one year ago, sodai burst onto the electronic soundscape with fearless river / ghost from label boss gardens of god. renowned for delivering the highest quality with meticulously selected artists, the label has carved out a fresh sound and distinct style. to celebrate the first milestone, gardens of god solidifies the integrity of the label with the profound maple ep . “these three tracks represent what i’ve been playing and enjoying since river / ghost was released last year. no compromises, just for people to get lost in.” - gardens of god subtle distorted keys pan the atmosphere in lead track maple for an enticing start to the ep, before a dominating bass soon carries the track through layers of melodic synths. the sinister tones of whistler are next and set to cause a serious stir on the dancefloor. last up, bek is a solid techno roller with a thundering bass, enhanced by an incredible richness in the haunting synths that echo throughout. vilnius based gardens of god has established himself as a key player in the world of house and techno. the classically trained artist has enjoyed a groundbreaking few years with weighty features on bbc radio 1, plus vital releases on maceo plex’s ellum and his own imprint sodai.
since his first release in 2014, gardens of god has been building himself a sterling reputation that many can only dream of. this autumn sees the lithuanian dj and producer launch his own sodai imprint, with his own two track production river/ghost ep forming the debut release.river opens with a captivating force and level of intricacy that’s undeniably a gardens of god signature production. g host is highly emotive and charged, a record that unfolds with such force taking overarching white noise and horns to command the peak of the night. the creation of the sodai label arose as an outlet to release his own music at his own pace. as he explains,sodai will allow me to experiment with my sounds and create an ongoing project that gives me the freedom to style both with art and music. minidaugas lapinskis aka gardens of god has only released a handful of ep s and yet his name is often spoken with great regard among fellow artists, including the illustrious maceo plex. for over a decade gardens of god has been steadily mastering his craft and creating both film and television scores. it is only in recent years that he has decided to unveil his work and open the doors to his studio, as seen over at xlr8r
lithuanian artist gardens of god has been gradually furrowing his way into the limelight with stand out releases and a unique musical style. montana is his latest package on ellum featuring two captivating cuts of modern electronica polished with a dark, techno edge.
after a truly groundbreaking year in 2014, gardens of god is back on board ten walls boso imprint to deliver the highly accomplished zulu ep. 2015 is set to be a big year for the talented lithuanian producer with many a clubs gig and festival appearance this summer
jurassic is the second release on ellum from gardens of god following the brilliant ys ep released earlier this year, and the recent gluk ep on ten walls boso label. jurassic is another killer three track ep, featuring the awe inspiring fiddler complete with slap bass and strung out fiddle strings. on the flip and jurassic gets the groove on and gets monstrous. we finish up with the harmonious lushness of look son, dragons come, and great three track of perfect executed techno.
kick starting 2014 ellum audio get set to unleash the epic three tracker ys from gardens of god, the new project from lithuanian producer mindaugas lapinskis. prepare to be carried on a journey through the dark and mysterious. championed by maceo plex himself and already gaining huge reactions, each track builds a tapestry of electronic synths and emotive melodies above deep, dark pads and powerful percussions.
on their debut album, celephaïs takes the listener on a trip into the distant lands of the mind. the album contains six long tracks, each of which tell a different story. think of opium induced daydreaming, celephaïs is here to hold hands so you feel safe enough to delve deeper into dissociation. the presented advanced synthesizer works display earthly undertones of dirt, hypnotizing noises, drumming sounds of distant rituals as well as ringing crystals. comes with a special artwork as insert.
written and produced by ian martin and jeroen holthuis.
die neue ausgabe der trendsetterserie future disco bringt 15 neue dancefloor-smashes in the mix (cd1) , sowie 10 highlights voll ausgespielt auf cd2. mit tracks & mixes von zoot woman, hot chip, chopstick & johnjon, tuff city kids, james zabiela, portable, u.v.a