Monthly Archives: February 2010

Vive La France and Fuck Murdoch

I feel a rant or two coming on. Firstly, I was all set to rant about Sleazyjet and how more times than not they are delayed and give some half arsed excuse and that is it. The reason for the … Continue reading

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It’s Friday . . . Let’s Dance

After the success of the likes of S’Express, M/A/R/R/S and Bomb The Bass with  sample based tracks it seemed that everyone with access to a drum machine, sampler and turntable was hell bent on plundering the works of James Brown … Continue reading

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The Big Chill

I watched the Big Chill on Film 4 last night, which turned out to be a portent of what was to come today, as the snow is back with a bloody vengeance this morning. Anyway, when the film was released … Continue reading

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Higher Than Heaven

Age of Chance are probably best remembered for their brilliant cover version of Kiss, which came out in a myriad of covers and mixes in 1986. The band first came to the attention of most indie fans due to their … Continue reading

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He Is Not Appreciated

. . . Well not by the lady of the house in this particular household. This may change, however, now that I have persuaded her, finally to come and see the mighty Fall, when they play Edinburgh on the 24th … Continue reading

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Just Because

. . . I’ve come home from the pub and I want to hear this. John Martyn – Small Hours

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it’s Friday . . . Let’s Dance

By the end of 1987/ the start of 1988, producers and acts over here in the UK got in on the act and started making House music, a lot of the early tracks were innovative in the use of samples, … Continue reading

Posted in House, Krush | 4 Comments