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Groove Magazin Interview & Premiere w/ Panthera Krause

Groove Magazin Interview & Premiere w/ Panthera Krause

Panthera Krause hat sich emsig und fast unbemerkt nach oben gearbeitet. Erst der Umzug von der Studienstadt Weimar nach Leipzig brachte das Bandmitglied dazu, sich an House-Produktionen zu versuchen. Spätestens seit seiner Rules-EP auf dem britischen Label Lobster Theremin in House-Kreisen mit seinem Sound einen Namen gemacht. Und obwohl eben dieser Sound für das Dresdner...
UV Podcast 038 - Lowtec

UV Podcast 038 – Lowtec

For our 38th podcast episode we’re happy to welcome Lowtec from Workshop Records. [Interview auf Deutsch] Hello Lowtec! Can you please introduce yourself to our readers? My name is Jens Kuhn aka Lowtec. I am a founding member of r.a.n.d. – muzik, an organization by music lovers that’s been defunct for quite a while now....
Neuköllnkassette #8: Jacob Stoy

Neuköllnkassette #8: Jacob Stoy

Jacob Stoy delivers a fine mix for acclaimed Berlin based mag neukoellner. There’s also a (German) interview about his roots in Freital, a suburb of Dresden. Read it over here. Neuköllnkassette #8: Jacob Stoy by neukoellner.net on hearthis.at
New Balearica mix from Philipp

New Balearica mix from Philipp

Philipp mixes it up for the new Emotional Content Podcasts-series. Including an in-depth interview about his penchant for Balearica. Read it over here.
Boiler Room Debuts: Panthera Krause - Umami

Boiler Room Debuts: Panthera Krause – Umami

“Panthera Krause‘s music-making habits teeter on the precipice between moody and outright fun house; a technique which has done wonders for the Leipzig melody maker since his early years. The mould was set with his weekly podcasts and 2012’s “Cassandra” on local imprint O*RS. Then further solidified via the Yorikke EP in 2013 – a...
UV Funk 038: Best Of 2015

UV Funk 038: Best Of 2015

One more year, lots of new favourites. Once again UV Funk host Philipp asked a lot of Dresden-based and mostly UV-related DJs and artists to comment on their biggest tune of the year. As in recent years the show gathers a fine collection of songs from Afro via House through to Vaporwave and Folk music....
UV Podcast 037 - Edward & Arno Schaefer

UV Podcast 037 – Edward & Arno Schaefer

Could you guys please introduce yourself to our listeners? Hey, this is Arno Schäfer and Edward. We are father and son. No, this is not a band name. We actually are … both DJs and music lovers. What’s the idea behind your mix? We where asked to do a mix beyond the usual Club context with more of an...
Inverted Audio Special including UV Soundsystem mix

Inverted Audio Special including UV Soundsystem mix

This is the last view back in celebration of our fifth birthday. The good guys at Inverted Audio asked some very interesting questions and Philipp did his best to answer them. Read it here: INVERTED AUDIO Uncanny Valley Special. Also, there is an Uncanny Valley Soundsystem Podcast, this time by Conrad and Philipp. The mix was recorded...
HouseHop feature in Groove magazine (German)

HouseHop feature in Groove magazine (German)

Cuthead, Cititzen Funk and our “Give’n’Take”-record is prominently features in a nice article about the recent linking of House and Hip-Hop. Read it over here.
Resident Advisor review for "Connection Lost Pt.1"

Resident Advisor review for “Connection Lost Pt.1”

“There’s plenty of fun to be had with “Connection Lost” and its dense, propulsive expanse, or the cosmic disco-funk of “I Enjoy Myself While I Am Here,” even if they feel a bit glib….” Read the whole review here.
New mixes from Credit 00

New mixes from Credit 00

Here are not one but two fresh mixes from Credit 00. The first one was made for the Frensh blog Phonographe Corp to preview his gig at La Machine du Moulin Rouge, Paris. Read a little portrait about the man from Plauen over here. And the second one for our friends at the Her Damit Festival which will...
Dancing Robot Music: Interview

Dancing Robot Music: Interview

On the Occasion of our 5th birthday we’ve been asked by British blog Dancing Robot Music for an interview. Go here to read about why we are label “that its hard to pin down”: Dancing Robot Music Spotlight: Uncanny Valley
Boiler Room Dresden Feature

Boiler Room Dresden Feature

We had a little walk with the Boiler Room-team in the aftermath of the BR Uncanny Valley-Showcase. They’ve made a nice little feature about how it feels to live in Dresden today. And there’s a video as well… Go over here to check the full feature: Boiler Room Dresden Feature
UV Funk 037: Lockertmatik Special

UV Funk 037: Lockertmatik Special

If you walk through the now brightly polished streets of Dresden you can’t imagine that the city was once called „The Little Detroit Of The East“. After the wall came down it was a place crowded with industrial ruins and dirty occupied buildings. A place even Mad Mike thought of as “not particularly happy”. In...
Rat Life 7 / Mono Junk - State of Funk EP

Rat Life 7 / Mono Junk – State of Funk EP

Rat Life 7 / State of Funk EP by Mono Junk Mono Junk delivers four pieces of pure Finnish melancholia for Rat Life’s 7th release. This guy is a true European techno originator and like no one he reflects the darkness of the long, cold and lonely winters of suomi in his music. While listening...
Boiler Room Dresden Sets are online

Boiler Room Dresden Sets are online

The Videos and Sets are now on Youtube and Soundcloud. Enjoy!
UV Podcast 036 - ΚΕΜΑΛ

UV Podcast 036 – ΚΕΜΑΛ

While I was enjoying the mix I was thinking about Salman Rushdie’s „The Satanic Verses“. It’s about two Indian expatriates in contemporary England. Rushdie used elements of magical realism painting a narrative picture of two angels falling from the sky – in real life describing how the two protagonists are experiencing both a religious and...
Gift Packages now available at our shop

Gift Packages now available at our shop

Hey folks, it’s getting winter time and some of us are going to celebrate Christmas, Chanukka or just eating gingerbread. No matter which reason you need to make someone a music present we’re happy to provide with cool gift ideas. Mega Vinyl + CD Package: 8 EPs, 2 Double Albums and 3 CDs for 39...
UV Funk 036: Go Plastic Special

UV Funk 036: Go Plastic Special

Dresden is a city of Dance culture. Not only did the famous German dancer and dance teacher Gret Palucca work here and still leaves traces in the form of the prestigious dance school named after her. The city’s theatre Festspielhaus Hellerau which was conceived by Swiss music teacher Émile Jaques-Dalcroze in 1911 has also a long...
UV034 / Massimiliano Pagliara - Connection Lost Pt.1

UV034 / Massimiliano Pagliara – Connection Lost Pt.1

Connection Lost Pt. 1 by Massimiliano Pagliara Synth wizard and Disco don Massimiliano Pagliara is the latest addition to Uncanny Valley’s roster. And if you’re familiar with the Italian’s soundscapes you probably think this is good news. And yes, you’re right. From the first bass drum it is clear that “Connection Lost” pulls out all...
UV Podcast 035 - Charlie Smooth

UV Podcast 035 – Charlie Smooth

Could you please introduce yourself to our listeners? Hello, my name is Stoyan aka Charlie Smooth. I moved to Berlin thirteen years ago with the intention to become a DJ and that’s what I do now. I also run a series of parties called Get Deep. What is the Get Deep collective and who is...
UV Funk 035: Krautrock Special with Carl Suspect & Philipp Demankowski

UV Funk 035: Krautrock Special with Carl Suspect & Philipp Demankowski

Pretty much every time when Philipp enters the castle that is Carl Suspect’s music room there is a Krautrock record running on the turntable. So, the idea was obvious: why not doing a special about it for the next UV Funk? And here it is: Two mixes of Krautrock original and inspired tunes. Tracklist —...
Rat Life 6 / Sneaker - Algerian Raï

Rat Life 6 / Sneaker – Algerian Raï

Rat Life 6 / Algerian Raï by Sneaker Sneaker is going deep with his interpretation of Raï music on RAT 6. “Raï is a type of Algerian popular music that arose in the 1920s in the Algerian city of Oran, back then known as “little Paris”, it was a melting pot of various cultures, full...
UV Podcast 034 - Elisabeth

UV Podcast 034 – Elisabeth

Could you please introduce yourself to our listeners? Hi, my name is Elisabeth and I’m a DJ from Berlin. What’s the idea behind your mix? I wanted to make this mix for a while, I had some records that had kind of a special atmosphere and merged different styles in a unique way so I...
UV033 / Joel Alter - Heart Remixes

UV033 / Joel Alter – Heart Remixes

UV033 / Heart (Remixes) by Joel Alter Release Date: Bandcamp: 26.10.2015 (Vinyl & digital) All other stores: Vinyl 06.11.2015 & Digital 09.11.2015 After opening up his heart with his wonderful solo debut album last spring, it was about time that Joel Alter’s “Heart” gets a proper remix treatment. None other than fellow Swedish countryman Jesper...
UV Funk 034: 5 Years of Uncanny Valley with lots of UV artists

UV Funk 034: 5 Years of Uncanny Valley with lots of UV artists

As many have noticed Uncanny Valley celebrated its 5th birthday this past summer. On this occasion Philipp invited lots of UV artist into the coloRadio studio and asked them if they would play their favourite Uncanny Valley tune and talk a bit about it (Jacob Korn, Sneaker, Carl Suspect, Scherbe, Albrecht Wassersleben, Conrad Kaden, Sandrow...
Pictures from 5-3-2-1 Uncanny Valley, shtum, Rat Life & Palais Palett

Pictures from 5-3-2-1 Uncanny Valley, shtum, Rat Life & Palais Palett

After 4 days of preparing the party we had the best time with all of of the people who attended this big birthday madness. Thanks again to everyone who made this night and day so unforgettable!
UV Podcast 033 - Aki Vanderley

UV Podcast 033 – Aki Vanderley

Hey Aki, you are living in Sofia, Bulgaria right? Can you tell us a little bit about you and how you came to Djing? I started dj-ing around 2007, I guess… some time before that a friend of mine told me he was selling his turntables cheap, so I bought them spontaneously. During that time...
UV5yrs / Uncanny Valley: Five Years On Parole – what happened

UV5yrs / Uncanny Valley: Five Years On Parole – what happened

Uncanny Valley: Five Years On Parole – what happened (UV5yrs) by Uncanny Valley Nobody likes to look back except for nostalgic reasons. But sometimes it helps to jam on the breaks briefly to reflect about what happened. Indeed, listening to this compilation of tracks that have been released on Uncanny Valley during the last five...
UV030 / Uncanny Valley: Five Years On Parole - what's happening

UV030 / Uncanny Valley: Five Years On Parole – what’s happening

Uncanny Valley: Five Years On Parole – what's happening (UV030) by Uncanny Valley Believe it or not but Uncanny Valley looks back on five years of releasing records this summer. There was a bit of discussion on how to celebrate this occasion properly. Instead of just turning into the typical Greatest hits-routine the label heads...