deep in the romanian wilderness, beyond the foggy wastelands and the drab greyness of the metropolitan district you can find the base of two musical wizards who invoke the spirit of the past to transmit a very modern interpretation of their nation s musical traditions.
this is tier’s first release and we just started levelling different stages with our friends ion ludwig and direkt. that being said, tier it’s a music label showcasing talent. in this journey we want to take everybody who fits in the same sound and shares same ideas as ours
next rabbit hole groover! vinyl only. we are back! the rabbit hole records returns with a fresh release signed by the romanian duo livio & roby. joining trh family, the skilful nima gorji and shoxy deliver two killer remixes. brace yourselves!
>here and there< was the first work of the romanian duo livio & robyon drumma records back in 2015, now they return home with pen thru ep including a remix by felipe valenzuela and dani casarano the music of livio & roby contains a great deal of innovation and connection to its roots, evokes respect and coherence with the music of their nation, which leads them to be one of the most respected duos of underground electronic music throughout their 10-year career, they have showcased the romanian sound across the globe and demonstrated great versatility in their career, working with labels as diverse as mulen records, vakant, desolat music group, fumakilla, among others. pen thru ep contains two original tracks plus an exceptional remix of our collaborators, friends, and brothers felipe valenzuela and dani casarano, creators of innovative labels such as melisma, melcure, and always one step further in the search for the new music.
limited repress due to high demand on requests. following up on our first release from ada kaleh, we ve got an already established name on the romanian underground scene, nu zau. as we ve been acustomed to by now to his groovey vibe, we ve got two original tracks - on one side the chunky, bassy >tete a tete<, on the other the more stripped down >bisous<, coupled by an equally outstanding remix by fellow romanians livio & roby. vinyl only.
vinyl only , the inaugural release comes from sandro kuhne, resident and owner of sbz and sbr, he provides two cuts for the genetic impression ep, two tech house grooves, subtle in their arrangement but powerful in the low end, effective dance floor movers. providing the remix is romanian duo livio & roby, who need little introduction and deliver a solid mix, true to their name. sunday breakfast records: sunday breakfast zurich has firmly established its name as a recognised clubbing event in the european house and techno scene, over the past years it has steadily built up its brand around a strong sound with quality line ups and a resident roster of exceptional home grown talent, that continues to raise the bar with each of its unique events. sunday breakfast records is an extension of this by where its resident artists are put forward to showcase the sbz sound that has become synonymous with their parties. each release will carry the signature sound from a member of the roster as well as from some of the regular guest djs who have played with the party label over the years.
livio & roby return to desolat with brand new lp phantom circles which features collaborations with some of the hottest producers in the scene including guti, julian perez, ryan crosson, martin buttrich, enzo siragusa, hector, premiesku, tini, andrea oliva and cesar merveille. phantom circles will be released on triple viny
romanian duo livio & roby make their debut on one records with a solid four track ep for the dance floor, filled with smooth rolling grooves and hypnotic rhythms. having been on the scene for over ten years livio & roby have released on acclaimed labels such as desolat, vakant and fumakilla. making great connections within the dance music elite they were soon signed to loco dice s artist alife agency and the success that followed has taken them to all corners of the globe, showcasing their dynamic dj skills and innovative live set. with their impressive album projects and constant flow of cutting-edge productions the duo remains one of their nation s leading acts in the field. now part of the lola ed agency, they have a new collaborative album concept dropping on desolat in the second half of the year, featuring some of the finest artists operating on our scene at the moment.
allez! here we go with the next release from terence :terry:’s highly-respected la vie en rose label. so far this year lvr has brought the heat with terence’s solo ep ‘acid heroes’ and the superb mix compilation ‘house couture’, which has received widespread praise. now, we have this brand new ep from a true paris legend, and an inspiration to terence himself – the one and only, jerome pacman. rising up in the early 90s, jerome established himself through the paris underground, and has remained one of the city’s finest selectors and producers. this four-track ep includes a remix from romanian godfathers livio & roby and represents jerome’s ability to throw down fresh, classic house rhythms with a modern twist. kicking off with ‘merry-go-round’, a bass-heavy rumbler imbued with subtle house tropes, we move into ‘jp sunlight’, a bubbling groover with twinkly, dream-like effects and a bassline that will lock in from the get go. on the flip we have ‘mpa’, a simple yet effective roller that will grip you with its repetitive groove and delicate use of detail in the background. livio & roby step up for the remix of ‘mpa’, which focuses on a more unusual, organic sound ethic – typical of the romanian sound that is so widely loved. a rework that is delivered with panache,
heading up the release is a trio of talented artists who always create a storm in the electronic music scene with their productions. for their debut on saved, guti, livio & roby present a 3 track ep, delivered on grey vinyl.
the release is a real spectrum of electronic music showcasing the production skills that they all possess. from the masterpiece of >we are< on the a-side to the deeper vibes of >up there< and more downtempo >piesa 3< on the flip, the package is an essential release for djs.
after their vakant debut in 2011, exactly one year later the romanian duo livio & roby is back with their latest creation for the label. shinichi, hatzumotos little sister for the ones who know, is a proper 2 track ep, both cuts in unmistakeble romanian tech manner, raw, driving and twisted as only inhabitants of the carpathian mountains can deliver. as a digital bonus you’ll find just us, livio & robys more deep approach on modern electronic music and the perfect appendix for this ep.
to kick off 2011 vakant presents romanian rising stars livio and roby, the first new artists to join the label since 2008. after cutting their teeth on some of the biggest labels and world stages, livio & roby impart their excellent deep funk laden grooves on their first record for the perfectionist house of vakant.
desolat are happy to see this notorious romanian duo continue to stoke the buzz with a brand spanking new release, after a brief hiatus. livio & roby bring their signature contemporary blend of house music roots and simmering techno!
played by ricardo villalobos, luciano, nick curly, reboot, onur Özer, karotte,. we are proudly present our new exclusive artists from romania livio, roby and george g. what you get are three parts of fresh and innovating house music. every record shows the variety of modern loop house music. every track gives his own spirit and vibe to the dancefloor. we are looking forward to a great year with these young talent artists. hope you enjoy
played by: nick curly, onur Özer, loco dice, ricardo, karotte, luciano, reboot, chris tietjen, markus fix, robert dietz, raresh and pete tong... were proudly present our new exclusive artists from romania livio, roby and george g. what you get are three parts of fresh and innovating house music. every record shows the variety of modern loop house music. every track gives his own spirit and vibe to the dancefloor. we are looking forward to a great year with these young talent artists. hope you enjoy!
here comes part 2 of the tuxedo band from livio & roby. grand final evolved from a co-operation with george g. these guys really know how to work the crowd. truly a sure shot. in amonte is a deep and monotone track with a funky bassline and constantly changing percussive elements as well as bells and guitars which define the melodic theme. if the first part was right up your alley the second part will leave you flabbergasted. a simply huge release
already played and charted by: efdemin, sebo k, onur ozer, loco dice, laurent garnier, tobi neumann, jamie jones, d julz, karotte, 2000 and one, mike shannon, gruber & nuernberg, tom clark.. !!fumakilla is proud to present the debut ep of the romanian guys livio & roby which will cause quite a stir! tuxedo band is modern house shit, the perfect tool for all mainplayers. funky and burning grooves with warm basslines and a sexy feeling. on the flip site is again a remix, this time for jozef mihaliks “listen”. jacking oldschool groove, hypnotic synth cords and sounds like a blare of trumpets. it’s a monster dancefloor killer and a perfect dj weapon.. this is part one of a pair of two 12“, so watch out for the next!!!
the music style livio & roby produce is best described as dirty chunky electronic house music both headz on and out of bass have been licensed to steve lawlers lights out 3 compilation on global underground
hanfry martinez & javier carballo present overall music limited series (vinyl only). for the first release ovllmltd001,label owners get together with their good friend hector to bring us the daggers track.a trip threw the lower,dark hipnotic house,taking us back to the golden days of this sound during the first years of the decade of 2000,reminding us of the works of legends like peace division or terry francis.this release is completed with 2 remixes,the first of rumanian duet livio & robi aproaching a detroit sound in focus,where the chords and a strong bassline are the remix s leading rol,techno for the tough minds.guti is the chosen for the second version of the daggers,a mix of techno & house deepnes where guti plays with the original sounds, adding percusive elements,pads and distorted voices,giving the track some tension and mysticism.
with - matio michael gull & brian benson leads you in a guitar-sphere. inclusive the remix of guest head-liner - livio & roby (desolat) you dont know how high you will be flying when you pass into the other sphere behind the horizon. the track is pervaded by deeply and rocking features
i m really proud that the vatos locos family now extends across many of the key countries that make up our underground world. mahony represents the scene in romania flying the flag for forward thinking music so it s a real pleasure to welcome him to my label and crew hector for the fifth ep on vl recordings, hector presents romanian dj/ producer, mahony.
presenting a very special remix edition of the stunning studio album from guti – recently placed at vol. 11 in resident advisors 2014 live act poll – with new versions of original tracks from carl craig, reboot, nic fanciulli, osunlade and guti himself. released in the summer of 2014, gutis rompecorazones saw one of the brightest, most creative stars of the electronic underground going back to his musical acoustic roots.
step into the rabbit hole and we ll take you on a journey from romania to japan, featuring some of the finest producers from both worlds. first track is from the well known duo livio & roby, who also deliverd a stunning remix on our second release. they share the romanian side with cally, who needs little introduction because of his beatiful releases on fear of flying, neostrictly or broquade. on the flip side we have yudai tamura, a very talented japanese newcomer and yoshitaca, already a veteran dj and producer in his home country.
part 2 of 2. elevation recordings was born in 2001 in a little city called galway, in the west of ireland - fathered by darran nugent aka aruba. over the last ten years the label has featured both homegrown and international talent with names like tigerskin, wareika, scope, kink, chris lattner, soul minority, gavin herlihy and snuff crew dropping by to make remixes. 2010 saw the vinyl side resurrected in the form of elevation limited and so far it has drafted in the talents of aldo cadiz, jakob seidensticker, tomika, einmusik, feygin and more. this 10 year album showcases the flavour of where the label is now with a hot selction of tracks from germanys snuff crew, aldo cadiz (chile), julian sanza (2020 vision) - who drops a dirty disco mutant monster called >elevation<, livio and roby (desolat), alejandro vivanco (cadenza), darran nugent and pavel lenchenko (mood music) and more. enjoy the party.
elevation recordings was born in 2001 in a little city called galway, in the west of ireland - fathered by darran nugent aka aruba. over the last ten years the label has featured both homegrown and international talent with names like tigerskin, wareika, scope, kink, chris lattner, soul minority, gavin herlihy and snuff crew dropping by to make remixes. 2010 saw the vinyl side resurrected in the form of elevation limited and so far it has drafted in the talents of aldo cadiz, jakob seidensticker, tomika, einmusik, feygin and more. this 10 year album showcases the flavour of where the label is now with a hot selction of tracks from germanys snuff crew, aldo cadiz (chile), julian sanza (2020 vision) - who drops a dirty disco mutant monster called >elevation<, livio and roby (desolat), alejandro vivanco (cadenza), darran nugent and pavel lenchenko (mood music) and more. enjoy the party. coverart by: emiliocaccaman (ita)
christmas is a time for people to come together. in that tradition, desolat celebrates a year packed full of music, with the second yearly christmas label sampler: a showcase of inspiring heavyweights alongside fresh talent from two continents, wrapped up in a big shiny bow. while last years christmas vinyl sampler was red, this years sampler will be blue: simply a beautiful sounding item in our favourite music format. all artists featured on the sampler have released music on desolat previously: some as special guests, some as cherished label staples. legendary chicago producer dj sneak jumps into the fray with a contemporary salsa-kissed house jam at a strapping pace, taste-making french don franck roger similarly digs deeps with the agile burner >egotrippin<. desolats taste for dancefloor atmospherics is further exemplified by loco dices stripped back and frisky track >dont make signal<, and martin buttrichs playful >roads<. livio & roby, premiesku, yaya and guti & audiofly also contribute their own takes on the desolat sound: with crunchy, sample-flecked grooves aplenty. its been a watershed year for desolat, with a super-wide variety of singles, remixes and long players by artists such as pulshar, ricardo villalobos, thomas melchior, marco passarani and der räuber & der prinz: musical explorations of submarine-worthy proportions. we are excited to see what 2011 will bring… stay tuned
timeless dancefloor fire gets a timely seasonal release on this exclusive double 12 inch pack. its the first compilation of artists from the desolat family - and its a manifesto of sorts, showcasing the different facets of the desolat sound. these artists, in their own ways, unpack multiple meanings of house & techno to create unique tangents. munichs tini steps out with her debut release: a staggered, raw dance track representative of her electrifying, wired-up dj sets. its the first solo outing on desolat for studio guru martin buttrich: his sensitive manipulation of delicate sonic quicksand underpinned with an insistent beat. argentine muso guti drops his second release on desolat, contributing chipped down spatial melodies following his first 2x12inch on the label, las cosas que no se tocan. loco dice brings his hip hop roots via heavyweight bassline and disembodied groove to truly shake up the house and overturn expectations. shimmering swing is the thing for romanian duo livio & roby featuring george g as premiesku, enunciating their very own definition of dance. lastly, desolats african-italian man yaya develops his sound further - displaying his musical upbringing with a punchy effusive get-up-and-dance vibe. its a fine way to end the year - six glimmering tracks wrapped up on desolats very special 10th release!
the green & blue open air on the first september weekend has become a fixed date in the festival schedule for seven years now. in this year, the second edition of the associated mix-cd is to be released, mixed by two djs who are able to revert on both long-time experience and innovation in sound: tobi neumann and onur Özer.