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Benji B’s radio show, as I often enthuse around these parts, is a regular show I try to delve into every week – taking in hip-hop, dance, electronic, house, grime and general underground club tracks. Most weeks he has a guest of some kind whether in the studio or in the mix. This week’s is… Read more »

Posted on September 8th, 2016

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Krystal Klear is joined by his father Peter Lennon, who used to be Irish pirate radio broadcaster and was last in a radio studio 33 years ago. As well as playing some choice records like Misiu’s ‘All A Dream’, Steely Dan, and Gibson Brothers’ ‘Ooh What A Life’, father and son reminisce about his dad’s… Read more »

Posted on September 1st, 2016

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The Peace Pagoda is “an alternative sanctuary” at Electric Picnic in the healing area of Body&Soul at the festival featuring live ambient and electronic music, talks yoga, workshops, DJ sets and projection mapped visuals. Curated by Kevin A Freeney & Body&Soul with production by Algorithm and food by Native Spaces, it will feature sets from… Read more »

Posted on August 30th, 2016

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I’ve made an Electric Picnic DJ Mix every year since 2008. It’s always been a blast to make and a highlight of the site for me personally. 2016’s mix features 22 artists on the Electric Picnic lineup over 20 songs in just under 55 minutes. It’s for bumping for your festival prep for the next… Read more »

Posted on August 26th, 2016

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The 2manyDJs brothers have been cranking up their output of late and there’s possibly a new Soulwax release on the way too. When they’re not showing people what’s possible in club spaces with Despacio, they’ve recently been releasing some of my favourite music from Emmanuelle, Asa Moto, Phillipi & Rodrigo and a new Soulwax featuring… Read more »

Posted on August 24th, 2016

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Optimo Espacio was a Sunday night club in Glasgow that was the stuff of legend. The Sub Club-held night ran for 13 years and was run by DJs JD Twitch and Jonnie Wilkes who as well as having live acts like Grace Jones, Four Tet, LCD Soundsystem, ESG and more play, was notable for its eclectic… Read more »

Posted on August 17th, 2016

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Back just before Air released their hugely popular Moon Safari album in 1998, Nicolas Godin and Jean-Benoit Dunckel put together a promo mix that ended up on 4 CDs and broadcast as a mix on BBC Radio One’s Essential Mix in two parts. The mix was eclectic featuring classic rock’n’roll like Bowie, Prince, Beatles and… Read more »

Posted on August 10th, 2016

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On Phil Taggart’s BBC Radio 1 show last night, Thom Yorke provided a 30 minute mix of lullaby-style music to help send you to sleep in the best way possible. It’s mostly very chilled until the 22 minute mark. The tracklist looks like this: THOM YORKE FROM RADIOHEAD BEDTIME MIX Charlemagne Palestine & Robert Fledman… Read more »

Posted on July 25th, 2016

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