DA ASA - THE HAUNTING SOUNDS OF YEMENITE - ISRAELI F (LP)
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da saa - the haunting sound of yemenite israeli funk 1974-1982. fortuna records deliver a stellar compilation of real-life magic created by immigrants from yemen. in tel aviv. from the mid seventies to the early eighties. ranging from extremely rare to previously unreleased. these tracks are a result of a unique scene which blended funk. soul. jazz & disco with traditional yemenite rhythms & sounds. it cannot get more obscure than this! fortuna heads: look out for an unreleased tsvia abarbanel from 1969!!! glorious gatefold lp with a 14 page booklet telling the fascinating story of this movement. for the very first time!
moscow based multi-talent impish presents the hush lp. his latest album project that will be released through all quality physical electronic music outlets around the world october 20. working through labels such as program. c.i.a. and his own fast rising occulti music imprint impish is quickly establishing a name for himself in the global drum & bass scene. in a world that consumes more and more music in a superficial way impish manages to take a halt on the hush lp with timeless songwriting. arrangement and production inspired by live music and drum work. from effortlessly rolling tracks such as can’t feel and shadows towards more introspective vibes on changing colours and the lp’s title track a common thread runs clearly throughout the album: the aim for perfection. true craftsmanship and a drive to combine to high-quality beats and breaks with musical elements. to aid the budding artist in spreading his ethos uk based female vocalist kate wild and irish drum & bass producer zero t feature on the album for vocal appearances and remix work.
* 2017 year marks ten years of integral records and looking back upon the label’s incredible back catalogue. what a decade it has been for drum & bass music that we hold so close. * initially set up as a passion project and a platform for showcasing future talent. the label has been consistently releasing cutting edge drum and bass since 2007. the ethos of the label has always been about quality control and finding those special vibes that no question capture heart and soul. honing their unique musical language. selections are carefully handpicked by head honchos artificial intelligence and more recently in collaboration with label manager emma g that fit with the forward thinking. original spirit we know as integral. * now 40-odd releases deep and renowned for breaking some of the most exciting artists on the roster today. the label also boasts signature classics from some of the scenes most prolific residents. names include the likes of lenzman. lomax (one half of loadstar). alix perez. calibre. system. zero t. technicolour & komatic (technimatic). lsb. steo. dawn wall. mohican sun. phil tangent. satl and just recently. a.i. themselves. * celebrating the seminal journey thus far. a double album will mark this very special occasion. part one will showcase a selection of the finest from over the years in a chronological journey of the label’s sound (for digitial release.) a second curation will simultaneously launch across all formats of entirely new and most exclusive material to date. from residents a.i.. lenzman. mohican sun. satl. phil:osophy. scar. zero t. drs and more.
cafe d anvers records. the label created from the same minds behind the infamous belgian club cafe de anvers. are beyond proud to present their very first release. coming at you on vinyl! throughout the years. cafe d anvers club made it their mission to provide nothing but the finest quality house music in a unique setting. this decades old. brightly converted church was thé home base for partygoers of every background and flavor. it is with this mindset they proudly present their first release. brought to you by the belgian duo capoon. capoon is comprised out of techno and house producer & djs jackjazz and lemakuhlar. who have banded together to form this fresh duo. the album title track takes the lead out of the bunch. as the a1 >i got soul (original mix)< blasts off to treat its listeners to a veritable assault of drums. basslines. stabs. and a classic soulful (no pun intended) vocal cut that guides the breakdown to its relentless climax. the frankfurt based producer reboot gives us the honor of hearing his take on the b1 side with this >reboots million souls remix<. very reminiscent of the minimal glorydays. this exquisite union of minimalistic drums. bips. bleeps and faded stabs provides us with reboots unique take on the original. french native. matt sassari takes control of the b2 side with his remixed version. relying on the modern days techno sound. yet keeping it progressively darker in terms of structure and vibe to top off the colourful sound palette of the album. last but not least. and with the dj in mind. capoon dedicated the a2 side to an a2 acapella track. servicing those who want that little extra for their creative needs!
* 2017 year marks ten years of integral records and looking back upon the label’s incredible back catalogue. what a decade it has been for drum & bass music that we hold so close. * initially set up as a passion project and a platform for showcasing future talent. the label has been consistently releasing cutting edge drum and bass since 2007. the ethos of the label has always been about quality control and finding those special vibes that no question capture heart and soul. honing their unique musical language. selections are carefully handpicked by head honchos artificial intelligence and more recently in collaboration with label manager emma g that fit with the forward thinking. original spirit we know as integral.
for this second release it is the young artist blicz who joins the volphonie team. he proposes two original tracks. mineral effect and 2nd story. which perfectly characterize the universe that the artist has developed in spite of his young age and which perfectly matches volphonies spirit. a hypnotic and effective techno that does not forget the melodies charged with emotions. each original track will be followed by its own remix: the first from flug which gives us a clean and ultra dance floor version of mineral effect. and the second from andre kronert. focusing on drums and groove. in line with the first release signed scan x. volphonie continues with this second opus to develop its universe by bringing together artists from different horizons but who all share this involvement in music and in the techno movement in general. because volphonie thinks. like many. that it is not just about music ...
melodies international proudly moves forward with an elusive piece of mid-tempo chicago soul originally performed by gloria j. jennings in 1977. gloria was signed to stage productions as a gospel singer with pure and raw talent she had developed in the choir of her fathers southern baptist church. she was 16 years old at the time. to tutor her for r&b vocals. willie c.
z.i.p.p.o is back on virgo with his first solo ep >night again< including a massive remix from the uk producer 0 phase. already known for his legendary works on token. deep. atmospheric and powerful. this record definitely represents the >virgo< sound in full effect.
luiz mendes jr or junior mendes was a ubiquitous figure in the brazilian soul / funk scene of the 70s and early 80s. contributing to compositions for bands such as banda black rio. tim maia. sandra de sa and many more. this. his only solo album has remained off the map (unless you re a collector of rare brazilian vinyl). despite his huge contribution to brazilian music the lp has remained unissued until now. 35 years after its recording.
art pop meets mongolian throat singing. blade runner meets walter carlos (clockwork orange). tom dissevelt and kid baltan (bowie’s favourite band) meet tame impala. the fifth album from marsmobil has been hailed by many as their best yet. with closer ties to “minx” (2006) than the last two albums. “fairytales of the supersurvivor” returns to marsmobil’s signature strength of wondrously brilliant songs (“and the fishes in the ocean”. “shadows of the inner light”) that blend off-the-wall cinemascope sounds with dazzling beats and punchy. powerful hooks to create uniquely distinctive art pop anthems. as always with marsmobil. roberto di gioia writes. plays. sings and programs everything himself. here. as on “minx”. he’s brought in support from a fabulous singer – the very wonderful amber lin. who contributes vocals on four songs. all the cover illustrations are also by di gioia.
karmon is presenting the second edition of diynamic musics picture:series. an eclectic mix of mystic deep house cuts. diynamic musics picture:series is a document in time. showcasing an artist s current creative output in order to allow the listener to visualise and understand the artist at a certain moment. it is not an album format. but far more than merely an ep. picture: is various dancefloor-oriented facettes of one producer. shaping the imagery that ultimately results in the listeners mind.
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.
the empire strikes back! phi has dug deep into the slovenian electronica heritage only to return with the 4th chapter containing three mid 90 s unreleased tracks by the cult duo random logic. once the pioneers of adventurous acid and techno sounds having released on labels such as thee blak label and having played in legendary places like the old ostgut ton. random logic are no strangers in playlists by the braver big shots such as nina kraviz. their signature acid melancholy and drive hasn t aged and syncs perfectly with phi s growing sci-fi catalogue.
ltd edition 40th anniversary 7 inch pic disc
beauty and the beast is the latest in the series of special limited edition david bowie 7- picture discs being released and will be out on 5th january 2018. almost 40 years to the day of its original release on 6th january 1978. beauty and the beast was the second single taken from the album heroes. the second of the berlin trilogy albums recorded with tony visconti and brian eno at the legendary hansa studios in berlin. the track also features robert fripp of king crimson on lead guitar. who claims that his guitar was all recorded in his first take. the a-side of the 7- picture disc features the track with newly remastered audio. mixed by long-time bowie collaborator tony visconti. the aa-side is a previously unreleased live version of blackout. recorded live at deutschlandhalle. berlin on 16th may 1978 during the isolar ii tour.
bld is back on his own imprint offering for rave use only. a 4-tracker ep full of early 90 s acid techno reminiscences. showing once more his versatility. these eclectic club-oriented bangers are ready to wake up any warehouse!
for the first release from antam records. the italian producer marco maggi aka mag0 delivers 3 original bleepy techno tracks with a minimalistic and electric groove. ode to venice will for sure shake every dancefloor where it s been played. remix duty is from the talented french producer tc80 with an hypnotic and deep techno rework. these acid layers and the drums give the remix an almost old classic trance mood. all tastes are served through this ep.
max 1 per customer ... ltd repress - hand stamped white label from the hammer hits. feel my biceps hammer delivers a peak time disco rework. dj shanté & haircules of h.o.t. records fame. provides the dub remix on the flip. guaranteed dance floor heat!
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giammarco orsini is back on elephant moon with wider perspective. a four track ep of dance floor bombs displaying his diversity as a producer. opening with back to the future. a straight up house club killer with a slightly retro feel. up next up is inner path. a track with a throwback of jungle and breaks era on the b side electric love showcases giammarco s signature sound and the last track moonlight allows him to present a deeper cut overflowing with warmth and emotion.
for the third release in the series. grant tries his hand reworking a well known classic house vocal. shedding new light on it and adding that distinctive grant touch and live trumpet from greg paulus.
three more original tracks follow. each a heady and measured dive into the late night. ethereal. otherworldly sounds fall against silk-crested bass lines and teased. punctuated drums. “time away” features more brass magic from paulus.
next up on ruff stuff music ltd are 4 killer. heavily stomping tracks on the boundaries between house and techno. untitled05 is a new and fresh evolution of the label. bringing to life a solid sound with warm and intense atmospheres. including a magic remix by dj honesty. inside the storm opens side a with an imposing groove and hypnotic stabs. definitely flashing for the dancefloor. dj honesty s remix with its unique groove and the samples manipulation. goes in a deeper direction but still strong and energetic. the b side is full of surprises with mistake a track with a raw sound featuring incessant 909 toms. piano stabs and vocals that definitely recall the vibrations of the 90 s. a home with no air represents the true soul of ruff stuff. a warm house track with female voices. stabs and a fabulous organ that will transport listeners to another dimension. just put the needle on. push play and dance! vinyl only. limited copies.
the auckland-based. new zealand club night ‘haven’ has been a leading light in the pacific nation’s small underground dance music scene in the past year. from their home of the intimate backroom of basement venue whammy. founders keepsakes and jaded nineties raver have introduced the local night fiends to a diverse range of left-of-centre. techno-centric dance music in putting on shows with international artists from lo-fi australian electro wizard daze. to the harder-edged sounds of ansome and uvb.
now launching as a vinyl-focused record label. haven is attempting to push the best of new zealand’s new guard of outsider dance music to the international stage.
for the 4th. neo violence have kept things closer to home. concentrating on fresh european talent for the fourth instalment in the nvs series.
on the a side. two londoners deejay astral & jeals. both well known for previous output on labels such as lobster theremin and shall not fade. combine with moscow’s rising dx2ov. the b side is occupied by a good frenchman from bordeaux. jus jam. who made his first public steps on 124 recordings and his own khasia hills.
this sampler is all about good house vibes. essential wax for any bag. taking you from the warm up to the late night through. deep cuts. peak time bangers and crowd pleasers. this sampler got you sorted!
the copenhagen outfit debuts with a speed-heavy three track ep entitled closer. the ep is heavily inspired by the contemporary rave culture of copenhagen and pays homage to new movements in the scene. it opens with the uptempo techno track nitro zeus consisting of ravey hats and blissful synths. then moves to the purely percussion driven track kino and closes with the murky and forever building title track closer.
taking the reins for shdw004 is jeigo. having interned at phonica. rye wax and now worldwide fm. jeigo’s wide palette and deep crates are evident on this classy four track e.p which features a tasty remix from big miz on the flip.
jane oak is a paris-based dj and techno producer. she grew up listening to detroit pioneers; jeff mills. robert hood and blake baxter whom greatly influenced her work. in her first ep low pressure zone with caduceus records. she unveils a dark minimalistic universe. intensified by sharp beats and hypnotic melodies. an audacious ep for this young belgian producer.
-disco fashion- is certainly one of the rarest. obscure and mysterious record ever produced in italy. at the same time one of the most experimental and psychedelic recording mixed in a classic disco style. the author is unknown. his name doesn’t tell us anything or anyone we can associate to him. the musicians were most probably turnists (amazing turnists i mean) with fantasy names. the name -electric machine- was used only for this project as far as we know. as well as for the label. the founder of the publishing company who licensed the reissue passed away and the family carrying on the business is not aware of any stories behind this project. what better occasion to loose yourself to the listening of this incredible find?
a couple of steps down and you ve entered the grooviest cave of undiscovered strobe light excesses. smoke machines and automatic funk. if spaghetti and meat balls would produce. they d be named fede lng and deejay astral. bringing serious thumpers to susan. their pack the pipe journey is wrapped in pirate material. recognizable vocals and the longing for a never-ending after party after the next after party. empty your ashtray. crack open six cold ones. turn off the halogen lamps and start thinking.
we are extremely happy to welcome malouane to our roster for this third release. the atmosphere of malouane is unique: raw. melodic and full of details with charm. -long way for the homies- will recall artists like mcde or rick wade. quite in the same vein: jazzy. soul and house. the second. -keep yo mama clean- very catchy too: drums. beautiful basses and small samples interact with each other. these elements work perfectly. because malouane has a real sense of musical arrangement. a real mastery of sampling. -this is supposed to be an outro- is the last track of the original tracks: it is a little slower than the others but a great wealth: a real charm and a true personality emerges from this piece. the multitude of details and. again. the mastery of the sample make it a piece as much club as listening. cody currie has proposed his own vision. the young english producer made a great remix by putting his style and clement’s together. finally. times are ruff also offers their reinterpretation of keep yo mama clean: softer and quite faithful to the atmosphere of this ep. with a small taste of chaos in the cbd. the dutch have done a remarkable job.
12 rhythms as the name already suggests. is a collection series on alma negra records. each issue is dedicated to a specific rhythm based on its groove stemming from its cultural origins. in a world surrounded by a plethora of grooves and rhythms. we have selected those which influenced us or just simply liked the most. the first issue and first release on alma negra records is dedicated to the unmistakable rhythms of brazil. growing up surrounded by the rich sounds from traditional to totally experimental. brazilian music has heavily influenced our own sound and direction.
prelude ep is the inceptive release of oxmose. which marks the first entry in an ongoing catalogue. and the beginning of a journey with various artists. at its heart. the prelude ep is a dialogue between two composers a conversation that traces the line between abstract. electronic experimentalism and glitering interpretive jazz. parisian producer shcaa takes control of side a with core a near 20 minutes exploration into sound. which skirts the fringes of avant-garde minimalism and experimental rhythms. the songs acute cadence lays a dense and atmospheric foundation for the ep. side b sees romanian artist traian chereches offer-up an absorbing counterpoint to shcaas opener on cage. the energy of chereches rebuttal fuses organic and interpretive sounds into a deft jazz reinterpretation. revealing a wide and surprising cinematic ambience. mastered by rashad becker from dubplates & mastering berlin prelude will be released on limited edition 12inch. 180g heavyweight vinyl with an outer sleeve featuring handmade artwork created by graphic designer alice voinea.the organic materials used in her work. emphasizing the interchange of the record adding a further layer of continuity one that stretches between the artist. the music and the listener.
polos contribution to kann in 2017 is another mandatory ep that aligns his productions to his noteworthy dj skills once again. he offers 4 deep detroit influenced techno banger that still feels homely inside label’s vibe. its always a journey.
okains key ear for a groove finds a home on infuse in the form of his magic box ep. place des fetes is a keen example. subtle layered sounds sneaking in between the b-line driven ride means there s always something new to find. magic box moves into a more blissful arena with it s swelling pad perfect for those early morning sunrise sets whilst rich nxt remixes place de fetes. stripping the elements down in his own inimitable way. vinyl only!
matt karmil. pional. marc piñol and dandara shed a new light on slowciety s previous record: guru. guru remixes opens with a mesmerising and brooding interpretation of the self-titled by matt karmil. recalling the raw textures of the uk-producer s lp. pional s remix comes next with a powerful treatment of elephant. once again proving the dancefloor expertise of the madrid-based producer. he delivers the shamanic experience from the original track and pushes it forward with soaring percussive elements & beats layered on a 90 s-esque emotive pad. marc piñol opens the b-side with a groovy remix of guru. described by the man himself as a 122 bpm after party tool. a heady bassline loop. as well as dry & twisted sounds beefed up by karmil s work on the mastering. lead the remix to a hypnotic ride. pure and efficient. last but not least. swiss producer dandara brings his tribal touch to the sensual -utopia-. a slow melodic dancefloor piece which smoothly closes this third record.
mega hypnotic minimalism. nara records comes with the very first release by sonnen blumen kerne - live oriented trio from the hood. 4 tracker with a bit of raw analog flavour is ideal secret weapon for every part of the night. vinyl only.
acid? thats what you are looking for! la graviere. the club based in geneva (switzerland) is proud to launch its in-house label gravitation recordings! for its first release. resident oktet delivers two techno bombs with amazing remixes from inland and resident nemelka. hand stamped.
“coscienza cibernetica” comes out with a remarkable mannella’s a side - here presenting his new live project as dahraxt - flavoured by a rare remix from one of most solid electronics music pillar: tobias. (ostgut ton / non standard production). on mannella’s version. deconstructed vocals scurrying up and down the scales. muscular drum machine and razor-sharp synths. take over the atmosphere. tobias. strip it down. showing all his intimate post-punk background on a clever. steady and “non-standard” vision of what electronic music can be.
undoubtedly one of the most addictive records of 2017. camelphat & elderbrooks cola has been a defining musical moment of the year. growing exponentially since its release. the track has captivated tastemakers. djs and clubbers alike. topping charts and blowing up worldwide to become a true modern anthem. leading on from the success of the original and some heavyweight remixes. three of which hit the beatport top ten for the first time on vinyl. comes a remix package set to continue colas dance floor domination. rising superstar franky rizardo’s suitably heavyweight remix comes correct with a club-friendly update that elevates the unmissable vocal hook and bottoms out the breakdown. dario dattis vinyl exclusive mix continues the club feel with rolling grooves. teasing breakdowns and shuffling hi-hats in a remix which packs a punch. guaranteed to get people moving from the get-go. mousse t. flips the track completely. bringing those glitterbox vibes to defected. taking cola to the next level and going straight to traxsource 1 in the process
charlotte de witte presents a new ep on the recently relaunched seminal british imprint novamute. it arrives after three acclaimed 2017 eps from the rising belgian artist. whose residencies and packed touring schedule have fuelled her reputation as one to watch. brussels ep is out on 12 inch vinyl . on january 5th and features three menacing techno cuts employing impeccable production technique and moody atmospherics. the title track is a restrained burner with stripped back beats over sweltering pads and vocals. ‘control pairs distorted speech with a whirlwind of rumbling bass frequencies. whilst ‘look around you brandishes trance inspired crescendos with hypnotic percussion. novamute. a subsidiary of the legendary mute label. rose to prominence in the early 90s amidst growing demand for techno in the uk and went on to release classic tracks and albums from an array of coveted artists. in 2017 they relaunched with eps from nicolas bougaïeff and terence fixmer.
diynamic beginnt das neue jahr mit der -cargo ep- des holländers tom zeta. absolvent der kunsthochschule utrecht in komposition und musiktechnologie. der zwei starke techno-tracks (-absorption-. -black owl-) und eine deep-house-hymne (-rhino-) abliefert. die einem nicht mehr aus dem ohr gehen.
scuba drops another four cuts as scb on hotflush recordings this december. paul rose first launched his scb moniker in 2010. going on to appear on labels like ostgut ton. aus music and nonplus until 2014. this year saw the pioneering british producer revisit his darker alias with a dystopian themed release on hotflush he now returns with four more twisted and ominous productions.
3rd part of lns & dj sotofett s 12- trilogy. (extended mix) riding 12 min with corresponding tr-808 & 909 rhythms. layered progressive strings & patterned blips. (techno mix) with bouncy bass line. heavier drums and amplified strings. the 12- rounds of with thematic beatless (fuge mix).
clinically excellent by salik from going good records brixton with a superiourly consistent. bass heavy. strict & steady (dub) stepper molding deep. dark & atmospheric strings pending between dub step and the sounds of d&b. backed by dj sotofett s off-kilter & de-syncronized excursion surging through acidic & 3d sonic landscapes.
dvs1. sterac and ryan elliott remixing jasper & maarten to mark the 20th indigo aera release. limited pressing! this 20th ep finds heavyweights dvs1. sterac and ryan elliot all remixing some released and unreleased originals by label owners japser wolff & maarten mittendorff. their last solo ep on the label. cosmic language. marked the 10th release on the label. right here they celebrate the 20th release with a fine techno affair that summed up their now six year old outlet perfectly with some of their favourite producers aboard.
hola. amigos! our next 12- comes from mexico. delivered to you by the one and only rodrigo alvarez aka rainforest. known already for his output released through monochrome recordings. omni music. cadence recordings. skutta records. or 45seven. so once you’re familiar with the said list of his affiliations. you might imagine what to expect. the most appropriate term for a common denominator to describe the content of this ep would be. let’s say. jungle refurbished. feel more than welcome to explore rainforest’s world of beautifully-crafted complex drum patterns. low-frequency bass lines. and rich palettes of background samplework. we’re positive that your early-morning cup of coffee can be well substituted with the powerful. fierce-percussioned squad nights. the pensive. deep-end blu diesel euphoria will help you digest your daily concerns. and the exotic. desert-inspired sound tribe will give you a strong energy boost. given a bowl of so varied ingredients. you can be sure that you get a really wholesome treat. especially if you’re after something more organic. in terms of sound. that is.
name kicks off his side effects ep with the title track. a deep chugging workout that wouldn t have been out of place on jamie thinness seminal deephouse label season back in the 90s. there s more classy deephouse on offer with clos des trams . a lush affair based on a deceptively simple bassline and samplework that would do st. germain proud. flip over for nobody . a fine slice of moody basement beatdown. and finally vibraphone bowed . a peaktime stomper with todd terry-esque beats and kevin yost-like xylophone lines.
the legendary wu-tang clan is among the most successful and influential groups in hip-hop history. as one of the nine original members. masta killa has been an important part of the wu-tang legacy since the groups debut in 1993. hes contributed verses to countless wu classics (glaciers of ice. winter warz. triumph. duel of the iron mic. wu banga 101). released three critically acclaimed solo albums. and always remained true to the core clan aesthetic: razor-sharp wisdom over dusty. soulful production. now. masta killa is back with a brand new album. loyalty is royalty. the highly-anticipated project boasts an impressive list of guest appearances. including method man. redman. kxng crooked. sean price. rza. gza. prodigy. inspectah deck. cappadonna. and more. as fate would have it. two of those mcs have since passed away. making their contributions particularly special. all praises due to the memories of sean price and prodigy of mobb deep. says mk. two hip hop legends. with production handled by the likes of 9th wonder. illmind. p.f. cuttin. rza. true master. and dame grease. loyalty is royalty delivers the kind of classic hip hop experience fans have come to expect from masta killa.
def3 has seen his fair share of success so far in his career. including the release of 2014’s award-winning lp. wildlif3. but with his latest endeavor. small world. the stakes seem higher. and def3 is poised to reach a higher level of success.
planned structures leaving plenty of room for improvisations. experiments morphed into full fledged tunes and established genres transformed into experiments. dan andrei and paul agripa teamed up under the comojii moniker to release joac o pasta. a result of their rich musical imagination going wild. recorded during long jam sessions at times when both artists where experimenting with sounds. expect raging synth pop sounds. acid elements and electro tinged broken rhythms. a mad child of 2 forwardthinking artist minds. joac o pasta finds a perfect home under the cuplet roof.
titled your hit making papa. the two-track 12-inch will be the detroit artist s second solo release of 2017. following january s hit it bubba. (since then he s also put out collaborative records with nite jewel and young seth. aka seth troxler.) the new ep lands on december 15th.
lock eyes embarks on the ninth expedition into the exotic lands of palm trees and blue skies with the vanished ep.
expedition nine features four jams packed of ambient soundscapes. dusty drum sequences and moody synth lines.
reissue eines exzellenten und sehr seltenen vocal jazz-albums. aufgenommen im november 1965 im studio grunewald in west-berlin. mit dem quartett von gunter hampel (vib/ fl). featuring bobo stenson (p). pierre courbois (dr) und victor kaihatu (b). die einzig reguläre lp von europe s finest female jazz singer. sorgfältig remastert mit original cover-design und liner notes. mit fantastischen versionen von summertime. out of nowhere. its alright with me oder round midnight. in memory of inge.
BRIGHTER DAYS (MASTERS AT WORK MIX B/W UNDERGROUND GOODIES MIX) (7 INCH)
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dj spinna & kai alce present foundations - classic house 45 series
bbe are excited to present the first in a new series of strictly limited 7” pressings exploring some of the most iconic house tracks of all time. as chosen by dj spinna and kai alce. with global interest in ‘45s on the rise. ‘foundations’ aims to fill those frustrating gaps in all our collections by releasing specially crafted edits of classic house tracks on 7” vinyl for the very first time. part one of the ‘foundations’ series celebrates chicago producer cajmere’s early masterpiece ‘brighter days’ featuring dajae. best known in recent years by his ‘green velvet’ moniker. curtis jones has been blazing a trail through house and techno since launching his cajual imprint back in ’91. reaching #2 on billboard’s dance chart in 1992. ‘brighter days’ was cajmere’s breakthrough hit and continues to educate and inspire producers. djs and dancers to this day.
omaggio brings the heat once again with the reissue of prana people. self titled lp originally released in 1977 on prelude. the aleem brothers taharqa and tunde ra (or albert and arthur) are prana people and brought a perfect treasure of disco/funk/soul to make you want to dance from the funked up “is your life a party” to that slow. head nodding sexy groove of “wishful thinking” to proper hands in the air feel good disco of “angels say flee” to the perfect strings and flawless soul of “all around my world”. the combination of the tracks and strong production make for an endlessly playable album. and with the legendary brothers. who since the 60’s have their place in music history. this is an instant buy if not already owned to add to the aleems discography of your collection.
having established itself with eps from duke slammer and dmx krew. dublin’s modern magic welcomes bari’s armonics for the label’s third release. a trained pianist and resident dj/curator of the we talk event series in his home city. armonics draws influence from electronic music across the past 40 years: chicago & acid house. italo- & electro-disco. new wave. synth-pop and vaporwave.
his italowave style is a fusion of these retro-futuristic and cosmic styles. forged through armonic’s production processes which include cassette recordings. vintage synths & modern korg/roland gear. the look alive ep is the producer’s second release. following a debut on slow motion in late 2016.
accompanying the ep’s three original tracks is an anthemic. piano-led remix of red eye by international feel act black spuma. aka lauer (tuff city kids/arto mwambe) and fabrizio mammarella (telespazio).
hot creations revive chicago’s ghetto house scene with pioneer dj funk and german producer rydim who deliver the pumping “ghetto booty”. a fitting addition to the release. miami’s jesse perez is on hand with solid remix.
the title track is a real throwback to the era of ghetto house with it’s straight up. stripped beats. rydim explains “this project is a dream for me! dj funk has always been my greatest hero in all things chicago. doing “ghetto booty” with charles was such a fantastic opportunity to bring all these energetic. uptempo chicago vibes to today’s dancefloors. it’s a bouncing. killer of a track! the other “easy as that” is more of a dj tool. it’s the result of my latest drum computer. swinging like only these little machines can.”
rydim has been stirring up dance floors and releasing records under a variety of pseudonyms since 2002. since his rydim alias began in 2013. he has delivered releases for an enviable roster of labels including hot creations. tsuba and pets recordings and his tours have included the electronic scene’s most prestigious clubs.
mr. nice guy records label owner jesse perez has released on labels like hot creations. i’m a house gangster. bpitch control and eats everything’s edible. his music always has a tongue in cheek charm and this latest remix is no exception. as he brings a heavy dose of funk and swing into the mix.