News — James Welsh

Announcing New James Welsh 'Pan/Sink'

Phantasy approaches it’s landmark hundredth-single release with another impactful single from one of the label’s key artists, James Welsh. Regularly played by producers from Midland to Charlotte De Witte, Welsh’s masterfully dense take on techno and electronica reaches new complexities on ‘Pan’, without ever-sacrificing his singular industrial groove.Download here The title track is a tunnelling electroid roller layered informed by complex conversations seemingly taking place between man, machine, ghostly human speech and a veritable wind tunnel of noise. Perhaps Welsh’s finest connection yet between the blissful and the ruthless, ‘Pan’ demands submission. On ‘Sink’, Welsh builds yet another perfectly-executed club weapon...

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Hypnotic Groove Premiere: James Welsh 'Pan'

Hypnotic Groove · PREMIERE: James Welsh - Pan (Phantasy) Hypnotic Groove have the premiere of brand new James Welsh track 'Pan', out digitally on Friday 16th October.Pre-order the digital or pre-save on streaming here

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Phantasy 100: PH71 – PH80

PH71 On PH71, James Welsh continued his hugely satisfying streak of idiosyncratic electronic masterpieces with yet another distinctive two-track, ‘Zurich/A65’.Opening the EP, ‘Zurich’ seamlessly blends a rich seam of melancholy with an intensity, which, like the best of Welsh’s work, is both wistful and physical.From Leeds to Kendal on the flip, ‘A65’ sets the scene by sampling the unmistakable sound of speeding Yorkshire traffic, opening up a breathless musical autobahn, driven by luminescent synths that pulse with euphoria and energy. The 12" was released 21st September 2018 and we have 10 copies left on our web store here PH72Daniel Avery: "I...

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Phantasy 100: PH61 – PH70

PH61PH61 was the first in a collection of Erol Alkan remixes, released in full as ‘Erol Alkan Reworks Volume 1’. The first installment dealt with two of Erol’s most beloved remixes from utterly different ends of the spectrum. The era-defining remix of Justice's ‘Waters of Nazareth’, that offered a notorious sonic shift of the French duo’s landmark sound into the rhythmic structure of Chicago house, and on the flip, Erol’s first rework of Tame Impala. ‘Why Won’t You Make Up Your Mind’ that took a highlight from debut album Innerspeaker, a remix that Gabriel Szatan wrote for Resident Advisor “elevates...

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