The Sound Of The Doors
March 5, 2016, 3:01 am
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Imagine if The Doors came from Sheffield….

December 12, 2012, 1:49 pm
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This is late as hell, but I was AWOL in London for the last couple of weeks.
Anyhow, here’s what’s been pricking up these ears over the past month.
As ever, the official APC chart is after the jump.

#01  Arnaud Rebotini – Pagan Dance Move [link]
Dare ya to listen to it backwards!
#02 Giorgio Moroder vs MB Disco – From Here To Eternity (Aeroplane Remix) [link]
On repeat!
#03 Kris Menace ft Miss Kittin – Hide [link]
Sounds suspiciously like Fade To Grey, purrfect….
#04 Beach House – Wild[link]
Think Cocteau Twins with subtitles. Vid by Johan Reneck
#05 Chromatics – Cherry [link]
Magic, tragic and gawdamn nostalgic . Visuals by Alberto Rossini
#06  Ulrich Schnauss – A Long Way To Fall [link]
Shoegazin amazin…
#07 Flight Facilities – Clair De Lune [link]
Cool vid by Dave Ma, but doesn’t quite capture the beauty of this track
#08 Daft Beatles– Whole Lotta Problems  [link]
Jay Z Christ!, this is bloody brilliant!
#09 The Cult – Elemental Light (SALEM Remix)[link]
Bit lite on the Billy Duffy guitar slingin’ side, but great nonetheless
#10 Amanda Palmer & The Grand Theft Orchestra – Do It With a Rockstar (NSFW) [link]
Just do it! 

RetroSpector’s TOP 10 – May
June 5, 2012, 12:37 pm
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Here’s whats been pricking up this self-confesses melancholic’s ears during May. As ever, the official APC chart is after the jump.

#01 Giorgio Moroder – E=MC2 [link]
AudioPorn’s finest remix project to date.
#02 AudioPorn All Stars VS Analog Cuvée – Digital Cuvée [link]
Hungarian folktronica is the new dupstep … ahem
#03Giorgio Moroder – Chase (Theatre Of Delays Remix)[link]
Midnight Express yourself!
#04 Chromatics go drumless [link]
For your remixing pleasure…
#05 Azealia Banks – 1991 EP [link]
How many Azealia Banks does it take to screw in a lightbulb? doh!
#06 Chromatics – Into the Black (ruined by Voxels) [link]
On repeat!
#07 DJ Jay-R – Rockit – Brass Banks [link]
Oldskool holla!
#08 Antony and the Johnsons – Rise [link]
Anthony Hegarty’s haunting soundtrack to Coral Rekindling Venus
#09 YACHT – I’ll Be Your Mirror (Velvet Underground cover) [link]
Interesting VU cover
#10 Make The Girl Dance– Tchiki Tchiki Tchiki [link]
Electsurf’s up!!!!!!!!!

September 29, 2011, 2:08 pm
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May 8, 2011, 11:53 am
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Very busy month for us over at APC –
and unfortunately we’re (still) a bit behind with the full aggregate list. Meanwhile, here’s what pricked this self-confessed melancholic’s ears over the last month.

#01 § – A Witch House & Okkvlt Guide To Twin Peaks [link]
Best played backwards @ 666rpm!
#02 Ralf And Florian – the Kraftwerk sitcom [link]
Two and a half man-machine
#03 Moby – The Day [link]
Moby does happy, only jokin’ folks…
#04 The Cults – You know what I mean [link]
Wouldn’t sound outta place in David Lynch movie, which ain’t a bad thing
#05 The Golden Filter – SUICIDE (Oki-Ni mix) [link]
Turn me on…
#06 Lykke Li – Sadness is a Blessing [link]
Sold on the Phil Spector drum ripoff homage
#07 Munk – Rue de Rome [link]
Some things are just cool…
#08 Colatron vs Reborn Identity – We Still Miss You [link]
Honorary Melancholix for life, ❤
#09 Fissunix – End of the Walrus [link]
I am the eggTron, goo goo g’joob
#10 Colatron – Bite Lip [link]
Play it loud!

RetroSpector’s TOP 20 – 2010
December 31, 2010, 7:31 pm
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Here’s what struck a sonic chord with me in 2010. As ever, the official APC chart is after the jump. Happy Nu Year Y’all!!!!!!!!!

#01 Reborn Identity – Sweet Mountain High [link]
Still puts a hole in this Soul!!!!
#02 Massive Attack – Paradise Circus (Gui Boratto Remix) [link]
Hands down, the finest remix of 2010. Even made Hope Sandoval sound like she had a pulse.
#03 Gil Scott-Heron– Me And The Devil [link]
Dare ya to listen to this backwards…

#04 BRAT – Fame [link]
Possibly the finest Bowie boot ewa IMO!
#05 iamamiwhoami – y [link]
Weird & wonderful viral heaven.
#06 Bynar– Mullholland Empire (Dark Mix) [link]
Dark & moody, just the way I like it. Did I mention BRILLIANT!
#07 Complicated Universal Cum– I can hardly wait [link]
Genius video concept. The track ain’t half bad either.
#08 The Kleptones – Uptime/Downtime [link]
Downtime, arguably the finest collection of boots, ewwa

#09 Fissunix – Doin’ The Jumpo [link]
Take it to da fridge!
#10 Luke Dsico – Mercy Seat (Nick Cave cover)[link]
Release the bootz!!!!!!
#11 APC Allstars vs The Young Punx – Mashed, Popped, Punked [link]
The album that proved Punx Not Dead!
#12 The Phenomenal Handclap Band – Baby [link]
The warmest fuzziest track of 2010, aw shucks…
#13 Mondkopf – Ave Maria (live edit) [link]
Emotional electronica at its finest.
#14 MAXENCE CYRIN – Around the world – (Daft Punk piano cover) [link]
From the album NOVÖ PIANO, hits all the right notes…
#15 Trentemøller – Sycamore Feeling [link]
Haunting as hell

#16 Panic Girl – Burn & Rise [link]
Great track, brilliant video by Reza Dolatabadi. Lets Panic!
#17 Mighty Mike – Imagine a jump [link]
Van Lennon, now that’s inspired
#18 Simon IddolPhil RetroSpector – I Can Stop You Better [link]
The Dream-Team strikes again!

#19 UNKLE – The Runaway [link]
Dark & Occultish, in a good way…

#20 Under Byen – Unoder [link]
Weird ritualistic, all-female video or avant-garde shampoo advert . You decide?

Bydaway, did I mention that we finished #2 in BT Digital Awards, AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!

September 21, 2010, 1:31 am
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Just a little something I put together for the Electric Picnic show a couple of weeks back. Best served Chilled…