Brothers and sisters opting out of a raw deal

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I normally take a recorder to capture dj sets, however there is always something falling foul of the correct alignment of the planets: forgetting the press the record button, running out of juice aka batteries when the power cable is too short to reach the socket….there is always a crap reason.  The run of DJ session’s this year has been memorable for more than a minute, from the Las Terasitas beach in Santa Cruz, Mojo Club in Las Palmas, GCMN at Druga Godba Festival in Llubljana, Clandestino Festival, Micromusic TEA, the Keroxen do’s in Tenerife and in Los Jameos del Agua, Womad Fuerteventura and all points inbetween.

Inspired by and for those that turned up throughout the year, and also the people behind the voices or stories and artists contained within.

Ingredients: Guantanamo Stories from Shaker Aamer, recently released from the Yankee enclave in Cuba; political discourse and opinions from Yanis Varoufakis, whose book The Global Minotour has got me wrapped up.  Also some news from Palestine / Occupied Territories via Electronic Intifada. The Arabic discussion before that piece, is taken from a documentary about divorce in Iran.

Regarding the music and sound, contributions from the likes of Batida, Maga Bo, El Mahdy Jr. Kink Gong, The Bug, Kode9, Stereotyp, Tupperwear, Morgan Craft, KingLMan, Kiki Hitomi, Mohammed Al Madloul, Waipoo Petchsuphan, Public Enemy, Stock Hausen & Walkman; MF Doom, SK Simeon, Machinedrum, Oh No, DJ Vadim, Sol Monk, Fun’da’mental, DJ Spinn, Danny Brown, Muslimguaze, Rootsman, 16 Bit vs. Dj Leo, Manolo Viera, Job Ledesma, Mizz Beats, Jeru The Damaja, Nochexxx, Sensational, Walter Gross, theUnderachievers, The Beastie Boys, Audio Two, Gil Scott Heron, Namebrandsound, Source Direct, CDM, and RP Boo. There could be several names missing, hope it doesn’t hurt.

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First DJ set of 2016 to be announced soon in Madrid come early Feb., with an appearance on RNE.  More as it happens. Hasta pronto.  All the beats, and thanks for tuning in.

PEace.

 

 

 

Ear Con 59 – Do Ya Think?

Ear Con59 – Do Ya Think?

“Your radio problems have been solved…” LL Cool J

Transmission: Sunhole tonight at 22h00 GMT

eFM / The Magic Show – Saturday 16h-18h CET

  • The Black Dog / Raxmus (Warp)
  • Herbie Hancock / Rain Dance (CBS)
  • Ghislain Poirier / Pou ki sa Dub featuring Nik Myo (Reboundir)
  • Shabba Ranks / Where Does Slackness Come From (Sony)
  • Lucy Pearl / Lucy Pearl Tells (Virgin)
  • LL Cool J / I Can’t Live Without My Radio (Def Jam)
  • Sensational / High Tech Issues (Wordsound)
  • DJ Spinna / Rock (Rawkus)
  • The Revolting Cocks / Do Ya Think I’m Sexy? (Devotion)
  • Débruit / Medzé (Civil Music)
  • Toy Selectah / Half Columbian Half Mexican Bandit (Mad Decent)
  • Rage Against The Machine / Kick Out The Jams (Sony)
  • Slugabed / Sweet Baby Electric (Ninja Tune)
  • Lapalux / Time Spike Jamz (Pictures Music)