not only there gotta be a way there for sure is for the more than talented lads at lize records. it s homeplay this time: berlin resident levat debutes on lize rec with 3 extradry tracks ready for the dancefloor. chill reprise -lazaruzz- included.
placebo are still brimming with new ideas. recorded over three months by producer dave bottrill (chosen by the band largely because of his work with tool) in his toronto studio and mixed in london by my bloody valentine, smashing pumpkins and nine inch nails supremo alan moulder, placebos sixth album is a startling, alive, vital and boundary vaulting record that marks a whole new era for a band that were in need of a change.
debut lp from safa pressed on 180g 12- in a ltd edition of 300 copies w/ inlay artwork by maria kassab & text by judy of seas on modular mind. sonic venture into the complexity of physical spaces and human interactions.
matt edwards and multifaceted artist patrick mason team up as srvd with debut release entitled elevate dropping on rekids this august. whether as radio slave or his various other monikers, matt edwards is one of electronic musics most consistent and innovative artists. ever since his early reinterpretations of kylie minogue and new order, edwards has continually commanded respect as a producer and in-demand remixer, whilst as a label owner his rekids imprint is undoubtedly one of house and techno’s most influential platforms. meanwhile, patrick mason continues to conquer the fashion world, a devout club kid and gifted creative turning heads as an outstanding art director, illustrator and model, whose extensive artistic talents include a unique and compelling voice destined for dancefloors. srvds story begins when the pair met in panorama bar, which soon led to edwards and mason hanging out at the studio and later evolved into improvised performances in berlins club scene and beyond. elevate perfectly captures the raw spirit and vibe of their live show, with whispering vocals ushering in precision kicks and piercing stabs until masons mesmerising voice comes fully into play. an homage to the new york vogue scene and a huge hit at panorama bar - where the pair have set the house on fire with three unannounced shows so far this year nasty is a syncopated, bass-driven monster of a cut complete with infectious claps and metallic effects.
elevate melodies are back with four toe-tapping, finger-snapping, dancefloor slaying heaters, all on wax. side 1 takes off with the griffes’ remix of jay airness’ “she staying”, all sumptuous keys, sun dappled strings and peak-time beats propelling the track ever forward. venice beach then takes on sly moore’s seismic “muoosic”, dropping the tempo and creating a super low-slung slab of electro funk, one for the 100bpm crew. on the b side, lord funk takes on “black les grues de nantes” from victorius, turning it into a jazzy workout with slap-bass, chopped up vocals and dusty vinyl crackles giving it a classy 90s feel. and rounding out the selection is new york dj and producer p-sol who applies his midtempo skills to “law and theory” from label boss jay airness, creating an atmospheric groove with some real funk and jazz flourishes. limited to 500 copies.
rhythm section are back with a sizzling eight-tracker from melbourne s hottest ensemble 30/70. melbourne has a lot to answer for. for anyone admiring the citys music scene from afar it would seem fair to wonder if there might be something in the water. 30/70 are the latest collective to emerge from this buzzing scene. elevate is a sublime statement, at once a cry for help and a call to arms, it balances delicate poetry and potent aggression with ease - all of this done with a beguiling pop sensibility. this collection of songs, their second studio effort after their debut lp, ‘cold radish coma , is set to elevate them to the international stage. under the management of wondercore island (hiatus kaiyote, oscar key sung, daniel merriweather) and with the release set to drop on bradley zeros rhythm section intl. (al dobson jr, silent jay x jace xl, henry wu), 30/70 are ready to take their message from northcote to the world.
limited triple coloured vinyl pressing. do not sleep. brand new label from copenhagen exploring the universe of chord/dubtechno run by the host of the legendary tweakfm show, johnny fredsgaard aka kvadrant. first release contains four solid dub influenced tracks made by ohm and the label owner himself. ohm needs no introduction as he is a well established icelandic artist and a part of the label family around the thule label. over the years he has teamed up with artists such as exos and octal industries with whom he already released two eps in 2017 on rawax and taped artifact. ejer is made for the dancefloor with its heavy rhythm, characteristic roland space echo delayed chords and a stunning break which will make the floor burn as soon as the bass kicks in. laki is a fast paced track with repetitive chords and heavy kick. octal industries takes laki to a deeper level and delivers a stand out groovy remix of the track and adds a bit of a melodic flow to it. yding is a groovy crossover track which fits well in the world between techno and house. watch out for the phat funky bassline.
after a few months out of the vynil circuit elevate is proud to present the first of many va vinyls first off we have the monster remix of pig&dan s lizard king by the prolific julian jewell supported by plastic man richie hawtin and a dance floor weapon played by pig&dan in most of their sets belle is a dark trip into oblivion with a massive baseline that keeps chugging on till it breaks into a devilish distorted synth baseline that shocks but enchants the listener. next we have hantrace with its beautiful deep stab but pumping baseline the perfect main room track for late night produced by up and coming producer uakoz last but not least we jspr s redemption the complete techno track with a powerful motif that progresses as you inmerse yourself into this beautiful voyage that evolves keeping the audience focused and in a trance. we ve very carefully selected these tracks from various releases to make each track of this vynil mean something, enjoy :)
pisetzky’s sound comes from a walk through elevated paths, passing through obscure lanes of a mysterious soul. hidden between its urban inspiration, his music expresses a unique vibe that drifts from a dialogue though this inspiring metropolitan nature. shy spirits whisper wistfully synths of a never ending voyage, five alluringly deep tracks that hit their hypnotic impetus as soon as you let them lead their full ambitious course. elevation, born from a collaboration with primal, has been produced in a nordic desolated environment in the outlands of copenaghen.
huh? how? whoa. i know this is what you’re thinking. this epic collaboration between two of hip-hops most respected legends from different sides of the country came about somewhat via chance, intention and a mutual connection. both are widely acclaimed and known as your favorite rappers favorite rapper and are known for their unforgiving hard edge and complex lyrics.
produzent und songwriter typesun präsentiert seine beiden tracks icebergs und water auf einer 10inch vinyl. zu hören sind meisterhaft gestaltete und kompromisslose erkundungen in unbekannte welten, mit gesang von alison garner von the fauns und alex rita vom dänischen duo okapii.
his career began in the mid 90s as part of 1st down, which consisted of phat kat on vocals and jay dee on production. the group was short lived however, possibly because of insufficient support/promotion from their label, payday, but the two continued to collaborate on many occasions afterwards, starting with an appearance on fat cat song and its remix, from slum villages fan tas-tic (vol. 1).
first, let me pay homage to institubes and the codeine generation who discovered red bull in 2003. para one, teki and tacteel were on the front line just like us making the french scene stronger and even more exciting after the first french touch wave. in 2004 for the fourth release on ed banger we were looking for french artists who were killing it, pushing boudaries, those we wish we had signed. three names: para one, feadz jackson. both feadz and para one accepted to remix krazy baldhead’s first ep, this record is very special to me, we pressed 2000 copies.
introducing the new vinyl only label, public system recordings, co run by matthieu foltyn and eric strykert. the first release is a split series ep from dj spider and grey people. starting off the ep, dj spider s mind field offers a percussive drum riff, warm synths, and a slight off beat rhythmic intensity that moulds together perfectly. next on spider s side is demon seed an intense journey utilizing deep stabbing kicks, delayed snares, whistling synths, and finishes with a soft subtle chant. flipping the record, grey people enters into the well familiar analogue techno spectrum. deep friday builds up with short stabbing cords, flickering snares and a spooky vocal. too much relevance is a rough acid chicago throw back. don t let this one slip!!
the stateside bass collective elevater actions 5th vinyl release finds london based maestro mr. mageeka delivering 2 cuts of visceral and hypnotic house music. previously known as mc mega, mageeka has been a part of the uk garage movement since its formative years and the authenticity of his music speaks for itself with relentless and truly unique vibes.
2015 repress >> chesus returns to 4lux with this strong 4-tracker. two bold house cuts in jump! and intergalactic jam. quality club and disco vibes as we can expect from the cardiff producer. with elevation and bootsys nightmare chesus explores more techy territory. a very versatile ep!
zum 25-jährigen nightmares on wax jubiläum veröfffentlicht warp alle lps noch einmal neu als edles doppelvinyl mit downloadcard im klappcover mit bedruckten innentaschen und neuem sticker. mit *mind elevation* bereichert george evelyn 2002 seinen bewährten downbeatsound mit positiv gestimmten vocaltracks wie *know my name* und dem nostalgischen rap von *70s 80s*.
pig & dans elevate label is going from strength to strength in 2014 with a series of stunning releases. if you are familiar with pig&dans work, then you know that they produce and play music that is far from linear. they are always looking to push the envelope with genre-bending music and a devotion to creating something special that gets right under your skin and elevates the spirit. pig&dans attention to detail is a mark of their creative excellence. having created a trio of dynamic techno grooves, they give each track its own distinctive identity. whether they do twitchy (sandstorm), full-scale onslaught (power), or transcendent beauty (there is no turning back), they always do it with unrivalled style and panache. it would be hard to find another duo whose creative juices flow so freely right now. what they have is a very special meeting of minds that is being cherished and developed to ever-greater heights as the years tick by, leaving the future of techno in very safe hands indeed.
geophone returns with a four track various artists ep curated by the label boss mike parker. the a side begins with new artist eastern renaissance, who delivers a melodic and acidic dreamscape in classic form. mike parker continues this science fictional atmosphere with his contribution, *night of 21 hours* with whirling analogue sequences that remind us of flying saucers and outer space. the b side moves in a harder direction with echologists buzzing and bleeping syncopations backed with heavy drum programming. the always surprising stanislav tolkachev concludes the ep with a track that pushes the boundaries, reflecting his unique interpretation of techno music.
4-cut ep from new yorks engineer to the stars, phil moffa. his first solo effort arrives in the form of an impeccably produced strain of airy, melody-driven techno that doubles as dance-floor-destroyer. *elevation* comes with a set of bonus beats, and *eno-ugh* is coupled with a live reverb recital recorded in the concert hall at the conservatory of music at purchase college where moffa is a professor of studio production. limited to 400 copies, vinyl only.
another mysterious release from the take the elevator camp. once again no info just mechanical rhythms, dry acidic synths and weird deathly vocals.. just the way we like it from this great designer label. highly recommended!
dj sliink, springing from the jersey club scene, has built an impressive reputation for his contributions to north american dance music. so much so that vibe magazine included him on their list of 30 djs to watch. his angular, spare take on club music can be described as straight forward, as much as a punch in the face can be described as straight forward anyway
a beautiful package, soul jazz records universal sound is proud to present the re-issue of pharaoh sanders *elevations* originally released on impulse records in 1973.
deep spiritual jazz released as heavyweight 180 gm audiophile double-vinyl edition cut at 45-rpm (very limited and very loud!) in deluxe strong gatefold sleeve.