Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Stinky Grooves 24.02.09, Mr Mykal Rose in attendance plus Beat Pharmacy..

Guess Who's Coming To Dinner - Black Uhuru (Island)
Monkey Business - Mykal Rose (Taxi)
Shoot Out - Mykal Rose (Jam2)
Local Bad Boy - Mykal Rose (Jam2/John John?)
Feel So Lonely - Mykal Rose (Jam2/John John?)
Boof'n'Baff'n'Biff - Black Uhuru (Island) 
Puffed Out - Black Uhuru (Island) 
Android Rebellion - Black Uhuru (Island)
Apocalypse- Black Uhuru (Island)
History - Black Uhuru (Island)
Run From Police - Mykal Rose (Jam2)/John John?)
This Is History - Mykal Rose (Jam2)/John John?)
Trading Places - Busy Signal (Jukeboxx)
Serious Woman - Richie Spice (Jukeboxx)
Nylon Rhythm - Shane Brown (Jukeboxx)
Jerk Pork - Cardopusher (Lo Dubs)
Spaceman - Zomby (Hyperdub)
Ghost Ship - Beast Pharmacy ft Spaceape ((Wave Music)
Five Man Army - Lewin Bones Lock (K7!)
Lean Version - R Fearon (Unity)
Love Fingers (DJ Harvey Edit) - Silver Apples (Black Cock)
Before Night Falls - Zombie Zombie (Versatile)
Liftoman (DJ Harvey Edit) - ? (Black Cock)
Footprints On The Moon - Johnny Harris (Warner Bros)
The Edge (Skip On Beat Rmx) - Mophono (Space Gallery)
Groovin' - Mophono (Space Gallery)
Nightstick - NYOIL 
I'm Nigerian - RUCKUS & Soul Brother
Times Hard - Jadakiss & Barrington Levy
Brooklyn We Go Hard (Rmx) - Santogold, Jay-Z & Screechy Dan
El Principe - Sonido Del Principe (Bersa Discos)
Viajante (The Cumbia Cosmonauts Rmx) - Tremor (ZZK)
The Moon Song (Mungolian Jetset Rmx) - They Came From The Stars I Saw Them (This Is Not An Exit)
First Time Around (Cosmo Vitelli Edit) - Skyy
Rooftops - Beat Pharmacy ft Coppa (Wave Music)
Nuclear Race - Beat Pharmacy ft Paul St Hilaire (Wave Music)
Throw Some Stone - Mykal Rose & Twilight Circus (M Records)

Having Mykal Rose up tonight, was a rare treat. Since he only flew in early morning, and would have been well within his rights to draw the cream crackered card, it was a bit last minute, and I wasnt able to go through and pluck some of his 7"s as I'd hoped to. Not to worry he bought up his new album (the title of which escapes me, though he did say it) which is out next monthish and packed with Sons of Jammys' productions. He was happy to lace me with a copy, but the laptop wasn't reading that disc.... talk about frustration. Hanyways, as always the whole interview and time spent was a bit of a blur, and I'll have to get my hands on the the tape, and maybe put a couple of snippets up here. Wish I'd been able to record him singing along to his own tunes (and Busy's 'Trading Places' too!!) in the studio, what a voice... still. I'm seriously looking forward to Thursday, which will be his first time with his Sydney-based nephew, Judgement selecting for him.
Away from the Rose gardenings, here's a cut from Brendam Moeller's fourth Beat Pharmacy album 'Wikkid Times', which dropped in late '08, and arrived with several other saucy slices from Piccadilly today. The line-up of vocalists (Coppa, Damon Aaron, Infinity, Paul St Hilaire, Ras B and of course Spacape) is inspired, and though the South African, New Yorker veers towards the ultra-cleanliness that I frequently find a tad cloying or downright offensive in this kind of gear, it never crosses that line. I can't rah on about it too much as I've only really had a chance to skim it's delights, but I suspect it's going to get a throttling in shows to come.
Buy the CD (no wax ,schmert) please.. thanking you.. .. .. .. .. .. .. . 

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