Aidan Baker (Musicians)
Aidan Baker (b. 1974) is a Canadian composer and multi-instrumentalist from Toronto.
Aigner's Inventory (Columns)
This column points out and reviews the most important releases of the month.
Air (Musicians)
Air is a French electro pop duo from Versailles, founded by Nicolas Godin and Jean-Benoît Dunckel.
Airhead (Musicians)
Airhead is a British musician and producer from London, England.
Aka Aka (Musicians)
Aka Aka is a German techno duo from Berlin, foundet in 2008.
Akai Electric Co. Ltd. (Electronics company)
Akai Electric is an electronics company from Tokyo, which is focused on producing equipment. Their most famous achievement is the MPC – a legendary drum computer, sampler and sequencer.
Akale Wube (Musicians)
Akale Wube is a French afrobeat ensemble from Paris.
Akalepse (Musicians)
Akalepse (b. 1980) is an American collector of records and DJ from New York City. He works as A&R at Truth & Soul Records.
Akiko Yano (Musicians)
Akiko Yano (* 1955) is a Japanese musician from Tokyo.
Akkord (Musicians)
Akkord is a British producer duo of electronic music from Manchester, consisting of Joe McBride (Synkro) and Liam Blackburn (Indigo).
Akon (Musicians)
Akon (Aliaune Badara Akon Thiam, b. 1977) is an American songwriter and musician of African origin who was born in St. Louis, Missouri. After spending several years in prison he became famous with the hit single Locked Up.
Akua Naru (Musicians)
Akua Naru is an American soul singer from New Haven, Conneticut.
Al Cisneros (Musicians)
Al Cisneros is an AMerican singer and bassist from San Jose, California. He is known for his participation in the (in the broadest sense) metal bands Om, Sleep, Shrinebuilder and Asbestosdeath.
Al Jarnow (Artists)
Al Jarnow is a video artist from New York City, who is well known for explaining complex subjects in a simple way. His animated short films appeared on Sesame Street in the 80s.
Al-Dos Band (Musicians)
Al-Do’s band was an American soul band from South Carolina.
Alabama Shakes (Musicians)
Alabama Shakes is an American rock band, founded 2009 in Athens, Alabama, consisting of singer Brittany Howard, guitarist Heath Fogg, bass player Zac Cockrell and dummer Steve Johnson.
Alan Lomax (Graduates)
Alan Lomax (1915 – 2002) was an American ethnomusicologist from Austin, Texas. He was the son of the musicologist John A. Lomax and he stepped into his shoes. Lomax researched the origins of the American folk music around the world. His merit in the traditional folk music makes him one of the most important figures in contemporary music history.
Alan Moore (Artists)
Alan Moore is a British writer and comic author.
Alasdair Roberts (Musicians)
Alasdair Roberts is a Scottish singer and songwriter from Kilmahog.
Albatross (Musicians)
Albatross ist ein australisches Produktionsteam im Electronica-Bereich aus Sydney, bestehend aus Thomas McAlister und Sam Weston.
Recent Articles
Music Portrait | posted 02.11.2021
Why Don't You Eat Carrots?
Adventures kindly supported by the major label: the band Faust from Hamburg was one of those rare cases in the early seventies when a record company, if unknowingly, would support artists whose music sounded very different from the rock concepts hitherto known.
Music Column | posted 23.09.2021
Records Revisited
Primal Scream – Screamadelica (1991)
1991 – what a year for rock music. The albums by Nirvana, Soundgarden and Red Hot Chili Peppers released September 24, 1991 made rock become popular again. But »Screamadelica« by Primal Scream changed the whole genre.
Music News | posted 27.09.2021
Exclusive Edition: »Magic Peaks«
With homesick flicker: The Sao Paulo-born musician Windows彡96 releases his new album »Magic Peaks« on 100% Electronica on November 12, 2021. A limited colour edition is available from HHV Records.
Music News | posted 16.09.2021
Das Lunsentrio
Exclusive: »69 Arten Den Pubrock Zu Spielen«
The new album »69 Arten Den Pubrock Zu Spielen« by the Lunsentrio will be released on Tapete Records on October 22, 2021. Exclusively at HHV Records, the record will be available in a green vinyl edition.
Music News | posted 30.08.2021
Holy Hive
Second album out soon, check the exclusive Edition
New York City-based Holy Hive’s second album will be released September 27, 2021, on Big Crown. Mary Lattimore, Fleet Foxes’ Robin Pechnold, and musicians from Antibalas and El Michels Affair helped a little. Exclusive Edition on HHV Records.
Music Portrait | posted 27.10.2021
Holy Hive
Introspective lightness
With their debut album »Float Back To You«, the New York trio Holy Hive presented a folk-soul balm for the sore and bare nerves in 2020. On the self-titled follow-up Paul Spring, Homer Steinweiss and Joe Harrison continue on the chosen course, but sound even more intimate and personal.
Music Review | posted 27.10.2021
Various Artists
Shouts 2021 Vol.1&2
With »Shouts 2021,« the British label Rhythm Section International follows up the first instalment of its compilation series with an even more ambitious second one.
Music Review | posted 28.10.2021
Quantic & Nidia Góngora
Almas Conctadas
Eight years after a joint EP, Nidia Góngora and Quantic intensify their collaboration with the album »Almas Conctadas«.
Music News | posted 06.09.2021
Ulrich Schnauss & Mark Peters
Exclusive Edition: »Destiny Waiving«
»Destiny Waiving«, the third collaboration between Ulrich Schnauss and Mark Peters, is scheduled for release on Bureau B on September 24. Exclusively on HHV Records the record will be available in a limited colored vinyl edition.
Music Review | posted 18.10.2021
More Virtual Dreams: Music From Memory pay tribute to MLO with an extensive compilation of the ambient duo’s mid-90s work.
Music Column | posted 24.09.2021
Records Revisited
A Tribe Called Quest – Low End Theory (1991)
It doesn’t get much better than that. At the beginning of the 1990s, A Tribe Called Quest brought the flow to the point with their second album »The Low End Theory«. Without aggressive male poses, but with jazz, breaks and vibe.
Music Column | posted 19.11.2021
Records Revisited
Autechre – Chiastic Slide (1997)
With their fourth album as Autechre, the two Mancunians said goodbye to the reference set and began their singular journey into unheard sound and massive grooves.
Music Review | posted 13.10.2021
Sepehr pays his dues to the sound of the hardcore continuum. But his »Survivalism« mini-LP also offers much more than only that.
Music News | posted 02.09.2021
Niklas Wandt
Exclusive Edition: »Solar Müsli«
After various collaborations and band projects, Cologne-based Niklas Wandt releases his first solo album »Solar Müsli" on September 17, 2021. Exclusively at HHV Records there will be a Curacao Vinyl Edition.
Music News | posted 17.09.2021
Ross From Friends
Green Vinyl Edition: »Tread«
On November 5, 2021, the new album »Tread« by Ross From Friends will be released on Brainfeeder. Exclusively on HHV Records, there will be a limited green vinyl edition.
Music Portrait | posted 18.11.2021
Dengue Dengue Dengue
Guest Mix
The Peruvian Dengue Dengue twirl hula-hoop ryhtms into the club. For us, they’ve exclusively put together this 60-minute mix, with music that will have you sharpening your arrow tips, licking green frogs, and taking the first prize at drumming class.
Music Review | posted 20.10.2021
Khalik Hena
First released in 1973, Warda’s »Khalik Hena« has now been reissued via WeWantSounds for the first time since then,
Music News | posted 23.08.2021
Damu The Fudgemunk
Exclusive: »Conversation Peace«
For »Conversation Peace« Damu The Fudgemunk was allowed to help himself in the KPM Music Library. With Blu, Raw Poetic, Nitty Scott and Insight he gets active support on the microphone. An exclusive vinyl edition is available at HHV Records.
Music News | posted 20.09.2021
Now on Vinyl: »Pandemie und Freunde«
Tracks against stress: Our HHV Label now releases the EP »Pandemie & Freunde« by Stuttgart based beat smith Dexter in a limited edition of 500 copies on vinyl.
Music Portrait | posted 04.11.2021
Chillhop Music
The Magic of Passive Listening
Chillhop is music for a world where everyone listens, but no one pays attention. The Dutch label is nevertheless successful — and knows why.