Saturday, 19 November 2011

Audio Texture Radio Show - November 18, 2011

The show kicked off with some jazz killers and the charity fundraising deep funky jazz vibes of Emanative & Ahmed Abdullah with Steve Reid on drums who's foundation, set up by Gilles Peterson to help poor musicians, the money goes to. If you didn't know Steve Reid died has he didn't have the money to pay his medical bills to treat his lung cancer, who says America doesn't need medicare? Nat Birchall followed with a killer from his soon to be released album on Gondwana and it's possibly his best to date, which is saying something as we loved his first two for the label. Deep jazz hip hop beats were then the order of the day courtesy of Hey!Zeus from their jazz soaked new release.

Taprikk Sweezee had turned us onto the fact that E/A/R/L had just put out a great album of beats for a limited amount of time and we're very happy to have hit the download deadline as it was better than a lot of paid for releases. Mr. Sweezee then provided the abstract future soul from his new excellent new album of remixes which led very nicely into some ambient beauty courtesy of Tokyo residents, Illuha. Dimlite then showed why he is one of the most interesting beat makers around with his multi-influenced, sprawling yet very together sound of 'Heroine Roof' - bring on the album.

Some of the deeper house cuts around were then the order of the day kicking off with George FitzGerald who seems to be saving his best cuts for Hotflush. The KiNK remix of Prommer & Barck's, 'Journey' is a lovely deep twisted affair which led into one of our favourite Mr. Scruff tracks ever 'Bounce', looks like he's getting deeper with age. Outboxx's 'Aporia' then provided a lovely melodic, but with a bit of cheeky extra bass weight, end to the show.

Emanative & Ahmed Abullah - Lions Of Judah (Brownswood promo)
Nat Birchall - Dance Of The Mystic (Gondwana promo)
Hey!Zeus - The Drones (Sichtexot & Chakra Sounds)
E/A/R/L - The Creek (Free Download)
Taprikk Sweezee - Eating At The Void (Error Broadcast)
Illuha - Kie (12K)
Dimlite - Heroine Roof (Now & Again promo)
George FitzGerald - Friends In High Places (Hotflush promo)
Prommer & Barck - Journey, KiNK rmx (Derwin promo)
Mr. Scruff - Bounce (Ninja Tune promo)
Outboxx - Aporia (Idle Hands promo)