Altone – Sub Flux (And Exclusive Free Track Giveaway)

Altone aka Yuki Takasaki, is a Japanese musician and DJ who joins the Default Position roster in 2018 with his intricately designed dub techno EP ‘Sub Flux’.

Greatly inspired by 90s Detroit techno, Altone has performed at numerous venues in Japan, touring Tokyo, Osaka and Kyoto as a member of a post punk, synth-led, new wave rock band. The experience led him to explore his own music, focusing on minimalism, eventually leading to continued experiments in tech house, deep house, ambient and dub techno.

Altone’s music is described as ‘a mechanical yet universal and natural experience, created with random noise and warm looped soundscapes that can swim through the deepest part of your consciousness’.

Botanik, the new album by Contium

Botanik by Contium is a trip through expansive aural scenery, which is as vast as it is vivid. Every track in this cassette functions distinctly as its own mood piece, while the music remains consistently immersive throughout. Tone, rhythm and atmosphere have been finely concocted to form this collection of ethereal musical specimens, simultaneously boundless and intimately rooted.

The canadian artist Twin Peetz, from ODrex Music remixed the track Monstera. With its thumping bassdrum and relentless percussion, the track is anchored by a dance-floor sensibility and yet its ambition is set on an spatial expansion of sound based upon dub and ambient music, beyond just making people dance.

With an event in Berlin on 16th June 2018, Contium presents the new album to the public. The album can be streamed and downloaded on BandCamp. This is the tracklist:

Heavenchord – Creation Of Light

Friends, we are glad to present you our thirtieth release from the Russian producer and, it is possible to tell, the regular of our label «Heavenchord – Creation Of Light». The author produces a lot of high-quality atmospheric music, the boundaries of which are erased by his immense love for creation. «Creation Of Light» is like a light that lights up inside each person with the arrival of warm days after a cold winter, or the light that flashes inside when you meet a loved one after a long separation. This is the light that burns in the stove of the locomotive, driving its engine and sending this heavy machine in a long way.

Turing – Back Ally

Detroit based Deep / Dub Techno producer is back at it when his latest release Back Ally. Released on Detroit label Tec-Troit to help support the Tech-Troid summer music festival. Inspired by the late nights of the Detroit summers this chill smooth track with thick analog arps and deep chords lets you sit back in your chair and be transported away from all the stress around you.

The White Man – Shining Trapezohedron (Grounded in Humanity)

12″ LIMITED EDITION 150 Copies, VINYL-ONLY – No digital download!

This time we present another story that has nothing to do with the main plot of the label, although it’s somehow connected to it. Let’s say it harkens back to the very origins of the storyline.

Le Code – The end Is The Beginning [YIN029]

The release was created by French producer Le Code, a fan of sound synthesis and various musical devices, which he gladly uses when writing his music. Direct impact on creativity also has a love for atmospheric dub music, which significantly felt in the tracks. «The End is the Beginning» has turned out to be mysterious and enigmatic, as the road of a lonely wanderer at the beginning of the path. Such an atmosphere is set by explosive, but quickly dissolving chords and subtle running percussion. At the same time, it is a very confident techno drum section that characterizes our traveler as a purposeful person who is in this state from the beginning to the end. Enjoy your listening!

Various – Changes In The Matrix LP

Album from three young producers, wandering sound which formed between themselves mental ties in the form of dub groove, which drawn profound, powerful bass lines and soft drums techno sections. All this is accompanied by noisy atmospheres, hanging over the thin spring ice, and melodious lines, striving forward at cosmic speed, but sounding as if they were slowed down.

The album is listened to quite rapidly, offering ease to move, crushing the air around and making however changes to the matrix. Enjoy your listening!