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Borai - Anybody from London EP

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Re: Borai - Anybody from London EP

Post by DJ ABO » Fri Nov 06, 2015 10:43 pm

So what was the score with Top Buzz being voted one of London's worst DJ(s)? The only thing I can think of is maybe London preferred the more breakbeat / Jungle influence rather than the diverse range of styles that Top Buzz used to play in a set.

Liking those tunes, would buy it if it was a 3-4 track single record but £18.35 including postage is a lot of dosh, they've got their work cut out shifting 500 units Imo. I hope they prove me wrong!

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Re: Borai - Anybody from London EP

Post by rage » Fri Nov 06, 2015 11:26 pm

I agree. And listening again, after that intro I don't think the drop smashes it nearly enough. This guy is from Bristol, and really you need to be from London to use the sample with the irony that Mad P said it. A nice release overall still, some nice sounds in the tracks.

Not sure of the whole story that led to that line, I've got the set and always wondered. Clueless whoever they were!

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Re: Borai - Anybody from London EP

Post by si 2 bad » Sat Nov 07, 2015 6:09 am

Decent - anyone know anything about this guy?

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Re: Borai - Anybody from London EP

Post by Paul Zykotik » Sat Nov 07, 2015 8:25 am

http://www.discogs.com/artist/1640065-Borai

Makes house and techno, some pretty good tunes.

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Re: Borai - Anybody from London EP

Post by dial1 » Mon Nov 23, 2015 4:52 am

I like it.

Tho I much prefer Batu from the Bristol axis. Just listen to this collapsing slinky darkside technoid galore.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q1uP_oYi_y0

Or this, played it at a houseparty a few weeks ago and it blew the roof off.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eV23D-syI5U

Alex Coulton
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ofGKpJI9Ug

Beneath
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_RcEMo7jjxw

Objekt
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UGdpRxEZIUc

JoeFfar
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cPzCpACK9Mo


A Made up Sound
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-O03KjpckDQ

Also (Appleblim and Second Story)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Tms9YxFN4c

Akkord
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IazprKf7y2Y

Pev
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oAixPFgn_YU

Mumdance and Logos
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZxPwfzsisxk

Preditah
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LJq6UGHagQw

SHXCXCHCXSH
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CQuBwx7yOXA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=giUixFf ... a6&index=4

AnD
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ApNhKuXf9xg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zNRJM7HPXks

Paula Temple
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eLV2VUfGzqE

N1L
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q7DpLwKcSto

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tw5_PLDsbzg

Imaginary Forces
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nx7emTH_C5I

Shed
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w0HP3NIfj1U

Happa
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WMgmLSqX1Lo

Wen
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s2XEybtKN8w

Sudanim
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sN9-eNXIRCs

Martyn Hare
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EkBZz56CmBg

Yeah, some really good music coming out these past few years. Haven't been this excited about dance music in a while.

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Re: Borai - Anybody from London EP

Post by pineappletribe » Mon Nov 23, 2015 11:37 am

I like that ep but very expensive for a 4-track ep that is - imo - nothing special. Nice sounds though :biggrin:

Is that the Bristol axis of evil? :oops:

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Re: Borai - Anybody from London EP

Post by rage » Mon Nov 23, 2015 11:40 am

Was in Bristol at the weekend strangely enough. Love that city, people are so friendly. Its a great place to go out.

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Re: Borai - Anybody from London EP

Post by pete.devnull » Fri Nov 27, 2015 9:15 pm

Not a big fan of that Borai. Oldskool seems to just be a defacto thing all sorts of younger artists can reference for instant points without thinking it through much or doing anything clever with it. Not that I expect everyone to do clever stuff - I'm perfectly happy w/ stuff that shows knowledge + real understanding of tunes back then, and works with those old tunes. Instead it's just a sort of easy reference point for people to fire off whenever they haven't gotten a better idea brewing, chucking it in with latest du-jour style. Got a dull track? chuck a rave piano over it, or an amen or dub fx or a rewind sample or whatever other energetic sample shouts "ardcore".

In contrast, most of the guys you mention below do good new stuff (couple of em are friends) but I don't think they really have anything to do with oldskool exactly. Thank fuck for that, would like them and their tunes significantly less if they had endless cheap n obvious pirate radio or "biggest rave on earth" references.

[quote="dial1"]I like it.

Tho I much prefer Batu from the Bristol axis. Just listen to this collapsing slinky darkside technoid galore.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q1uP_oYi_y0

Or this, played it at a houseparty a few weeks ago and it blew the roof off.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eV23D-syI5U
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Re: Borai - Anybody from London EP

Post by dial1 » Sun Nov 29, 2015 5:11 pm

pete.devnull wrote:Not a big fan of that Borai. Oldskool seems to just be a defacto thing all sorts of younger artists can reference for instant points without thinking it through much or doing anything clever with it. Not that I expect everyone to do clever stuff - I'm perfectly happy w/ stuff that shows knowledge + real understanding of tunes back then, and works with those old tunes. Instead it's just a sort of easy reference point for people to fire off whenever they haven't gotten a better idea brewing, chucking it in with latest du-jour style. Got a dull track? chuck a rave piano over it, or an amen or dub fx or a rewind sample or whatever other energetic sample shouts "ardcore".

In contrast, most of the guys you mention below do good new stuff (couple of em are friends) but I don't think they really have anything to do with oldskool exactly. Thank fcuk for that, would like them and their tunes significantly less if they had endless cheap n obvious pirate radio or "biggest rave on earth" references.
dial1 wrote:I like it.

Tho I much prefer Batu from the Bristol axis. Just listen to this collapsing slinky darkside technoid galore.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q1uP_oYi_y0

Or this, played it at a houseparty a few weeks ago and it blew the roof off.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eV23D-syI5U

Alex Coulton
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ofGKpJI9Ug

Beneath
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_RcEMo7jjxw

Objekt
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UGdpRxEZIUc

JoeFfar
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cPzCpACK9Mo


A Made up Sound
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-O03KjpckDQ

Also (Appleblim and Second Story)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Tms9YxFN4c

Akkord
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IazprKf7y2Y

Pev
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oAixPFgn_YU

Mumdance and Logos
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZxPwfzsisxk

Preditah
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LJq6UGHagQw

SHXCXCHCXSH
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CQuBwx7yOXA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=giUixFf ... a6&index=4

AnD
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ApNhKuXf9xg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zNRJM7HPXks

Paula Temple
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eLV2VUfGzqE

N1L
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q7DpLwKcSto

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tw5_PLDsbzg

Imaginary Forces
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nx7emTH_C5I

Shed
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w0HP3NIfj1U

Happa
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WMgmLSqX1Lo

Wen
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s2XEybtKN8w

Sudanim
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sN9-eNXIRCs

Martyn Hare
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EkBZz56CmBg

Yeah, some really good music coming out these past few years. Haven't been this excited about dance music in a while.
Yes, completely. I like the Borai but I'm not eager to buy it or play it out. give or take. As you said the other guys are doing good new stuff and aren't trying to sound oldskool. I think the divide between house, techno and UK bass orientated music is becoming less apparent. Lot of youngsters aren't restricting themselves to london or the nuum which can only be a good thing. I think journalists and public media perception really drove that separation to a point where the scenes appeared to be so disconnected from each other - I'm looking at you, Simon Reynolds!

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