Artists & Title: Various Artists – Prima Expresie EP Label: Vara Records Catalogue#: VARA002 Date: 2013 Format: 12″ Vinyl Country: //
After the first loved and appreciated release Vara returns with a brand new double 12″ where harmony, rhythm and bass are very well mixed. The groove of Faster, the power of Arapu, the rhythm of Dubsons and the simplicity of Costy & Gerardo creates a really good atmosphere in this release. Definitely something to have in the bag.
Artists & Title:Various Artists – RGP EP Label:Te Iubesc Records Catalogue#:TIR002 Date:Dec. 2012 Format:12″ Vinyl Country:Ro
1. Alexander Einetter & Diogo Magalhaes – Distance without Diffrence
2. No Hype – Jocuri De Societate
3. Sepp – Traian 42
Credits: This second opus is first of all Te Iubesc Records’ confirmation of their desire to give a chance to young and raw talents to express themselves on vinyl, and therefore show the world who they are. But second of all, with this release TIR wanted to demonstrate that they are not “all about romanians” as they were criticized wrongly before. “Romania was just a path to greater music”, wherever it comes from.So unlike the first one, this edition is a Various Artists and features artists from 3 different countries, Romania, Portugal and Germany. RPG as standed in the name of the EP.It’s less dancefloor oriented, but the depth of those 3 tracks will surely make you travel if you hear it in a club or from your couch.The first track by Alexander Einetter (Germany) & Diogo Maghalaes (Portugal) is really dear to us as we invested ourselves 100% on it by recording vocals in a professional studio in Paris. But besides the special meaning that it has,this 15 min track is really well made,changing grooves, fine percussions and deep atmospheres will take you on a long distance journey,with no difference if you’re listenning to it at home laying down or in the middle of a crowd on a loud soundsystem.On the B side, both of the artists No Hype and Sepp are romanians and provide here subtle,minimalistic constant beats to which they add some of their magical inspirations.Jocuri de societate has an unusual construction as it’s made in a way that the whole track builds up to finally gently explode the last 3 minutes.No Hype, originally romanian but living in germany is under influence of both countries, and made from those a sound that is really his and no one else’s, deep and hypnotic.Whereas Sepp goes straight to the “groove” point with Traian 42,he takes you higher with that deep dark vocal on top of it and with his slapping claps and snares.Coming from the black sea coast, he’s now a well respected producer on the local scene,as lots of his productions have a big support from Arpiar!