Release Date: 7th July 2017
“The Other Man” is a unique collaboration between up-and-coming young Finnish producer Janne Tavi – the flag-bearer of Ibadan’s next generation – and acclaimed Chicago house vocal legend Robert Owens.
This EP is a superb rare gem that bridges global distances and combines a broad range of influences. The result is lush layers of sound, relentless energy, and intricate piano riffs and stabs. Owens’ poignant vocals seal the deal on this new house classic, taking it to sublime heights. The vocal dub kicks the heat up a notch with Owens’ seductive vocals and Tavi’s stunning keys and arrangement.
On the B-side, New York house legend Kerri Chandler makes a long-awaited return on Ibadan. First up is a spirited vocal version with a dynamic bassline.
Chandler follows it up with an instrumental take, pared down to a tool and keeping the infectious groove going with deep and satisfying flavour.
a1. The Other Man (Ft. Robert Owens) (12" Classic Mix)
a2. The Other Man (Ft. Robert Owens) (Vocal Dub)
b1. The Other Man (Ft. Robert Owens) (Kerri Chandler Remix)
b2. The Other Man (Ft. Robert Owens) (Kerri Chandler Instrumental)
Released 6th January 2017
Tokyo Hipster Electronic band "Lo Hype" forges forward their new E.P "Simplex Six". Taking their unique sound to new contempo heights. Jerome Sydenham jumps on board with "Route 50" resulting in a robust Techno enhancement. This 4 tracker exhibits a commanding sonic attitude and an original flavour that is sure to endure the test of time.
a1. Lo Hype - Let Me Love You
a2. Lo Hype - All Alive (Jerome Sydenham Retouch)
b1. Jerome Sydenham and Lo Hype - Route 50
b2. Lo Hype - Simplex Six
Cutting edge London based DJ producer “Duel” launches his Ibadan Records debut with super track “Zed". In the studio Duel hooks up with his comrade “Dos” and execute their production skills and in addition Jerome Sydenham enters the Frey to get down on the mix. The result is a healthy dose of avant-garde Deep House on one hand and a virile dose of Tech house on the other. This DJ friendly romper is a sure banker! B1. Jerome Sydenham enters the deep Techno realm in true Vanguard style unleashing “Dogon". Sparse vocals and tinges of Acid and fat kicks shape this underground piece and put it right in the pocket. B2. “Mirror Lines” is a beautifully crafted contempo Deep House track effortlessly combining a spirit of happiness with energetic resolve. This New York meets Detroit flavor is the brainchild of Jerome Sydenham and Amsterdam Techno/House superstar Shindoe, who is also making her Ibadan Records debut. Enjoy!
a1. Duel & DOS - Zed (Jerome Sydenham's Downtown Mix)
a2. Duel & DOS - Zed (Jerome Sydenham Remix)
b1. Jerome Sydenham - Dogon
b2. Jerome Sydenham & Shinedoe - Mirror Lines (Raw Dub)