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A Middle-Eastern taste with DJ K-Sets

Spaniard Manuel Sanchez it’s not your usual Dj, first of all, he only mixes what we like to call, “world music”, especially Middle-East and North African influences. And the real distinction: Sanchez ONLY uses cassettes during his performances.   This funny and also captivating character started to mix with his Walkman during birthday parties, he […]

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Leaves are waterproof: autumn favourite releases

Autumn is coming, leaves are falling, cold temperatures are approaching and the option to sip a good pint outside it’s almost impossible. BUT, that doesn’t mean new music should go with the depression mood of the season. Au contraire my friend, some of the new releases are warm, danceable and unexpected. Here are the three […]

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Tech

Take scratching to the streets with the new Numark portable

Have you ever wanted to show off your scratching skills on the street? Well, now you can with the new Numark Scratch portable turntable. The model is similar to the classic PT01, which is quite handy when you’re big crate digger.   During the last DJ Expo 2016, Numark announced this compact turntable with a […]

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Off the needle

Playlist: This is London

Cloudy, muddy, crowded and noisy, that’s London. You either love it or hate it. For me, it was love at first sight. Culture everywhere, a mix of nationalities, music in every corner and that frenetic energy made me fall in love with the city. To celebrate the city, I select eleven tunes from the old […]

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Alexander Hacke mixing with cassettes in 1982

During the first edition of Berlin Atonal, Alexander von Borsig aka Alexander Hacke, performed a cassette tape session at SO36 in Berlin. An uncovered footage was released and we can see a very experimental and primitive but extremely hard technique. This video was recorded in 1982, during the first edition of Berlin Atonal, one of […]

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Field Day or should I say, Mud Day?

At first I though, “oh her Majesty it’s celebrating her 90th birthday, I should go see how Liz is doing”, but then it hits me, she doesn´t know who I am. Well, I guess I’m stuck with Field Day then. Oh bloody hell! That means, music all day? Beer? Music? And Beer? Sounds like bad […]

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Vaperror: Mana Pool

Back to 2014, Dream Catalogue was a small label with a couple of good releases on their hands. One of them happened, when they teamed up with Vaperror, realising his first album, “Mana Pool”. Two years later, they decided to release this little gem in physical format.   Jeff Cardinal has been around for a […]

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Woods: City Sun Eater in the River of the Light

The psychedelic folk rockers from Brooklyn are back with City Sun Eater in the River Light. Woods will release their ninth album on April 8th via their own label. Luckily for the fans, we can stream the entire thing in full below.   The album goes back to the 70’s with a mild-tempered, folk-psych music […]

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Dig through a 90’s hip hop virtual crate

If you don’t have time to go crate digging, Digging Into Hip Hop it’s the perfect site for you. With an experimental and virtual experience about 90’s hip-hop, you can flip records and discover some rare gems and classics from that golden era. With a 3D interface, the website can simulate the experience of flicking […]

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The Undisputed Truth

All the way from the motor city, The Undisputed Truth was one of the many bands produced by Norman Whitfield during the Motown era. Formed by Joe Harris as a main lead singer, Billie Rae Calvin and Brenda Joyce Evans, they hit #3 with “Smiling Faces Sometimes”, originally recorded by The Temptations in 1971. With […]

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