loco dice has unveiled his darkly eclectic album ‘love letters, a 15-track embodiment of his diverse production range. featuring the latest single ‘were alive, the most highly anticipated record of his recent sets. dices third studio album after ‘7 dunham place and ‘underground sound suicide sees him reflecting on his musical influences and connections to dusseldorf and beyond. the album is packed with the producers typically forceful tones, which blur the lines between house and techno. utillising the bristling sounds and smooth drum beats, dices love letters album serves as an aural embodiment of the tones which make his sound so unique. throughout ‘love letters, dice uses his own vocals more frequently than on previous albums, which makes the production both trippier and more personal, representing past and present.
desolats loco dice joins the roster of martinez brothers cuttin headz label this april with slammer, backed with a remix from detroit techno veteran dj t-1000. dü,,sseldorfs loco dice has long been one of the most respected figures in contemporary electronic music with releases over the years on leading labels like cocoon, cadenza, ovum and of course his own desolat as well as a heavy touring schedule taking him across the globe year in year out. here though we see dice offering up his new single courtesy of cuttin’ headz, a platform the martinez brothers and associates to deliver high octane, dance floor focused house and techno. the original mix of title track slammer leads with spiralling brass like bass tones, flute licks, shuffled shakers and resonant synth hooks running alongside a bumpy bass line and an amalgamation of heady, processed vocal lines. following is detroits dj t-1000 stepping up on remix duties, stripping back the aesthetic of the original to lay focus on robust rhythms and various vocal refrains from the original whilst chugging bass and tension building atmospherics gradually unfold throughout.
desolat label boss loco dice kicks off 2018 in fine style with a huge new single which sees the him reflecting on his musical roots and his connection to dusseldorf, detroit and beyond, whilst giving a taster for a brand new long player to come later in the year. dices recent past has seen the master of robust house and techno funk serve up killer remixes of mobys classic ‘go and release his underground sound suicide album, whilst continuing to headline the biggest clubs and festivals around the world. at the same time, he has directed his endless passion and musical sensibilities to bare upon his desolat label, with a stream of records released from some of the most exciting artists around and supported by djs across the globe. now though the stage is set for the first new loco dice original recording in some time and it is sure to see him once more at heart of the global scene. the bristling ‘roots is a typically forceful track that blurs the lines between house end techno. it has twitchy synths bringing the energy to hurried drums as smooth chords add real soul. the claps are coarse & edgy, whilst dices own dark vocals bring a brooding atmosphere and the whole thing is a synapse firing rave-up that cannot fail to detonate any dance floor. an instrumental is also included for even more visceral thrills. this timely new single is the lead track from dices latest album project, entitled love letters and to be released later in 2018.
desolat label boss loco dice is back with what is sure to be a massive autumn package: he has remixed the seminal dance track ‘go’ by the legendary moby, twice, and has made it all his own in the process. moby needs little introduction: the american dance producer and live performer’s albums are classics of the genre that are celebrated far and wide. they have been used on thousands of adverts, have given rise to hit singles all over the world and have made him one of the most celebrated electronic music stars of our time. his ‘go’ track was what started it all for him back in the 90’s, and was a bona fide club classic of the day. it still resonates today and always gets crowds going. now it has been remixed twice by loco dice, who has added his own stamp to it in distinctive fashion. his first excellent version is eight minutes of chunky and tribal drums, with rubber kicks, clipped horn stabs and big hits all building the pressure. those most famous vocal cries really finish it off in style, and ensure that dance floors will go wild whenever it is dropped, as do wonky synths and big piano chords at the breakdown. the second version is more emotive, with big sweeping strings smeared in the background to help make it all the more dramatic, teary eyed and impactful on the floor. this one is for the peak time in any set and is sure to make the most memorable moment of any night. both remixes here pack a real punch, and whilst remaining true to the original, they both sound just like you would expect from modern dance heavyweight loco dice.
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youandme is acclaimed collaborative project between berlin based pair martin and daniel. they make raw, emotive underground sounds and martin recently turned out a well received full length album on ornaments that explored far and wide. they did official works for artists like moodymann, radio slave, seth troxler, lawrence and many others. they also run rotary cocktail and 3 other mysterious labels...
loco dice & samo dj remixes for these nordic youngesters of karlovak records. tight functional tracks by tophat and art alfie getting the remix treatment by desolat label boss loco dice on crab at the green hunter. on the flip youll find producer virtuoso samo dj turning inside out of no holdings. efficient modern house cuts with some of that nordic flavour.
one of the most unexpected collaborations of recent memory, defected presents loco dice in the house is the most explosive dance music compilation of the year. here four tracks from the release are exclusively presented in this limited edition vinyl sampler. loco dice in the house exemplifies the open-minded attitude to electronic music embraced by both label and artist, and delivers a truly unique and timeless listening experience
on their return to desolat barcelona based musicians pulshar deliver a deliciously deep and trippy ep following on from 2010s critically acclaimed album inside, spanish duo aphro and pablo bolivar aka pulshar return to desolat with the different drum ep, and all four tracks showcase the deeply hypnotic yet richly soulful sounds which the duo are synonymous with.
when you have already spent the first half of the year celebrating a grammy nomination, an idma (international dance music awards) nomination for your worldwide radio show, residencies and tours at the biggest clubs in the world, and worked with the black eyed peas and faithless, how the hell do you start the second half? if you are the biggest export in uk dance music, namely mark knight, then you release your third epic toolroom knights mix album... and here we have selected some of the biggest tracks from the album: the first track is the co-production competition winning entry >headers & volleys< from mark knight, drew scott & hollywood hills, strict border >reboot me<, album exclusive >bad bread< by george andrews and nic fanciullis remix of loco dices >definition<.
the second part of a double vinyl sampler that will be lighting up the biggest dancefloors.
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on the a-side, the loco dice dub is a perfect set-builder, one of his best remixes to date. purist loco fans might also be happy to hear that tigas vocal has been 99% extracted from this version, leaving behind only the echo of disco-pop in a solid, dj-friendly groove.
kaines mix keeps things closer to the original, emphasizing the pop punch-lines with staccato beeps and a chunky beat. positive vibes here from a bright young uk producer.
finally, space-disco maestros emperor machine turn in another epic roller complete with a brilliant analog synth jam finale.
this third sampler contains the excellent everyday, a collaboration between terry lee brown jnr and the timewriter. gorgeous deep house with a solid techy edge and a lot of soul! the plastic avengers remix of joeseph maliks believe and see is a raw, dirty tech-funk workout, whilst house stalwarts, 95 north, weigh in with a dubby house cut from ten years ago that screams underground! finally, man of the moment, sascha dive, has his deepest america cut remixed by samuel davis, and its a trippy, raw and minimal house swinger! a great 4 tracker, with a nice mix of deep and minimal to please most tastes
nrk - this second sampler contains the excellent >bubububadub< by mhm1, certainly one of the best tracks on the comp, with its cheeky vocal cut ups and bouncing beats, the deep house lushness of sirus 2001 remix of nick holders sultry vocal cut >inside your soul<, the dubby mini-funk of loco dices remix of Önur ozers >eclipse<, and man of the moment, mathias kadens remix of terrence dixon, in all its percussive tribal glory. a great 4 tracker, with a nice mix of deep and minimal to please most tastes. full press and radio campaign to be handles by dispersion pr. already confirmed are major features on loco dice in idj magazine (april front cover), dj magazine and mixmag, as well as special radio mixes and local in-store appearances.
the first sampler to be released in support of loco dices forthcoming >the lab 01< selection on nrk music. this sampler contains the driving, jackin, minimal funk of someone elses >you dont got me<, the spooky and other-wordly >orbit 1.3< by second hand satellites, dj alis 2003 cut >you dont know< (out on derrick carters classic label) and the haunting piano strains of >salson< by damian schwartz and guti. a great 4 tracker, with a nice mix of deep and minimal to please most tastes.
riz mc ist ziemlich angesagt auf der insel und liefert uns zwei verwegene tracks mit frische-garantie. irgendwo zwischen mos def & prodigy sind die beissenden lyrics gepaart mit fetten beats anzusiedeln. umseitig gibt es einen remix von loco dice, der bereits support von tiefschwarz, sasha, luciano, radioslave, groove armada, cassy und vielen anderen bekommt.
desolat x is a new desolat vinyl only series. the vinyls will be limited! the most popular club tune of loco dices fabulous >7 dunham place<3xlp and cd comes with new extended version, instrumental and acappella. colored vinyl! limited! played by: dj sneak, kenny dope gonzales, dennis ferrer, luciano.... among innumerable others
hot off the heels of onur Özers most excellent mind melt album kasmir, released october of 2007, comes the reinterpretations on vakants vr division. wonderfully thought out, vr handles remixes exclusively leaving vakant itself pure to its artists. this constellation leaves everyone free to the corruption of their fancy, allowing the artists to choose their own remixers. with onur, finding willing interpreters is not a difficult task and the heavy of the heavies representing the light and dark sides of the force are here on vr04. on the a side loco dice, aka tunisian born yassine ben achour, takes onurs instrument laden >eclipse< and puts it through the treatment. what comes out the other end is popping state-of-the-art tech house with onurs depth and loco dices spontaneous flow. on the flip things get serious. jens zimmermann , the deep, deep, freak out master hailing from frankfurt, contributes his own spin on >sahara<
brilliant 4xlp! a masterpiece!! loco dices much-anticipated debut lp has been created to take the listener on a journey: an album to be treasured as a fine-textured catalogue of the senses. loco dice, who spends much of his time shuttling between the worlds main electronic music ports as an in-demand dj, packed up his studio and relocated to new york city. there, the renowned düsseldorf dj, producer and desolat label head fomented a raw and simmering soundtrack: a nuance-packed collection of sonic interpretations of scenes, characters and moods from the most diverse and mythologised city in the world. the album specifically pays homage to their...
loco dice undertakes the remixing of the ibadan classic son of raw in the first of a series of remixes of ferrer works originally out on ibadan. with some of the most soulful and original techno productions on the market, he does not disappoint. an epic ten minute slice of modern house music that falls, like the original, somewhere between genres, loco dice creates a tunnel of atmosphere combining key elements for the original and adding fly life type efx that build throughout.
next cadenza killer ep !! the four cuts on this doublepack are monsters all, between eight and 13 minutes apiece. coming hot on the heels of similarly sprawling releases from ricardo villalobos and luciano & thomas melchior, they confirm cadenza s commitment to stretching electronic dance music s form to fit a more expansive frame. these are anthems, but they re anthems of a different sort. while too many hits beat their riffs like dead horses and treat their listeners little better, loco dice turns their attentions to gauzier, wispier elements: ghost melodies, feathery percussion, iridescent timbres that flash once and are gone
deep, tribal, warm acid house, an inf ectuos summer groov e, on the f lip loco dice returns to the label with a special >chunk the funk< remix, smooth deep jazzy house remix. beautif ul deep tribal & hy pnotising that builds and grows into a deep acid head banger ... on the f lip locodice returns to the label he begun his career with of f ering us a lazy disco esque remix, inf used with touches of jazz, sunset, lounging or in the early hours of the morning, this will work
loco dice from ibizas circo loco party crew stepping up on the productiontip with this hot two-tracker on the always dope ovum imprint. two thickcuts of minimal funk right here,with the deep keys, warm atmospherics and clicky drums of meninia brasileriaworking perfectly as a late-night uplifter. flipside makes the josh wink connection with an ace hypnotic bassline and percussion leading the way for a killer minimal tech-house ride - a must-have for the steve bug and villalobos fans. wicked return to form from ovum
dc10 resident and top producer (alongside timo maas producer martin buttrich), locodice follows up the awesome city lights and dynamite love tracks with this benassi-style distorted fart synth sound to massive effect. support from timo maas, carl cox, james zabiela…
one of the most unexpected collaborations of recently memory, defected presents loco dice in the house is the explosive dance music compilation of the year. featuring tracks and remixes from cutting edge artists such as kyle hall, skudge, glimpse, diplo, marcel dettmann and dice himself as well as a hand-picked selection of unreleased desolat exclusives, this is an incredible release from an undisputed legend of the scene...
desolat celebrate their 5th anniversary with a very special edition of their annual sampler this edition not only sees artists from the desolat family turn in exclusive tracks, but also sees loco dice supply a first mix on desolat.
with this double cd in early summer already, cocoon gives - just like in the past two years - an acoustic foretaste of what is expecting the clubbers at the nights of the >10 years of craziness< season. incl unreleased tracky by reboot, marco carola, tiga, martinez and more...
many familiar names make up this second mix, dance veterans such as nick holder, 95 north, audio soul project, tyree cooper and terry lee brown jr mix it up with franck roger and alix alvarez beats and contemporary deepness from sascha dive and daso & pawas. mightily impressive stuff from loco dice, who is set to have a huge year in 2009, and a great start to nrks latest series, the lab.
loco dices much-anticipated debut lp has been created to take the listener on a journey: an album to be treasured as a fine-textured catalogue of the senses. loco dice, who spends much of his time shuttling between the worlds main electronic music ports as an in-demand dj, packed up his studio and relocated to new york city. there, the renowned düsseldorf dj, producer and desolat label head fomented a raw and simmering soundtrack: a nuance-packed collection of sonic interpretations of scenes, characters and moods from the most diverse and mythologised city in the world
2016 repress , a dark and monumental piece of music, using simple but effective sound patterns, repeating them by adding nice delays and other smart fx, step by step slowly building it up in tremendously hypnotic fashion. striking indeed! on the flip side it s dusseldorf s loco dice, resident dj at ibiza s hippest dc10, a true global player, known and loved for his releases on timo maas label four twenty, josh wink s ovum, sven väth s cocoon and richie hawtin s minus. what a list...! but back to the music. his remix of -1000 miles- is less dark, more funky, smartly playing around with some short soundtips, gliding softly towards a quiet break, before evolving to full power, step !by step. the groove is the key! our tip: this 12inch will definitely be a guiding light for this year s summer, especially on the magic island of ibiza
tech house rework of seminal classic kerri chandler record six pianos with new mixes from loco dice, stephane ghenacia as well as the original remastered mix from 2005. originally inspired by steve reich composition six pianos
die now geschichte umfasst viele jahrzehnte und genres. evelyn begann als b-boy der 1980er hip hop- und graffitszene, er fusionierte new yorker hip hop mit zu der zeit populären uk sounds und entwickelte sich so zum pionier des dubby trip-hop/downbeat. mit klassikeralben wie *smokers delight* und *carboot soul* sowie kooperationen mit de la soul und roots manuva wurde now zu einem der wichtigsten vertreter für hip hop, funk, dub & soul. die stärke seiner inspiration auch nach 25 jahren verdeutlichte jüngst das überraschend frische studioalbum *feelin good*. nun erscheint die greatest-hits-doppel-cd *n.o.w is the time* mit 28 tracks, die evelyn in einen chilligen *by day* und einen groovigen *by night* part aufteilt. parallel dazu erscheint das limitierte boxset *n.o.w is the time - deep down edition*, das neben der 2cd zwei vinyle mit unveröffentlichtem material, neuen und klassiker-remixen (u.a. ashley beedle, lfo, loco dice) sowie ein buch mit diverser memorabilia und interviews enthält.
cocoon recordings celebrates the 100th release! incl. 3 x vinyl + 2xcd + ein paar exklusive slipmats! well, to be honest, we are even over in the 100 meanwhile as our anniversary release needed some time to get well prepared and to make sure it will be a very special one.
desolat celebrate their 5th anniversary with a very special edition of their annual sampler- this edition not only sees artists from the desolat family turn in exclusive tracks, but also sees loco dice supply a first mix on desolat (desolat mix001).