the release opens with brian s proper dun one , a track which caused a twitter meltdown on alan s profile when he first started playing it at the tail end of 2016. loaded with sharp and pounding drums, this is an ethereal experience from start to finish and packs a real punch. it s a no holds barred, certified main room anthem. wait a second feat. mc r1bbz has been a staple of adam beyer s sets of late and has been getting a lot of air time on drumcode radio. this rave inspired track takes a raw, stripped back approach and delivers a real killer blow. alan sampled the vocals of mc r1bbz from an ltj bukem tape pack from the early 90s and the record tips its cap to early jungle raves around the m25. the release closes with trance, init? , a homage to alan s days first and foremost as a raver before he became a dj, with his non-purist attitude when it comes to electronic music shining through. the breakdown is sure to be a hands in the air moment at festivals all over the globe this summer.
!! 70% xmas deal !!duskys 17 steps present floor to floor. featuring tracks from velvit, trevino, lo shea, hugo massein and alan fitzpatrick, floor to floor compiles 12 tracks that approach the modern house and techno aesthetic with a uk edge. joining the dots between electronica-leaning sounds, melodic house and warm-up grooves to moody techno, looping tech house tools and broken beats, floor to floor represents a snapshot of current uk house and techno sound worlds all heavily road tested in dusky s dj sets. carefully compiled over a 12 month period, each track combines artistic individuality with dancefloor utility. on the second sampler, uk techno powerhouse alan fitzpatrick delivers a nostalgic nosebleed rave banger in a modern style on where haus?, xl signing hugo massein deals in rolling tech nastiness on restart the sun, lo sheas shuffling, sci-fi beats elevate thousand foot waves while moniker take things deeper on moving.
circus recordings boss yousef teams up with renowned new york producer harry romero on jamie jones hottrax featuring a remix from 8 sided dice founder alan fitzpatrick. liverpools yousef has cemented a solid reputation as a reputable dj-producer whos released on cocoon, desolat, bpitch control and defected, remixed the likes of chaka khan, sven vath, moby, four tet and carl cox, and is also the brain behind distinguished events brand and record label circus. meanwhile, harry romero has been a force within house music for over two decades, with appearances on ovum recordings, subliminal and suara, whilst alan fitzpatrick has done recent remixes for prime numbers, hot flush and hypercolour when not releasing regularly on drumcode, cocoon and duskys 17 steps. arriving on hottrax, the artists join a roster spanning patrick topping, waff, mat.joe and jamie jones himself. a purring bassline drives im behind you forward whilst intricate percussion joins echoing notes to generate a low-slung groove. recent fabric mix series inductee alan fitzpatricks remix then ups the tempo by utilising heady piano melodies and piercing stabs before yousef concludes the package with a crunchy solo outing titled tightrope that boasts energetic drums and stuttering vocal snippets
the tenth release in the esd series comes from alan fitzpatrick himself. this double a-side release features full house , a full-force fitzpatrick bomb that rips up the dancefloor with a dizzying bleep melody that ping pongs back and forth above a typically tense, relentless groove. on the flip, the aptly named another way to go combines a 132 bpm rhythm of clattering hats and punchy kicks with intense keys to create a riotous stripped back techno jam
the drumcode a-sides compilation is quickly becoming an important fixture within the techno world as a go to compilation for the hottest tracks. mixing both highly experienced and new artists helps to bring a new dimension to the compilation that makes it such a special array of tracks. all tracks individual, their unique characters bring an outstanding and electrifying aspect to the compilation that as a whole makes it something extremely special. part 2 features the ever consistent alan fitzpatrick s eternia, berlin s ilario alicante s temporary & own by the ever impressive nicole moudaber
mister woo is a composite techno-hybrid supergroup that has been forged against a harsh maritime backdrop of portsmouth, uk. following aristotles philosophy * the sum is greater than its parts * the core members of reset robot, jon gurd and tom powell cast aside their professional careers to concentrate on the emotive outlet and gnarled production machine that is mister woo. as a complex blend of established producers, sound engineers and multi-instrumentalists, the trio, bound by location, deliver a series of audio-visual works based on ground breaking production, perfectionism and exceptional electronic music.
limited edition 180 gram vinyl release.
limited to 500 copies and pressed on 180g purple vinyl in a special collectors edition sleeve... for the third volume of the mosaic red label series drumcodes alan fitzpatrick provides two slices of perfectly crafted main room jackin techno
DOMINONATION PT.2 W/ ALAN FITZPATRICK & JUNE REMIXES
12" Vinyl UK09.10.15
special vinyl only edition of the second part of the dominonation remixes, this time by techno man of the moment alan fitzpatrick and enigmatic acid comes in transparent red vinyl, dipped in nostalgia and memories of stellar house personality june.
alan fitzpatrick makes a triumphant return to the scene-leading imprint this august. the typically bombastic three-tracker of explosive, crowd-moving techno opens with love siren packed with all the power and punch required to knock over festival crowds as it systematically builds and drops, this is one for the big open air stages. ‘u said u is a massively hyped track that has been the subject of huge fan-demand since it first featured on beyer s drumcode radio in january. rumours wraps things up in slightly more understated but non-the-less effective fashion with its drawn out, tension building intro mushrooming into a crescendo of sleazy chords and sparking melodies
british powerhouse alan fitzpatrick returns to figure with his second ep on the label after 2009 s weed killer / science . since then its clear that alan has continued on a dedicated, valiant quest to find his own sound, and the results are on show here, with a heavyweight, emotive and futuristic techno three-tracker. like a warm rush of endorphins on the summer breeze, alan s rich up-building sound is perfectly represented in tracks like a subtle change , with its jubilant stab-led melody, or the modern club-weapon vibes of trigger finger . harking back to late 90s uk idm and proper dub-techno atmospheres, fitzpatrick then gracefully crafts a down-tempo, space-out version of a subtle change for the b-side, providing the afterhours sessioners with a new buzz-track.
alan fitzpatrick debuts on hotflush with an ep that reveals a new side to his craft, marking a departure from the uncompromising techno that has personified the celebrated artist’s storied career to date.
hard-hitting drums that fire down onto the dance floor like cannon balls. check! intense key patterns that are as twisted as they are uplifting. check! beautiful melodies that seamlessly interlock with each element. check! big sounding, infectious grooves and killer hooks generously sprinkled with the infamous fitzpatrick magic over the top.
alan fitzpatrick is back with a three-track ep that encapsulates what alan s drumcode sound is all about. hard-hitting drums that fire down onto the dance floor like cannon balls. check! intense key patterns that are as twisted as they are uplifting. check! beautiful melodies that seamlessly interlock with each element. check! big-sounding, infectious grooves and killer hooks generously sprinkled with the infamous fitzpatrick magic over the top. check! in short, this ep is everything we have come to expect from alan over his long history with drumcode (this is his 10th ep as a solo artist!), but still his sound remains fresh and super-charged for 2014.
SOLARIS - INCL MYLES SERGE REMIX (COLOURED VINYL, VINYL ONLY)
coloured 12" Vinyl UK10.10.14
the fourth release on alan fitzpatricks explore, search and discover label. alan fitzpatrick teams up with vinyl only man rustic soul for a fresh collaboration. myles sergè is on the remix duties for rustic soul & alan fitzpatrick. this is a vinyl only release. 300 copies of orange vinyl. any represses with be black vinyl.
dj support from ben klock, adam beyer, joel mull, henning baer, carl cox, sven vath, tripeo, ben sims and chris liebing.
sometimes the right things just fall into the right place and so it happened with an old track by thomas p. heckmann under his drax disguise, named section 2. originally released as techno s first ever 7inch, it was very popular in 1993 and paved the way for the huge follow ups like drax three -phosphene and the hugely influential and successful drax ltd.ii - amphetamine.
eep emotional techno full of warm chords and analogue basslines merged with cool beats to get that special fitzpatrick vibe. music for dancefloors and living rooms at the same time, charismatic and dynamic!
alans new single on drumcode demonstrates exactly why alan fitzpatrick is a powerhouse within the techno scene. the tetra will enrapture the dance floor from the off with its brooding nature and syncopated claps. it pushes forwards with glistening highs before more melodic stabs join the equation and slowly the beautiful melodic phrase partakes in this outstanding piece of work. on the flip we are forever young finishes off the single with a slow burning after hours vibe that will keep the clubbers nodding.
alan fitzpatricks new ep in the beginning makes the most of the industrial techno style with ambient percussion to create space and rhythm giving in the beginning a big warehouse feel. the droning synth carries the track through before a melodic synth line gives the track the boldness that has seen the alan fitzpatrick sound become infamous around the world. lexicon uses a pitch bending synth as well as old-school synth strings and pads to create another atmospheric track that will be a staple in any techno set
pontape was originally released on carl coxs intec label back in 2002 and sold over 50000 copies worldwide. this led to renato playing at clubs around the world such as fabric, womb, space and i love techno among many more. renato cohen has remade his pontape original eleven years on, bringing new life to one of technos classic records. beginning with the immediately recognisable droning bass line that has become so synonymous with the release, cohen introduces a build during the middle section that gives the track a new depth second time around. alan fitzpatrick has been selected for remix duties
man of the moment alan fitzpatrick teams up with jon gurd to bring us one of his finest tune to date. quartz headquarter decided to call rotterdam hero rod aka benny rodriguez to remix the tune and the man gave us two essential versions of from here to there. if it wasnt enough paul ritch – the label boss - complete the package with his own interpretation of the track
fitzpatrick tracks are immediately recognizable for their refusal to conform to the norm. this latest release, the subject of much hype and anticipation, is no different. lead track, skeksis conjures up an unlikely fusion of a pumped-up dub techno groove and a 90s trance vocal to create a slow-burning, emotive bomb.
after the hit >confiara< (vibe002) fabio alampi gives us another awesome dancefloor bomb! vibe005 >escape< pushes loud from the first to the last beat of kick, surfing in a techno percussion kit, dancing on a killer bass-line stoled from the dirty detroit club of late 90s that lets you trip when an incredible dark voice speaks directly to your soul. cant miss an amazing series of remixes, opened by the big-boss alan fitzpatrick . (drumcode/soma/sleaze), essential and straight, violent and elegant, powerfull detroitish pure techno. we will find the same detroit-vibes also in the remix by francesco bonora (abstract theory/plastic city), gumming and bright ambient, big kick, far voices. so good.
,,,,,,,to close the remixes, sarp yilmaz (apparel) retouched the original mix to create a really grooving old housy beat, slowly and rolling. can you escape?
the continued rise of alan fitzpatrick is the biggest story in uk techno right now. having enjoyed a rapid ascent since his emergence as the new kid on the techno block in the latter half of 2009, fitzpatrick now enjoys a status as a highly respected and in-demand producer. by releasing his debut album for adam beyers globally renowned drumcode label, alan became the first act to record an album on drumcode since 2005.
the continued rise of alan fitzpatrick is the biggest story in uk techno right now. having enjoyed a rapid ascent since his emergence as the new kid on the techno block in the latter half of 2009, fitzpatrick now enjoys a status as a highly respected and in-demand producer...
driving forces recordings are happy to present roberto capuanos first ep for the label.
next to this new talents three original tunes, on >invaders are back ep< you will find one of driving forces biggest tracks to date, no less than drumcode and 8 sided dice artist, alan fitzpatrick delivering an amazing remix of the title track, which has already been supported by adam beyer, joseph capriati, sasha carassi and alan himself, on his recent essential mix for bbc radio 1.