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RELEASE NEWS

The 2:nd album “Techtonic People” is just out on Soundscape Records. Including bonustrack from hyped electronicatrio Midaircondo. Distribution by Groovedis. [gotoshop]

"4/5... So, plenty of choice, plenty of quality and plenty of dancefloor beats: adding up to a very checkable piece of work." -Cal Gibson, iDJ Magazine
"I think the Stockholm Cyclo CD is superb!" Francine Hayfron, Electric souls/Electric Chairs
Tracks playlisted by DJ Mad Mats, Simon Harrison, Unabombers, Beatfanatic, Philharmonix, Luciano Cantone, DJ Scribe...

The new album includes a various set of very tuneful jazzy brokentech tracks, from the bossa jazzdance monster VSOP to the beautiful and powerful jazztech track “Starting Over”. Featured on several songs are Swedish hyped electronica trio Midarcondo, touring this summer with José Gonzales. “Salsatech 1080” has been supported by DJs like Mad Mats (Raw Fusion) and Philharmonix. “VSOP” gained nice feedback from Schema boss Luciano Cantone and DJ Scribe (Raw Fusion). “In Love” and “Top Celebrities” is played by Unabombers. Beatfanatic favourite track is the mighty “Starting Over”. Stockholm Cyclo new album is supereclectic and will surely challenge both your ears and feet.

Compilation galore. Stockholm Cyclo is up to this moment part of 25 compilations worldwide: Search!

Le voyage EP is out on Soundscape Records. Three totally diverse tracks. "Le voyage" is detroit broken beat with flamenco style guitar. "VSOP", a classic nu-jazz track a la Nicola Conte but more electric. "Tonite" is a boom bangin broken disco thang. Hard To Find Records says: "Top ep from the master of all things deep with integrity 'stockholm cyclo'. Three distinctive tracks all with there own unique vibe. Excellent!!" [gotoshop]

Stockholm Cyclo is on the next Hed Kandi compilation NU COOL. Contributed track is "Sticky" from Soundscape records. Look out on hedkandi.com!

The Boogietech EP was released april 2005 on the new swedish label Soundscape Records (Groove distr.). The 12´ has a discoid floorfiller "Sticky", together with electrohouse "In love (boogie tech mix)" and a nu-jazzfusion version of the classic "Can´t hide love", which also get nice housy treatment in a Beatfanatic remix. [Listen]

The album "Beginning People" on italian label Cuadra (Irma Records) was released in Japan dec 2003 and in Europe/USA in mars 2004. Read the great reviews below. [listen] [goto shop]


"Innovative and impressive, this album is worth searching for." Jon Freer [read]
"Beginning People is very highly recommended." Jesse Mann, djmixed.com [read]
Recommended by Johanna Olofson (Dj J-Ol) in the newspaper Expressen (040312).
Recommended by Dj Calle Dernulf at national club radio program P3 Dans.
Recommended by Johan Wirfält in BON magazine "The music is made with the same precision as an architectural drawing. And you can dance to it."* [läs]
"Big happy crash between the grooves of Detroit and Scandinavian jazz. Sometimes broken beat or some kind of futuristic soul. An album to dance, meditate or even relax on. Defenitly out of this world. Just the way we like it!" nulog.com
Album of the week (23) at Tunes.co.uk.
-swedish-
"Bubblande storstadstechno, uppklippta jazzharmonier, medryckande funkiga beats och mjuk sång i en kombination som tilltalar. 7/10"* The Soul [läs]
"snygg och melodiös och med ett torrt syntetiskt sound som griper tag ... Sköna vokala spår som Music is all this och dubbiga Brain to feet lyfter lite extra. 4/5" Göteborgsposten [läs]
"varm electronica, milda vokaler och organisk disco med broken beats...stiligt och tjusigt." Jonna Sima, Expressen
"En platta fylld av idéer och grym musik! Hans mix av elektronisk nujazz, broken beats och futuristisk soul är smittsamt bra!" Border
Veckans album i Stockholms Studentradio (v 22)

The 12'  "Movin your mind/Face" is just released on Irma on Canvas. 'Face' receives treatment by soulful techno/house maestro Hanna with a delicate touch, a superheavyfunky bass, wizard keys and a Detroit approach. On the reverse side D.A.T. (Dub Arkanoid Trim) from Tokyo rework 'Moving Your Mind' in a dubby Detroit, deep techno style to an almost ten minutes long track. "A floorfiller for the eclectic crowd."

A new single from Zeb  just released on the Irma on Canvas label. It includes two of the most danceable tracks from his album 'The end of the beginning' on Moonbeat Recordings. 'Why Are We Here' is remixed by Stockholm Cyclo in a jazzy electrotech style "giving the tune a new direction".

The compilation "Inside Scandinavia" from Raw Fusion Recordings has just been released. Stockholm Cyclo contributes with the brand new nu-disco tune "Late night junction". Reviewed in the biggest daily newspaper in Sweden Dagens Nyheter (040121 / DN Kultur) as "Stockholm Cyclo makes excellent electronic six-minute-disco that sounds like its been recorded on a really successful party." The event and club magazine Nöjesguiden says "Among the unreleased tracks I am most impressed by Stockholm Cyclo's - Late night junction - which is a percussion-acid bomb in the best Fatback Band style". Phil Collins (Inthemix) says "Stockholm Cyclo ‘peak’ the session with the carnival atmosphere of “Late Night Junction” with a splattering of techier cosmic synth straddling accompanied by that Raw Fusion special touch." Late night junction was listed in Straight No Chaser (Japan) by DJ Mitsuru Ogawa. Listen to an [audio] sample.

The swedish nu-jazz label DNM has recently released their third compilation Jazzflora. Stockholm Cyclo contributes with the tune "Noisuf (raw jazz take)", that was reviewed (040123) in one of the biggest daily newspapers in Sweden Svenska Dagbladet as "something between Jeff Mills and Modern Jazz Quartett. In other words, excellent."

The new jazz trio Music Music Music from Gothenburg has just released their first album "One Two Free" (Hoob Records). It contains a slow broken remix of "Talented by the wheel" by Stockholm Cyclo. [audio]  

Stockholm Cyclo's remix of Soul Quality Quartett's latinjazz tune "Aphotic maredeur"  just released in Japan.

Eitetsu Takamiya has put together "House things vol 5", where "Music is all this (House version)" feat. M Elino is track nr. 1. Reviewed as a "throwaway hands-in-the-air fun" by Metropolis magazine/Japan today, that describes the compilation from Flower Records/Universal as: "For a one-stop survey of worldwide house music, you couldn't do much better".

Stockholm Cyclo remix of the 12' "Generations" by Tweak presents Sharon Harris is out. Remix played and listed by e.g. Gerd, Simon Harrison.
"Stockholm cyclo mix is the one" Alan Sidewinder Fenetik
"love the Stockholm cyclo mix. 9/10" Zak Frost Ministry of Sound Radio
”a bit of a corker. 7/8" M8
”killer combination. 4/5" IDJ Magazine
”electronic fretting bounces that are both breezy and zippy” UPDATE Magazine
"all of this bodes well for the instrumental mixes on the flip, and both are absolute winners. 8/10" Ben Osborne, dotmusic
"Stockholm Cyclo shows his violent side with an excellent angry mix of "Generations", as beats punch hard, synths kick and keys blind." Jon Freer, deephousenetwork, planetsoulnetwork, littleplanet

The 12' "Music is all this" (Electro Boogie mix) with a remix by Kabuki is played and listed by Dj Patrick Forge, Gerry O'Rourke, Gerd, Simon Harrison among others.
"a deep slab of choppy, breaksy broken beats which underpin swirling keyboards and a bathtub bass line that burbles relentlessly through acid peaks and troughs. 9/10" Ben Osborne, dotmusic
"dark morphing jazz techno with off kilter rythms and beautiful melodies..." Breakin Point
"warm chords with masses of delay and layers of breakbeat electronica..." Body & Soul
"Squashy electronica that deserves a check." M7/M8
"an electronic shuffler for a dance time lift..." DJ
 


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LIVE NEWS

Stockholm Cyclo remix selected for TV jingle in the art program KOBRA on Swedish national television. Check it (at 28:00)

Stockholm Cyclo with band played at the prestigious venue Corso Como 10 in Milano, 5/4 2006. A fantastic band as usual: Gustaf Karlöf (Iony), M Elino (Midaircondo), Nils Berg (The Stoner). On the same night they got KOOP, SUMO and Frida Hyvänen. Style!

Stockholm Cyclo + Plain Jane @ Talibar/Saline
29/1 2005 Stockholm Cyclo plays a dj/live gig at club Talibar with vocoder support from Gustaf Karlöf. Dj-duo Plain Jane Productions spins the 80electro/disco wax until the end.  

Dj-gig in Bakau/Gambia
7/1 Stockholm Cyclo played an exclusive dj-set at the Sunbeach hotel in Bakau, Gambia. Happy people!

Stockholm Cyclo + Beatfanatic @ Tranan
4/12 2004 was a duo DJ-gig at Tranan in Stockholm celebrating the Boogie tech EP release and a new Beatfanatic release on Soundscape Records.  

Exclusive web-TV interview in Japan
The japanese web-TV Urban Grooves Network has released the interview with Stockholm Cyclo made in Tokyo in august 2004. Recent interviews was with King Britt, I:Cube, Tony Allen. Check video

Stockholm Cyclo live in St Petersburg
18/9 2004 @ JetSet Club together with Gustaf Karlöf (keys), M Elino (voc) and Linus Lindblom (sax).

Stockholm Cyclo tour in Japan 
31/7 2004 Noon - Osaka
5/8 Dj's Bar Trip - Ohita
6/8 Lounge O - Tokyo
7/8 JZ Brat - Tokyo

See [images] from the gigs and listen to a 30 min [audio] sample from the JZ Brat live gig in Tokyo.

Album release tour
18/3 2004 Grodan Grev Ture (Stockholm)
8/4 Lydmar (Stockholm)
28/5 Berns / Stora scenen (Stockholm)

The live setup was Stockholm Cyclo on beats/keys, Gustaf Karlöf on synth, Nils Berg on sax, flute and filters, Lisen Rylander on soprano sax and soulful M Elino on vocals.
Concert review: "Swedish uptempo electronica as good as it gets!" lydmar.se

Interview in Radio Stockholm P5, 22/5 2004.
Interview by Stefan Thungren in Svenska Dagbladet (Kultur) 19/3 2004.
Interview in Swedish national radio 3/3 2004. The one and only club music radio show in Sweden P3 Dans with DJ Calle Dernulf. 

Live gig at Blå Station Showroom on Stora Nygatan 22 in Stockholm, 5/2 2004. Setup was Stockholm Cyclo dj/synt, Nils Berg sax/synt and Sebastian Notini on percussion.

Big interview in the swedish netmagazine The Soul

Live gig was at club EL in the Berns  establishment in Stockholm 27/11 2003. Stockholm Cyclo on beats/keys, Gustaf Karlöf on synth, Nils Berg on sax, flute and filters, Lisen Rylander on soprano sax and soulful M Elino on vocals. Late but great gig after the Gangstarr concert upstairs! Listen to an [audio] sample from the concert  (20 min/9 mb). More images

Photo: Anna Rosenberg

Stockholm Cyclo recently made a guest spot on Broken Beat Radio.
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The premier live session was at the respected Lydmar Hotel scene in Stockholm 23/10 2003. The concert was recommended by club journalist Kristoffer Poppius in the magazine DN På Stan (excerpt in swedish).  Listen to parts of the concert: [audio] (20 min/8 mb)

Photo: Anna Rosenberg
 

Guestmix for Clubbity

The Real Roxanne with Hitman House Tee - Bang Zoom (Lets GoGo) - Select Records
Dom Um Romao - Cosiula - Mr Bongo Records
Dom Um Romao - Lake of Perseverance (Opaque remix) - Cuadra
Intuit - Western Sunrise (Toshio Matsuura Remix) - Compost
Seiji Ft. Lyric L - Loose Lips - Bitasweet
Moonstarr - Greed (Moonstarr remix) - Compost
Belladonna - Ebatule (Spiritual South Remix) - Irma Unlimited
Alex Attias - Le Foto Di Una Signora Per Bene (Alex Attias Mustang Mix 1) - Compost
Clashing Egos - Brightness of the Morning (Kirk Degiorgio Remix) - Lea
Artwork - Red - Big Apple
Soul Quality Quartett - Aphotic Maredeur (Stockholm Cyclo Remix) - Irma Casa Di Primordine
Jazzanova - Boom Clicky Boom Clack - Sonar Kollektiv
Stockholm Cyclo - Face (Hanna Rmx) - Irma on Canvas
Nutmeg - Bicycle Kick - Neroli
Recloose - Ain't Changing - !K7
Stockholm Cyclo - Not Your Body - Cuadra
Los Samplers - Mambo Brillante (HD Mambo) - Audioview
Stockholm Cyclo - In Select - Cuadra
Aria - Omo - Codek
Midaircondo - Someday (Stockholm Cyclo Remix) - CDR
Daluq - Oriental Express - Soulja
Stockholm Cyclo - X-ray Delta 1 - Cuadra
Beatfanatic - Music - Raw Fusion
Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five - The Message - Sugarhill Records

Listen to the mix: [audio]

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