See You Alain….& No Weak Hands [departure edition]

23 03 2009

Alain Bashung (1947-2009)

French Music lost one of his greatest composer-singer last week…We all knew it will happen, as he was very sick since more than a year now….But even if you expect something like that, it always a sad news…
It’s hard to choose a song to say good-bye…but i had to

This one is called Madame rêve (Madam is Dreaming)
and it’s from Tournée des Grands Espaces, Live 2cd from 2004
Live is always better….

See you Alain


Going Back 2nd Home tomorrow…Here’s from one of the best chef in town
Check it by yourself…and don’t be jealous

For this No Weak Hands edition, i chose pretty new tracks, mostly Rock this time…I don’t post so much Rock usually. But i received 2 CD full of news and forthcoming LP, and that i have to share with ya’ll.

Also, I will not post anymore 320kbps on my blog…except for Free DL or exceptions…Don’t be pissed it’s just normal i introduce new music in 128kbps
Traktor’s addicts will be pissed i know but Buy Your Music guys, instead or Hypem-ing your “Mix next tracklisting”

Today, in the No Weak Hands PACK

(looks like Battles LP cover inniiittt??)

Ghinzu # Cold Love (Mirror Mirror LP, available 30th March)

The Black Box Revelation # I Think I Like you (Set your head on Fire LP)

Jeremy Jay # In this lonely town (Slow Dance LP)

The Bishops # Laughter in the dark (For Now LP)

Dieter Schöön # Manuel (LaBlaza LP)

Beirut # My night with the prostitute of Marseille (March of the Zapotec EP)

Adam Payne # Never see you anymore (Organ LP)

Peter Björne & John # Nothing to worry about (Living Thing LP)

D.M. Stith # Pigs (Heavy Ghost LP)

Buraka Som Sistema # Sound of kuduro [feat. DJ.Znobia, M.I.A., Saborosa & Puto Prata]
(Black Diamond LP)

Joseph Leon # The Long Drink (Hard As Love LP)

PJ Harvey & John Parish # The Soldier (A woman a man walked by LP)

Soap & Skin # The Sun (Lovetune for vacuum LP)

Leavin to Bangkok now…..See you back

– I dreamed i kissed your hand last night –

Why it’s good to diiiigggg

19 03 2009

There’re somedays you just digggggggz more, insomnia days / kind of but its like drawing, automatically. After 2 or 3 hours you feel everything is connect, creativity and mind, your arm and your brain translating.
Music is same, looking at landscapes in the sub’ goin’ to work with Steve Reich’s 18 Musicians…brings you pictures & sounds straight inside you

[my english still sucks]

Who knows i’ll go back so deeper in rapmizik….It’s just a matter of diggin’ in fact // Thats INVINCIBLE straight from …… D.E.T.R.O.I.T. HipHops finest new mecca wit’L.A. actually
She’s speaking true words, killa lyrics & an AK Flow
Amazing artist, and amazing Person cause caring about social projects and political acts as USA-Palestine Youth Solidarity Network….

Here’s a Documentary with Invincible & Finale‘s track “Locusts“…..Directed by Iqaa, about SubPrime’s consequences in Detroit.

One Love


Invincible # ShapeShifters (2008)

All blogs i visited to find infos about her, said the same damned tings
Most Underrated Album of 2008
Best HipHop Lp 2008
Best Female MC actually (sorry Jean Grae….)”
And all and all and all….

and it’s been a year like dat’1
maybe i’m a fool..but yeah UNDER-RATED

Productions by Waajeed, Black Milk,
Belief, Labtechs, Djimon, Jayshak, Apex, Knowledge..

So good to hear fresh flow & dark tunes…..O’YEAMOORE
it’s pure dope….here’s a track of Invincible feat. Tiombe Lockhrat (Amazing voice !!!! I want MOOORE !!) called “Ropes”

Kick ya neighbour’ZzzassOfff

(Amazon / Download)


Peace J.

THE LIBRARY Radio Show [Bi-Monthly Tuesday @ UB Radio]

17 03 2009

THE LIBRARY Radio Show [Bi-Monthly Tuesday @ UB Radio]
Hosted by MrX (myself), Live from Paris

I’m happy to announce that my show “The Library” will be streaming Live from Paris on UB Radio, Bangkok.
Many thanks to Manow & Amnesty for trusting in me
and all my respect to Bangkok Massive
Special ones for Dragon, P, G, Noémie & Tha Homebass Family


Tracklist of the 1st edition
17th March 2009

F – Phase One (7even records)

F – The untitled dub (7even records)

F – Icon (7even records)

F – Phantom (7even records)

Pangaea – Router (Hessle Audio)

Headhunter – Sushi Brain (Tempa)

Pangaea – You & I (Hessle Audio)

Headhunter – Quanta (Tempa)

TRG – Decisions (Tempa)

TRG – Less Music (Tube)

TRG – Harajuku (Tempa)

Shackleton – New Dawn (Scuba Records)

Babylon System & SPL – Shevil (Argon)

Caspa – Louder (PitchBlack)

Babylon System & Noah D – Extermination of Time (Argon)

Caspa – Ohh are ya (DubPolice)

Ratatat – Mirando (Animal Collective remix)

Alias – I Heart Drum Machine

Radiohead – Am a citizen insane

Apparat – Strings of Life

Bat for Lashes – Whats a Girl to do

The Ronettes – Be my Baby

Rae & Christian – Divine Sounds

à Iam – Interlude from Taxi Soundtrack

LaRoux – Inforthekill (Skream Remix)

Cypress Hill – Lock Down

E.Rodney Jones – Soul Heaven

Chloé – Brashov

Richard Davis – World’s Disappear

Apparat – Shine Shine (Boys Noize Remix)

The Bees – Listenning Man

Tony Allen – Woman to Man (Feat. TY)

à Iam – Interlude from Taxi Soundtrack

Afta-1 – Honey Dip

Scarub & Very – Do Thangs

Sound Species – Can we Call it Love? (Feat. AHU)

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No Weak Hands # 4 [ The Cello Edition ]

13 03 2009

Kishin Shinoyama, Twin (1969)

It’s gonna be da week-end in 7 hours, i slept about 2 hours last night….

As this post’s picture, a photo by Kishin Shinoyama: Time stopped and i’m looking at the sea.
Sea is alive, life goes on and you can keep it lookin at it as those twins…lookin for the perfect time…maybe it’s just right now…maybe the boat already passed and they’re stayin here…

I’ll not post angry songs, except for the last one: the DnB track for a perfect evening run or boxe training.

Enrico Rava # New York Days (ECM, 2009)


We start with a song from the new Enrico Rava‘s LP, which is amazing…One of my fav’s Enrico Album ever. And one of the best jazz album of early 2009…

For this New York session, Rava had taken the piano miracle’s Stefano Bollani, with whom he plays gladly in duet. Bollani listens to Rava as if this one was a singer and supplies him an accompaniment which glorifies each of its notes. Famous ECM’s sound (with reverberation) contributes to the blue colors of the quintet, so that it is night-New York which spreads(displays) here with an insidious charm. The rhythmic, constituted by Larry Grenadier on double bass and Paul Motian on drums, the cheek in the perfection the halftones which are convenient for this meditation aloud on the city and its life. We only like New York under that Italian lighting.
But Rava’s biggest idea for that record is to have invited the saxophonist who is perfectly convenient for his ample and a little bit solemn style on the fast tempos ( on The Outsider): Mark Turner. This one gets rid here of a tendency to investigate unlimitedly puzzling ranges. Not quietened down, Turner deepened for the benefit of the beauty. The record is impressive also for the compositions, among which reminds the Nino Rota of Fellini.

Enrico Rava # Interiors (ECM, 2009)



Many people told me Paranoid Park was a very disappointed movie…
Even if you can’t discuss people’s tastes, it’s such a mistake…
What a good movie, what a great performance with this young actor and also what a great direction by G. Van Sant…That’s a really “short-long movie”; about 80minutes…but i didnt felt it at all. I didnt like “Last Days”, it bored me so much…it wasn’t about the rythm…just performances & mostly absence of music…
Which is a good point in Paranoid Park…Music serves perfectly the movie.
I always wanted to make films or “music video” from a song i like.
Many times, falling asleep with da Ipod and i imagine movie shots…from rhythm or atmospheres….
Here’s a song from Animal Collective‘s member: Panda Bear (aka Noah Lennox)
…I always think about Paranoid Park when i’m listenning to it…and the lonely walks of the main character’s Alex.

Don’t worry, if you didnt watch Paranoid Park…you still can enjoy the song ; )
It’s from the LP called Person Pitch and it’s an amazing travel

Panda Bear # Take Pills (Paw Tracks, 2007)


Her shadow’s Flyin___In The Mood For Love___still

This is the biggest success of W.K.Wai…and probably the movie who introduced him to the Public. I’m crazy about Chungking Express, as many people…and i watched all his movies. Even the short one he did for Eros short films with Gong Li & Andy Lau.
In The Mood..‘s Soundtrack is one of the best seller in the world…and the composer of the Main Theme is Michael Galasso. (He also worked on Chungking Express)
I wanted to share with you one of his song from the album he composed in 2004 called High Lines (still on ECM….one of the best label worldwide…)

Michael Galasso # Somnanbulist (ECM, 2004)


I highly recommended you to buy this album if you liked In The Mood..‘s atmospheres. I can understand this soundtrack is overlistenned for some…so this is a way to discover his works and to remind you the movie.

Rufus Cappadocia # Songs For Cello [Live in New York] (Daqui, 2008)


What a great & enjoyable surprise…Rufus Cappadocia captured live in NYC, is a must for any cello lover…

I look back on everything I’ve been doing for the last twenty years,” Cappadocia concludes, “and can see the way it’s all linked and how it circles back to the beginning. With Songs For Cello, I’ve returned to solo performance again. It’s all live, with an emphasis on the intuitive. Those are the things I’ve learned how to do through all my explorations and collaborations. Even as I’ve incorporated these experiences, it brings me back to the basics and it’s the same with the music. Eastern modal traditions; Hendrix riffs; the blues and folk music; it’s all one source that you keep tapping into in different ways.

Rufus has built his carreer by exploring new territories, where few cellists had dared to venture. It’s a lifelong quest that had made him a master of music’s universal language, in all its astounding diversity…

I never post a song randomly…

Rufus Cappadocia # Forgiveness (Daqui, 2008)


Ha-Yang Kim # Ama (Tzadik, 2008)


We’re keepin on with Cello player…And this one is my fav’ of this post.

M.Galasso is a violin player not cello, but sounds of the previous track is really louder…than what u expect from a violin…

R.Cappadocia’s one is gettin’ more deep and more worked…in the meaning of ‘Trane or Steve Coleman…There’s no movie influences in Rufus’s record….

For Ha-Yang Kim, it’s again something different.

First it’s a Tzadik Record…so you know (or you really don’t know ahahah) what to expect. Then, after read about her, you’ll know she’s working on many different projects, as duo or trio, experimental or ambient music.

I personnaly love this record, i always loved Cello sound…and she make it sing, with her own words: it’s 100% composition.

To close that post,

this is a 2002 composition, solo cello performance called Lens.

Ha-Yang Kim # Lens (Tzadik, 2002)



State Of Mind # Out Of Focus (feat.Concord Dawn) [SOM Music]

Hardstuffs are good sometimes….Most of the time it is
Not for Fainted Heart, she said…..I still don’t get it at 100%
But i figure this track is the right way to describe english’s expressions i can’t get

Have a Good Week-End world


Coachella 2009 Adds Bands, DJs etc etc…

11 03 2009

CoachellaCrazyCrowd (Pic from The Scrooge Report Blog)

I just received the line-up for Coachella Valley Festival…..
Insane…F***Insane, again…better than2008
I just WANNA GO !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

If you’re around and you miss it….don’t tell me
Check tha’shit

Paul McCartney, Morrissey, Franz Ferdinand, Leonard Cohen, Conor Oberst and the Mystic Valley Band, Beirut, The Black Keys, Girl Talk, Silversun Pickups, The Ting Tings, The Crystal Method, Ghostland Observatory, Crystal Castles, The Airborne Toxic Event, We Are Scientists, N.A.S.A., Patton & Rahzel, M. Ward, The Presets, The Hold Steady, A Place to Bury Strangers, Felix da Housecat, Buraka Som Sistema, Ryan Bingham, Bajofondo, Peanut Butter Wolf, Noah & the Whale, White Lies, The Bug, Alberta Cross, Los Campesinos!, Craze & Klever, Molotov, Switch, Gui Boratto, Steve Aoki, The Aggrolites, People Under the Stairs, The Courteeners, Cage the Elephant, Dear and the Headlights.

The Killers, [Amy Winehouse=CANCELLED], Thievery Corporation, TV on the Radio, Band of Horses, Fleet Foxes, MSTRKRFT, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Atmosphere, Mastodon, TRAV$, DJ-AM, Henry Rollins, Crookers, Turbonegro, Hercules and Love Affair, Superchunk, Glasvegas, Dr. Dog, Drive-By Truckers, Booker T & the DBT’s, Amanda Palmer, The Bloody Beetroots, Surkin, Para One (Live), Calexico, Liars, Bob Mould Band, Zane Lowe, Electric Touch, Blitzen Trapper, James Morrison, Drop the Lime, Glass Candy, Thenewno2, Gang Gang Dance, Billy Talent, Ida Maria, Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti, Zizek, Cloud Cult, Tinariwen.

The Cure, My Bloody Valentine, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Throbbing Gristle, Lupe Fiasco, Paul Weller, Peter Bjorn and John, X, Antony & the Johnsons, Roni Size, Public Enemy, Jenny Lewis, Groove Armada, Paolo Nutini, Christopher Lawrence, Lykke Li, The Kills, Okkervil River, M.A.N.D.Y., Clipse, Sebastien Tellier, Fucked Up, Perry Farrell, The Horrors, Late of the Pier, K’naan, Junior Boys, Brian Jonestown Massacre, Supermayer, No Age, Vivian Girls, Shepard Fairey, Themselves, Gaslight Anthem, The Knux, Mexican Institute of Sound, The Night Marchers, Marshall Barnes.

Get It ?????????????????

I Just wanna go to The Dome for this one:

Saturday night from 7.30- 4am in the Dome
– Flying Lotus
– The Bomb Squad
– Kode 9
– Daedelus
– The Professionals
– 6 Blocc
– Daddy Kev & Nocando
– Gas Lamp Killer Vs DLX
– Ras G & Samiyam
– Mc Kemst

Some 2008 Archives 4 LZBSTRDZ
(Rapidshare allow only 1 DL at time, be sure to DL the most wanted first
Megaupload is quite ok but blocked in some country
Mediafire is the better one here)

HOT CHIP (Part 2)

etc etc (Google+Coachella+Live+2008…..Do It Yourself)


Copyright Is For Losers (Banksy)

11 03 2009

Finally after his 2004 Soundtrack For Sunrise release, Gabriel Reyes-Whittaker (aka GB) returns with a free EP. Now it might not come close to his last album (not counting that strictly therapeutical Healing Tones crap from last year) but hey it’s free right? It features GB’s interpretations of (in his eyes) dope artists like Little Dragon, Flying Lotus, Muhsinah, Exile, A Race of Angels and yes…The Beach Boys.
It’s a nice one to keep us hungry, but we need more of that 2004 flava!
Grab it now, it’s free and enjoyable in da Bath wit’da Joint & your Lova…

GB # GB Interprets His Contemporaries EP

Bonus Track (From Soundtrack for Sunrise)


Mixed By Kasra

Fresh podcast from the Critical camp featuring lots of forthcoming tracks/dubs etc etc. as is kasra’s style, no fancy teases/double drops and that nonsense, just good tunes well mixed.
Very refreshing…..Watch out for our next party in June Featuring Kasra, Futurebound & MC Rymetyme….

Sabre Feat Tuere – Original Sin – Critical
Rockwell – Tribes – Critical
Alix Perez & Kemo – Im Free – Shogun
Ramadanman – Untitled – Critical
Commix Breaking Through – 31
Spectrasoul – Guardian – Metalheadz
Jubei & Tyrone – Junk Yard – Critical
Nymfo – Wall Movement – Dub
Spectrasoul – Organiser – Critical
Ulterior Motive & Judda – Infrasonic – Subtitles
Break – Isis – Symmetry
Serum & Vapour – True Calling – Critical
Spectrasoul – Mimic – Subtitles
June Miller – Strongarm – Dub
Proxima – You Aint Ready- Shogun
Universal Project & Vicious Circle – Gumball Rally – Universal Circle
Silent Witness – Hinterland – Critical

Gabor Szabo # Macho LP (1975)

This is why Carlos Santana had so much success…and Gabor stayed much unknown…
This is why O.V.Wright stayed in the shadows while Otis Redding was shining around da world…
Passion for seconders…Eva

Gabor Szabo # Macho (produced by Bob James)
if you like Dove by Cymande….you’ll love this one

Tomorrow: New Daru’s EP, Fennesz, a French Rap Track with translated lyrics & for sure things i don’t know for now….


Kingz Run Lines Suckaz Run Lies

10 03 2009

V.E.P Crew
(Paris Early 90’s

It’s good to share things from your own life….
Linking others peoples blog isn’t that interesting sometimes
– So link dat pussyclat –

Today i woke up with an e-mail from an old school buddy…
Kind of message i love…Ahahahah, Sruo if you read this i can’t stop myself laughing about that video….Yeah man !!!! “Kingz Run Lines Suckaz Run Lies !!!!!!!
This mixtape isn’t the purpose, but as you’re gonna see it, i wanted to share with you first maybe the best mixtape ever.
Yeah, for me it is.

100% Graffiti Muzic bitchzzz, enjoy
JR’s Mixtape were, are and will be the best for me. No one bring the underground noise like him
And when you know about the man, the writer, the vandal, the producer, the actor…You know you’re talking about a F**** undaground Legend as many people you never suspected to be tunnels rats…Most of true writers were havin’ double life, double identity and never slept

All my respect goes to Brian Lucas a.k.a Oeno a.k.a Mush a.k.a Cen a.k.a……….

JR Ewing presents METRO VETERANS Mixtape

Side A
01. Intro
02. Krs-One – Out For Fame
03. Artifacts – Wrong Side Of The Tracks
04. Rasco & Peanut Butter Wolf – Run The Line
05. Krumb Snatcha – Hip Hop
06. C.O.D. Crew – Streets R Callin
07. Lord Finesse – True & Livin
08. Oldworlddisorder – ????
09. Flowmastaz Click – Dirty Money
10. Zion-I feat. Planet Asia – Critical
11. Rasheed & Chief Kamachi – Forever
12. L.M.N.O. – Street Wise
13. Da Kemist – Platform Rapform
14. Swollen Members – Circuit Breaker
15. Yeshua Da Poed – The Essence

Side B
01. Intro
02. Company Flow – Lune TNS
03. Cactus Jack – Red Line
04. Cru feat. Ras Kass – Bullet Proof Veet
05. Fat Joe – Find Out
06. Virtuoso – ????
07. Ripshop feat. Mr. Eon
08. Cover – I’m Trapped
09. Masta Ace & Lord Digga – Styles Wars
10. Tame One – Torture Chamber
11. The High & Mighty – B-Boy Document
11. Cipher Complete – Bring Hip Hop Back
12. Slomo feat. Dead Poetz Society – Hip Hop Can’t Stop
13. Arsonists – ????
15. Saafir – ????
16. Loop Troop – Ambush In The Night

Purpose of the post is this Video that don’t need any explanations…
4 Life

VICES 95 MPV “diary of a madman” from vincent vincent on Vimeo.

As im a cool guy…here’s the video of the partner in crime
Both were true legend
Stay Rude

Have a good day

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