Release Date: 8th February 2019
Deep, raw and real? Then NY*AK is the man! Andrew Scott has been releasing superb bottom heavy deep house groovers for many years on various top labels (like Local Talk, Paper or Ninja Tunes Technicolor). Now it’s time for Quintessentials! The A-side features „after the sun“, a deep, minimalistic and sexy groover, and „mind“, a blissfull and rich low BPM tune for an early morning come down. The B-side starts with „vice“, a proper Detroit track – bassline, strings, rims and snares - and finishes off with the funky and mellow „onions“. Deep, raw and real? NY*AK anytime!
a1. After the sun (feat. Franc Syx)
b2. Onions (feat. Mark Hand)
Release Date: 26th April 2019
Have you ever wondered what it sounds like to pack late night influences and dancefloor memories from Northern Hemisphere touring into your luggage, take it home to a sunburnt island and let it sweat out a bit more in the studio? Us neither. To be honest, I don’t think anyone has really pondered such a Bizarro concept.
Nevertheless, Roza Terenzi’s EP ‘The Worldwide’ on the inaugural Bizarro Records release is just that. A continental cross section of sounds and moods that always manages to keep a fist firmly pumping in seemingly eternal rave aesthetic.
'50 Millionaire’ begins as a rare trip to the tropics with some fluttering synths and balearic pads, however the weather takes a quick turn back to familiar Roza surroundings with an unforgiving kick and grinding baseline stabs. Rhythmically this is one of her most audacious efforts yet. A track that bangs just as easy on a badass system as it would on a banana lounge.
For the title track ‘Worldwide’, Terenzi invites listeners out on a charter with an initial melody that could hook the strongest that the sea had to offer. The instantly familiar hook is met with a classic breaks structure and some understated warm chords that carry the cut safely back to shore.
Remixes for the EP come from fellow Ozzie don Rings Around Saturn and 90’s revivalist Luca Lozano. Whilst not surprising, yet always impressive Rings Around Saturn once again flips an original on its head. The Melburnian takes ’50 Millionaire’ on a trip across the channel and provides those unpredictable UK patterns and flare. If making a ‘balaeric stepper’ was possible, this is what it would sound like. For ‘Worldwide’, The Klasse Wrecks king, builds a standard ravey stab into a melody that makes the inner hardcore in us all warm and fuzzy. Whilst it may not be anything novel, it sticks to its contagious Luca Lozano DNA of acidic, anthemic and euphoric.
a1. 50 Millionaire
b1. 50 Millionaire (Rings Around Saturn Pulp Mix)
b2. Worldwide (Luca Lozano Intercontinental Mix)
Release Date: 19th April 2019
A very rare remix package of STL’s original material from Sebastian Mullaert on very limited edition 12″ vinyl.
a1. STL - No More Words (Wa Wu We Gentlyfication)
b1. STL - No More Words (Sebastian Mullaert Remix)
Release Date: 5th April 2019
Casting the net ever wider, Kalahari Oyster Cult have drawn in new music and a new artist for their latest release. Flora FM, a.k.a. Community Corporation a.k.a. T. Hawkins, has graced imprints such as Argot and Vanity and now debuts with Chaos Light. Trying to define the style of this sound weaver is a near impossible task, the gamut of electronics has been plundered to create this unique EP. From the aquatic hypnotics of “Hallucinogenic Worm” and the hyperactive energy of “Chrome Glass”, Flora FM borrows from acid house, rave anthems and techno with a magpie like curiosity as he melts textures and tones like a master. Broken beats and rich xylophonic melodies coalesce in the bubbling “Storm Cleaned” before the warm bath that is the Chicago hued “Insist on You.” Chaos Light keeps you guessing until the very end, the erratic and frenzied reductions of beat and bass combining to form “Inc Stop.” A youngster with the ear and ability of a seasoned veteran.
a1. Hallucinogenic Worm
a2. Chrome Grass
b1. Storm Cleaned
b2. Insist On You
Release Date: 15th March 2019
Memory Disks. Volume Two. Chevron. Jonathan Valentine returns to Shipwrec with a second instalment of his mind and motherboard melting music. This mini album is packed to bursting with ten tracks of acid soaked electronics, chiptune glossed chicanery and retuned rock reworks. Volume two picks up where the first left off as the Blackpool wizard reimagines and reshapes drill and bass, beatless ambient and funfair funk. A catherine wheel is ignited from the needle drop to send a rainbow of sounds and styles spinning and swirling under the shimmering brilliance of Valentine's daring creativity. Stand back and simply enjoy.
a2. Do You Wanna Do Me (Like Someone You Love)
a3. The Reset
b2. Formaggio e Spionaggio
b5. I Want To Go Out
Release Date: 22nd March 2019
In tandem with Feel Fly aka Daniele Tomassini's debut album on Internasjonal we invited DJ Sotofett to do his thing over a track of his choosing. Head honcho PT on side B. Pressed on 45 for maximum pleasure/pressure.
a1. Feel Fly - Dromo Celeste (DJ Sotofett's Fusion Rock Dub)
b1. Feel Fly - Il teorema del delirio (Prins Thomas Versione Tenace Acido)