a bit day for all music lovers - KM's album on workshop records is finally in the stores today:
you can have a pre-listening and order here:
or you can order it here
congrats mr. mosse! this is an outstanding piece of deep music, as much as the layout is pretty.
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Hello all, yes – it’s friday!
and this is an early 2014 newsletter from option music as there are so many news, we couldn't wait longer with letting you know.
check here on the website for available dates, label showcases and ask for flightshare options:
available artists for WORKSHOP RECORDS SHOWCASES:
KASSEM MOSSE LIVE / DJ
LOWTEC LIVE / DJ
EVEN TUELL DJ
BENJAMIN BRUNN LIVE
BENJAMIN BRUNN [third ear I workshop]
DAKINI 9 [plan b recordings I sound warrior recordings]
DJ SPIDER [plan B recordings]
KIM BROWN [just another beat]
latest artist news:
with benjamin brunn we are having another extraordinary workshop records artist within the familiy. since mid 1990`s he produces that kind of music, which absolutely found a home within lowtec`s usm label, with ware records and later with workshop records. benjamin lives in hamburg and he loves to play live!
Benjamin will come to the USA from june 11 to june 25 - if you wanna have him playing live - let us know!!!!
wake up! 003 - benjamin brunn - hi-tide lo-fi (12" ep)
kimochi 009 - benjamin brunn, move d, dave wheels - intercom (12" ep) (out soon)
nyc- based producer, dj and label owner dakini9 (aka lola rephann) runs plan b recordings and sound warrior recordings with jenifa mayanja. a long-standing figure in new york`s deep, underground music scene, she has appeared on her own labels, as well as soul people music, maching dreams, anunnaki cartel and sublevel sounds.
sound warrior 002 - dakini9 & jenifa mayanja, pursuit grooves - sound warrior 02 (12" ep)
new york`s dj spider has been releasing deep, dark house & techno music for many years now. also known under the moniker`s spider bites, kuru, bomb site, alarma! and mindscraper, he is involved in many forms of electronic music making. he helps run the label plan b recordings along with lola aka dakini 9 and he also runs the beneath underground music imprint (btu music) & his sublevel sounds label.
He will be based in february 1st and full march in the EU.
plan b recordings 35 - dj spider - nemisis rising (2x12" lp)
killekill016 | dj spider & franklin de costa - genetically modified tracks
will be on tour in AUSTRALIA for middle april to middle may 2014. he will perform at Inner Varnicka Festival.
dates are filling up so get in touch.
latency 003 - even tuell - longing way ep (february 2013)
workshop 17 - even tuell 2x12" ep (march / april 2014)
rumours about get close to reality:
his 1st album on workshop records is coming in the end of january / early february.
he will cross the ocean to have some dates in JAPAN in MARCH.
For bookings: we are planning a new Tour to the USA in AUTUMN 2014 – get back to me with your offers,
for europe: some dates in summer and autumn, winter 2014 are still free.
pls accept that KM is not going to tour to Australia.
april 04, fri
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may 02, fri
may 03, sat
already with their first releases, kim brown`s productions on the imprint just another beat were highly critically acclaimed. ji-hun kim and julian braun from berlin always tried to widen the perspective on contemporary house music in a very personal, subtle and musical way. in the meantime, they remixed tracks for labels such as freerange, rivulet und fauxpas musik and made two edits for rimini run by oskar offermann. finally in 2013, they released their debut album "somewhere else is going to be good" which became an instant underground hit. groove magazine reviewed it as "one of the best albums made in the last decade". kim brown always play back to back. two complementary individuals who always know how to turn a dancefloor into a soulful, deep and harmonic space.
the REPRESS just got out:
just another beat 008 - kim brown - somewhere else its going to be good (2x12" lp)
our lovely resom is featured in the latest groove magazine. have a look on the interview and her incredible mix which features some exclusive tracks from our artists
KASSEM MOSSE, MIX MUP, LOWTEC, EVEN TUELL AND ALIENATA as part of KATCHANNEL
GROOVE MAGAZINE - AM DECK 12 - RESOM
ALIENATA / KAT CHANNEL
Jak Lady Alienata is quiet productive these days with her studiomate Snuffo from Snuff Crew – have a listen to her tracks on soundcloud – all INFOS:
enjoy the weekends and the blue mondays,
best nadine + mark
read an interview and listen to the new mix from ://about blank resident RESOM for the german magazine GROOVE
thank you very much for being part of a great year for OPTION MUSIC. it was intense, busy and full of changes. the music scene is changing a lot: underground goes mainstream and sometimes it's getting difficult to find the right spot for our artists BUT with changes new OPTIONs are created, we look back into great cooperations with loads of great people who share the same intention in sharing what is most important: love what you do, do what you love. music is our language!
we are happy to look forward to the new year, with new artists, new and old cooperations and new pleasures.
all the best, nadine + mark for option music
a new track from KAT CHANNEL was just released. for ALIENATA who is part of this project , it's the third release.
you can get the record including tracks from KAT CHANNEL; ELECT PT.1 and AFFIE YUSUF on decks:
and you can prelisten it (snippets) on soundcloud
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DE /// Berlin /// Banja Luka
March, 08, 2014: Alienata -- DJ-Set
RO /// Bukarest /// Control Club
March, 08, 2014: Even Tuell -- DJ-Set
DE /// Berlin /// R19
March, 11, 2014: Alienata -- DJ-Set
DE /// Berlin /// ://about blank - From the Bottom - rivulet records
March, 14, 2014: Resom -- DJ-Set
DE /// Berlin /// MIKZ
March, 18, 2014: Resom --
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