„Thoughtful Machines“ is the third album by South Africa based music producer Placid Larry alias Daniel Ray van Zyl. Daniel has always been fascinated with electronic music and the powerful effect it has on contemporary society. This new album encompasses the gratitude that he has for being able to express himself so vividly digitally. Mindful of the fact that understanding and embracing different cultures is paramount in human evolution, the 12 tracks on „Thoughtful Machines“ are a liberation of these ideals which take the listener on an adventure across the world – from the calming influences of the East to the formulaic repetitions of the West resting on the African soul from which this music stems. Placid Larry indulges us in a contemporary, worldly and optimistic easy listening collection of musical stories – full of thoughts, ideas and creativity…

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Kris Menace´s prodigious influence on contemporary electronic music is well documented, with Kris becoming one highly respected producer, known for a string of acclaimed releases including four LPs, remix and production works for LCD Soundsystem, Depeche Mode, Metronomy, Royksopp, Air, Underworld, Moby, Robin Schulz, Paul Weller, Kylie Minoue or Lana Del Rey…, his projects such as Lifelike & Kris Menace, Black Van (DFA), Cut Glass, Jaunt,  WeAreAreWe (worldwide Davidoff Cool Water TV Campagn), Love On Laserdisc or Stars on 33 (Eskimo), as well as for his collaborations with Julian Hamilton (The Presets), Miss Kittin, Robert Owens, the late and great Romanthony (Daft Punk´s One More Time), Xavier Naidoo, Chelonis R Jones, Alan Braxe, Fred Falke, Felix Da Housecat, DJ Pierre, Rex the Dog and MTV award winner Simon Lord, with who Kris has recorded an incredible new Indie Project named Menace & Lord to come on WePlay/Warner in 2015.

Kris’ works have been signed to some of the most influential labels in the world and have in turn become treasures of the world‘s electronic dance community for both fans and pioneers alike.

Compuphonic
Electronic Label founded by Kris Menace. Artists incl. Robert Owens, Miss Kittin, Romanthony, Felix Da Housecat, Fred Falke, DJ Pierre…

Better Music
Indie Label founded by Christoph Hoeffel & Simon Lord. Artists: Menace & Lord, Unai, We Are Are We, Cut Glass…

Work It Baby
Parisian based French House Label. Artists incl. Fred Falke, Lifelike, Savage, Jaunt…

The label and booking agency has its focus in the field of techno and minimal. But these are only the basic directions. Digressions into other genres such as the “High-Tech Minimal” show, how diverse their artists are and always try to rediscover. Their small family is working closely with each artist and give him / her a good platform for all their creativity.

www.fckng-serious.de

 

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The Producer 2 is fully integrated into the CMC (Content Mangagement Console) and will replace the old Deeep-Producer. The complete redevelopment allowed to implement many new and useful features: bulk import, create compilations per drag and drop, preselection of the stores, additional textfields, enhanced pricecodes, and a lot of other features, which facilate the daily work. Additional extensions specially for classical music and movies will follow, soon.
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We’re proud to announce the introduction of the CMC (Content Management Console) with a backend for all our customers with direct access to all essentiell tools needed for the daily work incl. sophisticated statistics, fast overview of the development of sales, downloads and streamings, download of statements as PDF and Excel File and an individual comfortable User Management. The CMC also includes a cloud service for all your content including secure creation of download links to provide your business partners with mp3 or wave files of your tracks.

 

In 2010 our digital business was growing and with taking over the deeep.net system we also added a new division. So we thought it´s time to reorganize our web presentation.

deeep-digedo-daredo.jpgFrom now on you can reach the new pages for our digital services deeep.net, our digital distribution digedo and our shop systems daredo seperately. But of course the pages are still linked together because the main advantage for all our labels and customers is the network of all modular systems.

Furthermore we will update this homepage as well. This is in process in the moment. So if you want to get informed about our current projects, news and releases, please visit the following pages:

Technical services: deeep.net
Digital Distribution: digedo
Shop Systems: daredo
Music Company: daredo music

Lisa Bund & Martin Stosch – Have you found…? (Single) – UCA

We´re proud to announce, that the single “Lisa Bund & Martin Stosch – Have you found…? (UCA Records) entered the official German single charts via our digital distribution digedo and the CD distribution Intergroove. The story starts, when Martin Stosch invited Lisa Bund to sing a song together. And it´s not a ballade (what all the fans expected first) – it´s summer song with the spirit of son, beach and the sea. The second and third winner of the 2007 edition of “Deutschland sucht den Superstar” get known each other during the tv-show. Lisa Bund tried her carier with a major-deal and sold 40.000 albums from her debut album. In spring 2008, Lisa was also a member of the “RTL Dungelcamp”. Martin released his first record in spring 2008 via UCA Records and go straight into the Top 30 of the official German Media Control Singe Charts with his hit “Zeit Meines Lebens”. A short period behind, he also entered the charts with his second single “Geh nicht einfach weg!” and his debut album “7teen”.Listen: Lisa Bund & Martin Stosch – Have you found…? (UCA)

We´re proud to announce that Elektrofone Records joins our service at digedo. Elektrofone Records is Canadian records label who want to support and to promote Canadian and international electronic music producers around the world. The releases are available on several formats like CDs’, mp3 and 12″ vinyl records. These last one are in sale in all independant and specialised records shops.

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