Archive for the 'Blogariddims' Category

Blogariddims 17 : Grievous Angel ‘Tons of Boxes’

Monday, March 26th, 2007

This month I’ve done the 17th mix for the mighty Blogaridims podcast series. It’s a load of my favourite dub, roots and dancehall tunes, done “live” on decks and dubbed up using an Access Virus synth as an FX box. I inflicted some serious damage on a few of these tunes with that. I originally […]

Blogariddims 16 : Droid ‘Raggamortis’

Monday, March 26th, 2007

Fell behind again. Yes so Droid returns with a massive digital dancehall mix… Before I do though, a few words about how and why this episode was created. Originally planned as a kind of footnote to a couple of dancehall mixes currently in the works (but of course I finished the footnote first!), this […]

Blogariddims 15 : DJ Flack, Beyond the Valley of the Smurfs

Friday, February 9th, 2007

This time from DJ Flack of Beat Research, a wonderfully assembled Ableton mashup that’s almost beyond description.  47 tracks running through The Pretenders, Leaders of the New School, Leda, Bad Brains… Yaggfu Front into The Minutemen for Christ’s sake!  Get on the case: Blogariddims feed » Smurf Notes.

Blogariddims 14 : Norwegian postpunk 1979-1985

Sunday, January 28th, 2007

Via Halvard “Hal” Halvorsen: 1. [00:20-00:42] EMI (unlimited edition, excerpt) – The Sex Pistols (1977) 2. [00:43-01:36] Gjør det sjøl (excerpt) – Johnny Yen Bang! (1979) 3. [01:37-04:59] Folk i gata – Johnny Yen Bang! (1981) 4. [05:00-08:20] De Gale – Johnny Yen Bang! (1981) 5. [08:21-10:40] Block to Block – De Press (1980) 6. […]

Blogariddims 13 : Electronicack 1

Friday, January 19th, 2007

I’m a bit late on this. Number thirteen by Droid and Slug @ WeAreIE: This episode features a mix that I’ve been saving for the right moment. A set myself and Slug recorded way back in May 2000, it features a selection of late 90s electronica tunes, from a time when we were actively involved […]

Blogariddims 12 : John Eden’s Office Party Mix

Thursday, December 21st, 2006

Dec. 18, 4:45 – Blogamuffins let their hair down, xMas-style. (below) Dec. 18, 5:23 – The secretary slips out quietly to meet her real friends. Dec. 19, AM – The night’s events are recounted at length on two simultaneous Dissensus threads. “A festive session featuring divas, teenagers, ice queens and those in between” 1. “Everything […]

Blogariddims 11 : Wayne&Wax ‘Another Crunk Genealogy’

Friday, December 8th, 2006

Blogariddims 11 traces out another crunk genealogy, seeking the overlap between crunk and clave, reggaeton and ragtime, bhangra and bounce. Connecting the music of the Caribbean, the American South, and the Middle East, the mix winds its way through common grooves and feedback loops. 1. Jelly Roll Morton, “Mamanita” 2. Percy Mayfield, “Louisiana” 3. The […]

Blogariddims 10 : Heatwave ‘An England Story’

Friday, December 8th, 2006

Heatwave presents ‘An England Story’ – a lineage of UK MCs from 1984-2006 covering reggae, dancehall, hip hop, grime, jungle and more… 1. YT – England Story, Sleng Teng remix (Sativa Records, 2006) 2. Kenny Knots – Watch How The People Dancing (Unity Sounds, 1986) 3. Ackie – Call Me Rambo (Heavyweight, 1986) 4. Rodney […]

Blogariddims 9 – Absolute Norwegian

Wednesday, November 8th, 2006

Out now at Halvard “Hal” Halvorsen’s private blog, Blogariddims 9: Poa Alpina — Biosphere Draumeslagje — Knut Buen & Agnes Buen Garnås Gjeterlåt – Langsomt Mot Nord Klokkeringing — Edvard Grieg (Leif Ove Andsnes, piano) Skog — Bugge Wesseltoft Alpha Male — Røyksopp Hey Fabio — Maja Ratkje Swedenborgske Rom — Jaga Jazzist Warszawa — […]

Blogariddims 8 : Mr.Bump ‘Rude Interlude’

Monday, October 23rd, 2006

My installment in a so-far dauntingly impressive podcast series masterminded by Droid of You can find the feed here: feed:// And instructions on how to subscribe here. Or just download it here. The original plan for this mix was very different. Watching the Israel / Hizballah war this past summer, I started piecing together […]