Monthly Archives: January 2013

On A Quest

Been jamming these tunes a lot this week. ¬†Perhaps I’m a little biased towards the South Wales home team but these are two of my favourite UK Hip-hop tracks in a little while. ¬†Don’t know much about Eaton but feeling … Continue reading

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The Reaping #4

I love this track a lot. It’s a mixture of quality Lidell warpedness with the spirit of Parliament Funk channeled through classic Outkast and a touch of old school Prohibition Blues thrown in for good measure. Can’t wait to hear … Continue reading

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From New Jack Swing To Old School Swing

So decided to follow up my New Jack Swing mix with some real Swing, plus a few other 20s, 30s and 40s classics. I think it all began back in 2005 when Matt The Hat first turned up at the … Continue reading

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New Jack Swing On My Nuts

Over Christmas I listened to a great 3 part BBC 6 Music documentary on the history of Funk hosted by Pam Grier. Somewhere near the end they covered Prince and the Minneapolis Funk scene that sprouted up around him. A … Continue reading

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Just been looking for a decent photo of me in my Mayor’s outfit for BoomTown (seem to be very few so if anyone has one please let me know) and going back through photos of me from the last year … Continue reading

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The Reaping #3

First up is a meeting of two legends as one of my favourite Reggae singers Horace Andy gets a re-working from the mighty Bristolian producer RSD aka Rob Smith. I have to admit that one of the reasons I’ve posted … Continue reading

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Favela Rising

Been meaning to watch this documentary for a while, we tried to bring it to Chapter in Cardiff as part of our Higher Learning film season a while back but it didn’t come off. Thankfully A Shot in the Dark … Continue reading

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