Now that local electro bounders Barcelona Pavilion have a Peel Session under their white belts, it's going to be strictly Perrier onstage from here on. Those who missed their limited-run It's The Barcelona Pavilion! 3-inch CD EP can get the same four jerky jams - including their fab Fall homage, New Materiology - on the Meccico label's 7-inch vinyl version of the EP. Best of all, you can play it at 33 and hear Tidy Up Tidy Up as the song really should sound - like an 80s Eurotrash hiphop joint intoned by a bored Belgian manservant.
Windy City winner
If Chicago soul connoisseurs found Beyoncé 's summer solo smash Crazy In Love strangely familiar, it's because the song's signature horn build was lifted directly from the Chi-Lites ' Are You My Woman? Soul-sussed DJ/producer Danny Krivit makes good use of the original joint in his hard-pounding extended retouch - released on the down low as a generic looking 12-inch - which is backed with the Chi-Lites tune for your mixing pleasure.
Mo' better funk
By the time you get to volume three of just about any reissue series, the quality of music usually drops off significantly. No one told Aaron Fuchs at Funky Delicacies that, as evinced by the third instalment of his Funky Funky New Orleans compilation series. Documenting vintage Crescent City dance floor dynamite, it has better tracks than the first two. Just the presence of mighty pounders like Marilyn Barbarin 's Eddie Bo -produced Reborn and the Explosions ' classic Hip Drop is reason enough to track this down.
Say amen, anybody
Serious gospel fans know that some of the most intense recordings have been cut by guitar evangelists. And for collectors who like it rough, Reverend Charlie Jackson 's lo-fi Booker and Jackson label recordings - conveniently compiled on the rousing God's Got It ( CaseQuarter ) disc - are among the most coveted sides of the 70s. While his contemporaries were dabbling with synthesizers, Jackson stuck by his six-string blaze. Fans of Jon Spencer can thank God he did.