Blue Hour and Philippa Pacho Start New Label, Positivesource

New Berlin-based label positivesource debuts on June 11th with src001, a compilation EP featuring Oprofessionell, Newa, Sugar and Alan Backdrop.

Founded by Philippa Pacho and Luke Standing, who produces under the alias Blue Hour and runs a label by the same name, the platform will focus on progressive dance music and early club culture.

Its confirmed roster of artists include Rove Ranger, Lady Starlight, Blue Hour himself, LDS and Alpha Tracks, among others. Each release will be accompanied by artwork by contemporary visual artists such as Aaron Elvis Jupin, who designed the forthcoming compilation’s cover.

“Our visual concept is to bridge a connection between figurative imagery and the iconic ‘smiley,’ which has been widely adopted by rave culture,” the cofounders explained in a statement.

Listen to a preview of src001.

Tracklist

01. Oprofessionell – SXTOOL

02. Newa – Maniac

03. Sugar – Make Them Forget

04. Alan Backdrop – Liaq

Author: Kofi Yeboah

I'm a Music & Culture Journalist, and DJ from London. I worked in radio, events promotions, and content production. .

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