Soul Clap are Boston house and funk heads Elyte and Cynce. In between releasing their debut longplayer EFUNK last year, teaching courses on electronic music and touring the world, the duo also run their own label – now that’s what we call deep. Recently the pair have been in the studio for sessions with George Clinton/Parliament and a solo Soul Clap release is rumoured to be brewing. To celebrate the launch of our 93 Til Infinity issue, we got the boys to serve us up a nice big helping of the biggest 90s house jams. From Chicago to Detroit, New York to London and everywhere in between, these classic tracks will make you trust in Soul Clap – ‘Free your mind and your ass will follow’… [more]
Opening proceedings with some dance music in anticipation of our jam with Maurice Fulton this Friday (read our 101 here), before hosting the latest from sir mix-a-lot Suzanne Kraft, aka Diego Herrera. The DJ/producer/LA icon dons many hats, presenting the weekly show ‘Things of Life’ on Dublab, recording solo discs for Running Back and Young Adults, and moonlighting as a third of live band Pharoahs (who just previewed their new cut Manhunter). Another all-rounder who covers a lot of ground but never dilutes. He digs from his bottomless record pit to put us in a state of trance… [more]
Download Suzanne Kraft’s mix for Noise in my Head here.
I found this CD in a kitchen somewhere in Detroit. It was on a table in front of a pair of CDJs, fanned out with a few more identical copies. I grabbed one because I wanted to know more about who was operating those CDJs, which had been set up in the corner of this kitchen, and it didn’t seem like the seven other people in the room knew who he was, either. …