La Jåponaise Moustachue© - Guerrilla Stoemp - The Thin Black Duke - The George Låzenby Firelight Ensemble - The BaleaRic Hunter - (Le)Dåndy - Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly avec une Afro - André Bellegårde et son Orchestre Digital - I am a Cåssette...Dandytronic...Heddofone...Né à uccle mort en bas résilles...Matelot à sec...Inconnu du Nord au midi...Candidat déchu du concours Princesse Claquettes....La vie est un film natur(al)iste hollandais...Adepte des titres a rallonges...Toi aussi tu aimes les bûches?


I don't really do reviews, If it's on here, It means I love it. Dead simple.
Some of the pictures here are mine, hit me up if you're interested in my work.

lundi 30 juin 2014

MONKEY TIMERS - MONK The Backwoods Remix (Disko Club Japan)

I don't know much about the Monkey Timers, except they're from Tokyo, Japan, and That they have an excellent 2 track EP due for july. Remix duty is handled by The Backwoods.

UNDERDOG THE DJ's THE UNSEEN PT. 8 mix is online!

Number 8 has popped on Underdog the DJ's soundcloud page some hours ago.
The Unseen is my favourite mixtape series and the new installment doesn't dissapoint AT ALL.
The sound of the city, that's what the Unseen is.

dimanche 29 juin 2014

Sketches from an Island: Balearic Interpretations Vol 4 - Moonboots

Outstanding Balearic Selection by Moonboots

Chancha Via Circuito Ft. Miriam Garcia - Coplita (Wonderwheel Records)

Something a little bit different today and it comes from Chancha Via Circuito.
Coplita is a slow haunting tradi-modern track, the vocals of Miriam Garcia are especially hypnotic.
The song's also the teaser of Chancha Via Circuito third album, Amansara, to be released on Crammed Discs in September. 
Meanwhile you can already grab the 7" through bandcamp or your favourite record shop. 

jeudi 26 juin 2014

Greg Wilson Presents Schooled In The Classics #2

Slowly but surely I'll have that perfect summer soundtrack and Greg Wilson's new Schooled in the classics is definitely part of it.


Kon is the man.
Disco boogie fire for the dance floors. The EP also contains a remix by Reflex and it's all killer no filler!!!! 
 The vinyl available at your favourite record shops.

Jaakko Eino Kalevi - Yin Yang Theatre (B.I.S)

(cover: Hiroaki Koshiba)

New release on Beats In Space by Part-time tram driver and full-time disco disciple, Helsinki’s Jaakko Eino Kalevi.
 Highly recommended disco tracks.

  • Side A (33 RPM)
  • A1. Speak Out (6:07)
  • A2. Pass The Cat (3:50)
  • A3. Sensaatio (4:17)
  • Side B (33 RPM)
  • B1. Tecno Souvlaki (5:57)
  • B2. Let The Energy Be Your Teacher (Part 1) (6:32)
  • B3. XO-tic Grlz (4:49)


Manfredas again. But hey, this remix is great!

mercredi 25 juin 2014

The Juan Maclean announces new LP: In A Dream (DFA Records)

This is almost a birthday gift! The Juan Maclean is releasing a new LP on september 16th.
It's called "In a dream" and the first track presented is "A place called space".
I'm really excited by the news, can't wait for the lp to drop!!!!!

In A Dream tracklist:
01 A Place Called Space
02 Here I Am
03 Love Stops Here
04 You Were A Runaway
05 Running Back To You
06 I've Waited For So Long
07 Charlotte
08 A Simple Design
09 The Sun Will Never Set On Our Love

Ab-Soul - These Days Album Stream (Top Dawg Ent)

These Days...The feature heavy first Ab-Soul LP is available as a stream.
And it's a new hit for Top Dawg Ent.
One of the better hip hop lps you'll hear this year (with The koreatown oddity and until the new Shabazz Palaces & Souls Of Mischief arrive).

MANFREDAS - Uumellmahaye (Les disques De La Mort)


mardi 24 juin 2014

Naphta - Solar Empire EP (Transatlantyk)

Zambon, the co-founder of The Very Polish Cut-Outs, has started a new label - Transatlantyk. Its aim is to release and promote music made by young and still undiscovered polish producers. 
First release in line is "Solar Empire EP" by Naphta. 

The Koreatown Oddity - Title Sequence (New Los Angeles)

One hell of a track this title sequence. Nice flow, nice production
The Koreatown Oddity’s debut full-length LP's called 200 Tree Rings, It features production by Jeremiah Jae, Ras G, House Shoes, Kone, AshTreJinkins, Luke Cage, Giovanni Marks, and Dominique himself. 

It's available at New Los Angeles right now!

lundi 23 juin 2014

Minoru Muraoka - Bamboo (Superfly Records - Reissue)

My love for jazz keeps on growing and thanks to Superfly Records I'll add a new gem to my collection.
Jazz and japanese traditional music koto expertly mixed together.
Buy it directly at Superfly Records or Honest Jons.

DyE Ft. Egyptian Lover - She's Bad (Tigersushi)

Check out DyE's lp, "Cocktail Citron" if you haven't already, the tracks are top notch.

Para One - You Too

You too, first track from Para One's "Club" LP (which is his previous LP "Passion" rebuilt for club purposes).
 Cool track, video reminds me, obviously, of The Grind on MTV.

dimanche 22 juin 2014

Ikue Asazaki - Yoisura Bushi (朝崎 郁恵) (Volkuta Records)

 Life is full of surprises. I have a new crush and her name is Ikue Asazaki, a marvelous folk singer from Kedomi in the Amami Isands.
 I discovered her this morning because of the Kuniyuki Takahashi remix herebelow.
  She's known for her traditional Amami Shimauta (folk song) performances and travels the world to interpret them.

"Yoisura Bushi" is a traditional Amami Island song. It's actually a prayer for the sailors' safety.
It's released on Volkuta Records, which aim is to introduce the traditional japanese songs in the original form and remixed.

vendredi 20 juin 2014

HIGHLIFE 04 (Highlife Edits)

Mehmet Aslan is back with a cool Turkish folk gem and Red Axes are doing what they do best, delivering an industrial disco gem.

jeudi 19 juin 2014

Au Revoir Simone - Somebody Who (NZCA/Lines Remix)

This track's will be part of my summer soundtrack for sure.

Alt-J - Hunger of the Pine

First song from the upcoming album 'This Is All Yours'.
It's quite an awesome track, dense and hypnotic, with both a literary reference «Une immense espérance a traversé la terre.» taken from  «l'Espoir en Dieu», a poem by Alfred de Musset and a pop reference, Miley Cyrus is sampled here as well I’m a female rebel». 
 Can't wait to hear the LP!

STARION - Mindbender EP (Red LAser Records)

I you watch this space from time to time you'll now I'm a big Red Laser Disco addict.
 The "Manctalo" (or Italo from Manchester) sound really struck a chord with me and Starion's been an instrumental part of this over the course of the 5 Red Laser EPs (Starin has tracks on 3 of the 5 eps).

"Mindbender" is Starion's first solo EP. 
Italo, electro, heavy 80s synth sounds. It's the perfect soundtrack to an epic intergalactic sci-fi flick.

Mindbender EP will be released in July

A Special edition of 45 copies with wrap around Riso print poster sleeve & pvc cover is available at Fat City Recordings

mercredi 18 juin 2014

Lone - Aurora Northern Quarter (R&S Records)

 Excellent track taken from Lone's LP "Reality Testing"on R&S Records.
AND the video was shot in my second home, Lisboa.

mardi 17 juin 2014

Severed Heads - Dead Eyes Opened 12" (Dark entries)

Dead Eyes Opened is one of the tracks that drew me into minimal wave.
Dark Entries is now reissuing the "Dead Eyes Opened EP.
The other tracks, while less immediate are really nice as well.
Shoulld be out next month.

Raphael Munnings - Nassau Funky (Athens Of The North)

After Aurra's slice of funk yesterday, it's Raphael Munnings' turn to shine on my turntable.
Athens of the North has released a double 7" with four exquisite hard to find soul/funk tracks by Beginning Of The End leader, Munnings.
Highly enjoyable listen. It is on heavy rotation here.

dimanche 15 juin 2014

AURRA - Somebody (DâM-FunK Re-Freak)

Dam-Funk x Aurra Collabo.
It's the first track from Aurra's (Slave founding-member Steve Washington & Brides Of Funkenstein / P-Funk singer Sheila Horne) forthcoming bodyrock LP. Dam Spiced the track up with his signature funk grittiness.
The double 7" is available for pre-order on bandcamp. The lp will drop this fall.

samedi 14 juin 2014

Textrix - Tetrix 13

 Crazy artwork, psyched out music.
Textrix 13 is here ladies and gents!

Autonomous Africa 3 EP

Opus 3 of Autonomus Africa will be released in late july/august 2014 and all proceeds are donated to a charity in Africa.
The usual suspects are contributing tracks: Auntie Flow, Midland, JD Twitch and newcomer in the series, General Ludd.
Hot tracks for a good cause, what more could you ask for?

vendredi 13 juin 2014

Tempelhof & Gigi Masin - Hoshi (Hell Yeah Recordings)

Stellar release from Tempelhof in collaboration with Italian composer, director and musician Gigi Masin. The result is outstanding. 
Listen to the LP below.

Mirror People - Obscure Disco Edits

limited to 100 downloads on soundcloud, which were always downloaded in a blink of an eye, Mirror People has now compiled his "Obscure Disco Edits" series on CD. 
It is accompagnied by a really nice tote bag.

Cha Cha Guitri - French Synth wave - St Etienne 1981 (Born Bad records)

Synth Wave and Jeunes Gens Modernes lovers this record is for you. 
Born Bad has released a new gem!
Cha Cha guitri's French Synth Wave-1981reissue.
Listen to the tracks below and ORDER!

jeudi 12 juin 2014

Moullinex - Love Magnetic (Gomma Records)

Moullinex is all over the place these days with quality projects and collaborations.
He is now releasing  new EP on Gomma.
Check the first track.

KM Editions Vol.6 (KM Editions)

Volume 6 is on it's way, and you might have guessed , the tracks are awesome.
The 12" should be released this summer.

mercredi 11 juin 2014

Burn Reynolds (Soul Service) Boiler Room Set

That's my kind of Boiler Room!

And as a bonus, the great set of the Fortuna Records DJs

Mndsgn - Yawn Zen (Stones Throw Records)

 "I've allowed myself to study the absence of daily struggle and it's effects, and began to subconsciously paint that vibe in the music. Yawn Zen comes from a very neutral place that we, sometimes, are too busy to realize is there."

I guess this quote from Mndsgn sums it up nicely
Listen to Txt herebelow. The album will be out on august 26.

dimanche 8 juin 2014

Rue 14 n°14 Jazzy Edition Vol.2: Okiya Lisboa mix

I'm officially on holiday! I'll spend the entire month in Lisboa.
For the occasion I compiled and mixed a nice selection of jazzy tracks

Doug Carn - Welcome
Célia - Le Blanc Coton
Tsavia Abarbanel - Wings of love
That's Why - Tiden
Bernt Rosengren With Komeda Trio - Crazy Girl
Jazzman - Palle Mikkelborg & Radiojazzgruppen - Mongolia
Tenorio Jr - Consolacao
Charles Mingus - Group Dancers
Ferdi Özbeğen - Köprüden Geçti Gelin
Cosmic Eye - Dream Sequence A
Jef Gilson (Gilson Et Malagasy) - Valiha Ny Dada
Adele Sebastian - Desert Fairy Princess
Pharoah Sanders - Morning Prayer
Alice Coltrane - Shiva-Loka
Dorothy Ashby - Soul Vibrations
Lonnie Liston Smith & The Cosmic Echoes - Cosmic Funk
The Detroit Jazz Composers Ltd. - Yes Lord
Gregory Porter - 1960 What? (Opolopo Kick & Bass Rerub)
Zara McFarlane - Angie La La (Yoruba Soul Mix)
Olli Ahveniahti - Grandma's Rocking Chair
UNCLE FUNKENSTEIN - Uncle Funkenstein (continued)
Gil Scott-Heron/Brian Jackson - The Bottle
Bobbi Humphrey - Harlem River Drive

Grems Ft. Bang On - Buffy

New track taken from Grems latest EP, Buffy.

vendredi 6 juin 2014

Rue14 n°14 Podcast #10: The Day Of the Ant (Radio Rectangle)

My tenth podcast is dedicated to Anticon Records, a record label that has been very important for me. It arrived at the right moment in my life, with a fresh sound, esthetic and attitude, at a time when I was really bored with the things I was listening to. They were and still are a groundbreaking collective to me. So here it is, podcast 10 for Radio Rectangle:


Jel - To Buy A Car
Alias - Unseen Sights
Odd Nosdam - Untitled One
Alias & Ehren - Misc. Stomp
Sole - Cheap Entertainment
cLOUDDEAD - Apt. A (1)
The Pedestrian - Lifelong Liquidation Sale (1850-1950) [Continued]
Telephone Jim Jesus - A Mouth of Fingers
Themselves - Good People Check
Deep Puddle Dynamics - June 26th, 1999 - Mothers Of Invention
Darc Mind - Visions of a Blur
Subtle - Midas Gutz
Dosh - Steve The Cat
Sole - Famous Last Words
Alias - Final Act
SERENGETI - Find My Peace
Restiform Bodies - Principles of Easy Listening, Pt. B
Why? - Miss Ohio’s Nameless
13 & God - Men Of Station
Baths - Ossuary
Son Lux - Break

jeudi 5 juin 2014

CARIBOU - Can't Do Without You (City Slang)

Caribou's new LP "Our Love" will be out on  October 4th.
Listen to the first track, Can't do without you.

lundi 2 juin 2014

Greeen Linez - Remixes (Catune Records)

New release on Catune, Kensuke Saito's (9DW) adventurous record label.
Greeen Linez (Chris Greenberg an "A Taut Line" aka Matt Lyne) have compiled remixes they've done, plus exclusive tracks, for a diverse array of bands and producers, from Mi Ami to Sorcerer or Seahawks.

This CD only release will please djs of course, but also all the music lovers, due to the variety of its sound. It's never dull, they don't stick to a formula, instead they often swap styles, going from balearic, to electro, to downtempo and house.

Release date is june 4th and I can only recommend you to have a listen (and to buy it afterwards)

01. Magic Touch feat. Fatha Green - Nothing More (Greeen Linez Mastermix)*
02. Sorcerer - Cobra Coven (Greeen Linez Remix)
03. Mau'lin - Function Open (Greeen Linez Remix)
04. Especia - Umi No Sati (Greeen Linez Remix)
05. sauce81 - All In Line (Greeen Linez Remix)*
06. Mi Ami - Bells (Greeen Linez Remix)
07. Seahawks - Oceans Of Space (Greeen Linez Aquatic Rush Remix)
08. 9dw - Funky Magician (Greeen Linez Remix)*
09. BD1982 - Outside The Tunnel (Greeen Linez Remix)
10. Darkhouse Family - Sticky Trees (Greeen Linez Remix)
11. Greeen Linez - Hibiscus Pacific (Dance Mix)*
*Exclusive track for this compilation.
Format : CD (no digital download)