PEDF055 – Lessons In Breakbeat 3 – Kabanjak
Posted June 10th, 2013 at 4:02 pm
Kabanjak presents his second solo album 'Echoes in the Night'. A mix of DIY riffs, party breaks, dub and deep roots. With a profound passion for music dating back to a childhood fixation watching faded footage of Jimi Hendrix setting his guitar on fire, Kabanjak has spent decades honing his skills as a musician, producer, remixer, and DJ. With its broad spectrum of haunting melodies, rough riddims, and solid arrangements, spanning from downbeat to hip-hop to dub reggae, Kabanjak lets his musi...
Artist Profile: Skeewiff
Posted June 5th, 2013 at 3:33 pm
Skeewiff: The Facts.
Skeewiff is one of the many pseudonyms of Pedigree Cuts and Jalapeno records Founders Alex Rizzo & Elliot Ireland.
They released their first E.P. Absent Without Leave in 1998 on Ministry Of Sound’s Breakbeat offshoot FSUK. Major record deals with Universal and thenWarner Bros were to follow under the guises Shaft & Da Muttz.
The Skeewiff sound has best been described as “Easy-Break-Funk” or the “love child of music past and pre...
Artist Profile: Shawn Lee
Posted May 18th, 2013 at 8:39 am
Shawn Lee: The Facts.
American Musician – multi-instrumentalist that resides in the UK. Shawn Lee has worked with The Dust Brothers and Jeff Buckley.
Shawn Lee's career spans 22 years and he has released 13 solo and 8 Ping Pong Orchestra albums to date.
Lee's music has appeared on films such as Ocean's Thirteen, The Break Up and Confessions of a Shopaholic, as well as on television series, such as CSI Miami, Lost, Desperate Housewives, Nip Tuck, Ugly Betty, and E...
PEDA015 – Strictly Chilled 3 – Sub Zeroed
Posted May 7th, 2013 at 3:26 pm
Kid Creme, Purejunk and Ikon are back with seventeen tracks of pure chilled-out bliss, from icy electronica to warm soothing lounge. After the massive successes of volumes one and two we thought the time was about right to fulfill this trilogy and present you with the latest installment: Strictly Chilled 3!
Kid Creme has a long track record as a remixer/producer with notable highlights being the Kylie Minogue's 'Love at First Sight' and Shakedown's seminal 'At Night' remixes. ...
Artist Profile: Goldie
Posted May 5th, 2013 at 3:33 pm
Goldie: The Facts.
Goldie is an electronic music artist, disc jockey, visual artist and actor. He is well known for his innovations in the jungle and drum and bass scene.
Goldie is one of the first personalties in British dance music, his gold teeth and b boy attitude placing him leagues away from the faceless bedroom boffins thats had become the norm in intelligent dance music.
By 1991, Price had become fascinated by the British breakbeat music scene; and his girlfriend, DJ Kem...
Artist Profile: Ulrich Schnauss
Posted May 5th, 2013 at 3:09 pm
Ulrich Schnauss: The Facts.
Ulrich began his career under the pseudonyms of View To The Future and Ethereal 77 and counts his musical influences as My Bloody Valentine, Slowdrive, Tangerine Dream & Chapterhouse.
His music has been described as ‘At once uplifting and otherworldly, the music of Ulrich Schnauss combines multilayered synthesizers with beats and ethereal vocals, serving as an aural escape route from the trappings of reality.’
He released his first album under...
Posted April 6th, 2013 at 9:05 am
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Posted March 8th, 2013 at 11:32 am
Not just a record label. A cross breed.
Pedigree Cuts is a commercial record label and a production music label.
You will find Pedigree artists on iTunes, Spotify and available to download and sync through our worldwide sub publishers.
We are breaking down the walls between commercial music and sync so that media producers and editors can use exciting, authentic music easily and our artists can be heard on a global stage.
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PEDF054 – Boca 45 – Surfing The Severn
Posted February 28th, 2013 at 9:51 am
"Authenticity is that rarest of musical components; the most wanted, yet the hardest to come by. The one that can’t be bought. The one that can’t be faked. Bristol’s Scott Hendy has it". This may sound like a bold statement to make but there's no doubt, no doubt whatsoever, that Scott Hendy, a.k.a. Boca 45 has one of the most authentic and original sounds we've ever come by. Pigeonhole and compare if you like: Danger Mouse, Flying Lotus, The Gorrillaz, Tame Impala, Mark Ronson and Port...
PEDF053 – Film Noir – Where There’s Crime There’s Drama
Posted February 26th, 2013 at 8:16 pm
A lot has been written about the Film Noir genre but the question of what really defines it has never fundamentally been answered. The obvious visual imagery of dark alleys, forsaken city streets, smoke-filled bars and fog-laden piers late at night all come to mind but the one thing that sticks out the most in our minds is that moody, evocative sound. The sound that unmistakably has Film Noir stamped all over it and in our opinion defines the Film Noir genre more than any word or image eve...