acid pauli and nico stojans ouïe label acts as home for left-of-centre music from disparate sources - somehow connected by a thread of hedonism with a melancholic edge. welcoming kerela dust to the imprint. this four tracker showcases the different dance floor shades the label always reaches. kerala dust are a london based trio that owe as much to tom waits as they do to four tet or dj koze. but somehow tread a fascinating line between genres and moods. mixing jazz. indie and the sharper end of the club sound. francescas frames is the perfect introduction to their vibe. ‘maria is augmented with a thick. mid tempo kick and sparse. effective percussion. the clever vocals provide the topping - showcasing the bands pop writing prowess. the track will appear as a single release on 6th aprila accompanied by a music video. acid pauli and nico stojans remix picks up the pace a little. while dubbing out the elements into deep. late night dance exploration. ‘nyla brings a new vibe. deep. pulsing synths and a bubbling baseline accompany the crisp. compressed rhythm track before eds iconic croon arrives to take the track to a new level.
last spotted on correspondants fourth annual collection. jennifer cardini and noura labbani return to yovavs majestic slice of cold wave theatre running wave and develop its universe on their ever-bubbling dischi autunno imprint. still as epic and dramatic as it ever was. its narrative is now galvanised by a typically dynamic edit from gerd janson (who also remixed yovavs last single on correspondant). three originals and one remix. railroad is an animated chip-like adventure with layers of leads cleverly interlaced around the lolloping lofi kicks file detective plays the consummate creeper as a slinky metallic beat suddenly melts into a sleazy. sneaky lead that keeps peeping over its shoulder space work closes the show on a cosmic high with such a strong emotional pull it could make sabres of paradise blush while brassica add crucial footnotes with uptempo breakbeat remix so elastic and euphoric it could flex a bicep or two. stunning. immersive and truly singular no one is doing it like yovav right now.
hq sleeve with sticker detroit native mark flash aims to create music that moves and it does. mark flashs new release on elypsia records titled corktown ep is full of dynamic beats and melodies. that will awaken your senses and move you to the core.
pets boot down the doors of 2018 with this generous five track version excursion. five of the label bosss most distinctive and decorated tracks from recent years get the treatment from five fittingly big names. this is how its going to go down… the one and only roman flügel takes the lead with a wonked-out trip down ‘basic colour theory lane. with a sly switch on the kicks and full emphasis on the alien encounter feels. his trippy take on ‘dont sets the perfect creative benchmark for whats to follow. dig deeper for a bumping. stripped back warm and jacking twist of ‘its happening by the currently unavoidable rutilance founder dj steaw while counter records pional breaks down their recent jolt of euphoria ‘rave history and rebuilds it into a slinkier. house affair. repurposing every spine-tingle and skin-ripple greg and voitek coded into the original. deeper again were treated to an exceptional twist of their green velvet collaboration ‘keep on as lawler injects a springy. molten momentum to the elements with a salubriously loopy machine funk feel. finally. for good measure. jonathan kasper wraps up their 2016 spiritual trip ‘elixir with a new sense of conga-riddled. bass-licked momentum. still reaching the highs when you least expect it to. the pay-off keeps giving and giving. a little like this whole ep
to those familiar with the output of cologne-based imprint firm from back in the early ‘00s. the name of geiger. alias nass. shall undoubtedly ring a bell. herald of an hedonistic melange of funk-soaked electro pop and guitar-riddled synth music. sitting somewhere close to acts like ween and junior boys. alexander geiger is about to break a eight-year hiatus with the drop of his debut album under the newly-founded moniker of fahrland. a release that both encompasses a healthy dose of the discoid tropes from the firm era but also aspires to split with a segment of it. geared towards exploring further undisclosed fringes of his shape-shifting sound universe. ‘mixtape vol.1’ is the fruit of a decisive move from the sleepless berlin to the peaceful countryside landscapes of fahrland – a lushly forested area near potsdam which you’ll have understood played an essential role in geiger’s longed-for return. the vinyl lp includes a download code.
to those familiar with the output of cologne-based imprint firm from back in the early ‘00s. the name of geiger. alias nass. shall undoubtedly ring a bell. herald of an hedonistic melange of funk-soaked electro pop and guitar-riddled synth music. sitting somewhere close to acts like ween and junior boys. alexander geiger is about to break a eight-year hiatus with the drop of his debut album under the newly-founded moniker of fahrland. a release that both encompasses a healthy dose of the discoid tropes from the firm era but also aspires to split with a segment of it. geared towards exploring further undisclosed fringes of his shape-shifting sound universe. ‘mixtape vol.1’ is the fruit of a decisive move from the sleepless berlin to the peaceful countryside landscapes of fahrland – a lushly forested area near potsdam which you’ll have understood played an essential role in geiger’s longed-for return. this limited edition bundle includes the vinyl lp plus mc and download code.
rico casazza is an electronic producer. dj & teacher. based in london. having produced music for over 11 years. he has established a solid musical identity with releases on labels such as soma. archipel. plastic city & wiggle. following his killer “they move fast” ep on beef last summer. we now welcome him back for his first 12” with us. the productions are unique but you can tell they are from the same magical casazza signature ... raw acidity. enslaving basslines and subtle percussion. the ep kicks off at a measured pace with “yurican”. whose self-assured acid line sits wonderfully alongside the track’s reflective atmospheres. “argue” then evolves this acidic energy. still praying to the sky but pumping its fist higher than before ... laying the patchwork for the final original on the 12”. the euphoric dance floor obliterator. “macabre”. to finish. bringing your heart rate down with caution. dirscen has provided a drugged out remix of “end 2016”.
headphoniq drops an amazing album from the creator of the warp remix! ilo fuses together a raw mix of deep house. jazz dub. disco & detroit techno! imagine derrick may. maw. bjork. kraftwerk. carl craig. pepe bradock & roy ayers make music together & you come close to what the sound of this is.
a true lynchpin of the detroit underground. sharif laffrey has been producing music & djing internationally for over 20 years. sharifs participation in detroits early rave scene during the early 1990s led him to music. djing & organizing underground loft parties. sharif became part of detroits submerge squad as he worked & lived in its storied 2030 grand river avenue headquarters working for mike banks as an operative for underground resistance & submerge. and dance is the debut release on laffreys own record label special forces. a workout of a jam that along its 14 minute long route undergoes transformations. cryptic spoken vocals and sound for dance.
our new muna musik 007 sounds like if all 4 artists were sitting on a table checking together sounds and how they can create a journey together. never before we had soundwise one direction of grooves with deep and surprising synths and spinning voices around the dancefloor like on this new various artist. cinthies hurt me. hector coutos ciroco. christian burkhardts hola & luca donzellis not ordinary are made for dancefloor lovers with a smile in their faces and enough energy to dance the whole night.
very limited repress. long awaited amazing longplayer by jay bliss! after a few years of releasing quite a bunch of eps on various labels. jay bliss has pulled down the throttle for a while. this doesnt mean that he took time off from the studio. on the contrary. he perfected his signature sounds. spending time to bake his own imprints aswell. its only natural that his first lp will see the light of day on stomping grounds. lush and organic pads. playful textures and attention to details are the building blocks of this introspective work. divided into 6 pieces. in perfect tune with the acoustic aesthetics. max binski creates a clean. yet beatiful peace of artwork. vinyl only.
returning with his signature sound. cuartero is releasing his moon crash ep on the revered hot creations. two high-paced. underground rollers to energise and hypnotise. completed by a masterful groove-heavy remix from dj sneak & tripmastaz. moon crash combines a sturdy. looping low-end and rhythmic. mid frequency percussion. a playful mix of synth and vocal chops. stabs and blips. transform into an invigorating ride. the legendary dj sneak and fellow house gangster. tripmastaz. combine forces on their sp1200 fire mix. turning the original moon crush on it’s head with affected vocals. a rejuvenated bassline and a jackin’ house beat. cuartero hails from malaga. spain. and has been releasing music since 2009 on labels like desolat. moon harbour and saved. in 2015 he was named best newcomer dj at the dj awards and in 2017 he won best tech house artist and artist of the year at the vicious music awards.
>this life< has been a title paolo rocco has been saving for the right moment. as his first ep on his own label. this record brings us back to the early morning after hour 90s rave days. inspired by 909 drum grooves. deep warm pads. and melancholic vox chops. this is paolos definition of house music. with his a2 >doors open< being a perfect opening track. jack wickham and okain remixes complimenting his originals. this record is already going down as timeless.
inside out is a brand new series that invites djs and producers to blur the boundaries between traditional artist albums and mix compilations. coming from aus music label head and dj-kicks curator will saul is at the helm for the first volume.
people you may know is the alias of phran and ylia when they work together. both share a love of experimentation in dance music and improvisation in the creative process. they use drum machines. synthesisers and all kinds of pedals to arrive at the intersection of humour. psychedelia and the most hedonistic dance.
laconic phrases are all about less words and more sense. we use the same principles in our stripped down grooves which are released on fresh imprint - laconica. its all about minimalistic dance-floor tools which were tested in different clubs around the world. from kyiv s closer to concrete in paris.
for a debut ep. label founder alex pervukhin presents 3 different grooves. on the a-side you can find hommie groove. which is an excellent example of a broken-beat house music with good-old airy juno pads. on b side there are two 4/4 tools: bb. which could be heard in varhat’s mix for concrete which was so hyped last year. aa is a peak-time killer with analogue chords and jackin bassline. strong minimalistic grooves - exactly what laconica is all about.
weaving the old with the new.
exploring the known and the unknown.
time is just irrelevant.
it’s the journey that matters
stories are forever...
genii’s debut ep on feines tier. we are more than happy to present four tracks by the man from amsterdam who’s also responsible for countless dutch party and festival happenings as well as the productions for electronic live band dialoque. artwork by daniel hageman.
tomahawk’s fourth release finally lands with the debut ep of german talent jurchen. highly influenced by 80’s rough electro. house. jackin’ and techno sounds. this raucous 4-tracker launches us on a breakneck journey into interstellar space.
stunning new album from chicago’s finest electronic futurist hieroglyphic being. aka jamal moss. newly released on soul jazz records. this is his third album for the label. following on from the acid documents (2015). and african with mainframes (w/ noleian reusse) k.m.t. (2016). limited edition of 1000 copies on double 12 inch vinyl. housed in a gatefold sleeve with download code included.
nick anthony simoncino is synonymous with the revival of italian house music over the past five years or so. and so it feels right for him to be delivering this album to vibraphone. of course. simoncino has more than enough skills (and hardware) to make something truly special. and that s apparent from the opening strains of -mystic adventures- onwards. there s a sense of urgency and mystery woven into tracks like -righteous rule-. where haunting leads wobble over sizzling drum machines. and the overall mood is redolent of 80s soundtracks mixed with the uneasy side of chicago house music. maintaining a punchy finish throughout and constantly reaching for the spooky side of machine soul. simoncino has more than delivered for the legendary italian label.
5 years since midnight shift’s first release in 2012. the label assembles a collective of artists. most of them are in advance of their full eps releasing later. representing the sounds of the label is this manual of secret moves. up in the sleeves. the mystic motley crew also comprises the alternate sides of familiar faces — amato (the hacker). terry lamborgini (marco bernardi). innyster (seixlack). hodge in a new formation with gramrcy. and an electro moniker from an undisclosed artist: thermocline. from abstract acrobatics to the abrasive and the ultimate gob smack to the floor — the midnight manual.
BEESLE & THE BEAUTY EP (PATRICK KLEIN RMX / VINYL ONLY)
12" Vinyl (180g / full D15.03.18
side a: beauty and the beast sipping a cup of tea on a magic mushroom. groovy baby
side b: a red light special. take off your clothes. bendover and let the music fill u up! if thatain t enough - u got another one cumin!
dj-kicks start 2018 in fine style with another vital entry into their long running series. the latest comes from swiss dj and producer deetron. and features an exclusive solo track as well as exclusive collaborations with steve spacek. jinadu and jamie lidell. as one of the other most famous musical exports from his swiss homeland. he has pretty much done it all from fabric and balance mix cds to running his own label. from essential albums like twisted and music over matter on music man records to club focussed 12”s on will saul’s aus music and french label circus company. after 20 years in the game. he is still in demand at key clubs around the world. and is sufficiently respected as to be able to call on big names like seth troxler. cooly g and ben westbeech for collaborations.
2018 repress .. vivid & colorful techno explorations from gothenburg sound artist david sabel in his birds ov paradise guise. two trippy rays of sunshine through the morning mist with an aniara remix on the flip!
another kicks off 2018 with its first release. we are very happy to welcome kenneth scott (from the former duo moniker) who delivers a stunning 3 tracks ep with a deep electro and deep house feel. straylight feat dave aju has been remixed brillantly by the one and only kai alce. analog warm textures and efficient grooves all along this ethereal masterpiece.
2018 reissue/ repress - in yellow coloured vinyl after offering-up paratrooper as part of dj tennis recent dj kicks. the israeli duo red axes arrive on life and death for an original ep. sami is a post-moondog shamanic tribal trip. while round combines dilapidated post-goa electronics with just the right amount of cowbells and guitars psych. vego is a lo-if western spaghetti full of tape delays and amplifiers sauce while pulse waves and wind blows on a big russian bell at the title track kalacol. a record that could only come from niv and dori another reconfiguration of the life and death mausoleum.
lobster theremin dig back down unda to bring another fresh salty aussie experience to the table with well seasoned young talent shedbug aka geordie elliot-kerr at the helm for this one. as co-head of salt mines he’s been responsible for some of the most exciting new underground electronic bizz coming out of aus - including hymns. rudolph c. escape artist and 92 spacedrum orchestra. as shedbug he makes entrancing house. acid-tinted techno. cosmic electro and heavily stepped uk-influenced jams. with 12” ep’s already landing via of paradise. deeptrax. flux and a cassette album for thrhndrdsvntnn. on destination love. shedbug harnesses the emotive. pad-heavy sound showcased on previous outings whilst mixing in blend of interstellar synths. jagged breaks and crusted-yet-cutting drum work - all mixed down with some serious studio finishing.
green village has already proven itself to be a trusted outpost for all kinds of adventurous souls in the us house and techno game. transmitting out of jersey city. the label now invites ali asker to serve up a mixed bag of treats. standards heads into classic electro territory. while concatenate swerves into strange. fractured lands somewhere between deepest techno and outright tropical ambience. ascent is a celestial soarer. all achingly beautiful arpeggios and sub bass pressure. which dj spider then drags into one of his knotted grooves. patrice scotts version is understandably lighter. favouring his trademark strain of soul-stirring deep house as a framework for whispers of the original to dart around
ltd handstamped vinyl . after a four year break iww is back with the >diversity ep< by upcoming artist marco wachs. the record. as the name says. is a showcase of marcos wide musical range. the a side features dark hypnotic techno tunes acompanied by rumbling breakbeats. the flip instead is packed with 2 cuts of cheerful housegroovers.
hamburg’s achim maerz arrives on dba with an expansive twelve track package. split across a 12” ep and a cassette. “experiments” is a collection of live. improvised house jams recorded in the summer of 2015 in the artist’s home studio. the title refers to the fast and rough recording of the material. with the aim of catching a mood before process and self-awareness take over. fans of maerz’ previous releases on the essential wake up! label amongst others will immediately recognise his trademark. ethereal house sound.
emg and john swing are back as vinalog with three surefire dancefloor tracks drawing inspiration from the european progressive movement of the late 90s. uncompromising and unsurprisingly raw stuff on relative.
as one third of the lisiere collectif. andu simion learned early and often how to take a dancefloor on a hypnotic. grooving journey throughout the night. now he’s standing solo on the next release on eric cloutier’s palinoia label. delivering four bubbling. seductive house grooves for any hour of the party. from the evolving -heavy glow- to the proper house banger -gen y all.- this ep is a sure win for anyone looking to get a little sideways.
special 4x12 inch containing four classic releases
esc003: eddu reig - retro auditive (electro scene)
urbana028: edu reyes & danny ortega - only one (urbana)
leb004: planet funk - confusion (leb)
leb006: kamasutra - a closer love (leb)
from the redwood forests of big sur and the industrial warehouses of downtown los angeles comes pfeiffer. a label dedicated to quality and a diverse musical output. pfeiffer follows in the footsteps of labels such as svek and kompakt. known for releasing a wide range of techno and house with a common thread of unique and unpredictable energy. looking to bring this type of eclectic curation into the modern era. pfeiffer draws inspiration from the raw simplicity and effortless magnetism of its namesake location on the central coast of california. february 9th marks the release of pfeiffers first musical offering. a-side big tent sets the tone with raw. minimal percussion and acid tinged melodies. b-side twist brings a healthy dose of chicago and detroit influence to a track that feels colder than house. but warmer than techno. the first of many releases to come. pfe001 marks the tip of the iceberg for pfeiffer. a label which will continue to reveal itself over time.
the solar phenomena label welcomes achim maerz for its fifth ep. the hamburg producer is an associate of labels like don’t be afraid. where last year he released his mini-album of rough and ready house tracks that are improvised and innovative. the four cuts he serves up here are just as special and have an ethereal air to them.
in my house opens things up with serene synth work and lush detroit stylings. it’s a deep and widescreen track that encourages you to dream. fresh air is a little more upright. with rattling hits and pixelated. long tailed synths lingering above the rooted drums. as the title suggests. leaving this planet is a cosmic exploration. with ambient keys and meditative atmospheres joined by only the most subtle and suggestive sense of rhythm way down below. last of all is two times. a beautiful deep house track with deft synths drifting. bleeding and wandering off into a starry night sky. all in all. then. these are truly thoughtful house tracks.
tripmastaz presents tripmastaz 05. the 5th release of a series off his eponymous vinyl only imprint and “made by the ones who believe and put soul. thoughts. ideas and life to their music. art and craft. this music is for the ones who care”. previous releases of the series have already received support by artists like ricardo villalobos. cabanne and apollonia.
sheri vari’s ‘despertardamente ep’ serves as the label’s debut and also the artist’s first time on wax. having released fine digital eps on tomorrow is now kid! and portuguese outfit labareda. and with another 12” prepared for finale sessions us. sheri vari is one of the most exciting dj/producers in portugal right now. her name is mariana. she’s in her twenties and she’s addicted to her pair of korg electribes. with them. she pumps out funky. deep. nasty and unpretentiously groovy club tracks. the likes of which you may check out on this debut ep
new ambient / krautrock / weirdo / cretin project by half member of the pilotwings from lyon : louis e bola. in collaboration with musicians geddes hadden. arthur tempo. akino karma. sound of duty free & pierre mortimer-dubation. a mix in between christian morin - aquarella and berlin school artist conrad schnitzler.
berlin based producer zigan aldi has always been open for different cultural influences in his music. an openess that might go back to his own background since zigan had been brought up in the eastern part of turkey. before he moved to germany when he was 14. apart from working in various jobs it was always the music that kept him going and let him experience his true passion. after releasing music on bedouin’s label truecolors or 3000 grad it was about time his diverse music finds another home on underyourskin records. therefore zigan delivers four exclusive tracks that depict his approach to electronic music with a mostly downtempo vibe. ‘luton’. ‘seems to be’ and ‘olin’ follow the path of the label’s as well as zigan’s philosophy: a slightly oriental influence that meets darker multi-layered synth chords to create significant atmospheres that can work at any time at the club. ‘miracle’ featuring sandeck is just what the track title suggest: a musical miracle. as the track slowly enfolds its groove to the audience. it is the guitar riffs and the vocals that sum up magic of this track at this very intimate moment.
uk producers sween and dawl deviate from their usual homebase of their own tone dropout label to deliver a solid 4 track ep on berlin based klasse wrecks. classic electro influences mix with breakbeat flavours to produce a fantastic and energetic collection of tracks. part sci-fi terror. part alien-invasion...all good!
just as magnified record grooves reveal dust constellations and lunar landscapes. so too does godblesscomputers’ third album. “solchi” is a deep search into previous moments in lorenzo nada’s lifetime. influenced by the presence and power of music. his process began with the recovery of some old cassettes. mixtapes nearly forgotten. audio recording of voices from his childhood. and lots of dusty jazz. soul. and hip-hop records. as the starting point of this travel merge with its end. past and present combine to form gbc’s current sound. warm electronic production rooted by grooving bass lines form the core of a kaleidoscope of sixteen tracks. colored by synthesizers. guitar echoes. scratches. samples. fading voices and kalimba. the album is a collection of sixteen stories. sixteen soundscapes. each of them gbc’s tribute to the path taken thus far. an homage to his love for music. the recording and studio work took place over a year. with the adding and subtracting of many elements. for this project. gbc invited several musicians into his home studio. both old friends and new. they helped to recreate the sounds of the original recovered recording. as well as add fresh ideas to the project.
after releasing cdh006 by pascal viscardi. la chinerie s head honchos g boï et jean mi pursue on their will to make an artistic turn on the label. staying away from the comfort zone and trusting artists with a clear artistic bias and a style of their own to instill. so. here is cdh007 – chienne d humanité by metaphore collectif. marseille based artist donarra. a delicate mixture of greased synthesizers. balearic pads. strong chicago beats & subtle detroit electro. for all possible use only.
dj koyote has long been a dab hand at discerning house music. thankfully. his latest offers more of the same. seeing the light of day on his own supergenius records imprint. france n trance sees the french producer perk up with no less than five original cuts. each of which boasts its own inimitable charm. opening up the release is the sounds of the title track. a melancholy effort full of warm. hazy vibes. its skipping. playful ethos is characterised by its twinkling. charming melodies. a smile-inducing track that s sure to prompt delirium on the floor. it gets us underway with some distinction. hey baby sees the producer opt for more uptempo strands. featuring a killer hip hop vocal sample and a series of off-kilter elements. it s a completely different proposition to what s come before - albeit one that emphasises the producer s knack for the unpredictable. just a young thing sees the producer hark bark to vintage chicago times with a jam that could well have been lifted from trax s back catalogue. full of booming kicks. claps and snares. this one plays out like a modern interpretation of a classic armando joint. the quite expertly names ladonna is an exercise is peak-time funk flavours. before business class sees us out the door with another track that suited to the night s most fervent moments. an industrial-tinged track of techno persuasions. it s a hot and heaving effort that s as likely to leave you in a cold sweat as it is reaching for the lasers. there s no doubt about it - koyote s latest is a triumph from the beginning to the end.
berlin based algorythm announces behind the clouds ep on neptune records. the ep is the second to come from neptune records with his debut santos express marking the inception of the label. opener a1 how i bust that a** up is a raw stomping house banger rich with giddy profanities rolling throughout. switching production styles alogrythm takes a more gentle approach enveloping bubbling aquatic techno with depth charged house on pearls . big beat repeat is a self-explanatory ear-worm and title track behind the clouds rounds the ep nicely with cascading synths nodding to the likes of crash course in science.
hidden orchestras dawn chorus remixes folgt dem aufschlussreichen album dawn chorus. das neueste album des produzenten und komponisten joe acheson mit immersiven field recordings und ausgedehnten soundscapes zu einer reise durch electronica. deep house und ambient psychedelia. dawn chorus remixes enthält bearbeitungen von max cooper. matthew herbert. throwing snow. the physics house band. nuage. floex. nostalgia 77. wrongtom und skalpel. erhältlich als 2lp mit silbernem prägefolientitel und bedruckten innenhüllen. downloadcode inklusive. das cover-artwork stammt von dem gefeierten künstler und druckgrafiker norman ackroyd.
julien sandre and mennie return under their jarau guise this january with the saturn system ep. set for release via visionquests special edition sub-label. julien sandre and mennie return under their jarau guise this january with the saturn system ep. set for release via visionquest’s special edition sub-label. france’s julian sandre and italy’s mennie have both individually carved out quite the career over the past decade with the former racking up releases on blindbox. franck roger’s home invasion and e wax amongst others. and the latter holding a residency at tenax club in italy and collaborating togheter on releases for poker flat and housewax of late. 2017 also saw their collaborative debut as jarau which came courtesy of the revered pleasure zone imprint. now returning for their second ep under this new guise the pair join the roster of visionquest special edition with saturn system and taking the lead is le voyage a snaking journey through billowing synth swells. jangling percussive chimes and organic drums before dubhe strips the vibe back to modulating resonant synths. shuffled stripped-back rhythms and lumpy sub bass tones. adrienne opens the flip side with the focus on a swinging drum groove as airy atmospherics ebb and flow throughout. hypnotize then rounds out the package and as the name would suggest relies on subtle nuances to draw you deeper and deeper into the intricately programmed percussion and smoothly blooming synth flourishes.
beautiful melodic driving techno by hiver. especially the title track stands out with a killer remix from jp enfant that adds some bottom weight and masculanity to the original! the italian pair of giuseppe albrizio and sergio caio recently released on belgium s curle label. and this ep confirms their talent. three original tracks ranging from driving techno to electro-tinged broken beat territory. with watery sound design. liquid keys and icy hi hats getting you into a trance. nice!!
noch immer steht der name nightmares on wax für eine einzigartige mischung aus hip hop und soul. aus dub und club-sounds und auf shape the future klingt diese nun schon über jahrzehnte hinweg perfektionierte gratwanderung so flüssig und schlüssig wie nie zuvor. inspiriert von zahllosen dj-sets und studio-sessions in ganz unterschiedlichen ecken der welt. untermauert nightmares on wax mit diesem neuesten sound-update abermals seine ausnahmestellung in der elektronischen musiklandschaft. auf die bereits veröffentlichte erste auskopplung -back to nature-. die mit schamanistisch klingenden vocals die verbindung zwischen mensch und mutter erde adressierte. folgte die brandneue single citizen kane. für die george evelyn als vokalgäste mozez und allan kingdom (u.a. kanye west. flume) an seine seite geholt hat. und die belegt. was für eine reise und entwicklung george im verlauf seiner einflussreichen karriere zurückgelegt hat. indem er noch mehr als zuvor auf tiefschürfenden. in gospel-sounds getränkten hip-hop setzt und seine ganze erfahrung als producer durchschimmern lässt. trägt der neue track noch immer den unverkennbaren klanglichen stempel von nightmares on wax.
doppel-vinyl im klappcover. downloadcode inklusive.
techno. disco. italo. electronics. house. library. cosmic and ambient frequencies - these are the bedrocks of the midnight drive ethos and sound. a label shining a light on overlooked or unheralded creations and respectfully reissuing them for the contemporary audience. a label that respects and understands the connection between these disparate and sometimes forgotten forms of musical expression and celebrates them.
carl gari is a group of three from munich: jonas yamer. till funke and jonas friedlich. they released their well received and idiosyncratic debut (npr mentioned it as one of the 50 best albums in 2016) on the trilogy tapes. for which they collaborated with egyptian singer and spoken word artist abdullah miniawy. for the second release on permanent vacation they perfected their unique blend of psychedelic ingredients. dubbed out drums. drony sounds and a general hazyness. the mystic chants of abdullah. who is also featured on two tracks. weave themselves into the bands lively sound texture. apart from that carl gari showcase the diversity of their analogue driven and melodic approach to electronic music through four beautifully detailed tracks.
siegmar fricke describes his music as -dynamic dancable collage-pop with a 90s technoid tendency-. the music on this release is made by yamaha sampling- keyboards. yamaha multieffects. synthesizers and 60s magnetic tape recorder. recorded on a four-track tascam tape-machine. from 1987 – 1993 he produced twenty four cassette releases. some on his former label bestattungsinstitut and some on other tape-labels all around the globe. this vinyl is a fine selection of various tapes from 1988 – 1993 slightly edited for club use and remastered by berlin s masterchef kitaro from schnittstelle. heavy underground dancematerial for the first time on vinyl!!! comes with a strong extended dancefloor remix by manfredas.
2018 repress .how much do you really know about nina kraviz? shes a russian techno dj. an accomplished producer. one of dance musics breakthrough names of the last five years. true enough. but theres so much more to her story than that. shes one of electronic musics most interesting characters. someone who has stuck to her musical guns since day one. someone who has wide-ranging roots that run deep in the past. yet shes also the embodiment of the future. her signature sound is a raw blend of house and techno with a very acidic feel. if that feels very now. kraviz has a lot to do with it. which is why she was asked to mix the latest instalment of !k7s landmark dj kicks series.
a warehouse jive for number 5 on running backs misfit melodies series. introducing new artist and shrinking violet pistachio. ilox cuts house music out of a techno cloth and vice versa. one of three direct cuts between chord memories. distant voices and space echoes. complemented by a drone piece for the times before. after and in-between. classic soundscapes with a modern drive. nutritious as a nut.
stuttgart based producer detmolt returns to underyourskin records for his second ep. ‘memories’. on the label this year. the ep’s name giving track is a downtempo synth led pleasant fellow accompanying its listener through the different seasons of the year that are reflected by the various changes of chords within the track that still manage to connected each change in harmony. the ep’s second track. ‘madlen’ is also dedicated to the label’s downtempo sound and starts off with an detailed enriched synth before a nodding bass sets in and defines the groove and pace of the track. in the course of the track the catchy synth is loosend and supported by piano chords as well as diverse soundscapes in the same tonality. ‘kaos’ hits off strong with a lead synth that changes within the course of the track and is subbed by different chords in the treble and bass frequencies to spread its atmospheric soundscapes on all possible musical levels. the ep’s last track comes from paul valentin who remixes ‘madlen’. paul’s approach highlights the given synthchords which are worked into dreamy yet fordward going soundscapes that still keep the original’s downtempo vibe but makes you lose your mind higher spheres.
breaking the boundaries between the new and the old. the first release of half naked dog comes from resa & katu and it’s set to deliver some fresh. old school flavored beats with a smooth touch from vlad dinu on the b side.
perth. capital of western australia. sits where the swan river meets the southwest coast. sandy beaches line its suburbs giving purpose to hot summer days. but after sundown. the city is where its at. if you know where to look. its possible that this double-life is what inspired the deep. melodic. futuristic sounds of one of australia s most mysterious electronic dance music labels of the 90s - red ember records.
enau002 brings sweden’s electronic hero hakan lidbo to the forefront with bubbling. percussive electronica in the a-side -sustain-. the b-side offers up a tasty contrast with two heavy hitting house bangers by swedish wizz kid omar santis. the remix going deep. while -smor- opts for the playful mood.
betonkust immediately blended in with the 9300 family and it felt like we ve been knowing each other for years and years. after his characteristic remix on innershades latest ep (aal006). it was only a matter of time before he would deliver his own release on our label. with varied percussions. hard kicks and dark synths. the 0% swing ep brings you back to a time when belgian highways were still lavisly flanked by discotheques and afterhours clubs. an era that counts as one of the most beatiful pages in belgian dance history and of which betonkust probably has more knowledge than most of our fellow-countrymen. all four tracks on this proper release produce a thrilling energy that will bring those sleepy ravers. from the 90 s. back to life.
ltd 2017 repress . rest in peace andreas. your music will live on forever. andreas gehm. before his untimely death. announced on his board he wasn t coming back on stage but he had releases in the pipeline of important labels. two of these tracks were meant to involve. tribute to the master of german acid.
IF A DIGITAL RELEASE FALLS IN THE WOODS EP (VINYL ONLY)
12" Vinyl D04.12.17
vinyl only. alex took his first musical steps by studying piano and guitar at the young age of 6. his fascination for the more outlandish. experimental side of each instrument corrupted his lessons and sent him down a modular synths and tape loop composition wormhole. years later alex resurfaced. got himself clean and. through connections made while spending time as a vocal audience member (and sometimes uninvited participant) at lyman woodard. phil ranelin. and other tribe- and motown-linked gigs in cass corridor during the mid-1970s. spent time as a session musician for earth wind and fire. chic. and prince. it was only toward the mid-90s he found himself enthralled by the techno and house sounds of detroit and chicago so he went into the woodshed and came out firing electronic salvos.
portland label dark leader returns with three tracks plucked from deep within the underground. acid farm. a local portland duo. kicks things off on side a with -bala 303.- a retro acid piece that embodies the spirit of ritual dance. next. kaliningrad s muzikalist brings us -acid disco valley.- a track that builds and builds to a frenzied reawakening of your inner raver. then on the b side a remix by the one and only black merlin. his take on -bala 303- drags your newly awakened monster into the darkest reaches of the unknown. dark leader 002 is housed in a full color jacket featuring both artwork and design by eric adrian lee. and mastered by timothy stollenwerk.
seeking for a different twist to original tracks. there are not many producers who have not tapped on deetrons talents as a masterful remixer. with more than 200 remixes to his name since his first remix was released in 2000. deetron takes stock and cherry-picks from his vast discography to present re-creation
brand new glastonbury production duo speakman sound team up with frankie forman for the palliative psychedelic dance stylings of latest single warm. warm follows the breakneck success of debut single in flight which became a top viral track on spotify while being touted by key tastemakers including 6music’s lauren laverne. radio x’s john kennedy. soho radio’s eddie temple morris and radio 1’s huw stephens. monki and phil taggart. the latter commendations led to the brothers being offered a slot on the bbc introducing stage at glastonbury for a ram-packed homecoming. brothers todd and guy. the duo behind speakman sound. spent their childhood in the glastonbury area immersed in music through their father. a guitarist in psych-rock scene including bands such as hawkwind. growing into adolescence against a backdrop of rave culture in somerset shaped the psychedelic tinged future bass sound they create in their studio in north london today. warm is a sonic embrace. a trip into the uterine comforts of music. a rolling kick drum structures it. ostensibly four-on-the-floor. but with syncopated fibrillations. the sound of a heart skipping a beat. with frankie forman’s brilliant. mantra-like vocal and tobie tripp’s sweeping strings. warm reminds us of the comfort we find in music. enveloping in its beauty. it’s the latest majestic entry into speakman sound’s unique and beatific body of work. that the speakman brothers are producers in their own right should come as no surprise. having received a start-up grant for a studio in cricklewood. they have built an artistic hub from scratch and are surrounded by a creative coterie of young musicians and talented artists practicing across film and music in north london where they hold regular late-night jams and parties.
seit fast 20 jahren bereichert der brite james holden die electronic-szene mit innovativen. prägnanten und stilbildenden ideen. für sein drittes album versammelt er die liveband the animals spirits um sich herum. um seinem elektronischen sound organische liveinstrumente wie saxofon. kornett oder cosmic-percussion hinzuzufügen. so entsteht ein neuartiger. synthbasierter folk-trance. der elemente wie psychedelia. krautrock. weltmusik und spiritual-jazz mit holdens melodischer stärke kombiniert. damit kreiert holden eine neue genreprõgende form universeller musik. die gleichzeitig flüssig wie lebendig klingt.
schwarzes 180g doppelvinyl im gatefold inklusive downloadcode.
LEGENDARY FREAKS IN THE TRASH OF TIME (2X12 + DL CODE
2x12" Vinyl NL08.11.17
five years after the illustrious paranormal soul lp. techno derelict danny wolfers aka legowelt returns on clone with -legendary freaks in the trash of time-. a vivid collection of twelve genre-defying tracks: from late-night hermit house to memphis rap influenced slowjam electro. from amiga 1200 technorave to cosmic spaceweed trance. including the whole universe in between. all blended together in a mix of subdued sensuality and psychedelic splendour. this album is flavoured with legowelt s typical crunchy lo-fi sampler and synthesizer aesthetic. wolfers own hand-drawn sleeve artwork illustrates the album s mood without the need for much further promotional blurb... colourful stories embodying societal malaise and its dwellers - yet with a dash of aspiration. music for misfits. witches. dreamers. cyberpunks. outsiders. geeks. and freaks. legowelt s people.
airhead has put out some great music this year. kicking off with the radiophonic ice of kazzt for mumdance s different circles and just recently the low slung cristobal on ps records his production chops get bolder by the minute. it s no surprise seeing as he spent much of the previous year producing key tracks for the incredible -1-800 dinosaur presents trim- album alongside bullion and boothroyd as well as regularly touring and writing with long-time musical partner james blake. back with another 12- on hemlock. his first since 2014 s rolling october / macondo this time the sound is dustier. warmer. but packing twice the punch all the while retaining his signature understated wild-man groove. both tracks are capable on dancefloor whilst richly layered. packed with detail and arranged for maximum connectivity with contemporary beat styles such as house. techno and breaks. what happened to ricky martin? shaded is the twisted latin stepper you didn t know you needed. so much. right now. polished drums dug into a tweaky sci-fi soundbed make way for the curveball drop not every dj will be able to style out but those brave few that do will reap the reward. captain. we have an incoming transmission. by now. antipolo will be on the long-range scanners of a several fleets in this sector and is finally ready for replication and deployment. beaming out to the far reaches of the dancefloor we have bass. breakbeats and synth hooks but not as we know it together forming an advanced composite bond of extreme strength and malleability.
time to welcome another newcomer to freerange with a brilliant debut that has already been gaining a lot of interest from early spins. stefano ritteri should be a familiar name to many. having dropped several well-received releases on key labels such as pets. rockets & ponies and get physical as well as his own monthly rinse france radio show. a producer in the old school sense. he has the ability and desire to flip from deep. emotive and down tempo jams to the most impactful. high energy floor fillers. all with a deft touch and unique and experimental spin. the italian producer. now relocated to london. has a studio chock full of vintage synths and hardware outboard which keep him inspired and ensure his output sounds fresher and fatter than most. as can be heard on this excellent two-tracker entitled a different happiness ep.
more strictly rhythm gold right here. an all-time. hands down. unstoppable classic record from way back - 1995 to be precise. if you don t know this record it s possible you ve been in a coma. living in a cave with no electricity or have literally just arrived here on planet earth. either way. once you hear higher state of consciousness you certainly won t forget it. produced by philly s legendary josh wink and released by the forward thinking a&r team at strictly. at the time there was very little to nothing that even came close to this release. the tweekin acid funk mix being the highlight and the version that caught everyone s ears and captured minds worldwide across radio-waves with endless rewinds on mtv and in the clubs. foreseeing the impending breaks boom that came around in the mid to late 90 s higher state... was one of those rare moments where a record truly transcends genre boundaries and found it s way into dj s boxes and bags on every scene. a mighty. evergreen slab of wigged out. acidic. breakbeat chaos. essential. this one s a tasty 2017 reissue and remaster. featuring all 3 mixes. unedited. as per the original release way back when. do not sleep.
der in berlin lebende britische dj. produzent und labelbetreiber (infrastructure new york. counterchange). ed davenport. veröffentlicht mit der festnetz ep auf siamese ein wundervolles minialbum mit 4 clubtracks und 2 interludes. dabei demonstriert er eine beachtliche vielfalt. die sich von modernem acid house. trippig. elektronisch und ohne 303 (festnetz) über bezaubernde late-night-deepness (severance) und die in der panorama bar und im block tel aviv getestete geheimwaffe rain bis zum perfekten sunset-track inner sense erstreckt.
-nemesh is a ravenous wolf. in the morning he devours the prey. in the evening he divides the spoil.- events take a somber turn as moscoman s treisar project edges closer to its natural conclusion with nemesh. the ninth chapter in the treisar series opens
oosterwal is digging deep into the foundations right now.hot on the heels of dance mania homage ‘bleep. the rejected co-boss remains focused on the roots with two more chicago-esque floor-heaters that nod to the seminal indelible legacy of trax in their stark. direct ways.
FREQUENCY REQUEST EP (INCL. KLAESER & KARRENBERG. NICOLA KAZIMIR REMIXES) (VINYL ONLY)
12" Vinyl D20.10.17
the project -get in touch- is based in mainz and berlin. and was founded by the guys behind orbit iii. their passion is to create a blend of trippy minimalistic sounds with classic house and techno elements and to get in touch with the music. for their first release they are proud to present a primetime killer remix from nicola kazimir contrasting the rather smooth original by willberg on side a. klaser&karrenberg. the highly recommended newcomers from mainz. showcase a dry acid interpretation of the playful floating orbit iii track on side b.
we are bringing together the creative might of our residents to bring the sound of renate on a double release ep. over the years renate has grown from a impetuous party to a glorious club. the people who came together under her roof and played beats that made bodies pulsate with ecstasy have become benchmarks in the music industry of today. we want to share with you that talent. the second ep is visited by long time renate friends dop. these french guys were there in the first renate party and there techno stylings grace us with a linguistic masterpiece. michal zietara the polish heartthrob turned bavarian hiker is joined by voe the mastermind behind suxul. together they merge to create a drop beat tune. homeboys hadi is the croatians influence by the arab world in a culturally appropriate track that makes you wonder the streets of damascus. leading to mehmet aslan our very own sultan of beats making a sandstorm with this timeless piece.
after nearly half a decade since their monumental make it good. dj tennis and fink re-collide on !k7. inspired. recent studio sessions have bore two breathing. sonic landscapes. entitled certain angles. glimmering pianos. droning machines and captivating songwriting take form. wrapping the berlin-based singer’s voice in subtle melancholy. both humbly understated. yet party-ready. certain angles perfectly summarises the life and death founder’s recent etching in the dj kicks stone. dj tennis has also called on four of his most trusted allies to reinterpret the 12′... with four digital-only remixes: the/das deliver a pensive moment of bubbling body music. francesco leali appears with a timeless. genre-bending re-perception as opus 3000. lee jones salutes the faithful dancers. mentrist’s unclassifiable excursion challenges the towering borders of techno.