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Release Insight “Orange”: Jor-El aka Joel Alter & Basic Soul Unit

Release Insight “Orange”: Jor-El aka Joel Alter & Basic Soul Unit

As always with recent releases, we thought it would be interesting to compile some background information to each release. So, here’s Jor-El aka Joel Alter & Basic Soul Unit talking about how their tracks on “Orange” came into being. ORANGE: Jor-El, Karima F, Basic Soul Unit, Christopher Rau by Jor-El ORANGE: Jor-El, Karima F, Basic...
Anna Adams live recording at Sisyphos, Berlin

Anna Adams live recording at Sisyphos, Berlin

brand new live recording by Anna Adams from our sunday take-over at Sisyphos, Berlin
Release Insight "Karlsson": Bloody Mary & Kim Ann Foxman

Release Insight “Karlsson”: Bloody Mary & Kim Ann Foxman

That felt like it was made for each other. Perel’s Space Disco tribute to her cat “Karlsson” was refined with two wonderful remixes by Bloody Mary and Kim Ann Foxman. And we couldn’t be happier with the result. Karlsson by Perel Karlsson by Perel As to every release, we thought it would be interesting to...
Release Insight: RED – Katrina Fairlee

Release Insight: RED – Katrina Fairlee

For our next release insight we’ve asked Austin’s Katrina Fairlee, who produced the track “Oak” together with Sneaker. Both got to know each other in 2018 on a small US tour, which Sneaker put together with the help of some active promoters. They ended up jamming and out came the wonderful psychedelic drum lesson that...
Release Insight: RED – Charlotte Bendiks

Release Insight: RED – Charlotte Bendiks

One thing’s for sure: We need our fair share of percussion overdoses every once in a while. And so we were more than happy when we first heard “Pasco” by the already very much appreciated Norwegian Charlotte Bendiks. After we witnessed some of her formidable DJ-Sets also in Dresden there needn’t to be a long...
Release Insight: UV50.1 – James Booth

Release Insight: UV50.1 – James Booth

We met James Booth through Massimiliano Pagliara. That was an absolute stroke of luck. Not only because we can publish “Summer Interlude” now, but especially because we have won a new friend that looks great while posing in front of statues. Uncanny Valley 50.1 by James Booth Since we always attach great importance to the...
Release Insight: UV50.1 – Jules Etienne

Release Insight: UV50.1 – Jules Etienne

It’s not that long ago that we met Jules Etienne. Well, actually we first heard his track “Dude’s Den”, which we immediately fell in love with. How good that the born Frenchman turned out to be a great guy all around, too. It was clear that we would absolutely integrate “Dude’s Den” on our UV50.1-comp....
Release Insight: UV50.1 - Sandrow M & Will Dubner

Release Insight: UV50.1 – Sandrow M & Will Dubner

Will Dubner and Sandrow M (right), Pic by Matthias Harre In their studio next to a cozy little Plattenbau Dresden’s very own Sandrow M and Will Dubner create their magic. It was also here where “Disco Schlamboni” was made, their contribution for our Uncanny Valley 050.1-compilation. Since we always attach great importance to the small talk...
New mixes by Sneaker, Qnete, Credit 00 and Anna Adams

New mixes by Sneaker, Qnete, Credit 00 and Anna Adams

Here’s a little roundup with new mixes for your upcoming spring fever. To be honest, some are also good for retiring to the club basement. Serenades Podcast #62 – Sneaker KANNMIX 27 – Qnete If-Only Podcast #45: Credit 00 Anna Adams – Red Light Radio
Uncanny Valley 50 Compilation series

Uncanny Valley 50 Compilation series

For eight years, we have been releasing records with music that is aimed at well-informed dancefloors, but which can also be felt without a nightlife diploma. In the early years, we put our focus on artists from our  hometown Dresden but meanwhile the roster has expanded beyond the city’s boundaries. On the occasion of reaching catalogue number 50, a...
RAT16 / Various Rats

RAT16 / Various Rats

Various Rats by Rat Life Records Rat Life Records presents Various Rats! A compilation of ultimate Party Hits for the downfall of society. Happy Doomsday everyone! If there is a rat there is life! Release dates: 25.03.2019 (Vinyl & Bandcamp) 15.04.2019 (digital) Buy Vinyl Bandcamp Amoeba Music Chez Emile Records Lyon Clone Decks Deejay.de Discogs Marketplace...
2018: Thirteen releases in twelve months

2018: Thirteen releases in twelve months

Once again, we haven’t managed to keep to the rule of releasing only one release a month. That’s why 2018 feels well filled again with a total of 13 releases. 6 x Unvanny Valley, 4 x Rat Life, 3 x shtum. Here is an overview: Panthera Krause – All My Circuits Part I (UV043) We started in...
Rat Life Radio 8 with special guest Jan Schulte (LYL Nov.23rd 18)

Rat Life Radio 8 with special guest Jan Schulte (LYL Nov.23rd 18)

“Put my on your playlist of love” begs someone during the second track of the new Rat Life Radio show on LYL Radio. And we can only recommend that you really do that. Split into two parts, host Credit 00 takes over the first one and none other than his partner in crime Bufiman aka Jan...
Release Insight:  ½ GOTT – EP

Release Insight: ½ GOTT – EP

Scannoir ist the guy in the right, pic by Felix Adler You all know and love Sneaker. Scannoir from Zurich, on the other hand, you may not know yet. Together with his partner in crime Sneaker he is the project ½ GOTT, just recently blossoming with their debut release on Uncanny Valley. Since we always attach...
Release insight: Herzel – Forms

Release insight: Herzel – Forms

Since we always attach great importance to the small talk competence of our listeners, we thought it would be interesting to compile some background information to every release. After Panthera Krause, Iron Curtis and Cuthead it’s all about Herzel this time. He’s talking about how his EP “Forms” came into being. How did the record come about? How and when did you...
Aug, 12th: Uncanny Sunday w/ The Pilotwings @ about:blank, Berlin

Aug, 12th: Uncanny Sunday w/ The Pilotwings @ about:blank, Berlin

The Pilotwings – – live Credit 00 Cuthead Uncanny Valley Soundsystem The Dresden label Uncanny Valley cordially invites you to chill most righteously at about:blank’s beloved garden on a Sunday in August. The Pilotwings come from Lyon to cast hedonistic recklessness in acid cascades, panpipe excesses and synth pop epics in their live set. They are...
New mixes for summer from Jacob Stoy, Philipp, Dunkeltier aka Sneaker and Credit 00

New mixes for summer from Jacob Stoy, Philipp, Dunkeltier aka Sneaker and Credit 00

Summertime is travel time is podcast time. Here are some potential companions for your Autobahn experiences. Jacob Stoy – Kommune Podcast #18 Philipp Demankowski – “At First Light” for Lodown Magazine Dunkeltier aka Sneaker – GAMMA Mixtape 03 Credit 00 – Rat Life Radio 6 Doomsday Special (June 21st 2018)
Release insight: Cuthead – Can’t You See

Release insight: Cuthead – Can’t You See

Since we always attach great importance to the small talk competence of our listeners, we thought it would be interesting to compile some background information to every release. After Panthera Krause and Iron Curtis it’s all about Cuthead this time. He’s talking about how his latest EP “Can’t you see” came into being. How did the record come about? How and...
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...
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...
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
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...