This has been on my todo list for a while, but I always had some problems finding the right version of the disc. My discogs adventures would inevitably turn up the wrong version, which was an easy mistake to make as I didn’t know how to tell one version from the other until a wonderful soul noticed a difference on the runout groove. On the bright side I’ve got a few generic Perfecto sleeves if I wanted to paper the wall or something.
Something shorter today. I do hope you’ll excuse the odd indulgence as I’m trying to keep up momentum but don’t always have suitable content at the point of posting.
Spotify is kind of neat, isn’t it? It takes mere seconds to find Pinball Cha Cha, Nlogax, the Cinematic Orchestra’s fabulous Late Night Tales session or Blanck Mass without having to journey down to the archive. Which is admittedly about 5 steps over there and 15 steps downstairs but it’s the principle that counts. From an artist point of view it doesn’t seem to be all that fair, each play probably nets you about 0.000003 pence per play which is about as much exposure as you get from some guy on the Internet posting the tracks you hoped were in the permanent bin.
It’s probably been nearly two years since I’ve posted anything so I guess it’s about time I changed that. What I wanted to achieve with this blog was to share music that hadn’t been heard in some time or only by a limited audience, so I did that for a while but couldn’t find the momentum to go on and kind of gave up.
Such a well observed take on that time.
The drum sample that has long been unidentified from The Orb – Little Fluffy Clouds is from the first few seconds of Russ Abbott – Atmosphere.
Now I’ve got that out of my system, here’s something I was intending to post around now. Coldcut’s Christmas Break : Break, loping between Can’t Truss It and the 900 Number (among others), a weird artifact which predates Ninjatunes.”””
Observant parties may have noticed some activity of late, I’m still trying to get the right framework in place but in the interim please find another mix. A bit jungly, bit Weatherall this time around.
Also, an unprecedented tracklist for a change, get a load of this and see if it interests you:
Paul Weller – Kosmos(Lynch Mob Bonus Beats)
Lisa May – The Curse Of Voodoo Ray
DJ Nate – Hatas Our Motivation
Goldie – Crystal Clear
Orbital – Times Fly
Tobacco – Stretch Your Face
Origin Unknown – Valley Of The Shadows
The Orb – Hamlet of Kings
Paul Weller – Heliocentric (Swordsman 4UR Mix)
Meat Beat Manifesto – Asbestos Lead Asbestos (Plug Remix)
The Gaslamp Killer – Ruskie Electric
Jungle Brothers – Jungle Brother
The Dust Brothers – One Too Many Mornings
Kinobe – Slip Into Something More Comfortable
The Impossibles – The Drum
Julian Cope – Head (Heed: Of Penetration & The City Dweller Remix)
Eric B & Rakim – I Know You Got Soul(Acen remix)
KiD CuDi – Man On The Moon (The Anthem)
Kraftwerk – Expo 2000
Kid Acne – Hooligan 78
Monkey Mafia – Work Mi Body (Bobby Konders Vocal)
Jam On the Mutha – Hotel California (Orb in Cali Mix)
Fresh 4 – Wishing On A Star (Housey)
Johnny Panic And The Bible Of Dreams – Johnny Panic And The Bible Of Dreams
The Art Of Noise – Heart Of Love
Ennio Morricone – Giocoso, Gioioso (Groove Corporation remix)
Kid Acne – Hooligan 78
Beats International – Three Foot Skank
David Bowie – Love Missile F1-11
The Impossibles – The Drum (Andy Weatherall mix)
Izit – Stories (Stories Mix)
Electra – Autumn Love (Rave Mix)
Jah Wobble & The Invaders Of The Heart – Bomba (Nonsonicus Maximus Mix)
Look how underground I am, Paul Weller, Julian Cope, David Bowie, Tears For Fears & Norman Cook.
In the author’s opinion most of the tracks released on WAU! were experimental audio scribbles, although both Peace & Hotel California are still on the eternal playlist.
DISCO DISCO DISCO DISCO.