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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)

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luv441 The Sub-Surface Unity Of All Things

Sub-Surface Unity

the wind blows through a stack of upright pianos stranded on a sandbar and the sound blends with the beat from a thousand all-nite afterparties far off in the distance. the music moves your feet, tugs on your heartstrings and existentially pulls apart the sinews of your mind connecting you to “the same force that lit the stars.”
image : Bea Chino P.A.
Tracklist:
  1. In Love (Chukwu Mix Instrumental by Tony Nwachukwu) – Fear of Pop – Giant Step Records (1998)
  2. excerpt from This Is Water by David Foster Wallace as read by Amy Wallace-Havens – Hachette Digital (2018)
  3. Crosswords (EP Mix) – Panda Bear – Domino (2015)
  4. Indurain – Coco Steel & Lovebomb – Other (1997)
  5. High Tide (Dr. Dunks Remix) – XLNT – DFA (2019)
  6. Lavanger – Wagon Christ – People Of Rhythm (2020)
  7. Phlanged Vortex (Faze Action Remix) – Eiki Nonaka – Studio Mule (2023)
  8. Never Get Out Of The Boat (The Flying Mix) – The Aloof – Ace (1990/2022)
  9. Sunshine’s Theme (Sunshine’s Remix) – Dubtribe Sound System – Organico / Music From Memory (1994/2020)
  10. Joppo + Eno – Antena – Les Disques Du Crépuscule / Numero Group (1983/2022)
  11. Tequila – Eric Copeland & Josh Diamond – Post Present Medium (2022)
  12. Beyond My Eyes – Bibio – Warp (2017)
  13. Henry McCullough (Andrew Weatherall Dub) – BP Fallon & David Holmes – LateNiteTales (2017)
  14. excerpt from This Is Water by David Foster Wallace as read by Amy Wallace-Havens – Hachette Digital (2018)
  15. Our Pathetic Age – DJ Shadow ft. Sam Herring – Mass Appeal (2019)

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luv440 The City Listens

The City Listens

the city listens to boom beats on summer streets as it’s children lick tricky tongue twisters like ice cream treats.
image : Rick Mason
Tracklist:
  1. Stone Planet – Master Minds – Third Earth Music (2002)
  2. 7th Seal – The Freestyle Fellowship – Sun Music / Key System Recordings (1991/2023)
  3. Boom Bip – Zion I – Ground Control Records (2001)
  4. Global Dynamics – Dilated Peoples – ABB Records (1997)
  5. Born To Roll – Masta Ace Incorporated – Delicious Vinyl / Craft Recordings (1995/2018)
  6. Sleep Speechless (Nightmare Mix) – Blu Rum 13 – Jazz Fudge (2001)
  7. Wicked Ways – Declaime – Good Vibe Recordings (1999)
  8. Julian’s Dream (Ode To A Bad) – Shabazz Palaces ft. The Shotgun Shot – Sub Pop (2017)
  9. What’s Up Fatlip? – Fatlip – Delicious Vinyl / ORG Music (2005/2019)
  10. BM’s – Del The Funky Homosapien – Hiero Imperium Records (2000)
  11. Just Because – The Gift Of Gab – Quannum Projects (2003)
  12. Live On Both Sides – Danger Mouse ft. Jemini The Gifted One – Lex Records (2002)
  13. Theme Music – Asheru And Blue Black Of The Unspoken Heard – Seven Heads (2001)
  14. Pyrite – Siah – Fondle ‘Em Records (1997)
  15. Breakadawn – De La Soul – Tommy Boy (1993)
  16. Super Soul Sis – Warren G ft. Jah Skillz – Violator / Rush Associated Labels / Def Jam (1994/2014)