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Ever since the glory days of disco in the 70s the allure of a record label has often equalled or even eclipsed the artists, not only for the ubiquitous trainspotters but simply devotees looking for a seal of quality, something to take the music forward or simply something guaranteed to blow the roof
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Ever since the glory days of disco in the 70s the allure of a record label has often equalled or even eclipsed the artists, not only for the ubiquitous trainspotters but simply devotees looking for a seal of quality, something to take the music forward or simply something guaranteed to blow the roof off. Disco had Salsoul and Prelude, Chicago house was dominated by DJ International and Trax, Detroit techno gained its mystique from labels like Metroplex and Transmat while New York deep house was ruled by Nu Groove and Strictly Rhythm. Meanwhile in Ghent, Belgium, the distinctive Ferrari-like prancing horse logo of R&S heralded a stream of cutting edge techno gold unleashed as the label corralled more seismic electronic battle-weapons than any in European dance music history. R&S licensed the hottest tunes from all over the world while developing its own formidable stable of producers. It’s catalogue, now thankfully being reactivated, is nothing short of stunning. The roster reads like the who's who of electronic music, Aphex Twin, Derrick May, Ken Ishi, CJ Bolland, Kenny Larkin, 69 / Carl Craig, Joey Beltram, Model 500, Dave Angel, the list goes on... The start of 2008 saw R&S, releasing a number of re-mastered albums and in Sept, the first new single for years - the massive "Eyes Wide Open / Ingonito" arguably Radio Slaves finest hour and the perfect start to the labels new mission. October 2008 saw the long awaited release of the In Order To Dance compilation cd - a collection of R&S finest moments - with added remixes from the likes of Audion, Prins Thomas, Tom Middleton, Optimo and Boyz Noise. 2009 is set to be the year that R&S Records regains it's crown as one of the worlds leading independent record labels. The recent Steve Lawler 12" "Kalimba" has already gained massive reactions from the worlds leading DJs and became BBC Radio 1 Essential new tune on Pete Tongs show. But this is just the tip of the ice-berg as the label prepares to release the debut single from hotly tipped Manchester band Delphic, a concept edits LP from Optimo, a masterpiece remix from Ewan Pearson and a new In Order To Dance compilation series featuring some of the worlds leading electronic artists. Watch this space for further information. R&S Records - Back To The Future!
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14-09-2018
Breaks
MP3WAV
 
   
Monster Vip


 
   
Eddies

Batu Remix

 
   
Carpet Bombing


 
 
17-08-2018
Dubstep/Breaks
MP3WAV
 
   
Unblocked


 
   
Waters Rising (feat. Lola Empire)


 
   
Creature, Pt. 1


 
6 more songs
 
 
12-08-2018
Electro
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Ice Cream Man (feat. Shungudzo)


 
   
Ice Cream Man

Gum & Ginoli Remix

 
 
03-08-2018
Electro
MP3WAV
 
   
Voyager


 
   
Love & Hate


 
   
Samurai


 
   
Samba Oscura


 
 
22-06-2018
Electronica
MP3WAV
 
   
Vign


 
   
Melamed


 
   
Noumenon


 
3 more songs
 
 
18-05-2018
Electronica
MP3WAV
 
   
Dins El Llit

Superpitcher Remix

 
   
The Ghosts Hood

Samo DJ Remix

 
   
Brutal Chugga Chugga

L.B. Dub Corp Remix

 
   
Loser's Hymn

Powder Remix

 
 
27-04-2018
Electronica
MP3WAV
 
   
A Chance


 
   
Set the Tone (feat. Denai Moore)


 
   
See Through (feat. Denai Moore)


 
8 more songs
 
 
27-04-2018
Electronica
MP3WAV
 
   
Revenge (feat. Rutendo Machiridza)

Dance Mix

 
   
Revenge

Instrumental

 
 
13-04-2018
Techno
MP3WAV
 
   
Spy of the Desert


 
   
Born Again


 
   
Before the 2nd Coming


 
 

 
 
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