this 12-, out on the limited-run livejam limited imprint, wants to propose three club-oriented cuts exctracted from john swing s debut album assorted moods , on a more dj friendly format. the 4th track on the ep, -bonus track-, is a previously unreleased raw house groover in typical john swing s style. 350 hand numbered copies.
special deal! it was a matter of time until john swing finally made his debut on warm sounds with three cuts in collaboration with the yet unknown david soleil-mon. considering john swing s previous material, this featuring defines a fresh approach to the composition. the signature raw grooves that have so far delivered stripped down, minimalistic house gems are now opening up to more meditative states of mind through a crafty combination of tones. every element sounds organically in its place: a1 delivers the right energy for the conscious dancefloor while a2 steps forward towards a more futuristic groove aesthetic. on the b side, searchin pleasures us with a lo-fi 11 min journey crossing over from dub to jazz while still keeping the signature house sound. definitely a turning point for john swing, who s now uncovering a new side of his faceted output. limited to 500 hand numbered copies.
assorted moods is a turning point in john swing’s artistic output straying from his signature house and techno sound, towards many of his other influences gathered in the years: from jazz to dub, funk to hip hop and of course, club music.
relative 017 features 4 unreleased house tracks by john swing. a solid 4 tracker bringing back the classic swing touch that s been influential to the labels peculiar sound. this is the first of a series of swings unreleased material. limited press.
cant stop listen the origlinal.. wow ...relative 16th instalment sees label head john swing back at the controls with a killer four track ep. the title track “get rhythm” comes with relative’s signature gritty house sound in its original mix while the arp mix shakes peak time dance floors with hypnotic arpeggios and rumbling drums. the b side opens up with a relentless african congas ride boosting the rhythmic section with an energetic afro feel. the -other version- closes this meteoric ep with a deep, jackin cut-throat groove.
RECORDS HOLD MEMORIES (JOHN SWING REMIX) (VINYL ONLY)
12" Vinyl UK29.05.13
vinyl only release.
solo debut for the berliner (aka decas) on this super-promising imprint. hard-hitting, gritty techno-house, percussive and freely musical, with a vivid, ill dose of vintage breakbeat from remixer john swing.
re issue of 1996 classic house cut from mood ii swing featuring john ciafone. containing 4 tracks including the absolutely essential b side >slippery track<. taken from the original dats this has been fully re mastered for 2014 and will sound better than anything on discogs. no digital release planned until summer 2014. re issued in conjunction with groove on productions inc / george morel.
without a doubt one of the most in-demand production outfits around, christian smith & john selway are coming off a magical twelve months. genre defining releases for drumcode, bedrock, sci+tec and renaissance have put the duo at the top of the sales charts and on countless djs playlists and if this release is anything to go by there is no sign of that trend ending any time soon swingworld finale is exactly what we have come to expect from smith & selway.
fünftes album des aus irland stammenden house- und techno-produzenten john daly, der bereits auf labels wie plak records, irr, mule musiq oder wave music veröffentlicht hat. die musik des iren ist gleichermaßen mit techno, house, disco, electronica und dub verbunden. charakteristisch für die tracks von john daly sind warme, ungeheuer organische sounds, die er zu einem guten teil mit hardware-synthesizern einspielt. >sunburst< erscheint als aufwändig gestaltete gatefold-doppel-lp mit beiligender cd
after the success of their debut 12inch – the visions ep featuring james johnston, yse, tone control and basic soul unit – with support coming from the full house spectrum (including alex agore, brawther, danny tenaglia, deetron, ethyl, groove armada, red rackem and many more), its only natural city fly follow up their 1st release with a new ep to further showcase the deeper house sounds synonymous with their ethos. wanting to expand their vision yet stay true to their roots, for their 2nd release city fly are proud to present the ‘csa ep’ by creative swing alliance aka pablo valentino & steven wobblejay. not content in running faces records – featuring releases from simbad and danilo plessows motor city drum ensemble/inverse cinematics aliases – and releasing 12s under his creative swing alliance, kid swing and hipster wonkaz pseudonyms, pablo also co-runs the already iconic and buy-on-sight mcde imprint with danilo plessow and is an influential component in the label gaining notoriety and cult status with its raw cuts series – ubiquitous in many a djs set regardless of genre. steven has released records on compost records, soultronik & jazzmin under his moniker steppah huntah and played double bass for the japanese jazz band sleepwalker.
nice price deal !!! the original is courtesy of nick douglas and hes most definitely turning in an ill mix, all the while keeping it funky and dancefloor ready. with vocals saying so uh, i see your hobbies are drinking, smoking weed, and all types of ill shit you cant go wrong. we ve also got our man johnny fiasco taking us on an acidic, techy journey all the while keeping the groove going, our feet moving and the bassline going strong. fans of mastiksoul will love johnnies mix! next up weve got mr. micro wonk (mr. wonks illegitimate son) turning in a really dirty, slow, low, rolling bassline heavy track that will destroy the woofers on your speakers and whatever system your playing it on. very nice indeed. and finally we ve got our main man from down unda, sonny fodera gearing us up and taking it to the tech house.
after the genre-smashing, seven vinyl pressings deep (and counting) success of viktor casanova, there is no way that the italoboyz could possibly top their first appearance on mothership, right? wrong! we are happy to report that they have created an organic techno masterpiece in >bahia<, enlisting the help of one of the greatest jazz musicians of our time - john coltrane. youve never heard the master like this - the italoboyz have molded the original >bahia< into a stomping peak timer as only they can. their trademark monster kick underpins stuttering jazz kits, a playful piano line, and an insistent, soulful tenor sax sample from the man himself (cleared after four months of intense negotiations). bahias intro leads into one of the most surprising and euphoric breaks you will ever hear. there are two versions to choose from - the party swing mix gets right to the point, grabbing you by the scruff of your neck. the flip sides mucho lungo mix is perfect for those late night warehouse moments, taking its time to deliver the sweet payoff
this release takes you on a airy ride and will have you floating on bass. the sexy minimalistic vocals and jazzy elements add an organic sauce to the tracks that tastes very good. futuristic disco at its best.
praise poems vol.1: gilles peterson (worldwide / brownswood rec.): one of my fave comps of 2015. praise poems vol.2: oliver korthals (mojo / out of spectrum on byte fm): extremely well put together track listing of artists which i have never heard before. left me with my mouth open... - highly recommend! praise poems vol.3: dom servini (wah wah 45s): this is incredible.
livejam records is proud and excited to announce the release of its 6th instalment. five years have past since the last release and despite the label’s long period of -inactivity-, its main characters’ productions have been consistently appearing in affiliated outlets such as relative, warm sounds, experiential learning, appointment and sperimentazioni sonore. 2015 marks the year of the long awaited comeback seeing founder emg delivering livejam’s peculiar sound along with label co-owner john swing. lucretio and marieu s undercover touch, in collaboration with emg, is also present in this dynamitic 12-. “awareness” is a four track ep designed for the dance floor: a blend of analogue-cut house and techno surefire party tracks permeated with soulful vocals and that characteristic raw feeling. limited hand numbered
2015 has been a huge year for dj-kicks, marking both 20 years of the series as well as our 50th release. but far from slowing down, we’re already looking ahead to another incredible mix from one of our favorite artists. over the past decade, seth troxler has become a visionary and authentic voice in dance music, his jovial personality cutting through the noise and continually playing by his own rules. growing up between detroit and chicago, his musical education carries enviable credentials, with his stepdad a local radio personality who championed the early sounds of house music. true to troxler’s character, the mix has a whimsical nature and a thoughtful and timeless narrative, bearing a tenacious episode for the dj-kicks series that gives a true insight into the man behind the well-preened moustache and cowboy antics.
the double vinyl with 8 unmixed tracks includes the dj-mix on cd.
founded way back in 91, z records have since amassed a lauded and plentiful collection of singles, albums and compilations. run by dave lee aka joey negro, the label has enjoyed success through his unique ability to foster the principles of underground dance music whilst also remaining mindful of commercial appeal. through various compilations, mr lee has consistently delved deep into the heart of a specific genre or era and selecting a lesser-known series of tracks that give a real insight into the spirit and energy that made that point in time special. whether it’s been gogo, brit funk, boogie, italo house or straight up disco, he has mined deep into his extensive bank of influences and also enlisted the help of some of his most clued-up comrades in offering some unforgettable collections of classics. next up - he pulls together a collection of his favourite moments across a definitive decade for house and garage: the 90’s.
oslo disco-dance champ, dj and producer todd terje finally releases his debut long-player its album time via his own olsen records. terje presents 12 of his works known and unknown. ever since todd dropped eurodans back in 2005 hes had many a beady disco eye trained in his direction. his grooves are effortless and his melodies infectious!
starting off the new year with one of the most forward-thinking entries in the series to date, defected presents nick curly in the house features two mixes of deep, emotive house and techno and the natural evolution in the thriving relationship between label and artist. the exclusive vinyl sampler features cuts from the likes of johnny d, mood ii swing, guti, mark fanciulli and nick himself.
super deluxe double lp gatefold with us-style pasteback sleeve.extensive liner notes with detailed info and artist pics.16 page colour cd booklet.extensive press & promo campaign by resonate media.only from jazzman - we dig deeper!
you would think it would get harder for wilson head honcho, fabio monesi to keep achieving the same level of refinement with each release he puts on, but truth be told is that he simply just glides right over it with the third part of the spectacular underground warriors. bringing on the heavy weight all-stars fabio monesi, transitive elements aka enrico mantini, james johnston, upswing project aka alex agore the 90s revival movement ...
KEB DARGE & LITTLE EDITHS LEGENDARY WILD ROCKERS 3 (2X2 INCH LP)
2x12" Vinyl D10.06.13
here we are again, the third volume in a series set to outstrip my legendary deep funk comps. we do hope so, as we much prefer the music on these. the funk and soul thing seems much too serious nowadays. whereas rockin tunes are all about fun. not to detract from the quality of music on these tunes, but you can clearly here the fun they had recording them.
a culmination of over 35 years combined experience, classic house grooves: dope jams utilizes the classic deep house sound of americas cultural epicenter & infuses it with an uncompromising artistic militancy that screams through the mix full-forced party-rocking fervor. featuring seminal work from kerri chandler, mood ii swing & chris brann, as well as highlights from the likes of dj pierre, johnny dangerous and many more, dope jams? ode to king street sets aside the delicate programming niceties of restraint & conservative listening in favor of all out party warfare, setting the correct context for the labels brilliant output & using the music to its maximum effect. classic house grooves: dope jams is the definitive collection of king street sounds monumental contributionsa testament to what nyc once was, and what it can be once more.
this compilation of 36 tracks comes in a limited run two volume double-vinyl super-loud super-heavy gatefold sleeve editions. compiled by stuart baker (soul jazz records) and sleevenotes biographies by jonny trunk (trunk records). tv sound and image features british composers who worked in television, film and music libraries the second half of the 20th century.