Mixtape
... d'Opale, France Non Places Berlin (1, 2, 3 - more to come) Mixtapes Up Yer Strum Brazizzle! Flava (The Warm Up) JA Soul Iceland 101 & Beyond Other / From The Blog Operation Bebelplatz The (Almost) ...
Tuesday, 29 December 2009
Photo by Hlynur via Flickr Ever since I started this new mixtape series, an Icelandic selection has been on the cards. Though I hate to align myself as a music journalist to any particular sound, style ...
Monday, 12 October 2009
  This month's mixtape is slightly different in that it wasn't compiled by me, but by the contributors to Hyperkinetic, the anthology of short stories we are putting together for Phoenix Fiction. The ...
Sunday, 27 September 2009
It's a funny one, Jamaican music. On the one hand it has a horribly diluted mainstream image and a reputation for attracting white, stoner, aki-sack-kicking, student-juggler types with dreads. On the other ...
Wednesday, 12 August 2009
... Analogue.                                                           Warm.                                                                                                Orotund.  So the mixtape. It's ...
Monday, 06 July 2009
... styles like forró, maracatú, frevo, coco de ciranda - not to mention the explosive Mangue Beat scene in Pernambuco. This mixtape stems from a more personal source than a journalistic one. It's not trying ...
Saturday, 20 June 2009
... mixtape/compilation? Easy: go with what you know. I picked out a handful of my favourite singer-songwriter albums from the last few years and set about selecting specific songs. As you’ll see I didn’t ...
Monday, 01 June 2009
... pal Rich Medina. His latest mixtape, “Head Bangin’ 45s”, started life as a promo for the night and features a fat stack of grooves from the likes of James Brown, Jean Knight, Ohio Players, Rick James, ...
Saturday, 21 March 2009
... Things got a bit moody after that…”                   Having honed his skills on the back-room circuit, Jamie built up a bedroom studio in his house in Wimbledon. He began making mixtapes that blended ...
Saturday, 21 March 2009
This month's mixtape / playlist is slightly different in that it isn't made up of my choices, but ...
Sunday, 27 September 2009