Monthly Archives: November 2010

All posts from November 2010


Guest Mix: Chicago Skyway – In Context

Sean Hernandez, better known as Chicago Skyway, first appeared on everyone’s radar with last year’s “Bells” 12″ on Eargasmic. Since then, he has dropped EPs for M>O>S and Uzuri, and this past week has released his debut album “Wreckage” on Eargasmic (CD only right now, with vinyl coming up early in ’11!). There’s plenty of…

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Even More New Records

I know this will make it three new records posts in a very short amount of time, but it needs to be done! There’s just so much good stuff coming out, and none of the things I am going to talk about have been mentioned on here before. I know this one might be long,…

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Culture, General, Mixes, Music

Ethiopian Jazz & Grooves Mix

More African goodies for you all, this time we travel to East Africa, Ethiopia to be precise. Legendary Ethiopian musician and composer/arranger Mulatu Astatke studied music in England and the USA in the 60s and started fusing jazz, funk and latin music with traditional Ethiopian music. He then took what he learned back to his…

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General, Records

Some more new musaks…

My last small run down of new records from the beginning of October contained a few things that Tom had mentioned in a post of his from around then and seeing as Jitter has just made a records post which includes some jams I’ve been loving recently I don’t see the point in some of…

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Records rambling….

Mayday! Mayday! Ok, so it’s not new material but it’s as close as it gets from The Innovator… 4 tracks, previously only available on one of those 12 tracks-a-side LP’s that, while useful historically, are about as much use in a club environment as a Vestax turntable. It’s all here, the soaring strings, the alien…

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Guest Mix: DJ Red D – Switch

Our man Red D has been doing a syndicated radio show on Belgian national radio since September, and has offered to hook us up with the recordings of his shows from time to time. This one is his October show, on which he shows off the slower side of his style! A couple unreleased We…

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Mixes, Music

Nigeria Go Survive

Here’s a link to a mix I did for FattyFattyMusic showcasing Nigerian club music between around 1979 and 1989. Covers disco, boogie, funk, electro-funk and other club traxxxx.