christmas-ish 2008

the christmas-ish mix 2008 – by steve (45.50mb, 33:05mins)
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wild billy childish & the musicians of the british empire – santa claus
reverend horton heat – we three kings
the lonnie donegan skiffle group – on a christmas day
vince guaraldi – christmas is coming
odetta – what month was jesus born in?
the ravens – white christmas
nina simone – little girl blue
thomas feiner & anywhen
– dinah and the beautiful blue
peter broderick – a snowflake
spirit – life has just begun

we’ll be taking a break for the next few weeks to crash in front of the television with a tin of quality st. we hope all have a wonderful holiday and will see you back here in the new year. until then pop on over to the re-edits page where santa may have little you a little gift.

merry christmas!


naomixxx by lone (74.00mb, 32:20mins)
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lone (aka matt cutler) released his first solo effort this summer in the form of an album entitled ‘lLemurian’. lovingly crafted textures and sun-stroke melodies attracted praise from the likes of daedelus, rustie and james holden. you can get it here.

his new ep ‘cluster dreams’, promises to explore a spaced-out electrofunk/disco angle. you can catch a preview at some upcoming live shows:

fri 12th dec – bleep / warp party @ the end, london w/ hudson mo and prefuse73
weds 17th dec – cosies, bristol
fri 19th dec – stealth, nottingham w/ clause four and spamchop

kona triangle – pinchbeck intro
lone – indigo breath
plaid – anything
kode9 vs LD – 2 bad
the tuss – fredugolon6
rustie – response
drexciya – triangular hydrogen strain
macabre unit – lift off
clark – for wolves crew
MRK1 – get out clause
jakes and joker – 3k lane
mr. curtamos – glow in the dark step

this friday we’re hitting the centre of london to play the great city lights night at 36 (formerly bar rhumba) with cosmo vitelli. full details are here. hope you can make it down.

and next wednesday ourselves and border community are hosting the fondue-fun-do-two. limited tickets will be available on the door so get down early.


theFrivolousPopulalationPopMix by dj mum (54.00mb, 47:07mins)
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icelandic pop experimentalists múm are currently close to completing their follow up to lat years ‘go go smear the poison ivy‘ but have taken time out to don their dj hats with a stunning mix for us.

party hats on as we usher in the festive season with an unbelievably fun selection. theFrivolousPopulalationPopMix is the soundtrack to the best office party ever. on mars. taking in french pop, accordians, mark ‘the mack’ morrison and so much more, the good time mix of the year has arrived. if you don’t enjoy this you’re dead from the neck up.

rudy ventura – pepe
melanie – brand new key
hall & oates – i can’t go for that (no can do)
stereolab – neon beanbag
bobbejaan schoepen – straatdeuntje
dolly parton – 9 to 5 (snippet)
dolly parton – jolene (snippet)
elly vilhjálms – sveitin milli sanda (snippet)
elly vilhjálms – Ég vil fara upp í sveit (snippet)
mark morrison vs. hemmi gunn – return of the mack (halli fallery of the mack remix)
ma numminen – som en gummiboll
variètè – angelic alice
sólskinskórinn – kisutangó (snippet)
elli & jacno – chica chica bongo
laluo yi singers – i want to marry you (snippet)
blue zone – jackie
ron grainer orchestra – tales of the unexpected theme
sexual harassment – if i gave you a party
bobby mcferrin – don’t worry, be happy
vanessa paradis – joe le taxi
julio iglesias & willie nelson – to all the girls i’ve loved before
lio – le banana split
bags of joy – we like to do it
stebbi og eyfi – nína (snippet)
rage against the machine – killing in the name of
fm belfast lotus
tv resistori – intiaanidisko
liquid liquid – optimo
dominique leone duyen
bird names the tailors’ revolt
monsieur mo rio sous le pond