Fine Young Cannibals

Jamie Principle

February 17, 2019

If there's one figure who stands above all else as house music's singular visionary iconoclast from year one, then it must be Jamie Principle.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

July 20, 2018

Summer in full swing, electronics in the system, the bug in the bassbin. Triggered breakbeats and rhythm boxes in full effect. "Theme From Hot Burst" by Yage.

The Parallax 200

January 8, 2018

Picking up where the original Parallax 100 left off, this list represents the next hundred entries in my top 200 records of all time.

Paradise

September 26, 2016

This is a Paradise Garage type thing, liquid textures in sound glowing, twisting in psychedelic rhythm. Larry Levan behind the decks, pumping bass manoeuvres.

The Flame

September 25, 2016

I'll remember being far from home, talkin' on the telephone. You told me it's over, you made up your mind, I'm part of the life that you're leaving behind.

One Year In The Jungle

July 15, 2015

The Jungle record came out a year ago today. It's crept up on me in a big way over the course of that year. Then Sari took me to see them live...

Click Click (Chrome .45)

April 15, 2015

The Beat took the stage, opening with Rough Rider, and any doubts I may have had just drifted off into the ether on the back of its mellow, churning groove.