MAKE IT MOLASSES

Throw the jam in the molasses, kid. If you love me, throw it in!

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Nicole Wray – Make It Hot (chopped & screwed)

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Bury the guitar in the jam in the molasses, girl. Flow extra slow.

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Sade – Flow (chopped & screwed) 

AALIYAH SWORDS

A divergent and passionate take on Aaliyah’s “If Your Girl Only Knew,” from the United Kingdom, a country that once taxed our tea.

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Forest Swords – If Your Girl     It’s from the album/ep Dagger Paths. Except for the titles, it’s an excellent listen: well-produced minimal GGD-inflected Americana as manufactured in Liverpool. Plus or minus a Joy Division dubstep remix.

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LUISA MAITA REMIXED

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Luísa Maita comes from São Paulo. She sings with a magic voice. Her recent single ‘Lero Lero’ is “a deconstructed samba about two friends from a ghetto on the outskirts of São Paulo who have each other’s backs whenever trouble arises.” Generally speaking, I don’t like samba. But I love this. You can download it for free.

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I reworked ‘Lero Lero’ for the Maita Remixed CD, out next week. It’s a pleasure to step inside songs which are so well-built to begin with. You can stream and pre-order the results.

COMING SOON: JULIANNE SHEPHERD AND DAPWELL

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Radio tonight! WFMU 91.1fm 7-8pm EST. I don’t actually DJ during my WFMU slot. But sometimes I do on other people’s: check this 20minute mix I just dropped on Tom Ravenscroft’s BBC show.

Then mark yr calendar-devices and alert yr social networks: next Monday, November 8th, I’ll be joined by guests Julianne Escobedo Shepherd and Dapwell (“the funniest Das Racist”). Brilliant writer and editor Julianne will be discussing her taste in current DANCE MUSIC & divas via special selection of tunes. As for Dapwell – call him the skeptic. Gonna be good! The October show with Victor and Himanshu of Das Racist was real nice…

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