Crosstalk Newsletter Week 25 2017



Crosstalk International Newsletter Week 25 2017

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Format: LP
Label: Wo-Land
Price: $26.29
... His Record Collection. Hyper-LTD 6-tracker form an atmospheric Nipponese travelogue, w/underbelly tourist spots taken in on the way. Track-listing printed on hand-made paper insert, to confound download card fetishists.
Format: 12 in.
Label: D.KO Records
Price: $15.49
6 track deep EP ranging from minimal funky house to more ambient & atmospheric jams.
Format: 10 in.
Label: Don't Be Afraid
Price: $14.49
House leaning dubs series returns this time fronted by Bristol-based producer & accompanied by DJ Bone remix under his Differ-Ent pseudonym.
Format: 12 in.
Label: Vibraphone
Price: $15.99
Rich engrossing broth of tracks loaded w/depth & detail. (A1) slow breakbeat trip w/lingering piano. (A2) warm energised twist on dub techno motion. (B1) introverted kind of house, which Minimono then infect with a bouncy energy on their (B2) remix.
Format: 12 in.
Label: Neroli
Price: $15.49
3 versions of this emotional journey from multi-instrumentalist known for deep love of soulful jazzy house.
Format: LP
Label: Raske Plader
Price: $22.49
Dub / jazz duo have made waves in the jazz & popular music press in Denmark. Militant about the analogue process, they use tape delay effects, record & mix to tape, & master directly onto lacquers. Warm, melancholic, meditative modal sounds.
Format: LP
Label: Raske Plader
Price: $22.49
Jonathan Bremer (double bass) & Morten McCoy (piano, keyboards & effects) debut, as their shared love of reggae & jazz merged, while drawing on Scandinavian vise (ballad) traditions & the melancholic Nordic jazz sound.
Format: EP
Label: Stay Underground It Pays
Price: $14.99
Experimental French producer from Marseille. 6 cut mini album, dreamy raw analogue sound. Proto-techno new wave belters.
Format: 12 in.
Label: Slylax Records
Price: $14.99
Duo of Hardrock Striker & Signal ST are throwing up parties all over Paris. 2 monsterous tracks straight from the basement.
Format: 12 in.
Label: Croisiere Musique
Price: $14.99
Deep house combined with raw drum machine patterns, full of groove, which are impressively efficient on the dancefloor.
Format: 12 in.
Label: Adult Only
Price: $14.99
(A1) late night jazz workout w/wonky drums & subtle vocal. (A2) twists things up w/spacey pads & low-slung 303. (B1) Dan Ghenacia & Chris Carrier remix. (B2) warped synth stabs & all-encompassing bassline bring the soul.
Format: 12 in.
Label: Apollonia
Price: $14.99
(A1) jaunty number with bright tones & tight, rolling groove. (A2) heavier set of beats, which stomp down as a marauding bassline gets to work. (B1) bold, stomping workout with fresh percussion & jovial analogue riff. (B2) loose, meandering & twisted.
Format: DLP
Label: Klondike
Price: $35.99
3rd September 1988 Chicago, recorded at the Chicago Jazz Fest. 180 gram
Format: LP
Label: Jamwax
Price: $28.49
Originally released in 1984 in Trinidad and Tobago, this LP is a mix of disco, funk, reggae, electronic and soca. Worth it alone for the moody boogie "Lets Get It Together" & the banger "Let's Make It Up".
Format: LP
Label: First Word
Price: $18.49
Sonic partnership of K15 & Emeson, full to brim w/summery sun-soaked synths, drifting across warmest of basslines & heavyweight beats. Emeson's rich vocals gracefully ride atop of K15's delectably bruk twist on neo-soul sonics & electronics.
Format: 12 in.
Label: Banana Hill
Price: $15.49
Genre-hopping club night's new label. Their journey begins in Morocco, w/multi-instrumentalist Majid Bakkas reworked by co-founder Cervo. (A) fusion of Gnawa guitar & Afro-jazz sensibilities. (B) definitive peak-time bounce, w/whirling flute breakdown.
Format: LP
Label: Jamwax
Price: $28.49
Originally released in 1984 in Trinidad and Tobago, this LP is a mix of disco, funk, reggae, electronic and soca. Worth it alone for the moody boogie "Lets Get It Together" & the banger "Let's Make It Up".
Format: 12 in.
Label: Hellcat Tunes
Price: $15.49
Disco Fruit's sister label dedicated to quality house tunes in many styles. 1st release from Montreal based DJ/producer brings 4 jazzy, slo mo, deepy, housy tunes.
Format: LP
Label: Raske Plader
Price: $22.49
Jonathan Bremer (double bass) & Morten McCoy (piano, keyboards & effects) debut, as their shared love of reggae & jazz merged, while drawing on Scandinavian vise (ballad) traditions & the melancholic Nordic jazz sound.
Format: 12 in.
Label: Central Processing Unit
Price: $13.49
1/3 of London Modular Alliance aka Phil Ventre brings his acid drenched electro-funk. Over driven 808 & 303 slice thru this EP w/searing accuracy. Sublime sculpted leads & sci-fi bleeps give you insight into his synchronised sub-oscillating mind.
Format: LP
Label: Wo-Land
Price: $26.29
... His Record Collection. Hyper-LTD 6-tracker form an atmospheric Nipponese travelogue, w/underbelly tourist spots taken in on the way. Track-listing printed on hand-made paper insert, to confound download card fetishists.
Format: 7 in.
Label: Athens Of The North
Price: $14.49
Vocal bass driven disco/funk track 'Simple Song' on one side and the ballad 'I Forgot To Say' on the flip.
Format: 12 in.
Label: Adult Only
Price: $14.99
(A1) late night jazz workout w/wonky drums & subtle vocal. (A2) twists things up w/spacey pads & low-slung 303. (B1) Dan Ghenacia & Chris Carrier remix. (B2) warped synth stabs & all-encompassing bassline bring the soul.
Format: 12 in.
Label: Apollonia
Price: $14.99
(A1) jaunty number with bright tones & tight, rolling groove. (A2) heavier set of beats, which stomp down as a marauding bassline gets to work. (B1) bold, stomping workout with fresh percussion & jovial analogue riff. (B2) loose, meandering & twisted.
Format: 12 in.
Label: Black Key
Price: $13.99
(A) rugged, bass driven, deep house cut w/flabby drums & snares & icy hi hats all sounding informed by classic deep house greats like Ron Trent. (B) raw direct cut designed for peak time sets. Jazzy soulfulk chords.
Format: 12 in.
Label: Croisiere Musique
Price: $14.99
Deep house combined with raw drum machine patterns, full of groove, which are impressively efficient on the dancefloor.
Format: DLP
Label: Deep Explorer
Price: $28.99
Nine tracks, ouble vinyl pack from Dubbyman's brother, aka Javier Alverez. Full cover with special artwork by Pablo Fidel Moncayo.
Format: 12 in.
Label: D.KO Records
Price: $15.49
6 track deep EP ranging from minimal funky house to more ambient & atmospheric jams.
Format: 10 in.
Label: Don't Be Afraid
Price: $14.49
House leaning dubs series returns this time fronted by Bristol-based producer & accompanied by DJ Bone remix under his Differ-Ent pseudonym.
Format: 12 in.
Label: Slylax Records
Price: $14.99
Duo of Hardrock Striker & Signal ST are throwing up parties all over Paris. 2 monsterous tracks straight from the basement.
Format: 12 in.
Label: Neroli
Price: $15.49
3 versions of this emotional journey from multi-instrumentalist known for deep love of soulful jazzy house.
Format: 12 in.
Label: Serie Limitee Records
Price: $16.99
Unique house journey to explore texture of sound & color of feelings, from raw to deep down to acid, 4 artists: Yusuke & Jimini, part of Serie Limite crew, & 2 new comers Panthera Krause & mOnster Heart Driver who are joining the family.
Format: 12 in.
Label: Special Source Operations
Price: $15.49
Split release featuring 2 tracks each from Felix & Bastoon1000. Soaring & jazzy house & techno jams.
Format: EP
Label: Stay Underground It Pays
Price: $14.99
Experimental French producer from Marseille. 6 cut mini album, dreamy raw analogue sound. Proto-techno new wave belters.
Format: 12 in.
Label: Blend It!
Price: $14.99
Second release for Patrick Gibin aka TwICE and his 'Collective Blends' project which includes musicians from his home town Verona, Italy. Features guest Clara Hill on vocals. Includes Volcov's spaced out dub version.
Format: 12 in.
Label: Vibraphone
Price: $15.99
Rich engrossing broth of tracks loaded w/depth & detail. (A1) slow breakbeat trip w/lingering piano. (A2) warm energised twist on dub techno motion. (B1) introverted kind of house, which Minimono then infect with a bouncy energy on their (B2) remix.
Format: 12 in.
Label: WhatEverNot
Price: $15.49
Japanese producer Keita Sano for release of singular, no specific style. Owes debt to disco, house & techno, boasting old school sprint. 4 pack melts Afro funk w/scented, crunchy & deeply varied patterns, sampled vocal elements & looping melodies.
Format: 12 in.
Label: LumieresLaNuit
Price: $16.99
Story of a sunny journey getting slowly dark at nightfall. This also holds true for the changing feelings caracterising each track throughout the EP.
Format: LP
Label: Mind Records
Price: $25.99
Russian artist Kate Shilonosova, sounds here like a 80s-era Japanese synth pop goddess. A charming set of electronic tunes shuffling a curvy line through candy colored crystalline synth tones & midi-fired hand percussion. Previously released as a tape on
Format: DLP
Label: Klondike
Price: $35.99
3rd September 1988 Chicago, recorded at the Chicago Jazz Fest. 180 gram
Format: 12 in.
Label: Kris Kris
Price: $19.49
Windy City singer & multi-instrumentalist Ben Pirani
Format: 12 in.
Label: Dub Venture
Price: $18.79
Digi roots with runaway steppers version, from 1995 getting a timely reissue.
Format: 7 in.
Label: Mind Records
Price: $14.29
Imagine Giorgio Moroder boarding KITT, racing as an electric comber through a dense and sultry haze of stroboscoped club imagery. LTD 199 on red transparent vinyl. Picture sleeve on 350 gram varnish paper.
Format: 12 in.
Label: Oscillat Music
Price: $14.99
Following recent outing under Mandar alias alongside studio pals Samuel Andre Masden & Charlie Naffah, Nick Putman presents his 1st solo single under Malin Genie guise for 2 years. Explores range of deep house styles over 4 tracks.
Format: 12 in.
Label: Blend It!
Price: $14.49
New project filled w/contemporary dancefloor heaters. Side A will appeal to house & electronic heads. Side B drops tempo but keeps it soulful and groovy, featuring the multi-talented Erik Rico on vocals.
Format: 12 in.
Label: Chiwax
Price: $14.49
4 more cuts on Chiwax from Ron Maney aka DJ Skull.
Format: 12 in.
Label: Keys Of Life
Price: $15.49
He updates 80s Chicago acid sound to 21st century. Opener is late-night excursion as 303 lines slowly surface w/quiet insistence. 2nd cut offers bubbling acid march w/spiralling ornaments of sound. Closer fts vertigo-inducing acid waltz & 303.