80's House & Techno

Alfons

Way of the future
Im doing an 80s house night this weekend actually, stop by and say hi if you are in Reykjavik by any chance :D




But yeah, have been going through a lot of records and am absoloutly in love with this stuff now.

A Number of Names - Shari Vari : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xhE-0IDpkiM
808 state - Pacific State : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nB7NW3uRtoo
Robert Owens - Bring Down the Walls: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QeYYG_2kYEs
Model 500 - Night Drive (Time, Space, Transmat): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s_dRRg9JUC0


and many many more
 

swears

preppy-kei
One thing I always noticed is that pre-'90 house and techno sounds "colder" to me. More minor chords, more synthetic sounds, a lot of melancholy... just something in the way the music was put together. Post '90, there seems to be more of a warth to it, more positivity, influences from new age nu-hippyness and disco-revivalism coming in, more live instrument samples.

Obviously this isn't hard and fast, I'm sure there are exceptions.
 

straight

wings cru
cajmere - Peculator.

In fact pretty much every green velvet and cajmere tune till la la land

also can anyone help with a track ID, mid 90's housey detroit or chicago. Has a B+w pic of a rather fruity looking black man with bleached hair dressed up as cupid on the cover. Cant for the life of me remember what happened to it, absolutely fantastic. maybe called aphrodite but nothing on discogs
 
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mms

sometimes
cajmere - Peculator.

In fact pretty much every green velvet and cajmere tune till la la land

also can anyone help with a track ID, mid 90's housey detroit or chicago. Has a B+w pic of a rather fruity looking black man with bleached hair dressed up as cupid on the cover. Cant for the life of me remember what happened to it, absolutely fantastic. maybe called aphrodite but nothing on discogs

cajmere was a second gen 90's dude
that record came out in 92.

stuff on trax, early transmat, metroplex, dj international, nu groove, early dance mania, outer rhythm, early network, easy street etc, thats you're bag.
 

straight

wings cru
cajmere was early 90's but ive always felt his production fell into that more lo-fi age of house. even the stuff from the 00's like 'sometimes i do' has that sound
 

mms

sometimes
getting british... warriors dance too..


http://hk.youtube.com/watch?v=Ix4HWuwF9PM

todd terry orange lemon


http://hk.youtube.com/watch?v=csDzaxsFjVs

man machine outer rhythm

http://hk.youtube.com/watch?v=worFq9fHecs


jungle krew elecktric dance

http://hk.youtube.com/watch?v=lTXLXQUQqRM&feature=related

ripped off by altern8

lil louis blackout

http://hk.youtube.com/watch?v=ArfB8zb_Ld4&feature=related

l b bad new age of faith as ripped off on smokebelch by weatherall

http://hk.youtube.com/watch?v=Sp1N0iArsuU&feature=related


mayday nude photo

http://hk.youtube.com/watch?v=4nGVWxKhCXE&feature=related

sha'lor

http://hk.youtube.com/watch?v=M3qw2vcWSJs

i'm in love - truly lovely

black man a black man and another black man - do you believe

http://hk.youtube.com/watch?v=MKKfRn5gS4E

serious intention - you don't know

http://hk.youtube.com/watch?v=ntdvghVElvQ

sueno latino too of course

http://hk.youtube.com/watch?v=1odEmDYg4Y4
 

noel emits

a wonderful wooden reason
Big list. The Man Machine guy Ed Stratton is one of the main people at the massive sample library distro Time & Space isn't he? I reckon that must be a better business from a financial standpoint than selling actual music, at least for the last 8-10 years or so. Pretty much guaranteed sales for a good product and CDs that sell for £40 a pop or more. Not that that is what music is about of course, just musing.

It's not 80s but this was my favourite thing he did - STEP INTO TIME* - with that lovely sample of Djivan Gasparyan playing the Armenian duduk.

* Argh, youtube clip is well scrotched up.
 

mms

sometimes
Big list. The Man Machine guy Ed Stratton is one of the main people at the massive sample library distro Time & Space isn't he? I reckon that must be a better business from a financial standpoint than selling actual music, at least for the last 8-10 years or so. Pretty much guaranteed sales for a good product and CDs that sell for £40 a pop or more. Not that that is what music is about of course, just musing.

It's not 80s but this was my favourite thing he did - STEP INTO TIME* - with that lovely sample of Djivan Gasparyan playing the Armenian duduk.

* Argh, youtube clip is well scrotched up.
just reminded me of another ace track by him

http://hk.youtube.com/watch?v=p73S0BE13Xo&feature=related

i think thats gasparyan on there too..

suburban knight the groove

http://hk.youtube.com/watch?v=qvpWWawdWPw&feature=related

Blake baxter - sexuality

http://hk.youtube.com/watch?v=VqsC4x5MsPY


tyree video crash

http://hk.youtube.com/watch?v=ODS1Zt_6jIM

lil louis the original video crash

http://hk.youtube.com/watch?v=wgSZrT1S33E&feature=related
 
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