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Blessed be the funky. And the unfunky, they too shall be blessed. Just less funky.

Which is to say welcome once again

Posted on January 23rd by .
Today I shall mostly be joining DJ Apecat at Radio Orakel, an FM radio station in Oslo. Live stream here, we'll be on air at 13:00 GMT +1 It's all streaming ...

If there’s nothing new in Rock ‘n’ Roll…

Posted on September 19th by .
The old adage, "there's nothing new in rock 'n' roll" must be one of the most over-used clich├ęs in the world, being used to excuse, to denigrate, to explain and to dismiss ...

The Great Debate

Posted on August 31st by .
Let it not be said that music plays a side role in the great battle for hearts and minds. As the 9/11 anniversary coincides with a particularly shrill and vicious campaign by ...
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Swing Report

Posted on August 28th by .
How do you make a trio sound like a big band, and rock a club? Berliners Dirty Honkers played at the Old Street club I went to last Saturday, and did ...

I Love Electro Swing!

Posted on August 19th by .
I used to run a DJ agency ten years ago, and since those crazed times, I've not really bothered to follow all the nuances and subgenres and sub-subgenres of dance music.. there ...