ast in the nature boy series we offer you another 6 previously unreleased pumping house trax produced by milo johnson in the early 90s. yes the ruff disco years! found on dusty dat tapes, now carefully mastered and cut on wax.
repress!!! frame of mind is a new venture initiated by gerd: a label that focuses on re-issuing rare and sought-after tracks as well as on releasing new music. first up we serve you this official re-release of nature boys classic ruff disco volume one. this highly in demand double pack goes for mad money on the second hand market, so after 25 years, a beautifully remastered edition is finally here. nature boys sound is best described as a rough combination of disco infected grooves with raw and hard hitting rhythms. tracks such as the livingroove, ha ha, trackin and of course tobago caused bliss and mayhem on dance floors world wide and brought joy to thousands and thousands of dancers, djs and music collectors all over the globe. this lp displays a fine mixture between house, disco and sometimes even dub/reggae. to this day ruff disco volume one is a timeless work of art.
la fleurs certified hit, the flowerhead ep, launched her power plant records imprint into the stratosphere in 2010. following the flowerhead ep would be no easy task, but its one that young danish talent jesper ryom takes in his stride. the second chapter of power plant records story exists within jesper ryoms refined musical universe, where samples and live guitar merge and mesh for a kaleidescopic whole thats greater than its parts. as ryom drifts in a dream-dance state, he delves further into sonic experimentation, but is ever mindful of the dancer and the dj.
retrograde returns late september with * in reverse pt.1*, a various artist package featuring matteo luis, natureboy gold, terron and marlon hoffstadt. berlin based imprint retrograde marks its fith release here and once again welcomes back a selection of the collective recording artists already featured on the label such as label head-honcho natureboy gold, ffrr/play it down artist marlon hoffstatd, also co-founder of the label and tipped as a future star by pete tong on radio 1.
domesica’s collaboration with dutch label tope tape, originally founded in the mid-80s by menko konings and recently reborn, allowed them to reissue the mythical s.m nurse album-cassette. and now – here is their first vinyl release: boyz in parx “passion”, a selection of lovely never-released tracks by this mysterious amsterdam act, active from 1983 to 1993, with the line-up of peter van garderen, founder of the legendary nine circles, and robby horsfall (†2013), also known from no honey from these e.g.
top secret swat manoeuvre s from the us of a !
dj nature aka the legendary wild bunch dj milo at the controls with a heavyweight natureboy selection featuring lf a hypnotic & rough and ready deep house joint for red light situations in two mixes, that drop hard !
serengeti run on the b side is a super deep, ny dancer rescued from the timeless natureboy archives...
a fierce debut to be sure - super limited us imports - blink and you ll miss em.
produced by j dilla - mixed by dj pete rock! feat black thought (the roots), doom, m.o.p. and others!!! 25 track collection of unreleased dilla beats mixed and arranged by soul brother no.1, dj pete rock!
expansions, the title of the new force of nature mix cd, allows possible conclusions in both ways. the mix of kza and dj kent has an ageless spirit full of cosmic echoes that dont seem to be some in the first place. it shows the free wheeling groove of two long time friends from tokyo that share the same musical taste and vision to expand their consciousness!
mr bongo presents the first 12inch in a series of remix packages curated from ebo taylors brand new album yen ara. the 81-year-old composer, arranger, guitarist and vocalist has been a key figure in the evolving afro-funk sound since the seventies, working with the likes of apagya show band, ck mann and pat thomas. this 12inch combines three of the best remixers in the business - the legendary ron trent, west coast talent flako, and disco connoisseur nick the record. you will hear the high-energy afrobeat, sweet highlife, jazz and konkoma influences that ebo is famous for, and the remixes have contributed their disco pulse, house groove, and hard-hitting percussive edge to the tracks.
for the second in its new special collector series, music for dreams has asked long-time friend of the label moonboots to pick out a selection of songs with the power to encapsulate moods of calm and moments of contemplation. the result is the exquisite “moments in time” moonboots has been a fixture of the manchester scene since the balearic boom in the late 80s. he runs the prolific vinyl label aficionado recordings together with fellow dj jason boardman, a project that started out as a sunday club night. since 2012, they’ve dished out more than a handful of 12” releases with an ever-surprising selection of underground acts at the fringes of what might be called balearic.
GEBAECK IN THE DAYS - LIVE IN HAMBURG 2016 (2LP+DVD)
2x12" Vinyl D19.12.17
liebe leser, früher war alles, früher. bevor der denkmalschutz und die alterszipperlein für uns zu beherrschenden themen werden, hatten wir letzten oktober mit allerhand gästen und weggefährten für drei abende im hamburger mehr! theater am großmarkt rückwärts geguckt. mit dj exel. pauly (deine freunde), sven regener (zatopek, element of crime), boy, fatoni, dj rabauke (eins zwo), der tobi & das bo (5 sterne deluxe) blickten wir zurück in eine versunkene welt der jahre zwischen 1992 und 2000. damals, als wir lernten, auf den bühnenbrettern nicht auszurutschen (fragt mal boris!), am mikrophon nicht zu kapseln und unbeschriebene landkarten der hiesigen rap music vollzukritzeln ... klaro, die music ham wir direkt digital gespeichert, ein paar minikameras liefen mit während der show und im garderobenkeller, anlässlich von gesprächen über früher. unser plan: die herumfliegenden einzelteile zu einem schönen souvenir aus sound & vision zusammenzuklotten für alle, die mit uns waren und die unerlaubt fehlenden schwänzer. gönnt euch (das)! fettes brot
for gregory porter, the influence of nat king cole on his life and music runs deep, a through-line that reaches back into some of his earliest childhood memories, and culminates in the release of the two-time grammy-winning vocalist’s stunning fifth studio album nat king cole & me, a heartfelt tribute to the legendary singer, pianist, and capitol recording artist. “he was one of a kind. he left such great music – such beautiful things to listen to that you can’t help but be influenced by that extraordinary timbre, style, and ultimate cool,” porter enthuses.
eigentlich wollten nick cave & the bad seeds bereits vor gut drei jahren ein best-of-album veröffentlichten. aufgrund verschiedener dinge, persönlicher tragödien und ihres neuen albums wurde das release jedoch verschoben.
2017 dürfen wir uns nun umso mehr darüber freuen. hier ist »lovely creatures – the best of… (1984–2014)« – ein karriererückblick auf 180 gramm 3-fach vinyl.
pretty much one year ago we elated critics, reviewers, and music lovers with an album by the name of praise poems. 12 months later we are proud to introduce you to the third volume in this already highly acclaimed series. what warmth was to the first and abraham battat was to the second volume, feather is their counterpart on praise poems 3 (pp3). the double vinyl release includes a download code.
jeremy a.k.a. underground paris is a renowned record collector & crate-digger. he is the founder of my love is underground, a vinyl-only label thats been responsible for the revival of the >authentic house groove< in europe recently. also a dj, he travels all over europe every week-end to spread his message!
after four years of touring and developing “an unforgettable tribute to nat king cole,” the legendary george benson makes his most inspired album: my inspiration: a tribute to nat king cole. the recording is one of the most meaningful of benson’s career and is a testament to the spirit of cole’s timeless body of work. benson’s heartfelt renditions of some of cole’s greatest songs with nelson riddle arrangements and the 42-piece henry mancini institute orchestra are complemented by duets with tony award winner idina menzel and rising star judith hill, along with a special collaboration with multi-grammy and pulitzer prize-winning trumpeter wynton marsalis.