A hearty congratulations to Richard from Studio Belly Timber for the fab packshot!
Leon Sweet’s Show You feat Cristabella May comes with mixes by Ron Basejam and Dean “Sunshine” Smith. It’s already had Greg Wilson getting in touch and asking to do an edit but it’s probably best described by Fingerman :
“Show You has fast become one of my tracks of the year. It’s like 3 fantastic tunes all rolled into one giant ball of joy that you MUST play from start to finish. Simply brilliant.” 10/10″.
Sleazy McQueen – “Immense”
Get Down Edits – “Very nice release with a lovely selection of remixes”
Bill Brewster – “Ron Basejam mix for me, though the dub has got a cute circular guitar riff on it.”
Danny Krivit – Liking Dean Sunshine Smith’s mix and the dub.
Krysko – REALLY into the dub.
Here is the first EP in a double header to mark Paper’s 150th single release.
2 Billion Beats’ Tom and Col have been sat in their studio wearing Day-Glo and high tops waiting for the invention of the hoverboard to no avail. So to kill time they cranked up their collection of 80s synths, set to work and came up with a couple of tracks that could soundtrack Summer 2013.
Noise In Your Eye is a BIG floor disco track that plugs an LCD Soundsystem shaped hole. So much so that it was played by James Murphy at The Warehouse Project this Christmas. The mystery is, nobody knew how he got hold of it but a wayward licensing CD is thought to be the culprit!
Heavy 4/4 beats and a locked down bass start things off before the piano is intro-ed, followed by strings and the sample weaving it’s way in and out. With synth noodlings, the track keeps building before it breaks for the chord change and all sorts of mayhem breaks out.
Full Moon Boogie is on a similar tip of 80s inspired disco and it’s all about the piano at the end. A stuttering synth bass and nagging top line build tension until 2/3rds through when it drops to a piano that’s been nicked from the middle of The Hacienda’s dancefloor at 1.30am on a Saturday night in 1993.
Ralph Myerz – REALLY digging Noise In Your Eye. I’m a huge fan of 2 Billion Beats but really feel that they have taken their stuff to the next level with this release. Full support from me for a looooong time!
The Glimmers – Love it!
Tensnake – Both tracks deliver, nice disco jams
Eric Duncan – Really FUN!! Will play both.
Hot Toddy (Crazy P) – Noise in Your Ear pushes all the right Nu Disco buttons!
Dave Jarvis (Faith) – Oh yes! Ready for the Garden Festival Croatia 2013 Faith boat action!!!!!! Bring it on!]
Drop Out Orchestra – Great groover.
The Dead Rose Music Company – Boogie goodness!!!
Aeroplane – Cool release!
Rocky (X-Press 2) – Nice! Noise In Your Eye is my fave.
Will Tramp (Homoelectric) – Fantastic EP! Love both tracks.
Sleazy McQueen – I’m totally into Noises in my Eye!
Cowbell Radio – Two of the best tunes of 2013, no doubt, both have been massive on Cowbell. Noise in your Eye just gets the nod, but Full Moon Boogie is a proper ‘break glass in case of emergency’ dance-floor filler! Amazing work fellas!
Severino Panzetta (Horsemeat Disco) – Pretty cool.
Ryan Cavanagh – Nice release, love both.
Daniel Solar – Noise in your Eye for me.
Wrighty (Soul Buggin) – Noise In Your Eye has got Soul Buggin’ written all over it, nice work.
Mugwump – Great piano boogie biz.
Get Down Edits – Excellent Release, Full Moon Boogie is gonna be the dancefloors friend for sure.
Joe Morris (Clandestino) – These are massive! Got electric elephant written all over them, which as luck would have it Im playing at so Ill defo give them an airing chaps
Stuart Knight (Toolroom) – Whos nicked my lino!!! This shit makes me want to do a back spin…Full Moon Boogie is the one for me…more quality from the PAPER crew …Nice
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Paper Recordings has been pushing the creative envelope since 1994.
It has released over 2000 tracks from across the world by over 600 artists, producers and remixers that range from deep house and disco to Balearic and leftfield on its three imprints, Paper Wave, Disco and Recordings.
The label has evolved to incorporate Paper Vision Films which made the award winning Northern Disco Lights with two films currently in production as well regular podcasts and radio shows.
It continues to be one of the UK’s best loved independent record labels, operating as a thriving and exciting cottage industry.