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TITLES OUT THIS WEEK FROM ABOVE BOARD / KRD

    Disco / Nu-Disco

    House / Tech-House

    Techno / Electro

    Bass

    Hardcore / Jungle

    Muting The Noise (UK & USA only)

    Represses


    TITLES OUT THIS WEEK FROM ABOVE BOARD / KRD

    Disco / Nu-Disco

    ARTISTGwen Mccrae
    TITLE90% Of Me Is You (White Vinyl Repress)
    LABELCat Records
    CATALOGUE NO.CAT-1992WHITE
    FORMATDINKED 7"
    TERRITORYWORLDWIDE
    RELEASE DATEFIRST RELEASE25/09/2020
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    Genres

  • Disco
  • Funk
  • Track Listing

    1. A 90% Of Me Is You
    2. B It's Worth The Hurt

    Another all-time classic from the extensive back catalog of the legendary Miami songstress Gwen McCrae.

    "90% Of Me Is You" is instantly recognizable, it's been sampled countless of times by some of the most seminal Hip Hop artists ever (Large Professor, Jaylib, Mobb Deep & more) & is a bonafide "Rare Groove" sure-shot that never loses it's appeal & is always in demand with DJ's & producers. Perhaps it's the pairing of the languid guitar & strings, or Gwen's sultry vocals & that steady breakbeat that keeps people hooked some 40 years after it's original release? Whatever it is, it's classic material from start to finish!

    Backed here with it's original b-side slow jam "It's Worth The Hurt" this super-rare 45 has been re-mastered, re-pressed & brought back on a limited edition white vinyl for 2020's dance-floors in conjunction & with the permission of T.K. Disco / Henry Stone Music, Miami USA.


    House / Tech-House

    ARTISTSilvestre
    TITLEUau Novo EP! (Inc. DJ Firmeza / LiloCox Remixes)
    LABELMeda Fury
    CATALOGUE NO.MF2003
    FORMAT12"
    TERRITORYWorldwide
    RELEASE DATEFIRST RELEASE02/10/2020
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    Genres

  • Breakbeat
  • House
  • Techno
  • Track Listing

    1. A1. Todos Bem
    2. A2. Paga O Que Deves
    3. B1. Yeah (DJ Firmeza remix)
    4. B2. Demónios Na Cabeça (LiloCox remix)

    Meda Fury is so gassed to welcome Silvestre back for a virtual hug and a 5 track EP of new jams and remix fire! The Lisbon boy done good has been enjoying some well earned praise for his last few releases - his '...is boss EP' on Secretsundaze, 'Girar' on Diskotopia, and 'Yeah' via yours truly. Gigs in Amsterdam, Bristol, Porto, London and Lisbon followed - including his debut on Boiler Room. For this new EP we are served 3 brand new Silvestre tracks and 2 huge remixes from one of the most respected labels in Lisbon - Príncipe! 'Todos Bem' starts as an organ led scratch-fest, with a tight auto-tune vocal from Silvestre himself, before mutating into an anthemic/hedonistic 303 acid and whistle banger! This euphoric string-laden track equally at home in Ibiza or Notting Hill Carnival! 'Paga O Que Deves' is up next; Joao's love of grime and UK bass culture is evident from the drop, twisted synths and breaks recall everyone from Eastman to Wiley. On the flip we find serious remix pressure from Silvestre's friends and contemporaries - the Lisbon crew of Príncipe! DJ Firmeza is up first, pushing the tempo way up on 'Yeah', turning it into a banging kuduro rave monster, propulsive batida drums upping the temperature. DJ Lilocox follows with an intense remix of 'Demónios Na Cabeça', converting it into a percussive trancey big-room bomb. Layers of mixed afro/gqom drums follow a strict samba-like rhythm forcing hands and possibly the ceiling higher.


    ARTISTBlair French
    TITLEThe Art Of Us
    LABELRocksteady Disco
    CATALOGUE NO.RSD-LP001
    FORMAT2 x LP
    TERRITORYWorldwide
    RELEASE DATEFIRST RELEASE09/10/2020
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    Genres

  • Deep House
  • Down Tempo
  • Jazz
  • Nu Disco
  • Track Listing

    1. A1. Faded By The Sun
    2. A2. Celebration Ritual
    3. A3. Stay Detroit
    4. B1. F O A
    5. B2. Deep Tissue feat. Craig Huckaby
    6. B3. Space Time Curvature feat. Fahrenheit 2040
    7. B4. Honey Rooftops feat. Kaylan Waterman
    8. C1. Jeans
    9. C2. Genes
    10. C3. Honey Rooftops (Reprise) feat. Kaylan Waterman & Eddie Logix
    11. D1. The Art Of Us
    12. D2. Chest Drum (A Natural Unification) feat. Pathe Jassi
    13. D3. Drop Ceiling Shuffle
    14. D4. River Crossing

    The Art Of Us (TAOU) begins with the story of Blair French, a cosmic messenger raised in a house of 7 on the outskirts of a historic city. From dancing at mom's disco parties at a young age, to releasing rap tapes in middle school, winning best soundtrack for the multi-award-winning film DETROPIA and hitting the Billboard charts with his Pure Sounds of Michigan compilation; ultimately French found a home in the world of all things Detroit, Pan-African, Balearic, and ambient. TAOU is his first instrumental LP under his own name, (despite a 25 year career), bringing together his closest musical compatriots.

    Blair's diverse production shines on this immersive 14 track release, transcending organic/electronic, uptempo/downtempo, and light/dark, tapping in heavyweight characters including Pathe Jassi, John Arnold, Craig Huckaby, Todd Modes, Kaylan Waterman, Peter Croce, Eddie Logix, Paul Randolph, 2040, Michael Jurczak and more.

    Sonically, TAOU holds peak-hour Deep Cosmic Afro House freak outs ("Faded By The Sun", "Celebration Ritual", "F O A", "Chest Drum"), blunted beatdown cuts ("Stay Detroit", "Jeans", "Drop Ceiling Shuffle", "River Crossing"), and soulful R&B and Afrobeat compositions ("Honey Rooftops", "Genes", "Space Time Curvature").

    Mastered by Atjazz, the vinyl is cut loud to lacquer by Carl at Trutone, and pressed with love at Archer on the east side of Detroit. It includes a double sided full color art insert with lyrics on the flip side.


    ARTISTHousey Doingz
    TITLEHouse Utensils
    LABELMint Condition
    CATALOGUE NO.MC044
    FORMAT12"
    TERRITORYWorldwide
    RELEASE DATEFIRST RELEASE18/09/2020
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    Genres

  • Tech House
  • Track Listing

    1. A. Kitchen Spasm (Original)
    2. B1. Lounge
    3. B2. Kitchen Spasm (Dub)

    Mint Condition continue their mission excavating the outer fringes of classic House and Techno. Unreleased mixes, classics and overlooked gems mined from the last 20+ of contemporary dance music are the order of the day. From Chicago, Detroit and New York to London and beyond, Mint Condition have got their expert digging hats on to bring you exclusive heat and those rarer than rare jams that have been on your wants list for years! Dig in....

    More wicked and masterful Tech-house runnings from the HD mob, originally released at the turn of the millenium on London's Eukahouse label the House Utensils EP is another essential entry into the genres canon. Chugging, bass heavy jammers with all the right swing in all the right places! Kitchen Spasm (Original) opens up proceedings, a creeping acidic roller with some sinister robotic voices telling us they 'don't care what you say, what you do'! Eerie synth pads and driving drums compliment the odd mood and drive this one into the early AM! Also featured is the garagey Lounge, a sweet and melodic cut that oozes that lovely techy soul and tuneful swagger that just lifts a dancefloor. This one sounds like it was made yesterday, it sounds 2020 as anything and will get spin from DJ's. If all that wasn't enough, there's a dope dub mix of Kitchen Spasm to finish the EP off. A killer 12" from start to finish from the masters of the game!

    The Kitchen Utensil EP has been legitimately re-released with the full involvement of the Housey Doingz massive and was remastered by London's Curve Pusher from the original DAT's especially for Mint Condition. 100% legit, licensed and released. Dug, remastered, repackaged and brought to you by the caring folks at your favourite reissue label - Mint Condition!


    ARTISTDamian Lazarus
    TITLEFlourish
    LABELCrosstown Rebels
    CATALOGUE NO.CRMLP043
    FORMAT2 x 12"
    TERRITORYWorldwide
    RELEASE DATEFIRST RELEASE18/09/2020
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    Genres

  • Deep House
  • Tech House
  • Track Listing

    1. A1. Beth
    2. A2. Dark Heaven Light
    3. A3. Holy
    4. B1. Leave
    5. B2. Mountain
    6. C1. Everybody
    7. C2. Bas
    8. C3. Into the Sun (x Jem Cooke)
    9. D1. Wild is Love
    10. D2. Form & Void

    PRESSED ON ECO-FRIENDLY VINYL AT THE GREENEST PRESSING PLANT IN THE WORLD

    The ends of days are ones with which Damian Lazarus is familiar, but, much like his biblical namesake, he too, has come back from the brink and risen to fight on, his career is interwoven with themes of survival and re-birth. Fittingly then, his second solo album does not wallow in our current dark times but charts a path of hope. Flourish, offers a glimpse of a new world worth living in and surviving for. 

    Flourish takes us through the many lives of Damian Lazarus, who, as he has grown older, and traversed the globe, has come to more deeply examine the role the dance floor plays in his own life and that of others. With parties cancelled, it would have been easy to wallow, but instead urgency took hold, and isolated Italian countryside Damian took the space to tackle the larger questions he has been grappling with for years. 

    As anyone who has watched Lazarus DJ can attest, his inspirations are deep and varied, criss-crossing show tunes, drum n bass, jazz, electro, soul, house, techno and everything in-between. This album reflects his immersion in a multitude of scenes over the years, from the early days of London drum n bass, to his role as a figurehead in the electroclash scene, and of course the significant impact his Crosstown Rebels label has had on contemporary underground house and techno. Flourish is far from a box of functional DJ tools, in the same way as Damian’s debut album Smoke The Monster Out or the more worldly outings in his brace of albums with the Ancient Moons. It’s a personal, brave and varied body of work. It’s also the work of an artist who has grown over the ten years since his last solo album. Lazarus plays with nuances of texture, tempo and style to create a rich and dense album that takes us on an odyssey that is at times both dark and uplifting. Vocals of his own cast an intimate shadow over the album with those of his sole collaborator Jem Cooke offering a soothing balance amidst the madness. 

    Damian’s work reminds us that however taxing the journeys there are always moments of beauty to be found.


    ARTISTOhnesty
    TITLEMovin On’ EP (Inc. Happa Remix)
    LABELHighball
    CATALOGUE NO.HB002
    FORMAT12"
    TERRITORYWorldwide
    RELEASE DATEFIRST RELEASE18/09/2020
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    Genres

  • House
  • Leftfield
  • Track Listing

    1. A1. Movin On’
    2. A2.  K&T
    3. B1. Need You
    4. B2. Need You (Happa Remix)

    Having earned BBC Radio 6 play from Gilles Peterson for last year’s track ‘Vortex’ , Japanese duo
    Ohnesty today announce their next release, ‘Movin’ On’ EP, out on 22nd May on Highball. The
    project unites two influential talents from Fukuoka’s burgeoning underground scene: BRISA, the
    adventurous and eclectic producer/DJ who spans everything from nu-jazz to acid house, and shigge,
    founder of the Yesterday Once More label.
     
    The EP makes an immediate statement of intent with the title track. Underpinned by a lurching,
    mechanised groove, it swings unexpectedly into a stuttering, pitch-shifted vocal cut alongside insistent
    hi-hats and the kind of soulful female vocal sample that’s a hallmark of deep house. The track demonstrates Ohnesty’s unique style. On one hand, they’re constantly pushing an audacious sense
    of creativity into a progressive-focused track. Yet at the same time, they never lose sight of the
    importance of making it sound both engrossing and energising.
     
    Its second track ‘K&T’ focuses those traits in a completely different direction, blending elements acid
    jazz, late ‘70s disco and French Touch into their own vision. And finally ‘Need You’ echoes yacht rock
    and ‘80s movie scores with sweet synths and the booming gated reverb drum sounds.
     
    The ‘Movin’ On’ EP is completed by a remix of ‘Need You’ by British producer Happa . One of the
    youngest artists to have ever DJed at Berghain, Happa’s production talents have also been called on
    by the likes of David Byrne, FKA Twigs and Trim.
     
    Ohnesty released their debut EP ‘Time To Be Honest’ last September on Yesterday Once More. It
    was followed by an accompanying remix package , which included intreprations from the likes of
    Metome and Daijo Kaisei.
     
    The ‘Movin’ On’ EP is the second release from the new London-based Highball Records. Aiming to
    highlight essential, forward-thinking new music from Japan, the label debuted in March with
    Foodman’s ‘Dokutsu’ EP.


    ARTISTSkin On Skin
    TITLESave Me
    LABELStay On Sight Recordings
    CATALOGUE NO.SOS0002
    FORMAT12"
    TERRITORYWorldwide
    RELEASE DATEFIRST RELEASE25/09/2020
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    Genres

  • Deep House
  • Track Listing

    1. A. Save Me
    2. B. Way Ur Touchin Me

    Stay On Sight Recordings, the signature label from Skin On Skin, announce their first single release with ‘Save Me’ on 12” vinyl and digital streaming. Slowing down the pace of his previous heavy-hitters for two sweetheart dance tracks that have been favourites of nearly every S.O.S set over the past two years, the title track was the first ever made under the Skin On Skin moniker while the B side, ‘Way Ur Touchin Me’ is a perfectly paired swooner dug out of the archives.


    ARTISTVarious Artists
    TITLESummer Sampler 2020
    LABELAll Day I Dream
    CATALOGUE NO.ADID060
    FORMAT3 x 12"
    TERRITORYWorldwide
    RELEASE DATEFIRST RELEASE18/09/2020
    REPRESS13/11/2020
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    Genres

  • Deep House
  • Track Listing

    1. A1. Mass Digital - Lonely Souls
    2. A2. Double Touch - Circles
    3. B1. David Orin - Un Autre Monde
    4. B2. Makebo - Just A Dream
    5. C1. Amand - Everlast
    6. C2. Squire, Dead-Tones - Pretty Little Lies
    7. D1. Death on the Balcony - The Source
    8. D2. Flowers On Monday - Don’t Give Up
    9. E1. Rowee, Lazarusman - Brightness
    10. E2. Nebula (AR) - Once Upon A Time
    11. F1. Madraas - Hope
    12. F2. DSF - Paparouna 

    ADID's Summer Sampler has become a joy to compile each year. Newer names and more familiar ones bring different ranges of musical emotion to our little corner of the dance music universe. Daytime dance floor bombs from Double Touch, Amand and Madraas sit alongside the more cerebral and subtle grooves from artists like Mass Digital and Death on the Balcony. We love all the tracks on here and each and every one has been heard on All Day I Dream dancefloors (yes, dancefloors...remember those!) the past year. We hope you love them as much as we do. 


    ARTISTIron Curtis
    TITLETotal Art Of Living - Part 1
    LABELHudd Traxx
    CATALOGUE NO.HUDD061
    FORMAT12"
    TERRITORYWorldwide
    RELEASE DATEFIRST RELEASE18/09/2020
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    Genres

  • Deep House
  • Track Listing

    1. A1. Everything's Alright
    2. A2. Lately
    3. B1. SPX3
    4. B2. Candi 101
    5. B3. Jaja Easy!

    As Hudd Traxx approach their 15th anniversary year, Iron Curtis steps up for a mini album split in 2 parts. As a long-time label collaborator and friend, it’s no surprise that Curtis delivers his 5th and 6th EP for the label. Total Art Of Living contains straight up house jams, hints of techno, nods to broken beat, references to Detroit and a few interludes for good measure. These new cuts are further proof that Iron Curtis music has always celebrated the deepest foundations of house and all its varieties, whilst resolutely refusing to get nostalgic. Curtis’ previous 4 Hudd EPs have gone on to be classics, Total Art Of Living has all the ingredients to become a future classic too.


    ARTISTShan ft Candi Staton
    TITLEOne Day (Inc. Litherland / Earth Trax Remixes)
    LABELH21C
    CATALOGUE NO.21C003
    FORMAT12"
    TERRITORYWorldwide
    RELEASE DATEFIRST RELEASE18/09/2020
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    Genres

  • House
  • Track Listing

    1. A1. One Day (Deep Mix)
    2. A2. One Day (Litherland Remix)
    3. B1. One Day (Earth Trax Remix)
    4. B2. One Day (Ruff Mix)

    Frankfurt dynamo Shan, fresh off the back more eclectic fire for Running Back and Live at Robert Johnson, get's to dive into the legendary Candi Staton vocal vaults, and comes back up with 'One Day' : classic sounding, piano-lead house on the Deep Mix, tough, big floor bumper on the Ruff Mix.

    Remixes come from fast rising Bristol newcomer Litherland and Phonica's Earth Trax, both strong, with breaks and piano's on the former, space and widescreen dub all over the latter.


    ARTISTHaider
    TITLEEndless Clouds
    LABELBreaker Breaker
    CATALOGUE NO.BRKR008
    FORMAT12"
    TERRITORYWorldwide
    RELEASE DATEFIRST RELEASE25/09/2020
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    Genres

  • Electro
  • House
  • Track Listing

    1. A. Maracuja
    2. B. I Came To Destroy
    3. B2. Grove Street

    On August 21st rising DJ/producer Haider presents the ‘Endless Clouds’ EP on his own label
    Breaker Breaker, where pristine future electro meets high tech funk and raw, jacking house.
    This new release follows praise from a wide selection of world-class DJs and media for his
    past 12”s, not to mention achievements as label owner, party promoter, canny early spotter
    of talent and general proactive instigator.

    Now based in Berlin but originally from Sheffield via a stint in London, there’s a commonality
    throughout all of Haider Masroor’s music that links both thematically and geographically. His
    productions recall both Steel City bleep and its distant younger cousin bassline, using only
    sparse elements, with beats and bass at the fore, to deadly effect. London is audible too via
    the spiky energy of grime and the swinging shuffle of UK funky, and so is Berlin, evident in
    the sleek sheen and efficient precision.

    On ‘Maracuja’ lush pads, pitched-up vocal snippets, bleeps and proper electro beats ride
    atop a deep, purring bassline that unfurls like giant waves, with sub bass punctuation adding
    further hefty depth.

    The bouncy, punchy beats and pristine gleam of ‘I Came To Destroy’ are somewhere
    between celestial Miami bass and the aquatic grooves of Drexciya, again propelled by
    gigantic slo-mo bass tones.

    A modern take on the cut-up samples of 90s house, on ‘Grove Street’ Haider mixes
    elements of classic French touch, Chicago rawness and low fi outsider grit, to create
    something very enticing indeed.


    ARTISTJoseph Capriati feat James Senese
    TITLENew Horizons
    LABELRedimension
    CATALOGUE NO.REDIMENSION012
    FORMAT12"
    TERRITORYWorldwide Exc. Italy
    RELEASE DATEFIRST RELEASE25/09/2020
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    Genres

  • Deep House
  • Down Tempo
  • Nu Disco
  • Techno
  • Track Listing

    1. A. New Horizons (Original)
    2. B. New Horizons (Radio Edit)

    ‘New Horizons’ is the second single from the brand-new album ‘Metamorfosi’ by Joseph Capriati.

    True to its title, the track explores directions we’ve never heard before in the music of the Southern Italian producer from Caserta. It is far away from the 4/4 kicks and from the usual techno territory where Capriati is a master and a worldwide pillar. ’New Horizons’ looks somewhere else, and to head to these new horizons, Joseph joins an extraordinary travel mate: musical legend James Senese. Senese is a saxophonist who has crossed some of the most important adventures of Italian music during his long career. From Napoli Centrale to the historical and mythical band of Pino Daniele, a backbone of the famous Neapolitan Sound of the ‘80s, with whom Senese has surpassed the boundaries of Italian fame to become a worldwide reference of a fresh and new take on pop, funk and jazz.

    Senese, the tradition. Capriati, the innovation. A legacy, a musical heritage of Neapolitan and Italian music, from the roots to the present and projected into the future for a surprising and unexpected collaboration. In ‘New Horizons’ the electronic production of Joseph Capriati coexists with the tradition and the mastery of a champion like James Senese's sax, in a smart and sophisticated, downtempo beat. A track intended to leave an indelible mark on International music.


    Techno / Electro

    ARTISTHi-Ryze
    TITLEBitter Pill EP
    LABELYozMaz Records
    CATALOGUE NO.YOZMAZ010
    FORMAT12"
    TERRITORYWorldwide
    RELEASE DATEFIRST RELEASE09/10/2020
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    Genres

  • House
  • Techno
  • Track Listing

    1. A1. I Need (People)
    2. A2. Bitter Pill
    3. B1. Incantation
    4. B2. Track n’ Trace

    Hi-Ryze brings you Bitter Pill, 4 fresh techno belters produced under lockdown. A solid mix of classic 4/4 techno and digital acid beats with tight modern engineering by Dave Campbell. Mastered and cut by Curve Pusher.

    Track a1, I Need (People) is a classic 4/4 techno-house tune with a bitter sweet 90s flavour, nostalgic vocals and nurturing bass. Track a2 Bitter Pill delivers dark slow burning digital acid beats with chilling metallic synths into an edgy mix.

    The b side opens with Incantation, a loud empowering 4/4 cut channelling tribal forces to dance our way back to party. b2 Track n’ Trace is a classic Hi-Ryze driving electro groove with cryptic synths, deep subs and restless digital programming magic.


    ARTISTBoddika
    TITLEWalk Talk EP
    LABELNonplus Records
    CATALOGUE NO.NONPLUS053
    FORMAT12"
    TERRITORYWorldwide
    RELEASE DATEFIRST RELEASE18/09/2020
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    Genres

  • Bass
  • Techno
  • Track Listing

    1. A1. Walk Talk
    2. A2. Croak
    3. B1. 808 (Hacked)
    4. B2. Metal Forest

    New Boddika EP on Nonplus Records


    ARTISTPaul Villard
    TITLEC.A.R.R.I.O.N EP
    LABELLone Romantic
    CATALOGUE NO.LR019
    FORMAT12"
    TERRITORYWorldwide
    RELEASE DATEFIRST RELEASE18/09/2020
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    Genres

  • Electro
  • Techno
  • Track Listing

    1. A1. Side Effects
    2. A2. Submarine Limousine
    3. A3. Fluid Dynamics
    4. B1. Bioluminscence
    5. B2. Neon Death
    6. B3 C.A.R.R.I.O.N. (Outro) PM

    Mysterious and masked techno talent Paul Villard unveils more of his musical weaponry on the Lone Romantic label this August.

    Nothing is known about this artist but from the fact that, “strange and unusual superhuman powers and abilities” came to him after a “gamma accident.” He has released on Blind Allies and Applied Research, remixed Carl Finlow and is a producer with a cinematic electro sound.

    Futuristic opener 'Side Effects’ is a bumping electro cut with a stuttering drum pattern and squelchy synth funk from another planet. ‘Submarine Limousine’ keeps up the cyborg styles with a crisp electro groove that is run through by sci-fi vocals and effects, while ’Fluid Dynamics’ is all watery synth droplets and fractured vocals panning about the mix. Taught bass stabs keep you on your toes and make for an otherwordly robot disco vibe.

    The second half of this well-crafted EP starts with the glowing pads and creepy atmospheres of
    ‘Bioluminescence’, a classic Drexcyian electro jam that charges hard and deep into the cosmos. ‘Neon Death’ is an explosion of coruscated synth lines and bumping bass, tripped out machine sounds and warped electro-techno before closer ‘C.A.R.R.I.O.N.’ zones you out with intense ambient pads and modulated synths that are restless and paranoid.

    With this majestic EP, Paul Villard paints and vivid picture of some distant interplanetary world.


    ARTISTJaydee
    TITLEPlastic Dreams (Nicole Moudaber Remixes) (White Vinyl Repress)
    LABELRenaissance
    CATALOGUE NO.REN250005VWHITE
    FORMAT12"
    TERRITORYWorldwide
    RELEASE DATEFIRST RELEASE18/09/2020
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    Genres

  • Tech House
  • Techno
  • Track Listing

    1. A. Plastic Dreams (Nicole Moudaber Renaissance Remix)
    2. B. Plastic Dreams (Nicole Moudaber Passion Runs Deep Remix)

    Renowned record label and events brand Renaissance announce the next release in their acclaimed The ReMix Collection - a scintillating reworking of Jaydee’s 1992 R&S classic ‘Plastic Dreams’ from one of the leading names in techno: Producer, DJ & MOOD Records label boss Nicole Moudaber.

    Nicole Moudaber’s spectacular and atmospheric remix of ‘Plastic Dreams’ is already receiving strong DJ support, not least from Carl Cox, who has been playing it out as a highlight of his recent sets.

    A track that Nicole Moudaber had always wanted to remix, when approaching such an iconic track as ‘Plastic Dreams’, she applied her trademark tough yet melodic sound, emphasising the jazzy bass notes and famous organ synthesiser refrain, to deliver a fresh and vibrant reworking.

    On her remix, Nicole Moudaber said: “I didn’t want to lose the essence of this ground-breaking track. I kept the balance between house and techno and added a little touch of jazz. I was in New York when I first heard it; I was dancing, I was flying, I was connecting with people, I was making memories. I believe I gave it justice, I certainly gave it a lot of space and respect of its original identity.” 

    ‘Plastic Dreams’ will be available as a Limited-Edition vinyl, produced to go toward part of a highly collectable and beautifully packaged 6 release box-set (6th release dropping at Christmas).

    The ReMix Collection celebrates Renaissance’s proud heritage which has seen the brand at the forefront of electronic music since its inception in 1992. The concept behind the collection is to put a fresh and exciting take on seminal tracks that are closely connected with Renaissance’s early years.


    ARTISTJoseph Capriati
    TITLEMetamorfosi
    LABELRedimension
    CATALOGUE NO.REDIMENSIONLP001
    FORMAT3 x LP Gatefold
    TERRITORYWorldwide Exc. Italy
    RELEASE DATEFIRST RELEASE25/09/2020
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    Genres

  • House
  • Techno
  • Track Listing

    1. A1. Joseph Capriati - Improvvisazione
    2. A2. Joseph Capriati - Beautiful Morning
    3. B1. Joseph Capriati & Louie Vega - Spirit Brothers
    4. B2. Joseph Capriati - Anything Is Possible
    5. C1. Joseph Capriati - Dust
    6. C2. Joseph Capriati feat. James Senese - New Horizons
    7. D1. Joseph Capriati - Metamorfosi
    8. D2. Joseph Capriati - Psychic Journey
    9. E1. Joseph Capriati - Goa
    10. E2. Joseph Capriati - It's All About Love
    11. F1. Joseph Capriati & Eric Kupper feat. Byron Stingily - Love Changed me
    12. F2. Joseph Capriati - Let's Change The World

    Metamorfosi is the story of Joseph Capriati’s artistic evolution, the result of both personal and musical development, maturing influences and meeting his heroes - an emotional message which needs to be felt.

    From the album’s opening moments, the slow-release, acid euphoria of ‘Improvvisazione’ and the stunning synth melodies of ‘Beautiful Morning’, Capriati’s cards are on the table. The three years since his last album have seen Joseph embark on a journey of self-reflection, broadening his creative spectrum and incorporating more genres and moods. “It is definitely not a pure dancefloor record”, he says of Metamorfosi, “it is diverse, which for me is the spirit of an album. I really hope that people will get the message.”

    By releasing the album on his own label Redimension, any barriers that previously lay between Capriati and his most authentic self are gone. This is at once the sound of the Neapolitan techno artist today, as an eleven-year-old discovering House music, as a world-touring DJ and as Joseph at home.

    As the rousing keys and pulse of ‘Beautiful Morning’ fade out, in comes one of the record’s main themes, collaboration. ‘Spirit Brothers’, made with the legendary Louie Vega, is a modern spin on classic House. “The track with Louie Vega is very symbolic for me personally, as it was him and Masters At Work who have inspired me since the beginning.” Through their storied six-hour, vinyl-only sets together at Cielo, New York, Joseph and Louie have fostered a special relationship which
    translates onto this infectious track. ‘Love Changed Me’, a joint work with Byron Stingily and Eric Kupper, two more true icons of House music, appears later in the record and also fulfills Joseph’s lifelong wish to work with timeless producers and vocalists.

    With the supreme drum programming and rolling groove of ‘Anything Is Possible’, the balance shifts to a more muscular sound with a few elements revolving in perfect harmony. ‘Dust’ restores the uplifting tone, conjuring images of Joseph entrancing a crowd at sunrise - fitting given the track was made after Joseph’s first experience at Burning Man in 2018 and represents all the emotions he lived in those desert days. ‘Psychic Journey’ and ‘Goa’ share this cosmic feeling but pack it with extra weight for the peak-time hours.

    It would not be a Joseph Capriati full-length without an ode to his beloved hometown of Napoli, a city with a rich history in dance music culture and beyond. ‘New Horizons’ featuring James Senese represents the essence of Napoli. The single contains a techno version which stands for Joseph and the original version which stands for James Senese, a pioneer of Neapolitan blues and funk for more than half a century. In Joseph’s words, “this track has a priceless value and for me has a great meaning. We didn’t want to make a pure techno track, because it would turn out to be trivial together with James Senese’s saxophone and his voice. The idea was to make an electronic track, and it turned out to be quite trip-hop, very 90s, in a similar style to Massive Attack or Tricky.”

    ‘New Horizons’ sets up the cinematic, IDM-influenced title-track ‘Metamorfosi’. If any one track on this LP could alone characterise its concept, this would be it. ‘Metamorfosi’ could stun a packed dancefloor at the right moment but that is not its reason to be. It is purely and simply an expression of Joseph’s musical vision, a snapshot of countless years buying, playing and living music.

    The album’s final stretch includes the vibrant ‘It’s All About Love’, the stand-out song made with Eric Kupper and Byron Stingily called ‘Love Changed Me’ and, finally, a broken-beat cut which provides one last emotional peak. With an album tour and special, Capriati vinyl sets coming up soon, the message of Metamorfosi will come to life in a different way. The message is now with you.


    ARTISTSecond Wave
    TITLESecond Wave
    LABELPreservation Sound
    CATALOGUE NO.DETROIT003
    FORMAT12"
    TERRITORYWorldwide
    RELEASE DATEFIRST RELEASE18/09/2020
    ASSETSDownload

    Genres

  • Techno
  • Track Listing

    1. A. Second Wave (Full Length Club Mix)

    ONE TO PLAY AT YOUR ILLEGAL RAVE
    AN ACID EAR WORM THAT WILL BE RATTLING AROUND YOUR HEAD LONG AFTER IT'S OVER


    Bass

    ARTISTHØST
    TITLESURVIVE (Inc. Om Unit Remix)
    LABELHooversound Recordings
    CATALOGUE NO.HOO03
    FORMAT12"
    TERRITORYWorldwide
    RELEASE DATEFIRST RELEASE18/09/2020
    ASSETSDownload

    Genres

  • 140
  • Bass
  • Dubstep
  • Experimental
  • Footwork
  • Track Listing

    1. A1. SURVIVE
    2. A2. PASSIVE
    3. B. SURVIVE (Om Unit Remix)

    Founded by SHERELLE and NAINA, the highly anticipated label Hooversound has been making a lot of noise this year. Following on from their debut release from Hyroglifics and Sinistarr, they followed up in June with an another explosive EP from London’s Deft. They’re back to mark the third release on the imprint, this time with UK producer HØST delivering two moody bass driven tracks, with an official remix from Bristol legend, Om Unit.

    HØST has experimented across a wide variety of genres, all laced with his uniquely dark sound. The two tracks on the EP are no doubtably the slowest BPM we’ve seen Hooversound explore, both spanning from 135-145, which shows the versatility and depth of the label whilst reflecting the broad sounds within the exciting UK bass scene.

    Whilst HØST delivers the deep technical production, Hooversound brings in one of the most influential artists in electronic music, Om Unit, on the official remix of ‘Survive’. Om Unit brings the tempo up with his signature sound, flipping ‘Survive’ into a fierce 80bpm record, giving the EP an extra dose of energy.

    HØST began experimenting with production around the age of 13. He went on to learn piano, trumpet and guitar which sparked his passion for electronic music production which leads to his sound today. Having had releases across Noisia’s imprints, Saturate Records and Aufect Recordings, HØST is a producer that experiments with twisted bass and melodic melancholy pads which is perfectly executed in HOO03.

    Hooversound founders, NAINA and SHERELLE are excited to finally announce the official release date and tracklist for HOO03, that was teased in their recent DJ Mag mix.


    Hardcore / Jungle

    ARTISTKenny Ken
    TITLEMix and Blen Vinyl Series 1
    LABELMix & Blen
    CATALOGUE NO.MABV001
    FORMAT12"
    TERRITORYWorldwide
    RELEASE DATEFIRST RELEASE06/11/2020
    ASSETSDownload

    Genres

  • Jungle
  • Track Listing

    1. A. Everyman (Rare Mix)
    2. B. Dancehall
    3. B2. Kill Ya Bumber

    Ibiza Records has collaborated with Mix and Blen label owner and Dj/Produced by Kenny Ken aka Soundclash Champion 1994 (Roller Express to bring you this 3 track EP called Mix and Blen Vinyl Series 1...

    These tracks made in 1997/98 when he brought a whole studio n decided he wanted to produce musik... Back then it was Akai n Emu samplers, Mackie desks and a hot of other bits n pieces. These 3 tracks were'nt for release just meant forr Kenny only...

    Now its 2020 n Kenny has been thru old DATS n musik on old hard drives n decided 2 release sum of those tracks... Enjoy…

    1. Everyman Rare Mix: Original reggae riff was cut up with a synth pattern underneath n energetic beats on the drop with a reggae infuenced bassline along with sum virus top basses making the flow...

    2. Dancehall: Intro a mix of dancehall vocals along with sum played notes n stabby bass notes on the drop with a smooth 808 bass underneath, beats just rolling...

    3. Kill Ya Bumber: Reggae piano skank intro with skippy beats n strong vocals n rumbling 808 bass with synth stabs on the drop n rolling energetic beats....

    Written by Kenny Ken

    Produced by Kenny Ken


    ARTISTOut Of Order
    TITLEThe Dark Sheep
    LABELNot On Label
    CATALOGUE NO.P19J202
    FORMAT12"
    TERRITORYWorldwide
    RELEASE DATEFIRST RELEASE30/10/2020
    ASSETSDownload

    Genres

  • Hardcore
  • Techno
  • Track Listing

    1. A. The Dark Sheep
    2. B. Right Guard (ReDub)

    Classic dark hardcore-jungle from ‘93

    Released in conjunction with The Music Preservation Society


    ARTISTInnercore Project
    TITLEInnercore Project Remixes
    LABELINNERCORE PROJECT
    CATALOGUE NO.ICPR01
    FORMAT12"
    TERRITORYWorldwide
    RELEASE DATEFIRST RELEASE18/09/2020
    ASSETSDownload

    Genres

  • Breakbeat
  • Hardcore
  • Track Listing

    1. A. Pinnacle Remix
    2. B1. Trippin on Beats Bad Trip Mix
    3. B2. Pinnacle Part 2

    Two Hardcore Jungle Techno Remixes of previous Innercore Project releases by Ron Wells AKA Jack Smooth and Innercore plus bonus track Pinnacle Pt2


    Muting The Noise (UK & USA only)

    ARTISTReznik & Mikesh
    TITLEHuman Factor (Inc. Adam Port Remix)
    LABELKeinemusik
    CATALOGUE NO.KM053
    FORMAT12"
    TERRITORYUK & USA only
    RELEASE DATEFIRST RELEASE18/09/2020
    ASSETSDownload

    Genres

  • Deep House
  • Track Listing

    1. A1. Human Factor
    2. B1. It's Not You It's Me
    3. B2. It's Not You It's Me (Adam Port Remix)

    As our catalogue number KM053 appears on the horizon, we are happy to announce that it comes in shape of Keinemusik's own Reznik and his studio-buddy and friend Good Guy Mikesh's first full-fledged EP for the label. Them getting together can result in somewhat variable stylistic outcomes and so this batch of tunes certainly adds some exquisite nuances to the Keinemusik sound- portfolio.

    "Human Factor" on A distinctively affirms that Reznik and Mikesh are kids of the 80ies. Effectively it is synth-heaven, layering riffs, melodies and chilly beat patterns on top of each other, building a foundation to be pinnacled by that hook you might not be able to get out of your head for quite a while. So, little trigger warning right there. A strongly crafted tune that balances Pop-sensibilities, educated references, club qualities and that name giving, at all hands needed human factor into a soon-to-be classic.

    "It's Not You It's Me" on the flipside insinuates itself in a rather emotive manner, introducing a mantra-like organ motive, switches between stoic and dynamic drum patterns and an all-over organic feel, altogether adding up to what would be one of this season's most sensitive ways to get a floor going (if there was a season after all).

    Closing things off is Adam Port's take on "It's Not You It's Me", a remix that breaks the original's dynamic down to a more loop-based club-approved modus operandi, re-shaping the beat with toms and shakers, implementing drones and variations of the organ-hook, upping the ante to meet the requirements of a rather post-peak application.


    ARTISTKeope
    TITLETriangulo Bundle (Inc. Dixon & Trikk Rework)
    LABELBigamo Musik
    CATALOGUE NO.Bigamo6LTD
    FORMATLP + &"
    TERRITORYUK & USA only
    RELEASE DATEFIRST RELEASE18/09/2020
    ASSETSDownload

    Genres

  • Deep House
  • Down Tempo
  • Track Listing

    1. A1. There Went Gingo
    2. A2. Ecco
    3. A3. Bang Solo
    4. B1. Bang Loose
    5. B2. The Canary Inukh
    6. B3. Sant Uwayo
    7. B4. Yenkl
    8. B5. There Went Gingo - Reprise
    9. A1. The Canary Inukh (Dixon & Trikk Rework) (Club Version)
    10. B1. Yenkl (Trikk Sol Remix) (7" Edit)

    This limited edition bundle of Keope's 'Triangulo' contains the original LP as well as a 7" with versions from Trikk and Dixon that have only been released digitally before. The versions will be available exclusively on the 7" and it will not be available separately.


    ARTISTInnellea, Kevin de Vries
    TITLEHoffnungsschimmer EP
    LABELAfterlife
    CATALOGUE NO.AL042
    FORMAT12"
    TERRITORYUK & USA only
    RELEASE DATEFIRST RELEASE02/10/2020
    ASSETSDownload

    Genres

  • Techno
  • Track Listing

    1. A1. Das Licht
    2. A2. Mondfinsternis
    3. B1. Hoffnungsschimmer

    An inspired collaboration which delivers more than the sum of its parts.

    Innellea and Kevin De Vries have both broken through in the past couple of years, pushing distinctive, high-energy sounds for the floor. On the ‘Hoffnungsschimmer’ EP, the colourful tones of Innellea’s synth work and Kevin’s hard-hitting drama are a perfect match, resulting in three diverse and unique creations. ‘Das Licht’ and ‘Mondfinsternis’ are both euphoric, peak-time efforts full of stirring elements and forward motion. The title track’s more downtempo atmosphere and breakbeats balance the EP into a rounded whole.


    Represses

    ARTISTDeanne Day (Andrew Weatherall / David Harrow)
    TITLEThe Long First Friday / Hardly Breathe
    LABELMint Condition
    CATALOGUE NO.MC029
    FORMAT12"
    TERRITORYWorldwide
    RELEASE DATEFIRST RELEASE23/08/2019
    REPRESS13/11/2020
    ASSETSDownload

    Genres

  • Deep House
  • Track Listing

    1. A The Long First Friday
    2. B Hardly Breathe

    From Chicago, Detroit and New York to London, Croydon and beyond, Mint Condition have got their expert digging hats on to bring you exclusive heat and those rarer than rare jams that have been on your wants list for years! Dig in....

    Here we are again, in the company of the beautiful Deanne Day - D and A = David and Andrew. Was one of several production pseudonyms used by David Harrow and Andrew Weatherall. This all happened in the mid 1990's here in London, and now, in 2019, the spotlight has swung back around on these beautiful nuggets of soul mined from the street corners of an East London long gone. Shifting, trippy, vocal driven and dubby minimal house jams are what's on offer here sir, sound good? You're in great company with this lot. Proper pre-millennium jams on this 12", contemporary classics. These tracks sound like they've just been beamed down earlier this week and will still do ultimate damage inna dance, guaranteed.

    This, the second of 2 Deanne Day reissues, has been legitimately re-released with the full involvement of Emissions Audio Output and all license holders for 2019 and remastered by Bristol's Optimum Mastering from the original DAT tapes especially for Mint Condition, courtesy of Lord Sabre & co.100% legit, licensed and released. Dug, remastered, repackaged and brought to you by the caring folks at your favourite reissue label - Mint Condition!


    ARTISTPriori
    TITLEOn A Nimbus Remixes (Inc. Roza Terenzi / SpecialGuest DJ / Ex Terrestrial / Beta Librae / Amselysen)
    LABELNaff
    CATALOGUE NO.NAFF009
    FORMAT12"
    TERRITORYWorldwide
    RELEASE DATEFIRST RELEASE03/07/2020
    REPRESS18/09/2020
    ASSETSDownload

    Genres

  • Electro
  • House
  • IDM
  • Leftfield
  • Techno
  • Track Listing

    1. A1. Dreams of a Digital Sublime (Roza Terenzi Remix)
    2. A2. On A Nimbus (SpecialGuest DJ Megamix)
    3. B1. On A Nimbus (Ex Terrestrial Megamix)
    4. B2. Tech Ne (Beta Librae Remix)
    5. B3. Ani Ma (Amselysen Remix)

    Following the release of Priori's 2019 full length 'On A Nimbus', NAFF presents 5 reinterpretations by some of their favorite artists.


    ARTISTJaydee
    TITLEPlastic Dreams (Nicole Moudaber Remixes)
    LABELRenaissance
    CATALOGUE NO.REN250005V
    FORMAT12"
    TERRITORYWorldwide
    RELEASE DATEFIRST RELEASE24/01/2020
    REPRESS27/03/2020
    REPRESS18/09/2020
    ASSETSDownload

    Genres

  • Tech House
  • Techno
  • Track Listing

    1. A. Plastic Dreams (Nicole Moudaber Renaissance Remix)
    2. B. Plastic Dreams (Nicole Moudaber Passion Runs Deep Remix)

    Renowned record label and events brand Renaissance announce the next release in their acclaimed The ReMix Collection - a scintillating reworking of Jaydee’s 1992 R&S classic ‘Plastic Dreams’ from one of the leading names in techno: Producer, DJ & MOOD Records label boss Nicole Moudaber.

    Nicole Moudaber’s spectacular and atmospheric remix of ‘Plastic Dreams’ is already receiving strong DJ support, not least from Carl Cox, who has been playing it out as a highlight of his recent sets.

    A track that Nicole Moudaber had always wanted to remix, when approaching such an iconic track as ‘Plastic Dreams’, she applied her trademark tough yet melodic sound, emphasising the jazzy bass notes and famous organ synthesiser refrain, to deliver a fresh and vibrant reworking.

    On her remix, Nicole Moudaber said: “I didn’t want to lose the essence of this ground-breaking track. I kept the balance between house and techno and added a little touch of jazz. I was in New York when I first heard it; I was dancing, I was flying, I was connecting with people, I was making memories. I believe I gave it justice, I certainly gave it a lot of space and respect of its original identity.” 

    ‘Plastic Dreams’ will be available as a Limited-Edition vinyl, produced to go toward part of a highly collectable and beautifully packaged 6 release box-set (6th release dropping at Christmas).

    The ReMix Collection celebrates Renaissance’s proud heritage which has seen the brand at the forefront of electronic music since its inception in 1992. The concept behind the collection is to put a fresh and exciting take on seminal tracks that are closely connected with Renaissance’s early years.


    ARTISTFALLOUT
    TITLETHE MORNING AFTER
    LABELFourth Floor
    CATALOGUE NO.FF887R
    FORMAT12"
    TERRITORYWORLDWIDE
    RELEASE DATEREPRESS18/09/2020
    ASSETSDownload

    Genres

  • Deep House
  • New York
  • Reissue
  • Track Listing

    1. A The Morning After (Sunrise Mix)
    2. B1 The Morning After (Purple Disco Machine Re-Work)
    3. B2 The Morning After (The Aftermath)

    Fallout ‘The Morning After’, Produced by Lenny Dee and Tommy Musto, was originally released in 1987 on the legendary Fourth Floor Records. Originally recorded as a 17 minute opus, the track was edited into different versions; the Sunrise Mix and The Aftermath. The names Fallout and The Morning After were Tommy and Lenny’s personal references to a private after hours club called the RoofTop on the 23rd floor of a building in New York where they played, named as a nod to the after effects of the late nights and early mornings of these parties. ‘The Morning After’ crossed many genres of dance music, and was notoriously adopted by Grooverider and Fabio who championed it at Rage, their legendary Thursday night party in London. Remastered for this re-issue, and also tastefully remix by nu disco producer of the moment, Purple Disco Machine, a new lease of life awaits for this genuine classic which has truly stood the test of time.


    ARTISTBoys Noize
    TITLEMvinline
    LABELDefected
    CATALOGUE NO.DFTD605
    FORMAT12"
    TERRITORYWorldwide
    RELEASE DATEFIRST RELEASE31/07/2020
    REPRESS18/09/2020
    ASSETSDownload

    Genres

  • Deep House
  • Disco
  • Techno
  • Track Listing

    1. A. Mvinline (Extended Mix)
    2. B1. Mvinline Svn
    3. B2. Tomfvm

    Grammy nominated producer and DJ Boys Noize made his anticipated Defected debut with ‘Mvinline’ earlier this summer, unveiling a captivating and uplifting house cut you can’t help but groove to. Now available on a special 12” package, this infectious, self-assured cut sounds better than ever on wax. A name synonymous with quality dance music, this joyous release kicks off with the original track, as the German producer explores his roots with a funk-laden, classic house beat. On the flip, the previously unreleased ‘Mvinline Svn’ strips back the familiar vocal for a more club-focussed cut. Finally, closing out the package is ‘Tomfvm’, another vinyl exclusive, laden with percussive drums and a thundering bass that shows a different side the renowned producer’s style.


    ARTISTTango Project
    TITLEMake Me Feel '93
    LABELSteel Fingers Heritage
    CATALOGUE NO.SFH005
    FORMAT12"
    TERRITORYWorldwide
    RELEASE DATEFIRST RELEASE10/04/2020
    REPRESS08/05/2020
    REPRESS30/10/2020
    ASSETSDownload

    Genres

  • Hardcore
  • Jungle
  • Track Listing

    1. A. Make Me Feel '93

    This futuristic proto Drum & Bass was previously unavailable on Vinyl this was a single sided Dubplate from 1993 by the great DJ Tango (RIP). The master is from DAT Tape remastered by Subvert Central Mastering.