joe lewandowski, explores new territories to deliver a 3rd ep that blends afro, jazz with house music. his main idea was to offer music that blurs frontiers between samples, organic instruments and recorded sounds. the Ô3rd baseÕ ep comes with an additional reinterpretation of flabaire, runner and co-founder of the french label d.ko records
bongo joes 45s series continues, presenting for the first time music from the past. this fifth single focusses on legendary algerian kabyle rock band abranis founded in 1967. the band pioneered the fusion of chaabi (traditional) music with 60s-70s western rock, proudly singing in their own berber kabyle language while wearing hippy rockers outfits. their shows in deeply influenced by pan-arabism conservative algeria were often cancelled by governors and the band once was arrested by the police, generating riots. they kept on playing and recording until mid 90s. this 45 presents two majors tracks from the band: chenar le blues, released in 1977, was a big hit on algerian national radio. the bands response to the doors. avehri, released in 1983, shows the band s obsession with merging different music styles with the north african tradition. this one goes strangely reggae.
joe cleen is back on sbeditz after his first outing smashed dancefloors worldwide. dare we say this ep is even better than the first. four disco bombs blurring the lines between edits and full blown reworks. nobody does it like joe.
legendary new york dj, producer and remixer joe claussell launches the new mixtape series for secretsundaze. the 85 minutes mix is a typically spiritual and introspective selection recorded at the cosmic arts center, brooklyn.
blond london wonder joe corti is back on better listen to kick off whats sure to be a big year of releases for him. fourth base balances big party tracks meant for roughing up the room (oh lord) and the title track, for instance) as well as the sly filter disco sound of lula and the surely anthemic the first time
i was thrilled when joe goddard asked if he could make an ep for the label and were even more thrilled when i heard it. the fact that he roped in the legendary kool keith to appear on one track just kept on bringing the thrills.
diesmal präsentieren wir viewtiful joe, einen der chefs von casa voyager, mit vier melodischen tracks und titch thomas aus iowa, die sich wirklich großartig ergänzen, als ob sie das gesamte album zusammen produziert hätten.