The true Godfather of House, Frankie Knuckles, shares his insights on the game we all call club culture.
And if we’re talking about house, we gotta mention techno kingpin Kenny Larkin. This is a recent interview where the dark comic tells it like it is. By the way, if you’ve never heard his groundbreaking ‘Azimuth’ album on Warp/WaxTrax! , it belongs in everyone’s collection.
You may well know by now, England’s Christmas #1 on the pop charts is a big-ass deal. Pet Shop Boys scored it at least once, if not twice in the 80s. Various holiday songs have as well but it’s now getting a wee bit mad. Our first balzout run for the top spot comes courtesy of our friends Orbital, who are previewing this video in anticipation of the track (‘Christmas Chime’ – a take on their first single and ’89-’90 classic). I guess Jib Jab is directing their videos now, but it’s “wonky” as hell. You can pre-order it here. Waka waka waka!
And this TOTD could be the most fire acid track of the year:by