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New 12"s @ Amoeba Hollywood 3/1 - Conforce, RVDS, Perseus Traxx, Benjamin Damage, Freeform Five and more!

Posted by Oliver / Matt / Jordan, March 1, 2013 05:26pm | Post a Comment

Conforce - Time DilationConforce
Time Dilation 
Delsin

Boris Bunnik switches over from the dystopic electro of his Versalife project to the Conforce alias by which he's better known. Classic Delsin material here. "Nomad" sets the tone with ominous techno drones, an odd kick meter, elastic bass and big-room creepiness. "Receiver" veers closer to classic Detroit techno tropes, with insistent bells providing the atmosphere over a telltale tom. The patient and precise production of the ep’s opener is still intact, but here it's bolstered by subtle hi-hat drops that feel momentous in context. B-side "Last Anthem’s" rugged kick drum signals this 12”s diversity, ringing in the most floor-friendly track on the record. Closer "Embrace" is a deep, dub techno track with just a sliver of melody, achieving Chain Reaction-worthy hypnosis.

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RVDS
Arabian Moon
It’s

Laid back, eastern-tinged acid from the German producer, whose huge “Moon Oddity” (sensing a theme?) on Dial deep-house imprint Laid placed the producer alongside Tin Man in his ability to coax new, emotional sound out of classic equipment. The title track uses a busy 303 bassline against a deep Juno progression, the overall effect not unlike a more narcotic version of Max D’s Cassette Arabic (L.I.E.S.)

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New 12"s at Amoeba Hollywood, 11/19 - Anaxander, Ike Release & Hakim Murphy's Innerspace Halflife project & much more

Posted by Oliver / Matt / Jordan, November 20, 2012 12:16pm | Post a Comment

Anaxander
Dirty South of France 12"
Love What You Feel

Following up his killer cut "Moons of Jupiter" from LWYF-003, Anaxander is back on Love What You Feel with a full EP of his crazy French twist on house and techno. Titled "From the Dirty South (of France)", this record will solidify his standing as one of underground dance music's up and coming stars. Rocking out his distinctive arrangements and flexing his feel for mixing classic house sounds with modern production aesthetics, Anaxander shows great poise across the diverse cuts on display here.








Innerspace Halflife

Astrodynamic 12"
Episodes

Following successive solo outings on EPISODES, Chicago-based producers Hakim Murphy and Ike Release come together as Innerspace Halflife for the 'Astrodynamics EP.' Cold, raw, and cosmic. Limited quantities.

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Funkineven
Cha 12”
Apron

Whereas "CHA" is a slice of proto-techno which goes heavy on the unfiltered analog bass & galloping drum machine beats, B-side "DRACULA" is a stuttering 303 acid jam reminiscent of the brilliant "ROLAND'S JAM". Pressed on red vinyl.

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New 12"s @ Amoeba Hollywood 7/15 - Legowelt, NWAQ, Stereociti, Norm Talley, Tevo Howard & more

Posted by Oliver / Matt / Jordan, July 15, 2011 03:58pm | Post a Comment
Legowelt
Sark Island Acid EP
L.I.E.S



Always telling stories with his songs the prolific Danny Wolfers' latest offering the ''Sark Island Acid'' EP once again brings the listener into his shadowy world where the sounds of Chicago and Detroit meld with a demented dreamworld in which woodland creatures attempt space travel, lonely middle-aged men cast off by society perform circuit bending experiments in their parents suburban basement and autistic fans of late night talk radio call in from the outer-reaches to discuss world politics. Three tracks with the A-side being the bubbling, subduded and beautiful title track Sark Island Acid and the B-side containing the smudged out 808 ghetto compression of Backwoods Fantasies and the epic piano driven Sea of Nuhuhu. Strictly limited! 


Newworldaquarium
Dead Bears 2LP
NWAQ



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