Category Archives: Electronic

(February 13, 2017): Phoenix – Everything is Everything

From the 2004 album, Alphabetical.  The French Versailles band with the hits. I recall streaming KCRW at the time of this release and hearing it constantly. Many good memories around the entire LP right before a two year visit to … Continue reading

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(December 7, 2016): Halfby – Pearl Harbor

From the 2015 album, Innn Hawaii. The most recent tune with Pearl Harbor in the title I could find for December 7.  Halfby (Takahiro Takahashi) is a DJ from Kyoto.  The song is “off” a 13 x file digital release from … Continue reading

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(December 3, 2016): Add N To (X) – Buckminster Fuller

From the 1999 album, Avant Hard.  This was the first song I put on after Donald Trump had been declared the winner of the election as the 45th U.S. President. It still captures how I feel. A number of songs off … Continue reading

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(June 19, 2016): Afterlife – Jello

From the 2006 album, The Afterlife Lounge.  I don’t know what it is, but so-called ‘Chillout’ or ‘Downtempo’ tunes often put me in mind of some of the best Muzak of days of old.  I used to despise the elevator … Continue reading

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(June 2, 2016): Sarah Vaughn – Fever (Adam Freeland remix)

From the 2005 compilation album, Verve // Remixed³.  There have been many covers of this 1956 tune by Eddie Cooley and Otis Blackwell popularized by Peggy Lee, including Sarah Vaughn’s 1964 version on ¡Viva! Vaughn.  This is the first remix, though, I’ve come … Continue reading

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(May 31, 2016): Adam F – 8 Ball

From the 2005 a-side of the vinyl, 12″, 45rpm single, 8Ball / Original Junglesound (TC Remix). Adam Fenton was prolific in the late 1990s and early 2000s. He produced several anthems, including “Smash Sumthin’”.  By 2005 things started trailing off and … Continue reading

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(January 30, 2016): Air Liquide – Fuckdup (Campfire Version)

From the 2004 album, Let Your Ears Be The Receiver.  A song off the 14th and last long player released before Air Liquide — Ingmar Koch (AKA “Dr Walker”) and Cem Oral (AKA “Jammin’ Unit”) — called it quits.  Mary Applegate … Continue reading

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