THE TRIP AT THE AFROBA-WITH VINTAGE VINYL-THE LAST SATURDAY EACH MONTH-PLAYLIST FOR SESSION ON 2nd. APRIL 2011. MORE PLAYLISTS AND DETAILS AT www.jimz.biz and AFROBA GROUP ON FACEBOOK.
Well a week later than usual and with a good crowd in. The featured artists of the month were De La Soul, and Ralph dropped by with a few tunes for me to drop which made a nice change. Don’t forget we now have another session here on the last Thursday TRACKS and GROOVES with the Mighty AC. The next session of that night is 28th APRIL with playlists on it’s FACEBOOK site. The TRIP is back on APRIL 30th with the Mighty AC, playing for the first three hours, and myself finishing the evening to midnight.
JIMMY SMITH…WHY CAN’T WE LIVE TOGETHER, great jazz take on timmy thomas tune.
CHOCOLATE MILK…TIME MACHINE, mr. scruff fave and now one of ours.
YELLO/SHIRLEY BASSEY…THE RHYTHM DIVINE, slinky shirl with the german techno boys!
YUSEF LATEEF…LOVE THEME FROM SPARTACUS, one from my very early record collecting days.
ELVIS PRESLEY…EDGE OF REALITY, elvis on acid!
DAVE BRUBECK/GERRY MULLIGAN…TAKE FIVE, tribute to the late joe morello.
UNDERWOLVES…BIRD SONG, for Kirsten.
KING PLEASURE…MOODYS MOOD FOR LOVE, and another for her.
DE LA SOUL …IT’S LIKE THAT, first from our featured artists.
DUNN PEARSON…GROOVE ON DOWN, classy disco on twelve from 1978.
SUPREMES…HIGH ENERGY, and another very classy one.
ALAN MOORHOUSE…SOUL SKIMMER, great drums on this kpm “library” tune.
KATE BUSH…CLOUDBURSTING, the organon remix.
ART OF NOISE…MOMENTS IN LOVE, one that mpd tipped me on.
FAZE ACTION…IN THE TREES, nice “chuggy houser”.
INCOGNITO/CARL CRAIG…OUT OF THE STORM, superb remix from the man.
DE LA SOUL…ME MYSELF AND I, second from dls.
J DILLA…DONUTS-EXTRACTS, the man cuttin’ them up.
EMINEM…STAN, need to play this more?
M.I.A…PAPER PLANES, almost a modern one, for me anyway!
GURU/ANGIE STONE…KEEP YOUR WORRIES, from the late gurumeister.
PORTISHEAD…GLORY BOX, downbeat heaven.
WICKER MAN S/T…WILLOWS SONG, mucho player “folk” classic.
BOBBY DARIN…IF I WERE A CARPENTER, check out bd’s life, well worth a read.
BOB DOROUGH…3 IS A MAGIC NUMBER, the original before…
DE LA SOUL…3 IS A MAGIC NUMBER, remake!
RAMADANMAN…GOOD FEELIN’, first of ralphs on his 2nd. drop label
GOOGIE RENE…SMOKEY JOES LA LA, 60’s classic to pump up the reading steady go exhibition at the town hall/museum from 9th april.
4-HERO…BLACK GOLD OF THE SUN, one of our most played tunes
NINA SIMONE…FEELIN’ GOOD, the verve remix, another take on ramadanman.
MF DOOM…ONE BEER, not played for ages, and several beers!
EL MICHELS AFFAIR…C.R.E.A.M, another that ralph brought in.
SHINEHEAD…BILLY JEAN/MAMA USED TO SAY, reggae take on mj.
DE LA SOUL…EGO TRIPPIN’, more from our featured artists.
PEPE BRADOCK…DEEP BURNT, another tip from mpd.
DIAMOND…HIATUS, and another the remix with cru.
DE LA SOUL…SAY NO GO/ME MYSELF AND I, two more from dls.
KRS 1…SOUND OF DA POLICE, classic hip hopper
BECK …DEVILS HAIRCUT, for my hairstyle.
APPLES…KILLING, another one of ralphs, tite.
JET HARRIS…DIAMONDS, would not be playing this except for the fact that jet passed recently and although from the early 60’s the mix sounded great.
ERIC B. AND RAKIM…PAID IN FULL, my first seven of the night.
DEE FELICE TRIO…THERE WAS A TIME, more ralph magic.
L.B. BAD…THE STORY OF HOUSE MUSIC, the source of smokebelch.
BARRY DE VORZON…WARRIORS THEME, big tune at tracks and grooves.
DE LA SOUL…ROLLER SKATING JAM NAMED SATURDAY, final dls as the bar fills.
DJ YODA/PEOPLE UNDER THE STAIRS…QUID CONTROL, cuttin’ and pastin’
SMILEY CULTURE…POLICE OFFICER/COCKNEY TRANSLATION, two from the late smiley.
JACKIE MITOO…HOT TAMALE, just got this seventies stonker and boy did it sound…..
CILLA BLACK…LOVE OF THE LOVED, better not state why I played this!
MOS DEF…UMI SAYS, with weldon irvine on keys.
MAYER HAWTHORNE…JUST AIN’T GONNA WORKOUT, final one of ralphs, moderntastic.
BUDDY RICH…THE BEAT GOES ON, not played for ages and sampled to def.
VAL MERRALLS ORCHESTRA…UPTIGHT, from the butlins holiday camp band to celebrate their 75 th. anniversary,
ESQUIVEL…CHANT OF THE NIGHT, for Ralph 50’s lounge space age easi.
JULIE LONDON…CRY ME A RIVER, and another with the samplemeister telling me who has nicked it.
ERIC TRUFFAZ…YURI’S CHOICE, great 90’s bluenoter, jazzydrumandbassrap.
MARLENA SHAW…CALIFORNIA SOUL, classic that shadow cut up.
GRADY TATE…MOONDANCE, lots of moon items in the press recently so….
SIR GEORGE SHEARING…THE WORLD IS A GHETTO, for the late sir g.
ST. GERMAIN…ROSE ROUGE, the eric truffaz jazz take.
MASSIVE ATTACK…UNFINISHED SYMPATHY, nearly finished!
SYL JOHNSON…EVERYBODY NEEDS LOVE, off a lovely waxpoetics magazine seven.
ESTHER PHILLIPS…JUST SAY GOODBYE, with the end of evener!
BUGS BUNNY…THAT’S ALL FOLKS
The trip is a “READINGSTEADYSTILLGOING” production for the afroba, 2011.