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Ralphi Rosario - A Dedication To John Martin
posted a comment on Ralphi Rosario - A Dedication To John Martin. about 1 month ago
On June 28, 1990, Officer Martin was off duty and in his home located at 3228 North Wilton Avenue when his neighbor, Roberto Pizzaro, had an altercation with a known thief. Pizzaro confronted Lionel Myles, age 32, for tampering with his vehicle and... See full review
Amorphous Androgynous - Liquid Insects
posted a comment on Amorphous Androgynous - Liquid Insects. 8 months ago
Liquid Insects appears to sample a small guitar snippet from Herbie Hancock's "Hang Up Your Hang Ups".
Isley Brothers* - This Old Heart Of Mine (Is Weak For You) / There's No Love Left
posted a comment on Isley Brothers* - This Old Heart Of Mine (Is Weak For You) / There's No Love Left. 9 months ago
I'm shocked this single doesn't have a single review. "This Old Heart Of Mine (Is Weak For You)" is maybe the perfect pop single; listen to that bass, Motown beats, vocals, and of course those strings! Does it really get any better than this?
Dog In The Night Records
posted a comment on Dog In The Night Records. 9 months ago
This was Ron Morelli. . . . . . .
posted a comment on Not On Label (Beau Wanzer Self-released). 9 months ago
These releases (at least 1-4 and the 2 promos - but probably 5 as well) are all by L.I.E.S.
Beau Wanzer - Untitled
posted a comment on Beau Wanzer - Untitled. 9 months ago
About 160 copies . . . . . . .
Agua Re - Holy Dance
posted a comment on Agua Re - Holy Dance. 9 months ago
I think this track was inspired by or even samples Interfront's "Strange".
Tikkle - Outer Limits / In The Beginning... / Holding On
posted a comment on Tikkle - Outer Limits / In The Beginning... / Holding On. 9 months ago
Is that a Funkytown sample in "In the Beginning..." ?
Unknown Artist - Virgo
posted a comment on Unknown Artist - Virgo. 10 months ago
There was talk this was a Mr. C bootleg actually from the UK. https://www.discogs.com/group/thread/450232
Walter Gibbons - Jungle Music (Mixed With Love: Essential & Unreleased Remixes 1976-1986)
posted a comment on Walter Gibbons - Jungle Music (Mixed With Love: Essential & Unreleased Remixes 1976-1986). 10 months ago
I don't have this exact copy, but I think it's actually Walter's Disco Madness mix which wasn't on the original Ten Per Cent 12" but on a separate Salsoul LP called "Disco Madness".
Death Before Disco / Scubadevils - Ministry / Celestial Symphony
posted a comment on Death Before Disco / Scubadevils - Ministry / Celestial Symphony. 11 months ago
The keyboard melody and sound on "Celestial Symphony" is similar to that from Caustic Window (a.k.a. Aphex Twin) "Cordialatron" released one year earlier.
Hercules - 7 Ways
posted a comment on Hercules - 7 Ways. about 1 year ago
I always assumed it was Marshall Jefferson himself . .
Various - North – The Sound Of The Dance Underground
posted a comment on Various - North – The Sound Of The Dance Underground. about 1 year ago
ED209 "Acid To Ecstasy" seems to take snippets (or is heavily influenced by) Ministry "Everyday (Is Halloween)" and Electribe 101 "Talking With Myself".
Nelson
posted a comment on Nelson "FFWD" Cruz* - My House. about 1 year ago
He was the owner of Minimal Records. Maybe the folks at Stealth Records thought that would be a good a selling point for a record.
Mr. K
posted a comment on Mr. K. about 1 year ago
Bobby Konders & Massive Sounds - Mack Daddy
posted a comment on Bobby Konders & Massive Sounds - Mack Daddy. about 1 year ago
Heads also uses the riff from The Police "Voices Inside My Head".
Yage - Fuzzy Logic E.P.
posted a comment on Yage - Fuzzy Logic E.P.. about 1 year ago
The synthesizer strings in Coda Coma seem to be based on those from Al-Naafiysh (The Soul) by Hashim.
Corporation Of One - The Real Life
posted a comment on Corporation Of One - The Real Life. about 1 year ago
Not mentioned in the notes, but there is also a small passage in The Real Life that samples "Key West" by Kasso.
Various - Disco Gold
posted a comment on Various - Disco Gold. about 1 year ago
Not sure if this is the exact list, but there is a list at https://www.legendsofvinyl.com/hall-of-fame-pioneers.
Drum Club - Sound System
posted a comment on Drum Club - Sound System. about 1 year ago
The break on the Underworld mix epitomizes 90s electronic music: 909 kicking, synths stuttering, keys arpeggiating, guitars playing, and vocals blending seamlessly into the sound. Sure it's only a few seconds, but that sort of summarizes that short... See full review
The Shamen - Move Any Mountain (Pro-Gen)
posted a comment on The Shamen - Move Any Mountain (Pro-Gen). about 1 year ago
The Prelude to Paradise mix heavily samples Visual's "The Music Got Me" on Prelude Records.
Livin' Large - Dub Strike EP
posted a comment on Livin' Large - Dub Strike EP. about 1 year ago
B2 seems to sample "Expansions" by Lonnie Liston Smith .
Liz Torres - If U Keep It Up
posted a comment on Liz Torres - If U Keep It Up. about 1 year ago
Bassline is based on the bassline from Jungle Wonz "The Jungle"
Liz Torres - If U Keep It Up
submitted Liz Torres - If U Keep It Up. about 1 year ago
G--Man* - G--Man
posted a comment on G--Man* - G--Man. about 1 year ago
Why hasn't anyone mentioned B1? That's as groovy a minimal jam as A1.
Shazz - Moonflower
posted a comment on Shazz - Moonflower. about 1 year ago
Try it at 33 RPM and it sounds like an afterhours jam a la Ozo "Anambra"
Cabaret Voltaire - Yashar
posted a comment on Cabaret Voltaire - Yashar. about 1 year ago
Even though John Robie is credited with the remix on the B side. I believe the B side track is the same as the original from the 2x45 album.
Various - The Men In The Glass Booth (Ground Breaking Re-Edits And Remixes By The Disco Era's Most Influential DJs) (Part One)
posted a comment on Various - The Men In The Glass Booth (Ground Breaking Re-Edits And Remixes By The Disco Era's Most Influential DJs) (Part One). about 1 year ago
The longer version has a very gradual fade at the end where the music plays but at a low volume. The shorter version cuts off those last few seconds.
Nightlife Unlimited / Vivien Vee / Geraldine Hunt - Love Is In You / Give Me A Break / Can't Fake The Feeling
submitted Nightlife Unlimited / Vivien Vee / Geraldine Hunt - Love Is In You / Give Me A Break / Can't Fake The Feeling. about 1 year ago
Pink Noise - Gimme Some More (Energy)
posted a comment on Pink Noise - Gimme Some More (Energy). about 1 year ago
Most obvious sample to me is the Giorgio Moroder "Chase" beat/bass.
Tony Carraso* - A Collection Of Theoretical Noises EP
posted a comment on Tony Carraso* - A Collection Of Theoretical Noises EP. about 1 year ago
Referring to A1: Gwen Guthrie "Seventh Heaven" and First Choice "Let No Man Put Asunder"
Dinosaur - Kiss Me Again
posted a comment on Dinosaur - Kiss Me Again. about 1 year ago
Supposedly the impetus for this record was Arthur Russell hearing Nicky Siano spin Vicki Sue Robinson's "Turn the Beat Around" one night. They loved the record and Arthur mentioned they could make a disco track like that. A few grand later this is... See full review
posted a comment on D.J. Matrix* - Feel My Bass. about 1 year ago
Yes exactly. Both sides have the instrumental (B Side) runout etching. Very easy to know which version you have if you check the runout groove.
Faze Action - In The Trees
posted a comment on Faze Action - In The Trees. about 1 year ago
No idea if it was intentional or not (as I don't think they've ever mentioned it): the bassline is nearly identical to the bassline from "There's Fire Down Below" by Fantastic Four which comes in about halfway into the song.
Deborah Cooper - Your Love Is All I Need
posted a comment on Deborah Cooper - Your Love Is All I Need. about 1 year ago
Mine seems to be the same - B side has vocals.
Funky Four Plus One More* - Rappin And Rocking The House
posted a comment on Funky Four Plus One More* - Rappin And Rocking The House. about 1 year ago
The bassline is Cheryl Lynn though the guitar seems to be original (too bad there was no instrumental as that's the best part!).
Common Sense - Voices Inside My Head
posted a comment on Common Sense - Voices Inside My Head. about 1 year ago
I have the original 12" and the Police track off their LP sounds better in terms of sound quality. The original 12" sound quality very middling to poor.
Tom Moulton - A Tom Moulton Mix
posted a comment on Tom Moulton - A Tom Moulton Mix. about 1 year ago
Are the mixes labeled as unreleased/promo only that different from the mixes that were originally released in the 70s/80s? The track times suggest that they have been previously released.
posted a comment on "D" Train* - Keep On (Dub Mix). about 1 year ago
Apparently Francois was just messing around with some extra studio time after making a TV track (a track that didn't have vocals so performers could sing to a backing track for TV). He whipped the Dub mix together when he finished as something extra... See full review
Various - Marvin Is 60
submitted Various - Marvin Is 60. about 1 year ago
Dave Koz - Give It Up
posted a comment on Dave Koz - Give It Up. about 1 year ago
Seems to take a vocal snippet from I-Level's Give Me
Neil
submitted Neil "Hawaiin" House* & "Spinnin' Wheel" Bill - Move Yo Butt. about 1 year ago
Urban High - Run Away
posted a comment on Urban High - Run Away. about 1 year ago
Based off Salsoul Orchestra's "Runaway" (sometimes credited to Loleatta Holloway who sang the vocals)
Loftis* Featuring Miss T.* - Break!
posted a comment on Loftis* Featuring Miss T.* - Break!. about 1 year ago
Is B2 accidentally cut to be played at 45 RPM?
The Gap Band - Party Train
posted a comment on The Gap Band - Party Train. about 1 year ago
The B side Special Dance Mix has a short 'Choo Choo' chorus in the middle. It also starts with some train effects.
John Davis & The Monster Orchestra - Feel The Love Magic
posted a comment on John Davis & The Monster Orchestra - Feel The Love Magic. about 1 year ago
Despite not being labeled as such, the "Love Magic 70's Disco Mix" appears to be the original 1979 version.
AVI Records
posted a comment on AVI Records. about 1 year ago
I've across dozens of AVI 12" singles over the years. Never seem to have seen a single one where the edges didn't fall apart. Is this just me?
E-Culture - Tribal Confusion / Unification
submitted E-Culture - Tribal Confusion / Unification. about 1 year ago
Man Friday - Love Honey, Love Heartache (25th Anniversary Remix)
posted a comment on Man Friday - Love Honey, Love Heartache (25th Anniversary Remix). about 1 year ago
Probably referring to when the record store opened and not when the label started.
Gayle Adams - Your Love Is A Life Saver / Stretch In Out
posted a comment on Gayle Adams - Your Love Is A Life Saver / Stretch In Out. about 1 year ago
Near the end of Your Love Is A Life Saver, a portion of the string arrangement that's played seems copied from Rod Stewart's "Da Ya Think I'm Sexy" (which is itself copied from Bobby Womack's "(If You Want My Love) Put Something Down On It").