Jackplug Blog Posts

January 5, 2010 / House

Here’s an update on two guys blogged about before. Let’s talk some Tyler Hampton first. Past Autumn, Dutch house label Flamingo Recordings hosted their first Remix Contest. The record-to-be-remixed was ‘Automatic’, originally produced by Funkerman. More than 500 participants sent…

Read the PostHampton rocks F-man / Can rocks Klub Tilt.

December 31, 2009 / Uncategorized

Let’s start with this: all the best wishes for 2010! In 2007, two Swedes called Alexander Ljung and Eric Wahlforss grew tired of constantly sending music through email and shady download sites so they invented something new: the Soundcloud. From…

Read the PostHead in the Clouds.

December 30, 2009 / Uncategorized

As you are reading this, the Jackplug is going through some maintenance. Next to new layout and a brand new address, ‘thejackplug.com’, there is also a new list that might be of your interest, featuring posts by other blogs. Check…

Read the PostWork in Progress.

December 28, 2009 / Uncategorized

This guy from Hamburg is Marco Niemerski, but you might know him for his House/Funk/Disco productions he releases under his alias Tensnake. He started releasing his records in 1999 as Marc Moureau. That led to sounds like these. And here’s…

Read the PostTwo Thousand And Tensnake.

December 9, 2009 / Uncategorized

Nice initiative in Tilburg, Holland. Three friends decided to give boost to a the local techno scene by setting up a few gigs. All goes under the name of Klub Tilt and they’re inviting some impressive names, which results in…

Read the PostCanned Heat from Sweden.

December 9, 2009 / Uncategorized

This is not a post about a geeky looking figure flying broomsticks and fighting some obscure noseless guy. Meet Cardiff based producer Lawrence Whitehead. He is nineteen years young, studies Creative Music Technology and produces/plays music under the name Tolerance.…

Read the PostChamber of Secrets.

December 4, 2009 / Uncategorized

Like so many kids, Minneapolis youngster Charley Pugmire started playing the guitar in his early teen years. His first encounter with actual music production happened when he was fifteen, at a friend’s party. “I ended up staying in the basement…

Read the PostDance little mama.

December 3, 2009 / Uncategorized

Justin Laberge is a 22-years-old House producer from Vancouver, Canada. His sample based productions, some of them released on local Solid Bump Records, will probably remind you of those early French Cassius, Stardust or Superfunk sounds.. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DDr-UcPg91k&hl=en_GB&fs=1&] It probably figures,…

Read the PostSomething nice and easy.