Wednesday, November 25, 2009
If it hasn't already been done, there's a history to be written of hip hop's love of James Last, Bert Kaempfert and other lounge orchestrations. Public Enemy in the boardroom with Herb Alpert. DJ Premier in a corner of the orchestra pit with his sampler. True to the ethos of sampling, Butch Cassidy Sound System has mutated into Pablo.
PABLO - The Story of Sampling
Monday, November 23, 2009
Thursday, November 19, 2009
Didn't know until I listened to his film music that Serge Gainsbourg had such a flair for pastiche. Can't get enough of the chequered McCartneyism of this Jane Birkin song and I want to float forever in the Fender Rhodes of the instrumental.
JANE BIRKIN - Yesterday Yes A Day (from Madame Claude)
SERGE GAINSBOURG - First Class Ticket/Yesterday on Fender
Saturday, November 14, 2009
His royal bassness gives us an Indo dub take on Roy Budd's theme for the English northeastern gangster flick. This wouldn't have sounded amiss on Bim Sherman's Miracle.
JAH WOBBLE - Get Carter Version (Cliff Brumby Mix)
Friday, November 13, 2009
More sampled Hindi filmi dialogues (Shashi Kapoor?) on an instrumental version of a Dudley Perkins tune.
MADLIB - Muzak
Posted by nabeel at 7:53 AM
Thursday, November 12, 2009
Tuesday, November 10, 2009
Monday, November 09, 2009
SAINT ETIENNE - Stoned To Say The Least (Richard X mix)
Sarah Cracknell recites Jon Savage's London travelogue from the sleevenotes of Foxbase Alpha.
Posted by nabeel at 9:46 PM