June 2009

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N.A.S.A – Gifted (The Aston Shuffle and Treasure Fingers Remixes) N.A.S.A. is a collaboration between Squeak E. Clean and DJ Zegon, two LA producers who have put together one of the most interesting albums of the year: The Spirit of Apollo. The albums features collaborations with some of the biggest musical stars on the planet such as Kayne West, Tom Waites, John Frusciante, M.I.A. David Bryne and Method Man. N.A.S.A stands for "North America/South America" and they have managed to draw on influences ranging from Brazilian Funk, Electronica, Hip-Hop and Trip-Hop, with the heaps of indie attitude thanks to inputs from the likes of Nick Zinner and Karen O ... Read more / Preview track
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WeAreBlahBlahBlah EP17 – Mixed by The Glimmers EP17 is here and this time we have the majestic funkers The Glimmers exclusively live and on vinyl for WeAreBlahBlahBlah. This mix rapidly follows the release of their second album Disko Drunkards, which was recently given away on the front cover of DJ Mag. Disko Drunkards is a pure disco funk fest that is both perfect on the floor as it is a sound track to those hazy summer evenings. The album ooze's 70's disco funk, throwing funky riffs and retro slap bass sounds with driving beats and hip shaking rhythms. Disco is back and The Glimmers have re-claimed their throne. If a free ... Read more / Preview track
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Voodeux – Bones We posted on these guys a little while ago and the impending release of their debut album Paranormal, a throbbing technoid scare fest on Dirtybirds sister label Mothership. The album has had glowing reviews from the likes of Damian Lazarus and Steve Bug and as a special treat the East Coast duo are giving away the album track Bones in full 320kbps. The album is now available from CD Baby and ... Read more / Preview track
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Aeroplane June Mix I've recently had the pleasure of seeing Aeroplane twice in the last two months. Firstly in Brighton and then last weekend at Razzmatazz at a Sonar warm-up party. Superb DJs and probably one of my favourite producers of the last few years. If you have the chance to see them, do it! Check out their recent June mix for a full flavour of what they are all about. Some great tracks on their include the Leo Zero remix of Florence + The Machine which is set to be the balearic anthem of the summer. 1. Phoenix : Lisztomania - Classixx Version 2. Doves : Jetstream - Lindstrom Remix 3. Florence ... Read more / Preview track
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Blah Blah Blah DJs – Must Have Tracks June 1. Tiga – Shoes (Noob Remix) - Turbo 2. Major Lazer – Hold On (Poirier Remix) - Downtown 3. The Units – High Pressure Days (Rory Philips Remix) - Relish 4. Simian Mobile Disco – Audacity of Huge (Dekker & Johan Dub) - Wichita 5. Miike Snow – Animal (Style of Eye Remix) 6. La Roux – Bulletproof (Midfield General Remix) - White 7. Autokratz – Always (Yuksek Remix) - Kitsune 8. Detboi – Y’All Want Mo - Cheap Thrills 9. Renaissance Man - Guru - Sound Pelligrino 10. Popof – E Doser - ... Read more / Preview track
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Renaissance Man – What is Guru / Aloha Renaissance Man burst on the scene with their stunning dubsided debut Spray Can, since then we have seen them on remix duty for Harvard Bass and Zombie Disco Squad and now they follow up their debut release with 'What Is Guru / Aloha’ on the rapidly emerging Sound Pellegrino label. A label which alongside Dubsided, MadetoPlay and Tartlet all seem to be supporting this emerging post fidget minimal yet groovy techy tribal sound. Another unamed genre ready for furious debate!!!! ‘What Is Guru’… thudding beats, crazy vocal hooks, and a smooth production wax job to ... Read more / Preview track
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WeAre2 – Mixed Blah Blah Blah DJs In celebration of our 2nd birthday we have exclusively recorded the WeAre2 mix in follow up to our WeAre1 Mix in 2008. This mix flows from early electro beginnings to a full on techno workout towards the end, before ending in one of the best tracks of the last couple of years. Turn this up and get your party on. WeAre2 Tracklist 1. La Roux - Bulletproof (Midfield General Remix) 2. Autokratz - Always (Yuksek Remix) 3. Proper Villans - Trick Baby 4. Daniele Papini - Church of Nonsense 5. Riva Starr - I Jack U 6. Mihalis Safras - Chica Latinas 7. Jesse Rose - Well Now 8. ... Read more / Preview track
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Essential Mix – Style of Eye (June 2009) Style of Eye is setting the club scene alight with his inspired and playful blend of rolling techno beats with the more hook led electro and house sound, and therefore its with great pleasure that we can follow up the mix he did for the WeAreBlahBlahBlah series with his BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix. For those who dont know the Stockholm's grammy nominated Style of Eye, he is the man behind tracks like 'The Big Kazoo' and 'Ona' and recently released the highly rated album Duck Cover & Hold. He's about to start a residency at Es Paradise in Ibiza and is also going to join Annie Mac for a ... Read more / Preview track