Archive for December, 2006

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 […]

Catching up

Friday, December 8th, 2006

Mostly I dream about small annoyances or finding myself in a remote part of the city when an abysmal darkness suddenly falls. But the other night, I dreamed George Clinton was in my kitchen. We were making a pot of funk, you know, for dessert. Obviously, he did most of the work while I watched […]

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 […]