Tag Archives: afro

Nick The Record Pop-Up Store At LN-CC

Nick The Record is one of those names that has been buried deep in my London musical consciousness since the early nineties (he was a regular player at DJ Harvey’s Moist night in Covent Garden), his name is almost a byword for record lust, obsessive collecting and an uncynical love for spreading the (near) perfect […]

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Benis Cletin ‘Jungle Magic’

Sofrito is probably one of the most distinctive production house/label/party promotion outfits in the UK; the fact they’ve now hooked up with the venerable Strut records for their stunning Tropical Discotheque release is testament to this. Their knack for finding, reediting and mastering the most wonderfully obscure Afro Caribbean and latin bombs has secured them […]

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BBC 6 Music 6 Mix vs Heads Down Radio

Yes, it’s about that time: the mighty Auntie Beeb is again injecting Heads Down with it’s global awesomeness, allowing more than you and your mate to hear the poorly yet passionately conceived selections and inane dribble emanating from yours truly. The last show had unbelievably strong ratings (thanks to you lot) and I’d like to […]

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Leo Zero’s Disconnect Competition

I have a couple of copies of Leo Zero’s seriously awesome Disconnect compilation to give away here at Heads Down. Leo Zero (check my interview with Leo here) is always welcome here at Heads Down towers, and this compilation is a very good indication as to why. His ‘Disconnect’ mix for Strut is a masterclass […]

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Tommi White ‘We, The Unexpected’ (Oblong)

This undoubtably comes under the archival heading of ‘secret weapon’. Every time I’ve played this sucker over the years someone’s run up to ask what it is. I remember Rocky from Express-2 even offering me hard cash for it! ‘We, The Unexpected’ was released back in 1999 by Lewis Copeland (ex owner of the now […]

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