RAYMOND CASTOLDI | X-Ray Records 1992-1994


x-ray records 1992-1994


A. Cycles Of Life
B1. Condensation
B2. Feel The Rhythm
C1. Feel The Piano
C2. And God Made A Woman
D1. The Solo
D2. In Orbit
E1. The Nightflight
E2. Tone Poem
F1. The Deep And Slo
F2. Absolute Time


X-Ray records' catalogue is as under the radar as it is rich and ahead of its time. Releasing between 1992 and 1994, most of the label's outputs were produced by Raymond Castoldi.

Although people primarily know Castoldi for being the music director and organist in Madison Square Garden, he also has a lesser known chapter of his life. In the early 1990s, Raymond released 6 EPs on his imprint X-Ray Records. By coupling his musical education with a four-on-the-floor club pattern, Castoldi managed to create a jazzy vibe with spaceous sounds and keyboard jams, all coalescing into a relaxing atmosphere that would eventually become the signature sound of 90's deep house.

In partnership with Castoldi, Kalahari Oyster Cult delivers the goods once again: 11 tracks from the X-Ray catalogue over a 3LP for your deejaying pleasure.