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Dear Friends, Due to government restrictions connected to the COVID-19 pandemic, most of our employees are working from home. Technical advancements allow us to keep each department running as per usual. The warehouse crew will continue to work from our building, and thus orders will continue to be shipped to all customers. This won't affect webshop orders for as long as the postal services will be functioning. Having said that, we will monitor the situation closely, and will inform our clients regarding new developments regularly. For now, we are unsure about the effects of the pandemic in the long term. Like...
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Record of The Week: Keepsakes – Modern Anxious Vernacular
For Haven's sixth release in their main series co-head Keepsakes returns to the label with his first EP of 2019 and a new, slower direction for his sound. Following on from a busy touring schedule in the previous year and well received EPs on Haven, "Modern Anxious Vernacular" takes a different approach to Keepsakes' crunchy and vigorous tones, opting to explore slower tempos while maintaining his signature character in an environment of ever increasing BPMs. The A1 begins the EP with "Seep", throwing mind-shattering kicks, eerie vocal atmospheres and shuffling hi-hats at the listener before...
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Record of The Week: John Beltran / Mark Archer / Future Beat Alliance / Max 404 – DE:10.03
John Beltran, Mark Archer, Future Beat Alliance and max 404 line up on this third 10 years anniversary 12" for De:tuned. Both John and Mark deliver a timeless, Detroit tradition indebted techno vibe, resulting in 2 dancefloor-friendly tracks. While FBA and max 404 activated their DAT recorder, culminating in unheard crisp yet sensitive cuts. Kevin Foakes (Openmind, DJ Food, Ninja Tune) created all the graphic work. Mastered by Matt Colton at Alchemy Mastering, pressed on 180 gr vinyl and a separate digital version will be available from the usual digital shops. Stay tuned! Check...
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