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dirtylaundre sessions no.159



Semi-fitting for a 4.20 show….this one sounds like a string of little podcasts strung together. Moving from old school and new school style Hip Hop, Grime, Ragga, Trip Hop and downtempo, Brostep, Halfstep, dub and dubstep.

1. Earl Sweatshirt feat. Vince Staples & Casey Veggies – Hive
2. The Flying Skulls feat J. Tonal – Bacon
3. G-Side – I’m Sorry (JakeOne Remix)
4. El-P – Sign Here
5. DJ Krush feat Aesop Rock – Kill Switch (Beep Mix)
6. Earl Sweatshirt feat. Matthew Tavares – Hoarse
7. Alix Perez feat Foreign Beggars & Jehst – Monolith
8. Tokimonsta feat. Kool Keith – The Force
9. Alix Perez feat. They Call Me Raptor – Villains 1 Heroes 0
10. DJ Krush feat. Mr. Lif – Nosferatu
11. Flying Lotus feat. Shabazz Palaces – Hide Me
12. Zebra Katz – 3rd Dgre
13. CREEP feat. Dark Sister – Jessica King
14. Flying Lotus feat. Niki Randa – The Kill
15. Architect – The Sun (Walton Hoax Remix)
16. Neneh Cherry – Spit Three Times (Lee Bannon Remix)
17. King Midas Sound – Tears (Kiki Hitomi Revoice)
18. Alexander Spit feat. Anna Henscey – Prozac
19. Mount Kimbie feat. King Krule & Jeremiah Jae – You Took Your Time (Oneman Remix)
20. Yo La Tengo – Here To Fall (Pete Rock Remix)
21. Tricky feat. Tirzah – Sundown
22. Massive Attack – Psyche (Van Rivers & The Subliminal Kid Remix)
23. Tricky – Feed Me
24. Dead Prez – Hip Hop
25. Alix Perez feat. Strange U – Shadows
26. Distance & Crazy D – Worries Again
27. Gatekeeper & Grilza – Truth In The Booth
28. RSD feat. Wilks – Firewall
29. Strikez & Digital – Road That Never Ends
30. Wu-Tang Clan – Lyrical Swords (Pawn Remix)
31. Tek-One feat. Illaman – End Of
32. Sublime – Doin Time (Zeds Dead Summer Grime Remix)
33. Hijack – Nightmaresz
34. Search & Destroy – Deepest Fear
35. Dub & Run – Milk
36. DJ Krush feat. Shin’ichi Kinoshita – Beyond Raging Waves
37. Fused Forces – Axis
38. Unknown Artist – Heart of Darkness

Full on mixmode for the next podcast.

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dirtylaundre sessions no.123



If I ran a Hip-Hop/Rap channel…This was an old idea, so it’s filled wih mostly older stuff (within the last 3-4 years). Jumping different coasts, even countries and continents…From dubstep/grime, E-40’s son Droop-E, Panamanian Duo by way of Oakland’s Los Rakas, a rework of Odd Future (Tyler the creator), the south’s Rittz, to Canada’s multiracial The Airplane Boys, and even pop and underground heavies from the east like Fat Joe, some Wu Tang members and The Company Flow’s El-P…and ending with the Flying Lotus produced track Get Dirty.

random intro : Reggie & The Full Effect – Guess Who’s Back

01. Dabrye feat. Doom – Air (Kode9 Remix)
02. Starkey feat. Non & Halfcast – Alarm
03. Last Japan feat. Trim – East
04. The Airplane Boys – Little Brother
05. Droop-E – I Am
06. Tyler The Creator – French (Toro y Moi Remix)
07. Rittz – High Five

08. Redshape – Until We Burn
09. The Airplane Boys – Dictate
10. Los Rakas – Kalle
11. El-P – The Full Retard
12. Chase & Status feat. Tinie Tempah – Hitz

return to the boom bap

13. Pill – Reflections
14. Fat Joe feat. Young Jeezy – Slow Down (HaHa)
15. Apollo Brown feat. Rapper Big Pooh & Black Milk – Hungry
16. Freeway – Rockstar
17. Method Man, Ghostface Killah & Raekwon – Dangerous
18. Vandalyzm – Get Rough (Dirty)

Next week’s session: you goon get Clubbed Out!


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Black Box #64 | Tribute to Gil Scott-Heron


Black Box #64 – This time round we pay tribute to the late great Gil Scott-Heron in the only way that will do him justice – playing his own music. We also check out a chunk of Jazz and electronic stuff that is well worth checking out. How apt that this show should be the number as the years in his life. I found it hard to write about him in a way that would do him justice… so perhaps this will be my way of seeing him off. Hope you enjoy.

John Coltrane – From the Album Giant Steps
Art Blakely – Moanin
Keith Jarret/Charlie Haden –
Gil Scott-Heron – My Cloud
H20 Gate BLues
B Movie
Ur Soul and Mine
Jazz (Interlude)
Is That Jazz?
New York Is Killing Me
The Bottle
Trent Reznor / Atticus Ross – In Motion
Caribou – Jamelia (DJKozés Alarmclock
LTJ Bukem – Music
Aphex Twin – We Are The Music Makers
Harry Craze – Gone
Roots Manuva – Witness
Nightmares on Wax – Bless my Soul
Four Tet – Pinnacles

Full link to the Black Box #64 | Tribute to Gil Scott-Heron page

dirtylaundre sessions – No.38


“Why So Serious”. Thought I’d take a break from taking a very serious approach to making shows (or making shows always sounding so serious). I just find these particular songs humorous. Bits and pieces of novelty, acid house, raps, campy songs, lowbrow and profane content. This fits right in with my “dirtyfied version of radio shows”, in this case, an AMP’d version of Dr. Demento‘s offbeat show. Contains two songs from Puscifer, a side project by Maynard James Keenan, lead singer of mega serious alternative/rock groups Tool and A Perfect Circle (which makes it that much more funnier).

01. Royce Da 5’9” – Vagina
02. Detroit Grand Pubahs – Big Onion (Joakim Slap on it Remix)
03. Mu – Paris Hilton
04. WatEver, Girl – Activator (Gee Your Hair Smells Terrific Mix)
05. Larry Tee feat. Perez Hilton – My Penis (aout6 Mix)
06. Puscifer – Queen B (Narcovice Mix)
07. Codec & Flexor – Beat Me
08. Chicks On Speed – Glamour Girl
09. Prozzak – Sucks To Be You
10. John B – Stalking You On Myspace (12″ VIP Mix)
11. Bonaparte – Computer In Love (Modeselektor Remix)
12. Die Antwoord – Beat Boy
13. Detroit Grand Pubahs – Sandwiches
14. Chef Isaac Hayes – Chocolate Salty Balls
15. Puscifer – Country Boner (Disco Viagra Mix)
16. Fannypack – Cameltoe (Old School Remix)
17. Bubb Rubb & Lil Sis – Ghetto Hooptie Woo
18. Aphex Twin – Milkman
19. The Books – A Cold Freezin’ Night

(a few of the tracks link to youtube vids)

Next Session: I’m Gonna Tech Up Your House.

Full link to the dirtylaundre sessions – No.38 page

Black Box – No.39


Black Box No.39 – This week we have yet another varied mix of this and that. House, soul, rap, some serious funk, ambient, techno and why not a bit of Jazz to finish it all up. Last show before heading off to the other side of the world. There will be four one hour specials during June every Sunday at 7pm GMT for you to listen to… so make sure you tune in then!

In the Black Box is now fully available on Twitter HERE…. and on Facebook HERE

You can also hear all of In The Black Box’s latest music on the website and also on SoundCloud HERE where you can also send me your tracks for consideration for the show.

01. Grupo Batuque (Onsulade Remix) – Na Batida Do Agogo
02. Black Science Orchestra – New Jersey Deep
03. Amon Tobin – Get Your Snack On
04. Future Sounds of London – Cascade, Part. 4
05. Kid Loco – The Bootleggers
06. The Ballistic Brothers – I’ll Fly Away
07. Forss – Keep Falling
08. Busta Rhymes feat. Q-Tip – Ill Vibe
09. Lauren Hill – Superstar
10. Art Ensemble of Chicago – Theme de Yoyo
11. Allman Brothers Band – Hoochie Coochie Man
12. Robert Randolf & The Family Band – I Need More Love
13. Spen – Funk at Midnight
14. The 2 Bears – Be Strong
15. Brooks – IWANCHU
16. Radiohead – Reckoner
17. Alela Diane – The Rifle
18. Josh Ritter – California
19. Robert Glasper – Little Rabbit
20. The Prodigy – Your Love
21. Netsky – Storm Clouds
22. Block 45 – Mouth of Mischief
23. The Go! Team – Huddle Formation
24. Tom Waits – Diamonds On My Windshield
25. Fink – If I Had A Million

Full link to the Black Box – No.39 page

iconastasia – no.08


Good vibrations in the house of dirtyRadio, anybody? Episode #8 of Iconastasia takes a different turn, this time: stretching out in the autumn sunlight with a set of headphones jammed on your head, with everything from jazz-flavoured hip-hop vibes to Italian dub and soulful electronics. Let the good times flow.

01. Primal Scream – Get Duffy
02. Cut Chemist – Spoon
03. People Under the Stars – Montego Bay
04. The Chemical Brothers – Life is Sweet
05. St. Germain – Sure Thing
06. Almamegretta – 47
07. The Streets – Has it Come to This?
08. Dr. Octagon – Wild and Crazy
09. Tek 9 – The Friday Takeaway Order
10. Nightmares on Wax – Morse
11. Luke Vibert – Am I Still Dreaming?
12. Miles Davis – John Mclaughlin

(No spoken-word, this episode: I’m so ill I can hardly speak for coughing. Who wants a shoutout on the next episode, though? I know you do! Check out Iconastasia on Facebook for further details!)

Full link to the iconastasia – no.08 page

Black Box – No.34


Black Box – No.34. This week we feature the amazing new genre bending Hip Hop vibes of Turnstylz. We also hear some new music from Pantha du Prince and José James… some amazing music from the Democratic Republic of Congo with Staff Benda Bilili… plus lots lots more! The Show will be pushing the two hour format from now on with specials featuring in the heart of the show as much as possible…

There will hopefully be a special podcast avalaible in the next week on with interviews music and more… so keep checking the site for updates.

In the Black Box is now fully available on Twitter HERE…. and on Facebook HERE

You can also hear all of In The Black Box’s latest music on the website and also on SoundCloud HERE where you can also send me your tracks for consideration for the show.

1. Turnstylz feat.SciryL – Favourite Rapper
2. Hypnotic Brass Ensemble – Party Started
3. Wildchild – Knicknack
4. Carlos Niño & Miguel Atwood Ferguson – Antiquity (d’Wala Re-edit)
5. Robert Glasper – Of Dreams to come
6. José James – Warrior
7. Staff Benda Bilili – Avramandole
8. Tony Allen – Ariya (Afrobeat Straight Mix)
9. Staff Benda Bilili – Staff Benda Bilili
10. Norman Harris – In Good Faith
###Turnstylz In Focus###
11. Turnstylz feat. SciryL & K. Swift – Shadow Runner
12. Turnstylz feat. SciryL – Hustle
13. Turnstylz feat. SciryL – Get Grimey
14. Kalae – Breakitdown feat. Mic Wilson
15. SciryL – Punch Dummy
16. Turnstylz feat. SciryL – Suspense
###Turnstylz In Focus###
17. Burial – Southern Comfort
18. Pantha Du Prince – Lay in a Shimmer
19. Subreachers – Taking House Back
20. In The Black Box – Mediate (Click here to hear more)
21. Bonobo – Animals
22. Batidos – Tengo Sed
23. Herb Martin – Soul Drums
24. Staff Benda Bilili – Moziki

Full link to the Black Box – No.34 page

Turnstylz ~ Sciryl/Kalae

This weekend on the Black Box radio show we will be featuring some seriously huge new hip hop from the extremely impressive Turnstylz and a rapper that has been turning heads all over New York and beyond, Sciryl.

Turnstylz are: Trevan Beatz, Dr. Watch, Seismic and Suga Ray

Forming in New York City in 2006, Turnstylz have endeavoured to push musical boundaries, bringing hip hop into the musical unknown and collaborating with a range of different musicians from all disciplines. Over the years their live shows and studio works have melted genres together through collaborations with other artists such as LOOT, Oveous Maximus and Styles P – this bringing out elements of funk, jazz and Latin in their already rich hip hop sound. More recently they have been collaborating with a fresh new Harlem rapper named Sciryl and rapper/vocalist Kalae

It’s hard to put your finger on just what exactly it is that separates Turnstylz from the usual dime-a-dozen Hip Hop group out there. Perhaps its the superior production and the dynamic and inventive arrangement of instrumentation… this mixed in with a more traditional hip hop beat that is deep enough to melt your brain, and hits hard enough to blow your ears off. If not that then maybe its their willingness to experiment.. their studio productions are rich with electronic elements.. everything from rhythms to vocals being bent and moulded to perfection – creating a whole new hip hop experience..

And if it isn’t that… then maybe its their most recent collaborations with Sciryl and Kalae. Songs like “Favourite Rapper” ingrain themselves deep in your brain for hours (even days) on end with clever lyrical hooks.. they keep your head nodding deep into the groove – even when the song is long over.

Turnstylz are currently working hard in their studio on brand new material that is constantly being uploaded for everyone to hear and download on their SoundCloud page. And you can also purchase some of their music from iTunes.

Turnstylz will be at this summers Sonar Festival and here’s hoping there will be a whole lot more European dates to follow!

This weekend we will be featuring a selection of brand new Turnstylz collaborations with Sciryl (including their latest collab with Sciryl and K Swift “Shadow Runner“)….. some improvised raps and a whole lot more.

Make sure you tune in live this Sunday on and get your hands around the podcast that will follow during the week.

Shadow Runner Feat. SciryL & K Swift by Turnstylz

Full link to the Turnstylz ~ Sciryl/Kalae page

Black Box No.30


Black Box No.30 – This week we check out a lot of new stuff from LP, Battle Flags, Brotherly and Soft Wasp. Some Funk, some rock, a little Jazz, a little Trad… and we are well on our way.
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1. Brotherly – One Sweet Life (
2. LP – The Beatsreal Flip (
3. Battle Flags – We Don’t Operate (
4. Roots Manuva – Witness (One Hope)
5. Dave Mathews Band – What Would You Say
6. Parliament – Ride On
7. The Island Earth – Collage
8. LP – A Little Something
9. Soft Wasp – The Power of a New Generation
10. Jazzanova – Another New Day
11. Horace Silver – Opus De Funk
12. Battle Flags – Siren Songs
13. James Brown – She’s The One
14. Rubin Steiner – Lo-Fi Nu Jazz #13
15. Daft Punk – Oh Yea
16. LFO – Nurture (Surgeon Remix)
17. Milyoo – Monsters
18. Block 45 – Mouth of Mischief
19. Planxty – The Kid on the Mountain
20. Planxty – An Phis Fhliuch

Full link to the Black Box No.30 page

Black Box- No.16 – 2009-09-16


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Black Box – No.16 : I have been a little under the weather the last two weeks, so It has taken me awhile to get this episode out to you. Just a mix that borders on the insane at times, loop happy and varying from deep house to country folk… some might say i was a little “out of it” while making this.. ah well it all ads to the show i guess. A version of Jumbo that sounds suspiciously like a remix I have.. any opinions on where it is from would be appreciated. So sit back, relax and enjoy a bit of everything this week…

01. Seiji – 3Dom (“PA02 – Phil Asher”)
02. Nightmares on Wax – Aftermath (LFO Remix)
03. Forss – Soulhack
04. Fluke – Glidub
05. Roots Manuva – Witness (1 Hope) – with the lyrics this time!
06. Jazzanova – Coffee Talk (Yukihiro Fukutomi Remix)
07. Emiliana Torrini – Bleeder
08. Gillian Welsh – One Morning
09. Charlie Hunter Feat. Mos Def – Creole
10. Jazzanova – L.O.V.E and You and I (Madlib Remix)
11. Underworld – Jumbo (Dave Seaman Remix???? – I think its actually by someone else… any thoughts?)
12. Natural Born Gooves – Kickback (Original Club Mix) from “Carl Cox – Global”

Full link to the Black Box- No.16 – 2009-09-16 page

Black Box – No.04 – 2009-06-01

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Black Box No.04: This week we look at the voice , how it has been manipulated and developed through time to become far more than simply the way we sing. Concentrating on African American developments this show also features a quick look at traditional Irish singing and story telling and also music by Andrew Bird, Herbert, Led Zeppelin and much more….

01. Mr. Scratch – Beat Box
02. Elizabeth Cronin – Cucanandy
03. Luke Kelly – The Old Triangle
04. Johnny Lee Moore – Early In The Mornin’
05. John Davis & Group – John
06. Busta Rhymes – Stil Shining
07. GZA/Genius – Shadowboxin’
08. Gil Scott Heron – Black History
09. Sam Cooke – A Change Gonna Come
10. Richie Havens – Here Comes The Sun
11. Jeff Buckley – The Way Young Lovers Do (Live edit from “Live at Sin é”)
12. Janis Joplin – Tell Mama (Live edit from the bonus track on the album “Pearl”)
13. Led Zeppelin – How Many More Times (Live edit from Royal Albert Hall 1970)
14. Faithless – God Is a DJ
15. Underworld – Mowed Path (Edit From Riverrun Project “I’m a big sister…”)
16. Tartit – Boloululba
17. Herbert – Foreign Bodies
18. Andrew Bird – Sovay (Live from Fabchannel)

Full link to the Black Box – No.04 – 2009-06-01 page