formas, known from bqd40.3 and their s7m8 ep on minor planet music come here with their first own ep on dana ruhs brouqade. a 3 track ep with spooky and tribal influenced deep tech and a remix by jorge gamarra (sur)
rare gems is the brand new label run by shaggie. for the first release both originals tracks are signed by shaggie & mario mng with two remixes from teluric and alex tea. played and supported by raresh, barac, janeret, zendid, anthea, john dimas, cristopher ledger, viceversa, jorge gamarra, piticu, romar and many other friends. with love for you.
another new name on the slow life catalogue, the californian turned berliner steve huerta. as the ep name suggest he delivers some fresh-loungy-break jams, plus a dancefloor killer featuring label’s own s.moriera.
lessi s. is back on the label. this time showcasing a bumpy and bouncy a1 with a question / answer pattern between lush pads and synth shots. this track titled >clipper< shares its vinyl a-side with a roger gerressen remix, an artist part of the yoyaku camp and known for his stand out bodies of deepness featured on industry-leading imprints like sushitech. the b-side features lessi s dubby, tracky, and rolly >island in the wilderness< as well as the deep minimal esq, but still house inspired >sensitivity< to close off this release with a timeless variety for any underground record bag.
repress! for its eighth release, berg audio is proud to present >directions<, a various artists featuring pioneers as well as some of the most talented producers from the new generation. the incredible eight tracks compilation is accompanied by juli jahs stunning reinterpretation of polands >hotel forum< located in krakow. 2x12”- 180g, gatefold - a must-have item for any vinyl collectors!
following up the debut release from altitude, vade mecum returns with an ep on the limited 10inch series with another legend in the dub techno world - merv. they became notorious after some releases in the second half of the 90s, which included two tracks that are now considered dub techno classics: >dust< and >melted vein<. the copenhagen based duo are back in the studio for a couple of years, after almost 2 decades of silence. since then, they already relased some quality new material on top labels from the scene, and we are absolutely delighted and excited to have them onboard.
after a five year release hiatus, in 2018 yura khlop is putting out music under his se62 alias again. “jazzed ep” is the second release in the saft x series and the kiev based producer has delivered a class record.
repress! japanese producer jun kitamura released 2eps from his own label capricious back in 1998 and 2000 named outergaze and outergaze 2 by his artist name jun. they were both underground hit in the uk and other countries. efd compiles 2 tracks from these 2eps, which are still heard in dance floors worldwide after more than 10 years, as the first release efd classic series.
after several 12 inch releases on gosu, traffic, understate:ment, be chosen, now he is back on his own imprint with a full double vinyl album release , ranging from techno , minimal , house & deep house. excellent
three years incubation, visionquest compadre antonio thagma returns to follow up his evergreen ‘leather soul’ ep. taking off where his molten constructions left us in 2015, it’s another kinetic experience where the groove is full, and only, focus… and the one and only ricardo villalobos is on hand for a genuinely beautiful remix. ‘sferikum’ instantly locks you in: upbeat with a subtle strut and a maze of psychedelic textures, this one is all about the rolling subs that underpin every element, bringing everything together with fluid motion. it’s backed by the broken electroid charm of ‘everything i wanted’. spacious, pensive and laced with an array of dizzying details from sly acid sinews to crafty drum variations by way of a sudden heart-stopping breakdown. truly, this lives up to its name. complementing these two exceptional originals, and celebrating antonio’s return to visionquest at the highest level possible, villalobos has been recruited for remix duties. a key staple of his sets this summer, it’s a singular 13 minute trip rich in subversion, twists, glitches and surprises. but, as always, the groove is the full, and only, focus. welcome back antonio…
vinyl only. fine exercises in minimal house from katie drover, label-head of dokutoku records and long-time resident at melbourne s revolver club, now living in berlin. for bluetrain, stephan g or early force tracks and telegraph releases fans.
vinyl only! beste modus is a young, berlin based label which is focused on house music. the first release has a lot to offer. 6 different artists created 5 excellent tracks and formed a very diversified ep. ltd 2018 repress
vinyl only.ltd to 300. the inhale exhale posse bringing it back with the 5th strike of the germany based house label. its v/a time again. this six track collage brings you from funky disco edits, over strong baselines and pitched vocals with atmospheric synths to old school jackin house with a bliss of slower deep house in the end. this diversified vinyl keeps the inex style like the guys started. hands down ! this one is a bomb !
did you enjoyed the mystery? with big support to the second releases from romania underground like petre inspirescu, mihigh and many others. is time for a special transparent vinyl, the mystery continues.
- sold out on preorder - two analogue techno tracks and a melodic broken beat composition - the works are produced by up and coming artist ish.
white label, hand-stamped, hand-numbered.
vinyl only release - limited to 299 copies.
poker flat recordings drop a new four track ep from greek techno / house producer thanasis voulgaris. under his kindimmer moniker, voulgaris has been putting out quality dancefloor music since 2010, including a handful of releases already for steve bugs iconic poker flat label. ‘merge, the title track sets the tone with a killer, propulsive rhythm, adding chopped up organ stabs and shuffling funky percussion. ‘swift changes has a similar deft touch, all slinky chords that bring about thoughts of the classic detroit sound, while adding his own signature take. ‘its coming is a little harder, with a booming kick and tricky hats, before opening up into another deep bomb that will keep the more discerning floors in raptures. ‘ride with me flexes its funk - the groove jacks a little harder and the vibe is definitely ready to make the basements sweat.
the story on mont lake continues with this gent from the magic city porto, pixel82. he delivers us two floor-fillers, equipped by his unique raw and punchy analog sounds. fabric london resident jay clarke pushesit further on this ep with a stunning techno remix. dedicated to neopop. vinyl only. limited release. handstamped.
pleasure in mind records presents its first vinyl only release. this various artists includes four tracks by different producers and aims to showcase the variety and scope the label has built up sonically. from a housier track by argentinian prodot, going through a more tech and minimalistic groove by u z z v, passing by an experimental and ambiental cut by duky to an organic breakbeat from max tolmachev & dnlk, pimrv001 brings together a combination of sounds ideal for any situation or setting.
BRIBE DUB (10 INCH / BLACK VINYL / MIKE SCHOMMER RMX)
10" Vinyl D31.10.18
limited black repress. primary colours adds yet another mouthwatering edition to the reserve series with another collaboration side-by-side with insect o. this no nonsense track comes at you with sonic precision and attention to detail and of course the mike schommers reprise is a perfect ode to the original elements. both sensational and ready for the floor.
limited black repress. bluetrain aka steve o sullivan remix! primary colours keeps the theme going on their reserve series collaborating with another great friend, silver ash. >mad roy< found its way from brisbane to melbourne to the victorian coast before finally finishing its journey on this limited edition 10 inch wax. modulating synths, polyrhythmic percussion, tape delays and one massive bassline all work in tandem to create a tune full of building grooves and sneaky surprises. mad roy will shake the foundations of the biggest clubs. mad roys remix began its journey 16 years ago. richie hawtin released >closer to the edit< that year and was picked up at the local record store and immediately played on the car stereo on the way home. instantly mesmerised by the groove the sleeve notes were pulled out to find bluetrain vs dean decosta >diminishing returns< special edition dub on mosaic was that record. that moment changed everything. it would be their dream to one day have one of their tracks remixed by one of their biggest influences and this day has arrived! introducing the special edition dub by bluetrain.
this is the first of many bernadette trax vinyl only releases to come. named after my mother who got me started in all this, bernadette trax is my personal label, a vehicle for my music and a labour of love, specifically my love for deep underground house music of all kinds. the culmination of 30 years of influences, clubbing and too many late nights, this ep features my wonderfully talented friend and vocalist anna krestense gantelius glahn. hope you like it and play it
repress with monochrome artwork. the quintessential sloboda release. don t sleep! sloboda is a transeuropean imprint focusing on solid futuretroesque techno explorations. the first sloboda excurses granular ploy of raw tr-909 patterns and extended hypnotic eight beat space adventures.
visionquest return to their special edition vinyl-only series and welcome a new friend to the family: greek craftsman bodj. following a remarkable run of releases on the likes of his own audiorama and memoria earlier this year, the athens-based dj continues his vein of form with these four wide-ranging tracks... ‘parusha’ takes the lead with warm tones and textures. airy pads and an insatiable chicago-like bump to the voluptuous bassline ensure this grabs full attention the moment it enters the mix. it’s backed by three other vital cuts that express bodj’s true breadth and vision: ‘miaplacidus’ celebrates one of the brightest stars in the night sky with a stripped back, sub heavy hypnotic groove, ‘phantom’ kicks with timeless house dynamics that subtly evolve, twist, turn and fold into each other over its eight minute journey before we end with the wonderfully titled ‘trip to planet love’. once again showing bodj’s scope and stylistic flexibility, it closes the show with a hip-wriggling electro twist. slinky breakbeats, bubbling bass and a space-age feel, it’s every bit as cosmic and full of love as its title suggests. a perfect way to end another perfect visionquest trip. happy travels..
dokutoku four is here courtesy of guillaume & the coutu dumonts. the yuzo kosho do ep is a three tracker featuring a sound that’s always intriguing but equally difficult to define. all three tracks are intricately rhythmic and very much indicative of the montreal-based producer at his most emphatic
uhh , excellent groovin minimal techno release , subb-an s 2nd ep on pleasure zone after plz025 (together with diego krause), its of course its a vinyl only release for those who knows. dark and bassheavy dj friendly ep as we like it
tact recordings vinyl only sub-label tactics returns this august with tactics vol.3 , a three-tracker coming courtesy of label co-founder fletcher.berlin-based producer and dj (richard) fletcher, also known as one half of duo adventures in daydreams, has been steadily carving out his own brand of soul infused house and techno over the years, picking up support along the way from luminaries such as larry heard, oskar offerman, mr. g and ivan smagghe along the way as well as shows on his home turf at berlin hotspots like ://about blank, sisyphos and golden gate amongst others.leading on the package is oildrum with skippy hats, bumpy wooden percussive hits and a snaking bass groove throughout as modulating synth whirrs and airy pads silkily ebb and flow within. faucet follows, featuring long time tact recordings artist luke black, edging things into dubbier realms via ethereal, billowing chords, rumbling sub bass tones and metallic percussive chimes to create something raw and hypnotic before brewed rounds out the package, this time round laying focus on a swinging organic drum groove, bubbling, glitched-out synth tones and ever-unfolding atmospherics continually keeping the tension building throughout.
two powerful dub-techno tracks perfect for the dancefloor and smoky rooms. grad_u is a musician and dj based in vilnius, lithuania. since 2005 he is focusing on the deeper side of techno. during the years he released tracks and remixes for various labels like knowone, grounded in humanity, echocord. he also runs two of his own imprints: redscale and greyscale records. “balance” only on vinyl only and ltd threehoundred. 180-gram wax.