Author Archives: Darryl Mead

It’s shit hot

Continuing in the 2013 disco vein is this stomper ‘Disco Bukowski’ from Shit Hot Soundsystem, who is that man in the photo and he’s from Essex. Not much to say other than it’s has groove-a-plenty. And what’s the Bukowski refer … Continue reading

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Frankie Knuckles & Rosie Gaines

Here’s a treat. A couple of weeks ago, while strolling through the virtual record store that is Soundcloud, I came across a few tunes that Frankie Knuckles had posted from the ‘vaults’. I’m a massive fan of his earlier work … Continue reading

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It’s Lenny’s Disco

Shortly, I’ll stop banging on about disco and Fingerman, but I have to post this. Lenny’s Disco a storming edit of a favourite disco track – for the life of me I can’t place the original artist (holler if you … Continue reading

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Settle in for 5 hours of funk

Brighton-based DJ/producer Fingerman has been consistently turning out funky, tight edits and original tracks of late. And for me (note: this is a lofty claim) edges out Late Nite Tuff Guy as my favourite of 2013. The man has funk … Continue reading

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Boy George and The Dharma Protocol – Coming Home

Boy George huh? He’s tenacious, mouthy, political, fun and talented.  Here’s something new from him and The Dharma Protocol, which is Culture Club’s Mikey Craig, Moto Blanco’s Danny Harrison and The Orb’s Youth. “Coming Home is about returning to who you … Continue reading

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Samba into summer

Todd Terje returns with yet another glorious wedge of summer dance music. This time he’s wiggled into Samba territory with Strandbar. There’s  a couple of mixes and its the (samba) that does it for me…all wiggly until 3.00 when the … Continue reading

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Jessie Ware – this is proper good

After falling deeply for Running last year, Jessie Ware’s album underwhelmed me. It was too nice and lacked edge. Sorry to the gazzilion bloggers who loved it. Now this new track has emerged ‘Imagine it was us’. Gorgeous, sexy and perfect … Continue reading

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