imyrmind s debut album uniwersum luxus surfaces at record stores worldwide on february 27th, 2017 courtesy of berlin-based money $ex records. idiosyncrasies of both imyrmind himself, and indeed the label as a whole, seep through the fabric of the album, a patchwork of tasteful re-appropriation and sophisticated originality.covering a broad landscape of raw, gutsy minimalism, mesmeric synthwork and trademark ultra-loose beat-making, imyrmind has crafted a record that embodies his rapacious ear and well-groomed production style. in a maturation of techniques explored across earlier releases, borrowed organic textures meet frazzled analogue electronics and clunky, lagging beat iterations in a collection of tracks ranging from the quivering to the aggressive. uniwersum luxus is a bright convergence of influence and innovation, all reverberating within the echo chamber of the money $ex world, self-aware, playful, and at times even ironic.
imyrmind debuts on tartelet with a four-tracker ranging from banging mpc techno to contagious latin house and laidback jazzy wonk. after finishing a degree in architecture and relocating to berlin earlier this year, imyrmind stepped up his game with the release of his solo debut on astro & graef s money $ex imprint. this november will see the release of the beatsmiths second solo venture on tartelet records. the opening track tong po is imyrmind s take on techno, inspired by the villain from jean claude van damme s 1989 cult classic kickboxer. a heavy pitched kick drum, fuzzy melodies with generous use of tape delay and a badass bass line dropping around the three-minute mark makes this a peak time candidate. wanja 9000 slows down the pace. dusty jazz samples and wonky beats with sloppy turntable cuts add a nice live feel to the track. on the b-side upturn sets the mood with classic salsa percussion infused with an epic brass and piano hook that could very well stem from the infamous palmieri brothers or one of their contemporaries. embrace your inner latino and follow your hips. the last track of the record number seven completes the circle with venturous drum programming, layered melodies and plenty of early morning ambiance. imyrmind is scheduled for a three week australia, nz and asia tour in november alongside long-time collaborator glenn astro.
after the killer debut, money sex returns with another jaw-droppingly good selection, this time from imyrmind. another triumphant tapestry of sample sources, reinvented and ramped up into an effortlessly effective 6 pack. these guys are untouchable right now - accept no substitute!
vyg03 introduces a new member to the voyage fold in melbournes analogue beat-maker m5k. five tracks spanning beats, boogie, house and funk, the ep is a great snap shot of who m5k is as an artist. the flip features a heavy remix from germanys imyrmind and his mpc. voyage returns with a six track ep from melbournes m5k. featuring a lush, swung-out remix by box aus holz imyrmind on the flip. an exploration into analogue boogie, marcy ave shows m5ks versatility with five tracks paying homage to his hip-hop, boogie and house roots.
ninth release on the by now firmly established box aus holz label! man of the hour glenn astro links up with familiar production partner imyrmind for another effortlessly assembled and irresistable extended player. drum swing set to stun, and all manner of soulful fruit thrown into the blender for a seriously juiced package! as deft sample house jams sit perfectly alongside absorbing, synth heavy head-nodders. 100% quality cuts all the way.
newcomers brame & hamo from sligo in ireland have teamed up for the first time ever for this fine deep debut ep. brame already released on morris audio before and had a very successful ep together with klansee last year.
after our last ep by bristolian duo behling & simpson, we return in full effect with out latest offering g.m.s. by yet another duo, the wonderkids glenn astro & imyrmind. both hailing from germany, the duo have had a great 2013 so far by releasing some amazing solo bits on labels such as big bait records and wotnot music. for this ep however, they decided to join forces and bring us an amazing ep that will do justice to any dancefloor.
odd002,kdim ep comes from a pair of german-based young guns glenn astro and imyrmind. the two artists met in 2007, both sharing a burgeoning interest and eclectic taste in music from a young age. they frequently began swapping beats, ultimately culminating in a very raw and yet mature sound, which immediately grabbed our attention. the a side is a sweet and sultry jaunt, complemented with hip-tugging beats. whilst their remixes on the flip side show off a unique and finely tuned ear for the dance floor.
various power. funkycan aka am kinem teams up with max gee for the a1, a technotrack made with a dr-550 and the crumar performer. up next is a fast dub by glenn & max,one for the heads. the b-side starts with glenn astro s & delfonic s riddim followed by the darker -d.i.d- produced by imyrmind and lonny benz. happy 2018
das berliner produzentenduo max graef & glenn astro veröffentlichte 2016 sein international gefeiertes debütalbum the yard work simulator auf ninja tune. jetzt sind sie zurück mit einer exklusiven 12inch inklusive vier bisher unveröffentlichter remixversionen. neben byron the aquarius (sound signature / wild oats), greg beato (apron / l.i.e.s.) und imyrmind (money $ex / tartelet) lassen es sich auch max graef & glenn astro nicht nehmen eine genial-verschrobene dub version ihres albumtracks w313d beizusteuern.
we re really excited to be able to put one of our favourite ever wotnot releases to wax. it s a release that makes us particularly proud as we convinced k15 to let one of his house tracks out of the archive for the first time ever, as well as securing one of the few tracks to have been heard from up-and-coming wunderkind glenn kelly (jeeks), before he retired early from the circuit. four years after it dropped digitally, featured artists k15 and imyrmind have become household names, releasing music with eglo, wild oats, tartelet and money $ex records among others. this re-release also includes a new track from sexruleseverything who also featured on the original release. the tracks on this ep still stand strong, and the vinyl drops alongside the release of dancefloor sweets vol. 2, with more to come in 2017.
repress 2016 , stop what you are doing right now, you have just found that record that stays with you all summer. the record to soundtrack the bbq, to gently raise the energy on a hazy evening, to baffle the midnight marauders into dancefloor destruction, to give the early morning ravers that extra kick. that one more song.
2014 was a great year for glenn astro, but appearances on dj kicks (brandt brauer frick) and brownswood among other labels, numerous remixes, and a string of beautifully-crafted eps already look set to be eclipsed in 2015. the essen-based producers collaboration ep with max graef will launch their new label money $ex records in january, while his debut lp is to follow on tartelet records in the spring
copenhagens tartelet records reach their 30th release in style! this va birthday party features label regulars like uffe alongside a whos who of modern german house heads. tito wun & damiano von erckert from the cult ava imprint, cosy up alongside mpc wielding giants like max graef & glenn astro (alongside regular sidekick inmyrmind) submerged funk loops, off kilter chord work and sharp disco percussion share a packed dancefloor with heavily delayed hip shakers (swing set to the high 70s) elsewhere gritty, tightened up 4/4 sample house rocks out alongside neck snapping mid-tempo cuts, all concocted from a wholesome melting pot of four decades of black american music. its raw & for the floor, you couldnt ask for more
through ties with the likes of glenn astro, muff deep, brandt brauer frick and ctepe 57, copenhagens tartelet records have become a coterie for an auspicious breed of modern-day oddball. opting for analogue gear, the tartelet mainstays bring together lopsided sampling and loose-limbed rhythms suffused with a distinctive degree of resistless energy. shapeshifting with each record, the releases continue to roll behind the success of max graefs *rivers of the red planet* lp. the next instalment comes courtesy of a previous collaborator with max - nigerian born vocalist and songwriter kesiana a.k.a wayne snow. now a resident of berlin and with music as his liberator - snow stands at a comfortable vantage point where escape from a tough past is visible. now in full flow - his first ep *red runner* sees snow drop a deluge of soul over grubby rhodes tones, contorted melodies and tumbling drums backed up by remixes from glenn astro and delusions of grandeur regulars session victim.
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box aus holz, over the course of a handful of very special releases quietly worked their way into the dancers hearts and the djs charts. a steady supply of loose, hook heavy and beautifully crafted sample jams have really set the label apart weare very happy to see them return, with this, their eighth release. another various artists selection, ranging from typically irresistible sample-house (from wunderkind glenn astro & joschka seibt & dj mettigel) to smoked out, neck snappin mpc workouts, via deftly crafted madlib flavours
box aus holz and their in-house star max graef have, over the course of six very special releases quietly worked their way into the dancers hearts and the djs charts. a steady supply of loose, hook heavy and beautifully crafted sample jams have really set the label apart we’re very happy to have them join us, with this, their seventh release. another various artists selection, ranging from typically irresistible graef workouts to roughed up sample house, via deftly crafted head-nodders and crisp electro. 100% quality cuts all the way.
odd socks 006 comes in the form of a collection of remixes. max graef gets the ball rolling with his sophisticated take on glenn astro & imyrminds >kdim<. a hypnotic patchwork of original themes and maxs refined style. rounding off the a-side, imyrmind weaves a psychedelic web of saines fragile tones. schizophrenic, squiggly, and finally jersey jackin. on the b-side, james creed presents a shuffling housed-up version of josh t & arkists slow jam, >fleabag<. re-appropriating its faux-vintage stabs into a dreamy central motif matched with warm portamento-laced basslines. finally, josh t closes the record with an ultra deep workout in his interpretation of james creeds >undone<. sustained strings and ice cold hi-hats meet muted percussion in this classicly fashioned revision.