up next on hot creations is the hugely influential leftroom records boss, matt tolfrey. well known for bringing fire to the dancefloor as well as to his productions, this punchy two-parter is no exception. on title track americas, tolfrey delivers a peak-time slice of rolling electronic goodness with pounding pads that bounce around the percussion, with a drum and vocal loop that lure you in. regain the past is laden with throbbing bass and subtle vocal stabs that gently caress your ear before thrusting you headfirst into the break. matt tolfrey has come a long way since his musical journey began. spotted by craig richards and invited to play at his fabric night, this culminated in the honour of recording fabric 81. since then tolfrey has become a mainstay in the scene. playing countless clubs and festivals across the globe, he also holds down residencies at stealth in nottingham, bar americas in guadalajara and r33 in barcelona. productions can also been seen on esteemed labels such as cuttin headz, phonica, crosstown rebels, rekids and his own impressive imprint, leftroom.
ltd nice price , last copies left... sergio munoz aka delete is quite possibly the most exciting producer ever to come out of venezuela. his music ranges from the darkness of full on rolling techno, to stripped, techie wonders, and in recent months a host of wonderful house influenced numbers. his releases have dropped on great labels including safari electronique, frankie records, tic tac toe, resopal schallware and dubfires sci+tec. london based matt tolfrey is currently riding a mighty wave of support. not only is his leftroom records label releasing some of the finest cuts around from many of the most exciting new artists on the scene. he is current cocoon release >i just cant.. (take it)< alongside inxec is riding high in the charts of the biggest names
the past two years without a jozif release have felt like an eternity at culprit headquarters. imagine the collective relief and delight, when one of the labels core artists had a veritable musical outpouring, delivering five delicious originals. too rich with originality and some of jozifs best ideas to be contained within one collection, waikiki will be released in two parts, accompanied by exciting reworks coming from some of the labels favorite artists
the truth (feat marshall jefferson), one of the standout tracks from matt tolfreys debut lp, word of mouth, sees a full single release with additional remixes from gerds geeeman project and john charnis.
two outstanding dubs of matt tolfreys distant story taken from his brilliant word of mouth album courtesy of larry heard! these intergalactic slices of effortless dub-tastic beauty are truly mesmeric. larry heard has created two beguiling takes on matt original track. please note these are only released on vinyl. hot and limited, catch them while you can!
the next release on the la-based culprit truly represents the new age of global, musical connectivity. a showcase of original material from three artists, separated by locale but united by a like-minded approach to dance music - londoner and frequent culprit flier matt tolfrey, miami-based lazaro casanova, making his label debut, and the local angeleno boy nikko gibler pay tribute to a lifestyle spent in planes, hotel and at airports with the aptly named, lax ep
thirteen might be an unlucky number for some but for culprit it is quite the opposite. the labels thirteenth release >candy< from lee curtiss, is its biggest and most unashamedly dance floor oriented release to date. a watershed record for the young label, >candy< is the special type of track that reaches out and grabs you immediately upon hearing it. so it proved for culprit founder andrei osyka of droog, who, upon hearing matt tolfrey play it at visionquests famed old miami party at demf, knew it must be a culprit release, and promptly went out and signed it
saved records continues their busy release schedule towards the close of 2009 with one of their strongest packages to date, a release from marc ashken and matt tolfrey. between them, the duo have released tracks on respected labels such as cocoon, perc trax, crosstown rebels, viva, and matts label leftroom. for their saved release, the duo present >babygirl<, an amazing deep house track, which is layered with deep twisted vocals and is sure to destroy the dance floors over the christmas clubbing period and right into 2010.
alongside the original on the a-side is a remix from none other than legend derrick carter. known for being one of the best underground house djs and producers on the planet, derricks incredible remix keeps the deep, grooving feel that the original possesses and includes the vocals which he has edited to great effect. alongside his sharp use of hi-hats to keep the track flowing, the track drops into and back out of the bass line to create a great end product.
on the flipside, the second remix comes from amsterdam based artist, daniel sanchez. the bla bla label owner delivers an amazing take on the track, presenting a much more stripped down and ambient result, perfect for warming the night up with.
the >babygirl< package is a must for all deep house djs.
djs support: ewan pearson, troy pierce, karotte, ivan smagghe, konrad black, stephan bodzin, hector romero, danilo vigorito, david duriez, tocadisco... !! incl fantastic deep techhouse remix by claude von stroke !! next up on leftroom limited we have a release from leftroom head honcho matt tolfrey, and his two partners in crime, b-pole and craig sylvester
incl remixes by matt tolfrey(crosstown rebels/perc trax and craig sylvester aka inxec(contexterrior). >tewa< is a delicate cool house track complete with soft melodic tones and a swingin groove. resonant thips hollow the beats and bass rolls steady. remix kicks up the pulse with a looping bass groove. competing synths climb between each side joining rubberizing effects and white noise envelopes. co-producing by alexi delano
seit über zehn jahren steht der britische dj matt tolfrey, nebenbei betreiber des leftroom-labels, an den decks des londoner fabric-clubs und stellt nun erstmals seine definition eines sexy und schweißtreibenden dancefloorsets auch in der gleichnamigen cd-reihe vor. dabei mixt er sich eigenwillig durch styles und jahrgänge, nur auf die ultimative funkiness achtend, was ihm hervorragend gelingt.
dj, produzent und leftroom labelbetreiber matt tolfrey schmiedet nach seinem studioalbum word of mouth eine allianz mit ryan crosson (visionquest), um ein hervorragendes mixset aus komplett exklusiven tracks und eigenen edits zu kreieren. feat. jay haze & ricardo villalobos, larry heard aka mr fingers, huxley, luke solomon, h-foundation & blakkat, pezzner, u.v.a.
CONFETTI EP (DACHSHUND / TOLFREY & RUSSO RMXS) (CLEAR VINYL)
coloured 12" Vinyl UK08.06.12
transparent vinyl pressing. early support from manik, martin landsky, anja schneider, m.a.n.d.y, gorge, danny howells, maceo plex, x-press 2, paul lorraine, terence:terry, droog, laura jones, enzo siragusa, layo & bushwacker, shinedoe, huxley, mr g, dusky, brothers vibe, leon, terry francis, geddes, claire ripley, carlo lio plus many more.
the classic music company by luke solomon & derrick carter continue to play the game under their own conditions. as a label it never died it just retreated for a while in order to come back stronger. all hail the king because the king is back. long live classic!
mabaan soul are back on metroline limited with their third release for the label. the talented italian duo have been causing a stir in the house and techno underground world with their 2009 release on metroline being charted by chicago legend dj sneak in his best of the year chart! on top of that, another house legend satoshi tomiie after hearing their debut new orleans ep on metroline limited, promptly asked the guys to release on his label saw recordings! the opening track joseph is jacking disco groove with an insistent bass hook and infectious lead synth. summer is nearly here! frankfurt, is a love song for the original robert johnson crew - the good people of frankfurt who really know what they’re dancing to. its an intense 5am grind that brings driving european warehouse techno together with the deep soulful grooves of detroit house. inxec and matt tolfrey pump up the midrange on their remix. they pick out a nice groove, and build on it with bright and airy percussion while maintaining the original disorientating shuffle and boomin low end. funky is definitely back. that rolling bassline keeps you locked in, and those brutal mpc-style percussion loops are would make marley marl proud.
swedish producer tiger stripes, the alias of mikael nordgren, brings his techno touch to hot creations for his debut ep on the label this summer. jack my yum is a heavyweight three-parter that sees the swede invite hot creations stable mate, matt tolfrey, to provide a stellar remix. opening track jack my yum is a warped and heavy roller with a smattering of dark vocals. haunted brings with it a bass that you can feel reverberating off the concrete walls of a darkened club, interspersed with an eerie melody. following his recent release americas on the label, leftroom records boss matt tolfrey brings his groove and a bouncier bassline to proceedings with his version of the title track. dunjacka completes the ep, with nordgren sewing together a techno beat with broken vocal stabs, underpinned by a throbbing groove throughout. tiger stripes has collaborated with legendary names such as kerri chandler, adeva, leroy burgess, riva starr and jerome sydenham, with his brand of deep and futuristic techno seeing releases on some of the underground’s biggest imprints including desolat, drumcode and cajual.
one of the uks most exciting and versatile young talents, route 94, is the next to make his mark on crosstown rebels with mind, body & soul featuring a body rhythm soul version from nyc’s joaquin joe claussell. cohort and leftroom boss matt tolfrey is also onboard, collaborating on second track habitual. the title track sets the tone of the release by heading straight into the late night hours with varied drum workouts and inspiriting keys that compliment the meaningful vocal. while habitual, produced alongside fellow londoner matt tolfrey who has been a mainstay dj, producer and label owner in the underground house and techno scene for over a decade, is electric and sensual with an enticing bassline. damian lazarus has enlisted influential nyc head and ibadan label co-founder, joaquin joe claussell to deliver a stunning body rhythm soul version, remixed in reference to his infamous body & soul sunday parties. here he delivers delectable keys and soothing brass tones as the serve of the day. route 94 aka rowan jones shot to fame, hitting no.1 in the uk charts with my love featuring jess glynne. keeping things largely underground, he followed with releases and remixes on leftroom, defected and hot creations. overwhelming success ensued as he performed at the likes of fabric, sub club, space, ushuaia, dc10 and many more. with an abundance of new material about to drop and a packed calendar of gigs already booked in for the coming year, this is only the start for the talented artist.
vinyl only. no digital promotion. mr ks & friends is back with a taymor zadeh ep. already massively played by dyed soundorom, djebali and friends. 2 original tracks + 1 remix from leftroom boss matt tolfrey + a great dj tool!
kicking off the bump sampler is head honcho luke solomon, with his remix of anytime insanity by lil mark. it features vocals by us based vocalist allegra bandy. next up is the brett johnson remix of hot by copenhagen based producer kim kemi. on the b side lil mark s original production runaway, gets the remix treatment by the infamous matt tolfrey for his ec1 mix series. rounding off the sampler is bandwagoneer, a brand new production by lil mark.
to coincide with the release of matt tolfrey & ryan crossons forthcoming dont be leftout mix compilation, the leftroom imprint offers up a vinyl sampler of exclusive content produced for the comp. the four track package is set to drop in february ahead of the full release in march and brilliantly showcases the outstanding level of quality found throughout the compilation.
gipsy music is a new music label offshoot of the famous gipsy club in moscow, the current russian home of everybody from big stars like sven vath, luciano and loco dice to great underground acts and parties like half-baked, next wave and many others! the label enters the world with style to the swinging rhythms of house gangster #1 from russia - tripmastaz. with remixes by the leftroom boss matt tolfrey and parisian house breakthrough djebali. pressing on translucent, blue colored vinyl.
leftroom continues its fine run of eps (recent outings have come from kate simko, sam russo, william djoko, matt tolfrey and others) with a first appearance on the label from lil mark. born mark currell, lil mark has been producing top-notch house since 2001 when he appeared on classic and music for freaks, and more than a decade later still puts most of his peers to shame. the two tracks he supplies here come with remixes from matt tolfrey and matthew styles
danse club records continues its journey into 90s us house music with a superb new remix package of 95 norths > let yourself go< featuring remixes from matt tolfrey, moodymanc & brodanse. scott & austen smart aka brodanse are very much tapping into the musical zeitgeist with their recently launched danse club records label.
the forth release on the rebellion label comes courtesy of la based dj and producer jimmy maheras. space jam is a sonic homage to some of his heroes in this tripped and stripped out slice of groovy tech house with a monster of matt tolfrey remix… watch out for that bassline! championed in the rebels camp amongst damian lazarus, clive henry and seth troxler this cheeky release is destined for big things this summer in the med!
matt tolfeys cutting edge, underground uk base house and techno label leftroom, prepare to release the commemorative 20th leftroom release with fantastic new distribution! this four track 12inch ep features several artists who are closely linked with the label and have come together to contribute something special to this great ep.
jetzt hauen wir aber mal auf den fettgedruckten putz! deep & harmonic but driven techno by londons finest minimal artist. played by loco dice, magda, tiefschwarz, jeff samuel, trickski, akufen, gabriel ananda, 3 channels, solomon, cosmo vitelli.... noch fragen ?
four tracks of the finest minimal techhouse on offer, each from a different and fresh talent on matt tolfrey s excellent imprint. huge support expected from damien lazarus, rui da silva and rob mello amongst others