Category Archives: Electro

Goat, World Music / Drive OST

It’s always an exciting day when new records arrive in the post, and that excitement is only slightly dulled if you’re out when the postie calls and you have to walk into the heart of Peckham on the hottest day … Continue reading

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My Mine, Hypnotic Tango

Road trips chez nous are all about plugging in the iPod and setting it to play tracks / artists in alphabetical order rather than leaving it to shuffle which invariably throws out the same tracks again and again. This means we get to hear a whole … Continue reading

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Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark, Messages / Human League, Being Boiled / Tubeway Army, Down In The Park

I’m going home tonight to make the most of the new needle on my Majestic Stereogram and listen to my favourite classic vinyl that will sound better than ever. Well, better than it ever has on this Majestic Stereogram anyway. Kicking off the marath… Continue reading

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LCD Soundsystem, Throw

It’s no secret that one of my Favourite Tracks of All-TimeTM is Carl Craig / Paperclip People’s Throw. It’s also no secret that I heart LCD Soundsystem like nothing else on this good earth – from the time I first heard them on a dancefloor in the … Continue reading

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Yello, Bostich / You Gotta Say Yes To Another Excess / I Love You / The Race

Never thought I’d be typing this but I spent last night on bingeing on Yello. A most underrated group, especially after a few wines. Hadn’t listened to the You Gotta Say Yes To Another Excess album since buying it on an Optimo-inspired splurge yea… Continue reading

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Shit Robot, Tuff Enuff

A tune to rev you up on a Friday night – a little bit of Kraftwerk with a whole lot of DFA. Now all you need is a smoke machine and you’re good to go. Continue reading

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Visage, Fade To Grey

It’s my birthday this weekend. 36, I shall be. Christ. They always say you’re only as young as you feel (or as the person you feel, in which case I’m sweet for a few more years, he’s only 32). It’s a cliche but – as cliches often are – it’s true. … Continue reading

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LCD Soundsystem, Losing My Edge

[Big Day Out anticipation post #1] The count is on to the Big Day Out and I for one am bloody excited. I’d love to be able to catch these chaps for a record-breaking (for me) 8th time, but I suspect they’ll be usurped by Primal Scream (who I’ve on… Continue reading

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