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[ Written by: | 30 Jan 2009 | 6 Comments | ]
A weekend of music

This weekend sees a few musical happenings in Auckland, which is welcome as its been pretty musically dry here lately.
Friday night Beatstreet is back – with local Poker Flat/Moon Harbour/Curl Curl boy Simon Flower playing live, alongside birthday boy Matt Drake & Brooke Casey.
On Saturday night I finally get to get my dub techno on with Rhythm & Sound and Tikiman at Totos. Unfortunately Moritz won’t be here due to ill health, but as long as I hear mango drive I’ll walk away more than happy.
Derrick Carter is also in …

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[ Written by: | 28 Jan 2009 | 15 Comments | ]
The great, the average and the run for the hills

Things that excite me:
Fantastic summer days
Balmy evenings
Cold beer in the fridge and me belly
Being home alone for a week
The resulting Bob’s week of Meat
Antony &  The Johnsons
Music mixes on the bob pod
Finally filling the bobpod and now culling rubbish
Ian M Banks – a recent reading plunge that has come up trumps
Being set loose to DJ at a friends 40th birthday party
Gigs worth attending – almost too many right now
Good people getting hitched (Cath & Dylan, Damien & Sarah)
Friends starting new jobs
BSG starting again… oh yeah 10 fresh episodes to dull …

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[ Written by: | 15 Jan 2009 | 9 Comments | ]
Luciano @ Pulse Radio Yacht Club 001 Sydney Set

A quick post for those asking for a copy of the Luciano @ Pulse Radio Yacht Club Sydney set…….the set is now available for download (in pretty crappy 64k quality though).
Download available here (right click, save as):
Size: 40Mb 
Length: 1:24:10
I’m not going to listen to it myself…..the memories will sound much better. Full boat party review over here

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[ Written by: | 9 Jan 2009 | 6 Comments | ]
Happy New Year!

From myself and I’m sure all the BMP team – happy new year!
Last year ended on a sad musical note for me with the death of one of my favourite Jazz musicians, Freddie Hubbard.  Freddie should be beloved to all house fans for providing the sample on Pepe Bradock’s ‘Deep Burnt’ – surely one of the all time classic deep house records.  This sample comes from the song ‘Little Sunflower’ on Freddie’s 1979 album ‘love connection’ – whenever I find a second hand record store I always check out the …