Mentioned this track in the Weekly Bits before, it’s taken from the latest 12-inch by Juan Maclean under his Peach Melba disguise. While I have to say I don’t fancy any other tracks, this version really does it for me – and should do it for any other Rhythm & Sound/Maurizio follower.
So unless you want to pick up a copy on vinyl (try Clone or Boomkat), you can still download this track over at XLR8R.
Whenever I hear one of the Detroit producers reminiscent about The Electrifying Mojo, I go an seek recordings of his shows. Which is how I stumbled across this interview with Prince (transcript) and this compilation which was incidentally released this month.
Resident Advisor has an interesting article on The rise of streaming club music, featuring Boiler Room, Dublab or Percussion Lab.
DFA’s Juan Maclean has released a 12-inch under the name of Peach Melba. The standout track the dub of dub version, which all Rhythm & Sound fans must download immediately.
If you’re into Sun Ra, check out Klimt’s new 3-LP boxset The Mystery of Being. Also looking tasty are those Radiohead remixes from Pearson Sound, Lone and Four Tet, as well as those from Mark Pritchard and Nathan Fake.
Will Saul’s Aus Music is preparing a Japan exclusive compilation of some of its back catalogue. It’s cover artwork well crafted and Save Vinyl shares some photos of its making. Selected Works will be out next week and if you must you can get it from HMV Japan.
Scratcha DVA has done a mixtape for Red Bull, Cardopusher for 1000Dragones, and Throwing Snow for Wholemeats.
Eglo’s first lady Fatima has performed at this years’ Montreux Jazz Festival, here is a video capturing some moments.
And lastly, grab Greg Wilson‘s edit of the 808 State classic Pacific State.
April 14 is the day, when the new album from The Juan MacLean will be out. I’ve been a huge fan of DFA and Juan’s records in particular. In order to promote his upcoming release, John has put together a mix for the XLR8R Podcast.
Future Perfect with The Juan MacLean (download)
01 Hawkwind – 10 Seconds of Forever
02 The Juan MacLean – The Simple Life
03 Force Of Nature – I-Ight
04 Putsch 79 – Gibson
05 Hercules and Love Affair – Blind (Frankie Knuckles Remix)
06 Todd Terje – Wanda Rode Again
07 Cashmere – Say U Will
08 The Reese Project – Direct Me (Joey Negro Remix)
09 The Juan MacLean – Happy House
10 Soulwax – NY Excuse (NY Lipps Version)
11 Charles B – Lack Of Love
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