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 [...]
Stepping up to the plate for our first guest mix is 1/3 of the up and coming Irish techno/house group TR One, Mr. Dean Feeney. With their first vinyl release just out recently, the TR One guys are doing it up oldschool style with the hardware live jam sessions for their tracks. Their influences are [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 know [...]
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 [...]
Our dear friend DJ Nosteel, a graduate student in communications at University of Pittsburgh and fellow music nerd) has invited ISM to appear on his Rustbelt Soul show on WPTS this evening from 9pm till 11pm EST to provide some tunes and talk about this here website you’re currently reading.
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.