Label: Mo Wax - VIEP 4310,FNAC - VIEP 4310,Source - VIEP 4310 • Series: Electrosound: Les Labels De La Galaxie Techno • Format: CD EP, Compilation, Promo, Sampler • Country: France • Genre: Electronic, Hip Hop • Style: Trip Hop
Privacy Terms. Quick links. Various - La Fnac Présente: Mo Wax actuality, it's more complicated, as according to AM rules, when there's enough material previously unreleased on LPs on the album, it's eligible. And the same goes when the mixes are not the usual ones, therefore all DJ mixes are eligible.
Tsugi is a mag dedicated to "new musical tendencies", but in the facts, even though there are occasional forays into rock and hip-hop, they lean extremely heavily toward electronic music and it shows in their selection. It's pretty left-field overall, except perhaps for the two first ones that everyone know. The selection features some classic various artists compilations, soundtracks, tribute albums, DJ mixes, label and scene samplers, some curated by famous artists.
The magazine additionally features a few stories: one about the Soul Jazz label, one about the labels covering the African and Asian undergrounds, one about the various artists charity albums and compilations, one about the Back from the Grave compilations and Crypt Records, one about the history of DJ mixes in CD format in particular the Fabric and Studio!
K7 labels. Finally, aside from the compilations selected, there's an additional list of 10 compilations published by Tsugi, which is a sort of tradition from the magazine: every once in a while an invited artist curates a promotional compilation for the magazine.
Now for the list itself. I added the label, which is indicated in the magazine, for clarity, as many of these albums are obscurities nowadays: Various Artists Nuggets: Original Artyfacts from the First Psychedelic Era, — Elektra Everyone knows this one: a list of psychedelic and garage singles curated by Lenny Kaye.
A landmark of the style, unfortunately ineligible for AM. Already featured on AM. Not eligible. Reflects their interest and knowledge in post-punk and art rock. It's mixed, so it's eligible.
Various Artists The D. International label, a late 80s label founded by Rocky Jones, which released some seminal early house records. A bit difficult to be sure, but appears to be eligible. Enough original material to be eligible. Various Artists Techno! The New Dance Hoge Hoed - Various - Antilounge 04 of Detroit Ten Records A seminal compilation which brought the Detroit house scene to wider notice, although it's considered a commercial failure.
Easily eligible. All the acts featured here are very very obscure. Enough Various - La Fnac Présente: Mo Wax material to be eligible. Various Artists 5 Years of Hyperdub Hyperdub A label sampler from Hyperdub, the label which basically invented dubstep.
Various Artists Very borderline, I'd say Mighty Man - Mungo Jerry - Hit-Station eligible. Ivan Smagghe Bugged Out! The original record is eligible, so the re-release is as well. Features some less obvious tracks from big names of the Detroit scene. Even includes Gainsbourg! And also, a stylish album cover from Philippe Druillet. Various Various - La Fnac Présente: Mo Wax More G.
Strangely enough, appears to be eligible. Interesting but not eligible. Funny but Various - La Fnac Présente: Mo Wax eligible. Interesting story to this one. The title comes from the fact that the English-speaking world looked down on the French attempts at this music with contempt back then.
Things Various - La Fnac Présente: Mo Wax changed since then. Mixed, so eligible. K7 A DJ mix, so eligible. Various Artists Famous When Dead Playhouse A label sampler from Playhouse, a defunct label which contributed to the emergence of minimalist techno.
Showcases the French alternative rock scene of the time. It appears there's enough original material for it to be eligible. Documents an ephemereal move to make money out of Neanderthal-level rock songs in the wake of the punk movement. Various Artists R.
This box set covers the last eleven releases of the label. Apparently eligible. Various Artists Indietronica Vol. Various Artists Versatile 98 Versatile Records Pigs On The Wing (1) - Pink Floyd - Animals sampler, reflecting the French house scene until then, just as Daft Punk was taking the world by storm. Features the artists covering the older names of the label.
Various Artists Aquaplaning Memories Discograph Compilation of tracks recorded live during various editions of a festival in France called Aquaplaning. A rarity, apparently! Get a Room! It features early M83, for instance. A remix album of video game Various - Names You Can Trust: Volume One. K7 A DJ mix.
Various Artists Total 7 Kompakt 7th volume in the Total series by Kompakt, which showcases their best singles released during the year, alongside some unreleased tracks.
Various Artists Paradise Garage Pschent A compilation to showcase the "golden years" of garage house in the early s. Various Artists Compiled Chain Reaction A compilation to showcase the sound of the Basic Channel label, all songs previously released on 12" only.
Aside from the title track although featured in an alternate versioneverything is original contributions. Apparently a precursor in the tribute albums. Healthy, but apparently eligible. Recommended but not eligible. Various Artists Rock Rock Rock - French Rock'n'Roll Born Bad A compilation showcasing the forgotten late s period when French artists were trying their hands at rock'n'roll, most generally with a parody spirit.
Anyway, eligible. Music from the era, somewhere between trip-hop, hip-hop, downtempo and drums'n'bass. Here are the 10 additional promotional Tsugi compilations, in the following format: name of the artist - title of the album if any Tsugi publication, year of release [nature] The three albums marked as compilations are not eligible, the rest is OK.
Walkin In The Sand (And The Seasons Come And Go) - Wayne Newton - Daddy Dont You Walk So Fast, Q-Project* - Wake Up / Twist, Velocity Life - Lassigue Bendthaus - Matter, Breed - Nirvana - From The Muddy Banks Of The Wishkah, Stand And Be Counted - Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young - Looking Forward