out now: Black Line – Layers EP [self-released]

 

Artist:
Black Line

 

Title:
Layers EP

 

Label:
self-released

 

Cat#:
none

 

Release Date:
15th November 2019

 

Format:
digital

 

Tracklist:
01.
Layers

02.
Layers
(Silent Servant Remix)

03.
Layers
(Annie Hall Remix)

04.
Layers
(Bon Harris & Ken ‘hiwatt’ Marshall Remix)

 

Press Info:
BLACK LINE, the Los Angeles-based collective featuring Nitzer Ebb members Douglas McCarthy and Bon Harris along with musician, producer and engineer Cyrusrex and Ken ‘hiwatt’ Marshall, are set to release the “Layers” EP. Taken from Black Line’s critically acclaimed album “Treason, Sedition, and Subversive Activities,” “Layers,” one of Black Line’s most intensely performed live songs, offers brand new remixes that showcase a second side to this evocative and expressive song. Along with the original studio version, this EP includes a remix by the combined talents of Bon Harris and Skinny Puppy producer Ken ‘hiwatt’ Marshall, a riveting remix by the pioneering talents of Silent Servant as well as a remix by the Barcelona-based Annie Hall.

 

Full Track Streaming:

 

Related Release:
album “Treason, Sedition And Subversive Activities”

 

Recommendations:
Nitzer Ebb’s “Big Hit (Expanded Collectors Edition)” on Pylon
Nitzer Ebb’s “Ebbhead (Expanded Collectors Edition)” on Pylon
Nitzer Ebb’s “Showtime (Expanded Collectors Edition)” on Pylon
Nitzer Ebb’s “Belief (Expanded Collectors Edition)” on Pylon
Nitzer Ebb’s “That Total Age (Expanded Collectors Edition)” on Pylon
Nitzer Ebb’s “Body Of Work” on Mute
Nitzer Ebb’s “Basic Pain Procedure” on Pylon
Douglas J. McCarthy’s “Kill Your Friends” on Pylon Records

 

Buy Digital:
Black Line @ Bandcamp
iTunes
Google Play
7Digital

 

Websites:
Black Line

 

out now: HAAi – Systems Up, Windows Down EP [Mute]

 

Artist:
HAAi

 

Title:
Systems Up, Windows Down EP

 

Label:
Mute

 

Cat#:
MUTE608

 

Release Date:
14th November 2019 (digital)
14th February 2020 (vinyl)

 

Format:
vinyl & digital

 

Tracklist:
A1.
Don’t Flatter Yourself Love

A2.
Stop Looking At Me Swan

A3.
6666

B1.
CHONKIBOI

B1.
It’s Something We Can All Learn From

B1.
Systems Up, Windows Down

 

Press Info:
A need for experimentation, exploring new sounds and new ways of making music – the inspiration driving Mute’s newest signing HAAi, the Australian-born London-based DJ who continues an incredible couple of years by announcing her first EP on the prestigious label.

Inspired by a chance trip to Berghain, HAAi started DJing by digging into a wealth of music on the psychedelic spectrum from around the globe. Her Coconut Beats parties in Dalston led to shows on Rinse FM and Worldwide FM, and eventually to a prestigious residency at the London club Phonox where Throssell played Saturday nights for two years. As her residency came to end, BBC Radio 1 broadcast her Essential Mix which went on to win the accolade of the Best Essential Mix of the year, alumni of which include Helena Hauff, Caribou, Nicolas Jaar and Ben Klock. HAAi was then granted a monthly Radio 1 slot, which continues into 2020.

Over the last year, HAAi has won over crowds at renowned events such as Sonar Festival and Glastonbury, been responsible for an incredibly memorable Boiler Room and found an ever-increasing fanbase internationally who have bought into her eclectic selections.

The new EP, Systems Up, Windows Down feels like an evolution from the previous releases on her own label. With a more mature, dancefloor focused sound, full of heavy basslines, breaks and crisp percussive electronics, she has experiment more and pushed the boundaries of her production.

The opening track includes the revving of her step dad’s sixties Mustang engine, on ‘It’s Something We Can All Learn From’ she uses an almost forgotten artefact from a trip to Marrakech and ‘CHONKIBOI’ is grounded in an earwormy ritualistic vocal. ‘6666’, was initially composed for the Genesis stage at Glastonbury and has since grown to be a monster of a tune, adding a tougher element to the EP. The closing track (which names the EP) is a ten-minute burner which has been garnering love over the summer festivals.

 

Full Track Streaming:

 

Special:
“BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix”

 

Recommendations:
Alessandro Cortini’s album “Volume Massimo” on Mute
Apparat’s “LP5” on Mute
Nitzer Ebb’s “Body Of Work” on Mute
Chris Carter’s “Chemistry Lessons Volume 1” on Mute
Chris Liebing’s “Burn Slow” on Mute
Nicolas Bougaïeff’s “On The Grid EP” on NovaMute
Terence Fixmer’s EP “The Swarm” on NovaMute
Fidelity Kastrow’s “Daughter Of Darkness EP” on NovaMute

 

Buy Vinyl:
MuteBank
more soon

 

Buy Digital:
7Digital
iTunes
Amazon
Beatport Classic
more soon

 

Commercial Streaming Services:
Spotify
Youtube Music
Deezer
Apple Music
Tidal

 

Booking:
Earth Agency

 

Websites:
HAAi
Mute

 

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out for a while: Black Line – Sedition EP [self-released]

 

Artist:
Black Line

 

Title:
Sedition EP

 

Label:
self-released

 

Cat#:
none

 

Release Date:
12th April 2019

 

Format:
vinyl & digital

 

Tracklist:
01.
Sedition

02.
Sedition
(Sedated Mix)

03.
Sedition
(Daniel Myer Remix)

04.
Go
(Ken ‘hiwatt’ Marshall Mix)

 

Press Info:
BLACK LINE is an experiment with a collaborative approach. With a small core team, each track represents a moment in time, constantly evolving in both style and collaborators. Using both analog and digital equipment, new and old techniques to capture a unique sound through its recording process. With their first release in May, and touring in late 2017, BLACK LINE continues to define its signature sound.

 

Full Track Streaming:

 

Related Release:
album “Treason, Sedition And Subversive Activities”

 

Recommendations:
Nitzer Ebb’s “Big Hit (Expanded Collectors Edition)” on Pylon
Nitzer Ebb’s “Ebbhead (Expanded Collectors Edition)” on Pylon
Nitzer Ebb’s “Showtime (Expanded Collectors Edition)” on Pylon
Nitzer Ebb’s “Belief (Expanded Collectors Edition)” on Pylon
Nitzer Ebb’s “That Total Age (Expanded Collectors Edition)” on Pylon
Nitzer Ebb’s “Body Of Work” on Mute
Nitzer Ebb’s “Basic Pain Procedure” on Pylon
Douglas J. McCarthy’s “Kill Your Friends” on Pylon Records

 

Buy Vinyl:
Black Line Shop
more soon

 

Buy Digital:
Black Line @ Bandcamp
iTunes
Google Play
7Digital
TraxSource
Beatport Classic

 

Websites:
Black Line

 

out for a while: Black Line – Treason, Sedition And Subversive Activities [self-released]

 

Artist:
Black Line

 

Title:
Treason, Sedition And Subversive Activities

 

Label:
self-released

 

Cat#:
BLCD001

 

Release Date:
25th May 2017

 

Format:
CD & digital

 

Tracklist:
01.
Sedition

02.
Losing You

03.
Keep Digging

04.
No Crime (Prelude)

05.
No Crime

06.
Snap

07.
Shut It Down

08.
Can’t Breathe

09.
Big City

10.
Layers (Interlude)

11.
Layers

12.
First Moment

13.
The Last Moment

14.
Changed
(Venetian Snares Mix)

 

Press Info:
BLACK LINE is an experiment with a collaborative approach. With a small core team, each track represents a moment in time, constantly evolving in both style and collaborators. Using both analog and digital equipment, new and old techniques to capture a unique sound through its recording process. With their first release in May, and touring in late 2017, BLACK LINE continues to define its signature sound.

 

Full Track Streaming:

 

Video:
“Snap”

 

Recommendations:
Nitzer Ebb’s “Big Hit (Expanded Collectors Edition)” on Pylon
Nitzer Ebb’s “Ebbhead (Expanded Collectors Edition)” on Pylon
Nitzer Ebb’s “Showtime (Expanded Collectors Edition)” on Pylon
Nitzer Ebb’s “Belief (Expanded Collectors Edition)” on Pylon
Nitzer Ebb’s “That Total Age (Expanded Collectors Edition)” on Pylon
Nitzer Ebb’s “Body Of Work” on Mute
Nitzer Ebb’s “Basic Pain Procedure” on Pylon
Douglas J. McCarthy’s “Kill Your Friends” on Pylon Records

 

Buy CD:
Black Line Shop
Black Line @ Bandcamp
more soon

 

Buy Digital:
Black Line @ Bandcamp
iTunes
Google Play
7Digital

 

Websites:
Black Line