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Mr. Falcon – Landing Lights (Rhythm Operator remix)

Posted in Tracks by on Mar 7, 2014

The latest exploit on the legendary NY house label, Nervous Records, actually made it’s way through their sister label, Nurvous – and it came in the form of a new collaborative duo, Mr. Falcon. However, as rarely as this ever happens, the remix on this release immediately yanked my attention front and center. Last fall, I wrote up a whole spiel about how this guy, Calvin James...

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Leon Vynehall – FACT Mix 249

Posted in Playlists by on Mar 7, 2014

There isn’t too much left I can write about Leon Vynehall. I’m on the edge of my seat just as much as all his other followers, waiting for any and all pieces of his work to meticulously leak out for public listening. That’s kinda how his upcoming LP with 3024 Records has developed. We, the listeners, have only heard snippets on various UK radio shows over the last few months and...

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Oli Furness – 4 For the Floor EP [Music Is Love Records]

Posted in Tracks by on Mar 7, 2014

Oli Furness has patiently plotted and watched his label, Music Is Love Records, blossom through it’s first 7 releases over the past couple years. It’s safe to say, in that time, Music Is Love has set the bar high for contemporary underground house labels coming out of the UK. In particular, the precedent and aim of each release is a sense of completeness. I can’t say this about...

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Producers on the Rise: DJ Nav

Posted in Features Tracks by on Feb 14, 2014

Naveen Rajan (DJ Nav) has been a bit of an understated contributor to the Washington DC house scene over recent years. Nowadays, you can find his hand in the pot with an expanding new scene on Florida Avenue, with the opening of Flash DC earlier in 2013. As one of the very few producers within the city willing to keep the older UK garage house vibes alive, he’s paved his way over the past 4...

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Review: Avalon Emerson – Pressure/Quoi! EP (ICEE HOT)

Posted in Tracks by on Jan 13, 2014

It’s been all of three weeks since Mr. Rhythm Operator turned me on to the noisey little label of San Francisco party people, known simply as ICEE HOT. And in that time, I’ve become familiar with three phenomenal artists on their roster and ordered all three of those records. Today, I’d like to highlight their most recent release in a young, raw sound from Avalon Emerson...

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