for the faithful skudge follower, number 13 brings back memories from when skudge combined and reduced both techno and house in a flawless way. something that they have been able to do since the beginning. they also manage to utilize samples, that in another context would have felt misplaced, in a very classy manner
quasi reminds us of the mid-90 s us styled techno from the likes of synewave and even some robert hood tracks from that era, but optimized for the floors of today. on the b-side, parallel goes into familiar skudge territory, with a brooding and haunting atmosphere - twisted up with some of that well-known funk that skudge has been pushing for a decade now.
hike: cristal clear lakes, impressive mountains, soothing forests and berlin techno music.
for our hike 006 we’ve got cyrk for you. meanwhile the boys are root artists on hike and we are very proud to present their upcoming release. this time we present you a hiking path around pforzheim, a city known for its jewellery industry in the black forest. the westweg trail is one of the black forest’s best hiking routes. with it’s 285 km long-distance hiking path from pforzheim to basel, you have the chance to appreciate the region s landscape and cuisine from the peaks of the black forrest.
nice price deal !!! nofitstate is the new label project from simon baker and geddes. having been a hugely successful london based party over the past few years the duo have now branched out to present their take on contemporary house music. the inaugural release kicks off with mr baker in solo mode with the arpy ep, a highly energetic affair with simons sharp production nous in fully effect, arpy 1 features a killer synth lead whilst arpy 2 keeps the vibe deeper, negating the synth in favour of an emphasis on groove. skudge provide the remix on the flip, intertwining elements of the original mixes in their now signature sound.
2018 repress incoming! after a short and reflective hiatus for danse club, nobody home a.k.a minilogue re-opens the catalogue with a very special vinyl-only ep, ‘remains of earlier temples’, including remixes from skudge and label owners austen/scott. the ep reflects a maturing of the label into something more considered and spacious yet still effective and aimed primarily at the dance floor. it s all house and techno.
summing up 2017, skudge dug through the archive material from the formative years of 2009 and 2010. for the keen ear and reflective soul, the basis of the much-liked skudge sound is present here in a updated, perhaps more refined record. while working hard to pursue a specific set of labels, sound and aesthetic, skudge 011 presents us a welcomed look into the retrospect of their unique sound
for release number six marco faraone and norman methner welcome branko stojanov to the uИ,cagΞ, family. top and tailing the ep with his two originals branko opens with >oprosti<. a melodic number featuring a floating chord over a sharp beat. this is followed by the first of two remixes of >kao staklo<. darren roberts aka deepbass rolls out one of his trademark reworks with a deep and trippy seven-minute opus. the b side opens with swedish mastermind skudge who delivered a groovy and psychedelic minimal remix of >kao staklo<. before we re finally introduced to the original title track with its misty atmospheres and melancholic grooves. a rock solid first release.
solid, powerful and eclectic. skudge has yet again delivered a fine remix 12inch. blue hours remix is featuring on the a-side, where a pumping and pushing reinterpretation of hunted takes the lead.for the b-side, skudge invited parisian and underground house music purveyor brawther, who literary beefs up ?below? with his steroids mix. a perfect mixture of both house and techno, a place where skudge are coming from.
this is the second 12inch from taken, the duo effort of elias landberg and nihad tule.this is the second 12inch from taken, the duo effort of elias landberg and nihad tule. the duo has done a local show at under bron in stockholm as well as herrensauna in berlin, this new ep sounds inspired and fresh as their live sets, setting the course straight away. the reminiscent sounds of techno s adolescence goes everything but unnoticed as the reduced and powerful cluster on the a-side showcases taken s ambitions. going into deeper territories, the b-side elysia almost smells of strobes and smoke machines for the eye-opening moments of a proper party. with this new ep from taken, the sounds have really developed and show their excitement for things to come, from their almost three year debut on skudge records. this is a keeper!
!! ltd 50% deal!! hong kong born / toronto raised stuart li lands an ep on skudge records, delivering four tracks for your late night escapades. four tracks that will make your head spin li-ke a crazy cantonese tongue twister. comes on natty red vinyl with a folded poster insert
having originally surfaced on dj deep s deeply rooted house label back in 2011, the appropriately named bleak brings his stern ekko track back into focus on his own naura label, inviting two titans of contemporary techno to do the remix business on the track. first up is skudge, who get things marching at an urgent pace with their usual knack for ear snagging sonic hooks and unrelenting kick drums. meanwhile markus suckut makes a more weighty interpretation of the track, slowing the tempo and adding all kinds of sub pressure to make for a truly killer workout. as a bonus, the original track is present on the b-side in all its mean-tempered glory.
for its 10 years celebrations, be as one unleash a special v/a release in two parts with previously unreleased music by the imprint artists and frequent label collaborators. two 12” with unreleased material from the label head shlomi aber, truncate, skudge and jam., who are featured on this first instalment, markus suckut, savas pascalidis, eduardo de la calle and yotam avni will join the celebrations in the second part of the series.
fresh of the balancing point lp, skudge levitates into 2017 with tracks from a well-known place... infectious groove and stabs reflects our most fond warehouse memories. the a-side track has that special skudge vibe that managed to establish them as a force to reckon with. as proven with the lp from last year, things are sounding and looking as exciting as ever!
shlomi aber is back on his be as one label with panix ep, this time joined by swedish techno master skudge. keeping the no nonsense techno attitude of his latest nonplus release, panix keeps bearing shlomis relentless, dark and raw signature sound. skudge strips down panix into 2 separate remixes, taking the original into a deeper and back to basics mood, with his known trademark grooves.
going back to classics could fall so easily, luckily for skudge presents, the persistent and class-act of mark broom leaves the mediocre in its rubble. eric cloutier: broom is a legend. i can t even count how many of his records i own. both of these are pure fire loving it! the kicking a-side, moments1, with the high paced energy and flirtations with the dutch classic style of techno-house crossover brings a smile upon djs and dancers alike - without going too much into nostalgia, this track is sure to find its way through the peak times. moments2 on the flip submerges deeper into this records vibe, with a progression that throbs more than kicks, with a saw tooth lead that keeps the moody atmosphere intact. a sure-shot 2 tracker is what we need and what we get
forthcoming on claque the remixes of donato dozzy’s “cassandra” which was, without question, one of 2015’s most enduring success stories techno.
a side with techno twists from skudge. b side with fred p. and his own trademark concrete detroitian and last but not least, dj jus-ed steps up with the final re-shape of the show.
amazing three different jobs that continue the legacy of cassandra throughout 2016.
bristol based julian smith aka october returns to skudge records with the full length black body radiation. sounding like the soundtrack for a long lost dystopic anime movie. action packed, intense, fast-moving. body music from the future.
the long awaited album on skudge! the pig on firing form here! we expect this on to go right off, double vinyl set. the lp features more pacey excursions while the additional 10inch features more experimental and ambient material. big tip!
first full skudge 12inch in over 2 years. very strong 2 tracker from these dons. we missed them! tip! back on release again after a long period, almost 2 years, of a fully booked and busy schedule with live show tours and developing other artists on the label in the meantime.
nice price deal !!! argentine jonas kopp continues his untidy alias with two bass heavy techno gems, inspired by the 90s us school sound. while releasing under different aliases for labels as tresor and indigo area, contemporary techno artist kopp decided to start his own untidy series. after two cuts, skudge has the honor to present kopps first appearance under this moniker outside of his own imprint.
after 2014s set of acclaimed releases on l.i.e.s, creme organization and rush hour, jorge velez comes to skudge white to drop a proper dose of relentless subterranean techno. 4 tracks created with the adventurous dancefloor in mind. this is the sound of velez at full command.
cool new material from from kimmo rapatti - this is his second release on skudge white and it is another killer! *little elephant* was previous released on a various compilation cd on kims own dum records in 1995 so we are very honored to be able to finally release it for the first time on vinyl!
in december 2013 fishermen released their debut album patterns and paths an album that was very well-received. now they re back! this time with remixes from some of the standout tracks from the album. cut hands, florian kupfer,steve bicknell, abdulla rashim and varg s project ulwhednar is delivering the remixes
a collaboration between elias landberg and nihad tule. they started this conceptual project in november 2014 with the goal of record and master a complete ep in one day. the resulting analog jams are pretty different from each other. the a-side terrorfish is reminiscent of simplistic acid rave tunes from the 90s while the b-side halcyon is a dreamy ambient trip
repress 2015 ... machines do speak a language understood and appreciated by humans. measured by the success of skudge, an artistic duo that has delivered a lot in a very short time. combining their inspiration and talent through wires and analogue equipment, they seem to always present something new - in a very faithful style. what remains most significant on their output through the main label skudge records, as well as their remix material present on a row of different labels, it must be their exceptional sense of loops and unexpected detail in their productions.
very limited 2014 repress. incl s100, pfirter & grindvik, skudge, the rumours aka s. linzatti & p.grindvik, oliver kapp and tom diciccio !! to clarify the meaning of sthlm ltd 022. on sthlm ltd 022 i would like to shed light upon a few artists who, in recent times, inspired me, in one way or another. older ones and new ones. we embark with s100, a cluster of machines and people from stockholm, who share the love of playing live. in addition to the stockholm ensemble we have juan pablo pfirter, a man who brings mad joy to any dancefloor but also constantly seizes the attention of the blog generation. there is also skudge, the swedish duo who with their simple patterns and oldschool vibes made people worship true techno again. as well as staffan linzatti, who is the best studio mate in the world, and oliver kapp, the founder of the labels indulge and raygun. oliver s music has always been a huge source of inspiration for me, so i was proud to invite him to do a remix for stockholm ltd. last but not least tom dicicco, a bass and dub loving youngster from the midlands currently based in manchester, who after a few releases on various labels co founded the great label inner surface. pär grindvik, 2011
october is back with his first solo 12 after appearing on fred ps spm label last year. both cuts will please lovers of octobers trademark slow techno sound and also hint at the industrial influences which he explores more heavily on his debut lp, forthcoming on skudge white.
nice price deal !!! next up on the skudge white offshoot is swedish producer and autodidakt records label head daniel andréasson. here andréasson follows suit and unleashes four strictly analogue cuts, each with a different twist.
the pacey 130bpm *ble3* leads offs, revolving around some catchy melodic interplay whereas the tempo dips on *dither24* for a sluggish exercise complete with backpedals and ricocheting stabs. *whats up* is another cut spat straight out of the machines and dipped in acid whilst *shape%07* is a battery of analogue drums that will have you in knots.
so it seems that 2013 was the year skudge team decided to camp by the pressing plant! the skudge imprint is indeed growing along its artists as were now ready to embrace longer formats, a testimony to the future and most than anything a continuous effort to grasp the presents relevancy.
recorded whilst battling insomnia during a cold and bleak berlin winter, jack dixons new ep finds him channeling the light and the dark of his home city. inspired by the bygone euphoria of early analogue techno and the harsh industrial landscape outside his window, the three tracks of those questions swirl vinyl crackle, ghostly rave vocals and human heartbeats around pounding jackhammer bass, intense drops and intricate house rhythms. the result is a perfect encapsulation of the curses and blessings of a sleepless hibernation. it is an atmosphere also present in the hazy drones and pulsating sub-bass of skudges exhilarating, analogue remix of heirloom, the revered swedish duo tuning down the filters and reinterpreting the track as a ghostly and paranoid low-end basement banger.