March 2009

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A-Trak Essential Mix Back in November 2008 A-Trak hit Bournemouth alongside Erol Alkan and Annie Mac to record a special live Essential Mix for Radio 1. A-Trak took to the decks for the first hour, with Erol rounding things off. We thought we'd host the mix in anticipation of A-Trak playing Blah Blah Blah on Thursday 9th April incase you missed it the first time round. Essential Mix - A-Trak & Erol Alkan A-Trak A-Trak vs. DJ Sneak – ‘Say Whoa Can’t Hide From Your Bud’ (Kitsune) His Majesty Andre – ‘Peep Thong’ (Cheaper Thrills) Soundhack - ‘Funky Rule’ (CDR) DJ Sneak – ... Read more / Preview track
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WeAreBlahBlahBlah EP14 – Mixed by Riva Starr One of our next guests at Blah Blah Blah Riva Starr has exclusively got behind the decks and put together a bouncing floor wrecking tech house mix which combines a mix of beeps and burping synth lines with a tribal techno flavour to create a Miami tinged mix that evokes distant visions of the summer sun.....in a good way. Riva Starr first came to notice on Jesse Rose's ubercool Frontroom label with the Thizzle EP, which led to a release on Claude Von Stroke's pivotal Dirtybird label with the WTF?! EP - described by IDJ as "essential - 5/5". Then there were two releases in quick succession ... Read more / Preview track
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A-Trak FABRICLIVE 45 Competition In anticipation of A-Trak playing at Blah Blah Blah on Easter Thursday 9th April, we have teamed up with Fabric to give away copies of his forthcoming FABRICLIVE Mix CD. A-Trak is one of the greatest DJs of all time having won the DMC World Championship at the tender age of 15 and this mix CD not only showcases his superb mixing and scratching skills, but also his own productions. "On FABRICLIVE 45, A-Trak slams down an unrivalled blend of everything hot, fast, fun and creative in clubland today. Try and fathom how a mix with a tracklist that lurches from Boys Noize and Baltimore edits ... Read more / Preview track
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WeAreBlahBlahBlah EP13 – Mixed by 2 Bit Thugs So, treat time. 2 Bit Thugs have come up trumps yet again with an absolute blinding mix that smashes their last three clearly out of the water. If you have heard any of them, you know what is coming will be something truly outstanding. ‘All Basses Covered’ is an hours example of what you can expect when you see the 2 Bits performing one of their genre crushing, beat crunching, bass booming DJ sets, 36 tracks in 62 minutes all cut to perfection with acapella’s, scratching and samples throughout. We think you’ve waited for long enough… WeAreBlahBlahBlah EP13 - Mixed by 2 Bit Thugs ... Read more / Preview track
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Fake Blood – Essential Mix (2009) Fake Blood visted us on the 14th of March and totaly destroyed the floor, and if you were there and need another slice of the Blood's magic check his Essential mix for Radio 1. To download the mix click on the link - Fake Blood Essential Mix In his own words.... Last Friday, the 13th March, my ESSENTIAL MIX was broadcast on BBC Radio 1. The theme was this: Rather than just bang it out for 2 hours (yawn) I thought I would split it into 2 distinct halves, and show a wider range of music I love. Plus it makes it more interesting to put together, and to listen to hopefully: The 1st ... Read more / Preview track
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Blah Blah Blah presents A-Trak Blah Blah Blah have just confirmed A-Trak to headline their easter special on April 9th which is something to get very excited about. A-Trak was Kayne West’s tour DJ in 2004 and has worked closely with him ever since, he won a DMC World Title aged 15, set up the uber cool Fools Gold label, recently did a stunning Radio 1 Essential Mix with UK super hero Erol Alkan and if that wasn’t enough his brother is the tall mustached guy from Chromeo. To get a flavour of what to expect A-Trak has put together an 8 minute mashup of his soon to be released Infinity +1 mixtape. A-Trak Mini Mix ... Read more / Preview track
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Herve – Essential Mix Herve with his Essential mix for BBC Radio 1. This mix features a wide array of some of the best club sounds right now and if you want more of the same check out his latest official compilation 'Ghetto Bass' One part wonky grimy bass, and one part Dubstep. To download the mix click on the following link - Herve Essential Mix 1. Animal Collective - Summertime Clothes - Domino 2. The Clubqueen DJ K Swift feat Blaqstarr - Get Your Hands Up (Blaqstarr mix) - Unruly Productions 3. Ricco Tubbs - Hip Rave Anthem - Cheap Thrills 4. Kill Frenzy - 54321 5. Daniel Merriweather feat Wale - ... Read more / Preview track