Monthly Archives: March 2011

Dad Dancing: Keith Allen invades Happy Mondays

STOP PRESS: we have a dadcast we did for the baggy dads, get it right in your pod. Back to the clip…Impressive example of dad dancing from Keith Allen. He’s managed to actually wangle his way onto the stage to … Continue reading

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Spectrum – Brasil (Remix)

Absolute belter of an R&S Record. The bit where the bassline drops after the rave stab breakdown is massive. I have it on the original vinyl of the 1991 Order To Dance compilation. There is something really special about the … Continue reading

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Beaumont Hannant – Mind Colours

Ambient Saturday. Epic shimmering shoegazy business, old fashioned but very nice. Taken from 1993 album Texturology on GPR. Download: Beaumont Hannant – Mind Colours

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Air Liquide – This Is Not A Mind Trip

This tune is firmly in the embarassing acid trance category, and would inspire me to do a big fish-little fish dad dance in the right circumstances. The bit where the 303 comes in is one of ‘those bits’. The lady’s … Continue reading

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Dad Dancing: Actual Dad Dancing

A techno dad who calls himself only Clom stepped up to the challenge and sent in this clip of a middle aged Turkish man with a tache dancing to dodgy rave music surrounded by doilies. I think it’s one of … Continue reading

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The Fall – Lost In Music

If you don’t know The Fall’s music, this one might surprise you, especially if you saw the Mark E Smith performance at Glastonbury I posted the other day. It’s a really well done psychedelic cover of the Nile Rodgers disco … Continue reading

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How To: Make Acid

In 1994 Mike Ink had amazing hair. He still has amazing hair today. In this clip, Mike Ink demonstrates how to make acid using a 303 and a 606 sitting on top of a couple of washing machines with rubber … Continue reading

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Sperminator – No Women Allowed

This is a monster, this tune. The bit after the scream when it fully kicks in is massive. It was released on Rotterdam Records in 1992, just before gabba┬ásped up to the point where no dad could possibly dance to … Continue reading

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Dad Dancing: Mark E Smith with Gorillaz at Glastonbury

Damon’s face says it all really. ‘Oh my God, I’ve let a jakey on the stage.’ Back in the Bungo I was doing my fat little dad dance. Finally something a bit punk in the blandathon which is the BBC … Continue reading

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Eon – A Kind Of Living (Green Icing Mix)

Eon was responsible for some of UK dad techno’s most distinctive tunes, very much carving out his own path with film soundtrack sampling, big filthy beats and huge synth lines – absolute classics like Dune-sampling Spice and Fear: The Mindkiller, … Continue reading

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