Tuesday, 10 August 2010
So much happening! Our first Death Strobe release is out this Friday so shit's getting real. I've got so many amazing new records stacking up that I need to unleash, so here are a few quickies.
My fave off the second Public Release record by Jacques Renault is this cosmic pumper. Whilst it's a fantastic release and I recommend everyone get a copy if you want to crush some dancefloors, I have to take a moment to whine about picture discs. Fuck I hate them so much. It's unbelievable how noisy most of them are! The 'silence' inbetween tracks sounds more like a choir of chainsaws. There's nothing wrong with plain black! OK OK they're fun and all, yes I'm a cynic, but siffff press a record if it's not going to sound incredible. Still, the edits on this 12" are all rock solid. And in particular, Come On Y'all is a real mint boogie.
Jacques Renault - Come On Y'all [buy]
For the past few months every time I listen to this Stilove4music release my feelings for it change - there's been love, hate, indifference and everything inbetween. Justus Kohncke transforms three Chic tunes into dubbed out robot disco that sometimes hits the spot and other times leaves me dissatisfied or hungry for more development. I won't deny his disco-dub-acid-tech-blend style is a really beautiful thing. And I'll admit that although this record and I have had our rough patches, a strong bond has grown between us for better or for worse. On the right night this is absolute bliss on the floor.
Justus Kohncke - The Clock Keeps Turning [buy]
Anyone know what the deal is with these Demo-Disc records? Who's behind them? It seems like there are 3 new ones each week, the turnover is insane! Anyway I'm particularly fond of this Yam Who? one which includes a nice gently extended version of Starlight by Risqué. The thing that will probably excite a lot of people, though, is the edit of Anthony & The Camp's 'What I Like' which Tensnake constructed Coma Cat upon. Festive, Jolly 80s party fun! These records are at very least worth keeping track of in case more crackers like this one pop up.
Yam Who? - You Can Do It [buy]
And a couple of mixes from a couple of my favourite couples, Softwar and Slow Blow. (The SB mix is just by G-ORGY but that would ruin my coupling). Softwar's mix nicely represents their deep loungey approach to the disco vibe, populating the hour with smooth grooves that escalate in energy without becoming any more abrasive. George's recording is a sterling exploration of a wide range of sounds, from house to techno to funk, which remains beautifully cohesive throughout. SO PROUD OF U BOYS~
Softwar - Live In July
G-ORGY - The Cybernetic Love Vinyl Mix
Don't forget about our GoodGod party next Friday!! Flyer + Facebook link is over to the right. I just spent 70 pounds on the first C.O.M.B.i. record so I need you all to help me make the money back! eep what have I done..