Double Dee & Steinski – Lessons

Tommy Boy (US) [TB 867] 1985 In 1983 Tommy Boy launched a competition officially titled ‘Hey Mr. DJ Play That Beat Down By Law Switch The Licks Mastermix Contest’ to find new remixes of G.L.O.B.E. & Whiz Kid’s “Play That Beat” which would hopefully boost sales. The prize was the complete Tommy Boy catalogue of releases to date, a t-shirt, $100 and […]

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Warp 9 – Beat Wave

Prism (US) [PDS 485] 1983 This is the third release from Warp 9 and once again there are two different promo copies. One is the same as the general release with a dub mix but the other contains two different length radio versions and has a slightly different catalogue number. Promo Only Release [PDS 40085] 1983 Side A Beat Wave […]

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Warp 9 – Light Years Away

Prism (US) [PDS 460] 1983 Following the success of “Nunk”, Golden and Scher recruited Ada Dyer as a female vocalist for this second release. Milton ‘Boe’ Brown, Chuck Wansley and Ada were now the face of the electro funk group Warp 9 and in my opinion, this was their finest moment. There are a couple of label variations for the […]

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Warp 9 – Nunk

Prism (US) [PDS 450] 1982 Warp 9 began as the production duo of Lotti Golden and Richard Scher and evolved into a group after Prism became interested in their experimental electro funk instrumental, “Nunk”, a blend of New wave and fUNK. The duo recruited Milton ‘Boe’ Brown, former drummer for disco group The Strikers on Prelude Records and Chuck Wansley […]

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