What's Charles Webster up to?

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Sorting through a bunch of records I had in storage, I came across his "Mixed Messages" EP (as Furry Phreaks) and it reminded me how good he can be -- deep and lush, misty, vaporous. I always loved his mix of the "Sad Piano" for Buzzin' Fly. According to Discogs, he put out one 12" this year for his own Miso label, which I didn't know about. Anyone else rate him? Vahid? Blunt?

pshrbrn, Monday, 31 December 2007 21:33 (twelve years ago) link

Loved loved his recent mixes for Voom Voom ("Best Friend") and Delgui ("Highlights"), which are both on the vocal deep house-ish tip.

Michael F Gill, Tuesday, 1 January 2008 00:10 (twelve years ago) link

He's a friend of a friend and lives in the same city as me, but the linking friend in question has left town and I haven't seen him around in, ooh, four or five years now. Yes, he has been awfully quiet...?

mike t-diva, Tuesday, 1 January 2008 11:47 (twelve years ago) link

three months pass...

WTF at the tracklisting on this Defected Comp:

CD1 - Mixed

01 Warren Harris - Cottage
02 Doctor Rockit - Cafe De Flore (Charles Websters New Mix)
03 Furry Phreaks - Lament For A Dead Computer Part 1
b/w Blaze feat. Palmer Brown - Do You Remember House? (Acapella)
04 Rebecca Pidgeon - Learn To Pray (Exclusive Charles Webster dub mix)
05 Kings Of Tomorrow - Changes
06 Rosie Gaines - Closer Than Close (Reprise Mix – Charles Webster Edit)
07 Version - The Brighter Side (Original Mix)
08 Furry Phreaks with Terra Deva - Soothe (Charles Webster 2008 re-work)
09 Lumiere feat. Big J - Good-bye Illusions (Charles Websters Seriously Deluded Mix - 2008 Re-edit)
10 Moodymann - I Cant Kick This Feeling When it Hits
11 Deep South Believe

CD2 - Mixed

01 Plaid - Ralome
02 Vashti Bunyan - Rose Hip November
03 Black Sabbath - Planet Caravan
04 Psychonaughts - Wild In Your Eyes
05 D'Angelo - Africa
06 Girma Had- Deep Blue Day
08 Steve Reich - Electric Counterpoint
09 Simian - The Tale Of Willow Hill
10 Kate Bush - Army Dreamers
11 Lea DeLaria - Black Hole Sun
12 John Martyn - Bless The Weather
13 Tracey Thorn - Here It Comes Again (Exclusive Charles Webster Remix)
14 Tom Waits - The Heart Of Saturday Night
15 The Cranberries - No Need To Argue
16 Patti Smith Group - Frederick

CD3 - Unmixed

01 Charles Webster - Ready (Unreleased Vinyl Mix)
02 Charles Webster - The End Of The War (Re-edit)
03 Charles Webster with Robert Owens - Blown Away (Original mix)
04 Charles Webster - I'm Falling (Paris Bordeaux Mix)
05 Furry Phreaks feat. Terra Deva - Want Me (Like Water) (Charles Webster Club Mix 1 Re-edit)
06 Furry Phreaks with Terra Deva - All Over The World (Beatless Version Mix)
07 Lo;rise 21st Century Blues (Original Mix)
08 Lo;rise Observer (High Skies Mix)
09 Charles Webster Sweet Butterfly (Unreleased Mix)
10 Presence Better Day (Exclusive 2008 Charles Webster Mix)
11 Happy Trax Vol 6 Aint Nothing Wrong
12 UBQ ‘When I Fell in Love’ (New 2008 Exclusive CW Mix)

Tim F, Wednesday, 23 April 2008 06:50 (twelve years ago) link

twelve years pass...

Anyone checking for Charles? Not much talk! Admittedly new name to me as of a couple months ago, but have been working my way through his maze of aliases after hearing Born on the 24th of July, which is a certified gem and seems largely overlooked.

The new one — Decision Time — is great! I understand he is or was very active in the SA house scene. Who is he involved with there? In a way this album sounds very at home with the recent Azana album many here loved. Give it a look!

anza808, Sunday, 22 November 2020 05:38 (one week ago) link

born on the 24th of july is one of my fav albums of all time. i was really pleasantly surprised about the burial remix of "the spell" that came out earlier this year, but i didn't know it portended a new album!!!!! i just put it on and it's fuckin great so far

mellon collie and the infinite bradness (BradNelson), Sunday, 22 November 2020 14:42 (one week ago) link


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