Lone – Galaxy Garden review

Lone, also known as Matt Cutler, is an electronic producer from Manchester. From the humble beginnings of his first album ‘Everything is changing colour’ in 2007 with gauzy synth pads and ambient sonic landscapes his sound has evolved by a tenfold to an even more organic sound. The result is his new album ‘Galaxy garden’, … Continue reading

Lone – Crystal Caverns 1991

‘Pineapple crush’ was the song that got me listening to Lone, so it’s no surprise ‘Crystal caverns 1991’ is the next chapter in Lone’s conquest to revive the Manchester warehouse sound. Sampling stabs from the infamous Stafford duo Altern 8, Lone fuses oldskool vibes with his calm atmospheric synths and nostalgic melodies to make a … Continue reading

Velvet tracks

Here is a 1994 classic EP from Green Velvet featuring the track ‘The preacher man’. I added a little feature on the right sidebar that tells you the upcoming post topics I chose for this week (just above the flag counter if you still can’t find it). This is how it will work, I’m going … Continue reading

Ghetto style

Here is another one from my vinyl collection. DJ Funk’s ‘Ghetto Style’ EP featuring ‘Work it’ and other acid-ghetto tracks. If you want me to post anything from my amazingly huge vinyl collection just ask me and I might just post it here. Feel free to browse it here. Artist: DJ Funk Genre: Acid house, … Continue reading

Quadrastate

This is 808 State’s mini-album titled ‘Quadrastate’ which contains the famous track ‘Pacific State’ – a classic in both the techno and house genres. This five-and-a-half track album has a variety of sounds from the atmospheric pads of ‘Pacific State’ to the breakbeats of ‘Fire Cracker’ to the disco-influenced Detroit sound of ‘Disco State’. No … Continue reading

One world one future

This album has it’s place in house history as Armando’s only album. He released it just before he died of leukemia. Armando Gallop was one of the more creative and imaginative Chicago house producers of the time, producing one quality track after another. This album is no exception, if you like house music do yourself … Continue reading

Cocaine speaking

This EP is one of the most well-known ones in house music circles. “Phuture was me and two other guys, Spanky and Herbert J. We had this Roland 303, which was a bassline machine, and we were trying to figure out how to use it. When we switched it on, that acid sound was already … Continue reading

100% of disin’ you

What is there to say about Armando Gallop? He is one of the founders of this so-called ‘house music’, he co-founded the famous warehouse club in Chicago, owned one of the classic house record labels. He released quite a few famous house tracks on various labels. Sadly he died of leukemia on December 17 shortly … Continue reading

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If you don’t know Lone then you are missing out. He is one of the more exciting producers to come out of the recent years, his style fuses influences from acid house, techno, Chicago house, oldskool rave, funk, downtempo and countless other styles. If there is one word that can describe his music it would … Continue reading

Part 2

As promised here is the second part of Altern 8’s old skool euphoria mix. This mix has some more known songs of the rave era. The Prodigy, Moby, Altern 8, the Future Sound of London, Human Resource and Second Phase, you name it and it’s probably in here. Mixed by: Altern 8 Genre: Rave, breakbeat, … Continue reading