monologue plays out like a novel, where the abernathy’s expand the perception of family over ab’s expansion of the stripped down soul/r&b music we’re used to hearing. whether he’s playing piano, wurlitzer, synths, guitar, programming drums, live drums, or arranging strings and horn lines, ab’s mastery of musicianship is on full display through monologue’s array of colorful, complex compositions, coupled with his rich, layered vocals.
hibernation volume 1 is the first of a new series of compilations. these unmixed cds will feature greatest hits of the previous months, future smashes and some exclusives unavailable elsewhere. a fine bear-tinted slice of whats at the cutting edge of todays disco spectrum
subradeon makes this first ep on their own imprint with a special remix from the well know collective scan 7. timeless and direct, fully inspired by the cities of caserta, berlin and detroit. limited press on 180g vinyl.
the sixth ensemble release is the debut artist ep of rhythm mind, a young leefdaal raised dissident hiding in the belgian capital. he delivers a solid five tracker that will as likely move feet on a peaktime dancefloor as nourish ears during early morning afterhour home listens.
originally released in 1986, “alkaid” was the first solo release of deca following his debut appearance on the cult various artists compilation “angelo segreti” the original edition was published in a tiny edition on the independent italian label videoradio and to this day remains a rare and sought after album. following mothball and bordello’s continued work with deca, we are proud to make this diverse and fascinating collection of music available to a wider audience. on this instrumental lp we can hear elements of modern classical, synth-pop, dark ambient and even some middle eastern influence.
vinyl only release !
roduced by roman flügel and jörn elling wuttke / published by copyright control mastered by dubplates and mastering, recut by stefan betke at scape mastering berlin alter ego recordings is very pleased, to rerelease this acid jesus classic, which is sounding just as fresh as it sounded, when it was released on klang elektronik back in 1997. the record was out of print since over 15 years and the tracks were not availlable on any digital platform. based on a very light, but striking ground construction, roman flügel and jörn elling wuttke leading their listeners over delicate fm-synthesis-sounds, minimal clonky bass patterns and snappy percussions to a long intermission breakdown, which reminds us of a starting boeing 747. where “interstate” plays like an inspired peakhour-jam should, “turkey skank” and “hibernation drive-, on the b-side, take on cooler tones for a headier machine-funk ride. the record was played out by dj’s like andrew weatherall, matthew herbert, luke slater, baby ford, dj hell, ellen allien, sven väth, ricardo villalobos, michael mayer etc.
this time we present you the golden goldffinch boys on the new fuse label on the more techno orientated side of things. four dark and haunting tracks which stand out of the flood of functional techno nowadays.
emel first album! and also first acid night album lots of first times... a splendid beautiful mental acid tribe ep, 160 bpm cruiser full of very thinlace sounds and surprising beats... true tunes bringing a unity to the album.
transhumanism ep is a combination of ethereal and angular sounds, but with many points of reference concatenated between them. starting from the side a, if methodical ear has as its base, a rhythm with an incipit house, but with edgy sounds always in progress, shadow manipulation of mind looks at an utopian techno, together a dense and obsessive hypnotic groove. instead, in the b-side, synapsi sonora-, presents a classical structure, but with kick and snare somewhat in the foreground, with low, evolving, sick and stifling pads in their concept of low-fi timbal. state of induced hibernation is an alien traces in his gait metal percussion and sharp synth, make a song to say the least harsh and unwilling to be defined and confined to specific genres, as in the complex is all this project for ambiwa records.
k breakbeat legend clatterbox returns to trust with two killer hard-hitting electro tracks. the remixes are a real treat as well, coming from the elusive creepy autograph - for those who know - with a 6min electro-step-tech monster and pomelo records main man, dan lodig, recording under his lok44 guise.
uk breakbeat legend clatterbox returns to trust with two killer hard-hitting electro tracks. the remixes are a real treat as well, coming from the elusive creepy autograph – for those who know – with a 6min electro-step-tech monster and pomelo records main man, dan lodig, recording under his lok44 guise.
picture this...you are a bear who has just awaken from hibernation. hungry, thirsty and having listened to nothing but your own heartbeat through the cold winter months, you reach for brian kage s newest 12”, bear trax volume 2. on beretta red. pressed onto juicy salmon-red colored vinyl, brian kage (beretta / planet-e ) dives ever deeper into his sound to create an enviroment within the songs to fall into and get lost. exploring a world that is dreamy, aquatic, and organic, kage creates a completely different kind of house, one that harks back to the days of its very roots in classic detroit techno.
malachais deb³talbum >the ugly side of love< war das au?ergew÷hnlichste und beste album, das aus der exzessiv kreativen szene bristols in 2009 hervorgegangen ist. dass das neue album >return to the ugly side< nun wie sein vorgõnger genau 14 prõgnante songs in prõzisen 35 minuten umfasst, sei dem puren zufall geschuldet, erzõhlt gee, der charismatische frontmann mit der schleppenden sandpapierstimme. dar³ber hinaus gibt es aber durchaus unterschiede. nat³rlich. >return to the ugly side< ist viel stõrker als das erste album von den hip hop-wurzeln der beiden bandmitglieder geprõgt. >der sound ist sehr viel runder geworden ohne dabei zu hi fi zu sein<, so scott. malachai, in ihrer leidenschaftlichen dualitõt - scott/gee, melodie/beats, vergangenheit/gegenwart, furcht/hoffnung, hõ?lich/sch÷n - sind ein neuer klassiker s³denglands geworden.
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2cd digipack + booklet - includes 21 classic tracks + 2 previously unreleased titles. review on acid jesus, the first of many collaborations between roman flügel and jörn elling wuttke. including 2 unreleased tracks! situated in germany’s then blistering techno scene and especially a mirror of frankfurt at the time (and it s holy label trinity of playhouse, klang and ongaku), flashbacks are also a feedback loop to what was happening in the uk and the usa. flügel and wuttke succeeded with their own and unique take on it, that owned as much to underground resistance and the belleville three as it did to sven väth and andrew weatherall.