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DJ Mehdi soon made a name for himself in Paris by joining hip-hop circles and producing beats for the likes of MC Solaar in the late 90’s. By the millennium, he had made worldwide acclaim as his production evolved into a more electronic sound. Signing to Ed Banger Records, he went on to release the […]
What better way to celebrate Manchester’s music history by sticking this beauty on? ‘Love Tempo’ went on to become Quando Quango’s anthem record and could be argued the inspiration to the rise of Chicago House in the late 80’s. First released in 1983 on Factory Records, just after the opening of the world famous Haçienda […]
In typical Boddika & Joy Orbison fashion, the release of TMTT has been delayed to the pivotal point of its popularity, generating as much hype as possible. ‘TMTT’ first appeared in Joy O’s Essential Mix last July and it wasn’t long before the YouTube rips of various tracks started to appear, claiming to be a product of the […]
Ben Watt, one half of Everything But The Girl, started to explore the realms of electronic music in the later stages of the band’s career, which is evident in the ‘Walking Wounded’ album released in 1996. Once the band had run it’s course, he started a new project concentrating on DJ and production work under […]
For those who like the early Daft Punk records and want to delve further into the French house scene, DJ Gregory and his series of monkiers are a great place to start.
It’s amazing that this Floating Points record is 6 years old, released on ‘Planet Mu’ in the summer of 2009. Despite it being one of his earliest releases, it’s still fresh and forward thinking, proving Sam Shepherd’s ability to produce timeless electronic music. The A-side, ‘J&W Beat’, has a sharp start, but soon transcends into something bouncy and […]
Kieron Ifill balances his time between working at a pupil referral unit in North-London whilst constantly sculpting his own brand of music, but the hard work doesn’t seem to faze him. With a monthly residency at Camden’s Jazz Cafe, he also has numerous releases on WotNot and Dutch label, INI. His production skills caught the attention of world-famous […]