at Tuesday, July 27, 2010
Still not got your tickets for Field Day, one of London's finest festivals happening this weekend? Well fret not as here is your chance to win two tickets courtesy of InterCasino.co.uk
For a chance to win, simply send a blank email with "I WANT FIELD DAY TICKETS" as the email header to COMPETITION CLOSED and the winner will be picked at random on Thursday 29th July. Tickets will either be posted or can be collected from East London before the event this Saturday.
The competition is open until midnight on Wednesday 28th July 2010. Only one entry per email address. Multiple entries will be deleted.
Also, be sure to check out this Spotify playlist made by the guys at Bugged Out! as an nice taster for their stage at Field Day 2010 on Saturday.
Bugged Out! - Field Day 2010 Spotify playlist (Click to open Spotify)
at Monday, July 26, 2010
This Friday night I'm making the journey down to South London to spin a few records at Plan B, Bixton in support of Edu K, the Boogaloo Crew and guests. It's free before 10pm but after it's only £6 and you even get a free cocktail to get you started! Get in from 9pm to take advantage of the BBQ to feed the hungry soul's looking to last the night. Check out the Facebook Event for more details. In the meantime, here's some mixtapes as an appetiser.
Edu K - No Bangerz! Mix by edukeduk
Check out the Boogaloo Crew's recent mix for Ras Kwame's Radio 1 show via YouCanCallMePelski.
Boogaloo Crew Mix for Ras Kwame's Radio 1 Show (Via Pelski)
1.Nice Up The Function - The Boogaloo Crew
2.Mr Maybe - The Boogaloo Crew
3.Tribal Flex - TRG
4.The Slump -Pariah
5.Vitamins - The Boogaloo Crew
6.Rising Sun (Boogaloo Crew Remix) - DRT
7.Reflex - Dark Sky
8.Still Believe (Boogaloo Crew ARPsteppa Remix) - Supra 1
9.Crosses (Boogaloo Crew Bootleg) - Jose Gonzalez
10.Leave - Dark Sky
at Monday, July 12, 2010
So I've finally got around to recording a Too Hip To Be Square mixtape which, as it happens is just in time for the next event this coming Friday at 93 Feet East, London. Its a good little taster as to what you'll expect on the night from myself covering a whole plethora of genres. If you haven't checked out mixes by our headliners La Grève Générale, Alruii or indeed any of the other fine acts who will be playing in the main room then check out the post here. For more details on the event check out the Facebook Event here. Don't forget its free entry all night!
Be sure to add yourself to the Too Hip To Be Square group for details on future events, parties, mixtapes and releases.
Too Hip To Be Square Intro
Marlena Shaw - Califonia (Diplo Intro Edit)
Blackstreet Feat. Dr. Dre - No Diggity
Shabba Ranks - Mr. Loverman (Featuring Chevelle Franklin)
Dr. Dre - Let Me Ride
Arrested Development - People Everyday (Metamorphosis Radio Edit)
SWV - Right Here
Rick James - Mary Jane
James Brown - The Payback
En Vogue - My Lovin' (Never Gonna Get It)
Naughty By Nature - Hip Hop Horay
Kool & The Gang - Ladies Night (Single Version)
Missy Eliot, Lil' Kim, Left Eye, Da Brat - Not Tonight (Ladies Night)
Blue Boy - Remember Me
Snoop Dogg Feat. Dr. Dre & Jewell - Who Am I (What's My Name)
Fat Larry's Band - Act Like You Know
Salt-N-Pepa - Champagne
Zapp & Roger - More Bounce To The Ounce
The Revenge - Funk On A Whole Nu Level
Warren G & Nate Dogg - Regulate
The Revenge - Night Flight
Greg Wilson - Two Sides Of Sympathy (Greg Wilson Re-Edit)
Giorgio Moroder - I Wanna Rock You
Star Gard - Wear It Out
Pete Heller - Big Love
Gorillaz - Stylo (Alex Metric Remix)
Sharam Jey vs Klaxons - Touch My Hand
Tiga - Pleasure From The Bass
Hardrive - Deep Inside
Tomas Andersson - Washing Up (Tiga's Na Na Na Na Na Remix)
Cajmere - Percolator (Original Version)
Cricco Castelli - Life Is Changing
Happy Clappers - I Believe
PUZIQUE - Don't Go
Miike Snow - Animal (Fake Blood Remix)
Mr Oizo - Positif
Daft Punk - Technologic
Daft Punk - Burnin' (Ian Pooley Cut Up Mix)
David Morales Presents The Face - Needin' U (Original Mistake Edit)
Thomas Bangalter - Colossus
Underworld - Dark & Long (Dark Train)
Roy Davis Jr - Gabrielle (Live Garage mix)
Westbam ft. Nena - Oldschool, Baby (Piano Mix)
at Thursday, July 08, 2010
Just got this great mix from co label owner and Bigger Than Barry resident DJ Tom Shorterz. This Birmingham born DJ and producer is part of the Bangers & Mash DJ collective and has already played to crowds as far as Canada, Ibiza and in the Costa Del Sol. Along with the Bigger Than Barry Crew he's currently remixing, producing and releasing under the Barry Records label. Check out some material via his Soundcloud or previous posts here and here.
So, after a hectic week this is the perfect remedy to kick back, sip a drink, wind down, and then get yourself ready for the weekend.
Tom Short - Mood 2 Groove Vol. 1 by Tom Shorterz
Tom Short - Mood & Groove Vol . 1
1. Falko Brockspier - Planets
2. Hot Natured - Equilibrium
3. Shonky - Korg M1
4. Inland knights - Sleep Talk
5. Illja Rudman - Timeless
6. Yeah feat. Guest Of Nature (Jamie Jones Aquafunk Mix)
7. In My System - Jef K System Mix
8. Sergio Fernandez - nirvana
9. Robert James - Sleep Moods
10. 50% - Tight Up
11. Jamie Jones - 911
12. Lee Curtis - The Glove
13. Man of Wisdom (Culprit Records)
14. Fables And Fairytales (Deniz Kurtel Remix)
15. 4th Measure Men - Give (MK DUB)
16. Carmen - Time To Move
at Monday, July 05, 2010
This months Too Hip To Be Square will be sharing 93 Feet East with fellow promoters Deathwish Disco on Friday 16h July.
We'll be kicking off in the Pink Bar at 7pm featuring the superb talent of La Grève Générale, Alruii, Pink Eye and myself all on a mission to wind down your working week and warm up those dancing feet to the sound of hip-hop, house, disco, electronica and rock.
Later on the main room Deathwish Disco will open to the hefty breaks, dubstep and bassline talent of Crtl Z, Kiss100's Jay Cunning and Heavy Knights. All this for the tidy sum of... well nothing!!
Checkout the Facebook Event for more details.
For a pre-event warm up check out these mixtapes from La Grève Générale, Alruii, Jay Cunning & Heavy Knights. I'll be posting a new Too Hip To Be Square mix later in the week.
Jay Cunning - Sub Slayers Mix  (CLICK FOR TRACK LIST) by Jay Cunning / Sub Slayers
Heavy Knights Exclusive Mix for Deathwish Disco - Summer 2010 by Deathwish Disco