new release on p&d recordings with official re-issue of gene hunt -body heat- released on dust trax in 1999, great jack house tune by innovator chicago sound. second track done by phil weeks & didier allyne & krakatoa boys loop done in 2008 in toscana with prophet sound tribute to e-dancer -human bomb- track ... mastering done by johnny fiasco.
two of dance musics hottest producers coalesce on the latest hot creations release. frank storm and matteo spedicati bring us gimme tha honey, a throbbing three-track ep that gifts us with a rework from robsoul label boss phil weeks. frank storm reveals -this is our first collaboration which was born a year ago in our studio in barcelona. we share the same passion for our own definition of the ghetto sound, blending fresh and techy vibes.” with this inspiration they weave an almost menacing vocal into the pulsating bassline of lead track gimme tha honey. the phil weeks remix brings a slither of light with a shower of synths and warm, bubbling bass. the ep closes with the long wait shaking the record into heavier terrain, as the industrial keys are underpinned by a flurry of tough drums. frank storm has been a key player on the white isle having played at some of the island’s biggest clubs, space, sankey’s, pacha, ministry of sound and zoo project, as well holding down a residency at the night unusual suspects. matteo spedicati began releasing music in 2006 and has received support from ricardo villalobos and richie hawtin. since then he’s gone on to work with such high profile names as joseph capriati and mendo, as well as releasing records on an abundance of top labels.
realness: if there was one word you’d use to sum up parisian house dealer phil weeks that would definitely be it. he’s never kowtowed to trends or hype. he’s never compromised. he’s never lost focus of his primary goal: to make undiluted, straight-up house music that physically moves you.nearly 20 years deep as a dj, artist and founder starting the new year with a serious statement of groove intent, the eight track package is the follow up to his successful 2012 collection ‘raw instrumental’. his fifth studio album in total, the title says it all: rawness and full focus on both the dancefloor and the best creative djs. no messing around, each track is tailored for total mix and party pleasure and covers every shade of the night. it’s peaky business from the off as phil lights the fire with ‘the rhythm’ an incendiary burner that sp flexing a classic blaze sample, all the elements build with the bulldozer drums and subs pushing relentlessly. ‘oh baby’, meanwhile, slips us into a something slinkier with its bumping deep drum shuffle and optional instrumental.
its a bold and brave producer who takes on the task of remixing a stone-cold classic cut from the annuals of house history, but thats just what joris voorn, kink, phil weeks and ambivalent have done with their fresh versions of dj dozias ovum debut ‘pop culture
phil weeks & didier allyne presents ep remix with 2 tracks done in 2008 & 2010 before their first ep which will be out in september 2015, il mio remix released in 2008 with burning influence is today hard to find on vinyl & never released in digital & played by jus ed in 2009 on rts fm , on b side,p&d (phil weeks & didier allyne) has revisited san francisco killer producer ebe with jam hypnotic techno out on pnd04 (sold out at this days) & played by marcel dettmann.
26 years of gestation, a slow but precise maturation, lead us to the urge, almost the necessity of doing a label, one that will bring further the music and the culture rex club always fought for. and here we go ! after 26 years of existence, of countless beautiful nights given to generations of clubbers, its with the same high standards rex club is now starting a new adventure : rex club music. a new entity is born, a label that reflects the club : eclectic and on the edge, where residents, newcomers and internationally acclaimed artists take turns. an effervescence, just like the club and its bookings, open but also faithful. original tracks, eps, remixes, the platform is open, only one rule : quality and the same intransigence that made rex club what it it is today : a temple for electronic music. we couldnt expect less : * second hand smoke* hits hard and raises the bar high. somewhere between the worlds of bassculture and robsouls, d julz and phil weeks respective labels. they confront their visions and join their talents on this ep thats just like them : energetic, groovy and sexy. fresh and vitamin filled, with its catchy and steady kick...
continuing to push that deep, raw house sound chris carrier s adult only label presents a brand new ep from slapfunk affiliate and all round funkateer, larry de kat. larry keeps the grooves rolling in his native holland, where he has close ties with the much respected slapfunk records, along with good friend anil aras. his back catalogue includes another french connection, with the young masters at lazare hoche records. this time he links up with prolific producer chris carrier to give adult only a taste of his funky medicine.
on side a we have ‘diks on gruds’, a gruff dance floor banger with a deadly bassline and ultra crisp hats, which inject a solid energy from start to finish. on the flip another french hero, phil weeks, add his stomping chicago flavour into the mix reworking the track with panache. a is ‘noodlez’, a quirky joint composed of odd sounds wriggling and whirring above a slinky bassline counterposed with choppy percussion. finally, the ep closes out with ‘um?’, a sombre affair which pumps and purrs with minimal composition – subtle effects in the arrangement bounce around the beats, while a mysterious voice creeps in and out of the background. sublime ...
with his hugely supported pw vinyl release still ringing gloriously in our ears, robsoul boss phil weeks returns with a brace of releases on the mothership and an exclusive taster from his upcoming artists album due later this year. today we bring you the first of those eps, lead by the track from phils as yet untitled long-player. *a man needs a woman* is musical sunshine. stirring strings, warm bass and touching vocal riffs, all filtered to perfection by the frenchman. from the fresh open-air sounds of the title track to the rhythms of the club with *where did the night go*. this sweet sensation is a drum-laden weeks special. *i can make you dance* rounds out the ep. a snare driven, hypnotic and bubbling tool, for the discerning dj.
gourmand proudly presents this highly addictive ep, packed with raw, underground grooves from a handful of producers known for quality and bad-ass beats. slow city groove is flavored with jr s unique and underground, chugging sound. it might be a slow groove but it sure as hell will make your neck snap. killin the funk together is the result of two brilliant artists doing a collabo in all the right ways. the beat flows perfectly with the bassline, and the trippy vocal hook is the icing on the cake. robsoul maestro, phil weeks, lays down a raw, ghetto dubbed remix. signature beats layered with groove so hypnotic your body starts to jack.
phil weeks teams up with soldiers of twilight vocalist ladybird on his new track natural high, a deep and soulful house track laden with warm chords and weeks trademark mpc beats. the single comes with three alternate versions – the unplugged version removes the beats and bass providing a tool on which ladybirds vocals shine, the baby dub takes things into heads down territory, and the higher mix reintroduced the vocal.
phil weeks and robsoul recordings kick off their 15th year in house music with a new three track ep from the main man himself. live at palladium has been the standout track of phils sets over the last few months, always generating a queue of people asking what it is. you may just recognize the marvin gaye sample, which was also previously borrowed by moodymann. it comes backed with the funk-infused *you want my love* and the soaring, chugging groove of *demain a jamais*, and looks set to get another year off to a flying start for one of the finest labels in underground house music.
real house master phil weeks makes his debut on guy gerbers supplement facts imprint with a trio of dancefloor bombs packed with his signature bump, funk and bass. title track sharks looking for fishes is a fuzzy, warm affair with warping pads and shimmering cow-bells building with dusty samples combined with a jacking bassline. on the b-side bees assault is pure heads down techy business, unhinged and driving its the peak time banger of the release and an assault on the senses. lastly, hold onto the memories brings back the french deep touch with another solid jacking groove and faded vox.
phil weeks >crate diggin< project has been bubbling under for some time while the french dj/producer carefully selected 30 of the tracks which have been most influential to him over the past 15-20 years. indeed many of the tracks - from artists including dj rasoul, dj sneak, brett johnson, inland knights, rick wade, mood ii swing and lawnchair generals - still feature as heavily in phils dj sets today as they did when originally released. released over three unmixed digital volumes and three vinyl samplers, crate diggin is a window into the musical dna of one of the most respected and prolific underground house artists of this century. as well as being a highly personal project to phil, it offers a rare chance to finally pick up hard-to-find and sought after gems that were only previously released on vinyl.
phil weeks ~ crate diggin ~ project has been bubbling under for some time while the french dj/producer carefully selected 30 of the tracks which have been most influential to him over the past 15-20 years. indeed many of the tracks - from artists including dj rasoul, dj sneak, brett johnson, inland knights, rick wade, mood ii swing and lawnchair generals - still feature as heavily in phils dj sets today as they did when originally released. released over three vinyl samplers, * crate diggin* is a window into the musical dna of one of the most respected and prolific underground house artists of this century. as well as being a highly personal project to phil, it offers a rare chance to finally pick up hard-to-find and sought after gems that were only previously released on vinyl.
canadian artist carlo lio makes his first appearance on the saved imprint, delivering his unique sound with >what it is<. possessing a lot of energy with its warm, rolling bass line, the track builds and then moves into an intense drop, characterised with the twisted vocals, oscillating effects and trippy strings. over on the flip, french house producer phil weeks demonstrates why he is one of the best producers in the game, delivering a remix that seals the package of perfectly
phil weeks introduces his third studio album raw instrumental with a strictly limited edition white label vinyl sampler in february. each copy of the limited pressing will be hand tagged by phil and contain four tracks - dirty groove, on da raw, pimpin 4 weeks and do that dance – that give a sneak preview to the album, scheduled for release in march. the four tracks continue the parisian?s dedication to the akai mpc3000 sampler, with samples cut, chopped, sliced, diced and expertly tweaked into fresh dancefloor bomb