Echocord launchs the sub-label Echo Echo with the ‘Dream Observer’ EP from Grad_U. The release opens with ‘Jacob’s Dream’, fifteen minutes of release date: subtly modulating synth glitches, ethereal synth drones, sweeping atmospherics and dubby echoes creating a hypnotic, ever-unfolding composition. ‘Observing The Night Sky’ then follows on the flip side with thunderous kick drums, rumbling low-end pulses, wandering dub chords and bubbling glitches all subtly nuanced throughout the tracks ten-minute duration.
Yagya’s Rigning album from 2009 is the Icelandic producer’s most acclaimed dub, techno and minimal masterpiece. Due to popular demand, Delsin are now re-issuing it across three slabs of vinyl. Previously only available as a double pack with eight tracks, the new re-mastered version features all 10 of the tracks from the original CD.
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Solar Phenomena’s fourth EP of 2018 is a four tracker from Fluxion. The Greek producer’s warm dub techno comes on labels like his own Vibrant Music and Echocord and over the last 20 years has given rise to some of the genre’s most essential material.
Second Woman is the collaborative project featuring Turk Dietrich of Belong and Joshua Eustis of Telefon Tel Aviv. The concept of Second Woman began with the idea of taking tropes from footwork, dub, house, and techno, and twisting these ideas into something kaleidoscopically liberated from the grid. With Apart / Instant, Second Woman present their signature sound as well as a new, more measured dimension to their work.
But already my desire and my will were being turned like a wheel, all at one speed, by the Love which moves the sun and the other stars.
The story behind the chosen name of this EP – Tony Sicoria – Impromptu EP , has Tony Cicoria (his real name) as the main character, a doctor struck by lightning resulting in out of body experiences and vivid dreams of playing compositions and triggering a sudden insatiable desire to listen to piano music. His case was first presented in Oliver Sacks’s book “Musicophilia”, chapter 1, A Bolt from the Blue: Sudden Musicophilia. Outhere is a sublabel of the Bucharest label Inhere, focusing on experimental music, jams & live cuts.
Sushitech Records presents ‘Invisibility’, the debut album from SIT aka Sideways Invisibility Theory. The DJ & producer duo is based in Bucharest and was formed in 2009 by Cristi Cons and Vlad Caia. Drawing from an early education in classical music, their influences range from ethereal jazz to experimental trip-hop.
part 1 / part 2