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Marko Fürstenberg - Ghosts From The Past

Sep 12, 2014 ORN032

Marko Fürstenberg – “Ghosts From The Past” In certain ever-present moments, the ghosts from the past are following us. And sometimes they do so in order to gently help us on our way. We can find this theme on Marko Fürstenberg's latest release “Ghosts From The Past”. Marko, currently living in Leipzig, has been experimenting with sound since 1999.

Rooted in classical Dubtechno, he not only knows how to interpret it, he's extending it further with his own personal aesthetic. In 2001, his first releases on a number of netlabels

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Seekae - The Worry

Sep 12, 2014 FCL100LPSydney/London three-piece SEEKAE are excited to announce details of their third album and attendant tour. The Worry will be released via Future Classic on 12 September 2014. Over the past six years, the Australian-English outfit have won a hugely loyal following and a swag of awards for their signature blend of electronic pop, IDM, post-dubstep, post-rock, house and ambient. Their stunning debut The Sounds of Trees Falling On People was anointed one of the albums of the decade by FBi Radio; assured follow-up +Dome achieved Mojo Magazine’s Album of the Month in the UK andRead the whole story

Kalipo - Yaruto

Sep 12, 2014
ANTIME010LPKalipo is Jakob Häglsperger from Berlin who devotes himself to experimental electronica. His debut album Yaruto follows a series of remixes and contributions to compilations released by Antime and Stiff Little Spinners. On it, Häglsperger tries to create a both unique and timeless sound that takes cues from dance music, downbeat and Gamelan traditions alike. Making use of his wide array of analogue synthesizers, a Rhodes piano, a metallophone and guitars, Häglsperger is creating the abstract narrative of an impersonal biography by creating moods that correspond
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Various Artists - Cocoon Compilation N

Aug 27, 2014 corlp036Vinyl Box-Set limited to 500 copies + includes the Compilation on CD - Time is running…and it seems like we just woke up out of our interstellar sleep-mode as we are facing the arrival of the 14th edition of the almighty COCOON RECORDINGS COMPILATION. Starting with the letter “A” we reached “N” meanwhile which probably marks one of the longest running techno-compilation-series ever around. The list of the featured artists is amazing and almost endless. Big names like Funk D’Void, Alter Ego, Michael Mayer, Steve Bug, DJ Rush, Adam Port, ChristianRead the whole story

Various Artists - Deep Love 10

Aug 27, 2014 dirtcd07“10 Years of Dirt Crew Recordings” In 2004 we started our little label and had no idea it would take these proportions. This year we celebrate our 10th anniversary. After many years of changing music styles and hypes we are very happy to be stronger as ever and still up and running with a monthly output. The best thing about all this is that Vinyl is back and we over won the Digital vs Vinyl “crisis". We even started or new sub label “S P I E L” last year that focuses on more Indie and Disco orientated music. With recent big albums fromRead the whole story

Mr Raoul K - Still Living In Slavery - The Album

Aug 27, 2014
bbmcd001'Still Living In Slavery' is Mr Raoul K's third album. It is, however, the first one that will be released on his own label 'baobab music'.  He thought for quite some time about to shift the African instruments and African rhythm structures that uses in his production processs into a more dominant, more exposed position. Giving them a role of there own and freeing them from being bound to a groove coined by a four-to-the-floor kickdrum. While using dominating drumsounds when producing records aimed for the dancefloor seemed reasonible , they weren't needed for
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November 17th
  1. EXCL3x12 Cassegrain — “Centres Of Distraction” PROLOGUE MUSIC
November 10th
  1. EXCL1LP Faded Ranger — “Mechanical Tonight” HFN MUSIC
November 3rd
  1. EXCL2LPE Ernesto Ferreyra — “Some Kind Of Sign” CADENZA
  2. EXCL1CDA Ernesto Ferreyra — “Some Kind Of Sign” CADENZA
October 27th
  1. EXCL1LPD Silliboy — “Stalker” KLIK
  2. EXCL1CDA Sillyboy — “Stalker” KLIK
  3. EXCL1CDA Larytta — “Jura” CREAKED
  4. EXCL12"I Pan-pot — “Conductor Ep” WATERGATE RECORDS
October 20th
  1. EXCL12"K Lando — “I Can See It In You Ep” MYTH MUSIC
  2. EXCL12"E Lido — “I Love You” PELICAN FLY / BECAUSE
  3. EXCL12"E Neil Landstrumm — “Knights Of Shame Ep” KICK + CLAP / BECAUSE
  4. EXCL2LPI Paco Osuna — “Long Play” MINUS
  5. EXCL2LPI And — “Cosmic Microwave Background” ELECTRIC DELUXE
  6. EXCL12"J And — “Dark Matter” ELECTRIC DELUXE
  7. EXCL12"I Trulz & Robin — “Sol” FULL PUPP

Media and DJ comments

Clr Pres Mind Sets: Rebekah — “Sampler 1” on CLR

DJ: “Dustin Zahn Operator starts off very nicely before getting too intense, though I can make an edit. The other tracks are too hard/industrial for me personally. Favorite Track: Finding The Way Rating: ⅗ Sam Paganini Nice! Downloading thanks Favorite Track: Finding The Way Rating: 5/5 Speedy J Thanks, will test. Favorite Track: Erosion 2 Rating: 3/5 The Advent pfirter.. Favorite Track: Erosion 2 Rating: 5/5 Angel Molina Percept / Pfirter are my musical heroes on this compilation, very into this darkness. thanks! Favorite Track: Grindr Rating: 4/5 Benna Schneider the perc track is amazing Favorite Track: Grindr Rating: ⅘ Electric Indigo cool sampler, pfirter's track is my favorite. Favorite Track: Erosion 2 Rating: 3/5 1 Slam Mode Feelin' it ...well done. Favorite Track: Finding The Way Rating: 5/5 Giorgio Gigli I'll play and chart for sure. Thanks! Favorite Track: Grindr Rating: 3/5 Daniel Mehlhart Crazy one Favorite Track: Erosion 2 Rating: 4/5 Deep'a Operator track is massive Favorite Track: Finding The Way Rating: 4/5”

Josh Wink — “Talking To You” on OVUM

DJ: “Joris Voorn – “Very oldskool, classic and VERY cool!! Will support this.” Funk D’Void – “Fooking Heeeeeouge!!!! Amazing new track from Josh!” Christian Smith – “More cool acid house from Mr Winkelman. Full support here.” Monika Kruse – “The master of acid is back!! And I love it!! J” Sian – “This is truly superb. Lovely swing to the original mix... Supporting!” Laurent Garnier – “Always loved when Josh goes ACID .... He is a master of the 303!!” Uner – “AZIIIIID!!!!! I like the groove mix, but the feeling on the original is like ‘YEEEEEEEEEAAH”, I’m definitely gonna play this.” Alan Fitzpatrick – “Holy shit! I can’t wait to play this! It’s a real BOMB!” Psycatron – “This is a pure Josh Wink record, done as only he knows how!! Excellent!” Gregor Tresher – “Excellent track with Wink written all over it! I can’t it igniting the floor already. Support, of course!” Jesse Rose – “Josh Wink is truly the king of the 303. Its not easy to make it so damn funky.” ”

Mike Parker — “Lustration Remixes By Edit Select, Casse” on PROLOGUE MUSIC

DJ: “James Ruskin: Great set of mixes ...Thanks!!!! Marcel Fengler: Cassegrain remix is sick! Will play for sure! Thx Efdemin: nice trippy release! Joel Mull: The Edit Select Remix is definitely Hypnotizing me. Thank you for the Music. Terence Fixmer: Love all/ Oscar Mulero: Sarychev mix for me. will try. thx! Dustin Zahn: nice remix package! Real deep and mental stuff. Realistically, the one I'll get the opportunity to play the most is the Edit Select version. thanks! Electric Indigo: very useful release, thank you! Jonas Kopp: Svreca remix!!! thanks. ”

Tommy Four Seven — “Ox” on CLR

DJ: “Soukie & Windish Oscar Mulero Remix is wicked Favorite Track: OX 1 (Oscar Mulero Remix) Rating: 4/5 Cole Medina nice! Favorite Track: OX 1 (Oscar Mulero Remix) Rating: 4/5 Arnaud Le Texier Nice EP & great Remix from Oscar. Thx Favorite Track: OX 1 (Oscar Mulero Remix) Rating: 4/5 Dvs1 Both are nice, but oscar for me on this one. Favorite Track: OX 2 Rating: 4/5 Ben Klock OX 2 is quite a killer. Big! Perc This is great, especially OX 2 thanks for sending! Pfirter Wow its great! specially b2 and also mulero remix, awesome :) Audio Injection/Truncate Killer tunes thanks man! Kr!z This is sick man. My favs are ox2 & oscar’s rmx. Shall be played this weekend. Bas Mooy wicked!!! as always :) thanks man!!! Shifted really like these.. esp OX 2 ”

Abstract Matters — “Neighbours Ep” on CYNOSURE

DJ: “Orde Meikle (Slam) - love these - great stuff thanks Alland Byallo (Third ear, Bad Animal) So. Damn. Good. All three are gonna be played in every set of mine for a long time. Right up my alley, my boulevard, my avenue, my strasse.So. Damn. Good. All three are gonna be played in every set of mine for a long time. Right up my alley, my boulevard, my avenue, my strasse. ryan crosson (vision quest) love these two separate and they make a great combo together! I prefer the bookends, Neighbors and Mennie. Thanks!!! Franco Cinelli - Nico Lahs <3, Cynosure <3! Deadbeat - bombs for days Brett Johnson - Played this last night. HEAT! Philip Sherburne - Deep, deep, deep. Digging! Konrad Black - Sickness....love 'em. Molly - Nice one !! love all tracks .. thank you Yaya - This ep is fucking good!! I love all the tracks but Neighbours is the bomb !! Thanks !! Danny Tenaglia - all good...thanks!!!! Dj Poontz - Love the deep sexy sound Blond:ish - neighbours is the bizzniss :) interplane too ... loops well too! Andrew Grant - you put smooth into Techno!!! luving the sounds Catz n Dogz - oh yes neighbours are awesome! Voigtmann - Killer Cynosure as usual! GREAT Walker Barnard - Love it! All three tracks are solid. Will be playing these tonight. Tobias Van Veen - A darker and more committed sound for Cynosure, these are clipped anthems for dancefloor denizens. "Abstract Matters" is an especially well-crafted track, containing a kind of relentless motion into the deep — it reminds me of the moving shadows that used to haunt TO's obscure BLUE label. Joel Alter - Nice warm and soft sounding! Still with power. Karotte - Mennie is great. and neighbours i cool to. love it. Nitin - Nice tracks! Mennie is the one i'm leaning towards. ”


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