VA – Village Elders 001 [GV005]

Green Village presents Village Elders 001, a compilation EP featuring new material from artists who have already flown the flag for GV. The A-side is held down by the Plan B duo of DJ Spider and Dakini9, purveyors of the Metro Area’s dirtiest and deepest house sounds. Spider gets toxic a second time, following his 2013 Instruction drop with ‘Toxic Trace 2’, a thickly layered deep house cut whose seedy percussion underbelly contrasts vividly with the more traditional deep house pads that accompany it. Dakini9’s ‘Lost Paradise’ is dark and mysterious like its title, the hats, trumpets, and vocals emerging in tangled webs of dub effects, a strong follow-up to her dope EP for the label. Disaroen, a duo from Toronto, half of which previously appeared on GV, turns in the most barren of the four tracks, ‘Serious Doorman’, heads-down techno that crackles to life halfway in and an auspicious debut for a promising new group. Last is Nicuri, a rising star whose ‘Ripples of Time’ closes the EP in his signature searching, melodic style.

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VA – Village Elders 001 [GV005]

VA – Vanguard Sound Vol. 4 [AC003]

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Sister Label to Vanguard Sound Anunnaki, Cartel plays host to the fourth installment of the Vanguard Sound Series featuring 4 tracks from crew members Dakini9 (Lola), Chris Mitchell, DJ. Spider, and founder Amir Alexander.

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VA – Vanguard Sound Vol. 4 [AC003]

DJ Spider – Remix Project 2.0 [SS006]

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DJ Spider & Sublevel Sounds bring you four remixes from the 2011 CD Remix Project, now available on 12″ vinyl! Featuring remixes from Hakim Murphy, Steve Frisco, Dakini9 and DJ Aakmael. All four versions have been remastered for vinyl.

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DJ Spider – Remix Project 2.0 [SS006]

Kuru – Remix Project 2012 [SS004]

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Sublevel Sounds, a sub-label run by DJ Spider, comes with a four-track remix project featuring tracks from DJ Spider alias Kuru’s “Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy” LP from Summer 2011. Remixes here by Dakini 9, Monty Luke, Joey Anderson and Innerspace Halflife.

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Kuru – Remix Project 2012 [SS004]

VA – Vanguard Sound Vol. 2 [PBR024]

The collective keeps it rolling with a new release featuring Chicago and New York artist as a united front to destroy dance-floors through house and techno tunes. Advancing through the ranks of the underground with 4 unique tunes that are quite deep and worth a check: featuring… G. Marcell, Dakini9, Kuru aka DJ Spider, and Hakim Murphy.

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VA – Vanguard Sound Vol. 2 [PBR024]