in a time of peace and prosperity on phantom planet, three unwanted heroes arrive home to seek justice where there is none to be sought. shunned by modern society, forsh gets a job at the electricity board, red defender snoozes through work at the local news and booze, and bin man finally finds his dream job. as a postman. with no evil to lay waste to, they put their dinner money together to create the worlds greatest record label, boss tracks. using broken dustpans and dance ejay 98, they create what will go down in history as the most seminal and brilliant piece of musical forgery known to merseyside. 4 tracks packed full of pure dance floor steroids for your love-pump, this is interstellar muscle music at its finest, let it reach out grab you by the tenderloins! thank you phantom planet outlaws. once again the world has been changed forever, for the better.
computer controlled records is a new vinyl only label from belfast, northern ireland encompassing the raw analogue sounds of chicago & detroit style techno, house and electro keeping a diy ethos with screen printed sleeves. get the first 2 releases from mark forshaw and chris moss acid for a special price!
a industrial callous, caustic and fervently cruel ep. contort yourself has once again gathered the best and boldest from past and present for its fourth ep. to begin with we have the grimacing visage of volition immanent, an intense live act made up of parrish smith and mark van de maat (knekelhuis). behind rawkish distortion, splintered beats and acrid bars screams a boiled anger, a track spitting on the divides of punk and electronics. nastiness is taken up a notch as noise ne er-do-wells zombies under stress take over. static is bent and doubled across thick chords and collapsed clap in the 1986 -maan zal zijn before the raw and raging battery of in onze tijd. l.i.e.s. regular svengalisghost grapples with maan zal zijn, channelling the originals rage into a mechanical monster. the 12inch is bookended with bite as mark forshaw (tabernacle/berceuse heroique) closes with the tortured and torrential thump of submission.
the peer pressure ep from the under-rated mark forshaw finds scenery records once again highlighting the rich strain of local production talent in the liverpool area. involved in the merseyside scene since the 90s, forshaw has released on labels like mathematics, tabernacle and apartment and is also a member of phantom planet outlaws with john heckle and binny. if you ve checked forshaw s prior output you will be happy with peer pressure as soon as the grubby, jacked up house of the title track hits its groove, with his four other cuts heading down a similarly unpredictable path. kudos to scenery for seeking out swedish producer daniel andreasson to remix the title track too! this is another no nonsense ep from scenery that is lovably rugged and unpredictably creative
computer controlled records is a new vinyl only label from belfast, northern ireland encompassing the raw analogue sounds of chicago & detroit style techno, house and electro keeping a diy ethos with screen printed sleeves. the first release comes from mark forshaw who has previously released on tabernacle, mathematics, iii rivers and apartment and is one third of phantom planet outlaws alongside binny & john heckle. this ep delivers 4 tracks of raw analouge acid and detroit techno funk.
iii rivers bringen zee ruckus eins more time! mark forshaw providing the subterranean transmissions on this latest space nugget. with shulgin gone, secret tales of him dosing up the clientele at bohemian grove have surfaced, with this record surely soundtracking the ensuing all night discotheque?! the north-west uk based artist provides 3 tracks of smoky, hardware-based techno infused with narcosis throughout.
5 years since midnight shift’s first release in 2012, the label assembles a collective of artists, most of them are in advance of their full eps releasing later. representing the sounds of the label is this manual of secret moves, up in the sleeves. the mystic motley crew also comprises the alternate sides of familiar faces — amato (the hacker), terry lamborgini (marco bernardi), innyster (seixlack), hodge in a new formation with gramrcy, and an electro moniker from an undisclosed artist: thermocline. from abstract acrobatics to the abrasive and the ultimate gob smack to the floor — the midnight manual.
a tribute to andreas gehm (1972 - 2016), german producer, king of acid and inspiration to many including the artists in this compilation. all proceeds will go towards funding andreas gehm s post-mortem affairs, managed by his best friend, joe kurta. long live the king. vital sales points: tribute album to acid king, andreas gehm, who took his own life in 2016. andreas released one of his last few eps with midnight shift. all artists in this compilation have been influenced by and are deeply saddened by his passing. all proceeds will go towards funding andreas gehms post-mortem affairs, managed by his best friend joe kurta