following a string of well-received eps on cin cin, exit strategy and get physical, belfast’s lor readies his debut, self-titled album ‘lunar orbit rendezvous’. this will mark the first release on his newly minted label lorec. a technique used in apollo lunar missions, lunar orbit rendezvous charts a journey to the moon and back. a bold album, both in concept and sound, its the work of an artist coming into his own.the title track and first single lunar orbit rendezvous prepares the album for lift off. its a track that carries the technical tension of crucial operations, with gnarly acid pulses and happily erratic synths sparring over a steadfast electro beat while vocal samples collapse into themselves. lunar orbit rendezvous comes accompanied by a video from studio creme whose design and video work has been championed by the likes of james holden, warp and simian mobile disco. using a hyper detailed black and white render of a nasa grade rocket, the video brings the optical journey of lunar orbit rendezvous to life
warm return once again… one of the most consistent and influential agencies to have operated in the 2000s, the collective continue to develop their original agency, events and record label, and things are heating up very nicely. following soul-arresting releases from elliot lion and face + heel comes this four-track odyssey from belfast’s lunar orbit rendezvous aka lor. ready for take-off?
berlin s exit strategy are back with newcomer lor. keeping in line with the label s established modus operandi, the promising young artist delivers some deep and emotive techno. lor s unique productions are drawing a lot of attention lately. these driving but nevertheless spiritual sounds are making the magic happen.
following the dream 2 science release on the rush hour reissue series earlier this year, another nyc garage classic by ben cenac, also known for his newcleus outfit, gets a much deserved reissue. tip! unlike dream 2 science, which remained an obscure record at the time, sha lor became an international club hit and a summer of love staple song. the timeless feel of this innocent, heartfelt vocal song sounds as fresh as it did back then and is sure to fill peoples hearts with joy again. this reissue features the caught up version, which was the most popular mix from the origin
limited edition 180g colour vinyl + dl card
for fans of : sonic youth / nick cave / grinderman / nine inch nails / massive attack / portishead / lcd soundsystem / st. vincent / the bug / yeah yeah yeahs / suicide / gang of four / swans / fugazi / minutemen / jesus & mary chain
just one step before the 40 releases on deep explorer, the label dives into jazz waters with this jazz city mini lp by gregor yan. six cuts for those that like to swing. includes a reshape version by new jazz fakers.
folklore series is the music label created by the folklore team, based in toulouse, france. active since 2009, we gradually diverged from traditional clubs in order to reconnect with a certain freedom and to assert our values by investing alternately abandoned places and warehouses for our parties. freedom that we also defend in our music while proposing a range of sounds derived just as well from the origins of disco’s, secret raves, or sound system culture.
techno in full on precision. honest, deep and punchy with a raw straightforwardness. simo lorenz on andre kronerts odd even. cut by dubplates and mastering. mastering by markus jogun. artwork by markus suckut and cover picture by verena sturmboeck. manufactured by matter of fact.
repress 2019 - “just do you” is the first single from underground super-producer lord echo s hotly anticipated 3rd album “harmonies”. so long has it s gestation been that it has reached a status reserved only for the mythical and the absurd. some say it will never be finished with the album devouring its host creator and assuming a life of its own - but this first single proves other wise.
lord echo emerges from the darkness with a gleaming diamond in his hand - a slice of pure disco dub indulgence with all the rough trimmings that have made him a cult favourite from tokyo to trinidad.
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2x12" Vinyl () D18.03.19
limited pressing of 150 copies worldwide. pØli and lorenzo raganzini teaming up for an amazing double lp. a homage to the hex club in barcelona. incl. huge remixes by regal, insolate, vii circle and zanias.
hearing colours is a new imprint based between berlin and miami. the label s debut release is a stunning v/a features the talents of pohl, onirik, felipe valenzuela and phil evans that enhances the emphasises the eclectic nature of each.
wonder why is the highlight from llorca s greatly overlooked the garden album on membran records. with its curtis mayfield inspired vocals, live strings and 70 s guitars, it has all the ingredients of a classic song. who better to ask as a remixer than hot toddy from crazy p. he raised the tempo and energy and really made it his own. on the b-side, 2 edits of the original track from fred everything, using only the original stems, working the effects and sonics as well as extending the track both in original and instrumental forms.
following a string of well-received eps on cin cin, exit strategy and get physical, belfasts lor readies his debut, self-titled album lunar orbit rendezvous. this will mark the first release on his newly minted label lorec.