gila steps out of the shadows with a huge release. two massive,cold metallic techno drillers from the trench, with acidic nuances and big room bravado attached. 106 slipper is the a-side, a weighty, slow tempo,morphing banger. driven by punishing percussion,this is a polyrhythmic take on techno from the trenches. receiving love from mary anne hobbs, optimo & hudson mohawke. trench cadence, the b-side, is a drum line procession sent through a meat grinder, picking up erratic idm aesthetics, and a villalobos who gives a fuck mentality. hard and built for the club.
having started out throwing diy raves in toronto canada, the forth collective became influenced by the citys hunger for self-expression. various artists vol. 2 is the second instalment in a series of compilations that gives toronto artists a chance to realise their ideas on the local and international stage.
ltd 2018 repress , regraded, a sub label of midlands graded imprint focusing on more disco leaning 4/4 music. with just two releases to the labels name from newcomer hubie davison and midland himself, regraded has already enjoyed some substantial attention from the strength of the music. midlands double feature became an overnight summer anthem and hubie davidsons sanctified become a late contender for track of the year. for regrd003 midland is back in the fold with a double header certain to soundtrack all kinds of summer moments. on the a-side final credits takes centre stage with joyous samples and a vocal line that will melt dance floors. on the b-side, vigilante takes on a more reserved menacing persona. dreamy whirling synth lines accent rolling live percussion. both tracks continue the strong run of form the label has been on.
picking up from where she left off with last years successful tools of my purpose, e- saggila has returned to bank employing a more sublime and immersive electronic document. previously leaning toward noisier and distorted rhythms, she has incorporated more sophisticated elements into writing and production. dedicated to sublimity is a product of growth and progression but still reflects the raw elements weve heard in her early recordings. lush and atmospheric elements coincide with the brutality of her live sets and play off one another as a cohesive representation of the e-saggila project.
philadelphias own joe lentini has returned from mt. olympus with a bounty of dance floor ready sonic ambrosia. counting pink skull (throne of blood), tiger & woods, danny daze, donato dozzy, azari and iii, erika (ectomorph) amongst his musical admirers. lentini is the genius janitor of techno. solving complicated sound equations under the cover of darkness, he takes the findings to make tracks that bear a gritty resemblance to the now defunct chinatown bus.
rudebwoy plastic / dj heretic returns to the scene with his first new release in over 4 years. for this release he has taken someone new in the way of damien marley, remixing >traffic jam< into his own jungle flavour. on the second side the choice is a legend, buju bantons >vigilante< is flipped for the future.
dramatic & dbaudio are based in nottingham, england who have both been involved in the drum n bass scene since the early 90’s. the last three years has seen them join forces and focus on production enabling them to bring together their strengths and harness a workflow and process that is so hard to capture as a solo artist. this is there first release on liquid v and it captures the essence of the label and the history of v records.
nice price deal !!! soul vigilantes is a worldwide modern soul project led by spanish composer, arranger and producer jose jas alvarez. with collaborations from all around the globe, jas has prepared a varied album touching on many collateral genres. also look out for the album which will soon be released in europe, after its initial release in spain and japan
the j.o.g label is run by rei elbaz and yiftach giladi, which are 2 minimal, techo-house djs / producers / party promoters from tel aviv israel they co-founded the 100 meters beneath the ground collective, throwing the bigest and wildest raves around israel. from jerusalem, they went on to found and resident the m1 techno parties in tel aviv, hosting many djs from the global techno scene. this 4-track e.p. shows their skillz to take techno to the next step !!!
“there are actions which we have neglected and which never cease to call us.” avantgarde, improv, psychedelia - der soundtrack zur wehmut, die in uns allen steckt. die vinyl-lp erscheint inklusive album-cd.
boris brenecki and darko kolar (aka katran) regroup as ontal for a horo ep that combines their instinctual brutality with a deeper probe into their penchant for experimentation. lead track ikari’s flickering storm unfurls a rhythmic rage that rolls over you like a turbo-charged synapse exciter. at its peak ikari feels as if it’s about to explode into shards of jagged, forged synthesis, but pulls itself back from the brink to reignite its hostile oscillation. r-amen bends the famous breakbeat over a concentrated twin-drop, peak-time 130bpm eruption, while vigilante is a punishing machine, built to instil palpable tension. in blinding form, headless horseman takes apart ikari and reconstructs it as a hyper half-step technoid stepper, complete with a guttural drop reminiscent of the more advanced strains of 170bpm music.
boris brenecki and darko kolar (aka katran) regroup as ontal for a horo ep that combines their instinctual brutality with a deeper probe into their penchant for experimentation. lead track ikaris flickering storm unfurls a rhythmic rage that rolls over you like a turbo-charged synapse exciter. at its peak ikari feels as if its about to explode into shards of jagged, forged synthesis, but pulls itself back from the brink to reignite its hostile oscillation. r-amen bends the famous breakbeat over a concentrated twin-drop, peak-time 130bpm eruption, while vigilante is a punishing machine, built to instil palpable tension. in blinding form, headless horseman takes apart ikari and reconstructs it as a hyper half-step technoid stepper, complete with a guttural drop reminiscent of the more advanced strains of 170bpm music.
DEUTSCHE ELEKTRONISCHE MUSIK 1972-83 (A) NEW EDITION (2X12 LP + MP3)
2x12" Vinyl D07.06.18
available again! soul jazz records new 2018 edition of their long out of print classic first “deutsche elektronische musik – experimental german rock and electronic music 1972-83” is ‘a near-definitive guide to some of the world’s most extraordinary music’ (the guardian).
featuring a stunning line-up of groups including cluster, can, faust, popol vuh, neu!, amon düül, harmonia, la düsseldorf and tangerine dream as well as a host of lesser known groups such as kollectiv, ibliss, between and many more. this new edition is fully re-mastered and features all the original artwork and tracks.
the vinyl edition is made up of two separate volume heavyweight loud gatefold double albums (now + free download codes) featuring all sleevenotes and text.
X-MAS CARD FROM OUTER SPACE (OSCARS X-MAS CAROLS 1984-87) (LP)
12" Vinyl NL07.12.17
all tracks on this record have been selected from the cassette series oscars x-mas carols, originally released on christmas day 1984, 1985 and 1987 by oscar smit’s imprint noel tapes in holland. edition of 400 copies. laminated translucent sleeve, hand stamped (12inchx12inch). complete with dossier including liner notes by oscar smit, band bios, photos and download code!
last volume of this compilation series, again a great one.., holding amazing tunes from across the globe that you probably already have been looking for.... tip!! . over the last five years and as many volumes of their beach diggin’ compilations, guts and mambo have explored the reefs of five continents, dredged the sea beds of countless seas and oceans, examined every single seashell with the aim of making sure that no vinyl pearl should escape their notice.
boys noize album -mayday- offenbarte eine neue musikalität des berliner djs/produzenten und enthielt echte songs statt rau-aggressive club-bretter. die -mayday remixes- bringen uns nun wieder zum ursprung des geschehens, dem dunklen dancefloor-basement. neben etlichen club-versionen enthält das neue doppelalbum auch remixes frischer gesichter und respektierter talente wie des australischen techno-barden jensen interceptor aus sydney, des jungen rave-revivalisten raito oder der britischen d&b-ikone rockwell.
dutch electronic music trio, noisia, have announced the release of their long awaited new album, “outer edges” on their own label, vision. the 18 track album is their first in six years, and the band’s second in total. with a peerless reputation and countless awards under their belts, noisia have transcended their genre and grown into a phenomenon in their own right. drum & bass is at the core of noisia’s sound, but nik, martijn, and thijs’ visceral brand has always ventured further.
dutch electronic music trio, noisia, have announced the release of their long awaited new album, “outer edges” on their own label, vision. the 18 track album is their first in six years, and the band’s second in total. with a peerless reputation and countless awards under their belts, noisia have transcended their genre and grown into a phenomenon in their own right. drum & bass is at the core of noisia’s sound, but nik, martijn, and thijs’s visceral brand has always ventured further.
the limited box contains: 4 x 12” vinyl, a1 size artwork poster & download card for the 320 kbps mp3s.
playful energetic techno tracks rooted in the early detroit tradition! (note... not the the mid 90 s loop techno/minimal techno version). this is the heavier gyro workout from ed dmx on his duo release on ride the gyroscope. both recommended!!!
twenty years after the 5th chapter, the story continues. chapter vi celebrates the very best of todays underground. limited edition 3xlp. twenty years is a long time. when xl recordings released the 5th chapter in 1995, the world was a very different place. tupac shakur was still alive, america was yet to elect a black president and the internet was just something youd read about. ecstasy, jungle and hardcore were shaping club culture in the uk and defining the way that a generation of youth moved, sounded and looked.
magic waves brings us the first full-length ep from the enigmatic and secretive jax dax. ‘retribution’ is a dark record that breathes a breath of fresh (rotten) air into techno, re-connecting it with its new beat and rave roots, and presenting the kind of hammers that would surely make the likes of joey beltram or mental overdrive proud while bringing any dancefloor or illegally-occupied warehouse to its knees. watch out for this record, it’s limited and hotter than hell!
rothmans are back with release 9 of their ever growing vinyl only, retro football themed label and this time paying homage to the silky smoth italian maestro paolo rossi we have berlin based israli outfit naduve. the debut release from this naduve & friends finds rothmans bringing another new dimension to their already beautifully diverse rosta with another unique record.
hailing from lisbon, portugal sabre are delivering their debut release from clone royal oak with a fresh take on house and techno. if you are looking for effective formular club tracks, then please skip through! four playful and emotive tracks without any of the modern club dogmas, however strongly rooted in the more then 30 year long tradition of our musical culture.
7eventhirty and gensu dean. rapper and producer. mello music group stalwarts and jackson, mississippi natives turned dallas denizens. their working together was fated, rooted in shared soil before it was written in indelible ink. with 7eventhirtys sophomore album, the problem, the duo have committed their destined collaboration to wax, giving rap listeners an album that wrestles with the rapidly changing present and carves out a much-deserved space in the forever-uncertain future.
offs evergrowing catalogue reaches up to 61 and continues to showcase new talent to the world. this time welcoming panos & sentenza, a multi territorial duo combining influences from the seminal us midwest and the warm coasts of the greek mediterranean
soul jazz records new deutsche electronische musik 2 is our second voyage into the world of german electronic music from the 1970s and early 1980s. this two volumes of double vinyl (with over 2 ½ hours of amazing music!) features a stunning line-up of seminal german groups: can, faust, popul vuh, neu, cluster, amon duul ii, la dusseldorf, as well as a host of lesser known and more obscure groups and artists such as agitation free, broselmachine, niagara and many more!
soul jazz records’ new deutsche electronische musik 2 is our second voyage into the world of german electronic music from the 1970s and early 1980s. this two volumes of double vinyl (with over 2 ½ hours of amazing music!) features a stunning line-up of seminal german groups: can, faust, popul vuh, neu, cluster, amon düül ii, la dusseldorf, as well as a host of lesser known and more obscure groups and artists such as agitation free, bröselmachine, niagara and many more!
presenting a new collaboration featuring oren ambarchi on guitar, the electronics of robin fox, and both performing on various other instruments. the music on this album came about as the result of the two being asked to co-compose the soundtrack for a new production by renowned australian contemporary dance company chunky move for their connected production.
the first seeds of german rock and experimental electronic music were planted in 1968, as students and workers in paris, prague, mexico and throughout the world demonstrated against mainstream society, the war in vietnam, imperialism and bourgeois values. the birth of a counter-culture, drug experimentation and social change expanded musical worlds. germany experienced its own cultural revolution fuelled by these worldwide student and worker revolts and by a generations desire to rid itself of the guilt of war.