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Project: Mooncircle (Record label)
Project: Mooncircle is a Berlin-based record label, founded in 2002 by Gordon Gieseking and specializing in combining hip hop and electronic music. Since his early adolescence Gieseking has been passionate about hip hop culture. He moved to the United States where he worked as an intern for small but nice record labels in Miami, Florida. Back in Germany he decided to found his own label and found the right partner in Thomas Ulrich and his mailorder hhv.de. Gieseking started off with signing some artists he knew from his time spent in the US. Step by step the roaster was extended and improved. Till this day more than 90 records have been released on Project: Mooncircle. In 2009 the sublabel Project: Squared has been founded. It is run by Paul Cooper, a companion and employee of PMC. Project: Squared focusses on the release of 12 Inches of dubstep and techno. In 2010 another sub label has been added: Finest Ego tries to unite the diversity of the worldwide beatmaker movement. Always looking for brand new progressions in Urban music and deep-rooted in hip hop culture at the same time, Project: Mooncircle is one of the most credible homes to beat-based music.
Project: Mooncircle in Features
Music Interview | posted 16.05.2013
Sweatson Klank
The Crucial Question
With “You, Me, Temporary” Thomas Wilson has just released his magnum opus. On six vinyl sides he develops his romantic notions of love and lined them musically with a well-balanced mix of R’n’B, soul and sophisticated beats. Wilson has been working for a long time on this balance. In terms of beats music in Los Angeles, he is a pioneer. For this fact we aks him just one question, no frills.
Music Interview | posted 14.11.2011
fLako
»I like the idea of reincarnation«
Latest with his last album, The Mesektet, fLako makes clear that he will not stand still artistically. Instead he is reinventing itself again and again. His recently released EP Carving Away The Clay is a further testimony of becoming. We met the producer in Vienna to talk about making music, reincarnation, schizophrenia, and about who actually is Dirg Gerner.
Project: Mooncircle in Reviews
Music Review | posted 24.04.2013
Sweatson Klank
You, Me, Temporary
Fucking and fighting always works. Sweatson Klank knows that all too well, even though »You, Me, Temporary« has even more to offer. Convincingly so.
Music Review | posted 10.12.2012
KRTS
The Dread Of An Unknown Evil
Even though KRTS clearly stands in a beatmaker-tradition connected to an intellectual type of music, this record is primarily about moods and feelings.
Music Review | posted 27.11.2012
Kidkanevil & Daisuke Tanabe
Kidsuke
Fantastic things are happening on the collab-album by Kidkanevil and Daisuke Tanabe – and they are only a dream away! Almost as good as a ride on the cat-bus!
Music Review | posted 22.08.2012
Submerse
Tears EP
British producer Submerse, who lives in Tokyo, creates a positively exotic atmosphere with his two-dimensional and playful »Tears EP«.
Music Review | posted 15.06.2012
Sweatson Klank
Elevate Me EP
On his first EP for Project: Mooncircle, Sweatson Klank can’t quite make up his mind between British club-sound and American beat-arts.
Music Review | posted 05.10.2011
Robot Koch
The Other Side
The Other Side by producer Robot Koch is presenting itself in a calmer, even contemplative manner. Luckily, he still works with the tried and tested interaction of melodies and rhythm.
Music Review | posted 27.09.2011
Long Arm
Organic EP
After his much-praised debut The Branches, the Russian Long Arm has just released another EP. Organic includes five tracks of Long Arm himself and a hand full of remixes
Music Review | posted 14.02.2011
Long Arm
The Branches
Thoughtful, sometimes melancholy, dreamily melodious: Beat-maker Long Arm from Russia has created an album almost impossible to beat in its homogeneity.
Recent Articles
Music Review | posted 13.10.2016
Katie Gately
Color
On »Color«, Katie Gately demonstrates how to put seemingly chaotic sounds and vocals into the right mixing ratio.
Music Interview | posted 12.07.2016
Abra
Turnt Up Art Kid
Abra comes with the charisma, the talent and the looks to become one of the great figures of pop. At the same time she’s bizarre enough to be love by those who hate Spotify. For a long time she was just one thing for many: too bizarre.
Music List | posted 01.12.2015
Deadbeat
10 Canadian Favorites
Deadbeat is one of the musicians who carry the torch for contemporary electronic music from Canada. There are others, there have been others. In his list Deadbeats names them – plus influntial canadian musicians from other genres.
Music Review | posted 05.10.2016
The Mystic Jungle Tribe
Qvisisana
This is what Ibiza could sound like again if it was cleaned from shattered glass and vomit.
Music News | posted 12.08.2016
New Record Labels
Big Crown, CinCin, Defrostatica und Repitch
Month by Month we are going to introduce you to a bunch of record labels, which are new at hhv.de webshop and/or you definitely have to discover now. The record labels this month are: Big Crown, CinCin, Defrostatica und Repitch.