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Daniel Grau - Reworks Vol. 4 by Mark E, Jacques Renault, Marcel Vogel & Fajra Fantasmo

Daniel Grau

Reworks Vol. 4 by Mark E, Jacques Renault, Marcel Vogel & Fajra Fantasmo

SK293
OUT: 27 MAR 2015
The last round of the Daniel Grau Remix 12inches.
Kasar - Inside Devils Kitchen

Kasar

Inside Devils Kitchen

SK303D
OUT: 20 MAR 2015
Kasar's improvisation album
Daniel Grau - Reworks Vol. 3 by Los Amigos Invisibles, Ray Mang, Soul Clap & Bosq, Debonair

Daniel Grau

Reworks Vol. 3 by Los Amigos Invisibles, Ray Mang, Soul Clap & Bosq, Debonair

SK291
OUT: 27 FEB 2015
The third 12inch round of the Daniel Grau remix orgy.

New Merchandise

Various Artists - Jazzanova Cardboard Wallet Jazzanova Cardboard Wallet
JCW01

Release Date:
19.11.2012

New In Store

Neve Naive - Thin Air
Neve Naive
Thin Air
SK301D

Release Date:
13.02.2015

Jah Wobble presents PJ Higgins - I Did Bad (Remixes)
Jah Wobble presents PJ Higgins
I Did Bad (Remixes)
SK295D

Release Date:
16.01.2015

Jah Wobble presents PJ Higgins - King Of Illusion, Watch How You Walk Mash Up
Jah Wobble presents PJ Higgins
King Of Illusion, Watch How You Walk Mash Up
SK285

Release Date:
28.11.2014

Broadcasting

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News

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TUE 14 APR 15
New reissue label.
Yes, the rumors are correct. We started a new reissue label, called "Notes On A Journey".

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FRI 20 MAR 15
Kasar releases improvisation album
Kasar about his improvisation album:
„Two years ago, when I pressed the record button and played these short piano improvisations, I really didn't expect that the music I played would bring me such a close and intimate connection to myself and to my home. I had once again begun to play on the piano I used to have as a child. There was something about this piano that had always bothered me in my childhood, or rather, stopped my ideas from developing how I wanted them to. It lacked a bass frequency here, a resonance there, or had something else I couldn't figure out. Now as an experienced musician and sound engineer I know what was going on: the sound chamber of the piano was too small and the room it was sitting in - the living room of my parents house with wooden walls, heavy carpet and bookshelves full of books - swallowed up the overtones and created a dull, expressionless sound. Maybe this is getting too specific, but it really bothered me in my youth! But, when I started that "Devil's Kitchen" recording session two years ago I found myself hugely inspired by the very same set of circumstances. The piano has a "practice" pedal, which when pressed, puts a felt cloth between the strings and hammers, and as a result makes it sound particularly poignant and quiet - like being under a warm blanket, close and intimate. So I recorded it exactly like this and consequently I found myself playing more carefully and with more delicately. After a couple of days I had the framework for a whole album. Eighteen months later it was released as "WALK ON" after elaborating on these piano recordings with additional electronics and vocals from my studio in Berlin.

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FRI 27 FEB 15
The third 12inch round of the Daniel Grau remix orgy.
This time Ray Mang, Soul Clap, Debonair and Trujillo together with Miguel Molina are in on it.
The Venezuelan six-piece combo Los Amigos Invisibles did re-record „ El León Bailarín” off
Grau's album by the same title from 1980 and the UK disco king Ray Mang hand-crafted a bass driven, dubfunky slammer out of it. That's the music the most beautiful girls in town want to wiggle their hips to.

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THU 12 FEB 15
Neve Naive releases new EP
It's been already about two years since their last album "The Innerpeace Of Cat & Bird". Since then, Neve Naive spent quite some time again in their studio and recorded a good deal of new material, so we get the 4-track EP at hand, “Thin Air ...

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THU 18 DEC 14
Pitto - Fly Like A Bird (Remixes)
With "Fly Like A Bird", multi-instrumentalist, DJ, and libertine Pitto from Utrecht, Netherlands, demonstrates once more his remarkable skill to package strong feelings of happiness into a both melodious and melancholic dance composition ...

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MON 27 OCT 14
Reunion Remixed - T-Shirt & WAV Bundle
Almost to the day, a year ago the brilliant solo debut album by Alex Barck, „Reunion“, was released and caused quite a stir amongst the fans of sophisticated and boundaries-exploring dance music. A buzz lasting to this day, only considering all the ...

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Dates

April 2015

Sat 18.04.
Alex Barck
Alex Barck & ComixXx - Phono Club , Berlin, Germany

May 2015

Fri 01.05.
Alex Barck
Neaples, Italy

Fri 08.05.
Jah Wobble presents PJ Higgins
Chaingang (Remixes) by Pitto & Marlow (SK299), Releaseday, Upcoming

Fri 08.05.
Alex Barck
Prince Charles, Berlin, Germany

Sat 23.05.
Jazzanova @ Jazzanova Live feat. Paul Randolph
Seoul Jazz Festival , Seoul, South Korea

Thu 28.05.
Kasar
Ausland, Berlin, Germany

Sat 30.05.
Radio Citizen
Přibyslav, Czech Republic
Houpačka Jazz Festival - http://www.houpej.se/

Sat 30.05.
Kasar
Altes Feuerwehrhaus, Öflingen, Germany

Sun 31.05.
Alex Barck
Xjazz, Turin, Italy

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