This year Toshiya Kawasaki celebrated 15 years of his Mule Musiq, the legendary Japanese label, which is one of the most quality consistent labels around. With a back catalog consisting of Axel Boman, DJ Sprinkles, MCDE, Oskar Offerman, Konstantin Sibold, Roman Flugel, Henrik Schwarz, Superpitcher and many others, the label is one of the most respected in the scene. This Saturday, December 7th, will be the final celebration party for the 15-year anniversary at Contact Tokyo together with DJ Koze. If you are around, then be sure to not miss this. We’re happy to have Toshiya Kawasaki contributing to our series ... Read more
Japan’s Mule Musiq has brought on Call Super to a remix two Kuniyuki tunes from his 2017 album, “Newwave Project”. With today’s premiere ‘Newwave Project #2’, as well as its b-side, ‘Puzzle’, the release marks Call Super’s Mule Musiq debut and his first release since last year’s “Arpo”. Mule Musiq 229 is available 21st September on Mule Musiq
Studio Mule is a new project but is it band? a unit? The first release is a cover version of Japanese dance classic “Taeko Ohnuki – Carnaval” produced by Kuniyuki and vocal by Miyako Koda from Dip in the Pool. Studio Mule 3 is available now and keep an eye out for the full Studio Mule album in 2019.
The young, gifted, world traveling twenty something from South African Culoe de Song is something of a wonder in the world of electronic music. See also: Interview: Culoe de Song Originally brought on the scene via Black Coffee‘s Soulistic Music imprint, Culoe de Song has since developed an enviable back catalogue of studio work, as well as having graced the stage of some of the world’s finest club, festivals, and events. His Afro-tinged take on electronic music has been heard on labels like Innervisions, Kompakt, Mule Musiq, as well as on Soulistic and his own De Song Music. Tracklist Keinemusik ... Read more
The young, gifted, world traveling twenty something from South Africa Culoe de Song is something of a wonder in the world of electronic music. Originally brought on via Black Coffee‘s Soulistic Music imprint, Culoe de Song has since developed an enviable back catalogue of studio work, as well as having graced the stage of some of the world’s finest club, festivals, and events. His Afro-tinged take on electronic music has been heard on labels like Innervisions, Kompakt, Mule Musiq, as well as on Soulistic and his own De Song Music. On 10 November London’s The Steelyard will see &ME and ... Read more
The Ivory Coast native Mr Raoul K, now residing in Berlin, has continually wowed audiences with his Boabab and Mule Musiq releases. With a new Innervisions Ep imminent, Mr Raoul K has joined forces with the enigmatic Hyenah for remix duties on the latter’s “Usuthu” EP, which also features vocals from B’utiza. Here, setting the mood with lush strings and a beautifully paced, beatless intro, Mr Raoul K slowly introduces the beats and keyboard parts, layering up the elements and building the energy in the process, resulting in a very special, dynamic version that will connect on a deep level ... Read more
Johannes Klingebiel is a studied drummer who has released music on labels like Mule Musiq, Ancient Future Now and Feines Tier. One half of Alma & Mater, who were responsible for a magical reinterpretation of “Born Slippy,” which was played by the likes of Ame, John Talabot, Job Jobse, Gerd Janson, Johannes is also a fine DJ himself, and plays in the bands C.A.R. and Vimes. Here, Johannes presents his second release on Mireia Records, which also includes a flipside from Marcus Worgull. “We’ll Sea Pt. 2” is available 29 September (digi/stream) on Mireia Records
Brian d’Souza a.k.a Auntie Flo guides us through the perfect fusion of electronic music and world influences in this mixtape. Auntie Flo has been working on how he can create a new and distinctive sound. His work is set to incorporate more stripped back drum tracks, techno, ambient sounds and utilise more of his own edits. In leu of his Highlife World Series launch, Flo identifies his passion for the polyrhythms of african drumming so is set to include more of this in his new work, and, after having moved from vinyl to 3x CDJ’s, Auntie Flo realises that the aspect of ... Read more