From the opening lullaby of “A Perfect Miracle” through to the Morse Code fadeout at the close of “Sail on Through,” Spiritualized wrap layer upon layer of gloriously transcendent sound together to create a mesmerizing and cinematic collection of songs. There are points where the waves of blissful noise are […]
Even if he’s not Mood Hut’s most recognizable name, Ian Wyatt has always been an integral part of the crew. He’s a cofounder who was instrumental in developing Vancouver’s chilled, dubbed-out house sound with his records and mixes. After two years of inactivity, Wyatt returns with his long-awaited Local Artist debut […]
Ahrpe Records Co-founder Amandra Navigates A Unique Space Between Droning Ambience And Polyrhythmic Funk On Dame De Bahia. His First Release To Emerge On Italian Imprint Obscura. This Is The French. Warsaw-based Producers Second Album And Followsa String Of Acclaimed Eps On Ahrpe. Semantica. Tikita And Silent Season.
Originally released on Virgin Records in 1982. was the fifth album of the German-American Friendship aka DAF. produced by Conny Plank in his legendary studio near Cologne. Robert Görl played all instruments.
Geography 008 presents Jayda G on a tripp! One original. one vocal version. one DJ Dog Remix! Strictly for everyone. With previous outings on Butter Sessions and her own (and DJ Fett Burger’s) label Freakout Cult. Jayda G now turns to the somewhat highly acclaimed but in no way award […]
Arts Gallery was born from the collaboration of two very talented minds. Asmar & Gëinst 2×12” package is unique. each of the two artist present themself in their own space. this space is also shared in another bigger territory. Arts Gallery. Alchemy is a kind of philosophy: a kind of […]
You have to be step-on-glass cautious in throwing the word “progressive” around in dance circles, but Extrawelt have a tendency to craft within the brainier elements of the term while slimming its bloat. With a background in trance as Midi Miliz and also Spirallianz, Extrawelt’s Arne Schauffhausen and Wayan Raabe […]
Evergreen innovators Giegling tickle the triple-G machine once more with this delicious double A from Konstantin. “Shadow” is a timeless ballad to the stars with a brisk breakbeat, delicate vocals and emotional tautness that whisks you back with a strong sense of northern exposure. Its beauty is cleverly balanced with […]
Fluxion & Deepchord present: Transformations. will appear on Fluxion s Vibrant Music label. Accumulate is the first ep in a series of releases from the projects duo. Electronic techno music that shift shapes and maneuvers in uncharted sonic territories. by two known figures in the electronic music scene.
“Ive never met Rod Modell (Deepchord) in person. but we have met through music. He found an obscure cassette of Chi music (from 86). sent it to Astral Industries and paved the way for the release (30 years later) of The Original Recordings in 2016. Since then. weve exchanged ideas […]
Ltd Repress! S.A.M.’s Debut album on his own Delaphine consisting of 3×12” heavy weight vinyl in the finest gatefold artwork designed by Max Binski. Mutantexture and S.A.M. himself. Scandinavian sound resonating with love.
Few producers in Detroit (or anywhere else in the world) can rival the pure levels of soul that genius Kenny Dixon, Jr. has committed to vinyl. This might make Silence in the Secret Garden somewhat of a surprise or letdown for fans of his earlier works. Most obsessive fans of the KDJ gospel will already have […]
“Tokimonsta is not content with standard 4/4 time signatures and versechorus-verse-style track construction — her instrumental compositions are a mind-melting mix of intricately layered samples, exotic percussion, and live instrumentation. Her songs take a strange approach to mellow —both cosmic and off-kilter. The seven tracks on Creature Dreams are all […]
Jon Bap‘s latest full-length album, “Yesterday’s Homily”, is a sonic exploration of free jazz, jazz fusion, funk, and more, as Bap looks at the duality of life with a fearless optimism.
In early 2017, CSC Funk Band deliver their most ambitious undertaking yet with “Above The Starrs,” an all-instrumental homage to the seminal East Coast hip-hop duo, Gang Starr, that consisted of MC Guru and the DJ/producer DJ Premier. In the three years since their last full-length “Funkincense,” was selected for […]
There are certain things that, when held too close, distort our perspective. Emotions and ego can clutter the mind’s eye. Apatheia, which should not be confused with apathy, involves moving these things to a safe distance. This is not about a loss of feeling or disengaging with the world. The […]
Cold Busted has navigated the smooth seas to unearth Sailing, the new album from Moroccan guitarist and beat-flinger saib. The Casablanca based producer has steered his sound into warmer waters. Mixing tempered hip-hop beats with jazzy vibes and a lounge sensibility, saib. touches on a style that’s both chill and […]
Emapea, the renowned beat-maker from Poland, burst upon the scene with multiple compilation appearances on Cold Busted, an inclusion on Mark Farina’s Mushroom Jazz 8, and his stunning debut album Seeds, Roots & Fruits. Fans and headz worldwide have been clamoring for a follow-up, but all Emapea wanted to do […]
Didaflo has returned after a year hiatus since his release “Doodooloops” with Urban Waves/Radio Juicy. His new LP “Rachel’s Suffering At The Hands Of The Sentinels…” showcases Didaflos’ cut and paste collage style of sampling from soul, jazz, & funk records to tell an aural story about the birth of […]
The fifth studio album from The Doppelgangaz. A statement piece solidifying their unique sound and brand through the lens of the Black Cloak Lifestyle. Raw and rugged, yet refined.
Advancing the unfolding legacy of instrumental hip-hop at Stones Throw is Samiyam’s Pizza Party: 24 minutes of off-kilter mobster music mixed with a warm soul sound that is unmistakably L.A. producer and beatmaker Samiyam. Praised by his collaborators Action Bronson, Earl Sweatshirt, The Alchemist, and Flying Lotus, Sam’s independent beat […]