Monthly Archives: April 2012

Mother Rose ‘Mother Rose #1’ (Mother Rose)

Occasionally it seems the slightly more advanced DJ slash producer (in years and taste) feels a need to be true to his roots and and release something that strays from the 120bpm four-to-the-floor template. If you’re Eric Duncan or Harvey (Rub N Tug live and Map Of Africa respectively) this seems to be an OK […]

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Ajukaja feat Maria Minerva ‘Nii Hea’ (Porridge Bullet)

Estonian singer Maria Minerva seems to be making a bit of a name for herself on the (suddenly everywhere) 100% Silk label and the aggravatingly hip Not Not Fun label. This is a tune she put together with Ajukaja, her old mucker and 90’s rave mate from the motherland. It’s an assured collaboration from two […]

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Discodromo & Massimiliano Pagliara ‘Samba Imperiale’ (Cocktail D’Amore)

What’s this? A 12″ featuring an original and a remix from two of my favourite contemporary artists? Massimiliano Pagliara (with the excellent Discodromo) and the constantly surprising Soft Rocks are in FULL effect on this release, ably assisted by trusty deckhands Cos/Mes and Kid Who who also represent on the remix front. I’m a huge […]

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Velvet Season & The Hearts Of Gold ‘Camel Toe Central’ (Lucky Hole)

This is the debut release on Gerry Rooney and Joel Martin’s new Lucky Hole imprint and the first release as Velvet Season & The Hearts Of Gold, which they describe as ‘all about sharing their love of music with the world, having fun and not taking things too seriously’. Well despite all this, this is […]

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Bicep ‘$tripper’ (Love Fever)

The Bicep boys have been fiddling around on their analogue gear for a while now (when they’re not posting on their literally world-famous blog) and they’ve made some good music, but, BUT: this is the sound of producers coming of age in a major way. ‘$tripper’ is a (you guessed it) stripped back and passionate […]

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Trevor Jackson Interview

Output. Playgroup. The Underdog… Not to mention an incredible archive of era defining art design. The man casts an unmistakable silhouette against the backdrop of UK underground culture. It’s Trevor Jackson and he’s at the Basement Sessions. Undoubtably one of my favourite interviewees to date.

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Still Going ‘D117’ (Still Going Records)

Release Numero Uno on Still Going’s (aka Eric Duncan and Liv Spencer) imaginatively named label Still Going Records has just hit the shelves and, I’m pleased to announce, all the imagination has been fruitfully saved for the eclectic psychedelic goodness that lies within these 12″ grooves. The 4/4 drum loop is about the only predictable […]

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