wReck ElectroBlues 1145

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wReck thiS meSS ~ Radio Patapoe 88.3 
Amsterdam ~ Ethno-Illogical Psycho-Radiographies
20.02.12 // 17.00-18.30
“Today / Today / I saw a man / Today / I saw a man /
Using an empty whiskey flask as a walkie talkie”
• Underworld
MRA > Chris McGregor’s Brotherhood of Breath [Neon]
Tune in WTM The Drug > Röyksopp vs b/art
O Little Town Of Bethlehem > Deadbeat
Down & Out  > Boozoo Bajou  [Satta! / ]
Firebird > The Noise [Electric Storm / Island]
Flip Ya Lid > Nightmares on Wax
Black Mass [exc] > The Noise [Electric Storm / Island]
Degringo > Monofocus
Get Misunderstood > The Troublemakers
Westbound Train > Quantic
Keep Going > Boozoo Bajou vs Tony Joe White
Nuclear Race > Beat Pharmacy
8 Ball > Underworld
Wreck Antendex Radio DJ > B/art
Bienenkonigin > Thomas Fehlmann
195Lbs > Nightmares on Wax
Rust Energie Yoga > Puck van Weveren [Ontspanning / Natura Sana]
Nonagon > Dubatech
Monofocus > Monofocus [Live]
Why Do Men Have Nipples > Greater Than One
Pal Wreck Martians Radio > Pal + Sesame Martian + b/art
DJ echo intro > B/art
For her birthday in Feb., Nina invited frenzs to join her @ the Melkweg to see De Kift with Monofocus. The Ex & De Kift are the 2 reigning great Dutch bands, anarcho/syndicalist or otherwise. De Kift have great texts that sound a lot like 19th century naturalist novels or Brecht-Weill tales. But for this performance they had friend-collaborators, Monofocus, who describe themselves as a 1-man band with 3 heads. To me they are a trance-y fusion of blues & electronica that works because the roots seem genuinely cultivated & the electronica seems an organic inherent aspect of this exploration not just some add-on for dance track sales. Great mesmerizing, driving, humming, thumping danceable intelligent & syncopated beats & some great 21st century blues.
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