out now: Various – 4 Elements Of Life [Seelen Records]

 

Artist:
Various

 

Title:
SEELEN.010

 

Label:
Seelen Records

 

Cat#:
SEELEN010

 

Release Date:
March 2022

 

Format:
vinly

 

Tracklist:
A1.
Sue Lèwig
Lestat

A2.
Temudo & Ribe
Dilemma

A3.
Henning Baer & Verschwender
Shum

A4.
LDS
Synchilla Mix

B1.
Cressida
Backbone

B2.
Monoloc
Pandora

B3.
Stigmatique
Weltschmerz

B4.
Remco Beekwilder
Indigo

C1.
P.E.A.R.L.
Secret Flame

C2.
JANEIN
Lightspeed

C3.
Jamaica Suk
Tes Levre’s

C4.
Rezystor
Rule Of Two

D1.
Tobias.
Relevanz

D2.
Grindvik & Pfirter
Pronto

D3.
François X
U Fall

D4.
Narciss & Shaleen
Float Like A Butterfly, Sting Like A Bee

 

Press Info:
4 Elements Of Life, 4 Vinyls that shows the full spectrum of our vision.
We are happy to share our 10th Vinyl only release.
Thanks for the support over the last years.

Yours Truly,
SEELEN.DESTRUCTION.SERVICE.

 

Full Track Streaming:

 

Specials:
Sue Lèwig – “Upperberry Vibrations”

Henning Baer – “KHIDI Podcast NR.39”

François X – “Fast Forward Audio Series #51”

Narciss – “Ismcast Presents 135”

Shaleen – “DUSK134”

P.E.A.R.L. – “Vault Sessions #048”

Rezystor – “Monasterio Chamber Podcast #111”

Stigmatique – “3 Years Of SEELEN. Stream”

Remco Beekwilder – “Synoid Braodcast 008”

LDS – “#SlamRadio – 428”

Temudo – “16YRS Rote Sonne”

Jamaica Suk – “IA MIX 326”

Cressida – “SPND20 Mixtape”

Grindvik – “DTMIX200”

Pfirter – “Global Vibe Radio 239”

Monoloc – “Terminal V Podcast 031”

Tobias. – “Guides To Behavior Podcast”

 

Recommendations:
Henning Baer’s “Rigger” on Manhigh Recordings
Henning Baer’s “Shatterproof” on Manhigh Recordings
Henning Baer’s “Pittsburgh Left” on Manhigh Recordings
Henning Baer’s “In Pursuit Of Myself” on Sonic Groove Records
Narciss’ “Dear Diary EP” on Lobster Theremin
Narciss’ “Language Of Love EP” on Lobster Theremin
Narciss’ “Iridescent Adolescence EP” on 10 Pills Mate
P.E.A.R.L.’s “Temptation Through Impatience” on Falling Ethics
P.E.A.R.L.’s “Trees Of Eternity EP” on Falling Ethics
P.E.A.R.L.’s “Desolation Remixed” on Weekend Circuit
Rezystor’s “The Core of Chaos EP” on T/W/B
“KK003” by Rezystor | Stigmatique on Kriptika Records
Stigmatique’s “Kollisionen” on DVNTT
Remco Beekwilder’s “Tales From Tramkade I” on Emerald
Remco Beekwilder’s “Tales From Tramkade II” on Emerald
Remco Beekwilder’s “Tales From Tramkade III” on Emerald
Remco Beekwilder’s “Culture Vulture RMX EP” on Emerald
Remco Beekwilder’s “Culture Vulture” on Emerald
“Rules Of The Industry EP” by Tim Tama & R.Beekwilder on Dreamscape
Remco Beekwilder’s “LSD EP” on Monnom Black
LDS’ “Organic Computer Awareness EP” on Monnom Black
Jamaica Suk’s “Dreams Of A Distant Journey EP” on Gradient
Jamaica Suk’s “Whispers EP” on Gradient
Jamaica Suk’s “Art Vs. War EP” on Gradient
Cressida’s “Can You Sleep Like This EP” on Voitax
Cressida’s “Salvation EP” on OSF
Cressida’s “Borneo Function EP” on Voitax
Cressida’s “Sambo EP” on Voitax
Pfirter’s “The Empty Space” on MindTrip
Pfirter’s “The Empty Space (Remixed)” on MindTrip
“Alpha” by Pfirter & Oliver Rosemann on MindTrip
Monoloc’ “The Untold Way” on Dystopian
Monoloc’ “Gipson (Remixes)” on Soma Records
“Styx” by Monoloc & Jonas Landwehr on Unterland Records
Tobias.’ “1972” on Ostgut Ton
Tobias.’ “Eyes In The Center” on Ostgut Ton
Tobias.’ “Leaning Over Backwards” on Ostgut Ton
Tobias.’ “Helium Sessions” on Ostgut Ton
all stuff on Seelen Records

 

Buy Vinyl:
Seelen Records @ Bandcamp

 

Websites:
Seelen Records
Seelen Records @ Facebook

 

out now: JANEIN – Kobald M EP [Seelen Records]

 

Artist:
JANEIN

 

Title:
Kobald M EP

 

Label:
Seelen Records

 

Cat#:
SEELEN009

 

Release Date:
04th January 2021

 

Format:
vinyl

 

Tracklist:
A1.
Kobald M

A2.
Gaja

B1.
Kobald M
(Somewhen Remix)

B2.
Gaja
(Peryl Remix)

 

Press Info:
First contact is a common science fiction theme about the first meeting between humans and extraterrestrial life. The theme allows authors to explore a variety of philosophical concepts by adapting the anthropological topic of first contact to extraterrestrial cultures. But then what are the Topics of a possible “Second Contact”? What would have happened to civilization if the extraterrestrial life force returns. Are they ready to greet it?

In this case, the second contact comes in the form of SEELEN. Labelhead and part-time intergalactic traveller Janein’s second full EP on the Imprint. And he hasn’t returned to take prisoners.

The Titletrack takes you for a wild ride from second one. A warbling, acidic texture marks the foundation of what is an absolutely destructive and fiery cut. One of Janein’s heaviest percussion tracks to date takes the mood to an absolute frenzy while the acid-textures and metallic Chords can almost singe your eyebrows off, if you get too close to the speaker.

In comparison Gaja tones it down somewhat with mellower synths and an absolutely funky Bassline. But do not underestimate this track in comparison to Kobald M. This track will ensnare you into it’s hypnotic chokehold. It is the kind of cut you can play in any situation and not a single person will leave the dancefloor.

Meeting the Alien for a Parlay, translating it’s transmissions on this record are musical linguists Somewhen and Peryl.

While Somewhen has leaned into Kobald M’s destructive potential, adding a chaotic, out-for-madness kind of energy, that is sure to bring insanity to any warehouse, Peryl, known for his cathartic breakbeat excursions, has absolutely deconstructed Gaja making it into a track that sounds like the moment an unkown flying object enters the atmosphere of earth.

 

Full Track Streaming:

 

Video:
“Kobald M”

Video made by Tving Stage Design

 

Special:
“PAG068”

 

Recommendations:
sampler “Artcub Records Digital 003” w/ JANEIN track on Artcub
all stuff on Seelen Records

 

Buy Vinyl:
Seelen Records @ Bandcamp
more soon

 

Booking:
Apelago

 

Websites:
JANEIN
Seelen Records

 

out now: Shaleen – Consolidation EP [Seelen Records]

 

Artist:
Shaleen

 

Title:
Consolidation EP

 

Label:
Seelen Records

 

Cat#:
SEELEN008

 

Release Date:
17th September 2020

 

Format:
vinyl

 

Tracklist:
A1.
Consolidation

A2.
Deconstruction

B1.
Consolidation
(Cadency Makes Them Punk Remix)

B2.
Consolidation
(New Frames Remix)

 

Press Info:
There is propably no single event that has as potent of an effect on the german Techno- scene as the fall of the Berlin Wall.

A city divided suddenly, in one single night, became unified, opening up both sides for the new experiences and ways to view life the other might have.

Berlin’s eastside with it’s empty, unused warehouses proved to be a fertile breeding ground for free spirits and those carrying a newfound fire in their eyes.

This was the zero hour.
The Consolidation.

And it is this mindset, spirit and fire of Consolidation that Shaleen conjures on her debut EP of the same name.

The title track opens up by sampling John F. Kennedy’s legendary “Berlin” speech from 1964, before absolutely caving in the concrete with a beyond-heavy kickdrum and a very stripped down but effective 909-percussion section. Spursed in along the track’s runtime are droning sirens and JFK continuing to beckon you to lose yourself in the metropolitan bowels. This is the anthem of a past revolution.

On Deconstruction, Shaleen goes down a slightly more basement oriented route. The Percussion shares the title track’s stripped down effectiveness, but the Groove is more rolling, the Vocal samples are more distorted and there are sharp synths cutting through the beats like shards of broken glass.
Of course, a revolution wouldn’t be complete without a mob so both Cadency aka Hector Oaks and New Frames have put their spin on the EP’s title track.

Mr. Cadeny is up first and, being no stranger to revolutionary anthems, has given Consolidation an almost contemplative mood in his Remix, by adding a very subtle melody. This doesn’t mean it hits any less hard, mind you, there is an incredibly strong drive to the track, paired with an almost constantly looping vocal and the sirens going into overdrive, this would be the track to drive crowds into a frenzy.

Meanwhile New Frames’ track is the kind of thing you wouldn’t want to encounter alone in a dark alleyway. The sub-basses are heavy enough to terraform Mars, the Jungle-esque Synthlines roar and snarl at the listener and every drop feels like a right hook to the chin. The original’s vocal is cut in a way that it only adds to the stomping rhythm, putting you in a mood to throw bricks.

So while this record showcases an aggressive sound and a mood for revolution, it is important to remember it’s title.

Consolidation. It echoes a message of unification. Of standing together. Because together we are, have been and will always be stronger than by ourselves.

 

Full Track Streaming:

 

Special:
“Music & Interview [NovaFuture Blog Exclusive Mix]”

 

Recommendations:
all stuff on Seelen Records

 

Buy Vinyl:
Seelen Records @ Bandcamp
OYE Records

 

Booking:
Seelen Booking

 

Booking:
BPitch Booking

 

Websites:
Shaleen
Seelen Records

 

out now: Stigmatique – Unstoppable Desire EP [Seelen Records]

 

Artist:
Stigmatique

 

Title:
Unstoppable Desire EP

 

Label:
Seelen Records

 

Cat#:
SEELEN007

 

Release Date:
April 2020

 

Format:
vinyl

 

Tracklist:
A1.
Unstoppable Desire

A2.
Somewhere At Nowhere

B1.
Unstoppable Desire
(Hadone Remix)

B2.
Somewhere At Nowhere
(Introversion Remix)

 

Press Info:
A look that is being shot from across the room, is being returned.

Time stands perfectly still, while endorphins start rushing through the body at lightspeed.

Pupils dilate. Knees grow weak. Maybe an hour passes or maybe only a few seconds.

After which, two individuals find themselves entangled in an Unstoppable Desire.

It is this moment, this blazing emotion that Stigmatique tries and succeeds to capture on his Debut EP for Seelen. Opening with the title track, the listener can immediately notice Stigmatique hitting a different tone than what he is known for. His trademark percussion elements are here paired with a stone-flattening Kickdrum, but the entire vibe of the track is more on the uplifting side. A catchy synth sequence pushes the track forward with the occasional strings layered over, providing short bursts of slight melancholy.

The track really deserves it’s title so intensely, that in the right moment, the listener will surely feel their heart starting to race, and their head lighten when it jettisons out of a speaker. On the second original, Somewhere at Nowhere, we hear a more typical side of Stigmatique, if however interlaced with one element that gives the track an additional edge. Over it’s stomping, destructive percussion, a vocal has been layered, meditatively caught in a sing-song. It is reminiscent of distant worlds, and undiscovered places and uses the EP’s theme of desire to it’s fullest.

On the Record’s B-Side we have two absolute masters of drum programming manning the remixes. First up, taking a swing at the EP’s title track, we have french madman Hadone, delivering an absolutely mind-bending take of it. Looping only half of the tunes catchy melody, and writing two beautiful stab melody’s over it. This here, this is one of the tunes you want hear before you are scraped off a clubs ceiling because they want to finally close.

Second, Introversion presents his version of Somewhere at Nowhere. Being no stranger to vocals that lie more on the side of “world music” than anything else, he has fleshed the track out quite a lot.

The Kickdrums, low-tuned hi-hats, and breakbeat percussions he’s known for are here of course. Interestingly though, he has taken a large step away from the original’s minimalistic approach, instead writing a looping main-melody, tailored to go along perfectly with the vocal. It shifts the original from a dark tool into a traditional melodic banger, fit for the sweatiest of warehouses.

After the last sounds have ebbed away out of the speakers though you are left with a sense of longing. It leaves you with an emotion difficult to put your finger on.

An utmost, and deeply digging desire.

 

Full Track Streaming:

 

Special:
“SEELEN.podcast.005”

 

Recommendations:
compilation “Rebels United For Nature Vol. 1” w/ Stigmatique on RC
all stuff on Seelen Records

 

Buy Vinyl:
Seelen Records @ Bandcamp
OYE Records

 

Booking:
Seelen Booking

 

Websites:
Stigmatique
Seelen Records