This week’s Friends & Family chart comes courtesy of former Rush Hour crew member Interstellar Funk. Check out the new ‘Seasonshore Sequences’ as part of Dekmantel's ‘Scores’ project as well as Curved Needle’s excellent new EP for his Artificial Dance imprint.
Here are some of the highlights of what we have in store for you this week (week 21)
First up is a double seven inch mini comp of some of Piry Reis’ finest work on Rush Hour subsidiary New Dawn, including the highly sought-after seven inch version of ‘Cisplatina’. You can find an exclusive interview with the Brazilian maestro here:
DOMINIK (SOUTH OF NORTH LABEL)
This week’s Friends & Family Chart is brought to you by Dominik Rodemann, whose @south_of_north imprint is responsible for a series of well-revered records from the likes of Ronald Langestraat, Lyckle de Jong (‘Bij Annie op Bezoek’)
Records that electrified us in week 20!
First up is Curved Needle’s brainmelting new EP for Interstellar Funk’s Artificial Dance, an ominous batch of dark and menacing horrorwave exercitions - not for the faint of heart.
RUSH HOUR DISTRIBUTION
Our distribution wing highlight 10 to watch out for in the next weeks - a whole range of stuff here (IN NO PARTICULAR ORDER)
Dutch power players Jacco Gardner and Nic Mauskovic team up once again, this time for their debut album on Dekmantel that’s due out in two weeks and up for pre-order now. Check out their Rush Hour Friends & Family Chart that includes contributions by , King Tubby, Martin Rev, Don Cherry, Patrick Cowley, Conrad Schnitzler, Bruce Haack, and Silver Apples.
Records that electrified us in week 19!
First up is the seriously good new Space Grapes twelve, another badass disco boogie funk affair from the boys. Get it while you can!
Up next is the smacking new Skee Mask album for Ilian Tape, a frantic breakbeat techno buzzer of the highest order.
Records that electrified us in week 18!
Kicking it off is the superstrong first release on Minimal Detroit Audio that links Detroit shool no-nonsense techno on the A side to deep Berlin techno on the flip
Following ís the much looked out for doublepack of classic nineties melodic UK techno by Nurmad Jusat under his Nuron / Fugue guises. Still as relevant as ever!
A chart by RH fam. member Bobby Masalo. Always a pleasure to have this charismatic personality around. Masalo presents a very energetic selection with some great (upcoming) releases on Obia, Blundar, time capsule, mixed signals and into the light, just to name a few.
This week’s Rush Hour Friends & Family Chart is brought to you by Luigi J, a.k.a BSS, presenting a top ten that features upcoming releases on Stroom and Lio Press and tough new work on Knekelhuis, Artificial Dance, L.I.E.S. and Offen.
Records that electrified us in week 17!
First up is Moodymann’s glorious new album on KDJ. No need to elaborate here - buy now or cry later.
Up next is the 2021 edition of Arp Frique’s ‘Nos Magia’ on our own Rush Hour label, featuring distinguished guests Orlando Julius and Americo Brito. Hot stuff.
Records that electrified us in week 16!
First up is ‘Epiliptix’, the great new Gifted & Blessed EP under his Abstract Eye moniker for Volcov’s Neroli imprint, three deep, dreamy, emotional and wonderfully accomplished electro excursions of the sort only GB can make.
Up next in our Rush Hour Friends & Family Chart series is @lumberjacksinhell boss and RH regular @marcel.vogel serving up a special selection ranging from luscious boogie and stellar funk to infectious broken beat and sultry house.
This week’s Rush Hour Friends & Family Chart was brought to you by Australian-born, Amsterdam-based graphic designer, art director and allround music lover @steelebonus. Check out his great new compilation ‘Oz Echoes’ (the follow-up to the excellent ‘Oz Waves’) on @efficient_space
Records that electrified us in week 15!
First up is Gianni Brezzo’s excellent new album for Into the Light, a breezy, introspective amalgam of lush downtempo, esoteric ambient and smooth jazz-lite for long hot summer nights on the patio.
JOCHEM PETERI (NEWWORLDAQUARIUM, ROSS 154)
Up next in our Rush Hour Friends & Family charts is elusive Dutch electronic music entity Jochem Peteri (Newworldaquarium, Ross 154). Keep an eye out for his upcoming ‘Above EP’ as NWAQ on the newly formed Last Age imprint, out soon
The word ‘multi-talented’ doesn’t half describe Rush Hour family member Clelia.