DAZE - UNTITLED
More gold from Lobster Theremin…
DAZE - UNTITLED
PILOOSKI - AAA
I can’t believe I didn’t notice how good this was when it first came out! Obviously Pilooski is a bit of a master of the edit, and managed to get Frankie Valli back in the charts… but this is perfection - taking an old & strange Jamaican 7” (by Nora Dean) and making it stranger, longer and impossible to not dance to….
CARIBOU - CAN’T DO WITHOUT YOU
Sounds like Caribou (AKA Daphni) has been hanging with John Talabot & Jamie XX…..not something that can do anyone any harm.
BLUECUTS - MAKEITFUNKY
This is absolutely massive! Bought this last week & heard it out in full on Saturday night. Sure to be inescapable in the coming months….
EAST WALL - ICE OF FIRE
I knew nothing of this band until noticing that this album was being reissued alongside some stone cold Italo classics (Mr Flagio / BWH / Expansives). As I was buying the other 3 12”s I thought I may as well pick this up as well…. fortunately it’s tough as hell!
JAMIE XX - ALL UNDER ONE ROOF RAVING
I was very fortunate to pick up one of the 12” promos of this at the weekend… it sold out in seconds. In my eyes it’s the best thing Jamie has done. It’s acknowledged to be influenced by Mark Leckey’s film ‘Fiorucci Made Me Hardcore’, and some of the samples are recognisable from that film. Anyway it’s a great record & been getting lots of plays this morning!
ELLEN MCILWAINE - HIGHER GROUND
Fantastic Stevie Wonder cover version. This woman has slide guitar skills!
JAAKKO EINO KALEVI - SPEAK OUT
I was a bit bummed out to miss this dude at the Great Escape… I heard some great reports. After quite a few releases in his home country of Finland (where else with that name!) he’s now going global with this new single on Beats in Space. Good shit!
THE OTHER PEOPLE PLACE - LIFESTYLES OF THE LAPTOP CAFE
Once a month I listen to this album, and remember again how perfect it is. One of the greatest records ever made!
MATO - AROUND THE WORLD (DUB)
This guy Mato has remade the whole of Daft Punk’s ‘Homework’ in a dub style. I think it’s out next week… sounds like it’s worth a listen!