Tag: 80’s

DEAD FRIDAYS: SORRY, NOT SORRY

You might call them “guilty pleasures”, but in the case of the 5 tracks below, there’s not guilt involved. I’ll shout it loud and proud. I LOVE THESE TUNES!

 

10000 SPOONS – MONTY IN A BOTTLE

A bunch of POP acapellas laid over an 8-BIT video game theme? It’s just ridiculous enough that it’s completely awesome! Especially…



THROWBACK THURSDAYS: LET’S DANCE TO SOME BOWIE

The single most important person in the history of popular music is DAVID BOWIE. “…he has permeated and altered more lives than any comparable figure.” – David Buckley

DAVID BOWIE – LET’S DANCE

It’s the title of both his biggest hit single, and best selling album, so it might surprise you to know that LET’S DANCE was…



THROWBACK THURSDAYS: THE SECRET REMIX FROM M/A/R/R/S

It was such a pleasure to dig this old 45 out of my collection, and drop it on DEAD AIR BASS 009 yesterday.

M/A/R/R/S – PUMP UP THE VOLUME

To put it quite simply, all forms of EDM would now have developed in the way they did without the unlikely success of this single. Recorded…



DEAD AIR BASS 009 (THAT WAS INTERESTING)

This month’s theme is “That was interesting”. If you think DAB has been boundary pushing in the past, wait til you hear what I’ve got planned for this one. I might even take it too far. Hahaaaa. We’ll see what happens



DEAD FRIDAYS: TRANSCENDING ALL GENRES

There are certain songs that can be played to pretty much any crowd and get a good reaction. For different reasons, these songs are just likeable, period. There’s something about them that resonates with human beings. It remains a mystery what it is, mechanically, that makes these songs work so well, but there’s no denying…



THROWBACK THURSDAYS: DON’T YOU WANT THE HUMAN LEAGUE

If you’ve seen the YEAR 4 RELAUNCH post, you know exactly how excited I am about this new weekly feature.

THE HUMAN LEAGUE – DON’T YOU WANT ME

The story of THE HUMAN LEAGUE’s most prominent hit song, DON’T YOU WANT ME, is an almost romantic tale of unsuspected success. The song is…



QUICK MIX VAULT: SMOKE MARIJUANA & DREAMS COME TRUE

That’s a cheeky title. Ha! Welcome back to the QUICK MIX VAULT.

VATO GONZALEZ – GANJA RIDDIM

Dutch producer, VATO GONZALEZ makes a filthy ELECTRO contribution to my MARIJUANA MUSIC collection.

I chopped it down to a more manageable…



MOVIE MONDAYS: PHEROMONE HARVESTING, ULTIMATE FLASK, DANCING WITH ZOMBIES, & THE BEAT GOES ON

This month, I’ve got a wonderful variety of selections for you to enjoy. From the ubsurd, to the action packed, to the slightly disturbing. Monday = Funday!

MACHO MAN – THE BEAT GOES ON

Let’s start with something hilarious. There has never been, nor will there ever be, a wrestler that can spout coked up insanity on…



KICKING OFF 2012 QUICK!

In 2012, everyone is gonna be so busy that we just won’t have time for listening to full tracks. That’s why I’m kicking off this new year with the QUICK MIX VAULT.

RAPTURE (TWISTER ELECTRO EDIT) – DE LOREAN



200th POST! WOOOOO!! GUILTY PLEASURE TIME

This is my 200th post, and to celebrate, I’m gonna up a personal guilty pleasure of mine.

MADONNA – BORDERLINE

 

Madonna – Borderline

This one is from all the way back in 1984. I love it because it embodies everything…