luv264

luv264 Digital Camouflage

Digital Camouflage

a hard beat collection of jungle and drum’n’bass that will wake you up, shake you down and rinse you out.
image : Fatiglie MacDougal
Tracklist:
  1. Junglebunny – Amen Andrews – Rephlex (2003)
  2. Wardance (Unreleased Dub Mix) – Rebel MC – Congo Natty (2004)
  3. The Truth – Break – Symmetry Recordings (2006) > buy link
  4. Bad Sound – Soundmurderer + SK-1 – Rewind Records (2004)
  5. Sidewinder (Hochi & Infiltrata Remix) – Special Forces – Photek Productions (2006)
  6. Skin Out (Drum & Bass Dub) – Admiral Bailey & Mad Cobra – Greensleeves Records (2007) > buy link
  7. Baby I Wanna Live (DJ Pulse Mix) – Espiritu – Heavenly (1996)
  8. Mr. Right (OD5150 Dub Mix) – Operator – D’Lux Dropz (2003)
  9. Standby – Genotype – Reinforced Records (2001)
  10. Can’t Punish Me – Dom & Roland – Moving Shadow (1999/2006)
  11. Breakdown – Paradox – Paradox Music (2006)
  12. Da Clash – Remarc – Planet Mu (2004)
  13. Ninja Chicks – Fanu – Darkestral Ice (2007)
  14. Fi You – Murderbot – Mashit (2005)
  15. Nasty Rabbits – Shitmat – Planet Mu (2009) > buy link
  16. Ragga Ragga – Terry Tee ft. Terry Ganzie – Knowledge & Wisdom Records (2001)
  17. Rockers International – Equinox – Bassbin Recordings (2006)
  18. See You Smile – 16 Armed Jack – JungleXpeditions (2004)

luv263

luv263 WRTSMMAR

Why Are There So Many Mixtapes About Rainbows?

a conceptual collection of songs about rainbows and the colors that make them up. a wide spectrum of odd pop to help answer Kermit’s question, “why are there so many songs about rainbows?”
warning : mixtape contains double rainbow
Tracklist:
  1. roygbiv – Boards Of Canada – Warp (1998) > buy link
  2. She’s A Rainbow – The Rolling Stones – Decca (1967) > buy link
  3. Red Rubber Ball – The Cyrkle – Columbia (1966) > buy link
  4. Orange Skies – Love – Elektra (1966) > buy link
  5. Big Yellow Taxi – The Neighborhood – Big Tree Records (1970)
  6. The Big Bright Green Pleasure Machine – Simon and Garfunkel – Columbia (1966) > buy link
  7. Tangled Up In Blue – Bob Dylan – Columbia (1974) > buy link
  8. Mood Indigo – Nina Simone – Bethlehem Records (1958) > buy link
  9. Violet – Mellow – Atmosphériques (1999)
  10. Rainbow River – Vashti Bunyan – Philips / Dicristina (1970/2004) > buy link
  11. Rainbo Conversation – Stereolab – Duophonic (1997) > buy link
  12. Rainbow’s End – Modern English – 4AD / Vertigo (1984) > buy link
  13. (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes – Elvis Costello – Stiff Records / Columbia (1977) > buy link
  14. Burnt Orange Peel – Beck – K (1994) > buy link
  15. Yellow Sarong – Yo La Tengo – Bar/None Records (1990/2014)
  16. All The World Is Green – Tom Waits – Anti- (2002) > buy link
  17. Crystal Blue Persuasion – Tommy James & The Shondells – Roulette Records (1969) > buy link
  18. Indigo – Peter Gabriel – Atlantic (1978) > buy link
  19. Wine and Violet – The Lemon Pipers – Buddah Records (1968) > buy link
  20. Rainbows – Dennis Wilson – Caribou Records / Sundazed Music (1977/2008) > buy link
  21. Rainbows All Over Your Blues – John Sebastian – Reprise / Edsel Records (1970/1980) > buy link
  22. Sunshine, Lollipops and Rainbows – Lesley Gore – Mercury (1963) > buy link
  23. Rainbow Connection – Kermit the Frog – Atlantic (1979) > buy link

luv262

luv262 Velha Bossa Nova

Velha Bossa Nova

here’s a mellow collection of old Brasilian music, mainly bossa nova with a few amazing vocal workouts for good measure. a mixtape to sway to while chilling on your chez lounge.
image : César G. Villela from the back cover of Rosinha de Valença’s debut album Apresentado
Tracklist:
  1. A Fãbrica – Sérgio Ricardo – Elenco / Soul Jazz (1967/2011) > buy link
  2. Resolução – Edu Lobo com a participação do Tamba Trio – Elenco / Universal Sound (1965/2012) > buy link
  3. Bolinha De Papel – João Gilberto – Odeon / DOXY (1961/2011) > buy link
  4. Saudades De Bahia – Baden Powell – Elenco / Universal Sound (1963/2012) > buy link
  5. Maria Moita – Nara Leão – Elenco / Soul Jazz (1964/2011) > buy link
  6. Menina Bonita Não Chora – Jorge Ben – Philips / DOXY (1963/2013) > buy link
  7. Tema Do Boneco De Palha – Rosinha de Valença – Elenco / Philips (1963/1975)
  8. Odeon – Céu Da Boca – Céu Da Boca / Philips (1981/1982)
  9. Samba Da Minha Terra – Dorival Caymmi – Warner Bros. (1967)
  10. Três Pontas – Milton Nascimento – Ritmos / Soul Jazz (1967/2011) > buy link
  11. Barumba – Tamba Trio – Philips / Universal Sound (1964/2012) > buy link
  12. Inverno – Roberto Menescal – Kapp Records / Soul Jazz (1965/2011) > buy link
  13. Aleluia – Elis Regina – Philips / Universal Sound (1965/2012) > buy link
  14. Noites Cariocas – Quarteto Em Cy e MPB4 – Philips (1978/1982)
  15. Canto De Xangô – Baden Powell e Vinicius De Moraes – Forma / Soul Jazz (1966/2011) > buy link
  16. Corcovado – Sérgio Mendes e Bossa Rio – Philips / DOXY (1964/2014) > buy link
  17. Agua De Beber – Astrud Gilberto ft. Antonio Carlos Jobim – Verve (1965) > buy link
  18. Samba Do Avião – Os Cariocas – Philips (1962/1975)

luv261

luv261 Sideways Glances

Sideways Glances

this is how i do. heavy mixing various styles of electronic music on 3 turntables to create a continuous flow that seems organic in its movements, smooth in its transitions, groovy as hell with a healthy dose of inner space psychedelics and moments of sheer beauty. on a good day i can create a living entity out of music. this was a good day.
image : P.P.G. remixed by Oli Dee and the sweet daddy
Tracklist:
  1. Hold Me Down (Darkstar Remix) – Darkstar – Warp (2013) > buy link
  2. Repeater – Metamatics – Clear (1997) > buy link
  3. And So I Dance – Larry Heard – Distance Records (1997)
  4. The Wind Up – 2562 – Monkeytown Records (2010) > buy link
  5. First Try – A Guy Called Gerald – Studio !K7 (2004) > buy link
  6. brazil.com (Non Radio Edit) – Isolée – Classic (2003) > buy link
  7. PLSN – Pearson Sound – Hessle Audio (2009) > buy link
  8. Raider – Lino Squares – Humboldt County Records (1997)
  9. King Of The Witches – Capracara – DFA (2009) > buy link
  10. Crenelated – Setzer – Civik Records (2002)
  11. Do Not Break – Ellen Allien & Apparat – Bpitch Control (2006) > buy link
  12. Daredevil – Swindle – Planet Mu (2010) > buy link
  13. Shortwave (Pole Remix) – Shackleton – ˜scape (2008) > buy link
  14. Postcast – Morgan Geist – Phono (1998)
  15. Lights Are Forever – Ikonika – Hyperdub (2013) > buy link
  16. Forgiveness Step 2 – Martyn – Ninja Tune (2014) > buy link
  17. Matin Lunaire – Plaid – Warp (2014) > buy link
  18. Bernard’s Song – Outputmessage – Ghostly International (2003) > buy link

luv260

luv260 Ten Circles With Holes In The Middle

Ten Circles With Holes In The Middle

ten records by ten artists that are considered pioneers in the realm of free jazz. some of the first jazz musicians to look at their instruments and say “what more can I do with this?” people who took improvisation, self expression and even jazz itself into whole new dimensions. listen freely to Ten Circles With Holes In The Middle.
image : SDL
Tracklist:
  1. Iron Man – Eric Dolphy – Douglas (1969) > buy link
  2. The Circle With A Hole In The Middle – Ornette Coleman – Atlantic (1970) > buy link
  3. 27 Cooper Square – Marion Brown Quartet – ESP Disk / Base Record (1966)
  4. There Is The Bomb – Don Cherry – Blue Note (1966/1969) > buy link
  5. In A Sentimental Mood – Archie Shepp – Impulse! (1966) > buy link
  6. N508-10 (4G) – Anthony Braxton with Chick Corea – Arista Freedom (1971/1977) > buy link
  7. Enter, Evening (Soft Line Structure) – Cecil Taylor – Blue Note (1966) > buy link
  8. The Waltz – The Art Ensemble Of Chicago – BYG Records / Get Back (1969/2002) > buy link
  9. Holy Family – Albert Ayler – ESP Disk / Get Back (1965/1998) > buy link
  10. Peace On Earth – John Coltrane – Impulse! / ABC Records (1966/1972/1978) > buy link

luv259

luv259 The Winter Slide

The Winter Slide

an odd pop indie rock mixtape to complement your seasonal affective disorder.
photo : Jonathan Switcher
Tracklist:
  1. Afternoon Speaker – The Sea And Cake – Thrill Jockey (2000) > buy link
  2. Let Me Drive (Acoustic) – Winter Gloves – Paper Bag Records (2009)
  3. Something Green – Grizzly Bear – Warp (2013) > buy link
  4. A Thousand Syllables – Bibio – Warp (2014) > buy link
  5. Cold As Ice – Atlas Sound – Kranky (2008)
  6. Heart Is A Drum – Beck – Capitol (2014) > buy link
  7. Forever Dolphin Love – Connan Mockasin – Phantasy Sound / Mexican Summer (2010/2014) > buy link
  8. Under A Anvil Tree – Fog – Ninja Tune (2003) > buy link
  9. Canary – Liz Phair – Matador (1993) > buy link
  10. All Comes Down – Dusted – Polyvinyl Record Company / Hand Drawn Dracula (2012) > buy link
  11. The Prize – Gravenhurst – Warp (2012) > buy link
  12. Serious – Sportsguitar – Derivative (1996) > buy link
  13. Young Pilgrims – The Shins – Sub Pop (2003) > buy link
  14. Good Times – Jim O’Rourke – Drag City (2001)
  15. Casimir Pulaski Day – Sufjan Stevens – Asthmatic Kitty Records (2005) > buy link
  16. Black Flowers – Yo La Tengo – Matador (2006) > buy link

luv258

luv258 Beautiful Detroit

Beautiful Detroit

post-industrial Detroit was a rough place in the 1980s. as a major metropolis in the U.S.A. it neared the top of the list for unemployment, poverty per capita, infant mortailty rates, gang violence and the drug trade. yet out of this a few blessed souls looked to the future and created techno. we are forever indebted to beautiful Detroit and the sounds it spawned.
photo : The City of Detroit
Tracklist:
  1. Words From Atlantis – Atlantis – Underground Resistance (2006) > buy link
  2. Dem Young Sconies – Moodymann – Planet E (1997) > buy link
  3. The Art Of Stalking (Stalker Mix) – Suburban Knight – Transmat (1990) > buy link
  4. Science Fiction (Paperclip Edit) – Carl Craig – Blanco Y Negro (1995) > buy link
  5. Black Sea – Drexciya – Warp (1995) > buy link
  6. Shufflephunk – Richie Hawtin – Plus 8 Records (2003) > buy link
  7. Black Man Orchestra – Eddie Flashin’ Fowlkes – City Boy (1997)
  8. Dark Winds – DJ Dijital – Direct Beat (1997)
  9. ESP – Kenny Larkin – Warp (1994) > buy link
  10. Rumors Of My Doom – Robert Hood – Drama (1998)
  11. Wiggan Re-Mix – Mayday co-produced by Stacey Pullen – Transmat / Buzz (1992)
  12. How To Play Our Music (Dub Mix) – Reese & Santonio – KMS (1987)
  13. Poi Et Pas – 69 – Planet E (1993) > buy link
  14. Huesca – Model 500 – R&S Records (2010)
  15. Codebreaker (side A) – UR – Underground Resistance (1997)
  16. Get Down (Future/Past Mix) – Common Factor – Planet E (2001)
  17. Catatonic (Third State) (Carl Craig Mix) – Kenny Larkin – R&S Records (1994)
  18. Magnetic Field – Elecktroids – Warp (1995) > buy link
  19. Kao-Tic Harmony – Rhythm Is Rhythm – Transmat (1991/1996)

luv257

luv257 Lover's Mood

Lover’s Mood

lovers rock on and on. reggae for a lover’s mood.
photo : Lovers Rock
Tracklist:
  1. Let’s Get It On – Winston Samuels – Clintones (1973)
  2. I Love You – Anthony Brightly – Sir George / Soul Jazz (1982/2012) > buy link
  3. I Am In Love – Jennifer Lara – Studio One / Soul Jazz (1981/2005) > buy link
  4. Could Have Been Loving You – Frankie Paul – Techniques Records (1989)
  5. Young Love – Barbara Jones & Trinity – GG’s Records (1977/1980)
  6. Fever – Horace Andy – Hungry Town / Blood and Fire (1977/1995) > buy link
  7. Hurts So Good – Susan Cadogan – Perries Records (1973) > buy link
  8. You Care For Me – The Meditations – Wackie’s (1982/2002) > buy link
  9. Please Be True – Sugar Minott – Studio One / Soul Jazz (1982/2005) > buy link
  10. Dream – Ken Boothe – Wild Apache (????)
  11. Sing Me A Love Song – Carroll Thompson – Carib Gems / Universal Sound (1981/2012) > buy link
  12. All I Have Is Love – Gregory Issacs – Trojan Records (1976)
  13. Come Back To Me (Extended Version) – Johnny Clarke – Ariwa / Virgin (1983/2001)
  14. Lover’s Mood – Augustus Pablo – Kaya Records (1974) > buy link
  15. Stop And Think It Over – Full Wood – Freedom Sounds / Soul Jazz (1979/2012) > buy link
  16. Reunited – Louisa “Markswoman” Mark – Bushay Records / Soul Jazz (1981/2012) > buy link
  17. Turn Your Lights Down Low – Bob Marley & The Wailers – Island (1977) > buy link

luv256

luv256 Far Edge Rose

Far Edge Rose

an extremely chill blend of experimental 70s & 80s electronic music that started the ambient revolution.
with a heavy nod to Edgar Froese, may he rest in peace.
photo : Arturo Flores
Tracklist:
  1. 3 a.m. At The Border Of The Marsh From Okefenokee – Tangerine Dream – Virgin (1976) > buy link
  2. Aurora – Robert Margouleff and Malcolm Cecil – Atlantic (1975) > buy link
  3. Thermo Vision – Vangelis – Deutsche Grammophon (1985)
  4. 21:32 – Cluster – Philips / 4 Men With Beards (1971/2007) > buy link
  5. Hudson – Electronic Art Ensemble – Gramavision Records (1982)
  6. Unfamiliar Wind – Brian Eno – E.G. Records (1982) > buy link
  7. Prinzregent – Hans-Joachim Roedelius – Sky Records (1979) > buy link
  8. Satz Exil Sils Maria – Klaus Schulze – Brain (1972) > buy link
  9. Analog Heaven #1 – Don Preston – Sub Rosa (1975/2012) > buy link
  10. Greenland – Richard Pinhas – Polydor – Ramses (1979)
  11. Epsilon In Malaysian Pale – Edgar Froese – Virgin (1975) > buy link

luv255

luv255 Hodgepodge

Hodgepodge

a quirky collection of fun electronic listening music made by people with silly names.
image : Snow Cone Masks in Montreal, 1939, turned in on itself
Tracklist:
  1. It’s The Weirdest Thing – Si Begg – Noodles Discotheque (2001)
  2. Hey Bonus – Octet – Diamond Traxx (2004)
  3. Whoosh – Bentley Rhythm Ace – Skint (1997)
  4. King Wasp – Add N To X – Satellite Records (1997)
  5. Pietrafita – Le Tone – MangeDisc / Naïve (1998)***
  6. Error – Hexagon Sun – Worm Interface (2000)
  7. Vended Food – Cabbageboy – Ntone (1999) > buy link
  8. Fuck Tha Police – Team Doyobi – Tigerbeat6 (2000)
  9. The Commercial – Wildstyle Bob Nimble – Under 5’s (1998)
  10. Natt I Spårvagnen – Eero Johannes – Planet Mu (2008) > buy link
  11. Roman Candle – Dr. Rockit – Lifelike (2000)
  12. Love/Hate – Cheesy Keys – Bovinyl (1997)
  13. Jelly Fish – Mike & Rich – Rephlex (1996)
  14. Dat Hou Je Toch – Like A Tim – Djax-Up-Beats (2001)
  15. Cheese Rider – Wevie Stonder – Skam (2003) > buy link
  16. Funny Little Man – Aphex Twin – Warp (1997) > buy link
  17. Putza Tock Baby – Mou Ars On – Noodles Foundation / Leaf (2001)
  18. Bonus Life – Radarsat-1 – Ancient Robot (2011) > buy link
  19. Divine Lowlife – Joseph Nothing – Planet Mu (2001) > buy link
  20. Von Kopf Bis Fuss – Siriusmo – Monkeytown Records (2009) > buy link
***track played at wrong speed, on 45rpm instead of 33rpm.