The Higher – The Core
Matt Finnegan – Sunshine Children
Yoshinori Hayashi – Harley’s Dub
G.E.O Corp – College Drive (Der Opium Queen’s 3AM Lost In Dub Mix)
I’ve known George Earnest aka G.E.O. Corp and Sean Whitty aka Der Opium Queen quite a long time so to have been able to work on a record with them this year and especially together was something very special to me. I received the Day Mix and Night Mix versions of College Drive way back in late 2017 I’m pretty sure, we were originally going to put them out as is but at the last minute thought that it be cool to get Whitty in on the remix. Sean’s first draft of the ‘Lost In Dub’ Mix I’m pretty sure came in close to 30 minutes long and had I thought we would of fit the whole thing on a record I would of released it as is, thats how much I loved the dreamy and bongo-esque cut of George’s already fantastic original. Maybe some day I’ll digital release the full thing if Sean can find it but for now you’ll just have to enjoy 13 minutess of this masterpiece. Get dreaming!
Fio Fa – Sunday Pledge
Stano – Content To Write In I Dine Weathercraft
I hadn’t heard of Stano til Olan at All City put him on to me with the Quare Groove compilation that came out earlier in the year. For me personally the post-punky vibes of “White Field (In Isis)” was the track that really stood out to me on the compilation, so when Allchival started working on reissuing Stano’s album Content To Write In I Dine Weathercraft I was quite eager to get my hands on it and get playing it out. Was very chuffed to have ‘A Dead Rose’ from the album as one of myself and Lee’s opening tracks on our Red Light Radio appearance in Amsterdam back during the Summer. It’s a slow paced beat, tripped out raga guitar and haunting vocals from Stano himself is right up my street. This is a record that will probably never leave my currently listening box at home.
Lee Kelly – Our Place In Time
Maria Somerville – Eyes Don’t Say It
Shackleton – Furnace Of Gut
Orlando Fitzgerald – A Failed Species
New Info is a new project started to give output to some of the more experimental releases that would probably be a bit too avant-garde for Jheri Tracks but its something we have wanted to start for a very long time and I’m very happy we opened the label with such a beautiful piece of work by New York based, Irish born Orlando Fitzgerald. Extinction 6 is an album of beautiful and somewhat dramatic compositions. It takes you away to the story of the beginning of our end and soundtracks the here now and after. I always like listening to it in full when I do but ‘A Failed Species’ is definitely one of the tracks I always go back to. I’m terrible at describing music like this but its an incredibly moving piece and I highly recommend it!