Tuesday, November 14, 2017

ghosts of futures past



via Luke Davis, a gorgeous film of  kids electro-boogieing on the London Underground, as haunting for its ghostly glimpses of public transport and commuters in the Eighties as the angular grace of the dancing and the sleek futurism of the clothes


some more ghosts - and a track that is a 20th Century monument

Thursday, November 9, 2017

neuro97



maybe neurofunk wasn't a totally bad idea after all - that's pretty wicked, that

off of Jonny L's Sawtooth which is getting a reissue to celebrate its 20 Years Existence

plus a raft of remixes (all by dubstep-aligned types not drum & bass operators, significantly) of his big tune of '97 "Piper"

who knew there was a promo?



puro neuro



but he could also do pretty



and then within just a few years he'd jumped from neuro two-steppers to actual 2step garridge - and onto the TOTP sound-stage, in the company of Posh Spice




the foundation of his Hall of Fame status, though, is this early effort








the 99 relick




i guess that's why call it a Continuum, folks! (pt 2984)

Sunday, November 5, 2017

proto grime

garage rap really - precursor to Pay As U Go




https://www.mixcloud.com/uncledugs/spp-slimzee-plague-and-paco-on-rinse-1003-fm-late-1999/