2018 repress , four timeless killer tracks from nick holder reissued by deep & roll for their first release. reminiscin ep pays tribute to the diversity of house music that the canadian producer has put together over the years. starting with *a word from mr prince* and its 70s jazz-funk grooves, the second track *feelin sad* shifts into a deeper and more emotional atmosphere. face b features disco floor filler *eddies groove* and the insane combination between freaky vocals and pumpin bassline on *phat track*.
vincent inc & his manuscript ltd label are releasing some superb and highly collectable music from the vaults. vincent incs desire to present so many years of music in a coherent way led to the decision to release a series of deep house releases, combining forgotten back catalogue classics with new timeless tracks. now, vincent inc provides the next in a series of glimpses into the label s historic brilliance. these are not usual ep, where an ego is the focus, but a spontaneous venture, setting a new standard to how get deep creative music mind. and deeper than deep s instalment is one you don t want to miss!
LEFT-HANDED REMIXES (808 STATE, CRAZY P, NICK HOLDER, PAUL JOHNSON)
12" Vinyl D21.03.16
following the success of left-handed, daniel steinberg’s third full length album, the german producer and label owner has invited a stellar cast of electronic music visionaries to reimagine the lp’s nine original cuts. the much anticipated release, scheduled for march 18 on steinberg’s own arms & legs imprint will feature a wealth of talent including paul johnson, nick holder, 808 state & crazy p. making a mockery of the concept of ‘highlights’, this is a remix album of brimming with exceptional studio craft that glides across a slew of dance floor genres. from the the jacking techno madness of paul johnson’s ‘bones’ to the rock solid funk of crazy ps peace to the silky soulfulness of nick holders no one can change me and the raw avant-electronica of 808 states crucial, its safe to say that there is no filler on this impressively versatile collection. on bringing together some of the most respected names in electronic music steinberg states: its a huge honour, each of the 9 artists have been a big influence on my work over the years. i couldnt be happier with the result.
ITS YOU (2014 REMIXES) (INCL. MOUSSE T, NICK HOLDER + HERCULES & LOVE AFFAIR REMIXES)
12" Vinyl UK08.07.14
following its initial release in 2013 and its round of high-profile advert placements, fcl ‘its you is proving to be one of those tracks that just keep coming back better. featuring remixes by the likes of mousse t., hercules & love affair and nick holder, this defected remix package is sure to send ‘its you down the road to becoming a classic.
incl. very special new dub version from the knowone gang + the great original track from nick. feelin sad is a bluesy neo jazz deephouse track with effervescent changing keyslines & monotone organ moods.
nick holder continues an excellent run in 2008 with this remix package of his single time, a cut already championed by gilles peterson. featuring sacha on vocals, this deep vocal house cut gets the remix treatment from two europeans, namely wahoo (aka dixon & georg levin) and manuel tur./ ltd backstock
canadas nick holder opens up his 2008 account with this triple tracker. following on from his vocal singles last year, swimming and time, holder opts for an instrumental production on 2012, and a typically quirky jazz house/broken beat thang on a strange delight.
label devoted to old school house music. every release will have an original version and one or more remixes coming from the artists that made our life worth living in the last 30 years. house music is our religion. we are not interested in hype. we are not interested in becoming famous. we are not interested in djing worldwide. there wont be any repress since we are not interested in making money. well release music for personal pleasure only if it ll satisfy our minimum quality standard. finally, we wont release any digital download, ‘cause we didnt grow-up listening to music that we couldnt touch.
in a discography that includes releases on too many quality labels to mention, we are proud to present toronto’s very own demuir and his yoruba records label debut with ‘discover’. vocal duties are handled by another native from the 6, the lovely and talented cynthia amoah. demuir and cynthia have proven to be a formidable team, collaborating in previous bangers such as ‘here’s to friday’ and ‘such is life’. -we marching on and walking together softly…- ‘discover’ takes us through that initial first encounter of two lovers. that point where you feel the entire world opening up to unimagined possibility. the adrenaline starts to rush and the anticipation builds. you begin to listen to your heart thump in the same way you feel demuir’s signature hard drums thump. the urgency in cynthia’s vocals is letting the listener know that this is real. that this is really happening. ...
>underground goodies< is a collection of some of the rare nuggets, forgotten classics, heavy dubs and criminally ignored tracks to be found in nrk musics envious back catalogue. the label, now in its 14th year, digs deep……
nrk - this second sampler contains the excellent >bubububadub< by mhm1, certainly one of the best tracks on the comp, with its cheeky vocal cut ups and bouncing beats, the deep house lushness of sirus 2001 remix of nick holders sultry vocal cut >inside your soul<, the dubby mini-funk of loco dices remix of Önur ozers >eclipse<, and man of the moment, mathias kadens remix of terrence dixon, in all its percussive tribal glory. a great 4 tracker, with a nice mix of deep and minimal to please most tastes. full press and radio campaign to be handles by dispersion pr. already confirmed are major features on loco dice in idj magazine (april front cover), dj magazine and mixmag, as well as special radio mixes and local in-store appearances.
an upfront 12 inch sampler featuring two classic house tracks, as featured on louie vegas, forthcoming back in the box compilation. eric kuppers jazztastical remix of groove collectives beatles cover is backed with nick holders classic pat metheney sampling balearic monster, summer daze.
disc two continues the foray into deep, electronic territory. the devastating and downright dirty radio slave remix of peace divisions blacklight sleaze heads up the a side, and has been out of print on vinyl for many months until now. on the second side, san frans dano serves up a deliciously dubby remix of mood ii swings classic slippery track and chicken lips get all italo inspired on their acid mix of nick holders player 1
on the way, joey negros mood house piece echoed shades of the jungle wonz from the late 80s with its retro chicago house vibes and a rolling marshall jefferson style bassline. the original player 1 cut is already a rare underground classic with props from the likes of chicken lips, giles peterson, jimpster etc magik j adds a metro area/booka shade vibe to this dope bass heavy electro jam giving dance floor appeal for both deep and minimal heads
4 x lp version of tracks from rolondos forthcoming mix cd on nrk nice spectrum of both techno and house including tracks by dj sneak trevor rockliffe feat blake baxter trackheadz and many more a must have
many familiar names make up this second mix, dance veterans such as nick holder, 95 north, audio soul project, tyree cooper and terry lee brown jr mix it up with franck roger and alix alvarez beats and contemporary deepness from sascha dive and daso & pawas. mightily impressive stuff from loco dice, who is set to have a huge year in 2009, and a great start to nrks latest series, the lab.