rrJKT019 - ALEX NEMEC & NIK FERAL - U CANT STOP ME / ULTRA + REMIXES
Exclusively available through Rejekts Bandcamp page 6 weeks ahead of general release
Up next we have the second label release from Nik Feral, this time alongside cohort Alex Nemec, Nik brings us 2 fresh tracks with both feet firmly planted in the Techno side of the musical spectrum.
The EP also features 2 remixes from Label Boss Iain Taylor adding a melodic feel with the "I'm Horney" mix (because of the prominent horn sounds) and a more stripped down groover in the "Not Tonight Dub" (named because of the lack of hornyness).
As a solo artist Nik's tracks have seen light on Stahlplatten, 1605, Dynamic Reflection & Sounds Of Earth with his tracks attracting plays from luminaries like Dubfire, Marcel Dettman, Tobi Neumann, Stephan Bodzin, Tiefschwarz and more. Alex Nemec has also released on legendary labels like Bush, Natrua Viva, Recluse and ICONYC and was one half of Alex & Flip up until 2012 and so brings another level of pedigree to the project.
rEJEKTS HEAD HOME - LABEL PARTY @ JOSHUA BROOKS MANCHESTER - FRIDAY 16TH NOVEMBER
We're back on tour, starting with a label night in our hometown of Manchester on Friday 16th November and at one of our old haunts Joshua Brooks. Unlike our own dishevelled selves, the venue has gone through an extensive overhaul, including a full Funktion 1 custom install and is now widely regarded as one of the cities most exciting destinations.
Lining up for us on this occasion is Fuse London founder, man of the moment and good friend RICH NxT, alongside label artists Dragosh, Mykel Haze, Nik Feral & new kids on the block PSTW. As always it's not all about us and so we invite a solid cast of local talent in support.
Music starts at 8pm in the upstairs bar with the main event kicking off in the basement from 11pm. Full details including earlybird tickets from £6 available from the event page and for this one we've chosen a cause close to our heats with 50% of all profits going to Mind Mental Heaalth Charity..
Come Join Us... We Are The rEJEKTS!
Nestled neatly in between Compost Records & Steve Lawler, label boss Iain Taylor presents a monthly 2hr journey around Planet rEJEKT with exclusive tracks and Dj mixes from label artists and upcoming club guests. You can listen to the first class musical programming each day through the DT website or stream and download directly from our rEJEKT Radio Soundcloud playlist.
To send music for consideration please email permanent downloadable links to radio submissions
rJKT 018 - JAMMHOT - THE FOURTH ORDER EP (FEAT DUDLEY STRANGEWAYS REMIX)
Supported by Apollonia, Danny Tenaglia, Maceo Plex, Tim Green, Luigi Madonna, Daniel Steinberg, Rodriguez Jnr, Michel De Hey, Cristian Varela, Hannah Wants, Franco Bianco and more, this four tracker of organic House cuts, retains a certain constant groove as we ranger from a deep and musical sound into straight up and rollin before rounding off with a stripped back remix from Ovum and Holic Traxx's own Dudley Strangeways.
Vinyl available from all good record shops or you can click HERE to have a copy delivered directly to your door by the distributor. Or you can grab the digital if you preferrer from wherever you prefer
Label boss and the man behind the rEJEKTS production moniker Iain Taylor recently provided a 3hr podcast for the worlds leading deeJay culture commentator that is DJ Magazine. Featuring artists as diverse as Mutiny, Soul Clap, Locodice, Justin Martin, Vibe Killers & Anek alongside a handful of his own productions and those of fellow label cohorts Curses & Jammhot.
You too can enjoy this musical journey by visiting the DJ MAG WEBSITE
Full track list available HERE
RJKT 017 - CURSES (NY) - THE BESSER MAN EP - RELEASE DATE - 10-10-2016
Curses stands for a dark romantic take on House and Techno, combining influences of sexy Italo with nostalgic snares and synths. Recent releases have seen light on labels like NEIN, OFF, Let’s Play House alongside his own Safer At Night imprint and now we welcome him to rEJEKT Music.
What you get are 4 tracks of lo slung, late night analogue House and Techno with fingers and toes in the Indie Dance, Tech House & Minimal pigeon holes. The thing that sets Curses apart is a distinctive "Dark Drum" sound which is prevalent across all of these original tracks and on this EP he also manages to incorporate elements of Drum N Bass, Hip Hop & Synth Pop to give something that is not only completely original but also mature and refined.
As always we prefer to let the music do the talking. . . . Please enjoy irresponsibly x
RJKT 016 - rEJEKTS - THE MESCAL EP - RELEASE DATE -12-09-2016
For your listening pleasure, we give you 4 tracks from the barons of lo slung, the Acid House activists known as rEJEKTS. File under Tech House, Techno, Electronica or whatever. . It's a soundscape of deep hypnotic rhythms at varying tempos, from peak time Techno banger HOLE to the quirky electronic House of SPOOKS, the deeper UNDERTOW before we lead you out with an ode to 1980's Electro Boogie called EKLIPS"
Available from all good record shops including . . . . . .
rEJEKT numero uno, our head honcho and leader elect, Iain Taylor has just given a very frank and upront interview with International DJ Magazine (iDJ). It covers the reasons why he took a sabatical from his deejay career and why he at first begrudingly decided to become a label boss and why he now loves that job so much. It covers sex, drugs and raves out of control. Seriously!! What more could you want. Check it out here . . iAIN iDJ iNTERVIEW
IBIZA VOICE FEATURE - WITH EXCLUSIVE TRACK GIVEAWAY
Everyone's favorite rEJEKT recently gave an indepth interview to Ibiza Voice giving an insight into the art of DJing with a look inside his studio and favourite production techniques. The feature also gives you the chance to preview some of the upcoming releases from rEJEKT Music along with an exclusive previously unreleased remix of Riki Inocente's track The Journey by Iain Taylor himself.
You can check the whole thing out HERE
You can also still check out his 2hr Podcast for Ibiza Voice which includes tracks and remixes from the likes of Matthew Dear, Maetrik, Harry Axt, Ghostly International, Hector Cuto, Moon Harbour, JT Donaldson, Kosmik Disko, DJ T, Zombie Disco Squad and rEJEKTS alongside previsously unreleased tracks from rEJEKT Music.
You can have a listen for yourself HERE
RIKI INNOCNTE - NORTHERN ROSE REMIXES PT 2 - OUT NOW
The final EP in a chapter of three, featuring some unarguably stellar tracks by people like Riki Inocente, Iain Taylor, Jem Haynes, Jamie Trench, Deo & Z-Man and Gurwan. Safe to say it tickled the fancy of more than a fair few of the worlds more coveted disc jockeys. Our faves who faved us include Tania Vulcano, Maceo Plex, Jamie Jones, Djuma Soundsystem, James What, Nick Warren, Mr C, Franco Bianco, Louk and Apty.
You too can love this music as much as we do and those guys too. All you have to do is go and buy it and you too can large it like Ricardo Villalobos in the Amnesia DJ booth after a 3 week bender. Available from all good digital outlets / record shops including . . . . . .
rJKT013 - Riki Inocente - The Northern Rose Remixes Part 1 - Out Now!
OK so we all know that the number 13 can be lucky for some and unlucky for others! Well it would seem it has very much been the former for us as this has been a stormer and one of our best selling releases to date and with remixes from Iain Taylor, Jem Haynes and Jamie Trench . . .
Once again it's time for us to show off and justify our reasons for using up the worlds resourses on making flawed peices of black plastic that "just sound so fucking good". Our confidence is bolstered from the fact that these bunch of clued up club hoppers also decided that they loved the music too include Tensnake, Amine Edge, Butch, Monki (Radio One), Danny Tenaglia (The Ledge), Groove Armada, Michel De Hey, Sasha, Anderson Noise, Teifschwarz, Locodice, Marco Carola and . . . . why not pop down to your local late night establishment and ask them too . . .and if not . . .ask them why not . . . . repeatedly. You of course can buy a copy to take with you by visiting the following links x
7 YEARS OF REJEKTS - DOUBLE MIX COMPILATION & CLUB TOUR
A collection of our best moments thus far spread over 2 CDs (mixed and unmixed) with a couple of unreleased gems thrown in for good measure. Artists include Argy, Brett Johnson, Gamal Kabar, Jamie Trench, Marc Ashken, Mykel Haze and Riki Inocente alongside our own favorite rEJEKT productions. To celebrate the occassion we are taking ourselves on the road so that fans around the world can get a real taste of what the rEJEKT ethos and sound is all about.
Dates are currently being considered for the rest of 2016 Please email us via
firstname.lastname@example.org for more info. Packages feature label boss Iain Taylor alongside other Rejekt Music artists and selected "friends" on request including Claude Von Stroke, Stacey Pullen, Tom Findlay and Tom Demac.
STACEY PULLEN CHOSES 2 REJEKT TRACKS FOR UPCOMING BALANCE COMPILATION
Both Stacey Pullen and the Balance series have long histories. The former is a veteran producer and DJ who first emerged from the fertile Detroit house and techno scene in the late '80s. He's now one of the city's best-known names, and was part of the "second wave" of Detroit-based talent that also included heavyweights like Carl Craig and Octave One.
Balance, meanwhile, is among dance music's longest-running mix series. It debuted in 2001, and has since hosted mixes from the likes of James Holden, Joris Voorn and Will Saul. Stacey Pullen's upcoming instalment comprises two discs, with tracks from Kevin Saunderson, Osunlade, rEJEKTS and Pullen himself all making the cut. "My approach for my Balance mix was to compile music that I don't get a chance to play when I'm on the road," Pullen explains. "I also wanted to give the listener a breath of fresh air and play some eclectic melodic tunes, because I love a good melody."
Stacey has chosen the Marc Ashken remix of Strung Out In Reno and the original mix of Skinfog. He obviously know's a good tune when he here's one!
Available now across all download sites and on double CD.
Soundcloud preview can be heard HERE
RIKI INOCENTE - NORTHERN ROSE EP - AVAILABLE NOW
Riki Inocente has been making some serious moves over the past few years. Originally from the "Northern Stronghold" of Sheffield but now hailing from London, Riki has already released on seminal labels like "I'm A House Gangster" and "Robsoul" as well as a string of high profile remixes for the likes of Todd Terry, DJ Sneak and Cajmere.
As you can imagine we are "pretty friggin stoked" to welcome Riki into the rEJEKT fold. His on point house sound throws up a soundscape of real urban soul underlined with dark brooding elements which makes his productions perfect for rEJEKT Music.
Don't just take our word for it. Go listen for yourself. . . .
DATATRANSMISSION - IAIN TAYLOR SERVES UP 2HRS OF ELECTRONIC FUNK
Our Iain has been up to his old tricks again! This time it's on the Podcast duties for the web portal for all things underground known as DataTransmission. They're over the moon with the results offering up his mix as an exclusive extended 1Hr50min mix that they simply could not rEJEKT ;)
Said exclusive mix features tracks and remixes from the likes of Ooft!, Chris Wood & Meat, Soame, No Artificial Colours, Reboot, Tim Green, Zombie Disco Squad and rEJEKTS alongside previsously unreleased tracks from Riki Inocente & Jamie Trench.
Want to get your own slice of that good rEJEKT stuff? You can have a listen for yourself HERE
rJKT-010 - STRUNG OUT IN RENO EP - OUT NOW
Part 3 in a series of 3:
The last in the prequel series for our “7 Years of rEJEKT” double mix compilation due for release in December 2015
We've held off on the release date for the comp as Stacey Pullen has just licenced 2 of our tracks for his Balance 028 double mix CD.
For the third and final part of the series we've blackmailed 3 of our favorite producers into providing some stella remixes. Rounding things off quite nicely, even if we do say so ourselves!
Remix 1 comes from "friend of the family" Mykel Haze (of Noir Music and Hot Creations fame). His track has struck a chord with some of the world's ellite DJ fraternity including Marcel Dettmann, Stacey Pullen, DJ T, Amine Edge & Dance & Danny Tenaglia.
It's a groover (baby). Starts deep, builds up, ends deep. Job done. Good lad!
Remix 2 lands courtesy of another rEJEKT favorite Marc Ashken. Here we have a trademark production from the purveyour of bleepy leftfield grooves and No Shoes label boss. He fully utilises the string parts from the original with an epic intro which finally drops into a stripped back 808 groove. This track was one of the ones recently picked up by Stacey Pullen for his Balance mix compilation.
And lasty we give you the Dub version of Brett Johnson's remix from rJKT010 which has already caused somewhat of a stir and here you have a noticeably different track with a really "Dubbed Out" heavier bassline and a more club orientated drum groove and additional sonics.
AVAILABLE HERE. . . .
rJKT-010 - STRUNG OUT IN RENO EP - OUT NOW
Part 2 in a series of 3:
The prequel to our “7 Years of rEJEKT” double mix compilation due for release in September 2015
It’s been a heck of a journey . . . And long may it continue . . .
As part of the ongoing adventures of “some blokes who call themselves rEJEKTS” we are happy to offer more gems from the studio. We were originally going to put this EP out under the alias of “Species” and not a rEJEKT release (when you hear it you’ll understand). It’s a more organic and musical vibe to the normal deep throbbing slightly “weird shit” that we have made a career from releasing. We hired the Hungarian Philharmonic Orchestra (surprisingly cheap) to do the strings for a film project we were working on (their voices and laughter can also be heard on our 2011 release for Maintain replay called Username Password). . . . . .
Anyway! The lush rich sounding strings inspired us to try something a little different with a rich and layered sound. We’re not claiming to be the next Kruder And Dorfmeisser or anything but still, we think we gave it a good effort.
Now all this forward thinking poses a new problem. Who cool enough to remix such gems? After minutes of deliberation we came upon the good eggs that are Brett Johnson (Of previous Visionquest / Get Physical fame and one of the original US house producers on labels like Phil Week’s Robsoul and Derrick Carter’s Classic Music Company) and also Mykel Haze (Hot Creations / Noir Music) who happened to be launching his new Kosmic Disko alias at the time and offered to submit 2 remixes. Both are sublime and the first of which appears on this EP. File under alternative . . . . . .
Please enjoy irresponsibly
Available at all good record shops / digital download sites including
IAIN TAYLOR - IBIZA VOICE PODCAST
Iain Taylor (iAiN rEJEKT) recently supplied a 2 Hour Podcast for worldwide music portal Ibiza Voice. Within a matter of days it had already became one of the most popular mixes in years, which was nice to know 1 or 2 of you out there have been paying attention. Thanks for that ;)
Featuring tracks and remixes from the likes of Matthew Dear, Harry Axt, Ghostly International, Hector Cuto, Moon Harbour, JT Donaldson, Kosmik Disko, DJ T, Zombie Disco Squad and rEJEKTS alongside previsously unreleased tracks from Iain's rEJEKT Music label.
Want to know what all the fuss is about? You can have a listen HERE
rEJEKTS - UNDER ACID EP - WHERE 808s & 909s COLLIDE
rJKT 009 - The Under Acid EP
We were pleasantly surprised to find our first release in a good while had garnered a broad range of support from the likes of Amine Edge & Dance, Anderson Noise, Basti Grub, Bicep, Butch, Dan Ghenacia, Danny Howels, Daniel Steinberg, Daniez Saunderson, Groove Armada, Harri & Domenic, Jnr Rodriguez, Luigi Maradona, Maceo Plex, Radio 1 (Monki), Roger Sanchez, Steve Lawler, Sven Vath, Tensnake, Teifschwarz + others
Featuring 3 completely fresh rEJEKT tracks, the EP covers Acidic Tech House, Minimal and Main Room Techno flavours. Available at all good download sites including . . . .
rEJEKT MUSIC PODCAST VOLUME 10
Volume 10 in the continuing adventures of iAiN rEJEKT
Another 75 minutes of tripped out electronics and hypnotic rhythms, manipulating a 4 deck Traktor set up to Loop. Layer and Edit on the fly and provide a mix of rich depth while maintaining a raw stripped back feel. Showcasing unreleased tracks (at time of publishing) from heavy hitters like Moonharbour, Pokerflat and Antlantic records alongside a host of inependent labels and of course a couple of his own productions for good measure.
Available across a host of platforms you can listen and download here . . . . .
rEJEKTS TO RELEAS ON WILDE RECORDINGS BERLIN
We are proud to have been included in the "Freiheit" (Freedom) compilation project by Wilde Recordings which to celebrates 25 years since the felling of the Berlin Wall. The previously unreleased rEVOLUTIONS track is a 9 minute chunk of warm melodic techno inspired by the outpour of emotions that such a momentous moment invokes (not the emotions portrayed by David Hassellhoff's performance on that said evening though, we're saving that for a future project).
rEJEKTS appear on the 12 track compilation alongside artists like Acid Wash, Dia, Lewis Boardman and Apty which has already picked up support from DJs like Sasha, Groove Armada, Style Of Eye and Kruder & Dorfmeisser.
The world will always be in need of revolution be it cultural, social or political! Humans inherently fear change but change is progress and the intelligent and the under privileged will always yearn progession. . . Listen HERE
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DEEJAY HARVEY O$WALD - KILLIN IT ON THEM REAL HOUSE VIBES
As part of the "7 years of rEJEKTS" project we've indoctrinated new kid HARVEY O$WALD into the gang. Coming from a pedegree of House Music enthusiats Harvey comes strong with his remix on rEJEKT Music. It's a real musical and organic sound which sits next to mixes from US stalwart Brett Johnson (Classic, Visionquest, Get Physical), Mykel Haze (Hot Creations) and rEJEKT favorite Marc Ashken (Leftroom / No Shoes). Check his production styles out HERE
His musical talents are plain for all to hear but we're also equally as excited about his DJ skills. Luckily someone had the nounce to record his recent set at the legendary Vauxhall Quay. Seriously Killin it on them real house vibes.
Please enjoy irresponsibly!
MYKEL HAZE TO REMIX ON rEJEKTS
Hot new producer Mykel Haze (Hot Creations / Noir Music) has been enlisted on remix duties for the 3rd instalment in our triple series of EPs taken from the "7 Years Of This Thing We Call rEJEKTS" double mix compilation.
Mykel has already been tipped as "One To Watch for 2014" by BBC Radio 1 and his productions with Scandanavian studio partner Noir have steadily making ripples since their first release in 2013 and in particular have gotten them noticed by Jamie Jones who has signed tracks to his Hot Creations imprint.
Mykel has been a good friend of ours for well over a decade having also launched into the fulcrum of his career alongside us at Sankeys Soap in Manchester.
His remix will form part of the "7 Years Of rEJEKT -Part 3" EP alongside Marc Ashken and another fresh project from Mykel in Kosmic Disko.
Previews of the EP can be heard HERE:
Release date is scheduled for March 16th.
rEJEKT MUSIC Vol 9 - COMPILED & MIXED BY IAIN TAYLOR
To compliment the upcoming rJKT 009 release on our own rEJEKT Music label. Iain Taylor has compiled and Mixed an impressive 95minute PodKast for your listening pleasure. Using Traktor to it's full effect and utilising the 4 deck function, Iain has been able to combine the sounds of House, Techno and Electronica with Dubs, DJ Tools and Hip Hop flavours to create something truely unique.
Featuring exclusive Re-Edits, Unreleased Tracks and some 3 deck wizardry (in places) Iain's take on electronic music can be heard and downloaded HERE
Previews for rJKT 009 - Under Acid EP which is released in February 2015 can be heard HERE
Please enjoy irresponsibly!