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Description.

Project: Mooncircle, as the name reveals, has been on a journey to the moon since day one, exploring the frontiers of music and art, always looking for new discoveries and giving a different perspective to look at the earth. In it’s 10 year history the label has published roughly 100 releases by equally as many artists from all corners of this globe and, therefore, the selection of sounds on this compilation represents the development of the label from the past, present and going into the future.

Some of the artists featured on this compilation have been a part of the label from its very beginning, like CYNE, Manuvers and Jahbitat, whose song will be the last one he produced and published under this moniker, while others, like Robot Koch, fLako and Long Arm, are outstanding examples of its growing popularity and success. Furthermore, the box also features an exceptional selection of close musical friends and inspirational artists like Jehst, Dday One, Kwala and Ichiro_, just to name a few.

The logo and artwork represent someone who was very close to the label, especially in the early years but unfortunately passed on and whom this box is dedicated to.
Featured on the compilation are artists such as Mike Slott x Diane Badié, CYNE, Sweatson Klank aka Take, Jahbitat, Robot Koch, fLako, Jehst, Beat Butcha, Long Arm, Kelpe, Pavel Dovgal, Blossom, Daisuke Tanabe, Dday One, Inner Science, Substantial, Arts The Beatdoctor, Rain Dog, Kidkanevil + Microkorg by Dorian Concept, John Robinson, Sorrow, Rumpistol, The Red Baron, Christoph El’ Truento, 40 Winks, Sina., 1000Names, DZA, Ichiro_, EAN, Tom Dicicco, Headshotboyz, Graciela Maria, Gards From KC, Sekuoia of Kilimanjaro, Sense of The Q4, Sneaky, I.V.A., Empt, John LaMonica, Mike Gao, Bambooman, Manuvers, Krts, Kwala, Soosh, Memotone, Sun Glitters, Called Understandable Souls & Szenario.

The limited box includes 2 white & 2 black vinyl LP’s with 32 tracks, 13 additional digital bonus tracks, a T-shirt (only at hhv.de) and a poster (with digital download code) all in a specially designed box that features a special light-reflecting varnish, which makes this truly a collectors and music lovers item.

Berlin-based label Project: Mooncircle and it’s two sublabels Project Squared and Finest Ego is an official label from hhv.de. It was founded in 2002 and is specializing in the conjunction between electronic and organic music.
The label, at first envisaged as a compilation project only, soon released the first instrumental and vocal solo releases by such artists as The Q4, CYNE, Mr Cooper, Robot Koch, fLako, 40 Winks, John Robinson & MF Doom, DZA, Krts, Sina., Graciela Maria, Manuvers, Lambent, Lewis Parker, Non of Shadowhuntaz, Strand, Ta-Ku, Mika Gao, Onra, Obba Supa, Asusu, Furesshu, AnD. Kowton or Glen Porter. The work of illustrators and graphic designers such as Bioniq, Dan May, Iain McArthur, Ima One, LNY, Gordon, 44 Flavours, La Mano Fria, and The Binh create images that accompany the acoustic spaces.

Project: Mooncircle with its various producers & vocalist shall be an interesting experience for anyone looking for the extraordinary.

A&R: Laurent Fintoni, Jinna Morocha, Karolina Kaczor, Gordon Gieseking and Malte Tarnow. Mastering by Sven Friederichs. Artwork and original paintings by Gordon, LNY & Bioniq. Webdesign 2006 – 2012 by Thimo Hörster & Hendrik Stein. Animation trailer by Sebastian Muñoz.

Quotes.

Thank god for labels like this whose quality control makes record digging in the ever growing but increasingly mediocre world of beats a whole lot easier. Happy birthday boys, I’m looking forward to the next 100 already!!

James Barrie | Audio Texture, ES

It’s good and massive!

Thristian | Boiler Room, UK

10th anniversary comp sounding very strong!

Donky Pitch | UK

Damn! This sounds like classic compilation or compilation of classic tracks. Whichever way, the quality remains very high all the way through and originality is paramount too. Love this.

Eliphino | SomethinkSounds/ Various, UK

Distant Recall is definitely the jam out of these. Going into my dj box!

Chrissy Murderbot | Planet Mu/ Various, US

EPIC release!! Every track is amazing, perfect celebration of a classic label.

kidkanevil | First Word/ Tempo Clash/ Various, UK

Good shizzle, I shall promptly download to my laptop.

Jon Kennedy | XFM/ Various, UK

Went round this at least three times today, great stuff. Will definitely jump on the box set when it comes. Cheers for the heads up.

Dam Mantle | Varous, UK

This is QUALITY yoooooooooo !!!! Beautiful tunes, hard to pick favourites!

Simbad | Raw Fusion/ GAMM/ Various , UK

Thanks for this..i’m a big fan of the label and this sampler represents but just touches on the groundbreaking music they release. Everything they do interests me and is up my strasse.

Red Snapper/ Toob | Various, UK

Loving the Om Unit and Robot Koch tracks. PMC have always been a great label, congratulations on the anniversary!

Jon1st | UK DMC Finalist/ DROP/ UTC, UK

Fantastic Jehst track also like Nightingale.

Rob ‘Stereo Mc’s’ Birch | Various, UK

Lovin Niad, Serve and Distant Recall. This album is superb, the production is immense.

Dj Sterling | Future Radio/ Kane FM/ Various, UK

Lovely space sounds, much appreciated. Highlight track for me is Flako ‘Jekyll & Pride’.

Dj Irk | Solid Steel/ Various, UK

Tracklist.

  • 01 Australian Jehst (Produced by Beat Butcha & vocals by Jehst)
  • 02 Jekyll & Pride flako (Produced by D. Rojo Guerra)
  • 03 Ghost In The Machine Arts The Beatdoctor (Produced by S. J. H. Vermolen)
  • 04 Wind Waker DZA (Produced by Sasha Kholenko)
  • 05 Closer Christoph El’ Truento (Produced by Christoph El’ Truento)
  • 06 Part. I Memoosh (Memotone & Soosh) (Produced by Memotone & Soosh)
  • 07 Koa Pavel Dovgal (Produced by Pavel Dovgal)
  • 08 Water Colour Daisuke Tanabe (Produced by Daisuke Tanabe)
  • 09 Wave Robot Robinson (Robot Koch & John Robinson) (Produced by Robot Koch & vocals by John Robinson)
  • 10 Nightingale Mike Slott x Diane Badié (Produced by Mike Slott & vocals by Diane Badié)
  • 11 Spatial Separations Rain Dog (Produced by Samuel Evans)
  • 12 Distant Recall Sorrow (Produced by Sorrow)
  • 13 Serve Robot Koch (Produced by Robot Koch)
  • 14 Insane Sun Glitters (Produced by Sun Glitters)
  • 15 Dissapear Sekuoia of Kilimanjaro (Produced by Patrick Madsen)
  • 16 Heartache Krts (Produced by Krts Hairston)
  • 17 Gika Gika (featuring Sneaky & I.V.A.) Long Arm (Produced by Georgy Kotunov & cello by Sneaky)
  • 18 Only Love 40 Winks (Produced by Padmo & Weedy)
  • 19 Aquarius Dday One (Produced by Udeze Ukwuoma)
  • 20 Burned Bridges Sense of The Q4 (Produced by Daniel T. Wils)
  • 21 Lonely Ride Kratos Himself (Produced by Jethro Hopmanns)
  • 22 Kaedematsushima Ichiro (Produced by Ichiro)
  • 23 Naiad Om Unit (Produced by Jim Coles)
  • 24 Pictarus EAN (Produced by Ian Carter)
  • 25 Take Ur Time 1000Names (Produced by 1000Names)
  • 26 Resonant Wood Temple Jahbitat (aka Sunny Graves) (Produced by Simon A. Williams)
  • 27 Feels Like Home Sina. (Produced by Barry Gordon)
  • 28 Next Cycle Gards From KC (Produced by Dimitri Kuster)
  • 29 It’s All In Your Head Sweatson Klank (Produced by Sweatson Klank fka Take)
  • 30 I’m Not Listening Rumpistol & The Red Baron (Produced by Jens B. Christiansen & vocals by The Red Baron)
  • 31 Sofuckinfrightnin kidkanevil (Produced by G. Roberts and O. Johnson. Microkorg by Dorian Concept)
  • 32 Stereo Claws John LaMonica (Produced by and vocals by John LaMonica)
  • 33 Future Fiction Tom Diccico (Produced by Tom Diccico)
  • 34 Calypso Headshotboyz (Produced by Headshotboyz)
  • 35 Amsterdame Mike Gao (Produced by Mike Gao)
  • 36 Red Berries Kelpe (Produced by Kel McKeown)
  • 37 Lost Highway Bambooman (Produced by Bambooman)
  • 38 See Inner Science (Produced by Masumi Nishimura)
  • 39 Tiffkas Blossom (Produced by Lukasz Czajewski)
  • 40 Can’t Stop Called Understandable Souls (Produced by Riel & KNWLDG Qual)
  • 41 Bleak Empt (Produced by Empt)
  • 42 Ghost Bellows Kwala (Produced by Kwala)
  • 43 Magic Shop Szenario (Produced by Szenario)
  • 44 Jakob Ladder (featuring Substantial) CYNE (Produced by Speck & Enoch, vocals by Cise Starr & Substantial)
  • 45 Song For You (featuring Phresh James & QuESt) Manuvers (Produced by Pancho D. Pablo, vocals by Phresh James & QuESt)
  • 46 Last Place Graciela Maria (Produced by Robot Koch, vocals by Graciela Maria & John LaMonica)

Videos.


Featured Artists

1000names

40 Winks

Blossom

CYNE

Daisuke Tanabe

DDay One

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DZA

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Empt

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fLako

Graciela Maria

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Jahbitat

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John LaMonica

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John Robinson

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kidkanevil

KRTS

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Kwala

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Long Arm

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Manuvers

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memotone

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Mike Gao

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Pavel Dovgal

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Rain Dog

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Red Baron

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Robot Koch

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Rumpistol

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Sekuoia

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Sina.

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Soosh

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Sweatson Klank

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Szenario

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The Q4

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Tom Dicicco

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