Category Archives: Dad Trax

Dad Trax: S Express – Hey Music Lover – Vimto Edit

Errzi big slab of acid cheese. Get it right up ye. Occasional dad-house disc jockey MC Vimto takes a dirty great pair of scissors to William Orbit’s daft but fairly rare¬†Spatial Expansion acid¬†remix of the already quite daft pop house … Continue reading

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Dad Trax: Blawan – What You Do With What You Have

If you thought Dads only have ears for the music of the past, think again. We do like some new tunes. They are getting quite hard to find though, partly cos we now almost never go to a record shop … Continue reading

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Dad Trax: Luke Slater – Love (Loved)

Massive respect to Luke Slater for, like Richie Hawtin, having more hair now than he did in the 90s. Appropriately enough this is one of the all time classic wind in your hair techno tunes. Perhaps Mr Slater has grown … Continue reading

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Dad Trax: Genaside II – Narra Mine

Another example of the early breakbeat/jungle/reggae/rave/hiphop crossover, with a bit of wide-eyed ecstatic-idealism in the vocals, and some very dated but nice gated pads, this record from 1991 (that year again) has the distinction of containing the craziest rave MCing … Continue reading

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Dad Trax: SL2 – Way In My Brain

In 1991 stealing bits of reggae and hip hop was all the rage thanks to the newfangled Akai S1000 sampler. Way In My Brain features a large chunk of Wayne Smith’s 1985 electro-reggae classic Under Mi Sleng Teng, which incidentally … Continue reading

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Dad Trax: Baby Ford – Ford Trax

The 1988 Baby Ford album was the very first house/techno release that I ever owned. Baby Ford continues to occasionally make genius records. A more recent example would be his Chicken Store release on the best label of the noughties … Continue reading

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Mark Archer (Altern8) – Frequency Remixes

Frequency is Altern8’s best tune. It still kicks. Usually classics are best left alone and the remix job is akin to flogging a dead horse, or rather taking a distinguished old thoroughbred out from its nice warm stable and shooting … Continue reading

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