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HTRK – Psychic 9-5 (Album Review) Contextually HTRK's 3rd LP is as grey as the numerous high-rise monoliths that litter the British urban landscape, like those desolate 1960's concrete shells that were supposed to point to the future, HTRK draw us into a world of struggle, loss and love. Right from album opener 'Give It Up' the stage is set with a template of despairingly claustrophobic atmospherics threatening to overwhelm but for the small thread of hope that smoulders within. Booming cavernous drums underpin a mournful vocal whilst spectral drums try to evade your every advance. 'Blue Sunshine' attempts to pierce the ... Read more / Preview track
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Todd Terje – Its Album Time (Album Review) Todd Terje is not your conventional electronic producer, if you happened across his essential 2013 'Essential Mix' you'd know that he likes to smear the senses with a heady infusion of flavours. Like any good mixologist the contrasting tastes blend seamlessly together in perfect harmony with plenty of hidden punch. 'Its Album Time' is Todd Terje's debut LP and thankfully unlike many other electronic albums of the more immediate variety he hasn't constrained himself to prevailing trends, preferring to delve into the past, present and future stealing era defining sonics to define his sound, ... Read more / Preview track
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Blah Blah Blah – Top 30 Tracks 2013 Our final post for 2013 has belatedly arrived, and in glorious tradition the BBB writing team will close 2013 with our Top 30 tracks of the year. As always we’ve tried to accommodate our diverse tastes whilst taking into consideration the impact of the record in the broader sense. This list is by no means exhaustive, so feel free to mention any classic moments we may have missed. 30. Recondite - Riant 29. Burial - Hiders 28. Jessy Lanza - Fuck Diamond 27. Move D - To The Disco 77 26. Isolée - Allowance 25. Laszlo Dancehall - Gave Up By 24. Musk - Take Me Higher 23. My Nu Leng ... Read more / Preview track
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Blah Blah Blah – Top 20 Albums 2013 Its that time of year again when we cleanse ourselves of all the music we have digested and compile it into a nicely cathartic list. The following list has been compiled and verified by the BBB DJ & writing team, we’ve tried to accommodate our diverse tastes whilst taking into consideration the impact of the record in the broader sense, we've also included a few mixes that we were unable to shake in 2013. 20. Todd Terje - Essential Mix 19. John Talabot - DJ Kicks 18. Apparat - Krieg Und Frieden (Music For Theatre) 17. Four Tet - Beautiful Rewind 16. Djrum - Seven Lies 15. Alex ... Read more / Preview track
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Blah Blah Blah – Top 20 (Remixes) of 2013 First up we are looking at the top 20 remixes of 2013 that simply refused to go away, and proved to be essential in many a DJ’s record bag. This list is by no means exhaustive, so feel free to mention any classic remix moments we may have missed. The following list has been compiled and verified by the BBB DJ & writing team, we’ve tried to accommodate our diverse tastes whilst taking into consideration the impact of the record in the broader sense. 20. Nine Kraviz - Taxi Talk (Urban Tribe Don’t Lie To Nine Remix) 19. Jack Dixon - Heirloom - Skudge Remix 18. Close – My Way ... Read more / Preview track
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WeAreBlahBlahBlah EP45 – Mixed Cropper (Mixtape) Our 10th Record 'Forever' recently dropped via Cropper and its a bit of a beast with heavy support coming from Breach, Radio 1, Maya Jane Coles, Rinse FM, Laurent Garnier, Pitchfork and Earmilk among others, not to mention the recently released music video: SubSoul (YouTube). Available now via all the usual suspects: Buy Beatport Buy Juno Download Buy iTunes Buy vinyl Redeye Records. WeAreBlahBlahBlah EP45 - Mixed Cropper via: Mixcloud and Soundcloud: Follow Cropper on Soundcloud / Facebook / Twitter....... Tracklisting 01. Cropper - Intro 02. Maribou State - Moon ... Read more / Preview track
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BLAH BLAH BLAH In the Land Down Under……….. As I write this I'm reaching for a vegemite sandwich and a VB whilst a Tim Tam is waiting in the wings for my inevitable cuppa. Nope Im not here for the Ashes (for obvious reasons) but I am here and I can't say Im missing the British winter and the laborious Christmas build up. No Paul McCartney, Slade or X Factor here, just sun, surf and loads of Irish people, standard!! Anyway, 2013 has been an interesting year, a mixture of fortunes. The label and all the artists on it have been incredible and we have got to play some great shows (Exit and Ibiza among others), unfortunately personal things ... Read more / Preview track
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OUT TODAY – Cropper – Forever (BBB 10th Release) We are proud to say that we have reached our 10th release on Blah Blah Blah Records and its fair to say that when we (Peter Vegas, Kristian Bannister, Pete Leeves and myself) started BBB in 2007 (in a small Brighton venue called 'Kabuki') that we never anticipated having our own label, let along getting one of our records played by Pete Tong on Radio 1. However, whilst we are obviously proud of our achievements the label would be nothing without the artists who have allowed us to put out their music for them. Big thanks go to Reid, Panleft, Blacksmif, Alfie, Let The Machines Do The Work, ... Read more / Preview track