a passion for techno has always run deeply through his music and under his trevino moniker he is also a powerful creative force (check his recent front album to get the full picture). here, he takes transmission breakdown on a magical excursion, filled with subtle, hypnotic, evolving energy, anchored with an irresistible pul- sating bassline throb - a perfectly synergetic interpretation to round off jona s sidetracking album prologue in style.
the new leena welcomes a very new guest to the mobilee family - belgian born jona - who having been discovered by get physical in 2005 has since had a series of strong releases on labels such as supplement facts, planet e and resopal. a born musician, jona originally studied the guitar and was heavily influenced by blues and jazz music, until he fell in love with electronic music and graduated from the school of audio engineering. his wealth of musical training has supported his desire to continually explore new sound perspectives and forge is own and unique sound signature, something not so common in the electronic music world of today. >this time< is a three track strong ep that takes brings together a variety of musical themes. whilst >drifting away< and title track >this time< both have grooving bass lines perfect to shake up the dance floor, >resonate< has layers of drifting synths creating more of a dreamy summers day atmosphere. a debut release from an artist we hope to be seeing a lot more of in the future….enjoy
guy gerbers supplement facts records is proud to present the rise e.p. by - jona -(sfr019). the rise ep carries three original productions by the belgium born artist jona. hes a newcomer on supplement facts, but a veteran to quality techno productions and we are excited to welcome him! the release rise ep continues to push the musical boundaries of the supplement facts sound, this time in the direction of a solid techno production in typical >jona< fashion. deep beat lines and long stretched chunky bass riffs elegantly piece together the cheeky highs throughout this release making all mixes true peak time dance floor options.
pure dancefloor techno the way its supposed to be! resopal is back with the young producer jona who already released two 12inch on the label as well as on get physical and planet e. known for his house productions we asked jona for some stronger techno
essential tech-house interpretation of the jazz standard! tip ! at the core of >take five< is a warm, fluttering piano loop that wouldnt sound out of place on a nina simone record. around these rich, faintly jazzy chords, jona builds a thrillingly direct, percussive track which nods to the passion and polish of classic 90s house music. a shuffling snare pattern and a tough, buoyant kickdrum combine with the keys to give the dancefloor a workout it wont forget. this is smart, optimistic stuff from jona, a ready-made soundtrack for hands in the air at late summers parties. >sunset< is a darker but no less seductive affair. its skeleton is a supple, minimalist groove, undercut with a raw, rangy bassline, and topped by tight snares and a steady, sibilant rush of hi-hats.
the mojuba sublabel welcomes a new artist to the family. tob jona is one half of the unique sounders department project, the guys are well known to the true detroit-techno lovers, way back in the 90’s they delivered some of the finest tracks with that special motown feel. this ep brings us three fresh and very deep tunes each with its own exceptional sound-character! be sure that every one will find his treasure on here, the dancer, the dreamer and the visionary!
jona is back with manta: a sick, expertly crafted new e.p. for get physical music. 24-year-old belgian jonathan troupin s true arrival on the house and techno block his debut 12- for get physical, the learnings. since then, he s chalked up another acclaimed e.p. for physical, tizia, not to mention assorted releases for labels like fumakilla and resopal red, and high profile remixes for michal ho, soffy o, daso and labelmates booka shade and m.a.n.d.y. jona doesn t mess about: title track manta immediately establishes itself as a no-holds-barred, peaktime club weapon, with a hard, pure-of-purpose kickdrum taking centre stage while kinetic drum edits and pressurized fx patter in, out and around it. a dizzying synth motif adds to an already mind-bending brew, while each successive build and drop ravishes the listener into submission. this is music to immerse yourself in, for sure, but above all it s music to really, really dance to. at this point you might expect the pace to let up, but b-side amon is a similarly hectic, energetic cut. all rolling bassline, acidic synth cycles, crisp percussion, jump-up vocal samples and surging narcotic effects, amon is a blast of magnificently controlled chaos for the party s more intense moments. the 12- draws to a close with exoplanet dub a no less formidable but certainly more spacious club track. its addictive, zig-zagging melodies reminding us of the more playful side to jona s music. with manta, jona furnishes us with three vehement yet elegant tracks guaranteed to turn a dancefloor near you inside out
get physicals belgian protege strikes again with a release that brings together deepness and contemporary beat-programming - one more evidence, that hes one of europes finest new producers for this refreshing style of warm and melodic club tunes
the original mix of someone by jona, sees him utilizing his trademark weird as you like sounds n snippets combined with some otherworldly haunting noises, making this a true connoisseurs dream, phucked up as hell, but groovy nonetheless. claude vonstroke (check his fabulous deep troat release on dirty bird, now coming out dj sneak remixes through ministry of sound) gets his hands dirty with a lowdown dubbed out lektro house workout, which stays cool until a freaked out intermezzo after which all mayhem breaks loose… plays by damian lazarus, djulz, hipp-e, graig richards, geoffroy (hi-phen), mandy, dennis ferrer, mazi, justin martin, dan ghenacia..
fumakilla venture in international artist directions this time. up is newcomer jonathan troupin aka jona (upcoming releases on get physical music, etc), who delivers an easy (not leightweight!) , clean and highly usable ultrasturdy clicked out dance floor 2 tracker. >operation o< and >monjey money< are both extremely well crafted ventures into pounding crunchy and hi densed fluffy minimal house. a cutting edge techfunk eclectism with high presence which has to be his signature sound by now and the sound system you play this on can just not be big enough. jona tracks catch you from >outside in<, intense storming bleeped out electro house freakiness, with enough variation & stamina for a true dance floor bonanza!!
all day i dream returns for another summer sampler with seasonal tunes from the likes of jonas rathsman, sébastien léger, volen sentir, leo grünnbaum, yokoo, and more. wonderous pads, delicate percussion, and soft voicings cohesively blend the 9-track compilation into a spectacle of aural bliss, weaving between dancefloor friendly and the more sonically relaxing tracks under adid’s signature modus operandi...
in a greek mythology, the river styx is the connection to the underworld, but also one of the few river goddesses. according to the myth, the river styx represents the border between the world of the living and the realm of the dead. the souls of the dead hoping at the riverbank to crossing into the underworld so as not to remain there forever.
the second release of the label unterland defines the stygian sound with its mystic and underworldly tone. additionally, the artwork underlines the musically interpretation also in a visual way. the image was created by talented photo artists salar kheradpejouh. his identity thrives on cinematic vision and matches perfectly to interpret the stygian sound artistically.
unterland 02 is a various artists ep by monoloc and jonas landwehr. with his dark production the young artist gained the attention of monoloc already 1.5 years ago, who then started to followed him closely as an artists as well as his creations. for monoloc it was clear that he wants to publish jonas’ music on his new arising label. jonas landwehr delivers three melancholic dub techno production, which are mostly influenced by his stay in the taiwanese capital taipeh.
monoloc continues to determine the stygian sound with three further productions. strong atmospheric plains, which are characterized by various cinematic sound elements.
jonas kopp presents his new own platform tremsix, created by the inspiration of his 3 iconic labels from detroit to continue the legacy of underground techno and electro movement. this ep called tremsix shows the vision and concept of the label, a perfect balance between minimal techno and electro represented by the creator of this new platform.
another gem from the archives gets a much needed official reissue. the 12inch mix of you combines the original funk riffs, string arrangement and joyous piano with a squelchy lead synth to elevate the track to new levels. anyone who saw that momentous back to back between ge-ology and red greg at dekmantel last summer will know the power of this one. my music on the b side is another favourite from the diggers spiritual soul from samuel jonathan johnson, tip!
exile is the next level basecamp of johannes heil. we at exile know that it is nonsense to write anything about music, because music can only be translated by listeners ear. so close your eyes. dont speak. dont think. just listen..... we are exile. mastering and cut my dubplates and mastering berlin.
evod music is honored to welcome jonas kopp, one of the most inspiring artists of the past years. he needs no presentation, thanks to his releases on amazing platforms such as tresor, where he released incredible collections of amazing music. blue gate is a 3 tracks ep that can be considered as a recap of his main sonorities: sci-fi, detroit and mental techno are masterfully fused together.
alex bau and mikael jonasson joining forces for an excellent hard hitting 4 tracker. together they created a huge wall of sound, driven by rhythms and beats, slowly builing up to a perfect monster for a perfect night. outstanding coverprint. shrinked and dj friendly 140g pressing. mastering and cut by cgb at dubplates and mastering. artwork by markus suckut and cover picture by salar kheradpejouh. manufactured by matter of fact.
3 years on, and after their first critically acclaimed album on versatile, five steps (aka jonathan fitoussi and clemens hourrière), who have been likened to the godfathers of the synthesizer genre (think suzanne cianni, françois bayle or morton subotnik and you re almost there!) are back with espaces timbrés a brand new episode in their exploration of the legendary modular synthesizer - the buchla, specially crafted for versatile records. after 2 years of tireless work, ever pushing and furthering their musical research, fitoussi and hourrière reveal to us new territories, textures, sounds and feelings to explore with the help of the equally legendary i:cube on mixing duties to add even more sonic reflections and mixing desk wizardry. this one s a hyper-jump into the future made possible through a machine from the past, giving birth to those most captivating of electronic mantras... dive in, the water s warm!
we are proud to announce the kick-off of a new dynamic reflections subseries: dynamic reflection ltd. a series that is set to explore a broad spectrum of electronic music, and aims to cross the barrier between the club floors and home listening. and to start in a proper fashion, we launch the ltd-series with a very special vinyl + full digital album package by jonas korbl.
reclaim your city returns to the shelves with its eight compilation featuring tracks by four of the genres finest. master and legend, steve bicknell, opens the record with the track that truly stands out on the compilation: a psychedelic piece titled >confusion of chase,< which is convoluted, dark, and extremely captivating. inigo kennedy follows with the thoughtfully composed >gradual return,< in which an offbeat rhythm perfectly coexist with an uplifting yet melancholic synth. things get even more exciting with pfirters >oppression,< which is both driving and hypnotizing, and makes a perfect peak time dancefloor bomb. the argentinian mainstay, jonas kopp, increases the tempo on >bigatron,< where a weirdly sarcastic groove pairs with a rain of metallic hi-hats as the piece progresses.
music written and performed by jonas reinhardt with additional percussion by warren huegel, glissando bass by diego gonzalez, guitar by phil manley, and electronics by matthew patterson curry.
recorded and mixed by jonas reinhardt at the equinox, by matthew patterson curry at transmitter park studio, brooklyn, and by phil manley at el studio, san francisco.
album artwork by leo mayberry
mastered by rashad becker at dubplates & mastering, berlin
produced by jesse reiner
the new ep from montreal/berlin based label parages music is a collection of deep and percussive jams from jonattan levingstone. a well balanced ep, where the groove is constent with diverse influences from afro elements, dub techno and detroit house. on the flip side,>billie< is a deep house stunner with detroit style keyboards, subtle tribal elements and >secret, not so secret< soulfull vocal sample that will get stuck in your head for hours ... contributing to the ep, is canadian house prodigy, the mole, working a robotic and groovy remix of >billie<.
it s quite some years after starburst , the first record on internasjonal the japanese duo traks boys, consisting of kawasaki based producers and djs crystal and k404 did for us. but a short 7 years down the road the magic is still there. be with you and weekend lights are mesmerizing, sparkling with creativity and beauty. be with you is modern disco cut up of the finest while weekend lights is a hypnotic stringinfected warm groover that we can t get enough of. finally weekend (light) lover and friend of the house axel boman takes it all home in the biggest of ways. reduced with care and then build up again to one the neatest breaks that we heard this year.
stockholm-based mikael jonasson is a long serving dj and producer who continues to push the boundaries of modern club music with his amazingly crafted, rather rare techno productions. with recent releases on labels like drumcode, figure and exile, mikael has earned the support and attention from the key players all around the globe. with a busy schedule of gigs all around the world, including several stops at legendary berghain in berlin to the world s biggest club priviliege in ibiza, mikael have had the pleasure of sharing the stage with talented colleagues such as adam beyer, len faki and sam paganini. right now mikael release his first ep on wall music. he is build his own intricate sound, characterised by an unique sound design and his attention to details. heavy supported by fans, radio-stations and djs around the globe. have fune while listening.mastered by alhek mastering. cover made by radu tanasa.
since four triangles was founded to release material from previously unheralded artists working in the space between house, techno and vintage rave, it seems fitting that the label’s second release should come from an analogue explorer still making his way in the world.
you may have stumbled across jonas friedlich’s debut solo 12”, a thrillingly forthright collection of hardware workouts that slipped out, unheralded, on molten moods late last year. we think the five tracks showcased here offer an extended glimpse in friedlich’s distinctive musical vision.
for the thirteenth release, we are pleased to invite the argentinian prodigy jonas kopp. following the path of his recent works on tresor, « cosmic control center ep » starts with « cognitive process » and « metaprogramming » which are more introspective and abstract whereas « vortex » is the climax, the release of energy. to conclude « human bio computer » adds something tragic, the final touch to the picture. let s start the ride ...
an old hero at int hq, andy meecham(bizarre inc, big 200, chicken lips etc.) released his debut for internasjonal recently. no we with vol.2 of a 2 part series entitled 2500?. all synth noodles and doodles written, performed and produced by andy meecham and one rework by wolf m³ller prins thoma
it is with great pleasure that we announce the first edition of the krill south series. the series will be making history, right from its inaugural release, by being the first ever techno release to be pressed and distributed from argentina. the release will coincide with a partnership with conekta records. the first release will be a reissue of a remastered version of two of krill’s hottest releases - jonas kopp’s ‘anklad’ (which was featured on krill’s maiden voyage back in 2011) and raffael attanasio’s x501’s ‘x505.5’ (which can be found on the a-side of the fourth krill release with bleak’s offerings on the flip). kopp and attanasio’s contributions to the techno scene have sky-rocketed since their last krill output and it’s an honour to be able to reissue something that has been marked as legendary on krill’s accolade. krill music
social experiment regular jonathan lee is back with a standout fourth release for the imprint. here he delivers four driving club cuts aimed squarely at the dance floor and once again showcases his intimately production style to perfect effect. the raw grooves that are the trademark of jonathan s sound are on show once again, but there is a subtle evolution as this exciting producer’s sonic palette just gets better and better. don t sleep on this.
credo turns ten. this is the soundtrack. since the very beginning credo as a label stands for an uncompromising dedication and passion for true, authentic techno, just as the mastermind behind the label, alex bau. over the past ten years an impressive list of contributed their art to create a mosaique of modern, contemporary technosound that meanwhile is received as the -credo sound-, both musically and productionwise. credonow continues its sold reputation with credo.ten, a compilation including lvrz, mikael jonasson, leghau, dirty basscore, vloyd and of course alex bau with a stunning cooperation with no one else than the horrorist.
3xlp album move d, jonah sharp, juju & jordash build the new supergroup the mulholland free clinic. their self-titled debut lp release is the recording of their second ever improvised, allhardware live set which emphasizes the ongoing paradigm shift in live electronic music.