1st-February-19
  secret event
  
w/ secret players
    @secret location, Germany


the secret revealed:
SachsenPower @ Humboldthain, Berlin
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  secret event
  
w/ secret players
    @secret location, Germany’

Sneaker’s bargain bin discoveries (A-I)
  
compiled for If-Only

I must have bought my first electronic dance 12” in 1994 at the age of 14 and kept on enjoying the hunt until the rise of the digital age in the early 2000s when I sold a major part of my collection to finance my studies. I thought that the medium fades into obscurity. But when I decided to try my luck as a musician fever got me again, heftier then ever.

Here are 10 records and their story …

Listen to the playlist & read on If-Only! Click here!

Listen to the playlist & read on If-Only! Click here!

Premiere & review: Dunkeltier – The Blade
  from the edit EP on Bahnsteig 23
  (out 14th January 2019)

Since its inaugural release in 2015, edit label Bahnsteig 23 has explored the limits of (re)creation within the deep-rooted soundscape of 1980s, joining the dots between EBM, Italo, Krautrock and the world beyond. The drippy skull aesthetic has become synonymous with …

Read on at ifonlyuk.com (external link) …

‘Dunkeltier Glooming’ EP
  on Bahnsteig 23 / BAH049
  (out 14th January 2019)

Can you still tanz?

Ze Dresden don returnz mit final missonen.

Arcade go loop-de-loop.

Arabia Town rock’n’stroll.

Ce Soir pour industrial complexion.

The Blade de herzsaiten.

Danke Dunkeltier, Sneaker, Gino. Guter Freund.

Remember Peoples. Bahnsteig not beige shite. Ein mal noch !!!



Order the 12″ here:

    bandcamp (also digitally available)
    Juno/UK
    deejay.de/DE
    Clone/NL
    Red Eye/UK
    Phonica/UK

Takenoko – Sneaker Mixes
  on Emotional Rescue ERC063
  
vinyl release: 19th November
    digital already on bandcamp


Read the incredible story of unearthing, restoring and remixing this hidden gem of synth pop!

Straight up to #1:
  ½GOTT /UV048
  
on the Clone Wave Charts


Gott for one day!

release insight: ½GOTT /UV048
  
interview on UncannyValley.de




Since we always attach great importance to the small talk competence of our listeners, we thought it would be interesting to compile some background information to the latest 12″ named ½GOTT by Scannoir and Sneaker on Uncanny Valley Records (based in Dresden, Germany).

How did the ½GOTT record come about? How and when did you produce the tracks?
Since I’m a person who is always in the habit of questioning a lot of things, I end up with the question of …

Read the whole interview on uncannyvalley.de!

½GOTT on Uncanny Valley /UV048
  
vinyl out 8th October



vinyl & Bandcamp: 8th October on Dresden based label Uncanny Valley
digital: 22nd October

After 3 years in the making we are very proud to announce: ½GOTT – the new project of Sneaker from Dresden/Berlin and Scannoir from Zurich, who share their love for EBM and synth pop not only when DJing but also when producing. Read more on ½GOTT!

Thessaloniki record shop guide


Thessaloniki is somehow off the map for most record addicts. So besides DimDJ I couldn’t tell for sure if any of the Greek labels I know (Geheimnis, Echovolt, lower parts, Nous) are from the 2nd biggest town in Greece since none of them try to define themselves by their town of origin.
But read yourself … click here!

Dunkeltier restoration for S.M. Nurse
  on Butterflies EP /TOP TAPE
  
out 27th August 2018


Theeee story … click here!

Ivan Smagghe plays Jack Pattern’s
  Animal Transformation
  (Sneaker Remix)

… twice on his Digital Tsunami podcast

… at 40:30:
https://soundcloud.com/digitaltsunami/digital-tsunami-151-ivan-smagghe#t=40:38


and on Dekmantel radio at min 52:30:
https://www.facebook.com/dkmntl/videos/2188400894520409/