closely following the release of her critically acclaimed album valor, trained musician dinky releases the second single from the album on crosstown rebels. the stunning slowly also gets the remix treatment from fellow panorama bar favorites and berliners matthew styles and radio slave.
as the summer draws to a close serge devant returns once more to damian lazaruss crosstown rebels with the highly infectious this moment ep. serge original tracks are accompanied by a great dinky remix, to complete this great package. opening up the ep with this moment, devant has created a track that implores the listener to stop and take in all the vibrations, effects and melodies. this is a piece of music that intricately weaves together a hefty bass, curious sounds and an addictive horn. pay close attention to in time and you will be absorbed once more in an enchanting world where all you can do is follow the rhythm of the drums. on the flip and dinky adds her signature vocals, and hooky synth stabs creating a deep and textural remix of this moment.
chilean born and berlin based dinky has forged a solid and illustrious career over the past decade. ‘casa’ announces her new album set for release on damian lazarus’s crosstown rebels this autumn, with remixes from axel boman and satori. a trained classical guitarist, singer and keyboard player that has held a dj residency at berlin’s infamous panorama bar since 2004, dinky’s sixth album, also titled ‘casa’ will be the first since the birth of her two children.’ dinky’s delicate vocal on ‘casa’ is both up-tempo and spacious, with infusions of acid, leftfield and electronica in its veins. axel boman delivers a stunning, emotive and epic nine and a half minute dub version, overlaid with spoken word samples referring to lost experiences. the swedish born producer is much-lauded for his releases on dj koze’s pampa, permanent vacation and his own imprint, studio barnhus, formed with kornel kovacs and petter of border community. while the hedonistic take from satori takes ‘casa’ up beyond the horizon. a future crosstown rebels artist, satori has released on 8bit, under your skin and bla bla records. ‘casa’ sees a return to form for dinky and a welcome return to the crosstown imprint, after previously releasing a single and a mix album for the pioneering label.
released on damian lazarus highly acclaimed crosstown rebels imprint valor tells a deeply personal narrative for chilean born and berlin based producer/dj dinky, her sixth album acts as a pinnacle to her steadfast and illustrious career and brought on a momentous change to her personal journey. esteemed for her work on labels such as cocoon, ostgut ton traum, wagon repair, horizontal and visionquest, and dj residency at berlins infamous panorama bar for over a decade, dinky aka alejandra iglesias is a trained classical guitarist, singer and keyboard player. her voice is an anchor to valor, its crisp definition loaded with intensity. tracks such as the driving single casa called out by us giants npr for its gorgeously layered vocals and the fragile layers of guitar and synths on cuts like milk make bold unions between sublime house and techno electronics and dinkys live instrumentation
repress 2016 - dinky makes her evolution from inaugural dj to singer songwriter and front stage performer with new album dimension d out in june on visionquest. single falling angel is first to drop with remixes from two elite producers, matthew styles, who coproduced the album, and pepe bradock. both heighten dinkys layered ethereal vocals and mesmerising melodies with their own movement and elements of dark and light
nice price deal !!! dinky makes her evolution from inaugural dj to singer songwriter and front stage performer with dimension d on visionquest. this vinyl version of her groundbreaking, highly acclaimed album contains an exclusive new track sass!
crosstown rebels retain their untouchable high standard as they divulge into the blissfully advanced musical world of dinky. the > sealed ep< is a two-track treasure through driving deep house and effortlessly smooth techno, embodying that special touch only dinky can deliver.
chilean born dinky is a long standing resident at panorama bar. her warm, technical house sound, underpinned by intricate rhythmic and harmonic elements is a much loved staple of the scene. >take me< is a wonderful meeting of thuggish house and soul-infused, feel-good energy. a surprise break leads to unexpected vibes and a brief encounter with some rhodes keys action. >polvo< is a psychedelic ride through more cerebral moments, possessing the power to truly lock you in. the extended passages of this breezy, garage-house hybrid just highlight dinkys instincts for dramatic timing.
dj support by doc martin, luke solomon, rob mello, anthony collins, sebo k., raresh, matthias kaden! the latest cut from the house of horizontal comes courtesy of head seamstress herself dinky. it comes as no surprise then that æpaquitaÆ û our eponymous a-side heroine û dances as well as she dresses. with unabashed bounce in the bass, a hip-shaking kick and impassioned vocal hook, the track issues funk and soul in abundance as it makes headway towards sumptuous stabs of a delectably old-school flavour. matthew styles weaves his thread through proceedings to tailor a revamp of æpaquitaÆ in deftly-cut club couture. elements of dub bubble over a relentlessly driven beat in what is a typically cool and candid offering from the horizontal stalwart.
nice price deal !!! following up on her unanimously acclaimed debut album may be later (vakant), chilean artist and berlin transplant alejandra iglesias conceived anemik entirely for the wagon repair label after being approached by label head mathew jonson. a musing on femininity and the fine line between romance and delirium, anemik transcends borders in its range of influence and reflects consciousness in the fluidity and tangibly live origins of its creation. recorded using analog equipment and acoustic instruments with a strong emphasis on voice, there is a wisdom and maturity to this work that suggests an artist in the prime of her life.
the first single from her upcoming wagon repair debut album and her first release of 2009, dinky (aka alejandra iglesias) is ably following up on the momentum gathered from her 2008 album may be later on vakant. in a decade of releases on labels from cocoon and traum to carpark and crosstown rebels, dinky continues to cement her place amongst technos most enterprising producers with four new tracks. opener wind mesmerizes with repetitive keys looped over a straight kick. chirped tones pulse curiously amidst descending melodic chimes in a steadily evolving elemental journey that equally evokes reich and contemporaries (and new label mates) cobblestone jazz. outro establishes territory with intoxicating arpeggio melodies, while wet hair plunges us into submarine depths. dripping with resonance and reverb, sporadic metallic tones color a dense mix of murky pads and sharp beats. interrupted briefly by an epic symphonic interlude, wet hair continues its descent into deep and dark territories to close. the eps closer, butterfly floats with squeaked melodic tones and breathy vocals taking lead over a busy percussive base. saturated with a variety of sounds from indigenous samples to wobbly bass and deep detuned keys, butterfly takes us on a winding scenic route, disorienting and enchanting in equal measure.
phantasma volume 2 by dinky, matthew styles and pier bucci is out now. this lovingly designed record is produced by three artists we really like and and it is just grea they decided to work with us again. matthew is damn sure one of our favourite producers and pier s skills are nothing short of his. on the last release we made with them, they d worked together as oblique strategies on balld inc. for phantasma volume 2 pier wrote a track on his own, highlighting the noble beats he is known for and expanding the explicit cadenced patterns with a chord phrase that leads the structure to perfection. dinky whose work was released on such labels as cocoon, traum, vakant and of course on her own imprint horizontal composed the other side together with matthew and you can sense their familiarity at once. the two arranged >choises< carefully, sleek and free of any kind of hubris. well, this attitude is hart to find these days and their versed piece may calm your stressed out ears both in the club and at home
max loderbaur, pier bucci and argenis brito aka maluco get remixed by three very diligent, and indeed very striking ladies. dinky, sonja moonear & chica paula prepare the floor for a mixture of innovative and unique dancemusic
fast forward 2008. may be later bridges sound and mood from the summery and sublime to the dark and throbbing. while mars cello floats and warms, burdelia chugs somewhere between chicago and early nyc house. fade me in zips along with furious kink and dubious vox by dinkys longtime friend jorge gonzalez. seven 2 seven, when aimed at 8am berlin ravers, massive freak outs ensue. she is moving features minimal vocalist extraordinaire big bully, together they attain that vital equilibrium of naughty and nice. the album closes with mind, an electronic fusion moving, looming, eerie, and reassuring. may be later is an open door to ms. alejandra iglesias development exposing the path, connections, and influences that brought her here. the beach, nyc underground in all its flavors, berlin, the stage, detroit, electronic waves from all directions, chicago, mega-clubs, it is all here and it is all her own!! re-release !!
dj support from ricardo villalobos, tobi neumann (cocoon), raresh (rpr sound-system), locodice , luciano, onur ozer & rob mello, luke solomon, geddes, matt tolfrey... la raza starts with deep tribal rhythms and a discrete baseline, as the track builds, weaving in synthetic indian calls which finally breakout and turn this into a peak-time monster. on the flip, dinky takes a rare remix excursion, creating a deep psychedelic version of the original. her trademark groove wraps itself around you drawing you in further and further stripping everything away into a hedonistic peak, then finally dinky releases you from the spell & back into the rhythms…. already receiving great reaction and picked by onur ozur for his next cd compilation, this will be the start of horizontals sound summer 2008
the most recent horizontal record brings us berlin resident and chilean native dinky, who releases a beautifully packaged 4-tracker in a double pack for maximum sound quality and club power. dinky currently holds a residency at the incredible panoramabar
a1 no sleep:an amazing 13-minute latin pop electronic house piece ,a journey that is already making a name for itself in the world bests dancefloors. percusions,baselines ,bleeps mental sounds blending together with a dirty groove that keeps on changing and developing ,to peak in soulful and painful vocals accompained with a lead melancholic guitar and jorge singing -is just like to be on drugs without the fun-.....sounds familiar?...the song ends in beautiful detroit styled chords , a good reason to play it until the end..b1 close that door: an acid house jam with extravagant and abstract lyrics showing gonzales dark humor and irony.close that door has a killer acid baseline and the usual quirky dinky touch ,lots of sex and groove on this track,a sure peak-timer.think dan bell meets prince.b2 no sleep (edit):a smart instrumental version of no sleep for those vocal snobsters.just the groove here, no vocals,no guitar or synth lines, and exelent tool
dinky makes her evolution from inaugural dj to singer songwriter and front stage performer with dimension d on visionquest. this vinyl version of her groundbreaking, highly acclaimed album contains an exclusive new track sass!
>the mix is rather a non-conventional mix, as there are many unreleased tracks from friends and artists that i deeply admire, like bruno pronsato, matthew styles and the mole, as well as some tracks from ladies i really love musically, like nina kraviz, laverne radix or deniz kurtel who provide an extra feminine touch to the mix-cd< dinky says.
following up on her unanimously acclaimed third album >may be later< (vakant), chilean artist and berlin transplant alejandra iglesias conceived æanemik entirely for the wagon repair label after being approached by label head mathew jonson. a musing on femininity and the fine line between romance and delirium, æanemik transcends borders in its range of influence and reflects consciousness in the fluidity and tangibly live origins of its creation. recorded using analog equipment and acoustic instruments with a strong emphasis on voice, there is a wisdom and maturity to this work that suggests an artist in the prime of her life.
now, there s the third album by dinky, who catched all her impressions of sound during her time in santiago, nyc and now: berlin, where she lives.her lifelong connections to villalobos, luciano and dandy jack brought her to the electronic club sound.so its no surprise that her actual album comes with freshest electronica paired with early nyc house and minimal vocals as we love it.
terje saether and robert solheim met at a party they both played at, clicked and started playing together. this soon lead to this, their first collaboration. dinky, of norway and fredrik bekkaasen loved the project and was happy to contribute with their remixes. this is the result, the ep tres hermanas . the fourth sister, dolores, disappeared along the way, but will hopefully return for the digital release. finally the four hermanas will be reunited.
christian prommer veroffentlicht mit dieser ep einen großartigen vorboten auf sein im märz 2014 erscheinendes, erstes solo-album >Übermood< auf compost black label! gespickt mit tollen kollaborationen und remixen. zum einen gibt es - unglaublich aber wahr - mit duckwalk die erste gemeinschaftsproduktion mit dem langjährigen münchener weggefährten und compost-labelkollegen jan krause von beanfield. 70s synths, futuristische beats in kombination mit klassik-vocals und eine äußerst crispe produktion bilden das fundament für diesen erhaben anmutenden midtempo-tune.
internationally renowned dj, producer and crosstown rebels boss damian lazarus releases the 4th in the get lost dj mix series. this double vinyl sampler features five of the unreleased tracks made exclusively for this album. featuring exclusive tracks chillean techno heroine dinky, to berlin legend acid paul, barraca music dana ruh, gutis cohort shiva and lithuanian groovesters mario & vidis
special extended vinyl edition plus cd release ltd to 1000 copies! the cocoon compilation k, being the longplay flagship in the cocoon catalogue, adequately starts the second decade of the label with a musical imperative. but dont worry: even if the letter k has sometimes been misused as an indicator for the degree of hardness of some sonic noise in the past of the tech-house scene, >k< is definitely the deepest survey of contemporary electronic dance music that has ever seen the light of day on cocoon recordings!! please note: the full-length versions of all tracks are only available in the 6-vinyl edition !!!
vinyl edition (7x12inch) is limited to 1500 copies ww!!! ostgut ton releases this unique compilation of music crafted from field recordings made inside the two berlin clubs berghain and panorama bar. the concept and original recordings were made by the berlin based producer emika. over a period of two months emika created the recordings in the clubs while they were closed to the public and edited them into a library of sounds. the library was then given to all the ostgut ton artists, but also to club associates like dj pete aka substance, dinky, cassy, margaret dygas, ryan elliott and scuba using his scb alias, to make music with. this release marks the celebration of the labels five year anniversary!!
this is the 5th record from a set of 6, ranging from atlantikwall 019 to atlantikwall 024. intended to be sold as a set, but were mainly sold separately. all tracks previously released between 1992 and 1997