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ScissorMix 7: DJ Marmon

Mar 10th, 2011 ScissorMix steve 1 min read

Tasteful, soulful Deep House mix from up-and-comer DJ Marmon.

V: The Original TV Miniseries Theme (Bottin Cover)

Apr 19th, 2010 Cover, Electro, New Disco jz 3 min read

Free time has been scarce for me as of late and the amount of records I don’t have time to check out continues to grow. But there was one album that nagged the hell out of me because I knew it would be good and didn’t want to forget about it. It started with an email from Nang Records (sister label to Tirk) about From…

dEbruit – Heart Beats 4 Haiti

Feb 12th, 2010 Dubstep, Glitch jz 1 min read

The incredible, prostate self-styled “synth magician” dEbruit has put out a digital EP to benefit the earthquake victims in Haiti.  Heart Beats 4 Haiti features all of the signature styles that you would expect from the innovative Frenchman: funked-out synth lines, viagra   huge boom-bap beats and, treatment due to the subject matter at hand, choice samples from Haitian music. If you enjoyed last year’s…

Dark Party

Jul 20th, 2009 The Roll Call steve 2 min read

Five quick questions for Eliot Lipp and Leo 123 aka Dark Party.

Home Video

Jan 29th, 2009 IDM, Krautrock steve 1 min read

New EP from Brooklyn’s Home Video just dropped and while I will readily admit the Radhiohead comparisons are warranted, I still think the band is one of NYC’s most underrated.

Floating Points

Dec 29th, 2008 Electronic/Dance steve 1 min read

The truth is that I don’t know much about Floating Points other than what’s written on his MySpace page. What I do know is that by evidence of this first track “Love Me Like This” he has an incredibly bright future.

Max Tundra

Sep 12th, 2008 IDM, Soul steve 1 min read

Few, if any, current producer/musicians out there manage to be as dense and melodically satisfying as Max Tundra, unapologetically birthing electronic pop so saccharine that it reminds of you of your mom’s favorite 90s tracks from Lisa Stansfield and Desiree.

Michna

Aug 11th, 2008 Electro, IDM steve 2 min read

He DJs as Egg Foo Young here in the city, has done production work for Bonde Do Role and — most importantly — is one of the first artists I can think of who has included written explanations of his instrumental song titles in the CD.

Eliot Lipp

Jan 31st, 2008 Electro, Electronic/Dance, Glitch, IDM, Instrumental steve 2 min read

Happy to report that longtime SK favorite and fellow Brooklyn resident Eliot Lipp has a new album slated for release on March 4th on Mush records, doctor home of Bibio, ed Lymbyc Systym, Caural, et al. His last LP, Tacoma Mockingbird was one of last year’s gems, a brilliant collection of melody-drenched, hip-hop- and techno-informed electro-funk that set the bar high for a production career…

Chico Mann

Dec 10th, 2007 Afrobeat, DJ Weapons, Electro steve 1 min read

First off, ask apologies for being MIA for a few weeks. But good things do come to those who wait and today’s post is a can’t miss if you, sickness like us, love music that blurs the borders between genres. The brainchild of Antibalas’ guitarist, Marquitos Garcia, Chico Mann, is what I personally like to call “8-bit Afrobeat” and after seeing them live recently, I…

33hz with Devin the Dude and Teki Latex

Nov 9th, 2007 Dancepunk, Electro, New Disco steve 2 min read

I’ve been sitting on this particular post for a while. Keeping it for that perfect moment, ailment sort of like when the Knicks play David Lee. Scissorkick needs a shot of energy, online and who better to provide it than longtime favorites 33hz. We’ve been supporters of their indelible brand of late-era disco and electric funk way before Ray-Noor’s Cabin was replaced by Ayhan’s Shish-kebab,…