Bump And Grind My Mind

Monsters of Folk are on Conan right now, wow M. Ward, the singer from My Mourning Jacket, Conor Oberst and…some other dude are in a band together? Well fuck me sideways we just found the cure for insomnia. They just to throw in a dude from Death Cab and maybe the guy from Iron & Wine and they might create aural death.

I’ll stick to my synthesized bullshit thank you very much.

The Other Two
Selfish (That Pop Mix)
Selfish (The Single Mix)
Selfish (East Village Mix)
Selfish (East Village Dub)
Moving On (Waterfront Mix)

I find The Other Two moderately humorous and I can’t really say why. Maybe it’s because they knew their lot in life. Realizing they were destined to forever by considered secondary members of New Order (next to Bernard Summer and Peter Hook) they embraced it with their rather dismissive name. I’d say that their self-deprecating tone was unnecessary, but I don’t know since all their stuff is completely out of print in the states, I just have a couple 12” singles to go by, which I dig. These tracks are for the 12” single to “Selfish.” I don’t know if The Single Mix is really that much different than the album version because, like I said, I can’t find that album anywhere. This 12” also had an additional dub of “Selfish” called “The Junior Style Dub” but it was scratched to hell and was boring as fuck, so I’m not including that one, sorry.

Baby Ford
Children Of The Revolution (Full 12” Version)
Children Of The Revolution (Euro Version)
Oochy Koochy (Konrad Cadet Version)
Ford Trax

According to Allmusic Baby Ford is “one of the most recognizable names in current dancefloor techno and was one of the founders of the U.K. acid house scene.” The being said, I’ve never heard of the motherfucker. Now, I’m not the end-all be-all of Acid House information, but I like to think I know my shit. Hey peoples, is Allmusic full of shit or am I just lacking in my Acid House knowledge? “Children Of The Revolution” is indeed a cover of the classic T-Rex tune, and while it’s far better than it has any right to be, it really just makes me want to hear the original again and again. Man, T. Rex was fucking awesome. If you own Ziggy Stardust and you don’t own Electric Warrior you’re fucking up.These are all from a 12” single.

11 Responses to “Bump And Grind My Mind”

  1. Depechefan34 says:

    I wouldn't call Baby Ford the be all end all of Acid Jazz…so yeah, AllMusic might be full of shit…I remember i really liked the song Move On by Baby Ford because it had a part where it had a killer oompah beat…it was righ around the time the Shamen were moving mountains…you know your shit though…so don't sweat it.

  2. icastico says:

    QFT. Fuckin' A.

  3. mickfly says:

    Not grunge, but do you have any rare 'Talk Talk' tracks please?

  4. Anonymous says:

    Funny, I thought I was the only "The Other Two" fan. The album was OK, the two singles Selfish and Tast Fish (in the UK) are easily the best tracks. The others are ok (actually some are a bit shit). Never heard any of the second album, Superhighways (I think thats it's name). Anyway, reading this has made want to go and listen to "Getting Away With It". TF

  5. The Lost Turntable says:

    "Not grunge, but do you have any rare 'Talk Talk' tracks please?"

    Let me analyze this comment in two parts.

    "Not grunge…"

    Wait, what?

    "but do you have any rare 'Talk Talk' tracks please?"

    I direct you to my sidebar disclaimer:

    "For the love of God don't leave random requests in my comment section. If I have it, I'll post it here eventually, nothing you say is going to make me buy a record you're too damn lazy to find yourself."

    Is that harsh? Maybe, but I can't be jumping at everyone's beck and call. No, sorry, you are not special. Have anything for me? Email me and we can talk then.

  6. Dubrobots says:

    Baby Ford was pretty well known here in the good old U of K when acid house started breaking through. It became pretty mainstream pretty quickly over here, and I get the impression it took longer to make it over there, certainly didn't seem to dominate the mainstream charts like it did here.

  7. micah says:

    well, since you asked, i'm leaning towards "you don't know" as opposed to "allmusic is full of shit". baby ford isn't all that, but he's been around since '88 and has certainly done a lot of quality stuff.

    of course allmusic is spotty in general for electronic music, but they're mostly right here.

  8. Anonymous says:


    here is a link to the other two album

  9. Kristi says:

    Baby Ford was pretty influential early on in the acid house movement. I liked S-Express & Yazz a lot better, but he paved the way for a lot of what went down in the early years of rave music. Cool post.

  10. Brad says:

    I remember buying the Baby Ford album on cassette in the early 90's in the clearout bin. Generally poor, with Children of The Revolution and a track about Wigan being the only ones I remember. Good to hear this track again though.

  11. Ben says:

    I've been looking for the Other Two single for a bit. Thanks. (btw, the Waterfront Remix is by Moby.)

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