Bass Sounds Better With You — Vol 2 by Heikki @ Top Billin What the hell just happened? Here’s a brand new mixtape from yours truly aka myself DJ Flipperi. I’m playing this Friday at Bassment in Helsinki with Arch Of Neo (Teeth & Non Person, you know Teeth, right?) and Smoodymann. Forward thinking dance music … Continue Reading »
It’s also 19 years from Arthur Russell’s death today. MP3 Joel Gibb – That’s Us / Wild Combination (Ge.tt) And 14 since Kurt Cobain’s death! – Nenis
For those who dont know Hitto is a montly club night in Turku. Its one of the best in whole country. Every single time they have a proper thing going down and every single time im making it from the after party straight to breakfast. Doesn’t happen as often as it used to do, u … Continue Reading »
We close the week with an unreleased jungle mix by me and Kalle (aka Koobra). This was the first track we did together. Its a remix for local reggae star Raappana and features another local don, Paarma. Erb anthem inna de proper throwback fashion. MP3 Raappana ft Paarma : Sensimilla (Kaleb & DJ Pinball Jungle … Continue Reading »
Nenis is right about Shy FX. He has always been the don… with some serious cross-over moves from the video above to his last album, together with his long time partner T Power. Funny fact about about the guy is that he was working for S.O.U.R. for a less than a week and got fired … Continue Reading »
Jungle always had big influence from hip-hop. When hip-hop producers took their samples from original records, junglists often sampled the same thing from hip-hop records. Credit to Ayres, 15 years later things can also turn the other way. Few of my not so obvious choices on this topic. Took me a moment to clean the … Continue Reading »
Our friends and studio neighbours Uusi Fantasia (DJ PP, Vilunki & Ercola) just released their second album. Sold out release party tonight at J-Laini’s “Hump Day” in Club YK. First single from the album is out too, featuring vocals from Eirik Bøe (aka that dude from Kings Of Convinience with the hardest name ever to pronounce) … Continue Reading »
Good news is that Camo UFOs “Kool & Deadly EP” is out now and it will definately not be the last jungle release on the label. Good news is also that we re celebrating it with a lil “Jungle Week” here in Top Billin blog. Briefly…. Jungle was born in the beginning of nineties when … Continue Reading »
New website is slowly taking its shape. Meanwhile.. our favorite rapper, artist formerly known as MF Doom, is in Helsinki tomorrow. I once got asked is he a better rapper or producer. Im still not sure about the answer. He handles both amazingly well, with his own style. He is also great example how good … Continue Reading »
Found the missing piece from our music video… Driving with your balls on fire!
Ok, here we go. We ve been holding these down as specials for our DJ sets…. You know how it goes when you have a juicy remix kit and 100 directions to take the remix to. Always make a version! And this time it even comes with the dub for those who prefer their tracks … Continue Reading »
Our good friend Bert from Estonia has his new EP out on Man Recordings featuring MC G.I. and bunch of remixes from SchlachthofBronx, Bambounou, BeatLaden, Roulet and DJ S.I.N. Gets two thumbs up and support from Top Billin. And if you missed it, here s Bert’s rework of Zinc’s Jammin’ from the golden days of … Continue Reading »
Im playin a jungle set tonight at Kuudes Linja at our basketball team’s summer jam. Strictly 90s business. DJ Adder will be there too doing a very rare jungle set. Also sets from our good friends Tes La Rok ft Mindman and young gun 501. Ricu Flair and Player-Coach playing some hiphop in the beginning … Continue Reading »
All my balearic nuggets… Turku Modern starts tomorrow with outdoor pre-party by Hitto not-so-bangers. Get your facts here and see you in Turku this weekend. MP3 Delorean – Infinite Desert (Top Billin Party Edit) (320k) (MediaFire)
So now you ve heard… Swedish king is in town. Helsinki 78-82 is doing a set too. We were asked to do our Eric Prydz Top 5. Read it after the jump…
Thank you, Sheena. Moar UK business on the way… label night this saturday!
Last friday we had our last night in Redrum after almost 4 (?) great years. Ricu Flair who used to be our MC when we started the Top Billin thing back in the day had his first book presentation at the same night. Top Billin congratulates him for that and I guess that is also … Continue Reading »
A while ago we had this idea to remix something from Kid Sister’s album (which was a great pop album btw). Daydreaming had Helsinki 78-82 written all over it, but it was impossible to pull off any clean samples from the original so we ended up using only the intro part and building a whole … Continue Reading »
Latest installment by a nice gentleman from Munich — Moullinex. Now what s up with 2 L’s? Did he get a note from a certain german home electronics company, like Panasonic or Opel Bastards Panasonic back in the day or was it just for optimizing Google results? Download the mix here. And check out his … Continue Reading »
Great little overview of UK pirate radio today. Loving the sailor spirit of OG pirates.
How cool is this dude right here? Dont click the picture but this link (also available as mp3). Im a big fan of the original and this video brings it to another level. Directed by Ace Norton. Great work!
Kid Sister – Daydreaming (Helsinki 78-82 Remix) by TOP BILLIN New remix for Kid Sister. Out as soon as the snow is gone.
This dude is 16 years old. That is two more years before he starts getting into clubs. Gets a big thumb from Top Billin team. And maybe a fake ID too. Pasadenas – New Love (Funkhameleon First Love Remix) (direct link)
As the year is coming to an end, it’s time to do what most bloggers do aka. make the ‘best of the year’ lists. Here’s some tunes from each of us, not necessarily in any particular order, just tunes that we’re strongly on our playlists (there were MANY others). It has been a great year … Continue Reading »
I love Benny Sings. Somehow he manages get most of his folk in instant classic format. Here is a cover he did couple of years ago with Clara Hill. Song was originally written by Kenny Loggins for his christmas album. Michael McDonald made a version too. For his christmas album, of course. Have a merry … Continue Reading »
This has got to be the all-time no 1 christmas hit for almost every dj out there. If these guys would have only known how big they gonna go with this, they would have propably put a little more effort on the cover. Each christmas, is it a mall or a bar, there s somebody … Continue Reading »
This one comes with a little delay… i was hoping to make a megapost with the brand new video that is still waiting for the final touch. Our friend Neoteric asked us to do a mixtape for the White Light mixtape series. So here it comes as 16 in the series, with some familiar names … Continue Reading »
What can a man say about DJ Dealer except his bassline and vocal arrangements are second to none. How can something so plastic be so good. So playing this tonite. Note to self, do not read bio. DJ Dealer – Whatcha Gonna Do (Top Billin comedy jams edit) (320K) (Zshare)
Alppilan Koris is the name of our basketball team. Season started last saturday and we’re celebrating it tomorrow. Everybody come, bring your playa moves, support your local heros and show your home team some love. Everything from hiphop to house music and most definetly these two dubstep tunes. Mark Pritchard & Keith Om’mas – Wind … Continue Reading »
Summer is over here. When winter comes i hope to find some time to sit down with the only proper video game i ve played in past five years.
CFCF is back, Memory Cassette is on fire right now with their dream pop and there s some limited edition vinyls for those who are worried about pension funds. Weird Tapes blog keeps you posted. And today i’m fine… Weird Cassette – Last One Awake (CFCF Version) (320K) (MediaFire)
AlKo indoor season starts today! JStar – S’biggadan… (320K) (MediaFire)
Wanted to say thanks everybody who came down to Redrum last friday. Had an excellent night full of some crazy disco stuff. Thanks to that my monday felt pretty cosmic too. I also managed to loose my jacket. Twice. Some pretty cosmic shit… Next Helsinki 78-82 DJ-set will be at the Lifelike night. Same spot, … Continue Reading »
Let s cut the crap for a second and listen what Puffy has to say about dj-culture these days. DJ Hell – The DJ ft P. Diddy (320K) (MediaFire)
I m packing my records and ready to go to Kallio where we have our Music People night in Siltanen. Yes, records cause this place is strictly vinyl. But it suits me cause i still buy vinyl. In the end of the day that IS the best way to make sure you ll get the … Continue Reading »
Good old DJhistory.com just put out a remix album by bunch of interesting names. Read the story about originals here. My picks are these spaced out takes by Peter Herbert and Leo Zero (this one i had to trim a little for the last set). Also available on vinyl! Make sure you check out exclusive Secret Weapons series at … Continue Reading »
Midsummer is a big thing in most of the countries by the Baltic Sea. And it s a beautiful thing (not counting those ones who end up in bad statistics over estimating their swimming skills… or something), once you spend it here you ll get it. Everyone’s gone to countryside. Only few taxis pass my … Continue Reading »
Weekend is over. “Mapa” finished. All the paperwork seems to be in order. Time to lay back for a short moment and start planning the next episode. Jon Hopkins – Light Through The Veins (320K) (MediaFire)
What s up with all those silly lyrics in 2009? How about this one? One of the biggest tunes this year for sure. But right now i m all about out of context title track from Peaches’ latest album, inna de epic summer vibes fashion. Big thanks to everybody who showed up in Kaivopuisto last … Continue Reading »