Direct Drive

Direct Drive

Profile:
First label manager was Jimmy Crash, with Adam X occasionally doing A&R. The first 8 releases featured Direct Drive Records as a label name.
Jimmy sold the label to Mid-Town Records in 1994, then some of the back catalogue to Hot Music in Miami later on.

When M&C bought the label, the catalogue numbers were reduced to 2 position on purpose, since it's virtually a different label. (ie: DDR 24 instead of DDR 024). Also their logo changed with that. It was a joint venture between See Saw and M&C Records.
Sublabel
Parent Label:
Contact Info:
538 Naughton Ave. -SI
NY 10305

phone: 718-979-6157
fax: 718-714-1832

(contact info now obsolete)
m&c records
van nelleweg1
3044 BC rotterdam
(t)+31 10 2140888
(f)+31 10 4128568
[email protected]

Label

Releases

Status Catalog Number  Image Artist Title ( Format) Label Catalog Number  Country Year Actions
6141-2 Various - Future Techno (Take 1) Various Future Techno (Take 1)(CD, Comp) Cold Front 6141-2 USA & Canada 1995 Sell This Version
6141-4 Various - Future Techno (Take 1) Various Future Techno (Take 1)(Cass, Comp) Cold Front 6141-4 USA & Canada 1995 Sell This Version
517 696-1 Various - Forward Ever - Backward Never - The Mayday Compilation Vol. II Various Forward Ever - Backward Never - The Mayday Compilation Vol. II(LP, Comp) Low Spirit Recordings 517 696-1 Germany 1992 Sell This Version
517 696-2 Various - Forward Ever - Backward Never - The Mayday Compilation Vol. II Various Forward Ever - Backward Never - The Mayday Compilation Vol. II(CD, Comp) Low Spirit Recordings, Polydor 517 696-2 Germany 1992 Sell This Version
DDR001 Disintegrator - Schizophrenic Disintegrator Schizophrenic DDR001 US 1992 Sell This Version
DDR002 Radiation!* - Melt Down Radiation!* Melt Down DDR002 US 1992 Sell This Version
DDR 003 X-Crash - 303 + 606 + 909 E.P. X-Crash 303 + 606 + 909 E.P. (EP) DDR 003 US 1992 Sell This Version
DDR 004 Brain Unlimited - Body EP Brain Unlimited Body EP(12", EP) Direct Drive DDR 004 US 1992 Sell This Version
DDR 005 Adam X vs. Audio Sex* - Untitled Adam X vs. Audio Sex* Adam X vs. Audio Sex* - Untitled DDR 005 US 1992 Sell This Version
DDR 006 Latex & W. Van Den Bergh - Panic In Rotterdam Vol. 1 Latex & W. Van Den Bergh Panic In Rotterdam Vol. 1 DDR 006 US 1992 Sell This Version
DDR 007 Resistance D - Dreams EP Resistance D Dreams EP (EP) DDR 007 US 1992 Sell This Version
DDR 008 X-Crash - Don't Fuck Witt Brooklyn Vol. 1 X-Crash Don't Fuck Witt Brooklyn Vol. 1 DDR 008 US 1993 Sell This Version
DDR 009 Jimmy Crash - Hieroglyphics EP Jimmy Crash Hieroglyphics EP (EP) DDR 009 US 1993 Sell This Version
DDR 010 X-Crash - 303+606=909 EP Vol. 2 X-Crash 303+606=909 EP Vol. 2 (EP) DDR 010 US 1993 Sell This Version
DDR 011 Alici - Theme Of Roarr Alici Theme Of Roarr(12") Direct Drive DDR 011 US 1993 Sell This Version
DDR 012 DJ Adam X* - Cannabalistic Humanoid Underground Dweller DJ Adam X* Cannabalistic Humanoid Underground Dweller(12") Direct Drive DDR 012 US 1993 Sell This Version
DDR 013 Very Interesting Progress - Progression EP Very Interesting Progress Progression EP(12", EP) Direct Drive DDR 013 US 1993 Sell This Version
DDR 014 Radiation - Meltdown (Remixes) Radiation Meltdown (Remixes) DDR 014 US 1993 Sell This Version
DDR 015 Primatone - The Trip EP Primatone The Trip EP (EP) DDR 015 US 1993 Sell This Version
DDR 016 Universal Age - Chamber EP Universal Age Chamber EP (EP) DDR 016 US 1993 Sell This Version
DDR 017 X-Crash - Slightly Twisted X-Crash Slightly Twisted(2x12", Album) Direct Drive DDR 017 US 1993 Sell This Version
DDR 018 Radiation - Uranium EP Radiation Uranium EP(12", EP) Direct Drive DDR 018 US 1993 Sell This Version
DDR 019 DJ Adam-X* - Psychodelic Grunge DJ Adam-X* Psychodelic Grunge(12") Direct Drive DDR 019 US 1993 Sell This Version
DDR 020 Alici - The Return EP Alici The Return EP(12", EP) Direct Drive DDR 020 US 1994 Sell This Version
DDR 021 Walker* - Astroland EP Walker* Astroland EP (EP) DDR 021 US 1993 Sell This Version
DDR 022 Slaughterhouse - Swed EP Slaughterhouse Swed EP(12", EP) Direct Drive DDR 022 US 1994 Sell This Version
DDR 023x2 Seekness - Incubasics Seekness Incubasics (Album) DDR 023x2 US 1994 Sell This Version
DDR 24 DJ Tim & Ortega (2) - Heartbreak E.P. DJ Tim & Ortega (2) DJ Tim & Ortega (2) - Heartbreak E.P.(12", EP) Direct Drive DDR 24 Netherlands 1994 Sell This Version
DDR 25 Jimmy Crash - H.A.O.S. Jimmy Crash H.A.O.S.(12") Direct Drive, Direct Drive DDR 25 Netherlands 1995 Sell This Version
DDR 26 DJ Tim & Ortega (2) - Heartbreak (The Remixes) DJ Tim & Ortega (2) DJ Tim & Ortega (2) - Heartbreak (The Remixes)(12") Direct Drive DDR 26 Netherlands 1995 Sell This Version
DDR 27 DJ Tim & R-Factor - Seashell DJ Tim & R-Factor DJ Tim & R-Factor - Seashell(12") Direct Drive DDR 27 Netherlands 1995 Sell This Version
DDR 28 Low Lander - Revalate II Low Lander Revalate II(12") Direct Drive, Direct Drive DDR 28 Netherlands 1995 Sell This Version
DDR 29 Virel 15 - D24 Virel 15 D24(12") Direct Drive DDR 29 Netherlands 1995 Sell This Version
DDR 30 Jimmy Crash - Perfect Existance Jimmy Crash Perfect Existance(12") Direct Drive DDR 30 Netherlands 1995 Sell This Version
DDR 31 Low Lander - On The Double Low Lander On The Double(2x12") Direct Drive DDR 31 Netherlands 1996 Sell This Version
DDR 32 T!M* - Roadkill T!M* Roadkill(12") Direct Drive DDR 32 Netherlands 1996 Sell This Version
DDR 33 Monotex Inc. - Expedition Detroit Monotex Inc. Expedition Detroit(12") Direct Drive DDR 33 Netherlands 1996 Sell This Version
DDR 34 David - Everything Is David Everything Is(12") Direct Drive DDR 34 Netherlands 1996 Sell This Version
DDR 35 Karsh - Alfalfa Karsh Alfalfa(12") Direct Drive DDR 35 Netherlands 1996 Sell This Version
DDR 36 David - Very Special Pulp E.P. David Very Special Pulp E.P.(12", EP) Direct Drive DDR 36 Netherlands 1997 Sell This Version

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cthulhu303

cthulhu303

September 30, 2002
Typical Brooklyn-style hard-Acid label. Some releases are really hardcore while some are softer.
The label was bought by a Dutch company in 1994. Releases thereafter (from DDR 24 on) were more on the Acid trance/groovey techno tip.