stateside based dj aakmael has been making well defined rough and raw dancefloor grooves for some time and a joint collaboration between flumo and anma sees him pushing out a floor filler laden twelve inch.
acid fans may well be aware of dj arg (also known as faceless junkies deluxe) and know that the man is a machine, literally churning out hundreds of the nastiest and most purist 303 based techno and house tracks and uploading them with alarming regularity to his soundcloud pages. super rhythm trax is proud to present to you his first vinyl release, it was really hard to decide on just four tracks, but these ones were jumping out for a release. sick and twisted 303 abuse for lovers of the silver box.
dj aakmael brings 4 classic house cuts to dogmatik. his trademark sound is infused with infectious melodies, hard hitting rhythms and soulful vocals, and with this debut ep he doesn t disappoint. stepping effortlessly from one beat to the next, aakmael brings the sound of virginia to life on this standout ep.
dj assam is back on lehult with three futuristic club cuts on im still in 2 it, balancing pounding functionality and dystopian atmosphere.
shatterdome, cut deep across the whole first side of this record, is a no-prisoners-taken club workout that comes of surprisingly lightheaded with a pushing low-end and dusky athmo-stabs. lola t70 is a late night car chase on cyber-highway, reminiscing thx-1138 leaving everything behind in the classic george lucas sci-fi film: a state of floating acceleration and melancholy. say hi to everyone is signature.
special triple pack for all you friends electric lovers out ther - contains 3 classic releases:
- fer008: j. alexander - constant dynamics (sweet n candy remix)
- fer011: j. alexander - reminisce (dan curtin remix)
- fer014: j. alexander - phased)
dj aakmael is a producer weve been loving for many years and were proud to be presenting you with his freerange debut. the us artist has had consistent releases dating back to 2004 and has graced the discographies of many a fine label including uzuri, earthrumental, kolour ltd, his own unxpozd entertainment and most recently the hotly tipped uk label church. here on his daydreeming ep were treated to four original tracks of real house music produced by a true original of the underground. kicking off we have daydreeming with muscular beats laying the foundation for some widescreen orchestral strings and off-kilter and subtly deranged torchsong vocals. rimbaudian steps up for the remix following what for us, is one of the tracks of 2016, werka 8 from his meda fury release. the swedish producer brings a very fresh approach with a loopy and hypnotic techno edge which draws you in with its repeating vocal and trippy sinewave melodies. flipping over we have basement 2 which drops the tempo slightly for a more heads down detroit-inspired jam. a simple three note synth repeats throughout while moody pads bring the deep heat resulting in a track that you could get lost in for days. beacot road closes the ep in fine style with introspective filtered piano chords providing the magic on this simple, stripped back track, the whole thing sounding somehow blunted like its being beamed through a thick haze of ganja smoke. enjoy, and please show your support for dj aakmael!
scissor & thread ramp up the heat with the debut release by virginias deep house don, dj aakmael. known for his infectious grooves and deep and intricate instrumentation for more than two decades, this four track ep is in no short supply of teased out, peak time, classic deep house. the titular track wastes no time on the a-side with its hard hitting kick and springy bass holding court, while a hypnotic serpentine synth snakes along. the a2, what iz deep house, is a lesson for those who dont know what true deep house is. woozy, edgy chords take the spotlight as a dissociated voice slurs, what is deep house? a relentlessly thick kick, along with sharp as razors hi-hats and snaps, throttle the track into peak time territory. on the flip, sands is an aquatic affair, with its reverb laden pads and piano chord stabs submerging the floor in pelagic atmosphere. the persistent, euphoric bassline bump effortlessly slides its hooks into the listeners ears before a celestial piano melody pierces through the depths. frank & tony take things even deeper with their late night breakaway dub, applying their signature bass line touch and hi-hat shuffle in what may be their best remix to date.
hailing from richmond, virginia, dj aakmael s profile has steadily risen over the last decade thanks to his supremely classy deep house sounds. recent times have seen him release excellent material on the likes of freerange records, axe on wax, church and release sustain, and now he makes his debut on monologues records with two deep cuts. dahlin is a string-laden stomper while organik is more of a synth-driven jam with some of his exquisite trademark keys improvisation. leon revol returns to the label after his well-received embers ep to rework dahlin in wonderfully introspective, hazy style, while label boss ben gomori steps up for a chunked-up, darkly-tinged rework of organik .
super tuff makes an impressive debut straight out of brooklyn with m. vaughan at the helm, and it looks like high grade deep house is on the menu judging by the quality spread across this first 12inch. jesse bru is up first with the steady cruising futaki, featuring a great speech by tom waits about crooked trees. dj aakmael gets into a bouncier concoction on offering, and then it s down to label boss vaughan to push an agenda of tough nyc flavoured grooves splashed with dusty soul and jazz tones in an utterly infectious style. moony me then finishes off the ep with an acid track that features swooning strings and some deft drum play.
repress 2017 !!
after over 10 years out of press, very limited vinyl re-pressing of the he extremely sought after dj assassin >a face in the crowd< 12 inch on cross section records. a total classic house track from 1998, that sounds even fresher today. the vocal is minimal, yet haunting and the bassline just revs like a an engine, proper house music at its finest.
supported for years by: craig richards, villalobos, mike huckaby, dj sneak, phil weeks, hector morales, monoman, dj mes, chris cutter, cedric maison, marco faraone, boris werner, to name a few.
more rare music for your mind and your soul, this ep includes a must have deeprespecktrak from dj aakmael, while the b sides is showing lars behrenroth with his infection track and mark nicholas o with his very rare and sought after vinyl cut deep groove which originally came out on his own label - ringrose recordings from 1999
300 copies only - a dream interpreted through notes and sounds coming from the soul, this is the perception that we have received while listening to this ep an union between old and new electronic school and pure house music elements. dj aakmael real name greg stewart pioneer and researcher of sounds, being a true music head, the development of his style is the result of a lifetime of musical influence. growing up in a talented musical family meant that he was always surrounded by different forms of music. this time give us a new perception of the his mind with the “journey ep“, 4-tracks with a drum line never invasive, relaxing synth that weave through articulated words. label the release sustain directed by arierep gabriel & eduardo tavares . notable the remixes from other two masters losoul (journey remix) with a gentle hi hat, a great fx that emphasize the entire melody making fluid the entire track and, norm talley (smoother remix) a pure old school house construction, warm synth inside with an attractive drum line. an excellent ep!
-turntable wizard dj ritch, and the famous dj absurd, meet for the 4th scratch album on kioskrecordings. hand style breaks vol. 2, is brimming to the rim with skip proof, beats, breaks, loops, voices, phases, bass hits, and fx. all mastered and engineered
nice price deal !!! sweet n candy takes up the remix duties and delivers and outstanding minimal-tech house mix full of warm percussive shuffles. meanwhile on the flip side j alexanders original mix shows us his more techno inspired original. with a sharp kick drum and 909 percussion this mix is sure to fit into any late night set taking the dance floor on a deeper journey. >paradise lost< completes this release and if deep is your bag then they dont come much deeper than this, a unique track that fits somewhere between deep house and techno, dark little vocal cuts fit nicely along warm pads, massive sub base, quirky string samples and 808 toms.
four new loose and beautiful metropolitan house grooves from prolific nyc producer j albert aka jio albert whose mantra (as always) is to keep it simple, and of course, keep it strictly j! in addition to the grime beats he’s been releasing on soundcloud under the dj osom alias, jio has also explored other genres with a recent black opal release and a 12inch on his own exotic dance records imprint. strictly j, though is his scruffy take classic house on zones more into the hot music-soho vibes. characterized by busy percussion, off-kilter downtown beats, stops and starts, scattered breaks, and weirdly breezy melodies, these tracks are roomy def down for the summer. interestingly enough, i was subletting jios room last summer in ridgewood, queens and was sitting next to him as he made some of these tracks while i worked my tech support job. he was listening to a lot of buddy rich, bill evans, and jeremy steig at the time.
after only the fourth release people of earth is making a habit of delivering only top shelf music. the release form dj aakmael is no exception. serving up a stunning 3 track ep with a classic sound & late night vibes. a true talent that people of earth is honored to have on board.
special remarks : 180g vinyl, fullcover.
the fifth release on our lehult imprint introduces the unique sounds of yet another talent from our crew. after already appearing on our third release, the 8040 ep is dj assam’s first full length release, that showcases his deep and textured productions. in between slightly skipping grooves, atmospherical chords and thumping basslines, dj assam manages to create a atmosphere that offers just the right tension between seductive warmth and dark melancholy, between intimate proximity and distance, between uplifting groove and thoughtful introspection. it comes in a beautiful full-cover showing the deep forest of lehult, as visual counterpart to the sounds of the ep.
dabj favourites denis sulta & ct trax make a welcome return alongside mysterious new boy fear-e! denis sulta lives in a bedouin temple in a far off eastern land where he lounges in his imperial bed chamber surrounded by a bevy of beautiful women. these scantily-clad, exotic felines soothe his body and mind with an array of mystical massages as he lies on his luxurious ruby red, egyptian cotton sheets. he only drinks the finest buckfast wine and dines on delicious delicacies from far flung corners of the globe. so, thank the lord he was willing to give this up, jump down to the basement and lay down time 4 prayer, another fucked up dirty funk sulta classic. denis tags in fear-e for his dabj debut. candis quadra is a sexy wee off the shoulder number that’ll have you goggle eyed and panting for more. on the flip, ct trax completes the mouth-watering line up to smash home two winners and lift the trophy for the all stars.
"party apex newness dancing action in short p.a.n.d.a. this was the theme song of the panda club in mid 80’s italy where marcello bertini aka dj arch (arch stands for architect, he was studying architecture at that time) was a resident dj. it was pressed on limited edition vinyl to promote the club and parties. a few decades later this 12″ was re-discovered and became an in great demand record for italo collectors. bordello a parigi got in touch with marcello bertini and found out he still had all the original mastertapes, laqcuers and even the cmyk films for the sleeve: a true italo treasure. get ready for some dancing action!"
harry j galt als einer der wichtigsten produzenten jamaikas, betätigte sich aber auch selbst als musiker. mit seinen allstars genannten studiomusikern brachte er drei instrumental-alben heraus. das debüt gibt es jetzt als re-release auf vinyl in 180g. *liquidator* erschien 1969 und wurde vor allem in großbritannien ein großer erfolg. der titeltrack zählt zu den wichtigsten songs der damals entstehenden skinhead-kultur und schaffte es auf platz 9 der uk singles charts. weitere highlights auf *liquidator* sind die rocksteady/reggae-versionen des beatles-songs *dont let me down* und des bardot/gainsbourg-duetts *je t aime*. in seinem harry j studio nahmen u.a. bob marley & the wailers auf. dort empfing harry auch musikgrößen wie die rolling stones, the who oder grace jones.
the sophomore late night running release features a jazzy theme by aakmael and a more machine driven rework by appian on the a side. for the b-side the label has tracks by man of the moment anaxander and a tightly produced edit by michael zucker.
vinyl only release
unxpozd presents the long awaited 8th release! leading of this project is jazz piece 2, continuing the deep jazz inspired series from aakmael. following is the funky playful string track aakboogie, which makes a dance floor heat up with that 70’s soul sound we love to hear! the journey continues on the flip side with a melodic track called “simply”. the title for this track is perfect for the feel, which is a simply beautiful sound, simply house nostalgia, simply wonderful! lastly for the deeper heads, aakmael finally presents the unreleased version to deep street, naturally called “deep street (deep mix). this is another perfect collection from aakmael for the pure deep house dj and collector, once again with music that will surely satisfy!