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Underground Techniques
by DJ Harry T

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Happy Hell-o-ween to one and all as the fall season begins to arrive, leaves to cover the ground and music to keep you warm and cozy. For those who are blessed with internet access, here are a few radio shows of interest that are worth listening to:

Jordan Vaughn Project

Every Sunday from noon until 2 p.m., Kenny Jordan and Mac Vaughn present their live mix show, spinning a variety of deep house, garage, funky house and underground. For more information, check out their site at

Jam Sessions Live

Jo De Presser and Shannon Harris spin Deep house that bring back memories of old and new underground house for the now. Listen now at


This site provides some great music not just for the house heads, but also for lovers of jazz and techno. These shows are hosted from far away as Germany and Switzerland to close to home as New York and Chicago. Additionally, they offer news bytes, forums, show schedules and their mailing list. Login to listen at


Recommended Listening

Es Vive Ibiza 2003 – Various Artists (Base Ibiza)

This is the second installment in this series, named after the hotel of the same name. Two CDs filled with the best of chilled house and downtempo flavours. Included here are some familiar names such as Kaskade featuring Melissa, 'What You Are To Me,' Groove Armada, 'My Friend,' and Blaze featuring Amira, 'I Think Of You.' One of dance music's biggest club smash, 'Days Go By' by Dirty Vegas features an acoustic version, a remake of the Lil' Louis club classic, 'Club Lonely' by Craig Jensen and Overstreet remakes Gil-Scott Heron's signature song, 'The Bottle.'

For more information on other releases or the hotel, visit their Web site: &

Brazilution – Various Artists (Ministry Of Sound)

I stumbled across this collection while picking up some new releases at Virgin Megastore. Capturing the essence of Brazil, this compilation series has now been adapted by Ministry Of Sound and continue to bring you the very best in Latin club tunes, combining up-tempo floor fillers and broken jazz lounge tunes. Featured selections include 'Listen Love' by United Future Orginisation, 'You Groove Me' by Jon Cutler, 'Pingos De Chuva' by Sound Surgeons and 'Only in Your Eyes' by Uschi Classen featuring the vocals of house veteran Robert Owens.

For more information and other releases, visit their Web site at:

Beach House 04.03 – Various Artists (Hed Kandi)

Another stylish compilation in their long-running series and it keeps getting better with every release. Included here are past dance floor favorites 'Diamond Life' by Louie Vega and Jay 'Sinister' Sealee featuring Julie McKnight, 'This Time' by Q-Burns Abstract Message featuring Lisa Shaw and new releases 'Moving On' by Miguel Migs, 'Back Together' by Hardsoul together with Ron Carroll and 'Feeling The Night' by Kaskade, who just seems to be popping up on many labels.

Verve Remixed 2 – Various Artists (Verve Music Group)

Continuing in the same tradition as the previous release, this compilation of legendary jazz artists, which include Sarah Vaughan, Betty Carter, Cal Tjader and Nina Simone, get the remix treatment by some of the best in the music industry. DJ's and producers, ranging from Gotan Project ('Whatever Lola Wants'), Fila Brazilla ('Soul Sauce') and Jaffa ('Black Is The Color Of My True Love's Hair').

This second compilation also comes in an unmixed version as well. For more information, visit their site at:

DJ Harry T – October Playlist

I'm Doing Fine – Amp Dog Knight

Music In Me – DJ Spinna featuring Shaun Escoffery

Don't You Go Away – Liquid People featuring Heidi Vogel

Drums Of Revolution – Zulu Nation

Serpents – Zulu Nation

Vuelva Paloma – DJ Jes

The Music – Tony Senghore

Harry Knuckles – House Anthems Vol 3

In Your Mind – Jay Tripwire

Golden Doktor – E-Tones

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