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Garagee launches his new album, and on air on PBS tomorrow

Posted on June 10, 2015 at 6:05 AM



This Friday Garagee will be launching his new album, Garagee II, at Long Play.

 

With support from labelmates Lonely Faces, Stickleback and Arcane Trickster.

 

See Garagee in an intimate, cinema setting!

 

This venue has strictly limited seating, so pre-booking is a must!

 

$25 ticket gets you:

* Entry to the launch gig

*12" Vinyl copy of 'Garagee II' (which comes WITH CD copy + sticker!)

* An additional disc from Garagee's back catalogue (of your choice - providing stocks last!)

*First 20 orders will also receive a limited edition Launch Poster.

Tickets are available here


The album is available on Bandcamp, iTunes and pretty much everywhere else and you can stream it on Spotify


Garagee will be interviewed tomorrow morning on Melbourne radio 3PBS' Breakfast spread from 8 am. Those of you who aren't locals can stream it here


Also available is the single from the album "LDHB" featuring remixes from Hesius Dome, Arcane Trickster, Lonely Faces & Stickleback.

Also available on Bandcamp, iTunes and streaming on Spotify


Tempest artists at Rainbow Serpent Festival this weekend , and a free DJ mix from Numatica

Posted on January 23, 2015 at 5:25 AM



This weekend sees Hesius Dome & Robodop Snei playing at one of Australia's premier outdoor music festivals, Rainbow Serpent Festival.
Tempest artists have played at every edition for the last 10 years, and we are thrilled to continue the association.
Missed out on Tickets? All sold out, we're afraid.

For those of you who can't make it, or even if you can, we're presentlng an exclusive DJ Mix from Numatica, featuring tracks from our latest compilation "Tempest In Dub Volume 2" and the latest album from Numatica "1X1=3".


New website and video for Garagee, Summer gigs a plenty and Tempest In Dub 2 released

Posted on December 26, 2014 at 10:50 PM



Summer is upon us, at least here in the Southern Hemisphere, and that brings with it a host of shows.

Fresh from the Summer Renaissance Festival, Arcane Trickster and Stickleback will be appearing at French Fest, on idyllic French Island over New Years.
The festival will also feature Tempest's Sunsaria, along with Tøn, Ear Mind Eye, Stepping Inwards, PZP and The Scullamooks from our sister label, Slice Records.

More info is here: www.frenchfest.com.au




On New Year's day you can catch Robodop Snei, playing at New Years Day By The Bay, at Spirit Station Pier, 6 Waterfront Place, Port Melbourne.
It's on New Year's day of course, tickets are here: www.ticketor.com/daybythebay

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On the 2nd January, Garagee will be supporting art rockers Fierce Mild at Long Play, 318 St George's Road, North Fitzroy. (A venue well known to us here at Tempest, as we had a long running residency there, when it was known as Glitch Bar!)

While we are on the subject of Garagee, check out their new website here: garagee.wix.com/garagee and the new film clip for Part II (Dippin) taken from the ElDorado album.



Last but certainly not least, our latest compilation, Tempest In Dub Volume 2 is now out everywhere, and can be found at Bandcamp (our favourite store), iTunes, Beatport, Amazon, and pretty much everywhere, and you can stream it on Spotify and Rdio.

If you haven't given it a listen yet, you're missing out. It features new, exclusive tracks from Numatica, Red Eye Express, Garagee, Stickleback, Modified, Sunsaria, The Omm Squad, Deep Fred Dub & more.









Tempest In Dub Volume 2 ready for release, and summer Festivals

Posted on December 13, 2014 at 9:00 PM



The long awaited follow up in our Temopest In Dub series is finally ready.
Tempest In Dub Volume 2 featuring the talents of Deep Fried Dub (Dubmission Records/ Iboga), Andy Rantzen (Itch-E & Scatch-E) and the debut solo track from vocalist Kerensa Stephens, best know for her work with Zero Cult, Side Liner and Terra Nine, along with contributions from Tempest regulars Numatica, Stickleback, Red Eye Express, Garagee, The Omm Squad, Sunsaria, Modified and more.

You can find it at our Bamdcamp store here, on pre-release. Next week, it should be available everywhere.

The Summer Festival season is upon us, and Tempest artists are well represented. Following on from a lively start at Earthcore, next up is the Renaissance Festival at Camp Eureka, Yarra Junction between 26th to 28th December, which will feature sets from Tempest's  Arcane Trickster and Stickleback, along with PZP from our sister label, Slice Records.



Soon to be followed by French Fest, over New Years, on French Island, which will feature our artists, Sunsaria, Stickleback, Lonely Faces and Arcane Trickster, along with Ear Mind Eye, Tøn, Sikander, Stepping Inwards and The ScullaMooks from our new sister label, Slice Records.

Last but not least, is the Rainbow Serpent Festival, 23rd to 26th January at Lexton Victoria, which is set to feature our artists Robodop Snei & Hesius Dome.


Earthcore this Weekend, Metaphoenix released, and festivals galore

Posted on November 26, 2014 at 6:00 AM



This weekend is Earthcore 2014 with a strong representation from Tempest Recordings, featuring Numatica, Arcane Trickster, Robodop Snei, Hesius Dome, Sunsaria & D-Rektional.

Set times are below:




Whilst we are on the topic of festivals, December will be jammed packed, first with the Renaissance Festival, at Camp Eureka, Yarra Junction between 26th to 28th December, which will feature sets from Arcane Trickster and Stickleback.



Then there's French Fest, over New Years, on French Island, which will feature our artists, Sunsaria, Stickleback, Lonely Faces and Arcane Trickster, along with Ear Mind Eye, Tøn, Sikander, Stepping Inwards and The ScullaMooks from our new sister label, Slice Records.



Speaking of Slice, their first compilation album, Metaphoenix, is now available through iTunes, Spotify, and pretty much everywhere else.





Halloween Special at Purple Emeralds featuring Andy Rantzen, The coming of Slice Records, and a launch for French Fest

Posted on October 29, 2014 at 7:15 AM

Halloween Special at Purple Emeralds featuring Andy Rantzen, The coming of Slice Records, and a launch for French Fest

Halloween special at The Purple Emerald, 349 Hight St Northcote..

Co-presented by Slice Events, we will have our old mate Andy Rantzen, of Itch-E & Scratch-E fame, making a rare Melbourne appearance, and will aided on the night by our own Arcane Trickster, alongside Mr Bronson, Verde & Squiddly Fiddler.

It's on 31st October, of course, and entry is free.

Speaking of our buddies, Slice, they will be launching their brand new label, Slice Records.

Set to join Tempest Recordings as part of the CUT Music Label Group.

Slice kick it off with their first release, Metaphoenix, available now through Slice's Bandcamp, and soon to be released everywhere.



This Saturday, French Fest gets underway with an old fashioned Warehouse Party!




Featuring Tempest own Stickleback and Rip Van Hippy, with many more... co-presented by Slice Records & Events.



Stickleback and Arcane Trickster live at Fine Malt Beats tomorrow night , and Andy Rantzen at Purple Emerald for Halloween

Posted on September 25, 2014 at 4:50 AM



Tomorrow night will see Tempest artists Stickleback & Arcane Trickster appearing at Melbourne Music Boutique's monthly event:

Fine Malt Beats, 

Kooinda Boutique Brewery

28 Culverlands St, Heidelberg West 3081

 

Free Entry

5pm – 1am

5-8 Happy Hour

$5 pints/$10 jugs

melbournemusicboutique.com


Be great to see you there!

While we are talking about gigs, get ready for our Halloween special at The Purple Emerald, 349 Hight St Northcote..

Co-presented by Slice Events, we will have our old mate Andy Rantzen, of Itch-E & Scratch-E fame, making a rare Melbourne appearance, and will aided on the night by our own Arcane Trickster, alongside Mr Bronson, Verde & Squiddly Fiddler.

It's on 31st October, of course, and entry is free







New video from Garagee, Numatica Digipack & GeoRhythm

Posted on September 17, 2014 at 9:15 AM

Garagee has a new album on the way, and has been busy producing video clips.

Here's the video for Gentle

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You can catch Garagee live this Friday night at the Purple Emerald,  349 High St Northcote, alonside Tempest label mates, Stickleback, Arcane Trickster, Guilty Hero and our buddies, The Med School


Also, we've just got in some lush digipack CDs for the new album from Numatica 1 X 1 =3, for those of you who know there's nothing quite like Physical product. 

You can get yours from our Bandcamp store right here: tempestrecordings.bandcamp.com/album/1-x-1-3


Also, for those budding producers out there, you should check out the new mixing school for Aria award winning producer, Simon Polinski.


Simon may be better  known to you as Hesius Dome, his ambient project released on Tempest, PsyHarmonics, Cosmicleaf and many other fine labels, and also for his production work for the likes of Red Eye Express, Arcane Trickster & more on our label, not to mention worldwide stars like The Church & Ollie Olsen.




GeoRhythm at the Purple Emerald, plus Earthcore

Posted on August 29, 2014 at 7:30 AM

Tempest Recordings & Slice Events have teamed up once more to present a very special event at our newest, most favourite Melbourne venue, The Purple Emerald.

"Georythm" will feature Tempest artists Guilty Hero, Garagee, Stickleback & Arcane Trickster, along with our good mates, The Med School.
Visuals will be provided by Slice's Tøn & Ear Mind Eye (the new alias for Fate Aeffect).

Entry is free.

Friday 19th September at The Purple Emerald, 349 High St Northcote.

Here is a taste of the stunning visuals:

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While we are on the topic of gigs, Tempest Recordings is set to be well represented at Earthcore, with Hesius Dome, Robodop Snei, Numatica & Arcane Trickster all appearing, alongside such luminaries as Tripswitch, Hallucinogen, Shpongle, Gus Till, John 00 Fleming and heaps more!

More details as they come.


Arcane Trickster at Art Nite this Wednesday and a free DJ Mix

Posted on July 20, 2014 at 7:05 AM



Melbourne comes alive for NiteArt, at art sites across the city – commercial galleries, artist–run spaces, museums and unexpected architectural spaces for mini-events, off-site exhibitions, artist talks and installations

 

It all finishes at the Ian Potter Gallery, 800 Swanston Street, Melbourne and it's soundtracked by Tempest's very own DJ Arcane Trickster, open until 12.00 midnight. Entry is Free.

Speaking of free, to get in the mood, Arcane Trickster presents an excerpt from his DJ set last weekend at the Purple Emerald, featuring some brand new unreleased, tracks, recent releases and some classics.

Listen to it here on Mixcloud.



New video from Numatica, and Art Nite featuring Arcane Trickster

Posted on July 6, 2014 at 7:50 AM

Numatica has completed his first film clip, to celebrate the launch of his new album "1 X 1 =3".

We are proud to present "Evolver Dub" we think its pretty cool.

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The launch for the album is this Saturday, a matinee show at the Purple Emerald, 349 High Street, Northcote, with supports from Deep Fried Dub, Invader Tron, Arcane Trickster, Garagee, Robodop Snei & Stickleback. Visual by Clouds Above Chaos.




On July 23rd Melbourne comes alive for NiteArt at art sites across the city – commercial galleries, artist–run spaces, museums and unexpected architectural spaces for mini-events, off-site exhibitions, artist talks and installations

It all finishes at the Ian Potter Gallery, 800 Swanston Street, Melbourne  with the Basil Sellers Art Prize 4 soundtracked by Tempest's very own DJ Arcane Trickster, open until 12.00 midnight. Entry is Free.


Numatica: 1 X 1 = 3 Album Launch at Purple Emerald, plus a new video from Garagee

Posted on June 28, 2014 at 7:50 AM

Tempest Recordings and Slice Records & Events present the launch of Numatica's new album "1 X1 =3" in a special matinee show with supports from Deep Fried Dub, Invader Tron, Robodop Snei, Garagee, Stickleback & Arcane Trickster with visuals from CLOUDS ABOVE CHAOS.

Come along nice and early, it all starts at 2pm, at The Purple Emerald, 349 High Street Northcote, July 12th.

The album is availabe from all the best online retailers, including our personal favourite, Bandcamp, as well as iTunes, Beatport, Amazon, Spotify, and pretty much everywhere else.

Also, one of the supports for the launch, Tempest mainstay Garagee, has just completed a new video for his track, "To The Dark", as featured on "A Tempest Sampler".

We think its great!

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New Release: Robodop Snei: Strange Ongoings In Other Dimensions, plus a free DJ Mix

Posted on April 29, 2014 at 8:50 AM



Strange Ongoings In Other Dimensions, a collection of exclusive remixes of Robodop Snei's critically acclaimed Strange Ongoings album, featuring the talents of Deep Fried Dub, Numatica, Garagee, Arcane Trickster & more.

You can find it on iTunes, BandcampAmazon, and every other quality retailer, and is available for streaming on Spotify.

Robodop Snei has put together a funky exclusive DJ mix of tracks taken from the labum for you to enjoy for free on Mixcloud.

While we think of it, Robodop Snei is also featured on Mike G's Cosmic Lounge volume 41. For those of you who haven't come across these mixes yet, they are essential listening for lovers of downtempo and ambient grooves.







Veranda Vibes III featuring Numatica, and a free podcast

Posted on April 21, 2014 at 7:45 AM


In the wake of the release of Numatica's band new album "1 X 1 = 3", he will be playing live at Veranda Vibes III at The Purple Emerald, 349 High Street Northcote, Victoria.

To get you into the mood take a listen to this free podcast from Numatica, featuring tracks from the new album, some of his other recent gems and his remixes for Side Liner, Red Eye Express & Robodop Snei.




1X1=3 is available now through Bandcamp, iTunes, Amazon, Beatport, Spotify, Rdio & pretty much everywhere else.




Clouds Above Chaos live at Captain Palette and a new album from Numatica released tomorrow

Posted on April 14, 2014 at 5:20 PM


Thursday night in fair Melbourne town sees the return to the live scene of Clouds Above Chaos with an epic 3 hour set, for an event they are calling "Great Thursday" (better than "Good Friday")
More info at: pirotechnics.net



Tomorrow will see the release of the new album from Numatica "1 X 1 = 3". Available through all majour outlets, inlcuding iTunes, Amazon, Beatport, JunoDownload and more .
Beatport have stolen the march, and you can get it here, for those of you who can't wait.




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New releases and free DJ mixes from Numatica and Lonely Faces

Posted on March 30, 2014 at 6:20 AM



There's a brand new act we should her. Lonely Faces, is the solo project of Mike Baum from Guilty Hero. Inspired by old school electronica, as much as the freshest sounds, we will soon be releasing his entirely analog debut album through Tempest Recordings.
In the meantime, enjoy this DJ Mix, of minimalist techno Clunky Bangers.




Lonely Faces made his debut on our 50th release, A Tempest Sampler, has been available for a little while on Bandcamp (for free, no less).
From tomorrow, it will be available pretty much everywhere, including iTunes, Spotify, Rdio, Juno Download, Amazon, 7Digital & more.

It will still be available on Bancamp for free, for a little longer...





Coming soon on Tempest Recordings, we have the second album from Dub master Numatica, entitled 1 X 1 = 3, he's put together a free DJ mix to get you in the mood, check it out here.



Nova Natura 4 now released, Fate Aeffect live at Nocturne

Posted on February 24, 2014 at 6:40 AM

The return of Cosmicleaf's Nova Natura compilation series, in its stunning 4th edition. Out today!

Tempest Recordings has been proud to be involved in each edition of this series, edition one featured Terra Nine, Hesius Dome, Arcane Trickster and The Omm Squad, the second edition featured Arcane Trickster & Sunsaria, and Red Eye Express were featured in the third edition.

Edition 4 has been compiled by Zero Cult and freatures a brand new track from Arcane Trickster, along with tracks from Side Liner, Cydelix, and many more.

Nova Natura is available on Bandcamp, iTunes, JunoDownload, Beatport and streaming on Rdio and Spotify.

Just press play and imagine the pure nature which everyone wants to live some day.





Fate Aeffect will be appearing at Ego Death @ Nocturne, 550 Queen St Toronto, Canada on Thursday March 6th, 8pm - 2am.

He'll be aided and abbetted on this Canadian escapade by Deeper Arcades and The Databats.




Rainbow Serpent Fesitval, New album from Numatica, and a DJ mix from LazyboyProactive

Posted on January 24, 2014 at 2:50 AM


This weekend sees the return of the Rainbow Serpent Festival, at Lexington in North east Victoria. Nearly every year has seen our label involved, and this year is no exception, with Numatica previewing tracks from his forthcoming album 1 X 1 =3, and Tempest alumni Terra Nine and Aslan appearing in the chill space.




Speaking of gigs, Fate Aeffect will be be playing our very first show in Canada at Duffy's Tavern, Toronto on 15th Feburary, in a fine night of freaky electronica.

You can check our Fate Aeffect's latest offering on our new free compilation A Tempest Sampler Download it for free!




Speaking of freebies, have a listen to a free DJ mix from LazyboyProactive showcasing their latest single Substrata on  Mixcloud here.

A gift from us - Free Tempest sampler, our 50th release

Posted on December 21, 2013 at 10:40 PM



To celebrate our 50th release on Tempest Recordings, we present A Tempest Sampler, featuring a host of greatest tracks over the years, glimpses of what we have planned for the future, and some exclusive gems. All of this for free, for a limited time.


Joining us to celebrate this milestone are Side Liner, Hesius Dome, Stickleback, Guilty Hero, Arcane Trickster, Garagee, Red Eye Express, Numatica, Fate Aeffect, Robodop Snei, LazyboyProactive & The Omm Squad, plus debutants Lonely Faces & Clouds Above Chaos.




All things Arcane Trickster, Gigs, Mixes and a new release

Posted on December 2, 2013 at 4:20 AM

Itas been a busy time for Arcane Trickster lately. Having recently played at the Cosmicleaf 9th Anniversary Celebration in Athens, for those of you who missed it, check out this free mix prepared by Arcane Trickster to capture the feeling of the night.

www.mixcloud.com/tempestrecordings/arcane-trickster-cosmicleaf-9th-anniversary-celebration-mix/

We are proud to announce the Cosmicleaf connection is set to continue, with a brand new, exclusive track "Blit" to be featured on the forthcoming Nova Natura 4 compilation.


Compiled by Zero Cult, the album also features Side Liner, Zen Garden, Cydelix, Dedast and many more. Its out on 24th Feb.

For those of you who can't wait until then, you can preview all of the tracks here.

For those of you in our home town of Melbourne, Arcane Trickster will be playing at the Renaissance Festival, this Friday, in Yarra Junction.

Hope to see you there!




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