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


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


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


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

Fat Planet – Cacoy (Japan)

Originally posted on Fat Planet mp3: CACOY yoko majikick ono this sunday (21st may), it’s a japanese special on the fat planet radio show. to co-incide with the program, i’m flushing out some new japanese music from my bookmark collection,


mp3: GHISLAIN POIRER pampa pimp before we dive headlong into a couple of weeks of japanese releases, some quick overdue props to ghislain poirer, whose new e.p. ‘rebondir’ dropped a few weeks back. i’ve sung ghis’ praises many times over

In The Mix Interview for Dust Tones

this saturday (13th) i’m playing a dj set at the monthly club ‘dust tones‘ at the clare hotel, broadway, sydney. expect the usual mix of electronic, hip hop, dancehall, crunk, baile funk, ragga, bollywood, baltimore, breakcore and other global beats.


mp3: tigarah ‘ girl fight’ mp3: the tape vs rqm feat tigarah ‘fake out’ lazy comparisons always make me feel cheap, but in the current climate of cultural redux, they can obviously provide a short cut to discovering new music


This Saturday (29th April), I’ll be playing a DJ set at the April edition of the MODULAR MONTHLY PARTIES. After playing host to ANNIE and HEADMAN, this month sees SIMIAN MOBILE DISCO headlining with dj and live sets from a


mp3: LADY SOVEREIGN hoodie (mizz beats remix feat baby blue, ears, jme, jammer & skepta) two posts from the one lady in one month, overkill – right? good excuse this time around. not only do you get a banging remix

Boards Of Canada (Scotland) – ‘Dayvan Cowboy’

as one of my home country’s quality musical exports, i have a soft spot for boards of canada – in spite of the constant deafening roar of the grudge match between the devotees and the naysayers, whose numbers seem evenly


mp3: JAHCOOZI jah c/dc mp3: GOLD CHAINS & SUE CIE crowd control (phon.o remix) mp3: RICHARD DAVIS common sense (yr flicking eyelids remix by ed laliq) mp3: CODEC & FLEXOR do what you want more from germany? yes, sir. berin’s


mp3: ELLEN ALLIEN & APPARAT do not break she’s one of the most innovative german electronic artists around, and he’s – well – one of the most innovative german electronic artists around. unite these two elements and you’re bound to


mp3 BONDE DO ROLE melo do tabaco (a-trak remix) there’s three good reasons to get excited about brazil’s bonde do role – aka “the rollercoaster band”. (1) they’re the first artists signed to diplo‘s new label mad decent, (2) it’s


mp3: RDB feat ELEPHANT MAN ishq naag (love bites) mp3: RDB feat ELEPHANT MAN ishq naag (love bites) (reggaeton remix) mp3: 4-IZE & RDB under attack mp3: RDB & DEEMI deemi! rdb, or rhythm dohl bass, are one of the


mp3: SINPARE jina langu mp3: SINPARE ole wenu sinpare are a duo from nairobi in kenya, and represent another notch in the bedpost for the growing appreciation of african hiphop outside of its homeland. peats (peter mwangi muthigani) and onepare