Category: Radio

Episode 51 (October 4, 2011)

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01. Soft House Company – A Little Piano – Global Village
02. Jitterbug – Dream Memory – Uzuri
03. Oleg Poliakov – Rainy Dayz (Portable Remix) – Circus Company
04. Crash Course In Science – Flying Turns – Press
05. Rhythm & Sound – Poor People Must Work (Carl Craig Remix) – Burial Mix
06. Martin Buttrich – Stoned Autopilot – Planet E
07. Ricardo Villalobos – Enfants (Chants) – Sei Es Drum
08. Ben Klock – Grasp – Ostgut Ton
09. Rick Wade – Intellgence – Laid
10. Feist – See Line Woman (Remix) – White Label
11. Jackmate – A Love Supreme In Mind – Resopal Schallware
12. Moodymann – JAN – KDJ
13. Stevie Wonder – I’m Feeling You (Henrik Schwarz Remix) – White Label
14. Senor Coconut – Electrolatino (Ricardo Villalobos Remix) – New State
15. Buddah Khan – Buddah Khan Theme – Strictly Rhythm
16. Jerome Sydenham & Dennis Ferrer – Sandcastles (Pete Heller Re-Edit) – Defected
17. Steffi – Yours – Ostgut Ton
18. Azari & III – Reckless With Your Love – Permanent Vacation
19. Gold Panda – MPB – !K7
20. Aphex Twin – Analogue Bubblebath – Rephlex
21. Quadrant – Dub II – Main Street Records
22. Round Two – New Day (Club Vocal Mix) – Main Street Records

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Space Is The Place

I’m very pleased to announce that I will be starting a brand new radio show here in Leeds, on Leeds Student Radio! Keeping on with the space/jazz theme, it will be called Space Is The Place, and will be live to air on Friday nights from 11 PM to midnight GMT (so from 6-7 pm back home).

The show will be in much the same line as Astral Travelling, without a set theme, playing by mood and all that, only on a shorter time scale. Might get a bit more leftfield on this show; playing late-90s hip-hop / downtempo / drum and bass / space jazz (if the mood strikes me!). I’m hoping to get some guest mixes in to the show as well. As of writing, I don’t know if Astral Travelling is going to continue until the next summer or possibly September/October of next year, so in the event the show goes on hiatus, this will be there to back it up. This website will continue to be updated, as will the official.fm site. I might get a tumblr as well just for the show, but perhaps that’s too confusing? Thoughts?

To keep on the theme I appear to have stumbled upon, I saw WNYU’s resident space boffin Tim Sweeney DJ at this loft space in Leeds on Saturday. Had mixed feelings about it, as the place was barely half filled, the sound system had a bit too much reverb for my liking, and the DJs just before him played stuff that, while decent, was way too track-y and big-room for the crowd, so by the time Tim got on, he was playing to a lethargic half-empty room (and he was already looking a bit peaky, having just flown in from Moscow and flying out to New York in mere hours). He played some solid tracks, including Rebolledo’s excellent re-edit of Yello’s Bostich and Boney M’s “Daddy Cool“, which really got everybody going again.

For those of you in Leeds, I recommend checking out a few shows this weekend. On Friday, there’s MK and Scottie Deep at The Faversham (1-5 Springfield Mount, 11 pm – 5 am, $10), and Jazzanova at Wire (2-8 Call Lane, 10 pm – 5 am, $10). On Saturday, there’s Tevo Howard and Geddes at a secret location (10 pm – 6 am, $10) and Chez Damier & Brawther at Stinky’s Peephouse (1 Brick Street, 10:30 pm – 8 am, $12).

So, don’t forget to tune in Friday night for a dose of space beats! And, er, keep on tuning in Tuesday nights, just to be on the safe side 🙂

Episode 50 (September 27, 2011)

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01. Doc Severinsen – I Wanna Be With You (Leftside Wobble Edit) – Unreleased
02. Gwen Guthrie – Seventh Heaven (Larry Levan Remix) – 4th and Broadway
03. Ian Dury & The Seven Seas Players – Spasticus Autisticus (Version) – Polydor
04. Arthur Russell – Wax The Van (Jon’s Dub) – Syncopate
05. The Osmonds – I, I, I – Mercury
06. Bryan Ferry – Slave To Love (Zambon Edit) – Primitive Copies
07. Janet Jackson – Nasty (Extended Mix) – A&M
08. Tiger & Woods – Girls Like Boys – Editainment
09. The Strangers – Stimulation – Salsoul
10. Kid Creole & The Coconuts – We’re Rockin’ Out Tonight – Strut
11. The Spacepimps – K-9 Law – Clear
12. Jimi Tenor – House Of The Beloved – Warp
13. Robert Owens – I Need Somebody (Nicholas Remix) – White Label
14. Kaito – Inside River – Kompakt
15. Theo Parrish – Music – Sound Signature
16. Herb Alpert – Rotation – A&M
17. The Temptations – Plastic Man – Tamla Motown
18. Ray Parker Jr. & Raydio – It’s Time To Party Now (Beaten Space Probe Edit) – White Label
19. Steve Miller Band – Macho City (Long Version) – Mercury
20. Nick Holder – Loving You – DNH
21. Mtume – Love Lock – Epic
22. The Police – Walking On The Moon – A&M

Episode 49 (September 20, 2011)

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01. DJ Sprinkles – Midtown 120 Intro – Mule Electronic
02. Pal Joey & Dreamhouse – Harmony – Pal Joey Music
03. J-Kriv & Adeline Michele – Another Night (Social Disco Club Dub) – Deep & Disco
04. Kings Of Tomorrow – Fade To Black (Roger Sanchez Dub) – Blackwiz
05. Makam – You Might Lose It (Kerri Chandler Remix) – HSUS
06. Andr̩ Schmid РWomanizer РTrackdown
07. Daniel Bell – Electric Shock – Accelerate
08. Ricardo Villalobos – Bosch – Research
09. Ron Hardy & Gene Hunt – Throwback 87 – Hour House Is Your Rush
10. Black Devil Disco Club – Distrust (Stopmakingme Remix) – Lo Recordings
11. Osborne – Bout Ready To Jak (TNT Version) – Spectral Sound
12. Bobby Konders – Massai Women – Nu Groove
13. Sombero Galaxy – Journey To The Center Of The Sun (Stallions Remix) – ESP
14. Rebolledo – Venganza Y Seduccion – Comeme
15. Ladyhawke – Back Of The Van (Mock & Toof Remix) – Modular
16. Midnight Sun – Hey Ba Ba Re Bop – Verve
17. David Astri – Dancing Digits (Soft Rocks Remix) – Soft Rocks
18. Jimmy Bo Horne – Spank (Jackmaster Hawk Dub) – Soundcloud
19. KZA – Open Up – Endless Flight
20. DJ Mehdi – Pocket Piano (Joakim Remix) – Ed Banger

Episode 48 (September 13, 2011) [Doug Singer]

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Doug Singer in the mix
01. Yennek – Serena X (Innerzone Mix) – Buzz
02. Teflon Dons – L-O-V-E – Worldship
03. Carl Craig – Ladies & Gentlemen – Planet E
04. Holloway – Ostrich Face – Oxidizing
05. Murk – Release Yourself – Murk
06. Moodymann – I Can’t Kick This Feeling When It Hits – KDJ
07. Theo Parrish – Summertime Is Here – Sound Signature
08. Space Dimension Controller – Journey To The Center of the Unknown Sphere (Kyle Hall Remix) – Royal Oak
09. Freaks – Conscious Of My Conscience (Henrik Schwarz Dub) – Rebirth
10. Aphex Twin – Windowlicker (Trentemøller Remix) – White Label
11. Modeselektor + Thom Yorke – The White Flash (Robag Wruhme Remix) – FAT12inch
12. WAX – 20002 A – WAX
13. WAX – 20202 (Elemental Mix) – WAX
14. Actress – Lost – Honest Jon’s
15. Althea & Donna – Uptown Top Ranking – Virgin
16. KONK – Your Life (Dub) – 4th & Broadway

Bonaventure takes over
17. Vainqueur – Ranges (Theme) – Scion Versions
18. Terry Lee Brown Junior – Terry’s House (Reconstructed) – Plastic City
19. Jus-Ed – Don’t Stop The Da Dah Da! – Underground Quality
20. Larry Heard – Slam Dance – Alleviated
21. Matthew Herbert – Take Me Back – Classic
22. Stacey Pullen – DJ-Kicks Track – !K7
23. Daft Punk – Burnin’ – Virgin
24. Terry Francis – If Only – London Housing Benefit
25. Demarkus Lewis – Mars – Headphoniq
26. Redshape – White – Delsin
27. Smallpeople – Kind Of Green – Underground Quality
28. Omar-S – Boot Hill – FXHE

Upcoming guest mix from Doug Singer

I’ve got a long-awaited guest mix in tonight from Doug Singer. A native of Cleveland, Doug moved to Brooklyn in 2001 and has since become one of the more versatile DJs in the scene. As part of the Sunday Best crew, Doug helped curate 3 years of excellent canal-side parties and act as an extremely technically proficient resident, opening for such diverse guests as Floating Points, Theo Parrish, Losoul, Joakim, Kenny Larkin, Alexander Robotnick, and many other names. Doug currently hosts The Sounds Of Earth on Newtown Radio on Fridays from 7-9 EST (which I was privileged to guest on in August). Recorded in one-take on vinyl at his loft, Doug’s mix spans the gamut from deep house to dub techno to reggae. I take over after him for the last hour.

You can hear Doug’s shows at newtownradio.com, or visit his website at www.directfromdigital.net

Episode 47 [Live from the Atrium] (September 6, 2011)

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*Sorry for the lateness of this post. This episode was recorded live in the atrium during Welcome Week. There were equipment problems, so I had to improvise, hence the eclectic nature of the beast.

1. Culture – Two Sevens Clash Dub – Revolver
2. Glissandro 70 – End West – Constellation
3. Trus’me – War – Stilove4music
4. Com Truise – Terminal – Ghostly International
5. Deux – Game And Performance – Minimal Wave
6. Amon Tobin – Journeyman – Ninja Tune
7. Four Tet – Love Cry (Radio Edit) – Domino
8. Cymande – Dove – Sequel
9. Tangoterje – Diamonds Dub – Supreme
10. Scientist & King Jammy – Flash Gordon Meets Luke Skywalker – Trojan
11. Colourbox – Shotgun – 4AD
12. Maximum Joy – Silent Street / Silent Dub – Y
13. The Jahlights – Right Road To Zion (Dub) – Trojan
14. Will Powers – Adventures In Success (Dub Copy) – Island
15. Four Tet – Sing (Floating Points Remix) – Domino
16. Fingers Inc – Can You Feel It? (Instrumental) – Trax