van kaye + ignit is the dutch duo of ed van kasteren (van kaye) and ignatine bekken(ignit), who joined forces in the city of arnhem during early 1980. while at university, van kaye was the singer of the monomen, a local new wave band. by the end of 1979 he had become more interested in the use of electronics and rhythmic industrial patterns. in april 1980 he released a demo cassette with 30 minutes of his own work titled a slight delay.
portion control is a british electronic and industrial band from south london. the trio of john whybrew, ian sharp and dean piavani started out experimenting with electronics in 1980. linking up with in phaze records, they released a number of cassettes and records before signing with illuminated records in 1983. there followed a series of classic 12inch singles: raise the pulse, rough justice and go-talk, which have become underground dancefloor hits. the band classifies their music style as >hard rhythmic electronics< and were a major influence on skinny puppy, front line assembly and depeche mode.
all songs have been remastered for vinyl by george horn at fantasy studios in berkeley. each lp includes a 12-page booklet with excerpts from darrin huss diary, unpublished photos of psyche with dwayne, and an essay by darrin reflecting on psyche s past and the goettel legacy as well as lyrics. this collection is a glimpse at the early canadian industrial scene and the roots of skinny puppy. go take a walk in the past with an ear for the future you just might learn something.
this reissue comprises the entire 1991 matter lp, as well a bonus 7inch record containing 2 tracks never before released on vinyl. all songs on >matter< were recorded and mixed by tobias freund (pink elln). all songs have been remastered for vinyl by george horn at fantasy studios in berkeley. the vinyl is housed in a jacket featuring the photographic traces of a high-energy photon hitting a proton. each lp includes a 2-sided insert with original album reviews, press clippings, liner notes by atom and photos.
raw analogue sound at the boundaries between house and techno. already played by djs as marcel dettmann, ben klock, steffi, prosumer, raresh, cassy, claude young. cutted directly from reel tape at exchange london. get your copy fast, its gonna blow your mind!
after the epic global surveyor phase 3 triple album, germanys electrofunk resistance dominance electricity proudly presents a new milestone in new school electrofunk ...
blastromen >human beyond< (dr-044), the long awaited debut album by the finnish duo, known for their previous two ep releases on x0x records, is pure futuristic electrofunk madness in perfection! the eleven uniquely uplifting and boombastic produced tracks are packed with heroic synth melodies, haunting electro breakbeats and evil synthetic vocoder voices. take us to battlenet!
artwork by the zonders for dominance productions.
first on decks.de !!! release #6 for swiss imprint brings 3rd release by co-owner quenum who is supported by the detroit grand pubahs on >just take it<. deep, hypnotizing, vocal-driven techno at its best!
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.
pampa is a new label from old pals dj koze and marcus fink, dedicated to releasing club music that s seriously danceable without recourse to the tried and tested ingredients. a home for house and techno tunes that will conquer hearts and take root there forever, music that s brave and not afraid to break with convention
already played by ame. to proof once again tretau is on top of his game, he comes with this killer ep preceding his anticipated debut album bricks to be released on fortek early 2009. this ep also covers the complete aural spectrum from heavy dancefloor techno to melodious techouse.
teaser from the forthcoming album >black toys<. a side provides murder analogue groove that teams up with some chatting percussions. prime time floorburner. b- side contains a strange experimental track. hammered by tiga and many more
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.
heinrich mueller and victoria lukas with a new project! some dark abstract modern electronics with the atmosphere of russian novels combined with the sounds rooted in an almost opposite part of the world... detroit.
here is the second remix pack featuring three big-time players. the original versions of rilis number 9 & 10 are reworked properly. where squillace holds on the minimalistic napoli vibe, the ignition technican spice things up with there trademark energetic and jacking grooves. stanny franssen hustle up the authentic parts and creates a whole new athmosphere
supported by marco carola, rino cerrone and davide squillace !! markantonio (mkt, analytic trail) kickstarts this amazing 3 tracker with a full on groove for you to move those feet to. the additional tracks are profound crowd shakers with clever drum-programming and the trademark neapolitan, fresh groove!
re-release des legendären dj koze albums * kosi comes around* von 2005 jetzt endlich auch auf vinyl!
- das original album (auf kompakt) ist seit geraumer zeit nicht mehr erhältlich gewesen!
- eine schöne tour durch minimal klicker, chicago & techhouse & ambient klängen!!
- 1a für floor & ohr ... dicke empfehlung
juan macleans happy house gets the remix treatment by lazaro casanova and paul woolford. lazaro casanova, former resident dj at revolver parties for many years, gives an afro-cuban flair to a thick techno style. paul woolfords apocalypse version is a quirky, noisome sizzler.
3rd zombie nation longplayer. comes with a big album poster ! dirty street techno from munich. on heavy rotation by: tiga, m.a.n.d.y., erol alkan, headman, soulwax and many more. i you love justice an daft punk you need this!
small craft on a milk sea entstand aus brian enos vorliebe für soundtracks, die er anfang der 1970er für sich entdeckte und anderer musik vorzog. in zusammenarbeit mit den beiden jungen komponisten/musikern leo abrahams und jon hopkins entstand dabei ein werk voller sinnlichkeit, intimität und mystik, ausgedrückt mit den möglichkeiten und freiheiten moderner elektronischer musik. dabei kristallisieren sich die stücke mehr aus improvisation statt komposition und wirken für sich alleine gesehen wie das spiegelbild eines stummfilms - wie filme, die nur aus klang bestehen: klangfilme! damit reiht sich brian enos soundkosmos wie von selbst ein in die releasereihe des kultlabels warp, speziell zu dessen electronic listening klassikern aus den 1990ern
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!
r&s finish off another excellent year with a brand new ep from james blake. his cmyk and klavierwerke releases for the label are widely regarded to be amongst his best work, and these three new tracks will further his reputation as one of the finest auteurs working in electronic music today.
this is strictly limited to 5.000 copies worldwide.
marek hemmann scheint wohl immer wieder darauf zu brennen, ganz viel positive energie in seine stücke zu platzieren. mit dieser ep hat er eine platte für den sommer der herzen geschaffen! eine vor ideen explo- dierende 12inch , die so beschwingt groovend daher kommt, dass man meint, er wickelt elektroswingend die schwere der welt mit genuss um unsere mittelfinger... der titeltrack (track 2) ist der blanke wahnsinn !! we love it!!
on fenou02 you will find mo s ferry s latest discoveries. on side a the germans >the magician & the scientist< reveal their sensitiveness for beautiful harmonies. their 2001 extended mix shows their fun for experimenting combined with the intuition for cute minimal electronica. on side b the japanese gen henmi a.k.a. piperthehousenail proves his keen sense of experimental breakbeats. rhythm & blues is a fantastic happy tuned track, that absolutely invites to rock
after two outstanding appearances on eminor #03 and #06, raumton comes up with his first solo ep on this hamburg based label. expanding chambers shows that his house-inspired background, however still present, fades towards more subtle, minimalistic and emotional melody lines
new ways by feinwerk!! hungarian artist pakt from budapest who already had releases on kreatur musik, minisketch, the flame rec. and acid mild rec, brings you three deep minimal underground techno tracks
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<...
kanzleramt freshman peter horrevorts continues with his follow up 12 inch >vaporize<! once again he kicks over the dancefloor as sound-vaporizer. he ties up his debut single >birth< and delivers a stunning two tracker of timeless electronic masterpiece.. both parts come in a playfull spheric soundscape and will sure rough up some dancefloors together with the bouncing bassdrum..
das mathias kaden im geiste öfter durch die afrikanische steppe flaniert und danach rhythmusinfiziert am stammesfeuer platz nimmt, deutete sich ja bereits an. hier bringt er den zusammenschluss der rhythmischen kulturen, so dass man sich wirklich die hände reicht und feststellt, wie sehr die welt klanglich zusammenrücken kann. toller tribal in jeff mills manier
first release on elected tunes clubby electrohouse with a touch of minimal is the route of the label this first release features oscar from karatemusik and confused, labelboss audiophil and the newcomer microtrauma and audio al
marset s newest oeuvre, hazard ep, is a trip, starting with drifting techno sounds, through swinging beats into a relaxing springtime track which is predestinated to start or to die away your set. there with he demonstrates how diversified an ep can be
everybody knows belgium s number one electronic disco pop band telex and their intergalactic megahit >moskow discow< (the original dates from 1979!!). for >european accent< alexander technique reworked it into an ultra efficient dj-tool, accompanied by princess superstar s typical voice. the instrumental mix is available on the flip side. if this don t make you re booty move, your booty must be dead!