Crosstalk Newsletter Week 09 2012

Crosstalk International Newsletter Week 09 2012
               
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The mailer contains the following sections: Featured Items, New Items In Stock, This Week's Restocks, and This Week's New Items for Preorder.

  
This Week's Featured Items
Genre Item # UPC Item Name Item Label Sample Format Price
               
Disco-House VOYEUR008 0 Megadon Betamax/Falling Voyeurhythm Play 12 $14.99
Megadon Betamax returns with 'Falling' - all analogue warmth and big bottom boogie love, laced with lush synths, etheral vocals and a hint of surf guitar. DJ Raw Sugar goes deep with a dusky, dubbed out remix. LeSale revives 'He Can't Love You'.
               
House RETROFIT7 0 Shep N Wily/Retrofit #7 Retrofit Play EP $17.99
Duo of Jay Shepheard & Tad Wily release EP of old school sounds w/undeniably modern feel. A1 begins w/house-disco hybrid & meaty analogue bassline. A2 marries Kraftwerk-esque motorik vibe w/Balearic disco. B1 ups tenstion, & B2 is dub of 1st cut.
               
Techno AXCD045 609788491996 Jeff Mills/The Messenger Axis   CD $19.99
4th chapter of a musical science fiction series explores the recycling of Planet Earth & the end of all Earth's life forms. The Messenger pleads the case for more time so that humans can evacuative Earth and save innocent lives - but time has run out.
               
Techno-Dub NEOSTRICTLY001 0 TC Studio/Travel EP Neostrictly Play 12 $15.99
From recently established hotbed of talent & great house music, Budapest, comes 2 trk EP of dubby techno on Strictlly Chosen sublabel. (A) hums like snake charmer w/hypnotizing effect & polyrhythmic beats. (B) expands into cavernous dub space.
               
House SECTCDVS1 0 Victor Martinez/It's All For Y Sect Play 12 $15.49
The first sampler 12" from Sect Records' exceptional compilation 'It's All For You' features Victor Martinez's dubby and jazzy 'Dav To Dub,' D'Knox's disco-inflected 'I'm Sorry,' and the classic house-referencing 'Invisible Life' by Fanon Flowers.
               
House NMW003 0 James Johnson/After Everything No Matter What Play 12 $16.99
James Johnson follows up his releases on Fine Art and Under The Shade with this superb EP for No Matter What. 'After Everything' is rolling deep house flirting with disco styles. 'Lost The House Keys' features an uptempo rhythm and deep subs.
               
House IPS001 0 Youngtee/Dr Chocolate In Plain Sight Play 12 $16.99
New label In Plain Sight, by World Unknown label owner Andy Blake, drops its first release from the newcomer Youngtee. 'Dr Chocolate' fusies low-swung sounds, jazzy keys and 808 cowbells for a hint of that Chicago influence.
               
House CJFD010 0 Geeeman/Bang't Clone Jack For Daze Play 12 $14.99
New Geeeman arrives on Clone Jack For Daze 1 year after his (or their, or her?) 'Rubberband2' release. Proper jacking tracks rooted in the good old Chi-town history of raw and banging house tracks. Just Bang't!!!
               
Techno ZLF00I 0 Giorgio Gigli & Obtane/A Sad ndering Dreamer... Zooloft Play 12 $17.99
Giorgio Gigli and Obtane's label project Zooloft Records approaches its tenth release, 'A Sad Wandering Dreamer Trapped in Contemporary Memory Architectures' - complex, claustrophobic Techno which sets a point of no return. Orphx gets behind the remix.
               
Techno T2X019 0 Peter Van Hoesen/Transitional Time 2 Express Play 12 $14.99
Follows up his last solo outing ('Entropic City' album) & string of remixes & collabs w/new solo EP. 4 new cuts each distinctly different from what has come before. LTD 500 copies pressed.
               
Techno ARTDDS8 0 Justin Berkovi/Drive Applied Rhythmic Technology Play 12 $13.99
Quickly following up his release on Other Heights, veteran Techno producer, Justin Berkovi gets the behind the wheel of his first release on ART, "Drive." Smooth Detroit-style strings, modulating synth stabs on the A, the flip is a dub techno workout
               
House RAWAX006 0 Brother G/Raw Box EP Rawax Play 12 $16.99
Limited handstamped on yellow marbled vinyl. Jacking house w/raw edge & retro touch.
               
House MOSDEEP010 0 Doctor Spaventi/Wrecking M>O>S Deep Play 12 $14.99
The tenth release on M>O>S sublabel, M>O>S Deep, yields a split 10" featuring the slow-churning raw house of "Wrecking" by Doctor Spaventi , backed up with the low-pitched growl and uplifting pads of "Mr. Floyd" by Aroy Dee.
               
Techno SKUDGE005R 0 Skudge/Remixes Part 5 Skudge Records Play 12 $17.99
Skudge continue their fine series of remixes, this time from Boddika and Cosmin TRG. Boddika turns "Below" into a solid 4 to the floor acid beatdown, while Cosmin's gets down and dirty with his heavy interpretation of "Ursa Major."
               
House RH038 0 Recloose/Magic Rush Hour Records Play 12 $14.99
Recloose returns with a fresh new set of soulful house tracks featuring "Magic" with B.Slade on vocals. Recloose's crisp production can be heard across 3 original tracks alongside a jackin' re-edit by Carl Craig.
               
               
New Items in Stock
Genre Item # UPC Item Name Item Label Sample Format Price
               
Bass TONES001 0 Emma/Rainbow Dust Pt. II Wavey Tones Play 12 $14.99
(A) is equally euphoric & melancholic. Lo-fi epic propped up by waves of sub & minimalist 90s drums w/rich melodic content. (B) is her unique take on melody & space within UK bass sound, squashed into 3/4 template.
               
Disco-House VOYEUR008 0 Megadon Betamax/Falling Voyeurhythm Play 12 $14.99
Megadon Betamax returns with 'Falling' - all analogue warmth and big bottom boogie love, laced with lush synths, etheral vocals and a hint of surf guitar. DJ Raw Sugar goes deep with a dusky, dubbed out remix. LeSale revives 'He Can't Love You'.
               
Dubstep EAT029 0 Roel Funcken/Fes Bace Eat Concrete Play 12 $14.99
4 bass heavy dancefloor cuts from master of technoid intelligent dance music. Opens w/his rmx of Julien Mier trk, bouncing off into broken rhythms & stroboscopic lazer madness. Limited edition w/artwork by Timothee Mathelin aka shift.
               
Hip Hop SURE001 0 Paul Nice/Public Service Sure Shot   7 $8.99
Public Service Announcement (Take 3 Remix) f/Jay Z. Originally intended to be included on Paul Nice's 'Black Album Remix Project', back in 2003, but unreleased til now.
               
Hip Hop SURE002 0 Paul Nice/Brand New Sure Shot Play 7 $14.99
Larger-than-life Paul Nice remix f/Rhymefest & Kanye West w/instrumental on B. LTD 300 red vinyl, signed & numbered.
               
House 611-050 0 Raymundo Mendoza/Place In Spac 611 Records Play 12 $9.99
Raymundo Mendoza delivers a trippy space alien tech-house track with remixes by Philadelphia's Someone Else and Nigel Richards. Deep builds and a funky bassline are the root of 'Place In Space.'
               
House BUM018LP 0 Jenifa Mayanja/Woman Walking.. Underground Quality Play D12 $19.99
Bu-Mako founder, Jenifa Mayanja, presents the much anticipated vinyl version album of her second LP offering, "Woman Walking In The Shadows," Features all new reworks from Lady Blacktronika, Kai Alce, Anton Zap, and Mayanja herself.
               
House CCM074 0 Dirty Disco Youth & Fukkk Off Coco Machete Records   12 $14.49
Fukkk Offf's Bastian Heerhorst and Dirty Disco Youth's Phil Speiser team up to drop 'Nuclear War Disaster' EP w/2 devastating trks. Both tracks attack, drive, squelch and pound. Head to the shelter.
               
House CHIWAX001 0 Steve Murphy & Co/Windy City Chiwax Play 12 $16.99
Sublabel of Rawax drop 4 trk dancefloor EP w/analog feel. Inspired by Chicago. Green vinyl.
               
House CHIWAX002 0 East Soul Person/Minsk EP Chiwax Play 12 $16.99
Limtied handstamped colored vinyl. Acid house. More info soon.
               
House CJFD010 0 Geeeman/Bang't Clone Jack For Daze Play 12 $14.99
New Geeeman arrives on Clone Jack For Daze 1 year after his (or their, or her?) 'Rubberband2' release. Proper jacking tracks rooted in the good old Chi-town history of raw and banging house tracks. Just Bang't!!!
               
House FOLIAGE021 0 Ron Trent ft Robert Owens/Deep Foliage Play 12 $14.49
Master of deep dance (Trent) meets w/Owens' powerful vocals to bring you epic house music the way it should be. Exclusive remix by legend Mr Fingers aka Larry Heard strips back to just rhythm & singer. Chicago's high priests of deep dancefloors combined.
               
House HOUSEWAX001 0 VA/Sublabel EP Housewax Play 12 $16.99
Sublabel of Rawax as they team up with Houseworx. Featuring Owen Jay, Russian producer Alex Danilov, newcomer Amayer & cut from label itself. 4 deep house tracks.
               
House LZD027 0 Lawnchair Generals/Don't Stop Lazy Days Play 12 $14.49
Duo of Peter Christianson & Carlos Mendoza put to wax song written for exclusive live performance at Decibel festival in Seattle last year. Long time friend Rob Mello delivers remix using unique No Ears approach, twisted deep afterhouse bidness.
               
House MAGIC04 0 Neon Jung/Delirium Tremens Magic Wire Play 12 $14.49
Magic Wire label head, Lone, picks another smasher, "Delirium Tremens," from the elusive Neon Jung, drawing from many influences to create something fresh. Coupled with a suitably precise re-edit from Nathan Fake on the flip.
               
House MAMSW002 0 Roman Rauch/Birth Of Memory More About Music Play 12 $15.49
Vienna-based producer, Roman Rauch, follows up his high-profile (re)release on Philpot Records with this second offering from More About Music's Secret Weapons series. True, hypnotic, deep house grooves with a remix by Simoncino (Mathematics).
               
House MOSDEEP010 0 Doctor Spaventi/Wrecking M>O>S Deep Play 12 $14.99
The tenth release on M>O>S sublabel, M>O>S Deep, yields a split 10" featuring the slow-churning raw house of "Wrecking" by Doctor Spaventi , backed up with the low-pitched growl and uplifting pads of "Mr. Floyd" by Aroy Dee.
               
House NK32 0 Tazz/Cosmic Sex New Kanada Play 12 $8.99
Montreal's Tazz [Underground Quality, Tsuba] is featured on this EP on New Kanada. The lead cut features a liquidy synth and beefy kicks. "Wanderer" keeps it tastefully proggy, "Merman and Mermaids" dives deep.
               
House RAWAX006 0 Brother G/Raw Box EP Rawax Play 12 $16.99
Limited handstamped on yellow marbled vinyl. Jacking house w/raw edge & retro touch.
               
House RETROFIT7 0 Shep N Wily/Retrofit #7 Retrofit Play EP $17.99
Duo of Jay Shepheard & Tad Wily release EP of old school sounds w/undeniably modern feel. A1 begins w/house-disco hybrid & meaty analogue bassline. A2 marries Kraftwerk-esque motorik vibe w/Balearic disco. B1 ups tenstion, & B2 is dub of 1st cut.
               
House RH038 0 Recloose/Magic Rush Hour Records Play 12 $14.99
Recloose returns with a fresh new set of soulful house tracks featuring "Magic" with B.Slade on vocals. Recloose's crisp production can be heard across 3 original tracks alongside a jackin' re-edit by Carl Craig.
               
House RTR052 0 Franck Roger/Bring It Back Real Tone Play 12 $14.49
Real Tone is back with a special & limited one-sided by Franck Roger. Original track 'Bring It back" is revisited here by UK superstar Maya Jane Coles.
               
House SHV007 0 Kai Alce-VA/Soulmates EP Sharivari Play 12 $14.49
4 trk EP ft Berlin's Cab Drivers aka Daniel Paul & DJ Zky, Greek artist Alexman, Atlanta based DJ Kai Alce (under his alias KZRC) & Chris Simmonds. Melts modern and old school sides of house music.
               
House SL77 0 Distant People/Unconditional L Seasons Limited Play 12 $14.49
Aka Joey Silvero brings soulful gem feat vocals by Nickson. Remixes are by Spirit Blessings, Tikki Tembo & Jonny Bravo.
               
House STUDIOS007 0 Tim Woestenenk/From Juno With Studio Soulrock Play 12 $14.99
4 trks from Dutch deep house producer make up EP infused w/both energy & melancholy. Deventer deep-house don submerges you in menacing melodies but keeps a keen eye on the dancefloor.
               
House SURI001 0 Simon Svenson/From Start to Suricate Play 12 $9.99
A side "From Start to Finish" was the perfect deep felt tune sought out to kick start the new label. B is EZLV's more dance-floor oriented remix + "Sensitive Skin," a more pumping house track.
               
House-Afro NDATL007 0 Robert Owens/Sacrifice NDATL Muzik Play 12 $10.49
Kai Alce remixes Robert Owens "Sacrifice", produced by Larry Heard. The US remix by Kai delivers propelling drums, sparkling rhodes, and Owens' effortlessly silky vocals. The UK remix by Simbad strips it down while recording a bubbly Juno-esque bassline.
               
House-Techno HVN011 0 Kresy/Holding Space Hivern Play 12 $22.49
Having previously been included on a digital release by Hivern Discs, Kresy gets his shot at a full vinyl release on the Barcelona-based label featuring two deep and tribal original tracks plus stunning remixes by Jacob Korn and the up-and-coming Aster.
               
Soul-Funk COS008 0 Darling Dears/I Don't Think I Cultures of Soul Play 7 $9.99
2-sided soul-funk 45 by the mysterious Darling Dears. Some of the most innovative production and styling heard on a piece this early. Outsider funk meets northern soul. Originally stupid rare, like $3000+ rare.
               
Techno ARTDDS8 0 Justin Berkovi/Drive Applied Rhythmic Technology Play 12 $13.99
Quickly following up his release on Other Heights, veteran Techno producer, Justin Berkovi gets the behind the wheel of his first release on ART, "Drive." Smooth Detroit-style strings, modulating synth stabs on the A, the flip is a dub techno workout
               
Techno AXCD045 609788491996 Jeff Mills/The Messenger Axis   CD $19.99
4th chapter of a musical science fiction series explores the recycling of Planet Earth & the end of all Earth's life forms. The Messenger pleads the case for more time so that humans can evacuative Earth and save innocent lives - but time has run out.
               
Techno NST047 0 Ralph Mirto/Chimera EP Nachtstrom Schallplatten Play 12 $14.99
Limited collector's edition on white vinyl including remixes by Alex Bau & Perc.
               
Techno NST048 0 Hans Bouffmyhre/Easy Meat EP Nachtstrom Schallplatten Play 12 $14.99
2 stomping techno smashers plus by D. Carbone & Octave. Limited red & black marbled collector
               
Techno RAWAX005 0 Unbroken Dub/Raw Siberia EP Rawax Play 12 $16.99
Raw analogue sounding techno tracks with a nice lively feel & funked up drum machines.
               
Techno SK001 0 Andrade/Sugar Street Knowledge Play 12 $9.99
With releasing appearing on Steve Bug's Dessous and Poker Flat labels, Andrade launches his own label Street Knowledge. 'Sugar is the soundtrack to a loft party- Classic snares, mysterious synth chords, and crowd noises. D'julz [Mobilee] remixes.
               
Techno SKUDGE005R 0 Skudge/Remixes Part 5 Skudge Records Play 12 $17.99
Skudge continue their fine series of remixes, this time from Boddika and Cosmin TRG. Boddika turns "Below" into a solid 4 to the floor acid beatdown, while Cosmin's gets down and dirty with his heavy interpretation of "Ursa Major."
               
Techno STAUB05 0 Zum Goldenen Schwarm/Die Wolke Giegling Play 12 $16.99
Sublabel of Giegling delivers some advanced techno cuts with skillful programming. Exciting tracks that roll somewhere between the classic Berlin dusty and dubby techno sound and a deeper poetical industrial vibe.
               
Techno T2X019 0 Peter Van Hoesen/Transitional Time 2 Express Play 12 $14.99
Follows up his last solo outing ('Entropic City' album) & string of remixes & collabs w/new solo EP. 4 new cuts each distinctly different from what has come before. LTD 500 copies pressed.
               
Techno UNBALANCE004 0 Unknown Artist/Unbalance #4 Unbalance Play 12 $16.99
Clear transparant vinyl. Techno sublabel of parent Rawax.
               
Techno ZLF00I 0 Giorgio Gigli & Obtane/A Sad ndering Dreamer... Zooloft Play 12 $17.99
Giorgio Gigli and Obtane's label project Zooloft Records approaches its tenth release, 'A Sad Wandering Dreamer Trapped in Contemporary Memory Architectures' - complex, claustrophobic Techno which sets a point of no return. Orphx gets behind the remix.
               
Techno-Bass VVR002 0 Nightjars/Nocturnal Vae Victis Records Play 12 $16.99
4 trk EP shifts on different musical path. Sound wise, both sides written, mixed & produced on hardware and polarized on ferromagnetic tape. Style wise, it's more broken left field, bass/dubstep. For fans of Shed, Horsepower Prod, Peverelist.
               
Techno-Dub NEOSTRICTLY001 0 TC Studio/Travel EP Neostrictly Play 12 $15.99
From recently established hotbed of talent & great house music, Budapest, comes 2 trk EP of dubby techno on Strictlly Chosen sublabel. (A) hums like snake charmer w/hypnotizing effect & polyrhythmic beats. (B) expands into cavernous dub space.
               
               
Restocked Items
Genre Item # UPC Item Name Item Label Sample Format Price
               
Afro-Funk CRULP701 895826001018 K. Frimpong/The Blue Album Continental Records Play LP $18.99
Reissue of this seminal 1976 album f/"Kyenkyen Bi Adi M'Awu," the song that made K. Frimpong a star in Ghana. Frimpong's backing band, as on the 1977 LP, is Vis a Vis, who also cut great records under their own name. Vinyl only + mp3 DL.
               
Afro-Funk CRULP702 895826007025 Vis-A-Vis/Obi Agye Me Dofo Continental Records Play LP $18.99
aka K. Frimpong's backing band, they did a number of albums under their own name, here is their rare & essential 1977 LP. They were both a popular live act & in-demand studio musicians as masters of both funk, & highlife. Includes DL code.
               
Afro-Funk ECR008 0 Cage & Tame 1/Got Wet? Electric Cowbell Records Play 7 $5.99
1st single from forthcoming full length f/ Weathermen native & former member of Artifacts. F/ production from Camu Tao (Def Jux) & JZone. Buzz for this record has already begun as it marks the follow up to Cage`s `Movies For the Blind`
               
Disco MGLP010 622406901011 Venus Gang/Galactic Soul Mucho Gusto   LP $21.99
Another resurrected Jean-Pierre Massiera messterpiece, this one surfing on the space disco trend, using sci-fi themes & intergalatic grooves. Too out there to hit massively, it rapidly became a cult item.
               
Disco MGLP011 622406901110 Herman's Rocket/Space Woman Mucho Gusto   LP $21.99
Another resurrected Jean-Pierre Massiera messterpiece, this one surfing on the space disco trend, using sci-fi themes & intergalatic grooves. Too out there to hit massively, it rapidly became a cult item.
               
Dub-Techno FOOT13 0 Ability II/Pressure Not On Label Play 12 $11.99
1990 release is a testament to UK rave culture's ingenuity, w/a serious mutation of reggae's echo/delay & colossal low-end. Dream-induced, floating synth pads, unsettling cut-and-paste vocal samplings strung out over endlessly unfolding delays. One sided.
               
Dubstep HDB013 0 Burial/Street Halo Hyperdub Play 12 $12.99
The B-sides are 'NYC' and 'Stolen Dog'. Their combined length is 20 minutes, 41 seconds.
               
Dubstep-Reggae NECMAYLP004 5055300330246 VA/Future Cuts Sampler Necessary Mayhem Play LP $17.99
With Curtis 'Da Grynch' Lynch on production & superb array of artists supporting, this collection previews tracks from forthcoming 2012 riddim releases & new mixes of old NM classics. F/Jah Mali, Gregory Issacs, Maxi Priest, Busy Signal & more.
               
Electro NSAS001CD 5060120872951 VA/Night Slugs Allstars Vol. 1 Night Slugs Play CD $16.99
Rounds off year of non-stop releases w/look back as well as into future. Series will act as cohesive guide to their distinct multi-faceted sound. Fts biggest trks from 2010 + new materal from Mosca, L-Vis 1990, Bok Bok, Egyptrixx, Kingdom, Girl Unit, more
               
Funk-Disco TF693 0 Midnight Express Show Band/Dan Tri-Fire Play 12 $13.49
Official RE-release of Midnight Express Show Band`s `Danger Zone` f/remixed long version by Andrew Morgan + instrumental edit by Tom Noble. Possibly the greatest boogie discovery in the last decade. Expensive, but super in demand.
               
Funk-Jazz ECR001 0 CSC Funk Band/Bad Banana Electric Cowbell Records Play 7 $5.99
More James Brown then James Murphy & more acid-fried Funkadelic than either, like Remain In Light-era Talking Heads but w/more Bushwick loft party-urgency that begets bongos & cowbells blazing on steroids.
               
Funk-Jazz ECR002 0 Superhuman Happiness vs. CSC Electric Cowbell Records Play 7 $5.99
A: Human Happiness - Downtown NYC music scene vets meet Antibalas crew in tasteful mix of electronic beats layered horns, funky electric guitars. B: A Troll's Soiree (CSC Funk Band) brings horns, rhythm & swagger on a funky Afrobeat-tinged instrumental.
               
Ghetto-House DMGC03 712000000000 Deeon & Slugo/Ghetto Class V3 Dance Mania Inc Play 12EP $10.99
Here`s a 3rd slice of the big pie f/Deeon`s bite off Mike Dunn, `Let it Be` + the even finer `Fine Hoes`. Slugo pitches in w/all time classic `Where the Rats` (DM168) & `Like It Raw (SUBYH)` (DM143)
               
Ghetto-House DMGC04 712000000000 Deeon & Slugo/Ghetto Class V4 Dance Mania Inc   12EP $10.99
Summertime party action w/Deeon`s `Point It Out` from 1996`s `DBG Project` (DM150) & `Telefon Luv` from 1994`s Playground Production Z (DM076) + Slugos `A Blunt` from Livin` That Ghetto Life (DM096) & `Taris Sleeps Wild` from Taris Is Paris (DM131)
               
House BUM009 0 Jenifa Mayanja/Release & Breat Bu-Mako Recordings Play 12 $8.99
Uganda born Jenifa Mayanja proves again to be a unique voice in today`s deep house scene with this beautiful new musical offering.
               
House BUM015 0 Jenifa Mayanja/Sound Dig V2 Bu-Mako Recordings Play 12 $8.99
Jennifa digs deep into her bag for 2 dreamy house numbers + remixes by Isoul8/Volcov (Sonar Kollektiv, Still Music, Rush Hour) & Marco Nega (Altered Mood Recordings, Mixomat). Mostly instrumentals, bathed in a warrm, up;ifting glow.
               
House CJFD07 0 Geeeman/Rubberband2 Clone Jack For Daze Play 12 $13.99
3 hot cuts rooted in early 90s Chicago & restyled into bangers for freaks. Tight clean clubber on A1, frantic & psychotic B1 & masculine jacking B2 make you want to climb walls. This is smokey stobe light madness, time to jack!
               
House FOLIAGE019 0 Bucie/Get Over It Foliage Play 12 $14.49
Deep defiant house lick from ever burgeoning club scene of South Africa. Rich blend of soulful groove, vocal & lyrics. Remixes from rising underground house star Ezel & slick Demor newcomer Sun-el Sithole.
               
House IPS001 0 Youngtee/Dr Chocolate In Plain Sight Play 12 $16.99
New label In Plain Sight, by World Unknown label owner Andy Blake, drops its first release from the newcomer Youngtee. 'Dr Chocolate' fusies low-swung sounds, jazzy keys and 808 cowbells for a hint of that Chicago influence.
               
House NIGHTSLUGS003 0 Girl Unit/IRL Night Slugs Play 12 $13.99
Already massive underground anthem in London. Broken 808 drumkit captures manic energy of Chicago`s footwork/juke movement at 135bpm, while monster island horns signal the beast is coming. Flip for Hyperdub/Rinse FM badman Scratch DVA`s remix.
               
House NIGHTSLUGS005 0 L-Vis 1990/Forever You Night Slugs Play 12 $13.99
Homecoming on his & Bok Bok's label takes dive deeper into house music space-time, simultaneously drawing on acid past while looking forward w/modernist restraint. (A) ft lush soulful vocal from Bristol's Shadz. (B) is heavy bass banger, essential.
               
House NMBRS16 0 Mosca/Done Me Wrong Numbers Play 12 $14.49
2 tracks pouring his myriad of influences & musical passions into 1 pot. (A) starts w/4-4 garage beat, thru pregnant swells & vocal turns. Rough, ominous low end & jacking infectious beat. (B) focuses less on melody & more on punishing physical bass.
               
House NMW003 0 James Johnson/After Everything No Matter What Play 12 $16.99
James Johnson follows up his releases on Fine Art and Under The Shade with this superb EP for No Matter What. 'After Everything' is rolling deep house flirting with disco styles. 'Lost The House Keys' features an uptempo rhythm and deep subs.
               
House NS001R 0 Mosca/Square One (Remixes) Night Slugs Play 12 $13.99
Remixes by L-Vis 1990 & Bok Bok. Og declared war on genre limitations in UK underground, drawing influence from grime, dubstep, garage, house & techno to create something new. Label bosses stretch source material in 2 opposite directions.
               
House ORN012 0 Dubbyman/Time & Sensibility Ornate Music Play 12 $13.99
Spain's Dubbyman makes an appearance on the London-based deep house label Ornate Music. 'Time & Sensibility' creates warm atmosphere with thick pads and rich bass. Detroit-vibes on 'Kirigi Is Coming'. 'Uuuuhhh!!' is low-swung deepness.
               
House RH115LP2 0 Gene Hunt/Chicago Dance Trks 2 Rush Hour Records Play DLP $29.99
Part 2 of 2, ancient treasures that only resided on reels unitl now. Golden era house from Virgo Four, Larry Heard vs Marshall Jefferson, Craig Loftis, Farley Keith Williams, Lil Louis, Adonis, Dion & Tony, restored & remastered from original reels.
               
House RHALFA3 0 Alfabet/E-F Rush Hour Records Play 12 $14.99
The third in the series featuring the collaboration between Amsterdam's Tom Trago and Awanto3, Alfabet. Heavy on the tribal rhythms and dramatic overtones, "Hell Of Samba" is a menacing presence, while "Too Shy" delivers a spaced-out, bass jam.
               
House RHRSS3 0 James Mason/Nightgruv Rush Hour Records Play 12 $14.99
Known for his late 70's soul-jazz album, "Rhythm Of Life", James Mason's seductive proto-house classic "Nightgruv" gets reissued with an extended, unreleased edit. The flip features the epic 11 minute original version of 'I Want Your Love."
               
House SECTCDVS1 0 Victor Martinez/It's All For Y Sect Play 12 $15.49
The first sampler 12" from Sect Records' exceptional compilation 'It's All For You' features Victor Martinez's dubby and jazzy 'Dav To Dub,' D'Knox's disco-inflected 'I'm Sorry,' and the classic house-referencing 'Invisible Life' by Fanon Flowers.
               
House SPLS001 0 Dez Andres/As We Rock On Spills Play 12 $10.99
From the people who brought us Whatchawannado (closely related to Stones Throw) give us this excellent limited 12 inch. Volume 1 Features DJ Dez (Slum Village) aka Andres (records for Moodymann) giving the house & boogie treatment to MJ's "Rock With You."
               
House SS001 0 Theo Parrish/Musical Metaphors Sound Signature Play 12 $10.99
F/'Carpet People Dont Drink Steak Soda' based on a First Choice sample. The flip harbors the rough Phat JB's Edit (also on the Peacefrog 'First Floor' LP), as well as 'Shadow Dancing', which is worth a million other deep house tracks.
               
House-Afro NDATL006 0 Abacus & IDrum/Bang This NDATL Muzik Play 12 $10.49
Prescription & Guidance man w/15min + remix of percussion/conceptualist Davidson aka IDrum, loaded w/synths, sax, & trumpet. Also a dub filled w/this West African hand drum. "Welcome To The Party" completes the EP w/classic analog house.
               
House-Techno NSLP001 0 Egyptrixx/Bible Eyes Night Slugs Play DLP $25.99
Debut album on cult London label, complete work brings together elements of techno, house, hip hop & pop w/unique continuity. Celestial club music, jeep music for Saturn desert. Balance shifts from melodic to dissonant, rapturous & antisocial.
               
Latin-Cumbia-World ECR010 0 Los Ribereos & Greenwood Rhythm Coalition/Silbando Electric Cowbell Records Play 7 $5.99
Chicha is a sort of psychedelic cumbia-based music from the Amazon basin in Peru, w/incessant twangy surf guitar playing montunos alongside propulsive, percolating percussion. Greenwood Rhythm Coalition provide the remix on the B.
               
Rock ECR003 0 Greg Ginn & Taylor Texas Corru Electric Cowbell Records Play 7 $5.99
Black Flag guitarist / SST Records owner drops some evocative melancholia f/Greg playing bass, guitar, & organ. Atmospheric, w/a touch of desert dust + jazzy flair.
               
Rock MGCD006 68944971718 Jean-Pierre Massiera/Freakoid Mucho Gusto   CD $16.49
Cult release from 1968. A work made of absurd blunts, horror film kitsch, bluesy jazz, low-brow vaudeville, psychedelic organ vamps, some unashamed rip offs (Daddy & Mama-boney M), some obscure (Napoleon XIV) & of course, brilliant fuck ups. LTD 500.
               
Rock MGCD007 68944971817 Jean-Pierre Massiera/Discoid Mucho Gusto   CD $15.99
Cult release from 1968. A work made of absurd blunts, horror film kitsch, bluesy jazz, low-brow vaudeville, psychedelic organ vamps, some unashamed rip offs (Daddy & Mama-boney M), some obscure (Napoleon XIV) & of course, brilliant fuck ups.
               
Rock MGLP015 622406014117 VA/Freak Out Total V33: FreakOut Total Volume 33: Québec France 1967-1973 Psyché Jello Mucho Gusto   LP $21.99
An eclectic mix of 60s & 70s jello-psych-bubble-trashypop-hard-soft-rock, f/sometimes neglected (Guy Rheaume), forgotten (Moss Doss Phobosmoss), rejected (Pierre Mercier), or acclaimed (Les Classels, Francois Guy) French & Quebecois artists. 180g.
               
Rock-Funk ECR000 0 Superhuman Happiness/ Electric Cowbell Records Play 7 $5.99
Fronted by Stuart Bogie, horn wizard for Antibalas, TV on the Radio, the Sway Machinery, Iron & Wine, etc. Founded in 2008 to seek joy & love through rhythm & melody, then dispense it through composition & improvisation. 2 very pop offereings.
               
Techno ALPHA22 0 Andras Toth/Would U? Alphahouse Play 12 $9.99
A trip through improvisational jazz, open-air sunrises, and sonic after-hours explorations. Following the success of his previous works on the label, his debut "Us" and the collaborative EP "Futures" with boss-man Butane.
               
Techno CBS09 0 Dexter/Great Nothern Diver Clone Basement Series Play 12 $14.99
Advanced techno cuts merging trademark sharp electro & funk inspired sound w/chopped up vocal snippets & techno-ish feel w/fat low-end a la dubstep. Also comes w/MP3 DLs.
               
Techno CC022CD 8717578676460 Drexciya/Journey Of The Deep Sea Dweller Classic Cuts Play CD $20.99
1st part of Drexciya reissue series. Part of Underground Resistance & hailed by many as one of most influential techno projects ever. Raw uncompromising music that reflects harsh environment of Detroit. Remastered almost complete collection of early works
               
Techno NIGHTSLUGS008R 0 Girl Unit/Wut (Remixes) Night Slugs Play 12 $13.99
Remixes by Dirty Bird label head Claude Von Stoke. (A) 'Undressed' mix borrows GU's synth & vocal tics, keeping ecstasy & emotion of og for epic swells, building to huge drops of pitched Miami bass. (B) 'Butt Naked Mix' strips everything as title suggests
               
Techno-Electro SKUDGE005 0 Skudge/Man On Wire Skudge Records Play 12 $14.99
Continuing from where the recent album left off - anyone following Skudge's output will know they are not mere 'one-trick ponies' . The story continues to unfold on this incredibly strong 3 tracker from the moodiest sounding machines in Stockholm.
               
UK Funky NIGHTSLUGS004 0 Lil Silva/Night Skanker Night Slugs Play 12 $13.99
4 melodic synth-laden tracks typically raw & grimey but also run deeper w/newfound luminescence. Constructed from robotic new sound palette, tuff flange-funk drum programming & twisted carnival rhythms are permeated by razor-sharp neon synths.
               
               
New Items for Pre-order
Genre Item # UPC Item Name Item Label Sample Format Price
               
Afro-Funk SSRLP285 895826002853 Afro Funk/Body Music Secret Stash   LP+DL $19.99
1975 LP recorded in London by West-African expatriates following the massive success of Osibisa. A well crafted mix of various West-African styles & American funk, w/deep funk grooves & driving African rhythms make this a sought-after release.
               
Bass-Electro GANGSIGNS001 0 DRMCNT/Gangsigns Gangsigns Play 12 $14.49
Introducing Gangsigns, a fresh new limited-run label whose first release feature the work of DRMCNT. The London-born, Japan-based producer presents us with 4 tracks of unabashed dance tunes smothered with funk, bass, and tricky percussion.
               
Disco-House IFEEL019 0 Bubble Club/In Consequence International Feel Play 12 $16.49
Bubble Club's 'In Consequence Of A Wish' picks up where his blissed-out 'The Goddess' left off with its euphoric melody and block rocking beats. 'Ex-Voto' turns up the atmosphere to 11 and the mysterious 'Seven Hills' completes the package.
               
Electro WEME313-6 0 H. Mueller-DJ Stingray/NRSB-11 WeMe Records Play 12 $22.49
New one-time record project by Heinrich Mueller and DJ Stingray
               
Electro-House FCL67 0 Joakim/Labyrinth Future Classic Play 12 $14.49
Fts his own darker DJ friendly extended mix plus lush analog slow burner from Canadian duo & Domino Records' Junior Boys, UK's Lone (R&S) on slow melodic mix & dirty arpeggiated beast from Deadstock 33s & Stopmakingme.
               
Electronic WEME022 0 Nicholas Szczepanik/We Make Li WeMe Records Play LP $25.49
10 track minimal ambient album 'about the cycle of life and both its sundry and seemingly important moments.' Beautiful release, drenched in melancholia.
               
House ATA006 0 Pepe Braddock/Sakura Incident Atavisme Play 12 $15.49
Pepe Bradock with a super rare one sided in depth production in his own mystical and uncopyable style. stunning ,dark , wicked , singular and one of a kind at the same time.
               
House RUNBACK032 0 Lauer/Trainman (Tensnake Rmxs) Running Back Play 12 $14.49
Hamburg's happy man smears thick red lipstick on Lauer’s bittersweet symphony. His 'Franceman Mix' is fierce dancing school contest. Tranceman Mix on flip has marimba magic, hard trance breaks, deked drum rolls & early morning glory moments.
               
House UTTUBONUS002 0 VA/UTTU Recs In Effect! Unknown To The Unknown Play 12 $14.49
Unknown To The Unknown put together their first various artists EP that has been getting the buzz on XLR8R, Fact Mag, and Mad Decent. Capracara, Palace, 5kinandbone5, and Dubbel Dutch all appear fusing house, r'n'b, garage, and bassss.
               
House WRINDIV003 0 Distal ft. DJ Rashad/Stuck Up Well Rounded Individuals Play 12 $0.00
Atlanta's Distal gets behind a Juke flavored release for Well Rounded's Individuals label featuring the touch of one of the genre's main proponents DJ Rashad. 'Stuck Up Money' features a face off between the pair where everyone comes up a winner.
               
House-Techno SAVEDLTD002 0 Nic Fanciulli/Lost Mixes EP Saved Play 12 $14.49
(A) is his take on Radio Slave's classic, 'Grindhouse'. which has been highlight of Nic's sets for past 6 months. (B) is his remix of Loco Dice's 'Definition' which also gets a release after a long and successful spell on the underground.
               
Soul-Funk-Electronic CHLT075LP 677514007520 VA/Personal Space: E Soul Chocolate Industries   DLP $25.99
Personal Space: Electronic Soul 1974-1984 unheard underground self-produced, often solo, electronic soul world offering a view into an ocean of sound that is in turn peaceful, bizarre, funky, and often humbly ahead of its time. 180 gram double LP
               
Techno FRV006 0 Twilight Ritual/Fear For Losin Frigio Play 12 $17.99
Frigio delivers something different in the form of 'Fear For Losing You'. A production forged almost 30 years ago by the Belgian electronic band Twilight Ritual. Dark and exotic, the original is accompanied by a dance remix by Uncanny Valley's Sneaker.
               
Techno GRP002 0 Grinch/Chapter 1 Grinch Productions Play 12 $11.99
Grinch presents us his first solo EP of deep, spaced-out Techno setting the mood with 'Chapter 1' - minimal, devilish shimmer that grows into a subby monster. 'Pulling Teeth' delivers ghostly tones and spacious ambience. 1:45 AM is dark sci-fi techno.
               
Techno NOCOMMENT03 0 Albert Van Abbe/No Comment 03 No Comment Play 12 $19.99
Platform focused on sharing channeled auditive and synaesthetic/ multi sensory perceptions. The concept was conceived to help the energy levels rise towards the transcendence of spacetime, entering the multiverse. Remix by Convextion.