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Samuel Deep Preps a Beastly Edit for upcoming Slapfunk Records 12″

Posted in Tracks by on Apr 17, 2014

Since its inception, Slapfunk Records has placed part of their reputation squarely on the shoulders of resident Utrecht producer/DJ, Samuel Deep. He has been with the label from the very first record and has truly molded the culture that surrounds Slapfunk – not to say he deserves all the credit, but whenever a new Samuel Deep track appears on Slapfunk‘s upcoming 12″s, you...

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Chesus & Timmy P – Vitamin C [Local Talk]

Posted in Tracks by on Apr 11, 2014

I’m not waxing poetic about this one or telling you the life stories of Timmy P/Chesus. The need-to-know on this pending release from Local Talk Records is you’re tuned in to an absolute bomb. Vitamin C goes balls deep and will not call you for a second date. Familiar sounds in the M1 organ and 909 toms/hihats are creatively arranged for that right kind of aggressive, peak-time...

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Review: Mella Dee – Feel It Out EP [Sccucci Manucci]

Posted in Features Tracks by on Apr 7, 2014

In all honesty, I overlooked this release when it first came through our promo box. I have nothing against Mella Dee or the Sccucci family – actually I have the utmost respect for their originality. After linking Mella Dee’s name with the absolute monster track, “MOAT” on Sccucci’s 8th compilation (listen below), I suppose I was expecting something large to come from...

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Producers on the Rise: Glenn Astro

Posted in Features Tracks by on Mar 24, 2014

Glenn Astro – a name that has seemingly popped up from nowhere since last summer, at least between plenty of producer friends and myself. Glenn finds himself on a shortlist of contemporaries like Max Graef, Frits Wentink, and IMYRMIND who have pushed through the membrane of simply referring to their work as ‘experimental’ and exploring a new frontier in the jazzy, broken beat...

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Ticket Giveaway – RÜFÜS DU SOL @ U Street Music Hall [3/27]

Posted in Events Features by on Mar 21, 2014

RÜFÜS DU SOL are a trio of DJs from Sydney, Australia and if you already know something about them, please fill me in – I’m opening for them at U Street Music Hall next Thursday and, though I hadn’t heard of them until last week, that doesn’t necessarily matter. What matters is you, the reader, possess an intense interest in going to see these guys and I want to help...

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