‘deixa rodar’ is an essential midtempo disco/boogie jam taken from hanna’s ‘deixa rodar’ lp from 1979. a tip off from our good friend mark ‘gv’ taylor, played at the first of our ‘braziloid’ sessions on brighton sea front.
yeahhh, thrilled to release the new snippets of the new deeptrax release by g.w. hailing from london. this is the new fifth deeptrax ep from the mysterious ruffien. immensely diverse sounds from the caverns of south-east london. hypered house, dungeonesque taped techno, dirty filthy electro and lo-fi dubby idm, all combined with that delicate grimy touch. traveling the thin lines between detroit, grime and house. this ep sounds as it s gracefully upgrading the dusty grooves of aphex twin, burial, drexciya and boards of canada in one very unique piece of wax. looking for new horizons in deeper techno territory
after two giant 7″,s alongside fellow uk star creature collaborator, ourra, andre espeut returns to the chicago boogie mecca with another brit funk masterpiece backed by fellow brits, situation. the original mix has all the mass appeal qualities along with an array of remixes.
the west loop chicago collective reportedly span continents, pooling soul-soaked talents into some truly powerful dance music. -knocking on the door of the cosmos- doffs its cap to sun ra with some crafty samples, but the musical vibe is more in line with the likes of andres, dego or other such masters of irrepressibly funky house music. -theme for chicago- takes an iconic roy ayers jam and gets wild with the filter, -son of equinox- trips down a loose and limber jazz funk pathway and -payback- whips up some tightly clipped samples into a pumped up peak time belter. from start to finish this ep oozes class and authenticity - a serious grip for any self-respecting midwest heads.
impressive 180g double vinyl release from romanian cristi cons (a:rpia:r, amphia, sit). let the music speak for itself.
special remarks: *** 2019 repress , double vinyl release with full cover artwork ***
second installment by berlin-based duo sanctuary with their life classics label, featuring a hot mixed selection of styles between disco and funk edited for the dance floor with respect to the original work.
OF TIME AND ACTUALITY (GREY MARBLED 180G / VINYL ONLY)
coloured 12" Vinyl NL23.11.18
stemming from a period of reflection and adaption, “of time and actuality” expands imbue’s embrace of fusing contemporary minimal house grooves with original instrumentation, resulting in a multi layered and modern interpretation of electronic music.
the miami-based trio, consisting of maximiliano cortes, ignacio vallejo & eduardo j. alvarez, presents “of time and actuality” as the second vinyl release (“imbue” - feb. 2017) on their eponymous imprint, and third overall (“abstractions” - digital, dec. 2017). after several collaborations receiving notable support, ota features a joint composition with rojid (uvar, algorythmic, why so series?) titled “everybody”.
grey marbled 180 gram vinyl only release, housed in a printed sleeve.
another huge release from one of dance musics most exciting acts, tunnelvisions, who yet again highlight their forward thinking and organic productions as some of the best in the industry. on their second full-length album for atomnation, ‘the celestial ritual, the dutch duo deliver 11 unique club tracks that are bundled on a beautiful 4-vinyl box-set designed by visual artist merijn hos.
its maths classes. a red-haired boy sits in the back, rhythmically tapping his fingers on a table like a madman. although other students eyesight is focused on the formula being written on the black-board, the boy could not care less. out of a corner of his eye he notices as the sequence of numbers slowly begins to melt off the blackboard, glittering with colours, and finally spills all over the floor like a fractal leakage from some other dimension.
hailing from the rhythm plate multiverse, pressed for time is one of the many outposts carrying the work of matlock s finest house music protagonists. reaching beyond the regular roster of goshawk, yse and the full-blown plate, this latest transmission calls on deep cover uk house crew brs, also known as british rhythm services, who step up with some crucial workouts for sophisticated dancefloors. the quartet of ben vecara, rob evans, steve wilson & dom thompson have a sizable legacy behind them, not least from the early 00s when they were regularly rolling out releases for the likes of 20:20 vision, cyclo and friends & families. after a quiet patch their return is marked out by a broad spectrum of deep house delights locked onto the kind of shuffled grooves that rhythm plate heads should be more than happy with, and plenty of loose, live-sounding keys to boot.
divine situation are, greg belson is a veteran dj and one of the premiere collectors of soul music worldwide. he s known as the go to authoritarian for gospel soul music, is the compiler of the divine disco series on cultures of soul and presents his radio broadcast divine chord gospel show on la s dublab.com creative hub. and paulo fulci is a dj and producer out of bristol uk. his work as part of the situation edit crew has been released and supported as part of the underground for many years….he now spends his days slangin records, whilst honing his disco scalpel skills in the late twilight hours. following on from their incendiary slab of two sided gospel goodness born again & soul revival , the divine situation duo have crafted the next lot of bangin spiritualized dancefloor destroyers for your record box. here we have an ep catering for several sides to your night. the lead off cut is the flat out roof raiser the problem solver …..then it s boogified territory with brand new feelin , before they close out with the end of nighter, try love . once again, moton bringin the heavyweight platters that matter!
a deep and melodic 4 track ep. mind stretch featuring a bubbling delayed synth with a resonating percussion pattern, a dark and beautiful house cut. low knee cutter a playful sub bass pulse, a dubbed and delayed loop obsession made for big room systems. estuaries a deep sub bass line and clear references to the dub techno tradition, features maltz on a piano solo on this hypnotic track. messin around you a textural journey with a deep drum foundation, a swirling combination blending samples from older works, fusing them into a new musical statement.