D’Marc Cantu – Zone 4 [SHK008]

“Zone 4 was the first project that I created as a whole idea, the creation of Zone 4 started around the time that the final track selection to A New World was taking shape. It sat for a number of years, shelved till the day that I found a label that would honor it the way I had envisioned”.

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D’Marc Cantu – Zone 4 [SHK008]

DeeKay Jones – Jones Comin’ Down [SHK007]

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For its seventh release Shaddock unearths a genre-defining piece of music overlooked by even the most thorough of crate diggers, backed by a storming Hercules & Love Affair remix. New York, New York by DeeKay Jones is an electrifying piece of hypnotic electric-disco-wave, produced in the eponymous citys concrete jungle back in 1981. Its a track that had all the potential to propel dance music forward: Relentless drum computer beats that predate techno, and even Chicago house, by years. A minimalistic synth hook that sounds more futuristic than any cutting edge dance record available at the time. And brilliantly overdubbed chants (taken from a 1970 The Last Poets album), which anticipated sample culture and should have made this an anthem. New York, New York is accompanied by two more unreleased DeeKay Jones tracks from the same era and a remix by non other then Hercules & Love Affair vs. Haze Factory.

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DeeKay Jones – Jones Comin’ Down [SHK007]

Factory Aire – B.O.Y. [SHK006]

Shaddock’s sixth outing features the young talented L.A. based artist Jeremy Berman aka Factory Aire, including remixes by two longtime companions DJ Stingray and Atom™ as well as the ominous Auxon.nThe original title – B.O.Y is an epic-futuristic track, rich in complexity and varied melodic levels subtley playing with heavy, stomping beats. DJ Stingray delivers a stunning rework with his unique, fast paced blend blurring the borders between Jungle, Electro and Bass Music while Atom™, returns to his old Acid House heights dropping a 120 bpm house killer. Auxon’s high-energy rerub puts a more modern touch to this disco-spacey crusade adding some vital sparks of trance.

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Factory Aire – B.O.Y. [SHK006]

J.T.C – Beats in Space [SHK005]

J.T.C. with a new release on Shaddock. Originally produced for Tim Sweeny’s Beats in Space radio show the title track was heard in one of J.T.C’s dj sets during a night out in Berlin and was signed to Shaddock on the spot. Heavy on the synths with a stirring bass-line and a driving 808. Stepping up for his first ever remix duty is MadTeo of Meakusma, who added his unique signature of twisted, hypnotic left-field house, aptly titling his re-work ‘Mad in Space’. On the flip J.T.C showcases his more melodic side as well as his versatility as a producer. The First Night Cycle, feat. Ellis Monk is a metabolic track clocking in at eight minutes developing over time, all the while under-laid with James T. Cottonis ceaseless heavy grooves. Love Canopy And Vessels finishes this little gem in the best Detroit/ Chicago house fashion.

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J.T.C – Beats in Space [SHK005]

Hitsafe – Acid Dreams EP [SHK001]

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This is Shaddock’s first release ‘Acid Dreams E.P.’ by the enigmatic duo Hitsafe. They have delivered a king hit with their debut, appealing to devotees of authentic house music, and launching Shaddock into the stratosphere.  Remixes from Tin Man and Isis.

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Hitsafe – Acid Dreams EP [SHK001]