pleasure zone welcomes bmw to the family! dont worry we didnt start to produce cars now :) bmw stands for christian (b)urkhardt, (m)eat & chris (w)ood. the offenbach/ frankfurt based trio teamed up and delivered us a very good debut release, called like children ep. the right mood for the late summer season.
following on from the ability ii pressure re-release, major problems and compassion cuts present another in-house favourite from their vaults: the sublime garage/rnb earworm dont tell me (how love should feel) by 2-bmw. a tony humphries/zanzibar favourite, the sole release on life of luxury in 1990 was new jersey producer larry p rauson’s first cut, and never saw a full release. it’s presented with three remarkable dubs from the mysterious man in bed, two of which in turn are flipped by compassion crew and, completing the circle, by larry himself. full colour cover with matt finish. restored and mastered by thomas p heckmann at trope. cut by andreas kauffelt at schnittstelle. artwork by mel keane. larry on dont tell me: tony played the song at zanzibar (on a) saturday night. that sunday morning my phone was blowing up... that weekend gave me the moment of my career. i was an engineer at the local cable company. listening to tony humphries on the radio, not expecting it, tony humphries played my record on his show... i did not last much longer at that job.
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- slightly harder sound this time out, with a deep and dark tech house vibe rich with ominous synths and engaging effects that subtly build and build. flip for an even more techno slanted sound with manic synths, and detroit flavored rhythms that burst into an energized tech house finish. these guys are definitely fine tuning their sound
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after mark ernestus mix of moyege in this series, now his basic channel / rhythm and sound partner comes to the control tower. moritz s deep berlin steppers discloses dubwise traces of our original lagos recording — the percussion of yinka ogunye, the singing of fifties palmwine legend rolling dollar, oscar olimbi s guitar lick — in with his own oberheim voicings, additional drumming, and cool-and-deadly rhythm track. its a tough, masterly dance record in fine rhythm and sound style — which during its ten-and-a-half minutes seems to ponder time elapsed and journeys undertaken. like a stepping razor, but t-u-m-p-i-n. this reggae land version is the take-no-prisoners, pared-down dub of wareika hill sounds rootical rework of ise nla. magnificent trombone and percussion. expert, classical ja mixing. brings to mind those great dubs of glen brown s black man stand up pan foot
the a side by hardcell and grindvik again has faultless production with its razor sharp drum intro before the pulsing lead sounds drop and the fat percussion edits envelope the track to create a truly intense feel. on the flip adam beyer delivers a truly awesome interpretation cleverly using the main parts but adding rich layers of atmospherics to create a very rich sounding deeper feel. this is a very, very serious release
anthemic midseventies disco track with frivolous moans and whispers over a full orchestrated funky instrumental. prins thomas re arranges the strings, forwards the bass and gives the track and spaced out overhaul. a more stomping edit by hardcore stricker can be found on the flip
theodore girthkins,bosco jackson and terell robinson join forces for the most funked up jacked out release to date on this label. starting off is the spudda dudda doo making use of the original sample that gave birth to the 90s anthem gimme some horns with a few additional parts. brilliantly constructed and absolutely essential. flip for corruption, another rare gem being cut and polished as only these three gypsies know how
re-issue of three killer rare tracks - g.a.n.g. s >kkk< is a much sought after italo disco cut from 1983, an amazing deep and tripped out electronic instrumental disco track, >my boss< from linda di franco, produced by don was, is an incredibly rare balearic piece from the mid 80 s that was featured on harvey s >sarcastic mix<, finally >octagon< by onyx is a druggy, spooky, mid tempo electronic synth track that was only ever previously available on a rare 7inch single
igors defchild debut is quite mesmerizing. with tracks on handheld and forcetracks igor draws upon his detroit, chicago and berlin influences to produce three bewitching tracks.these largely instrumental pieces combine the production aesthetics of house and techno with exquisite and subtle compositional flairs from dub and blues/soul fusions. northern european production team of aleksander chernishov and maksim vasilevsky refashion somewhere with jazz influenced musicality and poise
ok no rest for the wicked, time for another instilment of immigrant machine funk… this time it s todd bodine s first solo ep for immigrant records, >the spring ep<. on remix duty we pass the baton to clever music head honcho and all round nice guy mark-henning (clever, freude am tanzen, einmaleins, clever)
one of singapores most prominent house djs and residents at the infamous zouk club, djb delivers his brand new single eccentric mood, featuring the co work of close friend neal paul.the zouk mix as well as the original are effortlessly breezy slices of house, while the organ dub mix pumps things up a notch.
another massive hit coming from the french house movement.much much awaited new release from demon!we all remember demon for 2000 n 1 hit single u are my high.already anounced as one of the biggest electro release to come out of the midem 2007.the smiley anthem happy therapy signed by genious producer demon is already buzzing everywhere.pete tong is on it as well as usual big boys & radio fg in france.do not pass on this
grays music evolved above techno and his electronic sound skills matured, he started to incorporate electro sound into his work. his efforts were immediately complimented and praised by billy nasty. the first ep resulting from this spectre called eletronuet was released in early 2005, published by the promising xl recordings sub label platinum projects (uk) under his real name jernej graj. simultaneously, his professional success continues with more tracks, like remember ep released by increasingly famous highland beats label from holland, various releases by his own audionautica label, awakening single on pedro delardo s yin yang imprint and masterpiece single upcoming on dj vitamin d s label cutz! production contines with expanding his label into vinyl releases and starting the sub-label for house music called audionautica house rec. recent release with name compiland is coming out these days on allan banford s evolved records label
be ready to get much productions this year coming from chris kaeser.releasing productions & rmxs from stonebridge, arno cost, hatiras, sebastien drums, chris ortega etc.new chris kaeser and rita campbell features distorded stonebridge dim chris & arno cost (magenta) remixes.
the legendary producer / dj terrence parker is back on the case with a new track! yours truly featuring darnell this track is soulful detroit vocal house with an old school vibe. side a is tps soul de mallorca vocal mix, an original vocal mix which is inspirational and takes you into that comfortable atmosphere we know as heaven. side b is tps soul de mallorca instrumental mix, an instrumental version which is more for the dance floor, separating the groove and beats for another level