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Nguzunguzu - Skycell
November 19, 2013

Tracklist

  1. Foam Feathers
  2. Harp Bell
  3. Vision of Completion
  4. Break In
  5. Tumultuous
  6. Mecha
  7. Skycell

Digital:
iTunes / Juno / Boomkat

Vinyl 12″:
Pre-Order

The dynamic L.A. duo of Asma Maroof and Daniel Pineda return with their second EP for Fade to Mind. Fresh off the release of NA’s solo debut Xtreme Tremble and three standout productions on Kelela’s CUT 4 ME mixtape, NGUZUNGUZU deliver a collection of seven bio-mechanically engineered heavy-hitting club experiments.

Enter the paranoid universe of Skycell; a game you don’t know your playing, a hostile environment where your mind takes a vacation, but your body is in a cage. The songs of Skycell are built from air bursts, glimmering chimes, sunken bass, metallic scrapes, and industrial crashes. As the tension looms you begin to realize you are in an elevated jail cell with no bars, where your only escape is to free fall to your demise.

Cinematic intro “Foam Feathers” is a deceivingly innocent elevator ride to the top of the skycell, followed by “Harp Bell”’s insistent claps, galloping kicks, and hypnotic chimes. “Break In” also uses the combination of deep 808 kicks and an ominous bell melody set off by high energy hi hats. “Tumultuous” and “Mecha” fill out the B-side of the EP with grimey mechanical percussion and densely layered samples over club kicks.


Release Party
November 8
Secret Warehouse Location, L.A.
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Kelela - CUT 4 Me
October 1, 2013

Tracklist

  1. Guns & Synths [Prod. Bok Bok, Napolian, Tariq & Garfield]
  2. Enemy [Prod. Nguzunguzu]
  3. Floor Show [Prod. Girl Unit]
  4. Do It Again [Prod. NA]
  5. Go All Night (Let Me Roll) [Prod. Morri$]
  6. Bank Head (Extended) [Prod. Kingdom]
  7. Cut 4 Me [Prod. Kingdom]
  8. Keep It Cool [Prod. Jam City]
  9. Send Me Out [Prod. Kingdom]
  10. Go All Night (Let it Burn) [Prod. Morri$]
  11. Something Else [Prod. Nguzunguzu]
  12. Cherry Coffee [Prod. Jam City]

Digital:
iTunes / Juno / Boomkat

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NA Nguzu - Xtreme Tremble
September 3, 2013

Tracklist

  1. Xtreme Tremble
  2. Flute Gasp
  3. B Storm

Digital:
iTunes / Juno / Boomkat

12″ Vinyl:
US pre-order / UK pre-order / Boomkat

The music world has come to celebrate NGUZUNGUZU for their evocatively singular productions, but before the release of their Skycell EP on Fade to Mind later this fall, NA (aka Daniel Pineda aka 1/2 of Nguzunguzu) sets the stage with his solo debut XTREME TREMBLE, a trilogy of pared-down, hard-hitting, sub-testing club tracks built to annihilate.

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FADE006
Kingdom - Vertical XL
May 28, 2013

Tracklist

  1. Bank Head ft. Kelela
  2. Zip Line
  3. Corpse
  4. OG Master
  5. Viper Lash
  6. Takedown Notice
  7. Viper XL

Digital:
iTunes / Juno / Boomkat

Vinyl 12″:
[US] Fade to Mind Shop / [UK] Rubadub

Vertical XL is Kingdom’s 5th EP, a personal body of work made during his first years living in Los Angeles. The seven tracks chart a wide emotional terrain, connecting recent developments in Kingdom’s production with seminal darker influences. Drawing its stories from moonlit rural isolation and dissonant moments in club vortexes, Vertical XL is a definitive insight into Kingdom’s journey as an artist, steeped in elements of grime, jungle, and R&B.

On the euphoric / cathartic lead single “Bank Head” (featuring Kelela), Fade to Mind’s new vocalist Kelela completes Kingdom’s new vision of R&B, marking the first release in a series of upcoming collaborations between the two. From love to loss, the fresh romance of “Zip Line” gives way to the dark mortality of “Corpse.” The grime-influenced “Viper Lash” is designed to rattle the club, an abstract dancefloor weapon with ominous bass explosions and spattered percussion. Completing the EP are “Takedown Notice,” a slowgrinding bedroom ballad, and the anthemic build of “Viper XL.”

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Fade to Mind ∞ Night Slugs @ SXSW

MOCAtv Presents:

*After Hours* Party @ SXSW 2013

Saturday Night March 16 // Midnight-6 AM
Buy Advance Tickets & RSVP »

Special B2B sets from the entire
Night Slugs & Fade to Mind rosters
+ Secret guest appearances!

BOK BOK // KINGDOM // L-VIS 1990 // NGUZUNGUZU // MIKEQ // GIRL UNIT
// FATIMA AL QADIRI // PRINCE WILLIAM // KELELA // TOTAL FREEDOM //
RIZZLA // MASSACOORAMAAN


Also @ Official SXSW Showcases:

Friday March 15 / 8pm – 2am
THE MADISON 307 W 5TH ST, AUSTIN
RSVP »

Saturday March 16 / 8pm – 2am
EASY TIGER 709 E 6TH ST, AUSTIN
RSVP »

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Bok Bok Mix
March 13, 2013

Tracklist

  1. (unknown) - (unknown) [Night Slugs Club Constructions]
  2. Divoli S'vere - What I Want Ha (Ckunt Diet Remix Instrumental) [Qween Beat]
  3. Bok & Trago - Work This Pussy [Night Voyage]
  4. Jam City - (Unknown) [Night Slugs Club Constructions]
  5. Divoli S'vere - Giddy up Ha [Qween Beat]
  6. L-Vis 1990 - Ballad 4D Vip [Night Slugs]
  7. Rushmore - Couture [Trax Couture]
  8. DJ Sliink - Follow the Leader
  9. Bok & Trago - Hole Driller [Night Voyage]
  10. DJ Sliink & Mikeq - Werk'd It [Fade to Mind]
  11. Kowton - F U All the Time Bootleg
  12. Jeremih / Joe / Wiley - (Akito Bootleg)
  13. Jam City - How We Relate to the Body (Helix Bootleg) [Night Slugs]
  14. Jacques Gaspard Biberkopf - For the Women
  15. Ikonika - Backhand Winners [Hyperdub]
  16. Dat Oven - Icy Lake (L-Vis 1990 Refix 1) [Night Slugs / Fade to Mind]
  17. Bok Bok - Mjt (Lol Gurlz Black Nail Polish Bootleg) [Night Slugs]
  18. Kingdom Ft Kelela - Bank Head [Fade to Mind]
  19. Jam City - Love Is Real (Mokona Bootleg) [Night Slugs]
  20. 151 Feva Gang - Shaking My Dreads
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MikeQ, Rizzla - FadeFM February 9, 2013 [135min Live Set]
February 9, 2013

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