The Long Now: “Restoration” Video

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July 16th, 2018
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Introducing The Long Now, a new project of London maestro Richard Norris of The Time & Space Machine, The Grid and Beyond The Wizards Sleeve fame with Icelandic singer/musician Finnur Bjarnason. Here’s their debut video for “Restoration”, a well-crafted track from their three-track first EP of the same name. The video for “Restoration” was shot in Iceland by Kieran Evans, and is part of a full length film backdrop premiering at the Blue Dot Festival on 21st July.

The Long Now’s Restoration” EP arrives on July 20th via Curved Space. Stream the whole thing here, and get your copy here.

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Beyond The Wizards Sleeve: “White Crow (Erol Alkan Rework)”

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October 9th, 2016
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Beyond The Wizards Sleeve, the psych/dance duo of Erol Alkan and The Time & Space Machine mastermind Richard Norris, have dropped “Black Crow”, a string-laden track of haunting beauty. Featuring vocals from Holly Miranda, “Black Crow” is the third single from the pair’s much acclaimed debut album ‘The Soft Bounce”. The single comes backed with a sublime rework called “White Crow” by Erol Alkan. “It’s closer to my reworks for Hot Chip and Connan Mockasin, tuned to the early morning light,” he says. Give the spacious rework a spin above, and watch the video for “White Crow”, directed by Romano Pizzichini, below.

The single “Black Crow” is out now on limited edition blood red 12″ vinyl via Phantasy.
Buy it here.

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Connan Mockasin: “Forever Dolphin Love” [Erol Alkan’s Extended Rework]

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Beyond The Wizards Sleeve, the psych/dance duo of Erol Alkan and The Time & Space Machine mastermind Richard Norris, return with yet another flawless “Re-Animation”, this time reworking M. Craft’s latest single “Chemical Trails” into something special. The track “Chemical Trails” is taken from M. Craft’s third album “Blood Moon”, his first record for Heavenly Recordings, which will arrive on June 17th. Get your fill of the remix above, and watch the video for “Chemical Trails”, directed by George Bryne, below.

Pre-order the “Blood Moon” album here.

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Beyond The Wizards Sleeve: “Diagram Girl” [Beyond The Wizards Sleeve Re-Animation]

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Beyond The Wizards Sleeve: “Creation” Video

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May 20th, 2016
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After dropping their latest single “Creation” just last week, Beyond The Wizards Sleeve, the psych/dance duo of Erol Alkan and The Time & Space Machine mastermind Richard Norris, have shared the video for the hazy, tropical-tinged track, which was directed by BAFTA award-winner Kieran Evans. The video is the third part of a series of five shorts that make up a long-form film called “And So To Sleep”. Featuring vocals from Jane Weaver and Hannah Peel, “Creation” will appear on the pair’s upcoming debut album “The Soft Bounce”, which drops on on July 1 on Erol Alkan’s label, Phantasy Sound.

The single “Creation”, backed with remixes from Psychemagik and Teeth Of The Sea, arrives on June 10th. Pre-order it here.

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Beyond The Wizards Sleeve: “Diagram Girl”

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Beyond The Wizards Sleeve: “Creation”

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May 11th, 2016
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After dropping the single “Diagram Girl” last month, Beyond The Wizards Sleeve, the psych/dance duo of Erol Alkan and The Time & Space Machine mastermind Richard Norris, have shared another new track off their upcoming debut album “The Soft Bounce”. Take a sunny ride with their glorious new single “Creation”, featuring vocals from Jane Weaver and Hannah Peel. Filled with hazy sunshine and tropical vibes, the track will get some serious rotations this summer. The “The Soft Bounce” LP, which features guest appearances from Blaine Harrison (Mystery Jets), Euros Childs (Gorky’s Zygotic Mynci), Jon Savage, and Holly Miranda, will arrive on July 1 on Erol Alkan’s label, Phantasy Sound.

The single “Creation”, backed with remixes from Psychemagik and Teeth Of The Sea, drops on June 10th. You can pre-order your copy here.

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Beyond The Wizards Sleeve: “Diagram Girl” [Beyond The Wizards Sleeve Re-Animation]

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Beyond The Wizards Sleeve: “Diagram Girl” Video

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April 7th, 2016
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Check out the new video for “Diagram Girl” (already posted here), the latest single from Beyond The Wizards Sleeve, the psych/dance duo of Erol Alkan and The Time & Space Machine mastermind Richard Norris. The pair has also shared details of their upcoming debut album, entitled “The Soft Bounce”, set to drop on July 1 on Erol Alkan’s label, Phantasy Sound. The single “Diagram Girl” drops on April 8th. It comes backed with a dreamy rework by Beyond The Wizards Sleeve themselves, which you can stream below.

Directed by BAFTA award-winner Kieran Evans.

Pre-order it here.

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Temples: “Move With The Season” [Beyond The Wizard’s Sleeve Remix]

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Beyond The Wizards Sleeve: “Diagram Girl”

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March 1st, 2016
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Beyond The Wizards Sleeve, the Balearic-tinged psychedelic project of London maestro Erol Alkan and The Time & Space Machine mastermind Richard Norris, make a welcome return with their great new single “Diagram Girl”. Featuring the androgynous vocals of Hannah Peel, the dreamy track full of woozy electronic beats is the first taste from the duo’s forthcoming album of the same name, set to drop later this year.

The single “Diagram Girl” will arrive on April 8th via Phantasy Sound .
Pre-order the limited-edition vinyl here.

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Temples: “Move With The Season” [Beyond The Wizard’s Sleeve Remix]

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La.Ga.Sta. Top 15 October 2015

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November 9th, 2015
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Here’s our monthly list of the 15 most downloaded tracks from the past 30 days or so on La.Ga.Sta. It features some great tunes by the likes of David August, The Juan MacLean, Psychemagik, Mike Simonetti, Luxxury, D-Pulse, Xinobi, Darius, and more. As always, this is your monthly chart. Be sure to check out each of the mpFrees that made it in our top 15 downloads of October below. Stay gas!

Top 15 October 2015:
01. David August: “Patria” [feat. Sissi Rada]
02. Chet Faker: “Bend” [D-Pulse Remix]
03. Jamie xx: Loud Places” [Mike Simonetti’s Dark Places Remix]
04. The Juan MacLean: “Here I Am” [Wolfram Remix]
05. Psychemagik: “Mink & Shoes” [Richard Norris Psychoactive Mixx]
06. Petula Clark: “I’m Not In Love” [Luxxury Edit]
07. VYD: “Rockets” [Xinobi Remix]
08. Darius: “Pyor”
09. Damon Eliza Palermo: “River Drum”
10. Larse: “OneandOne”
11. Mall Grab: “Drive”
12. Neon Indian: “Annie” [Palmbomen Remix]
13. Madeira: “Let Me Down”
14. Benoit & Sergio: “Rev 909”
15. Charles Murdoch: “Frogs” [feat. Ta-ku, Wafia & Hak]

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Top 15 September 2015

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Psychemagik: “Mink & Shoes (Richard Norris Psychoactive Mixx)”

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October 30th, 2015
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London maestro Richard Norris of The Time & Space Machine, The Grid and Beyond The Wizard’s Sleeve fame delivers a great acid house remix of Psychemagik’s latest single “Mink & Shoes”, featuring Navid Izadi, an infectious tune that has been on repeat for a while now. Featured as a bonus track on the “Mink & Shoes” EP, this wicked “Psychoactive Mixx” is now available as a name-your-price download over at Psychemagik’s Bandcamp. Grab it for free below and blast it on your car stereo.

Download here.

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Psychemagik Edits

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Beyond The Wizard’s Sleeve, the Balearic-tinged psychedelic project of Erol Alkan and The Time & Space Machine mastermind Richard Norris, create magic once again with their excellent new “re-animation” of Kettering’s quartet Temples glorious track “Move With The Season”, taken from their debut album “Sun Structures”. Give it a spin above and take a six-plus-minute ride of pure bliss.

Out soon on limited white-label 12″ via Heavenly Recordings.

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