Cryogenics Interview For “Vykhod Sily” Podcast

Originally posted on specialrequest:
Hello there! Please introduce yourself. Who are you and where are you from? Hello im Takis aka Cryogenics and im from Athens,Greece! How long have you been producing? I was playing around with sounds for many years but more serious the last 6 or 7 years Where did it all begin…

Kimyan Law Jumps The Q

“We release music we like made by people we like.”- Blu Mar Ten on the ethos of their label Intro: After experimentation with various electronic music genres, two non-d&b studio albums and a string of drum and bass releases on a wide array of prestigious labels, Blu Mar Ten marked their glorious comeback to familiarContinue reading “Kimyan Law Jumps The Q”

Tracks I Wish I’d Written (issue #3): Saint Etienne – The Sea (PFM mix)

“Down by the Sea, No-one but me, Caught in the rain, I’m free again, Stood on the pier, No trace of tears, Right back where I started from, I know that I wasn’t wrong, Right back where I started from” Saint Etienne – Down By The Sea, Continental LP, L’appareil-Photo/ReadyMade Records, Japan, 1997 This isContinue reading “Tracks I Wish I’d Written (issue #3): Saint Etienne – The Sea (PFM mix)”

Count To Ten: Timeless Recordings (’92 – ’99)

“… from a musical point of view, I always intended to release stuff that would hopefully stand the test of time, hence the label name. Having said that, I never would have thought that people would still be listening to some of it 20+ years later! It’s proper mad, but really cool, it’s made itContinue reading “Count To Ten: Timeless Recordings (’92 – ’99)”

Tracks I Wish I’d Written (issue #2): Commix – Be True

“We’re trying to push the sounds that were around in the mid-1990s, but update them … We’re keen to bring back experimentation. I think it’s something that has been lost over the past ten years. You’ve got more and more dance-floor fodder coming out. Drum and bass became about the same people for too long.Continue reading “Tracks I Wish I’d Written (issue #2): Commix – Be True”

Tracks I Wish I’d Written (issue #1): The Sentinel feat. Co-Co – Toulépleu

This is the first installment of the blog’s new series “Tracks I Wish I’d Written”. Every track that will be presented in the series has been hand-picked from my personal record collection and has had a profound impact on my musical taste. Featuring a variety of tracks across the electronic music spectrum, emphasizing mainly onContinue reading “Tracks I Wish I’d Written (issue #1): The Sentinel feat. Co-Co – Toulépleu”

Tune Of The Day #3 – Review for drumtrip.co.uk

T.Power – Prospect For Democracy – S.O.U.R. (SOUR029/TPOW001R, 1995) This is my third contribution to the oldschool specialist blog Drumtrip; a review and the background story behind the track Prospect For Democracy by T.Power. You can view the original post, as well the previous installments of the TOTD series here: In 1992, Dave Stone andContinue reading “Tune Of The Day #3 – Review for drumtrip.co.uk”

Whatever happened to … Hidden Agenda?

This is the first installment (an updated version in terms of content and structure) of the blog’s “Whatever happened to …?” article series, inspired by the eponymous Hidden Agenda album, released on the Swiss label Straight Ahead in 2000. “They’re talented boys! Fusing old-skool jazz, with a touch of the Miles stylez. They deal withContinue reading “Whatever happened to … Hidden Agenda?”

Dj Presha – The “Bushido Code” Interview – Athens, March 2014

Bushidō (武士道), literally “military scholar road”, is a Japanese word for the way of the Samurai life, loosely analogous to the concept of chivalry; a rather modern term than a historical one. Godisnolongeradj caught up with Geoff Wright (aka DJ Presha and head honcho of the Samurai Music group) in Athens after his gig, toContinue reading “Dj Presha – The “Bushido Code” Interview – Athens, March 2014”

Whatever happened to … Mouly & Lucida?

The eighth installment of the “Whatever happened to …?” series is dedicated to one of the most exciting, though short-lived, mid-nineties drum and bass outfits Mouly & Lucida. Both hailing from the town of Abingdon, Oxfordshire, UK, the duo emerged in 1995, championing the quality over quantity ethos, creating serious waves in the drum andContinue reading “Whatever happened to … Mouly & Lucida?”