er ist der meister der melancholie und einer der größten songwriter, die die pop- und folkgeschichte jemals hervorgebracht hat. jetzt veröffentlicht leonard cohen sein erstes studioalbum seit acht jahren: >old ideas< beinhaltet zehn brandneue songs, die cohen im vergangenen jahr mit den produzenten patrick leonard, anjani thomas, ed sanders und dino soldo aufgenommen hat. die abgrundtiefe stimme des 77-jährigen wird dabei von prominenten background-sängerinnen wie dana glover, sharon robinson, den webb sisters und jennifer warnes unterstützt. das coverdesign und alle zeichnungen im booklet stammen von cohen selbst.
pressung auf hochwertigem 180 gramm vinyl, inklusive cd-version des albums.
﻿,,the latest in the kingunderground / wodv series comes in the form of a 4-track 12 inch, including 4 instrumentals, an accapella, and a bass link track. taken from lewis parkers forthcoming lp, >the glass ceiling, episode 2 of the puzzle<. includes two exclusive tracks that will not appear on the album!
featuring: shabaam shadeeq, john robinson, mcm (caveman), mista spyce, zu & sistawhirlwind.
born lincoln barrington minott, sugar possessed multiple musical talents. the jamaican native was a prolific songwriter and singer and provided blueprints for the rise of the contemporary dancehall style, where he was equally influential as a producer and his extraordinarily popular sound system and company, youthman promotions, that helped launch numerous new djs and artists into the limelight.
wenn es in den letzten beiden jahren einen newcomer in der clubszene gab, der weltweit für ganz große furore gesorgt hat, dann war dies john talabot aus barcelona. auf seine zweite single my old school , erschienen beim münchner vorzeigelabel permanent vacation, konnte sich die internationale dj-elite einigen. die tracks von john talabot sind ungeschliffen, sie basieren auf hypnotischen loops, die von einer mächtigen kickdrum vorangetrieben werden. in den vielseitigen tracks des spaniers treffen sich vielfältige einflüsse wie afro beat, detroit techno, chicago house, cosmic disco, northern soul oder auch flamenco. unter john talabots fans finden sich größen wie james murphy oder Âme. verglichen wurde er bereits mit leuten wie james holden, four tet oder caribou
limited edition release, including code for free download of these tracks.
originally released in 2005 to coincide with the release of ghana soundz vol 2: afro-beat, funk and fusion in 70s ghana, this 12 inch vinyl sees two tracks from that release re-edited and re-mixed by natural self. joe mensahs >africa is home< is subjected to a re-edit, stretching the groove for added dance floor pleasure. side b, oscar sulleys lively afro-beat number >olufeme< is remixed with baritone sax and flute added to the mix.
cmm va001 is the first out of a two part various artists ep release from this new & passionate uk based label whos aim is to introduce and showcase some of the first signings they made. the labels aim is to be a home for new and established producers/artists who can showcase their talents & be free to express their musical output without being labeled or pigeonholed to one style or vibe. simply put, music is the key not the genre.
the young, newly founded label lofile proudly presents its first ep wowmom brothers & sisters. wowmom is a collective of three djs and producers that focus on deep house but are influenced by a far wider range of music - with shapes and strings of detroit techno to chicago house. together, off. exile, simon busse and marbod got four beautiful minimalistic tracks recorded on vinyl with remixes by johannes albert, mod. civil and boytalk. dark, but clearly minimalistic, pearling and with a profound deepness, lfr 001 is like a small detail of a picture. you can dream the rest around it and imagine what will follow.
180 gramm-vinyl-release dieses reggae-klassikers aus dem jahr 1976. aufgenommen wurde >garveys ghost< von den island-tonmeistern john burns und dick cuthell in deren hammersmith-studio. lawrence lindo, der produzent dieses burning spear-klassikers, gewann hochkarätige studiomusiker, die sonst allesamt für die wailers und the soul syndicate spielten, für diese aufnahmen.
for the inside job ep, beat pharmacy leaves dub in the background, taking things in a more straight ahead house and techno direction. percussive without being oppressively banging, melodic without excessive nooding, tracks like >inside job< and >comet< nevertheless retain the intense attention to subtle detail that define moellers more dubwise productions. >in a trance in france< takes things into a deeper more hypnotic realm, and >hootin & tootin< toughens things up with an ominous analog bassline and thunderous kick drums sure to ignite a mainroom dancefloor. yet even here, echoes and melodic elements sweep through the mix, lest you forget who was working the boards.
a new addition to the neroli family: the talented swiss born, and now based in spain, skymark. this ep shows many aspects of his range of styles, from the ethereal notes of his ed motta dedicated >thank you ed> to the funky >clavins debauchery< to the dark yet soulful deeper than ever >stay true to yourself<, >the sound of my joy< and >insane feeling<, all featuring the magic vocals of jair santiago. next on neroli: curtu funk ensemble and the third part of the 10th anniversary celebration series.....!
DEKMANTEL ANNIVERSARY SERIES PART 1 (RED COLOURED VINYL)
coloured 12" Vinyl NL06.01.12
first part of the dekmantel anniversary series featuring two house tracks from juju & jordash and morphosis! to celebrate dekmantels five year anniversary, the amsterdam based label will release a compilation which features tracks from friends and artists who have performed at the successful dekmantel s parties. in a series of five eps the label presents the genres that they have become know for throughout the netherlands and beyond: quality house and techno in the tradition off all the good that came out of detroit and chicago when it comes to electronic music. both dutch and international producers are featured on this comprehensive compilation. the last part will be released in the last week of march as dekmantel then will celebrate their anniversary with a big party in amsterdam.
TROPICALIA - A BRAZILIAN REVOLUTION IN SOUND (2X12 LP)
2x12" Vinyl lp UK06.01.12
tropicalia: a brazilian revolution in sound. tropicalia is one of the most significant cultural movements in brazil encompassing music, film, visual art and theatre. >tropicalia< is the first album to bring together all the key artists involved in the movement – os mutantes, gilberto gil, caetano veloso, tom ze, gal costa and more.
lisa gerrard became famous as one of the core members of the ethereal genre-defying australian group dead can dance. there she was mainly a vocalist, but she earned her stripes as a composer as well. she got her feet wet composing the soundtrack of blockbuster >gladiator< with hans zimmer, and together they were nominated for a golden globe.
but she really made the grade when she composed the soundtrack to the 2002 oscar winning film >whale rider<, a story about how a young girl fights to fulfil her destiny. this was lisa gerrards first soundtrack she composed solo, and music on vinyl is proud to release it on vinyl for the first time!
comes on 180 grams audiophile vinyl, including full colour insert.
opus 3 records are both privileged and delighted to release eric bibbs new album >blues, ballads & work songs<, a further enhancement to their association with eric which goes back to 1977 when he was in effect discovered with the success of his debut album >rainbow people<.
far out recordings celebrate a funky south american christmas with the release of a special and very limited –, to just 100 sets worldwide –, edition heavyweight vinyl lp double pack from the labels two biggest artists azymuth & banda black rio. their albums were two of the records of the year in the latin / funk / dance / world market and here the perfect combination come together to party through the end of 2011 brazilian style. presented together for the first time this quality package of legendary artistsl, brilliant acclaimed new recordings and stunning reversible artwork (azymuth by andy votel and banda black rio by paul flack) will become highly sought-after as with far outs previous exclusive, limited five seven inch vinyl set for record store day.
strut present a brand new retrospective of one of the caribbean’s most towering musical figures, mighty sparrow, covering 1962 to 1974. during a career of over 40 years, sparrow has been an unmatchable figure in the world of calypso and a constant backdrop to caribbean life, recording over 300 albums and winning eleven calypso monarch and eight road march titles at the annual trinidad carnival during one of the most competitive times in its history.
soul safari presents township jive & kwela jazz (1940-1960) celebrates the 3rd year of the soul safari blog with this great compilation of south african jive/kwela 78s. tip! all titles on this compilation have been handpicked from the ilam archives (the international library of african music),in grahamstown, south africa. the tracklisting represents a wide variety of styles from the golden era of jive & kwela, originally released on 78 shellac discs from small independent record companies. the compilation features rarities by the big names obviously but presents mostly obscure material from a long lost past. recorded from the original 78 rpms and professionally restored/mastered with artwork to match.
australian kings of dirty, gritty, low down funk and soul deep street soul are back with a vengeance! this slamming 45 builds upon the diamond hard funk & soul template they established with their self titled 2009 debut long player on freestyle records. and dsss new vocalist may johnston makes her presence felt on this teaser 45 for the new title track taken from the new album look out, watch out her voice combining the best elements of marva whitney and spanky wilson on this dance floor destroyer! on the flip side, london born ex pat shirley davis stamps her own identity on the bands version of masterpiece which is totally exclusive to this 45 and not available anywhere else. tough yet soulful, hard yet deeply melodic, deep street soul return ? doing what they do better than anyone else!
assembly records have established themselves in the digital domain & now grace the vinyl shelves with the first in a series of limited edition samplers. there are only 200 copies available of this various artist compilation that features original work by manuel regnet (crossworld), sean roman (hot waves) and newcomers king & vilante. we have had lots of requests for this release, so only have a very small amount available - first come, first served!
soundway set sail for colombia once again, delving deeper into the south american countrys rich musical past. 55 tracks spread over two triple vinyl releases. the original sound of cumbia is soundway’s definitive guide to the origins of colombian cumbia and porro and the result of five years pain staking re-search by will quantic holland. 1500 copies limited worldwide.tip!triplepack 1 tells the story of some the earliest colombian cumbia recorded, a genre that captured a nation, spreading from its birthplace on the caribbean coast in land to central colombia and the capital bogata
boogie boutique have only had one year in the game, and in that time they have smashed the charts with their releases. to celebrate their first birthday, they have dipped their toes into the glorious world of vinyl with this double 12 inch with seven of the labels finest tracks to date plus one exclusive. make no mistake, this release is big!