Trance

‘Magik One: First Flight’ (1997) – DJ Tiësto

‘Greatest DJ of All Time’ I think not, but the man must be saluted for his contribution to trance music. Churning out a slew of memorable mix CDs during the late 90s and early 00s, Tiësto exhibited the genre’s many shades. Whether it was the sultry vocal trance of his ‘In Search of Sunrise’ series,… Continue reading ‘Magik One: First Flight’ (1997) – DJ Tiësto

Funk · New Wave

‘Speaking In Tongues’ (1983) – Talking Heads

Talking Heads are a band interesting for their unique meld of influences: in stages over their sixteen year existence, the former New York art students have successfully joined the dots between hard-edged punk, danceable funk, synth-driven new wave and the more intricate rhythms of afrobeat. Having duly received heaps of critical favour for this experimentation, which for a period was… Continue reading ‘Speaking In Tongues’ (1983) – Talking Heads