constant variables third release comes courtesy of sven von th?len aka s:vt, whoãs slowly been making a name for himself with records on work them, myth music and, recently, dred. on club variables part 1 he delivers three no-nonsense techno workouts, aimed squarely at the dance floor. work!
dred records is the new imprint from john osborn. after co-running tanstaafl with october for 5 years john is now focusing his solo a&r efforts with dred records. dred takes the fundamental principles of dance music that was laid down in the late 80s & early 90s, fusing them together with modern producers of today. a record label concentrating on sonic sci-fi visions of the future without loosing the roots of dance. the first release features two heavy hitting club tracks by s:vt aka sven von thuelen with a killer remix by john osborn. made with love in berlin & mastered at man made mastering, 2017.
dred is the new imprint from tanstaafl, born out of anxiety and hope of a better tomorrow or at least one that doesn’t suck as hard as today, seeing what we have by letting go of what we want, allowing for the undiscovered to be discovered, apparently. two tracks by s:vt aka sven von thuelen with a killer remix by john osborn. made with love in berlin, schoeneberg.
slowly but surely spencer parkers work them label has been gaining a deserved reputation as a no nonsense house and techno imprint thanks to releases from the likes of pittsburgh track authority and dana ruh. now it is the turn of the s:vt who serves up one track, basement sweat, complete with a remix, which will then be followed by a separate 12 inch featuring two remixes from arttu. the original track pairs classic, piled-on-top-of-each other claps with a freewheeling melody that runs up and down the scale. the bottom end is streamlined and techno inclined, bringing with it plenty of raw warehouse vibes. the no strings attached mix loses the melody and ups the percussive ante, chopping up and slicing out patterns as that bottom end continues to burrow on.
work them records begins 2015 with a remix package of radio slaves 2014 release, werk, that takes in versions from dj richard, dan beaumont and s:vt. white materials man dj richard takes the cut into trippy, technoid house territory while dance tunnel impresario and london institution dan beaumont cracks out his 909 and servers up a strident pumper. work them artist s:vt closes the package with a powerful rework that channels the originals tone perfectly. with a release schedule that includes tracks and remixes from mr ties, adrianna lopez, young male and newcomer caiazzo from queens for 2015, work them records is looking sharp