curated by time is a new label from the subwax family in barcelona aiming to re-release hidden underground music jewels from the past.
first up is 100 hz s catching spiders ep which was originally released in 1991 and a true timeless house beauty with that true blissful summer of love house feeling.
howl have unlocked some of the best 100hz unreleased house classics and has delightedly us with 4 stunning retro tracks. real house anthem mixed with pure analogue wickedness, elegantly rolling with a solid funk groove that stinks of cool and some seriously big drops
six years after his mila ep, uk techno artist lee renance, better known as 100hz with james chapman, is finally back on bosconi with another strong 3 tracker release called -circles-, a combination of very sought-after gems and reworks of old tunes: the record begins with the gentleness of the groovy and jazzy vibe of that mega rare undergound deep anthem named -shoot the bar-, a track originally out in 1998 on pacific records which many people have been probably waiting since long time for a repress, while on b side the artist presents himself under one of his more obscure aliases as mr format, going trough more voodooish and hypnotic dub techno territories with a pitched down version of primary colours track, an undiscovered and carefully crafted secret weapon previously released on his own imprint format records. last cut of the record is a totally renovated version of the track oliva out in 2009 on the greatest french logistic records. in this new version , “oliva funk” epic strings and pads merge with compelling and engaging beats creating a levitating effect which drive the mind and the mood of the dancefloor into dreamy soundscapes. you ll make it yours.
logistic is proud to welcome the long active techno producers from uk : lee renacre and james chapman aka 100hz. they are responsible of some great house/techno records back in early 90s mainly released on optimism records and on their own label format records. 100hz has a rich musical universe with strong influences from the early american techno scene. production made out of analogic elements gives a strong atmosphere to their music. the harlot ep on logistic is about techno music at its best! liquid 101 (b side) is the analogue heaven, a deep space adventure, incredibly groovy loops reminds us some of robert hood...
after the success of the latest release from label boss john dimas with his debut album ”one against time” elephant moon is back with a 3 track ep from the mysterious y&e featuring a very special remix from uk legend 100hz.
laura jones returns for another ep outing on her label. despite weighing in with an incendiary first release that found mandar s sam remixing infuse s karousel and a follow up from jones that included one of the sadly departed trevino s final remixes, the label took a backseat to the birth of her daugter in 2017. a year on however and the pace has picked up with an ep from renowned modular wizzard kamran sadeghi at the start of the year and this latest ep from the label boss. the two originals are a snapshot of her evolving style. pathway places skippy beats and sub heavy kicks under a soaring chord sequence, abstract vocal samples and ethereal pad riff. tough crowd takes a moodier approach with a menacing sub bass and drum arrangement, bubbling filters building to a hook that unfolds halfway through to create a moment of formidable intensity. lee renacre s recent revival of his 100 hz alias courtesy of well received outings on slow life and bosconi among others, has found the producer on career-best form and he turns in a sublime remix that makes deft use of delicate top lines and bubbling oscillators to create a powerfully heady atmosphere.
the first release from lisbon based doozy cult sets the bar high with an ep from 100hz lee renacre, who has been firmly putting out records since the late 80 s. with a very characteristic funky approach to house and techno, -paradisiac ep- doesn t fall short to some of 100hz s best work. side a contains two of his most well kept gems, both tracks produced around 1995 with fellow studio partner james chapman.on the b side we see lee going solo with his most recent studio work, two live takes of analog technological goodness, bringing depth to what is an exquisite aural adventure.
the second modugroove installment from the 100hz studio is a mixture of live improvised session recordings and arranged music taken also from live studio recordings. 2 tracks are collaboration projects with good friends of mine who happen to be great artists. we have 1 from richard rogers aka black booby and myself and 1 from julian giles and me aka junction chaos. this 4 track ep spans several styles of music from deep techno to graceful and emotive string dance. the focus of the ep and the label is the unusual, trying to not use usual drum patterns and 4 beat structures
for their first release lumbago deliver a 4 tracker compilation starring 100hz, octave, rufus and cab drivers. definitely tech house oriented, this va reflects the roots of the crew. made for ninjas only...
after the much acclaimed coming back with his latest circles ep, electronic uk artist 100hz delivers a new four tracker vinyl on bosconi of previously unreleased and re-worked tunes. -immersive- starts with the swinging and mellow funk of -rio- continuing with the mantric and spiritic vocal theme of -the whisper-, while on the flipside you will find the jazzy boogie of rub tub and the atmospheric and elevating mood of -whiskey pineapple-. this is another journey in the core of modern uk deep techno and house, don t miss it!
modugroove is a new record label by lee renacre from 100hz. started in 1989, their first release low frequency overload with optimism records entered the national music charts. lee then started a record label called format records with great tracks and reviews. lee has released with various classic record labels of the 1990 s including pacific records, oblong, rehab and eukahouse. he was included as one of several london artists who were considered to have started the tech-house scene according to mixmag september 1997. recently 100hz have been releasing music with bosconi, imprints, hi phen and logistic records. modugroove aims to release future classic music with new and known artists with a passion for the extraordinary. the first release is called modulation and is a showcase of the wonderful world of analogue modulating synthesis. stealthy and deep these tracks include a new collaboration group called junction chaos who improvise new music.
veniceberg collective proudly presents label’s second instalment by 100hz! longstanding uk duo lee renacre and james chapman deliver eclectic and trippy visions of techno and broken beats. b2 track features collaboration by lee renacre and jules giles, formerly known as the junction chaos project.
last release of the year for the berlin based collective slow life. a great pack of dancefloor killers by the british duo 100 hz, and the usual suspect saverio celestri. the veteran couple formed by lee renacre and james chapman showcase their classic sound with two unreleased tracks from the vaults, and the talented italian dj/producer adds two of his latest productions, where displays his matured understanding of playful but emotional techno.
berlin-based mancunian setaoc mass returns to his own sk_eleven imprint with now the fourth outing. confirming the label s emergant position as the home of purist, highly-distilled club weapons, see through marries a muscle-bound groove to arching synth strings and sci-fi encentricities for a hypnotic juxtaposition, followed closely by passive - another roller to completely loose yourself in. flipping over, the producer explores a dystopian wasteland populated by cavernous reverb-drenched claps and a nagging, mutant synth chord, whilst disrepair flaunts coates budding trademark electro strut, with bellowing kicks, crisp snares and futuristic undertones all in check.
this calls for a celebration - the 100th release on the infamous reset records is here! trance hero ummet ozcan was chosen to create a track for this special occasion. with >vimana< he proves once again to be on top of the game.
into the light is launching a parallel and limited series with contemporary material from both greek and international artists. first stop is the album postclub prism by the german producer cass. offering ten gorgeous ambient pieces about light and romance. since 2012, niklas rehme-schlüter aka cass. has released albums of varying styles, from the rather organic and loop based ambient pieces on loops & farewell sketches and the red atlantic ep on throne of blood in 2017, influenced by 80s pop sonics, to the more balearic and percussive recordings on the sound of glades together with wolf müller in 2016. on his new record postclub prism cass. explores his affinity to calm and atmospheric ambient music at the threshold to the reverberant sound of club music.
bosconi records has long been renowned as arguably italy s foremost exporter of house and techno music. 10 years in, they celebrate one decade in the game courtesy of bosconi stallions volume 2features some of the label s most prominent names.
moscow rolls through with a collaboration from founder archie hamilton and musical genius benson herbert, from kerri chandler’s protege duo, voyeur. two original tracks, remixed by the legendary 100hz. the record opens with the wonderfully trippy systim. a driving bassline, barely recognisable vocal snippets and groovy organic percussive elements dance around a haunting piano riff that ebbs and flows throughout the track. tension builds until a second acid bassline is finally revealed, causing dance floor madness. next up herbavibe combines a big bassline, dreamy chords, hamilton’s trademark 303 and a catchy vocal hook to create a certified summer anthem. 100hz uses the entire b side to interpret system into a more classical workout, using the piano elements to their full potential and using minimalistic percussion to keep the listener enthralled. an after party gem that completes the package perfectly
pupil dilations - new ep by russian producer kausto (real name kuzma palkin) for roots united records. 5 tracks was produced in 2004 - 2007 in kausto’s hometown severodvinsk on a vintage pc using jeskola buzz tracker and old vst plugins. main source of inspiration - music of that time: baby ford, humanoid, 808 state’s newbuild, as well as analord series by afx.
nice price deal !!! it s finally time for another various artists! -gods, myths and mortals- consists of two tracks for side: the first two by new talented guys, saverio celestri, cedric dekowski & felix reifenberg. 100hz and convergence club for the b side! music for all the dance floors… enjoy it :)
katerine releases his seventh album, his first on bungalow. it is a collaboration with gonzales and renaud letang from feist. a highly entertaining and yet depressing electronic-songbased-concept-album on a man fighting against the growing power of the machines