The story of Hard As Nails.
HOW IT HAPPENED
After meeting at a rather messed up 80 person strong rave in Sparx’s back garden with its own dj booth (look at SparX’s myspace) Dj Resh and Sparx hit on the plan of opening a record label for pure filth and experimental NRG and Hard House, having been let down by numerous pretenders they gained a distributer and set about making tunes and pressing two massive vinyl monsters. ( Han 001) (HAN 002) with vinyl soon dying a slow and painful plastic death Hard As Nails turned to the other option – the MP3. Though initially disgusted at its ridiculously cheap sale Hard As Nails saw many more releases up until now collaborations between the owners of the label and other artists such as Nocturnal Disorder, Riggsy, Sista X, General Lee and James Taff.
WHATS HAPPENING NOW
With many more artists soon to be producing solo work for Hard As Nails the label has evolved and has become stronger through the efforts of Sparx, Resh and all the Dj’s and producers involved. Hard As Nails now has its own base – a studio. And also several top notch producers and engineers.
Now in 2009 we have begun to move towards CD single and album production, and with Hard As Nails nights in the pipeline and the addition of the Hard As Nails Labels very own talented DJ’s with a new enthusiasm for doing something new and crazy, and with a view to make music more for fun and less for the money we are slowly building into a community of producers with the eye for trying things others may not even think of.
From the moment the studio is ready to take bookings we will be operating on the basis of collaboration only being free of charge providing we as a label own the musical rights, we hope this will help the scene and look forward to working with any like minded people. In due time mastering will also be available, CD pressing and design printing will be available from September onwards. So if you make a tune with us you can be pretty sure when we say it’ll be out SOON we are being DEADLY serious!
We will cater for just about anything you can think of, with a crazy laugh and hope you are looking forward to joining us!