Beatservice Records PopKomm promotion info
INFORMATION: SUCCESSOR (BS030) OUT NOW99 track concept album, designed to be played on random. "...dabbles in acid jazz, cinematic spooky themes, ethereal ambience and a few uptempo numbers enroute to a suprisingly warm and complex listening experience..." (Steve Brown WSMU 91.1 FM USA)
UPPER ROOMS: VIDEO BAMBINO (BSCD032) OUT NOWUpper Rooms deals with the simple and the immediate, at times naivistic, but always with a firm base in melody. Reminiscent of Warp acts like Plone, Aphex Twin, 80's synth-pop and the german electro scene.
V/A: PRIMA NORSK (BS034) OUT NOWA compilation of groovy norwegian house music, including Addvibe, Illumination, Rune Lindbaek, Olav Brekke Mathisen and more. "Any deep house fan will love this, and tracks are nicely segued to give a flowing, smooth sample of the best house sounds coming out of Norway." (Claire Hughes DJ Magazine)
XPLODING PLASTIX: AMATEUR AGENTS GO PROSKIRT AGENTS (BS038) OUT NOW"Fourteen tracks of aurally arresting, sonically challenging breaks, beats and cinematic bombast, it sounds like Mike Paradinas, Amon Tobin and Roni Size, scoring a futuristic spaghetti western, after a long night of double cappuccinos." (Andy Inglis, The Fly)
MIND OVER MIDI: PROJECT 3 (BS040) AUGUST"Project 3" is dark arctic ambient mixed with Berlin-minimalism, filled with reflective moods, ambient frequencies, hypnotic rhythms, and vocal contribution from a.o, Norwegian jazz-singer Sidsel Endresen and Anneli Drecker from Bel Canto, pluss Norwegian jazz musicians Nils Petter Molvær on trumpet and Bugge Wesseltoft on piano.
XPLODING PLASTIX: BEHIND THE EIGHTBALL EP BS041 SEPTEMBER TBC
7 track EP with two mixes, a live track (from last years In The City in Manchester) and four new and exclusive tracks.
VARIOUS: ARCTIC CIRCLES 3 (BS043) AUGUST TBCThe Arctic Circles series is s bi-annual tour-de-force of the current Norwegian downtempo, electronica and ambient scenes. The third in the series contains contributions from Röyksopp, Xploding Plastix, Kim Hiorthøy, Sketch and others.
KYD & KANGO: HIGH ABOVE (BS046) OCTOBER TBC
Kyd & Kango has been the most successful norwegian house act the last years, with a string of 8 12"-ers released in 2000 and 2001on UK lables like Slip'n'Slide, Influence, Ascension and Estereo. This album compiles the best from their vinyl output.
SLOWPHO: DEBUT ALBUM JANUARY 2002
Slowpho make music in the nu jazz style, in the borderlines between downtempo, drum'n'bass, and live improvisations from studio-musicians and Hildes jazzy vocals.
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