About the show
Playing tracks by
Afrika Bambaataa & The Soulsonic Force, Incredible bongo band, Cosmo Baker, Frank Hebley, The Bongolian and more.
Halfdutch. A regular feature on the capitals music scene. This D.J. came to more prominence after a series of her mix tapes caught the attention of ‘The Evening Herald’ amongst others. Noted for loading up on vinyl for gigs her old school approach is evident here. Think ‘Afrika Bambata’ meets ‘Diplo’. Like her previous mixes the sets incorporates a multitude of styles that compliment each other extremely well. Bhangra, funk, hip hop,soul, reggae, 80’s electro, jazz, disco, baile funk all feature amongst others. The beat mixing is tight & the track selection is well programmed with 29 tracks over 60 plus mins & it’s clear that careful attention has been paid to the running order. Staples in many DJ’s record box ‘Public Enemy’s’ ‘Bring the noise”, ‘Kurtis Blow’s’ ‘The Breaks & ‘The Incredible bongo bands’ timeless take on ‘The Shadows”Apache’ are blended with lesser aired cuts from ‘Guts’ ‘& the living is easy’, ‘Zebs’ ‘Balkany & Flowers’ & ‘Kerrier Districts’ ‘115bpm’.........