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Essential Reeds Vol. 1 – Electronical Reeds

Electronical Reeds launches its first compilation in the beginning of 2012. With thirteen releases in fifteen months of existence, the Franco-Belgian label has mixed young talents and already confirmed artists. Through the “Essential Reeds” compilation Electronical Reeds is looking back at the releases of the past months offering thirteen tracks of its ever growing catalogue. With supports from DJs like Sebastien Leger, Uner, Rennie Foster or Secret Cinema among others, label’s artists were able to establish themselves and grow on the electronic music scene throughout 2011. “Essential Reeds” is a look in label’s past before a new busy year. Continue reading Essential Reeds Vol. 1 – Electronical Reeds

Itokim – Colours EP – Electronical Reeds

Electronical Reeds opens its geographical horizons by welcoming the Japanese artist, Itokim. The DJ from the Land of the Rising Sun is one of the worthy successors of Detroit Techno and as elsewhere, it is not surprising to see him supported by DJs such as Fabrice Lig, Laurent Garnier and Rennie Foster. After being released on Night Drive Music, Nice & Nasty and Fine Art Recordings, he entrusted his Colours EP to Franco-Belgian label Electronical Reeds for its tenth release.

From the first track onwards, Calling Out For Days, Itokim plunged into the maze of Detroit Techno with a powerful kick that recalls the great classics of the Motor City. This hard yet melodic sound, unique to the world of this city, is all that richness and depth through four tracks of the EP. Itokim faithfully respects this heritage through an authentic return to the roots yet tinged with this necessary modernity.
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