Playtime Records


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What is Playtime? For the press it was “one of the best labels to come out of this year” (DJ), “the label of the moment” (One Week to Live), and the record label that bought you Mike Monday’s debut, Smorgasbord, an IDJ album of the year and a “classic” (One Week to Live). For clubbers it was the first night to bring Claude von Stroke and Abe Duque to the UK - “one of clubland’s finest inventions” (DJ) and “the last mixed club left standing” (TNT).

But mainly it was a bit of wonky fun - one of few labels of its time waving the flag for wonkier electronic music. So as it relaunches over the next few months, look out for off-kilter new raves and remixes from Hannah Holland, Riva Starr, a little mechnical jazz from Germany’s Andre Crom, Luke Solomon, Worthy and Yankee Zulu, the Lost Cowboy, and our original Big Daddy and of course Mike Monday …

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