Monthly Archives: June 2010

Heads Down presents Research (DFA) this Thursday @ Vibe in London.

This Thursday at Heads Down is very special for me as I have one of my heroes behind the wheels of nickel plated steel. Research aka Geoff Serle is one of the pioneers of the UK electrofunk/industrial scene of the late seventies/early eighties. He’s recently been returned to the limelight by New York’s DFA, on […]

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Cos/Mes ‘Heavenly Trax’ (Jonny Nash)(ESP Institute)

I love the fact that at 38 years old I still get as obsessive as a teenager about new labels and new producers. Recently, I got excited about Whateverwewant(which is pretty patchy to be honest), Italians Do It Better(still absolutely killing it) and now I’m frothing about New York’s ESP Institute. These guys are without […]

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Seahawks ‘Omega Beach’ (Captains Log)

Seahawks are two music enthusiasts named Jon Tye and Pete Fowler (he of Monsterism fame). Couple of guys, little vinyl record label (Captains Log), a bit of gear (I’m talking about synths here, hedonists)… All pleasantly predictable enough right? But here’s where it gets interesting. Because these guys are doing something truly and identifiably original. […]

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Luca C & Brigante ‘Lucio’ (Double Drop)

OK, Luca C is not what you’d call an unknown. He’s Ali Love‘s tour DJ and occasional co-writer, a relatively well-known promoter in London (with his east end night ‘Spangles’) and from what I can see, a bit of a man about town. Even taking this into account, given his recording history this collaboration with […]

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Gangs Of Rome ‘Body Electric’ (Heads Down)

As some of you may know, I’m one of the two guys behind the Untracked Recordings label, the erstwhile home to Frank Booker, Red Rack’em and my outfit Atlantic Conveyor (amongst others). Well, due to the success of this blog, it’s podcasts and it’s interviews, I’ve decided to go it alone and start my own […]

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Begin ‘Optical Holiday’ (Begin)

Today has been one of those days that almost transcends the summers of your childhood. Piercing blue skies, a mere suggestion of wind and a look of rural contentment on everyone’s face (and this is frikkin’ Camden we’re talking about). When I got home this afternoon, I put on what is absolutely one of my […]

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Heads Down Radio (June ’10)

Christopher Tubbs presents another hour of post punk excursions, jazz futurism, cosmic funk and 21st century disco. This month we have blazing heat from Parlour, Bison and the blinding new house/garage anthem from dubstep frontrunners Ramadanman & Midland, ‘Your Words Matter/More Than You Know’. Tracklisting: 1. Parlour ‘Sev Med Mig’ (Parlour No2) 2. Bison ‘Soup […]

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