If you don't already know, get to know O*RS – the no-frills label churning colourful, melodic house music out of Leipzig at an impressive pace. A refreshing approach, done right.
About this mix
O*RS started in March 2011. I first released together with Good Guy Mikesh, our intention was to bring some of our tracks back on vinyl. The tracks were initially released in digital format, because labels were afraid to sell our tracks on vinyls. The risk seemed too high for independent label so we made it ourselves, and sold our first batch of 300 records very quickly. At this stage I did not intend to make a label, but my opinion changed after breaking even and getting back the money for the first record! So the label began.
Florian joined the label, and for over 2 years he strongly supports me with graphic design and identity – plus on top he also brings fresh and new ideas. This year we start another sublabel called Ourselves, run by Jan Ketel, and we'll release a new EP on the other sublabel RDF-Music, from Ron Deacon.
Everything from the label comes out of itself. We are open for some different styles of music, but more important for us is a friendly behaviour to the artists. The musical focus for Ourselves is clearly on the dancefloor, and is made for the inner circle of the O*RS family.
Ultimately O*RS means OURS, it´s the characteristic of the label bringing a sense of DIY.
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