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Forgotten Treasures

Forgotten Treasure: Luv You Madly Orchestra “Moon Maiden” (1978)

Telling someone that you’ve stumbled upon a track that sounds like an Arthur Russell disco joint is a very serious (if not blasphemous) claim, likely to be met with a heavy dose of skepticism and social rejection. It’s risky business,  Read more  »

Music Documentaries

Documentary: “NY77 The Coolest Year In Hell”

It’s a rainy Sunday night here in Montreal, which basically provides the perfect scenario for settling down (after what was most-likely a weekend of hard partying) and watching a great doc. Whatever the weather, NY77 – The Coolest Year In  Read more  »

The Mole "Lockdown Party" (DJ Sprinkles' Crossfaderama)
Future Classics

Future Classic: The Mole “Lockdown Party” (DJ Sprinkles’ Crossfaderama)

The bar had just closed it’s doors and I was packing up from spinning an 8-hour long R&B set. All this to say I wasn’t necessarily desperate to hear more music when my friend had commanded “Everyone stop everything, I  Read more  »

Forgotten Treasures

Forgotten Treasure: Kiki Gyan “24 Hours In A Disco” (1978-82)

Kiki Gyan (real name Kofi Kwarko Gyan) was a Ghanaian superstar who was celebrated as “Africa’s answer to Stevie Wonder”. Starting with piano at age five, he took music very seriously, to the point where it had caused him to  Read more  »

DJ Koze "Amygdala"
Future Classics

Future Classic: DJ Koze “Amygdala” (Pampa Records)

When it comes to house and techno, I like to think I’m a pretty strict guy. Most of the dance tracks that come out these days are mind-numbingly boring and predictable to me (not to mention excessively filtered and over-produced).  Read more  »