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UV055 / Chino - Autostrada

UV055 / Chino – Autostrada

Autostrada by Chino After the Kolaps EP on shtum, the Uncanny Valley crew is stoked to present a new bright chapter of the Polish-German friendship which resulted in Chino’s AUTOSTRADA. The musician, graphic wizard and all around good guy from Kraków carved four raw and gloomy soul anthems out of his machines to create a...
UV Podcast 101 & Interview - Sneaker

UV Podcast 101 & Interview – Sneaker

Uncanny Valley · UV Podcast 101 – Sneaker Sneaker has been on a mission to reveal the origins of electronic music for more than twenty years now. Whether as a producer in one of his various projects (GOTT, Serial Error, Bionda E Lupo) or as DJ under his Sneaker or Dunkeltier alias, he is doing...
DAVE talks: EMPOWERMENT

DAVE talks: EMPOWERMENT

Conrad Kaden und Albrecht Wassersleben diskutierten mit Anna-Lucia Rupp & Fama M’Boup (Olicía) und Rakan Solomon (Rawmantique) über die Möglichkeiten zur künstlerischen Selbstermächtigung. Diese Veranstaltung fand im Rahmen der DAVE CON – Konferenz für Clubkultur, Kreativität und Musikwirtschaft am 25.10.2020 im objekt klein a in Dresden statt.
Release Insight: Chino - Autostrada

Release Insight: Chino – Autostrada

As always with our releases, we thought it would be a nice bonus feature to compile some background information. So, here’s Chino talking about the inspirations that shaped “Autostrada” into such a striking record, musically and visually. Because Artur Oles not only created the tracks but also the artwork. Chino: The record is a combination of...
Interview and UV Megamix for Torture The Artist

Interview and UV Megamix for Torture The Artist

We talked to Torture the Artist about 10 years of Uncanny Valley and Conrad recorded a Uncanny Valley Megamix for maximum reflection action.
UV Podcast 100  & Interview - Da Simurgh

UV Podcast 100 & Interview – Da Simurgh

Uncanny Valley · UV Podcast 100 – Da Simurgh Hey Anas, thank you very much for your mix and taking the time to answer us some questions. We wanna know more about you so let’s start where it all began for you: in Morocco.In which year and in which political and social circumstances have your...
UV Funk 073: Krautrock Special part two with Carl Suspect and Philipp Demankowski

UV Funk 073: Krautrock Special part two with Carl Suspect and Philipp Demankowski

Uncanny Valley · UV Funk 073: Krautrock Special part two with Carl Suspect and Philipp Demankowski Carl Suspect and Philipp Demankowski met up in the studio to give you another pure, 90 minutes long Krautrock dose after no less than four years have passed since their last special on the subject. Back then they focused...
UV Podcast 099 - Sinamin

UV Podcast 099 – Sinamin

Uncanny Valley · UV Podcast 099 – Sinamin Where and how was the mix recorded? In what state of mind have you been in? Hi there 🙂 I recorded this mix at home surrounded by bright summer sunlight and a whole jungle of plants. I was still recovering from a recent knee surgery so recording...
UV Funk 072: Latvia Special with Lukas

UV Funk 072: Latvia Special with Lukas

Baltic Power for the new UV Funk show. Being one of the most dedicated music lovers in Dresden Lukas from the Zepter Crew delights us with an acoustic tour through Latvia. Be prepared for new favorites like NSRD, an avantgarde New Wave outfit that was formed in 1982. The group’s activities included not only music...
UV Podcast 098 - RIP Swirl

UV Podcast 098 – RIP Swirl

Uncanny Valley · UV Podcast 098 – RIP Swirl We urge you to browse RIP Swirl’s tumblr while enjoying this dream like mix-tape.
UV Podcast 097 & Interview - Carsten Jost

UV Podcast 097 & Interview – Carsten Jost

Uncanny Valley · UV Podcast 097 – Carsten Jost The first Dial release was a compilation with music of the 3 founding members of the label. In which personal and political situation have you been around the year 2000? I remember the year 2000 as a sort of quite boring year that felt like a...
Release Insight: YELLOW

Release Insight: YELLOW

Curtain up for our little Small Talk format “Release Insight” that we publish to each new record. All of the five artists on YELLOW are talking about their respective tracks in their own words. So, it’s just like you would’ve met them at a party and they’ve talked to you about the tracks. First hand...
UV Podcast 096 - Carlo Bonanza

UV Podcast 096 – Carlo Bonanza

Party like it’s February 2020. Carlo Bonanza, resident at Jena’s club-oldie-but-goldie Kassablanca and part-time Vaporwave graduate, blesses us with a discoish mix that lets us forget about certain troubles. Uncanny Valley · UV Podcast 096 – Carlo Bonanza Hey Carlo Bonanza, who’s your favourite? Ben, Adam, Eric or Little Joe? Definitely Ben. I have no...
UV Podcast 095 - Ady Toledano

UV Podcast 095 – Ady Toledano

The Berlin based DJ and Riot club night resident flexing his skills in our latest podcast episode Uncanny Valley · UV Podcast 095 – Ady Toledano Tracklist Greville – Wear Yours (Mad Habitat Recordings)Al Wootton – Raphael (Needs – Not For Profit )Pilgrims of the Mind – La Belle du Jardin (Interchill Records)Exquisite Corpse –...
UV Podcast 094 - Spunky

UV Podcast 094 – Spunky

Uncanny Valley · UV Podcast 094 – Spunky Subscribe via iTunes: bit.ly/uvpod_itunesSoundcloud: bit.ly/uvpod_sc Tracklist 1. ADNY & The Persuader – Deep Sea (Earthtones Recordings) 2. Unknown Artist – Brandung mit Möwengeschrei (Phillips)  3. No Artist – Wachtelkönig und Roter Milan (Eterna) 4. Tony Allen – Asiko – In A Silent Mix (Comet Records) 5. 3 Chairs –...
UV050-6 / YELLOW: Cuthead, Massimiliano Pagliara, Dürerstuben, Panthera Krause, Daniela La Luz

UV050-6 / YELLOW: Cuthead, Massimiliano Pagliara, Dürerstuben, Panthera Krause, Daniela La Luz

Friends, it is time for a finish. Here’s the seventh and last chapter of the festivities that we put together for our 50th catalogue number. Once again, the mighty graphics wizards Doppeldenk from Leipzig provided us with a delightfull artwork. And once again, you’ll get a record that sports a kaleidoscope of dance music from...
UV Funk 071: Czechoslovakia Special with Prima Musica

UV Funk 071: Czechoslovakia Special with Prima Musica

When you live in Dresden, you somehow have a special relationship with the Czech Republic. The border is close and each of us has often been to Bohemian Switzerland to hike or to party in Prague. Unfortunately, lesser known are the musicians from the former Czechoslovakia, who made the time of the Cold War a...
UV Podcast 093 - Pandaro

UV Podcast 093 – Pandaro

Where and how was the mix recorded? In what state of mind have you been in?  First of all hello and thanks for the opportunity. The mix was recorded at home using my turntables and a digital vinyl system. As for my state of mind regarding the mix I was super nervous since I really...
Juneteenth

Juneteenth

Tomorrow on Juneteenth (June 19, from midnight to midnight PDT) and every Juneteenth hereafter, for any purchase Bandcamp will be donating 100% of the share of sales to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, a US organization that has a long history of effectively enacting racial justice and change through litigation, advocacy, and public education. Bandcamp is also allocating...
UV Podcast 092 - enelRAM

UV Podcast 092 – enelRAM

Uncanny Valley · UV Podcast 092 – enelRAM
Release Insight: PURPLE

Release Insight: PURPLE

Curtain up for our little Small Talk format “Release Insight” that we publish to each new record. Three of four artists on PURPLE are talking about their respective tracks in their own words. So, it’s just like you would’ve met them at a party and they told you about the tracks. First hand information. 🙂...
Carl Suspect GDR Electronics Special

Carl Suspect GDR Electronics Special

Listen to the latest Carl Suspect Radio show on Noods. Under the main theme Electronics from the GDR he compiled a wide range of electronic, dance, wave and punk music from east Germany before the wall came down. Some of the tracks were released on state owned Amiga label, some were self-released on tapes or...
UV Podcast 091 - Gabrielle Kwarteng

UV Podcast 091 – Gabrielle Kwarteng

Uncanny Valley · UV Podcast 091 – Gabrielle Kwarteng What have you been up to recently? I’m currently quarantined in New York City — where I was raised and where my immediate family is still based — and have spent the majority of my time consumed with music, books, films, and Nike workouts. In an...
UV Funk 070: Anime Soundtrack Special

UV Funk 070: Anime Soundtrack Special

Not only since Vaporwave or the revived interest in Japanese Ambient and New Age experiments people know about the greatness of some anime soundtracks apart from the usual heavy metal and happy pop intros. Masterpieces like Akira or the Ghost in The Shell are beyond all doubt milestones in both film and pop music history....
The Big Reopening of Bandcamp

The Big Reopening of Bandcamp

Hi folks,we’re happy to announce that from now on we are teaming up with the Dresden based vinyl dealer Fat Fenders to make all of our backstock and upcoming releases available on Bandcamp , including Rat Life Records and shtum. 20% discount with code: kimjongsale valid until May 31st, 2020 https://uncannyvalleyrec.bandcamp.com/
UV Podcast 090 - New Hook

UV Podcast 090 – New Hook

The Leipzig based band is giving us delightful insights into their record bags. Enjoy
UV050-3 / PURPLE: Chino, Johannes Albert, Lake People, RVDS

UV050-3 / PURPLE: Chino, Johannes Albert, Lake People, RVDS

PURPLE: Chino, Johannes Albert, Lake People, RVDS by Uncanny Valley After Brexit, we thought it would be a brave attempt to snatch the Queen’s interpretational sovereignty over the colour purple. So, we have named our new record just like that. Of course, this is only half the truth, as we named all six other UV050...
UV Podcast 089 - DJ Balduin

UV Podcast 089 – DJ Balduin

Where and how was the mix recorded? In what state of mind where you in? The mix is kind of a love-letter to my flat. Six months ago I decided to live alone in my apartment. The room I usually subrented is now my studio space. I am constantly changing things in my flat and it is ...
UV Funk 069: Zouk Special

UV Funk 069: Zouk Special

This UV Funk radio show is dedicated to the long forgotten but recently rediscovered sound of the French West Indies that has been written down in Pop history by the name of Zouk. It was artists like the scene’s stars Kassav’ and Francky Vincent from Guadeloupe or little known Claude Robap from Martinique that formed...
Uncanny Valley Soundsystem in the mix

Uncanny Valley Soundsystem in the mix

We contributed a mix to Luca Bigote's Tiella Sound Radio Show. It was recorded at our annual Uncanny Valley Betriebsweihnachtsfeier last year and the memories of this feel extra precious right now.