foundsound records - Invisible Agent Netlabel Tracker #7

Netlabel Tracker #7: unfoundsound records

For the last tracker in 2010, I’m proud to present Philadelphia-based label ‘Foundsound Records’. Foundsound showcases quirky, dancefloor-friendly minimal Techno and Microhouse. Their first 12″ vinyl was released in June 2004 and with 23 releases and counting they’ve been a busy crew. On the flip side they run Unfoundsound Records and release high quality music under Creative Commons.

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Netlabel Tracker #6: zymogen

The zymogen netlabel specializes in downtempo IDM, ambient and experimental sounds. Each zymogen release is diverse and different in style. With 26 releases on their catalogue, high quality recordings are complimented by fantastic designs and artwork. Make sure you sign up to their newsletter as you’ll be provided a special download code for their Symbiosis Compilation.

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yuki yaki

Netlabel Tracker #5: Yuki Yaki

Yuki Yaki is an artists platform and netlabel focused in the area of electronic media. I’d rather not box them in and state their focus is in IDM, minimal techno, electronica or clicks’n’cuts. I’ll happily point out they differentiate themselves with an excellent range of high quality output. An impressive list of heavy weight producers on the audio side with a short but excellent video & photographic roster. I’m going to have to mention Maps and Diagrams, Scaff and Lackluster. Head on over to yukiyak.org and get downloading. Delicious!

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Netlabel Tracker #4: 12Rec

12Rec excel in releasing quality music from post-rock outfits. Diverse and energetic recordings encompassing Lo-Fi folk, Shoegaze Indiepop, Chambermusic, Jazz, Avant-Garde and Americana.

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Cambodian Space Project

Cambodian Space Project have landed

Invisible Agent hasn’t released on vinyl in a while, so naturally I get very excited when other people do. I was a witness to music history in the making last night. Scott Bywater from the Cambodian Space Project, who I might add have just returned from a tour of France, handed me their shining new […]

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Mixcloud: The future of Radio

Mixcloud: The future of Radio

Listen to radio shows, Podcasts and DJ mixes on-demand. From Krautrock to Jazz, Ambient to HipHop, there are thousands of reasons why you should join Mixcloud.

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Netlabel Tracker #3: BFW Recordings

If you’re looking for some lush sound-scapes or glitchy indie, BFW have an impressive release catalogue.

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Swarm Intelligence DJ set: Irish Electronic Record Labels

Grab the latest mix by Simon Hayes recorded in Tacheles, Berlin. It’s a one hour journey covering new electronic releases on some Irish labels including Takeover Recordings, Stasis, Mantrap, Kaboogie, Second Square To None, Acroplane and of course Invisible Agent. Simon has crammed in 23 tracks in just over an hour. With artists such as […]

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Netlabel Tracker #2: Bump Foot

Bump which releases House and Techno while Foot concentrates on Ambient, IDM and Electro. The artists roster has contributors from every corner of the planet which makes it even more exciting to explore the wealth of releases on this Netlabel.

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Forest Records

Netlabel Tracker #1: Forest Records

Welcome to my new Netlabel tracker. Suitably named with a nod to the historical events surrounding the creation and expansion of Netlabels from the tracker scene in the 90’s. For this first instalment it gives me great pleasure to (re)introduce the fabulous Forest Records.

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Free as in beer

Netlabels: Free as in beer

Looking for some fresh new music to listen too? fed up of scouring file sharing networks or the sea of 99 cent downloads on iTunes? do you need some inspiration? Take a break from your usual digital haunts because over the coming months I’ll be sharing links to a selection of excellent Netlabels. Not only […]

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The Internet is helping the music scene in Cambodia

Live music & clubbing in Cambodia, South East Asia

If you’re in living in Phnom Penh, Cambodia or just passing through you’ll have noticed a burgeoning arts & culture scene. Art exhibitions, theatre, movie festivals and live music are all stepping up in quality and diversity. It’s exciting times for the arts in Phnom Penh and soon we’ll be going head to head with other capital cities in south-east Asia and beyond.

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New albums and singles on Invisible Agent Records

There are a several singles and albums circling Invisible Agent HQ and I’m too excited about these upcoming releases to stay quiet any longer. Here’s some exciting new music about to coming in for a smooth landing: First in the holding pattern is the rising star Eomac who will soon grace us with a new […]

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Lots of services, not much choice.

If you have an account on any of the popular music download services you will notice selected tracks labeled as ‘Album Only’, meaning that you can’t buy them individually, only as part of the entire ‘album’. So who’s in control of this activity? the artist, the record label or the distributor?

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The war on music

It’s foolish to ignore the future of music distribution. It’s obvious that the old encumbents are bloated and slow to act.

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New ‘Swarm Intelligence’ DJ mix – Against the Grain

Another DJ mix to download from Berlin based label owner & producer Simon Hayes. If you enjoyed Simon’s previous Agentcast you’ll love his new mix entitled ‘Against the grain’ over at SwarmIntelligence.net. Plenty of Irish based labels representing. It’s full of energy and rolling beats, get downloading because it’s absolutely banging. Check out the track […]

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Download Podcasts and DJ mixes the easy way

Do you want an easy way to download DJ mixes and podcasts? You need Juice, an excellent program written by the fathers of podcasting Adam Curry and Dave Winer. Juice is a podcatcher, a podcatcher is piece of software that allows you to subscribe to a podcast or RSS feed. Juice will automatically download any […]

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Pay for illegal music downloads?

The Internet revolution is like the railway revolution of 200 years ago. New and excessive opportunities are available for everyone. The major record labels missed the 6.15 and while they stand freezing on the virtual platform they whine about ‘piracy’ and CD sales being down. Online music sales are increasing at an exponential rate Major […]

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