Wednesday, 30 March 2011

some kind of mix ... a Saigon mix part 2

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This goes deep and tribal, takes a left turn and ends with some jazz infused dnb and breaks.

Mathias Schaffhaeuser - No Reduction (live)
Deep Space Orchestra - Return to Dodge City
Daniel Steinberg  - Calling Deep
Jamie Woon - Night Air (Marco Del Horno Remix)
Phlash & Friends feat Rich Medina - Minotaur
Moloko - Familiar Feelings        
Peaches - the inch
The Knife - Like a Pen
Hackman - Made Up My Mind (Hodge's Undecided Mix)
DJ Shadow - Entropy
Makoto - Where are you going
Makoto - Treasure Towers
Ramilson Maia - a busca da vida

some kind of mix ... a Saigon mix


I just came back from a stay in Vietnam, Saigon and Mui Ne to be exact. It was pretty damn good. I put together a couple of mixes for the trip.

Imagine its really hot and you're kicking back with a drink watching bustling town go by, it slowly goes up a gear at which point its all about the party and into part 2. Its an eclectic mix of laidback sounds electronicjazz to afrobeat to tripped out sunny sounds.

Emanative - Naima
Alex Gopher-The Child
Groove Chronicles - Natural
Roy Davis Jr - Gabriel Ft Peven Everett
Ana Tijoux - 1977
The Budos Band - Unbroken, Unshaven
Diesler - Deepest Cuba
Stockholm Cyclo - Noisuf (Raw Jazz Take)
Heliocentrics+Mulatu Astatke - Live From Tigre Lounge
Terrace Martin Ft. 9th Wonder - Never stop loving you
Earth, Wind & Fire - They Don't See
Arthur's Landing - Love Dancing
Com Truise - Slow Peels
Escort - Cocaine Blues (Greg Wilson Remix)
Gatto Fritto - Hungry Ghosts
Motor City Drum Ensemble - Prayer
Moodymann - Wednesday Night People
Moodymann - the dancer
Trus'me - Sweet Mother

Wednesday, 16 March 2011


Did this mix on the fly, starts mellow its deep and driving. Its got Moodymann , Floating Points, Omar S, Brandt Brauer Frick, Kerrier District and Metro Area, what's not to love? But most importantly it features Haddaway, now you're really interested!

     Soulphiction - Used
     Moodymann - Long Hot Sexy Nights Feat. Norma Jean Bell
     Mike Somenetti - You Got That Look In Your Eyes
     Wolfram Feat. Haddaway - Thing Called Love (Legowelt Remix)
     Floating Points - Shark Chase
     Omar-S - Blade Runner
     Brandt Brauer Frick - Mi Corazon
     Morphosis - Musafir
     Four Tet - Nothing To See
     Kerrier District (Luke Vibert) - Disclix
     Phlash & Friends Feat Shea Soul - Time
     Q-Burns Abstract Message - This Time (Rivera_Rotation_Mix)
     Metro Area - Atmosphrique
     Richard Davis - Breathe

Wednesday, 9 March 2011

!!!Japan Jazz!!! - Soil & Pimp Sessions

I've been meaning to put this together a tribute to the mighty Soil & Pimp Sessions for a while and the release of their latest album Stoned Pirate Radio, a concept cover album set in the year 2036 was the perfect driver to get me to finally get on it.

They're my favourite current jazz group. I love them because they totally rock the show bringing bags of funk, groove, reggae, ska and all out party vibes. I've seen them live every time they've played in London and they do definately bring the party! Also included are tracks from the rhythm section trio who go by the name of Just A Maestro (JAM). Another Japanese group Indigo Jam Unit are also featured, they've got groove to, they did an album with Common named Re:Common on which they reworked some of his tracks on a jazz tip, some seriously sweet grooves goin on there!

I can tell you for certain I won't be leaving the house without this, you'll definately want to turn up the volume and rock out!

See you at their next London gig.

Mr Mambo is my name
Papa's got a brand new Pigbag
Walkie Talkie Man
Quartz and Chronometer
Red Clay
Indigo Jam Unit - Pentagram
Indigo Jam Unit - Be
Indigo Jam Unit - Rush
Boogie Stop Shuffle
Indigo Jam Unit -Massquerade
After the Party
Just A Meastro - Quiet Passion
Shaft in Africa
My Foolish Heart (Crazy In Mind)
Indigo Jam Unit - Ibuki
Just A Maestro - Age of No Quality