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Christoph Fringeli & DJ Pure: Dark Star/Anti-Christ

Sub/Version 012Christoph Fringeli & DJ PureDark Star/Anti-Christ Originally released as Sub/Version 001 as a one-sided 12″, Dark Star became a seminal track of the touching point of dark and heavy drum’n’bass/techstep with the emerging breakcore sound, produced “in a cold cellar in Vienna” as the label proclaimed, in 1997. Anti-Christ was the follow-up released the […]

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Limited re-press of Praxis 33 – Nomex: Trocante Gramofony E.P. out now!

Originally released in 1999, Trocante Gramofony E.P. by Nomex is re-pressed in a limited edition of 100 copies on black vinyl from the original plates. Trocante Gramofony opens with the monumental ‘Fire Is The Centre’, followed by two other Nomex masterpieces, ‘Life Destroy’ and ‘No-Step 2000’, as well as three speaker-destroying fragments and locked grooves. […]

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Article about 16-17 by Manuel Liebeskind

Great article by Manuel Liebeskind about 16-17: Basel, Switzerland, early 1980ies. The local punk scene was not a scene really. Too small. But for the remainders of those who kept their interest in the attitude, 16-17 were the fathers of the true spirit. The do-it yourself idea, the no-musical-boundaries-for-nobody attitude, the forward thinking, experimenting musicians, leaving everything […]

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Videos of Live Sets from Praxis Label Night 2005 @ Hirscheneck, Basel are online now

Two videos of live sets from the Praxis Label Night which took place at the Hirscheneck in Basel on November 19, 2005 are now up on our YouTube channel for your delectation! It’s the sets by Vile Enginez and by Nihil Fist. Both artists had brand new releases out for which the party doubled up […]

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Quarterly Sales Charts in our Shop Blog

Find quarterly sales charts of our outlets in the Praxis Shop Blog page in our online shop! After publishing monthly charts for a few months in 2020, we switch to a quarterly schedule, having just published the list of the 10 best selling records of the first quarter 2021, as well as the best selling […]

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16-17: Gyatso vinyl edition released 22-02-2021!

The first ever vinyl edition of the classic 1994 album Gyatso by 16-17 is out today! The vinyl version features 6 tracks and comes with a download code for the full 13 tracks album. For the presale period there were even three additional live tracks added to the package. If you’re quick, you can still […]

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Noize Creator: Who I Am (Tactical Time Weapon Mix By Noirodyn)

Who I Am (Tactical Time Weapon Mix by Noirodyn, PraxisX2) by Noize Creator Noize Creator: Who I Am (Tactical Time Weapon Mix by Noirodyn, PraxisX2, 2021).Relaunching the Praxis Digital Remix Series, Noirodyn is back with a remix of Noize Creator’s ‘Who I Am’ from ‘The Future Is Cancelled’ 12″(Praxis 51, 2013). Reminiscent of the hard […]

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Praxis Records Sales Charts 2020 – Physical and Digital

An overview over the retail sales through our various channels in the year 2020. Physical products include vinyl, print, cassettes, CDs etc sold via the Praxis Online Shop, the physical Praxis Shop @ Disconnect Store Berlin, seller PRAXISRECORDS on discogs, and physical sales via the Praxis Bandcamp. In contrast to the monthly charts we publish […]

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16-17: Gyatso (Liner Notes by Jason Pettigrew, 2008)

Jason Pettigrew’s liner notes which provide interesting additional information about the album Gyatso by 16-17 were originally published in the booklet for the 2008 CD rerelease on Savage Land. We republish them here in view of the forthcoming first vinyl release of the album next month. GYATSO NOTES Breaking boundaries? For over two decades, Swiss […]

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16-17: Gyatso

Praxis 59 / Skin & Speech 001Artist: 16-17Title: Gyatso vinyl release 22 February 2021.  Originally released in 1994 on Pathological, Kevin Martin’s label who also produced the record. CD only.2008 re-released on Savageland, also on CD. Remastered by Alex Buess in 2020Vinyl cut by Shane the Cutter at Finyltweek. Gyatso is the 1994 album by […]

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