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Henry Maldonado aka Sound of Sound returns to Delusions of Grandeur for his 'No Loitering EP' this November. His new release, a deep, warm grooving set of tracks littered with vocal chops, features a remix from Aroop Roy will be released on the 10th of November.
Rekids celebrates 10 years of Radio Slave’s ‘Grindhouse’ with remixes from Len Faki, Slam, Obscure Shape & SHDW, Vatican Shadow, Markus Suckut, Lady Starlight and Special Request.
The long awaited third part of the Extrawelt LP trilogy on Cocoon Recordings is on the way, and with this advance 12" release of "Fear Of An Extra Planet (Blackout)" and "Hail The Whale" we are given a superb taster of the act’s third Album.
Checkout the premiere of Noha & Alex Tea's 'Thanks for Nothing,' out on vinyl as part of Panick02 on their Panick Panick Panick! imprint on October 5th. Panick02, a three track VA compilation featuring tracks from Noha & Alex Tea, Franky Greiner and Wareika.
Bearface's San Jose EP out now on Beartone Records. The San Jose EP introduces his sound in esteemed fashion, with two equally blistering house jams. Already supported by a diverse cast such as Chris Fortier, Moodymanc, Mr.Tophat, Joris Voorn, Shir Kahn, Wankelmut, Charles Webster, Jimpster and Mark Farina, the release is filled to the brim with ass-shaking good time vibes - and is sure to go down a treat wherever it’s allowed out of the bag.
October the 6th will see the release of the Detroit Luv EP, a collaboration between Reggie Dokes and Detroit-based producer, Brian Neal. Out on Dokes’ own Psychostasia Recordings, checkout the premiere of 'Tilt' in the article.
Check out the second track from Several Definitions' forthcoming album Reborn After The Road. The album will be released on the 29th of September of Stil Vor Talent.
This October will see Canada’s Mathew Jonson join forces with Visionquest co-founder Ryan Crosson for a two track EP in the shape of ‘Robots Of Dawn’.
Mid October will see Lyon based imprint Art Feast Records release Rocco’s ‘L.gee’s Stories’ EP, featuring four original cuts from the French producer.
This week in Selections we caught up with Bucharest-born Dragosh and asked him to pick out some of his favourite and most influential beats. On the 20th of October, Dragosh will release his Relov EP on Dutch imprint Memoria Recordings.
Following up an impressive debut release by Wilhelm, London/Bristol-based Oscilla sound prepares its second release in the form of three leftfield tracks from Parisian producer E-Unity.
Nicola Altieri, aka The Mechanical Man, from Naples steps up this week for another killer round of Selections. The newest entry to the Bosconi Records family, The Mechanical Man will see his eight track mini LP released on the 30th of September.
Oliver Chlass returns to Lebensfreude this September with the Magic Bleep EP, which includes an original from the main man himself and two remixes from Negativ Dekadent and Chris von B.
This week in Selections Detroit DJ and producer Reggie Dokes steps up to provide us with a few of his most influential beats. A native of Detroit, Dokes’ recent travails have seen him perk up on the likes of Philpot, Royal Oak, Clone and We Play House; proof indeed of his undoubted production nous. His latest work, the Detroit Luv EP will be released on Psychostasia Recordings in October.
Japan’s DJ Shufflemaster joins Paco Osuna’s Mindshake imprint with a muscular techno single featuring remixes from the label founder and Gary Beck.
Underground electronic music label Minimood celebrates ten years of existence with a stunning double 12”, vinyl only release, presenting the finest dub infusions. The original comes from Luke Hess and Sascha Dive with pioneering figures Delano Smith, Steve O’Sullivan and Tobias on the remixes.
Following up the release of Lazy Ants 'Low Profile' earlier this year, we spoke to the main man himself to find out his favourite tunes from recent memory and he did not disappoint with his fine selections. Make sure to check out Low Profile which is available on White Forest Records.
After storming into the scene in 2010 with Afrika, released on D:vision, De Gama returns with a much awaited two track release on newly formed Samosa Records. The vinyl only release, entitled Yebo/Mantekilla, will hit shelves on September the 5th and features two stunning tracks which are sure to follow Afrika in style.
To celebrate the release of DØOB, Armie and Javi Green's Deaf Humans EP, out on Clockpoets now, we spoke with Javi to discuss his favourite tracks. The Deaf Humans EP is the second release on Spanish imprint Clockpoets, which is a stunning effort featuring three originals from the dynamic trio. It continues Clockpoets’ auspicious start, further cementing its reputation as a label to keep an eye on.
British Techno legend Ben Sims debuts on DJ Deep’s seminal Deeply Rooted imprint with four muscular cuts. The ‘Gamma Ray Subway’ EP drops in Mid-September 2017.
This week in Selections, Alejandro AKA Nervouz Boy steps up to provide us with some of his favourite beats from his personal locker. His new EP, entitled "My New Life" is out now on his own new label, ANB Independent
Marking their foray into the digital world, the highly talked about techno imprint Social Experiment steps away from its usual “no remixes” ethos to commission production heavyweight Chris Liebing for the reworking of a special cut from Toronto artist Mario J under his AD/D moniker.
Pierre Codarin continues his series of releases on his own label this July with four of his own solid cuts. The fast rising DJ-producer’s vinyl series continually picks up support from an array of respected talent, such as Radio Slave, Raresh, Laurent Garnier, Jackmaster, ItaloJohnson, Apollonia, and more.
Respected Parisian producer DJ Deep debuts on Kerri Chandler’s Kaoz Theory with four rhythmic house tracks this August. ‘For The Love Of Kaoz’ EP is out on Kaoz Theory on 28th August 2017.
Following his release on DVS1’s Mistress Recordings in early 2017, Look Like strikes back with a new release on his own Akoya Circles imprint. 'Delta' is a four track blend of early Detroit & Chicago sounds with a hip hop sensibility, sprinklings of acidic basslines and playful drum programming.