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Loco Dice - Underground Sound Suicide Box Set

May 4, 2016

 Standout One of a Kind 8LP Box Set + Custom Made USB + Slipmat! Includes the full recent ‘Underground Sound Sucide’ Album first time ever on physical format / on 4 LP featured collaborations with artists like Just Blaze, Neneh Cherry, Miss Kittin, Chris Liebing and Giggs amongst others and 4 Remix 12″ by the Who is Who of Current Electronic Music. Nightmares On Wax , Henrik Schwarz, Kerri Chandler, Kenny Dope, Jimmy Edgar, Chris Liebing, Rob Hood , Timo Maas, Martin Buttrich, Pulshar and Many More!

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Mental Overdrive - Plugged

May 4, 2016

 Per Martinsen aka Mental Overdrive and “Plugged", two elementary techno Classics from Norway. Per Martinsen was born in the Arctic town of Tromsø in Northern Norway in 1966, and spent his teens listening to imported records and tapes filled with electronic (and some non-electronic) music stemming mainly from the UK and Germany. He first entered the world of music-making by playing drums in local post-punk outfits, but moved on to electronic instruments when he bought his own Roland TR-808 drum machine in 1983. Setting out on a mission to connect to the

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Orbe - Kepler 438

May 4, 2016

 COHERENCE is a new VINYL ONLY series from Be As One, a channel of expression with a different approach than the main label catalogue. Techno alumnus ORBE launch this new limited series with a double LP of dreamy, hypnotic and carefully programmed Techno.

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John Frusciante - Foregrow (rsd 2016 Item)

Feb 24, 2016

 John Frusciante's Foregrow doesn't sound like any Acid Test record, or any record, that's come before it. After the unlikely alliance between the Los Angeles label and the iconoclastic Venice, CA musician on Trickfinger, all bets are off. This one's truly a passage through night. Frusciante's using elements of John Carpenter's eternal scores, the drum programming DNA of jungle and footwork, and yes, a Roland TB-303, all slowed down to a crawl. Foregrow is a lurching, lysergic beauty which offers glimpses of his platinum pop instincts, but only behind the veil of true

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Dani Siciliano - Dani Siciliano

Feb 2, 2016

 Dani Siciliano’s latest album is self-titled for a reason; it represents a personal statement crafted by Dani’s own hand - feeding off her accomplished past in experimental pop and electronica and reaching to new tones and timbres in a celebration of musical liberation. Culminating eight years of songwriting, production research and sonic exploration, Circus Company is proud to present Dani Siciliano’s third solo album. Following her two previous solo LPs Likes…(2004) and Slappers(2007), Dani decided to focus on crafting as much of the album by herself as

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L_ - The Outisder

Feb 2, 2016

 L_ is the moniker of the Brazilian producer and sound artist Luis Fernando. Having released his debut album »Love Is Hell« in 2014 through the Berlin-based ANTIME imprint, he also received attention with a slew of remixes and contributed to several compilations, most notably »Hy Brazil Vol. 7« which was hand-selected by Chico Dub, one of the most important figures in the Brazilian electronic music scene. In 2015, ˆL_ embarked on a successful, two-week long Germany tour with his ANTIME label mate AAAA and released the more dancefloor-orientated EP »The

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October 11th
  1. EXCLMER Studio Barnhus T-shirt — “Burgundy White Print On Front Size Xxl” STUDIO BARNHUS
December 31st
  1. EXCL1CD Apes & Horses — “Echo (mini Cd)” BECAUSE
July 15th
  1. EXCL12"J Keita Sano — “Why Not Ep” RETT I FLETTA
  2. EXCL2LPI Spacetravel — “Dancing Therapy” PERLON
  3. EXCL1CDB Spacetravel — “Dancing Therapy” PERLON
  4. EXCL12"J Alex Agore — “Sentimental Ep, 2016 Repress” TENDERPARK
July 1st
  1. EXCLXLPB Up-tight — “S/t Limited Lp Re Issue” DESASTRE
June 24th
  1. EXCL1CDA D.r. Hooker — “The Truth (cd)” VEALS & GEEKS RECORDS
  2. EXCLXLPB D.r. Hooker — “The Truth (180g Vinyl Lp)” VEALS & GEEKS RECORDS
  3. EXCL12"J Chmmr — “Media Vision Ep” FULL PUPP
June 17th
  1. EXCL12"J Farbror Resande Mac — “Atalanta B/ Vi över Manhattan” HORISONTAL MAMBO
  2. EXCL12"J Mental Overdrive — “Plugged Remixes (prins Thomas,blackbelt” RETT I FLETTA
  3. EXCL12"G Dop — “Email From A Beetle” CIRCUS COMPANY
June 10th
  1. EXCL12"N Rudolf — “Join The Army With Me /daze Maxim Remix” NERVMUSIC RECORDS
  2. EXCL12"P Carlos Nilmmns — “Midnight Chronicles Ep” ORNAMENTS

Media and DJ comments

A Sagittariun — “Elasticity” on ELASTIC DREAMS

DJ: “Nick Hoppner (Panorama Bar) - Looking forward to checking this out thoroughly Ryan Elliot – Excellent LP JoeFarr (Turbo) – Lovely LP, really well crafted Maya Jane Coles – Great stuff, look forward to having a proper listen Ed Davenport – A proper trip indeed, love the opening track with its positive vibes, and the quality is upheld throughout Nemone (BBC 6 Music) – OMG! This is so good, great work from A Sagittariun dOP (Circus Company) – Great music Paul Woolford – Killer stuff, looking forward to taking some time with this and so good to see it come to fruition Randomer – Feeling ‘Naming Of The Names’ and ‘Chapter & Verse Dan Curtin - Composition ♐ and Slowdive sounding particulary lovely Lo Shea – Really liking ‘Naming Of The Names’ James Preiestly (Secretsundaze) – Sounding classy as ever Objekt (Tresor) – On good form ”

Online:: “Resident Advisor - B Traits (BBC Radio 1) – Airplay Futureboogie (KMAH Radio) - Ethyl & Flori (KMAH Radio) - Lo Shea (KMAH Radio) - ”

Gary Gritness — “The Sugar Cane Chronicles” on HYPERCOLOUR

DJ: “Axel Boman – Top! Smooth & great Chris Duckenfield (SWAG) – Really strong EP, GG hits again! Josh Wink (Ovum) – Deep, Detroit tech house here, nice music Jimpster (Freerange) – Absolute belter of an EP, raw yet musical with tone of attitude and really fat production Bwana (Aus Music) – Really lovely, so funky! Charles Webster (Miso) – Really nice deep retro vibes here Brett Johnson (Classic) – Working Girls is sick, taking me back to my youth, Loose Ends on acid Tensnake (Defected) – this is awesome, all killer Basic Soul Unit – Dope, love them all Phillipe Zdar (Cassius) - I love this, really cool Mark Henning (Soma) – Fantastic stuff Lando (Ultramajik) – Damn, the funk is strong! The Revenge (Z Records) – Such a fresh record, love it Radio Slave – nice gear! Gene Farris (Relief) – good stuff! Friend Within – this is well funky Tom (Groove Armada) – Lovely stuff, reminds me of Metro Area NYC disco, bang on! Chateau Flight (Versatile) – Really cool funky stuff Jim Baron (Crazy P) – Really heavy, love the production Gary Todd (BPitch) – awesome! Nightmares On Wax (Ninja) – Working Girls is the one for me, support!”

Kaspar — “Sisyphean Rage, Kirk Degiorgio Remix” on MIDNIGHT SHIFT

DJ: “Scuba great thanks beats in space US - Tim Sweeney Kirk Degiorgio Instrumental Remix for me! The Black Dog Will give these a spin. George FitzGerald Ravisher is really nice Shadow Child the inst remix is nice.. like the ep. Joris Voorn Amazing mix by DeGiorgio! Ripperton Really into both Degiorgio mixes, great vibes and depth. Thank you!”

Josh Wink — “Denial, Luke Slater Rmxs” on OVUM

DJ: “Dubfire “This is absolutely rocking!” Truncate - "KILLER remixes from Luke!!” Peter Van Hoesen - "Liking both mixes, but i'm totally in love with the LB Corp. Did a little edit already.” Boddika - "Yeah been waiting to get these mate. Slater has been on fire the last few years, i’ll be hammering these. Nice one.” Erol Alkan - "Yeah,'m liking both of these mixes. Thanks for sending!” Adam Beyer "The LB Dub Corp mix is the pick for me here. Support!” Tommy Four Seven "A big YES from me on both of these!!” Mark Broom "Denial (P.A.S) = MONSTER. . . Proper shit!.Denial(LB) = MONSTER. . . Proper Shit!..Both mixes are top notch & if this was my label i'd be a happy human!!!.” Sigha - "These are totally killer... Will definitely be playing both. Thanks for the hook up man.” Mike Dehnert - "Thanks for this, wow, excellent and heavy Rotation. Perfect for my set's." ”

Randweg — “Meanderlust” on FUNKEN

PRESS: “Lowdown: Their second album „Meanderlust“ (on Funken) will hit the stores this Friday and will be another genre breaker. oder kurz: another genre braker oder: (Randweg) fuses electronica with the sound of the clarinet, that often sounds more elctronic than you would ever expect, doing a flirt with the dancefloor. westzeit: 10 leuchtende Perlen instrumentaler Schönheit Blu/Hinnerk: Wahrlich womöglich eines der besten „Elektro“-Chill-out-Werke 2016. Freshguide: Wohlfühlmusik mit experimentellem Kern Groove: Das Duo (verfolgt) einen kammermusikalischen Ansatz - irgendwo zwischen Elektrinik, zeitgenössischem Jazz und Postrock. oder Kraut? Post-Rock? Freundlichkeits-Psychedelik? Alles ein bisschen, vor allem aber Randweg. ”

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