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Episode 32 – Abdul Smooth Returns

After a 4 year absence, Abdul Smooth returns to grace us with a sampling of beats from the subcontinent and beyond.

  1. Sulk Station – Splendor
  2. Aniruddh Menon – Ugh
  3. Foliage (Viajes astral en Penaflor) – Shivacult
  4. M.I.A – Steppin Up [ Drumstep Mix ] – Pasha
  5. Babaji Ki Booti (Chill Step Remix) – DJ Amul
  6. Laung Gawacha – Nucleya feat. Avneet Khurmi
  7. Socho – Dub Sharma
  8. Pagal (Mr. Doss Remix) – Su Real
  9. Mighty Horns – Nasha
  10. Side-parting Of Death (Response to VMPRMYTH)
  11. Phoolon Ka Taron Ka (Nerm & D-Code’s Final Cinematic Cut) – Engine-EarZ

Episode 31

Mixed live by Abdul Smooth, this richly textured set commences our 2013 series of podcasts!

As regular listeners will already expect, the mix is quite atmospheric – with textured tracks representative of a myriad of musical styles from artists all over the globe.

Tracklisting:
  1. Iravin Parithavippu [revisited]    – Shivsu and IndianMusicFan)
  2. [ Over & Out ]    – Micropixie (The Good, the Beige & the Ugly)
  3. Aja Aai – Bally Sagoo (Bollywood Flashback, Pt. II    Reggae)
  4. Tung Tung – Sneha Khanwalker ft. Jyoti Nooran & Sultana Nooran (Sound Trippin)
  5. Baby Elephant – Ethnophonic Ensemble (India Emotion, Vol. 1)
  6. Anoop Jalota vs. Juju – Nucleya (Mashup)
  7. Russ Brooker – Tantra
  8. Reach You (Radio Edit)    – Engine-EarZ Experiment
  9. Compassion (Pivotal Movement Remix) – Bombay Dub Orchestra    (New York Remixes)
  10. As One (Tom Encore Remix) – Masala    (Inny ‘wiat – Remix Album)
  11. Mumbai Blues – Raggo Blunt feat Rishii Chowdhury
  12. 1.1.1. – Supersoul Connection (Klik!)
  13. My Final Peace – Gunjan

Episode 30

Originally recorded for Bestival, this 1hr mix comes from the alter-ego of ex-BBC Asian Network DJ Pathaan, spinning a selection of bollywood/funk/disco under his ‘The Guru’ moniker.  Its a fun side-step to the usual selection of more serious music we publish and are sure you’ll enjoy it!

From Pathaan, aka The Guru:

“I have had this massive urge to DJ under a different guise called The Guru for a number of years. So when the invitation came from the lovely people at Bestival to create a Bestimix, I thought this would be a perfect opportunity to introduce The Guru to you all! And I have fantasised about dropping this kind of set on the main stage to get the revellers into a ‘party fuelled hedonistic state of mind’ at both Bestival & Camp Bestival before an act, after dark ever since the inaugural years. When you hear this mix you’ll get The Guru! Hope you enjoy!”

Tracklisting:
  1. M.C. Yogi – Chakra Beatbox
  2. Indian Ropeman – Bullet Proof
  3. Burt Latino & Friends – Bombay Cha Cha
  4. The Bhutan Philharmonic – Foggy Day (In England)
  5. Bombay Dub Orchestra – Hot Thing/Jane Do Naa
  6. Brown Boy Breaks – Beat Root
  7. Me&You – White Choo Hill
  8. Usha Uthup – I Feel Love
  9. Bollywood Freaks – Don’t Stop Till You get To Bollywood
  10. Psychemagik – Bombay Battle
  11. Stereo MCs – Gringo [Pathaan’s Spaghetti Eastern remix]
  12. The Punk-A-Wallahs Mix – Dum Maro Dum
  13. Orchestre National de BarbËs – Sympathy For The Devil
  14. Transglobal Underground – Templehead [Pathaan’s Worldpeace remix]
  15. The Heliocentrics – Outro

Episode 29

This 1 hour mix is a live recording spun by Abdul Smooth surveying some 2011 dubstep productions with classic dub tracks from producers in India and around the world.  The mix ends with a mashup of Talvin Singh’s classic Jaan track (featured on his Seminal Anohka: Sounds of the Asian Underground album) – mixing the original with an excellent remix by San Francisco’s Janaka Selekta, 1 half of the duo Gods Robots, also featured in the mix.

Tracklisting:
  1. Indian Dub – Mad Professor
  2. 1,400 voces
  3. Strange Old Song – Gods Robots
  4. Jeonna Moore – Twin Beats (Friction Lab)
  5. Aaja Re O Mere – Lata, Nitin Mukesh
  6. Noorie – BallySagoo vs Sanjay Patel
  7. Why This Kolaveri Di – Dhanush (Dub Sharma Remix)
  8. 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover – Bandish Projekt feat. Shaair
  9. Tere Naina – Shafgat Amanat Ali (Alexis K remix)
  10. Jahaan Tu – AR Rahmaan (Sanjay Patel Remix)
  11. Dhaaru Pee Ke – Liquid Stranger (remix)
  12. Gananana – Janaka Selekta’s Dubstep Remix
  13. Jaan – Talvin Singh vs Janaka Selekta
  14. HyperSense – Phutureprimative
  15. Jaan – Talvin Singh vs Janaka Selekta vs Abdul Smooth

Episode 27

This 1 hour guest-mix comes straight from New Delhi, India-based producer/DJ Praketh Sunder – aka buffaPirate and covers a wealth of glitchy grime/dubstep.

Representative of a rock-influenced underground electronic music scene this mix is dark and features some of the most innovative dubstep producers from India – including Nucleya, B.R.E.E.D (DJ Nasha), Piyush Bhatnagar, Sickflip & Mental Martians – be sure to listen with the lights on and sub-woofer cranked!

Tracklisting:
  1. [Intro] Freeland – Do You (PANTyRAID Remix)
  2. Aeroplane Dope & D-Skillz feat. Raggo Blunt – Pinky Finger (Sickflip Rmx) [Plain Dope]
  3. Knight Riderz – Reign In The Clouds [Muti Music]
  4. Midival Punditz – Tonic (Nucleya Remix) (Six Degrees]
  5. Undecided – Gargoyle [Muti Music]
  6. Juakali – Come From Yard (Breed Rmx) [High Chai]
  7. Nucleya – Beat 1 [51 Lex]
  8. Rita Morar & Steve Fingerz Carty – Rain (Piyush Bhatnagar Rmx) [Monkey Dub]
  9. Subswara – Constructing The Absence (Breed Rmx)
  10. TeKlo feat. Charlotte Riley – Scream Retreat
  11. Korn feat. Skrillex – Get Up
  12. Excision & Datsik vs Liquid Stranger – Swagga With My Grandma
  13. Specimen A – Cold As Ice
  14. Grouch – Entropath [UNRELEASED]
  15. [Outro] Kemek – Certain Frequencies [Muti Music]

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