08 Jan

Com Truise – Glawio

          Being a child of the 80's cheap straight to VHS films obviously played a massive part in my growing up. Tagging along for the ride with that delightful obsession, I developed a love of all those tacky synthesised soundtracks. Which is why I'm a big fan of the Com Truise material. Not that his stuff is tacky. There really isn't much to say, drum machines, arp'd lead synths and amazing...

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08 Jan

RJD2 – Someone’s Second Kiss

          That's the thing i love about Hip Hop beatsmiths, taking something that you'd never even think to check out and turning it into a killer tune. Prime example being RJD2, unfairly compared to DJ Shadow because "he took samples and made instrumental hip hop" his first album was critically acclaimed only, like DJ Shadow, to have his second and third albums ripped apart at the seams by the critics. I...

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08 Jan

Lee M Kelsall – On the Road (Matt Fear Remix)

      Hot Waves is a pretty strong label for me right now, created by two of Londons premier house names right now, Hot Creations Jamie Jones and Lee Foss, it's got that Deep House Miami-esq sound nailed down. "On the Road" neatly wraps their labels many sounds up into one track, R'n'B/Disco feeling, with heavy deep house producion. The original of this track is a straight up disco chop and really does nothing...

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