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TOLCHA [GERMANY]

mp3: TOLCHA blckrcrd (feat. maxx & noelle poeller) (yousendit) also available to download at murdochspace/tolchas after loving a preview mp3 on the excellent ready rock moe rex a couple of months back, and then promptly forgetting all about it –

BONDE DAS IMPOSTRA [BRAZIL]

mp3: BONDE DAS IMPOSTRA funk do batao (yousendit) back in june, bonde das impostra dropped a track that’s now firmly wedged into my brain – ‘fotologger’, a funk carioca track blending ‘toxic’ by darling britney. it’s exactly the kind of

Fat Planet – OMFO (Russia) Interview

A Fat Planet interview with Russian producer German Popov, aka OMFO (Our Man From Odessa), originally broadcast on FBI on 27th August 2006. German talks about his new album ‘We Are The Shepherds’ (due on Essay Recordings later this year),

CLARK & BROADCAST [ENGLAND]

mp3: CLARK & BROADCAST herr bar (reinterpretation / improvisation) last time we heard from chris clark (now simply ‘clark‘) was the 2003 warp album ’empty the bones of you’ – a dirty, angular electronic record, beautifully fucked up and a

CHEB i SABBAH [ALGERIA]

mp3: CHEB i SABBAH toura toura (the medina remix) Take any ‘world music’ album that purports to blend ‘the traditional and the modern’, and you invariably have a collection of Pro-Tools sessions, mixed from disparate sample sources. Chances are the

Fat Planet – Cansei De Ser Sexy (Brazil) Interview

Sao Paulo’s Cansei De Ser Sexy (aka CSS) have had a flogging on various blogs over the last few months, but I make no apologies for throwing my own two cents into the ring. Truth is, I’m in love with this band

Cuizinier (France)

Originally posted on Fat Planet. DOWNLOAD: CUIZINIER J’aime Bouger Ca DOWNLOAD: CUIZINIER Oh of all the misshapen genres in the ether, ‘eurocrunk’ never fails to raise a smile. as with the much-maligned ‘trip hop’ tag, it’s a media-construct; designed to

BIKRAM SINGH [INDIA]

mp3: BIKRAM SINGH feat GUNJAN kawan (drum’n’bass remix) india loves its drum and bass, that’s for sure – from karsh kale, to nascha’s drum and breaks series, to old school uk-asian practitioners like asian dub foundation, the indian d’n’b fusion

Fat Planet – 2/5 BZ (Turkey)

Originally posted on Fat Planet. DOWNLOAD: 2/5 BZ okuz istanbul (peel session II) some time ago a small envelope arrived in the post; inside were three homespun cd-rs from turkey from the artist 2/5 bz. at first it was difficult to know

CANSEI DE SER SEXY [BRAZIL]

mp3: let’s make love and listen to death from above (album version) mp3: let’s make love and listen to death from above (spank rock remix) mp3: this month day ten mov: meeting paris hilton (live) mov: metal (random headbanging movie…)

fat shorts 08.07.06

– dj ayres drops a baltimore remix of bjork‘s ‘hyperballad’ over at it’s the rub – this month’s podcast from ghostly features an exclusive mix of tracks from the new bodycode album, aka alan abrahams, aka south africa’s (now portugal-based)

fat shorts 01.07.06

– rbally.net has a jose gonzales live set from KCRW on June 15th, includes ‘hand on my heart’ and ‘heartbeats’. – hear spank rock interviewed on fbi, plus some new beats from ronnie darko – new bonde do role mixes

Fat Planet – Senor Coconut / Uwe Schmidt (Germany)

Originally posted on Fat Planet. DOWNLOAD: SENOR COCONUT AND HIS ORCHESTRA behind the mask senor coconut is a hard man to pin down. mainly due to the fact that senor coconut doesn’t exist in the real world, just in the schizophrenic mind

GIARDINI DI MIRO [ITALY]

mp3: GIARDINI DI MIRO othello sometimes bad things happen to good people. take italy’s giardini di miro for example. they head off to leipzig to custom-make 12″ sleeves for their new e.p. release. every individual sleeve is hand-made and double-sided;

Fat Planet – Betelguese (Spain)

Originally posted on Fat Planet. DOWNLOAD: BETELGEUSE error one of the main routes for researching and sourcing music for fat planet is drawing on tracks found on regional label compilations. it’s by no means a bad thing, those compilations do a

Fat Planet – Para One (France)

Originally posted on Fat Planet. mp3: PARA ONE turtle trouble mp3: PARA ONE epiphanie teaser (surkin megamixx) for many years back in the day, i was a techno head – perhaps not the kind of purist who went seeking for

EDU-K [BRAZIL]

mp3: EDU-K funkeiro blue mov: EDU-K sex-o-matic (edit) baile funk is gaining ground month on month, with increased exposure outside of the favelas and the fash-mag / blog in-crowd. whilst the initial furore focussed on compilations and mix-tapes, a mark

OOIOO [JAPAN]

mp3: OOIOO grow tree sound this post closes the recent mini-japanese season. there’s still a great deal more to post from japan, but there’s a whole heap of other great tunes backing up – so time to move on. however,

Fat Planet – Boredoms (Japan)

Originally posted on Fat Planet. DOWNLOAD: BOREDOMS seadrum (edit) the history of boredoms is so tangled and complex (and rife with mis-information), that a psycho-biography might be the best place to start. i first encountered boredoms in the best possible environment

Fat Planet – Mas (Japan)

Originally posted on Fat Planet. DOWNLOAD: MAS turn (grass roots version) mas are a japanese five piece led by multi-instrumentalist, tatsuya yamada. formed in 1999, yamada has overseen two album releases, the debut ‘turn’ and last year’s ‘steppers’ (on fly

Fat Planet – Kazumasa Hashimoto (Japan)

Originally posted on Fat Planet mp3: KAZUMASA HASHIMOTO monochrome prome ‘monochrome prome’ comes from composer kazumasa hashimoto – from his new album ‘gilla’ (noble label). hashimoto majored in composition at the tokyo college of music, whilst simultaneously developing an appreciation