Second drop from Benbo’s upcoming mini-album hits Spotify, blogs

With ‘Gravity Pulls Me Down‘ on a wave thanks to early support from mp3hugger, Amazing Radio and 4m-audience-rated radio show The Selector, Benbo has dropped ‘F This’ – another preview from upcoming mini-album EVERYTHING IS FINE.

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Out now: Neotropic’s ‘Whiter Rabbits’ [Rouge Reptile] remastered for 2017 by DJ Shadow/Wu-Tang engineer Bob Macciochi

Whiter Rabbits is the final missing link in the Neotropic album chain. The companion remix piece to White Rabbits, it was originally released on Squid’s Eye in 2008 and the long out-of-print original CD now sells for silly money – if you can find it.

Well, party time, friends – it’s now available again, in both its original format and a brand new set of 2017 Remasters, which have been lovingly remastered for 2017 by SC Mastering‘s Bob Macciochi (who did the same for DJ Shadow’s 20th anniversary reissue of ‘Endtroducing’ last year).


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Stream Benbo’s ‘Gravity Pulls Me Down’ ahead of mini-album drop

Benbo has a new mini-album slated for September 29 – ‘Gravity Pulls Me Down’, “an off-kilter, psychedelic tinged alternative pop wonder” according to this, is available to stream RIGHT NOW. Press play here:

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Out now: Neotropic ‘Muddy Water EP’ [Rouge Reptile]

Today we are excited to bring you the rather rare Muddy Water EP, the next in our series of reissues for Neotropic.

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Out now – Neotropic: ‘Prestatyn’ [Rouge Reptile]

Today we are proud to be reissuing another piece of Riz Maslen‘s back catalogue – this one is timely, as it features in the Meloni Poole short ‘TRIGGA,’ which premiered at Toronto International Film Festival earlier this year and has already picked up gongs in London and Hamburg.


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OUT NOW: Mother Cyborg ‘Pressure Systems’ [pxnklxzrd]

It’s here.

“Phuturistic” – Joe Stannard, The Wire

Pressure Systems is the début album by Detroit’s Mother Cyborg. It launches at El Club tonight.

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Mother Cyborg reveals second single from upcoming Detroit techno/global bass album

Earth Dreams,’ recorded in Detroit, London and Hastings, drops today – and preorders are open on Pressure Systems.

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Detroit’s Mother Cyborg lands punk footwork single ‘3souled Women’ – in advance of full début

Today we are beyond excited to announce the opening of our 2017 release schedule with Mother Cyborg‘s ‘3souled Women.’

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Out now – Oli Spleen & Benbo: A Carol For Joseph [PKLZD]

Out now in seasonal fashion is Oli Spleen‘s collaboration with Benbo – highly Christmassy, highly blasphemous. Hold on to your handbags!

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‘Keep It Funky (Oh No Ah-Ah)’ hits Good Hope FM’s #SAHot20 – we release videos

Amazing response from radio in South Africa – now Good Hope FM‘s The Hit Show has us at #17 in this week’s #SAHot20. Boom!

Lend us your vote here. We are releasing the videos to YouTube now

  • this mix is “SO MUCH 🔥🔥🔥🔥”:
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EJ von LYRIK drops a London x Cape Town party bomb as her farewell to South Africa

New on pxnklxzrd – we are JAZZED to finally share the new single from Cape Town’s EJ von LYRIK and London’s Benbo – love is coming in from a h e a v y w e i g h t list of South African DJs including 5FM‘s DJ Fresh, Good Hope FM‘s DJ Ready D and BeatbangazDJ Azuhl.

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Out now – Tris Taylor: City Of Promise [PLM Soundtracks]

PLM Soundtracks today releases Tris Taylor‘s City Of Promise – an expansive, contemporary narrative of urban growth and confidence which has already featured on productions filmed in Tunisia and the UAE.

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Alone In Splendour tease début on Touched 3

Alone In Splendour follow up their recent VICE on HBO sync with an exclusive preview of ‘The Shore’ on Touched 3.

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Out now – Fucu: ‘Rocker + Remixes’ [pxnklxzrd]

Radio support from BBC 1Xtra, 6Music, CapitalXTRA, Soho Radio and Amazing Radio, plus features on Digital Tunes and Traxsource – our pxnklxzrd label today releases the full ‘Rocker’ package.

“What a musical trip!” – Nemone, BBC 6Music:

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Fucu ‘Rocker’ – out now [pxnklxzrd] & premiering on The Noise Gate

Today we are hyped to finally bring you Fucu‘s ‘Rocker’ on our club imprint pxnklxzrd – it’s already picked up radio support from DJ Barely Legal (BBC 1Xtra), Eddy Temple Morris (Soho Radio) and Mark Ryan (Amazing Radio).

Premiering over at The Noise Gate now!

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Out now – Pan Electric: Conscious Pilot [Rouge Reptile]

Finally out! – the latest reissue from Matt Coldrick, a complete 50-minute vision of positivity.

Pan Electric‘s Conscious Pilot assembles a cast of wonderful musicians including the award-winning jazz pianist Neil Cowley, Big Chill veteran The Fantastic Laura B, pedal steel legend BJ Cole and synth architect Ishq.

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Out now – Benbo: Benbo’s 2015 Bundle [PKLZD]

Benbo’s roundup compilation of all official releases in 2015 is out now, including some rare cassette tracks and remixes:

The year opened with Janey Moffat & Adam Clements‘ ‘Sheep On Drugs’ promo becoming Knitty‘s Knitted Video of the Week, and Jake Scott‘s weird ‘Black Hole’ trip getting tipped by the MG Owner’s Club.

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Preorder Benbo’s 2015 bundle now

Support from Indie Shuffle, Pigeons & Planes, Eddy Temple Morris, BBC Introducing, Emily Dust and loads more for the tracks on this compilation – check out the trailer and preorder for £1 now!

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Out now – Benbo: Nurvel Durd [PKLZD]

Benbo‘s video-only Christmas surprise is getting a full release today –– & tonight it becomes Eddy Temple Morris‘s inaugural ‘Friday Night Hand Job’ on Soho Radio.

Further support already in from Emily Dust (MEATtransMISSION), Show With No Name (FCUM Radio) and Neil Bontoft (Cowbell Radio).

For this PKLZD issue it’s augmented by a new ‘Boring Version’ and a ‘Destroy All Intersample Peaks Remaster’ of the original “for anyone listening on really expensive hi-fi.”

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Out now – Tris Taylor: Run The Numbers [PLM Soundtracks]

Run The Numbers is a suite of explorations in unusual time signatures by the ‘Late Junction’ featured composer Tris Taylor.

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Out now – Neotropic: White Rabbits (Rouge Reptile)

Today we are excited and humbled to bring you the reissue of this classic album.

“White Rabbits showcases an artist at the top of her form” (Pitchfork)

For this first post-Ninja Tune LP, Riz Maslen travelled to Minneapolis to work with some of its best underground indie musicians.

Blending electronica and live instrumentation into a highly evocative, cinematic mix, White Rabbits is both a great ensemble piece and an extraordinary, intimately personal statement.

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Out now – The Fatty Acids: Worst Part Remixes [PKLZD]

Today we bring you magnificent remixes of this magnificent record by Rob Macfarlane (MTA Records), Riley Lake (Astral Plane), and Benbo (Cooking Vinyl).


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Out Now – The Fatty Acids: Worst Part [PKLZD]

Today we rejoice that we are able to bring you this excellent single from Milwaukee scramblepop four-piece The Fatty Acids.


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Out now – Benbo: ‘If You Feel Emotional’ [PKLZD]

Out today on PKLZD (and premiering at Indie Shuffle), the second solo release by Benbo – a sparkling summery pop tune with a dirty great synth muscling its way in at the break.

Mixed by Gordon Raphael (producer, The Strokes) and mastered by Mandy Parnell (Björk/Jungle), it was co-written with novelist A.K. Benedict, who also sings backing vocals.

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Out now – Alexandra Benedict & Tris Taylor: Sleeping Lions – OST + Remixes [PLM Soundtracks]

Third in a series of PLM Soundtracks releases by Alexandra Benedict & Tris Taylor, the ‘Sleeping Lions’ score uses piano, violin, Wurlitzer, balloon bumps, celeste and music box, along with a soundscape including wind, dog barks and a bicycle.

‘Sleeping Lions’ was composed without reference to picture. Instead, director Oliver Crowther briefed Benedict & Taylor with a list of estimated timings, and references to Tarkovsky and classic French cinema.

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Out now – The Fatty Acids: :0) [PKLZD]

HIGH on the FUMES of Steve Lamacq giving ‘Airsick’ its BBC 6Music premiere on Wednesday – here it is, the first ever UK label release by The Fatty Acids.

These guys have worked their way up to near-legendary status in their home town and just played the support slot for Flaming Lips at Summerfest.

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Out now – Pan Electric & Ishq: Elemental Journey [Rouge Reptile]

We continue with Matt Coldrick aka Pan Electric‘s back catalogue reissues, this one in collaboration with the mighty Ishq – 69 minutes 41 seconds of stately, cosmic, psychedelic ambient music.

The album evolved from conversations between Matt, Ishq and Hattie Wells, and began with Ishq sending Matt a series of textural sonic elements that he then developed into full arrangements.

Here’s what Matt originally wrote about it in 2005:

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‘Shackled’ film now available, new soundtrack CD [PLM Soundtracks]

Thanks to a recent distribution deal, you can now buy Nour Wazzi’s short film ‘Shackled’ on iTunes.

The soundtrack by Alexandra Benedict & Tris Taylor is out now through us.

In celebration, we have pressed an edition of 50 CDs, only available on Bandcamp.

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Out now – Matt Coldrick: Music* For A Busy Head – Volume 1 [Rouge Reptile]

Honoured to be re-releasing this classic deep ambient album from 2001 that is still being played today by chillout pioneers like Mixmaster Morris.

Here it is: iTunes/Spotify/PLM Store/Bandcamp.

It’s the first in a series of reissues we’re doing for the Green Nuns of the Revolution co-founder. Original sales notes from the 2001 release:

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Out Now – Pablo: ‘Feels Like’ – digital with extra mixes [pxnklxzrd]

Stunning levels of support for our Record Store Day Exclusive so far from people like Tensnake, Gilles Peterson, Nemone, Marcia Carr, Jaguar Skills, Tim Love Lee and Danny Krivit.

We are now allowed to release the digital!

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Out tomorrow – Pablo: ‘Feels Like’ 10″ clear vinyl – Record Store Day 2015 exclusive [pxnklxzrd]

With support from Gilles Peterson (original) and Nemone (OPOLOPO Remix) on BBC Radio 6 Music, we are very happy to finally be releasing this beauty as a Record Store Day Exclusive tomorrow.

We’re keeping the A side back for now but here’s what the OPOLOPO remix sounds like:

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Out now – Benbo: EP1 [PKLZD]

Out now on iTunes, Bandcamp and the PLM Store through PKLZD. More stores shortly.

Boss of Pink Lizard Music Benbo presents his first ever solo EP.

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Out now – Otti Albietz: ‘Becoming Close’ (incl. Benbo remix) [BBE]

According to the BBE presser, “Otti tells us he can no longer listen to the original cos the remix is so good.” Hot nuts!

Buy now at iTunes or Amazon – or get direct from BBE.  Otti and band have dates in support:

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Shop alert: very limited quantities of The Fatty Acids’ Boléro now in [Kribber Krown]

15 on beautiful blue marbled vinyl, 15 on CD, brought em back on the plane from Milwaukee. First come, first served

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Out now – Alexandra Benedict & Tris Taylor: Habibti – Original Soundtrack [PLM Soundtracks]

Out today exclusively on iTunes through PLM Soundtracks [PLMS2].  Amazon, Spotify, Bandcamp, PLM Store [ft bonus track]: 10 July.

Scripted by BAFTA-winner Daniel Fajemisin-Duncan from a story by Oscar nominee Ari Folman (Waltz with Bashir) and award-winning director Nour Wazzi, Habibti went on to sweep awards and citations at film festivals in Africa, Europe, and both North and South America.

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Out now – Alexandra Benedict & Tris Taylor: Shackled – Original Soundtrack [PLM Soundtracks]

Out today on iTunes, Spotify, Amazon, Bandcamp and the PLM Store [ft bonus track] through PLM Soundtracks [PLMS1].

Shackled is an atmospheric psychological thriller set in a 1950s circus in Louisiana, starring Emilia Clarke (Game Of Thrones).

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Benbo & Tide Mark: Voices (In My House) [Conya]

Out on Conya and available through iTunes, Amazon and all the usual stores.

We can clear both sides for sync licensing.