Archive for February, 2005

Detroit Techno tag-team

Part 1: Right-click to download (77 min 128k MP3 = 70mb)
Part 2: Right-click to download (68 min 128k MP3 = 63mb)

Warm up w/ disco dubs and early Detroit house before an expansive tag-team set of Detroit techno. From Music Institute-era KMS Records to the darkest aquatic depths of electronic funk, minimal bleep and warm 313 techno soul classics. With Kevin Saunderson’s recent announcement of the the 2005 FUSE-in Detroit Festival, a new Motor City spotlight was callin’ …and it certainly won’t be our last!

Matt woofer warm-up >

Cameo – Funk Funk (intro) – Cardiac Arrest (Chocolate City)
Quant – Tik Tok – Quantical Quantasam (DOT)
Harvey Miller – Stop The Taxi – Disco Girls (Tyson)
Raw Silk – Do It To the Music (West End)
Kreem – Triangle of Love (Dub mix) (KMS)
untitled – FRCT 003 promo (Frictional)
MK – The Rains – S&M Hard Core mix (KMS)
Chez Damier – untitled B1 (KMS)
Separate Minds – 1st BASS – (Express)

Dave vs. Matt tag team 2 + 2 >

rhythim is rhythim – the dance (transmat)
jeff mills – fantasia – at first sight (axis)
claude young – dream of another time – one complete revolution (utensil)
david gnouy – story teller – the collective ep (utensil)
untitled – (J.A.N.)
rick wade – night track – night trackin ep (elevate)
round one – i’m your brother [chicago’s twisted mix] (main street)
chez n trent – the choice [witch doctor mix] (kms)
daniel bell – subterranean (elevate special projects)
dbx – beat phreak (peacefrog)
e-dancer – heavenly (kms)
claude young – electronic dissident (dust science)
dark energy – black strategy (ur)
shake – live for friction – iconoclastic diaries (frictional)
drexciya – aquarazorda – unknown aquazone (UR / shockwave)
drexciya – hi tide – uncharted ep (S.I.D.)
drexciya – aqua wormhole (ur)
k.t. 19941 – aura (react)
robert hood – various tracks – protein valve ep (m-plant)
perception – mirage – interstellar fugitives (ur)
gerald mitchell – dream traveller (metroplex)
kosmic messenger – get down (elypsia)
eddie flashin fowlkes – sex in zero gravity (red planet)
UR – sometimes i feel like – revolution for change (network)
davina – don’t you want it [performance mix] (soul city)
fix – diligent (ignitor/submerge)
69 – my machines – 4 jazz funk classics (planet e)
rhythim is rhythim – drama (kool kat)

Phonathon Annual Fundraiser

Part 1: Right-click to download (79 min 128k MP3 = 72mb)
Part 2: Right-click to download (60 min 128k MP3 = 55mb)

Matt solo 2 deck trek.

Part 1 > midtempo gradual wind-up w/ Larry Levan’s NYC Peech Boys oddity mixed into a Hall & Oates ultra-deep drumbox groove. MARRS b-side that is my favorite 4 minutes in 4AD label history. Laid back italo extends the groove until New Order’s Ecstacy turns a corner to electro from Carl Finlow to Kraftwerk, rare UR plus a breakers cut from Hashim.

Part 2 > take I-94 from Chicago to Detroit (via Carl Craig remixing Ron Trent’s anthem) where Dan Bell and Rob Hood bring minimal funk. Natural direct-drive rhythms from Mills as Purpose Maker keep up room pressure. New music from Berlin’s Dieb: very dark abstract funk on new techno label from Rome. A pensive wind-down from Dutch duo The Connection Machine: their full-length release finally sees daylight (via DownLow), following their now legendary EP on Planet E over a decade ago.

Part 1 > the wind-up

Dark Spanish Symphony – David Lynch’s Wild at Heart Soundtrack (Polygram)
Mandre – Third World Calling (Opus III) – (Motown)
M.A.R.R.S. – Anitina (4AD)
NYC Peech Boys – On A Journey (Island)
Hall & Oates – I Can’t Go for That (No Can Do) – Private Eyes (RCA)
Paciscopi – Love’s Harmony (Capriccio)
Koto – Japanese War Games (Hot Box)
Art of Noise – Legs – (Inside Legs mix) – (China)
Big Ben Tribe – Heroes – instr. (Zanza)
Ultramarine – Hooter – Carl Craig remix (Real Soon)
New Order – Ecstacy – Power, Corruption & Lies (Factory)
Dynarec – Phonetic Responses – R Cam EP (Delsin)
Hashim – Al-Naafiysh (The Soul) – (Cutting)
Carl Finlow – Nodes – il.ect.ro (Klang)
Underground Reistance – Lunar Rhythms – Soundpictures EP – (S.I.D.)
Kraftwerk – House Phone (EMI)
M-D-EMM – Get Acidic – Strange & Dangerous mix (Transmat)

Part 2 > the fastball

Fred Brown – Roman Days – Chicago Boogie (Eskimo)
Virgo – Free Yourself (Trax)
Ron Trent – Altered States – Carl Craig remix (DJAX)
Fade II Black – Insistant Rhythm (Fragile)
DBX – Losing Control – Robert Hood remix (Peacefrog)
The Vision – Detroit: One Circle (Metroplex)
Jeff Mills – Division Delignes – Force Universelle EP (Purpose Maker)
Dieb – Schnei – Unit Injector Drive (Citymorb)
Wildplanet – Synthetic (430 West)
D. Ball – Slack (Ourtime)
Jeff Mills – In The Bush – The Purpose Maker EP (Axis)
Aril Brikha – Aqua – Deeparture In Time (Transmat)
The Connection Machine – Avatar Shopping – Painless (Downlow)

Part 1 > Matt MacQueen

Whodini – 5 Minutes of Funk – instrumental (Jive)
David Joseph – You Can’t Hide (Your Love From Me) (Mango)
The Players Association – The Get-Down Mellow Sound – We Got The Groove (Vanguard)
Sharon Redd – Beat The Street (Prelude)
Erotic Drum Band – Jerky Rhythm – Plug Me To Death (Prism)
Daniel Wang – Free Lovin’ (Housedream) – The Morning Kids (Balihu)
Morgan Geist – Sleaze – Super EP (Environ)
Loose Joints – Pop Your Funk (Soul Jazz)
Pal Joey – Getting Hot – #6 (Loop D’ Loop)
Nancy Martin – Can’t Believe (Neige)
Ris – Love-N-Music (Relish)
untitled – Cocadisco I
Mr. Flagio – Take A Chance (Squish)
Capricorn – I Need Love (Delirium)
Block 16 – Electrokution (Nuphonic)
Jellybean – The Mexican – Dance Mix (EMI)
Margueritas – Margherita (Hot Edit) – #2 (Unclassics)
Dexter – Valve (Live) – Raw EP (Klakson)
Pineapples – Come on Closer (Original Records)

Part 2 > Dave Siska

lfo – lfo (leeds warehouse mix) (warp)
forgemasters – clap – black steel ep (network)
the persuader – what is the time mr. templar (svek)
mannequin lung – city lights [mr hazeltine rmx feat. divine styler] (plug research)
phillipe cam – caddies day [salz rmx] (traum)
monolake – force (ml/i)
counterattack – unspecified enemies (counterattack)
legowelt – sturmvogel – pimpshifter (bunker)
public energy – p.a. – silicon ghetto vol 1 (accelerate)
surgeon – magneze (downwards)
surgeon – badger bite (downwards)
surgeon – coaster (soma)
heiko laux – sensefiction [surgeon rmx] (kanzleramt)
savvas ysatis – alright [surgeon’s keith 4 nat mix] (tresor)
surgeon – at the heart of all – force+form (tresor)
surgeon – la real (counterbalance)
planetary assault systems – booster [surgeon rmx] (peacefrog)
surgeon – midnight club tracks i (counterbalance)

Feel The Rhythm

Part 1: Right-click to download (79 min 128k MP3 = 72mb)
Part 2: Right-click to download (81 min 128k MP3 = 74mb)

Part 1: Fresh Is The Word. Bringin vinyl slabs of Nunk (new wave funk!) bridging proto hip-hop, disco and electro. From Roy Ayers smooth Brooklyn soul to tough avant-funk by Material… Grandmaster Flash cuts faster, but the Mary Jane Girls go All Night Long… winds down w/ deeper house.

Part 2: a steady trainride through the midtempo mellowside of the sunset city, with crucial stops at theo parrish, losoul, and ron trent before dusk falls and the city lights come up with perbec and main street.

Part 1> Matt MacQueen

Coke Escovedo – Why Can’t We Be Lovers – Coke (Mercury)
Roy Ayers – We Live in Brooklyn Baby (Urban)
Digable Planets – Borough Check – Blowout Comb (Pendulum)
Mary Jane Girls – All Night Long (boot)
Mantronix – Fresh is the Word – The Album (Sleeping Bag)
Material – Don’t Lose Control – 12\” dance version (Elektra)
Made in U.S.A. – Shake Your Body (Unidisc)
The Chi-Lites – Bottom’s Up (Larc)
Grandmaster Flash – The Adventures of Grandmaster Flash on the Wheels of Steel (Sugarhill)
Kurtis Blow – Christmas Rappin – Do It Yourself Version – Instrumental (Mercury)
Theo Parrish – Dark Patterns – First Floor Part 2 (Peacefrog)
Jive Rhythm Tracks – 112 BPM – Volume 2 – (Jive)
Warp 9 – Nunk (New Wave Funk) Instrumental – (Prisim)
Andres – Last Call for Alcohol (Mahogani)
Slave – Snap Shot – Showtime (Cotillion)
Barbara Norris – Heavy Hitter – Dub mix (Up)
R. Trent / C. Damier – Morning Factory – The Grand Lodge of Luxor EP (Prescription)
James Duncan – You and Me – Peoples Are Peoples (Real Soon)
Club Ice – Manhasset [Larry Heard Mix] – Chicago Boogie vol. 3 (Rush Hour)
Psyche – Andromeda (Transmat)

Part 2 > Dave Siska

ts-1 – evolution – nautical cafe (soultraxx)
theo parrish – sun ra: saga of resistance (kindred spirit)
bluetrain – 09 – ‘standard version (bluetrain)
benjamin brunn – flur – farstuhlmusik (usm)
l’usine – flat – surface (isophlux)
losoul – sunbeams and the rain – belong (playhouse)
nagual – feel the rhythm (prescription)
daniel bell – the wild life (elevate)
omar-s – 002 (fxhe)
precession – sandcastle [mike huckaby rmx] (deep transportation)
perbec – shakerun – perbec ep (ifach)
ozzy – clikk 1 (thule)
heiko laux – moonside playground [remix] – dedicated to all believers (yoshi toshi)
round three feat tikiman – acting crazy (main street)
thor – aliens don’t boogie (ae)

Space The Box

Part 1: Right-click to download (79 min 128k MP3 = 72mb)
Part 2: Right-click to download (79 min 128k MP3 = 73mb)

Part 1 > Sexy Chicago soul for Valentine’s Day (w/ a Curtis Mayfield connection) into Loft and Music Box disco to Prince’s Hot Thing. Round basslines from D-Train and Abe Duque gets nasty over Vanity 6. Raw 312 jack trax cut-ups from DJ Sneak, GU, and Santos, ending w/ new ‘static friendly’ techno from Detroit’s Carl Craig.

Part 2 > dark vocals from g.d.luxxe set the tone, furthered by murky techno from the likes of i-F and luke slater. the mood subsides slightly and dan curtin winds out his epic \”parallel\”. please be advised that the audio is slightly distorted, we’re working on it.

part 1 > Matt MacQueen

The Staple Singers – Let’s Do It Again – Let’s Do It Again Soundtrack (Curtom)
The New Rotary Connection – I Am The Blackgold of the Sun – Hey Love (Cadet)
The Crusaders – Street Life – Full Length Disco Mix (Loft Classics)
Prince – Hot Thing – Extended 12\” remix (Warner)
Patti Labelle – Music Is My Way of Life – Best Of (Epic)
D-Train – You’re The One for Me (Prelude)
Macho – I’m A Man (Prelude)
Daniel Paul – Outta Space [Meitz dub] – Outta Space Remixes (Mermaid)
Presence – Better Day – Salt City Orchestra’s Better Dub (Pagan)
Abe Duque – untitled – Champagne Days & Cocaine Nights (Abe Duque)
Vanity 6 – Nasty Girl (Warner)
Jack Da Ripper – Jack’s Back (Circuit)
DJ Sneak – The Lights part 1 – Blue Funk EP (Relief)
Jack Da Ripper – Funkin’ With Da Drums (Circuit)
GU – Space Square Dance (Relief)
Chip E – Like This – Club Mix (DJ International)
Santos – Space The Box (Trax)
Carl Craig – Sandstorms – Just Another Day (Planet E)
Sterac – Asphyx (100% Pure)

part 2 > Dave Siska

g.d.luxxe – red – oral-olio – an history of tomorrow (ersatz audio)
reload – phase 4 – autoreload vol 2 (infonet)
afx – c1 – analogue bubblebiatch vol 3 (rephlex)
metamatics & clatterbox – how i missed you – project unison (neo ouija)
paul w teebrooke – face at the window – stasis: past movements (peacefrog)
jon hassell – empire ii – magic realism (e.g.)
if – spiegelbeeld – f***ing consumer (disko b)
plastikman – plasticine – sheet one (mute)
planetary assault systems – exploration of the ravish – the electric funk machine (peacefrog)
jeff mills – preview (tomorrow)
newworldromantic – spirit ep (delsin)
oz artists – target for tampax advertising – the zone ep (oz interactive)
moodymann – don’t be misled (kdj)
josh brent – overcome (schatrax)
low profile society – example 5 (toytronic)
dan curtin – parallel – silicon dawn (peacefrog)
rontgen – cesium (sahko)
burger/ink – twelve miles high – las vegas (matador/harvest)


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