Planningtorock

Planningtorock - W

Planningtorock - W

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Planningtorock - W

Planningtorock - W

$9.99

W, Planningtorock’s critically acclaimed 2011 debut on DFA, reveals a visionary and politicised producer. It offers up deeply queered art-pop – tense, atmospheric dance music cut with classical flourishes, and spell-binding androgyny. 

"W
 is a surprisingly warm, immersive journey through territory so alien it feels like some fantastic, surreal dream."


Double heavyweight black vinyl, featuring "Living It Out",  "Doorway", and "The Breaks".

Tracklist:
1) Doorway
2) The One
3) Manifesto
4) Going Wrong
5) I Am Your Man
6) The Breaks
7) Living It Out
8) Milky Blau
9) Jam
10) Black Thumber
11) Janine
12) 9

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Planningtorock - Powerhouse
Planningtorock - Powerhouse
Planningtorock - Powerhouse
Planningtorock - Powerhouse

Planningtorock - Powerhouse

$10.00

Tracklist:
1) Wounds
2) Transome
3) Dear Brother
4) Something More Painful Than Others
5) Much To Touch
6) Jam Of Finland
7) Non Binary Femme
8) Piece Of My Mind
9) Beulah Loves Dancing
10) Powerhouse

This November, celebrated dance producer Planningtorock – aka Jam Rostron – will release their radical fourth album: Powerhouse. 

Powerhouse marks the Berlin-via-Bolton producer’s most intimate album to date, a kinetic, self-produced record flush with attitude, humour, vulnerability and swagger. 

W, Planningtorock’s critically acclaimed 2011 debut on DFA, revealed a visionary and politicised producer. It offered up deeply queered art-pop – tense, atmospheric dance music cut with classical flourishes, and spell-binding androgyny. But it was 2014’s All Love’s Legal (“a masterclass in left-of-centre dance music”, Mixmag), released on Rostron's own imprint Human Level, where Planningtorock, with banner-ready slogans (‘Patriarchy Over And Out’, ‘Let’s Talk About Gender Baby’), revealed their ability to combine pop-oriented music with a political message. Powerhouse offers up something infinitely more personal: emotionally-charged, biographical anthems drawn from Rostron’s lived experiences as a non-binary genderqueer artist, experiences around family, identity and music itself. 

Powerhouse was written and recorded across Berlin, London, New York and Los Angeles. It comes couched in the precision-tooled synths that have become Rostron’s signature, though critics and fans will hear a subtle, ear worm-y shift in style here: from the Noughties US r&b swagger of ‘Transome’ and the bubbling oldschool ‘90s house of 'Beulah Loves Dancing' and ‘Non Binary Femme’, to the funky, flute-laced ‘Much To Touch’ (the only track on Powerhouse to feature a co-producer, long-time friend and collaborator Olof Dreijer of The Knife). 

The striking, pitched-down vocals that shook fans of W are as radiant as ever on Powerhouse. It was pitching that gave Rostron’s then-hidden inner self an authentic, external voice; and it was pitching that enabled them to come out, beginning “this long, complex and very much still evolving process of living their non-binary genderqueer self”. For Rostron, pitching became the sonic embodiment of taking T (testosterone). Listen closely, for example, to the lyrics on W’s ‘Doorway’ and you’ll see a through-line connecting that song with the refrain on Powerhouse’s ‘Jam of Finland’:  “I feel a transformation in me / All those empty spaces in me / Are filling up with me…” 

Ultimately, Powerhouse is a celebration of liberation, a groove-filled record that sees Rostron consolidating power both personal and artistic.
 


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Planningtorock Album Bundle
Planningtorock Album Bundle
Planningtorock Album Bundle
Planningtorock Album Bundle

Planningtorock Album Bundle

$16.00

Both Planningtorock LPs bundled together with a "Powerhouse" Pin & DFA stickers. 20% off your total order when you bundle!

On Powerhouse:
This November, celebrated dance producer Planningtorock – aka Jam Rostron – will release their radical fourth album: PowerhousePowerhouse marks the Berlin-via-Bolton producer’s most intimate album to date, a kinetic, self-produced record flush with attitude, humour, vulnerability and swagger. 

Powerhouse was written and recorded across Berlin, London, New York and Los Angeles. It comes couched in the precision-tooled synths that have become Rostron’s signature, though critics and fans will hear a subtle, ear worm-y shift in style here: from the Noughties US r&b swagger of ‘Transome’ and the bubbling oldschool ‘90s house of 'Beulah Loves Dancing' and ‘Non Binary Femme’, to the funky, flute-laced ‘Much To Touch’ (the only track on Powerhouse to feature a co-producer, long-time friend and collaborator Olof Dreijer of The Knife). Read the rest and listen to "Powerhouse" on Bandcamp.

On W:

W, Planningtorock’s critically acclaimed 2011 debut on DFA, reveals a visionary and politicised producer. It offers up deeply queered art-pop – tense, atmospheric dance music cut with classical flourishes, and spell-binding androgyny. 

"W is a surprisingly warm, immersive journey through territory so alien it feels like some fantastic, surreal dream." - Resident Advisor. | Listen to W on Bandcamp.

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Planningtorock - Living It Out 12" w/ Billy Lock (Hot Chip) + Laurel Halo Remixes
Planningtorock - Living It Out 12" w/ Billy Lock (Hot Chip) + Laurel Halo Remixes

Planningtorock - Living It Out 12" w/ Billy Lock (Hot Chip) + Laurel Halo Remixes

$15.00

dfa 2316 / 2011 


A. Living It Out (Billy Lock Remix) (Billy Lock = Felix & Al / Hot Chip)

B1. Living It Out (When Saints Go Machine Remix)

B2. Living It Out (Laurel Halo Remix)

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Planningtorock - Living it Out 12" w/ Jackson + Cosmodelica Remixes
Planningtorock - Living it Out 12" w/ Jackson + Cosmodelica Remixes

Planningtorock - Living it Out 12" w/ Jackson + Cosmodelica Remixes

$15.00

dfa 2308 / 2011

 

A. Living It Out (Jackson Remix)

B. Living It Out (Cosmodelica Remix)

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Planningtorock - Doorway 9" BLUE VINYL
Planningtorock - Doorway 9" BLUE VINYL
Planningtorock - Doorway 9" BLUE VINYL
Planningtorock - Doorway 9" BLUE VINYL

Planningtorock - Doorway 9" BLUE VINYL

$15.00

DFA Rostron / dfa 2285 / 2011 / (Generic sleeve has crease / record is perfect)


Limited Edition 9" on BLUE VINYL!

A. Doorway

B. The Breaks

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