Two Brand Nu metaphorical Oscars to Sinden and The Count of Monte Crystal, not only my favourite name of 07 but also one of fav tunes which brings us to something of a BN dilemma. No doubt like your good self I’ve had and been playing their ‘Beeper’ track for ages, before I even started the blog when Brand Nu was just a humble student radio show.
Only now is it breaking through and potentially getting a release as the fifty year olds who run dance music are catching up. So do I mention the amazing SINDEN AND THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTAL ‘Beeper’? I’m really not sure.
On the urban vibe loving the new T2. Fairdues here’s overcome the potential One Hit Wonder Blues and knocked out another great Bassline track, his new one is called ‘Gonna Be Mine‘ and is rightly being canned on 1Xtra. Indeed whilst lapping up some 1Xtra grooves I also heard the new REDMAN track which is also very hot. As well as having a reminder that my second fav tune on KANYE’s album (where he teams up with CHRIS MARTIN) is being released some time in 08, its called ‘Homecoming‘.
But but but without doubt my favourite discover was a tune just made for January.. chilled, reflective and just a wee bit odd all whilst maintaining a real groove. The oddness factor comes courtesy of Mr Mercury-winner Anthony Johnson who heads up vocals for HERCULES AND LOVE AFFAIR who’s ‘Blind‘ has been remixed by House master FRANKIE KNUCKLES. This tune is ace.