EGLO RECORDS 4TH BIRTHDAY AT JAZZ CAFE – SUNDAY 2ND JUNE
Headline: Fatima + Peter Hadar – Backed by the Eglo Live Band
Support: Strange U, Alexander Nut + Special Guests
Celebrating 4 years in existence, Eglo Records will be taking over the Jazz Cafe for a special night of live music. The labels resident queen of soul, Fatima, headlines, premiering songs from her forthcoming album set to drop later in the year. New Jersey vocalist Peter Hadar will be special guest, making his debut UK appearance, both backed by the Eglo Live Band. DJ support comes from label boss and Rinse FM resident Alexander Nut as well as performances from Hip Hop new comers Strange U and a few surprise guests. The unique and soul filled aesthetic of Eglo Records encompasses the diasporic sounds of House, Hip Hop, Jazz, 2Step, RnB, Broken Beat, Boogie, Acid, Techno and beyond. Based in London but taking on a global view, the label’s core is made up from a circle of nomadic artists including Floating Points, Funkineven, Mizz Beats and Arp 101.
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Double CD Compilation | Release Date: April 29th 2013
Celebrating 4 years in existence, the time has come for us to look back over our catalogue with this deluxe double CD. Featuring 23 tracks, including four new exclusives and previously hard to find vinyl only releases, Eglo Records Vol.1 will be the label’s debut LP and our first time in a CD format.
Chronologically highlighting key releases by Floating Points, Fatima, Funkineven, Shuanise, Mizz Beats, Arp 101, Gifted & Blessed and more, the CD runs from our first 7 inch release in 2009 to the Shadows EP in 2011. Featuring a 20 page booklet and gold print gate-fold design by Kay Shin, the album chronicles the birth of the label through the photos’ of Vent Fury and a foreword by label boss Alexander Nut
The unique and soul filled aesthetic of Eglo encompasses the diasporic sounds of House, Hip Hop, 2Step, RnB, Broken Beat, Boogie, Acid, Techno and beyond. Based in London but taking on a global view, the label’s core is made up from a circle of nomadic artists.
Displaying our colourful past whilst simultaneously launching into new territories, this release is set to be followed by fresh projects including recent signings Dirg Gerner and Strange U, the infamous Floating Points and the first lady of Eglo Records, Fatima. The latter of whom has been locked away adding finishing touches to her debut album. More info on the labels history can be found inside the CD’s booklet.
To celebrate our 4th year and the release of this CD, Eglo Records will be holding a special birthday event in early June (details TBA) followed later in the year by Eglo stages at both Outlook and Dimensions festival.
Two videos.. two tracks taken from Fatima and The Eglo Live Bands performance on the Boiler Room. Featuring brand new track ‘Shotgun’ (prod. Mizz Beats)
Fatima & The Eglo Live Band ‘Shotgun’ (brand new track)
Fatima & The Eglo Live Band ‘Redlight’ (prod. Floating Points)
For bookings contact: Danny@ElasticArtists.net
Head over to www.soundcloud.com/alexander_nut for an achive of past Rinse FM show and mixtapes featuring guests Dez Andres, Jamie XX, Teeb, Fatima, Dego and more…
Irish beat maker Krystal Klear and velvet voiced Washington DC native Oliver Day Soul team up for Eglo’s forthcoming R&B gem ‘Never Thought You Would Go’. The release will also feature New Jack Bside ‘Waistin’ My Time’.
Limited vinyl run in shops Dec, Digital out Jan 2012.
Video by Crack Stevens
On 21/11/11 Eglo records will release the Shadows EP
this 5 tracker is part of a colaberative project between FP & long term friend Will Hurt who has created a max/msp patch which studies drum machine & synthesizer activity to generate visuals in real-time. Take a look at the video for ‘Sais’ here:
You can preview tracks form the EP here too:
Last week, FP did a special 1 hr selection of some of his fave Brazilian records on Rinse FM, followed by some other new & old music…(including some forthcoming stuff on eglo)
check it here: