Forgotten Treasure: Smith & Mighty “B Line Fi Blow”
Forgotten Treasures
UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Forgotten Treasure: Smith & Mighty “B Line Fi Blow” (2002)

Killer Killer reissue of this 2002 track from Bristol’s Smith & Mighty taken from their 3rd and last record as a group called “Life Is…”, released on 2002 on !K7. It was wisely re-released on Punch Drunk back in 2010 Their 1995 record called “Bass is Maternal” was one of …

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Forgotten Treasures
Soul

Forgotten Treasure: Gil Scott-Heron “Angel Dust” (1978)

Gil Scott Heron is justifiably recognised as one of the most unique black music artists of all time. His music transgresses all musical barriers in the same way that Stevie Wonder, Bob Marley and Marvin Gaye did, although never crossing over to that realm of mainstream recognition. Along with co-producer …

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Forgotten Treasure: James Christian “MYB”
Forgotten Treasures
House / Techno

Forgotten Treasure: James Christian “MYB” (Hard House Mix)(1997)

Here is my new found secret weapon for my next set. That’s right, I haven’t even played it to the masses yet and I’m straight up giving it to you. I’m not asking for an award, props, likes, tweets or anything else of the sort. The only thing I’m hoping …

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Forgotten Treasure: MK “Changes”
Forgotten Treasures
House / Techno

Forgotten Treasure: MK “Love Changes” (1993)

There has been a sort of MK revival amongst house heads lately. An interest in returning to a more soulful but still very bumpy sound. Lord knows those two things right there were Marc Kitchen‘s trademark. Although I wasn’t there to enjoy it at the time, the early to mid …

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Forgotten Treasure: Black Action Committee / Nick Holder
Forgotten Treasures
House / Techno

Forgotten Treasure: Black Action Committee / Nick Holder (1998)

Black Action Committee, Black Jazz, Blackman, The Black Section: I’m sensing a theme here and I think I like it. I think you will too and that’s why I’ve decided to stay up last night to make sure you get a good quality listen. This soulful release sounds like Chicago, …

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Forgotten Treasure: The Whispers “Keep On Loving Me”
Forgotten Treasures
Soul & Funk

Forgotten Treasure: The Whispers “Keep On Loving Me” (1983)

I was racking my brain to find a “forgotten treasure” gem to share with you all and I remembered a bunch of cool stuff played by the homie Lefto last night in Montreal, as expected goodies from left and right, new and old. Just the way we like it over …

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Forgotten Treasure: Whitney Houston “Fine” (Jameson 2step Remix)
Forgotten Treasures
UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Forgotten Treasure: Whitney Houston “Fine” Jameson 2step Remix (2000)

Ok, so I waited a few days for the first wave of opportunistic producers and websites paying “hommage” to the late Whitney Houston before I shared anything about that. I mean, do website likes TIME and others have a “top 10 moments” list for all celebrities just waiting to be …

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Forgotten Treasure: Bran Van 3000 “Drinking In L.A” (Dave One Remix feat. A-Trak)
Forgotten Treasures
Hip-Hop

Forgotten Treasure: Bran Van 3000 “Drinking In L.A” (Dave One Remix feat. A-Trak)

An all-star, all-Montreal lineup on this hip-hop jam circa 1997. Not a big Bran Van 3000 fan myself, I came across this stunning remix about a year ago, when a record collector friend of mine hooked me up with this one as a part of a “100 vynils for 80$”-type …

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Buster Williams 1976 Crystal Reflections
Forgotten Treasures
Jazz

Forgotten Treasure: Buster Williams “Vibrations” featuring Roy Ayers (1976)

For me sundays are all about listening to chilled out music while doing some stuff around the house. This 11 minute track came out on bass player Buster Williams‘ 1976 record called Crystal Reflections but Vibrations has really has Roy Ayers written all over it, he composed it and played …

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