31 March 2013

LeBron: Mixtape for Breakbot

Insanely funky disco mix from LeBron; check out that tracklist. Amazingly put together as well.

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1. Delegation - Stand Up
2. Neddy Smith - Give it Up
3. Limit – Crimes of Passion
4. BB & The Q Band – Genie
5. Second Image - Starting Again
6. Ritchie Family - I'll do my best
7. Atlantic Starr - Love Me Down
8. Chic – I Want Your Love
9. La Toya Jackson - A Taste of You
10. Teddy Pendergrass - Love TKO
11. Kashif - Help yourself to my love
12. 52nd Street - I can't let you go
13. The Blackbyrds – Mysterious Vibes
14. Leroy Hutson – So In Love With You
15. Amii Stewart - Friends
16. Stacy Lattisaw - Feel my love tonight
17. Stacy Lattisaw - Dynamite
18. The System – You Are in My System
19. Chic - My Forbidden Lover
20. Shock - That's A Lady
21. High Inergy - All Of You
22. Prince – Lavaux
23. Chic - You Got Some Love For Me
24. Sister Sledge – Easy Street
25. Michael Jackson – Heal The World
26. Sparks - Tryouts For The Human Race
27. Ron Ayres - Chicago
28. Kool & The Gang – Be My Lady
29. Aurra - Checking You Out
30. Star point – Im so crazy about you baby
31. Barbara Mason – Another Man
32. Network – I need You
33. The Pointer Sisters - Automatic
34. Charms - givin it up
35. Kano – Cant hold Back Your Lovin
36. Aaron Broomfield – Polyphase
37. Gayle Adams - I'm Warning You
38. Gayle Adams – Love Fever
39. New Paradise – Sophistication
40. Chaka Khan – Fate
41. General Caine – Girls
42. DJ Mehdi – Pocket Piano
43. Daft Punk - Ouverture
44. Midnight Juggernauts - Twenty Thousand Leagues
45. Sound Factory – Understand This Groove
46. Chaka Khan – Fate (LeBRON ‘85 Edit)
47. BB & The Q Band – On The Beat
48. Michael Jackson – Thriller
49. Birdy Nam Nam – Defient Order (Breakbot Remix)
50. Kwick – Too Lonely
51. Rose Royce – Love Don’t Live here Anymore
52. Pino D’angio – Ma Quala Idea
53. Gene Dunlop – Party With Me
54. Cherrelle – Saturday Love
55. The Korgis - Everybody's got to learn some time
56. Gene Dunlop Band – Love Nights
57. The Temptations - Treat Her Like A Lady
58. Force – Tender Love
59. Norma Jean – I Believe In You
60. Michael Jackson – Up Again
61. Leon Haywood - That Sweet Woman of Mine
62. The O’jays – Brady
63. Sister Sledge – How to Love

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30 March 2013

Rocky T. Delgado's Gulliver's Travels mix

Rocky T. Delgado bringing us back to the halcyon electro clash days when Tiga was the crowned king of electro and Miss Kittin the queen. Vitalic, Black Strobe, Ladytron, Tiefschwarz, Soulwax; I'm having clashbacks. Nice work Rocky!

Rippin Kittin (original mix) - Miss Kittin, Golden Boy
Seventeen - Ladytron
Heartbeats (Rex The Dog remix) - The Knife
Needy Girl (radio edit) - Chromeo
Manila (Headman remix edit) - Seelenluft
I Need Your Love - The Rapture
Robot Rock (Soulwax remix) - Daft Punk
Perspex Sex (Ewan's Hi-NRG remix) - Freeform Five
E Talking (Tiga's Disco Drama remix) - Tiga
Italian Fireflies - Black Strobe
The Red Dress (feat Die Elfen - Tiefschwarz remix) - Phonique
Tribulations (Tiga Out Of The Trance Closet mix) - LCD Soundsystem
My Friend Dario (extended version)- Vitalic
Unknown 15 (Far From) Home (DFA remix) - Tiga

Rocky also did an amazing exclusive mix for Swooner, check it out here. And follow him for loads more sweet mixes on mixcloud.com/rocklord/.

Lazpod Live #1

This is the first of a live Lazpod series Damian Lazarus is doing - this one was recorded in Hong Kong to celebrate Chinese New Year - well worth a listen if you like any of his regular Lazpods, always a bananas selection of stuff, old timey songs along with some whopper tracks. Includes short interviews with Jason Swamy (the Robot Heart guy) and Subb-an (Crosstown Rebels) who plays some sweet tunes; makes for good radio if you want something a little different:
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There is a minute of silence when the guest Xioa musician, Tam Po Shek is interviewed because of a mic problem but stick with it!

I have posted a few of his regular Lazpods here, check 'em out here or go to lazpod.com/ for the whole lot. To be honest I found the last one (#26), quite hard to get into, but any of the other ones I've checked out have been great.


29 March 2013

Karmon - Diynamic radio show March 2013

Diynamic radio show from Karmon, lovely deep house vibes. Drink responsibly this Good Friday, kids.

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I've posted a bunch of great Diynamic shows before, check 'em out here, they are all quality.


Crayon & Pyramid's mini mix for Discobelle

A short but sweet mix that Crayon and Pyramid made for the quality blog Discobelle.net. They really packed in the dreamy tunes. Have a good Good Friday people.

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Tracklist :
Bibio – Jealous Of Roses (Pyramid Beat Edit)
Toro Y Moi – Still Sound (Xinobi Remix)
Tangerine Dream – Love On A Real Train (SymbolOne Edit)
Gigamesh – Don’t Stop
Lafayette – Mauvaise Mine (Jupiter Remix)
Switch – A Bit Patchy (Eric Prydz Remix)
Grizzly Bear – Gun Shy (Lindstrom Remix)
Disclosure – White Noise (Dub Version)
Lifelike - Love Emulator
Chromeo – When The Night Falls (Acapella)
Kenton Slash Demon – Daemon
French Horn Rebellion – Girls (FM Attack Remix)
Staygold – Justify (Lorenz Rhode Remix)
Pilotpriest – The Black Hole
Myd & Boston Bun – Same Old Brand New
Royksopp – What Else Is There (Trentemoller Remix)
Grant Smillie – Million Lights (Dcup Remix)
Vanilla Ace- Vanilla Sky
David Rubato – Circuit (Siriusmo Remix)
Shazam – Pool Party 2009 (Headman Remix)
Beastie Boys – Body Movin (Acapella)
D Train – Music (Datashat Remix)
Siriusmo – All The Girls
Jamiroquai – Dynamite
Mase feat Blackstreet – Get Ready (Acapella)
Donna Summer – Walk Away
Pool – Flex (Aeroplane Remix)
Boston Bun – Housecall
Laidback – Fly Away (Poolside Edit)

Check out the interview they did for Kitsune here.

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28 March 2013

Four Tet talks about making 'Sing' and 'Love Cry'

This only got released on Youtube a few weeks ago, but back in 2010 Kieran Hebden aka Four Tet talked to Future Music about how he made his amazing tracks 'Sing' and 'Love Cry' - breaking down the layers of each and explaining what he was up to - a little technical but easy enough to follow and also a pleasure to listen to him talk, they way it is great listening to anyone who is a total ledgebag talking about something at which they are amazing. Particularly interesting around the 39 minute mark when he talks about his signature effect where he speeds up, duplicates and reverses parts of his tracks.

And here is his track 'Sing', interesting to listen again after his explanations:

And 'Love Cry':


Mano Le Tough on Beats In Space

Mano Le Tough on Beats In Space. Enough said:

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1. Lopazz & Casio - I Feel Love (Gus Gus Remix)
2. Philipp Matalla - Lack Of Loss
3. Sinkane - Warm Spell (Barker & Baumecker Mix 2) - DFA
4. Tensnake - 58 BPM (Mano Le Tough Remix)
5. Jacques Bon - Tribute To You
6. Coma - My Orbit - Kompakt
7. Chymera - Isa (Mark E Remix)
8. The XX - Reunion (Ame Remix)
9. Bonobo - Cirrus
10. DJ Koze - Nices Wölkchen - Pampa
11. Locked Groove - Do It Anyway
12. James Teej - Liking Your Disorder (Timo Maas Remix)
13. Call Super - Threshing Floor
14. - Vicious Traditions (Daniel Bortz Edits)
15. Tensnake - Bliss
16. Batongo - Aguira (Mano Le Tough Remix)
17. Mission Control - Outta Limits


P.S. I recently posted a set he did for Electronic Beats, check it out here. Also,  get his album 'Changing Days' - it's brilliant.

26 March 2013

Vacationland mix #11: Surf & Astroturf

Art by this guy.

Vacationland is a mixtape series coming out of Brooklyn - this one is a quality mix of old and new tunes: funk, soul, disco and pop, cut with a few slick soundbites - a lovely feel to the whole thing. If you like the Flight Facilities decade mixes you will probably dig this. (If you don't like the Flight Facilities decade mixes, you are definitely in the wrong part of the internet.)

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1. Afros - Kickin' Afrolistics
2. Dennis Edwards - Don't Look Any Further (Benny & Gain Edit)
3. Dennis Edwards - Don't Look Any Further
4. Teams Vs. Star Slinger - The Yes Strut
5. Fat Larry's Band - Act Like You Know (80s Child Step Up Edit)
6. Escort - Cocaine Blues
7. Future Feelings - Brick Be Good to Me
8. Satin Jackets featuring Eric Cozier - Everywhere I Go (Radio Edit)
9. Gladys Knight & the Pips - When You're Far Away
10. Tiger & Woods - T&W Lab File #15
11. FINGERMAN - Just A Little Luv & Disco (Disco Beatdown)
12. Toro y Moi - Rose Quartz
13. Hall & Oates - I Can't Go For That (80s Child Re-Work)
14. Dennis Morgan - I'll Do Anything For You
15. Compuphonic, Marques Toliver - Sunset Feat. Marques Toliver (Aeroplane Remix)
16. Klique - Inside Me (TZ Edit)
17. Luminaire - No More (REDUX)
18. Moon Boots - No One
19. Class Action - Weekend (Larry Levan Mix)
20. Love Committee - Just As Long As I Got You (Disco Re-Edit By Dimitri From Paris)
21. Chick 2000 - Love Tonight (Lorenz Rhode Remix)
22. Chordashian - Cold Nights
23. Bondax - Gold (Star Slinger Refix)
24. Fade ft. CKB - It's Not Your Fault
25. Database & French Horn Rebellion - Beaches and Friends (Hey Champ Remix)

That sweet 'Brick Be Good To Me' track is the opening track of the exclusive mix that Moshigogo did for Swooner, check that out here.


25 March 2013

Electronic Beats Mix Of The Day: Mano Le Tough

Part of a recent set that Mano played in Berghain, loads of slick beats:

1. Robag Wruhme – Robellada [Suol]
2. DJ Koze – Mariposa [Kompakt]
3. Alex Barck – Re-Set (Hannes Fischer Remix)
4. Lusine – Another Tomorrow (Jon Convex Remix) [Ghostly International]
5. Wraetlic – Rats [Convex Industries]
6. Margot – Liuff Settanta [Hell Yeah]
7. Life & Death – Morgana (Carl Craig Remix) [Visionquest]
8. Infiniti Feat. Juan Atkins – Think Quick (Sleeparchive Remix) [Tresor]
9. Michael Mayer – Voigt Kampff Test (Barnt Mix) [Kompakt]
10. Levon Vincent – Late Night Jam [Ostgut Ton]
11. Jeremy Greenspan & Laurie Spiegel – Drums&Drums&Drums [Jiaolong]
12. ?
13. Oni Ayhun – OAR004-A [Oni Ayhun]
14. Drums Of Death – Transistor Rhythm [Civil]
15. Rude 66 – St Elmo’s Fire [Narrominded]
16. ?
17. Mano Le Tough – A Thing From Above [Permanent Vacation]
18. Smallpeople – Black Ice [Smallville]
19. ?
20. Sleeparchive – Meson [Sleeparchive]
21. Lusine – Another Tomorrow [Ghostly International]
22. Young Marco – Video Days [ESP Institute]
23. Fatima Yamaha - What's A Girl To Do (Original Mix)

Get Mano Le Tough's new album 'Changing Days' - it's brilliant.


Jeremy Glenn's Marching On mix

Happy beats for a sleepy Monday afternoon. Upbeat disco and house from Canada's Jeremy Glenn:
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1. Lafayette - Mauvaise Mine (Jupiter remix)
2. Box Of Wolves & Christa VI - Boy (Cyclist remix)
3. First Choice - Lovebird Lovethang (Jamie Bull Mash up)
4. Grizzly Bear - Gun Shy (Lindstrom remix)
5. BB Brunes - Stereo (Jupiter remix)
6. BlackStrobe - The Girl From The Bayou (Holmes Price Remix)
7. Mickey feat. Jeremy Glenn - Heartstrings (Dub)
8. Untitled
9. Michael Imperial - Flyer
10. Alkalino - Rollercoaster 3000
11. Rachel Row - Follow The Step (Kink Beat Mix)
12. Missy Elliott - Lose Control (Machinedrum Remix)
13. Jaw Jam - Don't Walk Away (3 a.m. Dub)
14. Justin Timberlake - Suit & Tie (Julio Bashmore remix)

Love that Lindstrom remix of 'Gun Shy' - it also features on the exclusive mix that Moshigogo did for Swooner, check it out here.

Came across this mix because it features a remix by Cyclist - check out some of his mixes here.


22 March 2013

Rocco Raimundo's Jagr Magazine mix

Came across this super chilled mix that Rocco Raimundo did for a Japanese magazine, tunes from Pillowtalk, Todd Terje, Art Department - a lovely interesting mix of low key and nu-disco kind of stuff, perfect for when you don't want to think about the deluge outside:

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1. Franklin Thompson - Thinking Impaired Feat. Franque Monique
2. Pillowtalk - Weekend Girl (Original Mix)
3. Ralph Myerz - The Magic Of You
4. Eddie C - Hold On
5. Black Sabbath - Planet Caravan (DJ Steef Edit)
6. Gwen McCrae - Funky Sensation [MAW Mix]
7. Boat Captain - Slower
8. Maricopa - Sunset Orange
9. North Pollard - Never Gonna Let You Dub
10. Hot Toddy Feat. Ron Basejam - I Need Love (Morgan Geist's Love Dub)
11. Worst Friends - Short Stopped (Instrumental Mix)
12. Todd Terje - Snooze 4 Love (Original)
13. Art Department - All Mine
14. Nina Simone - Feeling Good (Nicolas Jaar Edit)
15. Double Hill & Jerome C - Blue Sky Holiday (Original Mix)

Rocco Raimundo did an edit of Lou Reed's 'Walk On The Wild Side' recently for Flight Facilities Decade mix (72-82) - check it out here.


21 March 2013

Les Rythmes Digitales live performances (1999)

Came across this clip of some old Les Rythmes Digitales performances, definitely brings you back to a certain time and place. 'Lucifer Rising' plays til just after 4 minutes, then there's some interviews and a pretty amusing, amazingly exuberant performance of 'Hey You What's That Sound' with a massive keytar at about 5'30'- check it out:

Was reminded of this clip when listening to a mix that Ghostboy did for High Pressure Nights that I posted previously, check it out here.

20 March 2013

Populette & Friends mix

In your face, Wednesday.

Populette is Max Pask and Andrew Potter, and on Throne Of Blood Records; this is a mix they did with a load of their tunes and remixes from last year which I only checked out recently as I am so current and up to date. Some lovely tunes and also some banging ones on here I hadn't caught before, keeping my mid-week post-Paddy's Day raver's regret at bay. Probably best to avoid if still a little fragile. (If you are a little fragile may I recommend watching this).*

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1_HITS "Twin Peaks" (Maxime's Dub - ruff mix) - Promo
2_Fiori "Andiamo" (Populette Remix) - out Feb 2013 on Tigers On a Leash
3_David Shaw & The Beat "Infected" (Max Pask Remix) - Out now on Her Majesty's Ship
4_Javi Redondo "Automatos" (Maxime Remix) - Out Feb 2013 on Correspondant Records
5_Remain Vs Populette "Discomfort" (Marc Piñol Remix) - Out now on Meant Records
6_Maxime & Remain "Sergei" - Out now on Matt Walsh's Clouded Vision Experiment Compilation
7_Pleasure Planet "Black shades for White nights" - Promo
8_Populette "Hells Pass" - Out now on Items & Things Variables Compilation
9_Maxime & Remain "Ghoulish" (Sasse Remix) - Out now on Throne of Blood
10_Kim Ann Foxman "Return It" (Populette Remix) - Out now on NeedWant Records
11_K.D. Smile "In The End" (Kim Ann Foxman & Populette Dub) - Promo
12_Timothy J Fairplay "Xylophone" (Populette Remix) - Out now on Astrolab Recordings
13_Theme Park "2 Hours" (Populette Dub) - Out now on Transgressive Records
14_Mikron "Soul Provider" (Maxime Remix) - Out now on Zone
15_Mugwump "School's Out" (Populette Remix) - Promo
16_Remain Vs Populette "Discomfort" (Chloé Remix) - Out now on Meant Records
17_Black Strobe "Boogie in Zero Gravity" (Populette Remix) - Out now on Black Strobe Records
18_Maxime & Remain "Unmanned" - Out now on Throne Of Blood

I posted a podcast Max Pask did for Throne of Blood Records before, check it out here. And check out more of their podcasts here too.


* My apologies if you actually were feeling fragile and actually DID watch that video and now can't leave your house.

19 March 2013

James Friedman (Throne Of Blood Records) mix for Scion Radio

Good Paddy's Day weekend? James Friedman and The Rapture* set up Throne of Blood Records and this is a mix James did at the end of last year for Scion Radio; it's definitely helping with the raver's regret. Love that 'Back To You' track by Jacques Renault. Downloadable too.

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1. "A Process" (Original Mix) Portable (Live At Robert Johnson)
2. "Mutoscope" PBR Streetgang (Futureboogie)
3. "Last Land" (Kenton Slash Demon Remix) John Talabot
4. "Back To You" (Paradis Remix) Jacques Renault (Let's Play House)
5. "I Wanna Know" (Dave DK Remix) Casino Times (Needwant)
6. "High Jinks" (Gilb'r Hunting Remix) Bohemian Groove (Throne of Blood)
7. "Follow Your Dreams Pursue Your Nightmares" (Lauer Remix) River & Phoenix
8. "Sun Ritual" Auntie Flo (Kompakt Speicher)
9. "Nagoya Marimba" (Hnny Edit) Steve Reich

*If you like The Rapture, check out the mix Vito and Druzzi did for Throne Of Blood here, or the Fireside Chat radio show that Vito did for Red Bull radio here.

Check out some more Throne Of Blood podcasts here.


18 March 2013

Swooner Movie Nights: Daft Punk's Interstella 5555

Getting swept up in the current Daft Punk fervour, Swooner Rather Than Hater and Portobello Picturehouse showed 'Daft Punk's Interstella 5555: The 5tory of the 5ecret 5tar 5ystem' last week. It's a beautifully animated tale of some music lovin' space aliens who get kidnapped because their tunes are so damn rad, all set to Daft Punk's album Discovery. If you haven't seen it I highly recommend checking it out. The full movie is on Youtube:

This was the second movie Swooner has shown with Portobello Picturehouse, previously we showed 'Ivory Tower' the movie Tiga and Chilly Gonzales wrote and starred in, all about chess. Check out more about that gem here.

If you are based in Dublin and are interested in coming to future Swooner movie nights, go like Swooner on Facebook or leave an email address in the comments below!


15 March 2013

Swooner Exclusive Mix no.4: Moshigogo's 'The Password Is Play' Mix

Check it out, Moshigogo very soundly gave Swooner Rather Than Hater his March mix as an exclusive! It's a very feel good dance buzz, and make sure to listen to the end to catch that wonderful last track. It'll set you up very nicely for the long weekend!

1 Brick Be Good To Me - Future Feelings
2 You (Ha Ha Ha) (Goldroom Remix) - Charli XcX
3 Flex (Aeroplane Remix) - Pool
4 Only You Can Show Me (ft Mereki Beach) - Goldroom
5 Synapse - Blende & Surrender!
6 Gun Shy (Lindstrom Remix) - Grizzly Bear
7 This Charming Man (Luis Leon Bootleg) - The Smiths
8 Everything is Embarrassing (Krystal Klear Remix) - Sky Ferreira
9 The Voice (Part 2) - Lane 8
10 Yeah - Amine Edge
11 Hum Hum - Lou Lou Players & Sharam Jey
12 Gold (Moon Boots Remix) - Bondax
13 Call on Me (Disclosure Bootleg) - Janet Jackson & Nelly
14 Slave to the Vibe (Karl G Remix) - Aftershock
15 The Show - Mike Mago
16 The Only Way is Up - Otis Clay

To download this mix click here

Been a big fan of Moshigogo (aka Matt Bennett from London) ever since I came across a mix he did last year where all the tunes sampled some sweet 90s RnB - check that out here. His monthly mixes are always rad too - check out and follow him on soundcloud.com/moshigogo. Thanks Matt! 

14 March 2013

Groove Street Radio Show 08.03.13

Another great Groove Street Radio Show from Rob Le-Nan last week. The show is on Friday evenings from 6 - 8pm on playdublin.net. A lovely mix of house and disco, and always has a few gems I haven't heard before. I'm usually running about the place or end up missing bits so it's good to be able to listen again, and Swooner gets a sweet shout out:

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The Groovers - The Spirit (original mix)
Psychemagik -Feelin Love 6a 108bpm
Sixth Avenue Express - The Shame
College - A Real Hero (feat. Electric Youth)
Yacht - Psychic City (Classixx Remix)
Kat Frankie - People (Daniele Di Martino Remix)
Willie Gradd & Tuccillo - Set Me Free
Flight Facilities - Crave Paris
Chris Malinchak - So Good To Me
Mat.Joe - Heart to Find
Shit Robot - Simple Things(Work it Out)(Todd Terje mix)
Pachanga Boys - Pachanga Voice (original mix)
Monkey Safari - Stoned
Daniel Maloso - Control y Voltaje (original mix)
The White Lamp - It's you (Ron Basejam mix)
Fleetwood Mac - Dreams (Psychemagik mix)
Wiley - I'm Skanking(The 2 Bears Remix)
Waze & Odyssey - 2 Clop 2 Clap
Slove - Flash (Pachanga Boys Hippie Dance)
Ry & Frank Wiedemann - Howling
Guti & Dubshape - Every cow has a bird

So much good radio coming out of Dublin right now. I posted a previous Groove Street Radio show here, and a radio show from Nightflight on Radiomade that also features that deadly Chris Malinchak tune, check it out here.


13 March 2013

Vito from The Rapture's RBMA Fireside Chat show

Vito Roccoforte from The Rapture did a Fireside Chat radio show as part of Red Bull Music Academy's DFA Special. He talks about their roots in punk music and how the band was formed, organising their first tours without the the help of the internet and and meeting James Murphy and their transition into dance music. The first songs are quite punky and then it gets into more familiar territory. What a great band.

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1 The Chair That Squeaks - The Rapture
2 Mirror - The Rapture
3 Confrontation - The Rapture
4 Love Is All - The Rapture
5 House Of Jealous Lovers - The Rapture
6 I Need Your Love - The Rapture
7 The Sound - The Rapture
8 Whoo! Alright Yeah... Uh Huh - The Rapture
9 Down For So Long - The Rapture
10 On And On - The Rapture
11 Come Back To Me - The Rapture
12 In The Grace Of Your Love - The Rapture
13 Can You Find A Way? - The Rapture

I posted a really great podcast that Vito did with Druzzi for Throne Of Blood Records, check it out here. I have also posted similar shows by Breakbot, Kim Ann Foxman, Holy Ghost! and John Talabot, check 'em out too if you like this kind of radio, where artists talk about their influences and beginnings.

Check out the rest of the DFA series here.
While we're at it, check out Pional's remix of 'In The Grace Of Your Love'


11 March 2013

Flight Of The Conchords outtakes

I hadn't seen this clip of outtakes from Flight Of The Conchords before - Jemaine has an amazingly infectious laugh. Must go rewatch some of the shows.


10 March 2013

Nightflight on Radiomade 28.2.13

Nightflight has a new show on Radiomade.ie on a Thursday from 6 - 8pm; this is the first episode with Lil Dave - check out that tracklist. Just spent an extremely enjoyable lazy hungover 2 hours listening to lots of great stuff. That Chris Malinchak track is musical elixir. Also, a bunch of sweet tunes I hadn't heard before, new irish music from Bande Apartment on Apartment records, and that 'Madeleine' track is gorgeous. Enjoy:
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Seu Jorge - Everybody Loves the Sunshine
Sugardaddy - Hypnotise (Greg Wilson Remix)
Elecktrons - Get Up (Greg Wilson Special Mix)
Sister S - Ecstasy (Norinton Mix)
Chris Rea - Josephine (La Version Francaise Mix)
Maurice Fulton Presents Stress - My Gigolo Feat. Chantilly
Bande Apartment - Kates Girth
SBTRKT - Hold On
Azari & III - Into The Night (Nicolas Jaar Remix)
Chris Malinchak - So Good To Me
Storm Queen - Lets Make Mistakes
Kink - Bitter Sweet
Destinys Child - Say My Name (Cyril Hahn Mix)
Four Tet - Pinnacles
Konstantin Sibold - Madeleine
Matthias Meyer, Christopher Groove - More Or Less feat. Christopher Groove - Original Mix
Margot - Liuff Settanta (Original Mix)
Jacob Korn - Supakrank (Basic Soul Unit Remix)
Andrea Esu - E.S.U. Track
Alex Barck - Re-set feat. Pete Josef (Hannes Fischer Remix)

I posted the set that Lil Dave and The Drifter did at Body and Soul festival last year, check it out here.

I also posted a podcast that Kenny Hanlon from Apartment records made, check it out here.


08 March 2013

The history of Biodiversity on earth told in a 6 minute rap

Just watched this video after seeing it on Beardyman's Facebook page. Why, it's a 6 and a half minute rap about the entire history of biodiversity on earth, of course.

It's by a guy called Oort Kuiper. He even raps about The Periodic Table.

Well done, biodiversity:

07 March 2013

Eduardo De La Calle's Moodymann mix

For something a little more low key and beat driven, here is a mix Eduardo De La Calle made with a load of Moodymann tunes on it. Quality stuff, if you like Moodymann that is. Some sweet early 2000 buzz in the middle, particularly as it also features "Rose Rouge" by Saint-Germain which gave me some good ol' fashioned flash backs.

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01. Moodymann - Freeki Muthafucker
02. Theo Parrish - You Forgot
03. Omar S - Planet E
04. Moodymann - Sunday Morning
05. Junior Boys Carl Craig mix - Like A Child
06. Saint Germain - Rose Rouge
07. Moodymann feat. Norma Jean Bell - Still Music Chicago
08. Rick Wilhite - Deep Horizons
09. Moodymann Parallel Dimensions
10. Theo Parrish - Reaction to Plastic
11. Moodymann - Dem Young Sconies
12. Kenny Larkin - Dark Comedy Plankton
13. Moodymann - Yesterdays

Eduardo De La Calle is also trying to get a documentary about dance music made, for more info click here.


06 March 2013

Flight Facilities Triple J mix 3: 1992 - 2002 for download!

It's back! 

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In case you missed it, Flight Facilities were Triple J's Saturday night mix residents for October so they've made 4 mixes, each one covering a different decade. (This third one is 1992 - 2002). They have gone to amazing lengths for each mix, each set is chronological in order with classic tunes and modern edits, and cut with news reports of the time so it's like an awesome musical history lesson. They have been putting them together since April, and you can check out the insane amount of research they did here.

Just when I thought I couldn't like them any more than I do, they throw down this amazing hip hop set:

Genesis - I Can't Dance
Arrested Development - Mr. Wendel
Positive K - I Got A Man
Naughty By Nature - Hip Hop Hooray
Souls Of Mischiefe - 93 to Infinity
Tupac - I Get Arounds
Warren G - Regulate
Ice Cube - One Nation
Iam - Je Dans Le Mia
Skilo - I Wish I Was A Little Bit Taller
ODB - Shimmy Shimmy Ya
Method Man - All I Need ft. Mary J Blige
LL Cool J - Loungin
2Pac - I Get Around
Fugees - Killing Me Softly
Notorious BIG - Hypnotize // Jamiroquai - Virtual Insanity
Blue Boy - Remember Me
White Town - Your Woman
Chemical Brothers - Where Do I Begin?
Fatboy Slim - Gangster Trippin
Beastie Boys - Body Movin' (Fatboy Slim Remix)
Lauryn Hill - Doo Wop (That Thing) ****
Public Enemy - He Got Game
Nas - Nas Is Like
Moby - Why Does My Heart?
Outkast - Rosa Parks // Cassius - Feeling For You (LRD Dreamix)
Avalanches - Frontier Psychiatrist
Grand Popo Football Club - Les hommes c'est pas des mecs bien
Daft Punk - Something About Us
Royksopp - Eple
RJD2 - Ghostwriter


05 March 2013

Tits & Clits Pleasure Zone Mix Episode 11

Any mix that opens with Miss Kittin and The Hacker's 'Frank Sinatra' tune is alright with me. A high energy selection of whopper house tunes and some disco, some heavier beats. I was very happy when I stumbled upon these amazingly named Hungarian guys. When the mix has 3000 listens they will give it as a free download. And I want to download it, so get listening! Am hoping for a tracklist in the future too, there are some distinctly Mr.Oizo style banging tracks on there as well as a sweet tune about taking a disco nap that I want to get my hands on!

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I came across these guys as they did a sweet remix of Aufgang's 'Dulceria' track and I am a big Aufgang fan. Check out the remix here:

Check out more about Aufgang here.

04 March 2013

Mano Le Tough - Changing Days

I bought Mano Le Tough's new album 'Changing Days' last week and it's been on steady rotation since. I'm not one for wordy reviews, (if you want to read an excellent review of it check out Nialler 9's) but all I'll say is you should have this album in your life, and if you like John Talabot's 'fin' album, you will fucking love this. 'Please' is currently my favourite tune on it, but that changes daily:

Buy the album here.

Ghostboy's High Pressure Nights mix

Delighted to listen to this new mix from Ghostboy - it's got a real early 2000s feel to it, particularly with Les Rhythmes Digitales, Soulwax and even Mirwais. Makes me want to go and watch Drive for some reason. Lovely. It also reminded me that I came across some quality live Les Rhythmes Digitales videos recently that I will have to post.

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01. High Pressure Nights Intro
02. Principles Of Geometry - L.A. (Joakim Tape Edit)
03. Black Van - Inside
04. Hugo & The Prismatics - Episode 1
05. Rayko - Put The Freez On
06. Crystal Castles vs Health - Crimewave
07. Duke Dumont - Need U (100%)
08. Les Rythmes Digitales - (Hey You) What's That Sound (LRD Remix)
09. Tensnake - Mainline
10. Ralphi Rosario - In The Night
11. Eurocrats - Follow Me
12. Benjamin Diamond - Fit Your Heart (Demon Mix)
13. The Chemical Brothers - Block Rockin' Beats (The Micronauts Bonus Beats)
14. Dave Clarke - Southside
15. Macho - I'm A Man (Edit)
16. Alter Ego - Rocker (Dub)
17. LCD Soundsystem - North American Scum (Onanistic Dub By James Murphy And Eric Broucek)
18. Arveene & MiSK - House Was About Love
19. Alex Metric - Prophecies
20. Soulwax - Another Excuse (Nite Version)
21. Oliver - Control
22. Boys Noize - What You Want
23. Donna Summer - If It Hurts Just A Little (Remix)
24. Justice - Helix (Extended Main Mix)
25. Mirwais - Miss You (Thin White Duke Mix)

Check out the mix Ghostboy did for This Greedy Pig here.


03 March 2013

Breakbot's RBMA Headphone Highlights show

My love for Breakbot graphically expressed as a sine function thanks to this site.

Musical french dreamboat Breakbot talks about some of the tunes that have influenced him and how he 'really likes slow jams' -  check out the sweet selection, tunes from Michael Jackson, Prince, Chic, Hall and Oates, with a couple of his own ace remixes thrown in at the end. Particularly interesting hearing that 'Baby Come Back' track by Player - you can really hear the similarities in Breakbot's work, as he admits. Swoon.

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1 One Out Of Two - Breakbot
2 Face to Face - Daft Punk
3 What A Fool Believes - The Doobie Brothers
4 Sarah Smile - Hall & Oates
5 PYT - Michael Jackson
6 If You Are My Man - Linda Perhacs
7 Baby Come Back - Player
8 I Wanna Be Your Lover - Prince
9 Oh Boy - Cam’ron
10 Surfer Girl - The Beach Boys
11 Give Me The Night - George Benson
12 Je Danse Le Mia - I AM
13 Rock On - Jackson And His Computer Band
14 Everybody Dance - Chic
15 A Thing 4 Me (Breakbot Remix) - Metronomy
16 Let There Be Light (Breakbot Remix) - Justice

I have posted a bunch of sweet Breakbot's mixes before, check 'em out here.

I love the Headphone Highlight series. Check out John Talabot's, Kim Ann Foxman's or the one by Holy Ghost! Really interesting to hear the artists talk about their favourite tunes.


02 March 2013

Swooner Exclusive Mix no.3: Big Dish Go's 'I Dream Of Feeney' Mix

So - it's here! Swooner's third exclusive mix - thanks to Conor and Gav Feeney at Big Dish Go. An amazing, very slick selection of tracks - that as Gav says, is 'probably the truest reflection of what we are about musically that we have ever managed to get down in a mix.' I have to agree. It's whopper beats without ever getting too filthy, banging without ever getting dark - which is how I see Big Dish Go and the music they produce and promote. In fact, there's a lovely feel to the whole mix, despite it being in major fist pump territory for the most part. Thank you guys!

Swooner mix no. 3: Big Dish Go's 'I Dream Of Feeney' Mix by Swooner Rather Than Hater on Mixcloud

Lou Reed - Walk On The Wild Side (Holtoug Bootleg)
Footprintz - The Favourite Game (Ivan Smagghe On A Thin White Line Remix)
Jarvis Cocker - You're In My Eyes (Discosong) (Pilooski Remix)
Maxime & Remain - Sergei (Original Mix)
Pachanga Boys - Legs (Original Mix)
Bohemian Groove - Low Jinks (Remain Remix)
RAYKO/EM VEE - All Around The Watchtower
Daniel Avery - Airstrike (Remain Remix)
Hrdvsion - Unlimited Edition (Whfm Remix)
Name In Lights - Ur Oskunni (Original Mix)
Jokers Of The Scene, Daniel Avery - Black Mountie (Daniel Avery Remix)
Michael Mayer - Voigt Kampff Test (Original Mix)
Bot'Ox - Edit Service 1
Cosmo Vitelli - Edit Service 3
The Glimmers - U Rocked My World (Cocolores Remix)
Ralph Falcon - Every Now And Then (Kenny Dope Dub - DJ T. Edit)
Rework - Touch Yourself (Remain Remix)
Michael Mayer - Good Times (Feat. Jeppe Kjellberg)

To download this mix click here.


Check out previous Swooner exclusive mixes from Chewy and Rocky.
And for those of you who don't know what this mix is named after, there was a show from the 60s called 'I Dream Of Jeannie' about a beautiful genie lady married to an American astronaut (played by Larry Hagman)- What more could you want?