Mr Velcro Fastener – Ignorance EP [ELECTRIX012]

Tatu Metsätähti and Tatu Peltonen formed their electro duo Mr Velcro Fastener in the small town of Turku, Finland back in 1995. Returning to Electrix with their third full EP, they have delivered their own unique and recognizable electro sound with two new cuts. Additionally, there’s remixes from Silicon Scally (Carl Finlow in his electro guise) and M-twelve (aka Billy Nasty And Nick Dunton).

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Mr Velcro Fastener – Ignorance EP [ELECTRIX012]

Mesak – Kisko Kisko EP [RUR003]

Third Roots United EP called ‘Kisko Kisko’ comes from one of the finest electro producers from Finland, Mesak (Tatu Metsatahti), who is also known from his legendary projects like Mr Velcro Fastener and Harmonia skweee label. This 4-tracker features another Finnish underground hero Mono Junk (vocals on B2 track) and includes a real ghetto-remix by grand master DJ Overdose straight outta The Hague. All of these tracks were produced in 2018 especially for Roots United in a true hardware style.

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Mesak – Kisko Kisko EP [RUR003]

Khotin – New Tab [PR002]

Khotin returns to Pacific Rhythm with a much anticipated vinyl adaptation of his 2017 cassette only release ”New Tab”. 10 deeply personal tracks that build and breathe stretched across 2 lovingly mastered and heavily considered LPs. A wonderfully restorative listening experience for everyone out there on planet E that enjoys interesting audio.

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Khotin – New Tab [PR002]

The Conservatives – Terrorama [V007]

Olds friends I-F and Intergalactic Gary revisit old material from their longtime alias The Conservatives. Appearing first time on vinyl. The film tells the story of six mental cases, trying to get rid of society’s norms and values by kidnapping, a well-known TV host. Delivering the soundtrack, The Conservatives (I-F & Intergalatic Gary) are setting down the perfect mood for this cult classic.

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The Conservatives – Terrorama [V007]

Steve Poindexter presents Scientifictodd – Feel Some Type Of Way [MATH103]

Mathematics & Steve Poindexter presents Chicago native aboriginal househead Scientifictodd. “Feel Some Type Of Way” features classic house with a side of grind and tight pump grooves.

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Steve Poindexter presents Scientifictodd – Feel Some Type Of Way [MATH103]

VA – Prophecy & Progress: UK Electronics 1978-1990 [PM24]

Peripheral Minimal presents ‘Prophecy + Progress: UK Electronics 1978 – 1990 LP’, a thirteen-track compilation that represents the burgeoning Electronic music scene in the UK. This isn’t simply another synth pop compilation, or some nostalgic frippery, but an eclectic mix of acts that were experimenting with newly available technology at a time when the punk scene had imploded and the music press was busy coining new genres as an attempt to continue its legacy. In the bubbling underground were a myriad of experimenters recording in relative secrecy in Industrial cities like Sheffield or post-war London, at a time when the Tories came back into power and utterly altered the political landscape, and produced a generation of, ‘Thatcher’s Children’ (selfish, arrogant and materialistic). The antidote seemed to be quiet rebellion in the shape of dark and alienating soundscapes by acts that are now considered ‘pioneers’, or achieving cult status, in a new era of throwaway pop and trite ‘new wave’ impersonators. This compilation is an attempt to rekindle those heady days of experimentation and to encourage new generations to rebel and forgo the fashionable posturing that comes with anything vaguely ‘interesting’.

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VA – Prophecy & Progress: UK Electronics 1978-1990 [PM24]

Max Vincent – Beograd [DCM006]

One of the biggest sampling innovators and the pioneer of electronic music in Eastern Europe, Max Vincent initially played in Belgrade’s Max & Intro band. “Beograd” is a lost LP album which consists of 8 previously unreleased tracks made in period 1986-1999 which Max wanted to use in a single concept album. This is ultimately an intriguing album, dark, cloudy, with unpredictable solutions and transitions between rhythm, paths, synth textures, vocals and other layers. One of the records that every fan of the 80s electronic must have.

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E. Myers – I Am Alive / Dreamland [ESTY005]

E. Myers returns just in time for the summer, with two heaters of contrasting styles. ‘I Am Alive’ is a celebration, cooked up from heavy drums, percussion and bass synth, coming together with pads and arpeggiated synths for full blown elation. ‘Dreamland’ keeps its poker face on throughout it’s entire 9 minutes. Threatening to break out but staying cool with its restrained bump, it’s equally at home in basements as it is on beaches.

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E. Myers – I Am Alive / Dreamland [ESTY005]

Knight Action – Single Girl / D-rail [LDR071]

Ultra-rare proto-house vibes from Chicago courtesy of Still Music. This one’s long been coveted by followers of the jacking beat, the apostles of WBMX. Produced by Mike Macharello & Duane Thamm Jr this is a truly unique record and one that is very hard to obtain. If you dig the earliest grooves from the Windy City, or you have a passing interest in Italo or Freestyle then this is for you. A fully legit 12″ reissue, taken from Still Music’s recent, comprehensive overview of the ‘Let’s Dance’ label this is unmissable.

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Knight Action – Single Girl / D-rail [LDR071]