finally we can share the good news with you. portland’s alter echo & e3 duo are returning to moonshine recordings with another smashing release entitled “secrets”. backed by von d’s spring dub remix on the flipside.
paris-based producer von d debuts on dub-stuy with a four-track ep of hair-raising and socially-conscious dub music boasting a cast of world-class vocalists and musicians. closing the ep is a sample of the legendary bunny lee talking about king tubby and lee perry birthing dub before von d unfurls his own studio experimentation on ‘surrealiste skank, a dedication to the timeless power of dub music. wicked scam further cements von ds talent for combining an authentic sound with a modern ear. the bass envelopes the listener without ever choking them, the melodies uplift the soul, and the lyrics feed the mind.
2017 was a serious year for von d, with releases on a number of great labels including our long-format imprint khaliphonic, plus amar, moonshine, lion charge and more. for zamzam, von d has delivered “over” -- a brooding, burning 140 anthem providing serious heat as we head into the dark winter months. “over” features a powerful half-time reggae riddim built from von d’s signature warm, enveloping bass and restrained but powerful drums. tambourine and guiro add flavor while the snares slap, and meekman’s kete drum rocks throughout, adding a swing and live feeling missing from many contemporary in-the-box sound system tunes. melodica and synth skank in unison, underpinning a dizzying spread of analog signals & sonics...
we are extremely happy to welcome jerome meyer aka von d in the evergrowing moonshine recordings family. von d, is renowned for his ability to fill dance floors, fuse genres and hold his own in collaborations with some of the biggest names in the underground music. with three albums and multiple eps under his belt for labels such as black acre, boka or argon, he is also recognized for featuring exclusive and unreleased dub or dubstep tunes, alongside his own music. with regular shows in europe, asia, new zealand, australia and five tours in the usa, his world fan base is testament to his skill. von d is on an increasingly prolific trajectory since last year. recent 12’s on scrub a dub and khaliphonic (zamzam), and forthcoming tunes on lion charge and moonshine have signaled his renewed focus on dubwise productions. the french producer is going back to his musical roots. he continues to evolve his style and sound, touring around and setting clubs on fire night after night.
vinyl only , leaving unwarranted hype to others - the london/manchester based imprint ‘reflektion/tapes’ are not messing around when it comes to their remarkably promising debut vinyl. catalogued as ‘rtapes001’, it features a collaboration of von d with mizz beats and mr lager respectively.
-following on from the burgeoning experimentalism of last year’s criminally underrated castle life lp, von d returns to his roots with ifs004. standing out against a sea of tired, static bassweight the duo of heavyweight, atmospheric bangers - centered ar
as soon as we heard them we fell in love with these tracks and could not wait to press them on heavyweight vinyl. this scrub a dub will not be around for long. von d got excited over his new hardware and has succeeded in reaching the holy grail of dub. with this simple but effective master von dizzle shows off even more than his usual finesse. egoless can do no wrong. after years meditation on the meaning of sound he is here with his latest lesson. drums. bass
remixes from artoniks and von d plus bonus track. limited edition back cover reads: sai sai is a nickname given to me by von d. sai sai which is french slang derived from my home country senegal, is similar to the meaning of joker. after finishing a tune one day, i felt the name sai sai was a good fit for it. considering being my debut 12inch release, i feel it is a homage to my swag and home country. my debut ep was named tee hee and i find it fitting my debut 12 being named sai sai. i believe sound is a gateway for energy to transmutate. if sai sai is the ship, ouf is the weapon.
flexing a glittering discography on influential imprints such as boka and black acre, von d has remained a consummate ambassador of the low-end movement since he emerged in 2009 … and we are proud to have him on board for our long-awaited seventh release.
MAXIMUM BOOST (NIVEAU ZERO REMIX) / YOURE MY (RISKOTHEQUE REMIX)
12" Vinyl UK10.08.12
limited edition custom stickered white labels – 1 year after the release of von ds >daydreaming< album sees the release of the much anticipated remixes and the first producer to step up is frances niveau zero hench, ad noiseam, lutetia who tackles >maximum boost< featuring the vocal talents of foreign beggars – a truly hype remix smashing up the dancefloors right now. on the flip brightons riskotheque ninja tune, disfigured dubz, love sick comes correct with a superb remix of >you re my<, a deep, heavy rework garnering 15k+ streams on soundcloud, this is certainly a track for the heads. as ever, limited vinyl so dont sleep on this one.
finally released on 12 inch vinyl is the funk ethics & lucid directions (formerly rld) dub that was flying around last year entitled >give<, stepping up on the remix duties is von d who pulls out a truly sublime and sexy refix featuring one of the tastiest bass-lines for sometime. the original sits firmly on the electronica shelf, subtle stabs and lush vocal licks with support coming from the likes of mary anne hobbs, kidkut and gilles peterson.
limited edition 2×12 inch vinyl version of the album, housed in a custom sleeve. >daydreaming< is the debut album release from paris based artist von d on boka records. a fusion chef of bassweight, von d has deftly sliced into unpredictable genres, concocting strange and beautiful new forms.the album sees von d collaborating with the internationally renowned foreign beggars, phephe, david boomah (vocalist for shy fx murderation), riya & mr lager, while his previous work has also been remixed by a host of respected dubstep djs including skream and tes la rok.
science - motion tween : crypt and scypus aka science are 2 shiny dubstep diamonds coming from antwerp. they have been causing big damage on danceﬂ,,,oors with their sets and productions as of late. >motion tween< has been rinsed out at every respectable party in belgium and not only in the past year and it ﬁ,,,nally comes out on stainage! big bashy beats, ravey stab hooks and a rolling deep bass that can cause earthquakes on a proper soundsystem is le plat du jour.
science - motion tween (von d i m your drug remix) : von d is on the remix treatment and makes it even more ﬁ,,,lthy. one of dubstep rising stars in the past year and remixer in demand. he adds some sticky female vocals, shifts the beat template to a different swing and throws in his trademark bass hooks. >come and taste this / i made it for you / i kinda like it so...< once you have it its hard to get out of your system.
skreams label rounds of 2010 with a classic release. its not often a gem like this comes along and its no surprise that fellow production collaborator skream picked it up for his disfigured dubz imprint. having been a regular floor filler over the past year within the emerging techno x dubstep scene, >voyeur< has been in high demand and finally sees the light of day to many peoples delight. it was one of instra:mentals first dabbles with the 4/4 structure but has the maturity and qualities of a rediscovered 90s classic.
these tracks are currently being played by: chef, ld, madd, gemmy, heny g, riscotheque and many others !! subbalicious recordings is more about sexy sounds between all the loud and noisy ones. that is why the subbalicious team hooked up with producer von d and singer phephe, who you both might know from earlier works like >show me< of which skream did a remix for on chefs label sub freq. argon has also done quite a few releases from these rising stars and planned a whole album with music from both these artists early 2011. in previous years he has released tracks with riscotheque en kito on skreams label disfigured dubs, as well as on boka records and black acre. subbalicious has been going about for quite some time now and honestly: it has been a very long time since our first release. looking at where the music industry is going with vinyl vs. mp3 we followed our heart and express our love for great sound by continuing to release on vinyl. sunlight is a track that will warm you up during these cold winter and spring months and is a tune that will continue to be played in the coming summers. timeless is what it is. and sexy of course. chachas leggings is a more instrumental and bassy version of von d sexiness. follow the leggings everywhere, left to right, up and down.
hailing from the suburbs of paris, von ds soul soaked sound is an expression of his multi cultural roots. bon is a breezy cocktail of soothing pads, crunchy garage rhythms and the angelic tones of french soul sensation zhakee. for argon number thirty blasta & distinction delivery two impeccable remixes.
hailing from the suburbs of paris, von ds soul soaked sound is an expression ofhis multi cultural roots. bon is a breezy cocktail of soothing pads, crunchy garage rhythms and the angelic tones of french soul sensation zhakee. on the flip so many faces takes proceedings a stage deeper exposing his junglist roots with galloping drums, ethereal strings and a contrasting fuzzy bass. bon is supported by joe nice, beezy and bunzero and so many faces is supported by headhunter.
daydreaming is the debut album release from paris based artist von d on boka records. a fusion chef of bassweight, von d has deftly sliced into unpredictable genres, concocting strange and beautiful new forms.the album sees von d collaborating with the internationally renowned foreign beggars, phephe, david boomah (vocalist for shy fx murderation), riya & mr lager, while his previous work has also been remixed by a host of respected dubstep djs including skream and tes la rok. born into the cultural melting pot of the paris suburbs, von d found his souls conduit in a beaten up old drum kit. whilst the riddims of king tubby alongside the foetal jungle of photek and serge gainsborg were initial inspirations, after forging a successful path as a sound engineer von d honed his sound sculpting skills to a razor sharp edge. von ds productions have been picked up by skream, arguably one of dubsteps most successful artists, who snapped up a release for his label disfigured dubs. dj chef released von ds >show me< on his sub freq imprint, which quickly became one of the most talked about releases of 2009 – so much so that three time dmc world champion dj craze has been supporting the track in recent mixes. not one to be complacent, von d’s kept up the pressure with releases on black acre, tempa, soul jazz and argon – enough to attract the attention of bbc radio 1s gilles peterson who has included a track for his hotly anticipated brownswood bubblers compilation album. von d has created a global buzz with his numerous explosive live performances featuring unreleased and exciting material from himself as well as other established producers. having had a host of successful tours in the united states, europe and china, von d has now set his sights on touring new zealand and australia
growing bin burst into 2018 with a bang, crash and symbol splash, uniting a premier pair of per-cussion obsessives for a supernatural mission into the heart of the rhythm. dressed in the pitch black of dü,sseldorf stands wolf mü,ller, master of the tropical drums and seven time salon des amateur breakdance champion. repping cologne and berlin is niklas wandt, germany’s funkiest drummer and a mixed musical artist as adept in experimental jazz as demen- ted euro dance. standing toe to toe in a no holds barred, no drum unstruck groove contest, these two titans will make you swing your pants like a crash bandicoot victory dance... so stretch out and step in to ‚instrumentalmusik von der mitte der world
etruria beats prodigy dast is back with a four tracker ep named haradon the main title starts with an energic modular sound arpeggiated joined by a magic groove. the remix of kevin de vries, confirms his sound, stated with eternity released on drumcode. the second original track ixor is a maximum expression of the roland 909 and power house melody. pig & dan remix is characterized by a voice that makes the track super hypnotic and explosive
music from memorys final release of 2016 is an ep of works by a german trio formed in the city of wuppertal, in the late eighties. a one off and unique project, becker, stegmann and zeumer were asked to produce an album of recorded material after a string of successful concerts celebrating the work of local poet else lasker-schüler (1869–1945). tip. large!
2013 repress. new label from the fl recordings crew called ferienliebe !! the first release comes from silvio marquardt. mellow and sentimental sounds subordinate on club rhythm, which grows up to an anecdote of melancholy
the next release on ec records is one of rotterdam based dj taras van de voorde. taras, a lifetime ec records fan, took his chance and made a real nice package of tracks for michel. the first one is sometimes, a great melodic tech-house track with quite a special flavour. dutch talented dj and producer boris ross made a great remix of sometimes called the boris ross up dub. the third track on this ep called >1998< and is a great tech-house killer made for a big public! dont look weird if djs like john digweed and adam beyer both will play this track!
der schlagfertige eko fresh mit seinem durchbruch >koenig von deutschland< !! so mancher mc wuerde ihn am liebsten mit fuessen treten, so auch kool savas, aber hier gab er mr.eko fresh noch seine unterstuetzung..
LIED VON DEN VERGESSENEN - WIE LANG KANN EIN MENSCH TANZEN (CD + POSTER)
neue single -lied von den vergessenen / wie lang kann ein mensch tanzen?- mit ihrem album wir sind am leben schafften sie 2011 eine sensationelle rueckkehr ins musikgeschehen. in rekordzeit erreichte -wir sind am leben- platin-status und ist seit seiner veroeffentlichung im september in die top 20 der deutschen verkaufscharts einzementiert. auch die gleichnamige single genießt hervorragende stammplaetze in den deutschen radio-playlisten. und mehr. ein weiterer hoehepunkt zeichnete sich fuer rosenstolz durch die verleihung des legendaeren, deutschen medienpreises bambi ab. die begehrte goldtrophaee wurde anna und peter fuer ihr zwanzigjaehriges, unermuedliches schaffen und glanzvolle rueckkehr ins musikgeschaeft ueberreicht. die aktuelle single-auskopplung -lied von den vergessenen- ist ein mitreißender popsong, der kraftvoll und positiv das herz zurechtrueckt. -lied von den vergessenen- beschreibt eine fast symbiotische partnerschaft, aus der man ausbrechen muss, um zu ueberleben. der song regt an, mutig zu sein, nach vorne zu schauen und nicht in starre zu verharren. schweigen brechen, eigene grenzen ueberwinden und einfach den sprung in eine neue zukunft wagen. ein song, der mut macht und aufwuehlt, packend und lebendig ist – eben 100 prozent rosenstolz. eine ueberraschung ist der ganz neue song -wie lang kann ein mensch tanzen-, den anna und peter mit der single veroeffentlichen. rosenstolz drama pur. eindringlich erzaehlt er von menschen, die stets praesent sein muessen und sich durchs leben jagen lassen, aus angst, ansonsten vor einsamkeit zu ersticken. die premium edition der single erscheint im digipack, inkl. poster mit einem bisher unveroeffentlichten rosenstolz foto.
alex dorn aka credit 00 takes a sidestep from his uncanny valley/rat life camp to showcase his rumbling, industrial machine funk and bad-ass attitude on pinkman. vision gets blurry and panic sets in as the a-side track exctasy overdose blasts with vibrating basslines and shrieking sirens. on the flip we have the stripped slowbeat electro cut data control, showing a huge middle finger to online mass surveillance. the ep ends with the weirdo jam weg von diesem ort in which alex samples synth and covers vocals of an obscure, industrial cassette tape from the early 80s.