Tracks of the Week

Paul Raymond continues his super disco breaks series with volume three re-editing Chicago’s street player and re-tempoing it for modern beat mixers (like me). For those of you who haven’t heard the original, chances are you have heard Kenny Dope’s Bucketheads project cut up ‘the bomb’. The horn stabs, melody and vocals all came from […]

Loss of Motown Legend: Johnny Bristol

The Independent carried the obituary for Johnny Bristol; a Motown-era producer, singer and songwriter. He was best known to Heart 103 listeners for ‘Hang on in there baby‘. Despite his fair share of pop classics, he was a well-respected artist beloved by fans of rare groove. My own personal favourite was ‘If I can’t stop […]

Howard Dean, an American Neil Kinnock?

Dean was feted by the media before the nominations started, because of a vocal and visible core of supporters, but then disappeared as the votes were cast. IT Conversations has a very interesting recording of a speech byJoe Trippi who was responsible for Howard Dean’s democratic party campaign at the recent O’Reilly Emerging Technology Conference. […]

Rrroooollllllllllllllll the beats online & EDS making a mess of things is not a news story

Drum and bass pioneers Good Looking Records, owned by LTJ Bukem have a new website up and running. Apart from it being hard to get round it is interesting that they are providing their own music downloads for sale (1GBP a go). My personal recommendation is to get the vinyl re-press of Music by LTJ […]

Heavy Rotation

Currently getting heavy rotation on the D-E-C-K-S at Chez Carroll: Greg Kozo feat Allymonous – you could be the one – place blanche Alex Trax & DJ Thanno – the strobe – siestamusic DJ Romain presents – house thang – nufaze Magik Johnson – Kingsland Dubs – nrk DJ Romain presents – it’s real – […]