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Terrence Parker Classic Disco Mix Show # 105
1. Midnight Express Show Band – “Let Us Take You For A Ride” – Promo
2. First Choice – “The Player” – Philly Groove Records
3. Incredible Bongo Band – “Apache” – Alpha Omega
4. Cheryl Lynn – “Got To Be Real” – Columbia
5. Yaz – “Situation” – Sire
6. Goucho – “Dance Forever” – System Music
7. Pure Gold – “Into The Night” – Z
8. Quincy Jones – “Stuff Like That” – A&M
9. Tom Brown – “Fungi Mama” – CBS
10. Cameo – “It’s Serious” – Casablanca
11. Michael Jackson – “Billie Jean” (acapella) – Promo
12. Gino Soccio – “Try It Out” – Atlantic
13. Double Exposure -”Everyman” (Joe Clausell Dub mix) – Salsoul
14. Active Force – “Give Me Your Love” – A&M
15. Al Kent – “Down To Me” – Promo
16. B.T. Express – “Express” – Roadshow
17. Chaka Khan – “Clouds” – Warner Brothers
18. Visual – “Somehow, Someway” – Prelude
19. New York Community Choir – “Express Yourself” – RCA
20. First Choice – “Let No Man Put Asunder” – Salsoul
21. Reel People featuring Tony Momrelle – “Love Is Where You Are” (Reel People Club Mix) – Papa
22. Gary’s Gang – “Let’s Lovedance Tonight” – Columbia
23. My Mine – “Hypnotic Tango” – Blow Up
Catch TP dropping the classic Disco LOVE this sATURDAY 5TH at civic hotel
We have a special guest list giveaway to the show just reach out at our face-book (http://www.facebook.com/sydneyunderground)or shoot through an email to sydneyunderground313(at)gmail(dot)com
$20 pre-sale tickets are available from http://www.ourhousesydney.com
- GOSPEL, DEEP-HOUSE & DISCO: TERRENCE PARKER (Parker Music Works/Detroit) Sat 24th Oct Presented by Our House, Supported by Phil Toke (soulofsydney.org)
I was introduced to Alphatown collective many years back when the duo was warming up for Derrick May‘s & Biz-E on a Wednesday night at Gas Nightclub. From memory their set that night was very drum machine driven dance floor orientated techno. There sound in the studio and live shows have really emerged to incorporate the deeper & melodic shades of electronic music over the years & it inspirational to see quality music getting played and made so close to home.
Check out this Deep Tribal Inspired House & Techno set.
It was Friday the 13th and Mercury, Venus, Mars and Jupiter were in alignment. In keeping with the general ‘vibe’ we combined some Vorheesian tones with a cameo appearance from Caleban, an extra-dimensional being who recently made our acquaintance. Enjoy!
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Terrence Parker Classic ‘Detroit Lost Mixtape’ + Terrence Parker Live in Sydney (Sat 24th Sept) @ Manhattan Lounge
$20 pre-sale tickets are available from http://www.ourhousesydney.com. There will be a limited amount of $25 tickets at the door.
Check out this classic Terrence Mix recorded back in 1996!
Here is the 3rd installment of this popular Terrence Parker classic mix tape series. This mix tape was originally recorded in July of 1996. For more information on how you can purchase the full 79 minute mix on CD, please visit Disk Union (JAPAN) online at: http://diskunion.net/clubt/ct/search?m=11&q=TERRENCE%20PARKER
..and this a red hot disco mix!
Darryl Pandy & Kenny Hawkes Tribute Mix for NOICE! (Episode 231)
01. Nightlife – Kenny Hawkes & David Parr Remix – Skat
02. Bad Enough Acapella feat. Darryl Pandy – CZR
03. Play The Game (Extended Mix) – Kenny Hawkes, Louis Carver
04. Joy (Nightcruiserz Mix) – Darryl Pandy, Dutch Johnson
05. Love Is What You Need feat. Darryl Pandy – The Pussy Gourmets
06. Why – Kenny Hawkes, David Parr
07. Gemini – Kenny Hawkes, David Parr
08. Love Can’t Turn Around (Houseappella Mix) – Darryl Pandy
09. The Boobytrap (Serge Santiago Remix) – Kenny Hawkes
10. Undagroundiscofunk feat. Darryl Pandy (Rmx Remix) – CZR
11. Human Race (Electric Press Mix) – Kenny Hawkes, David Parr
12. Sleaze Walking (Rob Mello Edit) – Kenny Hawkes
13. Feel It/Playing No More Games (PNut Edit) – Darryl Pandy, Nerio, John Spring
14. Bad Enough feat. Darryl Pandy – CZR
15. Big Fun (Kenny Hawkes Remake) – Inner City
- CHICAGO HOUSE MUSIC: Farley Jackmaster Funk and Darryl Pandy- “LOVE CANT TURN AROUND”: A Tribute to Darryl Pandy.. R.I.P (sydneyunderground.org)
- 2011 Video: Chicago “House Music” Legend Darryl Pandy Dies, “Love Can’t Turn Around” (brittaj17.wordpress.com)
- DEEP HOUSE – Harri (Sub Club, Glasgow) Australian Tour Podcast & CO-OP 2nd birthday warehouse party info feat. Harri (sydneyunderground.org)
- CHICAGO HOUSE: Frankie Knuckles – Your Love (Trax Records, 1987) (sydneyunderground.org)
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- NOICE! Podcast Episode 216 Marlow (Room with a View) (wede40.wordpress.com)
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VIDEO: Eddie Fowlkes, Juan Atkins, Ron Murphy, Jeff Mills : Techno – Detroit’s Gift to the World Part #1
DJ Dex interview’s Eddie Fowlkes, Juan Atkins, Ron Murphy (r.i.p.) and Jeff Mills about the Techno Exhibition at the Detroit Historical Museum January 2003. This video was shot and edited by me. It was originally going to be for the 3000 Magazine that Submerge was producing, but never saw the light of day! So, I decided to let the WORLD view it in 2 parts. All music was produced by Tek Bros. at Tunnel 7 Studios, Schoolcraft- DETROIT! Varrio ROSELAWN Gangsta’s
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I first found out about this in 2006 on the NINA SIMONE Remixed & Reimagined release, which features some amazing reworking of Nina Simone’s work but this by far is the stand out cut on the record. It is another formative remix by legendry Body & Soul NYC DJ François K. Remixing the implausible voice Nina Simone in ‘Here Comes The Sun’ into another one of those timeless epic DEEP-House cuts he is so well known for releasing.
Rufus & Chaka Khan – Ain’t Nobody (Frankie Knuckles’ Hallucinogenic MIX)
- “This Time” – Chanté Moore
- “Happy” – Towa Tei
- “Let No Man Put Asunder” – First Choice
- “Ain’t Nobody” – Chaka Khan
- “Watcha Gonna Do with My Lovin’” – Inner City
- “Talking with Myself” – Electribe 101
- “The Pressure” – Sounds of Blackness
- “Where Love Lives (Come On In)” – Alison Limerick
- “I Want A Dog” – Pet Shop Boys
- “Notgonnachange” – Swing Out Sister
- “Because of Love” – Janet Jackson
- “Love Hangover” – Diana Ross
- “Bring Me Love” – Andrea Mendez
- “Rock with You” – Michael Jackson
- “Scream” (remixed by Knuckles and David Morale) – Michael Jackson
- “Thriller” (remixed by Knuckles and David Morale) – Michael Jackson
- “You Are Not Alone” – Michael Jackson
- “Closer Than Close” – Rosie Gaines
- “Unbreak My Heart” – Toni Braxton
- “Sunshine” – Gabrielle
- “I’m Going to Go” – Jago
- “Blind” – Hercules & Love Affair
- “You’ve Got the Love” – The Source ft. Candi Staton
- “Million Dollar Bill” – Whitney Houston
I am looking for this on vinyl too if anyone has it for sale please get in touch at facebook.
Originally released in 1987, “Someday” was an inspired collaboration between the raw driving house sound of Chicago legend Marshall Jefferson and the sweet, hauntingly soulful voice of CeCe Rogers. The result was the creation of a powerful political message highlighting the need for racial harmony in apartheid South Africa. The popularity of this beautiful piece of music has seen it ranked number 3 in MixMags‘s 100 Greatest Singles of All Time.
Not much needs to be said about Kraftwerk really as im pretty sure everyone who knows anything about music will know exactly what electronic music today owes Kraftwerk. I doubt there is a BBoy in the world who wont get amped hearing this on a floor or a record enthusiast that wouldn’t have this in their collection.
Along with being one of the releases that shaped electronic music, Tour also has its small spot in clubbing/rave history here in Sydney too. I have heard from a few people over the years about watching in awe as local DJ Stephen Allkins (Love Tattoo), regularly sample & played this back & forth with Salt & Peppers Push It at Sydneys infamous R.A.T parties at the Horden in the late 1980′s.
Check this info on RAT parties in Sydney from Powerhouse museum online;
During the 1980s in Sydney’s inner-east, a series of more than 35 parties organised by the Recreational Arts Team (RAT) formed a key element of an emerging subculture. The core of the self-styled Recreational Arts Team was Jac Vidgen, Billy Yip and Reno Dal. Vidgen, an energetic party-thrower who had come to Sydney from Brisbane, became the de facto promoter and organiser of these so-called RAT parties. Yip was an artist with a wildly creative imagination who developed well co-ordinated themes and design concepts for the parties. His striking graphic concepts were applied to posters, fliers, badges and banners. Reno Dal was the team’s original technical designer and producer, who started the events with Vidgen and Yip in 1983 and remained involved until 1986. Mark Taylor was the technical producer for the peak period 1986-1990, while Wayne Gait-Smith was technical designer.Vidgen threw his first public party for 200 guests at a rat-infested house on Cleveland St on 2 October 1983, because his own private parties had become too large and expensive. He had no idea he was setting in train a phenomenon that led to a multitude of dance parties every year. Each party had a special name, usually conceived by Billy Yip, incorporating the word ‘rat’ in its title. The first official RAT party, titled ‘Ratsurrect’ and advertised through word-of-mouth, was held at the Bondi Pavilion on Easter Sunday, 22 April 1984. The early parties, particularly ‘Ratizm’ at the Paddington Town Hall (April 1985), created a buzz, attracting an inner-city party-going crowd that included heterosexual bohemians as well as gay men and drag queens. RAT parties typically had audio-visual presentations, bizarre props, party drugs, innovative lighting, underground cabaret groups, the best DJs in town and unusual live performances by people like Martin Harsono and Simon Reptile, who performed at most of these events.
What began as a creative exercise became a business. In 1987 Vidgen registered Recreational Arts Team Pty Ltd as a company. The events became larger, and were no longer exclusive eastern suburbs affairs where it was necessary to know the right people to obtain a ticket. The parties became famous for their spectacular entertainment and celebrity guests. ‘A Ratty New Year’, held on New Year’s Eve 1988 and featuring a 4am live performance by Grace Jones, was so popular that it filled both the Hordern Pavilion and the Royal Hall of Industries. The audiences ranged from 200 to 14,000 guests, with budgets from $5,000 to $400,000. However Vidgen’s motivation was not financial gain. Business was risky, profits were slim, and money made on one party was frequently lost on the next one. Vidgen described himself as ‘an event producer committed to celebration’ (Sydney Morning Herald 13/9/89).
RAT parties provided a venue for a circle of creative people to express themselves on a larger scale than had previously been available, providing a stepping stone for some to move to other levels of expression. Billy Yip is now a painter of fine art. Tobin Saunders, who is now better known as Vanessa Wagner, used to help on the decor team and performed at many of the parties with his dance group. Other contributors were the visual artist Anthony Babicci, the entertainer Ignatius Jones, and Tim Gruchy, who was responsible for much of the video production and recording at the events, particularly in the later years. The parties were vividly documented in photographs by William Yang.
The RAT parties were forerunners of the dance parties and raves of the 1990s. In the early 1980s pub rock was still the mainstream, and dance music was an underground phenomenon. Any music that utilised electronic instruments other than guitars was regarded as weird or avant-garde. RAT party enthusiasts eschewed rock, preferring recorded electronic music and dance music provided by pioneering DJs like Tim Ritchie, Robert Racic and Pee Wee Ferris.
Spearheaded by these DJs, Australian dance music took off in the 1980s. Ignored by major record labels, the dance movement followed the same path as the punk ethic: do-it-yourself. Following Vidgen’s lead, competing independent promoters booked nights at tired old venues like the Hordern Pavilion and transformed them into vibrant, packed palaces. Sydney’s gay community, in particular, took to dance parties. As well as RAT parties, the Mardi Gras, Sweatbox and Bacchanalia are now spoken of as some of the best parties held, featuring DJ sets from the likes of Ritchie, Racic, Ferris, Stephen Allkins and Paul Holden. The buzz of these parties spread to the UK with that country’s top DJs keen to take part. Warehouses emerged, some becoming the foundation of local rave culture. By the end of the 1980s parties flourished all around the country, with promoters booking a constant flow of influential overseas DJs such as Paul Oakenfold. While established rock venues suffered from lack of attendance, dance parties were frequently sold out.
The RAT parties altered Sydney’s night life, starting a craze for giant dance parties that lasted in to the 1990s. They provided a diverse range of entertainment based on visual and aural stimulation, provided a creative outlet for talented people and set the tone and style of Australian dance music culture.
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Launched in2003 on the ABC website, the project showcases around fourty interviews with local and international artists, promoters and other music industry personnel.
DJ’s Stacey Pullen, Derrick May and Juan Atkins are just some of the internationals featured in the documentary, along with Australian artists Voiteck, Richie Rich, Ollie Olsen, Brewster B, Steve Law and many more.
Impressive flash animation and a killer soundtrack, support the extensive research material to create a truly unique and in depth multimedia documentary.
According to German director JD Mittman, the project took just over three years to complete, including the application and proposal for funding from the Digital Media Fund, commissioned by the ABC.
JD says that he and producer Keren Flavell first joined forces to produce the online documentary because, it seemed like a great opportunity to explore this new medium.
“Keren comes from a multimedia background whereas I come from a more journalistic background,” explains JD. “We wanted to do something that would work as a documentary on the net and since we were both into music and found that there was a large techno scene in Australia, particularly in Melbourne, we felt that there was something to explore.”
“There is such a vibrant scene down here and a lot of people come quite regularly, as you know, because they like to play down here. Especially Stacey Pullen and Derrick May, they’re here almost every year”, JD says.
JD and Keren were unable to travel to Detroit, Chicago or Berlin, to collect research material but as it happened, May and Pullen visited Melbourne during the documentary’s production so, JD and Keren were lucky to have the international DJs involved in the project.
According to JD, other artists who came on board the project assisted by contributing music, working on the soundtrack or by contributing still images. He explains that still images are used in the documentary rather than streaming video because the quality of video on the web is still fairly poor.
“If you want to see interviews or dance floors or that sort of thing we can’t deliver that but on the other hand – still images suit the user because it means file sizes are smaller and downloads are quicker,” says JD. “When we did our research and watched all the other documentaries on the web it kind of got repetitive after a while so, we wanted to get away from that conventional image.”
Another positive aspect of producing an online documentary rather than a traditional video, is the absence of a particular broadcast time. Users are free to access and explore the documentary for the next three years on the ABC website, rather than being restricted to a specific time slot.
“You can actually go and check it out whenever it suits you or wherever you are,” exclaims JD. “Because there is so much content on there, I assume most users will go and have a look first and then say ‘Oh there is more than I thought’ and then come back later.”
This new approach to documentary production is proving highly successful with users so far. According to JD, feedback for ‘Sounds Like Techno’ is so promising, that the ABC might consider funding another ‘Sounds Like’ series in the near future.
“From what we have gathered so far, if the site gets a lot of hits and we continue to receive positive feedback, they may want to do another similar project,” JD says with obvious enthusiasm. He seems particularly excited at the prospect of producing another online documentary and already has some ideas worked out for a future series.
Checkout ‘Sounds Like Techno’ at