Label: Kontor Records - 1064269KON • Series: Nature One - 2014 • Format: 3x, CD Compilation, Mixed • Country: Germany • Genre: Electronic • Style: Progressive House, Progressive Trance, Tech House, House, Deep House, Techno
Releases Music released on our label:. Tiles List. Fasten your seatbelts and ensure your tray table is securely stowed as Collective States take you on a Big Stormy ride.
A punchy, rocky ride with a molten core, this track is not unlike its namesake, the enigmatic Planet of Storms. Mildly turbulent, the track builds and releases with nebulous form, leaving stars in your eyes. All good things are three: this EP is a must-listen for those who know and love the classic melodic techno vibes from the Southampton-based Collective States. Hot to trot VNTM commands attention with his unique riff on dark, underground techno interspersed with progressive melodies in.
Over the years, Berlin has been cited as Oliver Koletzki's main point of reference and, more importantly, his endless source of inspiration. Friedrichshain, one of Berlin's vibrant districts, has always held a special place in Oliver's heart.
This is where he started out when he first moved to the city, and this is where he lives now. Kreuzberg's wall paintings adorn Stil Vor Talent s cover sleeves and host their headquarters. There are little to no corners in the city that haven't brought a spark of inspiration into the mix.
The Schneeweiss compilation series, now at its 11th installment, is built as a form of tribute to all these particles, tied in together into a series of carefully curated tracks.
Each compilation stands at the intersection of the musical and cultural surroundings most prominent of their respective times, acting both as a reminder as well as a timeless sound capsule for the years to come. Invisible stitching melds this seamless 6-track EP, styled with panache and cut with finesse by Berlin-based master craftsman Einmusik and Colombia-born, Amsterdam raised Lake Avalon. Dune Suave is a real tease. A little bit dirty with a cheeky wink, this expertly woven track builds to powerful, rolling crescendos, all the while retaining an air of slick sophistication.
We have lift off released from terra firma and into the star charts, Nova launches the listener into a new constellation of future-focussed tech house. The metamorphic, multi-faceted Shape Shifter flows between space time and real time: tune We Are Together (H.O.S.H. Remix) - Various - Nature One - The Golden Twenty and discover uncharted territory with this transformative track. Refined yet understated, Columba is an effortless fusion of percussion-rich, banging Intro - Alcoholator - Escape from reality and warm, etheric heights.
Bask in the flow of the sound of the future. Buckle up, kick back and allow yourself to travel in an orbit of Berlin-style melodic tech house in its highest form. Book now! With sounds as diverse as the stamps collected in Koletzkis passport over the past 18 months, Fire in the Jungle is a statement in itself: complex, verdant, the product of years of growth.
From the arid desert tundra of Australia, to the lush turquoise beaches and sacred sites of Mexico, to the dusty Playa of Burning Man: these rich and varied landscapes, people, experiences have strongly influenced Koletzki in the production of this multifaceted masterpiece.
Musical maestro and storyteller Koletzki expertly weaves live instruments with a range of electronic music production techniques, with producers Sam Shure, Township Rebellion, Hidden Empire, Niko Schwind and Cioz taking listeners on an extraordinary aural peregrination of genres and styles.
Lyrical and vocal collaborations with Monolink, Aparde, Temple Haze and Lisa Who are layered with Koletzkis signature sound, adding their unique influence to this distinctive track album. Running the gamut from full-power, bass-heavy dance floor anthems to slower, more sultry tracks, the dramaturgy of this album is matched only by the eclectic exotica and psychedelia of the jungle. As the Amazonian jungle burns, this versatile and thought-provoking album raises important questions about what sustains us and asks us to reconsider the egoism and laziness of the human species.
One thing is certain: Fire in the Jungle will set your feet, heart and mind ablaze. SVT sees up-and-coming French producer Raw Main and Peruvian maestro Marco Tegui saddle up to lead their listeners on a cosmic ride around the electronic sphere. Le Cri de la Foret calls you to reconnect with your deepest earthly desires in this multifaceted track. Complex layers of percussion and exotic vocals give this track a certain je ne sais quoi.
Ascend to the upper-world with Orphee, a beguiling ode to the god of music and dance. Quirky aural accents and powerful driving bass tones will coax even the most discerning out of the corners and onto the dancefloor. Paradoxical in its gentle power, Yira Yirar is an effortless wander through kaleidoscopic soundscapes.
Anthemic, almost folklorish lyrics will light a fire in your feet and your heart. Hieronimi takes We Are Together (H.O.S.H. Remix) - Various - Nature One - The Golden Twenty on a gentle gallop to lands laced with Eastern promise. Elements of the sacred are perfectly tempered swirling sitars, underscored with a bouncy, hypnotic beat. Ring the alarm cos you know what time it is. Delivering the goods in his signature understated style, 3. Taking inspiration from a plethora of genres and instruments, this worldly EP is a must-listen for those who want to take the musical reins and steal the show.
Italian duo Armonica deliver the goods with Thatha'. With remixes by Santiago Garcia and Cioz, this 4 track EP calls the people and their late-night legs to the dancefloor. Spacey, dynamic, grimy: Thatha heralds the morning: deep but uplifting, with melodic piano riffs and ceremonial vocals which travel you on an enchanting voyage to infinity and beyond.
Saddle up for a hypnotic ride through the deep dark cosmos as Santiago Garcia reimagines Thatha: pensive, suspenseful drops take this persistent remix to the next level. Mysterious vocals, We Are Together (H.O.S.H.
Remix) - Various - Nature One - The Golden Twenty synths, and committed pan flutes hold space as this dynamic track travels on a ritualistic journey through deep dancefloor tundra with powerful builds and releases. Cioz raises the tone yet keeps it clean and minimal, with vibrant jungly trills and thrills flowing alongside atmospheric spacey vibes in this enlivening remix of Zama.
Choose your own adventure on Armonicas nomadic ride through the electronic sphere, with this multifaceted and complex EP. A must-listen for those seeking versatile tracks which traverse late nights and later mornings. A natural for stirring melodies, Amsterdam-based Sam Shure channels his all-around manifold array of talents into his debut album. With its versatile moods yet compact constructions, Laconia is a self-fulfilling prophecy. The album features ten tracks that draw on Sams jazzy Egyptian roots while staying grounded in his usual melodic, mood-heavy aesthetic.
With its warm tones, hazy pads and smart basslines, it creates a perfect ambiance for deep set dancefloors. Laconia features collaborations with fellow producers Cioz and Cook Strummer, as well as a special apparition by Sams paternal figure playing the Oud on Mirage.
The tracks explore a diverse array of dispositions, from groovy up-warmers such as Mangata or Louna to more lively dancefloor aggregators such as Kamala Bani, on to the deeply polarizing, whirlwind synth dinger Guz or the more experimental self-evident Not Much To Say.
A novel detail makes an appearance on Je te vois, an acoustic electronic dance number with poetic lyrics tenderly sung in French for the first time. Electric Guitar (Hot Tube) - Various - Frequence Dance - Volume 1 artists romantic side also shows through the mystical elements interspersed throughout, from the spellbinding Encanto to the dreamy soundscapes of Atreyu, named after the famous German fantasy book character.
Thanks to We Are Together (H.O.S.H. Remix) - Various - Nature One - The Golden Twenty modest key riff and more cosmic effects, Aubade lends its meaning of greeting in the sun to the atmosphere, rounding off the release on an incandescent note. A floaty retro-super-future throwback, Far From Home takes you deep without a hint of darkness. Melodic, synth-heavy grooves remind you that home is where the deep-house music is. Sublime soundscapes drop into moody broken drumbeats, with HRRSNs otherworldly vocals lifting this track into the surreal.
Bass-heavy, uplifting percussive driven 'Vergebens' is certainly not produced 'in vain'. Driving synths melt into HRRSNs idiosyncratic lyrics, with off-kilter snares taking this track from the dreamscape to the dancefloor.
Spacey and emotive: Tribute moves slowly, with minimal percussion and atmospheric breakdowns. This collaborative track is a steady, rhythmic journey, carried gently forwards by HRRSNs mystical vocal musings. Particles sees some of Stil vor Talents freshest producers collaborate to produce this eclectic and otherworldly EP.
A must-listen for those seeking a slightly more down-tempo vibe laced with stirring lyrics. Township Rebellion take us on a three-stop journey entitled Memorial, a solemn expedition that kicks off dramatically with 'Magna Terram' and switches gears throughout. Primed for peak time, the first track boasts a bright synth line, drenched in delay, that lets loose over glitchy kick drums and colossal rising strings.
Final track 'Magna Spe' appears leaner and more restrained, making for a great tool to develop or intensify tension in any part of the set. A Tribe Called Kotori creates a place of spirituality. At the Berlin-based gatherings forward-thinking music and psychedelic art installations coalesce into an electric atmosphere, which all 22 carefully curated tracks of the third A Tribe Called Kotori Compilation embody.
Welcome to Chapter Three. Swedish duo Elfenberg invite you to travel deep into the sonic system with the release of Continents II on Stil vor Talent. Laced with intercontinental influences, this four track EP is sure to take you on a trip through exotic aural soundscapes. Named after the second-highest mountain in the Kilimanjaro massif, Mawenzi is a high altitude, percussion-driven track. Rhythmic and uplifting with lush vocals, this tune will take you on a multi-layered tribal journey.
The sounds of the jungle hit the dance floor in the multi-layered, atmospheric Rhythm in Between. Abstracted Afro-centric beats raise the vibe, leading this energetic track We Are Together (H.O.S.H.
Remix) - Various - Nature One - The Golden Twenty . Sao Tome is a deep, spacious, synth-driven expedition into far-flung realms.
Take yourself to new heights with the vibrant Seven Summits. Rich layers Shes Gone - Daryl Hall & John Oates - Abandoned Luncheonette percussion-based sound combined with groovy licks and a dash of the Orient make this a versatile track for both day and night.
Always organic, ever rhythmic, this diverse EP transcends borders to offer a truly global sound. A must-listen for wanderlusting souls who have a penchant for audio-phonic adventures. Identical twin duo Lunar Plane team up with afro house adept Daniel Rateuke to deliver six tools that nestle spacious effects in a colourful percussive palette with maximum dancefloor appeal. Starting off the journey with a steady groove, both 'Sultan' and 'Iniko' are engrossing, flexible rollers - the first one bouncing along a relentless bassline, Ive Got The World On A String - Sarah Vaughan - The Best Of Sarah Vaughan the latter leaps around a lush, grandiose drop.
On the flip side, 'Olappa' and 'Mapono' channel tribal percussion in a more stripped-back style of composition, where wind instrument chops and ethnic vocal chants take centre stage and add a warm touch.
A classically trained musician, composer and instrumentalist, she has come to be viewed as a trailblazer in her own right. As her continued releases of atmospheric, emotive and distinctively electronic sounds edge their way ever deeper into the Cosmic Gate - Back 2 Back 4, whats certain is that were still hooked on her sound.
Koletzkis driving interpretation of Nothing to Lose gives us a dose of sound that takes us forward, up and over. This ambitious story is told with hypnotic riffs and melodic licks which let us know that nighttime has finally arrived. Sobeks take on A Perfect Day in Tulum is laced with pulsating atmospheres, perfectly placed vocals and synth lines which pull the lazy out from the corners.
Rolling us up into a dreamscape throwback of days gone by, we are transported to a We Are Together (H.O.S.H. Remix) - Various - Nature One - The Golden Twenty and Waking Hour - The Gathering - TG25: Live At Doornroosje electronic state of mind.
GusGus brings deep, rumbling, and shadowy frequencies to a new level for his take on Copenhagen. Pulling us into the future, while taking us into the mists of the night, this is serious electronica for discerning ravers.
Travelling you into another dimension, with a nod to electro of the past, Henry Saiz retains the essence of We Are Together (H.O.S.H. Remix) - Various - Nature One - The Golden Twenty Inspiration, offering it back to the dancefloor with an often broken, but always dynamic retro vibe. A must-listen for any creature of the night with penchant for Giorgias distinctive sound. Volume two of Teenage Mutants longest release to date carries on the suspended tension from the Il Grande Sogno - Roberto Vecchioni - Camper volume into a melodic resolution.
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