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Thursday, 16 April

KIRLIAN CAMERA - Kirlian Camera, Disordine
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KIRLIAN CAMERA

Kirlian Camera

Disordine

Format_dot_vinylLP // £14.99

INDUSTRIAL / WAVE / ELECTRO

Cat. Number: DISORDINE01.5

Facsimile, affordable repress of the darkside Italo act's debut 1981 mini-album. Pure disco glamour gloom in four parts, including the EBM-driven 'News', the eerie sashay of 'No One Notice Them', the theatrical 'Rays', and bummed-out Manchester vibes of 'Autumn Room'. Classic.
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MALCOLM & THE BAD GIRLS - Shoot Me, La Discoteca
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MALCOLM & THE BAD GIRLS

Shoot Me

La Discoteca

Format_dot_vinyl12" // £13.99

DISCO / BOOGIE / FUNK

Cat. Number: DSS04

Preening Italo disco bomb originally released in 1983, reissued for 2015. The strutting splendour of 'Shoot Me' vocal version upstairs, and the instrumental downstairs.
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HIDDEN SPHERES - The Bloos EP, Moods & Grooves
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HIDDEN SPHERES

The Bloos EP

Moods & Grooves

Format_dot_vinyl12" // £7.99

TECHNO / HOUSE

Cat. Number: MG-058

Stylish deep house wares from Germany's Dirt Crew in Detroit mode for Mood & Grooves. A fine balance of tech-house tweaks and shuffles with a refined and laidback jazziness, cutting rug from the soul-infused vocal house buzz of 'Goodbye' to the strident funk of 'The Bloos' and trippin' shuffle of 'What Love'.
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JOEL VAN DROOGENBROECK - Meditations (Vol. 2), Aguirre

JOEL VAN DROOGENBROECK

Meditations (Vol. 2)

Aguirre

Format_dot_vinylLP // £16.99

ELECTRONIC

Cat. Number: ZORN35

Reissue of a gorgeous new age session originally composed and produced by Joël Vandroogenbroeck for the Colorsound Library in 1980. Drifts across four pieces, from the 17 minute 'Contemplation' to an hypnotic gong piece and thru to spaced-out and chiming drones. "Continuous atmospheric sounds for enigmatic landscapes, metaphysical situations and prehistorical periods".
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KRUDER & DORFMEISTER - The K&D Sessions TM, !K7 Records

KRUDER & DORFMEISTER

The K&D Sessions TM

!K7 Records

Format_dot_vinyl5xLP // £38.99

ELECTRONIC

Cat. Number: K7073

*180g vinyl 5LPO Box Set - includes 24 bit download card redeemable from the label* "Originally released on K7 Records in 1998, Peter Kruder and Richard Dorfmeister's 'The K&D Sessions' reset the bar for what could be achieved in a compilation. Across an array of original tracks, dubs and infamous ‘K&D Session’ remixes, the DJ and producer duo took the listener on a smoke-filled blunted journey that flowed flawlessly. Often compared to DJ Shadow's 'Endtroducing' for its similarly deft craft of rhythm and quoted by Allmusic as "the most blissfully blunted music the world has ev… Read more
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KRUDER & DORFMEISTER - The K&D Sessions TM, !K7 Records
U KNOW THE DRILL - Off the Chain, Hot Haus Recs
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U KNOW THE DRILL

Off the Chain

Hot Haus Recs

Format_dot_vinyl12" // £7.49

TECHNO / HOUSE

Cat. Number: HOTSHIT018

Debut dancefloor spurt from U Know The Drill on the baddest party imprint, Hot Haus Recs. 'Off The Chain' is a 'floor-dedicated bassline-house womper and 'Like Thiz' builds a more hardcore vibe with cheeky organ stabns and sped-up samples fitted to a swaggering bassline groove.
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EGOLESS - Yermende, ZamZam Sounds
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EGOLESS

Yermende

ZamZam Sounds

Format_dot_vinyl7" // £6.49

DUB / REGGAE

Cat. Number: ZAMZAM25

**Screen-printed jacket** Sweetest digickal roots bubblers from Egoless and Senegalese vocalist Daba Makourejah on Portland's ZamZamSounds. 'Yërmënde (Compassion)' is essentially a rebuild of Sly & Robbie's 'Revolution' riddim, famously voiced by Dennis Brown, here tweaked up with a criss digital edge and sugared by Daba's truly delectable vox. Check out the flip for a lissom dub giving room for the syn-drums and FX to fly.
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SQUAREPUSHER - Damogen Furies, Warp Records

SQUAREPUSHER

Damogen Furies

Warp Records

Format_dot_vinyl2LP // £15.99

ELECTRONIC

Cat. Number: WARPLP264

**Double LP in printed inners and widespine sleeve, includes download code redeemable from label** The Square one returns with his 14th album in 20 years and shows no sign of getting mellower with age. 'Damogen Furies' could be considered the club after-party for the stadium-collapsing antics of 'Ufabulum' (2012), still riding a wave of stage adrenalin into equally, if not more, demented and eccentric funk acrobatics. Peaking from the opening bars of black midi-style melodic intensity with 'Stor Eiglass', he fakes left with the melancholy chimes of 'Baltang Ort' which somehow strobes bet… Read more
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SQUAREPUSHER - Damogen Furies, Warp Records
MARCHING CHURCH - This World Is Not Enough, Posh Isolation
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MARCHING CHURCH

This World Is Not Enough

Posh Isolation

Format_dot_vinylLP // £14.99

INDIE / ALTERNATIVE

Cat. Number: PI147

**Classic posturing from Denmark. Includes fold-out newsprint insert** "Although I have done a few things under the Marching Church moniker since 2010, the project, as in the constellation on this album, was born in November 2013 with Kristian Emdal, Anton Rothstein, Cæcilie Trier, Bo H. Hansen and Frederikke Hoffmeier. We had agreed to play with Pharmakon at Mayhem, our warehouse space in Copenhagen, even though i hadn’t done anything with the project for quite some time. With two months before the show, I threw together a few half-thought-out ideas and sketches, presented … Read more
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MARCHING CHURCH - This World Is Not Enough, Posh Isolation
MORAL - And Life Is... (Reissue) , Dark Entries Records
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MORAL

And Life Is... (Reissue)

Dark Entries Records

Format_dot_vinylLP // £16.49

INDUSTRIAL / WAVE / ELECTRO

Cat. Number: DE087LP

**Featuring three bonus tracks that originally appeared on the “Somewhere Outside” compilation, and a double sided 11”x11” insert containing lyrics for each song and photos of the band** "Moral was the trio of Marco Andreis (Guitars, Bass), Hanne Winterberg (Vocals) and Ingolf Brown (Synthesizers, Rhythm Box, Sequencer) from Aarhus, Denmark formed in 1981. They released their debut mini-album “Dance of the Dolls” on cassette in 1981 and the album “Whispering Sons” on cassette in 1982. The group played very few concerts, but supported both Monochrome Set and Nico. In May 1983, they contribu… Read more
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MORAL - And Life Is... (Reissue) , Dark Entries Records
PORTION CONTROL - I Staggered Mentally (Reissue), Dark Entries Records
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PORTION CONTROL

I Staggered Mentally (Reissue)

Dark Entries Records

Format_dot_vinylLP // £16.49

INDUSTRIAL / WAVE / ELECTRO

Cat. Number: DE085LP

**Remastered, includes an 8 page, stapled booklet that contains press releases, concert flyers and photos circa the recording of the album** "Portion Control is a British electronic and industrial band from South London. The trio of John Whybrew, Ian Sharp and Dean Piavani started out experimenting with electronics in 1980. Linking up with In Phaze Records, they released a number of cassettes and records before signing with Illuminated Records in 1983. There followed a series of classic 12" singles: “Raise the Pulse”, “Rough Justice” and “Go-Talk”, which have become unde… Read more
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PORTION CONTROL - I Staggered Mentally (Reissue), Dark Entries Records
TAP THROW - Dip Switches, Modified Magic

TAP THROW

Dip Switches

Modified Magic

Format_dot_vinyl12" // £7.99

JUNGLE / FOOTWORK

Cat. Number: YMMM001

Back for '15 with a '95 jungle flex, Quinoline Yellow a.k.a. Tap Throw kills it on Yellow Machines. Drawing on similar references to Sully's acclaimed 'Blue EP' - think Steve Gurley, Rob Playford, Hyper-on-Experience - but with an airless tension recalling VHS Head or his other Skam label-mates, the 'Dip Switches EP' carves up classic samples, subs and breaks in a complex, graffiti'd maelstrom executed with stylish precision and skill.
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AUSTERITY - The Return Of The Ottoman Empire, Austerity
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AUSTERITY

The Return Of The Ottoman Empire

Austerity

Format_dot_vinyl12" // £8.49

TECHNO / HOUSE

Cat. Number: AUSTERITY005

Mutant techno tackle in three versions from DJ Octopus, George K, Lucretio, Js and Grienko a.k.a. the Austerity crew. Flippin' the bird to Merkel, they come with a killer A-side of cyberpunk synths and junkyard EBM pulses held in strange friction with stray diva coos on 'Armistice of Mudros', while B-side bucks out the warehouse skirmish of 'Recovery Plan', and the murky jack of 'Over The Counter', which sounds like The Oliverwho Factory getting shut-down. 
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VAN KAYE + IGNIT - A Slight Delay, Dark Entries Records
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VAN KAYE + IGNIT

A Slight Delay

Dark Entries Records

Format_dot_vinylLP // £20.99

INDUSTRIAL / WAVE / ELECTRO

Cat. Number: DE083LP

*Includes an 8x14 double sided insert with photos, lyrics, liner notes by the band, and a fold-out poster* "Van Kaye + Ignit is the Dutch duo of Ed Van Kasteren (Van Kaye) and Ignatine Bekken (Ignit), who joined forces in the city of Arnhem during early 1980. While at university, Van Kaye was the singer of The MoNoMeN, a local new wave band. By the end of 1979 he had become more interested in the use of electronics and rhythmic industrial patterns. In April 1980 he released a demo cassette with 30 minutes of his own work titled “A Slight Delay". While experimenting with synthesizers an… Read more
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VAN KAYE + IGNIT - A Slight Delay, Dark Entries Records
PARASSELA (BLAWAN & THE ANALOGUE COPS) - Lab Series (Vol. 1), Transition Lab Recordings
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PARASSELA (BLAWAN & THE ANALOGUE COPS)

Lab Series (Vol. 1)

Transition Lab Recordings

Format_dot_vinyl12" // £7.99

TECHNO / HOUSE

Cat. Number: TLR004

Blawan and The Analogue Cops' Parassela team boot up the 'Lab Series' backed with deeper, tribalised cuts from Limo and Buck. On the A-side, Parassela bite down hard with the wounding snares and venomous drones of 'Plutoniumdealers' beside the rapid, rattling jag of '08ag12'. B-side, Limo sustains a tunnelling sub-aquatic pressure with 'Another', and Buck does just that with the wall-banging movement of 'Gold Br' progressing thru clouds of hypnotic pads driven by a snappy, uptempo jack.
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JAMIE BLANCO / FX MCHN / LATE NIGHT AUDIO / FACADE - London Housing Trust 009, London Housing Trust
Retro-futurist house from London 2015. Jamie Blanco opens LHT's ninth affair with some superb rimshot play and seductive bassline/chord progressions in 'Unknown Reason', and Fx Mchn goes west with the frayed radiophonic house mystery of his superb 'UFOD'. Back to a more even keel with the slinky garage house poise of Late Night Audio's 'Live For The Music', Facade play a blue beatdown note with the almost BoC/Pye Corner Audio-like inflections of 'Transit'.
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SNTS - Scene III (w/ Shifted Mix), SNTS
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SNTS

Scene III (w/ Shifted Mix)

SNTS

Format_dot_vinyl12" // £8.49

TECHNO / HOUSE

Cat. Number: SNTS006

Strong side of thunderous, rolling techno from Italian producer SNTS, including a sturdy Shifted remix. Arching up with the gravelly wave of murky drums and ghoulish voices in '20.01.1944', followed by Shifted's kick-anchored remix, SNTS proves a real skill for doom-laden atmospheric techno with the reverberant bass drum, shivering hi-hats and clammy ambience of '07.09.1981', and to proper industrial degrees with the dramatic, Zhark-like fright of '15.04.1966'. Tip!
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DUNGEON ACID - Northern Acid / All-Nighter, Hoga Nord
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DUNGEON ACID

Northern Acid / All-Nighter

Hoga Nord

Format_dot_vinyl7" // £6.49

TECHNO / HOUSE

Cat. Number: HogaNord008

Jean Louis-Huhta chases his druggy acid dragon onto Höga Nord Records. The A-side, 'Northern Acid', is a mutant mix of elastic 303 and oddly placed, eerie strings, coming off like a particularly dosed and disoriented section of Mark Leckey's 'Fiorucci Made Me Hardcore' soundtrack before coalescing at an itchy 4/4 swing. The B-side, 'All Nighter' works at a straighter tilt, primed for the wayward DJs.
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RE.YOU - Speicher 86, Kompakt Extra

RE.YOU

Speicher 86

Kompakt Extra

Format_dot_vinyl12" // £7.99

TECHNO / HOUSE

Cat. Number: KOMPEX86

Dippy, twisted polka trax from Germany. 'Fantasy' is set for the screwiest 5am moments with languid groove and brain-burrowing synth tones; 'Robot' goes dark and spooked out on the B-side with lurking drones and fizzy gremlin FX.
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CHEENA - Cheena, Sacred Bones Records

CHEENA

Cheena

Sacred Bones Records

Format_dot_vinyl7" // £5.49

INDIE / ALTERNATIVE

Cat. Number: SBR137

Review to follow shortly…
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THE RED CRAYOLA - Malefactor, Ade, Drag City

THE RED CRAYOLA

Malefactor, Ade

Drag City

Format_dot_vinylLP // £14.99

INDIE / ALTERNATIVE

Cat. Number: DC45

"Reissue of The Red Krayola's 1989 album ‘Malefactor, Ade’ - originally issued on the UK’s Glass Records, which had arranged several years earlier for the first actual release of Mayo Thompson’s 1970 solo LP, ‘Corky’s Debt To His Father’. This was the first Red Crayola record release in five years. The fearlessness with which genres are converted can be disarming, but stick to it - you’ll find listening an utter triumph. ‘Malefactor, Ade’ was reissued on CD by Drag City in the year 2000."
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Thursday, 09 April

GREEN GUMS - Black Tongue EP, DIAGONAL
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GREEN GUMS

Black Tongue EP

DIAGONAL

Format_dot_vinyl12" // £8.99

TECHNO / HOUSE

Cat. Number: DIAG020

**Diagonal return with the debut 12" from Bronze Teeth side-project Green Gums. Edition of 500, initial copies on transparent green wax* Dogged techno licks from Dom Butler & L/F/D/M in Green Gums guise following two searing sessions as Bronze Teeth, also for Diagonal. Where their previous pair of 12"s tended to effluent, extended jams, these are just as mucky but more concise. Uptown, they launch the jagged EBM affray of 'Zozomono' with coarse acid lines yoked to slamming kicks, while 'Dag' marches out like some mutant, blunted offspring of Ancient Methods and Powell. Downtown, they real… Read more
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GREEN GUMS - Black Tongue EP, DIAGONAL
BELLOWS - Rustl, Boomkat Editions
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BELLOWS

Rustl

Boomkat Editions

Format_dot_vinylLP // £12.99

ELECTRONIC

Cat. Number: BKEDIT012

**Gorgeous, intricate suite of microscopic, textural dub electronics and bass pulses sounding somewhere between Alva Noto, Pole and Bernard Parmegiani. Mastered by Giuseppe Ielasi. Cut at D&M. Edition of 300 individually numbered copies pressed on clear wax** Italian electro-acoustic maestros Giuseppe Ielasi and Nicola Ratti, aka Bellows, serve an engrossing, labyrinthine LP of freeform concrète dub on our occasional Boomkat Editions label. 'Rustl' is Bellows' 4th album following a critically acclaimed trio of LP's released since 2007 for Entr'acte, Planam and Kning Disc, and also follows our last rel… Read more
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BELLOWS - Rustl, Boomkat Editions
PIERRE HENRY - Choix D'oeuvres: 1950 - 1985  (Edition of 400 Copies), Vinyl On Demand
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PIERRE HENRY

Choix D'oeuvres: 1950 - 1985 (Edition of 400 Copies)

Vinyl On Demand

Format_dot_vinyl10 x LP Deluxe Box Set // £149.99

EARLY ELECTRONIC / SOUNDTRACKS

Cat. Number: VOD133

*Due to the size and weight of this item we can only ship to UK & Ireland, USA, Benelux, France, Germany, Luxemburg, Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Denmark, Australia, Japan and New Zealand. If you are in another country please contact us for postage costs* **Super-heavyweight 10 x LP edition containing almost 10 hours of music sharing Pierre Henry’s personal listening organised by progressing themes and by technological progress covering his output between 1950 and 1985, the ultimate anthology covering the first 35 years of his work - housed in silver-deboss… Read more
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PIERRE HENRY - Choix D'oeuvres: 1950 - 1985  (Edition of 400 Copies), Vinyl On Demand
SURGEON - Communications (Remastered), SRX
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SURGEON

Communications (Remastered)

SRX

Format_dot_vinyl2LP // £13.99

TECHNO / HOUSE

Cat. Number: SRX003

**Includes digital download code redeemable from the label** Super sturdy reissue of Surgeon's now-classic debut album, Communications'. First released by Downwards in 1996 - the same year as Regis' debut, 'Gymnastics' - it served to define the Brummie techno sound and, in a broader sense, set a high water mark of UK techno. It's a resolutely stripped down and directly functional collection of six trax drawing inspiration from the concentrated energies of Coil as much as Chicago house and the Detroit / Berlin techno axis, channeling a stoic black country grit and humour into the s… Read more
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SURGEON - Communications (Remastered), SRX
TORO Y MOI - What For? (Deluxe Vinyl Edition), carpark
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TORO Y MOI

What For? (Deluxe Vinyl Edition)

carpark

Format_dot_vinylLP // £19.99

INDIE / ALTERNATIVE

Cat. Number: CAK102LPX

*Ltd deluxe LP in gatefold sleeve, on blue and white starburst vinyl with an exclusive poster and sticker designed by Chaz Bundick. Includes a digital download code redeemable from the label** "Opening to the scream of F1’s speeding around a racetrack, and maintaining that intensity with booming guitar riffs and psychedelic effects throughout, the forthcoming album from Toro Y Moi is definitely making a statement. Or maybe a few statements. But Chaz Bundick, the frontman and songwriter, is leaving it up to you to figure out what they are. While it is obvious that each song i… Read more
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TORO Y MOI - What For? (Deluxe Vinyl Edition), carpark
TORO Y MOI - What For? (Standard Vinyl Edition), carpark
**Chaz Bundick a.k.a. Toro Y Moi spills pure pop juice all over your shredded tennis shoes with 'What For?'** "Opening to the scream of F1’s speeding around a racetrack, and maintaining that intensity with booming guitar riffs and psychedelic effects throughout, the forthcoming album from Toro Y Moi is definitely making a statement. Or maybe a few statements. But Chaz Bundick, the frontman and songwriter, is leaving it up to you to figure out what they are. While it is obvious that each song is crafted around a personally meaningful experience, Chaz seems to purposefully l… Read more
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TORO Y MOI - What For? (Standard Vinyl Edition), carpark
NILS FRAHM - Solo, ERASED TAPES
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NILS FRAHM

Solo

ERASED TAPES

Format_dot_vinylLP // £14.99

MODERN CLASSICAL / AMBIENT

Cat. Number: ERATP065LP

"Berlin-based composer Nils Frahm has fast become know as a prolific performer and recording artist with the piano at the core of his work. Piano Day is an official body created by Nils and his closest friends, and will house various exciting, piano-related projects. The first project revealed by the Piano Day team is the building of what will be currently largest upright piano there is, the Klavins M370. Situated in Germany, Tübingen, 1.8 tons in weight, 3.7 meters high, its longest strings are about 10 feet in length. And it was on this piano that Nils recorded eight improvised piano motifs in one… Read more
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NILS FRAHM - Solo, ERASED TAPES
TESSELA - Bottom Out, R&S Records
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TESSELA

Bottom Out

R&S Records

Format_dot_vinyl12" // £4.99

TECHNO / HOUSE

Cat. Number: RS1505

Tessela leaves the boisterous big beats at home in favour of sickest EBM/electro-acid patter in 'Bottom Out', backed with a squashed and jagged Kowton remix. The original 'Bottom Out' picks up where Kowton's remix of 'Erotic Discourse' left off, rejecting kick 4/4 kick drums to focus on prickling industro-dub drums and acidic squirts with loadsa room to dance. Always a step ahead, Kowton's OTT remix extrudes those patterns with mind-bending phase shifts to a saltier, shiftier effect, neatly prepping for the tumultuous abstraction of Tessela's 'Total Music'.
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PERFUME ADVERT - Kappa Downs, Where To Now?
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PERFUME ADVERT

Kappa Downs

Where To Now?

Format_dot_vinyl12" // £8.99

TECHNO / HOUSE

Cat. Number: WIID003

Boro's finest follow their ace 1080p debut with three smog-house swingers for Brighton's outstanding Where To Now? label. Like Basic House (who also mastered this EP), Perfume Advert hail from a N.E. english town steeped in '90s house history - former home to Sugar Shack and Tall Trees - but prefer to view that sound thru a smudged, impressionistic lens, swapping friday night big room ecstasy for something more intimate, subtly gratifying. In contrast with their 'Tulpa' album for 1080p, they've peeled away the layer of chemically-altered fuzz here to reveal three sublime grooves, stretchi… Read more
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PERFUME ADVERT - Kappa Downs, Where To Now?