Tune of the month

Heikki Harmaa replied to the topic 'Anyone remember Essence of Aura?' in the forum. 3 days ago

One of the originators to me personally. Many of their tunes stood out from the sets of Tango, Ratty, Fallout and the likes. A reunion would be nice. \:D/

This one's an all-time favourite of mine:

www.youtube.com/watch?v=sENvLfOamc4

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Heikki Harmaa replied to the topic '93 darkcore suggestions for a halloween set' in the forum. 3 days ago

www.youtube.com/watch?v=nuFeF9XkDBQ

This one's got Halloween written on it imo. :)

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Heikki Harmaa replied to the topic 'Aeon Four - Collaborate (oldskool/jungle/amen/liquid)' in the forum. 3 days ago

Cheers, guys. Thanks for the comments.:)

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Heikki Harmaa replied to the topic '93 darkcore suggestions for a halloween set' in the forum. 6 days ago
Heikki Harmaa replied to the topic 'Aeon Four - Collaborate (oldskool/jungle/amen/liquid)' in the forum. 6 days ago

No, just digital. Will be out late october/early november.

Vinyl would be great, but here in Finland it's financially next to impossible for a self-release these days...

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Heikki Harmaa created a new topic ' Aeon Four - Collaborate (oldskool/jungle/amen/liquid)' in the forum. 1 week ago

Liquid and laid back oldskool jungle with tough breaks, amen bits, Juno-D and Korg M1 pads and ancient work song vocals...

Produced by Aeon Four and mastered by Fanu.

From the forthcoming Sonic Lianas EP.

soundcloud.com/aeonfour/collaborate

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Just listened, top tunes.
I'm definitely looking forward to this. I hope everything goes well the release...

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Heikki Harmaa replied to the topic 'Oldskool remixes that top the original' in the forum. 4 weeks ago

So many great examples, 100% agreement in the case of '2 Bad Mice Take You' and 'Euphoria (Nino's Dream)'. :)

Here's also one that fits the description:
m.youtube.com/watch?v=B_DYnTYC-Bk

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This one is a must.

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Heikki Harmaa replied to the topic 'Unreleased Dillinja / Deep Jungle Vinyl' in the forum. 4 weeks ago

Another Dimension is definitely my cup of tea, deeper than usual but trademark sounds there as well. \:D/

Needless to say but I'm huge fan of the D sound. :)

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Heikki Harmaa replied to the topic 'history of alex reece' in the forum. 4 weeks ago

Interesting read here. Thanks, Stringz. =D>

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Heikki Harmaa created a new topic ' Oldskool remixes that top the original' in the forum. 4 weeks ago

Usually it's the other way around but sometimes those remixes are superior to original tunes...

This one came to my mind first:
www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pj6re9Y4Lm0

Any others, what remixes do you prefer?

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Heikki Harmaa replied to the topic 'Damones - HC Hangover (Finnish Oldskool Hardcore)' in the forum. 4 weeks ago

I think these tapes are most likely made in '92-'94 and are of original material produced by the crew.

For what I know there was a small but active scene of hardcore produced with amiga and/or c64 here in Finland as a part of this so called 'demo scene' (computer programmers and coders of some sort). They held some gatherings, and some of those people played their tunes at local raves (early to mid-90s, but probably later as well). There were hardcore parties in Finland from '94 onwards at least, but Finnish oldskool raves also often had eclectic dj sets covering various styles including hardcore. Some pioneer dnb/jungle djs also played breakbeat hardcore in their early days.

Unluckily I'm 15 years too young to have attended any early to mid-90s rave events so all I know is what the big boys have told me. :)
Apart from these tapes the only live acts from that era that I've yet heard are Amalgam 5 (from my home town Turku) and Mighty Rubberboots. The latter I reckon was a relatively well-known act in the Finnish rave scene throughout the 90s.

I'm pretty sure there are people in this forum who know more...

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