initially the music by the knob, the finger & the it was conceived as some sort of ritual background ambient during extensive electroacoustic picnics by the river or in the fields. in the course of these sessions, the knob, the finger & the it make use of battery powered miniature electronics, diy synths and acoustic bricolage, which mingle with the sounds of the open space: some wind, a crackling campfire, a train passing by over a bridge nearby...
ron trent teams up with harry dennis aka the it. remember the it -donnie- which was a big tune harry dennis did with larry heard. now he is back with ron trent on the production for a wicked slice of deeper house!
alleviated records is proud to present the latest ep release from the it. produced by larry heard (a.k.a. mr. fingers, loosefingers, etc.) and featuring the unique vocal poetry stylings of harry dennis, whom fans will also know from his releases under the moniker of jungle wonz. we hope that djs, dancers and listeners will enjoy this set of 4 selections with music composed by larry. musically yours!!!
the legendary black market continues to dig in its archives. and for the 2nd black market classics release we have one of the most beautiful larry heard tracks ever! the it with gallimaufry gallery! slow, sexy and jazzy.. magic. on the flip side a club anthem from the early nineties... club ice with manhassett (larry heards space mix). beautiful timeless house music!
opilec music is proud to bring you the first ever remix album of san francisco s cult synthesizer-punk legends, the units! one of america s first synthesizer bands and pioneers of a genre now known as synthpunk, the units were notable for their use of synthesizers in place of guitars, and multimedia performances featuring multiple projections of satirical, instructional films critical of conformity and consumerism... predating mtv and 25 years before the birth of youtube! this is a definitive collection of over 24 of the band s original songs written between 1977 and 1984 and remixed for the dance floor in 2010 by a renowned and international cast of over 40 djs, producers and bands active in the contemporary club scene. this project celebrates the futuristic units along with the innovative djs that first played them.
played by: from disco to jazz and funk, italians have acquired a solid reputation in the making of dance music along the years. those last months seing them firmly back on the blocks, some 20 years after the worldwide domination of the so called spaghetti house!!! what is it then to expect on this 3 tracker? lectrodeep post-disco such as delivered by marcoradi on firefly? abstract phonky house on the shot by upcoming producer mr mama?? synth led deep n sharp tech influenced vibes on the fascinating hidden diva by the likes of tresca aka pastaboys??? who cares as long as its good. and it definitely is...
celebrating light in the attics 10 year anniversary in 2012, the labels releasing a series of very special colored vinyl 7inches. the series features contemporary artists covering a track reissued by light in the attic on the a-side, plus the original version on the b-side!
dj goethe big classic here, at least realesed on vinyl. a superb 140 bpm acid techno tune with everything needed in a good tune. on the b-side stands a very ptit gris, playable any speed and totally minimal and easy. a superb dj tool bringing a fat kick like never before and thats the point.
THE LAMENT OF THE RABBIT KING (FEAT. JAMES MISBRENER) LP
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multi-instrumentalist jim dead (aka james misbrener) began playing music as a wee lad influenced by relatives who encouraged him to strap on a piano accordian, which he had done by the tender age of five. (he mastered by twelve). in later years he flogged his brothers dusty old guitar and taught himself how to play it, moving on to piano in his mid-20s, then harmonium, melodica and bass.
limited record store day / black friday 2016 release on gold coloured vinyl.
digging globally, aquarium drunkard blog offers an eclectic array of features, interviews, mixtapes, and reviews spanning vintage garage, psych, folk, country, soul, funk, r&b and beyond. the scope is wide, but the motto is simple: only the good shit.
BASIC SCENARIO / BREATHE OUT (HANDSTAMPED PURPLE VINYL)
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hot on the heels of in.totos inaugural release late last year, label owner b.traits comes out of the blocks with another brace of tracks on the single basic scenario/breathe out. breathe out displays a definitive love of classic techno tropes basement room bouncing beats and shuffling, bristling hats delivered with urgency and a slickness that has become a hallmark of her productions over the years. chopped up vocals are pressed through the effects mangler, puncturing this driving techno cut laced with essential 909 rides and flanged percussion. on the flip, the rubbery and pounding drums of basic scenario is just as strong the dense and reverberating beats providing the perfect vibes for a berghain or tresor sweat soaked session, as rising synths and frenzied hand claps produce a real element of drama, ramped up with b.traits own vocal monologue, suitably twisted by fx to polish off a well rounded and energetic club cut. with her first in.toto release selling out of its vinyl run within one day of going on sale, things are looking very promising for the bbc radio 1 djs label, set up to offer a platform, not only for her own music, but for like minded producers and artists she has admired and promoted on her show and in the clubs. 2017 looks set to be a busy year for the label, so watch this space.
SING IT HIGH SING IT LOW: TUMBLEWEED RECORDS 1971-1973 (LP)
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in february of 1971, larry ray and bill szymczyk fled an earthquake and a debauched l.a. music scene to claim their own slice of utopia in denver, colorado. after meeting and bonding at abc-dunhill, where ray landed as general manager, and where szymczyk had breezed in from new york fresh off his first real hit as a burgeoning engineer/producer with bb kings. the thrill is gone theyd often daydreamed about starting their own label.
180g audiophiles vinyl inkl. einleger inkl. den hitsingles -i wish you well- und -make love to your mind-. der amerikanische singer/songwriter bill withers wurde bekannt durch eine ganze reihe gro?er hits, -lean on me-, -ain t no sunshine-, -use me-, -just the two of us-, -lovely day- und -grandma s hands- z§hlen wohl zu seinen ber?hmtesten werken. er nennt drei grammy awards sein eigen und war f?r vier weitere nominiert. 2015 wurde er in die rock & roll hall of fame eingef?hrt. -making music- erschien urspr?nglich 1975 auf columbia records. es verf?gt ?ber die gleiche bodenst§ndigkeit und ein auge f?r die details des t§glichen lebens wie seiner vorherige arbeit. der sound ist insgesamt smoother als auf den vorg§ngern, ein warmer, entspannter soulsound, der nicht zu ?bertreffen ist.
in island ein megastar, hierzulande unbekannt. doch das d?rfte sich gewiss bald §ndern! asgeir trausti ist ein isl§ndischer singer/songwriter, der 2012 nach beendigung der schule sein deb?talbum -dyro i dauoapoegn- (dt.: in die stille) mit einem sanften, melancholisch-ernsthaften mix aus folk und elektronik ver¸ffentlichte. dieses wurde von gudmundur kristinn jonsson produziert und basierte auf texten, die einar georg einarsson, seines zeichens vater von asgeir und bekannter isl§ndischer dichter, verfasst hatte. das werk toppte im nu s§mtliche rekorde und avancierte zum bestverkauften deb?t islands - die cd ging in seiner heimat mehr als 30.000 mal ?ber die ladentheke, damit besitzt jeder zehnte isl§nder das album. weder bj¸rk noch sigur r¥s konnten aus dem stand mehr einheiten verkaufen. 2012 gewann ?sgeir in mehreren kategorien bei den icelandic music awards: bestes album des jahres, bester newcomer (pop, rock, blues), public choice award und icelandicmusic.comãs online achievement award. im anschluss wurden die lieder des deb?ts von john grant ins englische ?bertragen und unter dem titel -in the silence- ver¸ffentlicht, im herbst 2013 online, anfang 2014 auch physikalisch. -dyro i dauoapoegn- erscheint in deutschland beim renommierten londoner label one little indian.
red laser ceo il bosco selects four manctalo nukes that rock the label s manchester party on a regular basis. the manchester dj and producer carefully edits these rare or ignored tracks with the help of the another well-known local who only wishes to be known as the bat. play that song is like the smiths decided to have a go at boogie and creates an amazing mix of indie electro funk that shouldn t work but does. a little happiness has had the big italo collectors around europe searching frantically for the original of this lost gem since the track was aired on red laser s soundcloud. who will find it first? pac manc is an amazing dreamy slice of electro boogie ripe for the dancefloor and finishing the ep in style is the heavy drum led afro funk of shotgun rules again, with a synth bassline so big you could see it from mars. this one will live in dj bags for some time. limited to 150. hand stamped in textured grey card sleeves.
INTERACTION NR 1: INTERNAL REFLECTION (LIMITED HAND-NUMBERED)
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140 gram vinyl 12inch, limited hand-numbered screen-printed insert! electronic leatherette is back with third release. internal reflection is 4 track split ep which contains two melancholical autumn-techno tracks from exhausted modern on incidence side and two acid athems from cco as refraction.
over the last 4 years, itdr squad explored the whole galaxy to find the mysterious marvin dash. they finally tracked him down and convinced him to join the crew for a 2018 space quest.
7 years after his last release on workshop, marvin signs a sublime comeback with 3 mesmerizing mid-to-down tempo cuts. you will find his hypnotic-loops signature with rich textures, sparkling synth works, tribal drum patterns and basslines. the wizardry formula for a shamanic trip on the dancefloor and beyond.
limited 2 colored (gold/silver) edition - 1000 copies available worldwide. 2lp+cd limited colored edition in gatefold sleeve. one golden vinyl and one silver vinyl, both with printed inner-sleeves. cd included.
happiness therapy freut sich, jesse bru und harrison bdp bei ihrer zweiten veröffentlichung begrüßen zu können! hier gibt es tiefe, atmosphärische tracks die das beste der beiden aufstrebenden produzenten zeigt und was dieses neue label zu bieten hat.
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from da east is a various, mixing micro and break sounds, to house music. pressed in 500 copies and available in digital. you will find: cles & filip szostak, cheise & trecut, ylyes & sichuan and oden & fatzo
itgr004 from da neuf trois avorton ep remix. is the ep remix of the first ep of increase the groove records. to support the occasion, we used some of the finest producers of the french house : joss moog, braque, aurelian aka km3 and adjus & pilote.
as part of the widely respected bbe j jazz masterclass series, koichi matsukaze’s incredibly rare and much sought after album earth mother sees a deluxe repress on bbe music. this is the third highly anticipated release in the series.
celebrating light in the attics 10 year anniversary in 2012, the labels releasing a series of very special colored vinyl 7s. the series features contemporary artists covering a track reissued by light in the attic on the a-side, plus the original version on the b-side !
a californian psychedelic surf on a wave that breathes dream-pop. a desire to fly above the himalaya mountains and go down the andes in summer toboggan. with the promising release of their debut ep -the world is in your hands-, there is a wave not to be missed for any good self-respecting surfer.-