Signals To Shjips

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This began as a relaxed couple of tunes post, before an inability to decide, and a trailerload of procrastination took over….. and hence a meaty, eight song ramble. Up for no more than a week or two max, so don’t delay on the dl and please do follow through with purchase power.
It’s been a malodourous minute since we flung a Busy Signal track at you and we have standards to downkeep so have a chip at the high-energy ‘Step To We’. Brilliant flow as ever and lyrics that reveal no problems for Mr Gordon in the self-esteem stakes, guess that’s the adavantage of all that warm cranium business. Busy’s been on a release crusade of late with a few fromagey question marks (the Phil Collins cover fer fucks sake and that Mothers Day song, NO!) and a veritable armoury of ballistic sureshots. I’m really digging the call and response Afro-soca of ‘Da Style Deh’ and the jaunty, anti-oral ‘Nah Go Dung Deh‘, Heatwave are up on the former so pay them a visit.
The ‘Birthmark’ rhythm comes from Madmen Productions out of T’n’T who are big news in the soca world. They play it fairly straight bashment for this, and while the rhythm might not be super stand-out (how many really are currently though?), it does carry that enveloping, hypnotic buzz that’s an irresistible lure on a well put together uptempo dancehall winer. Couldn’t resist slinging in Bunji Garlin’s sturdy ‘Badman’ too. Alongside Machel Montano he’s right up there amongst the off-islanders in my book, sure his style may be watered-down Warlord but that’s not the end of the world when Rodney Price’s strike rate is still sporadically impressive, but realistically a shadow of its former self. Don’t know where you can cop this rhythm from kosher and above board so sadly no buy links. Insert brrrrrt’s and hotheads from here at will.
Little article on The Mad Men who produced this port-wine-stain power punch

Bunji
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Hothead himself… Busy
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Huge tune and my pick of the dancemove action (marginally better than a still image)


What to say about Joker? He knocks em out like a Bristolian Busy Signal, and he doesn’t seem to miss a step. The ‘Do It/Psychedelic Runway’ single on Kapsize is outrageous, and so is this Tectonic treat that comes on a 12″ with Flying Lotus’s substantial ‘Glendale Galleria’. I kind of miss the really busy, messed-up beyond recognition ADD stuff that his first ‘Kapsize EP’ for Earwax indulged in, but when he’s making such a riddiculously good job of sleek, distressed, futuristic machine funk…well it would be churlish to complain. He’s picking up the props all over the shop too, and rightly so.
This is available on DJ Pinch’s second, double CD, juggling of the ‘Tectonic Plates’ and listening to the mix disc as I type… man is it good. It was hard not to fret that this sophomore round wouldn’t be as potent (and pungent) as the premier selection, especially as that was released at a time when the music was in a really exciting, unique, focus-pulling stage. The gear Pinch is pulling out is way deeper than the rash of cookie-cutter wobblers and irritatingly clean, technoid blueprints that litter the weekly release sheets. The mixery is sublime, with only a few tracks getting more than a couple of minutes but in a very un-jerky, immaculately schmoov way. The disc of standalone tracks sounds nae too shabby either, from the one play I’ve managed in a musically overgrown week. Out right about now, no excuses – hands in pockets business…purchaserate!
Buy ponline or is Samurai biz domesticatedly

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The 12″

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Undoubtedly the dominant disc amongst the pile at Chez Stench since it touched down a couple of weeks ago the Moderat album is a real grower. First collaborating on a 12″ seven years ago the Teutonic trio of Modeselector dudes ( ) and Apparat (Sascha Ring, gaffer of the superbly monikered Shitkatapult label) have conjured up something really special with this crucial collabo. Ring sings on a a few of the tracks, and I have to confess that until I was able to treat the album as a whole, I wasn’t 100% convinced about that… now I’m well and truly sold. The trademark Modeselector vipers net of bubbling analogue synths and driving Herman German rhythms is in full effect, with definite doffs of the cap to the likes of The Bug and most obviously Burial amongst the varied beatstyles and woodblocky widdims. Alongside Ring on vocal duties is Eased from Berlin dancehall collective Seeed and Paul St Hilaire (Tikiman), both giving it some ragga chat that doesn’t disturb the vibes but doesn’t massively add to them either. With so much tat touted on the interwebs I can’t understand why records like this (and the magnificent last Modeselector album ‘Happy Birthday’) don’t get much, much more shine. This is my small part to redress that and join the discerning blogerators who urge you to investigate this one further. There’s no local distro in NZ for BPitch Control which sucks but it’s a global marketplace and you could do a lot worse than going and getting yourself some. Go on!
Buy direct from BPitch Control or webular

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Les Grandes Marches

‘A New Error’, MODERAT Record Release, Visuals: Pfadfindere (phwoar.. looking good)


It’s a bit disappointing that ZZK Sound Vol 2 doesn’t match up to the virtually spotless standards of its predecessor but there’s still a whole heap of well worthwhile tackle on there for the cumbia crazed cut crusader. El Trip Selector had one of the highlights on the first edition and he’s back up on it sophomore style and fashion with ‘Cumbiancherita’. Big up Buenos Airies and henjoy.
Buy from the wonderful Jetset or
Check Conch locally or
Stock up on files from eMusic

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Here’s an odd one. Scarily proggy, rear mirror watchers and teepee builders Yellow Moon Band are not my cup of herbally infused char…. that is unless some bright spark hauls in Richard Norris in his Time & Space Machine guise to remix it all away to some place else. It’s actually the Xela (John Twells) mixes on the other side that have been getting tongues a wagging with their Goblinoid ambient touches, and that’s well understandable. However Norris’s bossa nova country prog honk is a little gem in itself, apparently there’s a Time & Space Machine 7″ coming up on Tirk, look out!
Buy direct from Static Caravan or via the evergreen Boomkat

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Despite much hyping from The Fader and select other outlets whose opinions I rate, Miles Benjamin Anthony Robinson didn’t win me over until I’d heard his entire album, a few times. It is, I suppose, the modern dilemma, with access to so much music, so many people shouting in your ear and trying to catch your intention – some gooduns inevitably slip past. You hope to rely on the 2nd line of defence (closer to home than the global-ninnynet) and that fantastic whimsical notion (or outright lie) that the cream will rise to the top (nay it’s usally the scum that does that).
So my initial summation of Miles Benjamin Anthony Robinson was annoying name, excess hype and a tad too much wailing Dylan-esque ex-junkie, hobo business for my liking (not that I’m not partial to a heaping helping of that from time to time). Names – you get used to, the hype – is out of the artist’s (anyones?) hands, though there are a few songs that do over-do the agony addict moaning-and -groaning a touch. But it’s a debut, and in most ways it’s a glorious one, I can forgive a bit of self-indulgence when the reward is songs as solid as ‘Boneindian’, ‘The Debtor’, ‘My Good Luck’ and the throughly addictive ‘Buriedfed’. Like our hairy friends below you could fling a fistful of obvious influences at Miles Benjamin Anthony Robinson and he’d probably just wear them on his sleeve, and then wipe them on his metaphorical snotty cuff. Still coming to grips with the album to be honest, and it will be interesting to see whether it’s a fleeting fancy, or a genuine long-term contender, but this song is just fire.
Buy from the Say Hey direct or the mega-retailers

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If you’re not familiar with Wooden Shjips already, you may want to step back from the computer when approaching this MP3. With a hefty helping of kraut, definite traces of The Gun Club and The Cramps, let alone The Stooges or Loop, these West Coast wonders are ticking enough boxes to require a clipboard. As much as you can sink the signifiers left, right and centre, the four piece do have a definite sound of their own and the recently unleashed ‘Dos’ on Holy Mountain, shows ample evidence that it’s developing in delicious ways. It’s become a bit of a soundtrack to everything round our way, making it hard to pull out a single song, as the entire package is best swallowed whole, probably with instant repetition.
Buy from Holy Mountain themsleves or halternatively
WoodenShjipweb (…nice site!)

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At frikking last – the toppa top 10 of 2008… the odyssey ends…..

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Well this has certainly been a lesson in biting off more than you can chew for the novice blogger, originally I intended to have this list over by the end of January. It’s March. Next time something more manageable, or a lot more preparation. This albatrossesque list has kept me from doing a lot of other stuff on the blog (like whopping up some more posts with Jason’s JA pics, getting round to half the things I’ve promised etc etc) especially because these posts have taken a fair bit of getting together, and my apologies for that. Honwards and cupwards from here on in.
divSHARE was playing up when I was finishing off this lengthy post, so there’s also a link to the files on Mediafire on the titles of all the posted tracks. Let’s get this done.

10. On The Rock – Mavado (Baby G)

Yet another that technically may have been an ’07 release but really came through strongest in ’08, especially helped by its Barrack Obama version for Green Lantern. Mr Brooks may have flopped out in his (somewhat ludicrous and not that entertaining) clash with Vybz Kartel at Sting, but on the right tune (and in the right key) he can be unstoppable. Written about the police bust of his birthday party this is a modern dancehall classic that I was compelled to play loudly and frequently for quite some time, much to the chagrin of my better half who is not such a big Mavado fan. Points and prizes to Jammy’s and sons (Baby G in this case) for the mightyness of the Mission rhythm too, even if it is only a sliver away from the also excellent Shootout. Strangely I can’t find the 7″ available from any of my regular lurking spots but it’s on a number of comps, so get yer google on.

(Mavadospace)
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Mavado sneakers, like you do.
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09. Honey (Moody Boyz Remix) – Erykah Badu (White)

For one reason and another I feel a special attachment to this one and personally I rate it up there with the very best from Mr Tony of Thorpe. Curiously enough the original is one of my least favoured tracks on the excellent album it’s taken from, though the video really made the song. I would chuck it up (ooh err) but you’re not allowed to embed it, because you know promoting the music and stuff is a bad idea according to someone or other. The saucy, sold out white label 12″s were limited to a 300 run  however eagle eyed spotters can still find the 7″, which has a very usable edit, though sadly no dub.
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You get some interesting results when searching for moody boys. Here’s the Tibetan moodmesiters.
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The 12″
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The 7″
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HONEY (MOODY BOYS REMIX) – ERYKAH BADU

08. A Trader Of Furs Living In Exile (Quiet Village Rmx) – Luger E-Go (Crue-L)

This could almost as easily have been the original A side version by Kenji Takumi, a subdued housing rumble with cat cries and depth…..deep, deep.. unfathomable depth. However there would be something severely amiss if there wasn’t a Quiet Village remix on the top shelf of this seemingly endless listeration. I really like the way Quiet Village have followed two distinctive paths for remixes and their ‘original’ tracks.  It’s their more modernist and relentlessly spaced out remixes that mow my musical lawn (not to denigrate the excellent ‘Silent Movie’ in the slightest). Speaking to Matt Edwards around the time of their album release he said that the latest material they were working on was more in the vein of their remixes, which will definitely keep my #1 fanboy enthusiasm flowing. Unfortunately this fortified fifth of an hour seems exceptionally hard to find now though Matt did mention the possibility of a QV remix album (well actually I hassled him about it, especially as I have already done my own double disc version in the Stinkmix series), in the meantime have a taste below.
07. Gullybrook Lane – Joker (Terrorhythm)
What to say about this HUGE tune? Joker simply makes tracks that sound like no-one elses, refuse to sit neatly in anyone’s genre trap and appear to be flown in from some part of the future no-one else is imagining. I dont think I’ve heard a track by this geezer that hasn’t blown me away yet, nuff said.

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GULLYBROOK LANE – JOKER

06. More Hardcore – Lenky Don (Starlight)

This was a big tune for me, and I’m still not quite sure how an American based artist (of T’n’T origins) managed to buck up on such a grimey rhythm before furnishing it with a phenomenal flow. I was so taken with it, I ended up hailing Lenky through the potty portal that is MySpace and interviewing him for Real Groove alongside the similarly forward 77Klash. Based on this track alone (and there’s an as yet unfinished, autotune one-drop version that aint half bad too, and got folks asking when I ran it on Stinky Grooves) we ended up getting Lenky to do a vocal on a forthcoming Unitone HiFi tune, which is a potential right scorcher that was put down on a very, very hazy October morning in East Brooklyn. You’ll be hearing it here first but in the meantime check this gem from a lovely geezer who is well worth keeping a proverbial eye on.

(Lenkyspace)
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MORE HARDCORE – LENKY DON

05. The Anthem – Onra (Favourite)
A monstrous slip of a tune from the French beat-homme with the Vietnamese heritage. We had a good old rah bout Onra here. Brilliant to see this has been issued on 45 especially as I think the vinyl album pressing is sold out and done. Don’t want to make this the sycophantic section of the list but Onra is yet another luvverly feller.
(buy 7″)
(buy album)
Onra and the Coke debacle with this song. From the excellent Pinglewood.
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This is the new Onra album, is good.
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04. Sweet Love For Planet Earth (Andrew Weatherall Rmx) – Fuck Buttons (ATP Records)

Just listen as the Bristolian duo get their already monstrous tune gently doofed by the Son of Slough. Took me a while to track this down but apparently the linked spot below has it. Best of everything in one mix, genius stuff.
There could have been a whole heap more Busy throughout this list, as Joker is to dudestep, Signor Signal is to dancehall…. basically totally on another level. This tune astounded me…no drums, like none. And are they missed? Are they necessary? Not in the slightest. Apparently he wrote the basis of this rhythm (and there isn’t much more to it than the basic basis) himself, even though it’s credited to Shawn Scott and the mighty SSMG label. If that’s the case (and I have no reason to doubt it) then I want to hear more from this prodigiously talented geez so long as it doesn’t preclude him from cutting sides with his manager Shane ‘Jukeboxx’ Brown, Daseca or any of the little Jammy’s. I have woffled on about the greatness of Busy here previously (about every 3d post) and no doubt will be doing again so let’s leave it at that. Due to hassles has with takedown notices on gear that appeared on his VP album (you find it, I aint promoting it for them peoples anymore!) I’ve only posted ‘Caan Beat We’ which is his 2nd cut on the rhythm, and though it didnt cause quite the same splash it’s no less of a farkin ripper.
(buy) ‘Caan Beat We’ from here ‘Cool Baby’/’Kool It Baby’ is no longer easily about.

(Busyspace)
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CAAN BEAT WE – BUSY SIGNAL

02. The Crash Theme – Bot’ox (DC Recordings)

At the time when I was also foolishly proposing to do a top 30 albums of ’07 ‘Death Before Disptemper 2 – Revenge Of The Iron Ferret’ the DC Recordings comp was duking it out for the top spot. It’s definitely one of my most played and loved albums for the year, especially as it stretched the definitions of the the DC organisation even further with impeccably picked-out and surprising tracks from non-label artists. ‘Heal Us’ from 69 Crayons was a proper little (actually quite big) hit on the 95bFM playlist and didnt make it in this list through nothing but my own stoopidity and trying to juggle priorities, but this atmosphere drenched masterpiece is truly the pick of the bunch without a shadow of doubt for me. Cosmo Vitelli and Julian Briffaz are Bot’Ox and there is an album on the way, how incredibly exciting that is. There’s a real theme (beyond the automotive) and feel to their gear, and it’s little surprise that DFA picked up their excellent Babylon By Car/Tragedy Symphony 12″ for release, don’t sleep on their ‘Crashed Cadillac’ track either (there are vinyl and mp3 links to buy at the Bot’Ox MoiSpace page below) there’s absolutely no toxicity here. If you haven’t heard this track, I urge and implore you to check the mp3, and then point your monetary device towards the nearest vendor of this compilation, which is more mint than an explosion at the Colgate factory.

(buy)
(Bot’oxspace)
(DCRecordingspace)
Here’s some blurbulation I wrote about this splendid record for the Listener.
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THE CRASH THEME – BOT’OX

01. The Healer – Erykah Badu (Motown)

Another tune that I got well obsessed with for a longggg period of time. In all honesty I’ve never been a big Erykah Badu fan, there’s been tunes here and there over the years, this is some other business. From what I’ve heard Badu should also be getting credit on the instrumental alongside Madlib, but why quibble when the result is so unique and magnificent. Unfortunately I can’t post the track or embed the vid, it shouldn’t be hard to find out there if you somehow haven’t already acquainted yourself with it. Fucking brilliant record!!
(buy)
Even better (buy) this 12″ and you have the instrumental….. what an instrumental!!
(Baduspace)
(Baduweb)
Me blahing on about Badu for the Listener
Living With Baduizm… seriously check this bit of Nah Right vintage pisstakery.
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No mas!

79-70 Countdown continues…

79. Das Feur (Pilooski Edit) – Holger Hiller (Dirty Edits Vol 2)
See this post.
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78. Colder Than Cold – Kari Jess/Drums Of War – Flowsion (High Stakes)

For the full skinny on High Stakes check this post. Kari Jess simply kills this, what a shame then that he’s talking rubbish and doesn’t have the reportage skills of Flowsion who flexes necessary lyrics about the outrageous Maori ‘terrorist’ raids at the end of ’07. The damage that hip-hop (and relatives) has done to Jamaican lyricism is truly massive, and hopefully not irrevocable, respect to Flowsion from little old NZ for reminding of reggae’s value as a vital news medium for those who don’t get a voice elsewhere.
(Karispace)
See this post for mas High Stakes.
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COLDER THAN COLD – KARI JESS
DRUMS OF WAR – FLOWSION

77. Click My Finger – Erup (Truckback)
Erup truly planted his flag on the ‘Gearbox’ rhythm, and the dancehall scene in general, with his digital snapping ‘Click My Fingers’. His flow is blinding on this (and he hasn’t bettered it yet), while the rhythm is some crazy kind of bashment meets teddy boy tune up. The vid below is one of many featuring folks shaking a hip or two to the track, the sound is rubbish on this clip, but I rate it the mostest in every aspect, especially the location.
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76. The Living Sea – Monkey (XL)
Until not so long ago I wouldn’t have given Damon Albarn a light, let alone the time of day. However from his Malian musings with Pablo’s bass player, to his Good, Bad & Queening with Simonon, Allen et al my respect, and enjoyment of his work, just grows. The Monkey Journey To The West soundtrack thingie is wicked but as Jamie Hewlett remarked when I interviewed him about the album (seemed like a most unaffected celebrity cartooner, and went well over time with a lot of good things to say) it’s not the kind of thing you want to play everyday. This track is. Albarn seemed a little bit titchy at my suggestion that this sounded like an Orientalised The Good, The Bad & The Queen song….but it does!

(buy)
(Monkeyspace) song is on the player here
(Monkeyweb)
(Operaweb)
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75. Bombon Asesino Version – El Hijo De La Cumbia (Bersa Discos)
There is so much potential in the nova-digital-cumbia gear and I’m praying that it doesn’t go the way of so many interesting tangents, and just become another dancefloor diversion for hipsterati mp3 djs. Lot of faith in this geezer and the Bersa Discos crew who just keep bringing new names through with every release. This version is from one of me Stinkmix CD’s (was all I had on hand, apologies) so has additional spoken verd piffle and sting-age on top, guess you’ll just have to pile on the files from Turntable Lab if you want it unobscured..
(buy) digi
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BOMBON ASESINO VERSION – EL HIJO DE LA CUMBIA

74. Beautiful Gloom (Dennis Young Version) – Padded Cell (DC Recordings)
Could just as easily been the original from the pretty bloody marvelous ‘Night Must Fall’ album, but I’ve plumped for the version featured on ‘Death Before Distemper 2′. Dennis Young is originally from the legendary Liquid Liquid, is a percusso-power-puncher par excellence and has more collabos with DC Recordings artists on the way. Check his website (below) for detailia. The killer trumpet (and guitar) comes from Gerald Hammill, points and prizes!
(buy)
(PaddedCellspace)
(DennisYoungweb)
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BEAUTIFUL GLOOM (DENNIS YOUNG VERSION) – PADDED CELL

73. 80’s – Joker (Kapsize)
Were I considering taking this list riddiculation even further (don’t worry I supsect I have already bitten off more than easily chewable) and going down the path of artist of the year and what have you, Joker would be right up there. More to come from him later listwardly, this is some frighteningly fierce future funk.
80’s – JOKER 

72. Pendulum – Sisters Of Transistors (This Is Music)
See this post
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71. Do Bodda Mi (In Digital) – Roots Manuva/Wrong Tom (Big Dada)
Wrong Tom, often found lurking around Hard-Fi remixes, did a stonking job of overhauling some of the highlights of Rodders latest epic in a dubwise slant on ‘Slime & Version’. This jaunty track was a highlight on both the original and the re-jig.

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70. Zeitghost – The Time & Space Machine (5D)

Following on from the exceptional Beyond The Wizards Sleeve series of edits and enhancements to 60’s and 70’s hooha (made with the oft-surprising Erol Alkan), ex-Gridster and thoroughly nice bloke, Richard Norris, struck out on his own as The Time And Space Machine. This release is, if anything, even better. Pretty sure this is hard to track down now, look out for a quick (unpublished) interview with the musically very well travelled Norris, about the whole re-edit fandangle up here in the next month or two.
(Time&Spacespace)
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ZEITGHOST – THE TIME & SPACE MACHINE
spanking you for your attention…..

Top 100(ish) Songs of ’08 ….100-91

And so it begins. As much time as I’ve spent going through playlists, reviews, piles of discs, crates and the rest, it’s a very unscientific process and the numbers or rankings are pretty meaningless in all honesty. I’ve already remembered some stuff I’ve overlooked, so there will inevtably  be omissions and what have you. Some 10’s will have more tracks to try, some less, avoiding anymore attention from the pullers down of posts is a must right now. I’ll be trying to fling the next 10 up within a day or two, and so on, till we get to the albums. Enjoy.

100.  What Im Gonna Do – Bugle (Daseca)
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This boy can whine (and I’m not talking about dancing) on some tracks, but when he’s on…phew. There’s a lot of aaite but ultimately average sub hip-hop rhythms running around JA these days, Daseca ALWAYS shine.
(buy)
(Buglespace)
(web)

99. Usain Bolt Nuh Linga – Elephant Man
The tribute track came almost as fast as Bolt’s record breaking Olympic fun run, and it’s unspeakably fine to see Jamaicans having something positive to cheer about. However by the end of the year its back to business as usual with Ice, the originator of the Gully Creepa dance favoured by Bolt after demolishing the opposition, shot and killed in Kingston. Of course that bit of news ends up in the national press. Plus ca change.
(Elepspace)
This is a good bit of written Bolt Olympic commentary from them that were there.

Usain Bolt Nuh Linga – Elepehant Man

Nuh Linga (Original) – Elephant Man
Gully Creepa – Elephant Man

98. Soft Cheese – Natural Yoghurt Band (Jazzman)
Soft but definitely not sloppy, this 45 (the b-side of the nae bad ‘Voodoo’) from Gerald Jazzman’s eponymous label is a scorcher. First introduced to me by that man Grant in New Plymouth ( I believe they call him The General or suchlike) on a scorching night, mid-WOMAD at some bar gig that turned out real nice with Cian also on the decks, and not a little bit of sessioneering amongst some hearty back-to-backery.
(buy)
(NaturalYoghurtspace)
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97. Gemini – Del Shannon (Dirty Edits)
Check this post

The late, great, oft slept on and somewhat troubled Del Shannon. There’s a lot more to this man than just ‘Runaway’!
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GEMINI (PILOOSKI EDIT) – DEL SHANNON

96. Fuckaz – The Bug ft Spaceape (Ninja Tune)
Wrote a lot about the Bug for various mags and whatnot this year so I shall not ramble too much, but man it was good hearing this track blasting out on the bFM playlist (without a single complaint I believe) like a righteous burst of wake up-ness to all and sundry. In case you didnt know (NZ readers) the end of January is looking seismic, with The Bug and Warrior Queen visiting at the same time as Rhythm & Sound with Tikiman (if he’s still allowed to be called that), personally i cannot fucking wait!! The word on AK is at Bacco Room on 31st, I’ve been asked to play, not sure who else, should be a stonker but I cant find a flyer anywhere. Here’s the Welli haps (respect to Nice Up) …..
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(Bugspace)
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95. One Two Order – Tarrus Riley (VP/Deadly Dragon)
When he’s not submerged in Dean Frazer’s occupationally hazardous saccharinicity or veering too far down the mild side, Jimmy Riley’s son is right on the money. This little gem from the ‘Parables’ album was put out on 7″ by Deadly Dragon (check this post) and VP, so no audio!
(buy) the 7″ from Deadly Dragon
(buy) Parables
(Tarruspace)
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94. Last Saloon Swagger – Forsaken feat Joker and Ben Blackmore (Soul Motive)
A record that mentions swagger that isn’t lamo-ip-op boasting, and a dubstep concept 12″ to boot. There’s more Joker on the way down the list, but nothing quite like this Wild West themed business from Bristols out-westest one-off combo. The Soul Motive label has kicked off hard, and the cover, with a fair steed borrowed from the local constabulary, is a welcome change from the usual dryballs dubsteppery malarkey.
(buy)
(Forsakenspace)
(SoulMotivespace)
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LAST SALOON SWAGGER – FORSAKEN FT JOKER & BEN BLACKMORE

93. For Hoped – Black Devil Disco Club (Lo Recordings)
Yet more pulsing nonense from the BDDC, marvelous.
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BLACK DEVIL DISCO CLUB – FOR HOPED

92. Through The Robot Chicken Shed (Andrew Weatherall Rmx) –Le Sarge On Board (Rotters Golf Club)
Frustratingly the vinyl of this has yet to be unleashed on Weatherall’s Rotters Golf Club, and unable to hold out any longer I relented and bought the sappy mptrees from Bleep. This is from the ‘Andrew Weatherall vs The Boardroom’ release which is another indicator that the sly prince of Slough is on some of the best form he’s had for years. Keep an eye on the Olfactory One Hundred for more of his superlative ’08 mixes.
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91. Tempered – Rustie (Kapsize)
Check this post, more Rustie to come….  as we proceed.
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Mas countdowneration in the next day or so…..