Jun 022010
KELIS-FLESH TONE....RnB artist shows the Dance Music world how it should be done !

“A sensual and exhilarating album from a unique treasure.” Sarah Bee 2010-05-14 As Kevin Rowland knows, pulling off a whiplash change of musical direction can backfire on you. It can make you look like a sales-chasing dilettante, or worse. But Kelis, an RnB artist for more than 10 years, has made a dance album with such […]

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Jun 022010
TIEFSCHWARTZ-CHOCOLATE....A return to form ?

The brothers’ remix work remains the real Tiefschwarz legacy. Chris Power 2010-06-01 Having already made a certain impression as deep house producers at the turn of the millennium, Tiefschwarz reinvented themselves as leading lights of the electro-house scene that peaked around 2004. It was a canny move by the brothers from Stuttgart, but since releasing […]

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May 182010
THE DUCKWORTH LEWIS METHOD...can an album about Cricket be interesting ?

The Duckworth Lewis Method -The Duckworth Lewis Method 2009 DCR Dlm002. The Duckworth Lewis Method is apparently a fairly important element to the sport of Cricket and I quote from Wikipedia….” In the sport of cricket, the Duckworth–Lewis method (D/L method) is a mathematical way to calculate the target score for the team batting second in a one-day cricket or Twenty20 […]

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Apr 272010
SNAKEFARM-‘Songs From My Funeral’

Snakefarm ‘Songs From My Funeral’ How does one describe Snakefarm’s ‘Songs From My Funeral’?  Is it Portishead meets Nick Cave and together they sing American folk classics? Perhaps.  Is it slinky ‘80s ‘middle of the road’ meets drum ‘n’ bass? Maybe.  Is it jazz funk meets trip-hop?  Not quite. It would seem therefore to best […]

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Apr 222010
HYBRID - Disappear Here.... A return to form ?

Hybrid-Disappear Here (Distinctive Records Disk192 2010) I don’t know about you but it is getting harder to find knowledgeable music enthusiasts to talk to, in what passes these days for a record shop. Once upon a time before music became a commodity, it was possible, even in major record shop chains to find experts to […]

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