Posts Tagged ‘burial’

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new jems from old friends

March 20, 2011

burial & four tet remix thom yorke…

02 Mirror

fever ray releases “the wolf” for the red riding hood soundtrack…. oops!

04 – The Wolf

not to be out done by his sister, olof remixes emmanuel jal

02 Kuar (Olof Dreijer Remix)

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John’s top 5 albums of the last 10 years…

December 18, 2010

I really can’t believe that 2010 is coming to a close and it’s been 10 years since the millennium. It’s been an amazing 10 years of music and too many genres to count, each year brings something new and great. I decided to put together a list of my top 5 albums of the past ten years. These are the albums that transcend my musical ADD, and get a shit load of play on my itunes. They are the albums that I keep coming back to, and never get old. They aren’t the most influential or the most ground breaking… just my favs! I also ranked them in order… enjoy!

5.  Mavado ~Mr. Brooks…A Better Tomorrow


This album blew my mind and got me loving dance-hall. It was on repeat in my office for at least a month. I love this album so much that I was willing to overlook the overly violent and homophobic lyrics, sorry world!

12 Don’t Worry

4. Dot Rotten ~ R.I.P Young Dot


I think I discoverd Dot on mix somewhere and had to get the album, needless to say I have been loving grime ever since. A lot of gems on this album!

13 Im A Professional (Prod. By Rotten Riddims)

3. DJ-Kicks: Erlend Øye


I have been a Erlend Oye fan for years and was super excited to get my hands on this album. It came out right after I finished my internship at k7! I love every minute of this album… and the singing dj is a style I have always admired. I thought it was a real fresh take on the dj kicks series. The mix from drop to phoenix is one of my favorite mixes of all time. Well done old friend!

11 The Black Keys Work (Phonique Remix)

2. Burial ~ UnTrue

I am lucky enough to have a awesome older brother with amazing musical taste, so when he came home from China and said you must listen to Burial it was life changing.  I believe this album would make the top 10 of every person that posts on this blog, so I don’t need to bore you with how awesome it is… I eagerly await the next album… please come soon!

06 Etched Headplate

1. The Knife ~ Silent Shout

I love, I Love, I love this album.. I honestly believe I would never get sick of it. Every song has something that makes me say wow, whether it’s a bass drop, a crazy sample, funky harmony, or just plain madness. It’s everything an album should be! Well done,  The Knife you have my top album of the past ten years… not like that means anything to you, HAHA.

03 The Captain

I would also kill to see them live!

 

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burial vs. fever ray

September 24, 2010

two tracks in need of a home.

fever ray’s cover of mercy street. double yes.

then that burial work down of comix be true (dont watch the visuals):

the original:

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breakage sunday show

May 20, 2010

the highly talented jungle/dubstep producer rolls through town this sunday, and monday is the holiday so you know this one is going to be big!  props to the rinse out crew and msp for lining this one up.  can’t wait for it  event link

Breakage – Questions VIP

Breakage – Higher

Breakage – Vial (feat. Burial)

Equinox – Acid Rain (Breakage Remix)

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Four Tet

March 22, 2010

I realized there has never been a post about Four Tet (Kieran Hebdan) on letanque and figured it’s about time.  He has had a huge influence on me and I am sure on countless other musicians and producers.  I think I have had a crush on his music for almost a decade.  He started as the remix king (sia, madvillain, 2-disc remix album) and then continued on with some really solid solo albums (dialogue, pause, my angel rocks back and forth, everything ecstatic) to name a few.  He sort of disappeared off my radar until his dj-kicks album came out.  It was amazing when it came out but I didn’t quite understand it.  Now, 30 listens and 4 years later I can finally give a wag of my finger and say that he taught me a lesson and I didn’t know it. Now everyone wants to remix him. FFWD today and I can’t get enough of some recent singles/collaborations (burial – moth/wolfcub),   (love cry – remixed by roska, joy orbison), (sing – floating points remix).  Not to mention his newest album – The Is Love In You. I think the number one compliment as a dj or producer would be to work with FOUR TET.

I realize as I search around that I am totally late on this post as he appeared on BBC Radio one not too long ago.  that’s ok,  he deserves more credit.

http://www.fourtet.net/index.php/blog/entry/radio_1_essential_mix/

Some favorites that everyone should have:

As Serious as Your Life [Jay Dee Remix]

And Then Patterns

Rhinestone Cowboy

Love_Cry_Roska_Remix

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Flexisonic in Victoria Nov. 20th

November 11, 2009

whitebird

I will be lucky enough to mix up sets with panda slap as the other half of flexisonic on Nov. 20 and you will be lucky enough to see it if you are in Victoria! come for dinner, stay for tunes.  flexisonic will be playing at the whitebird lounge (768 yates st. 250.380.7040)

also check out the whitebirdlifestyle website

if you are not sure what you are getting yourself into, here is a live promo mix tossed together last minute (some new tunes, some old)

whitebird lounge teaser mixlive mix 36:23

my secret lover (diplo remix)
sleeping bear lament (take remix) – architeq
robertaflack (mike slott’s other mix) – flying lotus
stepback (instrumental) – nadsroic
roller skates – samiyam
nothing like this (instrumental) – j dilla
low club anthem – fulgeance
just 4 kicks (instrumental) – rustie
nice green riddim – jahdan blackkamoore
gave you all my love (matt shadetek’s remix) – dj rupture
piano madness – terror danjah
seamonkey (untold remix) – moderat
versus – burial
kingdom – untold
work dat – jaybird
try humanity (starkey remix) – the brown acid
compass (christian martin remix) – l-vis 1990
midnight oil – pinch
color sexist-dorian concept
konotakosuke – dizz1

flexisonic whitebird lounge teaser

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burial identity revealed

August 9, 2008

Pitchfork: burial revealed!

dj kicks issue (his words):  

fake djkicks tracklist got put up somewhere i got messages from people & producers thinking it was real

if i do djkicks it will be mostly old jungle tunes 
& new tunes 

big up