Results tagged “compilation”

Various: Walter Gibbons: Jungle Music

Gibbons was a pioneering New York DJ. In the early seventies, he was one of the earliest jocks to use multiple copies of a record to expand a break.
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Aug 11, 2010 in Reviews: Disco/Funk

VA: Music From Mathematics

If you missed out on these tracks, you’re in for a treat. Jamal has a vision, and each of his compositions crackle with energy.
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Nov 23, 2008 in Reviews: House

VA: Viewpoints Chapter One

This first compilation on Arne Weinberg’s label is a wonderful introduction to overlooked artists crafting techno in the Detroit style.
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Apr 23, 2008 in Reviews: Techno

VA: Depth Perceptions Vol. 1

Despite the recent glut of dub techno records, it seems I still can’t get enough of the sound. This compilation is the first release on Detroit-area Pronounce Records. Most of the artists are new to me, but they have all perfected the art of crafting deep tracks with reverberating chords and slow, heavy bass.
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Apr 17, 2008 in Reviews: Dub Techno

Various: Basic Replay

In recent years, the duo behind Basic Channel have turned their attention to re-issuing rare and overlooked reggae.
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Dec 28, 2007 in Reviews: Reggae

Various: Ikude

Somehow this CD got stuck at the bottom of my to-review pile. Upon re-listening, I discovered a nice collection of understated, melodic IDM.
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Nov 2, 2007 in Reviews: IDM

Various: Everything

This compilation reveals a vibrant Midwest rap community.
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Jan 3, 2007 in Reviews: Hip-Hop

Various: Cabinet Classics 1994-1998 & Cabinet Unreleased Classics 1994-2005

Deep, clubby, and incredibly DJ-friendly.
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Dec 18, 2006 in Reviews: Techno

Various: Movements 2

Rare deep American funk.
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Aug 3, 2006 in Reviews: Disco/Funk

Various: Deep Disco Culture

The more underground dance music I hear, the more convinced I am that it’s all been done before.
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May 9, 2006 in Reviews: Disco/Funk
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