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dirtylaundre sessions no.154



This Old House aka I’ve been watching too much HGTV house renovating and house hunting shows lately. Tried to give this a bit more funkier/soulful feel with a few smooth grooves here and there.

01. Cajmere – Chit Chat (clubhouse Remix)
02. Magic Touch – Niks Groove
03. Eli Escobar – Makes Me Feel
04. Kry Wolf – Concrete (Funk Butcher Remix)
05. Buckley feat. Ives St. Ange – Back To The Tower
06. Munk – Nigerian Jam
07. Marc Hype & Jim Dunloop – Al Naafiysh (Bandulero Sound System 8Bit Soul Refix)
08. The Young Punx – Harlem Breakdown
09. Zod – Rise Before Zod
10. Roy Davis Jr. – Under Tha Sun
11. Andres – New For U
12. Tom Middleton – Starq
13. Djebali – Emotional Traffic
14. Sek – West Coast Ride
15. Nikola Gala – Kasper
16. Deadbeat – My Rotten Roots
17. Appleblim & Komon – Glimmer
18. M.ono – Holding Back California
19. Jabru – Like You Care
20. Michael Mayer – Baumhaus (The Mole Mix)
21. Ave Astra – Do I Hate Or Do I Love
22. Alexis Raphael – I Know
23. Julio bashmore – Troglodytes
24. Heartbeat(s) – (We) Knew All Along
25. Shef & Demic – Working (Embryo’s All Night Passion Mix)
26. Soul Clap – Break 4 Life


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Teemu P – “Roskooppi” – No.68



The sun has finally come out and Koninginnedag is just around the corner so let’s pick it up a notch. There’s disco, jazz, funk and soul from Africa to the States. Disco dub from Mark Ernestus, afro-jazz from Dusty and funky tunes from John Davis. Next Roskooppi will be back to its old electronic self.

Tony Allen – Moyege (Mark’s Disco Dub) [Honest Jon’s Records]
Dusty – Danse Macabre [Jazz & Milk Recordings]
Soulful Torino Orchestra – Soulburger (DJ Tib Remix) [Kudos Records]
The Salsoul Orchestra – Getaway [Salsoul Records]
Harold Butler & The Connection – Gold Connection [LTD]
Candido – Dancin’ & Prancin’ [Salsoul Records]
BRS – Lovin’ Me [Imperial Dub Recordings]
Vikter Duplaix Feat. Tye Tribbett & G.A. – I See The Sun [BBE]
John Davis – Up Jumped The Devil (6th Borough Project Jumped Up Jam) [Harmless]
Devin Dare – Policy [Stilove4music]

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dirtylaundre sessions no.99


“Jazz, well you can call it that…but this jazz contains a new format…” from Stetsasonic’s Talkin’ All That Jazz. Was going for a loungey, vocal downtempo sound for Christmas…which this isn’t. ha

smoke in all that jazz:

01. Gang Colours – To Repel Ghosts (Troy Gunner Remix)
02. Skream – Maybe It’s For The Best
03. Alias & Tarsier – 5 Year Eve (Instrumental)
04. Submotion Orchestra – Sunshine
05. Armen Nalbandian – Misled
06. Parov Stelar – Tango Muerte
07. Mr. Chop – Intermezzo 5
08. Vieo Abiungo – Thunder May Have Ruined The Moment
09. Ensemble Economique – To Feel The Night As It Really Is
10. DJ Krush feat. Shuuzan Morita – Still Island (Still n’ Slow Mix)
11. Trifonic – Emergence
12. Kryptic Minds & Leon Switch – Angels Of The Highest Order
13. The XX – Fiction (Druid Cloak Blood Magick Remix)
14. JMSN – Alone (Kastle Remix)
15. Submotion Orchestra – Blind Spot
16. Joash – Your Star Still Shines

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Teemu P – “Roskooppi” – No.54



Roskooppi takes another detour to the land of jazz and soul. After receiving a few requests to revisit the themes of Roskooppi #46 I decided that it was time to play something slightly different from the usual fair. The set is a mixture of old and new from 1970’s Romanian jazz of Guido Manusardi to Eugene Harrington’s modern take on basement jazz. Starting it all of is Shuggie Otis with his track that got brilliantly sampled on Gus Gus Feat. Mayburg – Hateful (Ada Remix).

Shuggie Otis – Aht Uh Mi Hed [Epic]
Eugene Harrington – She Always Asks (How Come There’s No Words) [NOECHO Records]
Guido Manusardi – Arriving Soon [Sonar Kollektiv]
Radu Ghizasan – Nunta [Sonar Kollektiv]
Nieminen & Litmanen – Soul Dress [Grandpop Records]
The Sun Ra Arkestra – Egypt Strut [Golden Years Of New Jazz]
Eddie Gale – The Rain [Blue Note]
The Rongetz Foundation Feat. Gregory Porter – Gogo Soul [Brooklyn Butterfly Sound]
The Herbaliser – The Real Killer [Ninja Tune]
The Shaolin Afronauts – Brooklyn [Freestyle]
Roy Ayers Ubiquity – Love Will Bring Us Back Together [Polydor]
Stevie Wonder – I Believe (When I Fall In Love It Will Be Forever) [Tamla]

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Teemu P – “Roskooppi” – No.46



Roskooppi #46 is a birthday inspired summery set into more jazzy soundscapes with more than a hint of funk and soul. All you need is the sun on your face and these tunes in your ears!

Bad Jazz Troupe – Breakdown Treat [Jazz & Milk Recordings]
Akalé Wubé – Nètsanèt [L’Arôme Productions]
The Stance Brothers – Cool Hand/Turmoil [Ricky-Tick Records]
The Five Corners Quintet Featuring Mark Murphy – Kerouac Days In Montana [Ricky-Tick Records]
James Mason – Sweet Power, Your Embrace [Chiaroscuro Records]
Edwin Birdsong – Cola Bottle Baby (Todd Terje Rekutt) [White Label]
Harold Melvin And The Blue Notes – Big Singing Star [ABC Records]
The Mighty Mocambos Featuring Caroline Lacaze – Physique [Legere Recordings]
Jo Stance – Shout [Ricky-Tick Records]
Dusty – Tap Tap (Watch TV Remix) [Jazz & Milk Recordings]
Timo Lassy – African Rumble [Ricky-Tick Records]
The Bahama Soul Club – Nassau Jam (Uncle’s Vinyl Edition pres. CC) [Buyú Records]

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dirtylaundre sessions – No.70


Big Pimpin. Going for a soulful, funky, downtempo and soundtrackish session this time around. There are no subtleties here. Includes one of the most sampled drum tracks from the early days of Hip Hop, Apache by The Incredible Bongo Band. Let’s get Mackadocious!

Intro: Blind Man / The Mack – Lesson 1: A pimp is only as good as his product…

01. Edwin Starr – Airport Chase
02. Edwin Starr – Ain’t Hell Up In Harlem (Instrumental)
03. Curtis Mayfield – No Thing On Me (Cocaine Song) [Instrumental]
04. Curtis Mayfield – Right On For Darkness
05. Levek – Look On The Bright Side
06. Thunderball feat. Mustafa Akbar – Make Your Move
07. Degero – Diolabbi
08. Goblin – Profondo Rosso : Death Dies M32
09. The Dead Weather – Hustle & Cuss
10. Degero – Death To Morality
11. The Sugarman Three & Co. feat. Charles Bradley – Take It As It Come (Afrodisiac Soundsystem Remix)
12. Ancient Astronauts – Put ‘Em Up (Instrumental)
13. Incredible Bongo Band – Apache
14. Chase & Status feat. Kano – Against All Odds

Outro: Black Dynamite / Chocolate Giddy Up – I Sell Drugs To The Community


This session contains 2 tracks from my co-workers band (track 7 and 10):

From San Diego, California, Degero is a four-piece psychedelic funk band with rock and blues influences. In 2011, the band released its first full length album, We Are Not Machines, and is currently touring Southern California.


My html skills are rusty…this thing should be functioning for the most part, Dirtylaundre Sessions Archive of shows 1 through 50 (slightly higher bitrate than the original podcasts).

Sessions Archive @ alaundre

I don’t know if I’ll get to 100 sessions by the end of the year, but we’ll see.

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Black Box #67


November’s edition of Black Box brings the usual eclectic mix of this and that from the record collection. Expect some beats, blues and bass! Announcements and the like all within the walls of Black Box #67

Hypnotic Brass Ensemble – Touch the Sky
Nightmares on Wax – Coming Down
Kerri Chandler – Fortran
Kid Loco – Sister Curare
John Lee Hooker – Country Boy
Howlin’ Wolf – Built For Comfort
The Souljazz Orchestra – Mista President
Monolake – Gecko
Appleblim & Ramadanman – Sous Le Sable
Radiohead – Nude
Anna Calvi – Desire
The National – Afraid of Anyone
Red Hot Chili Peppers – Factory of Faith
Bruce Springsteen – Growing up (+ Story Live)
Oscar Peterson – Autumn in New York
Alice Coltrane – Journey in Satchidananda feat. Pharoah Sanders
John Coltrane – Mr. P.C. (Mr. Paul Chambers)
Wynton Kelly – Wrinkles
Tom Waits – Spare Parts 1 (A Nocturnal Emission)

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dirtylaundre sessions – No.66


This Old House Smells A Bit Funky…it’s harder on the funk in the first half of the mix, but makes way to smoother rhythms in the last half. Groovin’ on down with some classic sounds.

01. Dave Mayer – Sometimes (Bright Coffee Strictly Mix)
02. Hideo Kobayashi & Pheeko Dubfunk – Closer To Me (Afro Soul Dub)
03. Pressure Drop – Back 2 Back (Dorfmeister vs Madrid De Los Austrias Mix)
04. Cymande – Brothers On The Slide (Ruffy & Tuffy’s Extended Mix)
05. Three Kings feat. Bashy & Jaygun – Shake Dat Booty (Alix Alvarez S.O.L.E. Channel Mix)
06. Ben Watt – Lone Cat (Holding On) [Justin Martin Remix]
07. Robag Wruhme – K.T.B. (Ruhig Brauner Remix by Daniel Paul & Zky)
08. Ten City – That’s The Way Love Is (Steve “Silk” Hurley Deep House Mix)
09. The Brand New Heavies – You Are The Universe (Tuff Jam’s 2 in 1 Remix)
10. Rhythm & Sound feat. Paul Hilaire – Free For All (Soundstream Remix)
11. Artful feat. Kal Lavelle – Could Just Be The Bassline (Artful & Ridney Classic Club Mix)
12. Shonky – Kwality
13. Sebastien Tellier – La Ritournelle (Sven Love & Catalan Fc Remix)

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Black Box #62 (RSD Special Part 2)


Part 2 of the Record Store Day Special, this show was recorded on the 16th of April 2011 on the night of Record Store Day and features only vinyl. The show started slowly, with a few bumps and bruises but developed into a full 4hours of pure vinyl magic with everything from the Freshmen through to Flying Lotus. I am not certain of the playlist yet.. mainly because I havn’t time at the moment to go through the whole show. If you absolutely must know the name of a track, comment here and I will get back to you ASAP. Hope you enjoy Part 1…. part 2 and 3 of the 3hrs and 20mins that survive from the night are on the way!

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Black Box – No.57


Black Box #57 – Last show of 2010 – We check out some tunes from the Soul Jazz compilation “Riddim Box” and check out some other random and older stuff on the way. Finishing off the year with the usual, keeping it steady. Bring on 2011!

Dodger Man – 2_12
MJ Cole – Volcano Rhythm
Lil’ Silva – Pulse Vs Flex
Ghosts on Tape – Predator Mode (Roska Remix)
KMFH – Dances with the Sun Goddess
Andri – White Sunday
Gil Scott-Heron – Jazz Music
Wes Montgomery and the Wynton Kelly Trio – Four on Six
Stevie Wonder – Higher Ground
Ramadanman – Bass Drums
James Brown – Aint it Funky
Daft Punk – Phoenix
My My – Southbound
Patrice Baumel + Lee Jones – YOYO (Watergate Version)
In The Black Box – Coil

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dirtylaundre sessions – No.43


A Bit of Funk, A Touch of Acid. Donna Summers’ “I Feel Love” type grooves, some 80’s era new wave/disco funk (Six Sed Red and pre-Industrial/Thrash Rock Ministry), Punk/Brash Disco stylings of !!! and LCD Soundsystem. Slower groove in the first half before turning on the jets in the second half. Also, in the spirit of Halloween, there’s a brief cameo of Vincent Price somewhere in there…

Funkin At The Disco:

01. Ilija Rudman – Against The Wall
02. 40 Thieves Feat. Qzen – Don’t Turn It Off (Brennan Green Mix)
03. The XX – Crystalised (Jamie Jones’ Booty Mix)
04. Six Sed Red – Shake It Right (Bang ’em Right)
05. Julie Walehwa – I Mind (Weirdo Police Remix)
06. Ministry – I Wanted To Tell Her
07. !!! – Hello? Is This Thing On?
08. LCD Soundsystem – Yeah (Stupid Version)
09. The Juan Mclean – Feel So Good
10. Cut Copy – Hearts On Fire (Holy Ghost! Remix)
11. Lindstrøm – Another Station (Todd Terje Remix)
12. Loin Brothers – Garden Of Vargulf (Acid Redub)

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Black Box – No.49


Black Box – No.59 – After a heavy weekend in the clubs all signs point to Deep House and Grooves.. So it was only a matter of time before we get into some deep tunes with Luke Vibert, Kerri Chandler and much much more!

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01. Fire Island – White Powder Dreams
02. Steve Check feat. Butch – State of Love
03. Outsider – Sex is Extra
04. Mr.Scruff – Get a move on
05. Underworld – Push Upstairs (Darren Price Remix)
06. Luke Vibert – Get Your Head Down
07. Kerri Chandler – Feel It
08. FSOL – Papua New Guinea
09. Havana Culture – Arrozo Con Polo (Carl Cox Remix)
10. Amon Tobin – Sordid
11. Flying Lotus – Do The Astral Plane
12. Duran Y Garcia – Round Midnight

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DIRTYMIX 008 – Graham Wood


Each week, one of our invited guest producers and dj’s will create an exclusive one hour continuous mix, giving them the chance to break genre barriers, and giving you an opportunity to explore a unique soundtrack.

This week we welcome a co-founder of the design agency Tomato – Graham Wood…


01. Tim Buckley – Strange Feelin’
02. The Congos – Children Crying
03. Chris Farlowe – Out of Time
04. Prince Alla – Stone
05. Talk Talk – After the Flood
06. Prince Far I – Deck of Life
07. Bill Fay – Methane River
08. Steve Harley – Sebastian
09. Prince Far I – Negusa Nagast
10. Tim Hardi n – Andre Johray
11. Chris Bell – I Am The Cosmos
12. King Tubby meets Jacob Miller – 80 000 Dubs
13. King Biscuit Time – I Walk the Earth
14. Peyote – Alcatraz

About Graham Wood
Born in London in 1965. B.A. (Hons) St. Martins School of Art, graduated in 1990. M.A. St. Martins, graduated in 1991, also founded “TOMATO” with some graphic designers, artists and other. Art director/designer for Leagas Delaney Advertising for 1992-93. Clients have included Nike, Porsche, The Guardian, Seat, Adidas, MTV, Becks beer and so on. XYZ magazine awards for digital typography in 1993. Judge for design jury D&AD, U.K., in 1

As a founding member of Tomato, Graham Wood has been one of graphic design’s leading figures for more than a decade. Three months ago, however, he followed fellow Tomato member John Warwicker and Peter Saville as the latest big design name to begin working for an advertising agency.

Ostensibly, Wood has joined the design department at JWT New York as creative director, but his role has the potential to be far more wide-reaching. “We’re still discussing what my role is,” he says. “When [chief creative officer] Ty [Montague] asked me what I wanted to do, I said ‘just give me a desk and I’ll sit in a corner and make stuff’. I look at things and try to make them what I think is better, which could be just a matter of moving some type or could be about inverting the whole process – processes in large companies can become very prescribed and don’t have the chance to live. You can’t storyboard happy accidents.”

A refurb of the creative department at JWT so that everyone sits in one big open space is designed to encourage the kind of wide-ranging involvement that Wood hopes will allow him to help produce more interesting work across the whole agency. “We’re trying to avoid everything being so demarcated, to be open and have people talk to one another,” he says.

Unlike Warwicker, whose position at Grey London was always meant to be temporary, Wood has made a long-term commitment to JWT. He is no longer a part of Tomato. “I’d been with them since college – I hadn’t known anything else,” he says. Even though Wood moved to Sweden four years ago, he continued to work on Tomato projects, but no longer. “It just felt like time really,” he says of his decision to leave. “I had two options – either start my own studio or to go into something like this.”

Wood says he chose the latter because of the scale of the possibilities at such a large organisation. “Coming to NY is a big cultural leap but the job isn’t – I’ve been here before in various ways. The biggest leap is being in a different country with a different culture.”

One of his targets is to instill more self-confidence in the people at JWT – to encourage personal work which may then lead into client projects in the same way that Tomato works. “Agencies used to be about getting people in to do the work, there needs to be an inversion of that process,” he says. “There doesn’t seem to be any other plan than to make very interesting work both for oneself and for others.”

Graham Wood Interview by Yannick Joubert and Barbara Mertens

Y: Hello Graham and welcome to the Dirtyradio DirtyMix, please tell us a little bit about your song selection for your mix.

G: hello yannick and everyone and thankyou for having me. the songs are a bit glass/bottle/bottle/glass. a bit woo, a bit wahey, a little bit me, a little bit you. something for everyone for a sunny day when all you need is happy neighbours and a lovely campari and orange. you’ve done the dusting, your shoes are in alphabetical order and, just for brief moment, that feeling that they are coming for you recedes to a gentle neurosis rather than the usual full-blown paranoia.

Y: Tell us a little bit about your relationship to making video clip for band over the years.

its like the difference between a banana and a plantain. bananas make me uneasy but i don’t half love the glorious plantain.

Y: Any favorite piece of work? Most time consuming?

the live visuals (when i was doing them). both favorite (because it was so varied and rich and joyful as well as truly collaborative and ground breaking although i say so myself) and also most time consuming too (because ultimately it was the product of 6/7 years of work).

Y: What did you dream last night?

i can’t remember the details but i do remember it was like an epic action movie.

Y: How do you feel about the sky/space/stars?


Y: Do play music while working ?


Y: How is the chemistry like while working with Underworld.


Y: Is there a theme to the mix ? I feel like it’s time I booked a vacation on the moon.

the theme is ‘i feel like it’s time i booked a vacation on the moon.’

Coffee, tea, juice or brains?


Y: What does your perfect Sunday look like?

working backwards from evening-a good film or drama on the television with some trifle and extra custard (with real vanilla not vanilla ‘flavouring’ or ‘extract’ but proper from a vanilla pod) and perhaps also extra jelly. actually its easier to start with morning because i’m already confused trying to work this out . . . a nice lay in until about 9.30/10, breakfast with family somewhere lovely and if its sunny then ideally outside, perhaps a little wander for a bit, take the kids to the cinema, weekly shopping, probably a bit of a tidy up at home and a ponder on what to wear for monday so its all nicely planned, often cook something for early evening (particularly if friends are coming around), if friends don’t visit then its the first thing i wrote,and then all nicely tucked in bed with either a film on the laptop or something on the ipod (these days i often fall asleep listening to LSG/oliver lieb)

Y: Do you play an instrument?

yes but no.

Y: Do you have plans with full length film?

i would like to do that but i wonder . . .

Y: go you feel that design is kind of like cooking a meal ?

it depends.

Y: Night owl or early bird ?


Y: Any more book like Tycho’s Nova coming in the future ?

i hope so.

maybe not books though.

there’s a couple of things i’ve done since that havent come out (yet), other little thoughts. i’d like to do something with interactivity that was like that . . . the thing on the PSP WISP (the Miracles and Wonders thing) was an early go at that. i’d like to do much much more with that kind of thing. i deeply respect and admire how Jonathan Harris has really thought about narrative and interactivity. that’s truly impressive and beautiful. also Roy Ascott is an inspiration for this kind of potential work.

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DIRTYMIX 006 – Will Jax


Each week, one of our invited guest producers and dj’s will create an exclusive one hour continuous mix, giving them the chance to break genre barriers, and giving you an opportunity to explore a unique soundtrack.

This week we open the decks for a House session with Adelaide based DJ, Will Jax.

Tracklist to follow.

For the past four years, Will has been playing funky, soul and jazz house sets, playing out a selection from his favorite genres. For this mix, he has showcased his own productions as well as other Australian artists like Sonny Fodera and The House Inspectors (also Adelaide residents) and also included some tracks that he is really feeling at the moment like Dimitri Max, Arco and Fabio Bacchini as well as a little edit that Giano did.

Will is currently working on a number of tracks, and is very excited about his upcoming releases on Flapjack, Maracuja and Union recordings. He also tells us that he has been working on some more downtempo productions, providing him with another avenue to be creative and applying experience from producing house into different genres.

You can catch Will Jax on his regular radio slot on every Thursday evening from 10 pm (+9.5GMT)

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Black Box – No.46


Black Box No.46 – This week we showcase some of the huge DJ talent on show at a new night in Dublin City. Antidote at the Mezz is set to hit the Dublin nightlife next week and we have an exclusive preview of the music on show!
We also have a chunk of Underworld Remixes and a bit of everything else… strap yo’self in and feel the deep vibrations.

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Apologies for the sound issues for the second half of the first hour – technical issues with recording.. try and ignore it!

01. Underworld – Play Pig (Pig and Dan Mix 3)
02. Mosca – Square One
03. South Froggies – Jazzion
04. Hypno – Over The Top
05. Underworld – Vanilla Monkey (Martinez Mix)
06. Groove Assasins – Warehouse Days
07. DJ Food – Dark Lady
08. El Micheals Affair – Shimmy Shimmy Ya
09. Dennis Ferrer/Roy Ayers – Holiday [Drop it down Acapella]
10. Dennis Ferrer – Son of Raw
11. The Chemical Brothers – Swoon
12. Underworld – Play Pig (Buick Project Mix 1)

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13. St. Leo Stotch – Mini-Mix
14. Gareth Moore – Mini-Mix
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15. Melik & K Nool – Rue de Paris
16. Boards of Canada – 1969
17. Nightmares on Wax – Dreaddoverboards
18. Sly & The Family Stone – Don’t Call me Nigger, Whitey
19. John Coltrane – Locomotion
20. Jazzanova – Another New Day
21. Hypnotic Brass Ensemble – Hypnotic

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