- bail and bond rolling synthesizer sounds dominates the clashing kick drums and creates a thrilling powerful atmosphere.
- spaced out is a latent dark techno track with a stomping and kicking beat. flashing hi hats and open surfaces gives the trac
the sounds current value and snow have complemented each other since the beginning. from original epic tunes such as edge or dreams and dark rain from previous years to their new masterpiece shy flame, in which current value has re-embraced the sounds of neuro/tearout to once again showcase his top notch production and sound engineering. and with spl heading off the remix work, the dubstep version of this tune has been classified as a true smasher by some big hitters in the game.
spell pets backwards to get step. spell step forwards to find pets going back to basics. step is the new concept vinyl only label from the founder of pets, catz n dogz, that highlights the rawest forms and root functions of quality club music. step finds the fundamental groove with under-the-radar house and techno that is isn’t afraid to be rough around the edges. step is limited promo, zero hype, and all about the music. each new step will be released every four months on vinyl only.
low-down and dirty jazz goes right back to the early 1900s in storyville, after the bands had played their hot tunes in the evening for dancing couples, the musicians would head off to the after-hours joints and play a less energetic but more bluesy kind of music, enabling them and their late-night audiences to get through to the early hours of the morning without suffering total exhaustion. and nobody in new orleans laid into the blues so low down and dirty as buddy bolden, whose funky butt became a staple in the repertoire of the citys early jazz bands.
jacksonville, florida, 1960. charles hungry williams mentors young clayton fillyau after he had just joined the james brown band: *i dont care where you put it on those drums, remember where 1 is and you ll never lose the time. listen to hungry on huey smiths *talk to me baby* and then listen to how clayton turns it into a relentless breakbeat on james browns *i ve got money*. earl kings *trick bag*, prefiguring the meters, is as good an example of early new orleans funk as can be found.
natural numbers is the new project from dub club producer tom chasteen. natural numbers in dub features reggae all-stars with members of wilco, mazzy star. the vinyl lp comes with code for free download of the full album.
sonorama/mombasa debut album recorded 1975 in germany - one of the best recordings in the genre: pulsating african rhythms with funk bass and heavy brass sounds: essential and ultra hard to find album with tons of true killer afro funk breaks, originally released on the rare german spiegelei label, contains the most wanted dj-spins -nairobi-, -kenia- and -shango-, 1st re-release, remastered 2006, original cover artwork.
*nennen sie eine kollaboration auf albumlänge, auf der ein deutschsprachiger mc mit einem hochkarätigen, in den usa erfolgreichen producerteam zusammenarbeitete.* diese familienduell-frage brächte selbst den gewieftesten crack in verlegenheit. rap-deutschland wird mit dem release des neuen absztrakkt-albums bodhiguard nicht nur um eine antwort reicher, sondern zeitgleich um eines der hochkarätigsten, golden-era inspirierten konzeptalben der neuzeit. auf kompromisslos raubeinigen 90s-bangern bodhiguardet sich absztrakkt durch die 19 anspielstationen und führt nebenher die ein oder andere halbweisheit ad absurdum.
this limited picture disc sees four classic cuts from this chicago legend getting the remix treatment from house cats luke bowditch, raoul bellman s (swirl people), steve ward, 1200 warriors, giano & go gobizit bringing these legendary cuts bang up to date, essential for any chicago house vinyl lovers collection. the 12inch also comes with two label stickers allowing you to add them to the centre if you do so choose
special beefed-up package for all you beef lovers out there! containing 2 classic 12 inches and an album cd of this great label:
- beefep011: various - remixes from the vault vol. 1
- beefep012: shades of gray - unlock the rhythm (album sampler)
- beefcd007: shades of gray - unlock the rhythm cd
no need to cuddle up and dress warmly, cause its getting hot! heres the perfect fit to this cold time of the year: warm classic deep house on pakalolo citys 12 inch with mavins solo debut called still believe.
there are things in life which are suitable and things in life which aren t suitable. the things which are suitable should be ignored and left for those who enjoyed being tucked into bed and being walked across the street with their hands being held. the things which aren t suitable are what you will probably have some fun with despite the bumps and bruises suffered as a result. the suitable nature of the unsuitability of the following cheek full of tongue provided by scott robinson, ben pest, nox, and norman mueller will hopefully not cause any permanent damage along the way.
NEW ORLEANS SOUL: THE ORIGINAL SOUND OF NEW ORLEANS SOUL 1966-76 (2X12 LP + MP3)
2x12" Vinyl lp UK17.10.14
for more than ten years soul jazz records have been exploring and documenting the sound of new orleans funk. now we turn their attention to the flipside of this musical coin - new orleans soul. these two musical forms share a lineage that begins with the citys enormous rhythm and blues explosion in the post-war 1940s and 1950s. new orleans soul incorporated the soulful vocals of the gospel church, the driving beat of rhythm and blues, as well as traces of the second-line parade bands and the latinized rhythms of the city. this album tells the story of new orleans soul and comes complete with extensive sleevenotes, exclusive photography, supreme sound quality and comes as super-heavy, super-loud limited-edition double vinyl album + download code.
the fourth release of the fantastic finnish electro-combo morphology on the zyntax motorcity – imprint is an awesome remix-double incl. interpretations of their identity component-tracks by versalife, the exaltics, hardfloor, dj overdose, kan3da & luke eeargoggle, defekt, sync 24 and biodred. the power will be with you!
deluxe limited lp version on grey colored vinyl with printed innersleeeves and mp3 download code. kasper bjørke returns with an exquisite new album, *after forever*, the danish producers boldest and most elegant statement to date.
belfast s sex lies magnetic transposes it s latest tape release onto double wax, a dissonant collection of willie burns guises, a compilation of sounds falling in and around ambient, claustrophobic psychedelia, dark electronica and 4 a.m basement house.
after having their edits ep being played all over the place, politics of dancing strikes again with two killer tracks and some pretty hot remixes from up and coming house wonders, môme & julien sandre. this is acid, chicago nineties deep house, and you dont want to miss it! as usual, limited 300 copies, hand stamped with love.
der meistercompilierer hans e. platte hat den großen namen und seinen lieblingskünstlern die kleinen feinen stücke abgepresst: von adolf noise, die sterne, erobique, rocko schamoni, kid kopphausen, almut klotz & reverend dabeler, saal 2, heinz strunk, felix kubin, schorsch kamerun, jens rachut, lambert, tocotronic bis deichkind. unter anderem! und nur unveröffentlichtes!
der produzent und dj north lake stammt aus michigan, detroit, wo er seit vielen jahre als resident dj tätig ist. nach releases auf resista, phonica und sweatshop freuen wir uns ihn an bord zu haben. das stück > flying in my avrocar< ist bereits seit längerem fester bestandteil im dj set von unserem label buddy mano le tough.
never serving up anything less than essential and hugely interesting projects, next on the radar for opilec music is this classic italo disco, chicago house and techno leaning package from pioneers klein & m.b.o.
krakatau man, bodi bill collaborator and all-around nice kid thomalla with his debut on running back. built for an universe in which james holden is the caretaker, you get four slices of romantic krautpop-glitch-house that pleasantly diverge from the current state of dance affairs. artwork by stephane leonard.
fueled by the financial drippings of number runners and boosted by hall-of-fame running back jim brown, cleveland, ohios way out records offered asylum for a rising crop of rogue soul men, rust-belt vocal ensembles, and trial-by-fire producers. helmed by a friendly consortium of hustlers, police officers, and gridiron giants, pet project beget obsession as motown arrangers, gospel choirs, and the cleveland symphony orchestra were all beckoned to the wrong side of the tracks to mint masterpieces for the sensations, volcanic eruption, the exceptional three, and bobby wade, all beneath the mindful gaze of a wall-mounted shotgun. reaching their peak in the late 60s, eccentric soul: the way out label gathers the brightest moments from the quirky operations eleven year bid. the 3xlp configuration boasts a double gatefold with beautiful photos and ephemera from the labels low-flying promotional department. for fans of group harmony, sweet soul, orchestral feats and lo-fi oddities, the way out label is an excellent addition to our already popular and powerful eccentric soul series.
comes with voucher to download multi culti mc001 & mc005 - sticker on front, shrink-wrapped. the psychedelic exoticism of dreemss debut single, beautifully reworked by axel boman, thomash, and the resident multi culti production team.
blind jacks take us on another tripp... a journey or dreams from talaiassa to cadibonna via kumotori and moel penderyn. secret sounds designed for mind adventure. vinyl purchase allows you access to secret digital tracks from each artist also. apply within. aquatic ocean transparent vinyl.
der sympathische hip hop-produzent, dj und labelinhaber aus columbus, ohio, veröffentlicht mit *the legacy* sein vorerst letztes solostudioalbum, bevor er sich auf produktionen für andere mcs, instrumental-projekte und sein label polar ent. konzentriet. dieses mal tritt er in erster linie und wie selten zuvor als mc in erscheinung und reimt über produktionen von befreundeten kollegen wie kev brown, rashad, lakim, bombeardo, dj o-sharp, mighty dr und rob riley. unterstützung erhält er von gästen wie illa j, oddisee, nottz, wordsworth, masta ace, john robinson, u.v.a.
traumer aka romain reynaud has been plugging away of late with a string of fresh material surfacing in 2014, much of which has seen the blossoming producer pick up support from the likes of mr.g, franck roger, and doc martin to name but a few. here we see romain join the roster of loco dices desolat imprint. across the double pack we see traumer skilfully explore a range of styles, opening cut hoodlum eases us in nicely with a bass-driven, funk-infused groove fuelled by jazzy melodies and gritty drum sounds.
tin drum is the fifth and final studio album by the british band japan, released on virgin records on 13 november 1981. tin drum continued the bands now developed use of electronic elements coupled with traditional instrumentation, but leans far more towards far eastern influences than any of their previous albums. guitarist rob dean had left the band by this point, with vocalist david sylvian taking on his duties, which had become largely surplus to requirements in terms of their musical direction. on 6 september 2011, tin drum was awarded bbc radio 6 musics goldie award posthumously for the best album of 1981.
pressing on 180 gram heavyweight vinyl, download code included.
the next session on truth tracks is with sebastian fleischer, formerlly known as djoker. killing the rabbit ep is a 4 tracker with 2 originals in sebastians own hypnotic psychic style incl. 2 techno floorfilling remixes from mike väth & robin hirte and berlin mastermind mike wall
surfacing from the back streets of greater mancunia, mystery artist belly arrives with the first record on their new belly dance label. with little more information to go on, let s focus on the music with the two original tracks from belly making for interesting listening. lead cut *dark autumn* is a slow beat sleaze production dominated by the vocals, big kicks and heavy synths that would go down well late into the night at horse meat disco. *farewell* is equally hard to pin down, taking on a more overtly hip hop style and is packed thick with textural and sampled detail. on the flip rob insinna turns in two new beat style remixes of *dark autumn* that will appeal to the more adventurous selectors.
haseland schlägt mit einem limitierten kassetten-release neue wege ein. bereits mit den letzten beiden veroeffentlichungen von coss und anders wasserfall hat sich haseland magnetschallplatten neu positioniert und sich einen schritt von funktionalitaet der tanzflaeche entfernt. intensitaet und atmosphaerische tiefe haben auf lepus (lat. für hase) absolute prioritaet und stehen vor funktionalitaet und tanzbarkeit.
over a year in the making, moon rock volume 1 is the first in a series of compilations assembled by throne of blood recordings geared to explore the outer reaches of electronic ambience, cosmische vibrations, and crystalline acoustics. sparked by their shared love of ambient classics, label head james friedman and long-time tob artists cosmic kids put out a call for new and unreleased drones, beatless versions, and arpeggiated chillout tackle.
lux rec continue their endless research at the margins of music, what is underground, at every latitude, to find rough gems and bring them to light. after a series of releases which explore techno in various ways, they turned their attention to another field. that of the cold electronics and new wave movement, and french musical existentialism. cold colors comes from bordeaux, france. to lux rec he is the best expression of and a new take on that type of music. a sense of solitude is the first reaction to his music. melodic longings for something that is not there, unreachable. four songs to depict a hopeless stare into emptiness. shadows of a love long gone.