german artist joel kehren is next up on roundabout sounds’ latest ep titled real love-. “real love” is a deep techno, bass line-driven beauty accompanied by a remix from an mpc-driven artist geffen. the flipside contains a lovely melodic remix from none other than orlando voorn.
house/techno legend orlando voorn is next up on californias roundabout sounds label. this vinyl only release contains 3 tracks, each with it s distinct flavor and time/place on the dancefloor. you may know by now the quality to expect from roundabout sounds. and this ep keeps the bar raised high. this is the 15th installment of roundabout sounds thats run by joe babylon marougi, co-founder of plug research back in 1994.
belgian producer and owner of entrepot records, uc beatz, is the next artist to appear on the san jose label, roundabout sounds. coming out on vinyl only, the la nuit ep features some sublime house, including my favourite track on the ep, alta paper, and a remix of the title track by jeremiah of grow! records out of vienna. roundabout sounds which is now up to release number 14 with this ep, is the label run by joe babylon marougi, co-founder of plug research. the label released a great various artists triple vinyl package, connecting the compass, that featured such house luminaries marcellus pittman, norm talley and theo parrish, among others.
kensuke fukushima is an up and coming talent from japan. growing up heavily influenced by rock and jazz, he learned to play multiple instruments like lead and bass guitar as well as piano. he s had a few previous releases on labels such as onovu & leap records and was featured on a recent v/a ep on roundabout sounds entitled, fly pattern ep. label boss joe babylon reached out to detoit house legend d wynn to remix the title track. for those that don t already know, d wynn was the resident dj at the histroic music institute as well as tour dj for inner city. he s also one half of r-tyme with derrick may.
roundabout sounds rounds out 2014 with its 12th release entitled fly pattern ep. this various artists (vinyl only) release features 4 up and coming artists from around the globe. uc beatz (belgium) and satore (spain) are eu residents while kensuke fukushima and hokuto sato are both from japan. youve got walk free and flying soul as floor bangers while r.a.m and finding the way pimp the deep vibes that the label is known for over the last couple years.
qy live in the western part of leipzig which is dominated by industrial architecture from the past. some of the tracks created here were released on the blank slate (2013) and ortloff (2013, 2014). shortly, an e. p. will expand their catalog, released on the u.s. label roundabout sounds. in addition to new productions qy are currently working on a system based solely on hardware live set.
hirofumi goto aka rondenion made his debut releases on still music back in 2005. shortly after, he released a streak of detroit infused house 12 on rushhour, aesthetic audio and more to great critical acclaim. a dj and producer born in japan. he began working as a recording artist in the late 90s under the name hirofumi goto, and released his global debut, >ameria ep<. it drew attention for its dark beats, unusual for a japanese artist, and was played by top djs like derrik may. he changed his name to rondenion to show respect to chicago and detroit, and began working on an overseas release. ultimately, his love bound ep was released by major labels such as >rush hour< and became a big hit. it reached the top on the rushhourstore sales chart, and became popular in europe. in 2012 he formed >ragrange symphony< with his old friends no milk and kez ym, and he is currently working on a number of projects for his own record label, >ragrange records<.after being approached by roundabout sounds for a remix, discussions shortly after were directed towards a plan for releasing rondenions debut album on both vinyl (roundabout sounds) and digital (plug research). the result is the luster grand hotel debut album, ready to drop in september 2013. luster grand hotel is the most accomplished project from rondenion, an absolute blend of detroit and chicago house, reminiscent of the music from moodymann, theo parrish and rick wilhite. a must have for any real house music fans.
roundabout sounds presents the soul desire ep from japanese artist rondenion (ragrange records).two tracks to wet your appetite for rondenions first full length lp to be released this summer on roundabout sounds. remixes on the flipside by rick (the godson) wilhite of detroit and baaz (office recordings) in berlin.
rs006 >mellow drama ep< features a pair of up-&-coming duo acts, suburb from hamburg and a pair of greek artists known as moshi moshi. the remixers on this project are tristen, a white label artist who currently runs aim vinyl (berlin), and the one and only rick (the godson) wilhite of 3 chairs, detroit. this release is vinyl only and we hope you enjoy it.
roundabout sounds is back in 2012 with a project that was over a year in the making. the power ep is a tribute to the late aaron-carl that contains the last track he made before he left us. as a result, we gathered a handful of supporting artists to put together this double-vinyl (only) project. rest in peace aaron-carl and thank you for the memories!
various artist collection that includes a tasty track from tunisias khalil lajmi followed by another submission from the amsterdam duo duijn & douglas. on the flipside youll find label boss joe babylon and >issentec< along with macedonian artis denny trajkov with his dubby >miliz<. enjoy
named after my daughter whos voice is on both tracks. orignal produced by ebb & flow (joe babylon and warren cowley), remixed by orlando voorn.
>detroit beatdown tribute< (produced by joe babylon) is dedicated to the ones that inspired me to start working on tracks again after 12 years off. thanks mike, delano and norm! remix by xdb of metrolux music (germany) who has also remixed norm talleys >cosmic waves<.
after a 12 year hiatus since leaving plug research in 1998, joe babylon is back with roundabout sounds representing the sf bay area in california.
>we rise< produced by joe babylon and remixed by the incomparable rick wade.
>i speak jive< produced by joe babylon and remixed by his good friend and world class house music producer, john tejada.