The advent off the internet is a double edged sword. In the minus column is trolling, cat videos and time wasting but on the plus side is access to worldwide radio and long lost field recordings. The concept is a complicated one with post colonial overtones and exploitation looming large. However, beyond that is a […]
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The first show of 2020 and the mighty Jazzanova are on board. Ben spoke to Juergen Von Knoblauch about their new Sonar Kollektiv 21 compilation, Berlin and how it all began plus there’s a unique half-hour DJ mix. Add to that a preview of what the Paper labels will be putting out this year, and […]
Not only do Norwegian disco young guns Lakeshouse make brilliant wonky music, they are also handy with a camera. Here’s their latest video as part of the Folkemusikk EP that will chase those winter blues away.
We were made the DJ Mag’s end-of-year Vital Label. Whoop whoop!
New Paper Wave signing The Secret Soul Society has given us a gorgeously wonky re-rub of 70s MOR type, Elkie Brooks. Its all rubber bass, Rhodes and sonic burblings for some serious horizontal aural pleasure.
We’ve had some great reactions and press in hitting our 25th Birthday so here are some highlights. ‘A Quarter Century of the UK deep house label’ – IDJ Magazine ‘Their forward thinking attitude blends with a charisma and aptitude’ – The Quietus ’10 Hidden gems’ – Le Visiteur Online DJ REACTIONS BELOW FRED EVERYTHING I’m a massive fan […]
Ben Davis talked to IDJ Magazine to go through all things Paper; covering the label’s history, the compilation albums, running a label in digital times, the good old days and a whole load of other stuff. Click on the picture for the full article.
This was a film shot on Saddleworth moor around 1995/96 by Andrew Gough on Super 8 – rough and ready. Soundtracks is ace – our first music video – eeeeek
Travelling around Norway in the Spring is a fantastic experience. During my trip in 2013, we hooked up with the key movers and shakers involved in forming the country’s house and disco scenes. I was lucky enough to touch down in Oslo, Bergen and Tromsø, and many weird and beautiful places in the surrounding areas. […]
We grew up in Bologna, one hour’s drive from Rimini which was the capital of dance music in the late 80s and 90s. The vibe was amazing; music, parties and fashion people from all over the world looking for inspiration. We didn’t know that other places weren’t the same, but we were on par with […]