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[ Written by: | 29 Aug 2008 | 3 Comments | ]
Life tips from a drunk disconinja

Tip: Don’t do hand stands on the beach after drinking
“I haun been put in a taxi home”
Tip: Taxi drivers don’t care about techno and don’t know much about detroit
“I would but I just want some cheese burgers”
“Not even. I still don’t have cheeseburgers”

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[ Written by: | 26 Aug 2008 | 17 Comments | ]
London has it’s days

It was a long weekend this weekend. Bank holiday, though I’m not sure what we were celebrating? Notting Hill Carnival maybe? Or just the end of summer……
I spent the majority of the weekend listening to music. It’s been excellent. On Saturday I made my way out, through the thousands of people who had been sucked in to paying 45 quid to see Carl Cox play at the Common near where I’m living, out to Rough Trade to see some Indie Band from Canada called Holy Fuck. Seeing as it was …

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[ Written by: | 21 Aug 2008 | 2 Comments | ]
Let your mind be free……house your body

Two beautiful sets from Move D (aka David Moufang), both have been on extremely high rotation of late (hat tip to Joe and Will)
First one coming from Sunday Best NYC
Move D @ Sunday Best NYC 20/07/08
(WARNING: May induce mid-winter swimming in the mentally challenged)
Second one comes from Robert Johnson last year…..equally as good.
Move D @ Robert Johnson (22/12/07)

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[ Written by: | 15 Aug 2008 | 23 Comments | ]
Stink-Finger Debate #01: Detroit, Ewan Pearson and Redshape

discuss…
Mick: I’m seeing Ewan Pearson this weekend, for free! 🙂
thinking Redshape would be way too banging at Berghain for my taste.
Drake: Man – his shit is the hotness, perfect location for it….
And is less banging than Eqan Person can get! heh
Think Pearson will be too epic for panormaa, it suits more subdued grooves of a berlin nature methinks to be truely hot, tho it’s an ace space for anything.
think berghain room on a kompakt night 😀
Mick: Pearson plays to suit the venue. He’ll mack it.
Websta: your love fer pearson …

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[ Written by: | 15 Aug 2008 | 7 Comments | ]
It isn’t house but it is a thing.

There are some things on in Auckland this weekend.
Tomorrow night (friday 15) I venture into the rain to play at the supperclub on Beresford square. I like supper – despite having a dodgy rep (thanks mainly to the antics of late morning up all night mentalist partygoers) it is generally a relaxed place where you can pretty much play whatever music you like. On an early evening in summer there are few better places in Auckland to be. On a night like tomorrow promises to be I …

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[ Written by: | 14 Aug 2008 | 21 Comments | ]
Lelo: Stink-Finger Podcast #03

Yeah yeah, it’s extremely delayed, but i figured what better way to formally introduce myself on this site than with a mix…let the music do the talking.
So with that (and for all those who can be bothered), I present to you: Dua Yabaki – a tribute to our beloved house music in all its awesome forms, influenced heavily by the sights and sounds I experienced in New York one year ago. But that’s another story.
Download link (right click, save as): http://www.stink-finger.com/audio/lelo-dua_yabaki.mp3
Duration: 3:19.48
Size: 229.3Mb
Tracklist:
Martha Wash “Carry On” (Masters At Work Dub)
Swing …

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[ Written by: | 11 Aug 2008 | One Comment | ]
RIP Isaac Hayes

Farewell to one of the more soulful dudes of our time.

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[ Written by: | 11 Aug 2008 | 13 Comments | ]
Holiday Wrap

So I am back.
Not the most exciting feeling to have but its nice to be home after living in a suitcase for 5 weeks.
So our european adventure started in Berlin, 5 days or so of hanging out in `cool berlin’. The weather was a touch average but we managed to find enough stuff to occupy us, half litre beers being 1 of them.
We got to spend some time with Simon Sting, Matt Drake and Mick the Kid who warrants special mention for moving himself back down to Berlin to hang …

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[ Written by: | 8 Aug 2008 | 10 Comments | ]
Musical delights

Heres a few top tips to keep ya ears bizi this weekend
a DJ mix by Rob Warner
http://www.sendspace.com/file/t3hrf3
Get in quick! Rob Warner mixes are rare as Rocking Horse shit!
Some very nice house of all descriptions present here
Ta Robert!
MORITZ VON OSWALD + TIKIMAN live PA @ shanti, moscow 11-4-08
http://sound.modelfruit.com/sets/moritz_von_oswald_with_tikiman_-_shanti_11.04.08.mp3
This is a live mix by our perennial deeply dubby favourites Moritz Von Oswald and Tikiman.
Ya may know these guys from a few top lps as Rhythm & Sound, Maurizo 12’s or Basic Channel.
Nice for ya sunday morning wake up, and always leads to …

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[ Written by: | 8 Aug 2008 | 7 Comments | ]
Bob: Stink-Finger Podcast #02

In the eighties I used to do a radio show on a student station… the guy who did the show after me hosted the country music show, he was in my eyes old… and played all his music from cassettes – thus I mocked him.
I remember one day he told me that when I to got old I’d be listening to country music to, oh how I laughed.
Well two decades later here I am old… and listening to country music
With this in mind I present the first instalment of the …