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[ Written by: | 24 Dec 2008 | 7 Comments | ]
General 2008 Review

On a slightly different spin on Hot vs Not, here’s my personal 2008 roundup of good vs shit
Hot
– Four Months of not working over Summer: ’nuff said.
– The Stax Records Documentary: without a doubt the highlight of this years Auckland Film Fesitval…I’ve never walked out of a movie theatre with a massive smile, feeling so damn good about everything, and with a strong desire to immediately break into all the local music stores to try and collect all the outstanding music that I had just sampled. Props to the Ninja for …

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[ Written by: | 17 Nov 2008 | One Comment | ]
Tricky “Maxinquaye”

Following on from Websta’s & Benny’s posts about albums that made an impact, I would like to proudly induct Tricky’s debut, “Maxinquaye”, into the Stink-Finger hall of fame.
Tricky threw his darkly warped yet disturbingly sexy collection of songs into the world in 1995, one year after I had escaped high school and moved on to studying audio engineering in an institution filled with tutors who believed that The Beatles would re-form and release new music any day now. They instantly hated me after discovering that my love of “electronic house …

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[ Written by: | 6 Oct 2008 | 5 Comments | ]
Random House Happenings

First, some sad news… Frankie Knuckles has had his foot amputated after osteomialitis developed from breaking his foot 10 years ago.  Rumours of his leg being amputated spread quickly, but there is a full reply from Mr Knuckles posted here.
From one house legend to another – Tony Humphries has mixed the latest MOS compilation entitled “Moments In House” which is full of classic 90s house and garage including work from Sagat, Todd Terry, MAW, X-Press 2, Romanthony etc…
And lastly, following on from their awesome Fabric mix cd, Ame have a …

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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: | 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: | 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 …