Filed under: Acid, Electro, Electro Rock, House, Tech House, Techno | Tags: Adam Freeland, Adam Sky, Birdy Nam Nam, Boys Noize, Brodinski, D.I.M., Dada Attack, Daft Punk, David Rubato, DJ Mehdi, Djedjotronic, Green Velvet, Housemeister, Jesse Rose, Mercury, Radioclit, Sebo Sebo, Simian Mobile Disco, Solo, Soulwax, Style of Eye, The Chemical Brothers, The Faint, Tiga, VV Brown, Zombie Disco Squad, Zombie Nation, Zoo Brazil
It usually takes about a week, to conceptualise/get inspired, program the tracks plus about 5-6 tries of going at it and tighthening things up. Seems like I’m on a roll lately, do enjoy.
01. Boys Noize – Jeffer
02. Zoo Brazil and Adam Sky – Circle Jerk
03. Simian Mobile Disco – Hustler (Jesse Rose Remix)
04. Tiga – Shoes (Green Velvet Remix)
05. VV Brown – Shark In The Water (Zombie Disco Squad Remix)
06. Housemeister – Who Is That Boys
07. Solo – Afreaka
08. Tiga – Overtime
09. The Chemical Brothers – Hey Boy, Hey Girl (Soulwax Remix)
10. Birdy Nam Nam – Worried (Djedjotronic Remix)
11. Daft Punk – Oh Yeah
12. Dada Attack – Clearly Imply
13. Radioclit – Divine Gosa (Brodinski Remix)
14. Adam Freeland – Under Control (Zombie Nation Remix)
15. Style of Eye – Girls
16. The Faint – The Geeks Were Right (Boys Noize VS. D.I.M. Remix)
17. DJ Mehdi – Tunisia Bambaataa (Mercury Remix)
18. David Rubato – Circuit
Filed under: Break Beat, Club, Electro, Electro Rock, Ghetto Tech, Hip Hop, Tech House, Techno | Tags: Adam Freeland, Andy Milokanis, Diplo, Major Lazer, Switch, VV Brown, Zombie Disco Squad, Zombie Nation
Just caught the most awesome of the shitty movies that is Zombie Strippers and I’m now suffering various zombie related highs.
Filed under: Electro Rock, Electroclash, Electronica, House, Minimal, Progressive House, Synth Pop
This second song of that very incredible album is really unforgettable. It’s one of the great tunes that you won’t get sick listening to it over and over. As with all great songs, comes with these great remixes. There ya go.
The new album from Glasglow’s Errors would be out soon, and I am really liking this latest single. See there are so many dance-rock crossovers but none of them are as deep and at the same time funky like Errors. Their music is beautifully layered with their label bosses’ Mogwai sort of shoegaze/post-rock sounds, add in those very delightful disco inspired kickdrums. You will understand after you’ve heard those ambient noises going so perfectly with the funky beats. Peep the video and I’ve got the 2 latest songs.
Filed under: Electro, Electro Rock, Mash-Ups, Techno | Tags: Boys Noize, Dean Del, IDC, The Prodigy
Hope everyone had a smashing time counting down to 2009 last night. I had an awesome time with this IDC mash up of The Prodigy and Boys Noize. I can tell you, there’s nothing better than starting a brand new year raving to The Prodigy. You folks can remember IDC from last year’s Readysetglo where he played an amazing set at Zouk. Lately, he’s been busy with his new album which you can check it out here.
The Prodigy & Boys Noize – Invaders Must Dance (IDC Mixup) <—Highly Highly Recommended!!!
I’ve also got a few more Prodigy which has surfaced lately. Can’t wait for their concert come february.
Filed under: Breatbeat, Club, Electro, Electro Rock, Fidget House, French Electro, Ghetto Tech, Grime, Hip Hop, House, Italo, Krautrock, Kuduro, Kwaito, Mash-Ups, Minimal, Mixtapes, New Wave, Progressive House, Synth Pop, Tech House, Techno | Tags: Boys Noize, DJ Mehdi, Dubfire, Duke Dumont, Eine Kleine Nacht Musik, Joakim, Late of the Pier, Minilogue, Mujava, Mystery Jets, Patrice Baumel, Popof, Simian Mobile Disco, Tiga, Top 10 2008, Zyntherius
Greetings! Happiest of New Years to everyone who’ve been popping by once in awhile since this blog started somewhere during September. As of this moment, there have been 2100 clicks in the space of 3 months. I am very happy with the statistics, but most of all, I’ve been really stoked at having the opportunity to share these music that I like to everyone round the world.
Every year round this time, music bloggers all over the world would lose a whole lotta hair stressing themselves to come up with their own top 10 lists. Many people would not see the point cause almost everyone’s doing it, but I’d be doing it too because it will put a good fullstop to this great year and then have a firm reminder of songs that I’ve played over and over and over during 2008. So here it is.
Monkeyclapeducation’s 10 Best of 2008
10. Simian Mobile Disco – Run
In collabo with Nike and I’ve mentioned that it sounds really like Kraftwerk’s Tour De France, caught them this year (very happy to see them) and I went nuts when they played this one nearing the end of the set.
09. Patrice Baumel – Roar
Roar is like the best ever DJ Tool ever made. When this song’s up, I’d take a break from the banging kick drums and then close my eyes to hear it. Sometimes it sounds like trains, sometimes it sounds like V12 Engine, but it always sounds very damn good!
08. Eine Kleine Nacht Musik – La Serenissima
Riton is so underrated! And I’m dying to see his Eine Kleine Nacht Musik project get big. It will teach kids these days about every intricasy of krautrock, what made it sounds so smooth. La Serenissima has all of it.
Get it here.
07. Dj Mujava – Township Funk
Various DJs with who toured Africa regularly has been playing this one ever since 07. However, it only got released by Warp and got big in the UK this year. Been playing it non stop ever since this got into my radar!
Click here for it.
06. Tiga & Zyntherius – Sunglasses at Night (Black Devil Disco Club Mix)
The original is so mysteriously kitschy, and new up and comers Black Devil turn it into acid disco! Tiga’s so big this year together with releases of Mind Dimension and Worm, and Black Devil is really gona make the headlines, matter of when.
05. Minilogue – Jamaica (Dubfire Remix)
This track is incredibly sick. Minimal house has never ever been this good! You have to listen to the whole damn 13 minutes and count the times you orgased.
Here it is.
04. Late of the Pier – Focker (Boys Noize Terror Remix)
We’re all very thankful to Late of the Pier for single handedly killing every new raver. The idea of being in a rock band is to not conform to layman knowledge and ideas of how things should sound and LotP totally defines this idea with their incredible album. With a little help from Alex Ridha, they’ve this legendary song.
03. Mystery Jets – Two Doors Down (Duke Dumont Reconstruction)
The most incredible breakdown of 2008. And mind you, 2008 sees many songs with very awesome breakdowns. This Duke Dumont remix of Mystery Jets (dropping by sunny lil Singapore for the next RSG) beats them all by a whole full notch.
02. Dj Mehdi – Pocket Piano (Joakim Berger Remix)
Simply stirs your stomach whenever this one is played in a club. You find yourself suddenly in tights holding ray guns like science fiction movies from the 80s.
I have it here.
01. Popof – The Chomper (LSD Version)
And finally! Popof is another DJ that’s grossly underated! Allow me to emphasize it again, Popof is immensely underrated! For me, he’s songs and skills are definately up at the level of Sasha’s and Richie Hawtin’s. If you’ve stumbled across this list in anyway and never heard of Popof before in your life. I urge you to please download and have a listen!
The 5 Other That Got Very Close
C’mon it’s insane to come up with just 10 songs with my shortlist having close to 60 songs, so here’s the 5 other that should’ve made it but didn’t.
Sebo Sebo’s 2008 Best Work
In no particular order, these 3 are my favourite of all the mixtapes I’ve concocted during ’08.
Here’s the first piece of news for 2009. Monkey Clap Education has been aggregated on Elbows, it feels pretty damn good actually, I’ve always been a big fan of Elbows and have been following the site since a few years ago to get updates from the good music blogs. Now that Monkey Clap’s on it, feels like I’m with the big boys now. Do stay tuned and subscribe to my rss, I hope to keep going at this pace next year, expect lots more! Once again, a very Happy New Year. Go easy on the booze tonight.
Filed under: Electro Rock, French Electro, Techno | Tags: Ed Banger, Justice, Manchester, Warehouse Project
I got it in mp3 😀 but don’t feel so bad, you can stream it in fairtilizer. Now I really really wana attend a Justice set again, I’ve been awestruck ever since July 07 when they played at the 2nd RSG, listening to their sets from I Love Techno and Warehouse Project and watching the Across the Universe Documentary gets me so damn jealous.