Tuesday, 26 December 2017

Soulwax - Christmas Mix

SOULWAX - CHRISTMAS MIX (320kbs-m4a/49mb/21mins)
BBC Radio 6 Music broadcast: 22nd December 2017

It's Lauren's last show of 2017, so we mark the occasion with some favourite tunes and a festive mix from Soulwax. We're calling it "Soulwaxmas".

Since the creation of Soulwax in 1995, David and Stephen Dewaele have consistently pushed the boundaries into new and innovative territory. In addition to Soulwax, the brothers continue to tour the globe as 2manydjs, have their DEEWEE record label and studio, Radio Soulwax - a visual radio station and app, and the Despacio project with James Murphy.

Their last album, FROM DEEWEE, was recorded with their band in one take at their studio in Ghent, Belgium. They played in session for 6 Music at Maida Vale earlier this year and, of late, we've been thoroughly enjoying the beat-filled beast of a track that is Is It Always Binary?

The Soulwax brothers follow in the footsteps of The Chemical Brothers, who shared their Ghosts Of Christmas Past, Present and Future mix in 2015.

DJ Rubbish - A Bulging Sack
Sun Ra Presents The Qualities - It's Christmas Time [Strut]
The Beatles - Christmas Time is Here Again! [Apple]
Winston Groovy - Merry Christmas [Trojan]
Paul McCartney - Wonderful Christmastime [Hear Music]
Run‐D.M.C. - Christmas In Hollis [A&M]
Shy FX - Rudibaker's Christmas Wish [Soul-Tay-Shus]
Rotary Connection - Silent Night Chant [Geffen]
Jimmy Jules & Nuclear Soul System - Xmas Done Got Funky [Tramp]
Kurtis Blow - Christmas Rappin' [Mercury]
The Treacherous Three - Santa's Rap [Rhino/Atlantic]
Wham! - Last Christmas [EMI]
Paul Haig - Scottish Christmas [Les Disques Du Crepuscule]
Band Aid - Feed The World [EMI]
Philippe Renaux - Noel Blanc [Disques Festival]
New Order - Ode To Joy [Factory]
Greg Lake - I Believe In Father Christmas [Virgin]
Klaus Nomi - Silent Night [Heliocentric]
The Sonics - Santa Claus [Etiquette]
Funk Machine - Soul Santa [Strut]
The Mistletoe Disco Band - Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer [Mistletoe]
French Champagne - Papa Noel [Carrere]
The Holiday People - The Twelve Days Of Christmas [HHO]
Crass - Merry Crassmas [Crass]
Juniore - Pour Noel Cette Annee [Snowflakes Christmas Singles Club]
Neil - My White Bicycle (Xmas Rip-Off Mix) [WEA]

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