Monday, March 31, 2008

DJ Mek 1988 Scratchin / B-Boy Clip

Old Schoolage all the way in a vid just uploaded by DJ Mek of him displaying his skills on JoMaxi on RTE back in '88, Dublin's millenial year. Alongside the man is pre-grey d'arcy Ray D'Arcy who can only gaze on in merry wonderment. Troop tracksuits y'all.

Mek says:

"...doin' a little scratch demo on Irish television show 'jo-maxi'.
2 copies of World Class Wreckin Cru - 'world class'.
off the streetsounds electro 9 album. :)

ridiculous fuckin hat - look like popeye
Look at the size of the damn mixer..."

In the meantime, check this excellent electro/alternative/reggae mix Mek did for 2FM, originally broadcast on a hot friday night in August '05.

Tracklist :

D.J. Mek - Look out he's Irish
Ian Brown - F.E.A.R. (unkle remix)
Ice T, Dave Storrs, The Glove - Tibetan Jam
Egyptian Lover - Egypt, Egypt
Sheila B. Devotion - Spacer
Landscape - Einstein a go-go
The Jam - Precious
The Clash - Rock the Casbah
Visage - Pleasure boys
Demon Boyz - Dett
Asher Senator - Fast Style Origination
Smiley Culture - Shan a Shan
Papa Face and Bionic Rhona - pon the Street (dub)
Papa Levi - '84-tion
Gregory Isaacs - Mind yu Diss
Shinehead - Know how fe chat
Jah Shaka - Dub Symphony
Rankin' Roger - Mono gone to stereo

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