Sugar Bear | Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark

Sugar Bear – Don’t Scandalize Mine. Sugar Bear – Don’t Scandalize Mine. 12 inch record. Teddy Jackson, better known to us as Sugar Bear, may have been a one hit wonder but what a hit it was! Don’t Scandalize Mine didn’t cause a huge stir among the hip-hop community Stateside but it found its place […]

Simple Minds | Killing Joke

Simple Minds – Alive & Kicking. Simple Minds – Alive & Kicking. 12 inch single. Alive and Kicking is probably Simple Minds’ second best known song after Don’t You (Forget About Me). Like that track, Alive & Kicking takes the listener on an emotional journey. There’s serene instrumental moments and almost whispered vocals that build […]

Home Video | The Cinematic Orchestra

Home Video – That You Might. Home Video – That You Might. 10 inch record. Home Video’s Collin Ruffino and David Gross first connected in 1997 through a high school art class in their home city of New Orleans . Outside of school their creative partnership blossomed with David starring in a video short directed […]

OFF | Alton McClair & Destiny

OFF – Electrica Salsa (Baba Baba). OFF – Electrica Salsa (Baba Baba). 12″ single . Electrica Salsa is a track that was ahead of its time when it was released in 1986. OFF (Organisation For Fun) were a trio consisting of producers Michael Mรผnzing and Luca Anziloti who would later go on to have huge […]

Shades Of Rhythm | Raw Stylus

Shades Of Rhythm – Homicide / Exorcist. Shades Of Rhythm – Homicide / Exorcist. 12 inch single. Shades Of Rhythm released one of the biggest UK techno records of the early nineties in Homicide/ Exorcist. The question it has always posed for listeners though is ‘What is your favourite track?’. One of the title tracks […]

Yazoo | Dead Or Alive

Yazoo – Don’t Go (Re-Mixes). Yazoo – Don’t Go (Re-Mixes). 12 inch single. Don’t Go was the second single from Yazoo’s debut album Upstairs at Eric’s, released in 1982 and now widely regarded as a synth-pop classic. After quitting Depeche Mode, songwriter and synth wizard Vince Clarke went on to form Yazoo with singer and […]