TOP BILLIN & SHARKSLAYER @ Hitto, Turku from Top Billin on Vimeo. We had super fun times in Turku last weekend. Big up to the Hitto guys and Turkulaiset party people! Plus me and Pushups shred Turku’s indoor skatepark Cube. Skate or die! More pictures here and after the jump.
SHINE 2009 – HIGHER from SHINE 2009 on Vimeo. Lot’s of interesting things happening in Finland right now. Two weeks ago we had our Plump Bisquit release party and there were two other release parties on the same week (Hannulelauri & Dinosauruxia). Villa Nah release party is next week. Go Finland. Here’s a video from … Continue Reading »
As we got the Philly talk started with the P.I.R. news, here’s some nice Philly low tempo disco from the group Sweet Thunder. Not a huge classic or anything but it’s as nice as ice hockey. Sweet Thunder – Everybody’s Singin’ Love Songs (320K) (mediafire)
Philadelphia International Records was set on fire, damn. They don’t know yet how big the damages are. Artists like Teddy Pendergrass (RIP), MFSB, Lou Rawls Patti LaBelle and The Jacksons have recorded on P.I.R.
As it was said earlier “This is indeed as you say a co-sign!!! Love this and it starts my new Dj mix that will be circulating the web soon!” -SINDEN Plump Bisquit is the opening track on Sinden‘s new podcast on The Kool Kids Podcast Klub series. Check the tracklist and download the mix here. … Continue Reading »
Here’s some deep NY house from the year 1989. The 12″ is pretty over priced (50€ what what). Nevertheless I’m enjoying the vibe (tribal chants etc) in this one. The tribal/world/african vibe house used to sound way different back then — A little perspective for all of you yougsters up in the blogosphere lol. No … Continue Reading »
Time to round-house-kick-start the weekend with this gem from KMD. Classic rap, perfect for fridays. Helsinki people remember to check out our boys Yo! Kuudes Linja Raps 3 years anniversary at Kuudes Linja this saturday. KMD – Who Me? (320K) (mediafire)
Noppa 005 aka Desto EP is out today. Support the man, witness how “Finns do it better” and cop the vinyl or digital e.g. on Juno. Blackdown : “Absolute Noppa!” Joker : “2 words – Goon Music.” Headhunter : “This one been a mainstay in my sets for months now, Noppa providing the usual sickness!” … Continue Reading »
Here’s another disco / new wave tune for you to enjoy. If Wally Badarou isn’t familiar to you, let’s put him on the map: Worked with such artists like Grace Jones, Herbie Hancock & Joe Cocker plus he has done some keyboard work for Level 42. Wally Badarou – Chief Inspector (320K) (mediafire)
Here’s some pics from our Månns Do It Better pt.1 night. Exposing young talent, partying your ass off, Team Young Helsinki. Thx Clap Dance and Just Paha guys, I had a lot fun hosting this event. More pics after the jump!
This song is a straight up classic and has one of the most disturbing covers of all time. What the hell is going on in there and why is that dude doing some pommel horse moves on the bathtub? Maybe the guy who worked on this one should team up with us for the 2010 … Continue Reading »
Here’s a edit of Eric Miller’s It’s The Groove. Found the original on Dance Mania Presents Future Sounds of Chicago and thought this one needs some modernising. Chicago sound is in the groove again thanks to the names like Azari & III among others. Enjoy the edit. Eric Miller – It’s The Groove (Tane Lee … Continue Reading »
Come and get my love – Baresi by Baresi Here’s a cool edit of Starpoint – It’s All Yours by Baresi. You can also find edits of Talking Heads, Sharon Redd and this Imagination gem on his Soundcloud. Dimitri From Paris also had a cool dubbed out version of this song. Imagination – Changes (320K) … Continue Reading »
Well Christmas season is officially over and 2010 has been around for almost a week. Great things and good vibes. Here’s a lil something from Gary Burton’s Good Vibes LP. Check also Las Vegas Tango from the same LP. Gotta love that vibraphone sound. Gary Burton – Vibrafinger (320K) (mediafire)
Here’s some pics from the End Of Mankind NYE @ Kuudes Linja. The party was great, thanks to the party people, Lahti Round Boys and 2009. Unfortunately I could document only the first two hours before my battery went out.. If yall got any tips and / or cool stuff about Lumix LX-3, please share. … Continue Reading »
Ho ho ho, merry dubsteppy Christmas. Here’s a bit different kind of xmas jingle for your playlist. For some xmas Raps, hit the Anonymous’ blog. Bong – It’s Santa (320K) (mediafire)
FEMME EN FOURRURE – PLUMP BISQUIT from Top Billin on Vimeo. Here’s Femme En Fourrure‘s new music video. Directed by Miika Lommi, check out his excellent Zebra And Snake “Colors” video also.
This week I went to buy some records at Anonymous‘ crib. Found some damn good vinyl and I wish I’d have had like a million euros with me. Here’s one of them, I’ll be posting some more vinyl rips soon. Fred Falke and Alan Braxe sampled this one on their Running’s Intro song. All you … Continue Reading »
Jinder‘s Youth Blood EP is out now. The EP includes remixes from Sharkslayer, Rico Tubbs, Bok Bok, 12th Planet & Flinch, Squire Of Gothos and Chateau LaTeuf. It has already rushed to the top spots on the Junodownload’s Bestseller charts. Go and buy it here and download the free Trouble & Bass promo mixtape including … Continue Reading »
It’s getting dark here in Helsinki, not really any sunshine during the day. Fortunately we got starlight. Nice song from a Dutch girl quartet from the year 1982. Also check out the sax in Risque’s Burn It Up, MR D.J.. Risque – Starlight (320K) (mediafire)
Thee Mike B is playing tonite in Helsinki (check the info below). Also check out Mike’s new project’s, Camo UFOs’, remixes if you haven’t done that yet.
DJ Ayres of The Rub is joining us @ Redrum this Friday. It’s an YO! Raps event, so get ready for some of the best raps and jams. Big weekend coming! Facebook Event The Rub – Loads & Loads of mp3s (The Rub)
Florence and The Machine’s You Got The Love XX Remix (one of the most hyped songs of Autumn) gets a nice remake by our Finnish brethern, the power duo Renaissance Man. And all this in a quality aiff form, nice. Florence And The Machine – You’ve Got The Love (XX remix) (Renaissance Man edit) (aiff) … Continue Reading »
Nadastrom is coming to Helsinki this saturday, slaying the dancefloor with Sharkslayer. Check the video and let the ironpumping madness begin.
Last saturday at Siltanen with Smalltown DJs and Lifesaver party at Kuudes Linja was amazing. Thx Canadian homies. I’ve never seen a vibe like that at Siltanen, pics coming soon. Gavin Watson’s Raving ’89 photo exhibiton is coming to Helsinki so now it’s time to look in to the phuture — A very nice Chicago … Continue Reading »
Helsinki 78-82‘s Cruisin on Eli‘s & Stretch‘s tight radio show Delancey Music Service on EVR. Listen here.
Once again it’s time for the perculator, afroperculator that is. This is an anonymous producer edit of the Chicago house classic with some sweet afrofunk flavour (as you can probably tell from the title). Enjoy. VA – Afroperculator (320K) (mediafire)
I’ve been enjoying Ghostface’s new album which is a light spot in the modern rap game. So I thought to post some really good rap here. This is some nice rare goodness, thanks to Fiskars for the vinyl rip. Nenis also gave thumbs up for this one when we were playing last Saturday. Heartbeat Brothers … Continue Reading »
Here’s a halloween tune for you, Carter Burwell’s Scream of Love which is a theme song from Psycho III. Even though we don’t celebrate halloween like in the U.S. and every radiostation isn’t blasting Monster Mash. Check this one too to get your freak on. Carter Burwell – Scream of Love (320K) (Mediafire)
Sunday has been great thanks to last night’s awesome party at Kuudes linja (thanks to everybody who showed up and supported our bball team) and today’s victorious football match. Here’s something that I found when I was going through some Nine 2 Five record crates at the studio. Hopefully it’ll make your Sunday and the … Continue Reading »
I’m starting to recover from last nights horrible football matches and begin to craft my set for the Saturday’s party. From football do bball, big sports week going on. I’m gonna do an old school / hip house set and I came across with this one when going through my records. Mario Diaz And The … Continue Reading »
I’ll be hitting the Basso airwaves at 6 pm (GMT +2) today with the local dj hero Pirkka. Tune in and check out the latest & the greatest plus some classics.
Me and Pushups did a quick demo / representing type of trip to Jyväskylä last friday. The afterparty was on a boat and Pushups didn’t get seasick, win. Here’s a house tune from mr yacht rock himself. Thanks to Pirkka for the 12″ vinylrip. Michael McDonald – All We Need (320K) (Mediafire)
It’s raining like hell and I’m sitting at school doing a presentation on reflection and refraction, sigh. Moodymann on Gilles Peterson 2007 made my day yesterday and hopefully it’ll work today as well. Here’s some more Moodymann smoothness, get ready for the winter. Fun fact about this 12″: “This is a reissue of KDJ 5. … Continue Reading »
“Fortunately” not all is digital nowadays, so this is a heads up for all you vinyljunkies out there. Mark E put together a new label called Merc and it’s gonna be a vinyl only type of label. Gots to respect that. Go get the vinyl here and download the file below to preview. Hit me … Continue Reading »
I’m starting to get into the production game (thanks to Pushups) so here’s a little treat for yall. If you are familiar with the original version, I can assume that you agree with me when I say that this one needed some kick. Fiskars said “that’s a remix yo” but I’m putting it in the … Continue Reading »
No horrorcore rappers but horror disco. I missed Bottin‘s gig here in Helsinki, damn, but at least I can enjoy the album till the next time. Also check the Cosmic Balearic Beast Vol 2 compilation. Finland’s very own Roberto Rodriguez and many other great names there. Bottin – Disco For The Devil (192K) (zshare) Get … Continue Reading »
Me and Pushups have been enjoying the the last summery days in our local skateparks and we’ve had some really rad seshs. Pushups has been kicking it old school with sum no comply tails and I’ve been mastering some new flat ground trciks (the berrics anyone?). Here’s a skatemovie classic from Shorty’s Fullfill the Dream. … Continue Reading »
U-tern made my day with his Lifelike megapost last week and now I’m trying to make this day work. Back to school week sucks but Dcup doesn’t. From Germany to Down Under and from pan flutes to saxophones disco sounds good. Pablo Calamari – I Bought My Wife On The Blackmarket (Dcup Remix) (320K) (zshare)