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368 / Mind Fair / A Ticket To Nowhere…And Beyond

Euro-Fusion tributes to Stevie. Flute Funk. Far out blue-eyed Soul. Back to the heyday of DJH when a mystery mix was a mystery. Can anyone ID the tracks at 17:35 and 43:00 for me? Rock grooves. Kosmische electronic Pop jams. Duane Eddie twang, sax-led Hawaiian Casio Jive. Shake, rattle & roll. Gong attempting to break control systems. Afro balm. Afro sleaze. Shadow`s hard heart laid out over weeping violin. Fela gone to Brasil. Carnival Batucada, spikey Punk Dub, Caribbean trips, and Growing Bin specials. To nowhere and beyond. Dancing to forget.

Mind Fair are Dean Meredith & Ben Shenton. Two busy men, behind a number of closely kept aliases. As Mind Fair they have two 12s just released, preceding an album, on Golf Channel: The shining percussion and Jazz of “Take Me To The Bridge” is the Central Executives doing a live P.A. at Body and Soul. “Hiding From My Shadow” mixes an Italo groove, of say Doctor`s Cat`s “Feel The Drive” with Arthur Russel`s “Let`s Go Swimming”. “Let The Music Take Your Mind” has Smokey Robinson with Paqua. “C.E.R.E.M.O.N.Y.” is “Riders On The Storm” meets Mr Wonder`s “Superstition” at The Paradise Garage. Is everybody in?. The vocal sounds like Harvey. The Art is by Thomas Bullock. The remix handled by Gerry Rooney and Joel Martin, wearing their The Velvet Season & The Hearts Of Gold masks, turning “C.E.R.E.M.O.N.Y.” into a 3 A.M. subterranean express to Heaven with “How Much Are They?” piano and Sweety G disappearing through a portal in Zanzibar, Newark, New Jersey.

Test Pressing, Mixes, Dr Rob, Mind Fair, Golf Channel, Rogue Cat Sounds, Thomas Bullock, Phil South, Dean Meredith, Ben Shenton, Velvet Season And The Hearts Of Gold, Gerry Rooney, Joel Martin

Test Pressing, Mixes, Dr Rob, Mind Fair, Golf Channel, Rogue Cat Sounds, Thomas Bullock, Phil South, Dean Meredith, Ben Shenton, Velvet Season And The Hearts Of Gold, Gerry Rooney, Joel Martin

Test Pressing, Mixes, Dr Rob, Mind Fair, Golf Channel, Rogue Cat Sounds, Thomas Bullock, Phil South, Dean Meredith, Ben Shenton, Velvet Season And The Hearts Of Gold, Gerry Rooney, Joel Martin

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