after kicking off with a selection of artists pushing hard on the serious electro tip, latvian label electronic leatherette is back once again with another round of smartly chosen protagonists plying their machine funk wares. plant43 are the most established here, dealing in immaculate drexciyan funk of the most aqueous kind. gestalt is equally on killer form with ecosystem while maroje t taps up the noir mood to perfection on la confidential. jack roland s crafty osmotic potential is a smart b2 reach loaded with detail and production chops while exploring a more mysterious atmosphere in the process.
emile facey (plant43) has been at the forefront of electronic for more than twelve years. during that time the british producer has released on a host of seminal labels, expanding his style and sound in new directions. although plant43 is typically classified as a purveyor of electro, behind those driving rhythms and steely percussion a tenderness has always been present, an emotion expressed in lilting melodies and complex harmonies. it is these melodies and harmonies that come into focus on plant43s debut ambient album. on from deep streams is a rich and textured tapestry of synth work, a soundtrack that organically unfurls from nightime woodland walks and city stargazing to mindful solitude. the eight tracks offer the listener a calming journey into stillness, an excursion through gentle audio currents and a moment to pause and take in an inspiring vista of sound. recorded over the space of 3 months, this album gives the quiet, the subtle and the sometimes underappreciated centre stage whilst casting light on yet another side of emile faceys ever-evolving musi
2017 repress come with a new label art ... uk based emile facey joins the frustrada familia bringing a heavy, ice cold and highly emotive 3 track ep. much in the vein of erp and the likes but with a sharper sounding more abstract approach. this makes plant43 a unique and welcome addition to the frustrated funk label. highly recommended!
following his acclaimed scars of intransigence album of 2014, emile facey (plant43) is back on terra shipwrec. on skeletal rhythm supports strings and bass intertwine, link and disappear. facey performs audio alchemy, transforming cold chords into organic warmth, transfiguring electrical impulses into palpable emotion. frigid currents flow through bright bars, ephemeral percussion snap at heels of soaring keys as plant 43 draws you deeper and deeper into the bare and beautiful brilliance of grid connection.
plant43 aka emile facey returns to cpu with his second ep for the sheffield imprint, and brings more of his ultra-refined electro to the table. surgical pads, robotic x0x beats and melodic basslines fuse the tracks into faceys signature science-lab machine funk. facey has been very busy since his last outing on cpu back in 2013, with an lp on shipwrec, and ep s on semantica, ac records and frustrated funk. he is showing no sign of slowing down and weightless in the void pushes his sound even further into the future
the final chapter in the trustxv trilogy once again brings together an elite crew of electro programmers. tracks by the exaltics, plant43, adapta, and epy x micromega conclude the fate of interstellar mining outpost 61 cygni e. full color sleeve by dextro.org, 150 copies in colored vinyl (randomly packed!).
EL CAMINO / TEFLON JACKET / VIEW / COARSE MATERIALS
12" Vinyl NL21.05.12
having established their respected london club night and weekly podcast, bleep43 launch their label with an outstanding four-track ep. gerard hanson aka convextion / e.r.p., a regular guest at bleep43 since 2006, delivers el camino, an unmissable slice of emotive, absorbing electro-techno that shows just why he’s so revered by the connoisseurs. this is followed by the immense, symphonic electro of plant43’s teflon jacket, a worthy addition to his acclaimed back catalogue on ai records and semantica. on the b-side, orphan’s debut view from delfgauw is a stunning piece of deep 110 bpm techno and the sparse, well-crafted coarse materials by fellow newcomer jo johnson finishes a great first release.
following their 50th release milestone cpu celebrate 5th anniversary with a 2x12- lp remix compilation. cpu has been reticent in regards to remixes, with a grand total of zero during its first five years of existence. this all changes with this dedicated remix compilation celebrating the label s 5th anniversary. the exalted roster have chosen their favourite tracks to remix from the label s back catalogue and are brought together in a very special 2x12- gatefold sleeve. b12, jensen interceptor and morphology all make an appearance alongside some of the label s seldom seen artists. there is also a posthumous microlith remix of tryphème - mélodramatique. electro has again proven its staying power and cpu has played a key role in championing some of the genre s greatest: bringing new artists to the front line and cementing the status of the established. this five year celebration showcases the diverse tastes and backgrounds of the roster, crossing many genre boundaries - all executed with precision and attention to detail that the label is known for.
after 3 storming installments ce closes the world electronix series with its final outing volume 4. this ep dives into deep and twisted electro realms with tracks from e.r.p, sync 24 & deixis, plant43 and steve allman.
we are proud to present of electronique.it records second release. >the expression of emotions in man and animals ep< is the second part of a trilogy on vinyl dedicated to harles darwin studies. in this chapter we want to represent the relation between listening to various genres of electronic music and the emotional expressions arising from that. darwin theorized how body language, and in particular facial expressions, change and evolve in correspondence to perceived emotions. we believe that this theory can be transposed into music.
limited to 300 handnumbered copies.