News & releases from Ark

Massive re-stock in the Versatile Shop on 60 vinyl references

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We’ve just got massive new arrivals in the Versatile Shop will a lot of vinyls, including previously sold out items like the Acid Arab vinyl series and items available for the first time in the shop like I:Cube’s Chicago-Sur-Seine and Mingus In My Pocket vinyl EPs. Click below to get to the vinyl section of...
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Back in stock vinyls in the Versatile shop

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We’ve got several vinyls back in the Versatile Shop stock after a sold out period. Here they are in full : BUY VINYL : Various Artists – Acid Arab Collections EP02 BUY VINYL : I:Cube – Cubo Rhythm Trax EP BUY VINYL : Various Artists – Vidal Benjamin presente Disco Sympathie 12′ Edith Sampler EP...
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Out now on digital : Disco Sympathie – the limited edition edith samplers. Supported by Soul Clap, Optimo, Ripperton, Ame, Deetron & more…

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Anticipating the release of Vidal Benjamin’s double LP Disco Sympathie, Versatile Records released in September 2014 two limited edition vinyls featuring excerpts from the forthcoming Disco Sympathie album edited by Vidal Benjamin, Get A Room, ALT, Gilbert Cohen, Jean-Marc Misère and Dj Ringardos. Those two limited EPs are finally out for your digital pleasure. VER093  : Various Artists...
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Out on now digital : Vidal Benjamin presente Disco Sympathie – The Album

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Introducting the Disco Sympathie compilation. It’s author is Vidal Benjamin, an outstanding dj / digger, considered by his pals as one of the most brilliant in his category. And that says a lot! Here he makes us rediscover the sound that was so characteristic of a certain early eighties french scene: wacky, happy, dancing and at times...
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Out soon : Vidal Benjamin’s Disco Sympathie LP compilation – check the tracklisting and full track streaming

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Following the impossibly buzzing Disco Sympathie 12′ and 7′ vinyl samplers, here it is finally : Vidal Benjamin’s Disco Sympathie LP compilation including 12 mastered and edited rare cuts. The LP will be out on CD, digital and double gatefold vinyl on November 10th. For the full tracklisting, more info on the release and...
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Various Artists – Vidal Benjamin presente Disco Sympathie

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Vidal Benjamin presente Disco Sympathie LP by Various Artists BUY VINYL / BUY CD / BUY DIGITAL In november we are releasing the Disco Sympathie compilation. It’s author is Vidal Benjamin, an outstanding dj / digger, considered by his pals as one of the most brilliant in his category. And that says a lot! Here he makes...
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Out now on vinyl part two : 12′ sampler of Disco Sympathie

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“Tres tres bon tout ça.” Joakim “oh yes!!! please” Catz n Dogz “what a great selection, full support” Tensnake “N°1 en RFA!” Busy P “Dope Disco!” Kiki VER093  : Various Artists – Vidal Benjamin presente Disco Sympathie Edith Sampler 01 – Queen Zaza – Pense qu’elle danse (DJ Ringardos Version) 02 – Raymonde et les Moutards...
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Check the 5 stars review on Disco Sympathie samplers on DMC World

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DMC World just can’t get enough of the Disco Sympathie edits that will be released on vinyl next week as two 12 inch and 7 inch samplers. Check the 5/5 review by clicking on the link below… READ : Vidal Benjamin presente Disco Sympathie Samplers : the DMC world review
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Soul Clap, And.ID, Tim Sweeney, Deetron, Eric Duncan, Catz N Dogz & more praise the Disco Sympathie vinyl edits samplers

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“getting my DANCE on! so dope, can’t pick a favorite :)” Soul Clap “Amazing!!!!” Deetron “Great stuff!!” Tim Sweeney “pure class” AND.ID “NICE” Eric Duncan “Get A Room edit is the one for me! but all great” Trevor Jackson “Tres tres bon tout ça.” Joakim “oh yes!!! please” Catz n Dogz “what a great...
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Soundcloud & pre-order the 12′ and 7′ vinyl samplers of the forthcoming Vidal Benjamin presente Disco Sympathie edits compilation

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This october, the compilation Disco Sympathie will be released on Versatile. It’s author is Vidal Benjamin, an outstanding dj / digger, considered by his pals as one of the most brilliant in his category. And that says a lot! Here he makes us rediscover the sound that was so characteristic of a certain early eighties french scene: wacky,...
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Vidal Benjamin presente Disco Sympathie 12′ Edith Sampler EP

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Vidal Benjamin presente Disco Sympathie 12' Edith Sampler EP by Various Artists BUY VINYL / BUY DIGITAL This october, the compilation Disco Sympathie will be released on Versatile. It’s author is Vidal Benjamin, an outstanding dj / digger, considered by his pals as one of the most brilliant in his category. And that says a lot!...
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Help funding ‘Umba’, a short music movie featuring music by Ark

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Ark teamed up with director Fabien Coupez, script writer Scott Lefebvre and choregrapher Katherine Helen Fisher to develop Umba, a short film combining a dark story and a poetic vision with French modern experimental music as the key character. In order to finance the project they turned to Indiegogo crowdfunding website to present the synopsis...
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Download Ark – Versatile Records podcast Nevadark mix – Jun 13

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DOWNLOAD & READ : Ark – Versatile Records podcast Nevadark mix – Jun 13 + full tracklisting  
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Ark – Versatile Records podcast Nevadark mix – Jun 13

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iTunes / RSS / Newsletter Download (Right Click / Ctrl Click + Save Link As…) 1 PÉPÉ BRADOCK “CHEVAL” PANASH EP ATAVISME 005 2 RON TRENT/CHEZ DAMIER “MORNING FACTORY” PRESCRIPTION 111 3 DAVE AJU “BE LIKE THE SUN” CIRCUS COMPANY 021 4 RICARDO VILLALOBOS “FRUH” PLAYHOUSE 35 5 MATTHEW HERBERT RMX K7 107 6 ARK AND PIT SPECTOR...
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Out now on Beatport : Ark – Street House EP (incl Pit Spector remix) – supported by Carl Craig, Raresh, Dixon, Busy P…

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“lovely dub mix” Carl Craig “super . merci beaucoup”  Raresh “Dankeschön” Dixon “TRANKILOU à l’ancienne, mortel, je le fous dans ma playlist Tsugi” Busy P “missed ark. love it!” Optimo “FANTASTIC RECORD, will play and support, love the original” Catz N Dogz BUY DIGITAL on Beatport LISTEN, BUY & READ : full tracks listening,...
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Ark – Street House EP (incl Pit Spector remix)

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Street House EP by Ark We’ve been waiting  a release on Versatile  from our long time friend Ark. It’s now done with this “Street House EP“, an ode to B-Boy house. Emba Anthem, with its samples from a cult west coast 90’s hip hop band, and the bewitching Nuark, which mixes deepness, sensuality and...
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Ark releases his new EP on Versatile with a Pit Spector remix (+ Soundcloud streams)

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We’ve been waiting  a release on Versatile  from our long time friend Ark. It’s now done with this “Street House EP“, an ode to B-Boy house. Emba Anthem, with its samples from a cult west coast 90′s hip hop band, and the bewitching Nuark, which mixes deepness, sensuality and odd funky groove, but inna Ark unique fashion. Big shout...
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