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To some, Burek is a pastry served hot or cold and filled with goodness. To many, Burek is a tastier label and agency filled with even more goodness.

Back in 2011 when Burek was brought to life by Pytzek its mission was simple - to support emerging artists and promote the sounds he felt & loved. With Mislav joining the label a year later, Burek embarked on an ad-hoc run of releases which has seen the label so far work with artists like KiNK, Humandrone, Chris Duckenfield, Vedagor (aka Vakula), Toby Tobias, John Heckle, Snuff Crew, Juju & Jordash, Homeboy, Inkswel, DJ Nature, Iron Curtis, IG Culture, Aubrey, Specter, Information Ghetto, Esa (one-half of Auntie Flo Live), Fudge Fingas and Marco Bernardi.

The label has gained the reputation for being consistent with its quality control but never repetitive in its stylistic vision, garnering recognition amongst critics and selectors as a 'must watch' European label with its releases hammered out on floors across the globe. The list of respected DJs who support and play Burek releases is really too extensive to list, but we are happy to have received support and acknowledgement from the likes of Ben Watt, Azari&III, MCDE, Seth Troxler, Michael Mayer, Justin Martin, Erol Alkan, Midland, Todd Terje, Jimpster, Fred P, Ethyl, James Priestley and Brodinski.

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Since erupting onto the scene in 2011 with its debut EP, Burek has been establishing itself as a label to watch. With EPs from talented up and coming and established producers, many fine underground DJs know that Burek stands for quality and forward thinking music. In 2013 Burek launched its own agency and website to bring together its friends and music and to provide a platform to highlight DJs and producers we respect and support.

Because we keep an open-minded approach to genres and don't like being boxed in by stylistic fads, we don't limit ourselves to just one entrenched vision of music. On our agency roster you'll find DJs known for releasing disco, boogie, minimal, deep house, electro and techno. The only things we insist on from the artists we represent are quality, unique vision and provide great music for great times.  

As well as highlighting our own releases and those of our roster we also use this website to bring you free track downloads, occasional interviews with various scene figures & music insiders, and regular podcasts and videos.

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Mario Kolonić Pytzek

If you are looking for an international star of the future, one contender and serious talent is Pyztek from Zagreb, Croatia. Small but deadly, this Croatian DJ stayed consistent in embracing tech house, house and disco personal flavored sounds. His already sent him out to London, Berlin, Geneva, Paris, Istanbul, Munich, Vienna, Milan, Serbia, Belgrade, Budapest, Toulouse to name a few. He use to work in underground club named SIRUP in Zagreb, the best small club in Croatia’s capital where the elite international DJs and breaking talent have graced their decks. Pytzek recently  created a brand new music labels called ‘Burek & Picakat’. 1st Burek EP release is out now and introduces the very talented up and coming artist and producer 'Kink" from Bulgaria who has released material on Ovum, Get Physical, Dirty Bird. Leko is the stand out track and soon to be
anthem with the remixes supplied from Chris Duckenfield, Homeboy and Mr. Pytzek himself...with stella feedback and quotes from the likes of Ben Watt, Erol Alkan,  Sweeny, Soul Clap, AudioJack, Jimpster....the list is endless. 

After Kink Burek will release Humandrone, Vadegor and Toby Tobias more to come so watch this space.

Mislav Bobić

Mislav is still enthusiastic about music today as he was in his early beginnings some twenty years ago when started collecting records. He left his mark in clubbing scenes wherever he lived in the past, as with his project known as Mugic Soundsystem in Singapore. With his partners in crime for the past 6 years, Mugic Soundsystem has been pushing already notorious nights in Singapore known for its raw energy, own-built Klipsch vintage soundsystem and wide musical repertoire consisting of uncompromising mixture of electric funk, electro, house/techno hybrids, disco, various leftifield and obscure disco/punk/nu wave oddities thrown in for proper musical journeys, keeping open-minded listeners entertained throughout the night. Now seems he got his eyes on Bali Island where he moved end of 2013. When playing out, you never know what to expect from the man, but be ready for raw energetic music greatly influenced by sounds originating from Detroit, Chicago, Hague and New York. In 2012, Mislav partnered up with Pytzek and is now co-running Burek label plus assists with DJ Agency. After embarking on an A&R role in 2013 for a techno leaning sister label Barba, latest project is Pomalo!, a new sister label from Burek camp focusing on dance music for grown-ups.

Kentaro Tanuguchi

Kentaro’s introduction to dance music goes back to the early eighties in New York where he spent his childhood and witnessed the dawn of hip-hop and b-boy culture. After returning to Tokyo, he was more into skateboard culture, rock and punk music until he got into rare-groove and jazz funk in the mid nineties. Around the same time, he was introduced to house music, and hearing stories about the Paradise Garage and the Loft in New York from the veterans of the scene who had been members at these legendary institutions. This eventually led him to help David Mancuso’s first Japan tour in the late nineties. These experiences are the foundation of Kentaro’s selections when he does have the chance to play out records, which are loosely centred around classics and fresh material of disco and house, but not limited to genres.
Since relocating to Singapore in 2004, he has founded MUGIC Soundsystem with Mislav and a few other like minded friends in 2007, and was main architect of their sound system consisting of vintage analogue gear. These days Kentaro has been working with the BUREK team to promote the artists under the label’s agency roster to the Far East region.

contact

Email:
agency@burekmusic.com
label@burekmusic.com

Skype:
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Burek PTE LTD
32 Bukit Pasoh Road
089846
Singapore

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