Playlist: Dive Slow, January 18, 2013

January 19, 2013

Songs, in the order they were played, from the night of January 18, 2013. The next Dive Slow – where records much like these will be played – is held on February 8. Again, it’s at Sticky Mike’s Frog Bar, Brighton, and entry is free from 9pm. I start DJing around 9, and there’s a guest set from Woodpecker Wooliams to look forward to. Bonus. Here is a Facebook event for it.

If you like the look of this playlist and think, hell, I’ll have me some of that at my club/gig/birthday/festival/wake, you can totally find me on Twitter. Thanks.

Frank Ocean

This is what a six-hour DJ set looks like…

Chilly Gonzales – Rap Race
Big Boi – The Thickets
Frank Ocean (pictured), Andre 3000, Big Boi – Pink Matter (remix)
Drake – Club Paradise
Childish Gambino, Beck – Silk Pillow
Schoolboy Q – Raymond 1969
Haleek Maul – Fraulein
Supreme Cuts and Haleek Maul – M00N
Holy Other – Touch (Supreme Cuts remix)
Radiohead – Bloom (Jamie xx remix)
Stumbleine – Kaleidoscope
Purity Ring – Grandloves
Young Magic – Night in the Ocean
FaltyDL – Straight & Arrow (Gold Panda remix)
Gold Panda – Snow & Taxis
Four Tet – Sing
Bonobo – Kiara (Cosmin TRG remix)
Flying Lotus – Parisian Goldfish
Flying Lotus – Between Friends
Hodgy Beats – In a Dream
A$AP Rocky, Main Attrakionz – Leaf
El-P, Wings, Justin Bieber – Baby Death
El-P – Deep Space 9mm
Prefuse 73, El-P, Ghostface – Hide Yr Face
Wu-Block – Cocaine Central
Curren$y – Smoke Break
Action Bronson – Randy the Musical
Kool A.D., Main Attrakionz – Oooh
Main Attrakionz – Do It For the Bay
Mr. Muthafuckin’ eXquire – The Last Hurrah (remix w/ Despot etc)
Mr. Muthafuckin’ eXquire – The Bear Trickz
J Dilla – Baby
Masta Ace – Sittin on Chrome (J Dilla remix)
The Pharcyde – Runnin’ (Philippians remix)
Souls of Mischief – 93 til Infinity
Mobb Deep – Shook Ones part II
EPMD – Gold Digger
Kanye West – Gold Digger
Kanye West / Nina Simone – Feelin’ Diamonds (Nasty P)
Kanye West, Jay-Z – Otis
Jay-Z / Jimi Hendrix – Watchtower Problem (Nasty P)
Jay-Z – Dirt Off Your Shoulder
ODB / Kelis – New Money (Nasty P)
Kelis – Milkshake
Count & Sinden, Rye Rye – Hardcore Girls
M.I.A., Missy Elliott, Rye Rye – Bad Girls (remix)
TNGHT – Buggin’
A$AP Rocky – Goldie
Children of the Night – Kids From Queens
Joey Bada$$ – World Domination (50 up)
Madvillian – Accordion
JJ DOOM – Guv’nor
DOOM, Tony Starks – Angelz
Dr Octagon – Blue Flowers
Shabazz Palaces – Are You… Can You…
Battles – White Electric (Shabazz Palaces remix)
Liars – Brats (Cadence Weapon remix)
Cadence Weapon – Conditioning
Dels – Not Today
Bonobo – Eyesdown w/ Dels
Ghostpoet – Us Against Whatever
J Rocc – Stay Fresh
House Shoes – Crazy
Quakers – Fitta Happier
Paul White – Run Shit
Paul White – One of Life’s Pleasures
Childish Gambino, Danny Brown – Toxic
Danny Brown – Grown Up
Serengeti – Nice
Big Boi – Lines
Angel Haze – Werkin’ Girls
Angel Haze – New York
Gil Scott-Heron/Jamie xx – NY Is Killing Me
James Blake – CMYK
Lana Del Rey – Video Games (Jamie Woon remix)
Terry Urban (Notorious BIG, Lana Del Rey) – Wrong Game
Notorious BIG/The xx – Islands is the Limit
Notorious BIG – Juicy
Nas – It Ain’t Hard to Tell
Nas – The Don
Kanye West + Jay-Z – N in Paris
Kendrick Lamar – Backstreet Freestyle
Kendrick Lamar – Swimming Pools
Snoop Dogg – Gin & Juice
Dr Dre/Snoop – Still DRE
Pharoahe Monch – Simon Says
Biz Markie – Just a Friend
Beastie Boys – Intergalactic (KMD blend)
Beastie Boys – Sure Shot
EPMD – You Gots to Chill
Public Enemy – 911 is a Joke
Gang Starr – Just to Get a Rep
Stetasonic – Talkin all That Jazz
A Tribe Called Quest – Jazz (We’ve Got)
Mos Def – Ms Fat Booty 2
Mos Def/Aretha Franklin – Aretha’s Fat Booty (Nasty P)
De La Soul – Potholes in My Lawn
Company Flow – 8 Steps to Perfection
El-P – Drones Over Brooklyn
R Kelly – Ignition Remix (100 up)
Beats International – Dub Be Good to Me
Warren G/Nate Dogg – Regulate
The Pharcyde – Passin Me By (Hot Chip remix)

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Playlist: Dive Slow, December 14 2012

January 14, 2013

Oh, hi there.

Me playing records at people is something I like to do. I do it once a month at Sticky Mike’s Frog Bar in Brighton. I call this night Dive Slow. Forthcoming dates for your diary: January 18, February 8 and March 15. Links take you to Facebook event pages. These nights are free, and run from around 9pm.

For December’s night, the most splendid gentleman Ghostpoet played a terrifically high-tempo guest set, which had the (capacity, I should think, judging by the sweat) crowd bouncing like never before at a Dive Slow night. It was excellent times. In February Woodpecker Wooliams is calling in for a guest set. Will her selections be as max-BPM? You’ll have to come on down to find out.

Dive Slow, when I’m behind the decks, is pro-hip hop and beats and that. Electro fizzes and rap burps. To give you a flavour of what to expect should you head its way this month, next, or in March, here is December’s playlist…

Big Boi

Chilly Gonzales – Rap Race
Big Boi (pictured, just up there) – The Thickets
Joey Bada$$ – World Domination
Madvillian – Accordion
JJ DOOM – Winter Blues
Dels – You Live In My Head
Drake – Club Paradise
Schoolboy Q – Raymond 1969
Earl Sweatshirt – Chum
Action Bronson – The Symbol
Kool AD – Oooh
Oddisee – Another’s Grind
Main Attrakionz – Do It For The Bay
Curren$y – Smoke Break
A$AP Rocky – Peso
Freddie Gibbs – Oil Money
Hodgy Beats – Bullshittin’
MOP – Ante Up (9th Wonder blend)
Busta Rhymes – Woo Hah (J Dilla remix)
J Dilla – Baby
9th Wonder – Now I’m Being Cool
J Rocc – Stay Fresh
House Shoes – Crazy
Paul White – One of Life’s Pleasures
Childish Gambino/Danny Brown – Toxic
Terry Urban – You’re No Good For Me (Biggie/Lana Del Rey)
Angel Haze – New York
Nas – Life’s a Bitch (Hudson Mohawke blend)
Nas – The Don
M.I.A. – Bad Girls (remix w/ Missy Elliott, Rye Rye)
TNGHT – Buggin’
Hudson Mohawke – Overnight
Children of the Night – Kids From Queens
Supreme Cuts/Haleek Maul – M00N
Tyler, the Creator – Yonkers
Killer Mike – Southern Fried
Big KRIT – Country Rap Tunes
Big Boi – Lines
Kanye West/Jay-Z – N in Paris
Schoolboy Q – Nightmare on Figg Street
Kendrick Lamar – Backstreet Freestyle
Young Fathers – Rumbling
El-P – Drones Over Brooklyn
Aesop Rock – Zero Dark Thirty
Quakers – Fitta Happier
The Pharcyde – Runnin (Philippians remix)
Beastie Boys – Intergalactic (KMD blend)
Jay-Z/Jimi Hendrix – A Watchtower Problem (Nasty P mix)

GHOSTPOET SET WENT HERE (and as a result it was a case of hits ’til close)…

Kanye West – Gold Digger
Pharrell Williams – Frontin’
N*E*R*D – Lapdance
Big Boi – Shutterbug
OutKast – Ms Jackson
Roots Manuva – Witness
Dizzee rascal – Fix Up, Look Sharp
Pharoahe Monch – Simon Says
Nas – It Ain’t Hard To Tell
Montel Jordan – This Is How We Do It
M.I.A. – Paper Planes (Diplo mix)
Warren G/Nate Dogg – Regulate

And for the final 30 mins, a Beastie Boys mega-mix in tribute to the late MCA…

Sure Shot
Body Movin’
Hey Ladies
Get It Together
3 MCs and 1 DJ
Brass Monkey
Intergalactic
Fight For Your Right
Sabotage
An Open Letter to NYC

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