back in the early 90s dave coker, justin bailey and laurant webb set up a music production studio a stones throw away from the famous cutty sark in greenwich, along with dave deptford pine as one the founders of the aforementioned studio. they called themselves strangeweather, worked on different dance music styles and formed the fabulously awesome, but slightly ill fated band wubble u. around the same time justin struck up a friendship with nathan coles, a then madly enthusiastic young dj who was starting to make a name for himself on the thriving underground house scene. nathan introduced justin to terry francis and the rest of the crew and collectively the formed housey doings. they released two records on the bush subsidiary imprint green grass and as if by magic tech house was officially born. fast forward a couple of years and the boys replaced the s with a ‘z and struck out on their own. this is a re-release of the first record on the label they named after the now legendary club night wiggle. two sides of proper, uk style tech house - a sound thats been copied, plagiarized and endlessly imitated. but never bettered
plush. palace. regularfantasy s music is about as plush as it gets, filling your area with bright melodic blankets for which to throw around your bod. turning it into a plush palace of sorts, if you will. half of this record seems designed to sooth you while the other half is all about getting you steppin . our pal dj zozi comes in with an absolute heater of a remix, taking you to planets unknown and raves gone by. without a doubt, the party is gonna be turned out.
fabrics resident-dj craig richards ist dem legendären club seit seiner eröffnung 1999 treu geblieben. auf fabric 58 liefert er ein einzigartiges set aus ungehörten & unterschätzten raritäten aus den bereichen techno und house der letzten 20 jahre und verleiht dem release so einen nicht zu unterschätzenden charakter von zeitloser qualität.
the vibe is deep, jazzy, housey, fresh, underground dance music !! nottingham based producer and dj danny berman (aka red rackem/hot coins) has released a lot of high quality dance music in the last 3 years. the man gilles peterson describes as not being able to put a foot wrong has showcased his abundant production and dj skills in some pretty diverse corners. as red rackem, danny has released massive deep house tracks on untracked, deep freeze, hometaping, shift and undertones. hes rocked glastonbury, snowbombing and bestival, headlined a boat party at the garden festival and closed the big chill festival with a legendary monday morning set. he remixed forever in their debt by the revenge and turned it into one of the key deep house tracks of 2009. dannys hot coins disco project has been a similar success with eps on tirk and society being well received and showcasing his unique approach to making disco music. the hot coins remix of stand on the word by the joubert singers was hammered by just about everyone including greg wilson who played it in every set in 2009. with a hot coins album being completed this year and a brand new remix of ron basejam hitting similar heights it looks like the best is yet to come from bermans disco project. so its with this backdrop that bergerac was born. a new outlet for dannys house tracks and album projects. the early years is a mixture of new material and tracks sourced from previous singles. most of the tracks have previously only been available on ultra limited vinyl so this is the first opportunity to own them on a cd or download. the artwork is sourced from dannys parents collection of family photos which act as a metaphor for the early years of his music production. theres also brand new tracks which are only available on the cd and extensive sleeve notes, so its a bit of a collectors item