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Artists: Parassela [Blawan + The Analogue Cops] Limo [Transition LAB – Fachwerk] Buck [Out-ER – Frozen Border]. Title: Lab Series Vol. 1. Label: Transition Lab Recordings.
Release date: 27-02-2015.

Tracklisting: 

  • A1 – Parassela – Plutoniumdealers
  • A2 – Parassela – 08AG12
  • B1 – Limo – Another
  • B2 – Buck – Gold BD

About the release: 

Southern italian-based techno party and record label Transition LAB welcomes to its roster Parassela (The Analogue Cops plus Blawan), already known in Apulia for performing live the last summer alongside Inland, Margot and the resident djs/producers.

Transition’s number four release features four stomping cuts: side A gets signed indeed by Parassela with their typical hardware-only, heavy stamp, while Transitions’ chief Limo and A&R Buck mark the second side. Parassela’s tracks ‘Plutoniumdealers’ and ‘08AG12’ have got similar punching vibes. The radiation Geiger Counter is the very protagonist of ‘Plutoniumdealers’, a distorted and spacey downtempo nudge flavored by a restless voice. The second track ‘08AG12’ goes faster and shows a tough kick surrounded by smooth synths and soft, clean hats. Flipping on the other side, Limo exhibits ‘Another’, a shaded, deep experience mostly composed with Oktatrak and Tr8. Emphasis is given by the sharp, incisive hats, swirling ambients and solid sub-basses, structurally positioned to let listeners continuously rise and fall.

Buck’s ‘Gold BD’ energetic groove has been created with Tanzbar Mfb. Claps and hats weave together, while gentle pads run with the track’s dynamic flow. Each artist communicates a bumping, dance floor-oriented approach to techno by its own way, rawer for Parassela, more straight and thoughtful for Limo and Buck.

About the label: 

The first purpose of the label is to feel free to propose unique music to the people. Transition LAB wants to merge the connections together in an unique big community in order to create a strong and respectable team of djs and producers to perform in front of the italian techno scene.

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A Great Symphony For Torino es un proyecto creado en 2013 por Club To Club Festival para el British Council, con el que se da forma a una exclusiva banda sonora de realidad aumentada en la ciudad de Turín.

Bajo la dirección artística de Kode9, productor inglés que ha contribuido con su sello Hyperdub a lanzar algunas de las producciones más arriesgadas en la reciente historia de la música electrónica, DVA y jóvenes músicos locales, ya se han compuesto 6 tracks dedicados a un gran número de monumentos de la ciudad, utilizando solo sonidos de sus localizaciones.

En la segunda edición del evento, Kode9 añade un séptimo track. Se trata de un remix del resto de tracks y que todavía no ha sido publicado, contribuyendo así en la creación de una obra de música electrónica contemporánea que es capaz de mostrar el ritmo de la ciudad y capturar su estado de ánimo. Puedes escuchar la sinfonía escaneando los códigos QR de los carteles de las respectivas áreas de Turín, en su web o página oficial de Soundcloud.

Con el lanzamiento de la segunda fase del proyecto, todos estamos invitados a formar parte de una competición musical. Unirse es sencillo: descarga el material que forma los tracks de A Great Sympony For Torino (disponible en http://j.mp/AGSFT2) y crea tu propio remix. Manda un email a info[at]clubtoclub.it con el asunto «A Great Symphony For Turin remix» con tu nombre o apodo y un link para descargar el track, que después será subido al Soundcloud del proyecto. El autor del mejor remix será seleccionado por el equipo del festival Club To Club y compondrá un track para la siguiente edición del proyecto.

Puedes participar hasta el próximo 31 de enero de 2015.

Plants Army Revolver es un proyecto que penetra en lo más primario del sonido para crear tensión y texturas abstractas. Su estilo es producido por un meticuloso trabajo de estudio y una fuerte carga de directo. Ellos mismos lo califican como creaciones desde un lugar profundo, entre el ambient y el techno.  Plants Army Revolver son Marco Ragni, DJ residente de Serendipity Club y dueño de «Mondo Musique» y Birgan Valentin, diseñador de sonido con base en Roma.

Están a punto de lanzar su primer disco «Diaspora EP», en Concrete Records. Nos presentan dos tracks propios y un remix de Echologist, el nuevo proyecto de Brendon Moeller (Prologue, Electric Deluxe), artista con una dilatada carrera: 10 álbumes y docenas de singles y remixes.

El disco se publicará el próximo 9 de diciembre de 2014 en formato vinilo, limitado a 200 copias y distribuido por Triple Vision.

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Simone Gatto, con su segundo lanzamiento en Out-ER, confirma su serena manera de entender la electrónica.

Debido al virtuosismo en el manejo de maquinaria específica, aquí se muestra un sonido que pretende transmitir sus propios pensamientos. A veces apacibles, a veces más oscuros. Según nos cuenta, cada uno de los tracks representa una acción contra las dificultades de la vida. Igual que los buenos momentos se alternan con los malos, nuestras acciones causan consecuencias que deben ser encaradas.

Holzwege EP es un inequívoco guiño al sonido Detroit absolutamente recomendable.

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Artist: VILIX
Album: Black Storm EP
Label: Mental Modern

Voluntaria inconsciencia

Cuando de madrugada cierras la puerta de casa y te quedas con las llaves del coche en la mano, un deseo te acompaña, merodeando en torno a tu cabeza como un espectro. Es una firme esperanza. Una posibilidad, una aspiración, un horizonte al que miras decidido, sustentado en el recuerdo de las experiencias que lograron mejor marca. Noche tras noche, deseas que vuelva a suceder aquello que te impresionó tanto. Aquella sensación pletórica que culminaba todo lo vivido hasta ese momento, justificándolo, dándole sentido.

Noche tras noche, buscas la fiesta perfecta, la música exigida, el escenario adecuado y la gente receptiva, que sonría sin esquivar la mirada, sin desearte como a una presa o desafiarte como a un rival. Ciudad tras ciudad, buscas el club que aún no han descubierto los cazadores de tendencias, el sonido de artistas que todavía no son conscientes de la magia que han logrado, virgen de éxito y de notoriedad.

Tal vez sea hoy el día. Tal vez sea este el lugar. Tal vez sea esta la música que despierte tu mente en un resplandor deslumbrante. Como un alfiler imantado, girando hasta encontrar el Norte. Quizás esta noche se abran las nubes negras de tu culpa y tus inseguridades, golpeándote la frente contra la piedra filosofal. Tal vez aquí se repita el fogonazo de sabiduría que responda todas las preguntas que te has formulado hasta ahora; ese momento de lucidez, largamente esperado, en el que hasta la más nimia mota de existencia cobra sentido, mostrando la solemne evidencia que explica la vida en toda su razón de ser.

Artist: Maurizio Cascella. Title: Oil On Canvas. Label: Wonder Wet Records.
Release date: 20-10-2014. Genre: Techno, electronica.

Tracklisting:

  • A. Old Rose
  • B. Black Of Mars

Press release:

Maurizio Cascella’s debut on Wonder Wet Records, a first single with an unarguably techno flavor. Cascella is formerly known for his Elettronica Romana productions, a label which marked a specific period in history in the Italian capital, through a style and sound that has included performers like Brando Lupi, Attilio Tucci, Donato Dozzy and Giorgio Gigli. Founder of Concrete Records, Cascella treads his path with a sophisticated, unordinary sound.

A side – Old Rose: it is distinguished by the constantly present rhythm, sometimes experimental but without ever losing the groove, which in turn supports the architecture of the track lending space for creativity to the bass and the leads.

B side – Black of Mars: a markedly techno sounding track with rhythmic construction, it takes you into a hypnotic and unravelling world, expressing a very contemporary way of making electronic music.

About Maurizio Cascella:

The first thing you notice upon entering Maurizio Cascella’s studio is the huge amount of vinyl; a sign of great passion and knowledge about music. His talent is dedicated to House Music, contaminating electronic with afro and jazz sounds; a peculiarity that makes him an extremely eclectic Dj in the local radio. Maurizio began his career at a very young age: at only sixteen, he carved out important spaces in the best clubs of the Adriatic coast. Passion, study and instinct, are the ingredients of his success. In a short time period, his innovative style brings him to play in the most exclusive clubs in Italy. As a teen Maurizio collaborated with the Argentinean Mazzarulli; the first recording experience is “Keeping Depth EP” on the label UMM.

From Pescara he moves to Sardinia to experience nights over nights and Successes over successes. For fifteen years he has been behind the console at the Blues Café of Porto Cervo and other Italian clubs. At the same time, he organizes events for the Ritual of Baia Sardinia, raising local levels of absolute artistic and musical value. In Sardinia, he met the owner of the Club Goa of Rome, Giancarlino. Between the two comes an intense musical and professional understanding.

When the time came for the big jump; Rome became the artistic home of Maurizio. Who comes with a storm of ideas emphasizing a creative pluralistic identity. Italy’s Capital adopts him, keeping him tight; Maurizio has today a strong bond with the capital by collaborating with the Roman club GOA.

The summer on the island is a catalyst that will attract DJ producers such as Richie Hawtin, Loco Dice, Marco Carola, and many others. A catalyst of new exclusive locations, parties, Jet-Set. There is a short step in the expansion from Italy to Europe. London offers him different sets to perform. In 2005, he began a permanent collaboration with the Drunkey Monkey and with Bar 54. He also plays at the club Sosho and Retox during evenings. His music resonates from the Thames until Danube.

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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