This next mix is from DRR, the DJ formerly known as the mighty Robbie B out of Atlanta. It’s called A Taste of Things To Come (A 91-93 Retrospective). If you were around in the beginning, you know exactly who Robbie B/DJ Ruffneck is, and why this mix is so landmark. He’s not only famous […]
Portishead have released a track called “Chase The Tear” for Amnesty International and its not quite what you’d expect from them. Buy it HERE. http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=8003873&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=0&color=828282&fullscreen=1 Portishead – Chase The Tear from Mintonfilm on Vimeo.
It would probably be a mistake to label DJ Mel as a purely hip-hop DJ because he’s much more than that… This snippet from the Austin Chronicle will say it better than I ever will: “A flawless mixer, Mel always makes it a point to demonstrate the similarities between divergent styles of music, whether segueing […]
I used to host this video on 31seconds.org for ages, until I let the domain name lapse. It’s the infamous “A London Somet’ing Dis” video, first tossed onto the Internet by DJ Aztec of Spiral Tribe back in the mid 1990s. The video was part of a BBC series in roughly 1994 focusing on street […]
The first time I heard UK Garage was in early 1999 while on a trip to Atlanta to visit my buddy Bobble. We’d run into DJ Casper (of Strictly Jungle Chicago fame) and he was ridiculously excited to share a Ramsey & Fen (Live @ La Cosa Nostra) mixtape that he’d picked up in the […]
Originally hailing from San Francisco and now living in New York doing work with Trouble and Bass (Drop the Lime’s crew), the esteemed lady Stareyes drops a fantastic mix for XLR8R. But before you listen, you’ll have to take a few minutes to catch her in a bunny suit, on Vimeo. http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=7725854&server=vimeo.com&show_title=0&show_byline=0&show_portrait=0&color=&fullscreen=1 New York on […]
Hudson Mohawke featured in XLR8R magazine, tossing a real glitchy low-on-the-bass brand of hip hop. Excellent production and catchy background beats. Here is his BBC Essential mix from 11/27/09. DOWNLOAD Loops Haunt – Dusk Mechanics Machine Drum – Sakatak Red – I should tell ya momma on you Hudson Mohawke – Bopgunn V1 Instrumental Dorian […]
DOWNLOAD! tracklisting: 01. ‘Are You That Somebody?’ Aaliyah 02. ‘Lessons (Steve Gurley mix)’ Robbie Craig 03. ‘Spirit Of The Sun (Steve Gurley mix)’ Lenny Fontanna 04. ‘Waiting’ Scott Garcia 05. ‘You’re Mine (Zed Bias mix)’ Suburban Lick 06. ‘What’s Going On?’ Wookie 07. ‘Neighbourhood (Steve Gurley mix)’ Zed Bias 08. ‘I Need Your Love’ MJ […]
To commemorate techno overlord Stacey Pullen’s return to Texas this month, we’re posting up his highly-acclaimed DJ Kicks mix from 1996. AllMusic.org tells you everything you need to know about this set. Part of the German label Studio !K7’s DJ series, Stacey Pullen’s DJ-Kicks gives one a sense of the kind of mix the second-generation […]
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