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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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Number One for Breakcore on Discogs

Posted in Praxis News with tags , , , on February 28, 2012 by datacide


PRAXISRECORDS on discogs which is a dublicate of the praxis online store is the shop with by far the most breakcore releases available on the discogs.com marketplace.

Redesign of the Praxis Bandcamp site

Posted in Praxis Download Store, Praxis News with tags , , on February 27, 2012 by datacide

Those who follow the developments more closely will have noticed some changes in the design, which are slowly spreading over the various platforms and also reached our bandcamp site. New logo, headers and banners courtesy of sansculotte. Now the bandcamp site has been infected… This will include the online shop shortly and also a redesign of the praxis web site into which this blog will be re-integrated! watch out…

Critical Distribution (Praxis Newsletter 23)

Posted in Praxis History with tags , on February 5, 2012 by datacide

We have always championed a way of self-organisation in manufacturing and distribution of records. This goes back to the very beginning of Praxis as a label. Teaming up with like-minded labels and exchanging records to locally distribute each others productions has been at the core of our idea of a meaningful distribution network, and still is. However the economic realities and the technological developments to put this idea into practice has gone through a number of mutations.
I would like to sum up these developments and show how the ìunderground sceneî, under economic pressure, has eventually contributed to its own current demise, paradoxically, as it may seem, as it was “professionalising” itself. Continue reading

Record Fair this Saturday – 1. Friedrichshainer Plattenbörse 21.01.2012

Posted in Event, Praxis News with tags , on January 20, 2012 by datacide

We will be present with a stall at the record fair happening at Jugend(widerstands)museum, Rigaer Str. 9-10, 10247 Berlin, happening this saturday from 2-10pm!
Check it out and support your local vinyl dealers!

Praxis Newsletter 23 out now!

Posted in Praxis News, Sub/Version with tags , , , on January 19, 2012 by datacide

It’s been a while, but finally a new 8-page A5 sized newsletter is out on paper!
Just in time for last night’s NoiseAngriff event, it combines news about Praxis and Sub/Version, an critcal look at distribution networks and the old New Urban Noise column/chart!
So far only 100 were made for last night and saturdays Record Fair.
A copy will of course be added to mail orders, if you want more than one, let us know, we’ll print more next week.

New Praxis Sticker

Posted in Praxis News with tags on January 15, 2012 by datacide

The new sticker – A6 format – only the first sign of much more to come in 2012
if you want a bunch to spread in your area – please get in touch: praxis(at)c8.com