When I work on a mix, I often take cues from films. Most of the time, they influence me in a subtle, almost subconscious way. This time though, it would be extremely hard to hide the influence Alan Parker's Angel Heart had over the mix. I've been obsessed with this film since I saw it…Lire la suite NTS – MARCH 2021 W/ PAM & NTN
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NZ7j5d3EMMU&feature=youtu.be Fred de Fred - En Amour (Edit 2020)From Various - DYNAM'HIT Europop Version Française 1990-1995Released on Born Bad Records, 2020 France The Big Sleep. That would be quite ridiculous to compare the long period of inactivity on this site to Raymond Chandler's novel : nothing out-of-the ordinary prevented me from writing on this blog – even if the Covid crisis didn’t help. This hibernation had more…Lire la suite DYNAM’HIT
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jzLRvPWWbEM Amina - Atamé (Remix) From Amina - Atamé (Promotional 12") Released on Phillips, 1992, France Here's a new chapter in our random exploration of Euro House - or should I say French Euro House? But, considering that it's been recorded by Tunisian and Senegalese musician in Paris, does it make it Tunisian-Senegalese-French “Euro” House? What…Lire la suite ENTRY #9: WELCOME TO THE EURO HOUSE ZONE PART.3 (TUNISIAN TWIST)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q02r7OGq7MM France - Sous Sous (Dub Mix) [Wrong Speed] From France - Sous Sous Released on Barclay, 1989, France "Pitched-Down Proto-Trance with a Dub feel", that's probably how one could introduce the second installment in our improvised tour of the Euro House Zone. Once again we're making a stop in France. Or is it in…Lire la suite ENTRY #8: WELCOME TO THE EURO HOUSE ZONE PART.2 (SHEFFIELD CONNECTION)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q8oS2D9MOhI&t=75s Ouverture - Rencontre From Ouverture - Rencontre Self-released, 1985, France I read in a newspaper that, according to some recent studies, no matter what's the weather like, it's always French people's favourite topic of conversation - and global warming is probably making it even worse... What these studies are missing, in my opinion, is…Lire la suite ENTRY#7 : WHAT’S THE WEATHER REPORT LIKE?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k0i34pxHHxA Sweet Control featuring Georgie Ô - Lighter Than The Wind (Wind Mix) From Sweet Control - Lighter Than The Wind Released on WMC, 1992, France One of the mixes of Sweet Control's only song, Lighter Than The Wind, was meant to land on YouTube sooner or later - and, in all probability, around these days.…Lire la suite ENTRY #6 : WELCOME TO THE EURO HOUSE ZONE PART. 1
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pw9eMjXfAPw Charlston Marquis - Komba From Charlston Marquis - Komba Self-released, 1987, France A few weeks ago, I stumbled across a Salsa record. To be precise, I was at a car boot sale and someone who didn't seem to have any interest in records gave me a pile of records, including a battered Off The…Lire la suite ENTRY #5 : REACHING SOUKOUS
You will read about not one but three records in this article. Let's figure out what drove us from one record to the others, starting with an artist and a label you might have read many times about on this site : one of our biggest musical heroes, Steve Beresford, and the beloved French label…Lire la suite ENTRY #4 : WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S9Tq1q0TCiQ&t=1s M.B. Jones - Pusan Perimeter From M.B. Jones - R.O.K. Spy Released on drama, September 2018, France Recently I have been busy working out a way to get music recorded by former US special agent M.B. Jones when he was working in South-Korea (R.O.K.) released. I teamed up with Zaltan from Antinote to create…Lire la suite M.B. JONES – R.O.K. SPY (DRAMA1)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m6YNy9LNyVk Lou Blic - Minéralité From Lou Blic - miaou petit minou / Il y a moins de monde là-haut Released on Editions de la rue de l'ouest, 1991, France I tend to think of music and especially the search for records as a hobby, something that's slightly independent from the rest of my life,…Lire la suite MINÉRALITÉ