The newly-founded imprint @Koslif, a sub-label of Greek ambient label @CosmicLeaf, presents its first release. The Koslif Vol. 1 features three deep techno tracks that define the sound of the new label. Monument premieres Atypikal's track "Thyamis" from the V/A that is out on February 1st.
The Korean label @Oslated releases its third compilation album featuring tracks for example from artists like Bmbmnd, Massa, Xyleme, Skoll and Stigr. Monument premieres a track by Swedish producer @Eyvind-Blix, who also released his debut album "Västberga Allé" on Oslated in 2018. The Jeju 濟州 compilation is out on January 21st.
Swiss @NoWayRec releases an EP by DJ @Datch showcasing the label's new, hypnotic direction. Monument premieres the release's name track, remixed by Datch's fellow-Italian @AndreaCossuMusic. The EP is out on January 28th.
For its second release, Prague's @Harmony-Rec showcases its co-founder's music with a mesmerizing 5-tracker EP including two original pieces, two beautiful remixes from Primal Code and Birds ov Paradise, plus an ambient mix from Al @fred-Czital himself. Monument chose to premiere Lippa, the eponymous track being a great resume of what the release is about: driving basslines, deep tribal-infused rhythms and enchanting ambient pads.
One of the most up-and-coming duo in deep techno; Primal Code shared a recording of their live performance at MOKA, a events series based in Milan. 1-and-a-half hour of soothing beats, acid and heartwarming sounds that hypnotise your mind. Read more & Watch the footage from the event: https://mnmt.no/magazine/mnmt-recordings-primal-code-live-moka/
German @IntimateSilence imprint releases a V/A including ambient cuts by Pär Grindvik, Głós, Kas:st, PVNV, Thomas Hessler and the label head Silent-One. Monument premieres the releases soothing closing track by @GlosOfficial. The Traces V/A is out on January 22nd. Monument has also listed Głós as one of the most interesting upcoming producers based in Germany. You can read the full feature here: https://mnmt.no/magazine/5-emerging-producers-germany/.
@Kalawila releases an EP on his Mountain Explosion Device imprint. The Lönnmördare fick betalt i frimärken is a three-tracker, out of which Monument premieres @Yuka's remix of track Dadaab. The EP is out in late January. Listen also a recording from Yuka's and Kalawila's sets at MNMT party held in December in Oslo: https://soundcloud.com/monument-podcast/yuka-kalawila-bla-at-oslo.
Newly founded Argentinian label @DanzaNativa celebrates its first release. A Vision of Light EP by @ForestOnStasys is a beautiful piece of deep and minimalist tribal techno setting the interesting tone of the label. The release is out on January 21st.
The French producer @9_beats releases an album on @Annulled_Music imprint. With The Dark Side of Nature LP, the producer continues his unique, dark yet light, atmospheric and textured soundscapes, of which track Phreatic Eruption is a great example. The LP is out on January 11th.
We welcome Nicosia-based Alex Tomb to make this week's contribution to the MNMT podcast. Alex's style represents sturdy, shifting bass grooves paired with melancholic, hypnotic atmospheres. Enjoy. Read more: https://mnmt.no/magazine/mnmt-192-hypnotic-atmospheres-and-shifting-bass-grooves-by-alex-tomb/
After releasing his debut LP Granular Therapy earlier this year, it is @ArnaudLeTexier's turn to debut on German @Affin imprint. The Shadow Bubble EP is a three-tracker with textured and deep soundscapes. Monument premiere the album's dreamy but dark closing track Hyperspace. The EP is out on January 15th.