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Trickfinger (John Frusciante) - Trickfinger

Apr 7, 2015

 The latest chapter in the electronic evolution of guitarist John Frusciante features a new project under his Trickfinger guise and has him utilizing the classic hardware that spawned the eternal acid template. Frusciante’s desire to cede control to machines has paradoxically allowed him to present a singular take on elemental dance music, a brilliant and unexpected entry into Acid Test’s growing canon of modern, 303-focused dance music. Words from the Artist “I started being serious about following my dream to make electronic music, and to be my own

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Oni Ayhun, rRoxymore, Jaguar Woman, Aquarian Jugs - Decon Recon #1

Apr 1, 2015

 Future child of Paula Temple’s Noise Manifesto, Decon/Recon puts strength and artivism into a new idea of scene. The first Decon/Recon release is planned on 20 April 2015, both vinyl in limited edition and digital. The brand new project is based on a new series of electronic dance music releases presenting a unique and libertarian approach to collaboration, production and dance floor action. It converges artists’ samples in an open archive which is reassembled in four different tracks by the artists themselves. This project wants to put identity into a crisis by

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Grandbrothers - Dilation (2lp/ cd)

Mar 24, 2015

 Following their debut EP with “Ezra Was Right” and support from the likes of Gilles Peterson, Grandbrothers are presenting their debut album “Dilation". Twelve modern Experimental / Ambient / Piano pieces, whose sounds are generated completely out of a grand piano using small electromagnetic hammers. Grandbrothers are Erol Sarp and Lukas Vogel. After meeting at university in Dusseldorf, Erol and Lukas formed Grandbrothers to tie together their respective musical backgrounds and disciplines: Erol is a trained jazz pianist, while by day Lukas constructs

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Terence Fixmer Depth Charged

Mar 5, 2015

 Over the past two decades, French producer and live performer, Terence Fixmer, has continued to evolve as an artist while maintaining his influential stance in international techno culture. With his last solo album, Comedy of Menace, already five years behind us, his continuous evolution has led him to produce his most introspective album yet. With this 10-piece composition Fixmer is able to tell a story from start to finish, with powerful, deep, dark, pulsating tones that are essential to his musical approach. Depth Charged is a complete concept as Fixmer’s track

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Tokyo Offshore Project - Theatrical Techno Illustrated

Mar 5, 2015

 Tokyo Offshore Project are Frankie Valentine and Simon Lovejoy, djs and producers heavily involved in the construction of the underground UK house and electronica scene of the 90’s and Japanese musician Kiyoshi Myaura. This album is a collection of their best underground house / electronica moments circa 1990-1992. POINT OF INTEREST First time on cd with 3 unreleased tracks. Simon Lovejoy is responsible for Dj Harvey’s edits on their own Black Cock label and produced Björk’s first electronic tunes. - Simon Lovejoy was resident at Soho’s Brain, an

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Daniel Avery - New Energy

Mar 5, 2015

bec5156029Following the international success of his much acclaimed debut LP, Drone Logic, Daniel Avery expands on his wide reaching world with a carefully curated collection of remixes from the artists with whom Avery’s forward facing electronic style shares the deepest affinity. Inviting each producer to either compliment, reconstruct or occasionally rebuild his original compositions, New Energy stands as a testament to the strength of the current state of affairs in electronic music, borne out of one of its most original talents.

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October 11th
  1. EXCLMER Studio Barnhus T-shirt — “Burgundy White Print On Front Size Xxl” STUDIO BARNHUS
July 6th
  1. EXCL12"J V/a (gimmix&zorro, Rampue, Kalipo, Krink — “Stiff Little Spinners Vol. 6” AUDIOLITH RECORDS
  2. EXCL12"J Mrs Jones — “Ep” OTHER PEOPLE
June 1st
  1. EXCL12"E Arnaldo — “Your Favourite Colour Is Green Yet You D” SMALLVILLE
  2. EXCL12"E Lawrence — “Manhattan” SMALLVILLE
  3. EXCL1CDA Dj Cam — “Miami Vice” INFLAMABLE
  4. EXCL2LPE Tiefschwarz — “Left” WATERGATE RECORDS
  5. EXCL1CDA Tiefschwarz — “Left” WATERGATE RECORDS
  6. EXCL12"J Sven Väth — “Ritual Of Life, Adam Port Remix” COCOON
May 25th
  1. EXCL12"J 25 Places — “Love More Ep” DIRT CREW
  2. EXCL12"I ¡redream! 11 — “¡redream! 11” ¡REDREAM!
May 18th
  1. EXCL12"J Darke Esser — “Juilce Ep” A.R.T.LESS
  2. EXCL12"J Bernard Badie — “Open Up” MOJUBA
  3. EXCL12"I Steve Bug — “Coconut Paradise Ep” POKER FLAT
  4. EXCL2LPI Boof — “The Hydrangeas Whisper” RUNNING BACK

Media and DJ comments

Mirko Loko — “Kolor, Carl Craig Remix” on CADENZA

B. Traits (Radio 1): “Lovely C2 remixes here ”

Breach: “loving Carl’s remixes, especially Part Two, HUGE! ”

Dan Curtin: “Nothing but quality here ”

Danny Howells: “Killer original and amazing C2 mixes ”

Deetron –: “Great C2 mixes as usual ”

DJ Deep: “very nice package ”

Dubliere: “Big remixes! ”

Harri (Sub Club): “Especially liking Carl Craig’s mixes ”

Heidi (Radio 1): “Carl never fails to deliver in the remix department ”

Huxley (Aus Music) –: “Love all three of these ”

James Zabiela: “C2 Remix Part 2 is beautiful ”

Jamie Jones: “Digging C2 Mix Part Two”

Josh Wink: “Interesting remixes from Carl, will try out ”

Karizma: “Brilliant! ”

La Fleur (Watergate): “Original and C2 Remix Part One are my favourites ”

Len Faki (Berghain): “Timeless mix from Carl, love it! ”

Mano le Tough (Innervisions): “C2 remixes are decent ”

Nick Warren: “C2 Part Two mix is a belter ”

Orde Meikle (Slam): “3 cool mixes, thanks ”

Paul Wolford: “Always keep my eye on Mirko’s music, thoroughly enjoyed this one ”

Peter Kruder: “Fantastic mixes by Carl, totally love these. The original is great as well ”

Phil Kieran (Cocoon): “Carl Craig mixes are fantastic ”

Reboot: “Full support, amazing EP ”

sasha: “C2 always delivers ”

Stacey Pullen: “Super bomb! ”

Tim Sweeney (Beats In Space): “Beautiful ”

Vince Watson: “What a great package ”

Yousef: “3 great versions but the Original Mix ist he best ”

Thyladomid — “Interstellar Destiny” on DIYNAMIC

DJ: “ Animal Trainer: Quite impressed about this album release & found some fav's...Innerspace & Brotherhood. Many thanks - Maya Jane Coles: some really beautiful tracks on here, thanks! - DJ Tennis: Not bad. - Guy J: liking it , very well produced , sounds good and creative, thnx and good luck - Hector Romero: What a pleasant surprise to listen to such a well produced album. I really like this - Best of luck with it. - Riva Starr: Cool thx! - Edu Imbernon: Great Album! Thank you - Tom Breu (Radio EinsLive): great work.. love the atmosphere it creates.. a real longplayer, not a selection of tracks.. just keep it playing! ”

Press: “4 Clubbers - Beats & Beyond - Deep House London - FAZE Mag - Ibiza Voice - Inhale - Mind Grub Audio - Pulse Radio - RA - Vicious Mag -”

Homeboy — “Kaprije” on HOUSE IS OK

DJ: “Sleazy McQueen “totally weirdo house, I'm into it!” Tensnake “awesome release, thanks, downloading” Harri - Sub Club Glasgow “liking all of these” Hot Toddy / Crazy P “Caprice certainly has the "garden" spirit running through it, really nice” Matthew Chicoine/ RECLOOSE “Kaprije is quite the builder!” Auntie Flo “great stuff, kaprije is massive” Frits Wentink “Somewhere a band is playing is awesome. Love how the parts are mixed. Nice akward feeling to it” Johannes Albert “house is still okeee. really nice 12", looking forward to this one. you will alyways get me with these pianos. thank you for ze music.” Jimpster “Great EP! Especially into The Simple Things. Def be playing this.” OOFT! (Ali Herron) “Really like this EP. It's off in its own world and sounds really different to a lot of stuff around at the moment. Top stuff :)” Eric Duncan “Good stuff. Can I get WAVs to play out? YEA!””

Dapayk Solo — “Over The Top, Vinyl Version, Long Versio” on MO'S FERRY

DJ: “Troy Pierce: "Cool stuff, really like the Orwo track the best." Pheek: "Great release! Dapayk is always good." Kaiserdisco: "Fav: Orwo (Vinyl Version). Great as usual! Full support!" Oliver Schories: "Over The Top ist richtig cool." Mihalis Safras: "Fav: Orwo. Dapayk always quality." Daniel Mehlhart: "Fav: Orwo. Crazy stuff." Kleinschmager Audio: "Over the Top ist Top! Will play ;-)" An On Bast: "I like indeed "Over The Top" track. It's original and with unexpected turns of actions so totally in my taste. Makes my hips dancing and that feeling never lies :) Good energy!" Ferdinand Dreyssig: "Over The Top is awesome and will be played for sure!" "Over The Top for some crazy peak time biz. Thx." Magazine - Tsugi Mag: "Orwo for me." Radio - Diversions, CHRY.FM Toronto: "Fav: Orwo. digging the thythmioc vibe and trippy groove of Orwo" Radio - Milos Fedor (Radio FM Bratislava): "That bassline in Orwo is amazing…" Radio - Mystic Vybes (Mike Stukes): "Fav: Over The Top (Long Version). OVERRRRRRR!"”

Guilhem Monin — “Omen, Boo Williams Remix” on COLORS

DJ: “Kasra 22 tracks playlist Omen (original) played by Nemone on BB6 (sat 24 Jan) Omen (original) Played by Frank McWeeny on French Toast Some Press on Hedo mag Dan Ghenacia : very solid ep from the Colors crew i ve already overplayed the boo williams remix... lovin it . many thanx Dyed Soundorom : Great release,Really into Boo williams remix and all the way back. Thank you. Shonky : Really nice new release from Colors Quality house as we like especially the boo williams remx that i have been playing for a while Luke Solomon (Freaks) : love it Ekkohaus : Loving the record, the originals are superb and the remix is solid. Full support Jef K : man the release is amazing really!! im djing tonight and for sure ill get to play them Rob Mello : Another fantastic release. Thank you for sending the link. All tracks rock. Big hug Rob x D'julz : I like the 3 tracks. My favorite is Omen (original) than the Boo remix Nick Monaco : omen original is a bomb! Navid Izadi : love the new colors release! btw :) just got the time to listen to it proper a couple days ago its jammy, i ll definitely play it! Danielle Moore (Crazy P) : I REALLY like All the way back John Swing (relative) : Thanks for the link sounds wicked !! looking fwd to it ! ;) Ilija Rudman : Both Omen and All the Way are nice ...Bice to see Guilhem and Colors crew again on the move ...Boo delivered proper work on the mix ... DJ. Three : these are some proper house cuts and the Boo Williams mix plays like a lost classic. all will get play! huge thanks. Le Loup : Very good release, and thank you for sharing it to me Celine (sundae) : Super ep le colors2. My favorite goes for Omen A1 - It's VERY Good Djebali : Great release ! All the track are super cool and nice sounding, will play mainly All the way bak and Omen Boo williams remix Thanks Pit Spector : Sweet and Groovy Ep. My Favorite is All the way back, happy house mood. ”

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