the accidental jnr label has just passed it s second birthday mark... so at 2 years and 15 releases in it only seems appropriate for the next 12- release to come from the artist that kicked the label off and has made it his home for the past 2 years... bambooman, with a remix from label boss matthew herbert himself on the b-side. the track can really speak for itself as this one is something special for the dancefloor, the only difficulty is choosing which version to play... dj support: gilles peterson, andrew thompson (huntley s & palmers), laurent garnier, simeon mobile disco, eclair fifi, bake, luke solomon, eliphino, severino panzetta, red axes, andrew weatherall, dixon...
housemeister joins herbert’s ever burgeoning accidental jnr roster with an ep of definitive leftfield techno clout. lead track late at night pulsates with a piercing vocal hook whilst a remix of the track from matthew herbert offers a funkier and altogether darker edge. other offerings on the release are the acid inflected der kleine könig dezember and closing the show is the simple but affecting funk that which really speaks for itself. housemeister has never looked to conform to the genre rule book and this latest release is no different with serious execution and cheeky playfulness in equal measure.
the drip ep brings together four distinctive producers and one set of sounds - the drips. the result is a compilation of 4 tracks that bring the swing and sampling of some of accidental jnr’s finest to produce a soaking wet dancefloor. first up is label boss matthew herbert with a trademark groove that harks back to his wishmountain moniker albeit found lurking in the swamp. cosmo sheldrake takes a slight departure from his usual multi-instrumentaling live-looping avant-folk to deliver a track that could only be described as travelling circus aqua-techno. bahraini born, french / us bred and now edinburgh dwelling video game builder, sound designer and sometime scottish league football referee yann seznec opens the b-side with an absolute stormer of a rain drenched club hook. sussex based producer crewdson and builder of such electronic instruments as the eggiophone and concertronica closes proceedings with a drizzling evolving 2-step number.
ROGUE CHERUB EP (FEAT. DAVE AJU+MATTHEW HERBERT RMX)
12" Vinyl D20.11.17
mr. statik with previous contributions from joe claussell, move d, mr. ties, reagenz, discrete circuit and their very own away soundsystem, the berlin label away achieved a great deal of attention since its first release back in 2015. after having played at their infamous party series before, the greek all-rounder mr. statik now also debuts as a producer on away. as emphasized with releases on such labels as bpitch control, amam, or rotary cocktail, the resident of athens club six d.o.g.s draws inspiration from pop culture like science-fiction movies as well as comic books, also reflected in his rogue cherub ep. info rogue cherub ep its an open secret that mr. statik has a strong penchant for working with vocalists, and the title track is no different. starting off with an ingenious medley assembled through samples, rhythmic elements, and a funk-infused bass-line, rogue cherub ep highlights the greeks unordinary approach on house music. despite the partly broken, partly playful vibe its dave ajus distinctive voice holding everything together in a serene fashion. no less than the acknowledged master matthew herbert himself scales the hybrid down, attaching just the right disco-house touches to create yet another dance floor gem. morning star on the flipside tops off aways fifth catalogue number by a well-crafted techno-meets-dub workout unfolding mr. statiks versatile core strengths as a producer.
BLINDED BY THE SUN (INCL. MANO LE TOUGH, MATTHEW HERBERT & DAVID HOLMES REMIXES)
12" Vinyl UK27.06.17
hot on the heals of phil kieran s first blinded by the sun album remix project which featured roman flügel and andrew weatherall remixes, hot creations return with a second remix package. mano le tough, matthew herbert and david holmes all contribute to create a set of flawless cuts and a superb second remix package.
david holmes under his unloved alias concludes the package with a cinematic remix of think too much, overflowing with emotion, it makes the perfect conclusion to a stellar release. also from belfast, holmes has been composing music for over two decades, winning his second ivor novello award in 2016.
it’s hard to imagine being at the cutting edge of electronic dance music for over three decades, and never resorting to cliché or tired gimmicks in order to create unique and forward thinking music, but matthew herbert is still channelling original and thought provoking ideas into his projects all these years later. via his accidental record label, he has always excelled at left of centre productions, and through a variety of genre aliases (including doctor rockit, wishmountain and the matthew herbert big band), his imagination has always run wild, resulting in an infectious catalogue of music over the years. “brand new love-, featuring the vocals of rising star, zilla, finds herbert creating a dense and dramatic bass heavy cut. a steppers beat, utilizing herbert’s trademark sampling techniques, it’s a killer cut with sweeping cinematic qualities that sounds head and shoulders ahead of the rest. special request, the jungle heavy arm of paul woolford’s many recording talents, is enlisted to put his breakbeat spin on the original, and turns in an absolutely lethal version, choppy breaks, spinbacks and booming subs come with intent, whilst a sumptuous string arrangement accompanies zilla’s vocal for a truly uplifting spirit. “the peacock-, with its loose beats and opaque stabs, rolls along with its industrial undertones and ravey motif, discordant at times but a truly hypnotizing but in the finest of side b1 traditions. bringing up the rear, “cheekbone” is frenetic and charging micro tribal rave (a new genre classification right there), a glorious medley of percussion, earworm synths and guillotined vocal samples, showing just why matthew herbert is as vital an artist now as he has ever been.
THE CIRCULAR CITY EP (MATTHEW HERBERT REMIX)(180 G VINYL)
12" Vinyl, 180 g D03.10.16
detroit swindle cap off a blazing summer as they return home to their own heist recordings and in doing so present a landmark 12inch to add to their blooming catalogue. this is their first addition to the label since the hugely successful in reverse ep and it comes as a package that fans both old and new will relish: a jubilant record melding the most grooveladen strands of disco, funk, soul and house.
7 DIRECTION(S) (DENNIS FERRER, MATTHEW HERBERT REMIX)
12" Vinyl D07.12.15
you can guarantee that luciano always comes through with a signature tune once a year, and of late has leisurely road tested singles like rise of angel and cachai at clubs, festivals and at his ibiza residencies for full seasons, before releasing the fruits of his labor. and so 2015 throws up 7directions featuring jaw on the vocal, a mesmerizing and low-slung track thats already getting pole position in lucianos sets, ending his momentous off-sonar show at el poble espanyol with it, as well as becoming a staple at his weekly vagabundos residency at space in ibiza this season.
BEAUTIFUL HYBRID REMIX PROJECT PART TWO (MATTHEW HERBERT REMIX) (VINYL ONLY)
12" Vinyl UK18.02.14
hot on the heels of the first release on visionquest special editions is the second part of quillas beautiful hybrid remix project. part two features matthew herbert, ryan crosson & terje bakkes takes on tracks from quillas forthcoming debut album beautiful hybrid which will be released later this year on ritual fire records.
a second stunning sampler release from the japanese 10-label. printed insert features photography by londons jone reed. morn, even and next day. man, woman and child. can you see the rainbow there on a raining day... the welcome return of 10 label the japanese imprint co-founded by katsunori sawa and yuji kondo, from their first >mu ep< in 2011. ten002ep is the second release in the various artists series. replay brings together the visions of perc, dalhous, matthew herbert and steven porter. however, there is a dramatic development in four artists dexterous works. you discover that now you are standing on the centre of stark contrasts among all four tracks, with a photograph and your breath. the vinyl is adorned with a stunning artwork by londons photographer jone reed. the print-design by shinya ishimura. mastered by the mastering engineer of the year 2013 at the music producers guild awards, matt colton at alchemy mastering in uk.
portugese producer, accatone, drops the a reason not to try ep via the ever on-point, hudd traxx, imprint this september, backed with a remix from house aficionado, matthew herbert. accatone aka jose reis, has been steadily evolving as an artist over the past four years, racking up a string of releases for roots & wings, apparel music, and dabit records. here he joins the hudd traxx roster, slotting in alongside the likes of rick wade, rolando, sascha dive, and dj sneak to name but a few.
for renaissance mans first single off their turbo debut lp, we have assembled a team of remixers whom we felt could live up to the playful intelligence of the original. the result is a pack befitting one of the best electronic albums of the year, a mensa-level dissection of contemporary dance music that builds on the finnish duos previous releases on dubsided, sound pellegrino and made to play.
to begin with, we enlisted a personal hero of the renaissance man boys - legendary producer herbert - who offers up a subtle, atmospheric take, adding his own vocals and introducing an esoteric pop sensibility. scottish producer (and thom yorke name-checkee) sei a checks in with a hypnotic techno groove bomb. uk vet paul woolford strikes a balance between wobble acid and melodic piano hooks.
basierend auf einem originalen 10-sekunden-bombardement-sample aus dem libyenkrieg 2011, das ihm ein fotograf zukommen ließ, entwickelte der experimentalist matthew herbert ein klanggebilde, das diesen schrecklichen moment heranzoomt, ihn in zeitlupe in seine bestandteile zerlegt und ihn so durch den verlust der distanz in seiner ganzen schaurigkeit erfahrbar macht. ein sehr spezielles und intensives werk von 52 minuten in 3 teilen.
WHEN I COME BACK ROUND (MATTHEW HERBERTS LONG NIGHT DUB)
12" Vinyl UK02.03.17
bootleg remix of a live version of * come back around* jamie lidell performed on kexp radio show in la finally gets an official, remix with a bit of techno on the b side. accidental jnr is the new imprint from herberts accidental records to focus on electronic / club / dance output which has thus far seen releases from the u.k’s bambooman and berlin’s dave aju.
2lp gatefold vinyl+extensive spot varnish+ sticker, second album from ame, first album since 2004, featured guests: matthew herbert, gudrun gut, planningtorock, jens kuross (ex drummer ryx), roedelius. in the world of electronic dance music, ame stand apart. since 2003, the duo of frank wiedemann and kristian beyer have cut a singular path through techno, house, minimal, ambient and more with their anthemic singles and mixes. but 2018 reveals their finest achievement yet, their debut full-length album dream house. it both sounds unmistakably like Âme and unlike anything youve ever heard from the duo, an evocative home listening journey enacted after 15 years spent crafting dancefloor weapons.
hidden orchestras dawn chorus remixes folgt dem aufschlussreichen album dawn chorus, das neueste album des produzenten und komponisten joe acheson mit immersiven field recordings und ausgedehnten soundscapes zu einer reise durch electronica, deep house und ambient psychedelia. dawn chorus remixes enthält bearbeitungen von max cooper, matthew herbert, throwing snow, the physics house band, nuage, floex, nostalgia 77, wrongtom und skalpel. erhältlich als 2lp mit silbernem prägefolientitel und bedruckten innenhüllen, downloadcode inklusive. das cover-artwork stammt von dem gefeierten künstler und druckgrafiker norman ackroyd.
as part of our 10th anniversary this year, huntleys + palmers are very excited to present a special release with a combination of our musical influences old and new smagghe & cross feat. matthew herbert + remixes ivan smagghe has been a long time influence on the h+p world and we re huge fans of his new smagghe & cross project with the film composer and programmer, rupert cross. not only that, but one of the tracks features another hero, matthew herbert - making a rare appearance on vocals (and sounding pretty robert wyatt-esque in the process). additionally, we re really chuffed to have commissioned a honey soundsystem generator remix by jackie house, super-swedes, samo dj & pedrodollar turn in a trippy groover, and have enlisted the services of the dj who played the first ever h+p party back in 2007, pilooski - completing another circle during the 10th anniversary year.
it would be fair to say that hypercolour, the uk label founded by alex jones and jamie russell, have come a long way since the label’s inception 10 years ago.
from humble beginnings, to a roster of artists spanning across continents, genres, styles, and sounds, the label curates a very special 16 track compilation album to celebrate ten years of operation, and to capture the essence of the label’s ethos and energies that have been at the forefront of the label’s output in recent times.
the triple vinyl release includes a download code.
matthew dears audion project stands proudly at the intersection between art and hedonism, realised over a decade long dedication to powerful and relevant dance music. growing out of the vibrant diy detroit underground, audion and his contemporaries were free to feed off the energy reverberating from uk and european dancefloors, but singular in their desire to create their own sound and spirit. an audion release is techno in its purest sense - whether its pushing the bombastic limits, spinning the dancefloor out of control or elegantly toying with just a few sonic elements.
after the huge success of *say no more* featuring azari & iiis cedric at the beginning of the year, birmingham bred subb-an is back on board crosstown rebels to deliver yet another incredible release. *vapour trails* is a solid, driving club track with that distinct subb-an sound featuring highly captivating vocals from amsterdams the million plan. also directed straight at the dancefloor with a deep hypnotic breakdown, the *terrace dub* perfectly fits into the series of terrace remixes the talented producer has released lately. specifically requested as remixer by subb-an, legend matthew herbert delivers a completely new musical adaptation with fantastic use of the vocal that plays out as the track constantly evolves. on the b-side *oasis* leads with swinging grooves, progressing into prominent hats, a unique stabbing bassline and a trippy vocal from whitney fierce formerly of hercules & love affair.
im mai 2013 erschien -independent dancer-, das langersehnte zweite album des zürcher ausnahmeproduzenten kalabrese und begeisterte aufs neue die dance-community. eine ganz eigene musik für unabhängige sensible tänzer und zuhörer. nun erscheint eine remix-ep mit bearbeitungen vom album und die ausgewählten produzenten sind genauso respektvoll und musikalisch ans werke gegangen. sie haben den rumpel-zauber verstanden und etwas ganz neues gemacht. mit dabei sind matthew indemnity herbert, martin gretschmann aka acid pauli, frank wiedemann von âme!
*** achtung tape (cassete) , kein vinyl!! ***
its been over half a year since youand:themachines album behind first saw the light of night. now its time to presents a nice remix package with some of the favourite artists of martin.
limitierte 180g auskopplung aus dem debütalbum des electro-goth duos snow ghosts samt einer ambienten dekonstruktion des multiinstrumentalisten richard skelton und eines idiosynkratischen dancefloormix von matthew herbert. hinzu kommt ein bonus-remix von covenant, an dem neben dem dubstep-künstler blue daisy auch hey zeus aka dahlia black teilnimmt, der das original zu einer horrorcore-hip hop version mutieren laesst.
a double ep release from the classic music company, mixing together friends old and new from the label. recent signings to classic, no dial tone deliver their second original production to the imprint - standing still – a deep slow burning almost bjork-esq vocal record kicks off the a side. long time label cohort from the early bar rumba days, mathew herbert twists and turns the record into something completely herbert and ultimately classic in its make up. on the flip…long-time greenskeepers man james curd returns to classic with nothing short of a bump! gentle help is typical curd funk and now with added black madonna flavours. road tested relentlessly at the smart bar, the chicago native channels the essence of old dance mania records and funnels it into something typically a little left of centre. each track is uniquely different and recognisably classic.