I thought, as a break from the old routine, that we’d have a playlist that covered not just the greatest hits but also the greatest remixes from Oakenfold, Osborne and the rest of the Perfecto roster. Continue reading Perfecto Records
A massive and constantly-updated Spotify playlist full of R&B, soul, hip-hop, rap, blues, funk, go-go, Motown, and quiet storm. And only a very tiny little bit of jazz because I don’t really like it. Continue reading The R&B Anthology
There is something undeniably special about the retro, silver-on-black sleeves of ffrr releases that this Spotify playlist completely fails to capture. Nevertheless, the tunes on it are banging. Continue reading ffrr Records (Full Frequency Range Recordings)
An immense, frequently-updated playlist of the greatest live songs on Spotify, from any and every genre and all types of artist – from alt rock to world music, and Abba to ZZ Top. From the simple thrill of overpaying to listen to music you already own to the giddy heights of being stuck behind someone more than 1.7m tall, this playlist aims to capture it all. Continue reading The Live Anthology
A Spotify playlist of some of the greatest hits (at least, the ones that are on Spotify) from Manchester’s own Deconstruction Records.
According to DJ Magazine it is “best remembered for marrying underground credibility and diversity with an open-minded attitude towards pop”. Continue reading Deconstruction Records
A huge Spotify playlist, updated almost daily, featuring all types of guitar music – rock, indie, heavy metal, goth, emo, glam rock, hard rock, hair metal, prog rock, pop rock, new wave and shoegaze – everything from Alabama 3 to Yeah Yeah Yeahs. Yeah I said prog rock! Continue reading The Rock Anthology
As Acid House erupted and “ACIEEED!” hijacked the airwaves, the young soul rebels from one UK dance music label had the nerve to take their sound in a completely different direction. This Spotify playlist captures the sound of Innocence, Kenny Thomas, and Monie Love – the sound of Cooltempo. Continue reading Cooltempo Records