italian producer/dj patrick gibin kick starts the year in fine style with our first release for 2019. cloud nine is a two track ep featuring the soul filled tones of detroit native javonntte on vocals and musical polymath mark de clive-lowe aka mcdl on keys. straight up four to the floor goodness that bumps and thumps with the slickest of grooves on both sides. check it!
lp + download. as prodigies of the new wave of belgian jazz, mdciii effortlessly marry the virtuosity and free spirit of jazz to influences from the other end of the musical spectrum: from tribal rhythms and roots to far out electronics.
mdcl remixes vol.1 is a compilation of remixes by musical maverick mark de clive-lowe. bridging worlds of music from dj-led dancefloors to underground jazz clubs, mdcl is one of the most broadranging artists youll find anywhere. over his prolific career hes collaborated with the likes of kenny dope, dj spinna, joe clausell and restless soul, remixed the likes of omar, shirley horn and jody watley, and regularly takes his mind-ending live show far and wide all over the planet. with this new collection of soulful, dancefloor gems, mdcl presents his dj-friendly reworks of future classics. the selection kicks off with german trumpet master nils wülker featuring none other than jill scott vocalling the nia andrews and mocky-penned worth the wait where nils trumpet dances around jill scott, delivering with goosebumps as only she can. los angeles based moulton music collaborator vocalist nina lares gets remixed with a nod to classic late 90s house music, and songbird trio king get their song supernatural remixed with the originals lush instrumentation underpinned with a bubbling signature mdcl bassline and drums. side b launches with la multi-instrumentalist dexter storys as is reimagined as an ethereal late night dancefloor moment inspired by mdcls trips to south africa. euro-caribbean-american singer amana melomes lock & key has mdcl unleash his synths and piano keys for a full 88-keys workout, and the side closes with broken beat flavors of mdcl remixing longtime new zealand collaborator cherie mathieson with the bassline and drums pressure of games we play sounding like an undiscovered p-funk-meets-bugz in the attic anthem straight from the clubs of west london.
ghent bassed saxophonist mattias de craene (mdc) has caused a stir in the past few years as frontman of jazz rock sensation nordmann. after their second place at humo s rock rally in 2014, nordmann became one of the most exciting bands in the new golden class of belgian jazz groups. 2018 sees mattias fronting his own project mdciii. flanked by two special drummers - simon segers (de beren gieren / black flower / absynthe minded) and lennert jacobs (the germans / hong kong dong), he takes you on a slightly intoxicating musical trip balancing between psychedelic rock, tribal rhythms and energetic free jazz. the band will release their debut album in october 2018. in the meantime they drop a self-titled ep as a teaser. with two tracks of both over 8 minutes, the listener can acquaint the unique musical melting pot of mdciii. for one of the tracks singer sylvie kreusch (warhaus) was recruited and she makes an almost hypnotic contribution.
bnjmn s exceptional back catalogue, straddling gorgeous synth-laden house, experimental techno and textural ambient diversions, spans 2 lps on key dutch labels rush hour, and numerous eps for delsin, alongside 12 s on his own brack imprint. the prolific british producer now follows up his recent ‘droid single on delsin, which featured remixes from close colleagues cassegrain and ed davenport s inland alter-ego.
limited edition 7inch upfront release of tony momrelles cover of the donny hathaway/robert flack classic back together again. produced by reel people and featuring the beautiful vocals of chantae cann.
SOUL LOVE 2014 RECORD STORE DAY SAMPLER 1 (WHITE 7 INCH)
coloured 7" Vinyl UK11.09.14
five highly absorbed months of compiling later and, at last, we have the finest, truest definition of modern soul yet - soul love 2014. no effort has been spared in bringing this album together, all corners of the globe scoured over much of last year for 25 contemporary cuts of exquisite groove, musicianship and emotion.
as prodigies of the new wave of belgian jazz, mdciii effortlessly marry the virtuosity and free spirit of jazz to influences from the other end of the musical spectrum: from tribal rhythms and roots to far out electronics.
lost my dog co-founder pete dafeet unleashes his highly anticipated debut album the root, the soul. a musical record of the year he married, pete evokes a sense of house music s glorious past in these eight beautifully crafted cuts. early dj support from chez damier, ian pooley, charles webster, milton jackson, manuel tur, moodymanc, blakkat.
KSTARKE RECORDS - THE HOUSE THAT JACKMASTER HATER BUILT (2XCD)
2 cd UK25.11.14
jackmaster hater aus chicago gräbt rare tape-aufnahmen von ron trent und frankie knuckles aus, mischt sie mit eigenen produktionen und veröffentlicht nach eigener aussage the sickest slice of chicago music ever released auch auf die gefahr hin, dafür gehasst zu werden. this is the real street sound of chicago!
JEROME DERRADJI PRESENTS BANG THE BOX! (2XCD INCL. BOOKLET)
jerome derradjis past compilations, 122 bpm: the birth of house music, in the dark: the soul of detroit & the american boogie down have received widespread critical acclaim and were great sellers in north america, europe and japan. chicagos original house music is seeing a huge resurgence of popularity around the world as proven by the recent reissue compilations on strut, soul jazz, demon and more. bang the box! is part 2 of a 2 series compilation, on the work of matt warren and miguel garcia. includes 14 unreleased tracks
still music presents the second volume of the in the dark: detroit is back series showcases a wealth of the motor city taken including marcellus pittman, delano smith, rick white, amp fiddler and many more.
122 BPM - THE BIRTH OF HOUSE MUSIC - MITCHBAL RECORDS & CHICAGO CONNECTIONS RECORDS (3CD)
122 bpm is the story of how a father and his son changed chicagos dance music scene in the 1980s and went on to take the world by storm, leaving an impression that will last forever with just a couple of 12 inch releases the world would soon know as house music. nemiah mitchell jr. and vince lawrence couldnt have known what their contribution to house music would become. their story provides the missing chicago link between soul, disco, new wave and then house, between the radio and club djs and their audience, between the old generation and the new generation. this is the story of the first house records ever made - long before trax or dj international were even dreamt of. the compilation includes numerous unreleased tracks and beyond hard to find house tracks made in chicago in the early to late eighties from the catalogues of mitchbal records and chicago connection records. 3cd boxset includes an exclusive mix by jerome derradji, and a28 page booklet documenting the story of mitchbal and chicago connection records.
for those of you wondering what adesse versions was doing at our heist boiler room this summer in london, the answer is here. the “push it along” ep for heist is adesse versions first appearance on our label and features 4 stunningly raw and warm originals, and an amazing remix by new york’s ambassador of funk: ge-ology, together with multi-instrumentalist marc de clive-lowe on keys. after having released numerous records for jackmaster’s numbers, local talk and toy tonics, we’re happy to welcome adesse versions to the heist family. when he sent us his demo’s we had the tough job to choose the right tracks, cause there were just too many. the selection on the “push it along ep” features what we feel are his purest work up to date. with only a small amount of elements, he manages to create such a big and warm sound, finding a great balance between gritty percussion, rich analog synths and funky sampling work.
incl polder remix !! for his first ep on safari electronique andre crom(heimatmelodie/sender/leftroom) delivers 3 new tracks with his new style. more melodic as usual & with detroit influences. polder closed this ep with a deep tek hypnotic remix, just really good for your after parties. deep and sensual are the right term to use for this amazing ep of andre crom. well done!!! already played by tarzan and all the animals in the jungle…
the biggest tracks from this summers hottest beach parties!45 sommer hits auf 3 cds mit tracks und remixen von kings of tomorrow, random soul, motorcitysoul, lana del rey, thievery corporation, duke dumont, miguel migs, joey negro, crazy p, frankie knuckles