Boom Monk Ben

Solid Steel Show 2012-01-13 Boom Monk Ben, Parker and Grahmzilla

“It’s Boom Monk Ben with his first mix of the year and it’s a snap shot of what currently resides in his digital record box. Kicking off with Roach Gigz and the Bassbin Twins and hitting double time with Seiji and Hint. The tempo stays high and energy bubbling with big 2011 tracks from Dark Sky, Blawan, Mosca and the excellent Mia Dora remix for Roots Manuva, before ending in more soulful notes from Womack & Womack and HaHaHa & Raksha.
We start with Parker in hour 2 with his ‘Behind the bookcase’ mix. Bristol’s very own beat n’ bass head delivers music from Tipper, SPY and Julio Bashmore, alongside his own remixes of Bjork and Kate Bush. There’s also an exclusive play of Parker’s first single ‘Nowhere to hide’ on his own label Monkey Butler out next month. It’s all cut and fused together with the finesse and quirky soundbites we’ve become accustomed to.
We close the show with Grahmzilla, the Toronto based producer behind various projects including Thunderheist on Big Dada, Bassanovva and Nautiluss on Hemlock Records. Music on offer includes Purity Ring, Zomby, Lunice and Rustie, closing with Araabmusik and Drake.”
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Solid Steel Show 2012-01-13 Boom Monk Ben, Parker and Grahmzilla [Filesonic]

Tracklist:
See text file.

Solid Steel Show 2011-12-23 DJ Cheeba, Boom Monk Ben, DJ Moneyshot and Ruckus Roboticus

“We start our review of the most popular mixes by the Solid Steel resident DJ’s in 2011, as voted by you the listeners. ‘In no particular order’ we kick off with DJ Cheeba and his mix from February which was also one of our many AV mixes this year, called ‘Revenge Of The Nerd’. A quick fire, attention frying, mash of sure fire club hits, stone cold classics, countless acapellas and turntable tricknology, all set to a visual feast of music videos, pop culture cameos, kung fu interludes and cinematic delights.
Boom Monk Ben’s mix from June got your vote with exclusives from main man Hint, T.Williams dub of Stay Away by Charli XCX, Mia Dora, DJ Zinc and this year’s club anthem ‘Battle for middle you’ by Julio Bashmore.
In hour 2 the DJ Moneyshot mix from May this year shone out for you, with classic hip-hop, pedigree funk and wobbly breaks. Music in the pot from Gramatik, Featurecast and Moneyshot’s Joe Driscoll remix, plus there’s tracks from Run DMC, Vent and DJ Quik.
It was the Ruckus Roboticus ‘Thanksgiving mix’ from November that was a favourite amongst listeners with a musical tribute to all the people and things Ruckus is thankful for everyday (not just on Thanksgiving!). In the mix, are soulful classics from Otis Redding and Spanky Wilson; funky classics from Sly and The Family Stone & Maceo And All The King’s Men; hip-hop from Afrika Bambaataa and Biz Markie; disco from Donald Byrd and William DeVaughn, plus jazz from Melvin Sparks RIP”
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Solid Steel Show 2011-12-23 DJ Cheeba, Boom Monk Ben, DJ Moneyshot and Ruckus Roboticus [Filesonic]

Tracklist:
See text file.

Solid Steel Show 2011-02-25 Boom Monk Ben and Johnny Faith

“Benny Boom is back in the saddle with another hour long snapshot of UK bass smashers mixed in with some choice cuts from USA and France. Upfront UK Funky, dubstep, grime, and good old fashioned house music make the grade with some tasty exclusives from Hint & soon to be massive Glasgow producer HaHaHa in there for the trainspotters. In hour 2 it’s a warm welcome back to Jonny Faith. Based in Sydney, Australia he’s known for his contribution to new hip-hop, beats and bass music with his pioneering radio show ‘For The Heads’ and his clubnight-cum-compilation ‘Headroom’ . Music featured includes Mux Mool, Lorn Gold Panda and Starkey, plus tracks from Jonny’s ‘Blue Sky on Mars’ EP out now on Civil Music.”
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Solid Steel Show 2011-02-25 Boom Monk Ben and Johnny Faith [Filesonic download]

Part 1 & 2 – Boom Monk Ben
Dubbel Dutch _ Throwback _ Palms Out Sounds
VELOUR _ The Scent Of Romance _ Night Slugs
Lady Chann _ Treble To Your Bass (Marcus Nasty Remix) _ Dun Dem
SAMO SOUND BOY _ Burning and Stealing _ Trouble & Bass
The MIKE DELINQUENT PROJECT _ Dancehall _ Mindset
The Living Graham Bond _ Little Dipper _ Fat
Hint _ Rabble Rousing _ Unreleased
SEIJI _ Weedkiller _ Seiji Music
Wiley _ From The Drop (Acapella) _ Prolific
Lil Silva _ Night Skanker _ Night Slugs
Brackles & Shortstuff _ Good Foundations [Doc Daneeka Remix] _ Blunted Robots
CANBLASTER _ Jetpack _ Sounds Of Sumo
HaHaHa _ Adzuki Beans _ Unreleased
Sentinels _ Love Rhythm _ L2S Recordings
Magnetic Man _ I Need Air (Redlight Remix) _ Columbia
DUFFSTEP _ Know You (dub version) _ Saigon
MJ COLE _ Sincere (Nero remix) _ Prolific
KAVSRAVE _ The Break Up (Anger) _ Tighten Up
The Boogaloo Crew _ Days Go By _ Trouble & Bass
D Double E _ Street Fighter Riddim _ Dirtee Skank
Samo Sound Boy _ Taking It All (Mele remix) _ (Palms Out
R1 RYDERS _ Karni4 _ R1 Ryders
Example _ Dirty Face (Benga Remix) _ Data
Katy B _ Lights On (Skream Remix) _ Rinse
GIRL UNIT _ Wut _ Night Slugs
Taz Buckfaster _ Gold Tooth Grin _ Numbers

Part 3 & 4 Johnny Faith
Jonny Faith _ Meteor Shower (Ital Tek Remix) _ Civil Music
Mux Mool _ Skulltaste _ Ghostly International
Lorn _ Greatest Silence _ Brainfeeder
Nosaj Thing _ 1685 Bach _ Alpha Pup
Bonobo _ Kiara _ Ninja Tune
Take _ Neon Beams _ Alpha Pup
Alex B _ You and I Both Know _ Elm&Oak
Darkhouse Family _ Stay Blazed _ Fat City
Jonny Faith _ Full Moon _ Unreleased
Freddy Todd _ Cant Fathom This (Om Unit RMX) _ Car Crash Set
Take _ I Miss Your Brains _ All City
Leonard Dstroy _ Soul Stew _ Self published
Bullion _ Are You The One _ One Handed
Gold Panda _ You _ Notown
Charles Trees _ Mahjongg _ Musique Large
Starkey _ OK Luv (Eprom rmx) _ Planet Mu
Harmonic 313 Vs Motion Man _ Battlestar Terror _ Warp/Ninja Tune
Jonny Faith _ Blue Sky on Mars _ Civil Music

Solid Steel Show 2011-01-07 Boom Monk Ben and Rudi Zygadlo

“This week Boom Monk Ben kicks off the new Year with a load of favourite bass heavy dance floor cuts from 2010, all mixed and mashed into one cohesive whole for the party people. Music on offer from Lady Chann, Seiji, Wiley and Al Green getting a remix from George Lenton. Rudi Zygadlo is our guest for the second hour with a mix that delves deep into the musical spectrum, just as we like it. The Planet Mu artist delivers a mix with tracks from fellow label mates Ceephax Acid and Solar Bears, via Kate Bush, George Clinton and Chopin, ending on prog rock giants Yes.”
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Solid Steel Show 2011-01-07 Boom Monk Ben and Rudi Zygadlo [Hotfile download]

Tracklist:
Part 1 & 2 – Boom Monk Ben
Lady Chann _ Sticky Situation _ Raw Juice
Coldcut & Hexstatic _ Timber (Seiji Remix) _ Ninja Tune
Seiji _ The King _ Seiji
Ms Dynamite & Geeneus _ Get Low _ Rinse
Bingo Players _ When I Dip _ Netswork
Aldo Vanuuci _ Prohibition (Warrior One Remix) _ Good Living
Diesler _ Samba Magic (Warrior One Remix) _ Forthcoming Unique
Duda _ Untitled _ Unreleased
Big Boi _ Shutterbig (Jack Beats Remix) _ Unreleased
Zinc _ Jekyll & Hyde _ Bingo
Rob Threezy _ La Chalupa _ Ghetto Division
Marco Del Horno _ This Velvet Glove (Benjamin Daly remix) _ Bullet Train
Samo Sound Boy _ Five _ Palms Out
Wiley _ Never Be Your Woman (Jaymo & Andy George Moda Dub) _ Relentless
Edu K _ Jumpin n Pumpin (Dubbel Dutch Remix) _ Scatter
Hostage _ Bright Colours _ Unreleased
Foamo _ Centavo _ Fat!
Redlight _ Stupid feat Roses Gabor _ Digital Soundboy
R1 Ryders _ Hydraulic _ R1 Ryders
Lee Mortimer _ Ready Fi Come Dance (Warrior One Remix) _ Wearhouse
Project Bassline _ The Twelfth Step (Mele Remix) _ Cheap Thrills
Redlight _ Chopsticks _ MTA
Marco Del Horno v DJ Swerve _ Ho! Riddim feat P Money _ Black Butter
S-Type _ Terry Nutkins _ Phuturelabs
Al Green _ Simply Beautiful (George Lenton Remix) _ Unreleased
Part 3 & 4 – Rudi Zygadlo
Chromehoof _ Vapourise _ Southern Records
Ceephax Acid _ Celebrity _ Planet Mu
Solar Bears _ The Quiet Planet _ Planet Mu
Kelley Polar Quartet _ Matter into Energy _ Environ
Kate Bush _ My Lagan Love _ EMI
Mahavishnu Orchestra _ A Lotus on Irish Streams _ Columbia
Luther Vandross _ Never too Much _ Epic
George Clinton _ Quickie _ Capitol
General Caine _ Where’s the Beef _ Capitol
Burtolt Brecht/Kurt Weill _ Die Moritat von Mackie Messer _ Teldec Classics
Frederic Chopin _ Etude no.12 ‘Tristesse’ _ Sony Classical
Rudi Zygadlo _ Unmitigated Filth _ unreleased
Rudi Zygadlo _ Music 4 the Fast Gener8tion _ unreleased
Franz Schubert _ Cmajor Allegro Ma non troppo) _ Deutch Gramaphon
Rudi Zygadlo _ We flew away on a Pink Pegasus _ unreleased
Bad Plus _ Flim _ Sony
Aphex Twin _ Flim _ Warp
Rudi Zygadlo _ Art of the Sunrise _ unreleased
Yes _ Heart of The Sunrise _ Warner

Solid Steel Show 2010-12-24 Boom Monk Ben, DJ Cheeba, Ruckus Roboticus and DJ Moneyshot

We continue our review of 2010 looking back at the most popular mixes by the ‘nu skool’ Solid Steel resident DJ’s, as voted by you the listeners. ‘In no particular order’, we kick off with Boom Monk Ben and a section from his mix back in September, hitting big dubstep tracks with Benga’s remix of Toddla T, Chali 2Na & Rusko, plus ragga flavours from Tanya Stephens and the oh so soulful voice of Erykah Badu given a superb remix by Seiji.

“Cheeba’s mix from February got your votes, with music from Waxfactor, Memory9, and Santogold, alongside music from the Ninja catalogue, where DJ Food and King Cannibal jostle for space with Roots Manuva and Hexstatic. In Hour 2, Ruckus Roboticus gets the nod for his May mix of contemporary beats, hip-hop, and soul to while away your lazy afternoons. Of course J Dilla is in there, lounging alongside Mos Def, Flying lotus and Jay Electronica. DJ Moneyshot’s ‘You Are The Infinity’ mix from February hit the right button, with crisp drum kicks of vintage Jungle added to a hypnotic dose of self-help records, Rock breaks, classic Hip-Hop and downtempo beats. Ann Peacock, Photek, Organized Konfusion, Pixies and Daedelus all get some treatment.”
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Solid Steel Show 2010-12-24 Boom Monk Ben, DJ Cheeba, Ruckus Roboticus and DJ Moneyshot [Filesonic download]

Tracklist:
Part 1 – Boom Monk Ben

Toddla T _ Sky Surfing (Benga Remix) _ Ninja Tune
Tinny _ Zingolo (Doorly Remix) _ Glass & A Half Full
Chali 2Na & Rusko _ Gadget Go Go _ Unknown
Redlight _ Twist Up (feat Redskin & Scorpio) _ Lobster Boy
Tanya Stephens _ It’s A Pity (G31 Remix) _ Stupid Fly
Pempi _ Fire _ Studio Rockers
Zinc _ Killa Sound feat Nolay (Skream Remix) _ Bingo
Donaeo _ Riot Music (Skream Remix) _ Digital Soundboy
Erykah Badu _ Honey (Seiji RMX) _ White

Part 2 – DJ Cheeba
Capitol 1212 _ Shootin Stars (Inst.) _ 1212
Waxfactor _ Sci Fu Ism _ Needlework
Psychonaughts _ Invading Space _ Mo Wax
Memory9 _ Ricrit Shiropp _ Subculture
Roots Manuva _ Juggle Tings Proper _ Big Dada
Jon Kennedy _ Space O Matic (Ben One Remix) _ Organik
Death In Vegas _ Dirge _ Sony
The Anomalies _ Vibration (Cheeba Re-edit) _ Unreleased
Santogold _ Say Aha (Tepr Remix) _ Atlantic
DJ Food _ All Covered In Darkness (Mr P Remix Beats Remix) _ Ninja Tune
DJ Food _ All Covered In Darkness (Parts 1&2) _ Ninja Tune
Mixmaster Mike _ Surprize Package (Automator Remix) _ Asphodel
The Leisure Allstars _ Get Your Hands in the Air _ Leisure
The Bodybeard Brothers _ Original Love Injection (Boca 45 Remix) _ Leisure
The Leisure Allstars _ How We Roll (Substatic’s Remix) _ Leisure
Tom Jones _ Give a Little Love _ Virgin
Art of Noise & Tom Jones _ Kiss _ Rhino
Ewan Hoozami _ Drinking Song _ Unreleased
Two Fingers _ Better Get That _ Big Dada
Hexstatic _ Red Lazer Beam _ Ninja Tune
Bomb The Bass _ Beat Dis _ Camden
King Cannibal _ Virgo _ Ninja Tune

Part 3 – Ruckus Roboticus
Jack Sheldon _ The Energy Blues _ Rhino Records
Onra & Quetzal _ On A Sunny Day _ Bo Bun Records
Maker _ Good Times _ Heardrums Records
Salaam Remi _ Dy-Na-Mi-Tee (Instrumental) _ Interscope Records
J Dilla _ Take Notice (Instrumental) _ Stones Throw
Vertual Vertigo + 8bit _ Meantime (Produced by Lunice) _ BLNCTY.COM
Flying Lotus _ RobertaFlack (feat. Dolly) _ Warp
DJ Vadim _ Saturday (feat. Pugz Atomz) _ BBE
Lone _ Cali Drought _ Dealmaker
Mr. Beatnick Feat. Ahu _ I Know All The Bitches (Simbad Remix) _ Altered Vibes
Onra & Quetzal _ 47.6 _ Bo Bun Records
Jay Electronica _ Exhibit C _ Decon
Maxmillion Dunbar _ What? Hahaha (Breath & Don’t Stop) _ Friends
Mr. Lif _ Head High _ Bloodbot Tactical Enterprises
Diamond District _ I Mean Business _ Mello Music Group
Lopez _ Mulatto _ Keep Up!
Mos Def _ Priority _ Downtown Records

Part 4 – DJ Moneyshot
Exenogenesis _ Side One excerpt _ Mp3
Dr Rubberfunk _ Stay Strong _ GPS Recordings
Elliott Smith _ I Didn’t Understand _ Dreamworks
DJ Shadow _ Shadow’s Legitimate Mix _ Mo Wax
Ayers Rock _ Crazy Boys _ A&M
Wax Doctor _ The Step _ Metalheadz
Pixies _ Where Is My Mind _ 4AD
Surra _ Diotima _ Universal Vibes
Fugees _ How Many Mics? (Acc) _ Columbia
Reveen _ Stop Smoking excerpt _ Vancouver Recording Studio
Jellybass _ Liquid Metal _ LoHz Recordings
Ann Peacock _ Survival _ Aura Records
Daedelus _ Just Briefly _ Ninja Tune
Photek _ U.F.O _ Astralwerks
Organized Konfusion _ Why _ Hollywood BASIC

Solid Steel Show 2010-09-10 Boom Monk Ben and Dj Pain

“Solid Steel in association with Serato (10th September) Boom Monk Ben, back once again with a mix of dubstep, ragga bass and global wonks to get everyone hyped for his Mixed Bizness gig with Benga on 17th September in Glasgow. Music from Breakage, Joker, Toddla T and Redlight give a hint at what to expect on the night, plus tracks from Zinc, remixes from Skream and the classic Seiji remix of Erykah Badu.
DJ Pain makes a welcome return for the second hour with his ‘Remembering Tomorrow’ mix and it’s a journey into the more experimental side of the musical spectrum. In amongst the crowd is music from Elektro4, Sixtoo, Hypnotic Brass Ensemble and Gaslamp Killer, as well as some guy called DJ Food.”
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Solid Steel Show 2010-09-10 Boom Monk Ben and Dj Pain [Hotfile download]

Tracklist:
PART 1 — Boom Monk Ben
Breakage – Higher [Digital Soundboy]
Biscope – Fire [Unreleased]
Rob Sparx – Arcade [Migration Recordings]
Parker – Daymer [Unreleased]
Kavsrave – Baggage Handler [Numbers]
Joker – City Hopper [Tectonic]
Benga – One Million [Tempa]
Bassnectar – Art Of Revolution (diplo Remix) [Amorphous]
Tactus – How We Roll (tactus Remix) [Abaga]
G31 – Stability Ft. Bongo Chilli [Code Of Arms]

PART 2 — Boom Monk Ben
Phokus – Big Up Feat Mr Boogie & Tkr [Scotch Bonnet]
Toddla T – Sky Surfing (benga Remix) [Ninja Tune]
Tinny – Zingolo (doorly Remix) [Glass & A Half Full]
Chali 2na & Rusko – Gadget Go Go [Unknown]
Redlight – Twist Up (feat Redskin & Scorpio) [Lobster Boy]
Tanya Stephens – It’s A Pity (g31 Remix) [Stupid Fly]
Pempi – Fire [Studio Rockers]
Zinc – Killa Sound Feat Nolay (skream Remix) [Bingo]
Donaeo – Riot Music (skream Remix) [Digital Soundboy]
Erykah Badu – Honey (seiji Rmx) [White]

PART 3 — DJ Pain
Dungen – Intro [Subliminal Sounds]
Walter Gross – Unknown [Unknown]
Buddy Peace – Septuhseemeeuh [Strange Famous]
Tenshun – Sloth [Skrapez]
U-point – 1935 [Unknown]
Mhe – 6 [Unknown]
Jet Black Crayon – Empiric [Function 8]
Wolf People – Village Strollin [Lo Recordings]
Elektro4 – A House With No Mirrors [Bully]
He Did Glass Music – Watchedusslowlydie [Bully]
Mashmakhan – I Know I’ve Been Wrong [Columbia]
Shawn Lee’s Ping Pong Orchestra – Mondo Mondo [Ubiquity]
Sixtoo – Daytime Drama [Bully]
Dj Food – Extract From Stolen Moments [Ninja Tune]
Heliocentrics – Vibration Of The Fallen Angels [Now-again Records]

PART 4 — DJ Pain

Jet Black Crayon – Collapse With Trophy [Function 8]
Mr. Chop – Zoid [Now-again Records]
101 Strings Orchestra – Flameout [Unknown]
Maker – Remember The Name [Galapagos4]
Karl Hector & The Malcouns – Mellow [Now-again Records]
Whitefield Brothers – Weiya [Now-again Records]
The Natural Yogurt Band – Chapter One [Now-again Records]
Hypnotic Brass Ensemble – Sankofa [Honest Jon’s Records]
Misled Children And Odean Pope – Four Track [Porter Records]
Heliocentrics & Mulatu Astatke – An Epic Story [Strut]
Mophono – The Edge [Cb Records]
Free The Robots – Diary [Elsewhere Studios]
Flying Lotus – Gng Bng [Warp]
Gaslamp Killer – Show Stopper [Obey]
Cut Chemist – What’s The Altitude [Warner Bros]
Mhe – 10 [Unknown]
Glen Porter – Um [Project Mooncircle]
Buddy Peace – Septuhseemeeuh [Strange Famous]

Solid Steel Show 2010-08-20 with Boom Monk Ben and Powercut

It has been a while since the Soild Steel Show has been posted, but here is the latest.
“This week, Boom Monk Ben cranks up the tempo with a 26 track smash up of UK Funky, ragga garage, dubstep, chunky electronic house, rave stabs and nuff global bass to make that batty wind, with music from the likes of Roska, Lil Silva, Fort Knox Five and Redlight.
In the second hour it’s the return of Powercut with reggae flavours and cheeky bootlegs. On the decks we hear tracks from The Dynamics, JStar, Mr Benn and Rodney P, sliced and diced with The Nextmen, Mos Dub and Black Grass.”
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Solid Steel Show 2010-08-20 with Boom Monk Ben and Powercut [Hotfile download]

Part 1 + 2 – Boom Monk Ben
Sia _ Clap Your Hands (Diplo Remix) _ Unreleased
Uffie _ MCs Can Kiss – Zombie Disco Squad Dub _ Ed Banger
Zinc _ Nexx _ Bingo
LI’LL Bo Tweak _ Got That Bass _ Loungin
Dj Wool _ Watch This _ Plant Music
NROTB _ Juma _ Plant Music
Roska _ Elevated Level _ Kicks & Snares
DJ Gregory & Sidney Samson _ Dama S Salon _ Serious Beats
Shystie _ Pull It (Ill Blu remix) _ Its Funky
Ill Blu _ Blu Magic (Marcus Nasty Edit) _ Unreleased
Armand Van Helden _ The Funk Phenomenon (Acapella) _ Henry Street
Lil Silva _ Seasons _ Night Slugs
Vato Gonzalez _ Badman Riddim _ Digidance
Zinc _ Mouthfull _ Bingo
Sepalot _ She Likes Me (Rob Threezy remix) _ Compost
Fort Knox Five _ Shift (Malente Remix) _ Fort Knox
Jack Beats _ Revolution _ Cheap Thrills
Teki Latex _ Answers (Mikix The Cat Remix) _ Sound Pellegrino
Kissed With A Noise _ Bipolar Gypsy (Rob Threezy remix) _ Unreleased
Jokers of the Scene _ Revolting JOKS _ Fools Gold
Fake Blood _ The Dozens _ Cheap Thrills
Nadastrom _ Save Us _ Dubsided
Computer Juice _ Computer Juice _ Turbo
DJ Donna Summer _ Hoovermore _ Nightshifters

Part 3 + 4 – Powercut
Taggy Matcher _ On & On _ Stix
Powercut _ Terror To You _ FFTT
The Dynamics _ Whole Lotta Love _ Groove Attack
Alice Russell _ Seven Nation Army (Grant Phabao Remix) _ Tru Thoughts
JStar _ (Still) Passin’ Me By _ JStar
Taggy Matcher _ Rapoors Delaaght _ Stix
Me & You _ Brown Paper Bag _ Tru Thoughts
Harvey K Tel _ Boops Apocalypse _ Music For The People
Mr Benn _ Long Time _ Square One
JStar _ TempoByeBye _ JStar
Rodney P _ The Nice Up (Yam Who Re-edit) _ Promo
Western Roots _ Rockers Galore _ High Noon
The Nextmen _ Piece Of The Pie _ Antidote
Mos Dub _ In My Math _ MP3
Black Grass _ Stormy Weathers _ Cat Skills
Mato vs Public Enemy _ Bring The Noise _ Stix
Nice Up! _ Jah Wish _ Nice Up!
Mr Blennd _ A Message To ODB _ Rhythm ‘n’ Booze
Redlight _ Rock the House _ Lobster Boy
321 vs Tim Healey/Deekline _ Bring It Back (Ed Solo & JFB remix) _ Giant Pussy

Solid Steel Show 2009-12-25 Best of 2009 part 2 with DJ Cheeba, Boom Monk Ben, Ruckus Roboticus and DJ Moneyshot

“Solid Steel in association with Serato (25th December) We finish our review of 2009 looking back at the most popular mixes by the ‘nu skool’ Solid Steel residents, as voted by you the listeners.
‘In no particular order’, we kick off with DJ Cheeba and the audio part of his AV mix from September. Cutting up music (+visuals) from the Beastie Boys, Roots Manuva, Thunderheist and even Yo Gabba Gabba, it was your favourite mix from his contribution this year.
Boom Monk Ben got most votes for his November mix featuring bass heavy tracks from Starkey, Bassnectar, Rusko and the huge Joy Orbison, plus a cheeky bootleg of Dead Prez and retro edits of James Brown and Fats Waller.
You liked the Ruckus Roboticus mix from May which included his own excellent remix of Pase Rock, along with Chico Mann, Flying Lotus and Caetano Veloso.
It was DJ Moneyshot’s “Check Your Head” mix that stood out for you from his many fine contributions. Taking all the original beats from the classic Beastie Boys album he loops, re-edits and layers them into a mind-blowing odyssey, with Barrington Levy, Dr. John and The Fearless Four all featuring.”
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Solid Steel Show 2009-12-25 Best of 2009 part 2 with DJ Cheeba, Boom Monk Ben, Ruckus Roboticus and DJ Moneyshot [Hotfile download]

Tracklist:
PART 1 — DJ Cheeba
Criswell Predicts / Plan 9 From Outer Space*Dvd
Pharoh Monche / Simon Says (inst.)*Rawkus
Cut Chemist / Number Song*Def Beat
Beastie Boys / Whatcha Want (inst.)*Mp3
Tipper / Learning Is Remembering*Tipper Music
Roots Manuva / Witness The Fitness (acc)*Ninja Tune
Black Sheep / The Choice Is Yours*Mercury
Beastie Boys / Root Down*Capitol
Cj Bolland / Sugar Is Sweeter*Internal
Krs 1 / Sound Of Da Police*Jive
Qemists / Dem Na Like Me*Ninja Tune
The Real Dolls / Trophy (parkertron Mix)*Unreleased
Air Liquide / Stratus Static*Rising High
Cypress Hill / Insane In The Brain*Ruffhouse
Parker (feat. Rasco) / Western Soul*Leisure Recordings
Tom Central / Akama*Keep Up!
Kraftwerk / “boing, Boom Tschak! “*Emi
The Herbaliser / Wall Crawling Giant Insect Breaks*Ninja Tune
Marrs / Pump Up The Volume*4ad
Pase Rock / So Fucking Disco (ruckus Roboticus Inst.)*Promo
Yo Gabba Gabba / I Like To Play The Drums*Dvd
Two Fingers / Keman Rhythm*Big Dada
They’re So Incredible / Revenge*Dvd
Kurtis Blow / The Breaks*Mercury
Grandmaster Flash And Melle Mel / White Lines*Sugar Hill
David Bowie / Lets Dance*Emi
Herman Kelly / Dance To The Drummers Beat*Strictly Breaks
Daft Punk / “harder, Faster, Stronger (diplo Work Is Never Never Over Mix)”*Big Dada
Thunderheist / Jerk It*Big Dada
Trevor Loveys & Sinden / Organ Grinder*Dubsided
Shake A Fist / Hot Chip*Emi
Far Too Loud / Elec Tron Ique*Unreleased

PART 2 — Boom Monk Ben
Zinc / 128 Trek*Bingo
Masters At Work / Work (acapella)*Tommy Boy
N*e*r*d* / Everyone Nose (amen Crackhead Remix)*Unreleased
Dead Prez / Hip Hop (flufftronix Remix)*Unreleased
Bassnectar / Cozza Frenzy (z-trip Hellarazor Remix)*Om
Shorterz 99 / Enigma Groove*Bigger Than Barry
Starkey / Leak Riddim (vip Mix)*Slit Jockey
Joy Orbison / Hyph Mngo*Hot Flush
The Heavy / How You Like Me Now (joker Remix)*Counter
Rusko / Sound Guy Is My Target*Sub Soldiers
James Brown / It’s A Man’s World (regrooved By Parker)*Good Groove
Fats Waller / I’m Saving My Love For You (mix N Blend’s Remix)*Unreleased

PART 3 — Ruckus Roboticus
Chico Mann / Who U Runnin’ From?*Kindred Spirits
Q-tip Ft. Amanda Diva / Manwomanboogie*Motown
Cool Kids / What It Is*Chocolate Industries
Flying Lotus / Parisian Goldfish*Warp
Mr. Oizo Ft. Carmen Castro / Two It Takes*Ed Banger
Pase Rock / So F-ing Disco (ruckus Roboticus Remix Ft. Vitamin E)*White Label
The Bamboos / The Witch*Tru Thoughts
4th Pyramid / P-y-r-a-m-i-d*Scion A / V
Joe Bataan / Chick-a-boom*Esl
Ghostface Killah / Charlie Brown (unreleased Version)*Mp3
Caetano Veloso / Alfomega*Soul Jazz
Budos Band Ft. Mark Ronson & Wale / Chicago Falcon (washington Sq. Lads Remix)*Daptone
Sidney Samson / Riverside*Samsobeats & Sneakerz Muzik
Armand Van Helden Ft. Netic / Illin N Fillin It (jamie Fanatic Doo Doo Mix)*Southern Fried
Wolfgang Gartner / Flashback*Kindergarten
Yuksek Ft. Amanda Blank / Extra Ball*Mp3

PART 4 — DJ Moneyshot
Buddy Miles Express / Let Your Lovelight Shine*Univibes
Bob Marley / Duppy Conqueror*Madfish
Barrington Levy / Under Me Sensi*Mca
Bad Brains / Upertouch/shitfit*Roir
James Newton / Choir*Mca
Johhny Hammond / Big Sur Suite*Kudu
Beastie Boys / Professor Booty*Captiol
Funkadellic / I Wanna Know If It’s Good To You?*Westbound
Richard Pryor / Acid*Rhino
Big Youth / Solomon A Gunday*Trojan
Ohio Players / Funky Worm*Westbound
Dr. John / I Walk On Gilded Splinters*Atlantic
Larry Jones / Funky Jaws*Funky Delicacies
Buddy Miles Express / Let Your Lovelight Shine*Universal
Rammelzee Vs. K-rob / Beat Bop*Profile
Jimmy Smith / “m Gonna Love You Just A Little More, Baby”*Jupiter
Lee Quinones / Wild Style Film Dialogue*Mp3
Big Daddy Kane / Just Rhymin’ With Biz*Cold Chillin’
Southside Movement / I’ve Been Watching You*20th Century
Mantronix / Fresh Is The Word*Warlock
The Fearless Four / Rockin’ It*Enjoy