Started out in the mid 1990's by Peter Adarkwah and his partner Ben to promote parties that shouldn't be restricted by any genres or styles, from Brazilian grooves, 70's funk, jazz, hip hop to techno they wanted to hear a bit of everything when they started throwing club nights in London. In late 1996 they expanded their project into a label with the name BBE (Barely Breaking Even) with the first release of what should become an acclaimed compilation series named 'Stop and Listen'. With its motto 'real music for real people' the label has manifested its position with releases from all the different styles they had in mind right from the start.
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The Album Elephancycle (+Video) is featured in Update #035:
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Combining the tempo of house with the sonic palette of techno and modern production techniques, music that falls under the versatile genre tag of techno house has become so ubiquitous on worldwide dance floors, it is now almost synonymous with club music more...
The Album Elephancycle (+Video) was reviewed:BBE might not be the most obvious outlet for the minimal house of Bara Bröst, but then being signed to the prestigious British label is certainly a high accolade for the Berlin duo's music. 'Elephancycle' is their debut album, convincing with a fresh take on organic, contemporary house music.