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Artist: Sleeparchive // Mike Parker. Label: REPITCH Recordings
Release date: 19-09-2014. Genre: Techno.

Tracklisting:

  • A1 / 1 Sleeparchive – ‘Fifth Station’
  • A2 / 2 Sleeparchive – ‘LOOP1’
  • A3 / 3 Sleeparchive – ‘LOOP2
  • A4 / 4 Sleeparchive – ‘White Angel Breadline’
  • B1 / 5 Mike Parker – ‘Flying Nerves’
  • B2 / 6 Mike Parker – ‘Lustrum’

Press release:

Sleeparchive’s influential minimalistic power appears in combination with the unique, endlessly evolving sound of Mike Parker together for the first time on the RPTCH04 split EP.

Sleeparchive starts off on the A side, creating industrious textures with ‘Fifth Station’ followed by two locked grooves that lead to A4, ‘White Angel Breadline’, a mesmerizing track with Sleeparchive’s classic timbre and brightness.

Mike Parker is responsible for one of the most recognizable sounds of Techno which is characterized by sublime, fluid atmospheres and neverending hypnotic sequences. REPITCH Recordings introduces him on the B-side with ‘Flying Nerves’ and ‘Lustrum’, leaving an indelible mark on the eleventh release of the Italian Berlin based label.

 Mike Parker bio:

Mike Parker’s recorded discography spans 20 years. His reputation has been growing as he continues to release original, challenging techno music with a unique and artistic vision. Sonically, Parker’s tracks encompass the powerful sub-bass polyrhythms of hard techno and the sublime atmosphere of analogue synthesis. Almost all of his recorded material is created live with no edits and no overdubs in the final mix. Parker’s sound is pure as it is raw, yet elegant and refined.
Trained as a visual artist, Mike is known for designing the editions of his Geophone imprint with limited edition screen prints and many records from his back catalogue are considered to be collector’s items.

Hailing from New York, Mike Parker is an outstanding DJ who brings original and exclusive tracks to every gig he plays. His recent gigs in Tokyo, Athens, Rome, Berlin and Brussels have solidified his reputation as a techno ambassador and selector extraordinaire.

About REPITCH Recordings:

REPITCH is the result of the collaboration of two young artists from Naples: Ascion and D.Carbone. The duo starts from the exploration of several different music, always reconnectable to techno and minimal. With the passing of time and after three years living together, they start to develop their own project. Shapednoise’s contribution turns out to be significant to introduce a highly individualistic and experimental style. REPITCH is not only music for clubs or the umpteenth label following pop stream. It sounds without prejudice.

The project sets up as an experimentation of many music forms that tend to cross the canons dictated by dance floor. From «Raw Techno» to «Industrial» and «Deep», from electronic music to almost abstract sonorities. It revisits also what has been the «old school», drawing it near futuristic arrangements. Releases are characterized by a design concept that makes REPITCH a label with a strong trademark. Here the artist is free to express his/her emotions, transforming them into music.

Artist: D. CarboneTitle: Anomalies EP. Label: Mord
Release Date: 15-09- 2014. Format: 12″ and Digital
Genre: Techno

Tracklisting:

  • A1. Irritating Collapse
  • A2. Origin
  • B1. Discernment
  • B2. Machine Elves

Artist bio:

Davide Carbone (better known as D. Carbone, class ´87) is a techno producer since his early ages.

His sound is rooted in the visionary decay of society that evolves into an acidic vision of life in general, accompanied by deep drones and glitch sonorities creating the raw and industrial, yet unique sounds.

During the past years, Davide has released on Labels like Planet Rhythm, Inner Surface Music, Dynamic Reflection and his own labels called REPITCH and 3TH. In 2013, he introduced his new moniker «Honzo» that he calls his Alter Ego – D. Carbone has a keen interest in Human Psychology – therefore the EP’s name «D. Carbone meets Honzo in a Bipolar Disorder» which appeared on 3TH Records. Carbone wants to show the world the bipolarity of expression itself and in oneself by using both of his monikers – for the A/B side.

The A-side appears in typical D. Carbone manner, revealing the will to impress with metallic-acidic trips escorted by dramatic ambients and rich bass-lines.
The B-side represents Honzo as the experimental side of Carbone’s music, focussing mainly on futuristic-breakbeats and industrial tones.

Over the years, Carbone established a strong collaboration with Ascion, who is, together with D. Carbone and Shapednoise, the third head behind REPITCH Recordings. D. Carbone is also one of the masterminds in the creation of 3TH Records. Recently, the works of D. Carbone and Ascion have resulted in various aliases such as Repitch and 3TH, that were named after and released on the homonymous labels. In the future, there will be a lot more to expect from Carbone and his surrounding artists.

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