MaSpaventi – Le Cose Che Sentivo [SEQ015]

SPAVENTI, Ma - Le Cose Che Sentivo

Sequencias introduces MaSpaventi to their catalog with this EP called ‘Le Cose Che Sentivo’, which is a mixture of tempos with a melancholic feeling spread throughout. The dexterity of MaSpaventi is shown on this one; from the funky drum programming and melodic lushness of “Una Piccola Amaca” on the A-side, to the more ethereal downtempo/ambient side of him with “Profondo Blu” and “Coralli Lia” on the B-side.

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MaSpaventi – Le Cose Che Sentivo [SEQ015]

DJ Slyngshot – Workshop 29 [WORKSHOP29]

DJ SLYNGSHOT - WORKSHOP 29

The mysterious DJ Slyngshot has stayed rather low key since debuting in 2014, but his music has an alluring and unique charm that has made him a real underground favourite. He now debuts on the cult Workshop label with four dreamy, drifting breakbeat tunes for those in the know. The raw and rugged opener is simple but effective, A2 has thumping kicks and old school pads and B1 is a dreamy, acid laced groove full of physicality. B2 closes out with jungle samples and warped synths that cry to be played loud on a huge system. These cuts all sound at once retro but also as if beamed back from the future.

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DJ Slyngshot – Workshop 29 [WORKSHOP29]

Specter – Dreamscape [ITDR006]

SPECTER - Dreamscape

Chicago based Tetrode mastermind Specter takes up the torch with a (too) long awaited solo EP on Into The Deep records. As a true soldier of the underground, Andres has been designing his sound for two decades, bridging the gap between Chicago and Detroit. A spectacular EP exploring jazz, raw, deep and spacey territories from one master of the genre: that’s what Dreamscape is all about.

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Specter – Dreamscape [ITDR006]

VA – Workshop 28 [WORKSHOP28]

YONE KO/KIKI KUDO/IKU SAKAN/YPY - WORKSHOP 28

German label Workshop offers up a four track VA packed with gold. It kicks off with the lush and ambient-laced deep house of “Strip Down to E” before taking off with the wonky chord hits, off balance drums and withering sci-fi effects of “Grand Street Piano”, which is rave re-imagined. Things get as deep as you’d expect of a track called “Cerebral Repertoire” with its crystal clear and reflective pads, then “Zero” catches you off guard with its skittish rhythms and unusual arrangement. As always here, Workshop have cooked up some truly beguiling brilliance. Excellent leftfield House compilation.

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VA – Workshop 28 [WORKSHOP28]

The Deep – Silver Surfer / X O Surf [VIOLENT10]

DEEP, The - Silver Surfer

The Deep, was the alias Matt Frost and Pete Diggens recorded under from 1993-1996. Frost and Diggens released a stream of vinyl on their own imprint Violent Drum. ‘Silver Surfer’, ‘X O Surf’ and the ‘X O Surf remixes’ were created over a series of weekends in ’93. When you listen to the record you can hear Frost and Diggens try to create the sound of waves amongst the beats, they were also influenced by tracks like Pink Floyd’s 20-minute epic ‘Echoes’.

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The Deep – Silver Surfer / X O Surf [VIOLENT10]

Boo Williams – Tribulation [BMM90]

Chicago veteran Boo Williams presents his latest limited-edition missive. Opener ”Tribulation” is sweet and spacey, with Williams wrapping fizzing, techno-tempo drums and bubbly bass in intergalactic synths sounds and chords so emotive you might start blubbing on the dancefloor. It comes accompanied by a deeper, acid-flecked flipside dub that also boasts some exciting new synth solos (track three) and a slightly slower, but no less energetic or musically positive, bonus cut called ”Mental State”. Predictably, this is every bit as alluring as the EP’s other tracks.

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Boo Williams – Tribulation [BMM90]

VA – Neuromorphic Engineering Vol.1 [MS004]

REEDALE RISE/DARREN NYE/MIHAIL P/SPIN FIDELITY - Neuromorphic Engineering Vol 1

Magnonic Signals presents the first of a various artists EP series, Neuromorphic Engineering Vol. 1. Kicking things off master of deep electro Reedale Rise delivers a sublime immersive machine funk workout with ‘Anatalia’ oozing class from start to finish. Next up is Darren Nye with ‘Beyond The Stars’  a 90’s techno and electro at its core with just the right amount of intergalactic magic. On the flip we welcome back Mihail P with ‘Past Lives’, a slice of pure Detroit inspired brilliance from our man in North Macedonia. To close the EP label co-head Spin Fidelity sets the machines to warp dive with ‘To Tha Outta Limits’ a driving techno track perfect for that 3am boost of high octane energy.

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VA – Neuromorphic Engineering Vol.1 [MS004]

Space Ghost – Time To Dance [TART049]

SPACE GHOST - Time To Dance

Space Ghost returns with hedonistic house anthems for your living room dance floor on his latest EP, Time To Dance. On this new EP, Space Ghost gets on the mic and takes us back to the early days of house music, effortlessly mixing the deep bass rhythms of Chicago with the Nu Groove-era of the East Coast.

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Space Ghost – Time To Dance [TART049]

Fredfades & Jawn Rice – Remixes [MI022]

FREDFADES/JAWN RICE - Remixes

The Norwegian House duo gets the remix treatment from Chmmr, Deep88, and Hugo LX while Fredfades & Jawn Rice goes OG on a demo version from their highly anticipated LP. Basking in the warmth of the duo’s analogue sounds, Chmmr transports Show me How to the farthest recesses of the galaxy with some spacy synths and cool reverbs blowing through Dreamcast’s sensual vocal before Fredfades & Jawn Rice tempers Travels through Air with an OG lean on the A side. Meanwhile on the B-side; Deep 88 carve a yawning a trench for Stimulator Jones’ airy vocal before Hugo LX puts a bounce in the step of Mutual Love to close out the exciting remix package. The sound of Fred and Jawn peek through consistently, with each artist putting their own distinctive stamp on the originals. Elements of Jazz, Soul and Hip Hop create a heady fusion of sounds breaking loose from the House foundations for this series of heavy steppers.

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Fredfades & Jawn Rice – Remixes [MI022]

Dan Piu – Let’s Come Together [EPHCS002]

DAN PIU - Let's Come Together

OPIA sublabel Euphoric State welcomes the warm and analogue sounds of evergreen producer, Dan Piu. The Swiss producer is known for propelling vital, and ahead of their time sounds since the early 90’s. The ‘Let’s Come Together’ EP makes no exception as Piu showcases some of his catalogue ranging from 1994 -2020. The aptly named ‘Bleepy at 5AM kicks off the EP, an early morning energiser with a spring in it’s step. Followed by and crafted in ‘94 is ‘El Viento De La Noche’, four and a half minutes of pure emotive bliss, a raw house vibe from the golden era. B1 ‘Angry Giant Machine’ glides you through its twists and turns, a glitchy and playful number ready to make you move. ‘Mimic Human Form’ is a cross between modern Italo and mysterious electro, a curious outing with its low swung bassline, and swirling synths. Out of ‘99, and still sounding fresh is ‘Q.H.’, a straight up hip-hop energy, with dusty broken drums and rap samples. A fitting ending to a spectrum of sounds.

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Dan Piu – Let’s Come Together [EPHCS002]

AKSK – Things We Do [RBINC006LP]

AKSK is the collaborative effort of Adda Kaleh and Suzanne Kraft. Recorded over the course of almost seven years and despite local separation or virtual realities, it sums up the magic that already inhered in their debut song „Breaking“ for Gerd Janson’s „Musik for Autobahns“ compilation on Rush Hour. An eight track LP of crystalline chansons and pastels pop that features the skills of The Coober Pedy University Band aka CPUB (Tornado Wallace and William Paxton) on dub duties to complete the magical musical mysteries of AKSK.

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AKSK – Things We Do [RBINC006LP]

Soft Pioneer – Life Hack’z [CHILDELEVEN]

Summer 1987 – Data bits racing through your processor. Breaking into the cyber world and turning the world up side down. The dawn of the digital era has just begun and is core brain expands a hacking community that changes the C64 world. The soft pioneer, A lil teeange hacking dude blows up the complete scene by using their own hacking weapons and pointing them against themselves. The result is an angry freaked out conspircy to kill the soft pioneer. The hunt has just started..

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Soft Pioneer – Life Hack’z [CHILDELEVEN]

DJ Soch – The Power Of Poetry [HAWAII022]

DJ Soch brings a touch of la dolce vita to Distant Hawaii. This glittering release cherry picks the best of house, jersey house and italo, stitching them together with adoration into irresistible grooves. Resident DJ of seminal Italian club, Serendipity, and founder of Black Angus Records, Soch’s effortlessly classy house has long set him apart as a mainstay in Native Italy.

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DJ Soch – The Power Of Poetry [HAWAII022]

Nice Girl – Whistling Thorn [PP042]

Nice Girl returns to Public Possession with her second EP “Whistling Thorn”.
Organic, psychedelic, percussive music with hints to early forms of communication that involved chants and rhythmic movements. Naturally these activities were strongly connected to earth, taking place under the open sky often involving plants to enhance spiritual transmission. Repetitive rituals creating a sense of community & togetherness.

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Nice Girl – Whistling Thorn [PP042]

Ohm & Octal Industries – See You At Dawn EP [VM003]

Vade Mecum returns with yet another amazing release, bringing forward four fresh tracks signed by Icelandic artists Ohm & Octal Industries. Titled See You At Dawn EP, the 12 is designed with deep and spacious dub techno rhythms, perfect for introspect’.

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Ohm & Octal Industries – See You At Dawn EP [VM003]

Virgo Four – Do You Know Who You Are? [TX175RED]

Every home should have this record from the 2 of the originators of deep House.  “Do You Know Who You Are?” EP from 1989 is as flawless as it gets, often imitated over the years but never, ever bettered. Every single track on this slab of wax is a classic. Virgo manage to reach right inside & take us somewhere on every cut while maintaining an otherworldly sense of melody & rhythm, some of the playing on this record is incredible & so accomplished, “In A Vision” for example still sounds like it’s beaming right at us from the future while “Take Me Higher” carries it’s stately, Reggae-like vibe along smoothly while retaining enough bounce to keep the floor locked in.

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Virgo Four – Do You Know Who You Are? [TX175RED]

Pilgrims Of The Mind – Elsewhere: Further Excursions (1994-1995) [EVRE009]

Further excursions of one of the most dedicated producers of Vancouver in the early 90s: Pilgrims Of The Mind. Three tracks coming out of the sweet sonic brew that was cooking on the West Coast at the time: elements of techno, ethno, downtempo and general smoked-out trippyness abound.

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Pilgrims Of The Mind – Elsewhere: Further Excursions (1994-1995) [EVRE009]

Darren Nye – A Clear Vision Of A Distant Future [CHILDTEN]

Since the first time Childhood Intelligence connected to Darren, they could hear a very unique energy in his music, an almost healing Spirit. They are very happy to Welcome him with his Debut 2×12 Album “A Clear Vision Of A Distant Future” – to the Childhood family and celebrate Childhood Intelligence’s 10th Official Release.

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Darren Nye – A Clear Vision Of A Distant Future [CHILDTEN]