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posted a review of Various - Dislocations. over 7 years ago
So you've dislocated your knee, and you've got nothing but months of rehab ahead and some gnarly xrays of pins in bones... What do you do? If you're Brendan Palmer, you finally bring all the wonderful electronica talent circa '90s sydney together, and ... See full review
posted a review of Various - The Matrix (Music From The Motion Picture). over 8 years ago
Just put Keanu out of your mind for a second: this movie breathes through the soundtrack. It's a fine spread of action, longing and questioning, very well selected and used within the film to full effect. No one can forget the first time they heard ... See full review
posted a review of Ian Dury And The Blockheads - Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick '91 (The Flying Remix). over 8 years ago
Many Aussies like myself were reared on a steady diet of Countdown, the weekly national ABC tv show hosted by Molly Meldrum and guests. Without it, we could never have appreciated the real sounds of bands from a very diverse spread. Sure, the aim was to ... See full review
posted a review of Pet Shop Boys - Go West. over 8 years ago
What's this, tech-house in 1993? Well, the PSBoys might say thanks for the tag, but i'm sure those of use who bought this and were playing this in '93/'94 had no idea that it needed a name back then. This is a tidy collection of remixes, and the names ... See full review
posted a review of Derek B - Bad Young Brother. over 8 years ago
My copy actually has Mercury as the label. Anyway, this was the best track to welcome me to the decks. The video clip of course, confirmed that Bullet from a Gun was the MC, while Derek B remained the DJ. Was this a tribute to the almighty Eric B, mixer ... See full review
posted a review of The Timelords - Doctorin' The Tardis. over 8 years ago
When you think of the eighties, you have to remember how it made things happen. It stood for change for a lot of British artists, and the KLF are without exception. If you had the chance, would you burn a million pounds? If you could take a loop and use ... See full review
posted a review of Underground Resistance - Riot EP. over 8 years ago
Backwards?... who ever saw a record going backwards? and why not, asked mad mike. let's face it, who cares, the beats are the same, and the rhythm is the reason. the machines only played forward, yet mike takes the time to reverse bits... long live UR. ... See full review
posted a review of The Big D - DD-Run. over 8 years ago
The 90s were nothing but record stores to me, it's mostly one long vinyl blur that has a cd ending. But I will never ever forget the joy of finding that track that you heard only that weekend and it was only cos you just cruised through a batch of the ... See full review
posted a review of Various - Everybody Dance '94. over 8 years ago
Reunion 2: Back Again, recently held in Sydney, saw the return of Vision 4/5, a name dusted off at a recent cd and vinyl swap meet. This is why Everybody Dance '94 is such a bookmark to many local ravers: THIS was why we felt positive about making music ... See full review