AKSK – Things We Do [RBINC006LP]

AKSK is the collaborative effort of Adda Kaleh and Suzanne Kraft. Recorded over the course of almost seven years and despite local separation or virtual realities, it sums up the magic that already inhered in their debut song „Breaking“ for Gerd Janson’s „Musik for Autobahns“ compilation on Rush Hour. An eight track LP of crystalline chansons and pastels pop that features the skills of The Coober Pedy University Band aka CPUB (Tornado Wallace and William Paxton) on dub duties to complete the magical musical mysteries of AKSK.

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AKSK – Things We Do [RBINC006LP]

VA – Nothing Matters When We Are Dancing Vol 10: Garden [CDA010Y/GARDEN]

Discodromo present a three-vinyl compilation to celebrate the tenth birthday of their Berlin party CockTail d’Amore. The compilation features the sound that best envisions the party and its evolution throughout its first decade. This installment features the sound of the Garden and its kaleidoscopic surges. Tornado Wallace’s contribution is a fetishized Italo-High-Energy adventure. On the same side the breaks of Greenvision’s Sleeping Bag In New York conjure a clubber’s hallucinations on a Sunday afternoon. Bell Towers and Bon Voyage nostalgically cover the flip side. The former with synth pop inspired ode to the this special dance-floor and the latter with a classic cosmic emotional composition.

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VA – Nothing Matters When We Are Dancing Vol 10: Garden [CDA010Y/GARDEN]

Warp Factor 9 – The Atmospherian [ESP056]

Warp Factor 9 is a one-off project by John and Russell Kilby of esoteric post-rock bands The Crystal Set and Bhagavad Guitars respectively. The Atmospherian originally appeared on their self-released 1993 album Five Days In A Photon Belt. Carpentaria made an edit of the track linearly and replayed certain elements from scratch along with some re-recorded vocals from John. During this process, Tamas and Paul generated elements that would subsequently be used for a remix by fellow Aussie producer and prodigy Tornado Wallace.

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Warp Factor 9 – The Atmospherian [ESP056]

Tornado Wallace – Kangaroo Ground / Ferntree Gully [BIS018]

Australia’s one-man storm of tropical funk Tornado Wallace returns to Beats In Space Records with the acid-flecked two-tracker, Kangaroo Ground / Ferntree Gully. “Kangaroo Ground” shares the buoyancy of its spirit animal namesake, but grinds in high-gear with a shredded 303 line and monstrous groove more akin to a possessed croc. The record’s flip, “Ferntree Gully,” sheds its scaly acid skin for softer sines and sirens signaling Italo productions past and built to last.

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Tornado Wallace – Kangaroo Ground / Ferntree Gully [BIS018]

Tornado Wallace – Thinking Allowed (Remixes) [ESP015B]

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Tornado Wallace’s massive “Thinking Allowed” EP gets a nice re-rub! Side A brings mysterious bella, Nina Amnesia, on board for a crispy 909 workout of “Bit 1” — a  nice float on the breeze, ready for Summer! On side B, Pharaohs do what they do best, adding warmth and live instrumentation to the title track while losing the original vocal altogether — a welcome transformation.

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Tornado Wallace – Thinking Allowed (Remixes) [ESP015B]

Tornado Wallace – Thinking Allowed EP [ESP015]

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Tornado Wallace with a new EP on ESP Institute. Tree killer tunes from starting with “BIT 1”, a hypnotic groove with a deep bass and slow arpeggiated synths. “Cloud Country” follows with a space-like electro vibe while the title track on the flip opts for a sweet atmospheric feel and more outer space attitude.

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Tornado Wallace – Thinking Allowed EP [ESP015]

Tornado Wallace – Always Twirling [DOG013]

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“Always Twirling” spins into action with driving 16th note hats, compressed pads and soaring strings. 808 snare fills rattle throughout and a warm, dubby bassline provides the speaker-troubling low end. “Twirl And The Beanstalk” goes for a more heads down, bare beats and bass approach resulting in an intense, floor friendly track that grooves extra hard. Finally, we have “Whispering Twirl”, a sumptuous slice of mid-tempo deepness with a hint of boogie and a dash of soul.

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Tornado Wallace – Always Twirling [DOG013]