Friday, April 24, 2009

Basement Jaxx (6 of 6)

Ahhh... the Junction EP. Another one of these brilliant between album vinyl releases. This track blew my mind. It comes in very Chicagoy and a lil bit acidy and ultimately erupts into full blown Jaxxtasm. It served as a prototype for the Kish Kash album track Right Here's The Spot.

Basement Jaxx - Skunkmuzic[2002-Atlantic Jaxx]

Thursday, April 23, 2009

Basement Jaxx (4 of 6)

What I always loved about these guys is that in between widely successful major label albums and singles, they would drop these amazing EP's. No promotion, sometimes under other names; but always dope and futuristic with ill samples. Here's one from the Camberwell EP which they released under the name Banana Krew. Ska House 4eva y'all.

Banana Krew - Camberskank[2000- Atlantic Jaxx]

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Basement Jaxx (3 of 6)

This 12" blew my mind. Some of the first stuff I'd heard from the Remedy LP. What these guys do with sound is mind boggling. This dub is on some freaky late night dark shit. Dance floor destruction. I seent it.

Basement Jaxx - Red Alert Dub[1999-XL]

Basement Jaxx (2 of 6)

This whole 12" is amazing. Every version is great in a completely different way. Here are my two favorites.

Ronnie Richards - Missing You (Club Vocal)[1997-Atlantic Jaxx]
Ronnie Richards - Missing You (Bumpa Mix)[1997-Atlantic Jaxx]

Basement Jaxx (1 of 6)

This is pretty much my favorite vocoded house track ever. I once heard it used in a martial arts award show that Wesley Snipes had something to do with.

Basement Jaxx - City People[1997-Atlantic Jaxx]

Thursday, April 16, 2009

Dickie Greenleaf - DGV

Here it is… though I’ve broken many traditions this time around.
1. The Dickie G mixes are supposed to drop every 18 months.
In December I was hard at work on Drive By Bangers 2 which consumed most of my life as well as the Dim Mak mix I did with Fashen. I was kinda mixed out and remember feeling really guilty about not having done it, as it was a tradition I planned to uphold for the rest of my life. I still kind of will though, just not on such a rigid schedule. The whole reason the time frame is 18 months is because DG2 just happened when I felt like I had the right music. I did the 4th one just to do it and don’t like it as much as the others. It feels rushed. Never again.
(Props to anyone that is reading this, it should probably all stay in my mind.)
2. No CD’s this time (at least not yet.)
Traditionally I’d make plain CD’s with bold black print. It’s been that way for 7 years. But there’s no time to press CD’s. I just finished the mix today and wanted to post for everyone because I’m really into it, gotta keep up with the speed of things, right? I’ll probably press up the standard 200 somewhere down the line and randomly give them out for a year, as it is another one of my Dickie traditions.

OK, enough of that weird mixtape rationalizing.

My friends, here is DGV. 82 minutes of music I love right now. I hope you’ll enjoy it.

DL:Dickie Greenleaf - DGV[192 kbps]

Calvin Harris - I'm Not Alone (Herve's See You At The Dub Parade Remix)
Mr Vegas - Lean With It
Natasja - Long Time
Metronomy - A Thing For Me (Breakbot Remix)
Jake One ft MF Doom - Trap Door
Ratatat - Mirando (YACHT Remix)
Peter, Bjorn and John - Nothing To Worry About (Zongamin Instr Remix)
Dam Funk – Chocolate
88 Keys ft Kanye - Stay Up (Stoney Rock Remix)
Franz Ferdinand - Backwards On My Face
Nacho Lovers - Go On (Blu Jemz Remix)
Codek - Demo (Young Island Edit)
Shazam – Luckier
Sally Shapiro - Jackie Junior (Junior Boys Remix)
Damn Arms - Destination Part 1
Cut Copy - Hearts On Fire ( Aeroplane Pop Remix)
Sebastien Tellier - Kilometer (Donovan All Star Remix)
Black Moth Super Rainbow – Roller Disco
Mike Monday – Zum Zum
Lifelike – Sequencer
Pol Rax - Rock Your Video
Alan Parsons Project - ...Be Like You (The Twelves Re-Edit)
Shadow Dancer – Together
Low Motion Disco - Things Are Gonna Get Easier (Sebastien Tellier Instr Remix)
2000 F and J Kamata - You Don't Know What Love Is

If none of this made sense to you or you just want to take a trip down memory lane, please visit this ol post right hurr.