Big Chill Radio are interviewing Katrina Larkin, the co-founder of Big Chill Festival, “It’s not like a bar where you’re open all year and it doesn’t matter if you have one bad night, Big Chill has one weekend to get it right and it’s one of the hardness job’s there is as there’s so many audiences to please”; and it’s Hectic’s mission this weekend to find out if she does.
Peter Kruder is a bit of a compilation king racking up six and seven figure sales with some of his previous outings and once you’ve listened to this album you’ll know why they sold so well. The concept with this private collection is that Peter Kruder invites us into his living room to listen to some of his favourite records. Great! Milk, two sugars, thanks Pete
Not really known for big vocal deep house, Freerange Records have found a big one hear with ‘Will Be Mine’ that truly deserves that 12″ extension as it’s BIG!
Thankfully, the Great Stuff Roots Edition series has returned to a true revival gem for a Part2 of the remixed ‘You’re Mine’.
No Russian oligarchy involved in this one as Yannick Labb?© and Daniel Becker bring their Trickski 12″ magic to this CD compilation.
Original Wiseguy & Bronx Dog, highly regarded DJ Reggie ‘Regal’ Jackson delivers an album of smoked out bliss with supreme drums.
The third in the Great Stuff Roots releases finds that they’ve dug out a track by much under-rated band, Pressure Drop
Norwegian producer Dalminjo (aka Ole Roar Granli) has his first album in two years coming out on Deeplay.
Mark Rae is one half of Rae and Christian and founder of Grand Central Records. He is also a mate of Mancunian DJ eclectic fish and tea boy, Mr. Scruff. Rae is a DJ beat freak himself and he’s compiled the next edition of the Trust The DJ series entitled, Ode To A Dying DJ. A somewhat morose title for a mix album aimed at “bridging the gaps between dancehall, hip hop, breaks, soul and funk”.
Regular Fly readers will know that Hectic likes to keep an eye on the Viennese scene. Hectic wraps up various releases from round town.
Ordinary music sweats, some music perspires politely, The Funky Lowlives shimmer cooly. Their superior balance of acoustic and electronic will delight those who love to lounge and have music wash over them from the comfort of only the deepest of sofas.