Gerry Read – Shrubby

We haven’t featured a lot of tracks lately, but this new track from UK man Gerry Read is something to look forward to. Following a series of excellent 12-inches and an album on Fourth Wave, the talented producer has just finished a new EP on Will Saul’s Aus Music. Out on March 24, it also features two remixes of the original by Redshape.

March 23, 2014 The full EP is now available on SoundCloud, take a good listen!

Mixtape Monday #23

Here’s a micro-edition of our popular Mixtape Monday, featuring four new mixes and another we slept on before.

Let’s start this with Ital Tek‘s summer mix for Percussion Lab. The man will be on an extended tour through the United States in October. Listen to the mix and you’ll know why you want to go.

Barcelona based Cardopusher first came on our radar when he released his (highly recommended) album Yr Fifteen Minutes Are Up on Tigerbeat6. For FACT Magazine Portugal he contributed a mixtape containing music off that album as well as some unreleased joints.

George Fitzgerald had some strong releases on Aus Music and Hotflush this year. We also liked his mixes for URB Magazine and Sonic Router. He has made another one, this time for Resident Advisor!

Remember Sonar Kollektiv? They released a podcast mixed by their very own Stee Downes to promote a label night going down in September.

Lastly, here’s one we slept on before. It comes from Braille, who is one half of Sepalcure, and was released for Hotflush’s podcast series earlier this summer.

Weekly Bits 28/2011

Whenever I hear one of the Detroit producers reminiscent about The Electrifying Mojo, I go an seek recordings of his shows. Which is how I stumbled across this interview with Prince (transcript) and this compilation which was incidentally released this month.

Resident Advisor has an interesting article on The rise of streaming club music, featuring Boiler Room, Dublab or Percussion Lab.

DFA’s Juan Maclean has released a 12-inch under the name of Peach Melba. The standout track the dub of dub version, which all Rhythm & Sound fans must download immediately.

If you’re into Sun Ra, check out Klimt’s new 3-LP boxset The Mystery of Being. Also looking tasty are those Radiohead remixes from Pearson Sound, Lone and Four Tet, as well as those from Mark Pritchard and Nathan Fake.

Will Saul’s Aus Music is preparing a Japan exclusive compilation of some of its back catalogue. It’s cover artwork well crafted and Save Vinyl shares some photos of its making. Selected Works will be out next week and if you must you can get it from HMV Japan.

Scratcha DVA has done a mixtape for Red Bull, Cardopusher for 1000Dragones, and Throwing Snow for Wholemeats.

Eglo’s first lady Fatima has performed at this years’ Montreux Jazz Festival, here is a video capturing some moments.

And lastly, grab Greg Wilson‘s edit of the 808 State classic Pacific State.

Will Saul – Exclusive fabric Mix

When Aus Music founder Will Saul puts together a mix, you can always expect something special. Like this new mix for fabric in which he plays a couple of new joints from the label, an unreleased Maurice Donovan track and some other bits we’ve been excited about over the last weeks and months.

01. George Fitzgerald – Silhouette (John Roberts Remix) (Will’s b-down intro edit)
02. Tale Of Us – Dark Song
03. Lonely C & Baby Prince – Your Moms House
04. Voices Of Black – Take Back Soho (Tanner Ross Remix)
05. Kris Wadsworth – Barefoot (Jozif Remix)
06. Theophilus London – Overseas (Soul Clap Efunk Mix)
07. Tanner Ross – Goodbye, Summer
08. Lee Foss – Pyramid Scheme
09. Todd Terje – Ragysh
10. Julio Bashmore – Batty Knee Dance
11. George Fitzgerald – Silhouette (John Roberts)
12. SCB – Loss
13. Midland – Through Motion
14. Maurice Donovan – Call My Name
15. Cosmin TRG – Magnetic Bodies
16. Will Saul & Tam Cooper – Hi-Lo
17. Drake – Fireworks (Deadboys Tear Jerking Slo-Mo House Edit)

If you’re a keeper, go ahead and download this fine mix!

Joy Orbison – The Shrew Would Have Cushioned The Blow EP

The latest single from Joy Orbison is probably the best new thing he has done since the much acclaimed debut release Hyph Mngo. Released by AUS Music, the Shrew EP contains two new tracks and a remix from Actress, the founder of Werk Discs.A1. The Shrew Would Have Cushioned The Blow
A2. So Derobe
B1. The Shrew Would Have Cushioned The Blow (Actress’ Neu Haus So-Glo mix)

It’s now available from all good record stores, I spotted it on Boomkat and Juno. You can also get a digital release, which is only available directly from the label or from Beatport.