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Man 089 VARIOUS ARTISTS “BEST OF MAN RECORDINGS – CELEBRATING 10 YEARS 2005-2015″

Monday, September 14th, 2015
Man 089 VARIOUS ARTISTS "BEST OF MAN RECORDINGS - CELEBRATING 10 YEARS 2005-2015"

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Ten years in the world of dance music is like a century in real life. Dancefloor trends come and go in fast pace and so do record labels, especially in times of social media platforms such as Soundcloud through which artists can build world careers without having a record deal. Nevertheless, record labels still serve as compasses, followed by listeners surfing on the giant music ocean of MP3s . Selecting only the very best music, accompanying a release with proper designs, picking remixes, helping in creating a music video and marketing ideas, labels are not only orientation tools but still important partners in artists careers.

Man Recordings has proven to be a record label in the classic sense. It has picked hot new producers when they were hardly known, accompanied them while riping to become real artists and guided numerous projects to outstanding performances leading to globally known club anthems and pop hits.

On Man Recordings it was e.g. Diplo that released his first international remix in 2005. Crookers broke on Man Recordings internationally with their “Funk Mundial” debut and shortly after released their “Day N´Night” world-hit. Schlachthofbronx had their first internationally recognised single, “Ayoba” ft. the then unknown MC couple Spoek Mathambo + Gnucci. Junior Blender, one half of Hamburg´s So Shifty, which have been close to Man Rec for years, today co-produces Major Lazer. Last but not least Madonna got inspired for her “L.O.V.E. Madonna” song by the Man Recordings released hit “L.O.V.E. Banana” by João Brasil ft. Lovefoxxx. The list of anecdotes and ties of underground talent raised on Man Recordings and their influence and effects on global bass and international pop superstardom is long and continuing.

Now Man Recordings celebrates ten years of releasing amazing transnational club music with some of the best tracks from its catalogue. The compilation “Best Of Man Recordings – Celebrating 10 Years 2005-2015″ includes some of the best and sucessful tracks and remixes by artists such as Diplo, Crookers, Riva Starr, Seiji, Lovefoxxx, Schlachthfobronx, Seiji, Edu K and Man Recordings label boss Daniel Haaksman himself amongst others. It´s a tiny review of the more than eighty releases (and more than 350 tracks) released on Man Recordings over the stretch of a decade.

To accompany the celebration of the label´s ten year anniversary, we´ll feature various stories on our blog surrounding the ten years in business, featuring photos, anecdotes, tracks and videos of our label´s joyful and long musical journey. In the meantime, listen to the compilation and buy it from these fine shops below!

Wood artwork by Angelika Götz.

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MAN 050 VALEU COMPILATION DIGITAL VERSION OUT NOW!!

Monday, September 6th, 2010
MAN 050 VALEU COMPILATION DIGITAL VERSION OUT NOW!!

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We are happy to announce that the “Valeu” compilation is out today on all major platforms! Catch new and exclusive tracks by Schlachthofbronx feat. MC Gringo & MC Nem, Beware+Motorpitch, Seiji, Oliver Dollar, Edu K, Ku Bo, Isa GT, João Brasil+Crookers and many more.

DJ FEEDBACK:

DIPLO “Congrats!”
JESSE ROSE “Big Tings!”
FEADZ: “Happy Anniversary, a long life to Man Recordings!”
SINDEN: “Been playin tunes in my radio shows already”
SCHLACHTHOFBRONX “Big line up!”
RENAISSANCE MAN: “Diggin it!”
KISSY SELLOUT “Love Purr Na Na!”
UNTOLD “Wow, what a release!”
LARRY TEE “Subiu is fresh!”
ROUND TABLE KNIGHTS “Happy birthday, nice compilation!”
BEATAUCUE “Big!”
TOP BILLIN “Man Rec is the truth!”
STEREO MCS “Top Grooves!”

Buy and listen to it here:




El Toro! video

Saturday, February 27th, 2010
El Toro! video
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Here’s a little video that I put together for El Toro! Hope you guys enjoy it. My 8 year old cousin finds it hilarious.

Oh, and since it was Chinese New Year last week, we at Man Recordings have decided to give away a little present for you all – the fantastic Seiji rmx of El Toro!

Beware+Motorpitch “El Toro (Seiji Remix)” by MANRECORDINGS

The El Toro! EP is out now in Man Recordings and available on Beatport, Itunes, JunoDownload, Zero Inch etc.

FUNK MUNDIAL VIENNA

Monday, May 11th, 2009
FUNK MUNDIAL VIENNA

The prettiest girls of Vienna came down last Saturday to fiercly shake booty at Café Leopold in the Museumsquartier. Special guest Seiji played new remixes and his current UK funky favourites, while Joyce Muniz spanked the crowd hard with some serious Brasilian macho beats, topped with “Bambolero” from Gypsy Kings. DJ Beware shone brightly with seamless mixing everything from early 90s bogle to the latest Afro rave tunes. I dropped tracks from my new EP and was amazed to see people singing along “Subiu, Desceu” by Feadz which has become a radio hit on national radio in Austria. Big Up Vienna, you showed some big love for us again. A pity though the night had to end already at four though the club was still rammed. But we´ll be back soon!!



AGGRO BERLIN R.I.P.

Friday, April 24th, 2009
AGGRO BERLIN R.I.P.

German rap label Aggro Berlin filed for bankruptcy last week. After years of representing the rough, rugged and raw of Berlin´s streets, Germanys notorious battle ship of rap is sinking, putting the final nail into the coffin what was once called “Deutscher Rap”. Founded in 2001 as an independent label, Aggro soon became a major force in the German rap game, with artists like Sido (wearing a MF Doom inspired mask) and Fler causing major debates in German media with their explicit sexist and violent raps. Mocking U.S. west coast rap culture in looks and attitude and mixing it with German street talk, Aggro became mythologised as the German equivalent to Death Row Records – minus the killings. The commercial success of Aggro was huge in the label´s lifetime, but artistically the label never could reach beyond its role as a platform for institutionalised provocation. I always thought the music of Aggro wasnt very special, yet some of the beats they released had a special kind of dopeness. And some of the rhymes by Aggro artists were so absurd, they were worth a good laugh. They will be missed.

For their last compilation, “Aggro Ansage 8″ (“Aggro Shout Out Nr.8″), Aggro requested permission to license the instrumental of Seiji´s “Tudo Mundo”, which we released on Funk Mundial #4. The deal didnt worked out. So as a musical obituary we give you today the unreleased Aggro / Man Recordings collab:

Seiji feat. B-Tight + Tony D “Sex In Der Disko”