More than ten years ago, in 1998, the first Spanish hip-hop label (SuperEgo/Tu Pierdes, CPV, La Mala, 7 Notas 7 Colores, etc.) edited one of the most important compilation albums in the history of Spanish electronic music: Elektro Domésticos.
It was a completely unique record, and nowadays it is considered to be a classic in Spanish electronic music. It acted as a reactance for the emerging group of electro music producers which, at the time, were starting to create their first works for big audiences. Elektro Domésticos also kept in black vinyl all those previous works which a handful of producers had been recording in cassettes during the eighties.
Among those who participated in Elektro Domésticos, there were names such as Khosmaker, Kapi, Moockie, Split DJ and Elektrosher (aka Alek Stark), just to mention some of those who proved to be a breakthrough in electro music. Yet one should also mention Zeta, Teen Marcianas, and Hippaly as examples of those who have followed the path of funk, hip hop, and techno.
Now that nobody questions the fact that electro music came back during the mid-nineties to stay, after the great success of the second part released last year, Alek Stark presents the third part of this classic record of Spanish electro.
This sequel is faithful to the spirit of the first and second compilation and it will act as a platform for a new wave of electro music producers. While, for some of these, the record will be yet another compilation album, for others it will mean a milestone in their careers as producers.
There is a great difference between the first compilation and last albums. For the last one which Alek presents, strict norms have been established in regards to style and the way in which audio files are submitted. The reason for this is that a great importance has been given to the record's final sound.
Thirteen years have passed and, during this time, the technical quality of the producers involved has improved in an exponential manner. The sound is more convincing, more concrete, and Alek has been very meticulous with the mastering, especially in regards to the dynamics of the themes that keep the record’s final volume in the background. This is of absolute importance at a time in which the absurd search for maximum volume has turned into the blight which has ruined nine out ten records in the last 15 years.
Elektro Domésticos 3 is undoubtedly the electro record of the year... see you in 2021 for the next part...
released July 20, 2011
Double CD Edition, artists in alphabetical order:
Alek Stark, Annie Hall, Aquatech, AS1, Atöm, Boris Divider, Calagad 13, Dynamik Bass System, DJ Hash, Fastliner, Freeze Rockers, Groof, Mauri, Meka, Micro Controlled Corp, Mr. Haselbain, Mr. Velcro Fastener, N-Fecto, Negocius Man, Proto 70, Replicante Norman, Scape One, Shann-X, Shorai, Synth Alien, The Activist, Uni-Mate, Univac, Vagon Brei, Zerkalo, ZPLSFCK!
All Tracks Mastered by Alek Stark at Fundamental Audio
Artwork 2011 by Alek Stark
Original graphic concept 1998 by Cisco
Thanks to everyone who support this record.
Special Thanks to Sergio Aguilar.
Ultra Special Thanks to Zerkalo, Scape One, AS1, Mr. Velcro Fastener and DBS for supporting the spanish electro scene, we never will forget it.
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