dear earth is from space.an interstellar traveller with a thing for earth girls, he cruises the solar system aboard his sample powered mothership, harnessing the raw energies of ion propulsion and jazz to slide through rifts in time and space. he is a galactic nomad, a star voyager,a wanderer through the vastness of the void.he has decided to spend some time in london and drop an ep on wholemeal music.
marcel vogels intimate friends label turns to an unknown entity for their next release, giving dear earth no less than a full album to run with as a first outing. that s a strong statement of conviction, and the label are right to be so bold as dear earth shows off the kind of inventive, sample-rich approach that makes your ears prick up in an instant. supposedly hailing from london, this mysterious figure has been trawling through all kinds of ephemera and stewing it into a soulful, meandering body of work that touches on house, downtempo broken beat and more besides
recorded in dears home studio and mixed at nicolas vernhes rare book room studios in brooklyn, beams evokes a day-lit dreamworld at once strange and familiar. while the albums dancefloor-ready tempos, major keys, and sun-warmed synths signal beams as the lighter, brighter response to its predecessor, closer inspection reveals a squirming mass of oddball details. dears latest productions on beams creak and groan like anxious organisms, with slivers of guitar, electric bass, and drum kit darting in and out among the synths and samples. beams is the latest transmission from one of pop musics most fascinating creative minds. tour dates coming in nov and dec after recently performing live in may this year in select key cities.
anniversary edition in original “beggars banquet” gatefold jacket with 12” lp remastered on 180 gram vinyl. the 2nd vinyl contains “sympathy for the devil” 12” original mono mix with etched back. also contains a bonus 7” flexi disc with “hello! this is mick jagger” london to tokyo april 17, 1968 interview and a download code.
after a short pause, arthur returns with a new six-tracker ep on private persons. art crime is one of the more enigmatic figures in the moscow music scene. arthur recorded four solid releases on prominent record labels like w.t. records, crème organization, phonica records and pinkman. piercing, emotional and energetic, the releases became distinguishable dance floor heaters.
following a red letter release in the form of joe armon-jones & maxwell owin s idiom, yam recordings return with the second installment of their you and music compilation series, this time compiled by yam fam hollick & z lovecraft. kicking things off on the a side is native cruise, a new artist hollick has been working extensively with on no bad days, bringing that signature ‘floaty yet punchy’ sound. it’s a kwaito-esque club jam with pan flutes and percussive loops bringing that energy to the start of the record. will listers sunset over st. petets spire is up next with a hypnotising yet intricate production from the hugely promising talent. will is a dude very much affiliated with yam and, of course, our pals over at balamii radio so it only seemed natural to have him on the record. that melody is a proper ear-worm too! the b side, curated by z lovecraft, is a slightly tougher affair with three tracks representing his taste in soulful sounds and expands on his a&r work for rhythm section international. first up is rouge mé,,chaniques prisma ltd a 7-minute psychedelic drum odyssey showcasing the multi instrumentalists many talents and influences, with guitar overdubs and flute ambience taking the dance floor far and beyond. on b2, upcoming break beat talent, lt, takes the helm with gale force. hailing from the peak district, lt makes work of deep vocal pads, 606 touches and a killer bass line. finishing off the compilation is wholemeal musics boy wonder, dear earth, who conjures a charming hip-hop ditty with his delicate assemblage style.
marcel vogel is back with this 8tracker including remixes by label mates reginald omas mamode iv and dear earth. lowslung grooves for an evening in front of the fireplace with your lady (or man), this ep was created in an collaborative effort by berlin singer khadija, keyboardist tim jules, guitarist jair wix and written and produced by marcel vogel. outstanding tracks are the sleazy moonchild and the title track human being.
SANTAS FUNK & SOUL CHRISTMAS PARTY VOL.3 (LP + MP3)
12" Vinyl lp UK12.08.16
critics, reviewers and journalists watch out. these sales notes are so succinct that you may be finished reading them before you have even had the chance to skip to the second song (provided that you have listened to the opener in its entire perfection)!
the vinyl lp includes a download code.
stunning double album of grand bombastic melody filtered through noise & black metal aesthetics from m.c. de jong (gnaw their tongues). the marriage of wedding bells to blastbeats. limited edition of 300 copies on 180 gram black vinyl.
left blank return after a short hiatus with their first release of 2013 from saa, a new project forged across borders between asher levitas of acclaimed shadowy london outfit old apparatus, and norwegian avant garde musician/vocalist linn carin dirdal.
kuniyuki takahashi aka kuniyuki is a sound designer and producer based in sapporo, hokkaido, japan. kuniyukis music is a manifestation of culturally diverse and universal sounds not limited to any particular genre of music, and continues to expand its horizon creating a new style of music, and is highly praised by many internationally recognized producers and djs. kuniyuki dedicated a song titled precious hall to his local and deep house mecca in sapporo and the song was released from the natural resource