16.08.14
GENTLE MYSTICS @ THE ROUNDHOUSE
This Saturday 16th August, Gentle Mystics are playing the Roundhouse alongside the Ceilidh Liberation Front and Family Antlantica.
This is their last show of the year before they begin work on a long-awaited second album. TICKETS AVAILABLE HERE
FB EVENT
20.05.14
BAT COUNTRY!

There is a secret entrance in the woods of Norfolk that leads to a place nobody has ever been...

www.batcountryfestival.com

14.05.14
New mix from Barry Swindles

We met this guy at a party we stumbled across called Dragon's Peng. Don't ask. This guy put on an incredible show and we kinda pestered him to upload it and put some things online rather then just being an enigma all the time. We thought we would help a little, so here is a clip from his set. More to come...

19.04.14
Sagara EP out for RSD'14

A handful of stores across the UK have been selected to stock Zai Tang's Sagara EP. One of them is our much loved local, Vinyl Pimp based in Hackney Wick. The owner, Hon, is a total don. Big ups to you.

11.04.14
Talia Randall - Common Room

This video made for Talia Randall's track 'Common Room' from her EMSP release '3 Mile Radius' was picked as the Staff Choice on Vimeo! It's a collaboration between 13 animators and is a vibrant accompaniment to Talia's poetry.

Be sure to check her thoroughly entertaining show, 'Expectations', at the Roundhouse! (26/03/14-16/04/14)

01.04.14
EMSP ON RESONANCE FM

Check this special edition of the Clear Spot on Resoance FM. This show is presented by Diana Mavroleon, features the Gentle Mystics and previews exciting new solo projects from Noémie, Cosmo and Harky.

02.02.14
Welcome Gentle Mystics Soundsystem

We are glad to announce the official birth of Gentle Mystics Soundsystem. DJ's, live guests (not holograms) 50k soundsystem with full lighting, lazer and pyrotechnics show are all inclusive if you so wish. It eliminates the need for Class A's with otherworldly vibes.

16.01.14
HELLO 2014

So a slightly belated happy new year to all of you! The label took it fairly easy last year - at least in the public eye. Privately we have been working hard and this year feels like its gonna be a special one. This month we welcome Gemma Rogers & the Milmen to the roster. More to come from these beautiful souls soon...

19.11.13
Gentle Mystics - Hark

Proud to present the latest Gentle Mystics music video - "Hark". Big love to First Cousin Films for making this be.

Enjoy the feast.

25.10.13
Zai Tang: 'Sagara EP' coming soon

We have been waiting for this little masterpiece from Zai Tang for a while and its almost here. YOU CAN PRE-ORDER THE LIMITED EDITION 12" HERE before the exclusive release on record store day this April. 'Sagara' takes you deep into uncharted waters where tentacles flail seductively amidst volatile currents and crushing waves - and its not a place you wanna leave anytime soon.  PREVIEW HERE

01.09.13
Gentle Mystics Live on Boomtown's Main Stage

Gentle Mystics tore up main stage on Friday night at Boomtown.  Talia Randall, Zai Tang and other EMSP crew also shone at one of our fave festivals.  We had a great summer at SGP, Kendall Calling, Sunrise, Green Man, Bestival and many more.  Thank you all who supported.  See you next season.

01.05.13
NOÉMIE - 'BLUE BLOOD'

Check this stunning new video from Noémie as she performs an old song of hers in a bathroom. 

This is her first video, although this song wont be on her forthcoming album -  you can explore further here: noemie.tv

18.03.13
EMSP011 - RECURRING UNIVERSE

HERE IS A MIX we made exclusively for Headphone Commute.  It represents the past year, and we wanted to kick off a new wave of releases with it.  We hope you enjoy it, and get ready... 

29.12.12
Death Sound Blues release "Hueco Mundo"

Whilst lead singer Jay'la Payne is losing his marbles and pinatas in vegas, the remaining members are getting fired up in London, anticipating their first official release in Feb.

09.10.12
summer of 2012 comes to end

The skies have cast over and stolen our summer; one that will never be forgotten (find stories on our blog and pictures in our gallery). We thank all those that invited us unto their land; Boomtown, Secret Garden,  Bestival, Firefly, Shambala, Boom Bap, and Hamswell, where we built our first EMSP area, complete with rave unit, pizza oven + 24hr good vibes. [#smelloflife]

10.09.12
emsp release gentle mystics remix ep (EMSP008)

We have just released a little big remix EP of Gentle Mystics tracks entitled 'General Misfits'. It features remixes from Gentle Mystics' very own Harky, as well as artists on EMSP - Himbad, Zai Tang and Lucid Mover.  Burkules from Molotov Jukebox starts it with a bang.  It's available right now for a mere £3 nugs.   

15.07.12
Gentle Mystics release Spiralling Breeze video

Gentle Mystics release the official video for Spiralling Breeze.  A momentous day for us all! Massive shouts to all involved - Nompi, Oliver David, Martyn Thomas, Ed Griffiths, Ben Hsiung, Emmet of Wino and everyone else.  This was an in-house production so we are even more satisfied with it. Hope you enjoy it...

28.06.12
Himbad releases HIMDUB #1 'mountain fresh' (EMSP007)

Emerging Species are proud to present HIMDUB #1: MOUNTAIN FRESH, this potent slab of 9-bit digi-dub is the debut release from HIMBAD. When he returns from Zanzibar we may release somethng else. Until then check his SOUNDCLOUD.

28.06.12
GENTLE MYSTICS album comes out in PHYSICAL

Gentle Mystics finally release their much loved album on 6 panel fold out CD. It comes with limited edition posters of their first single and the album, free P&P and buyers will shortly receive a download code for the digital version.  We await the Spiralling Breeze video next Tuesday and the remixes soon after. Boom!

07.04.12
GENTLE MYSTICS PLAY JURASSIC PARK

Our beloved GENTLE MYSTICS have returned from the tropical island of La Reunion, just off the coast of Madagscar.  The band ventured there to play a show for THE MANAPANY SURF FESTIVAL, Judging by this video it looks like it went down rather well...

23.03.12
Emerging species party brighton 2012

We decided to do a little showcase at The Blind Tiger club in Brighton. It was just a little show, but we brought DefDFires, Screaming Soul, Noemie, Cosmo, Death Sound Blues, Rev Wright and Seeds – a hefty chunk of EMSP artists who tore it up in fine style.  Here's a little clip of Death Sound Blues, soon come on EMSP.

05.03.12
SCREAMING SOUL release GHOST INNA DUB (EMSP005)

Screaming Soul enlisted the help of Dub legends Adrian Sherwood and Mutant Hi-Fi to revisit their debut album, creating “a radical re-versioning” - Mojo Magazine. The album was hailed as “one of the freshest, dynamic and brilliantly produced dub albums you'll hear” by Clash Magazine and is available now on CD and Digital Download.

26.02.12
fairwell to first emsp hq

A week ago we had a rather large filthy rave at the EMSP HQ to bid it fairwell. Not completely satisfied however, last night we had the mighty London Sound Painting Orchestra, Noemie, Dr Guss and Colombo Majik captivating a seated audience - and thus we move on in style. This is LSPO warming up for the concert. Big ups to Reel Studio for the edit.

 

05.12.11
SCREAMING SOUL release MODERN WARFARE (EMSP006)

Screaming Soul release this EP of their seminal track 'Warfare' featuring remixes from the likes of Ruckspin & Planas (Ranking Records), Mutant HiFi, Key Skills, JJ Mumbles (Wot Not Music) and Bill Daggs (DefDFires). “Makes Massive Attack sound like the Monkees” - Notion Magazine.

24.10.11
ddf release OPERATION: ZOMBIE NATION (EMSP004)

'Operation: Zombie Nation' has now been released to the world via the interweb and a limited run of CD's which you can find here. This alarming footage was the last transmission we recieved from the cabin before they fled.

21.10.11
ddf launch album 'o:zn' in safe house

We spent last night sheltering ourselves from the chaos that ravages london in the O:ZN safe house. We had some great morale-boosting performances from LSPO, DEATH SOUND BLUES and of course, DEFDFIRES themselves. all in all everyone had a great time, considering it's the end of the world and all...

30.09.11
DDF urge people to take shelter in safe house

ANOTHER TRANSMISSION JUST IN FROM DEFDFIRES. THEY APPEAR TO BE WARNING US OF SOME KIND IMMINENT DISASTER AND URGING US TO JOIN THEM IN THEIR NEW SECRET SAFE HOUSE...
IF YOU'RE STILL SCRATCHING YOUR HEAD AS TO HOW DDF FOUND THEMSELVES FIGHTING FOR SURVIVAL IN AN UNDERGROUND BUNKER ALL CAN BE REVEALED AT: WWW.O-ZN.COM.

28.09.11
EVENING SLANDER DISTRIBUTED

This morning a strange paper was found in the streets of london, titled 'the Evening slander'. Its reports are mildly shocking, as they describe a world that has been swept by a violent zombie virus epidemic. You can still obtain a copy of this paper by ordering DefdFires' album 'o:zn'. You may also find it on the odd London Underground train.

19.09.11
GENTLE MYSTICS release DEBUT album (EMSP003)

AFTER MUCH SWEATY-PALMED ANTICIPATION THE LONG AWAITED DEBUT ALBUM FROM GENTLE MYSTICS HAS BEEN RELEASED. THE SELF TITLED LP IS AVAILABLE ON CD AND DIGITAL DOWNLOAD HERE.
"I can't turn it off. Or describe it" - www.thebeatjuice.com

 



11.09.11
DDF RELEASE 'THE PALACE' official video

THIS MORNING WE RECEIVED A TRANMISSION FROM DEFDFIRES' SECRET HIDEOUT, ANOUNCING THE RELEASE OF A NEW SINGLE, ALTHOUGH JUDGING BY THE VIDEO IT SEEMS THAT THEIR HIDEOUT MAY HAVE BEEN COMPROMISED...
YOU CAN DOWNLOAD THE PALACE FOR FREE HERE, YOU CAN ALSO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT DDF'S BATTLE FOR SURVIVAL AT: WWW.O-ZN.COM.

30.08.11
SCREAMING SOUL release ghost inna shell (EMSP002)

Ghost in a Shell is the visionary debut album from Screaming Soul.  “A dense collage of dubby reggae, jazz and hip hop beats.” (www.reviewgraveyard.com) that is "musically adventurous and lyrically adept" (www.ilikemusic.com).  The album is available to download here.


15.08.11
screaming soul release first official Music Video

Emerging Species proudly present our first independent video production, created for the song Ghost in a Shell, the title track off the debut album from Screaming Soul.  The song is available to download for free here.

31.07.11
Emerging species rave HACKNEY WICKED 2011

A 24hr rave with 15 of our favourite DJ's keeping the crowd smiling till noon. Hail good vibes. 

17.07.11
GENTLE MYSTICS TOUR france

GENTLE MYSTICS are back from their French conquest tour, all safe and in one piece (or 9 pieces as the case may be). The tour was a great success and in between Parisian street jams, lavatory surgical procedures and wee drinking they even found time to wow a few crowds. You can find out exactly what happened on the road in the Gentle Mystics Tour Diary on our blog.

07.07.11
GENTLE MYSTICS LAUNCH single with sweaty PARTY

Last night saw the Gentle Mystics single launch party in East London. Celebrating the release of spiralling breeze & mushroom 30,000, the band stormed the stage in true chaotic mystical fashion and played a stonking set to a full house, before packing into the bus and setting off to france at 2 in the morning!

06.06.11
GENTLE MYSTICS release DEBUT SINGLE (EMSP001)

EMERGING SPECIES proudly present the very first single from our flagship group GENTLE MYSTICS.  This double A side slab of pure genre-defying turbo-folk carnage entitled Spiralling Breeze/Mushroom 30,000 is available to download directly from us here.

01.02.11
Emerging Species

Every story has a beginning ...

back