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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Nov 2, 2007 in Reviews: IDM

Various: Everything

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

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

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

Various: Movements 2

Rare deep American funk.
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.
May 9, 2006 in Reviews: Disco/Funk