Fresh off an extra busy 2017, Moscoman returns with his debut offering for Disco Halal, the pumping middle-eastern flavoured ‘I Ran’ – featuring a solid gold revamp from Muscovite duo Simple Symmetry. We sat down with Chen to discuss the record’s raison d’être as he goes into Disco Halal’s origins and perspectives, 2017 highlights and future plans.
Disco Halal hails from beneath the minarets of the Holy Land. Led by Moscoman, the resonant sound drifted forth, across the continents, gathering kaleidoscopic fragments of found Middle Eastern sounds and fractured European rhythms, all along the way, washing up at last, upon the shores of Berlin, finding home in the almighty OYE Records shop.
Premiere: Naduve – Ready Set Go (Saturn Memories Tahini Mix)
Saturn Memories here slackens the BPM girdle, filling the original mix’s torrid club cocktail with a pinch of cooling synth modulations melting like ice cubes. A proper chiller for the hot days.
Best Releases: May 2016
Fett Burger and Luca Lozano teaming up again, Madteo back with the christening release of his eponymous label, edit-sensei Mori Ra killing it with another batch of top-class revamps, Lee Gamble stepping up on UIQ for the first time… May got our processors on overheat! Here’s our monthly compilation.
Premiere: TCP – Twonga
TCP ‘Twonga’ is a high-spirited Afro-funk ruffling of wailing synth vibratos, bouncy toms and acidulous bass fizzling out in an upbeat carnival of colours. Join the dance.