After forty years in action, R&S Records has remained young at heart and keenly explores diverse sounds under the electronic umbrella. For the 40th anniversary, the label once set up by Renaat and Sabine in Ghent, and now managed from London, reignites the legendary “In Order To Dance” series, which
Belgium’s longstanding rave platform USA Import jumps on the reissue train and presents “Initial Gain” that was originally released in 1991, shortly before Liza N’Eliaz (1958–2001) turned to hardcore and became ‘The Queen of Terror’. Thus, the EP’s originals describe the electronic music’s transition from new beat to acid house
Connecting Australia and Austria: Reptant, electro musician from down under who won many hearts and minds with the debut album “Return To Planet X’trapolis”, is warmly welcomed by the Vienna’s friendly inn TRUST, known for hosting electro artists from around the globe and now offering bed & breakfast to Reptant.
Well, the artist name could have been smarter. But here we have Michael Black Electro or Mr Janne Hyttinen from Finland, on the crossroads of electro and hip hop, the latter dominating on this record.Author’s fellow countrymen hit with four remixes of MBE’s album tracks, full of rhymes and beats.
The label art, with a disturbingly bleeding bare bosom, promises b-movie horror experience. In fact the “blood” is Deadboy’s stylised signature and three tracks are packed with R’n’B-influenced UK garage tunes. Girls rap on swooshing bass lines, breaks and fat beats.“Way That I Luv U” on A1 sounds as a