RetroSpector TOP 10 JULY
August 12, 2013, 4:37 pm
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Loads of ear candy over the past month. Here’s my favourites.
As ever, the official APC chart is after the jump…

#01 The xx – Sunset (Jamie xx Edit) [link]
Best track I’ve heard all year, so far…
#02 Kavinsky – Odd Look [link]
#03 Röyksopp – Ice Machine (Ewan Pearson Disco Dub Mix) [link]
Awesome take on Depeche Mode track
#04 Ghostpoet – Cold Win [link]
Moody as f*ck!
#05 Breach – Jack (Acropolis Sound Remix) [link]
Let’s Jack, you know the drill…
#06 Nina Simone – Feel Good (Skyphos Remix)[link]
So laid back, it’s horizontal
#07 Addictive TV – Red Hot Wonder [link]
❤ this
Kraftwerk boot the pick of the bunch
#09 The XX – Angels (BUDO REMIX) [link]
Close but no cigar…
#10 Dunproofin’ – Life’s what you make it [link]
walk walks the walk, talk talks the talk…

Je t’aime ….duffy? Betamax versione
June 6, 2013, 12:27 pm
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Martin Brodin – Don’t Stop The Dance

So here’s a little something I betamaxed together for Martin Brodin over at MBDisco. Taken from his new album, Bla Bla Bla, it’s a rework of Bryan Ferry’s classic from 1985. One word, OPULENT!

RetroSpector’s TOP 10 – February
March 5, 2013, 7:32 pm
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Here’s what pricked up this self-confessed melancholic’s ears during February.
As ever, the official APC chart is after the jump.

#01 Tricky – Nothing’s Changed [link]
Thank God for that! 
#02 Ulrich Schnauss – A Ritual in Time and Death [link]
It’s a grower …
#03 Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Jubilee Street [link]
Video is like a dark parody of BitterSweetSymphony, hilarious for all  the wrong reasons!
#04 Valentina – Wolves [link]

#05 Chromatics – Kill For Love (Kraak & Smaak Bootleg Remix) [link]
To be honest, anything Chromatics related is always gonna prick up these ears 
#06 Suede – It Starts And Ends With You [link]
The beautiful ones are back 
#07 Peaking Lights – Beautiful Son
(John Talabot’s Acetate Dub) [link]
Hypnotic as hell 
#08 Dino Lenny – West End Girls [link]
This month’s guilty pleasure 
#09 Vato Gonzalez & The Young Punx – Body Harder [link]
Ironside innit! 
#10 DJ Prince – Ain’t Nobody (Space Disco Dub Remix) [link]
Think studio 54  with a bowl of special K 

RetroSpector TOP 10 – September
October 9, 2012, 10:44 am
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As ever, APC’s official chart is after the jump…
In the meantime, here’s what’s been pricking up this self-confessed
melancholic’s ears over the past few weeks…

#01 Echo & The Bunnymen – The Killing Moon (Virgin Magnetic MaterialRemix) [link]
VMM hits the spot yet again
#02 Thriftshop XL – Slave to Dirty Harry[link]
DisGrace Jones, Guerilla stylee…
#03 Paper Bag Records VS Ziggy Stardust [link]
Bowie related, so that’s a given…
#04 Dead Can Dance – Opium [link]
So I’m outing myself as a die hard Dead Can Dance fan from back in the day
#05 Talking Heads – This Must Be The Place (Viceroy Edit)[link]
Brilliant original, awesome edit
#06 Kate Bush – Running Up That Hill (Louis La Roche Remix)[link]
Not a patch on the original, but a helluva lot better than most other trax floating about at the mo…
#07 G3RSt – Need Peace Tonight [link]
Mondo as hell
#08 Lady – Pussy Be Yankin [link]
Azealia who?
#09 Django Django – Default (LOGO remix) [link]
Now that’s what I call a bassline!
#10 Wildchild – Renegade Masters (Fatboy Slim remix)
(Riva Starr Re-Chunk) [link]
Back once again for the Renegade Masters.. 

RetroSpector’s TOP 10 – JULY
August 7, 2012, 1:02 pm
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Bit late posting this, but here’s whats been pricking up my ears during July.
As ever, the official APC chart is after the jump.

#01 Bat For Lashes – Laura [link]
On repeat. New album ‘The Haunted Man’ drops October.
#02 DJ Schmoli– Yellow California Girls [link]
Coldplay hang ten, surf’s up allegedly…
#03 Vitalic – No More Sleep [link]
Rave on!
#04 Azealia Banks – FANTASEA mixtape [link]
It’s that mixtape holla!
#05 Jacques Lu Cont – Underground [link]
#06 Thriftshop XL – Pump up the 212 [link]
Pump it up!
#07 Dunproofin’ – Being Boiled [link]
Listen to the voice of Dunproofin’
#08 The xx – Angels [link]
New album Coexist drops September
#09 Matthew Dear – Her Fantasy (Poolside Remix) [link]
If only it was a little slower…
#10 Kasper Bjørke – Deep Is The Breath (Martin Brodin & Copycat Dub) [link]
As approved by Hugo Boss...

RetroSpector’s TOP 10 – February
March 5, 2012, 2:22 pm
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So here’s whats been pricking up this self-confesses melancholic’s ears over the past four weeks. As ever, the official APC chart is after the jump.

#01 Chromatics – Into The Black [link]
Awesome Neil Young cover 
#02 iamamiwhoami – sever [link]
beware of the waltz of the furry monster! 
#03 Roxy Music – Love Is The Drug (Todd Terje Disco Dub)[link]
Ain’t no big thing, but its got a hook in me…
#04 DJ Zebra – Blue Mondog [link]
Iggy & New Order, I wish this was longer
#05 Zebra Katz – Ima Read [link]
Dark, menacing, and damn brilliant! 
#06 Nina Kraviz – Ghetto Kraviz [link]
Apparently she used to be a dentist… 
#07 Chemical Brothers – Pourquoi (Rhythm Scholar‘s Dead Pixels Remix) [link]
Killer track, even better video by Thriftshop XL
#08 MMOTHS – ❤ [link]

#09 UNKLE – Another Night Out [link]
Luv Mark Lanegan’s vox on this
#10 CFCF – Exercise #3 (Building) [link]
Think really hi-brow soundtrack for a retro arcade game…