August 2014 :
VCRD019 : Himbrecht 'Opaque EP" is released. This is our first release from the Romanian producer who is now based in London. The EP contains three new and original tracks - Moose, Consuming Thoughts and Perihelion. The release picks up great support with radio & podcast play from Raphael Marionneau on the acclaimed Abstrait Mix Series (Hamburg, Germany), the Beat Science podcast with Aaron Mossey (Toronto, Canada), the Feed Your Head radio show with the Hutchinson Bros. on Kane FM (Surrey, UK), the Down Time radio show with Nick Lewis on Proton Radio (Global), the Universal Vibes radio show on SSRadio (London, UK), the Christian Brebeck show on Munich Radio (Munich, Germany) and on Simon Harrison's Basic Soul radio show on Samurai FM (Global) amongst others.
The EP is featured in the Top Ten House Cuts Of The Week on Magnetic Mag (Los Angeles, USA) and is selected as a Hot Pick by Satellite Records (New York, USA) and is charted by a number of DJs in Europe and the US.
Also during the month the first in our podcast/mix series, the imaginatively titled VCR Podcast #1 (QuestionmarQ) is launched on Soundcloud, Mixcloud, Samurai.fm and Play.fm and our VCR Deep & Tech August Chart is published on Beatport and Juno Download
June 2014 :
VCRD018 : Ray Sam "Love Trippin' EP" is released. The three track EP features the vocals of Lauren Morgan on both the original mix and on the QuestionmarQ remix of the title track. The EP also features the uptempo track "You Know".
All tracks from the EP are featured on radio shows and podcasts throughout the globe including Velance's Playtime Radio Show on KCPR (California, USA), the House Sound Of Hamburg Radio Show with Norbert Borchers (Hamburg, Germany), the Sounds Collective Radio Show with Mark Mac on Stafford FM (UK), the Feel Radio Show with KP London (Toronto, Canada), the Deep House Podcast with Sly Masi (Shanghai, China) and on the excellent Colour & Pitch Radio Show with Will Sumsuch on Proton Radio
April 2014 :
VCRD017: George Moraitis "No Fate / Digital Gangsta" is released. This is our first release with the Greek DJ / Producer. 'No Fate' get's great exposure as it is featured on 'Nemone's Electric Ladyland' radio show on BBC 6 Music and the release also picks up a fine review from Russell Deek's on 'This Is Why We Dance'.
Both tracks from the releases are featured on a wide range of radio shows, mixes and podcasts including the Arch 44 Podcast (UK), Divine Sounds with Tony Rivera (Argentina), the Circles Digital Show with Mark McMahon (UK) and the Sub City Radio Show (Scotland)
February 2014 :
VCRD016 : Dominic Smith "On Repeat EP" EP is released. The EP contains three tracks "Te Queiro Mi Amor (Original Mix)" which features Dean Ahern on guitar, the deep/tech track "ID Repeat" and a QuestionmarQ Remix of 'Te Queiro Mi Amor" which takes the original in a new direction.
The release gets a nice little mention on Hot Press Magazine and quickly picks up chart support by DJ Nova (Rodon FM Greece) , Yoshi Horino (Unknown Season, Japan) , Christos Kedras (Kapa Music, Los Angeles) and Tom Vagabondo (Lazy Boys, UK).
Each track from the release gets it's fair share of radioplay on a wide range of shows including the Dubmission Radio Show on Pittsburgh's WYEP 91.3 FM (USA), the Beat Philosophy Radio Show with Christos Kedras (Los Angeles, USA), the Elektrosouls Radio Show on Future Music (UK), Altro Verso Radio (Italy), the Deepnation Radio show with George Moraitis, West Radio (Greece) and on the Tone Deep Radioshow with Ray Sam on Radio Lebanon..
VCRD015 : QuestionmarQ "Show Me (Dub) / Break From The Norm" is released and gets great support and feedback including release of the day from Label-Worx. The release goes on to get a great review on 'This Is Why We Dance' and picks up a nice mention on the print edition of Hot Press Magazine and is charted on Magnetic Magazine (USA) and by Tony Rivera (Argentina).
Radio & Podcast play comes courtesy of Claudio Di Leo (Italy) on his Housology Radio Show, DJ Semi (London) on theSeminal Sessions Show on Pressure Radio, the Dubmission Radio Show on Pittsburgh's WYEP 91.3 FM, the Funk & Disorderly Radio Show on SSRadio UK, the 'Slave To The Rhythm Radio Show' with Djonah Laforge (Belgium), the Tone Deep Radio Show with Ray Sam on Radio One Lebanon and the Beat Philosophy Radio Show with Christos Kedras (Los Angeles) amongst others.
VCRD014 : Yohan Esprada "Nosy Be" is released and quickly picks up support and airplay in a wide range of locations. In the first week of release the original mix is featured on the Subdivisions Radio Show on Digitally Imported / DI.fm (USA), on Fabio Tosti's 'Who's In Da House Radio Show' on SSRadio (UK), the WTDJs Radio Show on Adrenalin.fm (Slovenia) and on the Juice Up Radio Show on Radio Canale (Italy)
QuestionmarQ's Remix of the track gets also gets early support and is featured on Greg 'G' Anderson's Radio Show on Deepvibes Radio (UK), the Dubmission Radio Show on Pittsburgh's WYEP 91.3 FM (USA) and on the Express Yourself Radioshow on XLTRAX Radio (Estonia).
VCRD013: Yohan Esprada "Mahajanga" is released. Both mixes pick up great support and are featured on whole host of radioshows and podcasts including The Soulplate Timelapse Show on SSRadio, Late Night Beats with Tony Rivera on Deep In Radio, In Control Radio Show with Thomas Pudell on Deep Vibes Radio, Mirko Paoloni's Radio Show on Party Groove Italy, the Nu Beginnings Radio Show on CHRY 105.5 FM Toronto and on the excellent Untitled Music Show with Richie Hartness.
The release gets a great review on 'This Is Why We Dance' and is featured on the October Global CD Pools Compilation and is charted by DJ Nova (Rodon FM, Greece), Tony Rivera (Late Night Beats, Argentina) and by Djonah Laforge (Slave To The Rhythm Radio Show, Belgium)
VCRD012: Dominic Smith "What Is What EP" is released. The release quickly picks up support and airplay from a wide range of djs and radio shows. The title track "What Is What' gets great exposure on BBC Radio 6 on Nemone's Electric Ladyland Radio Show. The track also gets played on Benny Hy's Radio Show on LWR Radio (London). "Just Stay With Me" is supported by Xenia Beliayeva, one of Hamburg's leading underground djs on her excellent Radio Xenbel podcast. "Retrospect" is featured on the Dubmission Radio Show on Pittsburgh's WYEP 91.3 FM and "No Pretend" picks up some airplay on Luca F's radioshow on Adrenalin FM.
The release also gets a nice mention in Irelands Hot Press Magazine.
At the end of July / early August the label celebrates it's second birthday and the Vox Mix of QuestionmarQ's "R&S" is released as a free download. A new label showcase mix featuring a selection of our tracks from the last two years is aired on Dance On Red / Red FM (Cork) and on Brick Lane Radio (London). The mix is now available on Mixcloud.
VCRD011: Mick Verma "Something For Nothing" EP is released. The laidback and soulful vibes of "Let It Go" is featured in the Traxsource "Lounge Essential" Chart and is charted at No.1 by Canada's Marc 'Oxide' LaCasse in his June RA Chart. A number of tracks from the EP receive high profile airplay on Kiss FM Australia and are featured on several radio shows and quailty podcasts including the 'Beat Philosophy Radio Hour' with Christos Kedras (Los Angeles, USA), the 'Nu Beginnings' Radio Show on CHRY 105.5FM (Toronto, Canada), Miguel Mancha's ' 'V.I.P Clubbers' Radioshow (Sesimbra 103 FM, Portugal) and on the 'Good Times Radioshow' with Peter Edison & Visti (Italy)
Marq Walsh (QuestionmarQ) is part of the line-up as Danny Rampling and the Ministry Of Sound come to Cork during the month and QuestionmarQ's 'Summer Lounging Chart' is one of the most popular and viewed charts on Juno Download during the month, the chart is also published on Traxsource and Beatport
VCRD010: Ray Sam "Ready For You EP" is released. The title track and remixes feature the vocals of Lauren Morgan, remixes are provided by VCR's QuestionmarQ and the EP also contains the instrumental track "Just Fine". The release is very well received and is featured on range of quality radio shows including 'Nova Planet Radio Show' (Radio Nove, Greece), 'Liquid Sound Lounge Radio Show' (WBAI, New York, USA), 'Beat Philosophy Radio' (Los Angeles & Global), 'Dubmission' (WYEP, Pittsburgh, USA). The EP is also featured in Hot Press Magazine (Ireland)
VCRD009: QuestionmarQ "Nothing To See Hear EP" is released featuring four deep/tech and electronic tracks. The release receives great support from djs and all tracks from the EP are featured on various quality underground music radio shows.
"Cosmic Helium" is aired on the 'Subdivisions Radio Show' with Merlyn Martin (Global), 'Dubmission' with Karem Gokem on WYEP FM91.3 (Pittsburgh, USA) and on the 'Go Deep' radio show with Fish Go Deep on RED FM (Ireland).
"Audio's Revenge" picks up support on the 'House Sound Of Hamburg' radio show (Germany, the 'Soulful House Sessions' radio show with Deejay Renay on Disco Radio (Brazil), the 'Disco Tone' radio show with Stefan Popovic on WTC House Radio, the 'Electrosouls' radio show with Sam Birrell on future-musik.co.uk and the track also gets featured on the 'So Deep' radio show with DJ Gomez on RPL 99FM (France).
VCRVINYL001: Various Artists "House It Goin' EP" featuring four new tracks from Mick Verma, QuestionmarQ & Maksy is released. This is the labels 1st Vinyl Release and is picked up by several stores in Ireland, UK, Germany, Belgium, Switzerland, Russia & Japan. The release receives great support from a wide range of djs globally and is featured in Euphoric Magazine (India) and also reviewed by 'This Is Why We Dance'. Tracks from the EP are featured on several radio shows including Dance On Red (Red FM, Ireland), Go Deep (Red FM, Ireland), Dubmission (WYEP FM 91.3, USA), 'In Control Radio Show' (Push FM, UK), Point Blank FM (UK), Soul Kandi (SS Radio UK), 'Into The Darkness' (Sine FM, UK), Tone Deep (Radio One, Lebanon), Radio 1 (New Zealand), Chill Out Radio (South Africa) and RTE Pulse (Ireland) amongst others. See press release for full details
QuestionmarQ's "The Tiger & The Monkey" is selected for the CD Pool Global Compilation.
VCRD008 : Maksy - 'Lenrod EP' is released and receives widespread support from a whole host of djs, radio shows and house music media sources. The EP is charted by Johnny Fiasco , Fish Go Deep , Tunnel FM , DJ Nova (Rodon FM) and Carlos Jimenez amongst others and various tracks are featured on established house music radio shows such as Planet House Radio (Global), Tone Deep (Radio One Lebanon), Underground House Music (Radio Pulso Chile), Go Deep (Red FM, Ireland) and Groove Culture (Kiss FM, Australia). See press release for full details.
VCRD007: John Collins - 'Club d'Ellaria EP' is released and launched in Cork's Audio Rooms with Mick Verma, Marq Walsh (QuestionmarQ), John Collins and new signing Maksy all playing on the night. Tracks from the release quickly get picked up and aired on a host of quality house music radio shows including Nick Power's 'Soul Kandi' Radioshow (UK & Global), Marcelo Mendez's 'Deep and Deeper Show' on Tunnel FM (Stockholm, Sweden), 'The Liquid Sound Lounge' with Jeannie Hopper on WBAI Radio 99.5 FM (New York), 'The Deep House Cat Show' with DJ pHil E (Chicago & Global), 'The Tone Deep' Radio show with Ray Sam on Radio One (Lebanon), DJ Sly's 'Underground House Music' show on Radio Pulso (Chile) and on DJ Nova's 'Nova Planet Radioshow' on Rodon 95 FM (Greece).
The release receives great feedback from a wide range on djs throughout the world including King Britt and Danny Krivit amongst others. Please see our press release for full details.
VCRD006: Mick Verma - 'Deep Visions EP' is released and receives great support and feedback from djs and radio stations in Europe, The United States and further afield. Please see our press release for full details.
The release gets very positive reviews on 'This Is Why Dance' from Russell Deeks (iDJ Magazine) and on the popular electronic music reviews blog Peanut Butter & Jams and gets a nice little mention in Ireland's Hot Press Magazine (Print and Online Editions)
'U Are My Alcohol' is featured on Jon Vazquez's Groove Control Show on Kiss FM Australia and on Thomas Pudell / Black Alley's 'In Control Radio Show' on Push FM, London. 'The Beginning' (Original Mix) is featured on Marcella's Planet House Radio Show which is broadcast live on 101.7 FM Radio Nova (Bulgaria), GJW House Radio (Spain) and on dancetunesradio.com. 'QuestionmarQ's Top Toe Mix' gets some worthy attention on Marcelo Mendez's 'Deep And Deeper Show' on Stockholm's excellent Tunnel FM and the EP itself makes it into Tunnel FM's Top 20 Chart.
VCRD005: QuestionmarQ - 'Emotive Worlds EP' is released and is supported by both Deep House and Tech House DJs & radio shows in Europe, the US, Asia and Australia. 'Law Of The Worlds' gets high profile radio play on Gavyn Mytchels 'The Gallery Radio Show' on Ministry Of Sound Radio and goes on to get great exposure on Kiss FM Australia on both Jon Vazquez's 'Groove Control Radio Show' and on Timmy Byrne's 'The Beautiful Drive Show' and is later featured on Luis Del Villar's Ibiza Sensations Show on One Underground Radio.
The release receives a very favourable review on 'This Is Why Dance' from Russell Deeks (iDJ Magazine) and is featured in Argentina's DJ World Magazine and is charted by Rafael Moraes, Tunnel FM , Extra New Music , DJ Nova (Rodon FM) and Christos Kedras
'Law Of The Worlds (Verma's Fluffed Up Mix') is selected for inclusion on CD Pools May Global Compilation
Please see our press release for full details.
VCRD004: John Collins - 'The Introspective EP' is released and gets support from a range of top DJs and radio shows. Please see our press release for full details.
The release goes on to get a great review from Russell Deeks (iDJ Magazine) on his excellent blog and house music review site 'This Is Why We Dance' and and is also featured in Argentina's DJ World Magazine and goes straight into Tunnel FMs Top 20 Chart.
'Freestylin' is a selected as a recommended track on Track It Down and is charted by Adam Brass (Poland) on Resident Advisor and gets great support from Fish Go Deep (Ireland) on their Beatport Chart and is highlighted as a 'hot release of the week' on their radio show at www.fishgodeep.com/radio/
'Roll With You' and 'Alone' get picked up by a number of djs and crop up on playlists on radio shows and podcasts in several countries including Jim 'Shaft' Ryan's 'International House Music Radio' show. 'Roll With You' is charted at No 1 by Marco Grandi (Hungary) on his Beatport Chart and is also featured by Christos Kedras (Los Angeles, USA) on his Resident Advisor chart
Started the year off with our Label Showcase Mix featured on Universal Vibes and on Dance On Red (Red FM) and later in the month our latest signing John Collins invited both Mick Verma and Marq Walsh (QuestionmarQ) to dj at his Brighter Days event in Cork City. Both Mick & Marq mixed up a great set including a number of their own productions and John treated us to some live reworks of tracks from his 'Introspective EP'
We also enjoyed continued support during the month with a number of our tracks featuring on a wide range of quality podcasts and radio shows.
VCRD003: Mick Verma - 'Dreamour EP' is released and is quickly gathering momentum and each of the four tracks featured have been well received.
'Indian Groove' is featured on the Global December CD by CD Pool
'Dreamour - Original Mix' is charted on DJ Nova's (Rodon FM) November chart on Juno Downloa
'Rohan's Disco' is charted at No.1 on Al Bradley's (3AM Recordings) Chart On Resident Advisor
'Dreamour - QuestionmarQ's Vision Of House Remix' gets great exposure on The Gallery Radio Show with Gavyn Mytchel on Ministry Of Sound Radio and is also featured on philE's excellent Deep House Cat Show. The remix is also featured on DJ Nova's December chart on Juno Download
VCRD002: QuestionmarQ - 'R&S / September On Fire' is released and is quickly picked up and supported by multiple radio shows and podcasts in both Europe and the US
'September On Fire' is featured on the Global September CD by CD Pool
Label's first two releases get a great review by former iDJ editor Russell Deeks on his This Is Why We Dance blog
Label is launched with VCRD001: Mick Verma - 'Synthsomagic / Vermaquin'. The release is extremely well received by a wide range of both new and established DJs and receives airplay on a number of high profile radio shows and podcasts.
'Synthsomagic' is charted at No.1 on Justin Berman's (Sud Up Recordings) DJ Chart on Juno Download
'Vermaquin' is featured in the top 10 Lounge Essentials Chart on Traxsource