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Coolness, Our Hot Picks »

[ Written by: | 29 Mar 2016 | 2 Comments | ]

Sometimes music you already own gets re-pressed to vinyl and it blows because it’s nice knowing you’re one of how ever many people to own a great record. Waiting for these represses are the arse hats who buy up and resell on discogs for inflated prices – last weeks Pepe Bradock repress of Burning as an example.
Then stuff gets re-pressed that you really, really want but don’t own and it’s amazing!
The LP Torus by Vril recently got a repress – I was happy!
This track is so ace

Coolness, Our Hot Picks »

[ Written by: | 28 Mar 2016 | 2 Comments | ]

Its hard not to instantly fall in love with a song thats main/only lyric is “here comes the drones”… its even harder for me personally given I know the folk in the band and have done for many years.
Sounding like a cross between Bailter Space and HDU Avoid Avoid and not a band to avoid avoid.

Coolness, my classics »

[ Written by: | 24 Mar 2016 | No Comment | ]

Steve Reich – Piano Phase

bobs song of the week, Coolness »

[ Written by: | 23 Mar 2016 | No Comment | ]

I’ve been watching Vinyl on the telly and it is a really frustrating watch, beautifully shot but the storyline is thus far just fucked and characters are weak…  I am still reserving judgement, for now, and shall continue to watch but I am tending to say its a piece of crap.



Happy easter

Coolness »

[ Written by: | 22 Mar 2016 | No Comment | ]

Every crew line up everyone put up yuh hand
Put up yuh hand, put up, put yuh hand
Every crew line up everyone put up yuh hand
Put up yuh hand, put up, put yuh hand
Every crew line up everyone put up yuh hand
Put up yuh hand, put up, put yuh hand
Every crew line up everyone put up yuh hand
Put up yuh hand, put up, put yuh hand
Put up yuh hand

Slipmatt’s set from The Eclipse Reunion 3-4am… which I have been enjoying today and prompted some serious bizness!


Coolness, Headline, Music, my classics, Our Hot Picks »

[ Written by: | 21 Mar 2016 | One Comment | ]

I found out about this guy off Faith Fanzines message board some years ago, which is apt as they would describe things as `being HOUSE’ or not.
This is the very definition of the idea
if you have ever djed at a club this is exactly what you dream of.
Thanks to Mick for the hook up

the tune is this, my kids fave song in world ever this week

mix of the week »

[ Written by: | 18 Mar 2016 | No Comment | ]

Three mixes worthy of your consideration and play this week – all solid, none life changing… perfect office fare then.
Love fingers – this is my pick of the bunch… for the intro alone, fanbloodytastic!

Markus Homm

Moralez @ Data


bobs song of the week, Coolness »

[ Written by: | 17 Mar 2016 | No Comment | ]

This peel session version of being Boiled popped up on my twitter feed the other day (oh how modern you are bob) and I’ve listened to it more times than I care to admit since… ok 7 times since yesterday afternoon.
I like  the fact their are a number of versions of it from the original time… not sure what that means except today you can get boiled three times, in your face David Lange!



Headline, mix of the week »

[ Written by: | 9 Mar 2016 | No Comment | ]

Ask any DJ around Auckland city who is the DJ they most admire, and the answer will most likely be Manuel Bundy aka Manny Styles (Manuel Matisi). One of the most respected DJs in the nation, Manuel has been cutting and scratching behind the decks since 1987, when he DJ’d for the first time, at a party in South Auckland…
This week in a moment of me straying a long way from my musical comfort zone we have a two sided mix tape from Manuel which in his words is “a little something …

bobs song of the week, my classics »

[ Written by: | 8 Mar 2016 | No Comment | ]

Any excuse really to post this wonderful album
“Penis Envy, released in 1981, was the third LP by the anarchist punk band Crass.
Named as a reference to some of Freud’s ideas concerning sexuality,[2] this release marked something of a departure from the somewhat ‘macho’, ‘hardcore punk’ image that The Feeding of the 5000 and its follow up, Stations of the Crass, had to some extent given the group, for it featured more obviously complex musical arrangements, as well as exclusively female vocals by Eve Libertine and Joy De Vivre (although Steve …