Every week, we expand our vinyl collection with 2-3 new records released by local and international artists focusing on the micROhouse and ROminimal underground scene.
For each new collection addition, we publish an article in the EP review column, while we‘ve premiered some of the tracks in the exclusive column.
The latest batch received from our partners, deejay.de, contains 17 carefully selected recent productions from AtipicLab, Cedesciu Wax, Honne Music, Simple Things Records, Sono Unica, Ukiyo Music.
Feed your appetite for underground electronic music and find your inspiration with these amazing music gems freshly baked by Arapu, Bryz, Bucurie, Cerec, Cosmjn, Emi, Herck, RQZ, Sepp, Silat Beksi, Steve O’Sullivan, Topper and many others.
Bucurie – Mirror Time EP [feeder sound]
The fourth pressing to arrive from the Romanian imprint feeder sound is titled “Mirror Time EP” and features three intriguing cuts signed by Mihai Dinu aka Bucurie. The artwork for this 12’’ was carefully created by Maria Bălan as a part of the label’s ongoing live streaming events. More info soon.
Cosmjn – Atipic Lab 012 EP [AtipicLab]
The next chapter to arrive on vinyl in early January 2021 from Priku‘s Atipic Lab venture sees local artist Cosmjn returning to the label with two driving cuts, designed with sublime old-school elements which explore inner and outer dimensions with a forward-thinking approach to the minimal genre.
Dorothy’s Dream – Orientalia EP [Cedesciu Wax]
Miami-based label Cedesciu Wax returns with its sixth vinyl-only instalment in the form of “Lady Violet EP” signed by the mysterious artist Dorothy’s Dream.
Herck – Agony EP [Simple Things Records]
Russian imprint Simple Things Records presents yet another amazing release on their underground vinyl-only series, this time with local artist Sergiu Mario Cilibiu aka Herck at the controls. Titled “Agony EP”, the 12” reveals three deep minimal cuts designed with abstract textures and engaging rhythms which will definitely find their way to some lucky record bags.
Rares Romanov – Digital Awareness EP [Sonet]
The fourth pressing to arrive from the vinyl-only label Sonet features local artist Rares Romanov, unleashing a solid minimal sound with “Digital Awareness” EP. The four-tracker reveals an excellent sound design combined with clever percussion, dubby basslines and unique synth work that will keep your ears entertained and your body moving.
Root – Anun EP [The Aviary]
The Aviary launches with Scattered Love Part 1 by Root, an immersive minimal-infused journey that reveals a deep and meaningful sound coming from the soul for those in the know, experimenting with unique frequencies that forges the artist’s vision. Each of the four tracks featured on this EP tells their own story, creating a whole state of resonance through precise elements and sound generators ensuring an astral trip to the mood.
Ruven Medici – To The Bone EP [Neustadtmusik]
Swiss imprint Neustadtmusik returns with an amazing pressing titled “To The Bone EP”, this time with Ruven Medici being the one behind the production while Ukrainian artist iO (Mulen) drops a steaming re-interpretation of the title track. Founded in 2011 and based in Lucerne, Switzerland, the record label is widely known for its showcase events as well as for its rich discography which includes releases by Dietrich & Strolch, Nader, Simon Slice, Khristian K, Raltz and Hans Moeckli, among others.
Sascha Sonido – Relax Your Soul [CUE Music]
CUE Music announces its next vinyl release to arrive soon, this time with German artist Sascha Sonido being the one behind the production. Taking the listener through various house-infused soundscapes, from deep motions to dubby vibrations and properly balanced tech rhythms, “Relax Your Soul” EP features three original cuts and a remix provided by Igor Vicente.
Sepp – Anglais Hotel [Sono Unica]
Swedish venture Sono Unica returns with its third pressing, inviting Romanian artist Sepp to deliver four amazing minimal tracks in the form of “Anglais Hotel” EP. Initially established as a podcast series, the concept grew into a successful electronic music showcase, bringing something unique to the Nordics when it comes to house and techno-infused events.
Silat Beksi, Florian Meffert – Third Stream 004 [Third Stream]
The fourth pressing to arrive from Alex Font‘s underground record label Third Stream features an amazing collaboration between two maestros of the minimal genre, Silat Beksi and Florian Meffert. Packing four solid cuts, the 12″ will be available starting from February 1st in a limited number of 300 copies, so make sure you reserve yours before it runs out of stock!
Sonohat – Last Bottle Of Wine EP [Midas Touch]
After dispatching two solid EPs from Chrivu and Maifaunu, Macarie‘s underground venture Midas Touch returns with its third vinyl-only instalment with local artist Sonohat at the controls alongside Vid on remix duties. Titled “Last Bottle Of Wine EP”, the wax drops a dark and driving minimal sound carefully crafted with mysterious melodies and twisted effects, perfect for dimly lighted dancefloors. The artwork is signed by RAID and you can find the sketch featured in our inspiring article here.
Those Three – Blind [Those Series]
After more than ten years of continuously working on perfecting their skills and releasing some of their productions with Pulsar Music, Ukiyo and What Now Becomes Ltd, the mysterious Italian trio Those Three present Blind EP alongside Arapu on remix duties on their freshly founded vinyl-only label Those Series. Born from the unconditional love the artists have for the electronic music culture, the purpose of the imprint is to showcase an eclectic mix of forgotten notes and new generation sounds, perfect for the dancefloor.
Topper – Riders Of The Lost Arp [Danzha]
Tunisian events series and record label Danzha announces its first vinyl-only pressing to arrive in February in the form of a Various Artists compilation titled “Maieutics I” which features amazing minimal gems signed by Dunkler Boulevard, Paul Walter, Topper and Vizcacha. The imprint aims to explore the deep dimensions of underground electronic music through their carefully planned parties and to showcase artists from all over the world.
Various Artists (Steve O’Sullivan, RQZ, Dot, Louiv) – HMV04 [Honne Music]
Various Artists compilation brought forward by Honne Music‘s vinyl division features four minimalistic gems signed by Mosaic Records’ icon Steve O’Sullivan, local artist RQZ, Israelian producer Dotan Bibi aka Dot and experimentalist Louiv. There’s an impressive variety provided by this record, with rhythms going from deep and chilled microhouse to steady-paced tech cuts, all elegantly selected in order to provide smooth vibes for anyone, anywhere.
Various Artists – Abduction004 [Abduction]
Rowle‘s official sublabel Abduction returns with its fourth vinyl-only pressing in the form of a Various Artists compilation which showcases amazing minimal-infused sounds by userUNKNWN & Soyro, Bucurie, Rares Romanov and Cerec.
Various Artists – Retro Series Vol. 1 [Ukiyo Music]
Italian label Ukiyo Music returns with a Various Artists compilation dedicated to the minimal genre with Emi, Estmode and Pandilla Ltd feat. Akal Anand Kaur being the ones in charge of the production for Retro Series Vol. 1. The 12” packs three solid cuts and arrives in a limited number of 200 copies in 180 gr. vinyl with no repress.
Wyro – Mirage [Like.Minded]
American electronic music venture Like.Minded takes a step forward in their relentless activity in the scene and announces the first vinyl pressing to arrive in December with Russian artist Wyro being the one in charge of the production, alongside Bryz on remix duties. Titled “Mirage EP”, the wax delivers three original cuts designed with sublime minimalistic nuances, driving techy rhythms and immersive textures, perfect for the dancefloor as well as for inner journeys you can experience while listening to the record at home.