the acid master “steve parker” is making his “be as one” debut with a storming 4 tracker ep in the form of “shades of the unknown”. while keep exploring the diversity of the acid sound, steve, “the man and the machine” crossing boundaries once again with his highly intelligent production style and trips between rough and soft cross genera techno .
given his prolific, decades long-career, it’s little surprise that kirk degiorgio has more than a few lost musical surprises in his back-catalogue. ‘sphere’, his new ep on garage hermétique, finds degiorgio in his as one guise, delivering a lost classic on vinyl for the first time alongside a pair of rarities and a brand new mix by detroit pioneer juan atkins
linkan ray is back to be as one with his second release on the label in the form of universal language. backed up with 2 excellent remixes from the israeli label boss shlomi aber and the always on point rod, its another release not to be missed..
jor-el making his be as one debut with a smooth and well crafted spacey techno ep (including jay clarke remix). a must have release for those closing your eyes moments when its time to deep dive and get lost into -dark places-.
after releasing its two-parts -10 years be as one” compilation, bao debuts a new talent on the imprint “linkan ray- a moniker under which hides one of spain s most successful techno artists of recent times. fresh with a new name on be as one, the producer delivers 3 rolling cuts, while retaining a common denominator of uncompressed dark and moody techno.
head honcho of 4plae records, adam monti aka admnti has created 3 sublime tracks, portraying the more uplifting, housey side of what he represents. following this, the london based trio wax on mare st. have supplied their take on adams highrise showcasing their very particular, yet similar sound within their remix. here we have the birth of the euphorbia ep!
as one ldn present to you a magnificent ep created by viktor udvari and alan castro, expressing a fine understanding on how to produce that quality minimal tech sound. crafted by up and coming viktor udvari all the way from hungary and highly established alan castro representing argentina. combing both musical knowledge and technique, we are proud to present aol001-photosynthesis!
part 2 of be as ones 10 years anniversary special v/a release. its time for markus suckut, savas pascalidis, eduardo de la calle and yotam avni to join shlomi aber, truncate, skudge and jam. who were featured in the first installment
for its 10 years celebrations, be as one unleash a special v/a release in two parts with previously unreleased music by the imprint artists and frequent label collaborators. two 12” with unreleased material from the label head shlomi aber, truncate, skudge and jam., who are featured on this first instalment, markus suckut, savas pascalidis, eduardo de la calle and yotam avni will join the celebrations in the second part of the series.
for his second appearance on the label, the always on point valent. brings back his acid infused dark techno, delivering 4 solid tracks and marking proving himself a growing talent perfectly integrated in the bao roster.
shlomi aber is back on his be as one label with panix ep, this time joined by swedish techno master skudge. keeping the no nonsense techno attitude of his latest nonplus release, panix keeps bearing shlomis relentless, dark and raw signature sound. skudge strips down panix into 2 separate remixes, taking the original into a deeper and back to basics mood, with his known trademark grooves.
italian duo jam. debut on be as one for the label 62nd release, after a string of driving releases on the imprint fromtechno heads savas pascalidis, shlomi aber & markus suckut. the a side is all about the stripped down, raw and energetic techno of hermes and pegasi. on the b side, opportunity rover, an hypnotizing, acid-driven trip at home in sweaty dark rooms as much as in big festival arenas. another one to bag.
another exciting debut on be as one, this time coming from a real stalwart of the german techno scene of the past two decades, savas pascalidis, with a first on be as one. with fading lights ep savas explores shades of modern techno while retaining his trademark classic sound throughout the 4 tracks, delivering a perfect fit between the german talented producer and the labels exciting catalogue. techno heads, dont sleep on this.
be as one label boss shlomi aber stepping up with a storming “back-to-basics” ep for his label’s 60th release. “paradox ep” packs together the strength of shlomis own paradox and monday paranoia originals, two cuts of proper darkroom and sweaty techno, with a remix by one of todays germanys techno ambassadors, markus suckut, whos back on be as one for his second visit after his excellent watching the sunset ep.
shlomi abers be as one welcomes valent. as their new exclusive signing to the imprint. the german producer debuts on the label with this 4 storming acid tracks ep, acid meets techno again on the bao catalogue, highly recommended for the heads.
new ep from shlomi aber on his own be as one imprint. 3 driving cuts of pure darkroom techno: peak time a side warfare with driving drums influences, while the b side polished with the deeper, mental vibes with conexion and thrived under.
the parisian scene has grown from a sparkle to an organised community of like-minded people, so has the relationship between those two bad boys, and we are proud to crystallise this wild energy on wax.
e as one debut a new talent on the label, the swiss techno head gomorra. his first appeareance on the label is presented with a 3 tracks ep that bring dark and well crafted techno, with a significant own trademark, on the imprint.
48V/SHADED IN MARS (TRUNCATE, JEROEN SEARCH REMIX)
12" Vinyl D07.11.15
following on the success of markus suckut and eduardo de la calle previous releases, shlomi abers next release is another ep of fast driven, pulsating, relentless techno, topped with remixes by two of the most sought after producers of the past years, truncate and jeroen search. on the a side, 48v and its truncate remix, while on the b shaded in mars and jeroen searchs remix of it. another one to bag.
following markus suckut debut on the label, its now the first time on be as one for eduardo de la calle, one of the most interesting and passionate producer weve had the pleasure to work with, a master in its own craft: deep, melodic and thoughtful techno. for this release weve picked up two very special cuts from eduardo, pushing eduardos limits to the next level.
markus suckut is a name that needs no introduction in the techno scene having estabilished himself as one of the main players of the new breed of techno artists coming out of germany with releases on cocoon, figure, mosaic,non series and more. at be as one were excited to have him debut on the label with watching the sunset ep: three cuts of finely produced techno, from peak-time into after-hours, with markus very own raw trademark sound perfectly in balance with be as one latest techno offerings.
for its 52th release, be as one has picked the rising italian talent marco faraone, with a 4 tracks ep, that showcases different takes of marco’s approach to techno. the ep title track restrictions opens the 12inch with a dark, fast-paced groove and hypnotic vocal, a real treat for the authentic techno players. with day 20 marco ravels into the dub techno forest, with classic dub elements that set the tone to a deeper mood. voices from the sea follows up with a more festive approach, a big room anthem that keeps the dark vibe on the release. for the vinyl heads, an exclusive treat for the 12inch its early morning, getting a due vinyl pressing after being featured exclusively on the 2013 live compilation by shlomi aber
after his latest be as one release o.d. / helter skelter, and following yotam avni and konplotts endevours on the label, shlomi aber keeps techno flowing from his imprint, releasing his new zipperwork / clones in my backroom ep. zipperwork is a relentless, fast paced techno cut, heavy bass and chunky groove, with a smartly programmed groove. flip the side, and with clones in my backroom you get a slice of straight acidic techno funk, a big room anthem with a distinctive quirky line that goes the extra mile, set to be one of the major of tune of spring 2015.
be as one is once again showcasing the talents of a young and bright producer with a promising career ahead of him. yotam avni’s unique approach to music didn’t took long to be noticed and brought onboard by the be as one crew. yotam debuts on the israeli label with an ep that reflects how he sees techno: dark, raw, pumping, relentless with ur sleeping on the a side emotional melodic, driving with the detroit inspired better days on the flipside. timeless techno once again on bao.
minimalistic, acid flavours and shlomis signature grooves make up the opening track o.d., while on the flip the label boss brings up the energy for the peak-time with helter skelter. strong, smartly crafted techno once again from shlomi aber on be as one.
after having two tracks featured in last years compilation shlomi aber live from sankeys ibiza, francisco allendes is now at his debut on be as one with a 3 tracks ep. the title track unity is a collaborative work together with felipe venegas, and the results of such union shine through the beauty of the track itself, hypnotic and intelligent production from the duo. on the be side, francisco goes solo with his own peak time groovers with 3dogs 1 bed and forget the sun, two cuts of solid, groove driven house.
italys luca ballerini debut on be as one with a 4 tracks ep of exciting, fresh techno. 2 well balanced sides, both showcasing lucas different approaches to the label sound, and a different output from the label. an ep that shouldnt be missing in any collection
for the last release of 2013 be as one has kept a very unique collaboration under wrap between two great friends and producers, shlomi aber and guti. the result of this encounter is blossom, a track where drums and basslines smoothly fuse together creating a funk swing on a tech roll, its deep, chunky and steady.
for a dinner at the fourth release on be as one sable sheep is by now a stable player of the team. caarl ep contains 4 tracks aimed at the dancefloor where the german producer shows confidence and strength, with the techno moods of cannibal and caarl and the housier grooves of liberate my madness and passage for a dinner.
new debut on be as one, from a well respected and talented artist, who conquered critics and fans both for the quality of his tight productions and the lush sounds of his dj sets, italian born alex picone. it takes time ep is made up of 3 very unique, carefully crafted works, each one with its own strong character. another time opens the ep with a 909 classic sound and a hypnotic melody that gently set the mood for the following it takes two, which lift up the tone and get the groove rolling.the darker one of the trio, fake room closes the ep injecting uplifting techno energy for the finale. epic ep from a man and his machines.
shlomi aber is known for his dark never ending grooves, and his new be as one release is once again proof of how the label boss is able to inject the right amount of funk in his beats. after the success of we dont fit on cadenza, fooling games feat. moggli on be as one and his more recent mancha on desolat, shlomi drops the doppler and limited by you. both sits on the line between house and techno, with shlomis trademark rolling tech-funk grooves driving the dance in its own exceptional way.
roberto finally debuts on be as one after having recently joined the label booking agency and main core, and he does it with style. for those that have been keeping an ear on the uk techno sound roberto should not be a new name by now, having released a series of well received eps on artform and affin, and being a resident at londons legendary fabric club.
be be as one opens its 2013 with a new release from in-house talent sable sheep. this new ep features 4 tracks in between house and techno which solidify the german producer relationship with the label and his vision and interpretation of the be as one sound
in the sand shlomi aber delivers on his own be as one a new special treat after his recent release on cadenza.foolish games is a classy piece of vocal techno, featuring the dreamy voice of french artist möggli, a long journey into deep techno landscapes and a true masterpiece in shlomis career.lines in the sand on the flipside is an uplifting slice of classic sounding techno, that will surely win the linkings of many djs across genres.
italian duo macromism has lately been making waves in the scene with their latest releases and they land now on be as one together with their long time friend dj kool dek, who already appeared on the labels tools for school vol.3 with take the rhythm ep the trio push things forward and show their versatility in the production room. the a-side hosts 2 cuts of proper groovy tech-house as you would expected from this collaboration. the b-side goes instead deeper and shows a side of the trio that yet was to explore. a 4 tracks ep that will surely find space in many djs bags.
with the impact of his first debut ep on be as one still echoing on dance floors worldwide, sable sheep is back again with a bang. after the success of painting my fur the german has made sure to deliver again proper quality on the israeli label, with 3 tracks that in typical be as one style cross in-between house and techno. >her empathy<,>whool< and >cotton< showcase how sable sheeps vision is clearly focused on leaving a mark release by release.
for its 35th release, be as one continues to keep its unique trademark sound, and this time the israeli imprint has looked in its own backyard to find the goods. magit cacoon, dj and producer, tel aviv born and berlin resident, and popsled, israeli duo composed of guy astrogano and niv konforty land on be as one with higher point, which brings a classic house mood on the dance floor, with its very hypnotic vocal, the big bassline and driving groove. greek house star argy is an apt remixer for this type of track and indeed, no surprise he delivers a storming remix that again hints a lot to the classic sounds of house and techno. detroit legend rolando closes the package with his techno takes on the tune, a rather hypnotic version, bass infected and driven by rolandos trademark drums patterns.
for his first release of 2012 shlomi aber has kept aside for be as one two of his most roadtested secret weapons of the last months. after a successfull 2011 with two big releases on be as one, which include his exciting collaboration with dj sneak, and the remixes pack for his album on ovum, its now time for >in dancetrippin ep<. in dancetrippin on the a and >faced u< on the b are indeed two very special tracks. as its name says, the a side is a dance-trip indeed, trippy vox and rolling grooves dubbed into shlomis own dark and hypnotic quality trademark sound. faced u on the b is another kind of trip into sounds, this time with a more minimalistic but yet jazzy approach, making it a quality sounding peak time anthem.
its time for a new debut on be as one, this time from a new young talent hailing from germany, sable sheep, recently signed on the imprint, that closes a successful year for the label. sable sheep delivers 3 tracks of high quality modern techno house, be it the infectious title track, painting my fur of the a side, who aims to be the new year anthem, the drum madness of crayon or the bouncing groove of muffin, this ep is likely to be the best recent releases from the label, taking modern grooves and mixing them into the classic and unique sounds we usually get from be as one.