“This is the third in the experimental series of releases which explore the dark and unusual side of the African imprint’s artists.
The Black Series Three sees Helmut J, one of Cape Town’s most active techno artists, displaying a piece of his early work. Helmut J originally produced Geist over five years back and when rediscovered on a dusty old hard-drive, had to be brought to life on Triplefire Music’s Black Series.”
“One of our experimental favourites, Helmut J brings another of his techno trips to Triplefire Music. Delivering solid groove layered with wonderful soundscapes, Helmut J has managed to maintain emotion within his dancefloor drive.Thaumaturge has recieved some much welcome full support from one of the worlds dub techno greats, Brendon Moeller”
“After teasing our ears with his dj sets and studio productions for a number of years, Helmut J signs his first two records with Triplefire Music. First up is Flexion. We’ve had our eyes and ears on this forward thinking, South African artist for a very long time now and are proud to be able to present his music to the world. Flexion begins with an intruiging and dreamy pad. The rhythm slowly builds as large stabbing synth sounds maintain one’s focus. Once in full swing, a short break-down with containing some spoken voice leads into an early peak. Once back in the groove, the lead melody begins in body of the track , pulsating in a modern techno fashion before opening up into it’s trance inducing melody before the song gently works it’s way to an end.”
When : 23 September 2015
Time : 22:00 to 04:00
Where : ERA, 71 Loop Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, ZA
5 Years of Triplefire Music and still going strong! Well done Ryan Sullivan for achieving what you have. Such an honour to be included as an artist, always being given creative freedom and ready with absolute patience and knowledge when in musical slump mode. Really looking forward to closing the night off with some of the more recent fruits of this label.
When : 28/29/30 August 2015
Where : Wolfkop Camping Village, Citrusdal, Western Cape, South Africa
“It’s with great pleasure we present to you a showcase of one of Cape Town and indeed South Africa’s hardest working independent techno and deep house record labels. For the last five years Triplefire has been releasing a steady stream of local and international artists with a determined quality control – there is no fluff to speak of – garnering the institution respect from all four corners of the dance music universe. Founder Ryan Sullivan joins us for the first time, and the man behind the dub-techno technikon that is Thrum Room, Helmut J, returns to the same slot he played in January; opening things up with a bass-heavy breakfast on Sunday at 10am. ”
Catch myself alongside homeslice Ryan Sullivan on Sunday morning.