Soulwax mark 50th DEEWEE release with ‘Foundations’ compilation

Soulwax’s David and Stephen Dewaele have marked the 50th release on their DEEWEE label with Foundations, a compilation marking both the label’s history to date and hinting at its future.

The compilation features 27 tracks, including three new compositions – among the artists featured are Charlotte Adigéry, Movulango, Laima, Bolis Pupil, Asa Moto, Sworn Virgins and the Soulwax lads themselves, among others.

There’s also a cut from the 2manyDJs duo’s recent EMS Synthi 100 album, one of the best pieces of experimental electronica we heard last year.

Commenting on the release of Foundations, the duo issued a statement, noting it features “27 tracks born out of friendships, all produced and mixed by David and Stephen Dewaele at DEEWEE.

“Two songs were recorded in lockdown. One was partially recorded on an island. One artist is a machine we currently don’t have access to. One act is unquantified (unless you’ve been to a DEEWEE Night). One sample was cleared.”

Foundations is available in triple LP and 2CD physical editions, along with a digital format, by clicking here or the image below.


Charlotte Adigéry – Bear With Me (and I’ll stand bare before you)
Laima – Disco Pregnancy (Tonal + Rhythmical)
Each Other – Burn It Down
Bolis Pupul – Moon Theme
James Righton – Release Party
Die Verboten – Aquarius
Soulwax – Heaven Scent feat. Chloe Sevigny
EMS Synthi 100 – Movement 6
Soulwax – Conditions of a Shared Belief
Soulwax – Close to Paradise
Asa Moto – Kifesh
Laila – The Other Me (DEEWEEDUB)
Asa Moto – Wanowan Efem
Charlotte Adigéry – Paténipat
Klanken – Drie
Phillipi – 9000
Movulango – Leave
Laima – Home
Emmanuelle – Italove
Sworn Virgins – Take Your Lady
Phillipi & Rodrigo – Paciencia
Extra Credit – Drive Me
Bolis Pupul – Wéi?
Soulwax – Essential Eleven
Sworn Virgins – Fifty Dollar Bills
Phillipi & Rodrigo – Retrogrado
Future Sound Of Antwerp – Tom Cruise, Scientologist

[Main photo by Rob Walbers]

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