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New 12"s @ Amoeba Hollywood: 10/21 - Mike Huckaby, Portable, Theo Parrish, Chubby Wolf, Lawrence, Floating Points & more

Posted by Oliver / Matt / Jordan, October 20, 2011 06:06pm | Post a Comment
Sistol/Pole
The SYNTH Huckaby Remixes 12"
Slices Of Life

Slices Of Life presents tracks from Vladislav Delay's Sistol and Pole projects, remixed by Mike Huckaby. To start, "Keno" is transformed into an outstanding, dubby, Detroit-house masterpiece -- exclusively released as an extended version. On the B-side, Huckaby remixed a track originally produced in the same time period: Pole's "Silberfisch." In 2011, Mike Huckaby keeps the dubby and slightly melancholic, crackling atmosphere of the original, but his "S Y N T H Remix" beams "Silberfisch" straight onto the dancefloor.

Purchase Synth Remixes here



Portable
Into Infinity 2LP
Perlon

On the fifth album by Alan Abrahams aka Portable, he teams up with Efdemin, Johannes Schön and Süd Electronic label-mate Lakuti, to lead us Into Infinity. During the last 15 years, Alan has lived and composed in South Africa, England, Portugal and Germany. He has released records on Background, Context, Karat, Musik Krause, ~scape, Spectral, his very own Süd Electronics label and Yore.

Purchase Into Infinity here




Theo Parrish / Burnt Friedman
Meet Mancingelani and Zinja Hlungwani 12"
Honest Jon’s

Another installment in this series of A-team producers reworking Honest Jon's acclaimed Shangaan Electro compilation. Theo Parrish roars into a fierce, uglier-than-ugly edit, with no let-up for thirteen minutes, when it crashes to a standstill: a hurtling, mesmerizing ride, multi-layered and clustered with synth washes, bleeps and alarms, galloping drums, clattering percussion. Burnt Friedman's Shangaan variation is perforce more chilled, lithe, reverberating. The crafted drum programming is fresh and funky, with moody vocal interjections and haunting keys, chocka with dub thrills and spills, lethal with the bass. 

Purchase Meet Mancingalani here


Chubby Wolf
Turkey Decoy LP
Digitalis

Chubby Wolf was the moniker used by the late Dani Baquet-Long of Celer for her subdued world of sound. With the help of Dani's husband and Celer's other half, Will Long, the final Chubby Wolf recordings are finally seeing the light of day, posthumously. Turkey Decoy represents some of her most accessible work. "Cantankerous Baby" opens the set with cybernetic clouds -- it's like endlessly floating through an unknown haze built around processed vocals and sample-ridden electric guitar. As you continue dreaming through the morose romanticism of pieces like "Prescient Inspiration," there's an understated sensuality that weaves its way into the music. "If There's An Elephant In The Room" pulls back the curtain and reveals a breathless aftermath punctuated by distant piano chords and sprawling drones. Each swell of Baquet-Long's voice makes you want to avert your eyes, unsure if it's something you're supposed to see. Closing out the album, "Scalloped Toes" and "Intrusively Coexisting" wrap things up with an elegant sweetness as everything comes full circle. The former is bathed in warm, relaxing tones that bleed into the barking and howling of Dani's beloved wolves that begin the last song on the album. "Intrusively Coexisting" is more gloomy and leaves lingering questions about all that came before it. It's the right way to end such a raw album -- each layer removed like an article of clothing, until there's nothing left to hide behind. Limited edition of 500 copies only. Cut at Dubplates And Mastering, Berlin.   Purchase Turkey Decoy here



Sun Ra

The Mike Huckaby Reel-To-Reel Edits Vol. 2 12"
Kindred Spirits

Detroit's Mike Huckaby returns on Kindred Spirits with the second volume of Sun Ra edits. Renowned for his DJ sets, edits and productions, he was the perfect choice for re-working highlights of the Sun Ra catalog. The A-side features "Friendly Galaxy" and the flip contains a beautiful stretched-out version of the classic cut "Space Is The Place," accompanied by "To Nature's God" from Nidhamu/Dark Mythic Equation, originally released on Art Yard records. Includes exclusive artwork by Stephen Serrato and a silk-screen printed plastic insert. On red vinyl.

Purchse Reel to Reel edits v2 here



Lawrence
Never As Always (Pt. 2) 12”
Laid

Second part in the Real House Music series by Lawrence, Never As Always. Early autumn tunes bringing back magical emotions to the deeper dancefloors.


Purchase Never As Always here








CD vs CD
I Really Do Believe 12”
W Records

"I REALLY DO BELIEVE" joyously straddles the House and Disco worlds with a rollicking metallic riff, soaring Etta James vocal samples, a healthy dose of Acid and a serious low end. New and talented producer CHICAGODAMN serves a superb remix on the flip, taking the original to Warehouse destinations!

Purchase I Really Do Believe here




Floating Points

Danger / Miniature 7”
Eglo

Super limited edition 7" from EGLO's chief scientist of sound! Another excursion of full of sonic exploration and color, warm textured sounds with a ghost like spirit, layered synths rub against pulsating frequencies and dusty hi-hats, rumbling subs, sprightly sparks and flashes. Serious!


Purchase Danger / Miniature 7" here





MIKE SHIFLET: Sufferers LP
PINK SKULL: Psychic Welfare LP
LUOMO: Good Stuff 12”
LANDO KAL: Maneuver 12"
Funkineven/APRON EP 12”
Alex Clare/UP ALL NIGHT (SKREAM RMX) 12”
James Blake & Bon Iver/ENOUGH THUNDER LP
Organ Grinder/NEW AGE PEOPLE 12”
DARKNESS FALLS: Alive In Us LP
CCC/ACID SNOW 12"
Luca Bacchetti/TANGO 12”
Vis-A-Vis/OBI AGYE ME DOFO LP
Various/DG EDITS #2 12”
Late Nite Tuff Guy/BABY YOU FOOLED...12”
Echo Park/FIBER OPTIC 12”
Simon Weiss/WHAT'S NEW IN TOKYO CITY 12”
Arp 101/U - GROOVE 12”
Soft Rocks/WE HUNT BUFFALO NOW 12”
Joe Seven/ALL PROLOGUE 12”
Matthew Burton & Nick Lawson/TAKE... 12"
Marcos Cabral/HAMILTON DANCE 002 12”
Nautiluss x Lord Skywave/ULTRAVIOLET 12”
Jakes/NIGHTMARES 12”
Waifs & Strays/BODY SHIVER 12”
Ultrasone/BREATHE N POP 12”
Bombay Bicycle Club/SHUFFLE LEO ZERO 12"
Zoowax/NINE TO FIVE (THE REMIXES) 12”
Switch Sampler/EATS EVERYTHING... 12"
Switch Sampler/DJ FRESH & FLUX P 12”
N.Y.Transit Authority/OFF THE TRAX 12”
T. Williams/BREAK BROKE 12”
Leo Zero Edits/MAGNIFICENT DUB 12”
Soho808/TROUBLE AND STRIFE 12”
Geddes & Mic Newman/CHEZ DAMIER RMX 12”
Lusty Zanzibar/THE FEELING EP 12"
T.E.E.D./GARDEN (SOUL CLAP REMIX) 12”
Project Club/FIELD OF DREAMS 12”
Disco Deviance/#21 DR DUNKS EDITS 12"
Yacht/DYSTOPIA REMIXES 12”
Joe Coleman/TEST DRIVE 12”
Ocote Soul Sounds/PIRATA 7”
Zoowax/NINE TO FIVE (THE REMIXES) 12”
Mighty Mocambos/FUTURE IS HERE LP
Various/VISIONQUEST WINTER FALL COLL.12”
Various/WEEKENDER SOUNDTRACK SAMPLER 12"
ANTIPARALLEL: Antiparallel 12”
GUI BORATTO/EXTRAWELT: Tuning #08 12”
TORB: Mars Premier 12"
TERRENCE PARKER: The Deep/Always Did, Always Will 12"
PILLOW TALK: The Come Back 12"
ANJA SCHNEIDER: Hello Boy! 12”
DRIPHOUSE: Spectrum 008 LP
JEREMY GLENN: Surrender 12”

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