Primate Recordings

Primate Recordings

Profile:
Primate was established in January 1996 to showcase the techno talent being distributed by Prime Distribution, as well as to promote new emerging techno producers. Primate has two sister labels, Primary Recordings and Primevil. Together the three labels cover the entire house to techno spectrum. In addition, Primate has a sub label, Primate Endangered Species with APE catalog numbers. The PMTEN catalog numbers are 10" releases on coloured vinyl.

NOTE: Many of the 1996/1997 releases have been repressed. The represses list Middlesex as contact address, whereas the original pressings list London.
Sublabels
Contact Info:
Primate Recordings Ltd.
International Sales Management
Hanover International, Room 21,
Sunridge Park Management Centre
Plaistow Lane, Bromley
Kent, BR1 3TP, England

Phone: +44 (0) 208 464 9600
Fax: +44 (0) 208 290 0055

[old address, obsolete, for reference only]

Primate Recordings
79 Fortress Road,
Kentish Town,
London NW5 1AG
Tel. 0171 284 0645
Fax 0171 284 0512
[l363]

Label


Cat#  Artist Title (Format) Label Cat#  Country Year
APE 002 Traxster Believe(12", Red) Primate Endangered Species APE 002 UK 2001 Sell This Version
APE004 Traxster Flashbacks(12", Gre) Primate Endangered Species APE004 UK 2002 Sell This Version
APE 005 Andrew Richley & Ryan Rivera Protect Your Soul EP (EP) APE 005 UK 2002 Sell This Version
APE006 Stoned Baby & Join Clap Stoned Baby & Join Clap - AK-47 EP(12", EP, Red) Primate Endangered Species APE006 UK 2002 Sell This Version
APE007 Various Funky Monkeys Volume 2(12", Blu) Primate Endangered Species APE007 UK 2003 Sell This Version
APE 008 Redhead Nuclear Assault E.P.(12", EP, Pur) Primate Endangered Species APE 008 UK 2003 Sell This Version
APE 009 Ignition Technician Upfront Policy EP(12", EP, Ora) Primate Endangered Species APE 009 UK 2003 Sell This Version
APE 010 Ben Sims Unreleased Mixes APE 010 UK 2003 Sell This Version
APE 011 Various Funky Monkeys Volume 3(12") Primate Endangered Species APE 011 UK 2003 Sell This Version
APE012 Kabuto No Musician EP(12", EP) Primate Endangered Species APE012 UK 2004 Sell This Version
APE 013 DJ Preach Recuerdos Eternos EP (EP) APE 013 UK 2004 Sell This Version
APE 014 Kabuto The Fox EP(12", EP, Red) Primate Endangered Species APE 014 UK 2004 Sell This Version
APE015 Ignition Technician Pirate Audio EP(12", EP) Primate Endangered Species APE015 UK 2004 Sell This Version
APE016 W. Jörg Henze* Supersonic Combustion EP(12", EP, Gre) Primate Endangered Species APE016 UK 2004 Sell This Version
APE 017 Wehbba & Stephane Signore Wehbba & Stephane Signore - Twisted Clones EP(12", EP) Primate Endangered Species APE 017 UK 2006 Sell This Version
APE018 Infamous Players Detroit Avenue EP(12", EP) Primate Endangered Species APE018 UK 2007 Sell This Version
APE019 TCP* Reality Keeps Knocking EP(12", EP) Primate Endangered Species APE019 UK 2007 Sell This Version
APE020 Various Funky Monkeys Vol. 5 - The Island Apes E P(12", EP) Primate Endangered Species APE020 UK 2007 Sell This Version
APECD002 Traxster Endangered Mixes Volume One(CD, Comp, Mixed) Primate Endangered Species APECD002 UK 2002 Sell This Version
APECD003 Various Endangered Mixes Volume 2(CD, Comp, Mixed) Primate Endangered Species APECD003 UK 2002 Sell This Version
APECD004 Traxster Endangered Mixes Volume 3 - A Continuous Primate Experience(CD, Comp, Mixed) Primate Endangered Species APECD004 UK 2004 Sell This Version
APECDPROMO1 Melrob Primate Recordings Limited Edition Promotional CD(CD, Comp, Mixed, Ltd, Promo) Primate Endangered Species APECDPROMO1 UK 2000 Sell This Version
AXDV-001 Jeff Mills Exhibitionist(DVD-V, D/Sided, Mixed, NTSC) Axis AXDV-001 US 2004 Sell This Version
CISCOAPECD01 Melrob Primate Recordings Limited Promotional CD(CD, Comp, Mixed, Ltd, Promo) Primate Endangered Species CISCOAPECD01 UK 2001 Sell This Version
ERA 2019 2 Ben Sims Techno Energy 11(CD, Mixed) Nextera ERA 2019 2 Czech Republic 2002 Sell This Version
ERA 2023-2 Traxster Primate Recordings Presents Techno Energy Volume 12.(CD, Mixed) Nextera, Nextera ERA 2023-2 Czech Republic 2002 Sell This Version
ERA 2010.2 Space DJ'z* The Last DJ'z On Earth(2xCD, Mixed, Comp) Nextera, Primal Rhythms, Primate Recordings ERA 2010.2 Czech Republic 2001 Sell This Version
Nr 02 Various Techno - Primate Recordings(CD, Comp + CD, Enh) Techno Party Nr 02 Poland 1998 Sell This Version
PMRT 053 Cristian Varela Pains Remixes (12", Promo, W/Lbl) Primate Recordings PMRT 053 UK 2001 Sell This Version
PMTEN 001 Spectrum (7) Pratikus / Atomizer(10", Min) Primate Recordings PMTEN 001 UK 1997 Sell This Version
PMTEN 002 Melrob Incessant Sound / Loopdaloop(10", Red) Primate Recordings PMTEN 002 UK 1997 Sell This Version
PMTEN 003 Faces Moment(10", Yel) Primate Recordings PMTEN 003 UK 1997 Sell This Version
PMTEN 004 TD5 Juvenile(10", Whi) Primate Recordings PMTEN 004 UK 1997 Sell This Version
PMTEN 005 Samuel Onervas Fugitive E.P.(10", EP, Blu) Primate Recordings PMTEN 005 UK 1997 Sell This Version
PMTEN 006 Haffa Combino Kobent (Version 2) / Hjulbent(10", Pin) Primate Recordings PMTEN 006 UK 1998 Sell This Version
PMTEN 007 Davide Squillance* High Endurance E.P.(10", EP, Pur) Primate Recordings PMTEN 007 UK 1998 Sell This Version
PMTEN 008 Melrob Synchronicity / Undertone(10", Lim) Primate Recordings PMTEN 008 UK 1998 Sell This Version
PMTEN 009 Vince Watson Mutator / Glow(10", Ora) Primate Recordings PMTEN 009 UK 1998 Sell This Version
PMTEN 010 Box Blaze & Deetron P-Blasta / Funnel(10", Blu) Primate Recordings PMTEN 010 UK 1998 Sell This Version
PMTEN 011 Massimo Skull & Bones E.P.(10", EP, Red) Primate Recordings PMTEN 011 UK 1999 Sell This Version
PMTEN 012 C. Varela* Paranoiac E.P. (EP) PMTEN 012 UK 1999 Sell This Version
PMTEN 013 Deetron 2nd Fiction E.P.(10", EP, Gre) Primate Recordings PMTEN 013 UK 1999 Sell This Version
PMTEN 014 Marco Bailey vs Redhead* Black Windows E.P. (EP) PMTEN 014 UK 1999 Sell This Version
PMTEN 015 Gillespie Turntablism E.P.(10", EP, Yel) Primate Recordings PMTEN 015 UK 1999 Sell This Version
PMTEN 016 The Fugitive Undercover Blues E.P. (EP) PMTEN 016 UK 2000 Sell This Version
PMTEN 017 Bando Beginning E.P. (EP) PMTEN 017 UK 2000 Sell This Version
PMTEN 018 C. Varela* Vareland E.P.(10", EP, Gre) Primate Recordings PMTEN 018 UK 2000 Sell This Version
PMTEN 019 Craig Walsh Fully Fueled E.P. (EP) PMTEN 019 UK 2000 Sell This Version
PMTEN 020 Michael Burkat Unknown Pleasure E.P.(10", EP, Gre) Primate Recordings PMTEN 020 UK 2001 Sell This Version
PMTEN 021 Gayle San The Lab E.P. (EP) PMTEN 021 UK 2001 Sell This Version
Prince 96/35 Phuture We Are Phuture (The Remixes)(12") Le Petit Prince Prince 96/35 Germany 1996 Sell This Version
PRINCE 9635-2 Phuture We Are Phuture(CD, Maxi) Le Petit Prince PRINCE 9635-2 Germany 1996 Sell This Version
PRMT 001 Phuture We Are Phuture Remix E.P (EP) PRMT 001 UK 1996 Sell This Version
PRMT 001 CDS Phuture We Are Phuture - The Remixes(CD, Maxi) Primate Recordings PRMT 001 CDS UK 1996 Sell This Version
PRMT 001 X Phuture We Are Phuture Remix EP (EP) PRMT 001 X UK 1996 Sell This Version
PRMT 002 First Sine Expanse PRMT 002 UK 1996 Sell This Version
PRMT 003 Wyndell Long The Disturbed E.P. (EP) PRMT 003 UK 1996 Sell This Version
PRMT 004 Chelsea Grin This Is Your Life ...Man PRMT 004 UK 1996 Sell This Version
PRMT 005 Adam Beyer Pump E.P. (EP) PRMT 005 UK 1996 Sell This Version
PRMT 006 Sound Enforcer Law, Order And Sound Enforcement E.P. (EP) PRMT 006 UK 1996 Sell This Version
PRMT 006 CDS Sound Enforcer Law, Order And Sound Enforcement EP(CD, EP) Primate Recordings PRMT 006 CDS UK 1996 Sell This Version
PRMT 007 TD5 Switch Stance E.P. (EP) PRMT 007 UK 1996 Sell This Version
PRMT 008 Throb Skylines E.P. (EP) PRMT 008 UK 1996 Sell This Version
PRMT 009 Grindvik & Hardcell Silver(12", Promo, W/Lbl) Primate Recordings PRMT 009 2003 Sell This Version
PRMT 009 The Celtic Sons Plasma Farm E.P. (EP) PRMT 009 UK 1996 Sell This Version
PRMT 010 Mould Impression 6 Hours PRMT 010 UK 1996 Sell This Version
PRMT 011 R.N.D. Technologies Propulsion E.P. (EP) PRMT 011 UK 1997 Sell This Version
PRMT 012 Marco Carola Hypertension E.P. (EP) PRMT 012 UK 1997 Sell This Version
PRMT 013 Stephen Cinch Mysteries Abound E.P. (EP) PRMT 013 UK 1997 Sell This Version
PRMT 014 Sphere (7) Fluxations E.P. (EP) PRMT 014 UK 1997 Sell This Version
PRMT 015 Gaetek Slob-Ice E.P.(12", EP) Primate Recordings PRMT 015 UK 1997 Sell This Version
PRMT 016 Throb Subnormal E.P. (EP) PRMT 016 UK 1997 Sell This Version
PRMT 017 Intexor + Sinesweeper* Embionic EP PRMT 017 UK 1997 Sell This Version
PRMT 018 Gaetek 7775-Line E.P.(12", EP) Primate Recordings PRMT 018 UK 1997 Sell This Version
PRMT 019 Adam Beyer & Lenk Drum Code No.1 Remix E.P. (EP) PRMT 019 UK 1997 Sell This Version
PRMT 020 Mystic Shape First E.P. (EP) PRMT 020 UK 1998 Sell This Version
PRMT 021 Infuse Crosstalk E.P. (EP) PRMT 021 UK 1998 Sell This Version
PRMT 022 Chris Liebing No Time To Waste E.P. (EP) PRMT 022 UK 1998 Sell This Version
PRMT 023 Samuel Onervas Fugitive E.P. Remixes (EP) PRMT 023 UK 1998 Sell This Version
PRMT 024 A. Crash Overjoyed E.P. (EP) PRMT 024 UK 1998 Sell This Version
PRMT 025 Andreas Krämer The Form E.P. (EP) PRMT 025 UK 1998 Sell This Version
PRMT 026 Ben Sims Magnetic E.P. (EP) PRMT 026 UK 1998 Sell This Version
PRMT 027 Various Synthesized Symmetry E.P. (EP) PRMT 027 UK 1998 Sell This Version
PRMT 028 QMen Rail Road E.P. (EP) PRMT 028 UK 1998 Sell This Version
PRMT 029 Mark Lloyd Funkrelibrium E.P. (EP) PRMT 029 UK 1998 Sell This Version
PRMT031 Christian Smith+John Selway* Downunder EP (EP) PRMT031 UK 1999 Sell This Version
PRMT 032 Chris Vareland Groovy Wavedrums E.P. (EP) PRMT 032 UK 1999 Sell This Version
PRMT 033 Gaetek The Outmove E.P. (EP) PRMT 033 UK 1999 Sell This Version
PRMT 034 Henrik B Lord Of Brightness EP (EP) PRMT 034 UK 1999 Sell This Version
PRMT 035 Chris Liebing Advanced Audio E.P. (EP) PRMT 035 UK 1999 Sell This Version
PRMT 036 Various Origins Of Man Vol. 2 (The Evolution) E.P. (EP) PRMT 036 UK 1999 Sell This Version
PRMT 037 Ben Long The Prime Time E.P. (EP) PRMT 037 UK 1999 Sell This Version
PRMT 038 DJ G-Force* Electronic Radiation E.P. (EP) PRMT 038 UK 1999 Sell This Version
PRMT 039 Marco Bailey Konverter EP (EP) PRMT 039 UK 1999 Sell This Version
PRMT 040 Bryan Zentz Kingdom Of The Selfish EP (EP) PRMT 040 UK 1999 Sell This Version
PRMT041 Chris Liebing & Umek Chris Liebing & Umek - Downtown EP (EP) PRMT041 UK 2000 Sell This Version
PRMT 042 Cristian Varela Generator Feelings EP (EP) PRMT 042 UK 2000 Sell This Version
PRMT 043 Marco Bailey Weird Science EP (EP) PRMT 043 UK 2000 Sell This Version
PRMT 044 Misstress Barbara Relentless Desire EP (EP) PRMT 044 UK 2000 Sell This Version
PRMT 045 Umek Voices Of Africa Volume 1 PRMT 045 UK 2000 Sell This Version

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November 17, 2004
edited over 12 years ago
I would like to balance out the overly enthusiastic comments with a mild disagreement with whats been written.

To newcomers just discovering modern techno, this label provides accessable and often easy to find releases, which are also quite easy to mix with.
The double packs are in fact almost purpose made for this, with tracks matching each other snugly, and on one release I have, the B and C sides are the the same BPM.

However, as you hear more work from artists featured on this label, you will find they have often released better material elsewhere. Some of my favourite artists have released 12"'s on primate, but its certainly not my favourite work of theirs and in some cases its their worst.

Also as you hear more techno in general the novelty of the sound (where you love everything because its new to you) wears off and you start getting picky.

Finally its about variety and depth. A lot of the stuff here is simple and lacks depth, and the focus tends to be quite narrow. When artists release on primate, its always the same kind of track. You generally know what your getting, but this predictability over hundreds of releases is also the labels main downfall.