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A Hundred Birds - Black Water (Wave Music) Japanese artists cover the detroit techno classic using real instruments. It adds a depth to the track that original didn't have. This was recommended to me by Alec, apparently the number of texts to his radio show goes through the roof when he drops this. You can listen to samples and purchase it here.
White Collar Criminals - Wanting You (Jackin Tracks) The one to go for is the Johnny Fiasco mix on the b-side. A great mix of rousing soulful strings and samples with jackin' beats and acid lines makes the track something that the best producers from the Chicago house scene. More info here.Terry Mullan & Bryan Jones - Reclaim Your Acid Heritage EP (Robsoul) Classic acid-style tracks with lashings and lashings of TB-303 sounds all over the place. Get your fix from Phonica before they sell out.
The Miami Winter Music Conference has started which means that its start of the music buying season again, if the rest of the year turns out like these tracks then we're in for a jackin' summer to take our minds off the hose pipe ban.
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