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posted a comment on Mark Morriss - Look Up. about 1 month ago
@cw.blueroom final release artwork cover is different? looks like they rstaged and reshot the photo? copyright issue?
submitted Everything But The Girl - Walking Wounded. 3 months ago
submitted Everything But The Girl - Walking Wounded. 3 months ago
posted a comment on Mint Royale - Ring. 11 months ago
Seeing as Mint Royale are no more, I don't think it's going to be anywhere other than iTunes.
posted a comment on High Contrast - Remind Me. about 1 year ago
Lyrics taken from Aretha Franklin "One Step Ahead", not sure if it's a sample or re-recording at this point.
submitted Various - Music From The Film: This Year's Love. about 1 year ago
submitted Alpha - Loving Nobody. about 1 year ago
posted a comment on The Sugarcubes - Murder And Killing In Hell. about 1 year ago
The Indian track in the intro is "Diwani Diwani" by Lata Mangeshkar & S.P. Balasubramaniam, from the movie First Love Letter (1991). I found this out years ago by taking a recorded snippet of this video tape around the Indian music shops on Brick Lane in ... See full review
posted a comment on Teresa Wiater - La Vie En Rose. over 2 years ago
This was recorded in 1977.
posted a comment on Khonnor - Handwriting. over 3 years ago
I swear there's a sample of Bjork's "Possibly Maybe" in here. But I think that's what this is, the kid raided his record collection for samples and warped them all into this masterpiece.
posted a comment on Meat Loaf - Two Out Of Three Ain't Bad. over 3 years ago
Japanese release (translated as "66% is good enough") here: http://meatloafsingles.blogspot.co.uk/2010/11/meat-loaf-two-out-of-three-aint-bad.html
posted a comment on Various - Independent And All Still Taking Liberties - Volume 1. over 3 years ago
Sound 5 "Heavy Transit" is the radio/video edit, and different than the album version.
submitted Catcall - The Warmest Place. over 3 years ago
posted a review of Cathy Dennis - Just Another Dream. over 4 years ago
The "Funky Love Mix" starts with about a minute of Sueño Latino, if it's not a sample it's a damn close copy. Check it out on YouTube.
posted a comment on Sound 5 - Heavy Transit Epilogue. over 5 years ago
I found the track "Spray + Tag" on a compilation called B-Boy 2000, as part of a mix by Touché. Finding it was was tricky because it is mislabelled on the CD (I've corrected the discogs listing) all of which ties in with the above ... See full review
posted a review of Bent - Ariels. over 6 years ago
(original review, 2004) A departure from their normal style, but no less fantastic. Features guest vocalists Steve Edwards (Fila Brazillia, X-Press 2) and the girls from Kosheen and Weekend Players. The most uplifting album I've heard in ages and a ... See full review
posted a review of Alva Noto + Ryuichi Sakamoto - Vrioon. over 13 years ago
If you like this try "Three White Roses and a Budd" a collaboration between Fila Brazillia and classical Pianist Harold Budd. Or Harold Budd's collaboration with Brian Eno "The Pearl". They both feature classical piano, just like Sakamoto on this ... See full review
posted a review of The Blue Nile. over 14 years ago
Peace At Last is the more "electronic" of their albums. They use drum machines etc but the music is firmly in alt folk territory.
posted a review of Orbital - Times Fly. over 14 years ago
This EP changed my life, quite frankly. I first heard it perfromed live by ISDN on Radio 1 from the Orbital studios. It contained lots of samples of John Major speeches around the time of the criminal justice bill. They fitted perfectly and gave a lot of ... See full review
posted a review of BBG - Snappiness. over 14 years ago
This uses the same piano break as featured in Track 8 "Happiness (dub) (5:33)" on Soul II Soul's "Club Classics Vol: One". Goes to show the Nelleee hooper connection.
posted a review of Coco Steel & Lovebomb - Sun Set. over 15 years ago
Anybody else spotted the resemblence between Sunflower and Brian Eno's track Ascent (An Ending)? As recently used in 28 Days Later.
posted a review of BBG - Snappiness (Remix). over 15 years ago
This track has a writing credit to Nellee Hooper (amongst others)
posted a review of Zombie Nation - Zombie Nation EP. over 16 years ago
The track "Kernkraft 400" uses a sample from the "Stardust" level of the Commodore64 game "Lazy Jones" with programming and music by David Whittaker.

See: http://hafnium.prg.dtu.dk/~theis/stil/html/text/DAVIDWHITTAKER.htm
posted a review of Merz - Merz. over 16 years ago
"Starlight Night" uses the words from the poem of the same name by 19th Century poet Gerard Manley Hopkins. See: http://www.bartleby.com/122/8.html
posted a review that has since been deleted. over 16 years ago
posted a review of BT - Movement In Still Life. over 16 years ago
Original release of this album, untainted by rock-influenced tracks BT added to the rereleases.