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Jack-Tronic ballbags

September 14, 2013
edited over 7 years ago
Another alias of the hugely talented and influential Russ Gabriel, this is one of his best alongside Future Funk Vol. 1. although a bit simpler and all the better for it.
The pace does date it a bit but drop to -4 and you are back in business. Classic stuff.
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Regis - Gymnastics ballbags

September 14, 2013
Proper techno. This bloke is an absolute reptile..
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UR* - Dark Energy ballbags

September 14, 2013
Wicked record but..
My red copy sounds shite, always has. like a bad pressing. judging by youtube I'm not alone. is the repress any better?
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Wyndell Long - Chicago MF E.P. ballbags

September 14, 2013
This release does not have the mix of MF you probably want with the long drum build up before dropping the distorted kick.
That is The DJ Urban Remix on the JACK! LP
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Boo Williams - New Breed as reviewed by ballbags

April 2, 2011
edited over 10 years ago
The fact that was released on d-jax probably tells you something. With his hardest release, Williams delivers some dirty Chicago tekno funk that goes beyond anything he has done before or since. At any volume, Kissen Asses drops like a MF. Highly underrated.
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DJ Judge Dred - Ghost Train / Nervous Distortion ballbags

October 23, 2010
edited over 10 years ago
Ghost Train? COME ON! Heavy Horror House from back in the day.... great ominous intro and it just drops like a TON of bricks.
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Humanoid - Stakker Humanoid ballbags

October 23, 2010
First acid tune I ever heard. 14 years old. WICKED. Very few (if any) have come even close over the last 20 years. "Right place, right time...."
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Ian O'Brien - Intelligent Desert E.P ballbags

October 23, 2010
edited over 10 years ago
"I was here" is the track on this one....SOLID. A deep, driving organ riff, crisp,swinging percussion, tasteful strings and wicked production. what more do you want???!
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Ismistik - Remain ballbags

October 2, 2010
edited over 10 years ago
you said it boss!
THE most underrated
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.xtrak - Relay EP ballbags

October 2, 2010
edited over 10 years ago
Sines is a true pioneer of minimal techno and Enim is a great example of how it IS done. Sparse, hard and as it should be, JACKING. A lesson to the european minimalists who came around 10 years later and decided that a single off-beat hi-hat is the one true path...
Believe me, this track will be around a lot longer than that lot.
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The Vanisher - Temporary EP ballbags

October 2, 2010
edited over 10 years ago
For those that dont know Elementary by ear, it is just straight up, proper electronic funk. four to the floor, some rhodes-y keys and a 16 bar bassline that is just smoooooove. some tasteful drum programming keeps things moving along nicely.