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John Frusciante - Foregrow (rsd 2016 Item)

Feb 24, 2016

 John Frusciante's Foregrow doesn't sound like any Acid Test record, or any record, that's come before it. After the unlikely alliance between the Los Angeles label and the iconoclastic Venice, CA musician on Trickfinger, all bets are off. This one's truly a passage through night. Frusciante's using elements of John Carpenter's eternal scores, the drum programming DNA of jungle and footwork, and yes, a Roland TB-303, all slowed down to a crawl. Foregrow is a lurching, lysergic beauty which offers glimpses of his platinum pop instincts, but only behind the veil of true

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Dani Siciliano - Dani Siciliano

Feb 2, 2016

 Dani Siciliano’s latest album is self-titled for a reason; it represents a personal statement crafted by Dani’s own hand - feeding off her accomplished past in experimental pop and electronica and reaching to new tones and timbres in a celebration of musical liberation. Culminating eight years of songwriting, production research and sonic exploration, Circus Company is proud to present Dani Siciliano’s third solo album. Following her two previous solo LPs Likes…(2004) and Slappers(2007), Dani decided to focus on crafting as much of the album by herself as

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L_ - The Outisder

Feb 2, 2016

 L_ is the moniker of the Brazilian producer and sound artist Luis Fernando. Having released his debut album »Love Is Hell« in 2014 through the Berlin-based ANTIME imprint, he also received attention with a slew of remixes and contributed to several compilations, most notably »Hy Brazil Vol. 7« which was hand-selected by Chico Dub, one of the most important figures in the Brazilian electronic music scene. In 2015, ˆL_ embarked on a successful, two-week long Germany tour with his ANTIME label mate AAAA and released the more dancefloor-orientated EP »The

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Strategy - Information Pollution

Feb 2, 2016

 Like some ingenious combination of John Cage’s chance operations and the numbers station data stream captured on The Conet Project, Strategy’s new album immerses listeners in baffling sonic waters. It’s a riveting work that converts the enigmatic effluvia of shortwave and dispatch radio chatter into thrumming, staticriddled clouds of ambience. An undercurrent of unease wafts through Information Pollution’s four lengthy tracks, as barely audible molecules of aural junk never meant for public consumption get repurposed into an unsettling strain of inverted

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Kalipo - Wanderer

Feb 2, 2016

 Jakob Häglsperger AKA Kalipo is a busy man. Operating as one third of German electro-punk band Frittenbude, his solo alias was brought to life in 2014 with debut album “Yaruto", released on experimental label Antime Records. The multi-faceted producer now returns to Audiolith with the “Wanderer EP", after having released the gorgeous “Mäusemarsch” this summer on the label’s electronic-focused Stiff Little Spinners compilation series. “Wanderer “is a restless record which sees Kalipo work his way through the deeper

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Nuel - Hyperboreal

Feb 2, 2016

 Italian DJ and producer Manuel Fogliata hasn’t released a lot of records over the last ten years, but the few he has put out have always been worth tracking down. Perhaps best known for his work alongside Donato Dozzy in creating the much sought-after Aquaplano records at the tail end of the last decade, Nuel’s solo outings have been just as consistent and just as impressive. Whether taking on metallic electro or syrupy, bass-heavy ambience, Nuel’s attention to detail and his keen ear for a groove has made each release something to treasure. Nuel’s only

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October 11th
  1. EXCLMER Studio Barnhus T-shirt — “Burgundy White Print On Front Size Xxl” STUDIO BARNHUS
December 31st
  1. EXCL1CD Apes & Horses — “Echo (mini Cd)” BECAUSE
July 15th
  1. EXCL12"J Alex Agore — “Sentimental Ep, 2016 Repress” TENDERPARK
July 1st
  1. EXCLXLPB Up-tight — “S/t Limited Lp Re Issue” DESASTRE
June 24th
  1. EXCL1CDA D.r. Hooker — “The Truth (cd)” VEALS & GEEKS RECORDS
  2. EXCLXLPB D.r. Hooker — “The Truth (180g Vinyl Lp)” VEALS & GEEKS RECORDS
June 10th
  1. EXCL12"P Carlos Nilmmns — “Midnight Chronicles Ep” ORNAMENTS
  2. EXCL12"J Farceb — “Signals From Space” MINDTRIP
  3. EXCL1CDA Chevalrex — “Futurisme (cd)” VIETNAM / BECAUSE MUSIC
  4. EXCLXLPC Chevalrex — “Futurisme (lp Gatefold+cd)” VIETNAM / BECAUSE MUSIC
  5. EXCL12"R P-mateo — “Orakel-x-files 3 (vinyl Only)” DIE ORAKEL
  6. EXCL1LPD Dani Siciliano — “Dani Siciliano” CIRCUS COMPANY
  7. EXCL1CDA Dani Siciliano — “Dani Siciliano” CIRCUS COMPANY
June 3rd
  1. EXCL12"K Mr. G — “Temasek” MIDNIGHT SHIFT
  2. EXCL12"J Ian Pooley — “Turakina Ep” POOLED

Media and DJ comments

A Sagittariun — “Elasticity” on ELASTIC DREAMS

DJ: “Nick Hoppner (Panorama Bar) - Looking forward to checking this out thoroughly Ryan Elliot – Excellent LP JoeFarr (Turbo) – Lovely LP, really well crafted Maya Jane Coles – Great stuff, look forward to having a proper listen Ed Davenport – A proper trip indeed, love the opening track with its positive vibes, and the quality is upheld throughout Nemone (BBC 6 Music) – OMG! This is so good, great work from A Sagittariun dOP (Circus Company) – Great music Paul Woolford – Killer stuff, looking forward to taking some time with this and so good to see it come to fruition Randomer – Feeling ‘Naming Of The Names’ and ‘Chapter & Verse Dan Curtin - Composition ♐ and Slowdive sounding particulary lovely Lo Shea – Really liking ‘Naming Of The Names’ James Preiestly (Secretsundaze) – Sounding classy as ever Objekt (Tresor) – On good form ”

Online:: “Resident Advisor - B Traits (BBC Radio 1) – Airplay Futureboogie (KMAH Radio) - Ethyl & Flori (KMAH Radio) - Lo Shea (KMAH Radio) - ”

Gary Gritness — “The Sugar Cane Chronicles” on HYPERCOLOUR

DJ: “Axel Boman – Top! Smooth & great Chris Duckenfield (SWAG) – Really strong EP, GG hits again! Josh Wink (Ovum) – Deep, Detroit tech house here, nice music Jimpster (Freerange) – Absolute belter of an EP, raw yet musical with tone of attitude and really fat production Bwana (Aus Music) – Really lovely, so funky! Charles Webster (Miso) – Really nice deep retro vibes here Brett Johnson (Classic) – Working Girls is sick, taking me back to my youth, Loose Ends on acid Tensnake (Defected) – this is awesome, all killer Basic Soul Unit – Dope, love them all Phillipe Zdar (Cassius) - I love this, really cool Mark Henning (Soma) – Fantastic stuff Lando (Ultramajik) – Damn, the funk is strong! The Revenge (Z Records) – Such a fresh record, love it Radio Slave – nice gear! Gene Farris (Relief) – good stuff! Friend Within – this is well funky Tom (Groove Armada) – Lovely stuff, reminds me of Metro Area NYC disco, bang on! Chateau Flight (Versatile) – Really cool funky stuff Jim Baron (Crazy P) – Really heavy, love the production Gary Todd (BPitch) – awesome! Nightmares On Wax (Ninja) – Working Girls is the one for me, support!”

Kaspar — “Sisyphean Rage, Kirk Degiorgio Remix” on MIDNIGHT SHIFT

DJ: “Scuba great thanks beats in space US - Tim Sweeney Kirk Degiorgio Instrumental Remix for me! The Black Dog Will give these a spin. George FitzGerald Ravisher is really nice Shadow Child the inst remix is nice.. like the ep. Joris Voorn Amazing mix by DeGiorgio! Ripperton Really into both Degiorgio mixes, great vibes and depth. Thank you!”

Josh Wink — “Denial, Luke Slater Rmxs” on OVUM

DJ: “Dubfire “This is absolutely rocking!” Truncate - "KILLER remixes from Luke!!” Peter Van Hoesen - "Liking both mixes, but i'm totally in love with the LB Corp. Did a little edit already.” Boddika - "Yeah been waiting to get these mate. Slater has been on fire the last few years, i’ll be hammering these. Nice one.” Erol Alkan - "Yeah,'m liking both of these mixes. Thanks for sending!” Adam Beyer "The LB Dub Corp mix is the pick for me here. Support!” Tommy Four Seven "A big YES from me on both of these!!” Mark Broom "Denial (P.A.S) = MONSTER. . . Proper shit!.Denial(LB) = MONSTER. . . Proper Shit!..Both mixes are top notch & if this was my label i'd be a happy human!!!.” Sigha - "These are totally killer... Will definitely be playing both. Thanks for the hook up man.” Mike Dehnert - "Thanks for this, wow, excellent and heavy Rotation. Perfect for my set's." ”

Randweg — “Meanderlust” on FUNKEN

PRESS: “Lowdown: Their second album „Meanderlust“ (on Funken) will hit the stores this Friday and will be another genre breaker. oder kurz: another genre braker oder: (Randweg) fuses electronica with the sound of the clarinet, that often sounds more elctronic than you would ever expect, doing a flirt with the dancefloor. westzeit: 10 leuchtende Perlen instrumentaler Schönheit Blu/Hinnerk: Wahrlich womöglich eines der besten „Elektro“-Chill-out-Werke 2016. Freshguide: Wohlfühlmusik mit experimentellem Kern Groove: Das Duo (verfolgt) einen kammermusikalischen Ansatz - irgendwo zwischen Elektrinik, zeitgenössischem Jazz und Postrock. oder Kraut? Post-Rock? Freundlichkeits-Psychedelik? Alles ein bisschen, vor allem aber Randweg. ”

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