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For The Love Of Kaoz EP
KT 010
09 Oct 17
Deep House
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Thai - (4:00) 85 BPM
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Tuesday Record Shopping In Paris - (7:29) 125 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Gaurdian - (6:48) 127 BPM
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Cavalier Drums - (6:09) 130 BPM
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Review: French house master DJ Deep has always had a knack for associating himself with the very best from the dance game. Throughout the 00s, you could find him chilling on Tresor or up on the Distance label, but his speciality was certainly spinning records. In fact, that's how he struck up a relationship with NYC's mighty Kerri Chandler, going on to form a long-lasting relationship that would land him on Deeply Rooted House and, as of now, Kaoz Theory. For The Love Of Kaoz is a tripped-out pile of percussive dance sketches, all wrapped up in a noticeably tribalistic sort of flair. "Thai" and "Tuesday Record Shopping In Paris" are slower, more warm-up pieces, while "Guardian" and Cavalier Drums" pump out that classic DEEP sound we all know and love...pushing it far and hard.

Illicit Behaviour EP
KT 002
14 Mar 16
Deep House
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Illicit Behaviour (original mix) - (5:40) 125 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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New Skool Acid (original mix) - (6:29) 124 BPM
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New Skool Acid (Matthias Tanzmann remix) - (7:02) 124 BPM
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New Skool Acid (Stephane Ghenacia remix) - (6:18) 123 BPM
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New Skool Acid (Seb Zito remix) - (6:48) 125 BPM
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Review: He's Hot Natured, tres Freak 'N Chic (once upon a time) but now he's gonna raise Kaoz on the dancefloor: business as usual from the UK tech house legend Jamie Jones. It's more of the smooth and slinky house you'd expect from Bangor's finest on "Illicit Behaviour" often copied but never matched. He ups the ante on next track "New Skool Acid" which is much more fierce and funky. This dirty and druggy shuffler is definitely for the peak time. There's a bunch of killer remixes of said track too: we're particularly feeling Matthias Tanzmann's rendition where the Leipzig legend gives it a dark and atmospheric makeover for late night sleaze. Stephane Ghenacia's however is smooth and sultry deep house for chilled Sunday sessions with floating pads, bumpy bass and lush Rhodes keys doing all the right things.
Sunday Club EP
KT 009
08 May 17
Deep House
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Sunday Club - (6:28) 124 BPM
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Figure - (6:13) 124 BPM
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Tracks - (6:13) 125 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Jackal - (6:09) 124 BPM
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Sunday Club (Seb Zito remix) - (6:03) 127 BPM
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Review: Experienced tech-house producer Josh Butler has been rather prolific of late. Amazingly, this outing on Kaoz Theory is his fourth EP of 2017, and we're barely five months into the year. The headline attraction is undoubtedly "Sunday Club", a bouncy, peak-time slammer complete with crackly high-end percussion, bowel-bothering sub-bass and mind-altering electronic riffs. There's still much to enjoy elsewhere, though, from the bustling percussive bounce and cut-up vocal samples of "Tracks", to the basement-bothering late night throb of "Jackal". Also worth checking is Seb Zito's deep, warm and woozy remix of "Sunday Club".

Snakes In The Bed
KT 004
18 Jul 16
Deep House
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Snakes In The Bed (original mix) - (8:17) 124 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Snakes In The Bed (Magda remix) - (5:32) 124 BPM
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Review: Somewhat remarkably, it's been two years since the last single from former Get Physical and Crosstown Rebels producer Just Be. Here he re-emerges on Kerri Chandler's tech-house focused Kaoz Theory imprint. "Snakes In The Bed" is an excellent example of the London producer's work. Tiptoeing the fine line between European darkness, Visionquest style powder house and the sort of stretched-out moodiness that was once Danny Tenaglia's trademark, the track quietly rises and falls in all the right places. The accompanying remix comes from Magda, who retains the shuffling percussion while adding a killer, acid-inspired sub-bass line.
Six Pianos 2017
KT 007
31 Jul 17
Deep House
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Six Pianos (original mix) - (12:19) 124 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Six Pianos (Loco Dice remix) - (6:40) 126 BPM
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Six Pianos (Stephane Ghenacia remix) - (7:04) 124 BPM
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Six Pianos (Audiojack remix) - (9:24) 124 BPM
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Review: Chandler originally released Pianos back in 2005. Based upon the seminal Steve Reich minimalist composition of the same name, it saw the US producer fuse the experimental artist's melodic flourishes with the driving rhythms of house music. On this latest version, the original track's soaring strings and insistent groove are available in their full 12-minute plus glory. Chandler has also tapped some well-known contemporaries to rework it. Loco Dice's take is quite different from the original, with a dubby, bumping rhythm and scratchy riffs combining to create a version that shares the same repetitive aesthetic as Reich. Stephanie Ghenacia's take is deeper, with hypnotic keys unfolding over rolling drums as cosmic sounds flit about overhead. Both are fitting tributes to Chandler's pioneering vision.

One Chance In Three EP
KT 003
25 Apr 16
Minimal/Tech House
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One Chance In Three - (5:02) 124 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Summer Passion - (4:15) 123 BPM
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Record In - (3:54) 124 BPM
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Played by: Popof
Review: Alexandre Paounov aka French producer Popof is probably more known for his releases on imprint Heretik (which he runs) not to mention appearing on a who's who of labels from Hot Creations and Turbo to Cocoon. He now appears on Kerri Chandler's newly formed Kaoz Theory with the One Chance In Three EP. First up is the title track which gets straight down to business on this tribal house journey reminiscent of classic west coast tech house of the late nineties. "Summer Passion" or "Record In" (which is particularly sexy/funky) are more classic NYC deep house jams reminiscent of label boss himself Chandler or the legendary Mr V, with some very cool and inspirational lyrics.
512 EP
KT 008
27 Feb 17
Techno
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512 Jam - (5:54) 124 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Dubmatica - (8:05) 123 BPM
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Review: The latest release on Kaoz Theory features new music from Satoshi Tomiie, the veteran Japanese house DJ. One of label owner Kerri Chandler's contemporaries, Tomiie shows that he has developed as an artist on "Dubmatica". The rhythm is steely, the percussion raw and hissing and the tonal bleeps plunge to the deepest frequencies. It makes for an irresistible piece of futuristic techno. However, Tomiie has not forgotten his New York house roots either; "512 Jam" resounds to tough, rolling drums, screeching FX and the kind of deranged organ riffing that used to feature on Nu Groove releases. Despite the passage of time, some things never change.
Save The Rave EP
KT 011
06 Nov 17
Minimal/Tech House
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Save The Rave (original mix) - (6:29) 124 BPM
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Save The Rave (Djebali remix) - (7:28) 125 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Diving In Oasis - (7:17) 124 BPM
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Review: Stephane Ghenacia and Thomas Roland want to "Save The Rave". To that end, they've put together this attractive and club-ready EP. The original version of their party-championing title track is a wonderfully low-slung and bass-heavy affair, with all manner of weird noises and late night electronic melodies clustering around a relentless, punk-funk style bassline and loose, hissing machine percussion. Prolific French producer Djebali opts for a tighter - but no less groovy and bass-heavy - vibe on his hypnotic Parisian tech-house take on "Save The Rave", before Ghenacia and Roland return to wrap spacey chords and evocative vocal samples around a bustling drum machine rhythm on dreamy closer "Diving in Oasis".
Kerri Chandler Presents Kaoz Theory
KT 001
06 Jul 15
Deep House
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Seth Troxler - "Tubby" (original mix) - (7:22) 125 BPM
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Davide Squillace - "The Room By The Pool" (original mix) - (6:34) 124 BPM
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Matthias Tanzmann - "Boxing Day" (original mix) - (7:31) 123 BPM
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Kerri Chandler - "Turn Off The Lights (Who's Afraid Of The Dark)" (original mix) - (8:08) 123 BPM
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Voyeur - "A Problem For The Whole Solution" (original mix) - (6:56) 120 BPM
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Stephane Ghenacia - "MamaJunk" (original mix) - (6:58) 120 BPM
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Detroit Swindle - "Ballin" (original mix) - (6:28) 120 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Seb Zito - "Bedlam Holla" (original mix) - (7:21) 125 BPM
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The Martinez Brothers - "Mr Gone" (original mix) - (7:59) 130 BPM
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Trittico presented By Cirillo - "Pugnet" (original mix) - (6:24) 125 BPM
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Chez Damier - "Detroit 3000" (feat Heart 2 Heart - original mix) - (7:33) 119 BPM
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Massprod - "Here To Stay" (original mix) - (8:47) 123 BPM
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Lola Purple - "Keep It Rollin" (original mix) - (5:03) 124 BPM
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Rick Wade - "You Need Love" (original mix) - (5:47) 123 BPM
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DJ W!ld - "Let's Do This" (original mix) - (7:28) 122 BPM
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Jerome Sydenham & Aschka - "Station X" (dub Stop) - (6:21) 126 BPM
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KT 006
31 Oct 16
Deep House
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Silents - (4:21) 146 BPM
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Presence - (7:59) 123 BPM
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Nina - (9:37) 120 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Seamless Seamstress - (11:52) 120 BPM
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Space Voyage - (4:29) 75 BPM
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Tough Love - (8:00) 124 BPM
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Long Beach Island - (6:45) 124 BPM
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Patron Saint - (6:21) 121 BPM
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Spirituality - (7:46) 124 BPM
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Lost In Paris - (8:04) 121 BPM
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Review: Kerri Chandler has long been an enthusiastic supporter of Benson Herbert and Leo Pickings' Voyeur project. He's already put out their singles on Madtech and Madhouse, and here brings them to his newest label, Kaoz Theory, in order to release their debut album. It's a pleasingly varied and assured set, too, moving from string-drenched, cinematic moods, to shuffling, atmosphere-rich tech-house, via African influenced tribal workouts, woozy downtempo hip-hop instrumentals, and dreamy, jammed-out deep house. Despite this eclecticism, it hangs together impressively thanks to Herbert and Pickings' assured use of mood and melody. File under: quietly impressive.
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