(180g axis audiophile series / color label/ black generic jacket) including audio commentary by jeff mills himself. looking back in hindsight to the activity and accomplishments of axis is with much pride - to witness the relationship between the music and listener evolving to this point. the director s cut reissue project is about manicuring detail. it s about a rare opportunity to enhance what we ve done so that the relationship strengthens for the long term. jeff mills
this repress is a stamped and hand-numbered edition, limited to 1500 units.
waveform transmission vol.3 initially came out in 1994 on tresor records. the eight titles on the album marked a turning point for jeff mills. it indicates a transition from the straightforward sound he had created through the early 1990’s, into the different facets and sound pallet he will develop through the remainder of the decade. it is a significant piece within jeff mills’ masterwork.
lock yourself into the beat, but don’t become prisoner to it. the techno pioneer jeff mills understands that only too well. in his quest to liberate himself from the tyranny of the sequencer, mills couldn’t wish for a better partner than the father of afrobeat.
SEQUENCE: A RETROSPECTIVE OF AXIS RECORDS (BOOK + USB CARD)
book + usb card BE15.12.17
an ultimate collection of art, photo and design works from axis records ina 320 page 30 x 30 cm hard cover book with a usb card of 30 tracks selected by jeff mills to represent the history of axis records between 1992 - 2012. format: 30x 30cm hard cover (dust jacket) book with a usb card inserted inside the book. 320 pages of history of axis records focusing on its design and art. 300 pages of art/photographs and graphics and 20 pages of english texts. book weight: approx 7.5lbs
12 inch(180g) with color jacket. spiral deluxe is a band led by jeff mills. initially formed for the performances in japan (tokyo/kobe) and released kobe sessions ep (ax070) last year, they gathered again in october 2016 for european tour, when they named themselves as spiral deluxe. the upcoming record is live recordings from that tour and will be our 2nd series of axis audiophile series with hd sound.
(pressed in archer, detroit) the first installment of 12 ep from jeff mills new solo lp, free fall galaxy, the ninth chapter of his science-fiction story sleeper wakes, and first since 2014s emerging crystal universe.
the second installment of 12inch ep from exhibitionist 2 dvd+cd due out in september 2015. all the tracks are created by jeff mills during the session in the studio mix in the dvd, where the audience can see and learn how jeff mills produces tracks.
2010 repress !! classic, superb detroit classix - classic repress: one of tresor s most infamous lost tracks since 1993. the original was remastered in october 2001 by moritz von oswald at dubplates & mastering, berlin. the b-side basic human design is an instrumental version of spider formation
jeff mills concludes the drummer project with this final part 3. saving his most influential for the last, these selected drumming masters range from classic to fusion jazz: art blakey, alphonse mouzon, elvin jones and bill bruford. chosen for their complex rudiments and hand control, the drummer part 3 is the most profound in terms of human ability and control
first pressing extremely limited to 300 copies worldwide!
jeff mills communicates through only a classic roland tr-808 drum machine, exclusively made for the purpose maker/axis. each track dedicated for the masters of the art form of drumming like: neil peart, billy cobham, buddy rich and others, mills explores how drum patterns and rhythms remain communicative on a higher level that has endured through evolution of humanity.
another double vinyl of amazingly well crafted detroit techno, from the master of dark, mysterious & sci fi-edged techno tracks, a vintage mills with his imaginative forays into the future. 4 long tracks: medium gray, resonate: the seduction of decaying expectations, filters a/b: the urge to swirl alone in a pool of ridicule, simple degrading devices of reflectivity.
drums have been discovered in almost every part of the world. drums first appeared, however, in excavation from the neolithic era. the oldest recorded drum is from 6000 bc. mesopotamian ruins contain small cylindrical drums that are as old as 3000 bc. egyptian tombs have yielded small drums used for ceremonies. several caves in peru contain wall markings depicting drums in various aspects of societal life. it is strongly suspected that indian drums from the middle east are as old as 5000 bc. the american indians used a series of wood and gourd drums for their celebrations and some of these drums are still used in ceremonies today. drums were not always used for music. in africa, where music is simply an interpretation of everyday life in sound, drums were used as speech. simply a pattern of beats played in a certain way could communicate vast amounts of information. jeff mills creates the drummer (pm-022). 6 track 12 vinyl ep. mills communicates through only a classic roland tr-808 drum machine, exclusively made for the purpose maker/axis. each track dedicated for the masters of the art form of drumming like: neil peart, billy cobham, buddy rich and others, mills explores how drum patterns and rhythms remain communicative on a higher level that has endured through evolution of humanity.