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luv451 Rocky Road

Rocky Road

in a vain attempt to keep 2024 as chill as possible here is a deep mix of reggae and dub to keep us unshaken while we’re out on this rocky road. in a world of catch-22 you can always rely on luv for a peace of mind.
image : R. U. Reddy
Tracklist:
  1. A Reasoning – Creation Rebel – Cherry Red / Lantern Records (1982/2022)
  2. Young Generation – Prince Far I – Joe Gibbs Record Globe / VP Records / 17 North Parade (1977/2023)
  3. The Children Rise – Earl 16 with The Heptones – Satiera Records /Trench Town Records (????/2002)
  4. Touching The President – Tall T. and The Touchers – Splash / Flashforward (1972/2002)
  5. Are You Sure? – Silvertones – Black Art Records / Trojan Records / Antarctica Starts Here (1973/2022)
  6. Quantum Physics Revisited – Scientist – Real Authentic Sound / Tafari Records (2000/2023)
  7. Brotherly Love – Henrick Nicholson / Lee Perry – Seven Leaves Records / Pressure Sounds (1978/2021)
  8. Truthful Dub – U-Roy – Sound System Records (1976/2021)
  9. Shupe Dub – Boris Gardiner Happening – Now-Again Records (????/2022)
  10. Mr. Bassie – Horace Andy – On-U Sound (2022)
  11. Vegetable Matter – Singers & Players – On-U Sound / Cherry Red / Lantern Records (1984/2023)
  12. Park Lane Special – Augustus Pablo – Pablo International / Nature Sounds (1978/2023)
  13. Buck Town Corner – The Jay Tees – Studio One / Soul Jazz (1980/2022)
  14. Viego – Tapper Zukie – Count Shelly / Lantern Records (1973/2023)
  15. Anti-Christ – Yabby You & The Prophets – Micron Music Limited / Pressure Sounds (1975/2021)
  16. Samia – Count Ossie and The Mystic Revelation of Rastafari – Right On / New Dimensions / Soul Jazz (1971/2023)

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luv450 Luv Language

Luv Language

pulsing electronic music that makes robots rock.
sharing music is a love language.
image : Ginsing Harry
Tracklist:
  1. You Are In A Clearing – James Holden – Border Community (2023)
  2. Metro Esc – Global Goon – Central Processing Unit (2023)
  3. Benbut – Polygonia, Popp – Squama (2023)
  4. Wolves Don’t Chase Hope (They Chase Rabbits) – W.R.F. – Facility 4 (2023)
  5. BBC Beach – Shit And Shine – The State51 Conspiracy (2023)
  6. Houzz 13 – μ-Ziq – Balmat (2023)
  7. Swell | Repeat (Renato Ratier Remix) – youANDme – Rotary Cocktail Recordings (2023)
  8. Modernation – Isolée – Resort Island (2023)
  9. Aquatrance – Eomac – Emika Records (2023)
  10. Wick And Wax – Barker – Smalltown Supersound (2023)
  11. Pulse II – Peverelist – Livity Sound (2023)
  12. King Cobra – Böhm – Eudemonia (2023)
  13. Zin2 Test5 – Aphex Twin – Warp (2023)
  14. Reform – LNS & DJ Sotofett – Tresor (2023)
  15. Arles – Tin Man – Bureau B (2023)
  16. Neon Harmonies – Oscean – Tresor (2023)
  17. Long Ago – Nondi_ – Planet Mu (2023)
  18. Lagrange Point – Kode9 – Hyperdub (2023)
  19. DntSayMuch – No Nation – Banoffee Pies (2023)
  20. Lost In Da Jungle – DJ Manny – Planet Mu (2023)
  21. Ignite – Meemo Comma – Planet Mu (2023)
  22. Duality – Jlin – Planet Mu (2023)

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luv449 Streetlife Entropy

Streetlife Entropy

here’s a musty mixtape of sixties & seventies relics from your grand-dad’s basement collection. where electric guitarists do what they do best, let loose on endless groovy jams. a blend of funk, jazz, rock and blues that maybe Pop’s would have dug.
image : Brian Hagiwara + time
Tracklist:
  1. The Funky Waltz – The Eleventh House with Larry Coryell – Vanguard (1974)
  2. What About It? – Eddie Hazel – Warner Bros. / Be With Records (1977/2016)
  3. Midnight Sun – Harvey Mandel – Janus Records (1971)
  4. Chicken Fat – Mel Brown – Impulse! (1967/2023)
  5. Ride, Sally, Ride – Dennis Coffey – Sussex (1972)
  6. Do It Now, Worry About It Later – Clifford Coulter – Impulse! / ABC Records (1972)
  7. Chunga’s Revenge (Basement Version) – Frank Zappa – Zappa Records / UMe (1970/2023)
  8. Binky’s Beam – John McLaughlin – Polydor (1972)
  9. Shape Of Things To Come – George Benson – A&M / CTI Records (1968)
  10. Crying Blue Rain – Jimi Hendrix – Experience Hendrix / Legacy (1969/2010)
  11. De Blooz – Howard Roberts – Impulse! / ABC Records (1971)
  12. A Day In The Life – Grant Green – Blue Note (1970/2023)

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luv448 A Luv Supreme

A Luv Supreme

a raggedy mix of deep uplifting house music that tugs on strains of jazz, gospel and pop; dragging them across the dancefloor and dropping them at our feet.
photo : the satellite of luv
Tracklist:
  1. excerpt from The Music Is Like A Mirror – Sun Ra – Norton Records (2013)
  2. M.E.A.N.D.N.J.B. – Moodymann – Peacefrog Records (1998)
  3. Yeah… (Tribal Inflection Mix) – Oscar G. presents Tilt – One Records (1992)
  4. Mangroove – Isolée – Maeve (2017)
  5. Do It Your Way – Mood II Swing – Groove On (1996)
  6. Citizen Kane (Ron Trent Vocal Remix) – Nightmares On Wax ft. Mozez – Warp (2017)
  7. Space And Time – Heaven & Earth – Prescription (1995)
  8. Solo (untitled remix 2) – Prince – Color Purple (1994)
  9. untitled from side B, track 1 on 12” KMS 054 – Ron & Chez D – KMS (1994)
  10. Tripping Among The Stars (Still Trippin’) – Derrick Carter’s Sound Patrol Orchestra – Organico (1997)
  11. Save The Bluebird – Timeline ft. Jon Dixon & De’Sean Jones – Underground Resistance (2011)
  12. I Rise (François K Journey Vocal) – Emilie Nana– Compost Records (2018)
  13. Tribal Sessions (Brothers’ Tribe Mix) – Brothers’ Vibe – On Track Records (1996)
  14. It’s All Right (House Mix) – Sterling Void & Paris Brightledge – D.J. International Records (1987)
  15. A Love Supreme (Skinnerbox Edit) – John Coltrane – Darkroom Dubs (2014)

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luv447 liminalanimil

liminalanimil

you are stuck in the middle. nothing before you, nothing behind you and a vast emptiness on either side. time has become ambiguous. you have become the liminalanimil.
photo : Richy Wainhall
Tracklist:
  1. … On Reflection (Four) – William Basinski & Janek Schaefer – Temporary Residence (2022)
  2. Artefact 3 – Paul Cousins – Castles In Space (2022)
  3. Vast Landscape – Future Sound Of London – fsoldigital.com (2014)
  4. Lies – King Midas Sound – Cosmo Rhythmatic (2019)
  5. State Forest – Burial – Hyperdub (2019)
  6. Night Life In Twin Peaks – Angelo Badalamenti – Warner Bros. (1990)
  7. Transient Scratch – We™ – Asphodel (1996)
  8. Airtribe Meets The Dream Ghost – Steve Roach – Fortuna Records / Telephone Explosion Records (1988/2018)
  9. Moonquake – The New Obsolescents – Castles In Space (2021)
  10. Elevator Down – Disconscious – Tinnitus Records / Mental Groove Records / Musique Pour La Danse (2013/2023)
  11. Catchy DAAD – Oval – Mille Plateaux (1994)
  12. You Could Feel The Sky – Boards Of Canada – Warp (2002)
  13. excerpt from side B of the Eraserhead Original SoundtrackDavid Lynch & Alan R. Splet – I.R.S. Records (1982)
  14. Persistent Repetition Of Phrases – The Caretaker – Install / History Always Favours The Winners (2008/2023)

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luv446 The Fading Sun

The Fading Sun

prerequisite autumnal melancholia from folk singers and guitar pickers to compliment the fading sun.
image : Hector & Holly
Tracklist:
  1. Where Have All The Summers Gone – Ben Chasny – Drag City / KPM Main Series (2021)
  2. The Us Beneath – Fog – Lex Records (2006)
  3. Lampshade – Beck – Fingerpaint Records (1994)
  4. Sweet Mantra – Daniel Hecht – Dragon’s Egg Productions / Morning Trip (1973/2020)
  5. Do You Have My Money? – Flanafi – Boiled Records (2020)
  6. Cosmia – Joanna Newsom – Drag City (2007)
  7. Grand Union Canal – Gravenhurst – Warp (2007)
  8. The Black Light – Calexico – Quarterstick Records (1998)
  9. Buzzard Blues – Scott Key – Blivet Music / Lion Productions (1976/2013)
  10. Appalachian Death Sigh – Bill Fox – Cherry Pop Records / spinArt Records / Scat Records (1997/2021)
  11. Mona Ray – Leo Kottke – Private Music (1989)
  12. Everyone’s Summer Of ‘95 – Iron & Wine – Black Cricket Recording Co. (2015)
  13. I Wasn’t Dreaming – Hayden Pedigo – Mexican Summer (2021)
  14. The Body Breaks – Devendra Banhart – Young Gods Records (2004)
  15. Song – John Fahey – Reprise Records (1972)

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luv445 Rounded Third

Rounded Third

a sweet soul & vocal jazz combo as we round third and head for home.
photo : By Cowlie
Tracklist:
  1. September Song – James Brown with the Louie Bellson Orchestra conducted by Oliver Nelson – King Records / Verve (1970/2023)
  2. Even When You Cry – Jackie Wilson & Count Basie – Brunswick / Demon Records (1968/2020)
  3. Let The Good Times Roll – Ray Charles – Impulse! / Wax Time (1961/2011)
  4. Brown Eyed Handsome Man – Nina Simone – Philips / Verve (1967/2015)
  5. Baltimore Oriole – Lorez Alexandria – Argo / Soul Jazz (1963/2004)
  6. I’m Aware Of The Animal Within Me – Horace Silver Sextet ft. Salome Bey – Blue Note (1972)
  7. You’re Mine You – Carmen McRae – Groove Merchant / Pickwick Records (1974/1978)
  8. Fever – Earl Grant – Decca (1957/1986)
  9. Me Tienes Loco (Hip, Cool And Groovy) – Bobby Matos And The Combo Conquistadores – Philips / Cubop (1968/1997)
  10. Compared To What – Roberta Flack – Atlantic (1969)
  11. Headless Heroes – Eugene McDaniels – Atlantic (1971)
  12. Concrete Jungle – The 3 Pieces – Fantasy (1975)
  13. Carry On Brother – Eddie Harris & Les McCann – Atlantic (1971)
  14. Cycles – Della Reese – AVCO Embassy (1970)
  15. Pot Licka – Dizzy Gillespie – Tribute Records (1969)

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luv444 Electricity Gardens In Bloom

Electricity Gardens In Bloom

on the way to prepare the 13th anniversary mixtape for dj luv’s records i heard this amazing Squarepusher track off in the distance. following it i soon found myself in a fertile section of The Record Canyon where i carefully selected 13 tracks from the Warp Records catalog found there. this audio bouquet serves as a luvly keepsake of the journey taken that summer afternoon as well as a perfectly enjoyable 13th anniversary mixtape. thanks for listening.
photo : Ernie Hearst
Tracklist:
  1. Hello Meow – Squarepusher – Warp (2006)
  2. Ops – Plaid – Warp (2019)
  3. Neuflex (Decal Remix) – Two Lone Swordsmen – Warp (2001)
  4. Wabby Legs – AFX – Warp (1995)
  5. Untitled [SAW 2 CD1 Track 1] (Four Tet Remix) – Aphex Twin – Warp (1999)
  6. Orange Romeda – Boards Of Canada – Warp (1998)
  7. Shove Piggy Shove – LFO – Warp (1996)
  8. Adozenaday – Brothomstates – Warp (2001)
  9. Dimension Intrusion – Fuse – Plus 8 Records / Warp (1993)
  10. Eutow – Autechre – Warp (1995)
  11. The FUN Equations – Speedy J – Plus 8 Records / Warp (1995)
  12. Scriptures – B12 (Redcell) – Warp (1996)
  13. The Feeling (Of Warmth & Beauty) – Richard H. Kirk – Warp (1994)

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luv443 hmmm

hmmm

weirdo rock from the fringe of what was acceptable in the odd ball eighties.
photo : weird kid
Tracklist:
  1. Schizophrenia – Sonic Youth – SST (1987)
  2. Right Now – The Flaming Lips – Restless Records (1989)
  3. Harold Of The Rocks – Primus – Prawn Song (1989/2020)
  4. The Big Foist – Minutemen – SST (1984)
  5. Run Paint Run Run – Captain Beefheart & The Magic Band – Virgin (1980/1982)
  6. Boy In Love – The Residents – Ralph Records / Superior Viaduct (1981/1983/2014)
  7. Bullaby – Bongwater – Shimmy Disc (1988)
  8. Mark Says Alright – Butthole Surfers – Touch and Go / Latino Bugger Veil (1986/2013)
  9. Guru Maharaji – Medium Medium – Cherry Red / Lantern Records (1981/2021)
  10. Is Guava A Donut? – Renaldo And The Loaf – Ralph Records / Editions Mego (1981/2019)
  11. Private Universe / The Life On Nebulov – Snakefinger – Ralph Records (1982)
  12. Marble Tulip Juicy Tree – Ween – Twin/Tone Records / Plain Recordings (1990/2010)

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luv442 Some Lonesome

Some Lonesome

some lonesome cowboy songs for those feelin’ blue.
image : a still from the movie Bucking Broadway by John Ford, 1917
Tracklist:
  1. I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry – Hank Williams & The Drifting Cowboys – MGM Records / Polygram (1949/1986)
  2. The One Rose (That’s Left My Heart) – Jimmie Rodgers – Bluebird / RCA Victor (1930/1960)
  3. Still Hurtin’ – George Jones – Starday Records / Reserve Records (1956/2013)
  4. That’s What It’s Like To Be Lonesome – Faron Young – Capitol / Stetson (1959)
  5. A Thousand Miles Ago – Webb Pierce – Decca (1959/1961)
  6. I’m So Lonesome – Carl Belew – Vocalion (1966)
  7. Chant Of The Plains (I Need You) – Sons Of The Pioneers – RCA Victor (1962)
  8. Searchin’ For Someone – Clint Eastwood – Cameo / Real Gone Music (1962/2016)
  9. Rolling Restless Stones – Dorsey Burnette – Lama Records / The Omni Recording Corporation / The Iron Mountain Analogue Research Facility (1962/2023)
  10. I Am Slowly Dying From A Broken Heart – Hawkshaw Hawkins – King Records / Sing (1958/1988)
  11. Why Should I Be So Lonely? – Merle Haggard – Capitol (1969)
  12. That’s Me – Red Sovine – Starday Records / Birchmount (1967/1976)
  13. I Don’t Hurt Anymore – Hank Snow – RCA Victor (1956/1965)
  14. Lonesome Twelve – Glen Campbell – Capitol (1964)
  15. I Wonder Where You Are Tonight? – Del McCoury – Arhoolie Records / Smithsonian Folkways Recordings (1968/2018)
  16. I Cast A Lonesome Shadow – Hank Thompson and the Brazos Valley Boys – Capitol / The Omni Recording Corporation / The Iron Mountain Analogue Research Facility (1958/2021)
  17. I’m Lonely And Blue – Lefty Frizzell – Columbia / Rounder Records (1953/1983)
  18. Goodbye Cruel World – Bill Anderson – Decca / The Omni Recording Corporation / The Iron Mountain Analogue Research Facility (1961/2017)
  19. Streets Of Laredo – Marty Robbins – Columbia (1960)