surely one of the finest operators in the uk underground, miles atmospheric released his last album under his own name miles sagnia back in 2014, and now he finally returns to the long player format to unfurl his vision of deep, driving techno. this time he s appearing on finale sessions, and it s the perfect home for his thoughtfully sculpted cuts. there are more outwardly mellow moments such as mensura, and the utterly gorgeous-peace but there is also plenty of space afforded to the sharper end of his creative transmissions. elysium is a dense, rippling throwdown that touches on many different aspects of contemporary house and techno, while rise offers up a refreshing variation on the acid house template. once again, miles atmospheric demonstrates why he s such a vital, if sometimes overlooked, force in the uk underground
the tenth release on miles sagnia s aer, marking the tenth year since the labels inception. this time round, a more hypnotic dancefloor sound encapsulates the artists mindset. with previous releases on applied rhythmic technology (art), aesthetic audio, ornate music, common dreams, amongst others.together we glide into the pacier textures, where moments of intensity meet serenity.
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uk label aer returns with a 3 track ep. back on the controls is british label boss miles at the helm, giving us a journey of varying textures. after releases on aesthetic audio, art, ornate amongst others, miles esteemed reputation for discerning house & techno both as a dj & producer ensure this release is another pure piece of artistry. not one to compromise, miles delivers yet again. obliquity is a dub techno slice of hypnosis! emancipate gives us a beautiful string rendition amongst haunting lead lines, while whispers goes beyond the deep, down into ethereal emotive territory, giving the full release a nice snapshot spectrum of this mans work. superb release.
we welcome miles atmospheric onto the common dreams roster with two very special tracks: heal and plight. he is founder of the label atmospheric existence and is previously known as miles sagnia. you can also find him on aesthetic audio, ornate, inner shift music, and applied rhythm technology. his music keeps the raw edge of early uk electronic music, merged with his own sound that is often described as futuristic, lush and deep.
heal is the harder and darker of the two. starting with a steady, monotone baseline and solid kick, we are soon immersed into a mind elevating arpeggiation and floating chords that take it to another level.
plight is the more emotional of the two. it’s a mixture of raw frustration with a splash of passion and love. lush pads rain down from above, while we again feel that deep, dark undertone pushing through.
acclaimed for many of his compositions on labels such as aesthetic audio, art, ornate, alongside his blistering dj performances. aer boss miles drops the labels first and his debut album. deep is a word often used to describe a lot of music currently out there, but not many touch the depths of this superb lp on atmospheric existence. miles touches on many shades of sound with his trademark emotive warmth. melancholy but positive vibrations flow out alongside abstract grooves. hypnotic elements grace the journey, creating an otherworldy sense of space and distant unknown entities. feeling & mood leap out of this lp at every twist and unexpected turn, circumnavigating the deep spectrum. since his early releases, his imprint aer has become a highly respected imprint globally with a dedicated following. this lp was constructed to stand the test of time and stand it does, firmly rooted in the cosmos
miles sagnias british bastion of deepness, aer, returns with the life ep, which sees the label foray into fresh territory. tokyos tomi chair opens proceedings with a sharp piece of deep techno called sunstroke which is as uplifting as it is tough. si tappenden appears next under the newly established ourra alias, contributing the dawn acid driver marine morning which is an inspired piece of dancefloor poetry. finally rounding off the ep is miles sagnias ~elements~. after years of experience as one of the uks finest underground djs, sagnia is on point once again. a beautifully emotive track, that pulls on the heart strings and exhibits a serene gentility that works alongside the rhythm
top detroit house stuff from omar s buddy patrice scott with the entrancing deep atmospheric emotions that features a incredibly beautiful string part plus the blissfull, serene inside my mind and the bass heavy blessings on the flip
there are few artists who manage to successfully develop a signature style that not separates them from the rest. aybee is one of those rare few that has managed to conquer a range of styles within his work from soul, techno, house and hip-hop under his many monikers. this time we see the us artist team up with miles sagnia for two cuts each on the eternal radiance ep on sagnias atmospheric existence imprint. taking over the a-side, aybee serves up >a glance< which oozes with classic us house charm. acoustic piano chords and are layered on top of a chugging bassline and electronic melody, tightly produced and melting in its warmth. >isis< gets heavier with a more underground vibe of crashing echoes and tinny drum arrangements. on the flip, sagnias >journey 2 forever< fuses multi-tracked choral chants, the impeccable sound of the hammond and a rapid techy groove. his visual foci reprise of >journey 2 forever< ditches the chants, instead opting for a sensual male vocal
following on from his recent release on aesthetic audio (detroit) miles returns for his second offering on his imprint atmospheric existence rec... the causal structure ep takes in many shades of deep atmosphere, from the haunting deroit electro tinged opener the fall to the other wordly miaplacidus , via the futuristic funk of follow the light.. the distant acid of face the music takes us through the stars. the release takes on a wide dimension of sound that steps out of the box to reveal an essential audio document for the more discerning listener
with the fourth installment we welcome sraunus aka paulius markutis to greyscale family. the time is ripe to announce his next opus “atmospheric insomnia”. deep and multilayered, dense and atmospheric, warm and beautiful, at times groovy or chilled out. this album is constructed from eight sleepless dub techno cuts, recorded during the insomnia nights of the last few years. a masterpiece! surely, it’s one not to miss for anyone who likes their music deep.
atmospheric vol 2 is the second single to be taken from deepchords latest full length but sees him stray from the album tracks, bringing 3 exclusive pieces to the vinyl, keeping in the same musical vein as ultraviolet music.
the ever enigmatic deepchord makes a most welcome return to soma with this, the first single to be taken from this latest full length, ultraviolet music. three beautiful slices have been cut from the album to form this truly outstanding single and shows deepchord return to a straight up mix of heady, cerebral dub techno infused with more solid rhythms.
in 2015, tresor records welcomed shao yanpeng as the first chinese artist to contribute to the label’s catalogue. shao is based in beijing, china, where he has been making electronic music since 2002, and pursues his career as a producer and sound designer. tresor records is now proud to present shao’s new long player, doppler shift. meticulously built compositions, feverish synth journeys and suspenseful ascensions make up the signature sound of shao’s work, at times contemplative and expressive at others. doppler shift releases on 180g. vinyl lp, incl. a download code giving access to all titles plus 3 bonus.
S.E.G. REMIXES (LARRY HEARD, MALCOLM MOORE, CHICAGO SKYWAY REMIXES)
12" Vinyl UK23.04.18
d marc cantus 2017 lp the lodge was a high point for the ever prolific us producer, not to mention a jewel in altered moods many pronged crown. now the label are revisiting one of the album highlights, s.e.g, giving the punchy chicago house jam another pressing before handing the reins over to a strong cast of remixers. the one and only larry heard plunges -s.e.g- into gorgeous, mystical realms of deep house spirituality like only he can, while altered moods boss malcom moore injects a different kind of spaced out energy to the track. then chicago skyway finishes the package off with a distinctive version that reaches for a light and airy headspace while keeping the drums punchy and effective.
ltd decks edition with fullcover artwork only available on decks.de - this debut from longstanding east german maestro mathias kaden is no exception a bucket-list ep for the gera-based artist whose followed and collected from winks label since inception, nova is both a personal showcase and a homage to a label thats inspired his tension-heavy signature. adding to a discography that boasts some of most respected techno labels possible (vakant, mule musiq, watergate, desolat, freude am tanzen), the nova ep flexs kadens darkest and deepest tendencies and includes certain signatures that many of the best ovum releases share: acid, a direct and effective single word sample, versions and a dj tool that will blow your dancefloors heads off.
this debut from longstanding east german maestro mathias kaden is no exception a bucket-list ep for the gera-based artist whose followed and collected from winks label since inception, nova is both a personal showcase and a homage to a label thats inspired his tension-heavy signature. adding to a discography that boasts some of most respected techno labels possible (vakant, mule musiq, watergate, desolat, freude am tanzen), the nova ep flexs kadens darkest and deepest tendencies and includes certain signatures that many of the best ovum releases share: acid, a direct and effective single word sample, versions and a dj tool that will blow your dancefloors heads off.
“all i saw was an infinite maze of bright lights and even brighter shadows, ten thousand cities arrayed in four dimensions.
i had no arms to hang on to and nothing physical in this universe to grasp, but i concentrated on the waveform shades.”
this june will see bondage music release part two of it’s ‘home (remixes)’ package, welcoming an array of artists to remix mihai popoviciu’s recent long player on the label. following on from part 1 of the package which has already garnered support from the likes of huxley, neverdogs, emanuel satie and mat.joe to name but a few, bondage music returns with the second offering in this four part series. tuccillo takes the lead with his interpretation of ‘focus’, and as always from the ibiza-based unblock music founder we’re treated to intricately programmed, smooth and hypnotic material laid out over seven and a half minutes with a deftly unfolding dynamic feel. el mundo’s take on ‘triumph’ follows, dropping the tempo and instilling a latin edge to things via organic percussion, emotive strings and mystical vocals. frankfurt’s sascha dive then offers up his ‘atmospheric dub’ of ‘music 999’ to open the flip side, as the name would suggest shining light on billowing dub stabs, ethereal atmospheres and robust rhythms before kevin yost closes the package with his percussive driven ‘hynposia’ remix. the mihai popoviciu ‘home (remixes) part 2’ is out on bondage-music 9th june 2017
indira paganotto returns with her third pooledmusic ep, featuring a pair of remixes from label boss ian pooley. having made her debut in 2012 aged just 19, indira has spent the intervening years honing her sound and exploring new approaches to music. currently based in madrid, paganotto s father was a dj in goa, where she spent a significant portion of her upbringing. having grown up with her father s collection of trance, acid & psychedelic rock records, paganotto s eclectic musical education has informed her music s individuality. her 2014 solo ep time out man blended these inspirations into a pair of evocative house grooves. this development continues with kashmir & savannah, both of which find the 24-year-old producer in confident form. ian pooley provides a pair of his own trademark dancefloor-focused dubs to complete a package that confirms paganotto as a new talent in the ascendancy.
LEARN 2 LOVE (PEARSON SOUND / FRANCOIS K REMIX) / MUST GET THIS (ORIGINAL MIX)
12" Vinyl UK22.12.16
seminal mood ii swing production remixed by uk cutting edge producer pearson sound for nervous records. one of the most memorable house music anthems from nycs golden era of house has been given the 2016 treatment by pearson sound. learn 2 luv features lead vocals by one of house music’s greatest voices, kim english. originally produced by mood ii swing in 1997, it quickly became a favourite of legendary producer francois k, who subsequently added his atmospheric mood mix to the package.
antinote squeeze out the mind lotion: eight sun-drenched excursions, tip!! mind lotion crafts a very modern guide to sun-drenched soundscapes in the form of altitude attitudes, a musical travel-log, consisting of eight pieces, written over two years, which are recollections of experiences, moments in time from trips – either real or romanticized – to exotic destinations.
four raw club oriented tracks signed by js and andee under their moniker rk’s. recorded during two days jams session, the ep is a mix of electronic deep atmospheres, delightful synthesizers, filtered drums, dirty cuts and hypnotic grooves.
LEADS BITES VOL. 2 (K. CHANDLER, J. SYDENHAM EDITS)
12" Vinyl D16.11.15
a1. atmospheric dub is simply a kerri chandler classic. in this moment we task jerome sydenham with editing duties to refresh this rare groove. a2.tyree cooper, who needs no introduction, engages in a live jam session with jerome sydenham for this universal rhythm result. a testament to spontaneity, groove and soul. spin and flow. b1. entering the diabolical world of house disco not disco couldn’t be better exemplified in this searing piece with colluding talents eric d. clark and thomas schaben with additional vocals from anita davis and david boswell. devine underground dance music. b2. kerri chandlers remake of the pal joey classic dance infused with a jerome sydenham edit just make this classic complete and decadent for all sides of the house spectrum.
messed up house ep is the right mood s debut on vinyl and for the four tracks on it, house music borrows their foundations. powerful kick drums and bright handclaps make the tight bases that carry lots of musical influences, from distorted guitar amps to brazilian percussion, passing through techno bleeps and minimal noises, all of them, always involved by huge basslines that will put to proof the sound system s capabilities of reproducing low-end frequencies. underground house music has found a place in this bundle. an ep title was never so true!
TOTAL BREAKDOWN: HIDDEN TRANSMISSIONS FROM THE MPC ERA, 1992-1996 (2X12 LP)
2x12" Vinyl lp UK18.09.12
the release highlights shadows earliest productions on the akai mpc and contains previously unreleased material spanning from 1992 to 1996. included among the highlights are instrumental tracks from an aborted 1994 ep planned with the gift of gab, which includes the original demo of what would eventually become >six days<.
dandelion lotus records, a new brussels based label, kickstarts dalai lama renaissance (dlr) with a contemporary, introductory ep, containing three of their own songs and a wealth of slick remixes by some fellow artists: zack christ, sun glitters, stephen farris, coco bryce, kara cey & drifter. recorded over three years (2009-2011), their songs represent each one of these years and hence the early progression of the band. they are only the beginning of dlrs forthcoming sounds.
soeren bodner alias monkey maffia is in his deepest corners most definitely one of these. as 50% the mass of the duo wighnomy brothers he along with ex-dj partner robag delivered for more than 1 and 1/2 decades the thunderous current to the dance floors of the world. his vinyl collection has a great measure of the university library. his creativity is just the same. thats why his release debut is nurtured from a kiln of ideas and inspiration. now finally a new valve of creativity of monkey-energy, as it were. fluctuations and trends of the genre he gives a sly wink to. for him quality and originality is taken seriously. there is not just a mere taste when hearing his track-select ingredients of his own making. the same as in his sets, there is an indisputable >happening< along with a diversity in the pieces. it is quite simply monkey maffia unadulterated - sometimes coaxingly understanding, sometimes psychotic with a thump in the hand and scratching on the head...
this three track ep starts with the title track >walking alone<. showcasing mike’s attention to the deepest details, this track begins with warm, fuzzy chord sequences onto which a multi-layered framework of tones and textures are laid. crisp beats mesh with hypnotic bass pulsations, inviting the listener to lose himself in the sound. proper deepness here - for those who seek the essential elements and nothing more, rhythm, melody, bass line, emotion.. expertly produced, >passing tunnels< goes further below the surface as icy chords meet electrified analog stabs, enveloped in cavernous reverbs and shimmering delays. this is a dark, simmering groove for those who know the rare and precious value of a deep, unpretentious tune that can move you from the inside out. take time and listen - there’s no denying the vibrations here. and finally, rounding off the ep is label boss patrice scott’s rework of >walking alone<. properly titled the >atmospheric remix<, p. scott takes the track to another level. while keeping the basic elements of the original, p. scott adds spacey, vibrant melodies to extenuate his version taking you on a journey to a distant planet while on the dance floor.
helge tommervaag aka mind over midi (silent season / beatservice) presents his third album for diametric. and it is a beautiful return. with over 30 years of experience the norwegian ambient music composer is on top of his game. deep map is a wonderful album that is immersed in majestic melodies and atmospheres. where his last album for diametric. monolog fascinated by a high degree of darker moods and a more minimal and drone inspired approach, this new masterpiece shines a lighter and more melancholic light. epic pads are forged together with field recordings and unusual found sounds to create a beautiful deep ambient album. 150 manufactured limited cds in recycled cardboard packaging. digital release to follow 5-6 weeks after initial release.
imagine the future heißt das zwölfte album des d&b-heads james clements aka asc, und es ist sein zweiter longplayer für samurai red seal. es ist das 170 bpm scifi album, auf das alle gewartet haben. futuristische soundlandschaften entfalten sich sukzessive wie bilder aus parallelwelten in einem blade runner film. damit bestätigt sich clements weiterhin als einer der progressivsten köpfe der elekronischen musikszene.
deep, down & dirty - das motto passt perfekt zum fabric-set von levon vincent, neuberliner dj/produzent aus nyc, der als mitglied der ostgut-posse regelmässig in der panorama bar auflegt. sein sich dynamisch entwickelnder tech-house mit den tiefen subbässen hat einen rohen, schmutzigen unterton, der ihn für die berliner szene prädestiniert. neben tracks von jus-ed, dj qu und black jazz consortium enthält sein set noch vier eigene, unveröffentlichte exclusives