re mastered for 2014 from oscar gaetan & ralph falcons original murk dats for 2014. fantastic re issue of these legendary producers early catalogue from 1992. containing all the original versions and dubs. these will sound better than anything on discogs.
after a brief hiatus, we return with a delicate slice of wax that epitomises what ldr stands for ? new, original music from hardworking, young artists. after the success of datas >blowpipe< on ld5 and a string of genre-busting releases on labels like metalheadz, critical, revolution and tempa, data brings us a grimy gem in the form of >liberty city blues<. incident from hungary and paul sg from austria blew us away with this track which featured on our recent knowledge magazine cover cd mix.
>liberty city blues< is a minimalistic piece of jungle music reminiscent of early photek or source direct. from the outset the tune just bubbles with menace and keeps on building and evolving throughout. a pure bass-heavy slice of proper jungle.
>autumn drops< is a soulful roller that shows that this crew are ones to watch in 2010. full of melancholy, icy vibes and a subtle basslinethat gets right under your skin, this track is a firm favourite for this year.
liberty city aka murk (ralph falcon & oscar g) regarded as one of the most successful dance djs and production teams in the world. for over twelve years, they have had the most #1s in one year in the us dance chart, as well as being the only artists to have had four us dance chart #1 singles taken from one album. the original 1992 release has been spruced back to life by electronic man of the moment steve mac who is equally responsible for producing some of house musics classics over his long career
we prepared a compilation, which lightens every facet of our colorful city berlin as a double-cd: >day< and >night< - always a love-hate relationship. the day-edition underlines every pre- or after-hour with atmospheric tracks from solomun, materik, dewalta, fritz kalkbrenner and many more. the night-time equivalent unfolds the dark pull of berlins clubs with sounds from ellen allien, mathias kaden and many more
terrestrial funk is a new label promising a broad approach to music new and old, but they re kicking off in style with the rarest of funk lps from lang cook, a little known miami man who was active in the late 70s and early 80s. she s hot with 2000 watts is a joy to listen to, kicking off with the snappy cop show funk of liberty city jam and the blissful reverie of another world. there s a whiff of rick james in the air when cook sings on dj of the year, while feeling the fire of desire has an undercurrent of surreal dub processing that nudges this record into outsider territory. proudly lo-fi and loaded with diy charm, this is a holy grail brought back in reach for all dedicated funk heads.
this album spans the entire musical career of mark stewart, the maffia and the pop group. curated by mark stewart, >kiss the future< is a mixture of new material (with new collaborators such as the bug, sanjay t), classic material from the legendary pop group (we are all prostitutes, we are time, she is beyond good and evil) as well stewarts groundbreaking solo-work from the 1980s to the present day with the legendary sugarhill records/tommy boy rhythm section (as the maffia) along with producer adrian sherwood (on u sound). with unlimited access to the vaults >kiss the future< also includes rare and unreleased material.
london based techno & minimal label murmur records, are pleased to unveil their story so far compilation, stretching back to their inception in 2004. a seminal label with a distinct talent for pushing home grown talent alongside some of the world s elite artist, murmur has an incredibly strong following through both their record label & club nights, something which this limited compilation displays perfectly. label honcho geddes pulls together the compilation, which features artists including toby tobias, will saul, maya jane coles & ethyl & huxley to name a few.