Featuring archives: Xander Harris

An xxjfg archive for posts featuring Xander Harris.

31st October 2012

Xander Harris presents Halloween Funk Greats


Podcast & Xander Harris

(Ace photo by Devaki Knowles. Go here for more)  Today you are lucky, or doomed, depending on how you look at it. In the run-up to Halloween, we celebrated a series of rituals where we asked The Night for a heirloom to gift you faithful readers, on this un-holiest of occasions. A small number of small…

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2nd March 2012

week 7 – Avenues of Escape

Witness the return of existential heroes, plunging forward into their complex worlds.  The hero’s engagement with it eroded by the vast Socio-corporate forces assaulting them at every turn.  The alternative to the quick death of engagement and the long madness of paranoia: to drive. Xander Harris brings us the banging spectral harmonies and Night Drive…

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27th December 2011

Best of 2011, part III: Get fit with 20jfg

Whether your with Dunbar on music and dance evolving as mass social grooming, Darwin and his strutting peacock, or feel dancing and music is tickling the brain in ways nature cannot, dancing is a part of our humanity and has been for a very long time. 2011 was a good time for music you could…

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21st April 2011

There Will Be Blood


Sine & Xander Harris

20JFG ain’t Justin Lee Collins, but do you remember that episode of Knight Rider where KIT changed his name to Regard Daggermath, becomes a sociopath and goes on a killing spree. No? The one where he suffocates David Hasslehof with a slightly too tight seatbelt, before decapitating several passers with his scalding LED display, spilling…

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21st December 2010

20jazzfunkgreats best of 2010: Paranormal Beauty Contest

As we approach thee end of 2010, we open the gun locker, gaffer tape a flashlight to our pump action shotgun and slide into the vietcong tunnels of what went on this year. There be monsters there. Being the all encompassing unstandardised weirdoes that we are, we make no attempt at ranking our choices, or…

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29th October 2010

Meat for the Beast


Xander Harris

Ah, and now it’s time for the Halloween post.  Should it visit once again the extraterrestrial fear of Arkham, the rural dread of MR James’s Suffolk or the crimson dreams of Lord Argento.  Well, that would be not unlike every day in the ash grey world of 20JFG.  For the brutal truth is that Halloween…

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20th August 2010

Brief Introductions


Akhluts & Xander Harris

Xander Harris kindly sent us a track from his (Brian Keene referencing) new album Urban Gothic. The pragmatically named Opening Credits doesn’t dally for long with the tough bubbling synths before dropping a huge 4/4 drum sequence over the top.  The drum sequence doesn’t get its own way for long before Chris Carter sends over…

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