this record is a bomb! it had to be said.. telegraph is proud to present tom ellis new ep. a four tracks project (+ 1 digital bonus) that showcases the huge talent of this special uk house producer. all tracks are dancefloor killers, always funky and groovy they are full of creativity evolving into different atmospheres. a tribal exotic flavour on some tracks bring a fresh vibe into his productions, tom s music definitely is very human and always musical. tom s highly acclaimed and ever growing discography spreads far and wide through labels such as hartchef, minibar, trimsound (his own imprint), logistic, archipel, floppy funk, morris audio and telegraph. he regularly performs live around europe and can be witnessed displaying his bass guitar skills along side label partner leif with their trimsound live project.
consistently vibrating at a frequency beyond the conventional realms of house and techno, untilmyheartstops returns with a particularly captivating transmission from furtive jazz-peddling beatsmith tom ellis. this release serves as an opportunity for the freerotation regular to move into a techno-inflected space without losing his handle on delicate, evocative pathways through the minimal milieu. the subtle throb of -solastalgia- sounds especially at home on umhs, hinging around snaking machine rhythms and a buttery bassline that could easily go on for days without growing tiresome. watch out for the unavoidable consequence of you though a feisty party heater that finds ellis dipping his toe into the sample / edit snakepit and pulling out a python
no doubt tom ellis has been one of our favorite producers for over 12 years. sharing music with him is always a blast whether its at a party, a festival or getting a hand on its latest tracks. this double ep gets you in a particular mood. through these 8 tracks tom shares an intimate experience and brillantly merges house, jazz, minimal techno, plus a touch of acid and ambient. experience deep and mindful music you only get a chance to enjoy once in a while.
new project synthetic gold records promises not only new material, but also represses from selected labels and digitally released tracks made available on vinyl for the first time. on sgr001 there s a top tune by isherwood, one of the finest works to date by the uk producer, then an old classic by the russian production duo and founders of nervmusic, easy changes. on the bside, there are works by romanian producer nu zau and a wonderful little track by welsh producer tom ellis. top collection, all remastered, and beautifully presented in brown cardboard sleeves and on 180gram vinyl!
in modo di (a classical music term for in the mode/style of.. ) is the new record label run by underground stalwart, tom ellis. one of the founding members and residents of the highly acclaimed freerotation festival brings us a resolute 4 track ep of his own deep, melodic techno productions, pushing forward his explorations of more hypnotic and textured dance music.
this year experienced the birth of frazer campbell s deeper imprint elliot project recordings. the london based label launched back in spring with a real statement piece, composed of detailed minimal, late night seductive twinkles and a drone styled techno piece. the labels projected thought process for the future is to navigate through a varied soundscape of deeper excursions and thoughtful techno. this second ep with two originals from frazer, also includes a remix from highly respected uk musician tom ellis who increases the heat on the track light with a energetic but thoughtful techno re work.
after years of releasing quality house eps, brighton based black key records scores something of a coop: its first full length is a sixth album from tom ellis, a core member and resident of the esteemed freerotation festival who is already well known to those in the know. his beautifully titled, eight track lp from the cabin above the clouds is due on april 4th and comes ahead of him launching his own new label.
after showcasing the debut releases from the high on wye quintet (magic mountain high, soulphiction and steevio) and monoak, the freerotation label returns with a various artists 12” featuring four more artists intrinsically linked by the annual festival. anthony child, aka surgeon, has been a regular fixture since first appearing at freerotation in 2011. his recent exploration of modular synthesis and use of the buchla music easel has found a home in the ambient yurt at the festival, and equally has manifested in album projects such as 2015’s electronic recordings from maui jungle vol 1. “unconscious fearless determination” follows on from this more experimental, less dancefloor-focused side to child’s work, while still pulsing with the techno fundamentals that quickly defined him back in the mid ‘90s. duckett hails from north wales, and has been a key part of the freerotation fabric since the beginning of the event. after some releases on mindtours, mindyourhead and sthlmaudio back in the mid-‘00s, his music has started to reach a new audience through releases on untilmyheartstops and a clutch of lauded live performances. “breaks my heart when i remember that day” captures the alien synthesis and emotional heft that singles duckett out as such a remarkable artist. steevio is the co-founder of freerotation and mindtours records, responsible for a huge swathe of techno releases reaching back to the ‘90s. as well as his releases on mindtours, he has recently appeared on untilmyheartstops and in collaboration with pev on schmorgabsord, and is set to appear on russ gabriel’s new label rivers of groove. with its expressive swells of off-kilter melody and snaking drum lines, “pendulum” continues the thread of exploration steevio has been following on his journey into experimental modular techno. tom ellis has been prolifically issuing forth material in a soul-enriched space in between house, techno and funk for more than ten years. from running the acclaimed trimsound label to releasing albums and singles on telegraph, archipel, hartchef discos and more recently ethereal sound to name but a few, tom’s recorded work and immersive live performances continue to reach out to new moods and timbres. “as a take” finds tom at his most reflective, layering on dubby effects and organic instrumentation in a truly meditative end to the ep.
the 4th 12inch from the playground is a 4 track ep featuring 3 original and precise cuts from the uk don along with a remix from roger that on the b side. on the a-side ellis mixes minimal house and techno with driving bass lines, comforting key stabs and tight snares. the b-side offers a slower vibe with a funky feel, including a remix from roger that. vinyl only and limited release.
the black key team step up once again, this time with the third in their limited, vinyl-only series, with freerotation resident and established producer, tom ellis, delivering 4 sublime tracks of subtle and hypnotic house music, in the form of the simply titled -limited volume 3-. now undoubtedly an established and respected label, brighton (uk) based black key records are approaching their third year in the business, having released records from the likes of blm, iron curtis, pawas, flori and ugly drums, all of which have gained attention for all the right reasons. here, tom ellis delivers an excellent and intelligent ep, with all 4 tracks displaying the talent this man posses for creating a unique and instantly likeable take on deep house music... the right kind. there is no question that this limited release will appeal to the real heads among us - quality stuff. this ep is yet another statement from the black key camp, proving their worth in true style.
klamauk 005 various artists release is coming with tracks from roman rauch in collaboration with his mate philta, spontanmusik head keinzweiter, tom ellis and florence based the clover. roman rauch, well known for his releases on philpot, tenderpark or quintessentials brings us with >gino< a slow and deep housebanger with a smooth bassline that unfolds into some vibes and funky monosynth jamming for a simultaneously laid back and upbeat experience. keinzweiter – >the stomp< is a laid back discoslammer, getting richer in sound untill the break where the strings come all down and make the track to a little symphony. tom ellis created with >got your back< a big groovemonster, wobbling in deep territories and shuffled percussions. closing it out, we have the clover with their track >whitening the cell<. a live played bassline, setting the stage for some expansive background synth work in the second half with some cutted microhouse elements. limited and numbered vinyls.
vinyl only. 180 gramm vinyl. shrinked. its ten years since both tom ellis and leif released their first ever vinyl record mindtours 06, which also featured label boss steevio. this marked the beginning of tom and leifs steadily growing reputation on the international underground house and techno scene, with both artists releasing countless records and tracks on many important labels, and as founders and residents of the much respected freerotation festival, all three friends now enjoy worldwide exposure.
another superbly crafted ep released on the organic-music imprint features tom ellis three original tracks and a brilliant remix by leif. neither of the producers featuring on the release need any introductions as they are very well known names around the underground dance music scene for quite some time now. the ep has a very eclectic feel to it that can satisfy todays very demanding musical palates. deep. funky, bass driven, cross-over between live and electronic soundscapes, one can hear all of that in this little gem of a record.
first born of the rabbit stables, ftwr 001 is guaranteed to make your head bob! for this first ep something big has been planned and its been in trusted to the safe keeping of a talented artist: the french producer art bleek. he is the composer of many albums at loungin recording and collaborating with leads of famous renowned labels such as eevonext recording, rush hour records, connaisseur recordings, and charivari records.
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already support by ritchie hawtin, raresh, radio slave, anthony collins, chris carrier, arnaud le texier, olivier andrade, mihai popoviciu, kabale und liebe, spencer parker, grego g, nima gorji, slam ...
we are extremely happy to kick off 2012 with the second release of good ratio music. after capturing the hearts of audiences worldwide with “money ep” from chasing kurt, it is time to warm up your senses with this emotional “one by one” by our friend tom ellis. a great 2012 starting for this new label runned by carlo and baldo. four evocative songs are composing by this ep which feels pretty organic and sensitive at the same time. you might be ready to embark in such an affecting voyage built upon those ever imperfect harmonies and natural rythm. without any apparent fear we can catalogue this ep in the mood of an experiment close to deep house. definitely it is coming from hundred of harmonic sounds and light melodies, everything mixed up with great sax samples and voices to go further than a dancefloor moving. in this way we need to say big thanks to michiel renger & sammy maine for their contributions in the sax and voice respectively. basically it will be a pleasure to make you feel captured over the clouds after the listening
collaboration between pascal blanche, wojtek kutschke and lukas poloczek. who wants to make music coming deeply from their feelings, simply emotions. include in this ep we will find out two finest tracks titled money and reflecting love, both track comes on like the perfect theme to the arrival of autumn. the tones are intospective, the groove is solid and stablished. money ep will surprise listeners with careful arrangements, specific groove and atmosphere. they will attracting your mind, and push your body to the dancefloor! they definitely would give reasons to be curious about their current career. this time the remixing artists is our buddy tom ellis, who continues his search for the beauty on music. with this remix he delivers a highly hooking track, a beautiful piece of music we have heard in a while. sort of deep mix that plays the contrast between a great ryhtmique and melodic vocals.
*** fresh repress *** the second episode of artistika will be held by tom ellis, spoiling us with a unique type of sound, difficult to place in a specific category of music. two tracks lullaby and radical rethink. the first, in co-operation with suz, is characterised by a profound and melancholy sound, while the second come with a powerful and well built bassline. to complete the ep two new entry on artistika, tom ruijg and markus schatz with the uncommon jazz remix. artistika, take the art and put it..here!
trimsound returns with a long awaited ep from head honchos tom ellis and leif. a quality combination of funkfilled jackin tekky beats, spacey dubby minimalism and deeeeeep jazzy house are on offer here, a nice variation for minimal and deep house heads alike... tom and leif have been busy notching up some well-respected releases on labels such as telegraph, thinner, highgrade, fear of flying and hartchef discos, with lots more projects in the pipeline. stay tuned for more trimsound action in 2009!.
this record is a bomb! it had to be said... telegraph is proud to present tom ellis first vinyl album! sex, drugs and sausage rolls is an 8 track project that showcases the huge talent of this special uk producer. there are so many hits on this record that we can definitely call it a bomb and djs will go crazy for this one! all tracks are dancefloor killers, always funky and groovy they are full of creativity evolving into different atmospheres. a uk garage flavour on some tracks brings a fresh vibe into his productions, toms music definitely is very human and always musical. the sexy vocal tracks like simple truth or boogie turns are just incredible and sound like nothing else. sex, drugs and sausage rolls will become a classic record over time. toms highly acclaimed and ever growing discography spreads far and wide through labels such as hartchef, minibar, trimsound (his own imprint), logistic, archipel, floppy funk, morris audio and telegraph. he regularly performs live around europe and can be witnessed displaying his bass guitar skills along side label partner leif with their trimsound live project.
tom ellis, the king of bouncey bounce house music (released on labels like floppy funk, minibar or musique risquee), with his first ep on cologne s hartchef discos imprint. from extra dry funk to chicago house, from jazz samples to techno
minibarians are very pleased to welcome a new colony member. the killer tracks incubator, tom ellis ! once again this always praised artist offers a funky, true house minimal, percussive, and boom-shlacky ep
with releases on hartchef, frankie, moon harbour, morris/audio or frankie, tom ellis is top funk jammer! his >rum scum< release is a special triple-layer deep-fill extravaganza of an ep! tom supplies the main ingredients, kicking things off on the a-side with bleeps, beats and basslines exploding into chunky dancefloor fillers. on the b-side, its fab frech producer skat (well know for his releases on karat) adding his deep and tricky flavour to >rum scum<!
currently hot with releases on moon harbour, frankie, their own trimsond label or jesse rose’s true to form label, uk’s finest tom ellis and leif return for round 3 of their „trimstyle“ series on morris audio citysport! to continue the tradition, they bless us with four tracks of quality, stripppeddown tech house. tom kicks off the a-side in his classic style with some chunky, bass driven rockers to get the dancefloor going, while leif provides some techy, rolling minmalism and some jazzy percussive deepness - featuring live conga samples played by leif. bet there will be a volume 4?
the fourth release on true to form comes from welsh producers tom ellis and leif. known for their productions on morris audio, their own label trim sounds and most recently an ep for moon harbour and frankie rec. also includes an outstanding remix from one of berlins finest producers, samim
after a few hot releases on labels such like floppy funk, moonharbour rec, logistic, tom ellis and leif are back in action here with this four track ep titled >refresh/repeat< ep where we are definitely hooked up by their so recognizable style and where they show us their way to mix great crunchy sounds, cut weird voices, jazzy rythms, loud basses and all combined with an impressive sense of groove
trimsound is a new label from none other than tom ellis, leif and joe ellis. they have had great releases on labels like morris audio and moon harbour. they give us a solid four tracker, with varying tracks from quirky house on track 1, to more glitchy minimal detroit - inspired grooves on track 2. this is the future of modern techhouse music, cutting edge and seriously funky with new sounds and samples
wales, da wo es mehr pups als spielplaetze gibt, lernten sich tom ellis und dj leif kennen und wurden freunde. aus ihrem vorhaben eine rockband zu gruenden wurde leider nix, und das war auch gut so!! denn heute produzieren sie feinsten organischen minimal techno gespickt mit deepness und funkness.. schon auf morris audio zu besuch haben sie jetzt an den moon harbour docks anker gelegt !!!
they are back - tom ellis & leif, the u.k. minimal revelation! the last months have been busy for these talented guys from wales, as they have been djing, playing live and releasing superb tracks and remixes on labels like logistic, telegraph, mindtours and their own trimsound label. now is the time for >the trimstyle vol. 2 ep< !!
trimsound comes in with a bang with this dancefloor friendly 3-tracker feat. tracks from tom ellis & leif. 'zero ep' kicks off with tom ellis's fat congatech a-side, backed up by the minimal shuffle soundscapes of leif's 'scope data' and the live bass-jam workings of tom ellis's 'torn'
played by: akufen, laurent garnier, pheek, electric indigo ,… trimsound return from a winter hibernation with a fresh release for you this spring - this time our special guest is canadian whizzkid frivolous (~scape / background / karloff / epsilonlab) providing us with a quality blend of quirky electro-tinged micro-house with a brilliant dancefloor vibe. next up leifs infectious warm dubbytech-house track brings things a little bit deeper - in line with his latest release on fear of flying records. on the flipside, tom ellis jacked-up funk sound absolutely rocks it - tom is on fire at the moment with releases lined up on minibar, musique risquee and hartchef amongst others. finally, joe ellis tops off this awesome ep with a deep jazzy chord-driven groover akin to his productions on new netlabel paperscissorstone.