Yogtze are Daniel Helmer – musician, producer (Mantra Mantra, Gudrun von Laxenburg) and filmmaker from Vienna, and Daniel Meuzard (aka Feater, Skymax, VALLAY). The eponymous album is out on the Running Back label based in Lorsch, Germany.
The new 2020 Melting Pot Music producer series kick starts with Testiculo Y Uno better known as Hulk Hodn (Huss & Hodn) and Twit One (Fleur Earth Experiment) from Cologne, Germany. Both like their beats dusty and soulful.
‘Ema by the Sea’ is Joseph Carvell’s debut album under his Pink Shabab moniker. Joseph is a bass player and singer/songwriter from London, and bassist of indie pop quartet Batsch. The new album is available now on the Berlin-based Karaoke Kalk label.
Manos Tsangaris is a German composer, drummer and visual artist, born 1956 in Düsseldorf. And after 30 years, the Nonplace label re-released Tsangaris’ maxi single “Elephant’s Easy Moonwalk Through The Night”, together with a new B side, created especially for this purpose in 2017.
Back in May 2018, French DJ Captain XXI released a compilation rare 70’s music; the result of a long work of crate-digging. This track is by Eugen Thomass, a German composer and arranger, primarily of soundtracks and library music. The ‘Hunt Down’ compilation is available on as a limited edition cassette with hand-drawn variant tape.
USA born (Hampton, Virginia), now Berlin-based producer Adam Longman Parker released his first full-length LP ‘Colored’ last year under the artist name Afriqua. The album “is a celebration of the unifying power of Black culture through the prism of electronic music”. Released on R&S Records.
Nicolas De Araújo Peixoto is a Berlin DJ and producer Takeleave. Nicolas describes his second full length album ‘Belonging’ as “an allegory of arrival and homesickness, after his first album Inner Sea focused on the journey itself”. Out now on Berlin based label and creative collective Project Mooncircle.
Keen ornithologist, Montabaur based Dominik Eulberg released his fifth studio album ‘Mannigfaltig’ back in September 2019. The single Goldene Acht has been a previous #SOTD but the whole album is so good! Out on !K7 Records.
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Catnapp is Argentinian-born, Berlin-based singer and producer Amparo Battaglia. Her single Mantis was a former #SOTD (1 May 2018). One year later and Catnapp is set to release her debut full length record ‘Break’ on Monkeytown Records. This track features the renowned Modeselektor (fellow Monkeytown Records signing and German electronic music duo consisting of Gernot Bronsert and Sebastian Szary). The album in available to pre-order on Bandcamp.