by tom sue for the sinister short film >schwarz< by felix kruis. it features strong lead vocals by n!klas and chants by the movie actors. the dark atmosphere of the short film is picked up by the melancholic low key techno tracks >amberay< and >ceres<. the ep finishes with the banging remix of >black oak< by der schmeisser. der tietz and der foerkerich. ready to hit the clubs.
the saqqara ep is a multilayered. sonic canvas from the mind of chris barratt. as he launches his new alias. baratt. for life and death. fine brushstrokes move from all areas of his musical hideout. spreading over five. varied. aural sculptures. each one warping and weaving on its own cosmic trajectory. pooling from key aspects of his eagles & butterflies project. barratt induces new musical shades. hinting at moments of disco and funk. through a lens of psychedelia. the title track is a late-night floor-filler - a bold yet uniquely personal necropolis built from riveting delays and arpeggiators. time bending sees dj tennis join in. stepping up with his trademark. rough around the edges production aesthetic. en route to unknown destinations. barratt hones-in on a confident. stripped-down style on khaos - rhythm versus melody just in time for festival season. 1983 soundtracks a ride to utopia on a rocket-fueled vespa. leading to collider. the land of un-quantised madness. where the most treasured of synthesisers live amongst their drum machine counterparts. flowing yet incredibly interconnected. saqqara is best interpreted as a mini artist album - the first of many barratt offerings.
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.
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.
standard pressing on black double vinyl. housed in a gatefold sleeve with download code included. ryan lee west aka rival consoles presents his expressive new album ‘persona’. set for release via erased tapes. the title ‘persona’ was inspired by ingmar bergman’s film of the same name. specifically a shot in the opening credits of a child reaching out to touch a woman’s face on a screen. which is shifting between one face and another. this powerful image struck ryan and it inspired the album’s main theme — an exploration of the persona. the difference between how we see ourselves and how others see us. the spaces in between. between states. people. light and dark. the inner persona and the outer persona.
known for releases on labels like overall music. innercircle and frole records. back to basics regular barnsley begins 2018 by returning to his vessel records imprint with big move ep . consisting of two low-slung originals. the release also includes remixes from bass culture founder d julz and cabinet records bosses cabdrivers. a compelling groove lays the foundation of time whilst quivering synths operate throughout. leading into d julz s remix that twists the original into a moody roller with tightly executed 808s at its core. forgiveness starts with clanking percussion as melodies add to the heightening atmosphere. while the cabdrivers remix takes the key elements of the original and plays with the harmonies to make them coarser.
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.
arcarsenal duo is back with their first ever full length production in 7 years of making music together. the album is a collection of intuitive jams crossing over the codes of electronic music typologies. with this set of hallucinatory psychedelic electronica tracks evolving over complex patterns and grooves. and sprinkled with pinches of krautrock and folk aesthetics. arcarsenal is here once again blurring boundaries and proving that their world is located in an ever expanding universe.