executive slacks began in the hot, humid summer of 1980 philadelphia by matt marello, john young and albert ganss, three bored, broke, anxious art students. starting out with performance art in subways, they soon took their angst-ridden act to galleries and night clubs. the band found their moniker in a run-down bookstore after seeing an ad for men
jesus was black goes to chile thanks to the new vinyl release by the hand of producer andre butano & felipe. push cat ep, the artists first release for the label, is a refreshing fusion of the organic beats and the avant-garde music. the title track brings on an underground micro house essence with a thick bass rhythm and crazy voices. the ep features two cold remixes from the spanish talent jairo catelo (darkroom dubs, plastic city) with his bubbling synths and house rhythms making a master deep piece. jorge savoretti (viva music, little helpers) make it with hypnotic broken beats and maintains the deep feel that brought him to jesus was black. closing the ep we can find an awesome original track like -rework- with vinyl popping accents and a couple of vocal hooks, a track to make everyone sweat on the dance floor.
MOVE YOUR BUTTY (PRINS THOMAS REMIX) REPRESS COLOURED VINYL
coulored 12" Vinyl BE24.08.16
coloured repress!!!! the original move your butty (1992) gained cult status and the time seems right for a re-release of this gem. it was originally out on the legendary london based irdial records. thee j johanz decided to replace samples with synths, which gave him the freedom to create a totally fresh and moody remix, good enough to keep our buttys moving for the next 20 years. the strings of the elka synthex give you wings, while the typical move your butty bassline is pumpin you up. expect the unexpected from prins thomas remix: very refreshing funky eighties electro vibes, or is it the sound of the future? an original approach with an oasis of move your butty references in the middle. an excellent remix of the remix
hot on the heels of the nouvelle vague compilation, the wewantsounds collective is back with another impeccable selection of bossanova sounds from rio featuring hip cult classics and rarities.
bossa nova revolutionised the world in the 60s but the revolution was already bubbling from the late 50s. chronicling the birth of the movement. featuring key artists like joão gilberto, vinicius de moraes, elis regina, elza soares, who is making a highly-acclaimed come-back and vinicius de moraes, as well as more cult musicians like orlann divo, johnny alf and celso murilo. bossanova is the perfect mix of early bossa and samba canção (with its more relaxed samba singing). tune up to the cool brazilian sounds of the bossanova.
introducing dawn notes, a new imprint from chicago deep house pioneer vincent floyd. the first release on dawn notes, loves pain, contains four deep tracks from the floyd vaults produced in the late 1990s.
after a very promissory year as a digital label, is time to present the first vinyl release of kootz music. this is a very representative selecction of the sound of the label, between minimal and deep tech but always aimed to be extremely danceable. a limited release with no repress, so you don t miss this one!
nice price deal !!! ever since the original mix appeared on the miami sampler, it gained full support across the board. both filthy rich and james fitch are no strangers to the label. james fitch of course being one half of the infamous prok & fitch duo and responsible for smoking releases, such as the new wave and salome de bahia. the last one also being remixed by filthy rich, whos releases have gained a lot of attention over the past few years. the rich & fitch team turned out a quirky, funky electro club killer, perfectly blending their two unique sounds. incl. original mix, accapella tool. johnstar remix, gabriel & castellon remix. supported by axwell, alex gaudino, muzzaik, funkerman, rene amez, cube guys, roger sanchez, laidback luke, jesse garcia, dj chus, atfc, mark knight,....
SANTAS FUNK & SOUL CHRISTMAS PARTY VOL.3 (LP + MP3)
12" Vinyl lp UK12.08.16
critics, reviewers and journalists watch out. these sales notes are so succinct that you may be finished reading them before you have even had the chance to skip to the second song (provided that you have listened to the opener in its entire perfection)!
the vinyl lp includes a download code.
nice price deal !!! an enormous club monster from the uk beat braintrust of the count & sinden. its another addition to their catalog of forward-thinking dancefloor hits, and quite possibly their best yet.
one of the best rhythm & blues and soul albums ever, the mythic ‘new breed r&b’. compiled by ady croasdell in 2001 this album was only released on cd by kent label, an album that ady compiled using the singles that kent released during the 60’s by transferring the songs from the original analogue master tapes.
liquidator represses this gem for a unique release limited to 1000 copies. for the first time ‘new breed r&b’ is released on vinyl and is doing the best way possible! a double lp housed in gatefold cover including lyrics, pictures and liner notes by adrian croasdell and paul welsby, as well as a new front cover image.
copenhagen based music for dreams are proud to unleash the debut album of swedens prins emanuel. the first full length solo album of prins emanuel is a concept album revolving around the medium of the vinyl record itself. with a functionalists attitude, its two sides can serve two different purposes. translated from swedish, the album title reads “work/leisure time”: which are the moods the two sides are meant to reflect.
the 4th solo album by reknown danish film music composer peder, know for releases on mo wax, ninjatune, grand royal, ubiquity records and his score for “breaking bad”, amongst others. the new album features an instrumental “original” part and a 2nd guest version lp featuring peders favorite danish singers: coco from quadron, jonas bjerre from mew, oh land, mikael simpson, jacob bellens, sleep party people and more. the record is a return to more dusty and crunchy sound of his awardwinning debut “and he just pointed to the sky” from 2007, released on ubiquity records. peder began his career as a scratch dj, household remixer for the beastie boys and one half of legendary danish comedy team “gramsespektrum” (who released grammy awardwinning platinum albums in denmark).
following up with the llarose ep by joefarr comes a split ep with different takes on what should make you jack. dar embarks, a duo hailing from chicago lay out two tracks as a precursor to more to come. tracky and acidic spyboss will appease the inner bleep while zeddmore will fit and hit with the heaviest you ve got. johan platt of finland covers the opposite side of this ep with two attacks on jack himself. ranttali is a throwback to armani and acv days of distortion and punch while wailer slows it down and lets the swing fill the space.
FRENCH ELECTRIC UNDERGROUND (2X12 CLEAR RED VINYL)
coloured 2x12" Vinyl lp D10.08.16
nice price deal !!! so: yes! - the french underground is alive and thriving. yes! - its rich and colorful! and no! - it doesnt care much for surfing the trend wave or satisfying the average taste bud. french electronic underground, which can also be read as feu - meaning fire, is a 13 song compilation showcasing the rich electronica scene thats been steadily brewing behind the tired four-to-the-floor french wall-of-sound export. the record was conceived to showcase the most unique and thoroughly gallic modern sound hybrids and sure shot fire starters. stylistically, the lp falls somewhere between experimental pop, rock infused electro, 80s geek-o-tronica, singer song-glitch-writer material and avante-tech. each song on the compilation was not only cherry picked for writing, production quality and originality, but also for a strong sense of personality and a distinct artistic signature. feu is a compact collection of sonic hyperlinks leading to a network of clubs, galleries, studios, and basements scattered all over paris and throughout france, where the sonic experiment continues.
tempe is an electronic music producer from london, currently based in colombia, who produces songs influenced by classic hip hop, trends in uk bass culture, and vintage music from around the world - especially spiritual jazz, soul and reggae. tempe is fascinated by the spoken word, pairing his music with words inspired by poetry. beyond another daybreak is based around the theme of yearning and sees his deep, poignant lyrics expertly handled by acclaimed spoken word artist, joshua idehen (lv, hugh and benin city fame) and distinctive singer monument valley (communion records). this is a deeply personal and honest first release from tempe. expect to hear much more from him over the coming months.
pressing on white vinyl.
limited cassette release of “the makings” which serves as an introduction to folks unaware of shoes’ past production credits. compiled by shoes himself to help in the promotion of his 2012 debut “let it go”, “the makings” features previous productions for the likes of danny brown, proof, elzhi, med, quelle chris, invincible, roc marciano and more. “the makings” also features audio testimonials from the likes of rich medina, black milk, gaslamp killer, phife, exile, nick speed, rhettmatic, paul rosenberg and a few others as they talk shoes’ influence and lengthy history as it ranges from the d to cali, and talking about house shoes’ work over the last 20+ years.
MUSHROOM CEREMONY OF THE MAZATEC INDIANS OF MEXICO (LP)
12" Vinyl lp UK09.08.16
death is not the end come with a much needed reissue of mushroom ceremony of the mazatec indians of mexico. lp edition limited to 300 copies only.
recorded on the night of july 21/22, 1956 by v.p. & r. gordon wasson, these are rough and ready field recordings featuring the voice of maria sabina (1894-1985) a mexican curandera who would perform healing vigils known as veladas in huautla de jimenez, oaxaca where all participants would ingest psilocybin mushrooms (marias holy children), as a sacrament to open the gates of the mind and communicate with the sacred.
>v1<, the latest release on renowned dj marco faraone and his partner norman methners uncage imprint, is a selection of tracks from europes finest upcoming producers of the techno genre. parisian producers, kas:st, berlin based artist modig, italian duo, hertz collision and producer black stone, all bring their raw producing talents to this release and the uncage label. founded in 2015, uncage continues to give free expression to established as well as upcoming artists without any compromises. the label aims to focus on pure underground quality and dynamic rising talents in the scene.
if the end of the 80’s marked the explosive beginning of gangsta rap, with the reign of the group nwa. it was dr dre’s first album, with his innovative vision and sophisticated productions that brought the trend g-funk to new heights.
limited lp on translucent red vinyl with download code included.
described by mixmag as ‘the best drum & bass album in years’ and earning a place in their top 10 lp’s of 2014, technimatic’s debut ‘desire paths’ was a triumph in musically rich, fresh and eclectic drum & bass that saw them receiving support from the likes of bbc radio 1, 6 music, 1xtra, thump (vice), dj mag, resident advisor and many more. two years on, the stage is set for album number two ‘better perspective’, ready to soundtrack the 2016 summer with that ever-special technimatic blend that has earned so much accolade.
‘shapes: in space’ is the latest in tru thoughts’ series of essential label compilations put together by a&r and co-owner (and renowned dj) robert luis. encompassing the best of the brighton based label’s eclectic and international current roster, as well as some classic cuts and three exclusive tracks.
as well as the sonic variety, this collection also highlights the diverse origins of the music on the label. from the uk, there are the soulful, forward-looking and beat-laden offerings of rising stars werkha, bryony jarman-pinto and harleighblu, while from the usa there is moonchild, lost midas, the seshen and space captain. repping the authentic new orleans sound, grammy-nominated hot 8 brass band have continued to win more and more fans across the world since they first started working with tru thoughts a decade ago.
this compilation comes on 2xlp, including a download card.
first part of cygnus remixes is here. that big track produced by coyu and sezer uysal will have a second life with big revisits.
the first remix is signed by one of the biggest legends of the electronic scene: the mighty john digweed, together with his studio partner nick muir, did a proggy-tech trip with tons of epic vibes.
gabriel ananda has turned the original into a more electronic, sophisticated and special track.
last but not least, coyu did a dub edit from his original cut, focusing the leadership of the track in the bassline instead of the melodies. great names for an amazing package!
after cómeme classics -jagos- and the -pitchrider- ep, numerous dance floor approved remixes and several chapters of musical knowledge and love shared via radio cómeme on his popular -dance show-, christian s returns with this new ep! it was recorded in fall 2015 -after resetting and repairing my mood as well as my juno 106-, as christian says, playing it, adding some simmons drums, a casio ma120, vocals, samples, his 808, memories, dreams and moods, shaping a melancholic but physically driving dance experience.
das label trojan startet eine neue vinyl-serie, um seine größten hits - jeweils nach genres sortiert - einer neuen generation an vinyl-käufern zugänglich zu machen. der erste part widmet sich naheliegend dem reggae. auf 180g schwerem vinyl gepresst, wurden unvergessliche hits aus der goldenen Ära der 70er jahre auf diesem album zusammengefasst. so sind vor allem jene single berücksichtigt, welche in den britischen charts in die top 10 einstiegen, also im besten sinne klassische reggae-gassenhauer darstellen. trojan records wurde 1967 von chris blackwell & lee gopthal (beide auch zu der zeit mit island records beschäftigt) gegründet. durch ihre persönlichen reisen nach jamaika knüpften sie die kontakte zu den wichtigsten produzenten und musikern der insel und bauten deren karrieren parallel in europa auf.