Category Archive: 1980’s Skill

TineZ presents Blue Fingerism

Another daring set spanning the funky 80’s and into tomorrow’s electronic futurism. Check his spot for the best graphic design for music you will see this year! Bruton Library – Auturbine (Tako Edit)… Continue reading

Moustache Men & Faction Sound Crew present Chillin’ Illin’ & Grillin’

Introducing Chillin’ Illin’ & Grillin’. Simply put, this is “music to BBQ to”. 80minutes of mellow hip hop, funk, soul and more. Done by Moustache Men & Faction Sound Crew, its features a… Continue reading

Øyvind Morken – Left Foot Forward Mix

Solid sender from Norway’s Øyvind Morken via Cool In The Pool. “I had just bought myself a new mixer, and I had been out drinking with some friends on a hot summer night.… Continue reading

Leftside Wobble – Deviant Rhythms Pt.1

Nice peak time set made by Leftside Wobble in anticipation to the UK’s Trees For Cities party. Nice selection Lefty! Visti & Meyland – Yes Maam (Trentmoller Mix) Julian Sanza – Galapagos Solomun,… Continue reading

The White Shadow aka Mike Jones – Live @ GFK (1982-83)

A couple of class sets from The White Shadow. Check the thrills on this set. 80’s groove heavy like it should be. Gary Byrd & The GB Experience – The Crown New Order… Continue reading

Dirt Dog & King Megatrip present Pick Of The Week Mixtape 2008

They don’t call him the King for nuthin’…check out this stellar selection from Megatrip and his bro. As usual, it contains everything but the kitchen sink, mixed/cut/pasted and spat out with the greatest… Continue reading

Fritz von Runte – Renegade Boys/Beasties Soundwave

According to Fritz Von Runte, this artifact came about thusly… “In 1990 two US firemen were sent to Iraq. One of them was into rap music, particulary Beastie Boys. The other, 2 years… Continue reading

Purdy – Bubble Puppy & Friends

Here’s an example of how to make an interesting, inspired and down right funky (in the true sense of the word) mixtape. Take it away Purdy! “The story of this mix is as… Continue reading

DJ Spinbad – Rock The Casbah: 80’s Megamix

Another cheezy fun DJ Spinbad set. This time it’s the 80’s that get cut. spin, chewed up and delivered in the quality manner you’d expect from this dexterous disc don. LINK Pt.1 LINK… Continue reading

Snap Ant presents The Silver Selva

OK – here’s two amazing sets hosted over at the goldmine that is Paris DJs. Respects to the crew over there for maintaining a quality oiyput every time. Here’s a total headfuck of… Continue reading

Placid – The Sounds Of Detroit

The thing I love about Detroit techno is it’s heart and soul wrapped in liquid grooves and tough beats. There’s nothing in dance music circles that comes close to it’s originality and ability… Continue reading

HRDM – Dance Ze Dance

Some great 80’s productions from the USA’s Ze label via Nightclubbing Mixes. I can only imagine the club scene at the time these tunes came out was freaky deaky! “I took my favorite… Continue reading

Mr.Fab – Get The Funk Out, Punk (WeirdFunk USA)

Another gem of a compilation from Music For Maniacs, this time ’round it’s the funky side of punk he explores. Or is that the punky side of funk? You be the judge… “Here’s… Continue reading

Mr. Fab – Weird Punk Cali

And now for something completely different via Music For Maniacs, a hard to find selection of wild and crazy punk from the land of wild and crazy, California. “Here’s a batch of rare,… Continue reading

Take – Shooting At The Moon

I was happy to find this set from one of my favourite producers, Take. He makes beats the way I like ’em…nothing to showy, solid and headfucked. Thanks to the good people over… Continue reading