Upcoming Shows

Date Where Who Event Flyer
Liverpool, The Kazimier Garden
Dj Jacques
"Dj Jacques Saturday Selection" 6hours Extended Play marathon set. Multi genre spanning across the eras and across the continents. Bangers reserved for the late hours.
Sun 24 Aug
Liverpool, The Kazimier
Acid Mothers Temple, Barberos, Mind Mountain, Sankofa
"The Kazimier presents:"
Thu 28 Aug
Liverpool, The Garden
Dj Jacques
"Around The World In 80 Records" A journey across the continents, exploring local folklore from East-to-West, hymns and chants, odd instruments and unusual melodies

Latest Releases Latest Mixes

P.P. Roy - Watch The Dough Nut Not The Hole - IS OUT!

18th August 2014 by Betty Turpin

watch the dough nut

watch the dough nut

Well well...today is a special day indeed.
As promised, slightly late in a classic upitup fashion, it is now time to watch the doughnut.

If you, like us, have been a Rephlex aficionado for a long time and grew up listening to and going mad to "In At The Beep End", then we know exactly how you feel. Remember when we said "After a long stay at the Betty Turpin clinic P.P. Roy has finally been released to revive his music career"?, well that sentence is truer than ever today.

Many of us have been waiting 12 years for this, P.P. Roy's second album and third official release ever. (Ok, there is a few hidden tracks and gems on other compilations if you dig on discogs).
P.P. Roy has always shown a keen ear to relaxing, easy listening music but with an edge, and his love for crate digging is felt throughout all of his music, and is still very much present on this album.

No more bla bla bla, and let the music speak for itself.

Download, listen, focus, enjoy, share, spread, tell your friends and family!

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The Album Of The (late) Summer!

12th August 2014 by Mega Muson

P.P. Roy

P.P. Roy

Dear All,
We have something to tell you.
We are hugely excited to announce what is going to be our catalog release number 63. Like every other release, this is are very special one and is bound to be the album of the (late) summer.

Ladies and Gentleman...
P.P. Roy is back with "Watch The Dough Nut Not The Hole".

Whilst we prepare the last little bits, you can keep watching the hole and we will focus on the doughnut. RELEASE DATE: 18-08-2014:

Click Here To Listen To The Soundcloud "Trailer"

Please do not share and don't tell anyone! (we know you don't like being told what to do! ;) <3 xxx

Ps: In The meantime come and say hello at any of the above gigs!

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New release OUT now! "Kaikou EP" by Satori

18th May 2014 by Pierlo

Cover by Satori

Cover by Satori

Being the omnivore synthfreak-wannabe that I am, a few weeks back I was hunting on YouTube for Casio CZ-5000 demo videos – which, by the way, is possibly the most beautiful sounding vintage digital synth ever made (imho). Anyway, as I was seeking for my daily fix of synthmania, I somehow got myself into one of those random encounters which are probably the real reason why we just cannot quit doing whatever it is that we are doing here at Upitup. Pure bliss. But I digress.

Enter Satori and WheelRock, two brothers from Japan whose online presence is just as ethereal as their own unique sound. Apparently, they share a passion for the beloved Casio  CZ-5000 synth and are both equally talented at programming it to craft lush, ethereal, warm sound palettes that give life to essential, beautiful harmonic sequences. The sounds and the composition remind us of the brightest, forgotten talents of the videogame music history, such as Stéphane Picq, Yasunori Mitsuda or Dave Cummins.

I searched everywhere for more info about them, but all I could find is WheelRock's YouTube channel and a somewhat obscure Bandcamp page where they've self-released their only two albums so far – true masterpieces of electronic music. I immediately got in touch with them, and following a brief exchange we received "Kaikou EP", a selection of four songs by Satori that we encourage you to download for free here.

Thank you for listening. Or, in Satori's own words:

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About Upitup

Up it up?

The slogan "Up It Up!" can be comprehended as a battlecry of digital culture. Unless you "up something up to the network", it stays where it is, unshared (in your brain, on your pc etc.). To "up it up" equally means to "go for it", to "make it hot".

Upitup has been releasing free music since 2003.
Based in Rome, Stuttgart, and Liverpool, we initially just wanted to make our sounds accessible to the public. The idea was to create an open platform for sharing ideas and staying/getting in contact with people. We later realized we're running what's considered a netlabel.

Upitup remains completely uninfected by commercial interests - to the contrary, we love to see the music industry trying to catch up with new technologies while suffering from their self-imposed politics. We are proud to be able to supply our music for free.

Do we need to mention that you can also book us?

With artists all around our polluted globe, from Down Under to Uptown USA, we will turn any party into a raving disco fuss. Feel free to contact us about anything:

  • E-mail: upituprecords -[ AT ]- upitup.com
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