sju extensions returns with boo williams’ “replenish” 12″, featuring his signature techno sound. “out the gate ” on the a-side and “reckless ending (a tribute to gu)” on the b-side. both tracks are a fusion of string chords and reverse synth tricks ala mr. fingers and/or derrick may.
boo williams returns for his second 12inch on his sju extensions imprint, with original and sax mixes of the deep and jazzy the place of safety on the a side and the banging but contemplative running to (test run mix) on the b side.
a stellar house jazz funkd journey into the mind of none other than boo williams of sju muzic. boo taps into a cerebral action chase scene of the mind with additional percussion from glenn underground, who also provides another interpretation on the flip! the debut release on the new strictly jazz unit extensions imprint, run by boo williams himself! look out for lots of great releases on this new label.
the index expands into its fourth chapter with a rich collection of tracks from key label artists marcel fengler, thomas hessler, echoplex and vril. label co-ordinator marcel fengler drops scion on the a1, a non-typical, deeper house-influenced jam with a floating, mind-melting soft-focus. abstract, crafty techno meets classic sunday-afternoon vibes in this unique offering. after his wonderful 4-tracker on imf003 promising talent thomas hessler continues his run with the melodic and stark journey track, the escaper. what is initially shrouded in mystery and melancholy opens up into a funky, us vs. uk-styled workout, snapping snares and reduced percussion driving the meandering synth theme. echoplex, who graced imf002, also returns with a suitably trippy and percussive number, entitled the relapse. building into a bleepy, freaky, acidic killer, complete with some cleverly deployed rave vocal samples, filtering in and out of the fluffy aesthetic, the long-serving polish master is still on top form. going for impact and stand-out sound design, vril offers thronwagen, a mesmerising arrangement of synth layers, classic techno stabs and overlapping themes. already well-known for his powerful drums and bottom end control, this more musical piece goes a long way to showcase some of the german producers many other talents.
with smr010 underground unit e.p were revisiting vintage us grooves rather than 97-style ukg. with a split ep featuring nick beringer & kid mark. win my heart harks back to classic jersey garage, coming in original and manuel regnet mixes one night stand, meanwhile, looks to chicago and detroit for inspiration with kid mark & fabio monesi. support from - dj sneak, james johnston, chris udoh, samuel deep, mad mats (local talk) & loads more.
om unit presents his 2nd edits 10 inch - omed02 (le singe / traum) featuring 2 cheeky refixes of soundtrack-esque music by 2 popular european wizards. both very fitting the 85/170 bpm slowfast mould he has become known for in 2012. limited 300 vinyl only pressing, dont sleep!
om unit delivers a 10 inch pressing of 2 edits, namely >vibes is right< and >power of love<. 2 beautiful beat-less tracks taken into the realm of the deeper dancefloor. vinyl only and limited to 300 copies, grab one while you can!
after a short break in the african wilderness, black rox return for part 4 of this acclaimed series. date with the rain sees soft rocks turn in an 11 minute one for the lion king manipulation of a joyous and uplifting jam that fuses traditional rhythms (think a humm-ba-ba) and vocals that are underpinned with a strong 4/4 kick.on the flip side,roots unit perform some major surgery with a pump up the jam reconstruction on le beat is technotronic. crazy percussive jungle rhythms and wonky vocal hooks rule the roost until it merges into a future techno-techno amazonian world.