a benchmark project that has been in fruition over the past year, one against time is the magnum opus of john dimas career. it is a pivotal milestone that embodies his depth of knowledge and his personal fascination with the mysteries of life and the universe. spread across 14 tracks, one against time sees dimas really broaden his artistic capabilities, drawing from a melting pot of influences and woven together by his desire to channel a feeling of intrigue and curiosity taking a journey outward into the deepest recesses of outer space while simultaneously traveling inward to that same area of deep space inside his own soul...
!! ltd repress !! metereze follows its karmic path of delivering stomping dance floor oriented cuts, this time with the help of john dimas, expressed into the telexistence ep. working both as access keys as well as soul transporters, the 4 tracks are a peek into an alternate reality, where room filling baselines go as mood uplifters along with the textured chords that submerge the crowd into the deep waters of dreamy house music.
one records continue their quest for the most up-to-the-minute house and tech-house tones, this time calling on bobby o donnell to step up to the plate with his groovesome wares. -e211- is a huge track, using swooping pads and a classic diva vocal lick to devastating effect - it s hard to imagine anyone resisting the emotional draw of this melancholic jam. -e131- meanwhile is a more cheeky affair, ramping up the funky drum programming and using a more minimal palette of sounds for decoration. john dimas then steps up to remix -e211- and turns it into a hard-bopping workout powered by a mean-tempered snare.
our fourth and also last release for 2016 is coming from john dimas. john is hailing from greece but is living in berlin at present. we have been following his productions for quite a while now and we are happy that we finally got him on board for our label. this ep contains three different tracks showing perfectly the versatility of johns productions and also at the same his skills of always adding that special dimas touch to his tracks.
incl. 2 locked grooves! elephant moon hits us with a super dope batch of new music this spring. the new release is a collection of music from several different artists and demonstrates the diversity of the labels output. across four brand new tracks were presented with smooth grooves, odd, whimsical sound design and dynamic dance floor rollers.
elephant moon continues its steady schedule of releases with a brand new ep from label owner john dimas and danish talent samuel andre madsen (aka s.a.m). on this fresh new release we re treated to two tracks from monsieur dimas and two from s.a.m. to open we have a quirky little space jam called moon patrol by john dimas. it has chunky percussion at its foundation with off-key chimes and cosmic pads giving it an interstellar feel. samuel s reshaped for moonwalk mix puts john s mix on a diet, making it far lighter and focusing on the ethereal elements turning it into a sweet galactic ditty. on the flip we get a sombre bossa nova ride from s.a.m., all jazzy with a grooving bassline and galloping beats. its a cool, laid back riddim from the dane and were sure youll love it. john dimas gives the track his own monday mix, bringing the tempo down even more and crafting a delicate heady rework.
la vie en rose commences its 2016 campaign with a tight little package from the delirious ibiza dwelling duo, acid mondays. the british lads are well known for their ability to concoct deadly dance floor weaponary for labels such as rumors, illusion, one records and 2020vision among others and now they are back on the french label with two hot new tracks plus a remix from greek grafter john dimas.
vinyl only release ... various artists / 08 ep from only 300 family recordings outlines a black cosmic forest growing, through organic vibrations and delightful sounds. hypnotic. resilient. overwhelming
tomoki tamura s pure house label holic trax is back with more trend setting hits with this excellent new ep from tuccillo, djebali & john dimas. tuccillo is very much on a roll at the moment - he makes everything from deep house to tech to chill out to disco and does so on labels like visionquest and 2020 vision as well as of course holic trax.
NO PRESSURE (FRANK ROGER / JOHN DIMAS REMIXES) (VINYL ONLY)
12" Vinyl FR10.06.15
new ep from the rising parisian duo politics of dancing, featuring hector moralez from california, and including two killer remixes from undergrounds hero john dimas and paris deep house don franck roger! limited edition as always, vinyl only release - dont miss this one!
introducing a brand new label from berlin-based greek, john dimas. elephant moon is a platform conceived by john to simply collect and release music from his talented group of friends. having built up a strong reputation thanks to his excellent back catalogue of productions on labels such as one records and la vie en rose, he decided that now is the time to dedicate his deep knowledge of house and techno to running a label of his own.
out of sight , the title track, is an elegant house exercise that takes you back to san francisco. recall is a brain bomb, hypnotic and psychedelic but with lots of energy, and has already been supported by the likes of raresh, rhadoo, djebali and apollonia, and is definately the cut to go in this record. to finish things off, romania s rising star mp, known for his works on soulsity and meterze, shows us his own view on out of sight , based on dynamic drums and a with an amazing bass leading the whole thing.
soulful, gospel-inspired deep house is what joaquin diazs rhythm&soul alias brings to jef ks kiss-inspired silver network - goin strong since 99. it is his debut for the french label and he s given the royal treatment thanks to remixes from john dimas and freak n chics djebali, which includes a bonus dub mix. dimas rework is energetic and free flowing, highlighting his unique style best heard on releases for bass culture and clapp. meanwhile djebalis contributions provide two alternatives, something light and cruisey, while the dub is reduced and a house djs ultimate tool ready for the working.
with his last ep rhythm trap released on one records in july last year, rising star john dimas makes his next appearance on the label with the sensational hypnotize me with a perfect remix courtesy underground house producer and admired cult dj, nail
fourth single of the recently released gummihz presents alles claap vol.1 mixed compilation. for the last single we have two of claaps finest nikola gala and john dimas, who have remixed each other. the result is two tight grooves to keep you bouncing all night. sweat it out with nikolas raw take on johns quick dance. a remix heavy on the pressure! then john gives full swing to nikolas party people rolling out the originals tight arrangement to loose joints on the dancefloor!
mike gill who has already featured on roots for bloom teams up with taymor zadeh to bring us the coppin a feel ep featuring a john dimas remix. the a side *coppin a feel* brings us hard hitting groove with a hypnotic vocal line carrying the track. loose percussion and bold tom drums really cement this to work on any dance floor. the b side cut *the message* is a more rolling groove with a strong rhodes line that features later on really making the track evolve. john dimas takes *the message* and takes the atmosphere up a notch, with slick cut up vocals. this one will work in the early hours.
rising star john dimas is up next on one records with two killer club cuts backed up by remixes from argentine house master guti and label boss adam shelton. rhythm trap is a peak time hypnotic affair with a propulsive groove building into a teasing acid line. second original track let it go feat. jose is another analogue banger with serious bounce and techno swagger. the vinyl includes four exclusive locked grooves
after a well noticed appearance on the dame-music 018 klub klub elite vol.3 with the track future drop, as well as the amazing success of his first live act in berlins notorious watergate club at the beginning of the year, john dimas is back on bloody mary imprint for his own solo ep
greek native john dimas is fast becoming highly respected in the house game and his living lies ep on la vie en rose, an excellent cross-section of the different styles and vibes of house music, should help to further cement that reputation.
next detroit - chicago bomb by echonomist. incl huge john dimas remix. like an aficionado of acid house echonomist returns with a stormer on third wave. this time his hyped chord progressions resolve into a groove that is more or less a reminiscence of the hacienda days. dans mon salon sings in black shades >i feel for you<, >to lock with a groove that i crave for<. a praise to jack, a praise to the way of jack. ultimately, >jack had a groove. and from this groove came the grooves of all grooves<… john dimas goes deeper underground with a simple primitive like pulsating groove. the insistent bass line tone (that slowly unravels an opening filter) clearly connects to old skool techniques of acid house masters.
back and forth welcomes the autums with a brand new release that will fill the dancefloor all over the world with its different attitude and styles but always provided by some of the greatest producers on the scene
john dimas further adds to his rapidly growing reputation as he joins transatlantic label smoke city music (the sister label to hudd traxx) with the -addicted 2u ep-. three original tracks cover elements of classic detroit techno, chicago house and filtered french house, expertly combined with a modern approach. a deep, driving, techy and tribal-tinged remix of -relax- is provided by the hotly in-demand adam shelton (one records, 2020 vision). thessaloniki native john dimas is a well-known performer in greece and has steadily been building a reputation for himself on the world-s dance music scene in recent years. his music, which spans techno, acid and house, taking in influences from paris to detroit, has appeared on labels at the cutting edge of electronic music such as gigolo and time has changed. he has applied his remix touch to artists including fischerspooner, mirco violi and andi numan, and first appeared on smoke city in 2010 as a remixer of kev o-brien-s -floozies in jacuzzis-. future releases will see him appear on the claap, dieb audio, res lab and le borgne imprints
the next release on claap is a joint venture between two label favourites. on side a, nikola galas >oasy< and >paradise (tool)< are two very tightly structured affairs! perfectly produced and oh so functional, they are another strong proof of the reasons for which nikola has been making waves in the scene for more than a decade. the overall feel in both tracks follows the same path along nikolas previous work on rekids and ibadan records, amongst others, along with releases on his own label escada music. we are also very glad to welcome a long time favourite john dimas. hailing from the beautiful city of thessaloniki in greece, john is a young and aspiring dj and producer who has been working with labels such as d julzs exciting bass culture. john has been steadily making a strong impression with his colourful, solid and passionate dj performances! >get it< is a very groovy, playful and smart track. reminiscent of older chicago house with a fresh touch. to round up the package, label head gummihz offers a disco orientated >get down mix...
its been a heady few months for d julzs bass culture imprint. the response and support from the dj world has been overwhelming, and this is of course down to the wonderful a&r skills of the label chief. now, with bass cultures 8th release, we are pleased to bring you the slit e.p. - greek producer, john dimas is well known for his live performances, as well as his djing skills in his town of thessaloniki & throughout europe. his sound spans the styles of techno, acid & more specifically – house music, which he performs in the club, across 3 turntables. stil quite new to the world of production, john dimas has his sights set high, having remixed the likes of fischerspooner – and now, he comes with his very first release on bass culture, adding his grecian flavour. the >slit e.p.< is a package that spans tech house, house & deep house… the original title track is dark, but rich & rides the groove nicely. the chez damier >late night mix< is exactly that – supple and full of just the right touch of deep quirkiness for late night sessions.
super house monster vinyl !! played by laurent garnier, anthony collins, patrick chardronnet, peter kruder, andrew grant, nils nuernberg, patrick zigon, someone else, acumen … for this 14th vinyl, time has changed launches a new series called >two in one<. one release for two artists. each time, a strong various artist. we invite for this first chapter two artists of our label. timid boy who is really on the roll actually with release on our labels, percusa or monique musique. he delivers two deep house bombs. with smart rhythmic, subtle vocals. and always a perfect sense of groove. john dimas is a fascinating greek producer. we could call him >the king of deep< or maybe >prince of modern house<.
raum musik 104 is a various artists compilation that features exclusive tracks from all the labels key artists. federico molinari, john dimas, franco cinelli, lee burton and phil evans have released on our label before, but we also have three new artists on board this time. jorge savoretti has released the last single on our label before the compilation plus the two newcomers enrico mantini from italy and andy kolwes from cologne. altogether it forms a nice package to celebrate 20 years of raum musik that shows as well the different sides of our label and we hope that you enjoy the tracks as much as we do.
according to numerology the number five is the most energetic and dynamic of all the single numbers. allow this to be one of your defining expectations when you start listening to * 5 *, the debut album from parisian maestro djebali. the number not only marks the number of years that have passed since his label was conceived, but also represents the months it took to complete his very first long -player. this is an important milestone in any artist’s career, the first time they have the opportunity to create something timeless – a culmination of all of their experiences so far, and a statement about where they are, and where they’re going.
following on from the success of ekkohaus debut album, no school, last year, moon harbour now offer a selection of high quality remixes. the chosen ones include watergate mix star and bona-fide house godfather kerri chandler, made to play boss jesse rose, label regular sven tasnadi and greek producer john dimas.
nice price deal !!! the manifesto: to celebrate our 10th release we are proud to present the first in a series of upcoming special edition packages, a musical declaration, if you like, of what the label is all about and our intentions going forward. all packaged neatly as a limited edition double vinyl with 2 exclusive vinyl only remixes from 2 very special guests.
sun is shining, people smiling! just in time for the spring/summer stranjjur delivers a nice sweet sampler made for open airs. maya jane coles, nic fanciulli, sasha, droog, m a n i k and my favorite robot already supporting. nycs stranjjur imprint serves up an eclectic, assorted variety of dancefloor candy from its forthcoming mix compilation, featuring some of the hottest artists around at the moment. whether it be the melodic and climatic >visions< from lula circus, or the party rockin >so fine< from hot creations and no.19 artist miguel puente, the a-side is sure to rock the party proper. the b-side aims toward the tougher dancefloors, as bass cultures john dimas drops the acid-tinged dancefloor bomb, >dont stress me<, and the release is capped off by the deep and chugging >down from earth< from cosmic cowboys.early support coming from maya jane coles, sasha, nic fanciulli, manik, dave seaman, and more.
according to numerology the number five is the most energetic and dynamic of all the single numbers. allow this to be one of your defining expectations when you start listening to ‘5’, the debut album from parisian maestro djebali. the number not only marks the number of years that have passed since his label was conceived, but also represents the months it took to complete his very first long -player. this is an important milestone in any artist’s career, the first time they have the opportunity to create something timeless – a culmination of all of their experiences so far, and a statement about where they are, and where they’re going.