Monthly Archives: September 2007

All posts from September 2007

Records

New Reviews: Lerosa and Juju + Jordash

Lerosa “Design EP” A Touch of Class 12″ Lerosa “Seeker EP” Enclave 12″ Lerosa is taking 2007 by storm. The man has been dropping bombs all over the place, starting with the “Ruski” 12″ for Real Soon earlier this summer, demonstrating his personal take on slow organic house music. As good as the Real Soon…

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General

A Little Record Store Therapy

Last night, while the family and I were upstairs sleeping, some crackheads burglarized our house. We woke up in the morning to discover they had taken my wife’s work laptop and 2 crates of DVD’s. Thankfully that was all they took, and everyone was alright. So I decided to go hit the record shop for…

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Music, Nonsense, Records

The Roots of Jungle

I have a gig tonight deejaying at the local jungle party, opening for Fanu (who is the bomb, if any of you like that mid 90’s mashed up breakbeats flavor, Fanu has drawn comparisons to old Photek and Source Direct). For my set, I decided to do what I call “the roots of jungle”, which…

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To Our Readers in Buenos Aires

I know you’re out there, I see you in our traffic logs 😉 My little sister is studying abroad in Buenos Aires this semester, but she’s having a hard time finding music in the vein of what is covered in this blog (mainly Detroit techno, deep house, funk, soul, jazz, etc). She also needs to…

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General

In A Silent Way

Joe Zawinul, the great jazz keyboardist, died yesterday at his home in Austria. His work on Miles Davis’ albums in the late 60’s and early 70’s really set the standard for electric piano playing. He was also responsible for the awesome band Weather Report, in addition to his work with both Nat and Cannonball Adderly…

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Culture, Music, Nonsense

The Kings of Electro?!?!?!?!

The “Kings Of” series of compilations has been pretty solid thus far, especially the “Kings of Techno” with Carl Craig and Laurent Garnier providing very interesting listening that many who consider themselves “into techno” might not even recognise. Their upcoming “Kings of Electro”, though, is a straight-up joke.