idealistmusic got some reinforcement for the third and special release, a collaboration/split with berlin based label eintakt. dub taylor shows how modern dub techno can be done, zurich based newcomer thomas wood shows some love for deep flowing oceans and idealist rounds it up with some of his own switchboard work.. limited and hand stamped, with a deep master and cut by lupo@calyx.
2017 repress! the third release by the dub- techno label >tiefenrausch< brings light to the unexplored depths of the bodensee. the swiss producer >idealist< presents the >expander ep<. right at the start the track >present< combines massiv drumsets and distant chords, creating a gloomy vision of the underwater world. still dreaming, our glance keeps its progressive direction. with ranges of acid sounds and grooving chords, >defective unit< on the b-side lets us resurface here and there perceiving the familiar tweeting sound of a roland. with >tail of two< the idealistfinaly sends us back, comforting and friendly leading the way. one thing becomes obvious, the >idealist< is serious about his business.
we are proud to announce a new member to the echocord family, we have signed the super talented idealist. based in zurich (switzerland), idealist already produces music for more than a decade. but only in the previous five years he took the next steps and signed tracks to labels like pro-tez, lackrec and berg audio and focused on building up his own imprint idealistmusic with its sublabel details series. his first ep on echocord contains 3 heavy powerfull dubby tracks, all for the dancefloor.
diego krause and idealist team up for berg audios fourth release. the ep entitled >altitude< also features perfectly executed remixes by cab drivers & sven weisemann. cover artwork by the berlin based artist juli jah inspired by a well-known monument located in bulgaria named >buzludzha<. vinyl only & must have !
after a first ep released in 2013 at because music, andrea has gained ground and comes back with idealist, a first album that gathers the electronic aspect of todd terje, as well as the disco of west-african inspiration of william onyeabor, or even liquid liquid’s kind of rythms. he already has his media supporters. idealist was in part inspired by a chance discovery of some music on a hard drive given to andrea by salvatore principato, singer with seminal new york post-punks liquid liquid, after their paths had crossed in 2011 when principato produced an ep for andrea’s previous band did. i was looking for something to inspire me, he remembers. so i plugged it in and suddenly there were all these amazing sounds. the vinyl lp includes a cd-copy of the album.
ltd 2014 repress soon / transparent vinyl! idealistmusic is a new deep and dubby vinyl only label from the swiss producer idealist. the first release called indirection, comes by idealist himself let the music speak for itself
once again mutex deliver a killer release with fresh and unique soundscapes! this time deep but pumping techno cuts are supplied by egor boss who has been noticed on labels like affin or mindtrip music. new age techno heroes thomas hessler and idealist complement the release with their exclusive touches.
straight out montpellier france, comes this double vinyl feast of deep, organic electronic sound. becoming is james s. taylor (swayzak uk) and cedrick eymenier (fr). this is their debut release exploring their interest in long tracks that change almost imperceptibly - subtle earworms for domestic and public enjoyment. slacker house is thus defined by this anglo french duo.
idealistmusic goes in the next round, for the first time without the label head. thomas wood, since the track flowing ocean a part of the label family, delivers us four tracks which bring house, dub and ambient sounds together.
very limited pre release !!! digitalism is back with a new version of >idealistic< with whomadewho cover, a-trak fresh mix and hystereo power re-brand. digitalism make their synthesizers and archaic pc act like rock instruments. the resulting track sits perfectly on both rock and electronic dancefloors.
repress! for its eighth release, berg audio is proud to present >directions<, a various artists featuring pioneers as well as some of the most talented producers from the new generation. the incredible eight tracks compilation is accompanied by juli jahs stunning reinterpretation of polands >hotel forum< located in krakow. 2x12”- 180g, gatefold - a must-have item for any vinyl collectors!
2529km records is a new dub techno label created by two friends and artists – piotr bejnar aka n1kt (warsaw, pl) and leon lolishvili aka boyd schidt (tbilisi, ge). 2529 km stands for the distance between warsaw and tbilisi. the idea of the label to release compilations with artists from different countries and nationalities. through music the label wants to unite different cultures and to create a group of friends all over the world, who support themselves in music and life. the first release 2529km 001 is the compilation from idealist (switzerland) - producer, dj and label owner of idealistmusic, stojche ( macedonia) - berlin-based artist who s primarily inspired of the local electronic scene in skopje, boyd schidt (georgia) - one of the leading techno artists in georgia and n1kt (poland) – new techno alias from the owner of 2529 km and otake records.
IN THE LOOP: A DECADE OF REMIXES (LTD COLOURED 6X7INCH BOX)
coloured 6x7" Vinyl box US19.12.16
no one flips it like a-trak. his limited edition box set “in the loop: a decade of remixes” commemorates twelve of trizzy’s most notable remixes - from blog favorites to festival smashes - on six 7” colored vinyl singles (2x white, 2x blue, 2x black) in custom sleeves, all housed in a beautiful collectors box. the wax is accompanied by a 32 page booklet featuring original artwork and a-trak’s behind-the-scenes stories on each remix, making “in the loop” a must have for any fg fan, #realdjing enthusiast or forward-thinking music lover in your life.
(limited pressing! 180 gr coloured vinyl, incl cd) thirteen unreleased tracks by artists from the unday records label and a few newcomers. new music from trixie whitley, flying horseman, ian clement, dans dans and many others.
crossing classic alleys with the eintakt 28 – another various artists compilation offering a warm summerblend of well grown techno/ house/ dub plants and vegetables. starting off with >>achim maerz<< and a harmonic drifter with just that tiny acid touch it needs here. then mr. >>dub taylor<< takes over with a wooden dancefloor spoon cooking up a decent mixture for the massive floor.on the b-side >>idealist<< reduces it to the max with the well known hits and drum bits and so fulfils his past future classic promise once more.fading out with >>pawas<< and his slight jazzy cold dubb (which is not so cold at all) and being aware it’s another proper piece in the eintakt puzzle
nicolas sturm, von gisbert zu knyphausen bereits als angry young man des deutschen singer/songwriter pop tituliert, singt auf seinem gleichnamigen albumdebüt großartige, deutsche texte, die hängen bleiben und ganz nebenbei anglo-amerikanische referenzen von u.a. bob dylan dazwischen schieben, als wäre es das natürlichste von dieser welt.
digitalism present their long awaited debut album incl. all the big hits. sure-shot ! there are loads of rock bands making music for the dancefloor. digitalism make electronic music that everyone can rock to. heres the first album from digitalism presented in a luxurious gatefold dlp !! for the past two years, they have been the go-to men for indie remixes, having reworked the klaxons, the test icicles, cut copy and the futureheads, to devastating effect. digitalism hail from hamburg. isi, the german born son of turkish immigrants, met jens, the child of a liberal family, at the citys underground solution record store. moelle was the first find employment there, towards the end of the 1990s. when he took leave from the shop to devote more time to his school work, isi filled. later jens returned, and the pair worked alongside each other: jens in the shop, and isi at the attendant record distribution business. they soon bonded over their shared love of dance and rock records.
der ehemalige dj-champion, live-dj von kanye west, eine hälfte von duck sauce mit armand van helden (-barbara streisand-) und fools gold-mitgründer, a-trak, hat sich in den letzten zehn jahren auch einen namen als remixer gemacht. nun versammelt er eine auswahl seiner werke auf einer cd. mit dabei sind remixversionen von songs von digitalism, boys noize, disclosure, sébastien tellier, surkin, martin solveig, bob moses und viele andere.