Archives for February 2011

Lenny Fontana Interview

The USA’s Lenny Fontana is a dance music icon with 20 years of top class experience as a DJ and producer. He has produced hit after hit including the classic’s “Chocolate Sensation”, “Powerhouse”, “Spread Love”, “Sprit of the Sun”, “Pow Pow Pow”, “Nitetime” and the latest, hot off the desk, “Love Kills” featuring the legendary […]

Various Artists ‘The Napoli Connection’

Adam Beyer’s Drumcode sets its sights away from Sweden to showcase some of the finer exports coming out of Italy’s west coast. Sasha Carassi, Luigi Madonna, Rino Cerrone and Mark Antonio all feature. Driving techno abound.

Bunny Lake ‘Army of Lovers’

Bunny Lake / ‘Army of Lovers’ Digital Klein Records / Released February 28th 2011 Hailing from Vienna, Bunny Lake received critical acclaim for the recent long-player, The Beautiful Fall, with this single being take from said album. As is the digital way, five alternative versions, or remixes and some might say, are included on the […]

A Night With… parties announced

London’s marathon knees up returns for another series of stellar events, with the likes of Miss Kitten, Simian Mobile Disco, Radio Slave, Magda, Ellen Allien, Wolf + Lamb, Soul Clap and Derrick Carter all booked to play for eight hours solid. Nice.

Guest chart – Dirt Crew

After releasing their debut EP way back in 2004, Cleaning Up the Ghetto Part One on MBF [My Best Friend], James Flavour and Break 3000 have established themselves at the forefront of funky micro techno and house. But as their productions and remixes on imprints like Mood Music, 2020 Vision, Trapez, Pias and Soma prove, […]

The best of London’s nights out this weekend, podcasts & mixes

The last few remaining tickets for 20 Years of Planet E  party with Carl Craig, Radio Slave and Francois K are available on Resident Advisor now! You can still click my ticket link to get 10% off the price. Also coming up in the not so distant future is the Cocoon warehouse party which I also have […]

Tony Rohr ‘Oddlantik Avenue’

Tony Rohr / ‘Oddlantik Avenue’ CD / Digital / Vinyl H Productions / Released February 28th 2011 Brooklynite Tony Rohr makes his album’s title make sense with this ten-tracker on Swedish don Cari Lekebusch’s label. Or does he? While it’s true the stereotypical Big Apple sound is more soulful than scary, and opts to be […]

Various Artists ‘Fabric 56 mixed by Derrick Carter’

How do you possibly put down on CD what it’s like to see a stocky Windy City veteran leaping around the booth, tearing through vinyl at a rate that’s often difficult to comprehend? With difficulty, is the answer. But, as is proved here, it is possible.

Various Artists ‘Social Experiment 002 mixed by Soul Clap’

What a wonderful thing a good mix album is. Particularly when it can be enjoyed in a multitude of situations. With broken house and balearic wunderkinds Soul Clap at the helm, No.19’s latest is a fine example of eclecticism that works. Imagine.

Pangaea ‘Inna Daze’

It’s good to see the originators aren’t losing the plot then, as Hessle Audio boss Pangaea reminds us why we fell back in love with Leeds, delivering two worthwhile dubstep outing that both nod to classic rave and moody breakbeat.