with brighton being the spiritual birthplace of the london based anti skate label, it only felt right for them to finally have a proper release from a local talent. tech support’s output has seen releases on the likes of homage & astropical tapes, as well as a busy year of djing up and down the country. “excursion” is the dreamy playful opener that everyone needs to be prescribed in the morning, and not surprisingly, jesse bru has done an amazing job at turning it over its head quite intricately with a bit of detroit flavourings to go with it. the b-side is nothing short of special with the exciting piano keys and vocals on “praise” making it a boat party must-have. last but not least, the namesake “friends” is the butterfly-inducing club closer that’s been shown love by the likes of dan shake, lovebirds and laurence guy.
seth troxlers club focussed label, play it say it, welcomes a master of stripped back and dubbed out tech grooves in the form of seb zito, while fuse boss enzo siragusa steps up to remix. a core part of the world-renowned fuse party crew, zitos distilled productions are perfectly functional, boasting the sorts of subtle charms that make them truly irresistible to legions of dancers. his warm sound has landed on the fuse and infuse labels as well as rawax and kaoz theory. he runs his own seven dials label and is as revered for his resident sets in london and ibiza as he is his studio sounds. the excellent on it opens things up with tightly coiled drums, adorned with bumping kicks that immediately get you moving. a soul infused vocal brings plenty of cool to the track whilst dreamy pads add warmth and depth. a dub is also included in the package for those darker, late night sets. both versions are sure to become club mainstays. remixing is enzo siragusa, the man behind the internationally renowned fuse brand and a driving force in the contemporary house and techno scene. he djs around the world, hosts parties across europe and is known for digging deep. his version is more zoned out thanks to the swirling pads, with the orignals vocal coming at you in a dreamlike fashion, as the knotted bass hammers home the groove. this is an essential release that is sure to go on to big things this summer.
todd osborn ftw again. this time with music to go with the beats: acid, house, idm and lots of fun. starts with two mixes of put your weight on it. one for lazy djs from frankfurt and a shorter one for hard working windy city selectors - in any case heavy stuff. flip features the softer side of the michigan maestro with the downtempo love poem medium and the contemplative markert. todd is g(o)od.
having teamed up with keith flint of prodigy fame on the hardhitting >war< earlier this year, dub police boss caspa is making a return to the label for his new single >on it< featuring atlanta based hip hop collective mighty high coup. never content to rest on his creative laurels, the track marks another evolution in the underground figureheads sound as he continues to push the envelope. fusing the uk sound with which he has become synonymous and a healthy dose of hip hop swagger that he has absorbed during his time spent across the atlantic, >on it< packs some serious heat. dp076 (the on it remix vinyl) is an impressive and eclectic package, with standout contributions coming from all areas of bass music. we get reworkings from the legendary tc, digital soundboy star dismantle and dub police newcomer dirty dog.
kings of raw funk, the apples have been creating genre melting, infectious groove for nearly a decade. blending a composition of decks, horns, double bass, drums and electronic effects, the apples create a big band vibe mixed with their middle eastern influences, to create a signature sound that pushes the boundaries of modern funk. at their best, live, the apples allow their origin of spontaneous composition to shine, working audiences into a booty-shaking, body heaving frenzy. recent live appearances include womad, camp bestival and secret garden party festivals. fly on it was tracked at the legendary big room at real world studios in wiltshire and present the band closer than ever to capturing their explosive live sound on tape.
ferdinando apicella aka kernel key adds to his extensive discography with pass it on backed with a remix by sebastian leger the release will drop on italian imprint loose records this december. a sound engineer by trade, apicellas work as kernel key is inspired by detroit techno but sounds entirely his own man. having released his first release on mkt rec, a close affiliate of loose, last year his productions are solidly growing in stature.pass it on not only marks kernel keys debut for loose but also the first remix for the imprint from the irrepressible sebastien leger, whose version of pass it on opens the ep.frenetic, swinging and massively infections, legers version is pure dancefloor mayhem and sees the revered producer inject fun and funk into the original.kernel kes original pass it on is relentless groove with short melodic loops and nagging bass doing all the required work while bizarre filtered keys cut through the tracks nicely judged breakdown for maximum build.lady red rounds off the ep with yet another squarely aimed dancefloor cut. as tight and urgent as pass it on but with slightly detuned stabs and a freakier feel, its a peak time animal of a tune.
with a driving beat at its heart >sleep on it< is an urgent and utterly original piece of bass music. as with cessas previous productions, there is an unfathomably rich musical element ? helping give them that crucial extra dimension. >burner< on the b, takes a future garage stance and deploys gorgeous melodic flourishes and playful samples to great effect, not to mention phonics that are to die for. the smokes candescent cessa come back to the fore once again via their increasingly revered missing link sounds imprint, and here they have yet another great release for our contemporary ravedoms. it follows the early 2011 release of >hidden love / roadblock< that had the likes of laurent garnier, nu:tone, untold and xfms eddy temple-morris in feverish support, now with >sleep on it / burner< - cessa will no doubt summon a new wave of respect amongst their peers, and see their club-based love blossom in spades!
played by: tensnake, the revenge, aerroplane, erol alkan, diskjokke, 6th borough projekt, toby tobias, faze action ...
anyone in the dance industry get soft knees remembering back on this one. >jam on it< is one of that eras biggest tunes, period. its in the same league as >rappers delight<. newcleus was a pioneer in the electro-hip hop-boogie scene back in early 80s. >jam on it< sold more than one million copies world-wide back in 1984. so guess how excited we are to present this little gem to you. we invited the high and might chicken lips and they delivered what they do best, spaced-dubby disco.
now im on it is classic x-press 2, a strong groove, sirens, and a haunting vocal sample, yet still sounding totally contemporary. already road tested to great response in their recent dj sets this is the first in a series of new singles planned for this year
7 track ep from this ny band that has toured with the kills, no age and!!! and is going on tour with diplo. featured in fader, nme and interview mags. comes with remixes from mad decent, free blood, bobby evans and more. full color pic sleeve. crosses diplo with a poetry slam - guardian uk
get down on it! the next essential release from deep factor. a hook filled track with a seriously heavy bassline underpinning a blend of house, soul and jazz to make one of the biggest disco/house hits of the year so far. the original written by womack and womack performed by the legendary songstress millie jackson
nice price deal !!! get on it is a heavy ass tune from label head honchos ben & lex, a proper heads down dancefloor groover. a druggy lick that runs throughout the tune keeps you totally locked in while the huge sub bass wobbles your trousers like a mutha will whites wait a minute, is a funk fuelled peaktime dancefloor killer. bursting with funky hooks, phat bass and catchy vocal snippits this is one hell of a party tune!already tried and tested on dance floors across the world
>jam on it< by newcleus was the hottest track you could spin back in 1984 !! crazy electronics to spaced out electro and hiphop is the best way to discribe the original !! here comes the remixes by dj t, martin brodin and claude von stroke & galen disco
smooth carl finlow house tracks with a electro feel. probably one of his most floor orientated releases in a while. can be compared with his massive il.ek.tro release on klang but more straight forward. this even reminds us of the classic o
a story about a man separated from his group of travellers, lost in the amazon rainforest. he comes across a small settlement inhabited by people of a completely different mindset and way of living. they take him in and show him how to look at the world in an alternative way, which evokes an incredible revelation in him. he then goes off into the wilderness alone in search of his comrades, and everything is completely different to how he first perceived. this is extremely overwhelming and euphoric. he eventually finds himself at the top of a gigantic tree that stands tall as the sky, right at the crest of a majestic waterfall. as his journey peaks, he jumps from the tree into the water below. as he surfaces for air, things seem normal again. as is if it had never happened, but he knows something in him has changed. his companions are waiting at the bank of the river for him. he rejoins the group. as they head for basecamp, he realises there is no way that he will ever be able to express what he experienced that day. his journey is his own, and always will be.
charity compilation part 2 with tracks by martin eyerer, ds (daniel steinberg), tube & berger, format b! the dance music scene frequently uses african influenced music and rhythm. sampling vocals and percussions of african origin often help djs to achieve huge success with their tracks. meanwhile the political situation throughout the world is reaching an ever-growing imbalance from which the poorest are made to suffer. especially in africa, children have it very hard. they are growing up in an environment that offers poor resources and are exposed to a life of inhuman circumstances. no education, no medical care and worst of all, not enough to eat. in order to support these children and to aid their fight against poverty, the charity project >it began in africa< was set up by juliet sikora and tube & berger. together with other artists from the dance music scene they want to help raise money for the organization the african childrens choir. in cooperation with the african childrens choir, 18 artists made their own interpretations of the original songs from the african childrens choir. all profits made from the sale of this compilation will be donated to the choir and their further projects, i.e. building schemes, the founding of nurseries, and schools to help children get away from a life on the streets. >with this project we sincerely hope to be able to support the children of africa and empower them so that one day they will be able to help themselves.<
charity compilation part 1 with tracks by timo mass & santos, kean sandreas and namito! the dance music scene frequently uses african influenced music and rhythm. sampling vocals and percussions of african origin often help djs to achieve huge success with their tracks. meanwhile the political situation throughout the world is reaching an ever-growing imbalance from which the poorest are made to suffer. especially in africa, children have it very hard. they are growing up in an environment that offers poor resources and are exposed to a life of inhuman circumstances. no education, no medical care and worst of all, not enough to eat. in order to support these children and to aid their fight against poverty, the charity project >it began in africa< was set up by juliet sikora and tube & berger. together with other artists from the dance music scene they want to help raise money for the organization the african childrens choir. in cooperation with the african childrens choir, 18 artists made their own interpretations of the original songs from the african childrens choir. all profits made from the sale of this compilation will be donated to the choir and their further projects, i.e. building schemes, the founding of nurseries, and schools to help children get away from a life on the streets. >with this project we sincerely hope to be able to support the children of africa and empower them so that one day they will be able to help themselves>.
released as a personally numbered double cd of only 500 it sits perfectly alongside last years underdog remix collections as well a trevors classic dj kicks & utterly essential metal dance compilations.
dj goethe big classic here, at least realesed on vinyl. a superb 140 bpm acid techno tune with everything needed in a good tune. on the b-side stands a very ptit gris, playable any speed and totally minimal and easy. a superb dj tool bringing a fat kick like never before and thats the point.
180g audiophiles vinyl gatefold sleeve mit aufw¤ndiger lackierung pvc-schutzh?lle remasterte + erweiterte edition feat. marvin gaye & paul carrack erstmals auf vinyl limitierte erstpressung von 1.000 nummerierten lps auf weissem vinyl.
urspr?nglich im m¤rz 2007 verüffentlicht, erlangte -sex n jazz- mit marvin gaye, paul carrack und erik truffaz direkt viel aufmerksamkeit und wurde f?r die holl¤ndische groove-jazzband gare du nord ?ber nacht zum erfolg. tracks wie -marvin & miles-, -you re my medicine- und -beautiful day- wurden direkt zu klassikern und üffneten die pforten f?r eine neue welee von jazz-pop-wave in den niederlanden. die qualit¤t des albums fiel auch dem jazzlabel blue note auf und 2009 kam eine remix-version des albums in die plattenregale. das blaue label katapultierte -sex n jazz- in den platinhimmel. die vorliegende aufw¤ndige auflage kombiniert nun erstmals das blue note remix-album mit den original-masters von 2007. das technisch aufw¤ndige remaster klingt so knackig wie nie zuvor. das muss die ultimative fan-erfahrung sein, um das zehnj¤hrige jubil¤um dieses wegweisenden klub-soul-meisterwerks und seines vorg¤ngers zu feiern. das album ist nun erstmals auf vinyl erh¤ltlich und die erste auflage von 1000 exemplaren wurde auf limitiertem, handnummeriertem wei?em vinyl gepresst.
180g audiophiles vinyl inkl. einleger inkl. den hitsingles -i wish you well- und -make love to your mind-. der amerikanische singer/songwriter bill withers wurde bekannt durch eine ganze reihe gro?er hits, -lean on me-, -ain t no sunshine-, -use me-, -just the two of us-, -lovely day- und -grandma s hands- z¤hlen wohl zu seinen ber?hmtesten werken. er nennt drei grammy awards sein eigen und war f?r vier weitere nominiert. 2015 wurde er in die rock & roll hall of fame eingef?hrt. -making music- erschien urspr?nglich 1975 auf columbia records. es verf?gt ?ber die gleiche bodenst¤ndigkeit und ein auge f?r die details des t¤glichen lebens wie seiner vorherige arbeit. der sound ist insgesamt smoother als auf den vorg¤ngern, ein warmer, entspannter soulsound, der nicht zu ?bertreffen ist.
in island ein megastar, hierzulande unbekannt. doch das d?rfte sich gewiss bald ¤ndern! asgeir trausti ist ein isl¤ndischer singer/songwriter, der 2012 nach beendigung der schule sein deb?talbum -dyro i dauoapoegn- (dt.: in die stille) mit einem sanften, melancholisch-ernsthaften mix aus folk und elektronik verüffentlichte. dieses wurde von gudmundur kristinn jonsson produziert und basierte auf texten, die einar georg einarsson, seines zeichens vater von asgeir und bekannter isl¤ndischer dichter, verfasst hatte. das werk toppte im nu s¤mtliche rekorde und avancierte zum bestverkauften deb?t islands - die cd ging in seiner heimat mehr als 30.000 mal ?ber die ladentheke, damit besitzt jeder zehnte isl¤nder das album. weder bjürk noch sigur r´s konnten aus dem stand mehr einheiten verkaufen. 2012 gewann ?sgeir in mehreren kategorien bei den icelandic music awards: bestes album des jahres, bester newcomer (pop, rock, blues), public choice award und icelandicmusic.com‹s online achievement award. im anschluss wurden die lieder des deb?ts von john grant ins englische ?bertragen und unter dem titel -in the silence- verüffentlicht, im herbst 2013 online, anfang 2014 auch physikalisch. -dyro i dauoapoegn- erscheint in deutschland beim renommierten londoner label one little indian.