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youAND:THEMACHINES presents Behind LP Reshaped

Apr 16, 2014 orn029"A year after the release of his ‘Behind’ LP youAND:THEMACHINES presents ‘Behind’ LP Reshaped - an opulent collection of selected edits, interpretations and remixes courtesy of a prestigious roster of distinguished producers including Matthew Herbert, Steve Bug, XDB, Boo Williams, Sascha Dive, Legowelt, Marko Fürstenberg & Luke Hess and Basic Soul Unit amongst many more.
youAND:THEMACHINES is the solo moniker of Martin Müller - one half of the Berlin based luminaries youANDme who have enjoyed success through official works for the likes ofRead the whole story

VTGNIKE on Nicolas Jaar's very own Other People label

Feb 14, 2014



Nicolas Jaar´s very own Other People label returns with yet another discovery from their artist roster

This time it´s a Juke by mysterious russian producer VTGNIKE,
pronounced Vintage Nike.

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Lucy's Churches Schools and Guns album on Stroboscopic Artefacts

Feb 14, 2014



Churches Schools and Guns. A provocative name for a provocative album of techno from one of the genre’s most consistently intriguing producers, Lucy. This, his second solo album, pushes forward from his debut full-length, 2011’s Wordplay for Working Bees, and firmly establishes him in a league of his own.

Over the past few years Lucy’s label, Stroboscopic Artefacts, has became a watchword for techno’s vanguard – providing a platform for new artists pushing at the genre’s boundaries and a harbor for some of the most experimental work

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Planningtorock's new album All Love s Legal

Feb 14, 2014 hl004Disruption and interference aren’t words you ordinarily associate with pop or dance music, but Planningtorock is on a mission to unseat all norms. On her new album All Love’s Legal, she leaves you in no doubt as to the seriousness of her vision of transnational gender equality. Surprisingly, given that Western dance music is born out of black, queer music, it rarely touches upon these themes, but All Love’s Legal is a refreshingly direct statement of political intent. Read the whole story

Storming Heaven, new album by Echologist on Prologue

Dec 3, 2013
prglp005A diamond in the rough. Echologist aka Brendon Moeller is undoubtedly one of the most hardest working Techno artists around the globe and has left a prolific trademark in the electronic music world. His 10th album, Stroming Heaving“ floods us with deep emotions and a unique sound experience. Prologue is always looking for new directions of electronic music and  we feel strongly that this album fulfills the Label´s pursuit in a extremely exciting way. It will be treasured for years to come. This is music to immerse oneself in and explore sonic depths and worlds of synthetic
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Upon You Diary No. 3 compiled & mixed by The Cheapers

Dec 3, 2013
uycd004The "Diary", an Upon You Compilation, is the third of its kind and presented as a retrospective. Featured are a collective of ancestral artists like Marco Resmann, Onno, Magit Cacoon or Gunnar Stiller, as well as external ones like Chris Wood & Meat, Alland Byallo, Canson, Skinnerbox, Madmotormiquel und Ante Perry.
Compiled by The Cheapers who gave their track "Memories" for this project which is also the name giving track of the CD. The two have been collecting exclusive tracks from Upon You artist as well as friends to create an assembly that covers the colorful
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June 16th
  1. EXCL2LPE Dave Aju — “Black Frames” CIRCUS COMPANY
  2. EXCL1CDA Dave Aju — “Black Frames” CIRCUS COMPANY
May 30th
  1. EXCL1CDA Niko Schwind — “Grippin' World” STIL VOR TALENT
May 26th
  3. EXCL1CDA Kabale Und Liebe — “Realitivity” SOWESO
  4. EXCL3LPD Kabale Und Liebe — “Realitivity” SOWESO
  5. EXCL2LPF El_txef_a — “We Walked Home Together” FIAKUN
  6. EXCL1CDA El_txef_a — “We Walked Home Together” FIAKUN
  7. EXCL2CDA 10 Years Of Full Pupp — “Selected, Edited, Mixed By Prins Thomas” FULL PUPP
  8. EXCL1CDA Elektro Guzzi — “Observatory” MACRO
  9. EXCL2LPF Elektro Guzzi — “Observatory” MACRO
  10. EXCL1LPC Giana Factory — “Lemon Moon (lp+ Download)” QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
  11. EXCL1CD Giana Factory — “Lemon Moon (produced By Trentemoller)” QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
  12. EXCL1CDA Watergate 16 — “La Fleur” WATERGATE RECORDS

Media and DJ comments

Jonas Kopp — “Starbust Ep” on CLR

DJ: “Danny Tenaglia thanks!!! Dave Clarke Superb EP, tough to choose any track , all good Dvs1 drummo for me! thanks! John Selway he's doing it right Oscar Mulero Drumno works for me. Will play. thx! Peter Van Hoesen Insomniac for me. Thanks. Tommy Four Seven Massive! 2 Angel Molina as always, and as expected, full support to this Jonas release. Very into the whole ep, so, thanks very much. Benna Schneider like the both track son the bside a lot! Luke Slater full support Slam Mode Feelin' it...well done. ”

Terence Fixmer — “Psychic Part Ii Incl. Monoloc Remixes” on CLR

DJ: “Audio Injection/Truncate “Phat tracks! Thanks!” Tommy Four Seven “Sure bombs!” Ben Klock “will play psychik part 2!” Nicole Moudaber “top top !! full support from me” Norman Nodge “Heavy stuff for the right moments, thanks!” Sam Paganini “Great Release! (Monoloc rmx 0.0.1) my fav, Speedy J 22/02/2014 11:32 “Thanks! Will test.” Jerome Sydenham “A fine deep E:P . All tracks.” ”

Alberto Pascual — “Modeler Ep” on CLR

DJ: “Angel Molina nice mental techno tracks, 'Doer' my fav one at 1st listening. thanks. Axel Bartsch doer goes in the box Benna Schneider solid ep! Electric Indigo very effective techno tracks. i find sculptor and doer most interesting and will certainly play them. thank you! Gary Beck nice techno tools here! nice on alberto! 2 Joel Mull Sculptor is a nice spacey track. Big stereo hall vibes! This one is building a nice momentum for me and i can surely use it in my sets. Thank you for the Music. Joel Slam Mode Well done...feelin' it. Cole Medina thanks Joseph Capriati downloaded for Joseph Capriati. feedback to follow Pfirter Will test Doer, thanks! Arnaud Le Texier Nice release! Will play thx Berk Offset cool tracks, but there could be more ideas inside, too much known elements and structures. Brothers Vibe Thanks.. Claudio Coccoluto little bit hard for me but nice Luca Doobie brilliant and essential, doer and sculptor are my faves.. thanks ;) L Men In Trees nice 4 tracker. will play it for sure.Doer and Sculptor are my favs. ”

Dewalta & Shannon — “The Runaway Sugarcube Ep” on CYNOSURE

DJ: “Richie Hawtin - Better than plastikman Andrea Fiorito - the all ep rocks bros Konrad Black - Bombs away! Bill Patrick - nice job guys! will definitely play all of them. solid release. Mike Bryant - Capitaloid and Right Under Your Tongue are right up my alley. Perfect trippy deepness! Troy Pierce - cool e.p. right under your tongue track is sick. Franco Cinelli - Amazing Sound !!, love it all tracks :), thanks. Vincent Lemieux - Good job les Garcon. Bon travail. Merci pour la porn Markus Lindner - More Please! Orde Meikle/Slam - thanx guys - cool grooves - love these - respect Alland Byallo - Twisted and funky... brilliant. Love every single one of these jams. Radio Slave - super nice e.p...will play Capitaloid and I love "right under your tongue"... DJ Pi-GE - Great Tracks I like A side. Matthew Dekay - My two favorite people together. This is awesome! ”

Dapayk & Padberg — “Silent Fireworks, Marek Hemmann Rmx” on MO'S FERRY

DJ: “nimal Trainer: "Wow… some fantastic remixes… Marek Hemman's is amazing…" Brothers Vibe: "Fav: Silent Fireworks (Marek Hemmann Remix). Thanks!!" Darren Emerson: "Fav: Silent Fireworks (Marek Hemmann Remix). GOOD SOLID REMIXES HERE..WILL DEF. BE PLAYING SOME OF THESE OUT." Kisk: "Fav: Silent Fireworks (Marek Hemmann Remix). Awesome." Ramon Tapia: "Fav: Silent Fireworks (Marek Hemmann Remix). Great pack of mixes. Hard to choose! But my support for sure." Square Room Heroes: "Fav: Silent Fireworks (Marek Hemmann Remix). Nice pack.. thank you!!" Steve Stix: "Fav: Silent Fireworks (Marek Hemmann Remix). Great remix package!" ”

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