Forteba – Fabula (Plastic City) out on Sept. 25th!

After the huge success of Forteba´s first three albums “Space Between Us,”For Some Time Past” and ” Stereoform” on Plastic City, critics and fans were persecuted by the clear sound and the straight intention, Krisztián Dobrocsi aka Forteba convinced. Both were great works of an artist on the go constantly trying new ways to meet the pulse of him or even to define. Now that more than 3 years have passed and Forteba has achieved with his side-project “Krisztián Decay” in the lounge and listening genre great success, now it is time for another “Forteba” album on Plastic City. With his fourth Album “FABULA” Forteba is now featuring new sounds and brings his talent, depth and warmth to skillfully blend with contemporary club sounds to advantage. He overwhelmed the listener in no way restricted by unnecessary sensationalism and in the productions on the main without too minimalist or even technoid to be. All in all Forteba succeed with his fourth album “Fabula” a quantum leap in the direction of current club sounds, placing it at the same time Plastic City in a new and fresh light.

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Various Artists – Best of Harthouse Digital (Harthouse) – out now!

Incl. Tracks and Remixes by Boris Brejcha, Mihalis Safras, Tom Hades, Sasha Carassi, Alessio Mereu, Eric Tarlouf, Anderson Noise, Mike S. and many more …

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Various Artists – Deep House Extravaganza Vol. 9 (Tronic Soundz) – out now!

Incl. Tracks and Remixes by Nick Curly, Alex Flatner & Lopazz, M.in, Terry Lee Brown Junior, The Timewriter, Alex Niggemann, Quenum and many more …

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When several tornados consolidate and threaten the whole U.S. east coast with a huge number of greedy sharks that are thrown on shore by the giant cyclones, our chainsaw-wielding Hero Fin (Ian Ziering) finds himself again in the eye of the storm of the mordacious beasts. And his children are just on their way to Florida for the Spring Break. Definitely a festival that seems like a lavish table for the gathering sharknado. This time, Fin is getting support from his father Gilbert (David Hasselhoff), who just lost his boyfriend to the shark breed in an amusement park …

Starring: Tara Reid (American Pie), Ian Ziering (Beverly Hills 90210), Bo Derek (Tarzan) and David Hasselhoff (Knight Rider); Special Guests: Oliver Kalkofe (Schlefaz) and Peter Rütten (Schlefaz).

“Sharknado 3 – Oh Hell No!“ release date: 22th August 2015 on DVD, Blu-Ray, 3D Blu-Ray and VOD.

Take a ride into the „Sharknado – Feeding Frenzy“ (German: „Sharknado – Der ganz normale Wahnsinn“) with a documentary geared to entertain while exploring how a Syfy creature feature become a unimaginable franchise and surprise phenomenon capturing the zeitgeist. With such a ridiculous name and premise, the movie about a shark-filled tornado destroying Los Angeles, Sharknado, was considered career suicide. However, when the Sharknado film finally premiered on SyFy, a social media conversation exploded, and news outlets ran with it. As a result, the film, cast and filmmakers were catapulted into the pop culture stratosphere! Why? How? Can filmmakers create lightning in a bottle again and again?

“Sharknado – Der ganz normale Wahnsinn“ street day: 22th August 2015 on DVD and VOD.

Direct Link to Vimeo VOD: “Sharknado – Der ganz normale Wahnsinn

Over the years “All Day I Dream” has developed a range of music that reflects and captures the spirit of the brand and the sounds of our outdoor day parties. This sampler is a collection of these moments presented as our soundtrack to the summer and features some very exciting artists we are proud to have representing us. Incl. Tracks by Alexi Delano, Bedouin, Daso fea. Anouk Visee, Gorje Hewek & Izhevski, Marc Scholl, Powel, Lauren Ritter, Oona Dahl, Behrouz, Yokoo and Death on Balcony.

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Tom Bucher and Christos Kessidis are no strangers to the deep and tech house family of germany and moreover to Plastic City. Their first Plastic City release as mp3 “The Dark Night” in 2010 and the following single E.P.´s “Time”, “Fate” and “Saratonga” showed where sound and style of Bucher & Kessidis are aiming at. Their sound as a platform for romanticism and functionality includes playful melody lines as well as strong beats and rhythms. The style mixture of detroit, britain and german house filled with colourful pictures everytime searches for the one truth hidden between every beat. Tom Bucher & Christos Kessidis, both started Djing and producing in the early respectively the mid 90ies. While Tom startet his career with Michel Niepenberg and Jacek Darnowski under the alias Tojami Sessions, a project that is still alive Christos started solo and released on labels like Exun Records, 8 Bit, Plastic City and Aenaria Music.

With their first mutual album in 2012, including the pre-released singles “Time“ and “Fate“ the team proves its ability to arrange and produce deep-tech-house tracks hitting the zeitgeist absolutely. An enormous depth designs every track while storytelling and functionality stay in the foreground. Now in 2015 we ‘re really excited to listen to their new Album “exit Mexico” with 11 deep’n’housy tracks.

Stay tuned for more tunes from Bucher & Kessidis in 2015!

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Mole Listening Pearls strikes back with 5 Volumes of the label greatest hits. Each Volume is available for 4,99 Euro on iTunes, so get your copy now and be part of the Mole Family, incl. tracks from Lemongrass, Alphawezen, moodorama, Martini Brös, Bassface Sascha, Zagar, Naomi, Dadamnphreaknoizphunk, Pino Shamlou and many more …

Best of Mole Vol.1 1998-2003 https://goo.gl/zqxj8y
Best of Mole Vol.2 2004-2007 https://goo.gl/zmtCls
Best of Mole Vol.3 2008-2009 https://goo.gl/F6hMOc
Best of Mole Vol.4 2010-2011 https://goo.gl/t13fLn
Best of Mole Vol.5 2012-2015 https://goo.gl/syk1Yv

On 20th August, daredo media releases a new romantic tragicomedy on its Darling Berlin label: “Liebe mich!” (English: “Love me!”) tells the story of Sarah, a loud, non-conformist, rude, honest and provocative girl. She seems invincible, but she is lonely and lost and is struggling with her daily life.

“Liebe mich!” (“Love me!”), directed by Philipp Eichholtz, is a film working with improvisation and without a big budget or promotion. Inspired by the “Great Movies Manifesto” of director Axel Ranisch, the film was shot in Berlin in ten days, using a six-page script. With its excellent cast – Lilli Meinhardt (Sarah), Christian Ehrich (Oliver), Peter Trabner (Sarah’s father Dieter) and Axel Ranisch (Denis) – the movie “describes the wrong ways and ricochets of an adolescent city dweller in an empathetic, self-ironic way and with a fresh view” (kino-zeit.de). And Zitty Berlin says “…an ode to Berlin… …gorgeous actors… …just makes you feel happy”.

A few more words on the story:

Sarah’s MacBook Air flies out of the window when she is throwing an angry fit after an argument with her supposedly best friend. They just spent the night together but he’s not on the same page as her regarding of this new development in their relationship. Stupidly enough, her whole week’s work is on that broken laptop. But maybe the nice guy from the computer repair store can fix it? Or maybe he can fix her life altogether? He is trying to do both and Sarah lets him, because behind her loud and impulsive façade she has a big desire for love. But Sarah wouldn’t be Sarah if she did not test the limits of what this new blooming relationship could take, how many arguments she can have with her father or how much she can party away in Berlin’s night life.

“Liebe mich!” (Love me!) – in cinemas in Germany from 20th August 2015 and on DVD/VOD from 2nd October 2015.

A bunch of wonderful and remarkable tracks have been released over the last years on Plastic City. Play. Some of them have been placed on wellknown compilations and in the playlists of famous dj’s, some other tracks didn’t get the chance to show how beautiful they are. So on this compilation we choose tracks from Zoe Xenia, Derek Marin, Matthew Hoag, Pav Parotte & Ryan Pamatmat, Junior Gee and many more where the very special high-quality sound of Plastic City and its artists is really obvious. The result is a really tasty selection of titles to which it is worthwhile to remember. It’s Plastic City Revised Part 2 …

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Lee Burton – Concrete Waves EP (Amam)

Lee Burton returns to the Amam imprint late July with the ‘Concrete Waves’ EP, featuring three original tracks and remixes from Paul Mad and The Magnecian.Greek producer Lefteris Kalabaks aka Lee Burton has been releasing material since 2010 via the likes of Athens based imprint Klik Records, Plastic City and of course Amam where he returns to here following a string of original productions for the label over the past few years. Across the ‘Concrete Waves’ EP Burton delivers his signature striking production style with finesse and an inherently understated quality throughout, kicking things off is ‘Le Coq’ which lays its focus on weighty, low-slung rhythms, swirling dub echoes and wreathing subs. Up next is ‘Kepler’ which tips the focus over a deeper, more refined palette of sound with soft ethereal textures, shuffling drums and pulsating bass tones, Hungarian producer Paul Mad’s take on ‘Kepler’ follows and reshapes the original number into a raw, stripped-back cut solely focused on modulating percussion

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Archie Hamilton – Works On Sunday EP (Fuse London)

Archie Hamilton unleashes the ‘Works On Sunday EP’ on Fuse London, kicking off with ‘Mind Blank’ – a kinetic slice of pure peak time goodness, the track kicks into a high gear right from the start with rolling percussion leading to the bass line which serves as the grooves motif. The EPs vinyl only track ‘Works On Sunday’ switches gear, delving into deeper, headier territory with a more melodic leaning, an ethereal vocal snippet imbuing proceedings with a blissful feel whilst label staples Enzo Siragusa and Seb Zito take ‘Works on Sunday’ into a techier direction, toughening up the drums and roughing up the percussion on their remix.

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Luca Bacchetti – Amazon (Endless)

Continually pushing back the boundaries of his comfort zone, Luca Bacchetti has always encouraged us to expect changes of direction and scene. Following last year’s acclaimed OVO EP he now releases AMAZON, his new single, once more full of surprises. Taking its cue from a memorable gig at the Lost Beach in Montañita, Equador it stands as an iconic symbol and, in this case, a tribute to the South American Continent. An incredible musical voyage spanning mystical, electronic and dreamlike dimensions which, like so much of his output, are inspired by and rooted in nature.

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Crazy Sonic – Cuts / Assassin (Tronic)

Next up on Tronic release number 183 is a double tracker from Crazy Sonic consisting of two powerful groovers. First track “Cuts” is a euphoric one, solid drum work, steel pipe hits and a feeling of bohemia which blends in with metallic stabs and a airy melody to complete it and the second track “Assassin” is a burner with a hypnotic glacial melodic game to keep your mind locked till the end. Truly honest and into the point release!

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daredo media is present at the renowned Filmkunstmesse Leipzig with “HomeSick”, a fascinating chamber drama by Austrian director Jakob M. Erwa, which had its world premiere at this year’s Berlinale and is released on the Darling Berlin label.

The “disturbing, Polanski-like hybrid of a thriller and a gracefully photographed art house movie” (Zitty Berlin) tells the smart story of the ambitious cello student Jessica, who moves into a new flat together with her boyfriend Lorenz, with plausible characters and surprising twists and turns. When Jessica receives the honorable invitation to represent Germany at an international contest for classic music, it seems to be her great opportunity – at the same time it means enormous pressure. In her home, Jessica starts to prepare herself meticulously for the contest. However, her own four walls don’t seem to give her shelter as she finds herself more and more exposed to small and major anonymous harassments. What is the neighbor’s involvement prying mysteriously behind half-closed curtains…?

The Filmkunstmesse Leipzig is a unique event in Europe, now being held for the 15th time in 2015, assembling more than 1,000 experts from the Art House sector in Leipzig. From Monday 14th until Friday 18th September, cinema operators can watch the most recent productions and discuss the most burning questions of the scene in panels and workshops.

“HomeSick” will be screened three times at the Filmkunstmesse Leipzig: on Wednesday, 16th September at 5.30 pm at the Schauburg and again at 9.30 pm at the Kinobar, as well as on Friday, 18th September at 10 am at the Passage (Filmeck).