Tuesday, September 29, 2009


I just had to thieve this one from true-schoolers Cheebah when I saw it today; some of you will be familiar with the footage from RTE's 'Reeling In The Years' series - hence the odd soundtrack. 1984 was the year when I, and everyone I knew, got serious about b-boying - for some reason hip hop became a vital force for many of us born in the 70s, thanks largely to the fact that we practically all knew someone older who was working on Thatcher's building sites, and they always returned home at christmas with cassettes - Morgan Khan's streetsounds, Kiss FM and the rest. When hip hop became trendy, then a joke, and then mainstream in the 90s, most of us had settled into whatever aspect of the elements we were most comfortable with, but had moved on. Still it was a genuine subculture of the estates and outskirts, visible to the rest of the population only on saturday afternoons in town and city centres. Much respect to The Dizzy Footwork Crew, wherever they are now. Those Nike suits were 1984's confirmation money for many of us kids. The new ones are a pale imitation.

Monday, September 28, 2009


Yeah, fucking gutted. Musical hero of mine Lady Chann was in Dublin city on saturday night, and I missed it. Bleahh.

FACT 87 - Noodles

Big Up Noodles on the latest installment in the FACT series - on this mix one of the busiest tweeters out there takes us back to the dawn of the decade. It's still warm enough to open the windows and blare out these memories across your respective cities, which is just what I'm about to do. Garage. Sigh.

Download HERE.


01 4hero - Hold It Down - (Wookie Remix)
02 Zed Bias - All Night Jam (Steve Gurley Remix)
03 Brandy & Monica - Boy is Mine (Architeches Remix)
04 Sugababes - Run for Cover (G Force Remix)
05 Headtop - The Matrix
06 East 17 - Each Time (Sunship Remix)
07 Frankie Paul - Kissing Game (Large Joints Remix)
08 Troublesome - DJ Luck & Shy Cookie Remix
09 After Party (Promo)
10 Zoom & DBX - Comin Again (Promo)
11 If Your Girl Knew (Promo)
12 Confetti (Promo)
13 G.O.D (Promo)
14 Dub-a-holics - Just in Case (Promo)
15 Roots manua & MJ Cole (Promo)
16 Steve Gurley - Lessons in Love (Promo)
17 Midnight Caller (Promo)
18 Ghetto Lovin' (Promo)
19 Lynden David - Hall (Artful dodger Remix)
20 Menta - Sounds of Da Future (Promo)
21 Groove Chronicles - 1999 (Promo)
22 Sunshine Anderson (Promo)
23 Headtop - Madshit (Promo)

Sunday, September 27, 2009

Tu-Ki - Pre-Seed Release This Friday

Anyone who knows Tuks knows that this has been a long time coming...
Fully baked and open for tasting this friday. Click HERE for a preview, thanks to Cheebah.

Scuba - Aesaunic EP

Coming in October on Hotflush.

Ben UFO - Ruffage Sessions 24/09/2009

Having been unable to reach Ben UFO in Galway a fortnight ago, I'm delighted to see he's throwing up the Ruffage Sessions again for download (its been a little while). A huge show as ever - join the thread HERE if you want any track id's...and you will...


Gon - Riddance

More new sounds from Gon - some nice broken house vibes from one of my favourite Dublin producers. Expect more soon....

Elijah & Skilliam - 24 Hours In The Life

Elijah and Skilliam of Butterz keeping well busy these days...be sure to download the 24 Hours In The Life mini-mix over HERE - lots of nice newness on this one.

The Heatwave - Funky Bashment Mix

The Heatwave keep the torch lit for the perfect link-up that is bashment and funky with this special podcast for XLR8R. After a summer of great Heatwave specials on Rinse FM, it's nice to have so many of them in one mix. This one's going to be on repeat till spring I reckon..

Download the podcast from XLR8R


01 Natalie Storm - Intro
02 Lady Chann - Kill a Soundboy Fast (Heatwave Special) (Fugitive Riddim)
03 Maxwell D - Text Text Text (Fugitive Riddim)
04 Warrior Queen - Every Stiff John (Heatwave Special) (Nitro Riddim)
05 Vybz Kartel - Tek Buddy (DJ Shredah Refix) (Different Riddim)
06 Vybz Kartel & Spice - Ramping Shop (DJ Shredah Refix) (Different Riddim)
07 Ms. Dynamite - Bad Gyal (Bad Gyal Riddim)
08 Assassin - Idiot Sound Dat (Heatwave Refix) (Bad Gyal Riddim)
09 Natalie Storm - Play Di Ting (Heatwave Special) (Worker Riddim)
10 YT - Innit (Heatwave Special) (Dirty Rag Riddim)
11 Doctor - Go Down (Inflation Riddim)
12 Aidonia - Bounce (Inflation Riddim)
13 Maxwell D - Bandolero (Jumeirah II Riddim)
14 Natalie Storm - Jumeirah (Heatwave Special) (Jumeirah Riddim)
15 Bunji Garlin - Fire Now (Mr. Leub Refix) (Jumeirah Riddim)
16 Lady Chann - Run England (Jumeirah Riddim)
17 Maxwell D - Mad MD (Jumeirah Riddim)
18 Mavado & Busy Signal - Badman Place (Heatwave Refix) (Badman Riddim)
19 Riko Dan - Ice Rink (Heatwave VIP) (Ice Rink Riddim)
20 Ninjaman & Bounty Killer - Bad Boy Nuh Cub Scout (Heatwave Refix) (Hey Bongo Riddim)
21 Buju Banton - Batty Rider (Heatwave Refix) (Hey Bongo Riddim)
22 Shabba Ranks - Ting a Ling (Heatwave Refix) (Hey Bongo Riddim)
23 Buju Banton - Bogle (Heatwave Refix) (Hey Bongo Riddim)
24 Shystie - Pull It (Heatwave Special) (Pull It Riddim)
25 Tifa - Nuh Good (Heatwave Special) (Dirty Trumpet Riddim)
26 Busy Signal - Da Style Deh (Heatwave Refix) (Dirt Salsa Riddim)
27 Rubi Dan - Funky Dip (Heatwave Special) (Buss It Riddim)
28 Busy Signal - Step Out (Mosca Refix) (Frontline Riddim)
29 Lady Chann - War (King Riddim)
30 Mirikal - We Don't Play
31 Sean Paul - Temperature (Heatwave Refix) (Sirens Riddim)
32 Stush - We Nuh Run (Sirens Riddim)
33 Doctor - UK Funky Dancehall

Saturday, September 26, 2009

Last Night 25/09/2009

Don't forget tonight if you're around Dublin City....

Friday, September 25, 2009

This Saturday

Join us this saturday night @The Melody Bar Dublin 1. Will there be Funkstep?

To warm up beforehand, I'll be live on Ustream tonight from 9pm for those who can't afford to go out/are confined to the gaff.

DJ H.U.D. - Fly In My Hand

Another fine mix from H.U.D. courtesy of the bodymusik blog. Have a listen below, and check this too if you missed it.


- ACHUDI "Adabala C64"
- H.U.D. "Kakao Riddim"
- DIGITAL MYSTIKZ "Pathways (Doc Daneeka remix)"
- MOODYMANN "Freaky Lil Mama"
- AFROJACK "Cool (remix)"
- LOCO DICE "Pimp Jackson Is Talkin' Now (Luciano remix)"
- ROBERT HOOD "Resurrection"
- BRACKLES "Sutorito Faita"
- COOLY G "Jus Wanna (dubplate)"
- I.D. & SKINNZ "The Blues"
- KIKI "Good Voodoo"
- DJ Q feat. SAVANNAH "Got It Started (T57 Remix)"
- SHORTSTUFF "A Rustling"
- ZED BIAS "Neighborhood 09 (MJ Cole remix)"
- DJ ZNOBIA "Ponto"
- DJ ZNOBIA "Ma Batem"
- JOY ORBISON "Wet Look"

Monday, September 21, 2009

Greena - BBC Radio 1 Mix

Don't sleep on Greena. 'Actual Pain/Tenzado' coming soon on Applepips.



01 stush - riddem siren
02 unknown - uptown white label
03 bok bok - ripe banana
04 greena - actual pain
05 greena - maracay (hard house banton rmx)
06 geeneus - into the future
07 brackles - rawkus
08 lighter - skanker
09 DBC - promises (roska rmx)
10 the debonair one ft charlie rene - real bitch roll call
11 untold - never went away
12 karizma - necessary madness
13 greena - tenzado

Princess Nyah - Big Boys (Official)

LHF - Keepers Of The Light Vol 1

Here's the first installment in a new series of mixes from the LHF/United Vibes family, one of the most consistent crews out there; underground, unique and with serious weight and depth in the music they create and play. Check it below.



01 Solar Man- Cerafin
02 No Fixed Abode- Flowers
03 Solar Man- Cold Hearted
04 Low Density- New Gun
05 Amen Ra- Hidden Life Force
06 Amen Ra feat. Double Helix - Song to Auset
07 Low Density Matter - Definitions
08 Amen Ra - From Whence We came
09 Double Helix - Futuristic Dream
10 Double Helix - Ghost
11 Amen Ra - N22/The Aves
12 Double Helix - The Possibilities 2009
13 Double Helix - Black Ops
14 Amen Ra - Unknown Sources
15 Amen Ra and Double Helix - God Walk
16 No Fixed Abode - Static

Sunday, September 20, 2009

Last Night 19/09/2009

Here's last night's fun and games - with occassional Benny Hill-style bandwidth problems. Next one soon enough.

Saturday, September 19, 2009

Standard Yardcast #2

This evening from 6pm till 9, we're doing the second official Standard Yardcast.

Tonight its Me, DJ Halfdutch and special guest Gon - check 'The Rhythm' below.

We're also on Raidio Na Life from 9pm till 10.30 GMT too - but it will be a repeat broadcast. If you want to check it you can do so HERE.
If you're in the greater Dublin area, lock on to 106.4 FM.

Click HERE for tonights yardcast, 6pm GMT.

Thursday, September 17, 2009


Jesus. I'd given up on the whole SHITE tag idea, but every now and then some kid produces the goods. Antares stock goes lower.

#update - i kid u not

##update - more hype

Oneman Autumn Mix




01 Vangelis - Love Theme
02 Fat Freddy's Drop - Cay's Crays [Digital Mystikz Remix]
03 Distance - Saints n Sinners
04 D1 - Joy
05 Pattie Blingh & The Akebluan 5 - Brother:The Point [2562 Remix]
06 Skream - Hitch
07 Scuba - Dream
08 Clouds - Protecting Hands pt. 1
09 Unknown - Alicia
10 D1 - I'm Loving
11 2000F & JKamata - You Don't Know What Love Is
12 Darkstar - Saytar
13 Zomby - Test Me For A Reason
14 Mala - Forgive

Tuesday, September 15, 2009


Monday, September 7, 2009

D12 Yardcast 12/09/2009

You (no doubt) have, if you are on twitter, encountered the term #yardcast. First I heard of it was DJ Oneman's transmissions from his gaff via UStream, and a recent high point was Bok Bok's Birthday Yardcast a little while back...

This being Ireland, we are bereft of original ideas, but we know when to jump on a good one and have some fun with it. So, this Saturday we're temporarily ditching the regular FM Broadcast - instead you can catch us streaming live from 6pm till the wee hours, hopefully playing a variety of decent sounds. After an absolutely shit summer weather-wise, we're having an Indian Summer of sorts this week, and as its the mott's birthday we're firing up the barbecue along with the turntables to celebrate. If you're about, drop in - if not, drop in on Ustream. If you want to chat with us through the broadcast, sign up to Twitter if you haven't already...

September 12th 2009 from 6 PM (GMT)

Click Here For The Yardcast

Unfortunately, Tu-Ki can't make it this time due to other commitments, but if all goes well sure we'll do it again and rope the local DMC champ back in. Who (we hope) will be joining us over the course of the night includes DMC champ DJ Mek, All City Records
DJ OB, Power FM/Wobble/Bassbin's Don Rosco, Space2Pace/Reach's
RickyForce, the man behind the counter at Freebird Records DJ Gon, Alphabet Set main man T-Woc, and of course the residents of Standard Radio and club night, DJ Halfdutch, Konspiracy, Sub One and Me.

Saturday Night - Ben UFO

Anyone lucky to be hovering around the west coast this weekend would be well advised to make their way down to The Warwick in Galway for the return of The Craic Pipe to the city of tribes. The man behind it all, Section5, will be joined by Micky (see post below) and none other than Hessle Audio co-founder and top selector Ben UFO. Info HERE.

This Friday @REACH

Ok, it's only monday but here's one to look forward to this coming friday - catch the man himself Quest along with Naked Lunch's Micky down in the basement at REACH. More info HERE.

Sunday, September 6, 2009

Last Night 05/09/2009

Here's the audio from last night's show - we had some problems with the amps cutting out in the studio, but most of the night's mix has been salvaged. You can have a listen below if you missed it.

Next Saturday we won't be doing the radio thing; instead we'll be dipping our toes into the world of USTREAM in a special web-only broadcast. More info on that soon...


Friday, September 4, 2009

Thursday, September 3, 2009

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Standard Crew On 106.4 FM Saturday

We had a break from the radio last week because of Standard#2, so this saturday night we're looking forward to a cheap night in, in the rain-free confines of Raidio Na Life. This week PCP is away again, so we'll be rolling the tunes out from 9pm GMT till midnight, in an extended audio binge. We're on 106.4 on the FM for those in the greater Dublin area. There's also the livestream, which usually works..

You can text the show on (+353)0866001064, or tweet HERE. Shout us in English/Irish, we will respond.

This week's line-up:

DJ Halfdutch
Sub One

Show repeats Monday at midnight GMT 07/09/09.

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

First Freeman Of Ennis

Kode 9 - LuckyMe Mix

Opening with Sa-ra and closing with Sun-Ra, Kode 9's mix for Glasgow's LuckyMe also contains two of my (probably) favourite tunes of all time. Best to just ignore the fact that its september again, and enjoy a great selection.



01 Sa-ra - Dirty Beauty
02 Prince - The Ballad of Dorothy Parker
03 Kleer - Intimate Connection
04 Cameo - Back & Forth
05 Herbie Hancock - Perfect Machine
06 Slava Tsukerman - Margrets Apartment
07 The Associates - Message Oblique Speech
08 Slava Tsukerman - Night Club
09 Gosub - Last Night at the Stardust
10 Slava Tsukerman - Seduction of Vincent
11 Simonetti/Morante/Pignatelli - Tenebre
12 Simonetti/Morante/Pignatelli - Slow Circus
13 Ryuichi Sakamoto & David Sylvian - Bamboo Houses
14 Dizzee Rascal - Brand New Day
15 Sun Ra - Rocket Number Nine