P357 Teletext 357 Dec11 23:17:08     of    the   ————————————————————————————————  BEST DANCE LP RE:JAZZ Point Of View (Infracom CD/LP) A return for Re:Jazz reinterpreting modern dance music classics. The jazz players/guest vocalists focus on dance tracks with a strong song element, covering Inner City Life, Keep On Movin', and Jazzanova's That Night. It works because these are great songs, as are tracks by UFO, Air, Ultra Nate, and K+D. Brave and very well executed. ——————————————————————————————————————— by Joe 90 SEE WHAT YOUR FAVOURITE CELEBS GOT UP TO LAST NIGHT - p617 Tours Tours GameCentral Kids
P357 Teletext 357 Dec11 23:12:26     of    the   ————————————————————————————————  TOP 12-INCH CINEMATIC ORCHESTRA Man With The Movie Camera - Remixes (Ninja (une) A holding tactic as we wait with baited breath for Cinematic Orchestra's third album, as Ninja drop these two mixes exclusive to this limited 12". Beauties they are too, as Domu takes Man With A Movie Camera down a wondrously hypnotic hip hop tunnel. Then Tony Nwachukwu turns Flite into a stately, minimalist techno tumble. ——————————————————————————————————————— by Joe 90 Get your daily Marjorie Orr horoscope sent to your mobile See p108 Tours Tours Game entral Kids
P357 Teletext 357 Dec11 23:12:42     of    the   ————————————————————————————————  BEST DANCE SINGLE DELGUI feat MARYLIN DAVID Boogie Bridge (4LUX) West London goes to Holland via Portugal as producer Paulo Delgado teams up with vocalist Marylin David and Gerd for some Euro bruk. Boogie Bridge is the more accessible end of the broken sound, with a stepping Bugz style rhythm, squelchy keys, and David's fine vocal. Watch out for the Delgui LP next year. ——————————————————————————————————————— by Joe 90 GET A BRAND NEW SEAT IBIZA FOR PENNIES? SEE p684 Tours Tours GameCentral Kids
P357 Teletext 357 Dec11 23:12:29     of    the   ————————————————————————————————  BEST HIP HOP PLATINUM PIED PIPERS EP (Ubiquity) Recently in the UK, Detroit producer Wajeed provides his signature Slum Village sound to Platinum Pied Pipers' Ubiquity debut EP. Featuring 3-tracks with vocalists (iombe Lockhart and Georgia, Wajeed's new crew offer some progressive soul and nice arrangements. Good Instrumentals of Edo G's latest LP My Own Worst Enemy now on viny too. ——————————————————————————————————————— by Aidan Orange GET A BRAND NEW SEAT IBIZA FOR PENNIES? SEE p684 Tours Tours GameCentral Kids
P357 Teletext 357 Dec11 23:18:15     of    the   ————————————————————————————————  BEST ROCK RECORD RSJ Blueprint For A Brighter Future EP (Hangman's Joke) It's down to the US to show how chart pestering commercial metal should be done, but the UK flies the flag for pure noise. A lesson in bludgeoning riffs, replete with its cantering, pulverising stabs of distorted-to-hell guitars, this is like a red hot poker to the ear canal. Someday soon the underground is going to erupt - let's hope it's soon. ——————————————————————————————————————— by Kristian Barford CHECK OUT THE CHARTS p355 Tours Tours GameCentral Kids
P357 Teletext 357 Dec11 23:11:02     of    the   ————————————————————————————————  BEST METAL SINGLE MACHINE HEAD Days Turn Blue To Gray (Roadrunner) One in the eye for those who'd written off Machine Head off as hardcore metal also-rans. From the excellent Ashes Of Empires, it's a monumental slab of post- apocalyptic fury. Drenched in anger and clearly structured by someone with a doctorate in music, it's a two-fingered salute to the doubters and unbelievers. Metal single of 2004? ——————————————————————————————————————— by Kristian Barford CHECK OUT THE CHARTS p355 Tours Tours GameCentral Kids
P357 Teletext 357 Dec11 23:16:19     of    the   ————————————————————————————————  BEST DEMO SEVEN SIDED STARZ Soapbox (sevensidedstarz@hotmail.com) Amid the mountain of garage, Britpop hangovers, metal and punk in the demo pile, this is a shot in the arm. More the sound of the suburbs to Mike Skinner's city poet guise but with less humour and more desperation and anger. Aphex Twin-style drum and bass topped with arpeggio guitar creates a sparse and brutal sound of a decaying Britain. ——————————————————————————————————————— by Kevin Irwin CHECK OUT THE CHARTS p355 Tours Tours GameCentral Kids
P357 Teletext 357 Dec11 23:16:36     of    the   ————————————————————————————————  BEST FOLK RECORD FOLK FOR PEACE Rumours Of Rain (Hypertension) Written by Cathryn Craig and Brian Willoughby, this is like a folkie anti- war charity answer to Band Aid. Ralph McTell, Martin Carthy, Tom Paxton and Nanci Griffith, Bob Fox and Tommy Sands are among those swapping lines on what is a moving, well produced song. By roots standards it's a tad cliched, but it'd sound lovely on Radio 1. ——————————————————————————————————————— by Colin Irwin CHECK OUT THE CHARTS p355 Tours Tours GameCentral Kids
P357 Teletext 357 Dec11 23:16:53     of    the   ————————————————————————————————  BEST SINGLES THE REAL TUESDAY WELD Bathtime In Clerkenwell This is why giving songs to ads can be good. By selling Lucozade, we can hear what happens when Jeeves & Wooster went hip hop on demented scat singing backed by simply an adorable cartoon video of dancing puffins. Awww. AMBULANCE LTD Heavy Lifting A recent support to The Killers, they could well be next year's Shins if this elegaic, bittersweet pop masterclass is any judge. Really rather lovely indeed. ——————————————————————————————————————— by John Earls CHECK OUT THE CHARTS p355 Tours Tours GameCentral Kids