Robot Bodypop 13.10.12

artwork from “Hello, I’m Robot!” by Stanislav Zigunenko (Russian Kids’ Book, 1989)

Flying solo once again with the new format it’s myself Killian selecting from a mixed bag this week. Deep vibes throughout and even taking a small HipHop excursion with Snakehips, Gummy Soul & Fresh as I’ve recently discovered Bandcamp is an absolute goldmine for concept albums from indie producers.
There some deep dub in there, most notably a free track from Djinn, thats a wicked remix of a Numan track so check for that. Some roots vibes in there too from Egoless and Matta checks in with a remix of French producers Niveau Zero & Tambour Battant. Dark and moody vibes from Kode 9 vs Badwai and to fend of the dark theres glorious tracks from our best kept secret, Londy as well as rising talen Es.Tereo. New D&B vibes from Breaks Symmetry label make this show as varied as it’s ever been. Get keen and listen in.

Things She Say – Londy
Den Of Drumz – Kode 9 vs Badwai
Secrets (Djinn RMX) – Numan
Before Dub – Egoless
Big What (Matta RMX) – Niveau Zero & Tambour Battant
Red Sound – Yosi Horikawa & Dorian Concept
Talinn – Kusto
Who We Are – Break
Third Act – Prolix
Pardon Me – Snakehips
Heart – Fresh
4 Better Or 4 Worse – Gummy Soul
Purple Sky – Es.Tereo

Kusto – Klaaatz | Bandcamp

Featured in this fortnight’s mix we have included some particularly spicy weight-laden Dubstep from Estonia. Kusto has already proved himself as a producer on his debut Pyongyang EP, and this release is living up to his previous successes. Brash, jarring and bristling with dubwise samples, ‘Klaaatz’ terrorises the dance like an angry pit bull. Grab it now before it bites you!

Käärkäsi – Hypno EP | Lejal Globe

We featured Estonian artist Kusto on this blog recently and it would appear word has been spreading throughout the local music scene over there –  this  just dropped into our inbox courtesy of Käärkäsi (another name I’m inevitably going to pronounce wrong).

The theme is basement-thumping dark garage reminiscent of Zed Bias and El-B‘s earlier work. Filthy undertones are punctuated by moments of melodic bliss, but you won’t relax for long – the persistent development of skippy rhythms and the grubby sub bass grinding away underneath keep your limbs moving. For that reason in particular, this little lot are going straight into the ‘playing out’ folder.

Released under the Lejal Globe imprint, you can grab all 5 tracks on iTunes or Amazon, or if you would rather get a 320 or wav (and why not) they are available on Juno. Preview the whole thing below via Soundcloud. Go on then!

Robot Bodypop 12.05.12

artwork by Beomyoung Sohn

Yes! The Robot Bodypop show once again. This weeks show does not deviate from the high standard we set ourselves with more killer bass music than you can shake a dub siren at. Delving into some old classics with a cut from Ratpack and brought right up to date with music from Razor Rekta, some roots influenced vibes from Jahtarian Dubbers, the mighty Tallan as well as the odd exclusive, Peaman most notably. As always theres freebies in there to get your grubby little hands on and keep your ears peeled for the competition to win tickets to Cable. This week we’re flying without a guest mix so its just the two of us carrying you through for 2 hours. Enjoy.

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Tranquility – Controlled Kaos
Keep Rackin VIP – Kusto
The Don – Nas (Hype City RMX)
Defen Ze Gener8r – Peaman (Vocal Mix)
Defen Ze Gener8r – Peaman
Hedge Your Bets – Taz
Leviticus – Phillip K Dick (Footwork RMX)
I Was Standing With My Rizla – Ratpack
Rude Boy In A Stylee – Big Kann & Plastic Jam
Full Throttle – F
You Want – Inkarv
Atmosphere Pressure – Gatekeeper
Apologies – NDread
Dark Ages – Eddie K & Minus ft Beezy (Vodex RMX)

Yellobone – Salva (Shlomo & 2KWTVR RMX)
Original – Baobinga, Kahn & Rider Shafique
Lapdance – Aeolho
Only One – Tallan
Georgia – Enigma Dubz
Reference One – Fornax
Aztek – Razor Rekta
Never Knows Best – Sook (Boot RMX)
Trust You To – Joss Ryan
Do You Remember The Time – JMSN (Hwood RMX)
Deaf Ear/ Swirling Light – Acre
Bullets Will Bounce – Jahtarian Dubbers
Great – Hatti Vatti ft. Echo Ranks
Security – Compa

Robot Bodypop 14.04.12

artwork by Zachary Mallett

Another frenetic 2 hour set of some of the finest future beats money can (and can’t) buy. Starting off with some classic Stenchman, there’s also a brand new track by Lorn plus more unreleased goodness from long time supporters Rdubz and Brero. Killian brings slices of up front dnb from Utopia Music and Different Records alongside amen goodness from Earl Grey. In the last part of the show we have the badman sounds of Russian dubstep producer, dj and label boss N.Killah in the Transmit Sessions Volume IV. We’ll have a lot to live up to if we keep bringing it like this!

You Think You Are Hard But You Are Not – Stenchman
Ghosst – Lorn
Sanya TV – Kusto
Here We Come – Kromestar
Electro Sneakers (The Other Side Remix) – Ovrkl
Detroit Falls – Pariah
Be Someone – Scrufizzer
Rattling Cage – Forest Swords
Tape Burn – Midland
Worn – Sangam
Japan – Subaeris
This Is Real – Bwana
Moody – Rdubz
The Old Frequencies – Brero
Romp VIP – El-B feat. Wiley

Still Love You – Heims Noises
Dangerous – Truth feat Yayne
The Chant – Mikal
‘Ave It – Earl Grey
Blabbermouth – Jekyl
Pearls (Ab-Sent & Elki remix) – Sade

TRANSMIT #4 : N.KILLAH

Best Spring – Roofout [NRealm]
Flutter- Sollabong [DubKraft]
Maybe – N.Killah [Forthcoming NRealm]
What U Wanted 2 Feel (Pixelord Remix) – Machinedrum [The Index]
Fogs – Kingdom [Night Slugs]
Omega Point – N.Killah [Forthcoming NRealm]
Centurion – L-Wiz [Dub Police]
Soulfunk – Phaeleh [Free]
X – N.Killah [Forthcoming NRealm]
Minerals – Scuba [Hotflush]
G742 – Kutz [Biscuit Factory]
Other Another – Sunchase [Dubzilla]
Blame – Tunnidge & Distance [Chestplate]
Ordered World – N.Killah [NRealm/Subline]
Close Your Eyes – John Miszt [Free]
The Wrong Path – Nanobyte [Free]
Tes La Rok – Cold Blooded [Tes La Rok]
Blade Runner – Snep [Free]
Bad Boy – Swifta Beater [Swifta Beater]
Eyelashes – Kill Moda [Beauty Default]

Kusto | Pyongyang EP

Bank Holiday weekends can take it out of you, but hearing Kusto’s new vibes helped sort my tattered mental into a more manageable mess for the working week. Available on a ‘name your price’ basis from bandcamp (give generously) the Pyongyang EP stretches from ethereal atmospheres to rhythmic club bass. There’s a nod to the mainstream on ‘Raquel’ too which features an anonymous female vocalist crooning somewhat inappropriately over a dark sounding beat. The last track ‘Keep Rackin” ticks all the dancefloor boxes making this a formidable varied release. Pay as much as you are able and help the artist by sharing to your mates.