Music Documentaries
House / Techno

Model 500 “No UFO’s” Video

My oh my! This is absolute gold. ‘No UFO’s’ single was the beginning of the solo career of Juan Atkins as Model 500 and one of the most important releases in techno history. It’s the first single on Metroplex Records, his label, back in 1985. The ‘No UFO’s’ track represented …

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Future Classics
House / Techno

Future Classic: Pierre’s Pfantasy Club “Mystery Girl” (Seiji’s Bassrub)

The Numbers imprint is already well known for pulling some proper tricks out of their bag, and this is a BIG one. Originally released in 1987, DJ Pierre’s 2nd single ‘Mystery Girl’ should surely count in the Chi-town hall-of-fame, squarely defining the sound with horny bass vamps, futurist synth strokes …

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Dj Mixes
House / Techno Soul

Mix of the Day: Mr Scruff & Floating Points “Live @ Plastic People”

This is really all you need today. A whopping 6 hours of amazing music courtesy of Mr. Scruff & Floating Points recorded at Plastic People in London. Complete with the 86 track list! I talked to Floating Points this summer (check out the conversation here) about a bunch of things, …

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Music Documentaries
House / Techno

Moodymann “I Got Werk” (video)

Almost 20 years into the game mister Kenny Dixon Jr. aka Moodymann is still showing fools how it’s done!

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Future Classics
House / Techno UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Future Classic: Breton “RDI” (Girl Unit Remix)

I’ve been playing this track a lot lately and since I get asked everything what it is, I thought I’d share it with you all. When it comes to underground music I am still a huge believer in the power and the trust in quality labels. Hemlock is certainly one …

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Dj Mixes
House / Techno

Dubbel Dutch – Slow Club MIx

Dubbel Dutch (known more for his off kilter up-tempo tracks), is another texan who seems to like the chop n screw route – the standard set by the man himseld DJ Screw who pioneered the sloooowwed down style texan hiphop embraced while gettin they lean on. This mix maintains the …

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Future Classics
House / Techno

Future Classic: Mr Beatnick “Synthetes”

I’m just a sucker for deep house and strings. Songs like Pepe Bradock’s “Deep Burnt” and Trackheads’ “Our Music” being the ultimate references for me of course. This little gem from Mr.Beatnick finally came out last week but had been floating around in sets for some time before. As heard …

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Forgotten Treasures
House / Techno

Forgotten Treasure: Lil’ Louis “Frequency” (1987, Dance Mania)

I had to share this with you all today because I must say that I was pretty happy to find this in a digging excursion today! And for 1$. (mouahahahha!) I had a few Dance Mania records in my collection but this is definitely one of the better ones from …

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InterviewsMusic Documentaries
House / Techno

Moodymann Interview

A Moodymann interview is newsworthy enough. I don’t really need to add any more justification. Just click play already…

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Forgotten Treasures
House / Techno

Forgotten Treasure: Theo Parrish “Heal Yourself and Move” (1998)

It’s late Sunday afternoon in San Francisco and I’m listening to some music that has been my Sunday staple for so long. I don’t know what it is about their music, but Theo Parrish and Omar-S are often my weekend companions. In that sense this track is certainly not ‘forgotten,’ …

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Future Classics
House / Techno UK Garage / Grime / 2step / Dubstep

Future Classic: Machine Drum “Sacred Frequency”

Before I get into this – does anyone else think ‘Sacred Frequency’ is such a great title? It sounds like a track Underground Resistance would have made back in the day. Seriously though, Travis Stewart, a.k.a. Machinedrum has been on fire recently and just dropped 4-track EP on Planet Mu …

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