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UV Funk 054: Vaporwave Special with Scherbe Part Two

UV Funk 054: Vaporwave Special with Scherbe Part Two

After the first Vaporwave-Special at UV Funk last year Philipp dives deeply into our favourite genre-not-genre again. In Dresden, Scherbe is the best travel companion, especially since he himself runs a Vaporwave project with P U D E R P O L L I. He introduces us to Telepath, one of the genre’s pioneers. Then he talks about...
New mixes for spring from Credit 00, Cuthead, Philipp and Albrecht

New mixes for spring from Credit 00, Cuthead, Philipp and Albrecht

We’ve waited a long time for this. But now, spring is happening in Eastern Germany in all of its glory. Here’s a string of just released mixes and live recordings from Cuthead, Credit 00, Philipp Demankowski and Albrecht Wassersleben. You’ll get all the colours and shapes that you can expect from DJs that love to...
UV047 / Cuthead - Can't You See

UV047 / Cuthead – Can’t You See

Can’t You See by Cuthead Whether he is Sample Jesus, MPC-Man or just Cuthead from the block, the Dresden based artist is here to help you discovering your body’s potentials. With his latest EP “Can’t You See” for Uncanny Valley he proves himself once again as a master in producing music that is both punchy...
UV Funk 053: Strange Voices Special

UV Funk 053: Strange Voices Special

In music, human voices are not only good for distributing wisdoms of life. It can also be used as an instrument. Whether it’s a weird form of sound poetry or just distorted voices, there are a lot of possibilities to play with words and language, often with surprising results. This UV Funk show, once again curated...
UV Podcast 053 - Harry Hancock

UV Podcast 053 – Harry Hancock

Could you please introduce yourself to our listeners? I’m Emil, currently living in Dresden, the city of the Uncanny Valley. I dj as Harry Hancock among some other funny nicknames and have been involved with the Palais Palett project over here, building open air locations and organizing cultural events of all kinds. I’m currently also...
Release insight: Iron Curtis – Sweet Romancer

Release insight: Iron Curtis – Sweet Romancer

As we sat together recently, we thought it would be interesting to compile some background information for every release. You’re going to be well prepared for the next small talk at the bar. This is how we want to handle it from now on with every release. After Panthera Krause, it’s Mr. Iron Curtis  this...
UV045 / Iron Curtis - Sweet Romancer

UV045 / Iron Curtis – Sweet Romancer

Sweet Romancer by Iron Curtis For the first time Iron Curtis enters the ring over the full EP length for Uncanny Valley. There hasn’t been much of a discussion whether or not this is something for Uncanny Valley when Iron Curtis approached the four label heads with this new pile of dance floor material. These...
Uncanny Valley's Fireside Chat for Red Bull Radio

Uncanny Valley’s Fireside Chat for Red Bull Radio

Recently, we had a conversation with Red Bull Radio about our story and what’s going on in the valley right now. You can listen to the show until April 22nd 2018 right here: https://www.redbullradio.com/shows/fireside-chat/episodes/uncanny-valley-label-special
UV Funk 052: Best Of 2017

UV Funk 052: Best Of 2017

One more year, lots of new favourites. Once again UV Funk host Philipp asked a lot of Dresden- and not Dresden-based DJs and artists to comment on their biggest tune of the year. It’s the longest show so far. Enjoy! Philipp Demankowski: Andrea Daltro – Kiua Harry Hancock: Palms Trax – Honey Lemongina Gnista: Dopplereffekt...
UV044 / Amrint Keen - AK OK

UV044 / Amrint Keen – AK OK

AK OK by Amrint Keen Amrint Keen is the new alias of Lake People, reserved for his dance music productions with a rather Electro feel to it. And he has something to tell… It’s a welcome return on Uncanny Valley after the release of “Break The Pattern” last year. “Believe” has so much punch that...
UV Podcast 052 - konkrit

UV Podcast 052 – konkrit

Hey Kristoffer, could you please introduce yourself to our listeners? Moin! I’m a music journalist who usually is never short on words except when he has to say something about and for himself. I’m involved with the ANTIME label based in Berlin and occasionally put on records if someone feels generous enough to ask me...
RAT 13 / Serial Error - Drum Abuse

RAT 13 / Serial Error – Drum Abuse

Drum Abuse by Serial Error Rat Life Records presents Serial Error a Project by Credit 00, Jacob Korn & Sneaker. This outfit was brought to life in 2013 when Red D called for some New Beat style tracks for his “Our Beat Is Still New” Compilation. Flying a bit too low under the radar ever...
HHV review for Panthera Krause - All My Circuits Pt.1 (German)

HHV review for Panthera Krause – All My Circuits Pt.1 (German)

Here’s what HHV-editor Lars Fleichmann thinks about Panthera Krause’s new EP “All My Circuits Pt.1” Wem beim ersten Durchhören dieser »Krankheit«s-Faktor noch entgehen sollte, der muss nochmal reinhören. Immer weiter wird man von den vier Stücken in einen eigenen Sog aus techigen Deep-House-Stücken gezogen. Doch hinter simplen Piano- oder Synth-Hooklines versteckt sich ein verrückter Teufel. Immer wieder...
Release insight: Panthera Krause - All My Circuits Part I

Release insight: Panthera Krause – All My Circuits Part I

On the occasion of our new record “All My Circuits Part I” we thought it would be helpful to compile some background information for the release. So that you are well prepared for the next small talk at the bar. This is how we want to handle it from now on with every release. For...
UV043 / Panthera Krause - All My Circuits Part I

UV043 / Panthera Krause – All My Circuits Part I

All My Circuits Part I by Panthera Krause Panthera Krause is in full effect with his new EP for Uncanny Valley. The successor to his highly acclaimed Umami EP is not only rich in giving the dancers material to freak out on the floor. Beyond that, All My Circuits Part I is a perfect showcase...
UV Funk 051: Merry Ambient Christmas Special Part Three

UV Funk 051: Merry Ambient Christmas Special Part Three

As 2017 was another strong year for Electronic music with a strong focus on the Ambient side of things , Philipp picked up the thread from 2014’s and last year’s “Merry Ambient Christmas Special”. He compiled some of the most exiting sonic adventures in Experimental world with new music and some almost forgotten but now re-released...
Sneaker - Viscera mix 019

Sneaker – Viscera mix 019

This is a special one, a live recording by Sneaker playing at  Moscow’s nightclub Rabitza before it has been raided by Russian police, with several people arrested. Sneaker remembers the night well. That’s why he wrote an illuminating text about the mix with detailed information about the music. “Each piece of music has a story – whether you...
Jacob Korn at arte's sciene programme "Xenius" (German)

Jacob Korn at arte’s sciene programme “Xenius” (German)

The TV show is about the return of the analogue. The press release reads as follows: “The analogue trend has also reached the music scene, even in rather unexpected genres: The Dresden musician Jacob Korn produces electronic music almost exclusively with analogue synthesizers. He swears by the unmistakable sound of the decade-old collector’s items and accepts...
Cuthead - Music for Polar Winter Mix

Cuthead – Music for Polar Winter Mix

Do yourself a favor, sit in your winged armchair and listen to the winter mix of Cuthead. Those who listen attentively will also hear a small preview of 2018, the year of the Cuthead.
Credit 00 proudly presents Rat Life Radio

Credit 00 proudly presents Rat Life Radio

Credit 00 now has its own radio broadcast. It’s about time. Grateful customer is LYL from Lyon. Tune in for his bimonthly journey between Acid, Breaks, Wave, Trap, Skweee Dub and all this shit. So far there are two shows. Rat Life Radio (14.09.17) Rat Life Radio (09.11.17)
Big fat Perm-feature at Inverted Audio including mix and interview

Big fat Perm-feature at Inverted Audio including mix and interview

Everything you ever wanted to know about Perm is answered in this Inverted Audio-feature. On top, there are some highly confidential studio pics and a smashing mix, that is almost as good as his latest shtum-EP. Kiddin. It’s just as good. “A rather discreet yet well-established figure in the German techno scene, Stefan Schmidt-Dichte aka...
UV Podcast 051 – Gramrcy

UV Podcast 051 – Gramrcy

Could you please introduce yourself to our listeners? I make and play music as Gramrcy. It’s not my real name, but it’s not far off. What’s the idea behind your mix? I really enjoy playing music that’s all about momentum and energy – that’s what excites me. Hopefully that can be heard and felt in...
UV042 / Jacob Korn - Son of GX

UV042 / Jacob Korn – Son of GX

Son of GX by Jacob Korn Do yourself a favour and dance across the floor when listening to the new Jacob Korn-record, aptly titled Son Of GX. The music is heavily based on the good old Yamaha Electone Organ. The home organ for the world’s gentlemen was modified by Jacob himself and is now an...
RAT 12 / Cuthead - Big Time EP

RAT 12 / Cuthead – Big Time EP

Big Time EP by Cuthead We got Cuthead on Rat Life Number 12. You probably know this guy. He is respected worldwide for his one of a kind House and Hip-Hop productions. Lately he said, he got a bit bored with all the soulful jazzy sampling, the groovy shuffles and the catchy hooklines. So, he...
UV Funk 050: Disco Beat From India with Dr. Nepp

UV Funk 050: Disco Beat From India with Dr. Nepp

It’s anniversary time, and there’s something special for it: Dr. Nepp from Leipzig is a good friend of Philipp’s, who has an amazing music collection from all over the world. For the 50th UV Funk show, he has rummaged through his boxes of disco-like music from India and Pakistan, and put together a wonderful mix...
RAT 11 / One Day In Metropia - Rat Life 11

RAT 11 / One Day In Metropia – Rat Life 11

Rat Life 11 by One Day In Metropia Rat Life is back with more unheard material from the hidden bedroom studios of East Germany. One Day In Metropia – is a project that was active around the year 2008 – operating out of the concrete suburbs of Dresden. Its main focus were live appearances in...
UV Funk 049: From New York To London

UV Funk 049: From New York To London

Nobody will doubt that New York and London are two of the most prolific examples when it comes to the impact that urban cultures have on Pop music’s history. Whether it’s Hip Hop, Disco or No Wave on one side of the ocean or Dub/Reggae, Punkrock or Calypso on the other side, people from various...
UV portrait in Das Wetter-magazine (German)

UV portrait in Das Wetter-magazine (German)

The German “Das Wetter”-Magazin visited us in spring to prepare a lovely feature about what it feels like running an underground label in Dresden. Read it here.
UV Podcast 050 - Basco

UV Podcast 050 – Basco

Welcome to the 50th episode of our podcast series. We celebrate this anniversary with a contribution by Basco aka Sascha Uhlig. Sascha is journalist, radio host, record collector, deck shark, video-game-music-expert, skater and simply a very music dedicated person. He was one of the first people outside of Dresden giving us some recognition and supporting...
UV Funk 048: Soca, Funk & Disco from the West Indies mixed by Cover

UV Funk 048: Soca, Funk & Disco from the West Indies mixed by Cover

When the sun comes up over Dresden, one man is already on his bike riding to one to three flea markets to check out if there are some precious little vinyl diamonds. This man could be Cover, one of the most diligent diggers and DJs in the city. Over the years he made a name...