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Song of The Day: Orange Juice “Rip It Up”

Posted by: KC Higgins
Nov 04, 2014
Rip It Up

The Scottish band Orange Juice lasted 9 years from 1976 to 1985 and this song, “Rip It Up,” was their biggest hit.

Song of the Day: Rachel Row “L Square (KiNK Mix)”

Posted by: KC Higgins
Aug 12, 2014
Rachel Row

Rachel Row’s “L Square” and the KiNK Mix are quality deep dance cuts with an accessibility that could easily see it’s way to the mainstream. The song really shines with hard breakbeats banging away under a floating ethereal atmospheric vibe.

Song of the Day: Subway “Crystalline”

Posted by: KC Higgins
Jul 30, 2014
East Lodon

Your going to want your headphones for this one. “Crystalline” by the east London duo Subway is the kind of song that really should be listened to with your undivided attention.

Song of the Day: Canary “Mark Gonzales”

Posted by: KC Higgins
Jul 01, 2014
Mark Gonzales

Remington “Remy” Shand’s tribute to legendary skateboarder “The Gonz” has all the style and funk of The Gonz in motion and a slick video to accompany it.

Song of the Day: Röyksopp “Vision One”

Posted by: DJ Stylus
May 29, 2014
Röyksopp

A promising remix for a J-Pop singer early in Röyksopp’s career arc eventually became “Vision One”, an underrated banger on the Norwegian duo’s third album Wall Of Sound.

New Qdup DJ Mix “Funk The World Vol 21″

Posted by: DJ Jayclue
Mar 06, 2014
Funk the World Logo - 21 Guest Mix QDUP_1000

Qdup returns with the 21st volume of the Fort Knox Recordings Monthly Funk The World Cloudcast. Free download!

Song of the Day: Express Rising “Horse Opera”

Posted by: DJ D-Mac
Mar 06, 2014
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Ten years after a limited-edition vinyl debut, Express Rising has returned with another long player of atmospheric instrumentals.

Song of the Day: Francis and the Lights “ETC”

Posted by: DJ Stylus
Feb 27, 2014
Francis and The Lights

Francis and the Lights is the stage name of enigmatic singer Francis Farewell Starlite, responsible for a quartet of well regarded EP’s and a production credit for Drake

Song of the Day: Deee-lite “Apple Juice Kissing”

Posted by: Ange
Feb 26, 2014
deee-lite

Every time I hear Deee-lite I think of my dear friend, who celebrated her birthday last week.

Song of the Day: Zara McFarlane “Police and Thieves”

Posted by: Neville C.
Feb 24, 2014
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A few folks have covered Junior Murvin and Lee “Scratch” Perry’s “Police and Thieves,” but as far as I know no one has done a jazz version until Zara McFarlane!

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