wordandsound → what people play

You have found the source of “what people play™”. Wordandsound is one of the leading distributors & exporters of quality house, techno, electronic and all other sorts of dance music.

Located in Hamburg, Germany in the northern-centre part of Europe we are able to serve most parts of the world in very short time. To the EU even in just 1-3 days.

Momentarily, we are only able to serve business customers (b2b), but our website is meant as a service for everybody. Please feel free to browse around.

If you have a business and would like to buy records from us, please fill out this short form and you will receive your password in no time.

User ID Password Remember?
 Go here if you lost your password

Acid Bowie - Acid Bowie (Vinyl only LP)

Jan 8, 2018
AB01Ziggy Stardust’s yet unheard instrumental album after he returned from a trip on his Gemini spaceship.
Read the whole story

Arnaud Rebotini - 120 BPM - Original Soundtrack LP

Dec 15, 2017

bec5543195 House music broke through in 1987, at the same time when AIDS arrived in France with the first contamination peak in gay and drug addict circles. In 1989, the founders of Act-Up Paris knew that both the fight against AIDS and triumphant house music should be joined together. Tracklist: VINYL SIDE A A1. 120 Battements Par Minute A2. Premiers Battements A3. Sean & Nathan la Nuit A4. Meltonpharm A5. Jeremie est Mort du Sida A6. Pride A7. La Parade SIDE B B1. Smalltown Boy (Arnaud Rebotini Remix) B2. Le Scanner B3. Le Premier Club B4. AZT DDI DDC B5. Le Pont B6. Sean & Nathan

Read the whole story

Prins Thomas - Prins Thomas 5 (Gold Print,BPInner,2LP+ WAV+MP3) - New 2017 Album -

Nov 29, 2017 ptm001After the slightly more conceptual "Principe del Norte"album, "5" takes two steps forward and one step back
collecting a batch of tracks that was recorded right after it's preceder and in tandem with the recent "Square One"album with Bjørn Torske.
A "freedom"album of sorts, beyond the slightly misleading album opener "Here comes the band" there's a variety in these tracks tracing inspiration from 35 years (unhealthy)obsession with all things "good music" played enthusiastically.
"5" also marks
Read the whole story

Wolfgang Tillmans - Hamburg Süd/ Nee Iyaow Eow Eow (Kunstverein In Hamburg 2017)

Nov 22, 2017 fragile05CD includes a 35-minute sound installation audio piece, in DVD case, 48-page booklet. Publication is being released as part of the exhibition: Wolfgang Tillmans: There were 30 years between 1943 and 1973. 30 years from 1973 was the year 2003 at Kunstverein in Hamburg from 23 September to 12 November 2017. Recordings, sleeve and booklet by Wolfgang Tillmans. Tracklist: Tracklist: Hamburg Süd / Nee IYaow eow eow 1 Hamburg Süd part 1 2 MMMMM aah 3 Hamburg Süd part 2 4 HaHaHaHa 5 Hamburg Süd part 3 6 Nee IYaow eow eow 7 Hamburg Süd part 4 8Read the whole story

KUF - Universe

Nov 22, 2017 MACROM55LPKUF create emotion-laden dialogues across layers of time and dimensions of sound. Voices recorded in private are chopped up and brought out center-stage to sing with beats hammered out right here and now. Glowing synths push forward. Basslines rise to grab the melodic role of a track while a vowel is truncated and locked into a grid, driving the rhythm. Voices move within the frame of a sample, performed by hands pushing keys, guided by the ear, immersed in a trio session’s deep flow… A vortex of quirky hands, responsive ears and glowing circuits. Since Thomas A.Read the whole story

Extrawelt - Fear Of An Extra Planet

Oct 24, 2017 corlp041EXTRAWELT are back! Although in fairness, they were never gone. On the contrary, since their first release on James Holden’s Border Community Label dropped in 2005, Arne Schaffhausen and Wayan Raabe have been responsible for a plethora of classics including “Schöne Neue Extrawelt” and “In Aufruhr", their two seminal albums on Cocoon Recordings. The duo are one of the most booked live acts worldwide, commanding a huge fan base. Their performances are the stuff of legend, making them the absolute highlight at every club and festival they play. SoRead the whole story


October 11th
  1. EXCLMER Studio Barnhus T-shirt — “Burgundy White Print On Front Size Xxl” STUDIO BARNHUS
March 23rd
  1. EXCL1CDA Jacob Bellens — “Trail Of Intuition” HFN MUSIC
  2. EXCL1LPD Jacob Bellens — “Trail Of Intuition (1lp+ Dl+ Lyrics Shee” HFN MUSIC
  3. EXCL12IM Dj Hell — “Hell ärgere Dich Nicht (jeff Mills/dave” INTERNATIONAL DEEJAY GIGOLO RECORDS
March 9th
  1. EXCL12"P Conny Frischauf — “Effekt & Emotion” INTERNATIONAL MAJOR LABEL
  2. EXCL12"P Loure — “Smooth Talk Ep (incl. Saine Remix)” APPAREL MUSIC
  3. EXCL1LP Stimming X Lambert — “Exodus (mini Lp,180g,+ Mp3)” KRYPTOX
March 2nd
  1. EXCL12"P Nachtbraker — “Small Towel People” QUARTET SERIES
  2. EXCL12"J The Sabres Of Paradise — “Lick Wid Nit Nit, A Sagittariun Rmxs” ELASTIC DREAMS
February 23rd
  1. EXCL12IK V.a. (floorplan, Gerd, Juxta Position, P — “Inside Out Ep1 (compiled By Will Saul)” AUS MUSIC
  2. EXCL12"J Francis Harris — “Minor Forms, Valentino Mora Rmxs” SCISSOR AND THREAD
  3. EXCL12IK Avon Blume — “Slowly Diving Ep” ONLOOP
  4. EXCL1CDA Wankelmut — “Wankelmoods Vol. 3” POESIE MUSIC / GET PHYSICAL MUSIC
  5. EXCL12IK Taraval — “No Coast Ep” HYPERCOLOUR
  6. EXCL1LPD Trux — “Orbiter Lp” AVENUE 66

Media and DJ comments

Yoshinori Hayashi — “Uncountable Set” on DISCO HALAL

Benedikt Frey: “a2 & b2 for me, great wobbly music”

Show B: “I do like Chember. thx.”

The Golden Filter: “great! nice! x”

She's Drunk — “Subclubsciously” on THROUGH MY SPEAKERS

Adam Port: “Sounds dope! Thanks!”

Amy Becker (Radar Radio): “love x”

Ben Mono: “Huge EP, full support.”

James (Roska Kicks & Snares): “Really feeling these. Will support!”

Jay (Various, Sounds Supreme P: ““Fire riddims all over this fav! Dancing doubts.” ”

Motive (NTS Radio & Radar Radi: “Very Vibey!”

Om Unit: “Amadota thoooo”

Raoul (FluxFM): “Powerful bass music”

Reznik (Keinemusik Manager): “very dope ep!”

Robot Koch: “dig it!”


Simbad: “FUCK YEAH !!!!!”

Kuf — “Universe” on MACRO

DJ / Laurent Garnier: “I've been listening to a lot of new albums, but this is THE ONE for me. Absolutely FANTASTIC. Whaouuuu!”

VIDEO/Kuf-Liveset 'Universe':

Kuf — “Universe” on MACRO

DJ / Laurent Garnier: “I've been listening to a lot of new albums, but this is THE ONE for me. Absolutely FANTASTIC. Whaouuuu!”

Yaleesa Hall X Malin — “Artin Brown Cahen Ep/ Zenker Brothers Rm” on HYPERCOLOUR

DJ: “Ben Klock – Very good EP, I Like! Artin and Brown for me Ben Sims – Artin (Original) is my fave, solid EP Mark Broom – Artin (Original) is the one! Pangea (Hessle Audio) – Great bounce to these ones Cosmin TRG – Wicked grooves Maya Jane Coles – Artin (Origina) is killer! James Zabiela – Zenker Brothers remix is a jam Dan Curtin – Great release, all these tracks are cool Franklin De Costa – Fantastic EP, Artin is my fave Mr. Tophat & Art Alfie – Brilliant EP! Laurent Garnier – Love this release, full support Norman Nodge (Berghain) – Proper rhythm tracks Sebastian Voight – Killer Axel Boman – Super duper! Second Storey (Houdstooth) – Tidy job! ASOK – Original and Zenker Remix for me Hodge (Livity Sound) – Solid! Johanna Knutsson – This is the type of groovy techno I am always looking for, plus that remix from Zenkers is incredible! Ambivalent (Ovum) – Yes, this is my shit!!! ”

New releases


released Friday Jan 19, 2018

Sign in for Excel, PDF + Podcast— or —Browse with reviews + pics

Download plug-ins

If you are using a Mozilla based browser such as Firefox, Netscape, etc., click below to install the wordandsound.net search plugin for easy searching on wordandsound.net.

Get the wordandsound.net search plugin

Latest news

ACR004My MedicineJasen Loveland
Acid Camp Records
AUS123Little Love Ep, Tee Mango, Floorplan RmxPrimitive Trust
Aus Music
AUS124Inside Out Ep1 (compiled By Will Saul)V.a. (floorplan, Gerd, Juxta Position, P
Aus Music
BEC5543272Amicalement VôtreGuizmo
Because Music
BEC5546840A Vos Amours (cd)Adrienne Pauly
Choï Music / Because Music
CADENZA116Pica PicaFausto Messina
CITYLOW90000006Keep On (jef K & Mikael Weill Remix)F.t.g & Siyah Kuma Pres. Analog Inside
CORRESPONDANT62Magnetic FieldHinode
DIRT109Foresight Prevents Blindness Ep (nachtbrSekou Babe
Dirt Crew
ED103KheopsSabrina & Samantha
Ed Banger
EDREAMS016Lick Wid Nit Nit, A Sagittariun RmxsThe Sabres Of Paradise
Elastic Dreams
ESCP003Ultraviolet FlightKa§sper
FAUXPAS025Vague Memories 2 (34:35 Time Mini Lp)Irrelevant
Fauxpas Musik
FRAGILE06Heute Will Ich Frei Sein EpWolfgang Tillmans
GIANT011Low Jam Ep (incl. - Sascha Dive - GrantMariusz Kryska
Giant Records
HFN80CDTrail Of IntuitionJacob Bellens
HFN Music
HFN80LPTrail Of Intuition (1lp+ Dl+ Lyrics SheeJacob Bellens
HFN Music
HOME005Bilderna Bakom EpMarcus Henriksson Med O.chelly & A. Rose
Home Records
HYPE068Three Rooms EpFalty Dl
IML007Jack Of All TradesGiuseppe Leonardi
International Major Label
META58Node 46Seba
METHPLA26Ice Cold EpDetboi
MLTD091Positive ContributionHamid, Octad, Dhaze & Phiorio, Gabriele
Metroline Limited
MNBN04Slither EpToma Kami
Man Band
MT-002Themes From My Future Self(180gr, ltd 300Marlon Hoffstadt
Midnight Themes
OMEGA001Dialect (12” Vinyl-only, Limited Run)Jeff Blank
Omega Capricorni
OVM292Nova EpMathias Kaden
PAR020Bad SummerAvatism
QST002Small Towel PeopleNachtbraker
Quartet Series
SAPIENS006Vol.1Sapiens Beasts
SAPIENSTALKS002JacquesSapiens Talks Vol. 2
SCJ003Slam City Jams Vol. 1Various Artists
Slam City Jams
TA007Blueprint EpMerv
Taped Artifact
VA072Ararapira Jazz, Spacetrabel Rmx / VinylCesare Vs Disorder