The MinimalRome “Urbi et Orbi” franchise debuts in 2006, juxtaposing Rome-based producers to others around the globe (“urbi et orbi” can be translated as “to the city and to the world”) featuring — in time, amongst others — Legowelt, Rude 66, Mick Wills, Andrea Benedetti, Ra-X, Polysick, The Exaltics. This fourth chapter delivers a vinyl EP compilation with monster electro tracks by Teslasonic, Plant43, Cosmic Force and Microthol, plus a couple of synthorama joints by Heinrich Dressel and Sonobe.
The horn of plenty arrives at your door, full of freshly harvested produce. It contains fruits of artists you already know and from others waiting to be introduced to you. Don’t be afraid though – they are only your new neighbors. Clear Memory Farms recommends this five track Various Artist EP: EDM-free, sustain-able, enriched with biodynamic electro spells and mystic funk chants. Have a try at this asymmetric game but don’t be surprised to turn into a hairy rebel.
International Chrome welcomes Luz1e to the roster with her first full release for the label, Cybernetic Movements EP. 4 unstoppable body jacking electro weapons, programmed for one mission; to save every rave from total annihilation.
To honor Stephen Huss and his impressive career as musician with Psyche (together with brother Darrin Huss) and as a solo artist, Artificial Dance decided to release his solo work on vinyl for the very first time. The Galaxy LP is a collection of 6 tracks recorded between 1983 – 2005 and selected by Artificial Dance, together with Darrin Huss, to give a complete overview of Stephen as a solo musician. These wide-ranging synth instrumentals were recorded between 1983 and 2005 and you can clearly hear the range of talent through the early Psyche influences to his further experiments in the electronic genre. Let Galaxy be your guide into this unique musical experience created solely by Stephen Huss.
Undersound introduces Wedding Acid Group (Galactic Jackson, J. Mono & Saint Leidal The 2nd) and also inaugurate a major redesign of the label. WAG are a group of three friends based in Budapest, jamming on both classic Roland gear, but also modern instruments like the Monomachine. All the tracks were recorded live around 2016 in the Ballacid studio ‘Ujpest’. The EP opens with three fast paced tracks where emotional melodies are intertwined with classic 909, 707 and 606 drums. The flipside presents the uplifting ‘Chocoball 707’ and closes with ‘Paprika Dye Acid’, the slowest jam of the EP. Overall, the tracks offer a glimpse into the emotional world of these three talented Hungarian producers and we are extremely happy to have them on board for their second vinyl release.
New EP by the acid master Freddy Fresh on Assemble Music.
Welsh producer / DJ Harrison BDP makes his debut on Shall Not Fade with some of his most weighty productions to date. ‘Sound Expansion Meditation’ takes the listener on a voyage of discovery with spacey synths, dusty drum sequences and floating bass riffs.
Cosmic dance and spatial atmospherics are at the very centre of Zakmina’s productions, as the Lithuanian producer readies an appetizing EP for Dave Harvey’s Futureboogie, backed with a remix from the always on-point Gnork. ‘Church Of Madness’ pumps with oodles of new beat drums and soaring synths, anchored by a fat arpeggiated bassline, whilst ‘Déjà vu’ is a first class chugger, its drums as big as 80’s shoulder pads, with glacial keys and breezy vocals comprising the seductive sensations on offer here. The Balearic synth-pop vibes of ‘Running Amore’ complete the trio of originals from Zakmina, whilst Gnork lays down the lino and tweaks ‘Church Of Madness’ into a solid 808 drum driven ‘Ezoteric Breakdance’ Remix.
Hailing from St Petersburg, Sasha Balykova aka Errortica, she’s one of the most promising artists from Russian buzzying electronic scene. Les Yeux Orange presents her inaugural vinyl debut with the ‘Safety Stowed EP’ backed by a killer acid reinterpretation from Athens best Anatolian Weapons.
Gülferiler is a Northern Cyprus Band that was based in London. It was founded by Süleyman Gülferi and his sons in early 1970’s. The band used to play traditional Turkish/Cyprus wedding folk songs at the Weddings. This is their only studio album.
The Wanted Collection is designed for the music lovers and diggers and aims to offer them a selection of true musical gems. Wanted Funky Soul is a selection of vintage tracks inspired by the late ’70s Soul and Funk with artists such as Bobby Byrd, Mavis John or Lowell Fulson.
Habibi Funk’s 13th outing is a release by Sharhabil Ahmed, the actual King of Sudanese Jazz (he actually won that title in a competition in the early 1970s). Sonically it sounds very different from what Jazz is understood to sound like outside of Sudan. It’s an incredible unique mix of rock’n’roll, funk, surf, traditional Sudanese music and influences from Congolese sounds.
‘Music For Theatre And Dance – Volume Two’ is the second in a small series of EPs that will focus on music which was initially created for or inspired by dance and performance. Created as a dialogue with the avant-garde and highly experimental work in dance, theatre and art evolving at the time, the music was in turn at times greatly innovative. That it was created for a dance or performance though means that such music was also often highly rhythmic and a number of pieces from this time stand out and seem greatly deserving of a new context. Whether it’s more ambient or atmospheric works or whether it’s in the more rhythmic or percussive pieces, Music From Memory brings together another selection of tracks that aims to highlight this highly innovative direction in music.
‘Lontano Da Dove?’ by DsorDNE is a four-track LP written and recorded between 1996 and 1999 – at Acqualuce studio in Alpignano, Torino – by the mind of Marco Milanesio and Luciano Gelormino. Additional guitars were provided by Danilo Beltrame on piano zeroquattro (extended) and vocals by Snowdonia founder Cinzia La Fauci. It was conceived to be released at the time but only a few promo copies were distributed. After about 20 years, the original recordings, which were considered lost, were found by Marco, who remastered them in his O.F.F studio and brought it back to life. The all album is an organic work, who mash spoken ethereal voices and dubby basslines with tr-909 beats, borrowing elements from trip hop, techno and industrial.
Actress drops his new album Karma & Desire. It’s his most accessible yet complex album to date with featured artists including: Mercury Prize winner Sampha, singer and songwriter Zsela, Aura T-09 (co-runs Evar Records with John Frusciante of Red Hot Chili Peppers & Trickfinger), Italian pianist and conductor Vanessa Benelli Mosell and Copenhagen based vocalist Rebekah Christel. The album started with a surprise 49min audio file from Actress entitled “88” and will be accompanied by ‘a broken romance espionage ethereal short film‘ by creative director and performance artist Lee Nachum aka Bootee.
Journey through the beauty and brutality of Mother Earth with ”When The Ice will Break”, a four-track techno EP from Italian producer, Mod21, breaking a year-long pause for On the 5th Day’s label.