Monthly Archives: August 2012

Steffi Interview

Steffi interview – AllSaints Basement Sessions from AllSaints Spitalfields on Vimeo. Ah Steffi. As much as she balked slightly at me calling her one of Europe’s “queens of house” (pretty cheesy on my part, but there you go), that’s very much what this Dutch, Berlin-residing DJ and producer is. Coming to prominence in the last […]

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Alex Barck Interview

Alex Barck interview – AllSaints Basement Sessions from AllSaints Spitalfields on Vimeo. Alex Barck is Jazzanova’s DJ, one half of Prommer & Barck and one of the founding fathers of Sonar Kollektiv and Derwin Records. He’s also, incidentally, one of the most requested interviewees at Heads Down. I finally managed to track him down for […]

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Siafu ‘Slunk Dub’ (Bokhari Records)

Now, I don’t know much about Siafu or Bokhari Records, which in this era of media information saturation seems very much the zeitgeist (see Tusk, not to mention my own now defunct Untracked Recordings), so I like the cut of their jib. Vinyl-only, 300 copies; these are concepts that inspire allegiance and anticipation. Their first […]

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Christopher Tubbs’ Caravan ‘Amour Et Lumiere’ Mix

God this took me ages to do. It’s not even as though it’s some uber-dexterous feat of turntablism or anything, it just wasn’t feeling right. Today though, with all the windows in the house open, the geese taking shelter from the blistering sun under the footbridge outside and the occasional light caress of a cool […]

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Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti ‘Baby’

It’s been a real draught for me here at Heads Down. While I’ve been editing the latest interviews and waiting for release dates to emerge I’ve also been trying to post the occasional record that I’ve been feeling. Where are all the great new records? It’s actually (unbelievably) not fundamental laziness (this time) that’s seen […]

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