Category Archives: Praxis History

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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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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Bourbonese Qualk Interview by Deadly Buda in Massive Magazine 1993

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Review by Peter Shapiro of Ambush 06 and Maschinenbau 02 in THE WIRE 1998

Found another review of Total Destruction (and Bodysnatcher) in the archives. I only have a bad quality photocopy, hence the re-type. If someone happens to have the issue and could send a good quality scan of the review page would be much appreciated! DJ Scud & Christoph Fringeli Bodysnatcher AMBUSH06 12” Scud & Nomex Total […]

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Scud & Nomex: Maschinenbau EP

Maschinenbau EP (Praxis 56) by Scud & Nomex Scud & NomexMaschinenbau EPPraxis 56 cut at Finyltweek by Shane330 copies pressed at OptimalOfficial release date 08-10-2018 Maschinenbau was a label run by DJ Scud from Ambush and Nomex from Adverse which released only two 7”s in 1997/98. The first, Eurostar/Piling Machine, was limited to just 300 copies. […]

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20 Years of Praxis (tape & download)

20 Years of Praxis (Praxis 20) by Praxis Praxis 20 20 Years of Praxis Fantastic mega-mix of over 50 tracks from the first 20 years of the label’s history by Darkmatter Soundsystem DJ’s Diskore, Fiend and Baseck available both as a cassette tape and a free download (with donation option) from our bandcamp site. An […]

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Praxis 5 – Bourbonese Qualk: Autonomia on vinyl OUT JANUARY 2018

Bourbonese Qualk’s classic album Autonomia – originally released in 1993 on CD –  appears for the first time on vinyl on January 15, 2018. Double vinyl in fluorescent orange camo sleeve. BUY HERE Bourbonese Qualk was formed by Simon Crab in 1979/80. The first performance was an odd non-musical appearance (‘mainly vandalism’). After several cassette […]

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