Monthly Archives: September 2008

All posts from September 2008

General, Music

Norman Whitfield

Sad, my last 2 posts have been to give my respects to 2 giants of soul/funk music who have passed on recently. (I should also take this chance to mention another important figure who passed on recently, Jerry Wexler of Atlantic Records) Read the news the other day, that Motown writer/arranger/producer Norman Whitfield died last…

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Mixes, Music

Meschi – Destination Dementia

The other night I fell asleep on the train until the end of the line. I got woken up and jumped on another train that turned out to be non stop straight back to where I started an hour and a half previously. I ended up stranded at Victoria station at 2am, freezing cold and 4 hours before…

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Music

Louis Haiman – Life After People

Louis Haiman’s productions debuted on Transmat’s Time:Space comps, and he has since gone on to start his own label fwdthought to release similarly minded atmospheric melodic techno (including Pittsburgh’s own Chris Schubert’s excellent debut long player). He also had a track on Arne Weinberg’s AW-Recordings compilation “Viewpoints Chapter 1″ earlier this year. Louis released two…

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Mixes

Guest Mix: Scott Ferguson #3

It really is getting harder and harder to talk about these mixes of Scott’s. I am a huge fan of mixing things up by feeling, and he manages to do a very good job across many genres every single time. This one is a heavily atmospheric mix, beginning with swirling ambience and scratchy textures before…

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