Re: Nu Spirit/Gotan Project

From: Shaddy (
Date: Fri May 11 2001 - 17:59:06 CEST

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    Tonight Freestyle Man aka Sasse is playing at my clubnight.
    If any one will come.....
    Jazzhaus / Freiburg / Germany
    starts at 23.30 h

    ----- Original Message -----
    From: "Juuso Koponen" <>
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    Sent: Friday, May 11, 2001 5:22 PM
    Subject: Re: Nu Spirit/Gotan Project

    > > Also keep an eye out for a recent release by Freestyle Man (not sure who
    > > this is...) featuring Wanda Felicia called "Que Domingo". Nu-Spirit
    > > has a Montana Roja Jazz Mix on the flip that has a sweet catchy melody
    > > makes dancefloors happy. The label is Sanko.
    > Freestyle Man is Finnish-born DJ Sasse who nowadays resides in Germany
    > (in Frankfurt, I think). The name of the label you're referring to is
    > Sahko (or actually Sähkö, ie. two dots over both the a and the o, in
    > case these chars don't work correctly with your email program..).
    > "Sähkö" means "electricity", whereas "sanko" would be "a bucket". =)
    > If we are really precise, I think the Freestyle Man stuff is released
    > on Puu ("a tree" or "wood"), which is a sublabel of Sähkö. Sähkö mostly
    > releases obscure-ish experimental stuff like Pan Sonic etc., Puu is more
    > on the housey side.
    > BTW, Sähkö just recently launched a new sublabel, called Jazzpuu, that
    > reissues classic Finnish jazz releases. The first two 12"s out are
    > "Puutarhassa" by Pekka Streng (this one is a killer, strongly
    > recommended) and "Grandma's Rocking Chair" by Olli Ahvenlahti (that was
    > also reissued by Acid Jazz in early 90s I think and was sampled by Kenny
    > Dope in "The Illout"), both highly recommended.
    > Pretty complete discographies of both Nu Spirit Helsinki and Freestyle
    > Man are available here:
    > Nu Spirit Helsinki:
    > Freestyle Man a.k.a. DJ Sasse:
    > --
    > "Betwixt decks there can hardlie a man catch his breath by
    > reason there ariseth such a funke in the night..."
    > - W. Capps, 1623

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