FIT Siegel – Formula EP [FIT-025]

After five years of on-off collaborations and side projects, Aaron ‘FIT’ Siegel has finally got round to making a new solo record. The A-side “Exist On” delivers a brilliant blend of breakbeat-driven turn of the ’90s grooves, chunky bass, ultra-dreamy chords and the kind of bleeping top-end melodies. Title track “Formula” moves even further towards bleep techno territory via deep space chords, thumping techno beats, Kraftwerkian lead lines and the kind of distorted analogue bass found on LIES releases, while “Wayne County Stomp” sounds like a mutated, mind-altering cover of Steve Poindexter’s “Computer Madness”. Dedicated to those who find transcendence through music.

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FIT Siegel – Formula EP [FIT-025]

Fit Siegel & Kassem Mosse – Saboten [FIT-021]

An inspired collaboration from two veteran producers on top of their game – Kassem Mosse and FIT Siegel. Three well-crafted techno and house tracks created from sessions recorded at Omar-S’ FXHE Studios and FIT’s studio at Submerge in Detroit in 2016, then mixed down by Siegel in 2018 after a few years of playing rough versions in his DJ sets in clubs around the world. Diverse EP with sounds ranging from tripping acid workouts to dubbed out electronic excursions.

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Fit Siegel & Kassem Mosse – Saboten [FIT-021]

Bill Converse – Converse EP [FIT-020]

Acidic powerhouse Bill Converse makes his debut on Fit Sound. His sound is a refreshing perspective informed by the midwest warehouse parties of which he was schooled mutated into his own blend. Treading the line between melody and brutality, while never being heavy handed, Converse has proved himself once again to be a true original lurking in the underground today.

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Bill Converse – Converse EP [FIT-020]

Stallone The Reducer – Always Late [EST.83-08]

Stallone The Reducer is back. He’s always late, but he’s back. Stallone takes you on a one way trip that will make your head rattle, clattle and clank. Indecipherable robot voices guide you, while the busted up drums and industrial strength synths push you back and forth. This one is for the brave.

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Stallone The Reducer – Always Late [EST.83-08]

S & M Trading Co. – Metal Surface Repair [FIT-019]

FIT Siegel and DJ Sotofett join together on their first 12″ collaboration as S & M Trading Co. – a voyage many years in the making. Dark and atmospheric strings sail over a thumping bass line, all while a banging 909 beat and percussions keep this ship on course. The route is long, the conditions are rough,but soon a mysterious landscape beings to take shape beyond the haze. *12″ also contains Acidic and Synthetic mixes.

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S & M Trading Co. – Metal Surface Repair [FIT-019]

Fit Siegel + Tim Love Lee – Living Is Serious Business [FIT014]

UK heavyweight Tim “Love” Lee meets FIT Siegel for the ultra trippy, dubbed out odyssey “Living Is Serious Business.” On the flip, Carl Craig’s mix strips down the groove taking us into darker territory.

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Fit Siegel + Tim Love Lee – Living Is Serious Business [FIT014]

Unknown – Unknown [EST83-04]

A lost relic from the 80’s Detroit underground. This ”demo” recording is from a cassette found in a dusty box of donations left at a second hand shop. There is no info as to who, when or where this was recorded. What is it? Post Punk? Disco (Not) Disco? Sleaze Wave? or Mutant Surf? It doesn’t matter because its fucking incredible whatever you want to call it! A glimpse into what could/should have been a very important band had they gone further than this one track demo. 7” with original mix and an edit from FIT on the flip. Artwork by Stallone The Reducer. Made in collaboration with Lo and Behold Records in Hamtramck, MI. 200 copies for the world.

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Unknown – Unknown [EST83-04]

Fit Siegel – Carmine / First Found [FIT012]

A moody techno classic perfect for the lonely season. Subtle, low-key and thumping, the title track revolves around a bittersweet piano lead, elegiac 303 and Blade Runner string swells. It’s a high-tech driving song in the tradition of Model 500’s low-key classic ”Pick Up The Flow” and FIT sounds more assured than ever. ”First Found” is Mills-ian jigsaw puzzle techno imbued with breathy and addictive humanity. Stacatto, free-jazz informed piano solos lock into ping-pong synths — eventually, a female vocal emerges over a bed of arpeggiated bass. Loose yet robotic, ”First Found” is first-rate Detroit techno mysticism.

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Fit Siegel – Carmine / First Found [FIT012]

MGUN – Wideye [FIT011]

Manuel Gonzales aka MGUN, steps up to the plate for Fit Sound with an EP that is equal parts diverse, epic and raw. From the basement techno of “Wide Eye”, to the scuffling acidic “Debit, and finally onto the melodic/ melancholic sound of “M.S.C.”, Essential music from the underground for the underground.

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MGUN – Wideye [FIT011]

Fit Siegel – Cocomo / Seedbed [FIT010]

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For his follow up to certified underground hits “Tonite” and “Enter the Fog”, Fit Siegel retains a firm embrace of both melody and rhythm. “Cocomo” is Siegel’s most delicate, and beautiful track to date. While, “Seedbed” snaps the listener back to the dancefloor with a syncopated acid earworm. For his label’s tenth release, Fit presents two fully-realized, divergent sounds, obviously able to harness the energy of his unpredictable DJ sets in the studio. This marks the return of one of Detroit’s most exciting young producers and further establishes Fit Sound as a hotbed of fearless dance music.

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Fit Siegel – Cocomo / Seedbed [FIT010]

Dungeon Acid – Move [FIT009]

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Expansive new material from Swedish polymath Jean-Louis Huhta’s Dungeon Acid project. Rather than setting the controls to bludgeon, JL reveals a dynamic nuance on this three-tracker. “Move”, its purpose self-evident, begins with swinging african guitar, hand drums and an organ solo before acid and modular textures seep in. “Duped” is similarly elusive – on the surface, the track consists of a bobbing acid line and muffled vocal sample, but a closer listen reveals suitcase synth textures coloring the track’s murky corners. “Astro” is noiser and more cosmic, but maintains the introspective bent. “Move”, out on Detroit’s FIT Sound, is tough and functional dance music. The acid form is stretched to contain a wealth of influence, both musical and personal.

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Dungeon Acid – Move [FIT009]

Especially Good ‎– Foundation [EST83-02]

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“Foundation” is the new EP fromlis’ Especially Good, the most exciting band from Detroit in recent memory. The eight track EP showcases the trios dynamic energy of Julio Dominguez’s vocals, Joe F synthesizers and drum programing and Paul Kiry’s bass – culminating in songs that are equally raw, brutal and honest. The sound of E.G. exists in a space of its own, but one can hear influences of Throbbing Gristle, Factory Records and Detroit Techno in the rhythms and sonic textures throughout “Foundation”. Recorded and mixed in Detroit by Sam Consiglio and Adam Lee Miller (of Adult). Released on Est. 83′ Records, a sub-label of FIT SOUND.

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Especially Good ‎– Foundation [EST83-02]

Nina Kraviz – Marcellus Pittman and Urban Tribe Remixes [RKDSXFIT313]

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Rekids have teamed up with Detroit’s Fit Distribution and enlisted the services of motor city locals Marcellus Pittman and Urban Tribe to put the 313 sound on ‘Working’ and ‘Taxi Talk’. On the former, Marcellus Pittman lays down his trademark blend of mechanical yet jerky old-skool drum machine rhythms and disorientingly dissonant, tripped-out synth chords – creating a somewhat eerie atmosphere that evokes images of Detroit’s manufacturing plants of yesteryear. On the flipside, Urban Tribe transform ‘Taxi Talk’ into a big room monster, using rumbling synth bass, electronic bleeps and laser gun snares to transport us back in time to a dark and hazy 90s warehouse rave.

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Nina Kraviz – Marcellus Pittman and Urban Tribe Remixes [RKDSXFIT313]

Walt J – Reflection Selections [FIT/WALT-J004]

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Reissue of selected tracks from the”Reflection” LP by Walt J, originally released on Dow Records in 1997. This is the fourth and final release on the Walt J series on FIT, created revisit the back catalog of this very talented producer.

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Walt J – Reflection Selections [FIT/WALT-J004]

Aaron “FIT” Siegel – Tonite (O.G. and D.D. Mixes) [FIT007]

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Two previously unreleased mixes of “Tonite” by Aaron “FIT” Siegel, with vocals by L’Renee. The O.G. mix is a version Fit started working on to be a dub version of “Tonite- Original Mix”, but morphed into something a bit more epic, and due to time constraints could not make it on the initial release. The D.D. version, is based on the original demo track Fit wrote before any vocals were recorded, then edited and dubbed out by Omar-S. If you liked the original release on FXHE, be sure to have this one as well and if you don’t have the original release then you better get that one too.

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Aaron “FIT” Siegel – Tonite (O.G. and D.D. Mixes) [FIT007]