- 6 years ago
Playing tracks by
1 (from Disorient Showa_64 - Sounds Of The East Mixed In The West [missing disk]), 2 (AviMix #1) Abnormal Future Happiness Recording, Pizzicato 5, Bjork, 5 Steady and more.
it was december of 99, i'd been spinning regular-like for about 2 and a half years (as a gig), and during that time, the information-lag just between n.y. to chicago to l.a. about what was 'going on,' (and vice-versa) was a ... hit-and-miss miss-mash , never-mind "the rest of the world," so out here, firming up 'genre-labels' was just beginning to clearly disseminate out from indie record strong-holds like Aron's Records and Even the Rhino label's h.q. shop on the west side, down through the smaller stores ('round Melrose and Vermont Aves.), and up INTO the big "Superstores", Virgin, Tower ... the dinosaurs that didn't know they were already on the flying-high-road to extinction ... so it was right at the beginning of that month that a bunch of otherwise disparate directions of tunes-prowling drew together, along with a lone, mysterious, 2-CD set (no track/artist listings on the packaging, just sort of sitting, prominently out there in the odd boarder-rack area bridging genres