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[ Written by: | 25 Dec 2015 | One Comment | ]

Embedded below is a playlist of 10 tracks purchased this year. The Workshop 21 ep made it twice which makes it a firm favourite and probably my favoruite release of the year.

I’ll wrap this post up with some mixes I returned to more than a couple of times:
Matrixxman at Dekmantel Boiler Room set

Jane Fitz RA podcast

Tony Humphries Beats in Space

Headline, Rant »

[ Written by: | 22 Dec 2015 | One Comment | ]

Scooter did this to me first, then it happened to every other BMPer.
If this doesn’t make you in the very least smile, i throw shade at you!

bobs song of the week »

[ Written by: | 22 Dec 2015 | No Comment | ]

This is probably my last post for the year or at least until the evil reign of santa comes to an end for the season.
So have ya’selves a good one


Music, Our Hot Picks »

[ Written by: | 20 Dec 2015 | One Comment | ]

Well here we go with a lazy 20 of my favourite releases of 2015, all stacked up in Juno. Only rules were excluding albums, and no particular order.
A lot of people complain about end of year lists but I am the type of nerd who gets into lists, and you can find a whole bunch of new music this way and that can’t be bad. Get in there.

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[ Written by: | 17 Dec 2015 | One Comment | ]

Today I had two choices – being a man I can’t multitask so it was one or the other. First listen to this here disco mix or two read our Staff Policy and Procedures Manual (updated July 2015)
Needless to say I did the latter and as such you can enjoy the former.
Nicky Siano is a TRUE pioneer of the dance music scene, his first job playing records at New York’s famed club The Round Table, was in 1971. In 1972, at the age of 17, he opened/designed and was the …

bobs song of the week »

[ Written by: | 17 Dec 2015 | No Comment | ]

Parlour punk duo from York (UK) playing post-music tardcore with fake drummers.
Its not the future.


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[ Written by: | 11 Dec 2015 | 2 Comments | ]

This lp, sent my way by Benny, has become one of my all time faves.
Never has music conjured such an extraordinary visual in my mind, its creates a vision of an abandoned Old Victorian/Art deco mall with the ghost of a pianist in it.
this is up there with Stereolab and Suicide for music i put on when i don’t know what to listen to.
Also works pretty great as a `sunday, dead day’ music selection


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[ Written by: | 11 Dec 2015 | No Comment | ]

Another impossibly obscure gem, can’t find it on youtube, not even a picture on Google had to fire up the slsk (love the slsk!) to find a copy.
Titonton Duvante – Never letting Go (Dan Curtin mix)
I have the 12″ of this, never listened to the main mix, I just love the DC mix.
Jackin, bumpin, groovy, sped up vocals.
Shit Hawt!

Coolness »

[ Written by: | 11 Dec 2015 | One Comment | ]

Did you know there are very few cities in New Zealand, thanks to the Local Government reforms of 1989?
Before the reforms, a borough council with more than 20,000 people could be proclaimed a city. In 1989, the structure of the local governments in New Zealand were reorganized. The new district councils and city councils were nearly always much larger geographically, and they covered both urban land and the surrounding rural land. Many locations that once had had a “city council” are now governed by a “district council”.
The word “city” began to be …

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[ Written by: | 10 Dec 2015 | No Comment | ]

German duo Modeselektor drop some bombs for the Solid Steel Radio show… and what a relaxing hour it is too.