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Rocksteady - The Roots Of Reggae (2017 Remastered)

May 18, 2017 moll16lpBrand New 2017 Recut - finally available on Vinyl for the First time. 2LP+Mp3 in full Original Coverart. The legendary movie soundstrack based out of Kingston, Jamaica in April 2008, telling the story of the original vocalists and musicians involved. The sixteenth release on the Moll-Selekta label shares its title with a wonderful film, a heartwarming homage to the golden age of rocksteady. It documents the recordings being made for this very album at the Tuff Gong studios, Kingston, Jamaica in April 2008, telling the story of the original vocalists and musicians involved.Read the whole story

Oliver Koletzki - The Arc Of Tension

May 18, 2017 svt193lpOn his sixth album, The Arc of Tension, the Berlin based DJ, label owner and producer OLIVER KOLETZKI yet again presents his remarkable vision of contemporary electronic music, while he assumes the role of a storyteller. The Arc of Tension speaks to its listener as a singular, self contained work, which communicates by way of its natural flow and arc of suspense. The latter is mirrored not only in the multifarious narrative of the actual album, but can also be understood as evidence for its creator’s long musical history. While Koletzki focussed on a diverse range ofRead the whole story

Mat Chiavaroli - No Stranger To Madness

May 18, 2017 quintesse54Following a number of exciting tunes released on the renowned Quintessentials, here comes Mat Chiavaroli’s first long-player “No Stranger To Madness". Warm Fostex tape hisses and MPC swings, the guy from the Pescara hills delivers 10 tracks for both your dancing and listening pleasure. The A- and B-side tracks are drenched in dusty funk samples, gritty chords and syncopated rhythms. In “Aroma De Mi Vida” Mat chops obscure Rhodes riffs and layering them with more elements, just like in “Whoja Vu", a heavy-sampled disco juggler very closeRead the whole story

Various Artists - Nie Wieder Streit

May 18, 2017 lhlt010For our 10th release, we put together a ten track compilation featuring new material by us and our friends titled “Nie wieder Streit”. The four sides showcase some familiar Lehult sounds as well as some unexpected surprises: Original crew members Liem, Lucky Charmz, Eddie Ness, Johan Kaseta and DJ Assam are all on board with new material, while Matthias Reiling, A Trap Jr. & DJ Slyngshot, Rainboy and Epikur also join the party. For the special occasion we wanted to compile a collection aimed at the DJs that have been buying our records and supporting the littleRead the whole story

Tim Engelhardt - Moments Of Truth

Apr 28, 2017 pfrlp36Moments Of Truth Cologne’s electronic music community keeps on giving, drawing on a dense plethora of fresh talent ready to shake up our little big grassroots industry. The latest ace up the city’s sleeve must be Tim Engelhardt, part of a new breed of incredibly versatile young producers that get their cues from all sorts of genres and listening situations, combining profound musical knowledge with intuitive playfulness and multiple perspectives on sound. In Tim’s case, we’re dealing with a solid pianist background - which becomes rather obvious in theRead the whole story

Gaiser - III

Apr 28, 2017
minus164Jon Gaiser returns with full length album ‘III’ on Minus Throughout his career, Jon Gaiser has been synonymous with forward thinking techno and sensory stimulating live audiovisual shows. Mixing up both analogue and digital recording techniques, his abstract music never fails to be both cerebral and cinematic as well as fresh and physical, never ceasing to place you right in the center of his own special universe. Since 2014’s ‘False Light’, Jon has continued to headline shows around the world, while constantly producing new material to test in his live
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October 11th
  1. EXCLMER Studio Barnhus T-shirt — “Burgundy White Print On Front Size Xxl” STUDIO BARNHUS
September 15th
  1. EXCLXLPB Hala Strana — “S/t Limited Lp Re Issue” DESASTRE
September 8th
  1. EXCL1LPD John Frusciante Presents Trickfinger — “Trickfinger Ii (lp Album)” ACID TEST
  2. EXCL1CDA John Frusciante Presents Trickfinger — “Trickfinger Ii (cd Album)” ACID TEST
August 4th
  1. EXCL12"L Dj Bwin — “Trinity” HUNDERT
July 28th
  1. EXCL12"N V/a (shaka/chordula/s.gummersbach F. Sme — “Inex Ep01” INHALE EXHALE RECORDS
  2. EXCLIM12 Maurice Moore And Family Affair Band — “Everything That Shines Ain't Gold” MELODIES INTERNATIONAL
  3. EXCL7" Disco Baby — “Disco Baby (incl.floating Points & Red” MELODIES INTERNATIONAL
  4. EXCL12"R Natureboy Flako — “Natureboy Flako” FIVE EASY PIECES
  5. EXCL12"P Detroit Swindle — “Can't Hold It Ep (incl. Willie Burns Rem” HEIST RECORDINGS
  6. EXCL12"J Dj Jes — “Between The Lines” TARDIS RECORDS
July 21st
  1. EXCL12"I Butch, Henrik Schwarz — “Watergate Remixes 01 By Jimi Jules, M. M” WATERGATE RECORDS
  2. EXCL12"J Hush & Sleep — “Mirth, Farrago, Marco Effe Rmxs” ETRURIA BEAT
  3. EXCL1CDA V/a — “Under The Radar Vol.1 (cd Compilation)” PARALLAX
  4. EXCL12"L Roger Taylor — “Two Sharp Pencils (get Bad)” MUSIC FOR FREAKS

Media and DJ comments

Patrick Vano — “Industrealized” on MOS FERRY

DJ: “Bushwacka! "Fav: Intension. Thanks - On it!" Posivision Mag: "T 1 & 3 for me!!" Tsugi Mag: "Objective for me." Patrick Zigon: "Great release, Patrick! Will play intension a looot!" Radio - 1Live: "Fav: Intension. Good one - nice bass drops." Radio - FM Bratislava (Milos Fedor): "Fav: Juice Busters. Mo's Gerry, great job!!!" Simon Beeston: "Cool clubby bangers. Play!" Slam Mode: "Favo: Objective. Feelin' it... well done." Tale Cooper: "Fav: Objective. Pretty sweet release... Support! Thx." Werner Niedermeier: "Cool EP. Juice Busters is my pick."”

Raphael Danilo Feat. George Pappos — “Strangers, Nikkname, Innellea Rmxs” on PAULS MUSIQUE / FREERIDE MILLENIUM

DJ: “XLR8R: The EP lands with an original cut, titled "Strangers," and two remixes from German pair Innellea and Cologne artist Nikkname, both of whom flip the cut into enchanting interpretations. Danilo and Pappos' original takes cues from their home area on the edges of the Greek mountain Parnassos and the ancient sanctuary of Delphi and all three cuts focus on the stunning sound design and spiritual synth work from the Greek producers. Amevicious (La dame Noir / Nein / Blindetonation / Play Pal/ The Exquisite Pai) 'Un cool single mais trop different pour intégré mon dj set' Juan Soto (Nang / Electrique) 'what a beauty thanks a lot for this Raphael and George <3 This is something to contemplate with your eyes closed and allow your mind to go away for nearly 9 minutes into a deep introspective journey... ' Duncan Gray (Tici Taci) 'I'll be giving the Innellea remix a try, thank you!' Somerville & Wilson (Hell Yeah / ISM) 'Beautiful piece of electronic music! The Original does it the most for us. S&W' Chloe (Live At Robert Johnson / BPitch Control) 'Nice Innella remix' Paul Bonomo (Snax) 'Like the original best. Nickname Remix is also sweet. Cheers.' Patrick Vidal 'Innellea remix will be nice on the dance floor' Billy Scurry (Dublin) 'Good production and vibe' Alexander Robotnik (Hot Elephant Music) 'Innellea Remix for me' James Teej (Rekids) 'nice release, interesting soundscapes, liking the nikkname remix the best, nice odd vibes' Neil Scott (El Diablo Social Club) 'cool ep. really diggin the nikkname remix' Pulp Disco and The Outcasts (Her Majesty's Ship, Correspondant, La Dame Noir) 'Love the original and Nickname remix. Thanks!' Bruno (Xinobi (Discotexas)) 'Love it! every version.' Sean Johnston (Hardway Bros, A Love From Outer Space, Disco Bloodbath) 'Very deep, late nite gear!' Reza Athar 'the title track is pretty cinematic. Like the melodramatic vibe on it. Severino Panzetta (Horse Meat Disco) 'Pretty cool vibe Proton Radio USA (Presenter): full sound! Ibiza Global Radio SPAIN (Presenter): Nikkname remix kinda grabbing me X ”

Nathan Surreal — “Stardust Ep, Neville Watson Rmx” on BIOLOGIC

DJ & MAG: “Human Music premiered on Ransom Note : 23rd Feb Deep House Amsterdam premier Star Dust original Thump / Vice premiere Adesse Versions remix 7th March Feature My Ibiza Played on BBC Radio 1 : B traits radio show Supported by : Laurent Garnier " GREAT EP - full support " Pedro Winter "Brillant EP Radio & Club plays + Playlist in Tsugi magazine" Chlo, Arnaud Rebotini, Aera, Ripperton, Ben UFO, Phil Kieran, Soul Clap, Tiefschwarz, Tensnake, Lovefingers, Red Axes, Axel Boman, Massimiliano Pagliara, Jacques Renault...”

Thorsteinssn — “Academy Of Heroes” on PETS RECORDING

DJ: “The Revenge: Wicked package of tracks Ewan Pearson: I really like Midnight at Taffy's and Nightrunner. Shadow Child: Need to digest tis properly - its going on my iPhone for ful listen. Love the first 3 tunes. Psychemagik (Tom): Wicked...feeling this for sure. Supported! Justin Martin: love this album. Baikal: LOVELY schtuff from Thorsteinssn Jimpster: I love Thorsteinsson! This is sounding right up my street from the first quick listen so I'm looking forward to getting stuck into it. Needless to say I'll definitely be playing some of this in my sets and will include a track on the new Freerange radioshow. Cheers! ”

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James Dexter — “Voices Ep (vinyl Only)” on POKER FLAT

DJ: “Mihai Popoviciu great tracks, will play voices and point blank! Samuel Bailey ace stuff! area 51 for me Benoit C cool ep Mash, Mixmag Voices is good but I prefer his more melancholy bits. Liking Point Blank and Area 51 the most! Martin Landsky i dig this series a lot.. another gem here... Point Blank for me !!! Cassy THANK YOU!! Great tools and tracks... xx Fideles Really cool deep house. will try them out. ANDRADE Wow ! Poker is back :) amaizing hofer66 / dub ibiza network / ibiza global radio voices is irresistible .-) Tim Engelhardt gute ep! Alland Byallo Area 51 is dope! Greg Fenton Good track! Animal Trainer Area 51 and Voices are amazing tunes! Makossa / radio fm4 / vienna solid tracks Matthias Vogt i love this series! this is nice again - voices is my tune! Danny Tenaglia all good...Thanks!!! Reto Ardour DOPE! Voices is the one for me - support Carlos Sanchez the whole ep is awesome! very solid release... thanks and full support!! Andrew Salsano / A&R Nervous Records strong EP overall, I personally like area 51 the best Hutch Wicked grooves La Fleur Very good stuff! Thank you x LF Matt Masters Loving this. Tracks 2 and 3 for me. Will be supporting in the clubs and try to fit it on the Dec radioshow DJ yvesning Voices has got a pretty catchy groove for dancin' Janosch / faze mag Awesome vibes! Love it! ”

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