This just in from DJ Fiskars, who’s having his monthly Wild Combo party with DJ Fummer tonight at Siltanen. Around the corner, at Kuudes Linja, Nenis & Taneli with the Gang Bang Boogie show. Im sitting in the studio, giving the final touch to new Helsinki 78-82 remix. Might just as well make a little … Continue Reading »
Check this out, just joined Soundcloud and recorded a little mix to put something in there. It’s also a good taster of what’s happening saturday afternoon at Flow Festival this week. I’m thinking about posting some old mixtapes as well, so you might wanna check back later… Enjoy. CHILLAX TO THE MAX by Fiskars Ned … Continue Reading »
As the year is coming to an end, it’s time to do what most bloggers do aka. make the ‘best of the year’ lists. Here’s some tunes from each of us, not necessarily in any particular order, just tunes that we’re strongly on our playlists (there were MANY others). It has been a great year … Continue Reading »
There’s gonna be a whole lotta good synergy at the Hämeentie party complex (Kuudes Linja + Siltanen) on new year’s eve 2010… Fummer and I will be holdin’ it down at Siltanen as the TB crew will take over Kuudes Linja (more info about that coming soon). Musicwise it’s gonna be pretty disco/new wave/pop on … Continue Reading »
It’s been a while since I posted some disco music, so here goes… Serious italo vibes in this one, check it out. Sue Sadlow – My Man (320K) (zShare)
Top Billin’ Live at Scratch – Saskatoon from Tristan Becker on Vimeo. Here’s a little something from that two weeks trip in Canada… From the bigger cities like Toronto and Vancouver to smaller places like Saskatoon and Fernie, the whole tour was pretty amazing, thanks to all the promoters and party people for showing us … Continue Reading »
To all you designer dudes out there: check out our good friends new blog… Go Miika!
Ok, it’s wednesday, but better late than never, right? Here’s a top notch disco tune that later got sampled by Fatboy Slim… I prefer the original. Cloud One – Disco Juice (320K) (zShare)
Nice cosmic number from 1978. Useless trivia: producer of the track Daniel Vangarde is the father of Thomas Bangalter. Omg. Starbow – Voyager II (320K) (zShare)
Yeeees, long time no posts, sorry about that… This next track is just too good not to post it, Joensuu 1685′s EPIC take on Boss’s classic. Wouldn’t be suprised if these guys got signed to Sub Pop or something, such a great band. Joensuu 1685 – I’m On Fire (320K) (zShare) (via Kaiku Studios, thanks … Continue Reading »
The Eagles + Chromeo = solid gold. Get the exclusive track here.
Long time no posts… I’ve been having some time away from computer, plus I broke my hands in a bike crash, so… Just gotta share this with you, my favorite song at the moment: Asari & III’s “Hungry For The Power” out now on parisian I’m a Cliché label. I’m not going to post a … Continue Reading »
From Tony’s catalog, I prefer this over “Party Nights”, such a nice midtempo tune. Tony Ransom – Stay If You Wanna (320K) (zShare)
Sorry for totally slacking on the blogging tip. The thing is that I’m in the middle of moving PLUS I’m also trying to get into this art & design school and the entrance examinations were last week… The whole week. Anyways, that’s neither here nor there, here’s an amazing piece of 80s soul, one of … Continue Reading »
Jussi and I visited Southampton and Manchester last weekend, just wanted to say a quick thank you to everyone we met, you the best… Of course first and foremost to Stephen who made it happen and gave me a roof over my head when we fucked up my flight. Iso moro our finnish clique Tommi, … Continue Reading »
The original “Lähtisitkö” was a big hit in here in the 80s (finnish AOR anyone?), but I prefer this version by local heroes Uusi Fantasia… They did the cover for a cider ad few years ago and also put it out on vinyl in 2005. Buy the record if you can, the cover is pretty … Continue Reading »
CAN’T BEAT WEDNESDAYS IS PROUD TO PRESENT: EERO JOHANNES live DJ FISKARS Eero Johannes is a one-man synthetic funk orchestra. His background as a drummer and a bassist has a fundamental part in building the electronic, “sugarhigh” grooves for the dancefloor. Lately he’s been working on a new liveset that allows him to control both his … Continue Reading »
Nice Nicky Siano production from 1984, pretty hypnotic. Also used in Chow Daddy’s (who ever that is) “Bad Little Kitten”. Felix – Tigerstripes (320K) (zShare)
Feel good song of the year, just in time for the summer. Bounce Camp enlightens his production techniques. Bounce Camp – Good Beat (320K) (zShare)
Check out the bassline… Ron Richardson – Ooh Wee Babe (320K) (zShare)
Finland’s champion sound Komposti delivers a soothing lovers mix fresh for the spring. Nuff cheese and syrup in this one, highly recommended as always. Tracklist after the jump. Let’s Get It On – Komposti Lovers Mix pt Few Mixed by Bommitommi
Yes, everyone’s favorite Houston rapper Devin The Dude is back in Helsinki! Last time it’s was pretty much the rap gig of the year, so suommallaiset peeeople don’t miss this. Too bad I have a swine flu or something so it’s a no show for me… Luckily, I can pump this great mix from Anonymous, … Continue Reading »
Nice edit of the Ace Frehley classic, Pataässä adds some cosmic vibes to the mix. In shiny wav format: Ace Frehley – New York Groove (Dj Pataässä edit) (zShare)
The B.B.Q. Band got loads of hits, but instead of posting “On The Beat”, here’s maybe a little lesser known number, Shep Pettibone’s take on “Dreamer” with Curtis Hairston on the vocals. The B.B.Q. Band – Dreamer (Shep Pettibone / Long Vocal Version) (320K) (zShare)
Of course Kano have some great italo moments, but here’s a number that would go better to your disco folder: “Can’t Hold Back (Your Loving)” from 1981… The slap bass is pretty intense. Kano – Can’t Hold Back (Your Loving) (320K) (zShare)
New stuff from the Kriton dudes! Or in fact in this case Kriton dude, since In The Valley is actually 1/3 of Kriton Bangers… So epic, check this out! In The Valley: Secrets Of Life And Death (320K) (zShare)
As some of you might know, I also do graphic design – and I’m happy to announce that I finally got my new site together! It’s been a long time coming, go check it out!
My favorite part is the end where Pataässä trips and falls over the monitor… Thanks again to everyone who came out, super intense night!
Leftfield disco number from 1983, so good! Gang Of Four – Is It Love (Extended dance remix) (320K) (zShare)
And now for some finnish club music history: “The first Finnish illegal raves were organised in the summer of 1989 by the Hyperdelic Housers which core was formed by Mika Vainio (aka D-Code aka Øm aka Ø who had started DJing in clubs in 1985, playing among all industrial and hip hop), Tommi Grönlund and … Continue Reading »
It’s on, featuring the dynamic duo Poika & Hirviö, Dj Anonymous, Sir Nenis (if his train from up north arrives in time) and myself. We also got some Nightrunners tees, ninja come early. Now feast your eyes on these male models here: Not bad!
“Waxness” is a new house/nu-disco club from Taneli aka Tane Lee (formely known as Tasty T, gotta say I prefer the new dj name) taking place every other wednesday at Nolla. Real sophisticated and all. Btw, I thought that everyone agreed to leave the “nu-” prefix to the millennium? Anyways, this is gonna be good … Continue Reading »
Wow, Disco Tuesdays #20! To celebrate this achievement, here’s ten timeless boogie favorites. Some obvious cuts I guess, but all quality… Enjoy! Leroy Hutson – Reality (320K) (zShare) Armenta – I Wanna Be With You (320K) (zShare) Cherelle & Alexander O’Neal – Saturday Love (320K) (zShare) Larry Wu – Let Me Show You (320K) (zShare) … Continue Reading »
Whoops it’s wednesday already… Nice to find a remastered cd of this, my LP is totally unrippable. Enjoy! Sunrize – Come And Get My Lovin’ (320K) (zShare)