Monthly Archives: June 2009

Toby Tobias (Rekids) Interview (Part2)

Here’s the second part of my two part interrogation of DJ/Producer Toby Tobias. Toby’s on full flow in this episode (he’s definitely over his pre-match nerves!): he talks about his favourite edits, new records and upcoming releases… By the way, if you fancy checking out Toby’s not inconsiderable skills, head(s) down to Late Night Audio […]

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Toby Tobias (Rekids) interview (Part 1)

This week I’ve been lucky enough to corner the prolific Toby Tobias from Rekids (for a two part interview) and talk about inspirations, killer new records, sweet-ass edits and his own upcoming releases. It’s always a pleasure to interview someone who is so obviously passionate about his music- it really comes across. I even picked […]

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Index- Starlight (The Break)(1981)

It took me quite a while to find a copy of this for less than £100, but now I’ve got it so I’m content (for about five minutes). I’ve seen copies of this rarity going for $700US which is just loco money. Index were a British studio project produced by Kris Staines in 1980. Kris […]

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Whomadewho- Keep Me In My Plane(DJ Koze Remix)

Whomadewho are garnering a partly-deserved reputation as the danceable band du jour; the Discodeine remix of “The Plot” took care of that. They kind of strike me as a another band who are trying to emulate that arch art/pop balance that Talking Heads pioneered (they can join the queue on that one!). This is a […]

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Sofrito a go-go: a night at Sofrito and Q & A with Frankie Francis…

A couple of weeks back I went to one of the best parties I’ve been to in the twelve years I’ve lurked in London. You know those sixties movies that always had a crazy four-screen montage (think Steve McQueen’s Bullit): you know- the counter-culture guy takes straight girl to an insanely cool underground party full […]

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