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Emiliana Torrini ‘Speed Of Dark’ (Andrew Weatherall Remix)

Yes yes, I know- this is by no means new. But instead of the knee-jerk of the shiny, this is a piece of music that has so insinuated itself into my DJ sets this year that I had to finally get my ass into gear and blog it. This record is a utopian blend of […]

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Eno Louis ‘Hot Love’

My old school friend Justin Atkinson pointed me towards this beauty, newly released on the curatorial purveyor of all things lost, funky and African that is Voodoo Funk. They’re having a bit of a moment right now: their last two disco releases have both been heaters (especially the Tony Grey 12″) and despite being remastered […]

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Maricopa ‘Pastel Love’ (Part One)

In my last post I bemoaned the dogged repetitiveness of le dance, especially the so-called Nu-Balearic genre (*puts finger gun in mouth and pulls air trigger*). If I hear another heavily reverbed guitar I’ll have no choice but to go postal on Golborne Rd. I say this because I know that that sorry, vapid nonsense […]

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Ashley Beedle at Caravan THIS Saturday

Ashley Beedle’s music has been a bit of a THING with me over the years. I can pinpoint so many moments when I first heard AB records: from Ballistic Brothers to Black Science Orchestra to his latest productions under his own name, they’ve all had a profound effect on me, seeing me through some of […]

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Caravan ‘Enfant De La Nuit’ Mix

So here it is: mix numero duo for 2013. I don’t know what it is (or was) that proved such a melon-twisting distraction, but this mix took eons! Hopefully it’ll be worth it though, and subsequently give you all loads of sun-soaked pleasure over the (slow to burn) summer months and beyond (as the other […]

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Psychemagik Presents ‘Magik Sunrise’

Over the years I’ve met all types in my two decade trawl through the choppy seas of dance music. From those souls who never quite made it back from Ibiza, the hoards of house producing opportunists in the nineties (and they’re back!), the misguided clubbers who gave their lives to the nocturnal utopianism of dance […]

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Mathew Jonson ‘In The Stars’

I’ve never really followed techno auteur Mathew Jonson’s career particularly closely. I enjoyed ‘Marionette’ and that original Cobblestone Jazz 12″ like every other dance anorak, and occasionally delved into his Wagon Repair label’s catalogue, but his releases on Perlon and Minus have generally passed me by. ‘In The Stars’ is the incredible B side to […]

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Caravan ‘Nouveau Départ’ Mix

Could it be? Is this a hallucination? Am I drunk? Nope, this is, unequivocally, the start of Spring. Bared flesh, people dressing inappropriately for ANY time of year… It’s all there. And subsequently that can only mean one thing: it’s time for the Heads Down Sessions to conjure the sunshine once again at Caravan Exmouth. […]

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Goldie Interview

Goldie – Interview // AllSaints Basement Session from AllSaints on Vimeo. Not a man who particularly requires an introduction… I got to sit down with the legendary artist, producer, actor and all-round national treasure for much of a morning, and the resulting interview is a cracker. I think he really enjoyed nerding out about production […]

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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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