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30 Years (give or take) of Acid on Wax

2017 marks 30 years since acid was put on (commercial) wax, if* you're crediting Phuture's Acid Tracks as the first Acid (House) song/EP. BBC Radio 1 recently celebrated this history with the first Essential Mix of 2017 by DJ Pierre, one third of Phuture, the Chicago group that recorded an epic 12 minutes of Roland TB-303 knob-twiddling and spread the acid madness via Ron Hardy in The Music Box. For more acid in the mix, B. Traits preceded that set and played a 2 hour set acid, with a 3rd hour by Luke Vibert, who stated (via a track title) "I Love Acid." [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Jan 21, 2017 - 11 comments

The Gaslamp Killer: West Coast Weird Beats, Turkish Psych, Astral Jazz

William Benjamin Bensussen is a DJ and producer who started DJing in San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter, where his weird, heavy sound was generally a dancefloor killer, earning him the name The Gaslamp Killer But he kept at it, and found a home in Los Angeles, performing with the Low End Theory crew. On December 1, 2012, Gaslamp Killer joined an ever-growing list of notable DJs and appeared on BBC Radio 1 with an Essential Mix "This runs the gamut, freak flag and spliff waving in the air. 2 brutal and beautiful hours of raw beats, boom bap, and Birdman. There is psych-rock, there is juke, there is Spaghetti Western. Exclusives from Lotus, HudMo, and Dilla." If you like what you hear, there's even more below the break. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Feb 17, 2013 - 24 comments

Krafty Kuts, Halloween Minimix, BBC Radio 1

Minimixes have become a fixture of Annie Nightingale's BBC Radio 1 show, but this week's is seasonally appropriate as Krafty Kuts does a not-quite-seven-minute mix that romps through multiple genres, all to celebrate that spookiest of holidays. [more inside]
posted by beaucoupkevin on Oct 28, 2011 - 10 comments

I see you driving 'round town with the girl I love, and I'm like...Barbra Streisand

The Blanks perform Katy Perry, Cee-Lo, and Duck Sauce. You might know them from elsewhere.
posted by djgh on Dec 1, 2010 - 11 comments

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