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The Fat Dark Bassline of the Soul

The Fat Dark Bassline of the Soul

In the world today there are very few uninhabited areas which formerly had been inhabited by human beings. In Argentina there is one. The southeast of the Great Island of Tierra del Fuego, on the Atlantic coast has been uninhabited since the last century, when a people called the Haush “disappeared”. Hardly anyone goes there...
Time to Rise Up!

Time to Rise Up!

Lots of things rise. The sun rises every morning. Bread rises in the oven. Mist rises over a lake. People rise up too, sometimes, when the pain of remaining the same becomes more than the pain of changing. Go Satta, with help of an exquisite cast of Emerald & Doreen’s uprising artists, have produced this...
Synth after Sunset

Synth after Sunset

Coinciding with their 10th anniversary The Sweeps, Emerald & Doreen’s favorite German Northern lights, return with a new studio album – BRIGHT AFTER SUNSET. Synthpop melancholy dominates the opening track IMAGINATION – and becomes full circle by the album closer KILLING THE DAY. In between The Sweeps are flirting with deep house (HOW DO YOU...
It's Sweet, It's Slow, It's Pure Cream

It’s Sweet, It’s Slow, It’s Pure Cream

From the city of Perm, straight out of central Russia, Delta Omega deliver fresh and charismatic indie pop with a twist – with sound aesthetics based on contemporary electronic club music smoothly woven with warm and sensual vocals. Influences from 60s Soul and 90s Europop as well as a bold sense for musical experiments make...
Robotic Cats is Space Shooting Freakin' Lasers

Robotic Cats is Space Shooting Freakin’ Lasers

Big drums, claps that last for days, and retro synths that sound like robotic cats in space shooting freakin’ lasers out of their eyes are the hallmarks of Elektrikon, the first collaboration between Emerald and Doreen artists Owen Ni & Grim Avenue. It’s gritty lofi vibe and ominous vocals play off the the light-hearted synths...
Funky Leopards in a Swimming Pool

Funky Leopards in a Swimming Pool

With „Land of Leopards“ Vienna’s Shenpen Senge delivers another round of sexy kick ass groovy electro funk that gets your feet busy and pulse pounding instantaneously. The man has soul and so do featured fellow artists Choco Baresi, Charlie Be & Sajoncho. Funky drums , groovy baselines, psychedelic synthpads and soulful vocals make this yet...
Emerald & Doreen, Sacculina & Crotalinae, Tiktaalik & Nestrians ... WTF?

Emerald & Doreen, Sacculina & Crotalinae, Tiktaalik & Nestrians … WTF?

Drew Miller is a passionate producer of electronic music from Glasgow, Scotland. He’s at his happiest when he’s up all night producing something melodic with a touch of quirkyness. With releases all the way back to 1992 making music has and always will be one of his biggest pleasures in life! Talking about quirkyness, his...
Music in a Liquid State of Mind

Music in a Liquid State of Mind

Drew Miller is a passionate producer of Electronic music from Glasgow, Scotland. He’s at his happiest when he’s up all night producing something melodic with a touch of quirkyness, with releases all the way back to 1992 making music has and always will be one of his biggest pleasures in life! Mistura EP is a...
The Italo King of Hamburg Gets a Face Lift

The Italo King of Hamburg Gets a Face Lift

A short while ago, Peter Zimmermann, Italo King of Hamburg, Germany, released his debut masterpiece and instant classic FROM GERMANY WITH LOVE on Emerald & Doreen. Going back to a time when friends were electric and robots systematic, the danceable audio drama warmed the hearts of humans and robots alike. Might it be about the...
Dream House Disco Shoegaze for the Adventurous Listener

Dream House Disco Shoegaze for the Adventurous Listener

Rooted in a shared love of melodic dream pop, post-rock and shoegaze & anything 80s, Sounds of Sputnik, Ummagma and Emerald & Doreen Recordings team up once again to bring the bands’ influences from Lush, Curve, Cocteau Twins and My Bloody Valentine, Jesus & Mary Chain together with Emerald & Doreen’s heart for disco &...
Back to the Roots but Never Out of Style

Back to the Roots but Never Out of Style

Riwaindo is Japanese English (Jenglish) slang for „Rewind“ and Haioka’s way of describing his art as tracing back the roots of Japanese music. Upon listening to Riwaindo, one can’t help but to feel like one has stepped into a slow-moving time machine which whirrs back and forth between old and new Japan. On the album,...
Get Mellow on the Deep Side

Get Mellow on the Deep Side

Finskit is Péter Zöldi, Brussels based Hungarian graphic designer. He started to DJ and throwing his Ctrl Alt Dance parties back in Budapest a few years ago. Winning a producer course at IMPRO Budapest School of Music Technology boosted his long time affair with vintage synths and drum machines. Following few remixes and edits, the...