Archive for Praxis History

New Praxis Web Site to Replace this Blog!

Posted in Praxis News with tags , on March 21, 2012 by datacide

In the summer of 1992, in a squat in North Peckham, just off the Old Kent Road, Praxis was born and at the end of November this year it will be 20 years since the first two records were released, Praxis 1 by Scaremonger, and Praxis 2 by Bourbonese Qualk.

Now, in the spring of 2012 in Berlin we just received the test pressings of Praxis 50 by Electric Kettle (more info + audio will be up soon!) and have many more new projects in the pipeline.

And our new website – under the old URL http://praxis.c8.com – is online now and will gradually fill in the blanks about the history and keep you up to date about current and future projects and events!

This means that this blog, set up to temporarily replace the old site until the new one was online, is now obsolete. The more important posts were added to the new site.

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17 Years – Some Praxis History

Posted in Praxis History with tags , , on April 1, 2010 by datacide

FROM SCAREMONGER TO LA PESTE – THE ASSAULT CONTINUES!
The first 2 releases on Praxis came out towards the end of 1992 in London. Taking an approach of uncompromising hardcore techno, the sound of the label soon radicalized as the new underground scene tried to create an escape velocity against the commercialisation of techno. Many alliances were forged with like-minded musicians and cultural provocateurs world-wide, seeking a cross-pollination of ideas and concepts, always pushing things further, always experimenting. Continue reading