After a two years hiatus, the Bucharest based label Local Records is back. They will have a relaunch party on September 30th at MNAC terrace (National Museum of Contemporary Art) stating at 7 PM. This occasion will be used also for releasing their new EP, coming from a new artist, Saluna. He will be joined by another newcomer, Droict, who is also preparing a release for Local Records and veterans Minus and Alexandru Jijian.
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Local Records preset “Silence As Beauty” a radical disc for personal rituals composed by Fierbinteanu in May 2013. It’s mainly a diary of noise recorded in the last 13 years, but contains some songs. Many audio sequences were printed on cassette tape.
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Sent from the future to save the world from a possible quasi-cosmic tragedy, the duo Casetofoane (Tape), landed in 2012 after a failure of Discobolului Temporal 5000, is forced to adjust to these times. Using electronic beats and spacial instruments to mesmerize the audience, but also as a means of communication with intergalactic posterity, these two deviants are secretly working to save the music from superficiality and hypnotizing people from these times with retro rhythms, extracted directly the time machine.
The concept of Coughy was to be an exact opposite of clinging to one particular sound or a tedious rehearsal of prior established songs. Improvisation, spontaneity, obscure cultural inﬂuences and a complete and reciprocal trust were to be the principles of this project, and a strong live visual input provided by the visual artist Color Nurse (Irina Stanciulescu). The result, often unpredictable even to the protagonists, associates freely drones and rhythms, noise and harmony, digital and analog, atmospheric and psychedelic, pop and experiment.
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Local Records present the first release by Romanians Rusu & Flore aka Khidja.”Poor Relatives” features 5 original house tracks full of synths and disco feeling.
The”Chordial” EP is made of 4 tracks covering completely different styles bearing only one common trait: warm harmonies. Mihai Dobrica has been working on it for the full past year and the russian artist Anton Zap is his inspiration.
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One thing The Model manages to do is keep people guessing. Just when you thought you’d pinned him down to some convenient pigeonhole, he somehow manages to jack-knife his way out of it. Need proof? Look no further than his latest EP, “The Principles of Modelling”.
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Despite being club oriented with touches of dub techno and deep house, this EP attempts to reach a higher, more complex and edgy musical goal: 90% of it is made using audio samples and instruments collected through a lot of years and I tried to profit from all their imperfections and limitations.
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Juggling easily with bass, glitch and synth funk reworked live, Minus has been present on the Romanian scene for the last 5 years with music ranging from Game Boy tunes to dub, hip hop, skweee or even to psychedelic improvisations along Ion. After releasing 3 EPs at the Romanian netlabel Arhiva 7 and notable performances at Red Bull Music Academy and Sonar 2010, his biggest joy is his spectacular evolution rathder than his accomplishments.
Bogdan, one of the label founders, launches the Local Records sound with a new change in style. After going through serialist music and balearic dub, he picks another hybrid – cosmic techno. 4/4 dancing with a disco heart, an album that tells a story about dancing in zero gravity.