Karlovak is the lovechild, brainchild and the inner child of Stockholm based DJs and producers Mr. Tophat & Art Alfie. The label releases House music for the club nights that most certaintly can’t end. All releases will be available on 12" vinyl, some will be available digitally.
Karlovak consist of four different lines KVK, KVKR, KRLVK and a sub label called Karlovak Chrome (KVC).
Karlovak releases has been licensed by Defected (Loco Dice In The House), Ostgut Ton (Ryan Elliott Panorama Bar Mix 06) to name a couple and have been played by the ’who's who’ in the contemporary House and Techno scene.
Karlovak was founded by, for and around label head honchos – Mr. Tophat & Art Alfie. For those unfamiliar, the Swedish duo have been making serious waves all over Europe for the past two years. Through their label Karlovak, they've put out over a dozen releases of raw, driving, disco infused, party house. Finding full support from names like Sven Väth, Loco Dice, Ricardo Villalobos, Marcel Dettman, Radio Slave, Jamie Jones and Adam Beyer to name a few.
The success of the label led to Mr Tophat & Art Alfie getting to showcase their combined 20 years of DJ experience on frequent basis around Europe with touchdowns at hotspots such as Berghain/ Panorama Bar, Fabric, Rex, Sonàr to name a few.
In their hometown Stockholm the duo holds a residency at Under Bron where their Karlovak nights and long extended six hour B2B sets has turned in to quite an institution.
The duo is widely considered as one of the most prominent, forward pushing and influential forces in today's musical landscape.
A highly conceptual house music line by Mr. Tophat & Art Alfie consisting of ten releases of grey marbled wax. So far 8 releases has hit the stores and the last two is coming out 2015.
This line consists of remixes of the KVK line. Remixers so far have been Ryan Elliott, GW, Loco Dice, Samo DJ, Joel Mull and Molly.
This is the future for Karlovak. This line will take over from the KVK and release originals from other artists alongside future works from Mr. Tophat & Art Alfie.
Chrome represents a more twisted and experimental sound and is only available on vinyl.
Label & Publishing Enquiries
Book Mr. Tophat & Art Alfie
Matt Hasselworth | The Secret Agency
Artist Enquiries and Requests
Vito Ingrosso | Karlovak manager