LONG WAY HOME (ANDRE LODEMANN & FABIAN DIKOF, FRED, IAN POOLEY, LAUER AKAI MIXES)
12" Vinyl UK20.11.18
taken from his critically acclaimed new lp long way home, lazy days s main man invites three a-list producers to revisit some of the highlights from the album. andre lodemann & fabian dikof give by day feat. sio a techier and deeper mood. perfect for those late hours of the night. ian pooley brings his classic sound to silverlight featuring jinadu while lauer explores the balearic side of wherever you go. there s also an additional reversion of by day by fred, taking the track in completely different world than his broken beat original.
a new chapter begins for our best work records artist fa-bian dikof with his new 12 inch release “into you”. both of the tunes again clearly show-off his creative skills. his signature sound with its playfulness surely will get stuck in your ears. with his perfect mixture of electronic and organic sounds pressure on the dancefloor is guaranteed. peaktime - a1 & b1!
best works records is back with a new offering from spanish artist luis junior. the two new tracks -ipsum- & “2db2” come with remixes by the production duo andre lodemann & fabian dikof aswell as one from italian shooting stars stereocalypse.
luis junior’s track -ipsum- continues to play with a slight spa-nish flair reminiscent of his previous output with us. “2db2” offers some more floor-ruffness and technoid play.
as remixers we are really happy to have stereocalypse on board, some might know their amazing work for whomadewho. for the second remix label-head andre lodemann joins best works records artist fabian dikof for their second remix collab after the success of their compuphonic remix.
after more than 2 years of waiting berlin-based artist fabian dikof is back with a new release on best works records his ep the who his trade-mark sound remains: catchy arpeggio-sounds with tech-house synth usage. with these elements he creates a very mature tapestry that gives the tune great dynamic play in its rhythmic morphosis. the track camouflage features berlin-based vocalist ann weller from the band ann & bones. last but not least remixer dubspeeka reworks the original giving it a more minimal techno-flavour and with its tool-character it hits the dance-floor full on. the who ep is yet another great stepping stone for fabian dikof. there is more to come from this gifted producer.
which side are you on ? is the second ep of berlin based fabian dikof. as a youngster he learned his first basic skills in producing and deejaying from mr. andre lodemann himself in a youth program that lodemann was teaching in his previous job as a social-worker. now years later we are happy to have fabian dikof back on board with his second release on our berlin-based imprint best works records
bleary faces is the debut ep of berlin based fabian dikof. as a youngster he learned his first basic skills in producing and deejaying from mr. andre lodemann himself. all of the tracks featured here are on a slow-house tip without losing their ruff edge through a massive bass foundation. it is all about progresssion with a strong emotional build up. deep-house veteran vincenzo is on remix duties here. he re-creates the main track bleary faces with a new theme enhancing the original with some more disco-influenced touches.
bestworks records proudly presents the debut of two young aspiring producers from berlin: felix fisher and fabian dikof. several years ago both of them learned their first skills in a youth project which was developed and run by non other than label owner and producer andre lodemann in a small town erkner on the outskirts of berlin, germany. this release is a beautiful connection between andre lodemanns former job as a street/social-worker and his work today as a producer and dj on the international circuit. the track by felix fisher is a more detroit orientated tech-house track with a darker approach and fabian dikofs is more dubby-house influenced. christian prommer and phoniques remixes give the release a great twist in other musical directions.
best works records label-owner andré lodemann is back with a new long-awaited ep on his imprint. it is the 20th release on the label. for this “birth” ep andré personally enlisted non-other than swiss duo adriatique for their remix skills aswell as new-comer producer fabian dikof. andré’s track “birth” creates contrasts using african-drumming inspired styles paired with techy-beat pro-gramming. starting more on a minimal tip the track works its self up to high-tension climaxing with an emotional break keeping the deeper moments intact. adriatique created a faster more club-orientated ver-sion paring the more hooky parts of the original with beat-sythn elements giving the track a more tribal feel. the second remix featured here come’s via fabian dikof the second main artist on best works records. it s great to have him remix andré lodemann at last presenting his masterful skills. fabian took a different path in his remix working more on the melodic hook but also creating a warm bass-laden soundscape that loves the dance-floor in its own right.
sometimes accidental meetings and little misunderstandings bring to unexpected outcomes. one friendly chat over a glass of japanese whiskey with a new york based duo and one missed remix deadline for friends in berlin ended up being quite a nice remix bundle on a vilnius based label by a vilnius based chap for those who know. right on time for your special summer set.