Monthly Archives: February 2014

Mellow Sunday

I was going to sit on this until the weather got better but it is just too fucking good. It popped up on the mp3 player on a particularly shitty site visit on Thursday and cheered me up no end. … Continue reading

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Techno, Dub Techno, Dubstep or Something Else

I have no idea how to label this remix other than quite brilliant. Last week while raking through the dance 12″ singles for something for the series that refuses to die (contrary to what you may think some thought does … Continue reading

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It’s Friday . . . Let’s Dance

I have been listening to a lot of  early nineties stuff recently, then both dance music and I were in our prime. It has mostly been stuff on Sabres Of Paradise, Guerilla, Hard Hands and especially Soma Quality Recordings, probably … Continue reading

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“Is That Weed He’s Smoking?”

I was sitting in my chair listening to the Archers on Friday night when Max crashed through the door , as he does and asked me “Dad, what does this dub stuff sound like?”  Of course to which there is … Continue reading

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Sunnier Times

With all the shit weather about and the general gloom that descends on me at this time of the year I am in need of cheering up. I need to hear something that will bring back my normal cheery disposition. … Continue reading

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Take Care Of My Love

Last week I mentioned that I had heard that Happy by Pharrell Williams was going down a storm on rare soul nights. Well it just so happens that it’s not just you international mega producers that are making tunes aimed … Continue reading

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Mellow Sunday

Not quite. However,  you will have to stop what you’re doing and invest 28 minutes of your time in this as it’s not something to just have on in the background. I find it sounds best either through headphones or … Continue reading

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It’s Friday . . . Let’s Dance. To The Fall???

Surely not. Oh yes. But at least MES never said “there’s always been an element of  dance music in our sound” He may have done recently but nobody would have noticed as he is all but incoherent apart from the expletives … Continue reading

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What A Beautiful Noise

Sometimes all you need is a feedback drenched cover of an old Buddy Holly song to cheer you up. This racket was one of the highlights for me of early Raveonettes gigs, sometimes they even started and ended their sets … Continue reading

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Leave My House

Leave My House Here is a cracker of a garage band sound, from 1966.  All fuzz guitar and up front vocals. The singer sounds really pissed off with his girlfriend waking him up in the middle of the night. I don’t think that the … Continue reading

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