Saturday, July 23, 2011


Thursday, July 14, 2011

Moving In The Right Direction

Here's a superb edit courtesy of Fernando, he of Redux Records (Leeds label home to Greg Wilson, amongst others).

People Love Boats

In my old age, I'm losing my sense of taste. That has to be the reason why I'm currently listening to Real Ibiza 6 and not this excellent mix that dapper, fellow barbe-rousse Jesse R. Cumming. Chances are you've probably heard him DJing 'round the Mile End neighbourhood at Buvette Chez Simone and Sparrow.

Grace Jones The Crossing (Ooh The Action)

Mike Francis On and On

Clive Tanaka y Su Orquesta The Fourth Magi

Malcolm Mclaren Call A Wave

The Alan Parsons Project Pipeline (Rayko Edit)

Linda Di Franco T.V. Scene (Sensurround Mix)

Six Cups of Rebel Arp She Said

Prefab Sprout Wigs

Mathematiques Modernes Jungle Hurt

Project Sandro Blazer

Pas De Deux Cardiocleptomanie

Yukihiro Takahashi Flashback

The Orb Little Fluffy Clouds (Cumulo Nimbus Mix)

Korallreven Loved Up (Nhessingtons Remix)

Alexander O’Neal All True Man

Jeremy Glenn New Life (Perseus Remix)

Jah Wobble, Arthur Russell, Holger Czukay & The Edge Hold on To Your Dreams

Laid Back Walking In The Sunshine

Paul McCartney Sunshine Sometime

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Landscape & Silence

Formerly Sandy & The Sunset Gang, Kook is a nice slice of left-field disco from Hawaiian-born Sandy O'neale, produced by Yukihiro Takahashi, Haruomi Hosono, & Ryuichi Sakamoto from Yellow Magic Orchestra, from her LP Earthly Pleasures. Besides the gold-to-my-ears production (anything that seems like it could be part of a video art performance from 1983 I love, really), it's a solidly built song, and Sandii's voice has many of the same characteristics that make Allison Goldfrapp so endearing. Were I to supervise the soundtrack to a remake of the Sean Connery/Wesley Snipes film Rising Sun about a murdered blonde hostess/prositute, this would be a key component. It would also have to be set in 1983.

Saturday, July 02, 2011

Party Crash

The Change song features Luther Vandross on vocals, sampled by Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis for Janet Jackson's All For You. Both O'Neal and Hikaru's songs were produced by Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis.