nanni and francois le roy are both accomplished producers and djs in their own right. together as ruff stuff they make extremely well produced tracks that always have one thing in common making dancefloors go crazy. after starting their own vinyl-only imprint (ruff stuff music) with four fully sold out releases, we are excited to get four banging disco house heaters that work equally well as dj tools and at a house party.
implementing their knowledge gained as hard-core clubbers throughout the 90s, nanny and francois make tracks that they know will evoke strong reactions from the dance floor. this release is equal parts thumping, driving, peak-time house and bright and beautiful disco bangers with a bit of italo flare! with its beautifully worked afro samples mixed perfectly with techno-infused house drums and hats, kiss of death is set to be huge on dancefloors from the clubs in berlin and london to the open fields of dekmantel and dimensions.
next up on ruff stuff music ltd are 4 killer, heavily stomping tracks on the boundaries between house and techno. untitled05 is a new and fresh evolution of the label, bringing to life a solid sound with warm and intense atmospheres, including a magic remix by dj honesty. inside the storm opens side a with an imposing groove and hypnotic stabs, definitely flashing for the dancefloor. dj honesty s remix with its unique groove and the samples manipulation, goes in a deeper direction but still strong and energetic. the b side is full of surprises with mistake a track with a raw sound featuring incessant 909 toms, piano stabs and vocals that definitely recall the vibrations of the 90 s. a home with no air represents the true soul of ruff stuff, a warm house track with female voices, stabs and a fabulous organ that will transport listeners to another dimension. just put the needle on, push play and dance! vinyl only, limited copies.
ruff stuff returns to their own label and are proud to announce a new 4 track ep. untitled04 is the result of different experiments on the sound and introduces a novelty for the label: the first official remix by the lovely italian duo black loops. never ending opens the a side with its raw groove, a hypnotic pad warming everything up and a vocal that will drive the listeners to unexplored territories. m.a.m.t. showcases the most familiar sound of ruff stuff: warm techno stabs on a straight groove filled with a single vocal and a synthetic arpeggio in the second part. on the b side the sound changes its shape with flying: a mixture of rough grooves, disco samples, female vocals and a touch of acid. the remix by black loops brings the track back to very house territories chopping the original samples more and filling them with a solid beat and shining hats. just put the needle on, push play and dance! vinyl only, limited copies.
ruff stuff music ltd returns with the third installment of the untitled series. the new chapter features four house weapons from the label s founders which, as always, pay attention to the different needs of different dancefloors. untitled03 is a mixture of the main influences that shaped the ruff stuff sound through the years: groovy main room house filled with raw samples, a touch of deep and breakbeats, and some acid melodies in the closing track. just put the needle on, push play and dance! vinyl only, limited copies.
vinyl only , rarehouse is a berlin based collective, composed of artists who have dedicated themselves to their love for house music. the mission is to celebrate and spread the spirit of a rare and pure house sound.
ruff stuff return to their ruff stuff music ltd imprint dropping a new set of heavy house gems. always moving on the boundaries between house and techno with a raw attitude, the four tracks are absolute dance floor killers. vinyl only, limited copies.
a new musical adventure is coming up from ruff stuff. the producing duo from milan, launch a new series of 12 white labels dedicated to the exploration of the different souls of their musical path. the first release includes four tracks with different identities and a common trait: warm atmospheres and thick grooves.
from the tropics comes whiskey disco, a sneaky re-edit label bent on dredging the decanter for diffident dancefloor genius from latent disco perpetrators. its loosely connected to sleazy mcqueen and his assorted cohorts. whiskey disco no.13, ruff n stuff, can hardly be contained on a single plate of wax. all four tracks have been tested and audience approved! on the a, deep&discos rework of i wanna dance with somebody and alkalinos ruff n stuff are both stripped back and bass laden grooves. the b has two mid-tempo grooves from newcomer, debonair and portuguese duo, johnwaynes.
after the success of big bad & heavy part 2, chronic steps it up with a huge 12 inch from ruffstuff & jayline. >radium rays< is a up-front banger to make you screw up your face and skank out. while the flip >street knowledge< will force you to call for a rewind. both tracks have been on dub for last couple of months and are tried and tested weapons.
dj support: bryan g, jj frost, grooverider & fabio (radio1), dj hype (kiss 100), hazard, ruffstuff, nicky black market, and all the chronic crew.
rmr records return with another various artists affair that features great new tracks from james johnston, ruff stuff, timmy p and mikki funk. from start to finish it is an essential ep that will be great bait for both djs and dancers everywhere
cahoots volume 5 presents tracks that firmly stand their own ground. from the deeper a-side offerings of definition & def:play and we are mam, to the burly b-side beats of ruff stuff and jus nowhere, volume 5 casts a wider net, capturing new artists that embody the pioneering spirit of house music.
WHITE CAT (180GR WHITE COLOURED LP / PICTURE DISC)
coloured 12" Vinyl 180 g vinyl BE08.03.13
unreleased track by andy votel aka tandy love, mr scruff, har you percussion group, jo ann henderson, raskal the supersoniccruiser, mixmonster menno, 44rave & stuff. the future meets the past, in every vinyl bag!