parisian dj and producer armless kid joins radio slaves rekids this june with five smooth house cuts. armless kid started his career in paris house circuit with respected collectives like la chinerie and copie blanche. having released on the copie blanche label, hustler trax, fina and classic music company, hes received regular support from names like dj harvey, karizma, the black madonna, voyeur and fred everything to name a few. kicking off the package, troisième acte mixes warm pads, cosmic synths and rattling organic percussion before the up-tempo abdos fessier delivers infectious two-step drums and scintillating chord stabs. jojo on the moon is next with its disco vocals until air combines thumping kicks with a pulsating sub and mesmerising atmospheres.finally, this generation utilizes a shuffling rhythm with a trippy spoken word vocal to round off the release.
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the copie blanche adventure begins with ‘beats around the bush’, a 4-track various. the a-side – called yesterday, is a tribute to the 90’s house scene, on which jemaho and groove riddim painted their vision of the house music. on the other side – today, armless kid and louis dauvergne, the two boys from the copie blanche crew, gave their take on house with verve.
the art of acid is an exclusive set of bonus re-edits of classic house tracks rubbed down by a veritable who is who of dance music new and old, part 2 includes edits and re-works from ashley beedle, rub n tug, dusty kid and boys noize. collecting together the cream of early acid house tracks from the traxlabel (out of chicago) that were central to the formation of dance culture as we know it today, >the art of acid<, is a blistering tribute to the last great cultural revolution of the 20th century.
the sources series of record label retrospectives, compiled by renowned crate digger and journalist bill brewster, has previously delivered excellent retrospectives on easy street and fresh records. here, brewster turns his attention to another new york institution of the late 70s and early 80s, popular disco imprint sam records. as with previous instalments, brewster tells the story in loosely chronological order, highlighting both well-known classics think vicky d, komiko, john davis & the monster orchestra and k.i.d and lesser-known gems. it s these latter selections, including the evasions brilliant all wrapped up, underground s smooth behind my back and the alien boogie of the webboes under the wear, that make this an essential purchase for disco and electrofunk heads.
harmless continue their mixology series with this retrospective of one of discos most important labels, sam records. the double cd features remixes and re-edits of sam records tracks by the likes of soul clap, todd terje, 6th borough project, maxxi soundsystem, runaway, andy ash, bonar bradberry, volta and jacques renault, who also adds an hour long dj mix on cd 2.
here we go again! coming back with a juicy 4 track va from the french team that started their business back in 2016. alva, armless kid, mara lakour & ortella are part of this brand new adventure that you are about to discover. nothing but quality house music provided in this release, we hope you like it as much as we do!
various artists from the four corners of france, the project great raw 001 is the first vinyl release of the label grand cru paris.4 tracks , 4 artists, coming from differents horizons, gathering under the banner of house sampling.
after a particularly animated trip ( a.k.a voyage animé in french, the name of imported s previous release), imported recordings returns surfing on epic random waves ( a.k.a vagues aléatoires or v.a. in french). mixing influences from nyc house, english deep house, russian catchiness and french flipping, this v.a. is a new invitation to push the boundaries of different styles of the house music that makes us vibrate. so throw yourself in the water with us and stroke the sound waves of the divine wax.