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Ninja Tune - 20 Years of Psychedelic Hip Hop, Funk & Jazz - Selected by Djouls

Grant Phabao and Djouls - Ninja Tune - 20 Years of Psychedelic Hip Hop, Funk and Jazz
(MP3 Podcast on 2010-08-28

We're still celebrating 20 years of musical activism from the english label Ninja Tune! The huge boxset is now coming out very soon... Parties in Paris and London are starting to get sold-out quite fast, and french magazine Trax has released a special (Ninja Tune 20 Ans...), in which I've written 3 articles. The first one is about 20 of the rarest pieces of wax released by the label. The second is a selection of 20 astonishing or stunning remixes, you might have downloaded its soundtrack for a deeply blunted evening by now... The third is about the dark side of the label, with a selection of 20 psychedelic albums. Here's the soundtrack to this article: the dark side of Ninja Tune!!

Tracklisting :
01. Super Numeri - Leisure Lakes
(from 'Great Aviaries' album, 2003 / Ninja Tune)
02. The Dragons - Food For My Soul
(from 'BFI' album, 2007 / Ninja Tune)
03. Kid Koala - A Night At The Nufonia
(from 'Carpal Tunnel Syndrome' album, 2000 / Ninja Tune)
04. The Slew - 100%
(from '100%' album, 2009 / Puget Sound/Ninja Tune)
05. cLOUDDEAD - The Velvet Ant
(from 'Ten' album, 2004 / Big Dada)
06. Wagon Christ - Musipal
(from 'Musipal' album, 2001 / Ninja Tune)
07. Jaga Jazzist - Animal Chin
(from 'A Livingroom Hush' album, 2002 / Ninja Tune)
08. Diplo - Big Lost
(from 'Florida' album, 2004 / Big Dada)
09. The Clifford Gilberto Rhythm Combination - Soulbath
(from 'I Was Young and I Needed The Money' album, 1998 / Ninja Tune)
10. Super Numeri - Track 09
(from 'Live At Jazz Cafe' album, 2003 / Ninja Tune)
11. The Poets of Rhythm - Plus Plus
(from 'Discern/Define' album, 2001 / Quannum/Ninja Tune)
12. Flanger - Full On Scientist
(from 'Templates' album, 1999 / Ninja Tune)
13. Infinite Livez Vs Stade - (^_^)zzZ
(from 'Art Brut Fe De Yoot' album, 2007 / Ninja Tune)
14. Homelife - Harder
(from 'Guru Man Hubcap Lady' album, 2004 / Ninja Tune)
15. Loka - Meet Dad
(from ' Shepherds' album, 2006 / Ninja Tune)
16. Chocolate Weasel - Zen Method
(from '' album, 1998 / Ninja Tune)
17. Fog - Pneumonia
(from '' album, 2002 / Ninja Tune)
18. Treva Whateva - Dangerous Disco (The Director's Cut)
(from 'Music's Made Of Memories' album, 2005 / Ninja Tune)
19. Daedelus - Welcome Home
(from 'Exquisite Corpse' album, 2005 / Ninja Tune)
20. Sixtoo - Sidewinders
(from 'Chewing On Glass and Other Miracle Cures' album, 2004 / Ninja Tune)

All the original cover artworks are available on the Paris DJs blog

Credits :
Selected and mixed by Grant Phabao ( | and Djouls (
Artwork layout by Djouls ( using some official Ninja Tune logo by Stricktly Kev (

Ninja Tune - 20 Years of Remixes and Re-interpretations - Selected by Djouls

Grant Phabao and Djouls - Ninja Tune - 20 Years of Remixes and Re-interpretations
(MP3 Podcast on 2010-08-15

Lots of stuff are happening for the celebration of the last 20 years of musical activism from the english label Ninja Tune. A huge boxset is on its way for september, with LOTS of new music, there are parties coming up everywhere, and the french magazine Trax has just released a special number (Ninja Tune 20 Ans...), for which I've been asked to write 3 articles. The first one is about 20 of the rarest pieces of wax released by the label. The second one is a selection of 20 astonishing or stunning remixes, here's the soundtrack, for a deeply blunted evening. The third one is about the dark side of the label, with a selection of 20 psychedelic albums. The soundtrack mix to this article will be coming up here very soon...

Tracklisting :
01. East Flatbush Project - Tried By 12 (Squarepusher Mix)
(from 'Tried by 12' single, 1998 / Ninja Tune)
02. The Herbaliser - The Missing Suitcase (DJ Craze Remix)
(from 'The Missing Suitcase' single, 1999 / Ninja Tune)
03. The Herbaliser - Something Wicked (Bossa Radio Edit)
(from 'Something Wicked' single, 2002 / Ninja Tune)
04. 2 Player - Extreme Possibilities (Wagon Christ Mix)
(from 'Extreme Possibilities single, 1995 / Ninja Tune)
05. Antipop Consortium - Lay Me Down (Grant Phabao Remix)
(Exclusive remix, 2010)
06. DJ Food - Turtle Soup (Luke Vibert Mix)
(from 'Refried Food' album, 1996 / Ninja Tune)
07. Kid Koala - Emperors Main Course In Cantonese
(remix of David Byrne's theme for 'The Last Emperor)
(from 'Emperor's Main Course In Cantonese' single, 2000 / Ninja Tune)
08. DJ Vadim - Variations in USSR (DJ Krush remix)
(from 'USSR Reconstruction' album, 1998 / Ninja Tune)
09. Roots Manuva - Witness (1 Hope) (Part 2 In The Flesh Mix)
(from 'Witness' single, 2001 / Big Dada)
10. Roots Manuva - Awfully Deep (Lambeth Blues)
(from 'Awfully De/EP' single, 2005 / Big Dada)
11. Coldcut - More Beats and Pieces (I Miss You Blobula - Q-Bert Mix)
(from 'More Beats And Pieces' single, 1997 / Ninja Tune)
12. One Self - Be Your Own (Vad's Dub mix)
(from 'Be Your Own' single, 2005 / Ninja Tune)
13. Poirier - Let Them Hate feat. YT (Mungo's HiFi Remix)
(from 'Running High' bonus disc, 2010 / Ninja Tune)
14. Coldcut - More Beats and Pieces (Obsessive Behaviour Kid Koala Version)
(from 'More Beats And Pieces' single, 1997 / Ninja Tune)
15. Daedelus - Touchtone (Thavius Beck Remix)
(from 'For Withered Friends/Touchtone' single, 2008 / Ninja Tune)
16. The Cinematic Orchestra - All That You Give (Dr. Rockit Mix)
(from 'All That You Give' single, 2002 / Ninja Tune)
17. Blockhead - Sunday Seance (Loka Remix)
(from 'Sunday Seance / Jet Son' single, 2004 / Ninja Tune)
18. Coldcut - Autumn Leaves (Irresistible Force Mix)
(from 'Autumun Leaves' single, 1992 / Ninja Tune)
19. Coldcut - Atomic Moog (Cornelius Mix)
(from 'Let Us Replay' album, 1999 / Ninja Tune)
20. K-The-I - Finger Painting (Thavius Beck Remix)
(from 'Finger Painting' single, 2008 / Big Dada)

All the original cover artworks are gathered on the Paris DJs blog.

Credits :
Selected and mixed by Grant Phabao ( | and Djouls (
Artwork layout by Djouls ( using some official Ninja Tune logo by Stricktly Kev (

Hidden Orchestra - Footsteps Promo Mix

Joe Acheson / Hidden Orchestra - Footsteps Promo Mix
(MP3 Podcast on 2010-08-09

Formerly known as Joe Acheson Quartet, Hidden Orchestra combine two live drummers and deep basslines with strong jazz and classical influences, to make cinematic, emotive, percussive, next generation music using traditional instrumentation and organic samples. Celebrating the release of their free single, Footsteps, available on bandcamp next monday (aug 16), we've partnered with Tru Thoughts Recordings to offer you this amazing and exclusive mix from the bandleader Joe Acheson, who's put a lot of time and effort into the thing, even recording several pieces of new music and sound designs especially for this program!!

Tracklisting :
00:00 Footsteps - Hidden Orchestra (Tru Thoughts)
03:37 The Glasshouse With Butterfly - Tomas Dvorak (inner_fx)
03:46 Antsu's Favourite Sound (interview)
04:38 All I Need - Radiohead (Joe Acheson Refix)
05:09 Through These Veins - Afu Ra (acapella)
07:21 Braggin' Writes - J-Live (acapella)
08:57 Hani Rumba - Boban Markovic (ITMM)
10:42 Reminder - Hidden Orchestra (White Label)
10:45 Street Scene - Moondog (Prestige)
12:14 S.A.D. - DJ Slepton (film samples)
14:30 Dust - Hidden Orchestra (Tru Thoughts)
18:51 The Big Man - Joe Acheson (Big Man Walking)
24:41 Mrs Thursday - Dave, Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Titch (Joe Acheson Refix)
25:21 Time's Up - OC (acapella)
26:25 Happy Jizz Girls - Xploding Plastix (Beatservice)
27:59 Mystik (Do It Like This) - Grand Unified (CloakXDagger)
28:12 Broad Factor - Quasimoto (acapella)
29:35 Nanorobot Tune - Tomas Dvorak (inner_fx)
32:15 Talk Show Host - Radiohead (Parlophone)
32:15 Kemuri - DJ Krush (Mo Wax)
34:14 The Burning Circle - Hidden Orchestra (Tru Thoughts)
34:50 Nut Rocker - B Bumble and The Stingers (Top Rank International)
39:33 More Powah to Yah - Xploding Plastix (Beatservice)
41:54 Set It Off - Big Daddy Kane (acapella)
44:36 Wonderful Land - The Shadows (Parlophone)
45:07 Le Creation Du Monde - Darius Milhaud
45:21 Midnight in a Perfect World (Gab Mix) - DJ Shadow (Mo Wax)
45:57 Between Two Worlds (BBC Radio 3 drama - excerpts feature actors Owen Teale and Madeleine Brolly)
45:51 Triodion - Arvo Pärt
46:28 Reckoner - Radiohead (Joe Acheson Refix)
46:56 Rap It Up - Phi-Life Cypher (acapella)
50:01 Made of Wood / Phi-Log - Floex (Minority)
54:07 Setting Out - Joe Acheson (Big Man Walking)
57:02 Weird Fishes / Arpeggi - Radiohead (Joe Acheson Refix)
57:08 2nd Childhood - Nas (acapella)
58:25 Teardop - Massive Attack (acapella)
61:09 Heckles From The Peanut Gallery - Controller 7 (6months)
61:42 Chicken-Bone Circuit - RJD2 (Definitive Jux)
62:49 Cload - Four Tet (The Leaf Label)
64:49 Prototype - Headhunter (Tempa)
64:53 Untold Stories - Buju Banton (acapella)
68:57 I Want My Violence Back - Xploding Plastix (Beatservice)
70:37 Gypstep Beat - Spelt with a K (White Label)
72:24 The Tao of Bergerac - John Nettles (fictional audio book)
73:49 Vainamoinen - Joe Acheson (music for BBC radio documentary Sound of Snow and Ice)

Info :
Selected and mixed by Joe Acheson / Hidden Orchestra
Artwork by Djouls ( using for the Footsteps single artwork Loch Broom from Achiltibuie (detail) - etching by Norman Ackroyd

Credits :
The Hidden Orchestra and other guest players appearing on my own material included in this mix are:
Poppy Ackroyd - violin, footsteps;
Tim Lane - drums, trombone, percussion, didgeridoo;
Jamie Graham - drums;
Su-a Lee - cello;
Fraser Fifield - soprano sax, low whistle, kaval;
Marcus Britton - French horn, trumpet, sousaphone;
Norman Mackay - accordion;
Phil Cardwell - trumpet;
Julia Biel - vocals;
Nick Roth - alto saxophone;
Joe Acheson - bass guitar, zither, autoharp, kantele, footsteps, bassoon, glockenspiel and all production.

The closing track from the School for the Visually Impaired in Jyvaskyla, Finland, also features Elias using a white cane, Ville cross-country-skiing, Haikke drilling fishing-holes in the ice, and Salla rolling in an inflatable tube.

Thanks to Antero Pertunnen.

Links : Orchestra

Direct download: Hidden_Orchestra-Footsteps_Promo_Mix.mp3
Category:Guests DJs -- posted at: 9:02am EDT

Citizen Dale - Platters That Matters Vol.4 - A'fro Down

Citizen Dale - Platters That Matters Vol.4 - A'fro Down
(MP3 Podcast on 2010-08-08

Hey Julien, I hope that this message finds you well and as busy as ever. I've gotta say that the site is looking sweet these days, well done. Are you experiencing an increase in traffic lately?? The mega African mix you just put up is shit hot! Anyway, I must have been on the same wavelength as you as the new mix I've been working on is afro-centric: Platters that Matters - Vol. 4 - A'fro Down! This fresh mix of original African hit-makers and afro-rhythm inspired ass-shakers is sure to hit you in the feet! You'll feel the heat and groove to the beat when you check out what is being laid down in this most recent funky platter! Diggit.
(Citizen Dale, July 14th 2010)

Tracklisting :
01. Funkees - Breakthrough
(from 'The World Ends Afro Rock and Psychedelia in 1970s Nigeria' Compilation, 2010 / Soundway)
more info on
02. Gyedu Blay Ambolley - This Hustling World
(from 'Simigwa' album, 1975 / Essiebons)
more info on
03. [interlude/break]
04. Ezy and Isaac - Don't Step On My Shoes
(from 'Soul Rock' album, 1974 / Rifi Recordings)
more info on
05. Wganda Kenya - El abanico
(from 'The Afrosound Of Colombia Vol 1' compilation / VampiSoul)
more info on
06. El Rego and Ses Commandos - Dis Moi Oui
(from 'Dis Moi Oui' 7-inch, early 1970s / L.A Aux Ecoutes)
more info on
07. [interlude/break]
08. The Budos Band - Unbroken, Unshaven
(from 'Budos Band III' album / Daptone Records)
more info on
09. Ice - Time Will Tell
(from 'Bobo Step' 7-inch, / Epic)
more info on
10. Segun Bucknor - Dye Dye
(from 'Poor Man No Get Brother' album / Strut)
more info on
11. [outro - Guem]

All the original cover artworks are available on the Paris DJs blog

Info :
Selected and mixed by Citizen Dale (
Artwork by Djouls (

Direct download: Citizen_Dale-Platters_That_Matters_Today_Vol_4.mp3
Category:Guests DJs -- posted at: 7:58am EDT

Ian Wright - Paris Rare Groove Day Radio Show

Ian Wright - Paris Rare Groove Day Radio Show
(MP3 Podcast on 2010-08-03

A fake radio show recorded live and direct during the 9th edition of the Paris Rare Groove Day featuring Ian Wright (Sister Funk/UK) as a special guest. Some of you might have heard the Sister Funk compilation the man has released in 2000 on BBE or its follow-up Sister Funk 2 released on Jazzman in 2007. A long time music collector from England, Ian Wright find himself in the inner circle of Funk and Soul rarities in the 7 inch/45rpm format and has been mentioned by many inlcluding Keb Darge to have the most respectable collection of rare Deep Funk out there.

Tracklisting :
01. Waymond Hall - Children Of The World
02. The Camels - The Fabulous Taronados
03. The Delshan & Love Children - Angela Baby
04. Little Wille Jones - That Was My Big Mystake
05. The Family Sound Band - Gotta Git Down
06. Elaine Armstrong - Sad But True
07. Barbara Davis - Rated R ‘Why Is It A Sin (If Adultery Is A Sin)
08. The Hopkins Bros - Shake Cheri
09. The Final Act - The Feeling Is Right
10. New Life Band - New Life Is Out To Get You
11. Scorpio & His People - The Unforgiven
12. Di Ann Johnson - It's Another Day
13. Carrie Riley And The Fascinations - Super Cool
14. Flack And Company - Been Loving You So Long (Don't Want To Stop)
15. Lee Brackett - Ruby
16. Bubba Suggs - Everything That Looks Good
17. Tommy Turner - Lazy
18. Betty Wright - Circle Of Heart Breaks
19. Stacy Lake - No Ending
20. Sam Jenkins - Foxy

Credits :
Selected and mixed by DJ Ian Wright (
Artwork layout by Djouls (

Paris Rare Groove day ® Organization by
Mr Pal (
Peeer (
Ol'stark (

Direct download: Ian_Wright-Paris_Rare_Groove_Day_2010_Live_Mix.mp3
Category:Guests DJs -- posted at: 4:57pm EDT