Tag: Quartet Series

Premiere: Nachtbraker - Aliens [Quartet Series]

After a string of acclaimed EPs on Heist, Dirt Crew and Quartet Series, Amsterdam’s Nachtbraker presents “When You Find a Stranger in the Alps”, his first longplayer on his own Quartet Series imprint. “When You Find a Stranger in the Alps”, a nod to Nachtbraker’s favorite Coen Brothers’ movie, is testament to his studio prowess and drive to explore new sonic pastures and styles. The album consists of thirteen tracks, made over the course of 2,5 years in his studio at Volkshotel Amsterdam. Here, off the album, ‘Aliens’ is a choppy, headsdown groover with cheeky UFO-geek samples that wouldn’t be ... Read more

Premiere: Nachtbraker – Kippendijen (Original Mix)

Quarter Series label boss Nachtbraker finally makes his solo debut on the imprint last year’s successful Heist Recordings release. Known for exploring different sounds and angles with his productions, this record is his most club-orientated to date. Intricate ghetto house with a slight French touch to straight up 4×4 with a pinch of jacking flavour would be an accurate description of this release. The use of 90’s hip hop samples within this auditory concoction successfully highlights Nachtbraker’s excellent ear for detail and penchant for exciting, eclectic and downright weird changeovers. Here, the EPs B-side – ‘Kippendijen’ is a House heavyweight ... Read more

Premiere: S3A – Antois Benime (Austral Parc)

Embedded deep in the Parisian scene is S3A (Sampling As An Art), an artist who aims to produce culturally-enthused music sifted from various sources. Acting under the collaborative moniker ‘Friendship Connection’ alongside fellow Parisian producer Zadig, S3A carved his place in Paris through a residency at the renowned clubs Rex and Concrete. He’s gone on releasing on labels such as Lazare Hoche Records, Hold Youth, Concrete Music, Local Talk, Phonogramme and Faces. In 2014, he launched his label Sampling As An Art Records to seek out new-blood as well as release his own personal music. In 2015, he released a collaborative EP via Uncanny Valley alongside Max Graef and Cuthead, and has since been continuing to spread his ... Read more