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Saturday, September 29, 2012

Playlist - 29th September 2012

Audio - (IPlayer)

Ao Inoue - Dread bells - Beat Records
Wrong Tom & Deemus J - Riot ting - Tru Thoughts
Million Stylez, Ziggi Recardo, Mr Williamz & Cali P - Champion sound - Necessary Mayhem necmay

Special Guest old friend John Robb, voted 'indie champion' by the prestigious AIM awards 2011, music website boss of the award winning  Louder Than War, musician Goldblade & the Membranes, journalist, radio and TV presenter and cultural commentator, author: 'Stone Roses And the Resurrection Of British Pop', 'Punk Rock An Oral History', 'North Will Rise Again- An Oral History Of Manchester Music', 'Death To Trad Rock', 'The Charlatans','The Nineties- What the Fuck Was That All About'  - and all round good egg ............

Rats on Rafts - Emma Sofia - Louder than War
Mueran Humanos - Amuletto - Louder than War
Fawn Spots - Spanish glass - Louder than War
The Membranes - If you enter the arena - Louder than War 

La Brass Banda - Ofree - Trikont
The Toure-Raichel Collective - Toure (Feat. Frederic Yonnet) - Cumbancha
Hobson's Choice - Of the Waves - Barnyard Records
Blind Willie Johnson - If I Had My Way I'd Burn the Building Down - Rev-ola

Laurie Speigel - East River dawn - Unseen Worlds
Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan & Ghaudi ‘Dil Da Rog Muka Ja Mali’ [Pinch Remix]
- Tectonic Recordings
Fontanelle - Watermelon hands - Southern Lord
 Mad Music - Track 2 - Drag City
Rhythm & Sound with Paul St. Hilaire - Music a fe rule - Rhythm & Sound

Friday, September 28, 2012

On the Wire Reggae & Dub Specials

On the Wire is broadcast Saturdays 10 through till 12 midnight on BBC Radio Lancashire (103.9FM, 95.5FM, 104.5FM – not on DAB or MW) and also on the net via the BBC’s “Listen Again” service, accessible through the On the Wire website at www.otwradio.blogspot.co.uk Since the late eighties On the Wire has run an ongoing series of reggae and dub specials.

A page of links for previous vintage shows originally broadcast in the early nineties can now be found at: www.otwradio.blogspot.com/2006/07/on-wire-dub-specials.html

These include:

Spear On the Wire - including archive interview with Mr. Winston Rodney aka Burning Spear following his gig at Cleopatra's in Huddersfield in 1980 - Audio

Rockers On the Wire  - Broadcast On Radio Lancashire 24/6/90 2-5pm – an Augustus Pablo tribute - Audio

Scorcher On the Wire - Broadcast On BBC Radio Lancashire16/7/89 2-5pm broadcast in tribute to Mr. Clement "Coxsone" Dodd - Audio

Yabby You On the Wire  -Broadcast 26/8/90 – in tribute to Vivian Jackson - Audio

Scratch On the Wire mc'd by Mr. Lee Perry himself - Audio

Dentist On the Wire (aka Keith Hudson) - Audio

Moods On the Wire – A tribute to the work of Mr. Harry Mudie- Audio

Observer On the Wire - Audio

 The site's search facility will locate other specials from the following dates:

Rudies On the Wire Pt.1 23rd January 2010 - Audio

 Rudies On the Wire Pt.2 20th February 2010 - Audio

Wailing On the Wire: Wailing Souls Pt 1 4th July 2009 - Audio

Wailing On the Wire: Wailing Souls Pt 2 1st August 2009 - Audio

Bunny Wailer (Solomonic) Part 1 6th November 2010 - Audio

 Bunny Wailer (Solomonic) Part 2 4th December 2010 - Audio

The Genius of Lynford ‘Andy Capp’ Anderson - Dub Inventor 5th April 2008 - Audio

Love Forever On the Wire - Tribute to Carlton Manning & His Shoes Part 1 2nd July 2011 - Audio

 Love Forever On the Wire - Tribute to Carlton Manning & His Shoes Part 2 27th August 2011 - Audio

Desmond Dekker On the Wire: King Of Ska, King Of Rock Steady, King Of Reggae…19th June - 2010 - Audio

Rhythm Master On the Wire: Tribute to the Godson – Glenmore Brown Part 1 5th March 2011 - Audio

 Rhythm Master On the Wire: Tribute to the Godson – Glenmore Brown Part 2. 16th April 2011 - Audio

Tribute to Derrick Harriott: Chariots of Wire Race 1 15th March 2008 - Audio

Tribute to Derrick Harriott: Chariots of Wire Race 2 29th March 2008 - Audio

Clash On the Wire - Straight to the Head – I Roy vs. Prince Jazzbo 19th April 2008 - Audio

Jimmy Radway (Fe me Time) 17th May 2008 - Audio

Song Books On the Wire: Bob Andy’s Song Book – Part One 24th October 2009 - Audio

Song Books On the Wire: Bob Andy’s Song Book – Part Two 28th November 2009  - Audio

Roman Stewart (Special Selector Mick Sleeper) 3rd September 2011  - Audio

Mr Soul of Jamaica at Treasure Isle Pt.1 28th April 2012 - Audio

Mr Soul of Jamaica at Treasure Isle Pt.2 12th July 2012 - Audio

Impressions of Jamaica On the Wire Pt.1 (tribute to Curtis Mayfield… the Godfather of Reggae) 19th November 2011 - Audio

Impressions of Jamaica On the Wire Pt.2 17th December 2011 - Audio

Impressions of Jamaica Pt.3 21st January 2012 - Audio

 Impressions of Jamaica On the Wire Pt.4 18th February 2012 - Audio

 The original three “Dubs On the Wire” shows from the late eighties are still to be archived on to the site, also the tribute to the Mighty Two (Joe Gibbs and Errol Thompson), Harmony On the Wire (vocal group special), Song & Version (a 3 parter).

Forthcoming is a Randy's special with Clive Chin (from Beijing), a three part King Tubby's Special including guest selector picks, rare and classic tunes. Suggestions always welcome to steve.barker@bbc.co.uk – and queries and comments if you like! Very few of the above shows would have been possible without the invaluable contributions and friendship of the esteemed Harry Hawk in whose debt we shall forever remain.

Saturday, September 22, 2012

Playlist - 22nd September 2012

Audio - (IPlayer)

Los Orientales - El Dragon - Vampisoul
Blackdown - Ridge - Keysound http://xlr8r.com/mp3/2012/09/ridge
Terror Danjah - Full Hundred - Hyperdub
Stumbleine feat Steffaloo - Fade into you - Monotreme
AR Kane - When you're sad - One Little Indian
Lee Perry & the Upsetters - Silver locks - Pressure Sounds
Bobby Floyd - Sound Doctor - Pressure Sounds
The Upsetters - Horny train - Pressure Sounds
Reverend Charlie Jackson - 50 Miles of Elbow Room
Blind Willie Johnson - Mother's children have a hard time - Revola
Samantha Glass - Return To The Sky (Part III) - Not Not Fun
How to Dress Well - Running back - Weird World
Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti - Nostradamus and me - 4AD
Pollens - /// - Tapete tr240
Morgan Zarate - Broken heart collector - Hyperdub

Kerekes Band - Csango Boogie - World Music Network
Field Music & Warm Digits - Weapons Destruction - Distraction Records
The Cravats - Pressure Sellers - Overground
Bo Diddley - Scuttle Bug - hip-o-select
 Bo Diddley - Come on Baby - hip-o-select

Juma Sultan's Aboriginal Music Society - A.M.S excerpt - Porter
Mystica Tribe - Far East Drums

High Wolf - Kenya Sunset - Holy Mountain
Kreidler - Sun - Bureau B
Kid606 - Gimme summer (Xiu Xiu "Please Go Outside" Remix) - Tigerbeat6

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Cuckold Brothers - Poste de Secours

Saturday, September 15, 2012

Playlist - 15th September 2012

Audio - (IPlayer)

 Deadbeat & Gregory – Claudette dub – ZamZam Sounds
Collie Budz – Ganja pipe – pre http://colliebuddz.bandcamp.com/
Subtronix – Durstruction – Exadub
Maffi – Hobby riddim – Jahtari
Mr. Williamz & Maffi – Dancehall hobby – Jahtari
Rub-a-dub Market – Fever – Jahtari
Million Stylez & Killa Mosquito – Swagger dub top mix – Necessary
Mayhem pre-release
Junior Soul – Glendevon Special – Dub Store/Crystal
Jah Warrior – African king dub – ZamZam Sounds zamzam
The Wailers Band – No Parshall – Jah Music
Björk – Hidden place (Blackbird Blackbird bootleg remix) – pre-release mp3
The Bug – Rise up – Acid Ragga
Lukid – This dog can run – Werk Discs
Maria Minerva – Alone in Amsterdam – Not Not Fun
Seaming To – Sodaslow (Sipping) – Lumin
Christiaan Virant – River Pearl – (Fistful of Buddha) pre-release
Loscil – Cascadia Terminal – Kranky
WoO – Water drum – Drag City
The Sea & the Cake – Harps –Thrill Jockey
Durutti Column – Self-portrait – Strut
Seamus Cater & Viljam Nybacka – The softest horns –Anecdotal Records
Josephine Foster – Child of God –Fire Records
Hladowski & Joynes – Higher Germanie – Bo’ Weavil Recordings
Kelly Joe Phelps – I’ve been converted – Red Hen Records
Ry Cooder – Brother is gone – Nonesuch
Frisk Frugt –Biodynamisk æblejuice bringer solen indenfor om vinteren
- Exotic Pylon Records ep20
Mala – Mulatu – Brownswood Recordings
Kid 606 – New boss same as the old boss – Tigerbeat6
Will Samson – Oceans are wilder – Karaoke Kalk
Chris Weeks – Black River shimmers – Nibbana

Saturday, September 08, 2012

Playlist - 8th September 2012 - Funkology

Audio - (IPlayer)

Idris Muhammad - Brother you know you are doing wrong - dgp
Eddie Drennon - Do it nice and easy - Bullseye
Antibalas - The Rat Catcher - Daptone - DAP
MFSB - Freddie's Dead - Sony Music
Parliment - Funkentelechy - Casablanca
Brother to Brother - Chance with you (long version) - Deep beats
Ceasar Fraser - Lady - Westbound
Ralf Gum with Kenny Bobien - Greater Love - Go Go records
Ohio Players - Streakin from cheek to cheek - Mecury Records
Justin Imperiale Max Pap - Alma Dell Sonido -  Promo
Los Hombres Calientes - El Barro - Basin Street
Gregory  Porter - 1960 What?  (Geraldo Frisina Remix) - Soul and Jazz.com
Fela Kuti - London Scene - WRASSE
Yo Yo Honey - Groove On  (Mani 2012 Remix) - White Label
Loss Charlys Orchestra - Ritmo Del Latin Funk - UK Promo
Mean Machine - Disco Dream  - Sugarhill Records
Original Trinidadian Steel Drum Band - Spanish Hustle -

Saturday, September 01, 2012

Playlist - 1st September 2012

Audio - (IPlayer)

 The Bug - Can't take this no more - Acid Ragga
Slip & Die - La Cumbia Dictadura - Crammed Discs
Blackdown - Hypergrime - Keysound
LV feat. Spoek Mathambo - Work - Hyperdub
Mo Tucker - Blue all the way to Canada - Sundazed
Mo Tucker - Last night I said goodbye to my friend - Sundazed
Brenda Ray - Moonbeams - EM Records
NAFFI - Krazee dub - EM Records
Azure Ray - Scattered like leaves - Affairs of the Heart
Jessica Baliff - Your ghost is not enough - Kranky
Cocteau Twins - Heaven or Las Vegas - 4AD
Cat Power - Cherokee (Nicholas Jaar remix) - Matador
Dan Deacon - USA III Rail - Domino Recording Co
Afterhours - 4am on the local 83 - Not Not Fun

Charles Douglas - I want to know your name - Broken Horse
Vlatkovich Tryyo - Pursued by more past than future - pfMentum
Stranger Son - City Music - White Box
The Dualers - Take it Easy - Cherry Red

Chilly Gonzales - Kenaston - Gentle Threat
Harry Taussig - Rondo in D - On Southern Themes - Tompkins Square
Old Apparatus - Holding - Sullen Tone
Sone Institute - Little Walsingham - Front & Follow
Lukid - This dog can swim - Werk Discs
Anthony Reynolds/Colin Wilson - Why life fails us - Rocket Girl
Tussle - Yume no muri - Smalltown Supersound