in case you don t know what to play’, is committed to the world of dancing, drawing eclectic inspiration from the streets of tokyo, traditional african rhythms, us underground techno and the sound of recklinghausen.
nach seiner *you are the star* debüt-ep auf compost disco letztes jahr präsentiert ed lee hier erneut eine mit einer guten portion funk beladene boogie-discoide ep. auf der b-seite steuerte wunderkind damiano von erckert (ava.) einen top abgefahrenen broken uptempo remix bei!
ava. s debut feature: founder and mastermind damiano von erckert s first solo album. love based music is the pure mirror of ava. s and von erckert s musical soul. features, co-productions and bonusremixes of motor city drum ensemble, someothaship connect artist georgia anne muldrow tito wun aka twit one, funkycan and imam ally-salaam complete the album and link house, hip hop, soul, disco and poetry.
FEE FI FOE FUNK FOR ME (INCL. DAMIANO VON ERCKERT & PROSUMER RMX)
12" Vinyl D18.03.13
murat tepeli and ava. celebrate the long awaited single debut of murat tepeli on ava. with ?fee fi foe funk for me ep?. at the same time it s the return of a very well-known duo: murat tepeli & prosumer. after damiano von erckerts & tito wuns very successful ava.lp001 ?mr. pink, what have you been smokin??, this release makes another clear statement, how much freshness and undiscovered space there is in house music. a space, which murat tepeli and the remix-artists damiano von erckert und prosumer are surely filling with their exceptional tracks.
finally köln is complete! the second part contains tracks from damiano von erckert, the ava brothers aka damiano von erckert & murat tepeli & funkycan, ugly drums and harry swinger! project köln is a further proof that this city plays one of the main roles in germany and ava is an important part of it! as always plugged in handmade cover + sticker! made with love...
the ava. family gets bigger! splitted into 2 parts, the concept -köln- combines the most versatile house acts of cologne. damiano von erckert, murat tepeli, head of yore andy vaz, funkycan, ugly drums, martin beume and harry swinger aka superswinger of rush hour. each of them combine one thing: cologne and from now on -ava.-. here we are with another piece of good fresh house & techno productions from one of the most promising labels from germany! as always plugged in handmade cover!
THE WAY YOU DO IT (JACQUES RENAULT, DAMIANO VON ERCHKERT & DOC DANEEKA REMIXES)
12" Vinyl UK26.08.14
german master of funk and hip-hop nostalgia, tito wun, aka twit uno, first released the feel-good sensation the way u do it back in january 2013.the tracks irresistible appeal and timeless potential have spun a set of beautiful remixes and edits from the likes of jacques renault, damiano von erckert and doc daneeka. these faithful reinterpretations of are available as a limited edition vinyl release on defected records.
copenhagens tartelet records reach their 30th release in style! this va birthday party features label regulars like uffe alongside a whos who of modern german house heads. tito wun & damiano von erckert from the cult ava imprint, cosy up alongside mpc wielding giants like max graef & glenn astro (alongside regular sidekick inmyrmind) submerged funk loops, off kilter chord work and sharp disco percussion share a packed dancefloor with heavily delayed hip shakers (swing set to the high 70s) elsewhere gritty, tightened up 4/4 sample house rocks out alongside neck snapping mid-tempo cuts, all concocted from a wholesome melting pot of four decades of black american music. its raw & for the floor, you couldnt ask for more
WE WERE RAISED TO BELIEVE THAT SOMEDAY WE WERE ALL GONNA HAVE GREAT BEARDS. (2014 REPRESS)
12" Vinyl D05.08.14
the ava.-story goes on: great artist funkycan, workshop-founder lowtec and ava.-mastermind damiano von erckert contribute to ava003. once again a release showing ava.s potential and power of innovation. ltd 2014 repress
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here we have a limited pressing containing three raw, underground house remixes of tracks from the forthcoming lp of a certain essen based producer. ava label boss damiano von erckert goes jacking on an uptempo old school detroit techno influenced jam. homewreckers head deeper on their beautiful mix of high needs low whilst ugly drums absolutely kills it with an amazing stripped back disco approach that shows just why hes such a hotly tipped producer for 2012. essentia
the only thing that keeps detroit swindle from actually being from detroit is that they are born and raised in amsterdam, a little over 6000 kilometers away. so even though they’ve got their 4 feet firmly positioned on dutch soil, their heads and hearts are rooted deep into the soul of the motor city.
all gone pete tong & tensnake ibiza 2014 is the definitive sound of the white isle for 2014. mixed by two of the scene s leading djs and tastemakers, the 2cd mix features cuts from the likes of basement jaxx, oliver $, damian lazarus, seth troxler, harry romero and many more.