Author Archives: Stu Connolly

Review of Close Counters – Soulacoasta II

Close Encounters is Melbourne based duo Allan McConnell and Finn Rees who developed their sound following an European trip where they went crate digging for rare groove records. On their releases they fuse electronic, hip hop, disco and soul.  This is their second album following on from the first Soulacoasta in 2018.  They describe their […]

Singles added in February 2023 and Stu’s notes

During the month of February we added a lot of single tracks. Here are some notes on some of them, and below is the complete list. Boca 45 – (Do It) Fluid.  Straight up jazz dance from Boca 45 aka Scott Hendy. Boca 45 is a DJ and remixer, and yes, he plays a lot […]

Review of Inkwsel – Follow The Stars

Inkswel is an Adelaide based DJ and producer who started out in the Adelaide Hip Hop scene. After jaunts in London, Amsterdam and Berlin during the 2000’s he’s now a prolific producer with multiple albums out on multiple labels including his own label Inner Tribe Records. He calls himself a “Purveyor of all things soulful” […]

Review of Orbital’s Optical Delusion

Orbital are an iconic British techno outfit who burst onto the acid house scene in the late 80’s creating anthems like Belfast, Halcyon, + On + On and Chime.  In 2022 they celebrated 30 years with a reworks, remakes & remix album Thirty-Something and now follow it up with their tenth studio album Optical Delusion […]