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SARU Albums, Singles & EPs

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SARU
TERMINAL EP
TBDL-016
New Club-oriented EP with uptempo, progressive vibes. Features unreleased remix of Somthing Stronger from my good friend Mitch Wells.


01 Terminal
02 Hypergolic
03 Terminal (Broadcast Mix)
04 Hypergolic (Void Mix)
05 Something Stronger (Mitch Wells Remix
   
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SARU
DOWNTEMPO DOJO (15th Aniversary Edition)
TBDL-015
Digitally remastered from original cassette and mini-disc recordings. Included 3 previously unreleased demos.


01 Posterity
02 Something Stronger
03 Duality
04 Bamboo Shadow
05 Waking Up
06 Contact
076 Jade
08 Subterra
09 Planet
10 Space Monkey
11 Fishbowl Funk
12 Suck in Love
13 Something Stronger (Demo Version)
14 Bamboo Shadow (Demo Version)
15 Waking Up (Demo Version)
   
$10.00 - Digital Download
dojo remixed

SARU
DOJO (REMIXES)
TBDL-014
Digital Album - Collection of rare & unreleased remixes from the album Downtempo Dojo (Remastered)


01 Posterity (Wizard of Oz Mix by Mujaji)
02 Something Stronger (Greg Long Mix)
03 Bamboo Shadow (Digital Alkemist Mix)
04 Waking Up (Kenichi Mix)
05 Jade (Ambient Meadow Mix)
06 Subterra (Deep Six Mix)
07 Planet (Hybrid Device Mix B)
08 Suck In Love (Richmans Dub by Blend)
   
$8.00 - Digital Download
tsunami

SARU
TSUNAMI (SPECIAL EDITION)
TBDL-012
Special Edition reissue of "Yang Paling Hina" to aid Japan Disater Relief. Remastered and repackaged.

01 Beginning of the end
02 Unstoppable
03 Aftermath
04 Between living and dying
05 Lifted up
06 Forever changed

Cover Art by Blaine Fontana
   
$5.00 - Digital Download
$5.94 - Digital Download
SARU - Strange Puppet

SARU
STRANGE PUPPET (SINGLE)
TBDL-011
STRANGE PUPPET (MONTA REMIX)

Digital Single for the track STRANGE PUPPET from the album THE PEARL remixed by Monta At Odds.


Cover Art by Blaine Fontana
   
$1.00 - Digital Download
$0.99 - Digital Download
SARU - The Trap EP

SARU
SWEET DREAMS (SINGLE)
TBDL-010
SWEET DREAMS (REMIX)

Digital Single for the track SWEET DREAMS from the album THE PEARL remixed by SARU.

Also available from Amazon, CD Baby and other online retailers.

Cover Art by Blaine Fontana
   
$1.00 - Digital Download
$0.99 - Digital Download
SARU - The Trap EP

SARU
THE PEARL
TBCD-XL009 /
TBDL-009
THE PEARL (CD/DIGITAL)

Marking a return to form, 'The Pearl' is a mix of organic breaks, dramatic atmospheres and funky grooves, further exploring the dual sides of light and dark that comprise the quintessential SARU sound. Fans of 'Downtempo Dojo' will find themselves in familiar, but evolved, territory while the forbidding engines of 'Machine' still churn faintly in the distance.

Available as Digital Download (TBDL-009) and Limited Edition Digipak (TBCD-XL009) with exclusive booklet poster featuring "The Parade" by Blaine Fontana. CD orders include a high-quality digital download link.

All CD orders from Downtempo Dojo include an exclusive downloadable bonus track "A Tight Squeeze".

01 Forever Changed
02 Strange Puppet
03 Ponyhead
04 The Trap
05 La Perla
06 Drab Static
07 Transitions
80 Distant Recollection
09 Pack It Up
10 Slippery Hope
11 Sweet Dreams
12 A Tight Squeeze (Bonus Track - CD Order / Digital Download Only)

Cover Art by Blaine Fontana
   
$12.00 - LIMITED EDITION CD + DIGITAL DOWNLOAD
(Price Includes Shipping & Handling)
$10.00 - Digital Download
$9.99 - Digital Download
SARU - Machine

SARU
THE TRAP EP
BJD-002 /
TBDL-008
4-Track Digital EP from Bastard Jazz, featuring tracks from the forthcoming album THE PEARL

01 The Trap
02 Distant Recollection
03 Velvet Hammer
04 The Trap (Peabody & Sherman Remix)

Cover Art by Blaine Fontana

   
$4.00 - Digital Download
$3.96 - Digital Download


SARU
REBOOT EP
TBDL-006
Digital EP featuring unreleased tracks from the "Machine" sessions.

01 Monkey Beats
02 Blue Dreams (3AM Version)
03 8-bit Parrot
04 On The Way Home
05 The Long Goodbye (Original Version)* (Bonus Track - Digital Download Version)

* Download contains the bonus track "The Long Goodbye (Original Demo)" not available on iTunes.

   
$4.00 - Digital Download from Bandcamp
$3.99 - Digital Download from iTunes
Tsunami

SARU
"Yang Paling Hina"
ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK
TBDL-005
Music for the documentary film "Yang Paling Hina". Three American surfers on vacation in Bali experienced the Indian Ocean Tsunami in December 2004 and were the first Westerners to aid in the rescue and recovery effort in Banda Aceh.


01 Beginning of the end
02 Unstoppable
03 Aftermath
04 Between living and dying
05 Lifted up
06 Forever changed
  (Blended Version) Not available for download
SARU - Machine

SARU
MACHINE
TBCD-003/
TBDL-003
Full-length album - Digital Download Only

01 Decompression
02 Rise of the Machines
03 Carbon Tracker
04 Soul Collector
05 S.T.A.R.
06 Artificial Heart
07 System Failure
08 Internal Diagnostic
09 Sub-Orbital Spy
10 Tranceformer
11 The Long Goodbye
12 EVP
13 Disengage* (Bonus Track - Digital Download Version)

* Download contains the bonus track "Disengage" not available on CD or iTunes.
   
  CD Out of Print
$10.00 - Digital Download
$9.99 - Digital Download


SARU
DOWNTEMPO DOJO
SDW082-2
Original 2001 CD Release on Shadow Records (Blended Version)

01 Posterity
02 Something Stronger
03 Duality
04 Bamboo Shadow
05 Waking Up
06 Contact
07 Jade
08 Subterra
09 Planet
10 Space Monkey
11 Fishbowl Funk
12 Suck in Love
  CD Out of Print

 

Compilations & Remixes

ryukyu remixed

WEST INDIAN GIRL /
4th ON THE FLOOR
WIG 142
2xCD and Digital Download Remix Collection featuring SARU, Jason Bentley, Morgan Page, Wes/Coats, Carmen Rizzo, Nynex, 40 Thieves and more from L.A. psych-rock band West Indian Girl


WEST INDIAN GIRL - Indian Ocean (Saru's Sweet Dreams Mix)
CreateFixate

VARIOUS
CREATE:FIXATE VOL. 1
Create:Fixate is an organization dedicated to supporting & educating emerging artists and musicians by providing them opportunities to create, exhibit, perform and sell their art. Through education, mentoring, marketing and cutting edge mixed medium exhibitions, Create: Fixate is committed to filling the intergenerational, socioeconomic, and cultural gaps which have come to define today's society. All profits received by Create:Fixate from the sale of this CD will fund the organization's nonprofit programs.


SARU - Decompression (Album Version)
ryukyu remixed

REMIXED PART TWO /
FILEWILE
WDCD 002
Collection of remixes featuring SARU, Tim Scott, Dashes and more for Swiss electronica band Filewile


FILEWILE - Kleppa (Saru's Salt n' Peppa Remix)
ryukyu remixed

RYUKYU UNDERGROUND
RYUKYU REMIXED /
RES 81~82
2xCD Collection from Japan's 'Ryukyu Underground' featuring remixed by KID LOCO, BILL LASWELL, RICHARD KIRK, SARU and more.


RYUKYU UNDERGROUND - Shinkaichi (Saru's Bubble Dub)
iTunes
hedsessions 2

VARIOUS
HED SESSIONS 2
SDW153-2
From the original press release:

"The follow-up to the downtempo delight, Hed Sessions 2 promises more of the same ill breaks and blunted beats to sate all you hed junkies out there. Peep tight remixes by Saru & Blend, while checkin' more fine tracks by Raging Family, Cordovan, & Digital Alkemist. Go ahead, put your partner in the mood."

SARU - Subterra (Mole Mix)
SARU - Suck in Love (Jimbarino Jambalong Mix)
iTunes
modern mantra

DJ SPOOKY/VARIOUS
MODERN MANTRA
SDW132-2/0
From the original press release:

"DJ Spooky is known for his unique approach to the art of turntablism and his dj prowess shines true to form on this incredibly unique mix cd. Spooky ransacks the Shadow catalog and mixes together a 26 track monster, highlighting what Shadow Records really is about...nonstop beats. With elements of hip hop, drum 'n bass, trip hop and ambient, there is something for every hed out there. Don't sleep on this... "

SARU - Posterity
iTunes


VARIOUS
The Very Best of After Hours
INS603-2
From the original press release:

"THE VERY BEST OF AFTER HOURS compiles the finest moments in Instinct’s genre-bending down tempo series. AFTER HOURS has long prided itself in bringing this special hybrid sound of jazz, electronica and down-tempo to U.S. audiences and thereby introducing the likes of DJ KRUSH, SHANTEL, KOSMA, and ROLLERCONE to these shores."

SARU - Jade (Ambient Meadow Mix)


CRANES
Submarine EP
INS600-2
From the original press release:

"An 8 track single featuring remixes of "Submarine," "Don't Wake Me Up," and "Driving In the Sun." Jack Dangers, the Thin Men, SARU, Greg Long, Dimitri Tikovoi and a host of others contribute their mixing skills to this unique single."

CRANES - Submarine (Saru's Depth Charge Mix)
iTunes


VARIOUS
Dub Life
SDW128-2
From the original press release:

"Lounging on the warm sand, the sun turns ruddy as it passes below the horizon; the music turns up and the evening comes to life....this is the DUB LIFE! Inspired by the coastal lounge scenes of Ibiza and Aya Naipa, this lush atmosphere is created by blending some of the hottest new grooves with some of the hottest new artists. DJ Shawn Francis pulls together these tracks in an unforgettable continuous mix. Features remixes by Baby Mammoth, Saru, Greg Long and many more!"

HYBRID DEVICE - Rhesus (Saru's St. Simian Mix)
SARU - Bamboo Shadow (Richman's Dub) by Blend
SARU - Something Stronger (GL Remix) by Greg Long


VARIOUS
Blunted 3
SDW120-2
From the original press release:

"Third in the Blunted Series, Shadow Records brings you the perfect soundtrack for a chilled-out dubbed session with all bass and no blunts included. Featuring six never before released tracks from some of today's well-kept secret sound explorers along with familiar downtempo Shadow artists making their musical dubbed debut on the Blunted 3 compilation. Expect a soothing arrangement of downtempo dub that will leave you with lasting vibrations for both mind and body."

SARU - Contact


SARU vs. MUJAJI
Cancelled 12" (Shadow)

Side A
MUJAJI - Free the Rich (Saru Remix)
MUJAJI - Free the Rich (Mujaji Remix)

Side B
SARU - Posterity (Wizard of Oz Remix)
SARU - Posterity (Monkey the Beats Mix)


VARIOUS
Press Play
INS576
SARU - Something Stronger


VARIOUS
Hed Sessions
SDW099-2
From the original press release:

"SHADOW: HED SESSIONS features some of the most exciting, new and up-n-coming artists Shadow Records has ever worked with: Goo: a/k/a LE GOOSTER, super Swiss turntablist! Current release: FRACTAL ABSTRACTION, EP coming soon! MUJAJI: current release FREE RAIN, (appeared on Shadow's top selling blunted. compilation) MERKIN: full length due Spring 2001 SARU: LA based-producer / DJ, upcoming Shadow release DOWNTEMPO DOJO HYBRID DEVICE: full length release due Spring 2001 Welcome to the different sides of Shadow, where being schizophrenic never sounded so good! "

SARU - Posterity (Dark Star Mix)
SARU - Subterra (Deep Six Mix)


VARIOUS
100% Nu Jazz
TCD 2830
SARU - Something Stronger


VARIOUS
Blunted (2)
SDW093
SARU - Bamboo Shadow


VARIOUS
Revenge of the Abstract Groove
INS522
SARU - Something Stronger


VARIOUS
Globe: Opinion (DVD)
globe shoes team video

SARU - Bamboo Shadow


VARIOUS
411VM: Around the World II (DVD)
411VM video

DRM - 10 for LIFE (SARU Remix)

 

SARU Promos / Demos

'pearl demos'
Forever Changed
Strange Puppet
Ponyhead
The Trap
La Perla
Drab Static
Transitions
Distant Recollection
Pack It Up
Slippery Hope
Sweet Dreams
A Tight Squeeze (Bonus Track)
'machine demos'
Decompression
Rise of the Machines
Carbon Tracker
Soul Collector
S.T.A.R.
Ventillator (Artificial Heart Demo)
A Serious Malfunction (System Failure Demo)
Internal Diagnostic
Sub-Orbital Spy
Tranceformer
Disengage
E.V.P.
'side-tracked'
spooky monkey - drifter
cranes - submarine (saru's depth charge mix)
shmack - peepers (spooky monkey mix)
spooky monkey - dream of a place
the down syndrome - everything's transparent
greg long - nostalgic lament (saru's dub)
blend - world dot com (saru's bubble dub)
last soul descendents feat. karina nistal - something about you (step-to-it mix)
hybrid device - rhesus (st. simian mix)
eyesight project - 12 tribes (saru remix)
saru - breaking it off

monkey-sdw005
cd-r
'bonus dojo' remix ep
posterity (wizard of oz mix by mujaji)
something stronger (gl mix)
bamboo shadow (richman's dub)
waking up (kenichi mix)
jade (ambient meadow mix)
subterra (mole mix)
planet (hybrid device mix B)
suck in dub
dreamy for kt (demo)

saru-sdw004
cd-r
suck in love
suck in dub
suck in love (jimborino jambalong mix)
suck in love (live version)

saru-sdw003
cd-r
subterra (deep six mix)
posterity (dark star mix)
subterra (mole mix)
posterity
subterra

saru-sdw002
cd-r
posterity
something stronger
planet
subterra (mole mix)
suck in love (live)

TBCD-001
cd-r
'angel' e.p. (early demos)
intro/posterity
contact
something stronger
look inside
dreamy for kt