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Former U Street Music Hall Guest and shimmery disco mainstay Bit Funk released a new track yesterday. Unlike most of his tracks that sit somewhere in the 125 – 130 bpm range, “The Long Road Ahead” is a laid-back track that would be as much at home in a Euro Lounge as anywhere else. The breakbeat and piano have echoes of old school Bonobo, but make no mistake – Bit


My favorite Sky Ferreira song out there is actually a cover of Stevie Nicks’ “Stand Back” produced by Skeet Skeet. Maybe it’s knowing her in the context of a Stevie Knicks cover, but the whole set-up of  “Everything is Embarrassing” really fits perfectly for her throwback voice and the producers do well to not put much processing on top. It’s a heartbreaker of a song, and with the drum line


Love Garage. LOVE UK Garage. Because it’s pretty amazing – what’s not to love about fast, syncopated, drum patterns with pulsing strings and Rhodes organs winding around it? Add some soulful vocals and you have a recipe for the greatest genre that didn’t quite manage to hold on. Enter Delilah, as remixed by MJ Cole, one of the original UK garage guys. Beautiful and emotional, the chorus rings out with


The Moon Boots remix of Alison Valentine’s “Peanut Butter” has a lot in common with 2001 thug love duets. The light, airy, vocals play well with the piano stabs that might as well be from an Irv Gotti beat. Needless to say, this is a song to be enjoyed in a 98 coupe with the windows down. The remix is really well constructed — the layering of Valentine’s choral vocals