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KAPTIN IS DEAD – 30 ALBUM FAVOURITES OF 2015

I did start to write about each of these but then realised that some of them didn’t quite stand up to scrutiny. This doesn’t mean they weren’t great albums, just that I couldn’t quite put my finger on why and … Continue reading

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BOOMTOWN – SKANKIN’ CITY 2015 (MIX)

I really enjoy making these Skankin’ City mixes each year. Despite it being so big at BoomTown, there really isn’t enough Ska representation in the wider world these days, or Gypsy Fusion come to that. So here I’m representing both … Continue reading

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Odds On Favourites

Wasn’t going to do a ‘Best Of’ this year, but actually it’s been good to go back over what 2014 gave us and pick out some of my favourites. Plus it means if I have a lazy Sunday back at … Continue reading

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The Reaping #26

Another selection of Gyp-Hop, Hip-hop, One Drop, Argyle Socks, French Polka, Drunken English Folk, Rubadubstep and Grime. Soviet Suprem – Soviet Suprem Party Another fun and fantastic track from the Parisian duo and their mix of light hearted rhymes, Balkan … Continue reading

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The Reaping #25

Blue King Brown – All Nations This wicked Australian Reggae band have just dropped a new album ‘Born Free’, the singer’s voice reminds me of Santigold – who always should have done more Reggae – and the lyrics are pure … Continue reading

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Gypsy Tribe Of Frogs

Before last year’s Tribe Of Frog Halloween Party it had been a few years since I’d got to play a full set of Gypsy and Balkan tunes. Funnily enough that was also a Halloween party, one of our Secret Gardens’ … Continue reading

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The Reaping #24

Rather an epic post ahead, and this has been heavily edited, just too many good tunes about. As always post your favourite new tracks in the comments below. The Rumjacks – Blows & Unkind Words New single from the rowdy … Continue reading

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The Reaping #23

A typically mixed selection of Hip-hop, Dancehall, Malian Blues, Folk and various genres I have no names for. Feel free to post your current favourite tunes in the comments below. Gabby Young & Other Animals – Fear of Flying I’ve … Continue reading

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La Ville-Musique

The last time I went to Paris, I returned with a healthy stack of CDs and a few magazines, however today all I bought back music wise was a few photos of posters and some notes in my phones. Despite … Continue reading

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Just a quick one as off on a secret mission to Paris for few days, back for Simple Things on Saturday (hopefully none of the others are reading my blog this early in the morning or the secret is up!). … Continue reading

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