Tag Archive: echocord

Vladislav Delay, Latoma EP

The Latoma EP constitutes a pretty sharp left turn for both Echochord and Vladislav Delay, and a pretty stellar one at that.

Talking Shopcast 03: Kenneth Christiansen retires this week

LWE’s third Talking Shopcast, mixed by Echocord boss Kenneth Christiansen, retires this week. Make sure to add his excellent mix to your collection before it heads off to the archives this Friday, Feb. 6 at 10am CST.

Talking Shopcast with Echocord

This time we’re examining one label that’s been prominent in dub techno’s popular renewal, Denmark’s Echocord. Founded in 2002 by Kenneth Christiansen, a staple of Copenhagen’s record shops and renowned DJ, Echocord proved a launching pad for Mikkel Metal and hub for Quantec, Rod Modell, Trentemøller, Brendon Moeller, Fairmont and more. In 2008 it gave birth to Echocord Colour, a vibrant new series of releases on, you guessed it, cherished colored vinyl. We talked with Mr. Christiansen about Echocord’s origins, why its records stand out, and his predictions for the future of dub techno. He’s also provided us with an excellent exclusive mix of recent and long time favorites.

Quantec, A Ray of Hope EP

[Echocord Colour] Echocord’s offshoot imprint Echocord Colour is meant to allow for a bit more stretching to the standard label’s Berlin-influenced dub-techno sound, and the first two releases have indeed pushed the boundaries further than what is usually heard on the parental label. Echocord Colour’s third limited-edition, colored-vinyl (this time a gorgeous marbled canary yellow) […]

Luke Hess & Marko Fürstenberg, Campfire Dialogue

Illustration by Alvarejo [Echocord Colour] While no proper affiliation exists between Detroit’s Echospace and Denmark’s Echocord, there is certainly an interesting volley of ideas taking place between the two like-minded labels. Both champion a sonorous mid-tempo dub style, and, with the recent launch of the sub-label Echocord Colour, both please collectors with lush transparent records. […]