For our first release of 2018 and our 11th year in the game, we kick off proceedings with Jicheal Mackson. The highly in demand producer and live artist drops another forward thinking offering on our imprint SERIALISM.
You Record are proud to present their eleventh release, the ‘Kant Straße’ EP by S Katz aka Katsuhiko. From 2016 – 2017 he was granted the opportunity to produce multiple tracks at a studio on KantStraße in Berlin using hardware supplied by Dandy Jack, with whom the space is shared, and his dear friend Mathew Jonson. Opening track is a groove-driven roller with robotic glitches talking a language of their own. ‘Hats and Steps’ is a versatile dancefloor cut replete with subtle details and layered rhythms. ‘Forest In Me’ takes a trippy journey to the afterhours with immersive field recordings and entrancing blips. Closing the EP is ‘You Are In The Display’, a truly weird vocoder-led track with swung percussion and a shuffling bass melody. This EP serves as a prologue to S Katz’s forthcoming album.
Leading from Italy It’s Vanni Bacco aka Reclame presenting his debut ep “Profumo Pungente“ on Serialism. Little is known from this talented artist but the just few releases under his belt and his discerning personality have attracted Cesare’s attention after a tip from a Russian family member and A&R Anushka. The entire record is a splendid, very unique minimal play. The 5 tunes of the EP are produced diligently mixing intricate click-clacking grooves that makes a solid base to deep and soulful under melodies. The result is a completely harmonic general feeling, a healthy mix of micro emotions drawn to bring our mind to a trip but to keep the will to dance all the way… our favourite.
In true anniversary spirit, Frieda Musik presents its No. 10 issue. The newest offering from the House of Frieda is called Shizzle Dizzle – a name that lives up to its promise: perfect bum shaking entertainment, happy hormones included. On top of that, we welcome three new artists into the Frieda Musik family: nephew Pasci, Mastra and Pablo. And furthermore, and fantastic as usual, a remix by Ordinary Subject.
Serialism Records tenth anniversary continues with momentum and another essential package, Cesare vs Disorder & Quenums Azimute project returns to the imprint. The boys have been touring the world and putting the final touches on their fourth coming album. “We Are The Sound” feat Rocky Washington came out on Serialism in 2015 with massive support. the long awaited part 2 remixes are finally here! First up we have Romanian duo Livio & Roby deliver punchy drum machine programming and underlying percussion, which propels this number effortlessly, with an infectious no urgency mood. Azimute‘s Trippy Remix is just that, its stripped back and minimalistic, with a low droning sub and eerie pads, this one is deep! Alex Smoke takes a turn and presents an almost 80’s electro drum groove with rave lead stabs that surge through the arrangement To finish off this killer remix package, Russian starlet Anushka.
Our second release from the established Mexican duo UV. With the original and its remixes it will be suitable for your peaktime club mission or a late festival morning. Big shouts to the Circle Of Life Remix. After starting the year 2017 with his debut EP on Suara, the Serbian producer will continue to spread his own brand of techno. He impressed right from his first release on D-Nox’s imprint Sprout and will go on to work with established labels & producers in 2017. Labelhead Maxon couldn’t resist a distorted badass bass-line again. So here we go…three floorfillers on the way. Rave on!
After two years the Valioso & Friends compilation returns with their second edition. This release will include ten tracks of various artists with a closer focus on the Mannheim region and offers a variety of different styles, which represents the „Mannheim Sound“ best.
Incl. Tracks from Fabe, Mioh, Tolga Top, Sithòu, Jan Golly, Durrrred, Anushka, Andre Lemont and many more!
Cybordelics was founded in 1993 in Stuttgart, Germany. In the same year, Mike S., Milan Zemanec and Daniel Varga aka Cybordelics released their hit Adventures of Dama on Sven Väth’s label Harthouse. The record climbed up the UK dance charts to the 2nd place. People from London to Germany, especially in the legendary Omen Club in Frankfurt, danced to their techno anthems until the late afternoon. Today’s artists like Ricardo Villalobos, Sven Väth, Gregor Tresher, Chris Liebing, Gerd Janson or Anthony Rother were at the Omen club when this record was played for the first time, and they still consider Adventures of Dama a milestone in techno history.
23 years later, the Harthouse label begins 2017 with a Remix EP, featuring remixes by Ricardo Villalobos, Butch, Tuff City Kids starting a new era of the Harthouse story.
founded and owned by Boris Brejcha, Fckng Serious was established in 2015. The label and booking agency has its focus in the field of techno and minimal. But these are only the basic directions. Digressions into other genres such as the “High-Tech Minimal” show, how diverse our artists are and always try to rediscover.
Their small family is working closely with each artist and give him / her a good platform for all their creativity.
Joseph Disco is regularly playing his kind of “darker” groove bombs in clubs like Sisyphos/Berlin or on festivals around the globe. As half of the duo Micky Monzza and Joseph Disco, his resume grew to include a series of productions on labels such Great Stuff, Craft Music, Platform B, Stil vor Talent, Pineapple, amongst others. Dj Lion, one of the Balkan’s pioneers of underground music scene – the owner and co-founder of Patent Skillz Records from Bulgaria now based in Berlin and the 1st ever English student of SAE Berlin. The intrinsic feature of his music style is crystal clean and powerful sound which grabs the audience and takes them to the highest peak possible from music. His productions (5 Vinyls and about 200 released tracks and remixes) are played, supported and charted by: MOBY, Richie Hawtin, Oliver Koletzki, Nick Warren, Roger Sanchez, Mark Knight, Pete Tong, Tube & Berger, Umek , Nicole Moudaber, Paco Osuna, Marco Carola, Stefano Noferini, Metodi Hristov, Prok And Fitch and many more.
Henry Sure – Studio Session EP (Frieda Musik)
With a mighty Büxe-shaking rumble, Frieda’s latest music is blowing quite a storm. The bass lines are weighing down and send a pleasant breeze across the dance floors of this world. On Frieda 008 you’ll also find Henry Sure’s Solo Debut, who’s showing his signature on three originals with distinct bass lines accentuated with persuasive beats. He also likes using vocals, beautifully woven into a percussive tapestry. Two remixes accompany the accomplished originals. The eponymous remix „Studio Session“ hails from Jørg, while „Sky Fall“ contains an interpretation of San Marco & M.A. Aunt Frieda as you know her: an EP for all events.
Surfing Leons – I See You EP (Homecoming Music)
For our first release of 2017 we have prepared a special 100% Belgian line up which includes two original tracks by Surfing Leons and stunning remixes by Fabrice Lig and Raw District. Our long time friend Mathieu Fonsny aka Surfing Leons is doing his debut on Homecoming with “I See You” and “Decadance” two tunes full of groove goodness. Belgian techno legend Fabrice Lig drops an amazing remix of “I See You” with his very own Detroit melodic and organic signature. Label heads Raw District are back on the remix duties with a strong tech house revision of “Decadance”.