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[ Written by: | 15 Feb 2017 | No Comment | ]

Here’s something from last year, Villalobos having a lengthy reshake of Aussie experimentalist Oren Ambarchi on the latter’s tasty black truffle label. Submit yourself to its murky depths!

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[ Written by: | 10 Feb 2017 | No Comment | ]

A happy house double header this week… two wonderful moves from the same chaps covering house from 1988 and 1989 – need to know more? Really you’ve not licked on the DL yet?
 
Come on

1 CAN YOU FEEL IT FINGERS INC
2 LET ME LOVE YOU FOR TONIGHT KARIYA
3 RESPECT ADEVA
4 IN THE NIGHT RALPHI ROSARIO
5 ALL IN VAIN J.M. SILK
6 TOUCH ME BRIAN KEITH
7 RIGHT BACK TO YOU TEN CITY
8 BASS SIMON HARRIS
9 CHANGE BLOW BLOW
10 BURN IT UP THE BEATMASTERS
11 DO IT GOOD THE FELLAS
12 NEVER LET GO MICHEY OLIVER
13 …

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[ Written by: | 3 Feb 2017 | 2 Comments | ]

Benny did a mix last year and it was bangin!
so here is my entry

Tracklist

Steals – Bruce
Enki (hyenah’s African techno dub) – Miguel Puente
Many too many (Ben Klock remix) – Jason Fine
Take your body off (tessela remix) – Perc
XLB – Pearson Sound
drgn2 – Recondite
Tech tresor – Donato Dozzy
W.A.R. dub (Ben Klock Remix) -Trus’me
Stone flower – Adam Beyer
Jaz traveller – Marcel Fengler
Nicolette (Ken Ishii remix) – Octave One
Pocket piano – Kink
Ingrid is a hybrid (Otik remix) – Dusky

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[ Written by: | 3 Feb 2017 | No Comment | ]

Perhaps its the new year, perhaps its my age and general fuck it I can’t be arsed attitude or perhaps it is the gremlins in the soundcloud bunkers but fucked if I can find the mixes on that platform as I did last year – I’m blaming the code cause why blame yourself when there are virtual objects in play… so my discovery of mixes so far this year has been less than satisfactory – especially given my new year back to work blues. All of this isn’t helped by the …

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[ Written by: | 2 Feb 2017 | No Comment | ]

The humid have caused me a couple of crappy night sleep this week and I’m grumpy as sin as a consequence… so to perk myself up I sought out a new dance craze, cause everyone knows BOBBY LOVES TO DANCE

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
“This Is Acid,” also known by its full title, “This Is Acid (A New Dance Craze)“, is a number one BillboardHot Dance Club Play chart single by Chicago house music DJ and record producer Maurice Joshua, who recorded the track under his first name “Maurice.” It reached the top spot in April 1989 and stayed there …

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[ Written by: | 1 Feb 2017 | No Comment | ]

We kiwis like to add a s to things… like tuna, well actually we don’t add a s to tuna but we do to Laneway the annual imported festival that originated in Melbourne, Australia… I call it laneways and I went on Monday to the Auckland event, here’s my patchy as fuck review.
First up the star of the show was the new location – Albert park worked fantastically well, the main stage and “lane” of booze, food, porta loos were on Princess Street which iw as initially dubious about but …

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[ Written by: | 27 Jan 2017 | No Comment | ]

Baseline is back baby… or at least for this mix by English dude DJ Q.
This is way more energetic than most of what I listen to… and as such its loads of fun. Perfect fodder for the second week back at work when tired eyes and sadness is the norm.
 
 

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[ Written by: | 27 Jan 2017 | 2 Comments | ]

Someone I’m curious to see at Laneways on Monday…. go kiwi or something trumplike!
Producer and vocalist K2K makes pop-tinged lo-fi house tracks with a digital culture influence. She’s part of the Inky Waves collective taking over dancefloors around the country. She shone at Red Bull Music Academy Paris in 2015 and with her luminous soundcloud releases and live sets, k2k is at the forefront of electronic music coming out of Aotearoa.
 

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[ Written by: | 20 Jan 2017 | No Comment | ]

Being old, lazy and frightened of people I never leave my keyboard and as such its still January and already I have not going to gig regrets… well not really.
Thankfully sometimes some GC steps in and helps alleviate my poor life choices in a small way…

The first couple of hours of an five hour set from Optimo – until the recorder stops.
Recorded live at Whammy Bar, Auckland on 06 Jan 2017.

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[ Written by: | 18 Jan 2017 | No Comment | ]

Its been a good summer for sci fi and space themed movies for me… Arrival was jaw dropingly great… the latest star wars movie was fun, (I’ve given up on the numbering and naming conventions of the franchise, latest or new will suffice)… Hidden Figures is possibly one of the most heart warming and coolest movies I’ve watched that wasn’t cliched shite for ages… Passengers was decent albeit a creepy as fuck premise… I re-watched 10 Cloverfield Lane and I really like it – even the tacky ending… Spectral was a bit …