The year 2000 marked the year that Circo Loco resident Matthias Tanzmann founded the superlative house and techno record label Moon Harbour. Now into its 15th year, the imprint has celebrated with a 13-track compilation that features many of its staple artists including Steve Bug, Sven Tasnadi and Luna City Express.
Known for it’s stripped back, groove led sound, Moon Harbour’s many releases, which span from the initial collaborative EP between Tanzmann and Daniel Scholz right the way to the most recent release from Marco Faraone, have kept the ethos of providing driving peak time music, with the consistency earning the label spearhead a place amongst the most elite as a resident at DC-10’s infamous Monday morning party Circo Loco.
The 15th anniversary compilation has been released ahead of a string of dates that will see Matthias play alongside his label mates at a series of parties all over the world, with the UK dates including Manchester and Leeds.
Steve Bug – Lifting The Anchor
Marco Faraone – Night In Lima
Sable Sheep – Rise Of The Fallen
Daniel Stefanik – Words
Gregor Tresher – Narco
Luna City Express – Into Your Soul Feat. RAD
Matthias Tanzmann – Blue Laces
Chris Wood & MEAT – Stones
Dan Drastic – Keep On Walking
Marlow – Rockin’
Maximiljan – Inside
Zohki – Dope Dog
Sven Tasnadi & Christian Nielsen – Nothing But The Heat
23rd October – Hidden, Manchester w/ Matthias Tanzmann, Lewis Boardman + More
20th November – The Warehouse Leeds w/ Matthias Tanzmann + More
Words by Josh Plews
Photos courtesy of Matthias Tanzmann