Portrait is the recording alias of British artist Oscar Morgan, co A&R and Creative Director at Aura Dinamica – a newly minted outlet for contemporary Techno derivatives.
Established in 2018 alongside Federico Maccherone AKA Somne, Aura Dinamica is a boutique record label focussing on the fertile juncture between contemporary, high energy Techno & the more cerebral, wide angle posits of the genre.
Releases on Aura Dinamica proper arrive on 12” & digital formats, with particular focus on a crisp, reductive design aesthetic, produced entirely in-house and paying homage to the label’s twin bases in Berlin & Milan’s Isola Design District.
Alongside the main imprint, which has thus far seen collaborative material from label heads Morgan and Maccherone, a solo Portrait release & work from Sicilian newcomer Manent amongst others. Subsidiary imprint Aura LTD operates as an outlet for side projects, soundtrack work & more experimental drone & ambient music, existing on the periphery of the dance floor – delivered primarily via digital formats, but with the selected releases also arriving on 7” vinyl and cassette.
All music is distributed via Muting The Noise, the distribution arm of Dixon and Ame’s Innervisions outfit – with the Kreuzberg studio space that houses the MTN offices & record store playing host to Aura Dinamica’s Berlin showcases.
Portait Releases ‘Environment One’
Aura Dinamica boss Portrait returns …
Aura Dinamica boss Portrait returns to his label for ‘Environments One’. Environments is a new series which pairs paintings produced by himself, with music inspired by the creative overlap between the two processes. Working tirelessly between the two mediums, he has assembled a collection of works that look at depth, texture and dynamism in both spaces.
The music arrives on limited cassette, with the artwork rolling out online in the coming weeks & physically thereafter. You can buy and stream the album here.Listen here
Portrait releases AURA001 with Somne
Aura Dinamica, the new label …
Portrait & Somne Announce Aura Dinamica
Portrait AKA South London Ordnance …
Portrait AKA South London Ordnance & Somne have announced a new label project, Aura Dinamica. ‘Speed, Noise, Machinery And The City’ will be the imprint’s debut release, landing January 19 and also the first record under SLO’s Portrait alias. You can listen to ‘Centre Of Attraction’ below & read the full story over at Resident Advisor.Listen here
South London Ordnance Releases ‘Parallel Window’ EP
South London Ordnance has dropped his …
SLO NTS Radio Show
South London Ordnance has joined …