Category Archives: Trip Hop

DJ VADIM-DON’T BE SCARED.

DJ VADIM-DON’T BE SCARED. Sometimes, the word innovator is used too often, but in the case of Saint Petersburg born DJ Vadim, innovator is a fitting description of this veteran DJ and producer. Over the past twenty years, DJ Vadim has DJ-ed in sixty-nine countries, played over 2,500 times and still found time to found …

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MUSHROOM JAZZ VOLUMES 1-6 THE OM RECORDS’ YEARS.

MUSHROOM JAZZ VOLUMES 1-6 THE OM RECORDS’ YEARS. In an article I wrote a few months ago, I featured one of my favorite record labels OM  Records, which over the years, has released a huge amount of great albums since the label was founded in 1995. Since I wrote that article, I’ve been planning to …

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JOHN MARTYN-ONE WORLD.

JOHN MARTYN-ONE WORLD. Recently, when reading a music magazine, I noticed that a John Martyn tribute album has been released, with thirty artists interpreting some of John’s best known, and best loved songs. As a long standing fan of John’s music, I had a listen to some of the tracks on the album. Straight away, …

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PORTISHEAD-PORTISHEAD.

PORTISHEAD-PORTISHEAD. Recently, I’ve been writing about several different styles of music, rock, soul, reggae, dub and indie rock. Today, I’ve decided to return to a style of music I’ve about before, trip hop. Previously, I’ve written about Leftfield, Massive Attack and the group this article is about, Portishead. In my last article about Portishead, I …

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MASSIVE ATTACK-BLUE LINES.

MASSIVE ATTACK-BLUE LINES. Recently I wrote an article about Portishead, a group from Bristol, who were pioneers of the trip hop scene. In this article, I will write about another group who were at the forefront of the trip hop scene, and who did as much to popularize, and develop trip hop as a musical …

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PORTISHEAD-DUMMY.

PORTISHEAD-DUMMY. In previous articles, I have written about groups who were innovators within their chosen genre. Previously, I have written articles about King Tubby, Kraftwerk, The Orb and Primal Scream. Each of theses groups have produced albums that have been influential in various ways. King Tubby pioneered dub reggae and is believed to have invented …

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