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New 12" Electronic Releases at Amoeba Hollywood - 07/10/09

Posted by Oliver / Matt / Jordan, June 29, 2009 02:33pm | Post a Comment



New Electro/Techno 12"s Coming this Weekend: 

Boys Noize
STARTER 12"
BNR034

The single is a double A salute featuring "STARTER," a classic BOYS NOIZE electro house banger in OI style, and "JEFFER," an all time fresh summer disco hammer to fall in love with.



Siskid
WOLVES EP 12"
MEANT004

SISKID is back on MEANT records, receiving full support from DAMIAN LAZARUS, LAURENT GARNIER, AGORIA, and more. Three brand new peak time tech tracks, plus a fantastic remix by CHLOE. Tight production ready to work out the floor.    

Chequers GET UP DIFFERENTLY 12" DCLAS15

Detboi Y'ALL WANT MO EP 12" CHEAP009X

Feature Cast ARTIST SERIES 1 12" GG06

Jazzy Jens AFRICA 12" GAMM049

Rephrase SINCE 1939 & MINK 12" REPHRASE002

Various SOUL ALL-TIMERS VOL 4 12" DCLAS16

Analog People ROSE ROUGE REMIXES 12" HYS1697

Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band P.I.M.P. 7" 451016

Bright Eyes DANGER MOUSE REMIX EP 7" DM01 

Depeche Mode WRONG-DJ REMIX EP WHITE 12" 12BONG40DJ

Douglass Greed NEW INNERSTATE...12" IF2017

Enola WORDS IN A BOTTLE 12" INITIAL028

Frankie Goes Hollywood MEMBERS ONLY 12" MO14

Frederic De Carvalho ROCK STAR EP 12" BOXON09

Jessica 6 FUN GIRL 7" MSSS01

Killers SPACEMAN REMIXES 12" SPACEMAN001

La Roux BULLETPROOF (1-SIDED, SQUARE) 7" 2705728

La Roux BULLETPROOF (ZINC RMX) 12" ROUX9

La Roux IN FOR THE KILL (CUT N RUN) 12" CAR036

Lefto vs Fela HOOLIGAN (LEFTO EDIT) 7" HOOL1

Luciano VERSUS-G.GERBER, L.VAN DOWSKI 12" CADENZA36

Moby VERY BEST OF MOBY - REMIXED 12" MORX001

Orbital LUSH HERVE REMIX 12" 2564688320

Peaches LOSE YOU REMIXES 12" XLT434

Peter Kruder CHORDAL & LAW OF RETURN 12" MACROM12 

Vincenzo THIZZ IZZZ THE LAB 12" PFR104

Who Made Who KEEP ME IN MY PLANE #1 12" GOMMA128

Who Made Who KEEP ME IN MY PLANE #2 12" GOMMA130

Wigald Boning KOBRA DANCE REMIXES 12" COMP331

Echospace 
INTRUSION REFLECTION LP ECHO7    


New House/Disco 12"s Coming this Weekend:     

Jimpster
SLEEPER 12"
FR123

JIMPSTER comes out of hibernation with some lush grooving deepness to warm up the dancefloor, complete with newcomer FRANC SPANGLER's own chugger of a remix. Also includes "JUST THE KIND OF GIRL," with a slowmo vocal on the break. House heads...get on this.    


Dirty Funker
FLAT BEAT (BANKSY HELICOPTER ARTWORK) 12"
DF08

Massive new 12" from DIRTY FUNKER based around MR OIZO's dance classic "FLAT BEAT."
 

Chalkhill CHALKHILL EDITS VOL. 1 CHALKHILL001

Curtis Vodka HOOK N SLING EP 12" OTB008

Llorca UNRELEASED REMIXES 12" AOT001

Silicone Soul DUST BALLAD II 12" SOMA265

Toby Tobias SPACE SHUFFLE REMIXES 12" REKIDS039

Trinidadian Deep THE OFFERING EP 12" FVR013

3 Na Massa 3 NA MASSA EP 12" NUB12016

Baaz PASS IT ON EP 12" QUINTESSE07

Ben Watt GUINEA PIG REMIXES 12" 043BUZZ

C-Rock RAWSEN-NIC FANCIULLI REMIX 12" STIR1536

Chris Coco SUMMERTIME REMIXES 12" DUMB012DJC01

Dorothy's Fortress DJANGO STRIKES..12" BASTARD002

Eclier ALPHA RIVER 12" BOXON10

Greymatte BELIEVE IN SOMETHING RMX 12" NYSOUL013

H.O.S.H. BETTER & SWEET 12" DIYNAMIC027

Horse Meat Disco EP #2 12" HMD002

Hot City HOT CITY BASS 12" RAMP020

John Daly SPACE WALK 12" MULE039

Nicky Siano THE GALLERY 3LP SJRLP100

Pepe Bradock PATH OF MOST RESISTANCE 12" ATA011

Rick Wade INTELLIGENCE 12" LAID01

Season & Sygaire INNER NAVIGATION 12" R008

Sharod SCHOOLIN 12" SUPRAA005

Soulphiction IN THE LIMELIGHT-TRUSME 12" PHP039

Stereo Heroes NOISOME & POUNDSCAKE 12" BSR003

Twocker STITCH 12" VR011

Wax Poetic BRASIL-MCDE REMIX 12" NUB12015

Larry Levan WEST END REMIXES FROM THE GARAGE LP WES2001-1

Pheek & Stefny JAPAN EXCURSION JOINT 12” ARCHPL017

Euterke 
FRAGMENTS ORNIMENTS 12” MMU001    


New Dubstep/Jungle 12"s Coming this Weekend:    

Ragga Twins 
SPLIFFHEAD (RAMADANMAN) 12"
SJR19712

Seminal rave/jungle anthem gets a serious dubstep remix from RAMADANIMAN and KUTZ! Fully cut up, reworked, and dissected by these modern wizards, who have recorded with BENGA and SKREAM.    


Southside Steppas
WHEN SHE MOVES 12"
SJR21612 

Twisted UK dancehall / dubstep bullet, as KINGSTON MC's meet the sounds of South London inna soundclash stylee! Heavyweight beats with killer MC skilz of 2-ICE and JUNIOR LAWLESS, grimey juggling and dark, very Jamaican stepping riddims. Highly recommended!

Temper D vs Balkansky CLOCKWISE 12" ROCST24

Varoslav I LOVE US (FT.DOP)-DAVID K 12" DIRT034

Von D 
COQUINE 12" ACRE011    

New Electronic CD Releases 5/06/09

Posted by Oliver / Matt / Jordan, May 6, 2009 04:04pm | Post a Comment
Few highlights from this weeks new CD releases. The Prins Thomas live mix CD is the best mix I've heard in months!  - Oliver
Prins Thomas
Prins Thomas
Live At Robert Johnson Vol. 2 (CD)
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This is the second volume in a 4-part CD compilation series celebrating the 10th anniversary of Frankfurt's Robert Johnson club. Volume 2 has been selected and mixed by one of Norway's best: Full Pupp label head, DJ/producer, and versatile disco Viking, Prins Thomas. In the studio, Thomas sprinkles everything from the Junior Boys and Studio through to Justus Köhncke and techno classics on R&S Records with his lively drum-bass-organ magic. As a DJ, he works his sets from front to back, from loud to quiet, and from one genre to the next, through all various shades of grey in between. This is probably the only CD in the whole world on which Ricardo Villalobos dances to "Afro Punk Reggae Dub" by Steel An' Skin with his house band Cos/Mes, where a Playhouse classic from Roman Flügel performs an Acid Test in the "Gallery Oslo" by Kåre & The Cavemen, where synth-rock by Trans Am glows like a fixed star, and where Bjørn Torske makes it clear who was the first to polish the Norwegian disco ball (the Idjut Boys claim this title for England). Also on this mix, Closer Musik evokes wistfulness and Sébastien Tellier argues about beard lengths with DJ Harvey of Map Of Africa. Twenty-seven breathtaking gems, some of them affectionately edited by Prins, but always with two hands, a Urei mixing desk, two CD players and turntables, the mischievous Korg Kaoss Pad as well as an in/out insulator, and mixed with that unwavering, killer DJ instinct of his. And of course, everything is done live in one take so as to evoke the feeling of a Viking longboat on a stormy sea. Other artists include: Arpadys, Cage & Aviary, Capracara, Rub N Tug, Trans Am, Babytalk, Frankie Valentine, Isoul8, Low Motion Disco, Still Going, James Yuill, Dogs Of War, Anarchic System, Argy & The Mole, Martin Circus, Opolopo, Domu, Mathew Jonson, Samos, and Lindstrøm.

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New 12" Electronic Releases at Amoeba Hollywood - 5/01/09

Posted by Oliver / Matt / Jordan, April 29, 2009 05:37pm | Post a Comment


Get em now while you can! Early Techno classics!!

Model 500 Records Coming Back In Stock:


-Model 500 - BE BRAVE 12" RS98135 EXC

-Model 500 - BE BRAVE REMIXES 12" RS98135X

-Model 500 - CLASSICS DLP RS931LP EXC

-Model 500 - DEEP SPACE DLP RS95066 EXC

-Model 500 - I WANNA BE THERE 12" RS96084 EXC

-Model 500 - MIND AND BODY DLP RS99145 EXC



Also, New Electro 12"s Coming In This Weekend:


Deepgroove - THE CLOCK 12" (remix by JAMIE ANDERSON)(Rekids)
REKIDS037 EXC
"This one's idiotproof," laughs JOSH WINK. "THE CLOCK" is pure tech house magic, with a dancefloor stormer remix from BEN KLOCK. DEEPGROOVE & JAMIE ANDERSON also record under IDIOTPROOF, and carry the same sensibility over to their housier productions. This is an anthem!

Delphic - COUNTERPOINT 12" (R & S)
RS0903 EXC
DELPHIC are the missing link between CHEMICAL BROS & NEW ORDER, between UNDERWORLD & MUSE. On "COUNTERPOINT," they offer an epic, ravetastic moment produced by EWAN PEARSON. Includes a tech house bumper remix from THE CHAIN and PAUL WOOLFORD offers a heavy hitting techno mix. Incl. a dub.

Housemeister - BEEF JERKY EP 12" (BOYS NOIZE)
BNR032 MUS
100% analog produced techno & breakcore, outside of any trend. Five tracks that are a mix of techno, b-more, dubstep, and techno. "WHO IS THAT BOYS" is one that will tear the roof off, and "VAKUUM" gives you a REPHLEX techno vibe. "GEHACKTES" plays on a big sample, and is HUGE! TECHNO CLUB ELECTRO.


House Releases:

Andreas Gehm- MY SO CALLED ROBOT LIFE 12" (MATHEMATICS)
MATH027 EXC
STEVE POINDEXTER presents ANDREAS GEHM.
"MY SO CALLED ROBOT LIFE" is broken down into five parts or versions. Authentic Replicant 80s Chicago house music from Chicago's own MATHEMATICS label.

Salvatore & Volta - WESTERN SPAGHETTI 12" (FREERANGE)
FR120 EXC
"WESTERN SPAGHETTI" is a furious percussive house excursion that weaves magic on the floor. On a slightly deeper and trippier note is CHARLES WEBSTER's remix of "PATATAS BRAVAS," a throbber with dark overtones. The original version is also incl. with a hint of eastern mysticism.

Alton Miller - INNER8-LITERON RMX 12" (RIZE RADICAL)
RIZE003 MUS
LITERON's take on "INNER8" comes with razor sharp claps, one intense house stab, and deep sub bass. STEVE AZZARA's re-rub is sublime and deep with spiritually aware Detroit beats and gripping strings. Traditional house meets modern club tracks, perfection!

Andre Lodemann - YOU NEVER KNOW EP 12" (BEST WORKS)
BWR002 MUS
Classic American house feel with a Berlin orientated, somewhat minimal influence. Both tracks on this EP exhibit surprising arrangements and deep sound tapestries, piano harmonies with dark alarm signals...? It works, and delivers a thriller-meets-drama house vibe.

Aphrodisiax - UNFINISHED BUSINESS EP 12" (JUS HOUSE)
JUS003 MUS
Already stimulating the crowds of KARIZMA, PHIL ASHER, QUENTIN HARRIS, & MIKE DUNN, this four track EP crosses the boundaries of afro, latin, and deep house & stirs them up in a percussive, sexy way. Includes title track plus "KEEPING IT MOVING," "MY GETAWAY," & "RIGHT BESIDE YOU."


Dubstep Releases:

Djunya- ELEVATE 12" (LODUBS)
LODUBS1209012 MUS
A sprawling dubstep gem with an unusually optimistic feel to it, this has thick layers of bass & keys over some heavy breakstep action. "PUJA KARNA SAGIT" is a thick, hazy slice of global dubstep ambience that would sound right at home on SKULL DISCO.

MRK 1- KILL ZONE 12" (CONTAGIOUS)
CON021 MUS
Wobbly bassline action intact, this is some hard dancefloor business for the kids, & B-side "TUNNEL FORM" brings the tempo way down low for a lazy electro dubstep workout.


Carl Craig, Gamall, Jonah Sharp, & {KONTROL} DJs in SF

Posted by Billyjam, December 11, 2008 12:40pm | Post a Comment


If you are in the Bay Area there is one really great lineup at the Demon Days party at club Mezzanine in San Francisco tonight featuring legendary Detroit producer/DJ Carl Craig along with Gamall (Demon Days, NYC), plus the Bay Area's own longtime UK transplant Jonah Sharp under his Spacetime Continuum moniker featuring Nigerian drummer Sikiru Adepoju. And to top it off, local turntable crew [KONTROL] DJs featuring Alland Byallo, Nikola Baytala, Craig Kuna, and Sammy D will also be spinning throughout the night.

Carl Craig, accurately described as "the forefather of the second wave of Detroit techno," picked up where Juan Atkins and company started with that strain of electronic music in the Michigan city. In addition to being a super-talented, dedicated producer/DJ/remixer, Craig is also a committed cultural anthropologist and in 2000 was chosen as curator of the first Detroit Electronic Music Festival (something he since discontinued, as curator but not as a performer). As is evident in the above recent interview with the artist by UK based dollop, Carl Craig is always aware of and giving props to his city of Detroit and all the artists who have hailed from "the motor city" over the years including Kevin Saunderson, Bob Seger, Iggy Pop, carl craigand the White Stripes.

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The Scene

Posted by Mike Battaglia, April 7, 2007 05:43pm | Post a Comment
A direct descendent of American Bandstand, and the older, cooler cousin of Dance Party USA, Detroit's own televised dance show The Scene ran from the mid-70's until the late 80's, giving local urban teens a place to strut their stuff and be seen by nearly everyone in the metro area - literally. The show's popularity was so high at its peak that its ratings outshined all competitors, including the six o'clock news. The Scene was the focal point for local kids, as is evident by the enthusiasm of these young dudes:



More pertinent to this blog (and interesting to me) is that The Scene was popular during the birth and growth of Detroit's last enduring gift to the world: Techno.

The show aired on Detroit's only black-owned TV station, WGPR, and had its roots in the swinging disco Seventies, as you can see in this short piece from Detroit local news:


As disco "died", it was replaced by electro, boogie, and the eurodisco now commonly referred to as Italo-disco in the early Eighties. Its use of synthesizers would directly influence Detroit's black youth, not to mention the Belleville Techno triumvirate of Juan Atkins, Derrick May and Kevin Saunderson. Case in point: Scene-sters dancing suavely to Kano's "I'm Ready".



Even more exciting, though, is this spectacular 1982 clip featuring a guys-only dance to "Sharevari" by A Number of Names, believed to be the first Detroit Techno record and coincidentally reissued this past week on vinyl. Peep the dude with the prop guitar!



With all the frenzied screaming, yelping and hollering, the atmosphere in the studio sounds electrified! Silly dance moves and outdated fashions aside, what you have here is a mostly black (but quite multicultural) audience getting seriously down to the sort of thing that was widely (and erroneously) considered "white" music - synthesizers, drum machines, minor keys. Not only did Detroit's musical climate at the time open the doors for this music to be appreciated, it legitimized it in the eyes and ears of a young, urban, black audience, which embraced it and made it their own. Today, it makes Detroit completely unique in the US - there is no other (S/s)cene quite like it, enough so that the Detroit Historical Society now has a permanent exhibit about Techno.