matt whitehead makes his debut on super rhythm trax, giving us ‘crosstalk’, ‘seeing red’ and ‘birdland’ channeling classic detroit and chicago house/techno that’s heavy on the analogue and all recorded down to tape for extra warmth. make sure you don’t miss matt’s electro opus, ‘we’re bombing’, a love letter to the 80’s street sounds that have influenced much of his catalogue to date. then as a special treat for ‘a is for acid’ lovers, we have the raw 303 workout in all it’s solo glory so you can ‘make your own’.
in demand repress for this great title ! ...great dont release featuring lots of acid and cover versions to boot! fresh re-rubs of blake baxters >sexuality< and joey beltrams >energy flash< dont recordings reaches the big 20th release and marks the occasion with a double headed ep that looks both backwards and forwards! neil landstrumm has always been a big influence on the sound of the label and here he steps up and delivers 2 monsters that while being completely his own, are also respectful cover versions of classic techno tracks that any techno head worth their salt will recognise. the originals are from 1988 and 1990 but these versions have been completely programmed from scratch using no samples. this is one for the connoisseurs! flip the 12 inch and what you get is two massive acid house party rippers from matt whitehead. matts been tearing up the london scene the last few years with his fresh take on the classic house and techno of the late 80s and when we at dont heard >to the beat< it was snapped up immediately! simply great, dramatic acid house music that is as catchy as it is timeless
matt returns with the 3rd installment on rebel intelligence. this time 4 tracks of finely crafted acid house in keeping with his acclaimed live sets of the past 2 years. mastered onto 1/2inch tape to give an authentic warmth synonymous with the golden era of house music. from the inner city inspired >good fun< to the deep atmosphere of the title track >obsession<, this e.p. captures a sound and feeling guaranteed to move both hearts and feet on the dancefloor. limited to 200 vinyl copies only.
following on from his sold out debut release on rebel intelligence, matt whitehead delivers two more electro funk jams for fans of the old school breakdance style! the a side >raw deal< is a synth funk orientated workout complete with guitar licks and bass solos, throwing down a homage to the sound of yesterday. the flip side >the tip off< follows suit with another track of old school goodness encompassing all the necessary elements to move the dancefloor.
welcome to rebel intelligence - the new label is ready to make you pop like it was 1984 all over again! their first single is by the uks matt whitehead, one half of signal type (along with phil bolland on the cultivated electronics label) and captures the style of early electro funk in all it s analogue glory. so good! the a sides >beat the heat< is the more pacey of the two tracks here, constantly building with vintage synth stabs and the true feeling of electro, reminding us of harold faltermeyer and all those cats so heavy influenced by kraftwerk. on the flip, >tuff city< combines classic b-boy sounds and punchy drum programming to create an authentic listening experience that will make you want to get your lino out and bust some moves. highly recommended.
six tracker of jacking acid house and warehouse rave music for dancing to. no fucking about. four to the floor goodness from planet mu hardware don chevron, granary 12 (new scottish duo featuring steven simpson of 10 pills mate fame), heka trax boss nightwave, uk electro rave heavyweight matt whitehead, balkan label owners posthuman, and han do jin – new moniker of rag & bone’s warlock. no need for more blurb, just listen to the tracks. edition of 303 hand-numbered 12 inchs.
re-issued as the bootleg series, collected as a 3lp set music on vinyl is releasing this first volume of recordings on vinyl for the first time on 180 grams audiophile vinyl, and includes a 16 page booklet with artwork & liner notes.180 grams audiophile vinylprinted inner sleeves16 page booklet