Dj Spider – 1 Degree EP [GV007]

Green Village turns to DJ Spider for a new 12 inch. The NYC artist is now a respected member of the Big Apple’s contemporary house and techno wave, and it’s an absolute must for him to be represented on the city’s bubbling scene, especially when he’s up for firing off tunes like “Space Jungle” and Satsang”, two mean, club-minded house bangers with a prominent lower-end. “Divide & Conquer” turns things darker and more ominous thanks to its icy, minimal approach – a cold blend of stripped-back beats and circling bass tones – while “Urantia Of Nebadon” displaces the traditional house framework in favour of a dark, molecular selection of electronic sounds guided by a simple pattern of 4/4 beats.

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Dj Spider – 1 Degree EP [GV007]

DJ Spider – The Final Revolution [THEMA046]

Continuing with force into our 10 year anniversary celebration comes the second 12′ swiftly after the first. With such a consistent stream of inspiring creativity flowing our direction we have no choice but to keep up the pace. Thema 46 was hatched from someone so deeply ingrained in the underground that he barely needs an introduction. DJ Spider has been a mainstay on the murkiest, most disorderly dance floors for years. His sound is characterized by disjointed elements lurching around in a off-kilter yet magnetic way that forces you to move in ways you didn’t know you could. From the hell scorched, pitch bent echoes of ‘The Final Revolution’ to the lo-fi groove antics of ‘Distress Signal’, DJ Spider proves once again that no one can do it as perfectly weird as he can.”

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DJ Spider – The Final Revolution [THEMA046]

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]

DJ Spider – Upon The Gates Of The Great Depth [PBR041LP]

Menacing beats by DJ Spider are presented here in a double vinyl package. There is plenty of material here for dance floor damage as well as mental. Plan B Recordings is on top of its game with it’s 41st release and with many more to come.

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DJ Spider – Upon The Gates Of The Great Depth [PBR041LP]

DJ Spider & Franklin De Costa – Genetically Modified Tracks [KILLEKILL016]

Berlin operation Killekill continue where they left off with their impressive releases last year, with Genetically Modified Tracks the end product of pairing DJ Spider and Franklin De Costa together. Rhythmically, Spider and De Costa don’t stray far from the 4/4 template but it’s what occurs around it that’s so memorable. It’s no more apparent than on “Buzzsaw” where a sticky wooden block style rhythm is made all the more viscous by the thick bass line, muffled vocals and blurred jazz licks that cloak the channels. Elsewhere “The Unseen” is perhaps the most straight up dancefloor number, underpinned by a sense of impending gloom, which is a sensation shared with the post apocalyptic rumble of opening track “Slithis”.

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DJ Spider & Franklin De Costa – Genetically Modified Tracks [KILLEKILL016]

DJ Spider – Nemesis Rising [PBR035]

Here is the full length LP from DJ Spider. It is a mix of deep house, deep down tempo beats and some darker house tracks. This record will take you on a journey from beginning to end, just like a full length should. Every piece has it’s place in the selection & much thought has been put behind them with meaning & intent to invoke higher listening. Spider has worked with some great musicians over the years & added some of their pieces to the mix as well. Sly Scott threw down some amazing Saxophone parts on The opening track “Prison Planet” & he also did some playing on the fifth track “Crack Factory”. The one & only Dub Poet, Infinity gave a dope voice piece to Spider for the eighth track “S O S” & Boyd Jarvis lends a gorgeous keyboard solo on the final cut, “Flee To Agartha”

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DJ Spider – Nemesis Rising [PBR035]

Hakim Murphy – Chiffre [MS0093]

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Chiffre opens with “Tegal E”, boasting strong kicks, intricate percussion, fierce bass lines and a haunting synth lead which introduces the listener to Hakim’s deep cerebral textures, patterns, and rhythms. Up next, a remix of “Nabodani” by DJ Spider takes things to the next level with heartthrob kicks, jazzy percussion loops, and menacing soundscapes. Opening the B-side, we have Murdoc’s remix of “Vatitio”, a smooth rendition of the original featuring winding bass lines, unique synth pads and rhythmic pauses throughout the progression of the track. Concluding the release is the final track, titled “Gangsta Glide”; a strong composition returning us full-circle, back to Hakim’s dreamlike spheres of heightened reality.

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Hakim Murphy – Chiffre [MS0093]

Laak – Obsessive Compulsive Desires [AUS006]

LAAK return on Austere with four cuts, only available on vinyl as usual. LAAK are on point with the opening track Unbalanced, an intensely gritty track. There is also a remix of an archive LAAK track by DJ Spider who completely dismantles the original to create a dark menacing remix. The B side kicks off with Mental & Emotional which continues the theme along with the more laid back track, the Rituals.

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Laak – Obsessive Compulsive Desires [AUS006]

DJ Spider & Marshallito – Deadly Structures EP [TTT011]

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The NY duo, DJ Spider & Marshallito, land on TTT with four chapters of toxic, virus-ridden techno-house amalgamations for the bravest of heart. Taking the boundaries of the genre to their very limit and further – another instalment of wacked-out electronics from the London label.

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DJ Spider & Marshallito – Deadly Structures EP [TTT011]

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]