Monthly Archives: January 2011

luv002a

Dark Down

at the turn of the millennium hip hop was over 20 years old and main stream. luckily there was an underground alternative created by cats who made hip hop because they had to. whose free expression wasn’t concerned with Billboard and bling; only a passion for hip hop… and it shows.

photo : Derek Smith

* the darker side of a two part mix originally aired on Brave New Waves, CBC Radio, 2/21/02.

    Tracklist:
  1. Swollen Brain Fish – The Shape Shifters – Shape Shifters (1999) > (searching for buy link)
  2. Digi Destruction – Projecto – Hiero Imperium (2001) > buy link
  3. Saboteur (Roots Manuva version) – Amon Tobin – Ninja Tune (2000) > buy link
  4. F*ck Rap – Antipop Consortium – 75 Ark (2000) > (searching for buy link)
  5. Shock Therapy – Atmos – Vecta / Mo’ Wax (2001) > (searching for buy link)
  6. Foxwood’s – Mike Ladd – Ozone Music (2001) > (searching for buy link)
  7. Grey – cLOUDDEAD – Big Dada (2001) > (searching for buy link)
  8. Instrumental 4U – Reachout – Oh-Eye Records (1999) > (searching for buy link)
  9. Amethyst Rocks – Saul Williams – Immortal (1999) > (searching for buy link)
  10. Will I Get Shot By A Dope Fiend? – Third Sight – Disgruntled Records (2001) > buy link
  11. Sneak Preview – Mr. Lif & Murs – Def Jux (2001) > buy link
  12. Put Your Quarter Up – Slug, Aesop Rock, MF Doom – Molemen Inc. (2001) > buy link
  13. Super Brooklyn (inst.) – Cocoa Brovas – Duck Down Records (2000) > (searching for buy link)

luv073

What I Was Born Into

a small collection of sounds that were floating around our world when I came along in 1973.

image : The Longines Symphonette Society

    Tracklist:
  1. Keep Yourself Alive – Queen – Elektra (1973) > buy link
  2. intro from 1973 in Review – General Air Features – The Longines Symphonette Society (1973)
  3. Richard Nixon soundbite from 1973 in Review – The Longines Symphonette Society (1973)
  4. Over the Hills and Far Away – Led Zeppelin – Atlantic (1973) > buy link
  5. Richard Nixon soundbite from 1973 in Review – The Longines Symphonette Society (1973)
  6. I’m So Green – Can – United Artists Records (1973) > buy link
  7. Richard Nixon soundbite from 1973 in Review – The Longines Symphonette Society (1973)
  8. Dueling Banjos – Eric Weissberg and Steve Mandel – Warner Bros. (1973) > buy link
  9. excerpt from Pagan Ritual – Mandingo – E.M.I. / Columbia (1973) > (searching for buy link)
  10. excerpt from 1973 in Review – General Air Features – The Longines Symphonette Society (1973)
  11. Apache – Incredible Bongo Band – Pride (1973) > buy link
  12. Don’t Bug Me – Cheech & Chong – Ode Records (1973) > buy link
  13. Parade Strut – J.J. Johnson – MCA (1973) > (searching for buy link)
  14. excerpt from Hamhock’s Hall Was Big – Lightnin’ Rod – Celluloid (1973) > buy link
  15. 125th Street Congress – Weather Report – Columbia (1973) > buy link
  16. excerpt from The Shit Hits The Fan Again – Lightnin’ Rod – Celluloid (1973) > buy link
  17. radio promo ad for Coffy – XXX Black Label (1973) > (searching for buy link)
  18. Coffy Is The Color – Roy Ayers – Polydor (1973) > buy link
  19. U.S. Senator Mark Hatfield soundbite from 1973 in Review – The Longines Symphonette Society (1973)
  20. We Need Order – The Chi-Lites – Brunswick Records (1973) > buy link
  21. Richard Nixon soundbite from 1973 in Review – The Longines Symphonette Society (1973)
  22. Commercialization – Jimmy Cliff – Reprise (1973) > buy link
  23. And Then There’s Maude – theme from tv show Maude – TVT (1972/1987) > (searching for buy link)
  24. U.S. Senators Sam Ervin & Howard Baker soundbite from 1973 in Review – The Longines Symphonette Society (1973)
  25. My Hero, Zero – Scholastic Rock, Inc. – Capitol (1973) > (searching for buy link)
  26. Paris 1919 – John Cale – Reprise (1973) > buy link
  27. Harmonika – Kraftwerk – Vertigo (1972/1973) > (searching for buy link)
  28. excerpt from Tubular Bells – Mike Oldfield – Virgin (1973) > buy link
  29. I Am The Sea – The Who – MCA (1973) > buy link
  30. Lost In The Flood – Bruce Springsteen – Columbia (1973) > buy link
  31. Money – Pink Floyd – Harvest (1973) > buy link
  32. U.S. Senators Ted Stevens & Mike Gravel soundbite from 1973 in Review – The Longines Symphonette Society (1973)
  33. excerpt from What Is Money, Anyway? – The Standard Life Assurance Company (1973) > (searching for buy link)
  34. He’s Misstra Know-It-All – Stevie Wonder – Tamla/Motown (1973) > buy link
  35. Henry Kissinger soundbite from 1973 in Review – The Longines Symphonette Society (1973)
  36. Mamunia – Paul McCartney & Wings – Apple Records(1973) > buy link
  37. excerpt from the story of Robin Hood – Disneyland Records (1973) > (searching for buy link)
  38. Out The Blue – John Lennon – Apple Records (1973) > buy link
  39. outro from 1973 in Review – General Air Features – The Longines Symphonette Society (1973)
  40. Stir It Up – Bob Marley and The Wailers – Island (1973) > buy link

luv086

Leaps & Bounds

as the far out sounds of processed synths and unknown samples blend with live improvisation, the drum beat of human funk and the strict rhythm of electronic music we begin to map out the correlation between jazz, trip hop, 70’s movie themes & the almighty head nod.
    Tracklist:
  1. Make Your Own Temple – Cannonball Adderley with the Nat Adderley Sextet and Rick Holmes – Capitol (1972) > buy link
  2. Yesterdays Hero – O.H. Krill – DC Recordings (2000) > buy link
  3. Yo-Yo – DJ Vadim – Jazz Fudge Recordings (1995) > (searching for buy link)
  4. Distant Land – Donald Byrd / Madlib – Blue Note (2003) > buy link
  5. Death Wish (Main Title) – Herbie Hancock – Columbia (1974) > buy link
  6. Poésies – Ingrid de Lambre – Yellow Productions (1996) > (searching for buy link)
  7. Lo-beam – Red Snapper – Warp (1996) > buy link
  8. Ten et Medor – Alain Goraguer – DC Recordings (1973/2000) > buy link
  9. Blueprint (Richie Hawtin’s Slakked Plastik Remix) – Attica Blues – Mo’ Wax (1995) > (searching for buy link)
  10. Smurf – Aardvarck – Nod Navigators / Kindred Spirits (2008) > buy link
  11. Urban Blues – Marc Mac – Omniverse Records (2005) > (searching for buy link)
  12. Black Destiny (Beneath Autumn Sky remix) – Phil Ranelin – Hefty Records (2001) > buy link
  13. Cowboys – Runaways – Ultimate Dilema (1997) > (searching for buy link)
  14. Pull, Jubal, Pull – J.J. Johnson & Quincy Jones – Sussex Records (1971) > (searching for buy link)
  15. Gangsta Shit – DJ Cam – Street Jazz Records (1995) > buy link
  16. The Human Fly – Lalo Schifrin – Warner Bros. (1973) > buy link
  17. A Divine Image – Sound Directions – Stones Throw (2005) > buy link
  18. Obscure – The Mighty Bop – Yellow Productions (1994) > (searching for buy link)
  19. Sunrise Over Bklyn – EL-P featuring the Blue Series Continuum -Thirsty Ear (2003) > buy link

luv009

Rockers

all city rockers
    Tracklist:
  1. 2010 – Lenky – Vecta / Mo Wax (2000) > (searching for buy link)
  2. Killer – The Bug – Rephlex (2003) > buy link
  3. Up To Jah (inst.) – DJ Vadim – Ninja Tune (2002) > buy link
  4. Rockers – Digital – Reinforced (2000) > buy link
  5. ? – Krinjah – Krinjah (????) > (searching for buy link)
  6. Mafia Man – Radic – Pharaoh (1995) > (searching for buy link)
  7. Godsent (Deep In The Jungle) – Operator – D’Lux Drops (2003) > (searching for buy link)
  8. E.V.A. – Animals On Wheels – iLL (1997) > (searching for buy link)
  9. excerpt from Slope – Richard Thomas & Tom Jenkinson – Lo Recordings (1999) > (searching for buy link)
  10. Generation X (Krush U) – Lemon D – Valve (2003) > buy link
  11. Mirror – The Rapture – Gravity (1998) > buy link
  12. Carousel – Twilight Circus Dub Sound System – M Records (1999) > buy link
  13. Private Armies (dub version) – Vivien Goldman – Select Cuts (1981/2003) > (searching for buy link)
  14. Preacher Dub – Jah Shaka – Jah Shaka Music (1983) > (searching for buy link)
  15. Give up the Bad Dub – The Revolutionaries – Jamaican Recordings (2001) > (searching for buy link)
  16. Unitone Skank – Dr. Alimantado – Greensleeves (1978) > buy link

luv085

No Sleep

a blend of deep cuts from 2010 that dares you to push the boundaries in 2011. wake up, no time for sleeping.
    Tracklist:
  1. Stars – Starkey ft. Anneka – Planet Mu (2010) > buy link
  2. Phat Si – Cooly G – Hyperdub (2010) > buy link
  3. String Theory – Rafferite – Planet Mu (2010) > buy link
  4. Void 23 – Ramadanman & Appleblim – Aus Records (2010) > buy link
  5. Boingy – Africa HiTech – Warp (2010) > buy link
  6. Mukuba Special – Shackleton vs. Kasai Allstars – Congotronics (2010) > buy link
  7. Flexible – Untold – Brainmath (2009) > (searching for buy link)
  8. Move Down (VIP) – Grievous Angel ft. Rubi Dan – Soul Jazz (2010) > buy link
  9. No Sleep – Randomer & Fife – Soul Jazz (2010) > buy link
  10. This Year (Pro Plus) – Terror Danjah ft. Dok, Mz Bratt & Griminal – Hyperdub (2010) > buy link
  11. The Forest – Zomby – Ninja Tune (2010) > buy link
  12. Idée d’un tropique – Bowly – Berkane Soul (2010) > buy link
  13. Hylo – LV & Quarta 330 – Hyperdub – (2010) > buy link
  14. Bounce – Starkey – Stark Sound (2007) > buy link
  15. Dig – T++ – Honest Jon’s Records (2010) > buy link
  16. Boomslang – LV & Okmalumkoolkat – Hyperdub (2010) > buy link
  17. Better Ways Of Living – Peverelist – Punch Drunk Records (2010) > buy link
  18. Skeng (Autechre Remix) – The Bug ft. Killa P & Flowdan – Ninja Tune (2010) > buy link
  19. Tense (dBridge Remix) – Scuba – Hotshore (2010) > buy link
  20. Just Vybe (Soule Power mix) – DVA ft. Fatima – Hyperdub (2010) > buy link
  21. DCKHDBTCH – Ikonika – Planet Mu (2010) > buy link
  22. Paint, Straw & Bubbles (Zomby Remix) – Actress – Honest Jon’s Records (2010) > (searching for buy link)
  23. Heavy As Stone – Mark Pritchard – Deep Medi Music (2010) > (searching for buy link)