Various Artists: Fatboy Slim: Back To Mine Back To Mine The Back To Mine series of mix-albums, first started in 1999, offers dance music for after-hours sips rather than for in-the-zone hips; these are the tunes you listen to at the end of the night, the idea being this would be the ‘private mix’ from […]
Various Artists: Khruangbin: Late Night Tales Late Night Tales This is the one in the series I’ve been most looking forward to this year – for many reasons I guess, chief amongst them is the fact that I’m a pretty big fan of Khruangbin – as I was saying right here just recently.
DJ Marek Island Bay Mornings 2013 (mixtape) Mazdef Productions DJ Marek, aka Maz Def has created a lovely late-late-night/early-early-morning mixtape which you can stream right here. Or download. It’s an 80-minute mixtape that is pitched perfectly between the album-length mixes of Nicolas Jaar and the best chilled-groove moments on those old Back To Mine/Late Night […]
Various Artists Late Night Tales: Royksopp Late Night Tales UK I loved the debut album by Norwegian duo Royksopp but felt it was diminishing returns from there. I’ve found a way back in thanks to their entry to the Late Night Tales series (in fact it’s also, for me, an entry back into the Late […]
Everything But The Girl, Idlewild (1988) It wasn’t so much that I didn’t like Everything But The Girl, it was more a case of my exposure to the band coming at the wrong time, in the wrong way. I worked in a music store when that Missing song was at its peak – so I […]
Loggins And Messina, Loggins And Messina (1972) Okay, I only knew about Kenny Loggins the cheesy 80s pop hits/soundtrack guy. That was all I knew. Then, I’m about 10 or 11 I guess, I’m watching this history of rock documentary series – it was brilliant, about a dozen episodes. And there was one on duos […]