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5:5:5: XI. Five Albums, Five Five-Piece Bands by Damian Evans

5:5:5: XI. Five Albums, Five Five-Piece Bands by Damian Evans

Damian Evans presents his own enthusiastic 5-strong tribute to five quintets, celebrating and surveying five seminal collectives' Long Players…

Has any other band managed to channel such a wide range of influences into a unique and consistent output over a 20-year period as…

Filtered Listening #16 Xmas 4h Special | Innov8radio | Electric Ape & Kubla Khan & Ring Modulator & Stephen Kin;Aesthetic | 17th Dec 2017 | Listen back here:

Filtered Listening #16 Xmas 4h Special | Innov8radio | Electric Ape & Kubla Khan & Ring Modulator & Stephen Kin;Aesthetic | 17th Dec 2017 | Listen back here:

Returning for another semi-seasonal 4 hour special, with Ring Modulator, Kubla Khan, Electric Ape and Stephen Kin;Aesthetic delivering the usual variety of tracks in rotation...

1. Albert King - Santa Claus Wants Some Loving [1982 Re, Stax] {K;A}
2. The Meters - Look-Ki Py Py [2001 Re, Rhino] {K;A}
3. Velly Joonas - Stopp Seisku Aeg [1983, Frotee] {KK}
4. Linda di Franco - TV Scene [1985, WEA] {KK}
5. Imagination - Just An Illusion (Dub) [1983, R&B Records] {EA}
6. Soft Hair - A Good Sign [2016, Weird World] {EA}
7. Paul Blackford - Illusion [2017, CPU] {RM}
8. Golden Teacher - Spiritron [2017, No Luscious Life / Golden Teacher Records] {RM}

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Filtered Listening #13 | Innov8radio | Scaramanga Silk & Stephen Kin;Aesthetic | 24th September 2017 | Listen back here:

Filtered Listening #13 | Innov8radio | Scaramanga Silk & Stephen Kin;Aesthetic | 24th September 2017 | Listen back here:

Great to have Scaramanga Silk join us for this month’s Filtered Listening, a regular at the label and a seasoned selector, he treats us to a few exclusive...

1. Hugh Masekela - Mama (Metro Area Birthday Dub [2003, Verve] {K;A}
2. Bumba Massa - Mbanda Akoma Television [1982, Disco Stock] {K;A}
3. Mo Kolours - Axum (Forthcoming) [2017, 22a] {SS}
4. The Pioneers - Papa Was A Rolling Stone [2017 Re, Attack / Trojan] {SS}
5. Paul Piot Et Son Orchestre - Le Ciel Est-Il A Vendre ? [2009 Re, Chappell] {K;A}
6. Babla - Babla's Theme [1983, Music India] {K;A}
7. The Unknown Stuntman - Leave This Heaven [Exclusive] (Unreleased) {SS}
8. Joe Armon-Jones & Maxwell Owin - Easy Now [2017, YAM] {SS}

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Filtered Listening #12 | Innov8radio | Readsy & Stephen Kin;Aesthetic | 20th August 2017 | Listen back here:

Filtered Listening #12 | Innov8radio | Readsy & Stephen Kin;Aesthetic | 20th August 2017 | Listen back here:

A pleasure to have Colin 'Readsy' Read along to renew this well-worn DJ pairing, continuing that August weekends' Pride atmosphere with a bright opening flare of boogie, disco & pop-funk...

1. Jody Watley - Dont You Want Me [1987, MCA] {K;A}
2. Alton Edwards - I Just Wanna (Spend Some Tim With You) [1989, Streetwave] {K;A}
3. Shirley Murdoch - Truth Or Dare [1986, Elektra] {R}
4. Unlimited Touch - Feel The Music [1981, Prelude] {R}
5. Sister Sledge - Lost In Music (Special 1984 Nile Rodgers Remix) [1984, WEA] {K;A}
6. Patti Austin - Gonna Be Special [1984, Qwest] {K;A}
7. Zapp - It Doesn’t Really Matter [1985, Warner] {R}
8. BB&Q - Dreamer [1985, Cooltempo] {R}

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Filtered Listening #11 | Innov8radio | Stephen Kin;Aesthetic | 23rd July 2017 | Listen back here:

Filtered Listening #11 | Innov8radio | Stephen Kin;Aesthetic | 23rd July 2017 | Listen back here:

Back recording in Brighton for July with a solo selection, pulling together a fairly random stack of records for another as-it-happens mix, purposefully dotted with a few choice discoveries, finds and digs from this year so far including...

1. Black Flower - Artifacts [2017, Zephyrs / SDBan]
2. The Sunshot Band - Oversize Dub [2016 Re, Pressure Sounds]
3. Antibalas - Him Belly No Go Sweet [2012, Daptone]
4. Auntie Flo - Rainfall on Red Earth [2017, Sofrito]
5. Elsa Hewitt - Snow White Lily [2017, EH / Self Released]
6. Midori Takada - Trompe-l’œil [2017 Re, WRWTFWW]
7. Joni Mitchell - Shadows and Light [1975, Elektra / Asylum]
8. Grip Tight - Love’s Gone [2016, Musclemilk]

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Filtered Listening #10 | Innov8radio | Simon Electric Ape & Ben Kubla Khan | 18th June 2017 | Listen back here:

Filtered Listening #10 | Innov8radio | Simon Electric Ape & Ben Kubla Khan | 18th June 2017 | Listen back here:

Simon Electric Ape & Ben Kubla Khan take over for the 1st anniversary of Filtered Listening, and what a glowing selection they regale us with, back to back all-vinyl riffing in the moment...

  1. Steve Miller Band - Macho City [1981, Mercury] {EA}
  2.  The Leather Nun - F.F.A. [1983, Subterranean] *STRONG LANGUAGE* {KK}
  3.  Jeaniee Hoffman - Sing Hallelujah [1964 , Capitol] {KK}
  4.  Lalo Schiffren - Quiet Village [1976, CTI] {EA}
  5.  James Last - I Can't Move No Mountains [1975, Polydor] {EA}
  6.  Baden Powell - Baixo de Pau [1961, Philips] {KK}
  7.  Fatnotronic - Super Sexy [2017, Hello Sailor] {KK}
  8.  Sothy - Lam Seung Bang Fai (Shelter's Edit) [2017, Akuphone] {EA}

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Filtered Listening #7 | Innov8radio | Kubla Khan & Stephen Kin;Aesthetic | 19th Feb 2017 | Listen back here:

Filtered Listening #7 | Innov8radio | Kubla Khan & Stephen Kin;Aesthetic | 19th Feb 2017 | Listen back here:

See & Listen again:

Filtered Listening VII: 19/02/17

on Innov8 Radio w/ Kubla Khan & Kin;Aesthetic

  1. Killer Watts - We Can Work It Out / Hey Jude [1974, Pye] {K;A}
  2. Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein - She'll Kill You [2016, Invada] {K;A}
  3. Lata Mangeshkar - Ae Phansa [1972, EMI] {KK}
  4. DJ Slungshot - Aint Got No Time [2016, PNB] {KK}
  5. Jazzanova - Another Fine Day (Doctor Rockit Vocal Itch Remix ) [2002, JCR / Dope-A-Rope] {K;A}
  6. Stylistics - It's Too Late [1972, Avco] {K;A}
  7. Dionne Warwick - You're Gonna Need Me [1973, Warner] {KK}
  8. Young Wold - Kabuki (Spiritual Version) [2016, Themes For Great Cities] {KK}

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Filtered Listening #4 | Innov8radio | Stephen Kin;Aesthetic | 16th Oct 2016 | Listen back here:

Filtered Listening #4 | Innov8radio | Stephen Kin;Aesthetic | 16th Oct 2016 | Listen back here:

Stephen Kin;Aesthetic brings a 2hour freeform selection on Innov8 inc. a few Brighton trax and another preview cut from the forthcoming K-A-R release, E.I.E. / 1.2 EP ...

See & Listen again:

  1. Black Uhuru - Sponji Reggae (Disco Mix)(Prod. by Sly & Robbie) [1981, Island]
  2. Funkapolitan - Understandably Flattering (Prod. by August Darnell) [1981, London]
  3. Elvis Costello - Watching the Detectives [1977, Stiff]
  4. The Invisible - Generational (Raw Version) [2012, Ninja Tune]
  5. Lifetones - For a Reason [2016 reissue, Light In The Attic]
  6. Abel Lima - Stebo Cu Anabela [2016 reissue, Analog Africa]
  7. Farafina - Samba [1989, VeraBra]
  8. Alphabets Heaven - Party [2015, WotNot]

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Filtered Listening #2 | Innov8radio | Kubla Khan & Kin;Aesthetic | 17th July 2016 | Listen back here:

Filtered Listening #2 | Innov8radio | Kubla Khan & Kin;Aesthetic | 17th July 2016 | Listen back here:

Kubla Khan & Kin;Aesthetic back to back (2x2) on Innov8 radio for last Sunday eve's blow-out of outernational rhythms, gritty beats and, well, see / hear for yourself...

  1.  A.K. Paul - Landcruisin'
  2.  Badbadnotgood - Structure No.3
  3.  Yusef Lateef - Love Theme from Spartacus
  4.  Bittoua & Fajt - Kamen
  5.  Beak> - Lulsgate
  6.  DJ Firmeza - Alma Do Meu Pai
  7.  LL - Ombu
  8.  Nora Dean - Angie La La

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Filtered Listening | Innov8radio | Ring Modulator & Kin;Aesthetic | 19th June 2016 | Listen again here:

Filtered Listening | Innov8radio | Ring Modulator & Kin;Aesthetic | 19th June 2016 | Listen again here:

A tentative start with a little mic wrangling, hopefully the selection made up for mumblings / ramblings, with hints of Adam Modulator's 5:5:5:, loads a hot music and some upfront exclusives from forthcoming Va: E.I.E. / 1.2.

Here's what featured over the 2 hours...

  1. Barry White - Ghetto Letto
  2. Maze - Twilight
  3. DMX Krew - Didn't I?
  4. Roisin Murphy - In Sintesi
  5. Rekid - 85 Space
  6. Blackbeard - Electrocharge
  7. Burnt Friedmann / Daniel Dodd-Ellis - Skies Okay Blue

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