leonardo arrives as a new artist in 2018 having been promptly picked up by alan fitzpatrick for his we are the brave label project. a string of releases are planned and in place for 2018 on watb with offerings also coming here on his own imprint etheric, which serves as an outlet for leonardo s music outside of his ongoing relationship with we are the brave. the origin ep is a collection of four tracks that draw on primitive feelings, heavily influenced by recent trips travelling through peru and south america. the ep has a trippy hedonistic feel and represents leonardo s take on a tribal rave in the depths on the amazonian rainforest, while still drawing on futuristic and electronic elements.
underground mainstay leonardo lands on his own etheric label with two more of his hotly anticipated tunes that this time show off his dub techno and melodic credentials. perfectly hypnotic rolling drums and gorgeous pads layered up into a deeply intoxicating rhythm that really encourages your mind to cut loose and wander. these latest two tracks are sure to make a huge mark wherever they are dropped and further cement leonardo’s place in the electronic landscape.
soul sugar drop their own reggae version of marvin gaye’s -i want you-. french outfit soul sugar – the brainchild of guillaume “gee” metenier – deliver yet another soulful reggae 12”, this time a cover version of marvin gaye’s 1976 classic -i want you-. jamaicain native leonardo carmichael sings lead vocals and legendary drums and bass duo sly & robbie add their flavor to the mix, with two versions on side b. marvin gaye’s single -i want you- was a big step forward for his sound & vision and marked a change in direction – from hip motown soul to a more sultry, disco sound. marvin s vocals are notably intimate and the lyrics are more explicit, more personal. an original soul classic, -i want you- is memorable for its unique combination of lush harmonies, a mesmerizing groove and the apparent sexiness of the theme itself. soul sugar s discomix version combines a smooth mixture of reggae, soul and funk over beefy bass lines, designed for heavyweight sound systems. sly & robbie, rhythm duo known for their studio work on countless reggae classics since the 1960s deliver their version, taking us back to the golden age of reggae, the days when it was typical for jamaican musicians to record their own versions of american soul tunes ... ace producer jahno dubs the mix live and direct to tape, from his very own n.o.f studio
veryone loves -why can t we live together- by timmy thomas: how could one resist such a strong music vibe coming with a message more relevant today than ever! it has been covered by the most creative artists more than a few times… recorded in paris and kingston, the soul sugar crew & leonardo carmichael make it their own with a sultry reggae groove. jahno on drums and syndrums, thomas naim on guitar, and guillaume -gee- metenier on keyboards and production duties, are delivering the classic hit in all its majesty, in the superior categories of both extended discomix, and dub version under the spell of dubmaster extraordinaire dennis bovell! what to say about the breathtaking interpretation of leonardo carmichael? growing up in jamaica, leonardo learnt many a song from his father glendon joseph mcfarlane, who would sing to his mother geraldine, who sang in a choir. leonardo grew up as a drummer and a singer in churches. through a mutual friend, he met nastassja hammond, daughter of beres hammond, with whom he started writing and releasing music for various artists including courtney john and kreesha turner. leonardo has a wide appreciation for diverse genres but keep an international reggae and dancehall feel at the core of his music. it can be said leonardo has faith & soul to the bone
leonardo returns with another 4 track ep on his etheric imprint. the voyage ep shows a diverse selection of tracks ranging from peak time to downtempo. the offering delivers energy through solid punchy drums and simple but intense percussion with the main synth bringing a head turning edge. symmetry has a late night feeling to it fusing primitive and hardcore elements over a broken beat structure to create a unique elevating gem. spooky deep tech track the afterlife is dubby work out with haunting vocal samples and trippy synth hooks while droplets completes the ep off in a downtempo vibe incorporating the same edgy raw feeling of many of his previous productions.
its already been two years since leonardo martellis debut with the four-tracker menti singole. he has since been following the direction he took with this first release, at a rather slow path, releasing a lone and haunted mini-album, previsto, in the meantime. with menti singole vol.2, martelli establishes a picture of his music, an update of his aspirations in the feminine.
electro kicks, raw textures, ominous choirs: l immaginario, previstos opening track, ties a bound between martellis two releases on antinote, giving us one last glimpse at the uninhabited post-apocalyptic landscapes drawn in menti singole. however, this time leonardo martelli explores a more urban universe, as the use of rap samples on negli abissi and lo schema suggests. martelli exploits their aggressiveness in a way that somehow reminds us of minimalist rap tapes from memphis. the third tracks title makes it even clearer: called leggende metropolitane, the song is a trip into the darkest blind alleys of the city, an invitation to wander among human wastes, driven by its light kick.
seth troxler offers up the next installment in a lauded series of 12inches on his no nonsense, club-focused imprint play it say it. with previous releases coming from butch, the mekanism and steve lawler, next in line is a new addition to the roster: leonardo gonnelli.
in an uncertain world, its a comfort to know that the same sun shines over all of us. from the levenshulme vista to the beaches of tuscany and beyond, we all bathe in the same golden warmth. and as the summer sun begins to blaze and swelter, aficionado return with their latest release, inviting an international cast to sooth our cares with sweet sonics.
very strong one again from this very on point label. on this brilliant ep twin peaks tinged electronics cross with fuzzed out and tripping house, very appealing 12inch that ticks a lot of boxes down here at rh. mr martelli is in a very good zone. tip!
number 4 is an exceptional number and it has a strong connection with music and in particular with dance music. in classical music, common time is constructed of 4 beats. in dance music 4 to the floor is the word. the forth release of goodvibe records is made of 4 tracks. 2 originals from leonardo gonnelli, a young italian producer, with a smooth instinct for floor fillers and 2 remixes from hugo and sammy, the stunning residents of goodvibe records. leonardo gonnelli >when you lose< is a release that shows the multicoloured faces of tech-house music. 4 clubbers and 4 music lovers.
the -old school- that merge with the new making a unique sound. the -italian stallion- dj soch, owner of black angus records keep on tapping into sounds from the past making them fresher and up to date creating tracks that can persist over time.after the success of -unknown- is the time of -planetary session- the original mix is a journey through an idyllic world made of pads, synths, vocals and raw beats.the -underground mix- is a deep and cyclical dub, a surrounding bass and a bitter vocal for an uncompromising underground dancefloor tune.for the remixes this time soch choose two young dj/producers from his home town:leonardo martelli, one of the star atists of antinote records, that create his own version with visionary atmospheres, dark and electro, stefano light version istead make us think of a sunset by the sea with percussive grooves and warmer and softer sounds.the release is 100% made in foligno, a small italian city home of one of the best club in europe, the serendipity club, son of dancity festival, where artists play confronting and sharing their passion for music. black angus rough is vinyl only limited edition.
with previous form on colors and love fever, remi mazet returns on relatively new label social joy with a deep and refined trip through house music as played by a true musician. there’s a dusky, cinematic quality to the whole ep, from the captivating intro to the sweet rhodes soul of -safran- and on to the broken wheeze of -jazz e-. -shrine- has a more forthright club-ready veneer, while -jammin- brings furthermore machine-oriented grooves, but at all times the devil is in the details, and this record is most devilish indeed. one for all those craving a little more subtlety and flair in their house music.
5th birthday comp featuring a host of artistst who ve graced the label over the perioid.. exclusives from tolouse lowtrax, geena, iueke, domenique dumont, inoue shirabe, raphael top-secret and more. gatefold sleeve. tip! made of 14 sketches - each reflecting one of the many shades of the label s catalogue five years of loving notes features new names as well as those of artists who have been involved with the label since its very beginning, like geena or iueke responsible for the first 12inch released on antinote.
channeling the spirit of moodymann, rick wilhite and other such detroit house greats, guilhem monin follows up on the promise of his debut for colors last year with this sizzling slice of rough hewn deep house gold where the samples stay locked in the groove and the atmosphere of the room is captured forever on the record. -social music- would surely not sound out of place on kdj, while -i plan to stay a believer- calls upon the warming tones of rick wade et al amidst an irresistible 909 house bump. -vlg- gets a little more sassy with its choppy edit style, and then -people- brings in a fist-pumping riff to hit the sweet spot later in the night.
with their second catalogue number, the magic movement conjures with another outstanding debut ep: khronos by oceanvs orientalis. this one-man-orchestra from istanbul takes you on a mystical journey down the silkroad, where slow timeless jams meet hypnotic club killers. on percussive foundation, oceanvs orientalis mixes traditional eastern instruments and chants with house and techno, never leaving the dancefloor out of sight. by melting oriental history into modern beats, he creates a whole new sonic universe: contemporary eurasian dance music.
zum ersten mal im jahr 2000 ins leben gerufen, war real ibiza eine der ersten von ibiza / balearen inspirierten compilations und ist somit neben der cafe del mar-serie ein eckpfeiler des genres. real ibiza vermischt downtempo schönheit, mellow house, cool jazz und reichliche dosen von abendsonne getünchten grooves. auf episode 9 zelebriert dj loudery mit viel freude und geschmack die wunderbare musikalische welt der balearischen musik. ladies and gentlemen, enjoy the summertime
compilation featuring 11 exclusive tracks from the new york haunted fam. banging and distorted techno and electro tracks from young producers like foil, kluentah, meze, leonardo martelli and many more. blending ebm style industrial with modern experimentalism, compiled by drvg cvltvre.