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Playlist 1/05/08

1. Keith Caden For I Know That You Lie [Straightup Recordings]
2. Onur Engin Be Still My Soul (Daisuke Tanabe Remix) [Straightup Recordings Test]
3. Kind and Kinky Zoo Hurricain Train [CDR]
4. Bigga Bush Ilu Baje [Lion Head Recordings]
5. Gypsy Brown Life Is A Trip [CDR]
6. Flowdynamics Bossa for Bebo [Freestyle]
7. Nu Tropic Medo Do Aviao feat. Clara Mendes [Jazzmin Records]
8. A.Y.B Force Breaking Point (Once I Love Remix) [Flatrock]
9. Manu Dabango Mwasa Makossa [Fiesta]
10. Bernard Purdie Hapnin' [Vampisoul Records]
11. E.Rodney Jones and Larry and The Hippies Band Right On, Right On [Double Soul Records]
12. New Mastersounds Nervous [Kay Dee Records]
13. Bob Azzam Batucada Por Fevor [Mr Bongo Records]
14. Kova and Miles Clap Clap [Melting Pot]
15. Jamie Lidell Little Bit of Feel Good [Warp Records]
16. Baby Charles Time Wasting [Record Kicks]
17. Kylie Auldist No Use [Tru Thoughts]
18. Bohannon East Coast Groove [Dakar]
19. Sleepwalker Brotherhood [Jazzmin Records]

OK OK a few weeks between drinks but I've been busy. On tour three days of every week for the past three weeks and a wee one in the house!

This weeks show more than makes up for it. I will let the play list do the talking but you can see there are some great new releases out. Noteworthy is the new album out on Tru Thoughts but The Bamboo's singer Kylie Auldist, new album from Sleepwalker on Jazzmin Records. Brand spanking new release on our own label, Straightup Recordings, from Keith Caden titled For I Know That You Lie and a heap more!!!

So as mentioned been touring with Russ Dewbury. Straightup has opened a monthly night in Brisbane the third Friday of each month called Jazz Lounge. It is in Fortitude Valley at one very cool place called Alhambra Lounge.

And now we are about open up a Saturday night in Melbourne on May 10th called 'Hotcakes'. Regular DJs will be myself and Ennio Styles. Our first guests will be Russ Dewbury launching his new 'A Night At The Jazz Rooms' album, Elvis Aljus on percussion (from Gypsy Brown, also on the show this week actually) and Melbourne's own Deep Street Soul.

The launch night of 'Hotcakes' is on May 10th at the upstairs of The Laundry, 50 Johnston St, Fitzroy. Kick off is 9pm and entry of $10.

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maria said:
nice show blair, hopefully will be able to make it down to the hotcakes night. otherwise see you soon. i hope:)
bedi said:
yo see you down at the laundry on saturday night, looking forward to it! Oh I love the new show, Kind and Kinky Zoo! Dope!


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