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Mar 19, 2020

 dear all, we hope that all of you and yours are well.

we will update you from now on on this central position and via email to customers and labels.

as we know that you get all kind of information to absorb right now - we will keep it as basic and condensed as possible, but as complete as necessary.

here´s the current situation at wordandsound. Thursday 19.3.2020-

first of all:

many of you come back to us to ask for advice on what is the "best" in this situation, keep releasing, or to postpone, or to stop for

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Move D & Benjamin Brunn - Let's Call It A Day (2LP, Gatefold Cover)

Jan 22, 2020 smallvillelp13Tracklist 2LP: A1 On The Magic Bus A2 Grains B1 A B2 Let’s Call It A Day C1 O C2 C-Sick D1 Magnetically Levitated Train Release Info: Can music be classic and contemporary at the same time? Can it contain a secret genetic code in which the summary of the past, the present pulse, and the future view are hidden? Be ahead of its time and not lose relevance along the way? "Let’s Call it A Day" the first album collaboration of German authors Move D (David Moufang) and Benjamin Brunn, which first appeared on a CD on Bine Music in 2006, now remastered by Calyx and on Vinyl Read the whole story

Mim Suleiman - Si Bure (2LP)

Dec 6, 2019 RBBTLP22LP & CD Special Remarks : 5mm Sleeve Tracklist A1 Shukuru Intro A2. Aruka A3 Shukuru Part 2 A4. Usiogope B1. Na Mia B2. Uutu B3. Shukuru Part 3 B4. Kuemenora C1. Haki C2. Ama Kweli C3. Shukuru Part 4 D1. Were D2. Patosha D3. Shukuru Release Info: ‘’BubbleTease Communications and Running Back team up once again for Mim Suleiman’s fifth studio album on vinyl and compact disc. During the course of Si Bure you will find Mim at her very best. It’s easy to imagine the Zanzibar-born-UK-based vocalist and percussionist dancing and prancing to the 14 songs Read the whole story

Fumiya Tanaka - Right Moment (3x12 LP & CD)

Oct 18, 2019 perlon124lpFormat: 3x12“ LP & CD Tracklisting: A RIGHT MOMENT B LIVE LIKE MUSIC C FOREVER FRIENDS D1 BREAKTHROUGH D2 I WANT TO BE A HUMAN BEING E1 WELCOME TO CHAOS E2 THE REASON IS ALWAYS DIFFERENT F BIRTH OF THE PERFECT CLUB Info: New album by Fumiya Tanaka. Eight fantastic tracks on triple vinyl. Read the whole story

Oliver Koletzki - Fire in the Jungle (LP + 16 Track Download)

Sep 27, 2019 svt263LP + 16 track Download Release: 15.11.2019 Tracklist Vinyl: A1. Fire in the Jungle / A2. We are All Lost feat. Monolink / A3. Tiny Sparks / B1. The Arctic Voice feat. Township Rebellion / B2. Endorphins / B3. Friendly Reminder feat. Cioz Release info: Part homage, part prophecy: ‘Fire in the Jungle’ is the 8th studio album from Berlin-based DJ, producer and label owner Oliver Koletzki, released on 15 November 2019 by Stil vor Talent. With sounds as diverse as the stamps collected in Koletzki’s passport over the past 18 months, ‘Fire in the Jungle’ is a statement Read the whole story

Leon Ware - Rainbow Deux (2LP, GF)

Aug 23, 2019 BEWITH034LPFormat Notes: 140g vinyl, double LP, gatefold sleeve, printed inners Territories: Worldwide no exceptions Track List: A1 : Rainbow Deux (6:57) A2 : Let Love In (6:14) A3 : Sigh (4:08) B1 : The Darkest Night (7:32) B2 : Surrender Now (6:08) B3 : Summer Is Her Name (4:37) C1 : Are You Ready (3:18) C2 : Streets (Keep Me Runnin’) (7:00) C3 : Samba Dreams (3:20) D1 : Let’s Go Deep (5:27) D2 : We Should Be Laughin’ (3:45) D3 : Wishful Thinking (4:00) Release Notes: The melodically adventurous soul of Leon Ware continues its expression in his final opus Rainbow Deux, released Read the whole story


November 27th
  1. EXCLS-LP Marlene Stark — “Hyäne (mini Lp)” LUSTPODEROSA
November 20th
  1. EXCLS2LP Off The Meds — “Off The Meds (2lp)” STUDIO BARNHUS
November 13th
  1. EXCLS-12 Cesare Vs Disorder — “Mama Wants Me Slim Ep” NERVMUSIC RECORDS
  2. EXCLS-12 Luc Ringeisen & Suburbial — “Jamming” ROTATE
  3. EXCLS-12 Minimono — “Binary Pocket” BOSCONI RECORDS
  4. EXCLS-LP Sutja Gutierrez — “Phylax Society (lp)” LUMIÈRE NOIRE
  5. EXCLS-12 Sascha Dive — “Cornerstone Ep” BONDAGE-MUSIC
November 6th
  1. EXCLS-12 Giorgio Lopez — “Palinuro Phonebox (lp)” HORISONTAL MAMBO
  2. EXCLS2LP V/a — “Kapote Pres Mushroom House Vol 1” TOY TONICS
  3. EXCLS-12 Nachtbraker — “Bay Be Blu” NACHTBRAKER
  4. EXCLS-LP Ocean Moon — “Crystal Harmonics (kpm) (lp)” BE WITH RECORDS
  5. EXCLS-CD Placebo (marc Moulin) — “Live 1971 (cd) (official 2020 Re Edition” WE RELEASE JAZZ
  6. EXCLS-LP Mood Of Departure — “Roadmap Lp (180g Clear Marbled Vinyl)” ORNAMENTS
  7. EXCL12"I Octo Octa — “More Times Ep (2020 Repress)” RUNNING BACK
October 30th
  1. EXCLS-CD Viola Renea — “Syguiria Lady (cd, With Kyou Rec. Japan)” STRANGELOVE

Media and DJ comments


DJ: “Massimiliano Pagliara: „great stuff! <3“ Severino Panzetta (Horse Meat Disco): „YES YES HOT HOT COVER TOO“ Younger Than Me (Tusk Wax, XXX): „Strong EP! Number Of Names our fav for sure! thanks“ Perel (DFA): „nice! thank you“ Jennifer Cardini (Crosstown Rebels/Correspondant): „cool! thanks“ Chloe (LARJ/ BPitchControl): „number of names is the one! thanks“ Curses (Rinse France/Ombra/Dischni Autunno): excellent release! full support“ Red Axes (I´m A Cliche): „Thanks! Peza (A&R Edits): Some great grooves on here, Number Of Names bassline is ace“ Andrew Claristidge: „Very solid Pack“ Sam Berdah (Club Bizarre): „ROTCIV always delivers“ Craig Bratley: „Great EP, Soundwaves is the standout cut“ Support from John Digweed in his Bunker Sessions, Les Yeux Orange, Deep House Amsterdam, Local Suicide, Bill Brewster, Wicked Style, Why People Dance, 44100Hz Social Club ”

Jorkes & Hard Ton - Cross The Line — “(massimiliano Pagliara,jackmate/soulphic” on PAULS MUSIQUE / FREERIDE MILLENIUM

DJ: “Laurent Garnier (F Communications) „cool RMX by Jackmate & Soulphiction.“ Andrew Weatherall „If Mr Pagliara has ever done a bad remix I've never heard it. The man's a guarantee of quality and this is no exception.“ Chloe (Live At Robert Johnson / Bpitch) „love the Massimilano remix!“ Jimpster (Freerange) „That Jackmate Dub!“ Jennifer Cardini (Crosstown Rebels / Dirt Crew) „Love the original the most! Happy to play Hard Ton Baci boy :)“ MEDIA: Radio CLANDESTINO Podcast / KMAH UK„Nice OG, I think I'm more likely to play Pagliara Mix.“ Radio Rotationz (Top Radio) BELGIUM „massimiliano pagliara remix for me, cool melodic tune.“ Radio Nice FRANCE „Superb original track with nice remixes ! FULL SUPPORT !“”

Fort Romeau — “Heaven & Earth” on PERMANENT VACATION

Andrew Weatherhall: “I'm particularly diggin' that new Fort Romeau you sent over. All of it. Will be played in the discos.”

Bawrut: “Feeling the first track here, Just. Will try that out.”

Jacques Greene: “I'm so into the new Fort Romeau record. The kind of tracks that make me so excited for the next time I get to DJ. These should be so so so so silly, but they all really work in their own way the Italo and trance stuff is outrageous, more club music should be outrageous hahaha.”

Massimiliano Pagliara: “Of course I love the new Fort Romeau!”

Perel: “This new Fort Romeau is a strong one! Very cool!”

Los Angeles — “Baby - 7" - Coloured White Vinyl” on PAULS MUSIQUE / FREERIDE MILLENIUM

DJ: “Played by Erol Alkan on The Gilles Peterson Show at BBC6 Support by: Cole Medina; Bottin (Bearfunk); Justin Wilson, clemente; Popsicle; Craig Smith; Sebastien Chenut; Christian Pronovost; Billy Scurry; Inigo Vontier (Correspondant); Duncan Gray (Tici Taci); Peo Watson (Family Name); Demian (Correspondant); Maetrik/Maceo Plex; Erol Alkan; Severino Panzetta (Horse Meat Disco); Tuomas Salmela (Cocoon, 20:20 Vision); Andrew Claristidge (Record Makers); Timothy Clerkin (Heretic); Chris Fortier; Neil Parnell (Tronik Youth); Ben Davis (Flash Atkins); ”

MEDIA: “Clandestino on KMAH Radio Leeds Melodic Distraction UK; Bruzz FM Belgium; Playgournd @Studio Brussels 44100Hz Social club Spain ”

Nocow — “Zemlya” on FIGURE

DJ Feedback Figure94_1/_2/_3: “Ryan Elliott - "Always LOVE Nocow!" Charlotte de Witte - YES YES YES! Jeroen Search - great package! Monoloc - Wow amazing ! i love it Perc - ‘Pacetrace’ is the one for me, thanks. Regal - Very cool tracks, thanks! Paula Temple - i like Nocow's productions a lot. this is a great collection showcasing his talent. Jon Hester - A diverse and richly nuanced collection of music, wow! ‘Pacetrace’ has an excellent punchy drive, and ‘Libbi’ stands out as a breathtaking composition from beginning to end. Support! Yotam Avni - great stuff! Dave Miller / Abstract Division - The ‘Zemlya’ EP for me Julia Govor - From Russia with LOVE! I feel this records, i feel every single track on this one. Meaningful, intelligent and powerful because it’s deep. Cassegrain - over all really good with many gems inside. very nice music Fabrizio Lapiana - great work! TWR72 - Really interesting package with loads of amazing tracks. DJ Bone - ‘Forgiven’, ‘Place Holder’, ‘Hold you tight’, ‘Iskatel’ and ‘Synchronicity’ are the ones for me. Thanks ”

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