its good to know those ‘wow! moments still exist, like when we heard the first few seconds of dewaltas bitter earth dub. first things first though… this latest adventure in cocoons cult 10inch vinyl-only series comes from said david koch aka dewalta with alex & digby also turning heads with citadel on the flipside
two years on from their move to berlin, british brothers alex & digby return with a 10 track, triple lp album to their home imprint flash as a rat on the 19 june. the album is said to show the duos full commitment to sound and experimentation after being written during a very personal time to them both. the album title -for my process” echoes this. coming form a engineering background as well as being know for their modular wizardry and band based upbringing, expect band psychedelia with dance sensibility.
new edits series championing the underdogs of disco. digby s disco loves those tracks that have a moment of genius nestled alongside a questionable chorus. all taken from a 7 inch collection accumulated over the years, youll find no obvious cuts here, rather remakes of charming, imperfect records that otherwise may not see the light of day. ! 300 copies... first support from soul clap and tim sweeney..
new mysterious, stripped-back electronic imprint the night wood launch with a woozy, minimal two-tracker from berlin based alex & digby. having helmed material on their own experiential flash as a rat imprint, this debut excursion away from their own label roost sees them melding tinkering, organic electronics to clean, thumping low-end melodies.
alex & digby return with the fourth installment on their very own imprint flash as a rat! the pair is going back to the roots here, blending syncopated grooves and scattered vocal samples with an incredible subtelity. two beautifully crafted and fine micro-house productions that will, without any doubt, hit big sound-systems and festivals this summer!
vinyl only release, limited to 300 numbered copies.
alex & digby return for faarat003! two killer tracks of subtle minimal synthesis. *nothing with you* is a slice of micro gold - considered sound design and woozing synths are backed by a scattered broken beat. the b side *tokyo* takes us into noir-ish house territory, speckled with acidic warbles and tight rhythmic technique.
limited to 300 numbered copies. brand new label out of london town! alex & digby channel vintage perlon vibes on this debut 12 on their flash as a rat imprint. stripped back, rolling numbers with an unforgettable vocal loop on the a-side. these will cause absolute devastation on the summer terraces!
for its 9th release, discobar picks 4 tracks of previous releases and asks close producers and friends to remix them. we invite then dead rail, monkey nenufar, vlad caia and tokyo ghost to mingle with the discobar family and give us their own interpretation of our music.
two of the uk’s premier dub and roots forces join together on this split album pairing dougie from conscious sounds on side a and liam from partial records on side b. 10 tracks of throbbing speaker shaking fodder, guaranteed to nice up any turntable and distress any sound system. the titles of the tracks are themed around the area where the lp was made. the recording process could be heard reverberating in every corner of e8, london. fact. all these cuts are previously unreleased dub cuts of some familiar and not so familiar tunes that may or may not have not already surfaced on the conscious sounds and partial records labels. guest vocals from sandeeno, el indio, paul fox, colour red and cyrenius black. 500 copies only pressed.
cd format cocoon recordings presents q - the new edition of one of the longest running techno compilation series worldwide! we do not want to start again by mentioning how unbelievable it is that we have reached letter q already and we do not even want to imagine how fast we will probably arrive at xyz, if time continues to fly like this. the actual thrilling part of this compilation series is simply the fact that techno seems to not grow any older in this form - isnt this amazing? here, in the truest sense of the word, we have a compilation of timeless material before us. with a broad bandwidth ranging from futuristic-deconstructive compositions such as da dang by alex & digby and fragile by carlos nilmmns or the many contributions to q that fancy almost anachronistic acid and trance influences: everything sounds fresh and forward thinking!
the long established and critically acclaimed dj-kicks series kicks off 2017 with suitably accomplished dj, producer, vocalist and instrumentalist matthew dear at the helm. a man of many musical hats, texas born, detroit raised dear has a wide reaching discography that takes in face melting techno as jabberjaw, dark avant-pop under his own name and intricate minimal as audion. often with a gothic slant and full of curiousness, his pensive but playful music is an intoxicating distillation of many different influences, often with his own stylised vocals at the centre
deluxe 2 cd digipack , inside out paper and embossed typo finish within electronic music sven väth represents more than a single style. sven embodies the music as a whole, he cherishes every facet of techno and house. väth has experienced the music as it emerged in the mid-eighties. from this moment on, he has helped to shape it year after year. väth produced seminal music, his labels created and create its very own unmistakable brand of music, he ran a club and several booking agencies. cocoon is a global identification mark for high quality parties and festivals. those are major achievements, but they are overshadowed by väth djing abilities. like no one else, väth manages to capture the current figuration of our beloved electronic dance music in its entirety and melds it into a single, stirring story
schneeweiss vi: a collaboration of neighbours. over the years, oliver koletzki has continuously cited berlin as a point of reference and, more importantly, a source of inspiration. two of his albums großstadtmärchen and großstadtmärchen 2 have been a direct ode to the capital. friedrichshain, one of berlins vibrant districts, has always held a special place in olivers heat. this is where he started out when he first moved to the city, and this is where he lives now.
COCOON IBIZA 2015 (MIXED BY DANA RUH & TINI)(2XCD)
ibiza is known for that very special and unique vibe. this atmosphere full of deep emotions mixed with wild energy, salty air and hot summer nights. this is what we want to give to you and what we tried to present right from the start of our great ibiza adventure more than 15 years ago! all led by the big mastermind mister sven väth who started back then on the white island with his vision and made it come true more and more year by year. looking back at 15 editions of his mix-cd-series the sound of the season we have to state that these mixes are acoustic documents for contemporary witnesses, the recored soundtracks of our lifes on the island for all these great and unforgettable summer seasons!
fifteen years on ibiza, fifty years alive: in 2015 sven väth celebrates two major birthdays. with more than 10.000 of his fans he will celebrate his own birthday on october the 25th in mannheims maimarkthalle. luciano, dj koze and richie hawtin will be among the well-wishers behind the turntables. the birthday bash will as well be the kick off for vaeths world tour, which will take him through three continents. sven väth s fans: some of them are dancing for more than thirty years to his music. within frankfurts club scene, they followed him from dorian gray, the omen, u60311, to the cocoonclub to ibiza.