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Punks Jump Up - Mr Overtime (Watch)

Punks Jump Up – Mr Overtime (Watch)

First off, sorry for the lack of posts recently…we’ve been busy with life, slowly getting the new album together (20 demos to work through), planning a long overdue trip NYC and getting distracted by some very fine new music. Mr Overtime by our friends Punks Jump Up being one of them. Another great video too!...
Amelia's Magazine by Dean Chalkley

Amelia’s Magazine by Dean Chalkley

All photos by the lovely Dean Chalkley taken way back in 2006 for Amelia’s Magazine. [fbphotos id=10150844591833023]
Imaginary Landscapes: A documentary about Brian Eno and ambient music

Imaginary Landscapes: A documentary about Brian Eno and ambient music

Brian Eno Imaginary Landscapes is a very fine documentary from 1989 that explores his work processes and ideas on music in general. Pretty special!
White Ink Lyrics

White Ink Lyrics

Shine A Light You caught my heart on your sleeve Now baby don’t deceive me in your stride Don’t walk away when you’re blinded Who’ll leave the light on if you fall Don’t act like a plain Jane When you can shine like a web in the rain Don’t drive like a James Dean When...
Past dates

Past dates

A complete archive of all (72) Coco Electrik live shows and DJ dates. The only thing missing is our year-long residency at The Old Blue Last. Frankly we just can’t remember when the hell they were exactly. Sept 2, 2011: DJ Set, Booby Hatch, Vogue Fabrics, London, UK May 27, 2011: Meadowlands Festival, Lewes, UK March...
Don't Call Me Whitey...

Don’t Call Me Whitey…

Friday, March 23 is Whitey day! From tomorrow all the Whitey (aka Nathan J. Whitey) albums… The Light At The End Of The Tunnel Is A Train (16-track version featuring rare singles, b-sides, and lost tracks); the leaked but never officially released Great Shakes, including volume 2, described as “a sprawling buzzing genre collision that derailed...
Beck’s Record Club, INXS - Kick

Beck’s Record Club, INXS – Kick

Just re-discovered this… as the Record Club Beck and friends give themselves a day to cover a classic album decided on the day. Here are our favourite moments from their recording of Kick by INXS. Record Club No. 4 is here…! Joining in this time we had three of my favorite bands— Liars, Annie Clark and...
Nitetrax

Nitetrax

Archive of mixes from Nitetrax (owner of excellent Citinite label) that were originally broadcast on NTS Radio. Their most recent Minneapolis Special show inspired by the Wax Poetics issue dedicated to Prince is a particular favourite of ours.
Prince - Original Live Recording of Purple Rain (First Avenue 1983)

Prince – Original Live Recording of Purple Rain (First Avenue 1983)

Everyone knows this song backwards, right? But imagine yourself back in 1983, August 3 to be precise. You happen to be in Minneapolis at the First Avenue club where Prince is playing a benifit show for the Minnesota Dance Theater Company. Remember this is 1983, a whole year before the Purple Rain film and album are released;...
Inside Tim "Love" Lee's Studio

Inside Tim “Love” Lee’s Studio

A nice photograpic peek inside the studio of Tummy Touch record’s founding father Tim “Love” Lee. Head over to harxest.com to see the full set.
NY77: The Coolest Year In Hell (Watch)

NY77: The Coolest Year In Hell (Watch)

NY77: The Coolest Year In Hell tells the story of one of the most astonishing pop culture years in American history. New York City had fallen in decay and chaos. There were not enough jobs, not enough money, not enough police, not enough schools, and not enough social services. There was a city wide black...
Inside Lindstrøm’s Studio

Inside Lindstrøm’s Studio

A nice little look inside Lindstrøm’s studio courtesy of Anthem Magazine. What are these three keyboards? When did you get them? How often do you use them? The small one on top is the Yamaha DX-100, famously used by Roger Troutman (Zapp) with his talk box … or did he use a Minimoog? Anyway, it´s a nice...