Monthly Archives: April 2011

All posts from April 2011

Mixes

New Mix – Welcome To Earth, Alex

One thing I’ve never been when it comes to my music collection is a completist. I don’t think there is any label that I’ve made a concerted effort to collect all their work, just for the sake of it. Red Planet, an off shoot from Underground Resistance is the closest I’ve got to a label…

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Mixes, Music

Givin’ You the Business

A decade ago in Pittsburgh, Pipecock and I got really tired of the rave scene, which was, you know, like, a really big deal at the time, right? Tom had heard about this fellow named MJ Cole, and played me “Sincere” one night at our crib. I have to admit, I wasn’t immediately enamored, but…

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General, Gigs

This Saturday – ISM @ The Kitchen

No, I’m not advertising that peeps come around to my gaff and eat toasted cheese sandwhiches (my culinary skills don’t stretch much further), but myself and Gmos will be manning the controls at The Kitchen Nightclub in Temple Bar this Saturday, the 23rd. The Kitchen is a pretty famous Dublin nightclub from days of yore…

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General

Time Marches On

The above photo taken from this series of photographs once again highlights the sad truth of what has happened to independent music stores over the last decade. While the photos are depressing – though not without their own, certain, stark beauty – let’s not focus purely on the negative as their appearance online comes on…

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General, Music, Nonsense, Records

Craig List

Wow, the last post I delivered certainly received a lot of feedback. Much appreciated to all those who replied and gave their two-cents worth. If I had the wherewitall and the time, I’d love to promote a Sunday afternoon gig that would be family-friendly – preferably outdoors in good weather, with a BBQ and a…

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General

Practice Makes Perfect?

This post stems from a few tweets that went between a couple of us last week, regards pre-planning of Dj sets. Maybe not the freshest topic but one I thought I’d throw out there to our readers. Tom touched on it before in this post where he talks about “action without thought” in terms of…

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