Cruisin Tunes For Mini Hoons

This one was made specially for my son who loves fast Mini Coopers, custom cars and racing games.  Since playing Driver San Fransisco, Gran Turismo, Need for Speed, Burnout Paradise and may others, he’s been introduced to some wicked old funk and rock tracks through game and movie soundtracks. He begged me to make him a CD of his favourites for his room and hooning in our Mini, so here it is. Glad he’s got good taste! Continue reading

Origins 4: House Music Pioneers (Classic Soul & Funk 1978-86)

In the late seventies and early eighties it was modern soul busy laying the foundations of house music. Disco was supposedly dead by then, but it wasn’t in the slightest. It was simmering away in the underground ready to come back with a huge electronic bang as “House Music” from the Warehouse Club, Chicago in the mid eighties, heavily influenced by the style of music in this collection.

It was a time of Margaret Thatcher, Ronald Reagan, cassette tapes, ghetto blasters and the legendary UK soul weekender. If you were there, you’re going to love this!

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