summer s round the corner and javi bora & iaam are back on robsoul with a sizzling new soundtrack for the weeks ahead. somewhat of a label regular, javi makes his fourth robsoul return, backing up ep s in 2012, 13 & 14. he teams up with fellow spaniard and regular sparring partner iaam, as they follow up recent releases on music for freaks and bauhaus with tonight, a four track party-starter of an ep. the drum-laden perklap-style opens the ep and its raw energy is quickly followed by the filtered disco flavour of tonight . on the flip the funky feels continue with i just can feel as its classic sample calls for some choreographed roof raising. finally, closing up is rolling up, a bass-heavy beat tool that brings a perfect end to tonight.
spain s javi bora has been steadily carving out a name for himself over the past few years holding up a residency at the infamous, now late space ibiza and its kehakuma parties, as well as racking up releases for elrow music, suara, robsoul, 2020 vision and moda black. here though we see him paired with fellow spaniard for a new ep set to be released via london s fledgling spilt milk recordings which has played host to material from the likes of italoboyz, alexi delano and of course its founders tred benedict and st. bernard. title-track bounze takes the lead on the record, laying the foundations with snaking synth sequences, voice atmospherics and robust rhythms before hector moralez and katal step in on the remix. the pair reshape bounze with their own stripped-back distinctive style, opting for floating pads, heavily swung percussion and snippets from the originals spoken parts. ritual rights follows and lays focus on arpeggio 303 tinged bass hits, crunchy drums and subtly unfolding synth leads that ebb and flow throughout the record. the 002 then rounds out the package with dubby stab sequences, soaring pad swells and gritty, energetic rhythms
we welcome spain s very own javi bora to the keep it zen roster. javi delivers his balanced deep and classy tech house signature sound for kizr007 which has been heard on releases for labels such as 2020 vision, defected, elrow music and phil weeks robsoul recordings. it is a true honour to showcase you this ep with returning kiz artists system2 and jacky providing remixes making this a real diverse heavyweight record. javi bora kicks things off with his no nonsense banger smashing up and then keeps on groovin into milf in the house. both tracks have already been smashed on space ibiza s dance floor where javi holds a residency. system2 let you into their musical mind as they take you on a trip twisting their way through smashing up in their usual yet unusual fashion. jacky finishes off the record with his remix for milf in the house in true jacky style. big, bold and straight up sexy. this is why he has become one of the most talked about producers in 2016. keep on groovin.
limitierte nachpressung der ersten rone ep aus 2008 auf blau-transparentem vinyl. der französische produzent begeisterte die internationale szene mit seiner mixtur aus minimal, shoegaze-psychedelia und detroit und landete in den playlisten von ellen allien bis laurent garnier.
manchesters hudd traxx imprint kicks off 2013 with a bang bringing you the omatsuri ep this january, a collaborative effort from spaniards javi bora and le vinyl.
javi bora and le vinyl have released music for reputable labels such as 2020 vision, off, robsoul, catwash and loco records. both producers maintain a heavy dj schedule on their home turf of spain and further afield, building their reputations as two of spains most prominent deep house artists. this record marks a milestone for hudd traxx as they reach their 40th release, its no surprise looking back that the label has such a highly praised reputation within the underground, having put out cuts from dj sneak, agnes, sascha dive, rick wade and rolando to name a few.
the time has now come for eklektisch to unveil release number 006 and a debut from melohman & javi bora (20:20 / upon you). staying true to the label s ethos, the pair harnessed the warmth of the summer and with flurry of piano chords, created another feel good dancefloor anthem in >you love you<.
the first of the remixes sees label boss edu imbernon pay tribute to his summer on the white isle with his villaimberlove remix. a weighty kick drum, spritely key melody and fiercely plucked strings make for a more driving version of the original.
more upfront still, is the rework from uk house don steve mac. having spent enough time of his own in ibiza this summer and celebrated the release of his artist album >roots<, steve looks to inject a large dose of pace and tech-muscle, whilst bathing us in aggressive and effective synths.
our upon you sweet & sour series likes to introduce to you fresh artists. this time the spaniards melohman and javi bora brought us three dance floor rockets who can t wait to be launched into the club-cosmos. the two crew-members have already started from 20:20 vision and bring with >calle cala< proof of many completed flying lessons. an edit on a1 and the original title on b1. b2 is reservated for a >calle cala< remix from producer tuccillo, who s living in ibiza at the time. he is known through various releases on well respected labels like: isgud, circus company and delusions of grandeur.
played by luciano, tiefschwarz, brothers vibe, anthony collins, livio & roby, giusseppe cennamo and more...!! pachamama in english is the andean peoples word for mother nature. so its no wonder that the chilean native multi talented musician, alejandro vivanco, remixed a track by the same name as it carries with it the message of our earths mother through its energy, positivity and promises of eternal sunshine. both the original and the 2 vivanco mixes are topped off with a funky easy riding 70s horn section and the dub mix is an altogether more housey fuelled track with more hi hats to make you shake off the winter blues. one by one the musical portrait of pachamama unfolds itself in a dreamy soundscape of warm summery beats that coax you to the poolside and dance with you from sunrise to sunset!
2 cd compilation! disc 1 mixed by alex miles, who is bora boras long standing resident dj!2012 will be his 8th season behind the decks at this famous beach club.alex plays all over the world and is also a regular guest at most of the clubs in ibiza.
when thse two heavy weights, friends and legends of electronic club music finally and after all the years team up the result can only be something fresh, unheard and inspiring. gui boratto from sao paulo and robert babicz from cologne have produced this hooky house tune with that certain melodic something you can t get out of your ears anymore. the flip side comes along with that special babicz italo beats which beam you back to rimini in 1983. hot beat alert!!!
es ist zehn jahre her seit der veröffentlichung von gui borattos bahnbrechendem debütalbum „chromophobia“. so wie der titel vermuten ließ, war das album mit seinen kontrastreichen minimalgrooves und den üppig gefärbten melodien ein schocker im besten sinne. ihr erinnert euch sicher noch an die hit-single „beautiful life“, eine dancefloor-hymne aus dieser zeit. nach vier alben und unzähligen eps und remixen ist das einmalige savoir-faire des brasilianischen produzenten, aus vielfältigen singles und features stimmige alben zu schaffen, auch auf seinem fünften studioalbum „pentagram“ zu hören. hier legt gui boratto ein zwölf-track-narrativ vor, das seine handschrift auf erquickende weise wiederbelebt. wiederbelebt wird auch die stimme von „beautiful life“ (die der frau gui borattos gehört) auf dem stück „overload“.
from rotterdam to saint petersburg, to portugal and florida the worldwide fokuz family knows no bounds when it comes to crafting soulful drum and bass. the collaborations ep showcases how team work makes the dream work.
bristol native borais latest offering on nyc-based label discovery recordings is a welcome breath of summer air. a wildly diverse talent shines through boris body of work. ive had quite a day too is the greatest glimpse of his sunny side so far. soak up these songs as winter retreats and we move the party outdoors again.
buenos aires-based imprint unlock recordings release the fourth instalment of their collaborations series featuring cuts from ryan crosson, jonas kopp, guti from downstairs and more. the stripped back aesthetic of previous collaborations vinyl-only releases have garnered some heavyweight support from the likes of ricardo villalobos, sonja moonear, raresh and laurent garnier, to name a few. gonzalo solimano s label now returns once again, showcasing some of argentina s most exciting talent alongside other distinguished names from the scene - further establishing unlock recordings reputation for delivering high quality, jazz and dub-infused house and techno.
hailing from bristol, uk, borai is the progeny of the 90s jungle scene and has spent the last fifteen years careening his musical curiosity through every tile of the dance floor. borai s early years were occupied by bristol s many record shops as an employee and fan of the culture. while drenching himself in the expansiveness of electronic music history at work, he picked up djing to bestow his love for jungle, house and dancehall in the area s clubs. an obsession with hardware led borai to craft a slew of his own productions and releases on tasteful nudes, cahoots records, and brstl. with dark of the sun , borai is making his debut on the global cultural beacon halocyan records. the record will mark the 8th installment of the label s originary technicity series, which exemplifies techne in electronic music. dark of the sun is led by the rolling percussion of on the horizon , which feeds into the deep, grinding steam engine that is dark of the sun and followed by the transcendent bounce of wetware. the tracks are pressed on halocyan s signature 12inch cyan viny.
headed by a carioca who was blessed with the name of his own city, moodisco contains a 3-track bomb from leo janeiro with doc label boss gui boratto and a very special remix by french act rodriguez jr. this could just be a happy coincidence, were itÆs not for the fact that leoÆs trajectory made him a protagonist of the electronic music scene in his hometown, rio de janeiro. he built a career dedicated to music. in a city with so many daytime attractions, it is the night and electronic music that has been blessed with his talent. he has compiled an impressive list of residencies and performances globally. known as one of the ambassadors for brazilian electronic music, leo has the ability to combine originality to a universal language. just like his hometown. on this limited edition vinyl and digital release, leo janeiro, gui boratto and rodriguez jr. presents a serious track sequence of techno and house beats. each artist has kept its own trademark. öi had a lot of ideas and one of them was to have a remix by an artist that i admire, respect and have a personal relationshipö, says leo janeiro. rodriguez jr. (oliver mateu), shared his unique talent creating a remix for moodisco. he is the one half of french electro act the youngsters û best known for their two studio albums and singles for laurent garnierÆs label. rodriguez jr. reveals a different incarnation of mateuÆs musical psyche, moving through shimmering, contemplative electronica, to deep and urgent techno, leftfield melodic accents and quirky pop refrains. a perfect blend for this project. moodisco is a combination of artists and friends on the move. they are tireless in enthusiasm and are bursting with new tunes and projects. a straight punch ep release with serious beats, deep melodies and the synth keys we just love to listen over and over!
introducing forecast, the new va series from them. many of the artists showcasing tracks have more music forthcoming with us. forecast is therefore a glimpse of what is in store for the label in the future.
nice price deal !!! after some serious warehouse rummaging, we have managed to secure the last copies of this classic london wonky techno slammer on dj lusinda s label. very low stock, when they re gone, they re gone...
argentinas unlock recordings present the third and final instalment in their collaborations series featuring deep mariano, one + 1 & camilo gil, funk e & bodeler and ronan portela. with the previous collaborations featuring barem, jorge savoretti, franco cinelli and leonel castillo, unlocks established entourage of producers are well known for their distinguishable stripped back approach to house and techno.
we certainly have a soft spot and a proven track record here at all ears for these kind of magical, mysterious morsels elaborate hoax follow up last year s instant sell out 001 with another fine ep of lovingly mined tracks, expertly reshuffled for contemporary floors from a buried brazilian jazz-funk gem, to a killer early 70 s jam outta france, to a super addictive hot gossip rewire... seek, and ye shall find !
long celebrated as a hub for new producers to showcase their talents, cdr return to the releasing game in partnership with dimensions festival. up and coming house heads k15 and fyi chris reportedly invited lismore and ben houghton to take part in this collaborative release, resulting in four tracks that wouldn t sound out of place soundtracking a balmy afternoon dance on the adriatic sea. oozing quality and soul throughout, there s a distinctly laid back flavour to the house on offer across this release, although fyi chris add a touch more bite with their grubby lo-fi synth lines on -sugar-.
various artist ep collaborations 2 from unlock recordings, featuring tracks from label head solimano, bruno de vincenti, christian burkhardt, barem and federico molinari. gonzalo solimano first created the unlock recordings imprint back in 2004 as a platform to support latin american productions, and ever since then the buenos aires label has played host to the likes of guti, jorge savoretti and franco cinelli. the second instalment in the labels collaborations series, solimano now invites german producer christian burkhardt to join argentinian talents bruno de vincenti, oslo records artist federico molinari and fun records founder barem for a split release. first up is solimano & bruno de vincentis cut love nebulae which layers infectious percussion with gentle chord sequences and filtered effects. christian burkhardts doog then cuts in on a deeper and darker tip, with a low-slung bass groove and hypnotic pad sequences. up next is barems funk duck with its rolling percussion, staggered synths and a pulsating low end, before federico molinari rounds off the package with 2.014.2, blending dubby bass patterns, chopped samples and frantic synth spirals.
making his hot creations debut is belfast s very own phil kieran with make a change and heavyweights nathan barato and matrixxman on remixes. acting as a teaser this release is the precursor to kieran s soon coming album blinded by the sun on jamie jones and lee foss s almighty label in october. make a change sees synths and drum machines being brought together by a simple vocal that acts a mantra, i wanted to send out a positive message onto the dance floor that could empower people. inspired by events and people in the world over history that have made a difference by standing up for what they believe in. phil kieran
buenos aires based label unlock recordings kicks off 2016 with the first of a three various artist vinyl only series: collaborations, a combination of some of the labels artists and friends who joined forces to put out some proper underground house and techno music.
regular studio sparring partners october and borai rekindle their ongoing partnership for hometown label happy skull, eschewing the conventions of club-ready house and techno in favour of two decidedly dark industrial interpretations.
for his first solo vinyl only, ange siddhar navigates between his usual groove and dark influences. delivering four tracks melting techno, acid and minimal styles featuring two of his closer parisian friends: cesko & illan nicciani.