Recent content by MATT MAson

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    Pirate Radio Archives (Non Grimetapes)

    Not a mix from my days on Ice FM / Mac FM - but something I uploaded recently because I noticed the popular garage mixes on YouTube were all mixed like Ministry compilations: Great to find this thread. There was something really...
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    Where have the UFOs gone?

    If I was an alien and I got a text message from a girl called Samantha Swing from another world, I would definitely link her.
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    Where have the UFOs gone?

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    DJs... what cartridges?

    Ortofon Concordes are great.
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    The Pirate's Dilemma

    Should be on the way Mr Adams. Continuum - it will be out in May in the UK. Thanks for the support!
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    The Pirate's Dilemma

    I’ve thrown a six-minute sample of my stump speech up on slideshare as a slidecast. You can watch the whole thing here. If you like the music bed I made for it, that’s also available here for download under a Creative Commons license.
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    Funky/London/UK House

    I just found this tape from 2000, in my Mac/Ice FM days, which illustrates the kind of cohesion I’m talking about. A few years back it was cool to play 2-step with 4/4 with break beat with MC tracks, but music got really segregated for a while. I’m thinking maybe cohesion is coming back around...
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    Funky/London/UK House

    A new cohesion? It seems like there is a real convergence going on between all the (not so) different London scenes; grime, dupstep, UKG, bassline and funky house are all being appreciated by DJs and clubbers who claim to be into different sounds. To me a set of all these styles played...
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    Computer Games Blogs

    Zero Punctuation's weekly game reviews are great, even if you don't care about games. I had to jump in with my top ten: 1. Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas 2. Shadowrun (SNES) 3. Earthbound (SNES, Mother 2 on the Super Famicom) 4. Streetfighter II Turbo Edition (Arcade) 5. Super Mario Bros...
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    Funky/London/UK House

    In the words of Cam'ron Giles: "I called this shit about five years ago."
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    Where have the UFOs gone?

    Cow in Thailand gives birth to alien!
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    Where have the UFOs gone?

    This could be my favorite all year - looks pretty legit to me...
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    Blogs worth a look

    I just put my blog up for the book - see below...
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    Scuse me mate, have you got that one that goes nah nah nuh nah nah nuh nah?!?

    I think there is something to be said for never finding these lost records. There are plenty I did find, which I now own, and as beautiful as they are, they definitely lose some of their allure once they become tangible entities.