Jesse Saunders

On and on indeed, part two! After Jesse Saunders takes issue with claim Farley Jackmaster Funk was the first to play early house records, now Chosen Few DJs founder Wayne Williams has a few things to say…

Here in Britain, a political row developed last week after MPs voted to allow water companies to send more raw sewage out into rivers and oceans. But by the looks of it, the real crap must be in the water supply in Chicago - such is the extent of infighting…

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On and on indeed! Jesse Saunders takes issue with Spin magazine claim that Farley Jackmaster Funk was the first to play early house records – so what does Farley himself say?

What happened in the early days of house music? Well, we know that much of what has been chronicled about Detroit techno, for example, was rubbish. The Belleville Three story, which lazy journalists continue to recite regularly, has long been disproven as a marketing myth. So it's only reasonable to…

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Is there anyone in the dance music who ISN’T a crook, part two? How Jesse Saunders never got sales money from UK sales of “Love Can’t Turn Around” – and Pete Tong remains silent to this day…

The depressing litany of producers who were conned out of money continues to grow. Last week, I detailed how A Guy Called Gerald was deprived of money from "Voodoo Ray" and an EP he released for Rham! Records. Now it appears that Jesse Saunders can add his name to the…

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