rawax welcomes william cycedo to the family! with his fantastic track on the rawax x slapfunk - slap wax ep 1, william convinced us to requst a full artist ep. well...here it is: bag of boom ep - a hell of a debut!
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.
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!
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.
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.
new york producer and pianist eric maltz lives in berlin. he produces and mixes his music in a simple, subtle and elegant way and puts his music out on his own label - flower myth. in 2017, eric maltz released his first record on levon vincents novel sound, including the splendid we have power, an ode to freedom and celebration of life, featuring the warm vocals of peruvian cristina valentina. on the brooding rhythmic dancefloor, cristinas voice opens up and reminds of the power of a meaningful lyric, how a loving message can touch the heart ever so strongly. over the past year, we have power has become a permanent fixture in the possible futures record bag. the two had to learn more about eric and cristina. naked broken is the first engraving of this newly formed and inspiring musical friendship. a hot groover rooted in a rich ny house tradition, featuring di erent versions for the adventurous dj. eric maltz & cristina valentina played live in berlin on september 2nd, for the hot run! the annual possible futures open-air summer dance, along with elena colombi, kassem mosse, sassy j and tom trago
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.
OF TIME AND ACTUALITY (GREY MARBLED 180G / VINYL ONLY)
coloured 12" Vinyl NL23.11.18
stemming from a period of reflection and adaption, “of time and actuality” expands imbue’s embrace of fusing contemporary minimal house grooves with original instrumentation, resulting in a multi layered and modern interpretation of electronic music.
the miami-based trio, consisting of maximiliano cortes, ignacio vallejo & eduardo j. alvarez, presents “of time and actuality” as the second vinyl release (“imbue” - feb. 2017) on their eponymous imprint, and third overall (“abstractions” - digital, dec. 2017). after several collaborations receiving notable support, ota features a joint composition with rojid (uvar, algorythmic, why so series?) titled “everybody”.
grey marbled 180 gram vinyl only release, housed in a printed sleeve.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
after a strong debut these boring middle-aged, middle-class family men continue their adventures in the world of acid this time with a strong two track release on finnish proform series. a-side “tÖks” takes us to the exciting world of serious low ends, electro beats and 303 lines you haven’t heard before. if you want to burn down the floor or house, this is your choice! on the flipside “tolkun acid” continues the strong finnish storytelling culture mixing mysterious finnish lyrics with some deep grinding acid lines. the ultimate choice if you want to confuse and make everybody dance at the same time. limited and numbered edition of 200, after that it’s gone, no represses, no digital, so you know what to do!
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.
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.
INVISIBILITY COLLECTORS PACK (4XLP + POSTER LIMITED TO 100 COPIES)
4x12" Vinyl UK29.10.18
a limited collectors pack containing both chapters of sit s invisibility lp, four coloured records and a poster designed by sushitech art director kerry roper. fans of stripped-back, minimalist techno - particularly the eastern european variant focused around romania s thriving scene - will happily tell you that every release from christi cons and vlad caia s sideways invisibility theory project (aka sit) is worth checking. this pack containing all the tracks from their new album (both chapters one and two) is certainly noteworthy. it features a quintet of trippy, low-slung late night workouts seemingly designed to operate in the cracks between tech-house and minimal techno. there are naturally subtle variations throughout - a nod to dub techno here, a psychedelic acid line or dreamy deep house texture there - but throughout, their focus remains firmly on wonky early morning workouts - a future classic. max 1 per customer