russia s underground party and podcast series abcd (any body can dance) have decided to launch their own label and geo-referencing has become a major aspect in the choice of artists for the first release. xan and honeälome are from one provincial town of votkinsk, which character left a solid imprint on the work of both musicians. experimental yet atmospheric house grooves with electronica influences and leftfield breaks for your listening pleasure!
xan is a moscow-based producer originally from the town of votkinsk – the birthplace of pyotr tchaikovsky. xan then moved to st. petersburg, and eventually to moscow where he became part of the johns’ kingdom community. there, he began solidify himself as an established electronic music producer and dj. his dedication allowed him to fuse new influences with his own musical background as well as single-handedly organise a unique underground festival in hometown votkinsk. later he becomes a resident of the main diy club in moscow, rabitza, and a frequent guest at other notable events such as arma17, boiler room or nts.
this record is dedicated to the entire rabitza team people — Р,,а,,б,,ы,, Р,,а,,б,,и,,ц,,ы,, (slaves of rabitza).
nedefinit i is debut ep from the new, amsterdam based undefined imprint. its carefully crafted by romanian superheroes and friends lumieux, emi, piticu and xandru. enjoy their warm and minimalistic sounds on limited 180gr vinyl only.
horrorfilm “the johnsons” was one of the biggest productions of 1992 in the netherlands. the film won international acclaim and became a cult classic in the u.s. and japan, yet failed to make an impact on the dutch cultural landscape. or so it was thought... 25 years later, the celebrated documentary “xangadix lives!” (bram roza & yfke van berckelaer, 2017), shines a new light on the untold story behind the film’s troubled production and the legacy it left behind... “xangadix lives!” the original motion picture soundtrack, is composed by award winning producer and deformer initiator, mike redman. it’s now available on limited edition blood splattered vinyl. get it now, because when we say limited edition, we mean limited edition!
chicago’s noble square recordings jetsets to europe for an incredible compilation. the a side is anaxander’s boogie-centric “street slang” & the snuff crew’s unique breaks vibe “pleasant journey-. isoul8 aka volcov & ric miranda on the roland heavy-groove “p boogie” on the flip. stickered
in its second venture into reissuing hidden gems of electronic music produced in eastern europe in the 20th century, little beat different issues focuses on the work of a czech composer, musician and producer, alexander goldscheider. this lp samples alexander goldscheider’s music produced for records, films, tv and even an art exhibition in the space of 25 years starting from 1975.
its time for magaritas. dresdens master of the sampler alexander scharf chops up cheesy germanness for greater good and varying experiences: schlager-upcycling it is. -nur mit dir- is a lovely summer day s theme, the anthem of freshly found or long lasting love, the hymn for the night with your loved one. -ode an die fröbbe- is the morning after. the morning after the morning of too much togetherness: honestly weird and weirdly lovable. in the end -grünalge christian- keeps it all together. thank you, christian. thank you, schleander.
amir alexanders 2nd full lp lands, this time on the powerhouse of just jack recordings providing a journey through techno, acid and house. from the space-age melodies and overdriven synths of lemmings off a cliff!, to the pounding acid & infamous my house vocal on in the beginning!, the lp starts with a bang. halfway through the broken beat and blippy rude boy! stands out, along with the big room gospel house gold of blessed are the meek! weep not! takes it full circle matching a similar distorted bass to the opener with some exquisite synth work. no wonder all the titles have exclamation marks this is 8 tracks of serious tackle!
the project - it s over there - by alexander robotnick was born in rachdingue club... the 8 august 2014... with its famous release house party... celebrate in this hot summer the original track & many remixes by best artists of club like... kira neris … fabrice torricella ... seq9 ... vax1 ... le treizieme projet ... lo ... & more... so in june 2015 with success of volume 1... we release the... volume 2 of remixes with dj im ... degios ... manuel perez ... & balza
for the first various artists of the french house label. popcorn records is really proud to present popcorn diary vol 1. and what an honnor to have 4 amazing artists on board 2 parisian legends with point g and d’julz, the great uk legend aubey and the only one amir alexander from chicago.
special triple pack for all you friends electric lovers out ther - contains 3 classic releases:
- fer008: j. alexander - constant dynamics (sweet n candy remix)
- fer011: j. alexander - reminisce (dan curtin remix)
- fer014: j. alexander - phased)
alexandre bazin is a member of paris’ legendary grm electronic music studios, and his new album sun dog trail mixes some of the electroacoustic abstractions of the studio’s legacy with a rich emotional and melodic core.
excellent four track house vinyl compilation, nice early reactions:
* raresh: thanks a lot !,
* laurent garnier: very good 4 tracker pure quality music!,
* marc schneider: love all 4 tracks,
* yotam avni: great job you guys, always keeping it classy !,
* peter kruder : amir alexander and moody waters feat. d-ham are great. will play them. thanks.
HYPERION (ALEXANDER KOWALSKI, BRIAN SANHAJI, SUBJECTED REMIXES)
12" Vinyl D21.11.17
emex is the emergent project of george apergis, who is the owner of modular expansion records. his brand new release hyperion is a collaboration with studio 416, a mysterious project which based in berlin. hyperion is a hypnotic, minimal track with deep chords which progresses into darker territories while the dark strings come. the release includes 3 massive remixes. the first one has been remixed from alexander kowalski, who has created a perfect groovy tool with his unique classic style, an instant hit. the second remix is coming from the legendary brian sanhaji, who is making the track darker with his pumping futuristic version. the release is closing with the hard, minimal and melodic remix from subjected of vault series, an artist from the upcoming berlin techno scene
one for the heads! a rare female vocal double header, starting with dalila’s 1968 gem “canto chorando” originally released on a sort after compacto 45 on copacabana.
on the flip – a copacabana 7” release in the form of neyde alexandre’s 1971 song “perplexidade”, with a fantastic break intro, horn stabs and lush vocals. one of our favourite brazil 45’s.
full cover 12“ vinyl version. alexander slush from russia presents his first release on the resopal label squid ep contains two tracks -- laidback, cheerful, techno arrangements growing slowly into a groove. alex slush steers his boat over deep and techno waters and continues his odyssey through the oceans of electronica. all in all, alexander slush shows a musical snapshot of today s electronic reality.
we at finale sessions are excited to have french producer anaxander and finale sessions owner michael zucker together for this deep house jewel ! we start with anaxander and his track stabs of love one of the best tracks on the ep with drums from another planet and its stabing chords the permiate the dance floor ! and wicked hi hats that shread through this massive track. then we move to anaxander s other track heart to heart which gives this record a sense of deepness with it s percussions and its rythmatic keys then we move to michael zuckers first track greator is he another jem off this massive ep and we start with the melodic keys and pads that give this track a very persusive sound and a very potent late night dance floor killer top to bottom. last but not least we have michael zuckers missing you this one is a floor stomper for sure with hard kicking drums and its filtering keys and its punch love dub sound which gives this record the hardness to stand its ground.
things gettin’ faster and more toolish on the second osmund audio release. alexander brandl’s second ep is made for the dancefloor. his drawing board is the modular synth, that spat out three massive groovers with chords from outer space, super thick bass lines and a raw and reduced sound design with roughly edited drums.
prins thomas nimmt den -häxan- soundtrack der schwedischen psych-rocker dungen (zu lotte reinigers filmklassiker -die abenteuer des prinzen achmed-, 1926) auf einen trip durch psychedelische weiten und kreiert teils 17-minütige epen aus balearischer ambience, psychedelia, cosmic-grooves und krautrock.
matter of the heart! district 66s co-owner clark davis established with the labels 3rd ep a symbiosis of the past, present and future. the a1 and b1 reduced and functional original tracks are remixed by two of davis respected producers. in the late 90ies, alexander kowalski was one of the key artist which influenced him and still remains with his very own signature sound. nowadays state-of-the-art markus suckut reflects with his minimalism and on the point grooves the artistic present and future of davis definition of techno.
blind box heads julien sandre and konstress know a thing or two about deep, undulating house grooves, and their continued exploration of immersive cuts for hidden corners of the dance yields further delights on this sixth instalment in the blind box series. the first side of this 12- finds the two label bosses twisting out immaculate jams shot through with playful sound design. -would- locks into a subtle swing and revels in lopsided synth stabs, while -hedone- plunges into a stunning intricate techno landscape peppered with glitchy tones. on the flip, julian alexander follows suit with the crisp, funky -baku man- and the more experimental tones of -casserole-.
curtains up for a new power trio: bass player massimo pupillo (zu, laniakea), drummer alexandre babel (sudden infant) and caspar brÃ–,tzmann on guitar. as the title -live at the candy bomber studios, vol.1- indicates, this album is the first cut from an inspired recording meeting. raw energy, full focus and three instrumentalists at the peak of their skills who blend noise rock, drone and improvisation into 2 relentless epic pieces. the line-up consists of massimo pupillo, bass player in zu, laniakeaand countless other constellations anddrummer alexandre babel who is a prolific player in the experimental / contemporary field (artistic director of swiss percussion group eklekto, member ofkammerensemble neue musik berlin, soloist and has performed a.o. with otomo yoshihide and keiji haino) and a steady member of the noise band sudden infant. and last but not least there s caspar brÃ–,tzmann on guitar who gainedhigh reputation as one of the most radical guitarists around, admired by acclaimed artists like thurston moore (-probably one of the best guitarists i ve ever met!-)and stephen o malley. a powerful unit, recorded live in the studio by ingo krauss who had already worked with brÃ–,tzmann on the caspar brÃ–,tzmann massaker albums -der abend der schwarzen folklore- and -koksofen-.
2017 reissue , following up his killer cut >moons of jupiter< from lwyf-003, anaxander is back on love what you feel with a full ep of his crazy french twist on house and techno. titled >from the dirty south (of france)<, this record will solidify his standing as one of underground dance musics up and coming stars.
003 is en route and third time is definitely a charm for the entity crew. monika ross heads this resident’s ep with a combo purely for the dance-floor - ever after receiving some wonderful remix treatment from dutch maestro julian alexander to cap off round 3 for the london label.
dance fiction is a little bit more than just a various artists ep. anaxander, quell, kresy and klaaar team up for a truly house music records. this house music record, made for the floor, is the result of the friendship between the art feast crüe and artists that have played at our endless parties in our beloved city of lyon. long nights, eating some of the finest local food, dancing, drinking, and having a good time together. this is what we call dance fiction, a simple story of friendship and love of dance music
a tribute to andreas gehm (1972 - 2016), german producer, king of acid and inspiration to many including the artists in this compilation. all proceeds will go towards funding andreas gehm s post-mortem affairs, managed by his best friend, joe kurta. long live the king. vital sales points: tribute album to acid king, andreas gehm, who took his own life in 2016. andreas released one of his last few eps with midnight shift. all artists in this compilation have been influenced by and are deeply saddened by his passing. all proceeds will go towards funding andreas gehms post-mortem affairs, managed by his best friend joe kurta
mentha records steps up with a various release called into yourself featuring four emotive compositions that span the deep house spectrum. tides by michael lovatt starts the 12inch with lush chords and a deep baseline that gives off a warm feeling. kareem ali is up next with arnaldo tamayo mendez, a sensual track that is packed full of frequencies as ali shows off his harmonic and arrangement skills. the flip side begins with an anaxander piece called unspoken , with an emotive motif that displays homage to a classic deep house sound. michael zucker is holding up the last leg with together, this melancholy tune seeps its way slowly into your cells through an invasion of warm tones. into yourself is a solid 12inch for the deep house soldiers.
nice price deal !!! vanguard sound! founder and head honcho, amir alexander returns with the ep that marks a turning point for the label. the 10th degree uzi ep is the first release to come with the official logo artwork. a1 features risque female hip house vocals over a chugging acid groove. a2 has a crazy sounding british lady talking about rocking the dance floor with her supernatural sound uzi over a house piano loop and deep dirty bass line. b1 is an urgent, odd-time signature acid house club destroyer, and b2 is dark, melodic, textured techno that mourns and laments the seedy underbelly of the average after party. vs011 is the beginning of a new era for the label. it marks the transition from rookie to veteran status label-hood. serious dj weaponry.
20 year old utrecht based producer julian alexander steps up for the next release in infuse with a ep of raw house grooves. sweet rain kicks things off, its deeply rounded bass and swung percussion imbuing the track with a real sense of groove. cabin fever continues the vibe whilst present brings a sense of warmth an undulating pad lending the track a more blissed out feel whilst straight furrows a tougher path with a dirtier warehouse kick and metallic percussion.
were back with a record made by the young and talented crew member julian alexander. this guy already did some damage on dungeon meat, adult only and blind box but this is his first solo ep for us. the mighty ferro made a spicy remix to top it all off.
hinter dem projekt xander harris verbirgt sich justin sweatt aus austin, tx. er bezeichnet seine musik als dunkel gefärbten snythie-pop. nach seinem debüt urban gothic erscheint sein zweites album nun bei rock action, dem label der musiker von mogwai. folgende assoziationen tauchen in besprechungen zu seiner musik immer wieder auf: der soundtrack zu dem spielfilm drive, der soundtrack zu assault on precinct 13 von john carpenter, daft punk, die interessanten schaffens-phasen von künstlern wie tangerine dream oder kraftwerk. california chrome jedenfalls wagt den spagat zwischen atmosphärischen synthiesoundscapes und rhythmischen knallern wie etwa dem track buckle bunny. seine musik ist instrumental realisiert und überzeugt bei titeln wie basilisk stare auch mit wunderbaren melodien, die sich für eine nachtfahrt auf autobahnen ideal als soundtrack anbieten. die vinyl-lp erscheint inklusive downloadcode.