Forgotten Treasure: Moonstarr “Detriot”
Forgotten Treasures
House / Techno

Forgotten Treasure: Moonstarr “Detriot” (2004)

“One of my classics! I used a Chroma Polaris for the pads and a matrix 1000 and octave cat for other sounds. The drums were actually a BOSS DR-660 and the reverbs were from my Roland VS-880ex. Can you believe that?!?! Amazing times yo. I’ll never forget when the Jazzanova …

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Future Classics
House / Techno

Future Classic: “Music For Autobahns II” presented by Gerd Janson

via Rush Hour: So, what awaits you on the second edition of a compilation that claims in a winking to present “ambient race car music”? Exactly what it says on the tin. A fresh and exclusive collection of music that hopefully sounds as great in a car as it will …

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Exclusive Preview
House / Techno

Exclusive Premiere: Two Thou “Modern Mechanics EP” (Burek Records)

Since its first notified release by Kink – Leko/Yako EP in 2011, the croatian stable known as Burek has shown consistent quality, will it be through accomplished artists or newcomers from all over the world. Now, for their 11th release, Two Thou will deliver a first strong 4 tracks EP …

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Forgotten Treasures
House / Techno

Forgotten Treasure: Blaze ‎”25 Years Later” (1990)

The album “25 Years Later” by Blaze is one of the best kept secrets on legendary Motown label. This soulful house release could be easily put next to the greatest 60’s & 70’s record from that legendary label without feeling like its out of place. In the words of my …

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Future Classics
House / Techno

Future Classic: Funkadelic “Aint That Funkin Kinda Hard on You” (Louie Vega Remixes)

Legendary New York producer and half of the Masters At Work duo, Louie Vega has been on an absolute tear these past few months. Including this release, we gave his last 3 remix projects the title of “future classic”. The previous two being his remixes of Convertion’s “Let’s Do It” …

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Future Classics
House / Techno Soul

Future Classic: 3 Winans Brothers Feat. The Clark Sisters “Dance” (Louie Vega Remix)

This one has been floating around for months before it was finally released this spring both digitally and on vinyl. It was already considered a classic quite instantly by many. Rightly so. It’s a Gospel House match made in heaven. Two legendary family of singers, The Winans & The Clark …

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Future Classics

Future Classic: Pender Street Steppers “The Glass City / Golden Garden”

It seems like Vancouver’s very own Mood Hut camp are on a roll these days. After releasing two very genuine and high profile twelve inches in 2014, Jack J’s Looking Forward To You and Pender Street Steppers Bubble World (on PPU), the Steppers are back with what could be their …

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Forgotten Treasures
House / Techno

Forgotten Treasure: The Return “New Day” (1999)

Definition of a Forgotten Treasure right here: a completely overlooked late 90’s gem on 4th Floor Records and produced by Jose “Choco” Reynoso under the “The Return” moniker. When covering Forgotten Treasure records, we have a soft spot for artists or projects that only saw one release, but an amazing …

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Future Classics
House / Techno

Future Classic: Convertion “Let’s Do It” Feat. Leroy Burgess (Louie Vega Remix)

March 2nd cannot come soon enough. A few months ago I had the pleasure of interviewing Louie Vega (half of Masters At Work) for an amazing project I’m working on and will soon announce. While we were busy packing up, he told me about a secret little project of his …

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Forgotten Treasures
House / Techno

Forgotten Treasure: Edward Louis “Holy Spirit” (2000)

When it comes to scanning “spiritual house” music, I am almost equally excited as I am deterred. Part of me is eager to hear extremely energetic hooks, super-talented vocalists, funky baselines and infectiously uplifting themes, while my other side braces itself for the musical equivalent of potpourri: tacky lyrics, “soulful” …

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Guest Mix
House / Techno

Guest Mix #44: ROGER THORNHILL (Kaplan Records, France)

Based in Grenoble, France ROGER THORNHILL is DJ / Selector and runs a really nice limited edit label Kaplan Records. He mixes only with vinyl records focusing mostly on house music, disco, rare grooves. More info: Roger Thornhill Soundcloud Download Link: Coming Soon Candido – Thousand Finger Man (Unreleased Version) …

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Future Classics
House / Techno

Future Classic: The Old Writer “Spirits In The Basements EP” (Home Of House Records)

The Old Writer is discretely coming back with his second release on his own, Home of House imprint. Discrete in the sense that no hype was associated with it. Just a strong EP of timeless House music that will appeal to the ones who dig deep through all the generic …

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