wata igarashi’s ciphers ep (mdg006) out in march 2016 is getting reworked. the artist involved were carefully chosen together with wata igarashi after some friendly exchanges during his last visit in europe. we want to deeply thank nuel, yves de mey, orphx, shawn o’sullivan, r²π,,,, and ruff cherry for taking part to this project and giving their amazing contribute! the black vinyl comes with full artwork cover.
wata igarashi’s ciphers ep (mdg006) out in march 2016 is getting reworked. the artist involved were carefully chosen together with wata igarashi after some friendly exchanges during his last visit in europe. we want to deeply thank nuel, yves de mey, orphx, shawn o’sullivan, r²π,,,, and ruff cherry for taking part to this project and giving their amazing contribute! the white vinyl comes with full artwork cover.
each of the four untitled tracks offers a different bassline groove paired with slowly unfurling cosmic sound design, featuring synthesizer leads that sound like an aural glimpse into the inner workings of your brain.
2016 repress , early support from abdulla rashim, iori, marco shuttle, dj nobu, fred p, go hiyama, samuli kemppi, svreca, sandrien, eric cloutier.
a diverse and elaborate ep from the seasoned producer wata igarashi to launch new imprint midgar records! composed of four tracks exploring the depths of deep techno and house, junctions is a restless concoction of halfway beats, which lays on background of pulsating noises and sound experimentations. fluctuating between machine stuttering techno and dusty acid-laced house.. a wicked start to the label!
the 3rd release from japanese label bitta owned by japanese charisma, future terror boss dj nobu . the release is by wata igarashi who was recently featured in ra breaking through . a side, haziest just before the down deep minimalistic techno which has acid, industrial and spacey running groove and the ritual , minimalistic rhythm with distinctive breaks, looping acid bass, spacey pads which take you another world. b side, haziest just before the down 2 version remixes by semantica s core artist sverca , deeper electric groove with more experimental approach.
midgar is very happy to deliver a new release by wata igarashi! anticipated since few weeks already, ciphers ep is a rich assemblage of deep sonic excursions showing throughout a strong coexistence of organic and virtual elements.
the result is a powerful selection of vibrant techno, with a warm, almost spiritual, feel to it. both donato dozzy and neel have appeared individually on time to express before, here they appear for the first time together as voices from the lake. the italian duo offer more evidence of their distinctive brand of hypnotic techno with zulu vortex , a spiralling percussive workout. this is paired with a track from wata igarashi, a rising japanese dj and producer. night is a glowing, radiant piece of techno that has become a regular feature in peter van hoesen s recent dj sets.
a remix package which well represent the multifaceted approach of midgar to techno. edit-select opens with a long and groovy rework of lost in the instability , keeps the peculiar synth & basslines of the original cut, and goes further, carrying those elements to deeper dimensions. synthek delivers a stabbing remix of nibelheim , a killer techno cut where powerful broken beats continuously crash into the heaviest sonic waves. alba was originally an interlude solely composed of ambient sounds and ephemeral voices, which evolved with luigi tozzi s interpretation into a sweet and melancholic trip. wata igarashi to close the record, re-imagines pulse width as a mind-stressing experience held in a frame of hollow drones.
melbourne native mosam howieson debuts on butter sessions with two original techno cuts. on the opening track napalm (romance) an advanced pulse pushes against intricate bleeps and soundscapes until we are rewarded with an emotional vacation drenched in euphoric pads before being locked back into the grind of the beat. next up on brain scatter , howieson goes in for a heavy drum workout bolstered by unique sound design and expertly crafted dynamics. on the flip, label heads sleep d step in and expand on the minimalism of brain scatter with a hypnotic bassline and industrial leaning sfx . wrapping up the ep we have one of japan s leading producers wata igarashi, debuting on butter sessions with his signature take on deep electronics...peak time acid infused techno glory at its finest!
sigha s lauded metabolism album is further commended with a remix ep for token 77. with three highly qualified label newcomers enlisted to the task of reimagining aspects of the album, the music is reworked into a new context to powerful effect.
bleeds second release of the year is a fourth solo outing for label head volte-face, following up last year s incendiary you bury me 12inch. in classic bleed fashion, the ep features three atmospheric peak-time techno tracks, an ambient piece and an artist-curated remix by rising japanese star wata igarashi, a name synonymous with some of the finest off-centre techno labels, including semantica, time to express and midgar.
the parties were a runaway success, with luciano and his fellow cadenza artists playing to a packed pacha every sunday night throughout the summers. vagabundos is now a world-recognised club brand, celebrated for its wild and hot partysessions!