Combining BOT and TAI, two producers from starkly different backgrounds and genres, could be risky. Instead, the result of this sort of collaboration evolves beautifully with the release of the Nuthin But Fire EP, four tracks of teamwork genius. Totally unique and impossible to categorize, the Nuthin But Fire EP stands heads above the rest with its blend of jungle and ‘90s breakbeat sounds. In the presence of two producers who truly understand what it means to make groundbreaking music, Nuthin But Fire blazes through the speakers and provides a sound that is unforgettable.
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Boys Noize new track “What You Want” from Out Of The Black Album Release October 2 on Boysnoize RecordsPosted in News with tags Boys Noize, Boysnoize Records, Daft Punk, David Lynch, Depeche Mode, Electronic, N.E.R.D, Out Of The Black, Snoop Dogg, Stream, Techno, The Chemical Brothers on July 24, 2012 by E.N.
First Ever Live Show on October 6th in Berlin
Boys Noize at LA’s HARD Festival 8/3 + NYC’s Electric Zoo Festival 9/2
Boys Noize announces his third album Out Of The Black to be released on October 2ndworldwide via his own label Boysnoize Records. The first rousing track from the album called “What You Want”
Alex Ridha – aka Boys Noize – is a Berlin-based producer, DJ and label owner who started producing and DJing at a very early age and is known internationally as a one of the most valued electronic artists (Independent Music Award in 2010 and 3 consecutive times Best Electronic Artist on Beatport).
The new album perfectly bridges the gap between his previous two efforts Oi Oi Oi andPOWER; providing the requisite in-your-face electro bang of classic Boys Noize on tracks like “What You Want”, “Rocky 2” and “XTC”, or more melodic songs like “Ich R U“ and “Reality“. At a time when mainstream electronic music, particularly the pervasive cultures of EDM and dubstep, have moved dance music out of the clubs and into the stadiums, Ridha is quick to acknowledge the old school house and acid records that shaped him as a DJ; the very same records that continue to bubble up as an influence on Out Of The Black.
Boys Noize is proud to bring a full live show to the stage for the first time on October 6th in Berlin, at the start of an extensive 25-city European live tour (dates below + more to be announced soon).
Alex Ridha is at the heart of Boysnoize Records and BNR Trax that involves a roster of over 100 releases by more than a dozen different artists (Spank Rock, The Faint, Mixhell, Strip Steve, Le1f, Housemeister and17-year old SCNTST etc). Along releasing two long players Oi Oi Oi and POWER with contemporary anthems “&Down,” “Don’t Believe The Hype” and “Jeffer” he’s had numerous releases with Mr. Oizo (aka Handbraekes), Erol Alkan, Jarvis Cocker and more.
Boys Noize has been on the forefront of remixing indie artists like Feist’s “My Moon, My Man,” long before it was a custom to remix non-dance tracks. Other remixes range from the likes of David Lynch, N.E.R.D, Depeche Mode, Snoop Dogg, Daft Punk, The Chemical Brothers to name a few. Having worked with Scissor Sisters, Gonzales,Spank Rock, Santigold and Kelis, the highly sought after producer, is ready to show the world his best work to date.
Boys Noize Live (*) and DJ Dates:
8/03 – Los Angeles, CA (USA) @ HARD Festival
8/31 – Las Vegas, NV (USA) @ Haze
9/01 – Mexico City (MEX) @ Auditorio Blackberry
9/02 – New York, NY (USA) @ Electric Zoo Festival
10/06 – Berlin (GER) @ Columbiahalle *
10/09 – Glasgow (UK) @ O2 ABC *
10/11 – Dublin (IRL) @ Academy *
10/12 – Manchester (UK) @ TBA *
10/13 – London (UK) @ Coronet *
10/17 – Zurich (CH) @ Maag Halle *
10/18 – Geneva (CH) @ Salle des Fetes de Thonex *
10/19 – Lille (FR) @ Fantastic Festival *
10/20 – Nantes (FR) @ Stereolux *
10/23 – Oslo (N) @ Rockefeller *
10/24 – Stockholm (SWE) @ Arenan *
10/25 – Copenhagen (DK) @ Vega *
10 /27– Vienna (AUSTRIA) @ Gasometer *
10/28 – Bologna (IT) @ Link *
10/31 – Milan (IT) @ Limelight *
11/01 – Lyon (FR) @ La Sucriere *
11/02 – Paris (FR) @ La Cigale *
11/03 – Toulouse (FR) @ Le Bikini *
11/04 – Nimes (FR) @ Paloma *
11/08 – Madrid (SP) @ Arena *
11/13 – Amsterdam (NL) @ Paradiso *
11/14 – Cologne (GER) @ E-Werk *
11/15 – Hamburg (GER) @ Docks *
11/17 – Munich (GER) @ Kesselhaus *
release date for 2LP + CD + Digital: 16.07.12
BNRCD015 STRIP STEVE – MICRO MEGA
What is Micro Mega?
It’s the idea that everything from the microscopic scale to the infinitely large, is designed from a similar pattern. A fractalist vision of what surrounds us, a way of seeing variety and chaos as part of One. A peaceful & unitive idea all in all…
While the common pattern through Strip Steve‘s debut album is clearly his own sense of rhythm & melody, his distinctive rich, sweet & mellow backbone, we discover in his first full length a whole new variety of styles and colors that might have stayed unsuspected from him so far, letting us deeper into the corners of his creative mind.
Bright & dark, fast & slow, the french boy (relocated in Berlin) touches a bit of everything, strikes different cords within us. If we feel the sound is purposely left untamed (MICRO, SKATE CONTROL, DON’T KNOW WHEN) Strip Steve always has a way of making electronic music sound open to everyone and listenable any time of the day and night.
He teams up with the lucid and wild eyed dream-pop duo Puro Instinct (from L.A.), young protégées of living legend Ariel Pink, on ASTRAL PROJECTION (first formal single of the album), to create a flirty and emotional dark disco track. What seems to be a simple and very fresh formula according to all people who heard it.
While STOMP & RADIOCHECK showcase a style we’ve been already familiar with in Strip Steve’s previous releases, SKATE CONTROL takes it up a notch, being simply made from a needle jumping randomly on a record over a TR-707 beat. The result is raw, complex & incredibly funky.
On ONE THING he goes back to the old school basics of Chicago House (a passion he always communicated in his various dj sets) and features one of his heroes, the man with the voice of silk, Robert Owens. Creating a stripped down & hypnotic dancefloor number that will leave no feet still.
MONEY TROUBLE FUNK & ALL THE TIME slow down the tempo takes us a train ride under the sun of JAMifornia, MUSIC FOR THE RINGTONE GENERATION, the moog infused classical ballad has nothing to envy from the best songs of Wendy Carlos, and MEGA, the final act of the play (and maybe the best one of the lot) is an unclassifiable ternary loop slowly sinking into a wave of melodic synth layers. Get the picture? Just listen to it and it will all make sense.
Micro Mega is not a concept album in the strict sense of the term, nor a simple compilation of unrelated tracks, it’s the debut album of an artist who’s eager to invite people to go through a journey. One of different flavours, sights, & emotions.
It is the reflection of our modern generation who grew up incorporating a very wide variety of references (from experimental to pop) & styles (from funk to rock) all equally.
So UNITE and DANCE with all the tiny cells of your body, from MICRO to MEGA.
Strip Steve feat. Puro Instinct – Astral Projection (KiNK Instrumental) // FREE EXCLUSIVE TRACK
Get ready for two a genius EDM racer! BOYS NOIZE (Boysnoize Records) and MR. OIZO (Ed Banger) finally “collide”. They joined forces and created a duo called HANDBRAEKES.
Their first track “Callgurls” has already been premiered on Annie Mac (BBC Radio 1) late 2011 and is an eye-opener of what you can expect of two geniuses clashing their machine parks together: 100% a #1! These four tracks are setting a new benchmark in the EDM scene. Release date February 06th, exclusive on Beatport. Two weeks later on February 20th, it will be available on vinyl and digital on all other download platforms.
“Callgurls”, “Riho”, “The Qat” and “Milc” make one thing clear, don’t mess with those two “racers” on the decks. The energetic sounds, the never ending drive through all tracks, the genius production and sudden stylistic elements… this release is an obvious rocker.
Full-throttle on HANDBRAEKES.
HANDBRAEKES EP #1 Track listing:
03. THE QAT
Released by: Boysnoize Records
Release/catalogue number: BNR072
Release date: Feb 6, 2012