Tag Archives: boogie

Maxmillion Dunbar ‘The Figurine’ (Nod Mix)

This track off Mr Dunbar’s new RVNG long player is the kind of sample rinse out, low slung banger that reminds me of classic nineties Prefuse and other MPC-tastic output of the era. It drips sex in a way that Moodymann records used to and has that eighties R&B flavoured boogie edge, perfectly offset by […]

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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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Beam Me Up party this Saturday

First up, a big apology for the lack of activity on the blog. I’ve been rather busy with that tiresome malady know as ‘real life’ and haven’t had a chance to do any Heads Downery whatsoever. It’s made even worse by the fact I have some wonderful interviews waiting to be edited and posted… I […]

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Beam Me Up on Friday October 8th

That’s right my pretties, I’m taking it back to the floor (and I’ve primed some VERY upfront weapons for this malarky) on Friday at Beam Me Up at The Bathhouse in London. It’s about as far a cry from my Caravan night as feasibly imaginable; this is a late night party full of late night […]

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Gangs Of Rome ‘Sol Invictus’ (Heads Down Records)

Well, here I am diligently (hand) stamping the Heads Down logo on my (ultra) limited 12″ release on my new (imaginatively titled) Heads Down Records. It’s very exciting, because I have some incredible releases to come: the first release in ten years from DFA’s Research, a new one from my other label’s (Untracked Recordings) star […]

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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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Heads Down Radio goes to the BBC

All is not well at Chateau Tubbs. My records are currently piled high, like towering pillars of vinyl babel all over my living room. My living room resembles a panic room; not the kind of room you lock yourself in (in a potentially dangerous situation), but a panic room in the sense that it’s inhabitant […]

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Ashley Beedle Interview (Part Two)

So here it is: part two of one of the best Heads Down excursions yet. I actually had a bit of a moment when I watched this interview back; the love and commitment for the music Mr Beedle exudes is (for me) what it’s ALL about. This week we pick up the interview discussing the […]

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Kathy Diamond Interview

Another week, another underground hero- or heroine in this case. Sheffield-born Kathy Diamond struck disco gold with her now classic collaboration with producer Maurice Fulton, “Miss Diamond To You”. The critical acclaim for single “All Woman” made label Permanent Vacation a label to watch and the record itself the first bonafide classic to come out […]

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Wickett- “Can’t Get Enough Of You” (1983)

I recently came across this insanely hot boogie nugget listening to a┬áDam Funk DJ mix, and it stood out a Long Beach mile. It was originally released on (a young) Tony Garcia’s Mr T records: it received zero props in America at the time, but was blazing hot on the European club circuit. Of course […]

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