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Mkwaju Ensemble (Midori Takada) - Mkwaju 140g Vinyl, Heavy 350gsm Sleeve, Sticker

Oct 4, 2018 wrwtfww025WRWTFWW Records is proud to announce the highly anticipated official reissue of holy grail album MKWAJU by acclaimed Japanese percussionist Midori Takada's MKWAJU ensemble, sourced from the original masters and available in two versions: a vinyl LP cut at Emil Berliner Studios (formerly the in-house recording department of Deutsche Grammophon) and a digipack CD.

Originally recorded in February and March 1981 and released by fabled Japanese avant-garde label Better Days (home of Ryuichi Sakamato's debut album, Yasuaki Shimizu's Kakashi, Colored Music self-titled LP and
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Sebastian Gandera - Le Raccourci (1lp+mp3)

Oct 4, 2018 es008Le Raccourci is a welcome introduction to the world of modern classical identity Sebastian Gandera. The impressionist landscapes of a sensitive soul self-reflecting, these miniature compositions alternate across a rudimentary set up of piano, field recorder, sampler and four track. Melancholic utterings hastily captured some 100km east of Paris.

Classically trained by the same teacher as his parents, Gandera first began recording in the confines of his university dorm room, inspired by a C60 from friend and future collaborator Bernard Odot (A Gethsémani). Humbly existing
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Nachtbraker - When You Find A Stranger In The Alps (2LP)

Oct 4, 2018 QSLP01After a string of acclaimed EPs on Heist, Dirt Crew and Quartet Series, Amsterdam's Nachtbraker presents 'When You Find a Stranger in the Alps', his first longplayer on his own Quartet Series imprint. The good-humoured Dutchman - tongue always firmly in cheek - has always refused to stick to the 'sound du jour' and the industry's conventions, following his own path instead, continually willing to step out of his comfort zone. 'When You Find a Stranger in the Alps', a nod to his favourite Coen Brothers' movie, is testament to Nachtbraker's studio prowessRead the whole story

Anestie Gomez - Hungry Bears Don't Dance (vinyl Only 2x12)

Sep 12, 2018 nm022A new 6 tracks banger by Anestie Gomez from Greece with a wonderful remix from Romanian Barac. Read the whole story

Running Back Presents: Front 2x12'' LP Front Part 1 (proto-house+post-disco)

Sep 12, 2018
rbfrontHistory Revealing Reissue/ Compilation project centering around the legendary FRONT Club in Hamburg Germany that existed from the 80´s - late 90´s - a leading club in terms of music selection, mixing technique, rave culture - in a very important period of time. Eponymous Resident DJ´s Klaus Stockhausen and the later on globally known Boris Dlugosch take a close look back at that Time, guide you through the history, the early beginnings and absolute key moments on (House Music) Club Culture. Part 1 includes 8 legendary Tracks from the 80´s DISCO, POST-DISCO,
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Emil Abramyan - Movement (lp + Mp3 Incl. Bonus Track)

Sep 11, 2018 kds006LP + mp3 incl. bonus track A1. Flightplan A2. Winter A3. Foolky B1. 4_24 B2. Fever B3. Flightplan (Francis Harris Reform) Building on the already incredible collection of music so far released on Francis Harris’ Kingdoms imprint, Emil Abramyan returns with the stunning ‘Movement’ album. Abramyan is a Brooklyn based composer, musician, and producer, whose work traverses various styles and disciplines. In this release Emil shares his unique perspective by bringing together his conservatory training as a cellist and his love of electronic music and sound design. Having playedRead the whole story

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November 1st
  1. EXCL1CDA Kieslowski/zbigniew Preisner — “Diaries Of Hope -cd (original Soundtrack” BECAUSE MUSIC
January 25th
  1. EXCLS2LP Stefan Smith — “Stefan Smith (2lp , Gatefold)” SAPIENS
January 11th
  1. EXCLS-12 Hvmble — “Textures 1/4” HVMBLE
  2. EXCL12IM Eddie Richards & Gideon Jackson — “Biscuit Barrel Blues/ Pull Tab 2 Open” SWAG CLASSICS
December 14th
  1. EXCLXLPD The Beta Band — “Heroes To Zeros (1lp+cd, Gf)” BECAUSE MUSIC
  2. EXCLS-CD The Beta Band — “Heroes To Zeros (1cd, Digisleeve, Poster” BECAUSE MUSIC
  3. EXCL1LPC Inkswel — “The Sound (1lp, 180g)” APPAREL TRONIC
December 7th
  1. EXCL12IM Housey Doingz — “Curly Wurly/ Gobstopper” WIGGLE CLASSICS
November 30th
  1. EXCL12"P Hugo Mari — “Change Ur Ways Ep (ft. Kai Alcé Remixes,” HEIST RECORDINGS
  2. EXCL12"J Lorenz Rhode — “Belair Ep (w/ Strip Steve, Tensnake Remi” DIRT CREW
  3. EXCLXLPD Jeroen Search — “Monism (3lp)” FIGURE
  4. EXCL12"J Roberta — “Nmr009” NIGHT MOVES RECORDS
  5. EXCLS-12 Abstand — “Opek (w/ Harmonious Thelonious Remix)” FAZER
  6. EXCLS-12 Kkmk — “Nap/sodub” PUSS
  7. EXCL12"I K. Dallas — “Future Past Vol. 1 (vinyl-only)” STEP RECORDING

Media and DJ comments

Los Angeles — “Baby - 7" - Coloured White Vinyl” on PAULS MUSIQUE / FREERIDE MILLENIUM

DJ: “Played by Erol Alkan on The Gilles Peterson Show at BBC6 Support by: Cole Medina; Bottin (Bearfunk); Justin Wilson, clemente; Popsicle; Craig Smith; Sebastien Chenut; Christian Pronovost; Billy Scurry; Inigo Vontier (Correspondant); Duncan Gray (Tici Taci); Peo Watson (Family Name); Demian (Correspondant); Maetrik/Maceo Plex; Erol Alkan; Severino Panzetta (Horse Meat Disco); Tuomas Salmela (Cocoon, 20:20 Vision); Andrew Claristidge (Record Makers); Timothy Clerkin (Heretic); Chris Fortier; Neil Parnell (Tronik Youth); Ben Davis (Flash Atkins); ”

MEDIA: “Clandestino on KMAH Radio Leeds Melodic Distraction UK; Bruzz FM Belgium; Playgournd @Studio Brussels 44100Hz Social club Spain ”

Nocow — “Zemlya” on FIGURE

DJ Feedback Figure94_1/_2/_3: “Ryan Elliott - "Always LOVE Nocow!" Charlotte de Witte - YES YES YES! Jeroen Search - great package! Monoloc - Wow amazing ! i love it Perc - ‘Pacetrace’ is the one for me, thanks. Regal - Very cool tracks, thanks! Paula Temple - i like Nocow's productions a lot. this is a great collection showcasing his talent. Jon Hester - A diverse and richly nuanced collection of music, wow! ‘Pacetrace’ has an excellent punchy drive, and ‘Libbi’ stands out as a breathtaking composition from beginning to end. Support! Yotam Avni - great stuff! Dave Miller / Abstract Division - The ‘Zemlya’ EP for me Julia Govor - From Russia with LOVE! I feel this records, i feel every single track on this one. Meaningful, intelligent and powerful because it’s deep. Cassegrain - over all really good with many gems inside. very nice music Fabrizio Lapiana - great work! TWR72 - Really interesting package with loads of amazing tracks. DJ Bone - ‘Forgiven’, ‘Place Holder’, ‘Hold you tight’, ‘Iskatel’ and ‘Synchronicity’ are the ones for me. Thanks ”

Nocow — “Voda” on FIGURE

DJ Feedback Figure94_1/_2/_3: “Ryan Elliott - "Always LOVE Nocow!" Charlotte de Witte - YES YES YES! Jeroen Search - great package! Monoloc - Wow amazing ! i love it Perc - ‘Pacetrace’ is the one for me, thanks. Regal - Very cool tracks, thanks! Paula Temple - i like Nocow's productions a lot. this is a great collection showcasing his talent. Jon Hester - A diverse and richly nuanced collection of music, wow! ‘Pacetrace’ has an excellent punchy drive, and ‘Libbi’ stands out as a breathtaking composition from beginning to end. Support! Yotam Avni - great stuff! Dave Miller / Abstract Division - The ‘Zemlya’ EP for me Julia Govor - From Russia with LOVE! I feel this records, i feel every single track on this one. Meaningful, intelligent and powerful because it’s deep. Cassegrain - over all really good with many gems inside. very nice music Fabrizio Lapiana - great work! TWR72 - Really interesting package with loads of amazing tracks. DJ Bone - ‘Forgiven’, ‘Place Holder’, ‘Hold you tight’, ‘Iskatel’ and ‘Synchronicity’ are the ones for me. Thanks ”

Nocow — “Vozduh” on FIGURE

DJ Feedback Figure94_1/_2/_3: “Ryan Elliott - "Always LOVE Nocow!" Charlotte de Witte - YES YES YES! Jeroen Search - great package! Monoloc - Wow amazing ! i love it Perc - ‘Pacetrace’ is the one for me, thanks. Regal - Very cool tracks, thanks! Paula Temple - i like Nocow's productions a lot. this is a great collection showcasing his talent. Jon Hester - A diverse and richly nuanced collection of music, wow! ‘Pacetrace’ has an excellent punchy drive, and ‘Libbi’ stands out as a breathtaking composition from beginning to end. Support! Yotam Avni - great stuff! Dave Miller / Abstract Division - The ‘Zemlya’ EP for me Julia Govor - From Russia with LOVE! I feel this records, i feel every single track on this one. Meaningful, intelligent and powerful because it’s deep. Cassegrain - over all really good with many gems inside. very nice music Fabrizio Lapiana - great work! TWR72 - Really interesting package with loads of amazing tracks. DJ Bone - ‘Forgiven’, ‘Place Holder’, ‘Hold you tight’, ‘Iskatel’ and ‘Synchronicity’ are the ones for me. Thanks ”

The Sabres Of Paradise — “Lick Wid Nit Nit, A Sagittariun Rmxs” on ELASTIC DREAMS

DJ: “Ben Sims - Happy Jacks Remix for me Pangaea (Hessle Audio) - Nice, been playing the Original Mix Maceo Plex - Support! Laurent Garnier - Yes, will play for sure Rolando - Happy Jacks remix for me, thanks Anthony Parasole - This is dope Truncate - Happy Jacks Remix for me Francois Kevorkian - Great to see this being re-released ”

MEDIA: “Resident Advisor – news piece online http://bit.ly/2mYZnZe Resident Advisor – review confirmed XLR8R – premiere stream confirmed Deep House London – playlist feature confirmed Nemone/BBC 6 Music – airplay confirmed DJ Mag Italy – review in print DJ Mag Spain – review confirmed Tsugi – coverage confirmed ”


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