another top notch bokhari outing! stephen is a scotsman but sounds like he is from detroit - he was also on bk013 where he shared an ep with hiver and provided us with the excellent theme from sapl.this time he s on his own. early 90s uk electronica and of course, the inescapable detroit blueprint run deep through this one, the unmistakably chewy, tangible heft of analogue sonics married perfectly with emotive melodies. a welcome whiff of azymuth era kenny larkin clings to the whole ep, while cologne collective noorden regular ikpathua lays out a spacious and deeply atmospheric rendition too...
next up on titanic city is stephen lopkin, who serves up five new cuts on the strategic reserve ep. stephen is a massive talent and has really turned heads over the last couple of years with releases on m>o>s, bokhari records, and raw tools. needles to say were delighted to have lopkin on board
having already released on mos recordings sub label mos deep before now, stephen lopkin is now back with a second four track effort, due for release in april. the scottish artist has been making prickly house and techno for almost a decade now, and on the four cuts here he once again showcases a serene and slick style.
endill006 goes split. scottish stephen lopkin and greek dimdj have delivered quality detroit informed house tunes straight for the floors, except “grave roll” which can be nice opening track. 909 turns 707 and it’s not endless illusion without proper synth lines.
timeless techno with soul, funk and energy on this new sub club label, nautilus rising! with 28 years of nurturing local dj talent and delivering quality music week in and week out to glasgows most clued up people, the sub club is proud to present to you their brand new record label, nautilus rising. fair to say its been a long time breaking the surface! for this inaugural nautilus rising ep, the sub club sticks with that tried and trusted subbie approach. nr001 presents 4 new tracks from 4 scottish producers. all quality tracks on this first release
raw tools returns with four powerful tracks from the vaults of talented scottish producer stephen lopkin, who already made his vinyl debut with a banging 12” on the mighty m>o>s. chicago flavored beats and acid driven grooves bolted onto detroit rhythms and swirling pads of analog goodness. comes with a special illustration by bucharest artist, silviu andrisoi. limited as always.
talahachi introduce themselves with a four track compilation of melodic techno and deep house. john beltran opens a crystal music-box on pisces. glasgows stephen lopkin treks across rannoch moor. dancer, choreographer and producer sir lord comixx constructs breakbeat techno from his unique perspective and invitation au voyage visits the centre of the periodic table.