villa rosa- ist die zweite in einer serie von acht apartmentkomplexen, die zwischen 1964 und 1988 in shibuya, toyko, gebaut wurden. die villa serie pionierte die bauten grosser apartments in japan. die -villa rosa- befindet sich zwischen den wohnorten der beiden in tokyo lebenden künstler fitz ambrose und submerse. brrwd ist eine kollaboration zwischen den labelbetreibern ta-ku, repeat pattern und jakarta.
late night music from the back seat. ‘are you anywhere‘, sophomore album from tokyo based uk native submerse blends early 90’s slow-jams and instrumental hip hop wrapped in smooth dx7 keys hybridized with his own unique sound. ‘are you anywhere’ is the second full length release from submerse on project: mooncircle with features from fellow tokyo based beat maker fitz ambro$e.
‘are you anywhere‘ comes out worldwide on limited green colored vinyl including download code.
awake is a soundtrack for roaming around vast city landscapes between late night and early morning. a lone wolf observes the scenery and watches over people, their heads low, on the path home to sleep. inspired by 1980s movies, drone and video game soundtracks, rob orme aka submerse returns with an update to his signature sound.
Über den zeitraum von fünf jahren hat rob orme fünf verschiedene eps und ein album auf dem berliner project: mooncircle veröffentlicht. durch die nach wie vor hohe nachfrage und die tatsache, dass alle titel ausverkauft sind, veröffentlicht das label nun eine werkschau des künstlers mit seinen besten und beliebtesten tracks sowie vier neuen und bisher noch unveröffentlichten songs. das album erscheint als farbiges doppel-vinyl mit downloadcode.
hailing from cheshire, submerse is an esteemed producer/dj with a distinct and recognisable sound that traverses beat music, ambient, 2-step and autonomic whilst being punctuated by a myriad of unique and personal influences. the past year has seen him at his most prolific, releasing tracks & remixes with r&s sister label apollo records, med school and many more. submerse was featured by pioneer japan and was also named band of the week in the guardian newspaper (2012).
amidst a plenitude of productions, submerse has also seen support emerge from influential media titans such as dj mag, xlr8r, big up, bbc radio 1 and bbc radio 1xtra.
submerse is 23 year old rob orme who splits his time between north west england and tokyo. he has already had a guardian new band of the day feature, which claimed him to be making some of the most heartbreakingly beautiful (dance) music anywhere on the planet. this came after just a handful of eps and a free download album that blend his love of j-pop and 2 step. his debut ep for apollo showcases how his productions have moved on in complexity and accomplishment moving between the digital hip hop of 8bit romance and the glitchy electronica of cluster to the recognizable garage mutations of give it up and they always come back.
hailing from cheshire, submerse is an esteemed dj/producer with a distinct and recognisable sound that traverses two-step, garage, bassline and funky whilst being punctuated by a myriad of unique and personal influences.
the 4 tracks on offer here are probably his strongest to date, ranging from the demented bassline bounce of mecha to the blessed out, yearning garage of searching and i can, via the arcade game tropicalia of fruit salad, co produced with partner resketch.
an exclusive collaboration between two rising names in the blurred area of todays bass music scene. neats debut ep >a light i know< released on airflex labs a few months ago won support from a wide ar-ray of djs, producers and promoters, including sepalcure, incyde, jack dixon, vvv, whistla, hush house, ministry of sound, von d, quantec, phaeleh and many more. for his second strike, and first on vinyl, he joins forces with submerse, the hottest new name in uk garage, to deliver an amazing slow-paced track showcasing their common love for house and new breeds of bass music.
well rounded are hyped to announce their next release, the widescreen garage bomb >hold it down< by submerse.
in mood both uplifting and melancholy, this is a potential anthem to drop some soul into the mix at any rave. for us, this equally conjures up mental images of a rain-swept neglected urban landscape as it does the memory of losing yourself as the music soars on a sweat drenched dance floor! also >hold it down< was deservedly named as one of >five modern 2-step classics< in the recent 3 page future garage special in dj magazine!
on the flip rob collaborates with resketch on >only<. punchy and poignant and packed with memorable, multiple layers of gorgeous voices this builds to a 2nd drop featuring some tasty tear-out breaks. the effortless combination of so many elements and progressions demonstrates both mens serious adeptness for production, arrangement and expression.
2016 repress! paris based confluence records is entering the music scene with a stunning 4 track ep from true deep house scientist darand land. on this debut land provides his very own interpretation of the confluence concept. the result is a beautiful project that takes the listener to another sphere of consciousness, through a cosmic journey filled with intense feelings & emotions. a vinyl only release of 300 copies coming with artwork from aurelien farina, a french graphic-designer who adds his vision of confluence s concept to this exposure to form ep.
brrwd ist ein joint-venture label von ta-ku, seinem wegbegleiter repeat pattern und jakarta records. als ersten release haben die beiden dazu eine label-compilation ins leben gerufen. diese markiert auch den 2. release von ta-ku mit jakarta records. er selbst wird auf 2 tracks auch mit seiner stimme vertreten sein. das neue label veröffentlichte bereits 2015 das no.sleep (fotoband) projekt der beiden produzenten. dieses behandelte einen 24h trip durch die stadt tokyo und genau hier setzt die compilation 2016 thematisch an. die folgende 10-inch reihe auf brrwd wird von ta-ku & repeat pattern kuratiert & mäandert zwischen loops und fotografie mit künstlern aus ihrem umfeld, wie pink sifu, malik abdoul-rahmaan, yagi, abhi/dijon & submerse. das 10 inch vinyl erscheint inklusive downloadcode.
hidden orchestra sind zurück mit dem zweiten teil ihrer archipelago remixes-reihe, einer limitierten doppel-10 inch vinyl plus download card. *archipelago remixes vol.2* ist ein echter leckerbissen mit vier eklektischen remixes von dam mantle, mungos hi-fi, floex und submerse. streng limitiert auf 500 exemplare weltweit!
after last years critically acclaimed full length album >the other side<, robot koch is back with a new limited double white vinyl 10 inch entitled >cosmic waves<. the ep features both new robot koch tracks as well as collaborations he made with affiliated artists. the ep features 3 new solo songs by robot koch and also includes collaborations with headshotboyz, pavel dovgal, kuhn, submerse and rain dog.
now approaching its fifth year of groundbreaking releases, med school excitedly present 2012s follow-up to the critically acclaimed new blood series. bringing together a collection of artists suited to the med school sound from the as-yet unknown to the underground hero, each track brings another interesting layer to the album.
with no less than eight tracks split across two 12 inch vinyl, this is jam packed with the finest beats and basslines.
a transfusion of med school versatility, with releases reaching outside the limits of d+b and into 2-step and dubstep. blood pressure follows up new blood 011 and takes it to a whole new level!
frijsfo beats come with the biggest yet in their series of vinyl eps, compiling new work from cardopusher, desto, geiom, and submerse, assembled with the labels distinctive ear, tuned to wilder mutations of garage, techno soul, footwork, and dubstep.