Future Classic: Gravious “Spatial Dimensions EP”
Future Classics
House / Techno Techno UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Future Classic: Gravious “Spatial Dimensions EP”

I first came across Gravious when he released the Junction City EP about a year ago. Mixing all the niceties of techno with the accessibility of dubstep is no small feat but this man seems to have managed to pull it off. In doing so he combines a bouncy experimental …

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Rilly Guilty “Golden Sounds Volume #4″
Dj Mixes
House / Techno

Rilly Guilty “Golden Sounds Volume #4”

Let’s face it, we all know a handful of good DJs out there, but how many of them are consistent? How many of them keep you interested every single time? How many of them habitually play you what you want to hear? No matter how many times I see or …

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Future Classic: Beneath “Send”
Future Classics
House / Techno UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Future Classic: Beneath “Send”

Didn’t know too much about this producer from Sheffield called Beneath. But I was on the Punch Drunk website, one of my favorite labels, and they had this mysterious blurb about this white label pressed only in 200 copies. And, well you know me. I’m kind of a nerd and …

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Forgotten Treasure: Jill Scott “He Loves Me” (Chris Lum & Jay J Remix)
Forgotten Treasures
House / Techno

Forgotten Treasure: Jill Scott “He Loves Me” (Chris Lum & Jay J Remix)

Since we are on the Jill Scott remixes subject (I just posted a project called “Still Jill” from BamaLoveSoul) I figured i’d throw at least one of my favorite Jill remixes not included in their collection. This version of “He Loves Me” from Jill first record just reminds me so …

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Future Classic: Lorca “Hold Back”
Future Classics
House / Techno Techno

Future Classic: Lorca “Hold Back”

If anyone said there’s a seasonality to certain music , I wouldn’t disagree. Surely good music can be enjoyed regardless of time and place, yet sometimes it’s all about a specific mood that a certain kind of music evokes. I first came across Lorca’s ‘Hold Back’ in the summer through …

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Future Classic: Moodymann “MOODY (i guess u never been lonely)”
Future Classics
House / Techno

Future Classic: Moodymann “MOODY (i guess u never been lonely)”

Let’s get straight to the point: Moodymann just released a new video from the blackmahoganidetroit youtube channel and you need to watch it. “MOODY…(i guess u never been lonely) features Canada’s Junior Boys and it’s been a long time since I have heard them so “in their element”. The boys …

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Forgotten Treasure: Kaori “Good Life”
House / Techno Soul

Forgotten Treasure: Kaori “Good Life”

Another forgotten treasures pick out of the crazy 24 Hour Vinyl Marathon event this one is from the homie Scott C aka The Incubator. Scott showed up to my house at 8am for his set and I had just woken up for a 3 hour power nap, luckily Phil Sparkz …

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Blawan - Peaches
Future Classics
House / Techno Techno

Future Classic: Blawan “Peaches”

Wowza. After a breakout year Blawan is closing 2011 in a very strong way with a 12″ on Clone Records out of Holland. The approach is more straight forward than his usual stuff but is absolutely essential for all the Techno heads. 2011 has been a pretty amazing music for …

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The Best of Mark De Clive-Lowe – Mixed by DJ Spinna
Dj Mixes
House / Techno Soul

The Best of Mark De Clive-Lowe – Mixed by DJ Spinna

Today, it’s with great pleasure to share this extraordinary mix by the one and only DJ Spinna. The Best of Mark de Clive-Lowe mixed by the legendary DJ Spinna includes 34 tracks of MdCL productions, remixes and collaborations with Kenny Dope (Masters At Work), DJ Spinna, Phil Asher (Restless Soul), …

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Voguing and House Ballroom Scene of 1989-92
Music Books
House / Techno

Voguing and House Ballroom Scene of 1989-92

Soul Jazz Records’ deluxe 200 page deluxe 24x30cm flexibound book, Voguing and the House Ballroom Scene of New York City 1989-92, features hundreds of stunning photographs from the hidden world of New York’s house ballroom scene out of which came voguing, the dance made famous by Madonna. Photographer Chantal Regnault …

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Dj Mixes
House / Techno Techno UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Pearson Sound / Ramadanman “BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix”

Myself and Guilty had the pleasure of playing with David aka Pearson Sound / Ramadanman last spring in Montreal and it was great to witness a guy that’s as interesting behind the decks and he is behind the production board. And lord knows he’s one of the dopest producers of …

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Forgotten Treasure: Paul Woolford Remix of “Caspian Man”
House / Techno

Forgotten Treasure: Paul Woolford Remix of “Caspian Man”

When digging through mountains of endless vinyl, a record needs to strike you, smack you in the face, and knock the breath out of you for it to stand out. Otherwise, what is the point? The beauty of music is that each piece does this in its own way, but …

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