Loss of Motown Legend: Johnny Bristol

Reading Time: 1 minute 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 … Read moreLoss of Motown Legend: Johnny Bristol

Howard Dean, an American Neil Kinnock?

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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. … Read moreHoward Dean, an American Neil Kinnock?

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

Reading Time: 1 minute 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 … Read moreRrroooollllllllllllllll the beats online & EDS making a mess of things is not a news story

Heavy Rotation

Reading Time: 1 minute 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 – … Read moreHeavy Rotation

The Wired Magazine curse strikes again

Reading Time: 1 minute Following in the illustrious footsteps of Enron, Vivendi Universal / Vizzavi and Iridium. The DARPA Grand Challenge fell victim to the curse of the eight-page spread in Wired Magazine. What is the Grand Challenge? The Grand Challenge was a way of DARPA (America’s military think-tank who supported the development of the graphical user interface for … Read moreThe Wired Magazine curse strikes again