Interpretations created by The Jak. Two cuts live and direct from the windy city of Chicago, The Jak pays homage to two of the city’s legendary producers – Lil’ Louis and DJ Rush. Dirty Blends!
18437 Records is a brand new label by focused on the outer fringes of house and techno. The first release from 18437 comes from Michel Baumann aka Soulphiction aka Jackmate, one of Germany’s most respected artists. Opening track ‘Modulate Nightdrive’ is a mind expanding, deep & Funk techno affair. Next up is ‘CubanLinx’, a percussive machine voodoo exercise. Last but not least, ‘Test Drive’ shows why Jackmate is still relevant as a producer and worthy of your record collection.
Credit 00 recorded live @ Altenburg 1964 (Prague) 28.06.2020
Legowelt’s new EP ‘System Shapeshift’ will be released on Lapsus sub label C.E.E., specializing in more club-oriented sounds. The label returns to action after a two-year hiatus, during which time its intrepid explorers failed twice to scale the dizzy heights of Nanga Parbat. Now back at sea level C.E.E.’s head honchos have confirmed the release of Legowelt’s new five-track EP, bursting at the seams with 30 minutes of unrelenting old-school techno, synth house and snaking electro bathed in pure acid. The EP is a genuine time bomb, ideal for the most discerning of electronic music lovers.
Steel City Dance Discs Volume 19 gets you 28+ minutes with the recordings of Lyon’s master of erotic electronixxx, LB aka LABAT. For those that haven’t heard of LB, this ve-play EP is the perfect place to start experimenting. Rude rhythms, spanking percussion, bang-for-your-buck bass and dirty talk vox; feel the wrath of LABAT’s French nesse in this kinetic MPC-driven House offering that explores the deep ‘n dark corners of the sound through late night and red light motifs.
Mixing Engineer, DJ and producer Yossi Amoyal is the man behind Sushitech Records. The label turned 15 years old in 2020 and to celebrate this milestone Yossi has compiled Fluere across four discs (plus an extended Part V – Fatum). The compilation shares some of his story through the records that inspired him and continue to do so.
Welsh producer / DJ Harrison BDP makes his debut on Shall Not Fade with some of his most weighty productions to date. ‘Sound Expansion Meditation’ takes the listener on a voyage of discovery with spacey synths, dusty drum sequences and floating bass riffs.
Cosmic dance and spatial atmospherics are at the very centre of Zakmina’s productions, as the Lithuanian producer readies an appetizing EP for Dave Harvey’s Futureboogie, backed with a remix from the always on-point Gnork. ‘Church Of Madness’ pumps with oodles of new beat drums and soaring synths, anchored by a fat arpeggiated bassline, whilst ‘Déjà vu’ is a first class chugger, its drums as big as 80’s shoulder pads, with glacial keys and breezy vocals comprising the seductive sensations on offer here. The Balearic synth-pop vibes of ‘Running Amore’ complete the trio of originals from Zakmina, whilst Gnork lays down the lino and tweaks ‘Church Of Madness’ into a solid 808 drum driven ‘Ezoteric Breakdance’ Remix.
Hailing from St Petersburg, Sasha Balykova aka Errortica, she’s one of the most promising artists from Russian buzzying electronic scene. Les Yeux Orange presents her inaugural vinyl debut with the ‘Safety Stowed EP’ backed by a killer acid reinterpretation from Athens best Anatolian Weapons.
12inch release of highly sought after Colored Music edits by Tokyo’s, Chee Shimizu (Organic Music). The two cuts originally featured on the the bands seminal self titled album (from 1981) that remained a cult DJ secret weapon, for many years, all over the world. This heavy EP includes an alternative version of ‘Heartbeat’ that featured on the Japan only “Individual Beauty” LP of 2018 (also compiled by Shimizu).
Tracks from local boys R-A-G, (Aroy Dee, Ma Spaventi & G-String) and solo work from Ma Spaventi. Nostalgic to the bone- going deep on the Acid House, Italo and Chi-town flavours.
Byron The Aquarius is no stranger to true music fans. Early 2020 he gathered his friend musicians in Atlanta for a few day session at Patchwerk Studios under Jeff Mills’ supervision. The result is a fantastic mix between Soulful House and Jazz Music with a touch of Blues.
“The overall goal was to create something that bared the traits and signs that would catch the attention of a music lover. Someone that has danced themselves into a relationship with music that is unconditional and undeniable”. – Jeff Mills
A various artist ep with electro, acid and techno by by Rennie Foster, Type-303, Drvg Culture, Iron Blu, Bad Outfit and Perseus Traxx.
Qnete is back with four sublime works of house music tinged with a drop of acid and a gentle touch of electro giving you pieces of his mind, body and soul.
After blessing a special intimate Utopia Records dance in a North London loft with his iconic romantic and deep Italian House sound, pioneer Carlo Troja aka Don Carlos returned to Milan and sent the music to launch Alex Bradley’s new ‘Utopia Club Tracks’ dance music sub-label.
The Hivern split series was born as a platform for club-ready tracks that don’t require a broader sonic context to express themselves. It’s also as a way of generating an unplanned dialogue between artists in the label’s orbit, connecting the dots amid them in spontaneous and almost unconscious ways. The third installment of the series brings together Beesmunt Soundsystem and Cooper Saver. Their two tracks share a similar approach, deconstructing ethereal sounds over dark rhythmic foundations to reach the same kind of narcotic transcendence.