beat machine is ready to drop the last bomb of 2017: after launching a new 7” vinyl series (“swinging flavors”) and releasing sun yufka and kuthi jinani’s debut eps (with remixes from lechuga zafiro and ipman). the italian electronic label is ready to publish a new ep. this time signed from andrea bonalumi aka big hands. after recently releasing his latest ep “redline / greenline” (available in “name your price” mode on his bandcamp page) the italian producer now settled in london. sobborghi party series founder and member of drift kings and club cristallo url collectives debuts on bmrec with “arcane mosaics”. a 6-tracks journey through big hands aesthetic vision moving through glitches. weightless landscapes. uk rave reminiscences and post-grime sounds strictly connected to bristol sound.
inspired by a fluid mix of global club sounds including uk funky. kuduro. techno and rap. nervous horzion co-head tsvi is to kick off 2018 with the release of new ep. ‘rambo’. comprised of six tracks. including collaborations with dj jm and fellow nervous horizon boss. wallwork. as well as a bonus remix from luru. ‘rambo’ details how tsvi’s sound continues to evolve. taking on bold new shapes in the process.
various power. funkycan aka am kinem teams up with max gee for the a1. a technotrack made with a dr-550 and the crumar performer. up next is a fast dub by glenn & max.one for the heads. the b-side starts with glenn astro s & delfonic s riddim followed by the darker -d.i.d- produced by imyrmind and lonny benz. happy 2018
10 YEARS OF GRECO ROMAN VOL 3 (INCL. FOUR TET & KORNEL KOVACS REMIXES)
12" Vinyl UK19.12.17
this summer. the left of centre electronica label greco-roman hits its stride and celebrates 10 years of music. and to celebrate they are reissuing their biggest dance floor records and remixes on a series of ltd edition 12inches.
auf *hardcourage* führt faltydl konsequent weiter. was auf den singles bereits angekündigt wurde: atmosphärische reisen zwischen house und elektronic. besonders beeindruckend führt dies der hit *she sleeps* vor. ein feature mit ed macfarlane von den friendly fires. doch neben euphorischer elektronik (bells). widmet sich lustmann auch tiefgehendem bass (finally some shit / the rain stopped) und verspielten elementen. wie beispielsweise mit der aktuellen single *straight & arrow* inklusive fantastischem four tet mix. am ende des albums merkt man vor allem eines deutlich: dj-sets im berghain. remixe für the xx. scuba und viele weitere. sowie supportslots für radiohead und damit auch thom yorkes liebe haben faltydl auf seinem dritten album reifen lassen. *hardcourage* ist ein exzellentes werk zwischen tiefgang und tanzfläche geworden. welches jederzeit spannung und intensität offenbart.
doppel 12 inch vinyl im klappcover. inklusive download-code.
converpilations is a series of v/a compilation releases from new label. online conversations - a label based straight out of the world wide web. vol.1 kicks things off with oddities from szch. d. tiffany. saki. and tlim shug.
blah blah blah turn 5 years old this may and as part of their celebrations they have saved perhaps their most exciting signing yet for a limited weare5 vinyl release. the prolific genre juggling blacksmif. blacksmif flirts on the edge of reason. taking flamboyant percussive and melodic risks within a bass driven jazz tinged environment. such is the adventurousness of his music that he has already gathered himself quite a fan club. among which he can count mixmag. gilles peterson. and mary anne hobbs as leading members.
nice price deal !!! brightons dismantle second single with wheel and deal once again delivering his multi genre club smashing sounds. destory is the angry big brother of his first single computation & word dance! dismantle delivers the goods again with his bouncing electro / crack house step.
the bit crushed vocal >destroy< breaks the epic build to a monster drop that gets every dance floor screaming for the wheelers! this track has been smashing it worldwide with support from n-type. hatcha. mistajam. shy fx. hizzle guy & kutz to name a few.
computation vip: the previously unreleased dubplate! this wasnt going to see the light of day! a staple in the bag of n-type. mistajam. hatcha. soap dodgers. benton. walsh & the others! a sick little rework of the original track that launched dismantle in to the limelight last year. dismantle is join from strength to strength. and is a force to be reckoned with in 2012.
LUKE VIBERT PRESENTS UK GARAVE VOL. 1 (2X12 LP + MP3)
2x12" Vinyl lp UK09.05.17
a riotous romp through imaginatively used samples. familiar piano riffs. customary beats and other rave tropes. the master of mischief luke vibert puts together a 10 track ode to the era of m25 convoys. mobile phone hotlines and raving amongst dogs on strings in british aerodrome fields. with a long and extensive history in the uks dance counterculture spanning three decades. vibert has released a barrage of inventive and animated music over the years that really doesn’t take itself too seriously. and is all the better for it. lps and singles for mo wax. warp. planet mu. ninja tune and rising high really speaks for itself. so its a honour to welcome vibert back onto hypercolour (after 2014s ridmik album and 2015’s return of his kerrier district moniker).
the double vinyl release includes a download code.
summer 2017 arrives early thanks to the grinning and beaming dilemma001 from the inimitable sonikku. get yourself propped up poolside for this one because its seriously bumpin’. four super fun mixes of some seriously cherished noughties rnb bangers.
one of italy’s brightest new talents. clap! clap! (aka cristiano crisci) returns with his second album for black acre. following on from his colorful breakthrough debut lp ‘tayi bebba’. bringing together disparate inspirations and styles onto the dance-floor of his mind. ‘a thousand skies’ sees clap! clap! create a high energy and inventive kaleidoscopic fusion of sound – drawing on the traditional global rhythms of the old world. hip hop. footwork. uk bass and house.
following releases on labels such as greco-roman. ttt and templar sound. dro carey (eugene ward) returns to the scene with his new offering. the industrious yet delicate track queensberry rule featuring the vocals of kuČ..ka. taken from his dark zoo ep. out now via australian label soothsayer. where his previous releases have been firmly focused on the smoke-riddled clubs. queensberry rules sees dro carey traverse new territory. working with kuČ..ka and collarbones marcus whale on the track. queensberry rules sees the sydney producer creating a unique pop sound. however maintain the gritty dna that he is so distinctively known for.
nascent london label ex-local announces its arrival with a new 5-track ep from south london talent kxngs. with an extensive back catalogue that includes a release on the la collective soulection s imprint (as kings in 2012) - as well as self-released album earlys & eps that can all be found on his bandcamp page the 25-year-old brixton resident has been winning admirers on his own terms whilst studying sound arts at the university of the arts london which offered him an escape from a year living homeless on the citys streets.
on the follow up to their 2015 ep ‘dumela 113’. we reintroduce hyperdub producer okzharp and manthe ribane. an artist. dancer and model from johannesburg who has worked and toured with die antwood amongst other creative work.
written and recorded in london. over two weeks this january. ‘tell your vision’ is a call and response between manthe’s vocals and okzharp’s production. both bring their unique energies to the mix. manifesting in a raw confidence of new moods and temperatures that were brought out from their first taste of touring and living on autopilot.
neue 12” des kanadiers jacques greene. einem aushängeschild der unabhängigen. jungen label-generation. bestehend aus uno. 3024. night slugs und lucky me. deren künstler moderne sounds wie hip hop. r&b. house und techno perfekt fusionieren. sowohl “afterglow” als auch der sommerhit “you can’t deny” erscheinen hier in vinyl-only extended versions. downloadcode inklusive.
debut album from label boss rushmore. his most concise and holistic body of work to date. spanning a wider range of styles and influences than ever before. digging deep into his musical influences beyond typical club music. pressing on translucent orange vinyl.
fifty first recordings was created in 1994 out of a small but very productive studio in london called state 51 using the down time and the very talented engineers who had been brought together for state 51 s existing clients. state 51 was the go to studio for the likes of x-press 2. sharp. amalgamation of soundz. the engineers we worked with included mark woolford. james brown. james reynolds & mark yardley. fifty first recordings soon found a name for itself and was very quickly at the forefront of the new generation of uk garage music. we produced and released music in the 90s. for over 7 years. with the likes of tuff jam etc. and later went to develop other imprints such as konnect / test press / unda vybe / spread love / tick etc.. some in partnership with producers and managed artists.
nordic ice meets spanish fire in the latest offering from fine grains records collaboration series. blais is a split ep featuring norwegian skweee boss beatbully and barcelona-based machine funk don fitzroy north. the release is complete with three distinct remixes by young scottish grime producer inkke. synthetic funk master joe howe (fka ben butler & mousepad) and one of the finest contemporary beats producers this side of the atlantic. mwëslee. the artwork comes from norwegian graphic artist halvor bodin. blåis . one of over 100 nordic words for snow and ice. occurs when snow falls on a glacier. is compressed. and becomes part of the glacier. over the course of 8 tracks. beatbully & fitzroy north squeeze the maximum from their respective mpc & synth setups to deliver an unpretentious and fun mix of synthetic funk with a punch. moments of minimality. sweet harmonies. bleeps. squeaks and bass are compressed into a gleaming crystallised form
the second ultimate hits instalment is from max mcferren. four tracks covering everything from dan bell inspired house to uk influenced rhythm tracks for the floor. strictly limited to 300 copies w/ hand printed sleeves.
lil silvas new 3-track release with good years is aimed strictly for club play. beginning with the surging energy of drumatic and followed by the silky electronics of new squeeze and the minimalistic swing of 606. it highlights the bedford producers uk grime roots together with timbaland-like idiosyncratic sonic ticks and afro-centric syncopation. all three tracks have received strong radio support from the likes gilles peterson. mary anne hobbs. toddla t. monki and benji b on bbc radio 1. 6music and 1xtra. as well as plays across rinse and kiss fm a release that further cements silvas reputation as one of the countries leading production lights.
seb wildblood returns to the skint imprint as a follow up to his 2014. barcelona / blue colour ep. shadowed by his label mate apes. this release sees the two take on either side of the 10 inch with a familiar sound echoed by their church imprint. wildblood ignites the record with the bubbly and soothing concocton of noshi that fows seemingly under the vocals of phantasy afliate kelly lee owens. apes sits close on the fip side with a more club friendly ode to london. mortmer road. an eerie night time synth crawls through the suburban sounds of apes we ve been conditoned with since the up-rise of the church sound.
300 copies only. dj support from midland. detroit swindle. oneman. deetron...
the next release on rinse is the second in a series of three eps of gorgeous. punch-drunk house music from label regular rupert taylor. aka xxxy. the follow-up to last years acclaimed 18 hours. it is a further spiral inwards for the tripped-out. wistful style he has increasingly come to make distinctly his own. with clouds of arpeggiated synth notes and vapourised voice rolling atop pillow-soft. droning bass.
a dying planet . . . encapsulated by those who killed it. filled with wandering souls and ancient technology. a way out emerges. a utopian star . . . an escape . . . . the anarchostar.
the anarchostar is a psychedelic science fiction universe and the sophomore album of the american electronic composer and futurist distal. the anarchostars story acts as a conduit for the music. each release is a different part of the mythos surrounding the label narrative.
karma kid. aka sam knowles. is a self-taught. 19-year-old producer who will release his new single bird of prey on future classic. bird of prey is the title track from the forthcoming ep. bird of prey. karma kid is one of the freshest faces in the uk bass scene. the vinyl ep includes a download code.
manchester artist belly is back with his second ep of 2014 released through his new inprint belly dance and this time he is joined by east end soul vocalist shona carmen & one half of asphodells tiimothy j fairplay on the remix. the second ep see s belly up the pace slightly from his inagural release moving slightly away of the slow beat of tracks like dark autumn and farewell and embark on a sligtly more up tempo . swing style bordering on the style of machine drum. the first track control is a hazy club track with strong vocals from both belly & shona backed up by drum and bass beats which is followed by vocal heavy space beats in the form of zu . on the flip side we see the real inpact of shona carmen with a clubtrack loaded with summer vibes called painting . the vocals are soulfull and beautiful with a swing tempo and drum patterns that lift throughout. this is followed by timothy j fairplay bringing in his own take on 90 s chicago garage music with a banging clubtrack remix of dark autumn off of belly dance 001.
decadubs 3 is a vinyl-only companion-piece to hyperdubs next birthday collection cd. hyperdub 10.2 after 10.1. our first compilation of 10th anniversary dancefloor heaters. 10.2 features some of the labels best songs of the last five years. and this ep pulls tighter focus on six of that sets more body-moving moments.
5-track ep mit starken remixen der aktuellen singles des kelis albums -food- von mount kimbie (warp). machinedrum (ninja tune). visionist. darq e freaker und rob garza. pünktlich zur tour in deutschland!
b.riddim is luis sequeira. a portuguese living in london. magic my ear is his second ep for third ear. following the (in) theory ep in 2012. formerly a driving force in the influential portuguese rap group g-ward under the name bellatur. luis followed his love of jamaican dub using electronics to arrive at a sound which is identifiable through the sum of its parts but which is quite unique.
*broken circuit* is the meeting of minds between max wheeler and victoria port aka anushka. the results are one of the most enjoyable. unpretentious hybrid dance soul records you will hear all year.
the double vinyl lp includes a code for free download of the full album.
bristolian duo. forget me not. return to losing suki after 2013s the stronger ep. keeping up the pressure with their deep and raw garage house sounds on the everything but love ep. pressing on translucent. red coloured vinyl.
mega city industry is ital teks sophomore effort for civil music. formed of four liquid hybrids exploring footworks accelerated template the ep splices the rhythmic memes of chicago with uk sci-fi sonics rooted in classic 90s ai and jungle music. with three albums for planet mu to his name and an uncanny knack of always sounding completely unique ital tek has been evolving his dexterous dance-floor electronica. techy idm. glitch-hop and post-dubstep forms for approaching a decade. impressively adept at shrugging off the constraints of genre identification his output has most recently been inspired by the febrility and tension/release of chicago footwork rhythms. the vinyl ep comes with download code included.
jerome lol steps out of the shadow from defunct supergroup lol boys with his first solo release the deleted/fool ep on fof music. no stranger to electronic music he was named faders top djs to watch in 2013 and spent the better part of the year touring with baths. juan atkins and anthony shakir.
fold returns following a pair of impressive 2013 releases for electric minds and george fitzgeralds manmakemusic. with the london producer bringing his house/techno/uk bass hybrid sound to his second electric minds ep. the grasshopper lies heavy. a1. gully rattles along at a brisk 135 bpm. a raw yet versatile dj tool imbued with a sense of impending danceﬂ.....oor mischief. the a2 dun kno then drops the pace down while pursuing a subtler. more melodic arc. on the ﬂ.....ip. b1 roy batty carries with it its namesakes sense of menace as its escalating synth stabs drive the track onwards. ep closer harlyns dub strips things down for the deepest track of the 12 inch. with folds love for dubbier elements of techno brought to the fore.
champion presents the debut outing for his hayfever alias. a new moniker from the uk funky pioneer that aims to draw together the very best in dancefloor focussed bass mutations with a new sound palette and an eye on developing the formula records sound.
the peninsulas finest purveyors of everything bass-related are back in action as iberian records releases the third instalment of the tax haven ep series. where all sorts of musical refugees find exile with unpredictable results. taking a cue from its predecessors. tax haven 3 unites four different artists on wax - bass clef. photonz. cauto and niño - who present four different brands of low-end heavy music for the dance floors. as well as that space between headphones.
after the heavyweight last outing from klose one. school records is back with its fourth offering. this time from modern house heroes dusky. complete with two remixes from veteran benny ill. one of which is vinyl only
it can be hard to pin down the elements that make up a citys signature sound. but when you hear it. you know it. and winston hazels new track. *break up*. is 100 per cent sheffield. from the boom and buzz of its bassline to the bitter-sweet choral hook that pierces it through the heart. not that this is a surprise.
cgi is proud to present the long overdue vinyl debut of cc. one of the most talented djs and producers currently working outside of the limelight. this release follows up *up wind*. his outstanding 2012 digital ep for jass. and precedes his forthcoming debut 12 inch ep for proper trax.
local talk is proud to welcome back tony blitz from c.r.s.t. - remember monster munch ep back in january? t stands for tony blitz. the one and very same we got on this release.
on the a-side we are treated to two slammin tracks. vodka & valium & bring it back are both the perfect mix between uk garage & house. studio wizard crackazat. last heard on our sub-label oneoffs. re-built the track into a piano driven house track infused with lots of melodies.
gravious (real name alastair jackson) is a dubstep and electronic music producer based in glasgow. his early releases came via the hotflush label. and its scuba sub-label. more recent releases have come through highpoint lowlife. davey jones. saigon and broken bubble. now gravious offers halocyan his most ambitious work to date. the *rolling thunder ep*. the eps title track begins with glassy. plinking synths that segway into a rollicking. stuttering beat. pitched up vocals lend a 90s throwback vibe to this fun. uplifting number. hotly tipped new york producer octo octa (100% silk) cools down the original with loads of house flavor and his own pristine melodies. on the b-side. *release*. is a towering. glacial epic pushed along by a lurching. pulsating bassline and sensual. shifting vocals. closing out the record is *sulaco squares*. a taut. careful arrangement packed to the brim with colorful melodies and arpeggios.
limitierte und colorierte 12 inch auskopplung aus dem aktuellen. selbstbetitelten jamie-lidell-goes-prince-album von anfang 2013 mit klasse neuen remixes von machinedrum. jimmy edagr. crackboy und lorenz rhode von der jamie lidell band.
the fulcrum records boss has already had a busy year. but here damu returns to production duties for his eponymous imprint with two tracks in collaboration with fulcrum affiliate thefft. which glow with the best qualities of both parties.
full of sharp clicks and snares backed by a warm textured synth. this melody-driven track is just overflowing. its just another tune that you ll wanna keep listening from the ep which features five tracks (including rain jacket) all with a coherent sound backed by an amazing production. pascaal is peter wiley. an austin based producer who instantly got a little following after his debut with dragonlillies and followed with same success rain jacket. hes already been featured on indie shuffle. earmilk and neighborhood tapes and has been played by booddha in his dj sets.
our fourth release comes from ogris debris. part of the affine family (home of dorian concept and cid rim) and an internationally acclaimed producer duo from vienna. combining cutting-edge digital production with finest ingredients of techno and house. ogris debris create a unique brand of dance music that is widely acknowledged as innovative by the global scene.
for this release. ogris debris deliver a uk-bass influenced. chord-driven primetime house stomper. somewhat different to their previous releases. on the b-side. hyperdubs grime and funky don scratcha dva eases the rhythm with his rolling bassline sound for a weighty dj tool track. while the clonious diverts the energy with his soulfull keyboard skills and swinging drums into an infectious late-summer future funk affair.
londons kodiak arrive at hot haus recs hq with their first release of 2013. since releasing one of 2012s most hyped releases spreo superbus (on numbers) kodiak have returned to uttus hot haus recs with dragon drop. an epic slice of neo-rnb futurism. a no hold barred chicago house slammer egyptian kings. plus a bonus remix from eliphino who also had one of 2012s breakthrough tracks with more than me.
in the past our releases have had a lot of support from excellent djs – but never so much as with geiom’s glesprin ep. this year ben ufo. sully. beneath. the black dog. brackles. midland. spatial. al tourettes. hackman. happa. west norwood cassette library and of course geiom have all played tracks from the ep.
ikonika is one of the outstanding producers of her generation. her 2008 debut >please< (hyperdub). announced a forward thinking. highly melodic. twisted take on uk underground dance music. after further singles for planet mu and hyperdub. she went on to release one of the best albums of 2010 ‘contact. love. want. have’. receiving glowing reviews from the guardian. bbc. nme. fact. resident advisor. pitchfork among many more. her remix projects have included interpol. caribou. cubic zirconia and dj mujava.
accent is a brand new house & techno project from well established british producers craggz & parallel with a large and illustrious back catalogue of d&b to their names. on the first release the duo deliver three cuts of rubbery. rhythm heavy house music.
notable dj support from: photek. stacey pullen. marcus worgull (innervisions). mumdance. slam. quentin harris (strictly rhythm). tom findlay (groove armada). j.phlip (dirtybird). chrissy murderbot. laurent garnier + many more.
belfast bass producer unknown who has built up a huge following with a steady stream of tunes on youtube and soundcloud. made his vinyl debut with last years #001-010 series on champion sound recordings. and now he returns to the label with his best and most diverse work yet. the i cry ep. the unknown trademarks – waves of sub-bass. expertly swung percussion and a dark. seductive and tense atmosphere – are all there. and he is pushing into new and fascinating territories too. with some brighter textures. house vibes and his first ever vocal collaboration on the stunning title track. *i cry*.
lil jabba isnt like the rest of them. while they are busy joining the dots between house and techno or whatever is safe right now. he is throwing paint all over the page. he is not american. but he is affiliated with chicagos teklife crew (dj spinn. dj rashad. etc.) and divides his time between baltimore and brooklyn. exhibiting his visual art. riding around with his bike gang and making some of the most hypnotic juke and footwork you will ever hear. local action have been figuring out a release with him for over a year - eventually an ep wasnt enough. and they persuaded him to make it a full-length album. scales. some of scales has already seen the light of day through youtube or limited cassette releases. some of it is unheard. some tracks sound cleaner than others. that is because they are newer. that is how these things work. what is consistent throughout scales is the quality: across 12 tracks. jabba flips. twists and inverts the footwork template with endless layers of samples. gurgled vocal tags. jazz licks and whatever else he feels like. these arent trax. they are tapestries.
wheel & deal records presents the long awaited first album from the young. eclectic and talented dj / producer benton. following a stirling release catalog with wheel & deal. benton gives us his deep. dark dose of uk bass. benton brings dubstep. dnb. jungle. garage. acid house. dub & grime in to the mix. showing a knowledge of underground dance music but with a fresh. unique take on genre. reflections is a innovative and deep musical journey.
as apple pips continues to explore its opening mantra of echo. depth. swing and bass within the duplicitous realms of modern electronica. it welcomes to the fold two long-standing friends of the label and in turn sheds light on their own fresh avenues within house music. you might already know lrusse as id or behling. commonly found kicking up the dust alongside sam baobinga simpson in all manner of styles and tempos. while bleecker has an accomplished back-story in dubstep as wedge & through his own if symptoms persist imprint. in their new venture both producers fuse their dancefloor inclinations with more searching. experimental textures and tones. placing crafty sound design on a level pegging with the more immediate tropes of groove and presence.
877 records join with longtime friends and collaborators to present the well rounded rebel alliance ep. klic and riskotheque lead the way with their track compton. a bass heavy anthem already rocking the clubs and doing damage on radio. stomping 808′....s. sing along vocals and acid arpeggios join perfectly to form this instant classic. donga & blake more than do justice to the original with the compton give a dam jam remix. a perfect example of their sublimely considered approach. the reworking is an altogether deeper four to the floor roller using only finely selected elements from the original. well rounded in the house! next up is skeleton grin by donga & blake + richta. this original composition features vocals by donga over an intense and metallic techno-esque bass and kick. we are true believers in the power of a b-side and this is no exception.
vulkandance started as a party for african dance music in berlin in 2010. the amazing feedback and success of the party led nomad to turn it into a series of events and into a concept (including theme based decoration and sometimes catering) that travelled and hosted some of the cream of afro and global funk/disco djs. including legends such as beppe loda
m1 sessions presents chips n chittlins vol. 1. featuring the talents of paul randolph and his timeless world view of musical influence. the full album previously released in limited numbers on cd will be released in two volumes on 12 inch. this project offers a 2 step garage sound blended with house and r&b. randolph has only begun to leave a magical legacy of sound behind him as his trail blazes light years in all directions of the universe.
alongside our fourth release. we are pleased to finally bring you our first vinyl offering. featuring two tracks lifted from our most recent 10 track compilation xvi records - volume two: imitating life and two standout tracks from our back catalogue.
fresh again. silks favorite dunce-dance diva. maria minerva. tries on a new wardrobe with her bless ep. busting out with sweet n swingy single black magick. minerva caters her classic la-la lyrics about an occult/joke-cult romance over a new waif. schneider-esque pop-rock lobsta beat. space 4 u slips echo-drone vocal monologues over a laface-style rnb booty bumper. while symbol of my pleasure sneers with a walk this way funk lick. both reminding fans of minervas naughty/playful creep-creativities. rounding out the ep are soul searchin – a sleazy. down-tuned. junk-jungle comatose doser – and lady blacktonikas black magick garage trippin remix – a layer cake of luscious tush pushin and an ode to another sassy lady. miss kier herself. confidence is key. and this is maria minerva struttin.’ on and off key. through her newest collection of wand songs.