Interstate’s Untitled EP marks the first release for the newly founded Whytenumbers label. The strange spelling of „whyte“ is a small hint to the main label it belongs to, we are talking about Blaqnumbers of course. While Blaqnumbers always played with a bit of downtempo and hip hop elements in combination with raw and deep house sounds, Whytenumbers now gets a bit more experimental and takes those elements more serious, as well as serving a bit of uptempo house as well. Interstate’s EP clearly depicts a strong relationship to early hip hop and electronic influences throughout. Four sublime tracks came across the road and build a great debut release for the Whytenumbers imprint. Keep reading
Vicmari is an up and coming artist from Durban, South Africa. South Africa’s vital house scene should be known by almost any of us with it’s love for deep and highly emotive house tracks. On Eclipser Chaser Vicmari not just releases his first vinyl he also releases a full album which goes by the name „Audiodidact“. While the LP comes out in digital form there will be an album sampler on vinyl, which is the one we will talk about in this review. The sampler will be the 7th release by Eclipser Chaser and Vicmari follows up artists like Warten Borgmann, DJ Honesty and Tommy Vicari Jnr. A nicely done and modern house EP with 3 original tracks and a superb Cab Drivers remix. Keep reading
We are finally back with a selection after quite a while, this time we wanted to focus on German rap tracks and some laidback beats. All easily done as before, new meets old and aligns in terms of quality. Half of the records come from my own collection, but for the newer stuff I picked a heavy stack from the collection of my girlfriend Rita. Smoothness guaranteed, your Ohrenschmaus Podcast. Tracks by Eloquent, Mirko Machine, Kev Brown, Brenk Sinatra, Gibmafuffi, MC Bomber, Miles Davis, Buena Vista Social Club, Dude & Phaeb, Slowy & 12 Vince, FloFilz, Morlockk Dilemma, Retrogott, Döll and many more.
Matthias Fiedler is the man behind Blaq Numbers and the new sub-label called Whyte Numbers. The young label’s tracks get some playtimes by Move D and always deliver a nice house feeling. Summerly vibes can not just be found on both labels Matthias runs, his selection for our podcast #040 depicts the same vision. Smooth and melodic house tunes all the way, your perfect soundtrack for sunny days. Merci Beaucoup, your Ohrenschmaus Podcast!
Michael Melchner is back in business with his π Came First EP for Madrid’s very own Colt Music label. After several releases on labels like Concealed Sounds, Paragram, DoEasy, Love Letters From Oslo and many more, Michael once again shows us his idea of minimalistic house and techno that clearly relies on simple structures and a driving groove to keep dancers and clubgoers over the world in motion. For the third release by Colt Music he sticks to his strengths and offers a nicely done thee track EP. He joins the label after records from Hamid and a re-release by Brian Harden which also offered minimalistic and grooving tracks to the young label’s catalogue. Keep reading