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George Browne
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There's a new crew in town - Interview with the Swinghoppers
Our correspondent Max meets up with the newest vintage remix act to come out of Bristol, the Swinghoppers to talk about their debut ep. I had the great opportunity to catch up with one of the Vintage Remix scenes new exciting acts, The Swinghoppers. The gro...

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Does your garage have a swing in it?
Swing n Bass maestro, film maker and Jack the Cad contributor Fizzy Gilespie, aka Max Golfar*, has made something a little bit different. We're all about showcasing the really interesting stuff, the innovative and the new, so this is a bit of a no-brainer. ...

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Caravan Palace Live Review - Syed goes weak at the knees
Syed could barely contain his excitement when one of the world's top electro-swing acts swung into his home town of Toronto. Caravan Palace are one of the giants of Electro Swing who hail from Paris, France and have placed flags of their fame all over the w...

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Julien IncontroL - Syed meets a pioneer
Julien IncontroL was one of the first artists that this blog ever came across, and his take on the swing-house sound has informed many copy-cats, surely a mark of greatness. Here's what happened when Syed spoke to him about his latest project. In one of my ...

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Passed Clouds - A Story of a Dying Club Culture
Tally ho, you lot. Normally I like to keep this blog fairly lighthearted and try to avoid getting too political about things, but today is a bit different. Below you'll see a short film made by one of our talented correspondents - Max - about the steady dec...

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Swingamajig 2017 - part 3 - Chicken Brothers
Last but not least in this year's Swingamajig preview are the mighty Chicken Brothers - pioneers of the scene in Liverpool and festival fields around the land, scratch maestros and all-round good eggs. One member of the flock has just flown back in from Oz,...

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Swingamajig 2017 - Part Two - Dutty Moonshine
Next up in the Swingamajig preview series is Mike aka Dutty Moonshine. Mike is not only a pioneer of the vintage remix sound, but he's also one of the most energetic and innovative people in the scene, always pushing boundaries. He's got a reputation as a s...

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Swingamajig 2017 - Part One: Madame Electrifie & DJ Emma Clair
When I was asked if I wanted to cover Swingamajig again this year there was only one sensible answer. A big fat, hairy yes. There'll be the usual JtC review appearing at some point after the event, [watch out for the traditional ' I don't remember what happ...

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The Laidback Mr Woox
Syed meets one of the most interesting producers in the Vintage Remix scene, Croatian born Mr Woox, aka Milan Vijnovic, who's unique take on swing-hop has earned him a reputation as a maker of some of the most evocative retro beats. In this wide-ranging int...

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Skellington Crew - Max Golfar get to know Duke Skellington
Duke Skellington is an American electro-swing producer and DJ from Los Angeles, and he is also part of the production due The Vaude Villainz. He is also a promoter for Electro Swing events in the West Coast of America and runs his own podcast called the Jit...
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