the latest release in the perpetual masters series, which sees the m-plant catalogue being remastered and re-released, is the the classic the greatest dancer. a disco styled techno track which was originally released on m-plant in 2001 with a live version of the title track from motor, detroit. this remastered version is accompanied with a new disco styled techno track called dancer.
played by marcel dettmann, luke slater, dave clarke ... for the next release on m-plant, robert hood revisits his floorplan moniker, delivering three new tracks as the sanctified extended player. with floorplan, robert hood blends techno elements with disco, house and soul to create a real party vibe.
2017 repress a personal selection of carls incredible back catalogue, from his early work under the aliases paperclip people and 69 to worldwide hits like throw and ground breaking tracks like bug in the bassbin!! 3lp vinyl, unmixed
taken from the aptly titled sacrilege lp of remixes from 1997. here we have a 1-sided 12inch featuring carl craigs bladerunner mix. so hows it sound? well its one of those that never drops, instead building on a rapid fire set of hand-claps, some nice little filtered synth fills, a little bit of vocal. basically those elements twisted, turned and arranged in the way only carl craig can (or did in 97)
NEVER GROW OLD / PHOBIA (RE-PLANTS)(REPRESS GREY MARBELD
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continuing the 20th anniversary celebrations of robert hoods m-plant label which began with mark brooms edits of untitled 1 and one touch in march, hood now delivers remixes of two of his defining floorplan tracks.
vince watson remixing -icons- from the transmat back catalogue. rhythim is rhythim s 1991 classics icon and kao-tic harmony (with help from carl craig) recreated & remixed on special request from derrick may himself by vince watson.
big with markus kavka, dubfire, aki bergen, andre kronert, feygin, sebastian roya, secret cinema, pierce, moodymanc and many more.
dont miss the next long awaited vinyl on night drive music. this time we gave the black gold to hypnos. hypnos (deepology, urbantorque, myhouse, box music) presents now his 2nd release on night drive music. he graduated from music school in guitar, and played keyboards in a rock band for a few years. he was member of the infamous >demoscene< in poland - an unofficial and underground group of like-minded people mixing music with street graphics. the original is a never ending dream between sweet deepness and techy elements. its hard to describe the tune. just listen please! remixes are coming from pawas, subsky and stefan mallmann.
we keep the curle-p subdivision for rare licenses of forgotten pearls from the past, with a new remix on the flip. the last one we did was thomas brinkmanns isch including the soulphiction remix, one of the essential records of 2009, also according to pitchfork. this time we picked walt js reborn, originally on detroit label dow in 1997 and featured by mr. juan atkins on his legendary mastermix.
last copies! never seen before. beautiful high quality and unique hand-made wooden box with a knowone branding on top.
the boxes are padded with foam, handnumbered and very limited.
handmade wooden box with hinges and lock.
5 records in 180 gramm black/white marbled vinyl with 110 min playtime.
each record has a different brightness or darkness to differentiate the 5 records.
each vinyl in single shrinked fullcover printed sleeve.
2 cds in a beautifull and shrinked high quality digipack.
a velvet band allows to lift the records out of the box without to move, tip or tilt the box.
a knowone record butler is also included to hanlde the records without touching them.
the whole box is padded with foam.
each box is handnumbered, branded on top and finally shrinked.
see the pictures below to get a clue about the quality of this collectors item.
following the s_w_z_k debut album, which came out on tresor records before the summer, david brown offers here further insights into the most recent developments of his new departure. receiving the help of long-time collaborator and friend richard davis, the duo continues its dive into the concrete and metallic landscapes found on their eponymous lp effort. the variant & empires ep however marks somewhat of a slight departure from the obscure experimental investigations previously undertaken. tc4 variant is a roaring number, aiming specially at the dancefloor and taking the duos energy to its highest point, while second city of the empire intimately unveils the deeper side of their enterprise.
part 2 of this very special series by swayzak. after the magnificent success of part 1 swayzaks david brown is back with another 2 tracker which shows why he is still the brilliant master craftman of pure deepness and previously unattainable quality.
2 tunes with more than 25 minutes playtime.
inside out cut. rare.
180 gramm vinyl.
all songs are written and produced by david brown.
julian perez delivers his debut album solemnity on the artist’s own imprint, fathers & sons productions. this 2×12” vinyl only release is a deep sonic journey highlighting perez’s attention to detail and the evolution of style gained from many years of refining. solemnity branches out in many directions but is unmistakably perez, expressing himself musically more than ever before. presenting relaxing soundscapes that float through various atmospheres plus perfectly-mixed 909 beats, listeners can expect a journey of songs that ranges from innocent and deep to club-friendly and driving. the album’s title comes from the state of being serious and dignified, which is seen in this complete package from the artwork to the mix and expert selection of sounds. solemnity by julian perez is a window to the artist’s dedication to his craft and ability to create honest sound. it’s an album that should be listened to from start to finish. we solemnly swear.
another true classic, coming straight out of 1996 detroit to 2010s decks. produced by sean deason, released on his label matrix records, this track lives up to its name on todays dancefloors as it did back then. a timeless trip for body and mind!
last part of the cliff unknown series! again a wonderfull timeless track from very well known artists ... maybe you realise them :) its an older track from this loved duo and they contribute it for this project - thanks one more time!
great all time classic track from blake baxter ... our luv ... this unique acidic house was released first in 1997 on disko b (the h-factor, album) , than pokerflats steve bug licensed this one for his sublabel >raw elements<, (various - da minimal funk 2, raw626). eleven years later (heavy demanded) blakes classic strikes back on decks classix ! a special tip for those who knows!!
alan abrahams, the man behind portable, emerged out of the ruins of a post apartheid south africa. growing up in an impoverished cape town township, tagged >beverly hills< by the locals, abrahams was always immersed in his sisters ritual of getting ready for a night out to a soundtrack of 80s soul, hi life and hip hop. inspired by the first batch of chicago house records, the foundations were laid for his future in music. experimenting with ways of combining traditional african rhythms with the 4/4 sound of house,abrahams completed various projects in south africa. most of which gave a commentary to the political turmoil of the country at the time. abrahams inevitably became frustrated by the geographic isolation of the country and relocated to london in 1997. in the uk abrahams went on to complete various releases for internationally recognised labels such as context and background records before starting up his own label, süd electronic in 2002
hot on the heels of the dj mix of 2013 from john talabot and following luminaries such as maya jane coles, maceo plex and breach, next in line to mix it up for the esteemed !k7 dj-kicks series is aus music and simple records boss will saul.
nomadico returns and unleashes yaxteq on ur with four unique tracks that work together to express his nomadic style of techno. the release starts with the singularity, an analog bass driven track with dark atmospherics and acid elements that can only truly be appreciated in a dark sweaty club at 5am
2nd part !!! special remarks: embossed generic sleeve for the plus825 series with innerprinted sleeves! richie hawtin reveals from my mind to yours, a new series of seven 12 inches via his own label plus 8 recordings, for which hawtin has revived some of his most revered aliases
part 6 , special remarks: embossed generic sleeve for the plus825 series with innerprinted sleeves! richie hawtin reveals from my mind to yours, a new series of seven 12 inches via his own label plus 8 recordings, for which hawtin has revived some of his most revered aliases
the second m_recs release confirm the label concept: pure techno sound. in this release max m (m_recs owner) presents the title track >egg< with his repetitive groove characteristic. three big artists make the remixes. the first one by the english chris finke (flux recordings), the second one its too hard by the dutch techno master bas mooy (audio assault) and the third rmx is by the dutch intelligent techno artist charlton ravenberg (labyrinth, audio assault). if this is just the second release, i cant imagine the future of this label. its a concentrate of the best techno for all the techno crowd. big!
very hot plus8 output
from my mind to yours
special remarks: embossed generic sleeve for the plus825 series with innerprinted sleeves! richie hawtin reveals from my mind to yours, a new series of seven 12 inches via his own label plus 8 recordings, for which hawtin has revived some of his most revered aliases - plastikman, f.u.s.e., robotman,, circuit breaker, 80xx, childsplay and r.h.x.
5th part - special remarks: embossed generic sleeve for the plus825 series with innerprinted sleeves! richie hawtin reveals from my mind to yours, a new series of seven 12 inches via his own label plus 8 recordings, for which hawtin has revived some of his most revered aliases
repress !! robert hood makes minimal detroit techno with an emphasis on soul and experimentation over flash an d popularity. having recorded for metroplex as well as the austrian cheap label, the french label logistic and jeff mills axis label, hood also owns and operates the m- plant imprint, through which he s released the bulk of his solo material. today logistic decides to repress the “apartment zero ep” as it’s one of the best of robert hood’s typical unique techno style full of jazz and soul flavour
7th part , special remarks: embossed generic sleeve for the plus825 series with innerprinted sleeves! richie hawtin reveals from my mind to yours, a new series of seven 12 inches via his own label plus 8 recordings, for which hawtin has revived some of his most revered aliases
after five years as londons foremost retailer of dance and electronic music, phonica is launching its eponymous record label with an original production from its very own hector alongside long-time friend and collaborator ben bryant, backed with a remix from appleblim & al tourettes.
the maurizio story continues with two more techno dub tracks of astonishing width, depth and presence of every single sound element. some chords appear after a break in the middleand gives the ongoing groove even more drive.
a breakthrough artist features on this, the new 7th sign, which also sees conforce deliver a slick remix. here the label once again unearths some new talent. leeon, a glasgow-based dj and producer, uses his debut to serve up three beautiful slices of the proper machine soul we ve come to expect from 7th sign. conforce is the gifted and restless producer from terschelling, holland whose deep, pulsating, atmospheric, expertly-designed pieces of music have also appeared on respected imprints like clone, delsin, meanwhile and rush hour.
time for the next release of the mojuba-labelboss don williams to continue his detroit-series on a.r.t.less after sven weisemanns >shove ep<. the main title >vector dance< takes a different way to approach things than its predecessors on the black and red ep! witness the funk and groove that brought us the city from the d combined with a scifi-feel which embodies the vision of techno for many of us! the second track is a soulful ride into deep glimmering field of hi-tech emotions! detroit-lovers check it out!
at the time of its original release in 1993, detroit techno producer carl craig was known mostly to a small circle of collectors in europe. his early releases on transmat and fragile had become cult classics on the techno underground. these were followed by a series of stunning releases on his co-owned retroactive label. 1993 saw carl launch his planet e label and he released an ep by 69 followed by an ep of material by art owner kirk degiorgio (future/past) and ed handley of the black dog (balil). it return it was agreed carl would record an ep for art - which became art 3. the new recordings included a dance floor stomper - >chicken noodle soup< and typically moody down-tempo grower >how the west was won< and an ambient end-piece >sleep<...
frank martiniq comes back with two stunning tracks that can be regarded as vehicles for the transport of personal thoughts, feelings and perceptions with a strong focus on franks reawakened love for detroit sounds !!
side label for millions of moments with deep chords and big dubby basslines and everlasting echos getting lost in space. 4 tracks by bvdub, sf100, masafumi eno and shinsuke matsumoto. futuristic vintage techno on this fine label from berlin!!
the third dessous by st. sebastian comes along with a nice mymy remix. he turns the original into an irresistibly funky tech-house tune. starting from a reduced rhythm pattern their mix obtains your confidence by fraud with secure house-stabs before more and more weird sounds are added to take you on a trip.a fantastic and innovative mix by berlin based upstarts and playhouse recordings artists lee jones, carsten klemann and nicolas höppner aka mymy. >snow white< rounds up this great 12 with more breezly beats and these distinctive way-out synths
as one of the founding fathers of the uk techno scene, kirk s discography is staggering especially when you think about how he s stayed so true to himself and remained focus on what he does best – deep, atmospheric, soulful techno. so here we have 2 slices of said deepness in the form of alcyone and tau ceti . this is simply lush, machine music made with a lot of tlc from an original master of his game. stick it on your hi-fi whilst tripping or blast it on your car stereo whilst hurtling along at 4am for maximum impact
proven.....timeless dancefloor detroit tinged techno is what sino is all about. the delivery of electronic impulses that stir a given dancefloor into a swirl of explosive action is our continuous pursuit!
big support from ricardo villalobos, richie hawtin, karotte, dj koze , mark broom... after his special-edition release snork08x, finally here we go with the snork08 follow up, with two selected tracks of jens zimmermann, who is really well known from his releases on room recordings, k2, international freakshow, harthouse or treibstoff or for example his drumn bass past as dj gargamel. he also cooperated in producing the well known culture beat dance project from the early 90s
ben gibson with the latest offering from axis sub-label, 6277. a pair of dark, intense minimal techno excursions from ben here, with both utilizing moody synths and bass, and layers of crisp techno beats, whilst keeping the pace of the track very brisk. a fine example of soundscape-styled detroit techno
red 7 and get down are two of the bigger dancefloor tracks to be taken from the dat music compilation and the artists themselves have chosen two of their favourite techno producers to remix these specific tracks. the aim of dat music is to help bridge the gap between drum and bass and techno. all the artists involved in the dat music project have an undying affection for techno music past and present and strive to push the boundaries of drum in bass in all directions. with remixes of john tejada and nomadico for underground resistance his is the first of many non drum and bass releases on revolve:r
with this release on drumpoet he presents kadena,a track which already acclaimed much attention by the likes of âme and dixon and creates a fresh symbiosis between disco and detroit. an emotional and bootyshaking tune which can take you higher and make you want to move it. on secret playground he goes into the more dubby side of this ep and provides a deep minimal excursion with a warm and almost cinematic feel. lexx is a musiclover so his spectrum is huge, but all we can say is, that this man knows what he does and there are many things to say about this record but theres nothing better than listening to it
repress !!this time the mojuba sublabel brings us the second part of the detroit-series by the label owner don williams himself. this one-sided record features two fine examples of music inspired by the city of d. the first one is a pumping peak time cut to hit the dancefloors and might become an essential tool for the ambitious dj. the second track convinces in its very own character, providing a feeling that many will recognize from the early years of techno, when this music was connected to the listener more in a deep and emotional way than we know it from today!
the red giants ep is the missing soundtrack for blade runner: a post futuristic techno 12 deeply rooted in knowledge, sound and soul. irfan brings us back to kraftwerk, planet e, transmat and kms in an intro that defies gravity.
a limited album sampler of the michel de hey compilation >recorded in rotterdam< . contains some brilliant techno tracks in special dance floor edits by michel de hey himself. including literon >flow koma<, dexter >echt vet<, bart van wissen >damn robots took my lunch< and warren fellow with the very special >royal melodies<. all unreleased versions and each track is suberb detroit techno for the dance floor
two dubbed techno wonders on a coloured 7 platter. lars fenin, born and raised in hamburg has been around the music scene in berlin since the mid 90ties as reggae guitarist/songwriter/live-act/artist/producer/dj. his first experiments in electronic music started in 1998 with some friends in hamburg, followed two years later by his first ep release called ″,,,,herr pitzelberger dreht auf” for the berlin based label shitkatapult. since then fenin has released several eps and albums for his homies shitkatapult as well as 12″,,,,, s and remixes for labels like echocord, revolver, eintakt and mitek among others. along the years he could boast collaborations with artists such as deadbeat, mikael stavostrand, d-meteo, k.j. gibbs,horace andy, der dritte raum, eraldo bernocchi and jeff milligan. since 2008 he runs also his own label called dock-records. soundwise, fenins productions range from roots reggae/dub pieces to cordish/melodic techno sets and electronic alike soundscapes. the future is unwritten.
time to express is happy to welcome dario zenker to the labels roster. with >insirer< he delivers a thrilling contribution to time to express. peter van hoesen takes up remix duties. tight bass heavy stripped down techno tracks!