I chose Casa Beat as the very first record in the RiL series because it ticks every box for reasons why I started the project - It is an enigmatic one-off, largely unknown and very very good record. I want to bring to your attention some of the records that have slipped through the net, were missed or are well overdue closer investigation. I am also interested in using RiL as a resource for collectors interested in the era I have been DJing, especially from my long running residency at back to basics in Leeds, which I begun in Novemnber 1991. Casa Beat actually came out the year before in 1990 but I didn't hear it until couple of years later when I heard DJ Harvey spin it at Tonka. My DJ partner at basics Huggy also picked up a copy, which we fought over for 20 years until I finally gave it back to him in 2012. It is the only record that was made nude the name M-I-Cara, who disogs believe to be produced by an Italian producer called Sanny X, although it came out on N-Joy records and gives an old New York phone number as the only clue on the label. Musically it is an ecstatic, blissed out journey that never fails to give me flashbacks of days and nights gone by. I recently saw a copy classed VG on Discogs for £40 but Mint copies go for £80 plus.