'in germany, they can't say 'techno,' they say 'teshno'' ~ seth troxler [march 2008]
out of the ashes of bristol’s caravan comes tanstaafl (there aint no such thing as a free lunch), the new label run by dj/producer october alongside his berlin brethren john osborn. caravan was a devilishly independent label that offered up the boss’ own twisted technoid concoctions as well as experimental disco from antoni maiovvi and the earliest offerings of tim green as tg. and, judging by this inaugural, release it seems tanstaafl will be just as individual.
time to draw to your attention a label with which you may not yet be familiar… the giggly named, berlin based imprint born from parties of the same name, jackoff, held midweek at watergate; weekends at new space about blank and randomly around europe in-between.
said parties have featured the scene’s classiest house talents, a number of whom now also have jackoff catalogue numbers to their name, including oliver deutschmann and iron curtis, whilst the next three releases include tracks and remixes from patrice scott and quarion, as well as a couple of my faves in october and john osborn.