Left Hip

White Knight - Acid Dub

Choice bit of vintage acid house from the album Kill Yourself Dancing - The Story of Sunset Records Inc. Chicago 1985-89. Free download available at http://www.xlr8r.com/mp3/2013/07/acid-dub

The Awakening (Chicago Jazz/Funk) - March On

Chicago DJ/Producer Theo Parrish has curated a collection of jazz/funk/fusion from the Black Jazz record label circa 1971-76, coming out on Snow Dog Records. The album, titled _Theo Parrish’s Black Jazz Signature_ is coming out August 20, 2013. March On from Chicago fusion outfit The Awakening is featured here.

Modern Mechanical Music - Pleasure Dome (House Mix)

Awesome flavour in this serously "old school" house track from the collection _The (Lost) Story of AKA Dance Music: Chicago 1987-88_.

Kajsa - Try Try Again (House Mix)

More classic old school house flavour from the Kill Yourself Dancing collection coming out on Still Records. Great piano parts and drum programming. Not so sure about that wobbly string patch, but hey it's maximum _vintage_ material we're talking about here.
Concert Review

The Sea and Cake - The Sea and Cake (Thrill Jockey) & Toro Y Moi (Carpark) Collective Concerts Presents... The Phoenix Music Venue Toronto ON October 27th, 2013

*The Sea and Cake:* Star-struck, I was; seeing The Sea and Cake in the flesh for the first time. Being a fan for years, I was trying to control my enthusiasm as I sauntered in during "The Weekend" off their 2008 release, "Car Alarm". The set was a collection of tunes that I hadn't heard of before and it was getting to me that I would let a new release by them fall by the wayside, until this event. The minute they finished, I had to buy their new LP "Runner" (2012). It is so fantastic and i...