Detroit-Chicago collaboration. Deep basslines, filthy chords & swinging drums on both tracks off this onesider.
Sistrum welcomes music legend Alton Miller to the fold for release number thirty three. For “All The Little Things,” Alton lays it down in fine form and enlists the incomparable vocal talents of Ree to bring the soulful vibrations as only he can.
Patrice Scott returns to home base with a fresh trio of sonic delicacies for the Sistrum faithful. Bringing his signature depth of sound yet infusing a sense of funk, Patrice lays it out proper, as always.
Sistrum welcomes Aleqs Notal to the family with Ascending Nodes. Arriving as yet another unique thread in the ever-expanding fabric of the Sistrum sonic tapestry, the EP is a statement on deep, warm vibrations for those in search of soul cleansing sounds. Listen often, listen loud and dance abundantly…
Sistrum welcomes the second installment in the Genesis Tracks series, bringing together four special cuts from Patrice Scott, Reggie Dokes, Eric Cloutier and Kai Alce. Label head, Patrice Scott opens the EP right – setting the tone with a smooth excursion into lush chord stabs and deep, low end vibrations. Vintage strings ride high, while tinkling jazz keys dance amongst the waveforms, making for yet another future classic in the Sistrum lineage. Mr. Reggie Dokes offers up nothing less than a baptism by sound for his contribution, going deep with reverberant rhythms and crisp synth work, crafting an interstellar afro journey of the highest order. Keeping the quality at its highest, Eric Cloutier’s entry is a deep, techy mover – designed to lock the dancefloor into a hypnotic state. Drifting strings provide the foundation for highly modulated, gritty chord stabs to lead the way through the darkest of dancefloors. Kai Alce rounds out the EP in fine form – stripping things back to the essentials. ‘Jelly’ is raw, bouncy goodness, simply put. The filtered down acid-esque bassline is nothing short of a call to movement for all believers in the authentic sounds of house music.
Label head, Patrice Scott returns to the controls for his next offering of sonic impressionism. The Detroit Upright EP features two choice cuts of pure soul. Patrice’s musical foundation was laid and developed in Detroit and the inspiration continues to this day.
Sistrum looks outward for release #25, summoning the talents of Bacanito, Giovanni Randisi and Tazz under their 12 To 30 moniker. The Orchestral Dimensions EP is a welcome addition to the Sistrum catalog, sitting comfortably within the sonic palette of the label whilst offering a unique take on deep electronic music. Raw, authentic, underground sounds to keep the Sistrum tradition moving ever-forward.
Patrice Scott presents his first full length artist album: Euphonium, The Album. Encapsulating the essence of the Sistrum sound, Euphonium, The Album sees Patrice offering up 9 tracks cut from the same cloth as his previous work for the label – sublime and evolved with depth and authenticity as only he can convey. Without a doubt, it is the modern sound of deepest Detroit.
Patrice Scott and Chris Mitchell are back at it under their Modular One moniker. Segue One sees the duo pushing forward on their thematic journey into deep, interstellar techno. Adding to the fire, UK deep techno maestro, Aubrey blesses the EP with a remix crafted in his signature textural style.
Since the label’s inception, Sistrum has kept an ear to the future while always keeping its roots firmly planted in the rich musical heritage of early house and techno – raw, real & unfathomably deep. In keeping with this ethos, Sistrum proudly presents a true Chicago original, Mr. Brian Harden. Three classic, late ‘90s cuts are brought together for a new generation of music lovers to enjoy, never before available as a 12” release.
Providing a glimpse of great things to come, Patrice Scott offers up the Euphonium EP – a sampler for his highly anticipated full-length album entitled Euphonium, due in Fall 2014. All untitled, each track is a reward unto itself. Patrice’s hypnotic, evolving patterns and textures dance amidst the recesses of your mind, inspiring both movement and introspection. Enjoy the signature sounds and keep your ears to the ground.
Sistrum ventures ever deeper into the cold, dark nights of winter, conjuring the hidden warmth that lies within each waveform. Genesis Tracks showcases a collection of deep techno talents who aren’t afraid to stand their ground for purity of sound – featuring Modular One (Patrice Scott and Chris Mitchell), Johannes Volk, Marco Zenker, and Sharif Anderson.
Sistrum label boss, Patrice Scott, mans the controls once again to bring forth another top shelf two-tracker in his signature style. Quality, raw simplicity, soul – Into the hypnotic depths we go…
Sistrum proudly welcomes the return of Mr. Kosta Athanassiadis, aka XDB, back to the fold with the deep, hypnotic electronics of the Frocks EP. This three track EP features Patrice Scott on remix duties. This is another quality installment in the revered Sistrum catalog.
Sistrum moves further into the exploration of modern electronic music with the 2nd installment of the Aphotic Segments series. Chris Mitchell opens the EP with a driving, minimal builder- “Brisk City.” Tony Ollivierra is warmly welcomed to Sistrum for this project and “Prophetic Light” lives up to everything we had hoped to hear from him. Patrice Scott commandeers the B-side with “M.F.D.T” – and for good reason – this tune needs a full-side vinyl cut to transmit the hefty, growling bassline on display. Listeners are further treated to an intergalactic journey of swirling soundscapes and mind-tingling synth pulsations.
Patrice Scott kicks off the 2012 release schedule in proper fashion with the Orbital Bliss EP – Keeping the Sistrum sound true and setting the tone for another year of quality output. We are treated to cool, smooth, futuristic cuts that pay tribute to the wonders of the cosmos. As always, the sounds are carefully crafted and slowly evolving, treating the listener to a refined palette of rhythm and melody.
Imugem Orihasam offers a deep and introspective ep, continuing the Sistrum tradition of quality underground techno sounds for the true appreciators. Classic rhythm sections and deep synth textures driving you into hypnotic territory. Featuring a Patrice Scott edit.
Patrice Scott’s ”Analog Dreams” has rise again, refreshed, in the form of a remix project. Knowing the mixes had to be special while maintaining the authenticity of the original, Patrice tapped two of the worlds finest electronic craftsmen for the honor, both hailing from Germany – XDB and Johannes Volk. These talented artists bring forth just enough vibe from the original mix and offer their own unique interpretations, which are sure to delight those with a tasteful ear.