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posted a comment on Chic - Your Love. over 2 years ago
Chic's own funky interpretation (or heavily inspired by) Inner City's genre-defining "Good Life".
submitted Yemen Blues - Live.. over 4 years ago
posted a review of Roland Gift - She Drives Me Crazy. over 4 years ago
A shameful rendition of Fine Young Cannibals' (of which Roland Gift was a lead singer) greatest hit.
This is a watered-down, feathered-weight low-BPM house version, with Stardust-like guitar licks, that is specifically fit for playing in coffee houses. ... See full review
posted a review of Torley Wong - Xristophan. over 9 years ago
One interesting anecdote is that this track had leaked to the internet in the prime highlight days of Napster, falsely labeled as a "Rare Duet" between The Aphex Twin and Robert Miles.
The track was snatched by progressive house DJs Luke Fair and Desyn ... See full review
posted a review of Kings Of Agreppo - Agreppo. over 9 years ago
It should be noted that the mysterious term "Agreppo" was coined by the British media, describing the late-1980s emerging Belgian club music sound as "Agressive Pop", or shortly Agreppo.
The term faded away pretty quickly as "New Beat" became the much ... See full review
posted a review of Echo & The Bunnymen - The Very Best Of Echo & The Bunnymen - More Songs To Learn And Sing. over 10 years ago
This release is an updated extended re-release of Echo & The Bunnymen's essential 1985 cover-all best-of compilation "Songs To Learn And Sing". However since '85 they have managed to release a few more singles, regroup and practically start a musical ... See full review
posted a review of Armando - 151 (The Remixes). over 11 years ago
This records sounds very reminiscent of Phuture's groundbreaking record "Acid Trax" from '87 which relied heavily on the Roland TB-303 bass machine tweaks.
Both Phuture and Armando were important figures at the early house scene in Chicago in the late ... See full review