night blind is richard fearless second release on drones white label series. the title track coalesced in the early hours of the morning as diffuse, turneresque lights glimmered across the thames and the container was pounded by a storm. unnerving and melancholic yet with a glimmer of light, this is fearless at his best. on the b side is cancan. with xaviers spiritual acid head, kenichi iwasa, on percussion duties, this is one for peak time body shaking. both tracks were recorded and mixed at the metal box by chris blakey and produced by richard fearless. stamped and numbered edition of 300 vinyl
- the first release in drone’s vinyl only series sees label founder richard fearless steering the sound toward house. - sweet venus, recorded in one take, traps a ray of light in troubled times. - using the 303 and 909, rex draws on the sonic tapestry of
what happens when you bring together two percussionists who are well-established in the electronic music scene and commission them to produce four tracks exclusively with percussion instruments-with the only requirement being not to deliver any overtly thought-out nerd music? the answer has been provided by sven kacirek and thomas klein on this release.
overview effect is dubbed out detroit-esque techno with with a cognitive shift to richard fearless delivers some transatlantic love with his third drone instalment, and the fifth release from this growing label. overview effect is dubbed out detroit-esque techno with with an epic two and half minute string workout and a cognitive shift to pure fearless magic. metal dub is stripped-down, metallic, hypnotic techno with haunting pads, and it s been smashing it in the darkest of rooms of late. a deep, heavy release on drone. luke hess and dj richard remixes to come. pure fearless magic.
selekt? selek t is the name of the new bureau b sublabel selekt is the 12inch platform for experiments by musicians on the label or other artists selekt offers space for collaborations and remixes. no borders zero set represented a milestone in latter-day krautrock, created in 1983 by a hugely authoritative triumvirate of the german avant-garde: dieter moebius, conny plank und mani neumeier. the musician, producer, remixer and self-confessed krautrock fanrichard fearless has dismantled the outstanding track speed display and bequeathed two new versions to bureau b.
death in vegas return with the single ‘honey’, its second collaboration with sasha grey. ‘honey’ is a slow, seductive serenade, with an organic, psychedelic tone: dreamy and dripping with intensity.
the b side features ‘witchdance dub’, richard fearless’ long-held remix of ‘witchdance’ off trans-love energies, featuring the haunting vocals of katie stelmanis from austra. fearless cut three dubplates of ‘witchdance dub’ after he mixed this track. dj harvey has one, prosumer the other, and fearless kept the 3rd: delicate acetates that have been played out sparingly but with electric effect. this track is effortless, minimal dance music imbued with fearless’ unique production sound- it’s not one to miss.
since their first album in 2009, django django have covered some distance. indeed, their first album has been acclaimed by critics and sold more than 250 000 units worldwide. after their international tour and a fantastic 2nd album released last year, we are glad to be able to hear them again through a bunch of clever remixes, in which you’ll have the chance to hear tim burgess’ (the charlatans) brilliant contribution to this limited edition ep.
part 3 of the emotional relish series sees robi insinnas work remixed by a quartet of british producers. death in vegas overseer richard fearless tackles >be loved< starting with an ethereal loop that builds on top of itself before the beat kicks in and the remix heads for the dark (leather) dancefloor. mr andy blake channels the collective spirits of the slits, the pop group and killing joke on his space echo laden remix of >adolescent sex< whilst weatherall acolyte scott fraser returns to the relish cause with a typically chugging rendition of >turning< that has found favour from croatia boat parties to the catwalks of paris s/s 2013 no less (check youtube for evidence). cosey club founder richard d clouston slows down the tempo for a brooding, mind bending take on >blue girls<.
botox present >basement love<, the first part of their second album >sans dormir<. two years after their previous lp >babylon by car<, cosmo vitelli and julien briffaz decided to unveil this new project through six different moments - call them eps - like six volumes forming a single story, each one being released every two months. the slow title-song >basement love< is released as a way of introduction, along three dancefloor remixes that lift this basement up in the air.
das deutsche produzenten- und dj-team tiefschwarz veröffentlicht auf renaissance the mix collection: tiefschwarz. 16 jahre sind tiefschwarz ein fester bestandteil im dj- & produzenten-business und haben diverse eigene releases u.a. auf cocoon, wave music oder souvenir sowie remixes fuer depeche mode, roxy music, booka shade, madonna und plastikman veroeffentlicht!