Audiotape

🎧 Audiotape 📢

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Tell us about yourself:

DJ/producer/overall music fanatic – cat person – whisky lover – born in Ghent, living in Amsterdam

Your top 5 picks & why:

1) Redcell – The Silicon Garden 

Redcell is an alter ego of Michael Golding and Steven Rutter aka B12. These guys are true IDM and UK techno pioneers. The Silicon Garden just glides away so beautifully – the strings, the glitches and that funky breakbeat: amazing!

 

2)  Convextion – Matrix A1

Recently some Convextion records got a repress and just last year he came with a fantastic new album on a.r.t.less, a sub label of Don Williams’ Mojuba Records. This probably is my favourite Convextion track – it’s not that easy to pick a favourite because he has made some amazing music. Rumour has it he’s willing to do a repress of this EP from 1995 (the B-side Miranda already got one in 2007), so if there’s any label head listening out there: go for it!

 

3) Parallel 9 – Ventris

It’s not a big secret I’m a huge Steve Rachmad fan. I had the privilege to warm up for him at Decadance a couple of years ago, and he’s such a warm, genuine guy. I just had to include one of his tracks! Ventris came out in 2005 on Ghent’s finest Music Man Records. I still miss that record shop too – good times!

 

4) Quadrant – Infinition

The Berlin-Detroit connection. This was released in 1993 on Carl Craig’s Planet E Recordings, but still sounds so fresh today! The list of alter egos these two fine gentlemen released records under goes on and on: Basic Channel, Rhythm & Sound, Maurizio, … Must do: go trough their whole back catalogue and discover how many of your favourite club tracks these guys have made.

 

5 ) Osunlade vs. Phil Collins – In The Air Tonight (Yoruba Soul Vox )

I still remember driving home one late summer morning and this was playing in the car. The sun was just coming up and I just spent a great night in a club – still buzzing. The roads were desolate and because of the special lighting this just fitted the ambience. Oh and because Phil Collins is great, that too!  

 

Nominate someone who you would like to hear & see their top 5 picks:

 

Seba Lecompte

We both have the same birthday and will be celebrating in Club IIII on the 9th of September (909 day!). Find out what early morning classics we’ll be playing then, because there’s a lot of records that didn’t make the cut!

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The Franks

 

🎯Ben De Vriendt & Jackie Chavez (The Franks)🎯

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Tell us about yourself:

Born and stuck in the eighties. But I like it here.

 

Your top 5 picks & why:

 

  1. OXO – Keep On Living (1987)

The Franks’signature dish. Anytime, Anywhere.
Mixen verboden.
Linker schuif naar beneden, rechter schuif naar boven.’
 

 

  1. Kindest Cuts – Prone (2015)

Part of the previously unreleased soundtrack to fictitious writer/director Joel              Hughes controversial 80s teen drama Wild in Blue.

Everything about Giallo Disco is great.

  1. Zoot Woman – Grey Day (2003) 

     

    I don’t have many musical memories from driving back home after a typical Ghent night out. But this one made it to memory lane (well actually also DJ Deeon – Da Dik Suk, but let’s forget about that. The little bastard took me by surprise.).

  2. Stelee Up – Waiting for you (1984)

All credits to The Franks’ second half Jackie Chavez.

 

  1. Anna – Systems Breaking Down (1982)

Systems breaking down. Let’s do a major sitdown and remain seated.

 

Nominate someone who you would like to hear & see their top 5 picks:

Antoni Maiovvi

Thang

🎛️ Thang 🎚️

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Tell us about yourself:

To be a good DJ you must develop the hunger’, Brewster and Broughton write in their book. Thang agrees. The hunger to smell new  well beforehand, the hunger that brings water to your mouth when discovering a lost collection of dusty vinyl, the hunger to dig into the past and revive old jams. Teasing and crowd pleasing are not a question of ‘or’, but of ‘when’. Obscure disco dubs next to high energy r&b next to slow motion techno next to Blondie next to a vintage rave classic, next to the next, rising on the horizon club banger? Anything goes, it’s all about the balance. And versatility. And… You get the picture.

     1. Koreless –  Sun

I was driving around Gent with a huge hangover. I switched on the radio, and Lefto’s radio show was playing. Always quality!  There is no drop en no beat at all! 🙂

It was also the last closing song for the first edition to  1988 in Kompass with Len Faki.

    2. Quiet Village – Pillow Talk

What i really like about this blog that you can just submit mellow songs, you are not asking for the next 10 techno bangers. Those songs are usually the one’s that you can never play at a gig, but they still express who you are!

Matthew from Radioslave has also started up this side project Quiet Village that is more easygoing and calm.

   3. Ultravox – Monument

Its more a poppy sound but you can go everywhere with this kind of track!

  4. Patrick Cowley – Mockingbird Dream

Pre-wave but its still spacy as fuck

He did just to much for the pop music, but left us too soon. He is often credited as a pioneer of electronic dance music. In 1971, at the age of 21, Cowley moved to San Francisco to attend the City College of San Francisco where he studied music, specifically the use of synthesizers.

  5. Chilly Gonzales – Knight Moves

I saw him once in Brussels. A really charming and warm person from Canada. He knows english and french so he had like the whole crowd in the club going bananza!

C & G 🙂

Who do you nominate for their Early morning classics?

Ferre Hindryckx

 

Liquid Brother

🍡Liquid Brother🍡

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Tell us about yourself:

 

Spinning vinyl for the love of music & people since 1988 & radio man on urgent.fm Since 1999 . Can play till morning in many directions & friend of Mr. Scruff!

Your top 5 picks & why:

 

Matthew Herbert – The Audience

One of my favorite tracks & top music to end the night in a delicious dancing way , possible that I jump off stage to dance with my fellow music brothers & sisters.

Link – Amenity

 Ah , The nineties in full effect ! Evolution records was the mighty label of Tom Middleton & Mark Pritchard , this was released in 1996 & a milestone for electronic music . At 1st you think this is ambient but it’s not !

Jon Hopkins – Light Through The Veins

I saw Hopkins for the 1st Time as support act for Herbert & I instantly heard a genius of this era & by now he has all the credits he deserves , splendid club tune & probably one of the best tunes to end a set .

Dave Valentin – Cinnamon & Gloves

This is music by humans for humans . discovered on the dingwalls compilation.

Funkadelic – I Bet You

The world would be a duller place without them , 100 % top funk from their 1st record (1970 ) buy this if you can.

Boards Of Canada – Aquarius

It ’s normal for me to play all night & in the morning people & music can turn loose. From Music Has The right To Children & that’s a fact , on WARP records .

Matthew Halsall & The Gondwana Orchestra

Into Forever

Wisdom of life & woman power in the morning is always a good idea , timeless smart jazz .

Singers & Players Feat Prince Far I – Bedward

From the mighty On-U Sound & this list would not be complete without them , this is the story of a priest who taught he could fly.

Jah Wobble & Bill Laswell – Alsema Dub

From Axiom label , a sub division of island Records & they released some of the best records ever , This is Dub in all his glory , from Radio Axiom

Kraftwerk – Computer Love

No list is complete without the fathers of electronic music .

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Nominate someone who you would like to hear & see their top 5 picks :

Mustik , Mathew Lane , Miclem , Mr. Scruff

Rick Shiver

🌱 Rick Shiver🌱

 

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Rico – Take Five

 

Yukihiro Takahashi – Flashback

 

Joe Tossini And Friends – Lady Of Mine

 

» Ewald aka Captain Starlight favorite

 

Grannens Förflutna – Strategi Gul

 

» Discovered at Wildlife Records and bought from Mikkel

 

Mikado – L’Exotisme

 

Peter Gordon & Factory Floor

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Special Occasion – California Street

Thick Pigeon – Subway

Bar – White Noise

C. Young – World Communication

 

Nominate someone who you would like to hear & see their top 5 picks:

DJ Athome

Olivier Tjon

👑 Olivier Tjon 👑

 

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Tell us about yourself:

Dj since 1984 -shit were you even born yet?

Your top 5 picks and why:

Dj-ing is all about seduction and sensuality, when the party is about to end, I shift the focus to sexuality & the get down!

1) Tangerine Dream – Love On A Real Train

2) Sapho – Endi Ou Hida (Souvenirs D’Enfance)

3) Phill & Friends Band – This Man

4) Santuri – Xylophone (Alejandro Mosso Rework)

 

5) Elkin & Nelson – Vamonos

 

Nominate someone who you would like to hear & see their top 5 picks:

 

Thang

 

Fred Nasen

🌄  Fred Nasen 🌄

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The man behind the famous Urgent Fm radio show

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Your top 5 picks & why:

 

1)  51 Days – Paper Moon 

Legendary label from the early nineties. All releases (mostly from Dobre, Zki & Jamez) were really good & still sound very fresh 23 years after release.

2) Spike – Kanti Datum (Abel rmx)

Just buy the full album “Orange Cloud Nine” where the original is included. All winners on it. This is a more “dance friendly” edit from Red Light Radio’s Abel.

3) A Vision Of Panorama – Cacades

Solid & melodic track with the typical AVOP sound in it. I’ve played this one a lot in the Texture Radio shows & when I’m doing the warming-up or closing down I mostly have it with me. 

4) Midnight Zone – Danger Zone

This was re-released on the PPU label a few years ago. All time classics & a perfect one for early mornings.

5) Pino Daniele – Yes I Know My Way

Good memories on this track but haven’t played it out much. Always hesitating if it’s the perfect moment or not and then I forget to play it … 😉

One day!

Nominate someone who you would like to hear & see their top 5 picks:

 

Arno Lemons