New releases are on the way from Leyland Kirby, Ekoplekz, Vindicatrix, Dennis Greenidge and others, via new Dutch label Snug Life. Everything planned so far will be printed in runs of 50–100 copies, with inaugural releases arriving on 1 December.
The series of 7" releases planned features Ekoplekz in a rework swap with Drvg Cvltvre (released 1 December), and Leyland Kirby with a flipside by Cosmic Dennis Greenidge (February 2012). Also planned is a CD release from Dutch psychedelic group Teen Radiation packaged in a magazine, plus cassette reworks of US Crunk tracks by Coco Bryce with flip by Herr Müller. Further down the line there'll also be a split DVD release from Leyland Kirby and Vindicatrix.
Snug Life (named after Thug Life and Snuggies) was started by Vincent Koreman, artistic director and co-founder of Incubate festival, who says: "I used to run Angelmaker and Vatican Analog labels, but got so fed up with the boundaries those labels created for themselves and the restrictions I created for the labels, that I ceased activity in both. Snug Life is an 'anything goes' label."
In the name of transparency, Koreman says that he won't be booking artists from the label for Incubate: "The artists that I release have no direct link to the festival, and I do solemnly swear to not book any acts from my own label for my own festival to avoid cross contamination."
Listen to the forthcoming Leyland Kirby 7" "We Have At Last Come Home" below.