Bam Bam – Where’s Your Child? [BTL003]

BAM BAM - Where's Your Child? (reissue)

“Back to Life” presents its third installment repressing one of the best acid tracks ever produced, a must have for any collector: Bam Bam “Where’s your child?”, originally released on Westbrook Records in 1988 and licensed by Desire Records in the same year. Chris Westbrook needs no introduction: he is the sole owner of legendary Westbrook Records, always linked to the acid scene.

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Bam Bam – Where’s Your Child? [BTL003]

JBLA – Belleville EP [DSR088]

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The JBLA outfit finally land on Desire with a supremely awaited EP that’s shimmering with gritty hardware flair and squelching noise trickery. The title track is a rampant, percussion-driven, post-punk tool and is hotly rewired by none other than LIES affiliates, Ron Morelli and Svengalisghost, who turn in a twisted, metallic version of the original – oscillating atmospherics and a minimalistic kick-hat form an alluring bundle of a groove. “Night With Potential” is a lo-fi kinda tune, with aqueous melodies and hazy landscapes. Our favourite LIES protege, Vereker goes in for the total kill on the remix, creating a nasty, cacophonous and industrial time-bomb for the end of days – this guys has plenty of tricks up his sleeve, apparently. A cop-on-site kinda EP, really…

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JBLA – Belleville EP [DSR088]

Ike Yard – Remix EP 2 [DSR080]

IKE YARD - Remix EP 2

The line-up for the second remix EP after the successful and now deleted Regis / Monoton remixes 12 represents a wide catalogue of electronic beats. LA owns Tropic Of Cancer delivers a great ethereal version of Half A God. Camella Lobo provides a rare remix. Former Ike Yard member and synths wizard Fred Szymanski also reinterprets Half A God with a unique musique concrte inspired electronica piece under his Recombinant guise. On the B side its club time with a long, Detroit inspired techno version of Cherish 8 by Arnaud Rebotini, head honcho of Black Strobe.

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Ike Yard – Remix EP 2 [DSR080]

Newclear Waves – S​/​T LP [DSR028LP]

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Hailing from Rome – Italy, Newclear Waves is essentially the  solo  project  of  Alessandro  Adriani,  mind  and  boss  of  Mannequin  Records,  one  of    the  most  important  synth  wave  /  cold  wave  labels  around,  with  contributions  from Oksana Xiu, an academic russian musician devoted to analog synths. Deeply  influenced  by  the  works  of  the  early  minimal  electronics  sounds  on  Mute  Records  and  4AD,  Newclear  Waves  is  exploring  droned  out  electro  pop  territories  with  an  interest  for  a  refreshing  hyperactive  80s New Wave. Having turned out releases on Mannequin Records, the duo is now presenting a full‐lenght ten  tracks  collection  of  caliginous  pure  analog  minimal  synth  on  the  way  on  Desire  Records,  french  Cold  Wave  and  Electro  Wave  label,  focused  both  in  new  artists  and  stunning reissues from 4AD like Mass, In Camera and Dance Chapter.

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Newclear Waves – S​/​T LP [DSR028LP]