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Archive for the ‘1990s’ Category

  • Mo Wax

    Headz Up: Mo’ Wax – Urban Archaeology

    • 3781 Views • 1990s, Music, VinylComments Off on Headz Up: Mo’ Wax – Urban Archaeology

    It’s hard to believe and we are struggling to see quite where the time has gone but legendary UK hip-hop label Mo’ Wax Records first started some 21 years ago and although they’ve not been around since 2002 they will be celebrating a big chunk of UK...

  • ray manzarek

    Behind Closed Doors – Ray Manzarek

    • 3394 Views • 1960s, 1990s, Documentary, Music, TelevisionComments Off on Behind Closed Doors – Ray Manzarek

    We don’t really do obituaries here at VoEA as many others do it so much better than we ever could. However when we see a side to someone that others seem to have missed we like to flag it up and bring it to the attention of our good readers, so here goes....

  • DJ Format and Boca 45

    Boca 45 & DJ Format – The Golden Era

    • 2586 Views • 1990s, DJ mix, MusicComments Off on Boca 45 & DJ Format – The Golden Era

    We’re feeling generous so here’s an extra special treat for all you old skool hip-hop headz. Messrs Boca 45 and DJ Format digging out beats old and new that have a certain special something – that Golden Era sound. They’ve put it up on Soundcloud and...

  • Edwin Starr

    Movin on Up – Edwin Starr Covers Primal Scream

    • 3173 Views • 1990s, Film, MusicComments Off on Movin on Up – Edwin Starr Covers Primal Scream

    Originally we were going to pop this cover version into our Unexpected Gems category. However it didn’t meet our strict criteria, as we like quite a lot of Primal Scream and Edwin Starr’s work – the same can’t be said for Cliff...

  • pasadenas

    Unexpected Gems – The Pasadenas I Believe in Miracles

    • 110 Views • 1990s, Music, Unexpected GemsComments Off on Unexpected Gems – The Pasadenas I Believe in Miracles

    Best known as the Jackson Sisters‘ rare groove classic,’ I Believe in Miracles’ has always been a guaranteed dancefloor filler and one of those records that is still considered a classic to this day.   The Jackson Sisters’ version...

  • Street Football

    Street Football – Can I Kick It?

    • 3581 Views • 1990s, Everyday People, SportComments Off on Street Football – Can I Kick It?

    Does anything beat a good game of footy with your mates? Yes, I hear the female population reply….. Anyway, we were going to start with the old jumpers for goal posts routine but thought better of it&#...

  • Terry Callier

    Terry Callier – No Ordinary Joe

    • 4008 Views • 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, MusicComments Off on Terry Callier – No Ordinary Joe

    For those of you who know the story of Terry Callier you may want to read on just to refresh your memories as to what a great tale it is. For those of you who are not aware of Mr Callier then we implore you to read this and explore his work further. He’s up...

  • DJ Shadow

    DJ Shadow – Just Your Favourite DJ Saviour

    • 3307 Views • 1990s, Music, VinylComments Off on DJ Shadow – Just Your Favourite DJ Saviour

    Monday October 5th sees the release of the new DJ Shadow album ‘The Less You Know, the Better’ the first album from DJ Shadow in five years since the release of ‘The Outsider’. Here at VoEA HQ we are big fans of the man Shadow and have been since the...

  • Mo Wax Mix

    Midnight in a Perfect World – Mo Wax Mix

    • 2409 Views • 1990s, DJ mix, MusicComments Off on Midnight in a Perfect World – Mo Wax Mix

    Back in 1998 Mo Wax Trip Hop Duo The Psychonauts mixed-up some of the record labels back catalogue and named it – Time Machine. Blended together are all the Mo Wax favourites from the Beastie Boys Keyboard player Money Mark to French duo La Funk Mob,...

  • Norman Jay Good Times

    Norman Jay and The History of Good Times

    • 1806 Views • 1990s, DocumentaryComments Off on Norman Jay and The History of Good Times

    As it’s the August Bank Holiday weekend, we thought we’d unleash this cool 14 minute video from Strut records. The film documents Thirty years of Norman Jays much loved sound system “Good Times” at the Notting Hill Carnival in...