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Culture, General, Nonsense

A reason to be cheerful (?)

This post has been inspired by the RA Dj poll. Not something I expected to be doing when I woke up today but there you go. I apologise now if you are hoping that this will be a rant about how rubbish it is or about how contrived it is, you’ll have to go elsewhere…

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Culture, Music, Nonsense

Who do you think you are kidding?

Disruption, abstraction, subversiveness, outsider, challenging preconceptions, fucking things up and just plain old weird. Terms, ideas and narratives that never stop being appealing. And why shouldn’t they be? Music needs to evolve, needs to break boundaries and challenge its listener. Experimentation is the cornerstone of many great musical movements. Techno music as a form is quite…

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Music, Nonsense, Records, Review

Beard In Dust – BAH025

Some unusual edits from Russia on this mysterious German label. Who are they? Where do they come from? Who am I? Can you tanz? Buy it here, or request it at your local store..

General, Nonsense

What’s in a Number?

So far in 2015 Resident Advisor has reviewed 570 releases they categorize as “Singles.” As a part of their review system for music, RA employs a rating scale of 0.0 to 5.0 in increments of 0.1. This degree of increment is much higher from their previous rating system. This was something they announced to a…

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Culture, Nonsense

COOL ANALYSIS, DAWG

About a year ago, I became a columnist for Attack Magazine. It has been fun writing opinion columns and providing analysis to a very wide audience that stretches beyond the confines of the genres I participate in. When Attack approached me about doing this, their primary concern was that the column lead discussion as opposed…

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