from garage jazz, psychedelic blues and ecstatic noir soundtracks to spacey rock-n-roll: a lot of labels get thrown at dans dans and they are all appropriate to a certain extent. here is their new album *3* on 180 gram heavyweight vinyl in gatefold sleeve with cd-copy included.
new york based artist x-coast brings in the new year with an absolute smasher of an ep that ventures into high octane house, rave-infused jungle, turbo euphoria territory. big miz and tommy holohan heating things up on remix duties.
taking influence from paradise garage styled disco, early 90s house, italo and anything with a dmx drum kit, donald s house take on dance dance music is as refreshing as it is familiar – you can catch them regularly on melbourne’s skylab radio, where they host their show ‘two brothers’
mint tea proudly presents dansolos jungle. a deliciously velvet blend of tracks sourced from the uk and georgia, nurtured and crafted by producers wd41, toke and el choop.
as we head into dansolso s jungle we first encounter a slurry of dub-techno, infused with wd41 s love for tape these giant sounds represent his debut on the label. next we encounter toke, based in tbilisi he has mastered the subtitles of the dance floor developing his own unique flavour of a classic style, for mt004 he supplies perfect twilight accompaniments. el choop based in the uk has been honing his craft relentlessly since his introduction to the scene, skeleton crew reflecting this with its polished hard hitting style sure to satisfy many a dance floor.
this is a rare gem of a record from fantastic soul band the soul kids stemming from the democratic republic of congo, including covers of james brown & the mighty flames hit singles -lickin stick- (1968), -papa s got a brand new bag- (1965), wilson pickett’s -hey jude- and a french vocal version of otis redding’s soul hit -respect -. this amazing young band, which released only four 7inch singles and one album, is a great example of the influence of soul music and french pop bridging to the new afro soul scene that the musicians of kinshasa were involved in during the time of post-independence. ngoma was one of the first record labels intent on providing local artists recordings from both sides of the congo river to the people of the drc and west africa. created in 1948 by a greek man by the name of nicolas jeronimidis, the ngoma label was active through 1968, pressed in france until 1971, with a tremendous catalogue, including this historical and essential soul masterpiece!
one of firecrackers founding fathers returns once more, this time shoving two fingers up to current dj conventions smashing out a 150 bpm electrofunk hybrid. on the flip, two deeper cuts traversing ambient wormholes and reflecting that classic linkwood sound. ultimately, a miscellany of unique, syncopated weirdo sounds, barely orbiting the outer regions of dance music or, depending on how you look at it, three timeless cuts designed for the dance floor, the sofa and all points in bethween.
following their debut release with danse noire réelle releases their second album entitled ghamccccxc vrr, expanding upon the painterly melodies and ornamental sound design of kissing myself. rather than focusing upon deep psychological aspects of schizophrenia, ghamccccxc vrr explores key moments before and during réelle’s first schizophrenic psychosis as well as the lateral state of mind caused by this condition.
(180 g pressing, blue coloured vinyl) musique pour la danse presents cron aka todd sines scalable architectures, the classic 1995 ep remastered. for fans of dopplereffekt, drexciya, keith tucker, mid-west electro
(140 gram pressing, black vinyl) musique pour la danse presents cron aka todd sines scalable architectures , the classic 1995 ep remastered. for fans of dopplereffekt, drexciya, keith tucker, mid-west electro
for the next installation of the wolfskuil records series, the dutch producer cadans aka jeroen snik returns to darko essers imprint and presents three dancefloor monsters.for the next installation of the wolfskuil records series, the dutch producer cadans aka jeroen snik returns to darko essers imprint and presents three dancefloor monsters. the ep opens with slit, kicking off with shaky rhythms and pounding drum patterns while entrancing vocals play in the background. on the flip side, dof serves up big room techno with a perfect tunneling frenetic groove and the eps final track plinky is yet again a heavyweight tool, with clever percussion, deep vocals and funky hi-hats.
manchester based dansu discs are back with their second vinyl release of the series! dsd010 - club culture vol.1 is a 4 track various artist compilation infused with dance floor ready cuts filtered across the spectrum of electronic music. from disco to chicago house, breakbeat to 303 acid lines, you can be sure that every taste is tailored to throughout this ep.
2018 repress incoming! after a short and reflective hiatus for danse club, nobody home a.k.a minilogue re-opens the catalogue with a very special vinyl-only ep, ‘remains of earlier temples’, including remixes from skudge and label owners austen/scott. the ep reflects a maturing of the label into something more considered and spacious yet still effective and aimed primarily at the dance floor. it s all house and techno.
33rpm or 45rpm your choice freedomofspeed. collectors edition includes new liner notes by geert sermon + original drawing by rembert de smet. le mystère opus 303 / otb are available for the first time ever with 2 bonus tracks, cut on lacquers and re-mastered from the original sources, this would be a definitive edition.
signing on the second release of the label blue night jungle, the duo dudmode disturbs its machines and inspirations around a wild and mystical acid techno - sometimes minimalistic, sometimes extravagant. two faces of a same coin which the lyon guys are trying to explore by inviting, for the whole b face, two french artists they feel very close with : jibis, head-speaker of a new techno beat both dense and aerial , vardae, owner of the label allegorythme records and great defender of a more mental and obscure vibe. « une nuit dans l’herbe » (« one night in the grass ») ep marks the strong come back of lyonnese rave culture’s children, already sanctified by a long and sensual experience on the stage.
taking its title from a minoan legend that deals with rage, greed and destruction, the latest release from abyss x expands and reconstructs conceptions of aural space and time. out on february 23 on danse noire, pleasures of the bull finds the multi-disciplinary artist and producer flirting with the sounds of hard jazz while mystifying the parameters of experimental music across several distinct movements, thus allowing the listener to break free from their sonic principles.
sole and epic 12 of orlando voorn under his defence moniker. this little (discogs.com) known ep focuses on the producer trancier side with a strong early 90s electronica / dream-like flavor. released in 1994, this reissue has been remastered by former dubplates and mastering engineer frederic stader for music matters mastering and cut at former deutsche grammophon studios emil berliner. how can it be better really?
starstream simple as that ep is the third release from diskodans recordings. a powerful slice of techno from the northern spheres of scandinavia. remixes by detroit based mikael klasson and michael mereborg and another remix by the young and talented nocturne. it also features the long awaited 1997 mix by starstream.
after a strong start with an ep from dwayne jensen, pittsburgh-based label is / was returns with an absolute firecracker from chase smith. nous nous au danser is the kind of jam that will guarantee everyone in the room starts freaking, so infectious is the bright and bold acid strain smith offers up. orange geena is equally stunning, all warm bass and dazzling synths. work it over takes things in a punchier direction, leaving a little more space in the mix for the rhythm section to help things get really nasty. tour de trepan takes on some new beat qualities as it unfurls a noirish beat-driven fantasy to finish off an utterly flawless ep.
rumble records present a reissue of serge gainsbourg s du jazz dans le ravin, originally released in 1966. gainsbourg, the original bad boy of french pop, the man who updated the french chanson and made it hip again infusing it with the youth culture of the late 50s and 60s, ruled by jazz, drugs, and free love. very different from his celebrated later works, the music captured on this vinyl edition finds gainsbourg mixing traditional chanson and big-band jazz rather than the avant garde pop that went on to define his career outside of france. this record presents a revealing insight into the early years of this iconic figure.
VOL. 1 (DRAGON FLY, KROMOZONE,PSYCHOTROPIC, FRIENDS OF MATTHEW)
12" Vinyl lp D21.12.17
mental groove music and musique pour la danse are ecstatic (and there couldn’t be any better way to express our feelings here) to announce the first volume of mental groove classics, music played at the early warehouse raves and illegal fields parties of the same name. a compilation of rare, forgotten or sought after gems, topped with extra loops and intros for the working djs, and each side of the record ends in style with original pirate radio cuts which showcase the music in its original context, extended liner notes and interviews of the featured artists by dj, producer and radio host jerome hill of don’t / super rhythm trax / kool fm london fame. all tracks are remastered from the original sources by former dubplates & mastering engineer frederic stader (aka dj maxximus / warp records) and cut by daniel krieger at the legendary schallplatten schneid technik studios
a new group strut their way down the bordello boardwalk. the chameleon outfit of yellocat, emblazoned with colour, arrive with dans la boutique and are true to their debut 12- title. a deep wardrobe of styles has been raided for this four track ep. first comes the latin funk of -mi hermano-, a lust laden duet of sweet chords and dancefloor desires, before the lounge romance of -tout à,,, moi.- language is played with, spanish shimmies into french before english takes over the flip. -rivals of mars- is brash interplanetary battle. synthlines glisten against vocoder lyrics in an epic struggle between our world and theirs. the pop-scented warmth of -chasing the light- leads the 12- out, a ballad of late night excess amidst the glass and steel of the city.
danse club followers will know lauhaus has been with the label since their early days when he joined the imprint with his remix of kalisha - “i got something here”. he now comes through with “smoke screen”, a 3 track vinyl only ep and his 5th ep for danse club. it’s all house and techno.
dansu タ,,,゙,,,ン,,,ス,,, discs is a newly manufactured imprint based out of manchester, uk. with a grip of 7 strong releases already behind their belt, they bring their debut 12” release, 4 tasty house cuts by none other than keita sano.
titled ‘come into my life ep’, the 4 track release shows influences from all over the electronic and musical spectrum. with the notably familiar nostalgic synths of ‘afrika’, to the reggae oriented disco cut of ‘j’, this release is a stronghold for any dance floor it graces.
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megafon is the first in a line of releases from diskodans recordings. where dancing, joyfulness and the northern music producers of scandinavia will, once again, be at the top of their game.
the latest compilation from dutch imprint wolfskuil records offers up three more secret weapons continuing the series with four artists already well at home on the label.as the title suggests, each track is a heavy-hitter, but as a whole this release acts as a showcase exposing three very different approaches to peak-time techno.
cabala returns with it s 2nd installment courtesy of rasna luji, he delivers two original tracks from his new alta ego, microhouse & house are the flavours of the ep and each track is accompanied by a remix , jamie lie a kwie & jamahr are in control for rasna on this release.
the legendary bonesbreaks serie started back in 1988 on underworld records and are elaborated irresistible sample-based tools for the working d.j.s and reflects the artist deep love for dope breaks and dirty techno sounds. eight most wanted classic cuts that will bring you back in time inside a sweaty hangar where fresh nasty stabs and acid hypnotic basslines are ruling the night forever
the legendary bonesbreaks serie started back in 1988 on underworld records and are elaborated irresistible sample-based tools for the working d.j.s and reflects the artist deep love for dope breaks and dirty techno sounds. eight most wanted classic cuts that will bring you back in time inside a sweaty hangar where fresh nasty stabs and acid hypnotic basslines are ruling the night forever.
wiederveröffentlichung des dub inc. albums “dans le decor” aus dem jahr 2005! ursprünglich aus saint-etienne im industriellen kernland frankreichs stammend, verschmelzen dub inc. klassischen roots reggae mit dub, dancehall, ska, hip hop und afrikanischen einflüssen. sie kreieren einen berauschenden musikalischen hybrid mit hochbeladenen und gesellschaftlich bewussten liedern, die der band in ihrem heimatland kultstatus verschaffte.