Category Archives: Deep House

CHVRCHES-THE BONES OF WHAT YOU BELIEVE.

CHVRCHES-THE BONES OF WHAT YOU BELIEVE. One of the most highly anticipated albums of recent years was Chvrches’ The Bones Of What You Believe, which was recently nominated for 2014s Scottish Album Of The Year Award. It’s just the latest chapter in the Chvrches’ story. Chvrches are no ordinary band. Far from it. They’ve come …

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GHOSTCHANT-LAID TO REST.

GHOSTCHANT-LAID TO REST. GhostChant’s Laid To Rest E.P. is a tantalising taste of his debut album Sincerity, which will be released in the spring of 2014. Laid To Rest  is also a showcase for one of Britain’s best up-and-coming producers, GhostChant. Joe Cornell, man behind GhostChant, is a remixer and producer whose production skills are …

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CHVRCHES-THE BONES OF WHAT YOU BELIEVE.

CHVRCHES-THE BONES OF WHAT YOU BELIEVE. One of the most highly anticipated albums of recent years is Chvrches’ The Bones Of What You Believe. What makes the rise and rise of Chvrches so remarkable, is Chvrches were founded just two years ago in 2011. Everything has happened so quickly for Lauren Mayberry, Ian Cook and …

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ACID RAIN: DEFINITIVE ORIGINAL ACID AND DEEP HOUSE 1985-1991.

ACID RAIN: DEFINITIVE ORIGINAL ACID AND DEEP HOUSE 1985-1991. For those of us of a certain vintage, the music on Harmless Records’ forthcoming box-set Acid Rain: Definitive Original Acid and Deep House 1985-1991, provided the soundtrack to our lives, over a six year period. These six years were the golden days of house music. Born …

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KON-ON MY WAY.

KON-ON MY WAY. For self-confessed crate-digger Kon, his raison d’etre is the pursuit of music with the perfect beat or break. He’ll leave no stone unearthed in his search for vinyl. He’s searched dusty basements, backstreet record shops, flea markets, charity shops and nowadays, online auctions looking for vinyl. They’re among his favorite haunts in his …

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BANG-MIXED AND COMPILED BY TERRY HUNTER.

BANG-MIXED AND COMPILED BY TERRY HUNTER. Some singles are destined to be commercially successful and referred to as a “classic.” It’s as if it’s written in the stars. That was the case withTerry Hunter’s 2007 single Wonderful, which featured the soulful strains of Terisa Griffin. This was the start of another chapter in Terry Hunter’s …

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THE DJOON EXPERIENCE.

THE DJOON EXPERIENCE. Ideally situated in the vibrant Eastern quarter of Paris, the Djoon Club has gained a reputation as one of Paris’ leading clubs. DJ and dancers alike, make a pilgrimage to Djoon. Indeed, some of the biggest names in music have headed to Djoon. However, it’s not just a stopover for superstar DJs. …

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NUTRITIOUS-FLASH IT.

NUTRITIOUS-FLASH IT. Nutritious’ latest single Flash It, which will be released on 25th June 2o13, on SpinSpinNYC is undoubtably his most ambitious project. Why is this? Well DJ, remixer and producer Nutritious, decided to create a track that pays homage to his hometown, New York. That my friends, is no easy task. Anyone whose been …

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AUDIO ARQUE RECORDS.

AUDIO ARQUE RECORDS. Since the birth of the digital age, one of the many benefits is that nowadays, musicians worldwide can have their music heard by a much wider audience. This came about at the perfect time. Computers and digital audio workstations were becoming much more affordable. Now all a producer needed, was a copy …

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THE BEST OF BBE 2012.

THE BEST OF BBE 2012. Probably one of the most difficult jobs in music came when BBE Music decided to compile their latest digital release, The Best of BBE 2012 which will be released on 3rd December 2012. After all, BBE Music have been on something of a roll during 2012. That’s something of an …

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BODDHI SATVA-NANKOUMANDJAN.

BODDHI SATVA-NANKOUMANDJAN. For Boddhi Satva, 2012 has been a huge successful and important year. 2012 started with the release of Invocation on BBE Music in March. Not only was Invocation one of the most beautiful albums of 2012, but one of the best. When the lists of 2012’s best albums are released, surely Invocations will …

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INTERNATIONAL FEEL-A COMPILATION.

INTERNATIONAL FEEL-A COMPILATION. During my whistle-stop, worldwide search for new, exciting and innovative compilations, I’ve reviewed compilations from all over the world. Recently, this has included compilations from record labels based not only in the UK and US, but Belgium, Netherlands, Germany and Japan. Next stop is Uruguay, home to International Feel Recordings. International Feel was …

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ONLY 4 U: THE SOUND OF CAJMERE AND CAJUAL RECORDS.

ONLY 4 U: THE SOUND OF CAJMERE AND CAJUAL RECORDS. For the last twenty years, Cajmere has been one of the most influential and innovative producers of the Chicago house music scene, releasing music on his Cajual Records imprint. Now twenty years after Cajmere founded Cajual Records in 1992, Strut Records will be releasing a …

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OFFERING RECORDINGS ADE SAMPLER 2012.

OFFERING RECORDINGS ADE SAMPLER 2012. In an a constantly changing musical landscape, it’s becoming difficult for smaller record companies to discover new talent. All too often, artists with even a modicum of potential are signed by major labels, usually on a 360 deal. They hope they’ve just unearthed the next million-selling artist and Christmas has …

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INFERNAL DEVICES-LIFE IN STEREO.

INFERNAL DEVICES-LIFE IN STEREO. Having recently reviewed the debut release from New York’s newest label SpinSpinNYC, Nutritious Presents Duke Williams and The Extremes, they’ve since released their second release. This is Infernal Devices’ Life In Stereo, the debut E.P. from the Brooklyn based dance duo. Infernal Devices are Mark Allen and Andy Miccolis, and having …

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SADAR BAHAR PRESENTS SOUL IN THE HOLE.

SADAR BAHAR PRESENTS SOUL IN THE HOLE. Sometimes, record labels go through something of hot spells, where they release one great album after another. This has certainly been the case for BBE Music in 2012. It’s been one winner after another. BBE Music started 2012 with a bang, releasing Al Kent’s five disc disco Magnus …

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THE FOUNTAIN MUSIC AND PLAZA IN CROWD COLLECTION.

THE FOUNTAIN MUSIC AND PLAZA IN CROWD COLLECTION. Recently I wrote a feature on two of Electronic Dance Music’s most ambitious and innovative labels, Japan’s Fountain Music and Plaza In Crowd. Although Fountain Music and Plaza In Crowd were only founded in June 2008 by Shinji Tokida, they’ve been releasing innovative and groundbreaking music since …

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JOHNICK-YOU KNOW HOW WE DEW.

JOHNICK-YOU KNOW HOW WE DEW. Earlier this year, BBE Music released Johnny D Presents Disco Jamms Volume 1, compiled by legendary ‘Brooklyn’ DJ Johnny De Mairo. Johnny D Presents Disco Jamms Volume 1 featured some of the best edits I’ve heard this year. Along with Al Kent’s edits on The Best of Disco Demands, nothing …

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SATOSHI FUMI-COLOURS.

SATOSHI FUMI-COLOURS. The genesis of Satoshi Fumi’s musical career was when he discovered house music in the mid-nineties. It was the house music coming out of Detroit, Chicago and New York that first interested Satoshi. Having discovered dance music, Satoshi embarked upon a life long love of dance music, which lead to a career as …

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BARA BROST-KOKOLORES.

BARA BROST-KOKOLORES. Sometimes, very occasionally, an album comes along, that from the moment it you first play it, you’re hooked, swept away by its charms and delights. This is what happened when I first received Bara Brost’s second album Kokolores, which will be released by BBE Music on 9th July 2012. From the opening bars …

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