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Todd Terje & The Olsens – In The Big Cover Up | New Music Today we had a choice, moody rolling techno or jaunty bouncing house? Well as you can probably guess from the title and accompanying artwork we opted for the latter. But why? Well, and I hope this doesn't come across as if we're an overly baked gnarly surfer dude, but, music is about feeling and today like a Julie Andrews infatuated Dick Van Dyke we have quite a bounce in our step. No sugar, just feel like dancing, and who better than the enigmatic Todd Terje to soundtrack our day. 'Baby Do You Wanna Bump' is taken from Todd Terje's forthcoming EP 'In The Big Cover Up'. This will be his ... Read more / Preview track
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Part 3 ‘A New Hope’ An Unexpected Journey by Blah Blah Blah… With Christmas fast approaching and the final installment of the Marathon Des Sables registration fee imminent it was time to cash in my Insurance policy. An insurance policy I had taken out in the mid 80's and that had since survived numerous attempts at a premature withdrawal or car boot sale. The time had come, ironically like Luke Skywalker in the Tatooine Desert, to leave my past behind me. And with that my entire collection of vintage Star Wars collectables were placed on eBay... It was quite a collection I had, it included an X-Wing, B-Wing, Tie Fighter, Scout Walker, ATAT, ... Read more / Preview track
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Disco Deviance – Sweet Caress (Otherlover Edit) | New Music Yesterday we were idly drifting through the outer rim of the known cosmos, today we find ourselves grooving with the best in a late 1970's New York. Gone are the psychedelic spacey pads and in their place we find disco strings, funky bass and classic piano stabs. Often times these type of records can sound rather samey and insipid. Its been nearly 50 years since disco first pocked its glittery head above the pulpit, surely by now there isn't a disco record left that hasn't been looped, sampled and flogged for all its worth? Well considering this is 'Disco Deviants' 39th record it would ... Read more / Preview track
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1080p ‘Ex-Terrestrial’ & Dekmantel ‘Call Super’ | New Music We've noticed of late, apologies for the upcoming PR cliché, a bit of a trend towards otherworldly textures in the music we're currently finding. Imagine if you will a road trip playlist curated by the crew of 'Discovery One' (Space Odyssey 2001) and you'll have an idea of what it is we are referring to. Why 'Discovery One' well like a cryogenically frozen and forgotten interstellar space traveller, who is suddenly discovered and revived, there is a sense of no time having past, and therefore what was relevant then is relevant now, i.e present day to them is nostalgia to us. The sounds we ... Read more / Preview track
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Part 2 ‘Virus’ An Unexpected Journey by Blah Blah Blah… Part 2 - Virus Once again Brighton had stunned with me with an unexpected sucker punch, my guard had dropped and like a tiring prize fighter I was sent reeling into the ropes, dazed and shocked at what had just happened. One minute my future had an element of promise and focus and the next I was scrabbling, yet again, to regain my composure. What made matters worse was that as before I was let down by people I considered friends and to be brutally honest I was incensed at the way I had been treated. But thats business I guess, the almighty buck once again retaining its undisputed heavy ... Read more / Preview track
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Is the Music Industry doing enough to protect its ARTISTS? On Thursday the 21st April it was announced that the music legend 'Prince' had passed away at his Paisley Park residence aged 57. The reasons behind his death are presently unknown, but like Bowie earlier this year and Michael Jackson before him in 2009 we have seen three of the worlds greatest and arguably most influential musicians pass away in recent times. In fact when you look at the history of the music industry it is quite alarming how many of its most lauded personalities have prematurely departed. Prince, David Bowie and Michael Jackson now join the ranks of Jimi Hendrix, John ... Read more / Preview track
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Patrick Bishop – Un (Tuff City Kids Remix) Philomena | New Music Our last two posts have had been somewhat on the deep side of things, which is fine, we've all been there in a group situation when the conversation suddenly takes a turn for the serious, but like anything there is a time and a place and with the weekend eagerly awaiting our embrace like an excitable family pet, its time to ditch the introspection and talk beats. So what should we be listening out for this weekend? For us there are 4 fresh cuts that have caught our attention this week and we fully expect them all to be getting a full-on Jane Fonda style workout this weekend. First up is ... Read more / Preview track
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An Unexpected Journey by Blah Blah Blah… Part 1 - Random Events It was a chilly late October morning, 2015, when the email came through "The event organisers have accepted your entry - all you need to do now is make payment of the deposit and return the documents to me asap", and that was that, unbeknownst to friends or family I had entered the Marathon Des Sables, a 255km 6 day race across the Sahara Desert. It was only two weeks earlier that I had been added to the waiting list, and with entry having closed a good 6 months earlier my inclusion in the 31st addition of the event was as about as likely as England winning the ... Read more / Preview track