SWEET AS BROKEN DATES: LOST SOMALI TAPES FROM THE HORN OF AFRICA (2LP+MP3 DL CODE)
2x12" Vinyl UK29.08.17
2lp gatefold + insert + mp3 dl code
in 1988, on the eve of a two decade civil war, somalia s authoritarian ruler siad barre launched punishing air strikes on the north of the country, known today as somaliland, in response to agitations for independence. the bombing leveled the entire city. barre targeted radio hargeisa to prevent any kind of central communication system that could organize a resistance. with the attack imminent, a few brave radio operators and dedicated vanguards of somali culture knew the archives, containing over half a century of somali music had to be preserved. thousands upon thousands of cassette tapes and master reels were quickly removed from the soon-to-be targeted buildings. they were dispersed to neighboring countries like djibouti and ethiopia, and buried deep under the ground to withstand even the most powerful airstrikes.
rejected look to round out the summer and call in the autumn with a track that has been igniting floors all season for label chiefs edwin oosterwal and joris voorn. >mike loves the horn< also sees a rejected debut for two artists who individually have rapidly risen to the top of their game.
do you remember >the horn<? this highly effective monster tune was created by none other than missile label boss tim taylor aka egyptian empire for ffrr and is now reworked once more due to the amazing demand. here we have fresh mixes coming from two influential modern day producers, pedro delgardo and da fresh !!
“here come the horns” is the second studio album by the hip hop group delinquent habits. formed in east los angeles in 1991, the group are known for their latin-tinged rap, which is both melodic and hardcore. their first self-titled album movlp1338 was executive produced by cypress hill member sen dog and featured guest appearances by sen himself as well as puerto rican new york city rapper hurricane g.
their second album, “here come the horns”, again featured sen dog as well as sen’s brother, pioneering latin rapper mellow man ace. the album was also produced by sen dog and paul stewart. music videos were made for “this is la” and “here come the horns”.
pressing on audiophile 180 gram double vinyl.
he has been in the game for 15 years now, and throughout ark has proven he is not one to spread himself thinly. leading up to 2010Æs arkuarium on thema, he had released a string of collaborations that wandered enthusiastically and whose experimentalism culminated on that record. apart from a few celebrated remixes since then, ark has been busy in the studio crafting a new batch of focused heat, mostly alongside his brother pit spector, himself a respected producer and dj known from associations with circus company and minibar. as we finish exploring a heavier sound with our well received re:vision series, the sophisticated deep house tracks on ark and pit spectors new call of the horns ep announce a new direction for the artists and a direction we seek to illuminate as we define the different shades of the spectrum at thema.
after signing on with gatto frittos mind-melting sound of love international volume 1, were back, we can smell summer and were putting you in the capable hands of festival favourites, washington dcs beautiful swimmers.
THE REFLECTION - WAVE ONE O.S.T. (LTD PINK 180G 2X12 LP)
coloured 2x12" Vinyl UK26.10.18
last year japanese public broadcaster nhk aired the animated superhero series “the reflection”. the legendary english musician/producer trevor horn served as music producer for the anime. the story of “the reflection” is set in a world where a mysterious atmospheric phenomenon known as “the reflection” killed many people all around the world while causing the survivors to spontaneously develop superhuman abilities. some people become heroes, others become villains...
while achieving great success as a member of the buggles, yes, and art of noise, trevor horn also worked as producer for many popular musicians, such as paul mccartney, frankie goes to hollywood, tom jones, cher, grace jones, seal, tina turner, lisa stansfield, pet shop boys, simple minds, and mike oldfield.
the reflection release includes a 4 page booklet and is available for the first time on vinyl. the limited edition of 1.000 individually numbered copies is pressed on pink coloured 180 gram vinyl.
the haggis horns are a funk-fuelled powerhouse that rock audiences the world over, they rip up the dancefloor with the virtuosity of trained jazz musicians combining heavy breakbeat funk, soul, hip-hop and afrobeat. the group has thousands of gigs under their belt and have played with household names such as mark ronson, jamiroquai, martha reeves & the vandellas, amy winehouse, john legend & the roots and the brand new heavies.
after the success of hot damn!, keep on moving and what comes to mind their next album shows the boys blasting out their unique brand of dance floor funk with regular collaborators lucinda slim and john mccallum on tracks ranging from up beat breaks to down tempo slinkyness. also on the album is rapper doc brown who helps create a distinctive hip-hop feel that runs through their latest studio offering.
THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN O.S.T. (180G 2X12 LP + BOOKLET)
2x12" Vinyl lp UK12.09.17
the maginificent seven is a remake of the 1960 same-titled western film, which in turn was a remake of the 1954 japanese classic film seven samurai. the score will be the final james horner score to be released posthumously.
presing on 180 gram audiophile vinyl, housed in a gatefold sleeve with 4 page insert included.
long celebrated as the hottest funk band around, with a sustained tenure of fiery singles and a distinctive northern funk sound, the haggis horns are coming at you with their latest track! exclusive to stutter & twitch, outta my head has been re-recorded and re-released, renovating hh tantalizing sound into an, ass shaking hit for the ages! 3rd march will see the horn s twelfth release in as many years, with str004 marking our funkiest release to date! side a, outta my head gives you the haggis horn s sound that we all know and love, bringing a classic, carefree warmth just in time for spring, with a rejuvenated angle! destined to be an instant classic, the seven-piece have besieged the track with ample horns, enticing keys, frenzied backing vocals all in a killer verse/chorus/solo combo. a contagious sing-a-long and a party starter, all in one! side b give me something better is an example of established producer/artist, werkha shying away from the electronica norm of decapitating funk standards of their soul. by adsorbing the rhythm, and imparting a creative flair and organic sounds with an infectious curiosity, werkha places the funk innovators in an augmented light.
STAR TREK II: THE WRATH OF KHAN O.S.T. (EXPANDED REMASTER) (2X12 LP)
2x12" Vinyl lp UK28.11.16
remastered und erweiterter re-release des james horner-soundtracks zum science-fiction-kult-klassiker “star trek ii: der zorn des khan” (1982) von regisseur nicholas meyer. im vergleich zum originalen tracklisting (9 tracks) wurde die neue lp-version auf mondo mit umfangreichem, bislang auf vinyl unveröffentlichtem material erheblich erweitert. original-artwork von matt taylor. exklusive liner notes von filmkritiker devin faraci. speziell remastered für die vinylversion von james plotkin.
made 10 years ago in only 2 weeks airport west the rev. thorn s debut lp brings the world of easy listening muzak and chilled out disco. it his second release on his very label dreamtime uk, releasing goldie thorn canal life. after being played heavily in melbourne cafes and bbqs, it now due to make waves across the world. romanticly bitter sweet strings with a vintage disco beat, analog synths on an lp journey to heartbreak and back.
taking a purely scorched-earth approach to production, longhorn finds daze on typically reverent but ever-more pounding form. pushing the limits of acceptable lo-fi techno and crushing everything underfoot into one bass-addled debris-strewn mush. title track longhorn bends and contorts metal, steadily melting surfaces at 2000°c heat, cooking and roasting against a background of charred industrial drones. tool is the roller, stuck somewhere between the warehouses of detroit and berlin and harnessing probably the most rubber kick drum known to man. dusting off the cerebral pounding is oil rig . a muffled, dissonant chime reflecting on our pillaging of the earth, our unrelenting ambition for natural destruction, forming a breakneck dystopian chant for the new world.
the uk s favourite funk/soul brothers release their long awaited third album what comes to mind worldwide on the 25th sept 2015. this one drops on their own independant record label haggis records and features a host of special guest artists including vocalists lucinda slim (zap mama), john mccallum (corinne bailey rae band) and john turrell (smoove & turrell) plus new mastersounds bass player pete shand and uk conga/percussion legend snowboy.
LIVE AT THE MATTERHORN MARCH 2001 (180G 2X12 LP + MP3)
2x12" Vinyl lp D24.06.15
die aufnahmen zu *live at the matterhorn* entstanden im märz 2001 quasi im hintergarten der bierbar the matterhorn im neuseeländischen wellington. das album, das nun erstmals auf vinyl (180g + downloadcode) vorliegt, fasst die essenz einer jam der auch in europa erfolgreichen dub-, roots-, soul- und jazzband zusammen. die vier vinylseiten enthalten je einen track: *runnin*, *rain*, *no parking* und *bounce*, die gesamtspielzeit beträgt 70 minuten. *live at the matterhorn* gibt eine vorstellung von der energie der band, die damals vor gerade mal 30 zuhörern auftrat. in neuseeland erreichte das album platinstatus und war der startschuss für eine internationale karriere.
for its third release, french indie label rave or die introduces two dys-topian & dark tunes with haunting atmospheres from drvg cvltvre (viewlexx, snug life, shipwrec) & umwelt (new flesh records, rave or die, drivecom). a serious release for smoking dancefloors. now, you have a choice... rave or die!
following the great success of detroit swindles boxed out album we present you the second single take out. their collaboration with mayer hawthorne on 64 ways already gained massive support from djs and radio stations around the globe in the past weeks and were proud to present you this remix pack with none other than kerri chandler, kraak & smaak and detroit swindles remix of detroit swindle.
4lux is proud to bring you the highly anticipated spanner in the works track, a crazy house bomb with hints of uk dub-step. the release contains 2 strong forward-thinking remixes by gerd & alden tyrell and nicholas.
praterei might not be the most prolific of labels, but the quality is always way above the quantity. the fourth release on the viennese imprint comes from local boys done good the new tower generation, with a heady two track offering that fits right in with the labels ethos of focusing on the essence of house. the amusing titled >horny goat weed< is a perm twisting delight, with the grainy string sample remoulded to align with the loose jacking rhythms and rave indebted keys. >trembolon< finds the new tower generation in an altogether mellower mood, building with poise from its sonorous beginnings to a glorious mid point crescendo of rising synth lines.
REBOOT THE SYSTEM 3 (BLOCKHE4D / THE UPBEATS RMXS)
12" Vinyl UK11.02.11
this is the final installment of the heavy-weight >reboot the system< series. showcasing 2 of drum n bass scenes brightest stars remixing 2 tunes from gridloks debut lp >break the system<.
these tunes have been receiving heavy support from many of the top djs in the scene such as: andy c, ak1200, a-sides, bad company, cause 4 concern, dieselboy, ed rush, friction, hive, noisia, pendulum, prolix, total science, state of mind, the upbeats, and many more.
the haggis horns are one of the funkiest live bands you will ever see, a brassheavy funk powerhouse that has been rocking clubs up and down the country for years, combining breakbeat funk, soul, hip-hop and afrobeat with the virtuosity of trained jazz musicians. they are featured on the now legendary deep funk album >keb darge presents the new mastersounds<, and have performed and recorded with the likes of amy winehouse, nightmares on wax, roots manuva, estelle, corinne bailey-rae, kt tunstall and the cinematic orchestra, to name a few.
get your air horns out, clap your hands and get ready to jump! >your horny horns< comes with a free party time guarantee!
flip over for one of the most eagerly anticipated releases of the year - a huge house tune from austin leeds!
big with radioslave, luciano, gregor tresher, karotte.. the track is hawthorne s theme , the artist 2 armadillos . i loved the track from the moment i heard it .. i m certain its going to be a favourite for all of you
to celebrate the release of the sound of the smiths - the new compilation of the bands greatest hits - 10 x 7inch singles are being released (two a week) from 10th november through to 8th december 08 on 7inch vinyl, all using the original production masters. they are all housed in the original picture bags and limited to 3000 copies.
wo andere durchaus routiniert ausproduzierte tanzmusik vorlegen, gelingt es losoul zusätzlich die entscheidende prise seele in seine house-grooves zu packen und ihnen damit ein besondere lebendigkeit einzuhauchen