08 November 2014

PHONICA MIX

























PHONICA RECORDS Mix Series hosts the latest WNCL mixtape. Here's what they have to say...

For the seventh Phonica Mix Series we present West Norwood Cassette Library, who has put together a special 45 minute showcase of WNCL productions and label releases including plenty of upcoming and as yet unreleased selections.  

If Bob's mix has tickled your fancy, WNCL are as busy as ever, having just put out a new Ekoplekz 12", a new Various Artists remix EP ('We Are Family Vol. 2) AND a new C.E.O 12". If that isn't enough, there's a brand new Don Froth 12" on its way too. Phew!

01. DON FROTH - A Broad Range (forthcoming WNCL023)
02. C.E.O - Crayons (WNCL022)
03. C.E.O - Spuud (WNCL022)
04. WEST NORWOOD CASSETTE LIBRARY - Acid Jazz (Bonus Beats) (XLR8R Download)
05. GIRLS OF THE INTERNET - Four Pints (WNCL018)
06. T. ESELLE - Garibaldi (West Norwood Cassette Library Remix) (forthcoming Wholemeal)
07. KEVIN McPHEE - In Circles (Kamikaze Space Programme Drum Tool) (WNCL020)
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KEVIN McPHEE - TW (Dubplate)
09. C.E.O - Screeching (WNCL022)
10. MIA DORA - Freckles (West Norwood Cassette Library Remix) (Dubplate)
11.
DON FROTH - Body X JD (forthcoming WNCL023)
12. BROTHERS GRIMM - Exodus (West Norwood Cassette Library Remix) (Dubplate)
13.
DON FROTH - Tunnelvision (West Norwood Cassette Library Remix) (Froth’n)
14.
DON FROTH - Live Notes (forthcoming WNCL023)
15. EKOPLEKZ - Dropkone (WNCL021)
 


Read more over at the PHONICA BLOG
Listen to the mixtape on MIXCLOUD

 

 

05 November 2014

CEO - Unearthed Sounds Mix

























C.E.O marks the release of his new EP on WNCL Recordings this week with an mixtape for record shop / distributor UNEARTHED SOUNDS.

Read all about it HERE



27 October 2014

WNCL022

























WNCL Recordings is proud to present debutant C.E.O (Chinedu Eric Okere). Fresh out of North West London and drawing from a wide pool of influence - from his Nigerian heritage to the heady days of FWD - C.E.O presents his unique take on Techno in the form of this 6 track EP.

LABEL: WNCL Recordings
CAT NO: WNCL022
ARTIST: C.E.O
TITLE: The Major Edits EP
FORMAT: 12" Vinyl / Digital
RELEASE DATE: 27th October / 10th November 2014

TRACKLIST
A1:Screeching
A2: Kaanit
A3: Zaapp

B1: Loud
B2: Spuud
B3: Crayons

BANDCAMP
You can pick this up from the WNCL Bandcamp store. Vinyl purchases come with free mp3 downloads, discount for full digital bundle



26 October 2014

WNCL - Mixtape Round Up

It's still always a thrill to hear any WNCL output in the mix or on the radio. Big ups to the various bad-boy selectors and friends of the extended Cassette Library family, repping the latest releases from WNCL Recordings in their mixes...
























AQUARIAN turns in a couple of high profile mixes this month...

KEVIN McPHEE "In Circles" (Kamikaze Space Programme's Drum Tool) from WNCL020 featured in his mix for  RESIDENT ADVISOR

WEST NORWOOD CASSETTE LIBRARY "Drop" (Knowing Looks Remix) from WNCL020 featured in his mix for DUMMY

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DJ FOSTER, our friend from Sub FM, on guest mix duty. KEVIN McPHEE "In Circles" (Kamikaze Space Programme's Drum Tool) from WNCL020 features in his mix for the BASS MUSIC AWARDS

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WARLOCK, the legend, still holding it down on KOOL FM every Tuesday.

Catch the aforementioned KNOWING LOOKS remix (WNCL020), EKOPLEKZ "Dropkone" (WNCL021) and a sneak preview of the forthcoming DON FROTH EP (WNCL023) on the show from 7th OCTOBER

You also get the chance to check CEO "Zaapp" (WNCL022), GIRLS OF THE INTERNET "Spam Folder" (WNCL018) and WEST NORWOOD CASSETTE LIBRARY "Get Lifted" (WNCL006) on the show from 21st OCTOBER

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...and finally, our old friend Oli Marlow from SONIC ROUTER gets on a Sun Ra flex (hence the pic) and drops in EKOPLEKZ "Ekztatik" (WNCL021) as part of his latest podcast for BLEEP

11 October 2014

WNCL021 - Reviews





















Latest reviews just in...

"...a collection that for the most part belongs in the club, albeit a pretty far-out one"

"...more likely to induce discomfort on a dance floor than to stir it into motion"
RESIDENT ADVISOR 

"...the listening experience is intense and disorientating, like wading through a murky swamp of alien wildlife"

08 October 2014

WEST END GIRLS - Archive


















Yesterday's radio show now archived over at MIXCLOUD

TRACKLIST
THE BEATLES . It's All Too Much (EMI)
THE BODYSNATCHERS . Let's Do Rocksteady (2 Tone)
KRAFTWERK . Numbers (EMI)
NEW ORDER . Ecstasy (Factory)
STEINSKI & THE MASS MEDIA . The Motorcade Sped On (NME)
JACK FROST & THE CIRCLE JERKS . Two To The Max (Trax)
HYPER-ON EXPERIENCE . Thunder Grip (Moving Shadow)
THE MESSENGER (TODD EDWARDS) . Guide My Soul (Nervous)
2562 . Channel One (Tectonic)



06 October 2014

WEST END GIRLS























WEST END GIRLS (aka Nicole and Abi from SOUNDS OF THE UNIVERSE) host a monthly weekly show on new-ish internet radio station SOHO RADIO.

I'll be popping down there tomorrow morning for about half an hour to talk about stuff and play tunes that have influenced and inspired over the years.

Here's the low down:

DATE: Tuesday 7th October
TIME: 10am - 12pm
LISTEN: SOHO RADIO
FACEBOOK: WEST END GIRLS 

05 October 2014

WNCL021 - DJ Mag


















EKOPLEKZ has just unleashed his new 6 track 12" EP ("Rock La Bibliotek") on WNCL Recordings and gets the honour of a double feature within the review pages of DJ Mag this month.

...more like an opening set in a dank club in Elephant & Castle than any main room affair. Muted, dubwise, spatial and trippy with a hint of low-end theory pulse.
Dubstep Reviews

I’ve been waiting for Ekoplekz to do something like this for what seems like a long, long time...these six tracks completely revel in their newfound directness.
Bass Reviews

12" vinyl (with free mp3 bundle) and digital release for sale from the WNCL BANDCAMP site

03 October 2014

FROTH ON RINSE FRANCE

























DON FROTH has been cooking up something fresh for WNCL Recordings - watch this space for more news on that before the year is out.

In the meantime, he will be manning the controls at RINSE FM (France) TONIGHT!! From the man himself...


I will be broadcasting live from Paris on RINSE France this Friday October 3rd from 10pm to Midnight. (1pm PST) 

Tune in to hear some brand new slice from Vip, West Norwood Cassette Library, Draveng, Warlock, CEO, some unknowns and unexpected(s) and tracks from my new record out next month on WNCL recordings. + more. and the usual botched shouts. 

26 September 2014

STUDIO 338

























STUDIO 338 in Greenwich, London will be hosting a series of parties called INTO THE FOREST where they will be decking the place out in ivy and vines, apparently. I'll be playing at the launch on Saturday 4th October.

Get the full lowdown at FACT and RA