regal strikes back on involve records with a brand new collaboration, this time with acid head milton bradley a.k.a. alien rain. the record is another piece of the puzzle, where the label boss continues his exploration of the techno universe with the help of artists that inspire him. the 24th release of involve records sees regal and bradley go deep delivering hypnotic 303 basslines and hammering percussions that point directly to the dancefloor, with chopped vocals adding tension to each cut. >acid affair< combines the best of both producers giving birth to a renewed take on acid techno. the two-track ep looks back to the origins of the etiquette, without missing the freshness of both artists’ current sonic approach to club-focused music. one not to miss for quirky sound lovers.
the hamburg based labels 5th release comes with an amazing various artist release this time. a 4-tracker made by musicans the label is focused on. true darkness transports the listener into the deversity of techno.
oh süße melancholie. jascha hagen ist zurück für laut & luise und nimmt alles in den griff. a touch of cold water erzählt von minimalismus und bewusstsein, sorgfältig platzierten und gut definierten elementen.
ferenc sind fra soler und maxi ruiz. sie sind in barcelona ansässig und für ihre veröffentlichungen bei kompakt, nitsa recordings und nitsa trax bekannt. ihr neues 12 -- pump it up -wartet mit der originalversion und einem remix von lament auf.
ACID WEEK EP (JAVIER CARBALLO / HANFRY MARTINEZ RMX)
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for the 11th release tabla records welcomes parisian maestro chris carrier to the label. carrier can be seen as one of the most prolific and gifted producers around. the key figure of the french music scene gives us two indescribable tracks: one stunning house-anthem (get on it) created in cooperation with gauthier dm and a superb acid-goodie (acid week). spanish natives javier carballo & hanfry martinez round it up with their heavy flowing remix on acid work.
quartz rec kicks off the new year with >a man lost in time< by fragmentor. the italian, japan-based producer is a resident at mind off, tokyo, and recently started his own imprint follow the flow with a jonas kopp ep for which he delivered a stunning remix. here, he delivers two thumping acid tracks: >a man lost in time< comes first, bleeps and hisses unraveling on a booming kick, followed by >blowtorch< with its escalating frenzied acid lines on the b side. >synthetic rain< the ambient cut closing this ep illustrates even more that fragmentor is a master in creating slowly building atmospheres full of twists and eerie sounds and a producer to watch for. >a man lost in time< will be released on grey vinyl limited to 200 copies on january 21st 2019.
amazing micro and minimalistic house jazz album. be fast on this one. a full-length album by ohm hourani that travels long the didactic path of modular synthesizers and drum machines, while in the company of carefully hand-picked musicians and vocalists. this seven-track lp delves into the unpredictability of two musical worlds: electronic and jazz. beginning with the intricate composition of the cheerful >oasis in heaven< and moving on to discover the mysteries hidden in >the bicycle tour<, the first record twists and turns into the challenging narrative of >bahe<, before saying its final few words of goodbye to >abusamir.< on the second record, >coucou< sits to script the love of life or the love of a lifetime. >happy mutek< fortifies energy new and old and escorts us to moments of alleviation. the eponymous >jazz of the machine< is the flag-bearer and ultimate demonstration of the bond between air and its reliance on the electricity of soul and souls. encasing this double record is a sleeve that features a luscious illustration by laucolo entitled >batikha.<
lisbon continues to thrive musically and violet is one of the city’s most active artists. paraíso is her natural habitat - she contributed to the first-ever record on the label and has remained in its inner circle.
very limited repress! continuing the unconventional romanian minimal trips that flow from guy from downstairs mind, the bouncy beats from gfd002 illustrate the well-crafted, intriguing rhythms that are set to grip the dancefloors. heavy, lush basslines coliding with sharp percussions and freaky vocals are the ingredients that make the signature sound of a brand new and captivating gfd tale. after the first release from the vinyl-only gfd series, played by artists such as daniel bell, tofu prod (a.k.a. melchior+tanaka), livio&roby or audiofly, the time has come to unveil the second chapter of an ongoing story. early support from the likes of tini, bill patrick and nu zau.
written a few years ago, black pigeon is one of fonoms first produced tracks. freshly re-mastered in 2018, the track emerges as the first release of the new producers self-run label fonos. the original engulfs in deep and dark tones with synthesizer orchestrations vividly portraying talk, communication and agonizing cry of cybernetic pigeons, while the other tracks are variations of the original as reworked by eduardo de la calle. the remixer employs jazz elements to introduce further variety of rhythm and sense of floating through time while exploring monotones, layering and space in other parts of his two remix version work with thematic hints and references to space flights aboard the >nostromo<.
rebar, the duo behind the made of concrete label kick off their self titled label. rebar is meant as a space for the artists own sound explorations, aimed at putting forth releases which combines their usual style with cross-boundary composition. rebar 1 sees a versatile three piece assortment with a seemingly common theme. field recordings make ample appearances in rebars work and this release makes no exception: a large part of the elements were recorded in and around train stations of a famous metropolis.
auf dem zweiten album von pedro vian eröffnet der heute in amsterdam lebende künstler uns ein neues musikalisches kapitel seines lebens, das sich durch tiefe emotionen und gefühle zieht und momente von euphorie, wut, gelassenheit, hoffnung und liebe durchläuft.