Heavenly

The guys from Heavenly (sans T.Mingus) came in to spin a straight wax set and announce the first party of 2014.  Check out their mix on iTunes to get you amped for the night.

Heavenly Pres. Mic Mills w/ Hamish Radford @Club 77

$5 Before 12 and $10 After

Hosts Ben Fester, Adrian E and T.Mingus

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Playlist

Nu groove – Poem

Big Doint 002 – B1

Joey KY – I cant stand it

Dan Ghencia – Dyed Soundorom Abuelia Mix

Tee Mango – Edits 1 + 2

Fred P – Project 5

Basic Soul Unit – Depth Charge

Parris Mitchell – Computer

Blkrtz002 Efdemin – Cala’s House

The Beautiful Swimmers – The Zoo

Dona – 3rd point

Malin Genie – solar boat

Joystick J – no Possible

Sleep D – Street Cleaner

Jordan Fields – Pink Lillies

DJ Oneman

 

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From early on DJ Oneman has just been doing his thing.  A staple in the pirate radio and Dubstep scene of London early on, he has managed to get the attention of well-respected names in the electronic scene and has experienced a healthy amount of success without ever having producing a single record.  “ I never really wanted to produce.” He said “I always saw myself as a DJ and that was my niche, playing tracks and going back in time and relaying it with the present.” Oneman has released a slew of mixes for FACT Mag, LuckyMe, Boiler Room and Fabric LIVE and the well-received Solitaire series.  “I’ve always had good people around me and support from the right places. It’s fortunate as a lot of people didn’t make it through as far as some of us and to be there at the right time and the right place. I can really only thank London for that opportunity.”

 

I caught up with him in between his US and Australian tour catching up on his show with internationally recognized radio station Rinse FM. Oneman has been involved with Rinse since 2006 when it was London’s biggest pirate station broadcast from the basement of an old Library in East London.  “It was a really relaxed atmosphere and when it moved people were really wary at the start, but as they built it into a professional radio station everyone was really impressed, including myself, so I’m really, really happy to still be with Rinse and doing a weekly show. They have a full setup like you’d find at most nightclubs and that’s what it’s about bringing the nightclub sound to everyone else’s radio.” Rinse isn’t the only station Oneman has been involved with, previously doing another show on React FM and being the second DJ to appear on Mary Anne Hobbes BBC Radio 1 installment Dub Wars at the legendary Maida Vale Studios.

 

 

Oneman brings something for everyone in his sets.  His style has changed and evolved over the years and has influences from newer guys like Jack Master and Skream to old Dj’s like DJ EZ and Ben UFO “You know these pure DJ’s that don’t really think about what they play and just think about the crowds and the structure of a DJ set because that is really important. DJ EZ is classic and I’ve learnt everything I know from him.” But Oneman has changes from his early Dubstep days Djing straight vinyl at DMZ and FWD and progressing into using Serato and playing a lot more unreleased tracks.  He says now he’s a completely different DJ from 2006 but still keeps the same tools a tricks from his vinyl days and applying it to digital.  He says, “You just kind of naturally progress into something you want to be.  I never want to sell out or play tracks I don’t like.  I would never do that.”

 

This isn’t the first time Oneman has been to our shores.  He was here in 2012 for the Laneway shows brought out by Young Turks and then a few before that on self supported shows.  This year Astral People have brought him out for Subsonic and sideshows all around Australia and New Zealand, including a rooftop party in Perth and a boat party in Brisbane.  But one of the things he is really looking forward to when he gets to Sydney is chowing down on a bit of ‘Roo, so if you see him, make sure he get’s a Damn Skippy from Goodgod.

Oneman will be performing in Sydney for Concept at 11pm on Saturday December 7th at Goodgod Small Club and at Subsonic on Sunday December 8th at 3:30pm.

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All Up In This Bitch

So much rap and bassy tunes this week.  We had gangster classics from Three Six Mafia and mixed in some tunes from the likes of Evian Christ, Machinedrum and Tuff Sherm.  To get you exited for his upcoming tour and interview for Beat Odyssey we also threw in some edits from DJ Oneman of Rinse FM.  Keep watching it goes up real soon.

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Playlist

Salt Carousel – Evian Christ

Will Calls (Diplo Remix) – Grizzly Bear

Still Buggi’n this bitch (Oneman Edit) – TNGHT X B.O.B, T.I & Juicy J

Heavy Weight – Machinedrum

Who Run It (Hudson Mohawke Edit) – Tycho x Three 6 Mafia

Zomby Vs Dizzie – Stand Up Aqua – Zomby

Sippin On Some Syrup – Three Six Mafia

Confunktion – Dark Sky

Don’t (The-Drum Version) – Mirror Talk

Lose Control (BD the Chicago) – Freddie Gibbs

Lessons Of Darkness (Apology) – Supreme Cuts

Dristor – CLNK

Drakkhen & Bley – Tuff Sherm

Timeaway (Nguzunguzu Remix) – Darkstar

Fuck & Fight Ft Deniro Farrar – Sweatson Klank

Gotham City (Feat. A$AP Ferg, A$AP Rocky) – A$AP Mob

Check Yo Self (Remix) – Ice Cube

Purple Swag (Oneman Mix) – A$AP Rocky

All Of This Time (Deebs Rework) – Justin Timberlake

We Tried To Keep it Mellow

Yes, its true but while it mainly remained consistent Angus threw in a Dadub track.  We’ll do better next time.

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Playlist

H.O.R.S.E – John Talabot

Light Through Lace – Jensen Sportag

Exclusion Of Light – Desolate

For (Max Cooper Remix) – Nils Frahm

Breathe – Holly Herndon

JPES – Old Apparatus

Jupiter – Robot Koch

Abscondence – Recondite

You (Teendaze Rework) – Nils Frahm

The Holy Forest/Forever – Two Bicycles

Empty Sunset – D33J

Cryo – Oneohtrix Point Never

Rain Code (Fennesz Remix) – Jensen Sportag

Z-Boson – Dopplereffekt

Simple Creatures (w/RYAT) Botany

Ali & Matthias – M83

Ergot Kernel – Dadub

Hanging On (White Sea Remix) – Active Child

Oh hai Sydney

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We’re from Sydney. That’s what this episode is all about. Below is a collection of links, to Bandcamps, Facebooks and Soundclouds, all of which we strongly urge you to enjoy at your next convenience. It’s worth noting for example Severed Heads have a great deal of their music available on their Bandcamp in the very satisfactory name your price structure.

This week we are especially proud to have seen an Albatross take flight in an all out show at The Civic Underground. We’re in for an all out blitz this weekend. We will be seeing Shed and DJrum, followed by Shigeto and Phaeleh at Sydney’s renowned Jazz venue The Basement over two huge nights. We’ve also the option’s of Tama Sumo at The Spice Cellar, and the good people behind Silencer present Container at the Gladstone.

Go forth and spend your leisure time wisely.

 

Pizza Guy (Lauer Remix) – Touch Sensitive

Cape Town (Panama Remix) – Clubfeet

Forthcoming on The Finer Things, True North

Knokke – Alba

Believe – The Nights

Straight Rider – Dread Jensen

Big Car (Retread) – Severed Heads

Jamo (Kane Ikin Re-Edit 2) – Cassius Select

Memory Foam – Ilki

It’s coming Again (Thomas William Remix) – Oscar Key Sung/ Thomas William

Unreleased - James IV Stewart

Plague Bearer – Gardland

The Meriton Winter – Tuff Sherm

 

*It is certainly worth mentioning that this episode has not, and could not cover all the amazing stuff that is vibrating around these shores. Stay tuned…

RVNG Records

 

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Playlist

Diamonds (Victoria Kim Edit) – Rihanna

Swisher – Blondes

Horse Cloud – Gardland

Interiors – Mirror Mirror

Desperate Pleasures – Tornado Wallace

Our Sorrows – Julia Holter

Synthesist – Harald Grosskopf

Parallels (Cosmic Mindslayer Version) – Bronze

Movement – Holly Herndon

Fantazia – Stellar Om Source

Fan Fare (Tom Croose Purdie Schaffel Mix) – Historics

All Over Too Soon – Regal Degal

Overdrive (Transcend) – Meadowlands

Before and After Light – CFCF

Get Voting and Win From Bud

 

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Entries are now in for the Budweiser’s People’s Choice Awards and now it’s the voters turn to win from Bud.

Just go to: http://bit.ly/votebudnow and pick your fav artist.  You’ll then go into a draw to an ultimate night out with three of your mates, including flights to Sydney, five star accommodation, and VIP attendance to the Australian Independent Music Awards (AIMAs)

Voting is now open and ends midnight November 2.

 

What Preset

The title of this episode is taken from the second track of A Made Up Sound’s new 12″. As electronic producers are inundated with countless new plugins and synth presets on a constant basis, it seems important to try and distance ourselves from these sounds if we are to innovate. A Made Up Sound, or 2652 as he is also known, certainly wears this track title on his sleeve for this release.

Other new favourite showcased included Shed (pictured) who will be arriving on our shores shortly, performing alongside Andy Stott courtesy of Astral People. We have new tracks from Four Tet’s new Album, along with Machinedrum, Darkside, Autechre and The Field.

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Paper Trails – Darkside
Osla for N – Autechre
No New Friends ft. Drake, Rick Ross & Lil Wayne (Kid Smpl Remix) – DJ Khaled
Quivira – Huerco S.
Auto Drive – Terrence Dixon
Dont 1 2 Lose U – Machinedrum
Nancy’s Panty – Tessela
Our Navigation – Four Tet
Ellenroutir (Anton Zap remix) – Aufgang
I Wanna – Palms Trax
Golden Arrow – Darkside
No. No… – The Field
Fluid 67 – Shed
The Tool – Raheem Hershel
She (Shlomo Remix) – Laura Mvula

Win 5K and A Vinyl Pressing From AIMIA and Bud

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We know it can be tough to fund your own music, especially when it comes to pressing vinyl records.  You could start a Pozable campaign or you could submit one of your tracks to the Budweiser People’s Choice Awards to win a 5k voucher from DJ Warehouse, studio time and a pressing of your record.

 

What you have to do to win that awesome prize is:

  1. Submit your track to http://bit.ly/enterbudnow
  2. Make sure you get the people to vote for your track
  3. Have your eye on the prize

 

If you are selected AIMIA will fly 4 of the most popular artists up to the Budweiser Peoples Choice Awards where one of them will be selected as the winner.

 

Submissions close on the 27th of October so you still have a few days to enter.  You aint got nothin to loose.

Don’t Feed Me Banana’s, Potatoes, and Yams At the Same Time

So much of the world music has originated from Africa. Using traditional musical elements from syncopated drum beats to melodic call and answer vocals. This episode was not just strictly music from Africa but a collection of artists some from various parts of the continent and others who have been inspired by the sound that originated from there. The mix started off with the opening track having little more air horn than we wold normally like but then transitioned into early 80′s electronic to Kuduro and South African Deep House.

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Playlist

African Air Horn Dance – Jusa Dementor
The Coffee Cola Song – Francis Bebey
Set The Tone – Ossie
Water of Life – Auntie Flo
Kalemba (Wegue Wegue) Hot Chip Remix – Buraka Som Sistema
Meet Tshetsha Boys – Ricardo Villalobos & Max Loderbauer
The Vibe (Original Mix) – DJ Bone
Checkbob – Midland
Congalese – Luv Jam & In Fields
Webaba – Culoe De Song
Lusaka By Night – John Wizards
Peaches – Buraka Som Sistema
Decale Mon Afrique – DJ Vielo, DJ Anielson & Patcho Debenq
Lingala (Feat Bokatola System) – DRC Music
Masikulu Dub – Mark Ernestus

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INFORMATION

Beat Odyssey is a radio program broadcast in Sydney, Australia. We explore all aspects of international electronic and experimental sound from its very beginnings to the future. Beat Odyssey is on broadcast 2300 to 0030 EST (GMT+10) every Saturday.