In this episode I catch up on some of the recent releases that have been accumulating in the crates, including some sweet steppers soul from Leela James, before heading into the gritty sounds of The Lox. East coast Hip Hop is alive and well on the new releases from Gdot & Born, and I play a choice track from the new De La Soul album produced with beats from J Dilla. A short excursion into some classic nineties boombap and dancehall before taking the tempos up in the second hour with new releases from Tensnake, Aloe Blacc, DJ Butcher, and…
A particularly soulfull episode this week, kicking this episode off with a bunch of new releases, including one of my picks from the brilliant new album by Pharrell. Moving into some new Hip Hop from Rick Ross, before slowing things down with a sublime remix of the Isley Brothers by Ticklish and a killer 80s tinged broken beat monster from Wave Racer. From there things get deep and soulfull, with some classics from Zapp, Minnie Riperton, Stevie Wonder and Earth Wind & Fire.
The Groove Therapy 2013 Mastermix is finally here.. Thanks to everyone who kept asking me when it's coming out. As usual, 99% of the tracks are all from last year, and it's real heavy on the edits and blends. Enjoy.
The the end of a great music year now behind us, I take a look back at five mixtapes from 2013 that recieved heavy rotation here at the Groove Therapy studios.
In 2004 Sydney nightlife was well and truly dominated by commercial electro music. I was a resident deejay at Kink, the biggest club night in town where I was fast becoming pigeon holed as a new school breakbeat deejay. I had already been playing that sound since the late nineties, and Sydney had recently tossed aside it's brief fascination with the genre. The interest was waning. Perhaps more so on my part as I yearned to get back to the more funkier side of my deejay roots. Whilst circling the back streets of Kings Cross looking for an increasingly rare…
The end of 2013 saw my good buddy DJ Saywhut and myself take over the airwaves of 2SER with a summer season of the Act Like You Know radio show. With such a great year of music, it was fittiing to mix up a selection of over thirty of what I consider some of the greatest Hip Hop tunes of the year.