A Boom Bap Continuum

2tall, DJ Clockwork and Kper present a decades worth of quality hip hop in a megachuck of a downloadable mixtape, yeah, it’s still called a mixtape even though tape bit of the mix ain’t been used since last week.

What’s on it?

Dilla, Spacek, Mos-Def, Co-Flow, El-P, Flying Lotus, Matty G, Loefah, Samiyam, GLK, Ras G, Mike Slott, Danny Breaks, Nosaj Thing, Group Home, High & Mighty, Shawn J. Period,  J-Zone, Lootpack, Madlib, Pete Rock, Cannibal Ox, Rdj2, DJ Shadow, Boards of Canada, DJ Vadim, Busdriver, Pharoah Monch, Slum Village, Jaylib, De La Soul+MF Doom , Dabyre, Vast Aire, Roots Manuva, Prefuse 73, The Bug, Boom Bip, Oh No, Georgia Anne Muldrow, Modeselektor, Onra, Rustie, Jneiro Jarel plus about three giga more.

Download here

Thanks to Daily Swarm for the heads up.  How goes it Todd?

Tunes from the Missing Channel – Cuentacuentos Los Silos

Ram Skull - Brian Dettmer

With this weekend’s Cuentacuentos storytelling event in Los Silos in mind, (where I’ll be supplying some sounds on Friday night en el Patio Exconvento San Sebastian a las 23h)  I’ve got some African Head Charge, Tony Allen & Jimi Tenor, and field recordings from Chris Watson and La Casa de Africa lined up.  Also stepping up to shine are Portishead, Floating Points (electronica), Scalper (NZ hip hop),  John Baker of the BBC Sound Workshop, Taslit-Laârbi Ihihi (Amazigh), Mohsen Sharifian (Iran or Armenian, much google), Samiyam (Brainfeeder), a couple minutes from the Paul White album , Sounds from the Skylight, the spacious electronica of Porcelain by ASC ,  Mike Slott, and more from the new King Midas Sound album.

Tune in at www.sunhole.net 22h00 GMT, repeated weekday mornings at 11h00 GMT.

Ear Conditioning – People Are Strange



Mente - Cat

More field recordings from Chris Watson, things like the sea, beetles and whales coming up for air.

New joints from Tony Allen & Jimi Tenor, (now that’s a collaboration outta this universe); Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry doing Black Sabbath, then bass-line warped by Pempi, soon to come on On-U Sound; a couple joints from the Nueva Cumbia album compiled by Sonido Martines for /rupture’s Soot label; Mungo’s HiFi with Earl 16 remixed by LD.

Not new but fresh still, Grantby (where are you?); Stina Nordestam getting the Techno Animal treatment, and nuff more.


  • Chris Watson – Lioness threatening…(Touch)
  • Tony Allen & Jimi Tenor – Sinuhe (Strut)
  • Elsa – Sonido Martines Remix (Soot)
  • Fauna – Piratas del Zanjo (Soot)
  • Chris Watson – Deathwatch Beetle (Touch)
  • Mungo’s Hi Fi – International Roots featuring Earl 16 – LD Remix (Dub Police)
  • Positive Mind (Studio Rockers)
  • Salvador Dali – Talks about Paranoia
  • Mike Slott – Cadeting (Rush Hour)
  • Yoggyone – Preparation (Electrons Libres)
  • Flying Rhythms – Typhoon
  • Grantby – Timber (Cup of Tea)
  • Heliocentrics featuring Vast Aire – Sirius B. (Now Again)
  • Joker – Untitled RSN (Tectonic)
  • Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry – Iron Man Dub – Pempi Remix (On-U Sound)
  • Stina Nordestam – People are strange – Techno Animal Remix (eastwest)
  • Chris Watson – 10m (Touch 7″)
  • Chris Watson – Southern Right Whale (Touch)

Ear Conditioning is ‘earable at Sunhole, Tuesday 22h00, (repeated weekdays mornings at 11h00)

Mente – Cat by Jesus de Miguel