at night, things get a lot more unpredictable. a stranger can become a friend, you suddenly become intimate with a woman or a man whos name you will never find out, while darkness also allows you to conceal your true identity - even become someone else. inspiration for this album emanates from the fascination towards the intensity of what nightlife has to offer , euphoria and melancholy, spotlights or incognito, sexual contact or lonely voyeurism... francois x entertains the listener with playful ambiguity and unsettling, yet sensual atmospheres.
amelie lens join the label with the forces of another fresh face on the label, farrago. this record is the modern method for representing simplicity and elegance. concrete connaisseur françois x finalize all with his brilliant remix.
from paris with techno! taapion records is back with a second compilation: four tracks made in the french capital city with shlomo, francois x, pvnv & birth of frequency.
2017 repress in regular sleeve.
two years after his latest solo appearance on dement3d, francois x, also co-founder of the label, reveals his new ep unicorn paranoia. a record that sounds slightly more intimate indeed, after a period marked by close collaborations, especially with opuswerk (hiss:1292) and antigone (we move as one).
ryc continues a global showcase of techno cities. reunited for a second time, the finest talents of berlin and paris put their heavyweight tracks on vinyl. two parisians equally infamous in the techno scene, anetha and françois x, bring unique vigor and subtle mystery to this split ep while the accurate brutality of i/y and furious drums of abayomi represent berlins offerings.
the parisian scene has grown from a sparkle to an organised community of like-minded people, so has the relationship between those two bad boys, and we are proud to crystallise this wild energy on wax.
DESOLATION REMIXED (FRANCOIS X, REEKO, I/Y & JEFF RUSHIN REMIXES)
12" Vinyl UK14.10.15
weekend circuit stride on with the second part of p.e.a.r.l.s desolation ep welcoming francois x, reeko, i/y and jeff rushin to this series of remixes, servicing the generation with every bit of expansive energy techno music has to offer.
following a distinguished debut ep on anagram in 2014, marking a promising start for rising artist and one of the label s owners sinfol, comes a compelling and vicious remix edition by two frenchmen with alternative styles.
francois x returns to the deeply rooted house label for his third record and we are very pleased to hear how he developped his style! code red has a great classic techno vibe, while haunted is an acid intriguing deep and dark track. proper techno! bonus comes on the flip side with the marcel dettmann remix of code red. his version is stripped down dark and pumping in his unique and raw and intense berghain style!
deeply rooted house records is proud to present the first record by francois x, a well known figure of the parisian underground house scene. francois x is a big fan of the deep dark and underground berlin techno scene, it is quite obvious on bane and plane. this is the third release in the future roots serie where we try and present new talents. enjoy!
again keith carnal proves his intuition for functionality charged with emotion here on objective. he defines a signature that is recognizable on the dancefloor. the remixes from joel mull & francois x completing this stunning techno ep on affin. support: adam beyer, chris liebing, ben klock
of course, there is a story behind every release, and this ligovskoi debut on dement3d goes back to one of their first live performances in paris, back in 2011, organized by our cousin label silicate : a group of artists - including dscrd - were invited to recompose an ambient soundtrack on the movie outland by peter hyams. ligovskois live performance was absolute magic, and their intense and powerful sound signature - with moving infra-thin melodies, ethereal noises, and deep bass foundations - was already sounding perfect.
were drifting a little deeper and less dubby with our second release. glos is hailing from cologne but his origins are deeply rooted to berlin where he grew up. his sound tends to be extremely deep and atmospheric but still straight and danceable as he often proves his versatility.
dement3d records presents: polar inertia remixed dm3d005 the story may be quite standard, nevertheless, we feel this record is really special. last year, in paris, among all the promoters that made this kind of techno riot happen, there was the only way out.
polegroup presents the third opus of his cd mix series unknown landscapes vol 3: a compilation of unreleased tracks, mixed and compiled by a member of the polegroup platform. to make up the third volume, hector sandoval and valentin corujo who form together the duo exium, have selected 24 previously unreleased tracks. besides tracks by reeko, exium, christian wunsch, kwartz, tensal, kessell and oscar mulero, the tracklist includes works by many new faces at the label, such as vril, pulse one, allen, francois x or jeroen search. with this third volume, polegroup invites you to discover a powerful selection of unreleased tracks from high-quality techno producers, all mixed by exium in an 72 minutes long compilation. an extra feature about this mix series is that the selector chooses a maximum of 4 tracks from the mix cd that will be exclusively released on vinyl. for this edition hector and valentin have chosen tracks from antigone, inigo kennedy, mental resonance and exium
wenn zwei titanen aufeinander treffen, entsteht nicht selten ein geborener klassiker. wie in diesem fall, wenn marcel dettmann, der ende der 90er im berghain-vorgänger ostgut anfing und bis heute diesem signifikanten berliner clubkollektiv treu blieb, der fabric-serie in ihrer 77. ausgabe seinen stempel aufdrückt. wie hören eine ausbalancierte selektion aus purem techno. mit unveröffentlichten tracks seines eigenen mdr labels, raren und ungehörten marcel dettmann remixes und top-protagonisten wie terence fixmer und robert hood. straight wie kaltes, klares wasser. und dennoch werden die lebendigkeit, die würze und die reichweite dieses meisterlichen mixsets viele hörer positiv überraschen.