fbpx
76260.8dd5717.9318d37d9b754567ad0618a6f611e164

FILASTINE [U.S.]

mp3 FILASTINE judas goat (terror mix) mp3 FILASTINE figuig regular readers will know i’m a fan of dj rupture (aka jace clayton) – undoubtedly at the forefront of marrying global sounds with radical contemporary production. think ‘afro house’ and then

ZUCCHINI DRIVE [SWEDEN/BELGIUM]

mp3: ZUCCHINI DRIVE sombre city (feat. markus archer) mp3: CAVEMEN SPEAK sundays and why i hate them mp3: CAVEMEN SPEAK save the day mp3: GUNPORN it’s funny because it’s true now and again a project comes along that has obsessive

LADY SOVEREIGN [U.K.]

mp3: LADY SOVEREIGN chi-ching (xxxchange remix) sov has been dodging definition for the last 12 months, flying out of the uk garage scene and now dropping tunes that blend her original grime style with pop, hip hop and punk. she’s

THE KNIFE [SWEDEN]

mov: THE KNIFE silent shout thanks to pink robot sushi (via guava maffiosa), here’s the knife‘s latest absurdist video clip, based on a charles burns graphic novel called ‘black hole’. i love burns’ work – always bordering on the wrong

AFRICAN DOPE [SOUTH AFRICA]

mp3: MARKUS WORMSTORM hookers mp3: SIBOT famon nigiri mp3: KALAHARI SURFERS versatile flying objects mp3: THE CONSTRUCTUS CORPORATION the competition some long overdue props for the south african label african dope, home to a huge stack of beats, breaks and

AFTERPARTY, FRIDAY 3RD MARCH

FBi‘s new club night kicks off next friday (3rd). i’ll no doubt be dropping some baile funk, baltimore, eurocrunk – all that hip shit the kids love. see you under the table.

EMILIANA TORRINI [ICELAND]

mp3: EMILIANA TORRINI ‘sunny road (planet claire session)’ mp3: EMILIANA TORRINI ‘heartstopper (planet claire session)’ emiliana torrini must be smiling a huge icelandic smile right now. following a six-year gap after the album ‘love in the time of the science’,

DJ C [U.S.]

mp3: DJ C ‘who wah seek yo’ it’s always a sunny day when dj c rolls out another release on the outstanding mashit label. you are of course encouraged to seek out the vinyl 12s, but all the tunes you’ll

XINLISUPREME [JAPAN]

mp3: XINLISUPREME ‘murder license’ mp3: XINLISUPREME ‘zouave’s blue’ mp3: XINLISUPREME ‘new christ [ut mix]’ somewhere in here, the interplanetary psychadelic ramblings of the boredoms meet the bruised distortion of atari teenage riot, jamming all over a big bag of surf-tunes.

STACS OF STAMINA [SWEDEN]

mp3: STACS OF STAMINA for crying out loud (that’s loud!) mp3: STACS OF STAMINA mistake, rewind, repeat (dDamage remix) not as much time to post this week; so rather than leave us all with nothing, i thought i’d drop two

MARIT BERGMAN [SWEDEN]

my shameful love for camp eighties electro-pop and for german techno collided yesterday upon discovering ‘rentcode’ – in which swedish artist marit bergman takes the vocal melody from the pet shop boys‘ ‘rent’ and drops it over justus kohncke‘s fast-becoming-legendary

PIVOT [AUSTRALIA]

mp3: PIVOT ‘make me love you’ the problem with ‘best of’ lists is that inevitably someone gets missed out. a case in point is my ‘aussie top twenty’ lodged at the end of last year. there’s no mention of pivot

HARBOUR LINGUA

Next DJ date is on Sunday 19th February – on a 1928 vintage ferry in Sydney Harbour (!) as part of Harbour Lingua (Uber Lingua’s floating cousin). For more info, check out the Uber Lingua website.

K’NAAN [SOMALIA]

mp3: k’naan ‘soobax’ hip hop poet k’naan has just landed in australia, promoting his album ‘the dusty foot philosopher’. the title refers in part to k’naan‘s upbringing in somalia, for the ‘philosophy’ look no further than the many tracts found

CARRIE [MEXICO]

solo artist carrie (laura becerra) is signed to tijuana’s static discos – and she’s in good company, sharing a table with both fax and murcof, two of mexico’s most impressive electronic artists. they both lend a hand for carrie’s album

BRAZA [BRAZIL]

i’d like to meet disco d and just ask him about the whole k-fed deal. (k-fed being kevin feder-whatever, britney‘s now ex-husband – and disco d being the man who produced a baile funk track for him. the world is

FEIST [CANADA]

mc dj dropped me a line last week. of all the bloggers in the blogosphere, s/he must be one of the most hardworking. s/he doesn’t just pick a track, write some shit and post an mp3 – s/he remixes the

ANNIE [NORWAY]

down here in australia, we’re only just getting a local release of annie’s ‘anniemal’ album, despite it being nearly two years old. (being an aussie resident does have its downside). to puff it up, annie rolled into sydney last week

GHISLAIN POIRER [CANADA]

from ‘bounce le remix’: busta rhymes “light your ass on fire (ghislain poirier remix)” from ‘breakupdown’: cold as hell (feat. beans) ghislain poirer‘s 2005 album ‘breakupdown’ (chocolate industries) was an outstanding release. having previously collaborated with the likes of dj

JUSTICE [FRANCE]

jjuussttiiccee french duo justice are not exactly breaking news to avid music fans and critics, mainly due to a long series of remixes that began back in 2004 with their version of simian‘s ‘never be alone again’, and followed by

COBRA KILLER [GERMANY]

lambretta does it better formed in 1999, cobra killer are germany’s gina v. d’orio and annika trost. both originally signed to alec empire’s brutal electro label, digital hardcore recordings (in EC8OR and shizuo respecetively), the duo have previously released three