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Aloe Blacc Interview

Recently we at the AllSaints Basement Sessions jumped on a plane and took our blatant music nerdiness across the Atlantic all the way to the Pacific coast, to set up base at the San Francisco Treasure Island Music Festival. One of the guys that sat down with me for a chat was Aloe Blacc, an […]

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The Stepkids ‘La La’ (Stones Throw)

I’ve ranted and raved about Stones Throw many times on Heads Down; the sheer breadth of their sonic remit is frikkin awesome. Their past as a purist underground hip hop label seems such a long time ago, yet you can still smell the Polo aftershave in everything they do. I heart them, in other words. […]

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James Pants Interview

James Pants makes me want to make more music, period. His productions have a level of joie de vivre and straight joyfulness that most music makers I know would give their left testicle (or ovary for that matter) to maintain. He wears his influences on his sleeve: post punk, disco, hip-hop and rock all get […]

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Red The Man Without The Machine ‘I Should Tell Ya Momma On You'(Dâm-Funk Mix)(Stones Throw)

Although I am seriously at risk of appearing to be a cog in Stones Throw’s publicity machine, I had to post this as it’s a bonafide, fresh outta Cali west coast CLASSIC (you have no idea how much pleasure it gave me to write that!). Red came to LA from the Bay Area in the […]

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Dam-Funk “On & On” (Stones Throw Records ’09)

“Oh sweet jesus”, I hear you cry, “not another Dam-Funk blog!”. Well, I admit he IS becoming fairly ubiquitous in the blogosphere these days, but for good reason in my opinion. Dam-Funk (real name Damon Riddick) is a Californian resident with a deep, deep love of that funk/dance/R’nB sound that came out of the States […]

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