Information Society – Running

Wide Angle Records (US) [WAR 317] 1984 After releasing 8 albums, this still has to be the most well known track from electronic synth pop band Information Society, mainly thanks to Tommy Boy and an essential instrumental mix produced by one half of Masters At Work, “Little Louie” Vega and some editing by veterans of the game, The Latin Rascals. […]

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L.A. Dream Team – The Dream Team Is In The House!

Dream Team Records (US) [DTR-631] 1985 This was the final release as a group on their own label before getting a major label deal with MCA. Once again there are a few label variations. The original release had a full picture sleeve with a red label and had the artist name L.A. Dream Team on the label but The Dream […]

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Lady Crush & DJ Jazz – MC Perpetrators

Executive KAM Records (US) [KAM-4] 1986 Following her success featuring on Tim Greene’s ‘Facts Of Life’, Lady Crush was encouraged to record again. This was her follow-up recording, produced by and featuring Tim Greene, who also has a guest verse. It also features Philadelphia native DJ Jazz (Robbie B & DJ Jazz). There was a bit of a debate as […]

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Wanda Dee – Blue Eyes

Critique Records (US) [CR 8524] 1986 Must thank my man Ron Soul for reminding me of this tune, I’d forgotten all about it. Debut release from Lawanda McFarland aka Wanda Dee and one of only a couple of hip hop releases before she ventured into dance music. This one is produced by Kenny Beck for non other than Pete Waterman and […]

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Willesden Dodgers – Not This President

Jive (UK/US) [JIVE T 121/1010-1-JD] 1986 This was the groups third release and lead single from their album “1st Base” but sadly their last and featured vocal sample fodder from US Presidents and media. It wasn’t quite as hard-hitting as “Gunsmoke Breakout” or “Breakin’ Out” and had a more commercial sound but it was 2 years later so a change […]

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