Posts Tagged ‘samiyam’

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2009 Best Label: Ramp Recordings

January 4, 2010

no secret this was one of my favorite labels of 2009.  management showed an ear for talent and genre pushing production, seeking out artists from the UK (slugabed, zomby, shortstuff) and from across the pond (falty dl, ras g, samiyam), all the while maintaining the allure of a low-key label (bare bones myspace page, release info distributed through second hand sources only).  so what can we expect in 2010 from ramp recordings? its anyone’s guess, but expect the goods!  a new 12 from desto in january is all that has been confirmed (red bull music academy 2008 graduate).  if the desto release is anything to gauge, ramp will be continuing with post-garage bass music (yes!) and i wouldn’t be surprised to see further releases from west coast beat makers with choice remix selections on the flip.  if one may speculate,  Tokimonsta (so hot!) and LA based P.U.D.G.E were part of a ramp party in November so perhaps we will be hearing something from them in 2010?  i’m one to hope.

a few ramp related selections…

Desto Feat. Wild Bill Ricketts – Phase2

Maxmillion Dunbar – Bare Feet

P.U.D.G.E. – Pirate radio Mix

and a soundtrack for bike touring September 2009… Tlell to Skidegate: east facing beaches, empty highway, towering pines and light rain. Tom@Ramp, a prescription for vibe on Haida Qwaii

Falty DL – TOM@RAMP

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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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keeping current in the contemporary music landscape

June 8, 2009

The polka album nod has been eliminated.    oh, poor walter ostanek.

below is what turned up in a search for polka and accordion in my itunes.  will polka be missed?

Hudson Mohawke – Polkadot Blues

Pursuit Grooves – Polka Dot Gravy      (automatic download)

Samiyam – Polka Bots

polka may be dead, but long live the accordion

Madvillain – Accordian   (automatic download)

nuevo artista – ill joyous accordeon

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the beast in the lobby

October 4, 2008

 

 

domino stumble 

(more audio of themoment)

 

 

lukid – fela
dorian concept – we smell plastic
michna – levitation
hudmo – riding chrome
daedelus – make it so (samiyam rmx)

 

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the beast in the lobby