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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 Sp̴rvagnen РEero Johannes РPlanet 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.

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Clinging To Stars

it was the 1930’s and the US was in a Great Depression. money was tight, jobs were scarce and the country was running on empty. at the time popular music oscillated between reflecting on the reality of the situation and an uncontrollable urge to forget it and think about better days. keep in mind these recordings are 80 years old so the fidelity between songs may vary.
Tracklist
  1. (Potatoes Are Cheaper, Tomatoes Are Cheaper) Now’s The Time To Fall In Love – Victor Young and His Orchestra ft. Fran Frey – Brunswick (1931)
  2. Ragamuffin Romeo (from The King Of Jazz) – Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra ft. Jeanie Long – Columbia (1930) > buy link
  3. Are You Makin’ Any Money? – Chick Bullock and His Levee Loungers – Perfect (1933) > buy link
  4. Honey Hush – Eddie Cole’s Solid Swingers – Decca (1936) > buy link
  5. Got The Jitters – Adrian Rollini and His Orchestra – Oriole (1934) > buy link
  6. Lulu’s Back In Town (from Broadway Gondolier) – Dick Powell – Brunswick (1935) > buy link
  7. I’m A Ding Dong Daddy – Louis Armstrong and His Sebastian New Cotton Club Orchestra – Okeh (1930) > buy link
  8. Hong Kong Blues – Hoagy Carmichael – Brunswick (1938) > buy link
  9. Remember My Forgotten Man – Bunny Berigan and His Orchestra ft. Helen Rowland – Banner (1938)
  10. It Ain’t Necessarily So – Paul Robeson – Columbia Masterworks (1938) > buy link
  11. You Let Me Down (from Stars Over Broadway) – Kay Thompson & Her Boys – Brunswick (1935)
  12. When I Get Low I Get High – Chick Webb & His Orchestra ft. Ella Fitzgerald – Decca (1936) > buy link
  13. Come Up And See Me Sometime (from Take A Chance) – Cliff Edwards – CBS (1933) > buy link
  14. You’re An Old Smoothie – The Smoothies – Bluebird (1939)
  15. Dinah (from The Big Broadcast) – The Mills Brothers with Bing Crosby – Brunswick (1932) > buy link
  16. Most Gentlemen Don’t Like Love (from Leave It To Me) – Mary Martin with Eddy Duchin and His Orchestra – Brunswick (1939)
  17. There’ll Be Some Changes Made – The Boswell Sisters – Brunswick (1932) > buy link
  18. Heart and Soul – Connie Boswell – Decca (1938) > buy link
  19. Two Sleepy People (from Thanks For The Memory) – Bob Hope and Shirley Ross with Harry Sosnik and His Orchestra – Decca (1938) > buy link

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Travel At Magnificent Speeds

some real hip hop right here. deft verbosity over 25 years of choice instrumentals. let’s travel at magnificent speeds around the universe.
image : sweet daddy
Tracklist
  1. Hello – Prince Po – Lex Records (2004) > buy link
  2. Ca$h Flow – Scaramanga – Sun Large Music (1998)
  3. Now Listen – Downtown Science – Bulletproof Records (1988)
  4. Sleep – Automator – Ubiquity / 75 Ark (1996/2000)
  5. Labels – Genius/GZA – Geffen (1995) > buy link
  6. All Of These Beats – AK Planet Asia ft. Premier – DJ’s Workshop (2006)
  7. City – Freddie Gibbs / Madlib / Karriem Riggins – Madlib Invasion (2013)
  8. Non Stop – Young M.C. – Delicious Vinyl (1989) > buy link
  9. Pack Of Wolves – Dels – Big Dada (2014) > buy link
  10. Droppin’ Bagels – Dr. Octagon – Funky Ass Records (1994/2014)
  11. Hip Hop VS Rap – KRS-ONE – Jive Records (1993/2004) > buy link
  12. Do It Do It – Schoolly D – PSK Records (1999) > buy link
  13. How Your Sprinkler System Works – Busdriver ft. Del the Funky Homosapien – Big Dada (2014) > buy link
  14. 58 Perfectly Angled Facets – Micranots – Sub Verse Music (2000)
  15. Clinical Rhymes – Edan ft. Skillz Ferguson – Lewis Recordings (2002) > buy link
  16. CSD – Lab Tek Won – Black Owned Records (1993)
  17. Fulcrum (Insight Mix) – Mr. Lif ft. Opio from Souls of Mischief – Def Jux (2000)

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Searchlight

i like to start off each new journey around the sun with a deftly blended mix of future sound from the past year. this edition depicts a deep ‘n’ moody journey that works many layers into contained emotional outbursts. all the while searching out the light.
image : slag the rich
Tracklist
  1. Awakening – Submotion Orchestra – Counter Records (2014) > buy link
  2. Circlont6a (Syrobonkus Mix) – Aphex Twin – Warp (2014) > buy link
  3. House of Horus – Matthewdavid – Brainfeeder (2014) > buy link
  4. Velcro – Rustie – Warp (2014) > buy link
  5. Power Cut – Champion – Hyperdub (2014) > buy link
  6. Near The End – Illum Sphere – Ninja Tune (2014) > buy link
  7. Draft Culture – Dorian Concept – Ninja Tune (2014) > buy link
  8. Mars – Caribou – Merge Records (2014) > buy link
  9. Letters Of Past – Fhloston Paradigm ft. Pia Ercole – Hyperdub (2014) > buy link
  10. Ganda Rising – Shackleton – Bleep (2014) > buy link
  11. Buchla (Seven Davis Jr remix) – Four Tet – Text Records (2014) > buy link
  12. Rings – Moiré ft. Charlie Tappin – Werk Discs (2014) > buy link
  13. Tuning Out – Ekoplekz – Planet Mu (2014) > buy link
  14. Secrets – Martyn – Ninja Tune (2014) > buy link
  15. Tether – Plaid – Warp (2014) > buy link