electronica

Song of the Day: Electronic “Get The Message”

Posted by: Steven Faith
Aug 20, 2014
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Halfway through my opening DJ set for Echo & the Bunnymen, I worked in “Get the Message” by Electronic, the 1991 collaboration between Bernard Sumner and Johnny Marr.

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: Duke Dumont “Slow Dance”

Posted by: Steven Faith
Aug 06, 2014
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I first heard Duke Dumont’s techno megaton bomb “Slow Dance” in early 2013, but it is only now seeing the light of day…

Song of the Day: Black Eyed Peas “Joints & Jam (Navy Shade Edit)”

Posted by: Rusty B
Aug 05, 2014
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The Black Eyed Peas started out as a respectable rap group, turning out albums of inventive alternative hip-hop. The throwback vibe of the “Joints & Jam” single from their 1998 debut album Behind the Front gets an updating from Navy Shade, bringing the song right up to the present day.

Song of the Day: Subway “Crystalline”

Posted by: KC Higgins
Jul 30, 2014
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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: Fat Freddy’s Drop “Mother Mother”

Posted by: DJ Stylus
Jul 24, 2014
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“Mother, Mother” by Fat Freddy’s Drop is a sublime bit of electro afro-beat with the dub reggae DNA that informs most of the band’s sound. The album Blackbird reveals new bits of brilliance with every listen.

Song of the Day: Marvin Gaye “Sexual Healing (Nine Lives Rework)”

Posted by: DJ Jayclue
Jul 21, 2014
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9 Lives does a really classy and great rework of Marvin Gaye’s classic “Sexual Healing” that does the original justice while doing something new and fresh with it.

Song of the Day: Jestofunk “Say It Again”

Posted by: KC Higgins
Jul 18, 2014
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Some nasty Italian acid jazz funk for you. “Say It Again” borrows heavily from the gut funk of “Good Good Feeling” by War and lays it on with vocals by none other than CeCe Rogers, psychedelic guitar riffs and live instrumentation that keeps it loose and oh so funky.

Song of the Day: Di Melo “Kilario (Shaka Regroove)”

Posted by: DJ D-Mac
Jul 11, 2014
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Brazilian funkster Di Melo’s 1975 classic “Kilario” gets a beat-heavy rework from the Shaka Crew.

Song of the Day: Death From Above 1979 “Trainwreck 1979″

Posted by: Steven Faith
Jul 09, 2014
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After a long absence, Death From Above 1979 released a brand new single titled “Trainwreck 1979.” Their follow-up LP is due in September.

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