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Essex

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2012

    Jimpster Talks Breakdancing, UK Rave, and Freerange Records

    The deep house genre label gets stamped on releases a little too liberally these days by producers and imprints jumping aboard the bandwagon of its current commercial popularity. But so many records saturating the market lack the substance and soul that characterizes the authentic classic deep hous ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2012

    Modern English's Robbie Grey on "I Melt With You" Fame: "It Was Literally Thrust Upon Us"

    Essex, England-birthed five-piece Modern English boasts a legacy that's pretty much the reverse of its '80s post-punk peers. Where similar outfits enjoyed serious commercial success in their homeland but only cult-band status in the U.S., frontman Robbie Grey and Modern English achieved the opposi ... More >>

  • Music

    September 3, 2009
  • Blogs

    May 21, 2008

    Switches Tonight at Revolution

    I miss Franz Ferdinand. Yes, unfortunately the Scottish quartet has continually suffered massive overexposure of all its singles. But that's because you absolutely cannot fail with top-notch, hooky, angular U.K. rock that works as well on a dance floor as on a concert stage. Luckily, to fill in that ... More >>

  • News

    July 27, 1995

    Dade's Greatest Hits

    A requiem for some heavyweights that have tussled with the wrecking ball and lost

  • News

    November 25, 1992
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