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Legowelt + DJ Food – Solid Steel Show 2015-01-23

“Solid Steel (23rd January) Our guest in Hour 1 is Legowelt, a man of many guises, but it’s his most well known alias that delivers an exclusive mix for Solid Steel. He said this about his mix;
“A lot of unreleased stuff all over the place, mixed on the fly in a crude energetic manner on my old 80s Inkel mixer with built in analog delay recorded on a reel tape deck on slow speed. The music is a bit melancholic, a bit romantic, for grim overcast days of snow and rain with some sun rays coming in occasionally…. a prelude to the spring. Slowly mixing towards a happier vibe. No shallow dumb inbred shit for “Blokes” this is for mad dealers and freaks!”
DJ Food returns to the Magpie Music theme he started last year with a second mix collecting a host of his favourite tracks from 2014 in an extended mix. Heavy beats, fuzz bass, rockist guitars and analogue synths are the rich pickings that the Magpie furnishes its nest with as well as a healthy dose of underground Hip Hop. Food favourites Jane Weaver, Temples and Ghost of a Sabre Tooth Tiger get several selections as well as Gas Giant (friend of Solid Steel, Bristol’s Awkward under an alias). There’s even a psychedelic Four Seasons track in there…”
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DK + DJ Food and Toddla T – Solid Steel Show 2013-11-29

“Solid Steel (29th November) Toddla T takes his turn to help celebrate our 25th birthday with a mix in his own unique style. The Steel City rudeboy drops a whole heap of brand new music with the Toddla T dub of Duppy by Timberlee kicking off the show, followed by Zouk Bass rhythms from KJ’s and Sandwich Island Bass out of Hawaii and Mark Pritchard with the excellent ‘Make a livin’. It’s more new tracks from Recloose and the first of two spins this week for Ashley Beedle with the Maddslinky remix of Saturday up first on Toddla’s own Girls Music label. Then it’s Donae’o, followed by M.I.A., Mr Mitch remixing Wiley and the sublime vocals of Sampha, all wrapped up with links and dub delays by a man like Toddla T.

In Hour 2 the countdown starts for the Solid Steel 25th Anniversary night at Fire in London with a mix from DK that features some of the artists playing including Mr Scruff, Robin Hexstatic, Four Tet and the new single from Illum Sphere. There’s more new music from Ninja Tune with forthcoming tracks from Falty DL, Beat Spacek and a Maya Jane Coles remix for Bonobo.
DJ Food steps up with a companion piece to last week’s 30 minute mix – Strictly Kev delves deeper and darker into ghostly electronic waters. An acoustic cover of Boards of Canada’s Reach For the Dead, V.I.V.E.K.’s stunning Mantra and Machinedrum’s Centre Your Love lighten the mood slghtly before we delve into witchcraft and sounds from abandoned buildings.”

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Solid Steel Show 2012-03-09 Coldcut, DJ Format and DJ Food

“Coldcut open on a jazz tip, with Portico Quartet and move onto music from Archie Pelago, Focus Tree and Traffic. Dub sounds feature from Big Youth, Gunn Sound and the Gregory Issac Allstars, with a little addition from Missy Elliott and Amy Winehouse, before we end with the excellent West Norwood Cassette Library.
In hour 2, DJ Format, fresh from releasing his new album, ‘Statement of Intent’, drops science including a very rare Edan 7″, a DJ Soul Shock cut from ’88 and a ‘crazy Soviet record’ (his words) amongst new cuts from Beta Hector and Mr Chop.
Strictly Kev is on a rock trip this week which sees Steinski tear Hendrix a new one, Pepe Deluxé take the world by storm and finishes with a killer cut from Format’s new LP, making it all nice and neat.”
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Solid Steel Show 2012-02-17 Coldcut, DJ Shepdog and DJ Food

“Solid Steel in association with Serato (17th February) It’s Coldcut with more of The Broadest Beats and the mixes featured in last night’s show presented live on and every Thursday between 7-9pm UK Time. It’s heavy breaks and beats from Motherlode and Bob James, before moving through reggae from Augustus Clarke, Busy Signal and a full workout on the classic Stalag rhythm with artists Prince Far I, Sister Nancy, Super Chick and Tenor Saw all taking their turn. Tracks from Public Enemy, Johnny Otis and Bama bring the first hour to a close.
DJ Shepdog provides the guest mix in hour 2 and continues on a similar vibe with a mix promoting the Nice Up Sessions, taking in Reggae, Dancehall, Hip hop and more, with music from LL Cool J, Stylo G, Schlachthofbronx and Toddla T. You can hear the full mix on his Mixcloud page.
Strictly Kev from DJ Food slides in for the last section of the show switching the theme to more electronic beats and ambient tones from the likes of Jon Brooks, Bonobo and Boards of Canada (given a Midland re-edit ), plus The The, Arnaud Rebotini and Demdike Stare.”

Solid Steel Show 2012-02-17 Coldcut, DJ Shepdog and DJ Food [Depositfiles]

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Solid Steel Show 2012-01-20 Pinch, DK and DJ Food Interview

“Pinch is our guest this week and it’s a mix celebrating the release of his FabricLive CD. He has been a key figure in the Bristol music scene and has gone on to create his own label Tectonic Records. Although well known for his dubstep, this mix takes us through the house and techno end of the spectrum and although there isn’t a tracklist available, you’ll spot the already classic ‘Music deep inside’ by Zed Bias and Ossie with ‘Tarantula’.
DK continues with the excellent ‘Spaceman Funk’ by Brawther which leads us into part of his ‘space themed’ set created especially for the DJ Food album launch party at the Greenwich Planetarium. A whole galaxy of space related tracks ranging from spaced out disco from Ednah Holt, the cosmic sounds of Mystic Moods, Talkling Heads with ‘Moon Rocks’ and of course, it wouldn’t be complete without Sun Ra and his Intergalactic Cosmo Arkestra.
In hour 2, our very own Strictly Kev from DJ Food is in the spotlight with an interview about his new album ‘The Search Engine’, which is released on the 23rd January. We get an insight into the making of his album, the collaborators involved and the artwork created by Henry Flint and Strictly Kev himself. We also get to hear tracks from the album along with music that has influenced him over the years, with tracks from Adam and the Ants, Kraftwerk, Grace Jones and Boards of Canada.”
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Solid Steel Show 2012-01-20 Pinch, DK and DJ Food Interview [Filesonic]

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Solid Steel Show 2011-12-30 DJ Food, Coldcut, DK and Hexstatic

“We continue our review of 2011 looking back at the most popular mixes by the Solid Steel resident DJ’s, as voted by you the listeners. Again ‘In no particular order’, we start with DK’s first ‘Cymatic Frequencies’ mix from January (that also came with an AV mix). Kidkanevil, Ramadanman and Maddslinky remixed Toddla T all feature, alongside a Ninja Trio and a Big Dada double, plus James Blake, Caribou and Bassnectar.
The Hexstatic mix that also appeared in January, was your favourite with the classic Royksopp remix of KOC, leading into the lovely electronica Two Dots by Lusine. SBTRKT’s remix of Modeselektors ‘Art&Cash’ leads perfectly into maierial from Robin Hexstatic’s project, plus music from Magnetic Man, Andreya Triana and Dave Angel.
In hour 2 Coldcut’s mix from July got your vote with a live DJ set from Matt Black at the Energy Union party in Brussels. It starts with classic selections from Kwanzaa Posse, Armando Trovajol, Mr Scruff and a KC Flightt hip house track from ’87. Then it’s the Redshape remix of Martyn’s ‘Seventy Four’ and we keep the pace with DJ Naughty and the epic Seiji mix of ‘Timber’.
DJ Food aka Strictly Kev’s mix from October was a favaourite, celebrating the release of his third EP – ‘Magpies, Maps & Moons’ and he compiled a ‘Magpie Reader’ full of tracks from it, his collaborators and influences. Featuring exclusive unreleased tracks and remixes as well as his trademark spoken word treasures it’s a sonic guide to where his head is at and paves the way for his album in January.”
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Solid Steel Show 2011-12-30 DJ Food, Coldcut, DK and Hexstatic [Filesonic]

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Solid Steel Show 2011-09-16 Mr Tea and DJ Food

“This week it’s a debut for Mr Tea who drops his ‘Harsh side of the moon’ mix from his current home in New Caledonia in the Pacific Ocean. The globetrotting DJ kicks off with abstract beats from Outersect, Prefuse 73 and Modeselektor and continues with tracks from Wagon Christ, Fiord and High Tone. It’s more highlights from the last few years with Antipop Consortium, Tipper and Julio Bashmore from 2009. The high tempo continues with the excellent ‘Clap Trap’ from Joe plus more from Tipper and APC to close.
DJ Food steps up in hour 2 with a mix of unreleased music from the ’64 bar challenge’ where the brief was for each track to be 110 beats per minute and last 64 bars. The series was originated on the Ninja Tune forum by Kovas and driven over 6 different challenges with entries from all over the world. Music comes from many unsigned artists, but we also have tracks from Solid Steel resident DJ Moneyshot and previous guests on the show.”
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Solid Steel Show 2011-09-16 Mr Tea and DJ Food [Fileserve]

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Solid Steel Show 2010-10-01 Coldcut, Toddla T, Mr Scruff, Eskmo and DJ Food

“This week we continue with the Ninja Tune 20th anniversary celebrations with label owners Coldcut plucking out a few gems from the back catalogue as well a look forward with tracks from the Ninja Tune XX compilation. DJ Vadim, The Bug, Ghislain Porier all feature alongside remixes of Coldcut tracks from King Jammy and United States of Audio, plus they have their own take on The Heavy’s ‘How you like me now’.
In the second hour it’s more Ninja Tune artists both old and new with Toddla T, Mr Scruff, Eskmo and DJ Food giving us their personal favourites. Toddla T gives us a tribute to the mighty Roots Manuva, while Mr Scruff digs into the archive, but both Eskmo and DJ Food pick tracks from the Ninja Tune XX compilation.”
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Solid Steel Show 2010-10-01 Coldcut, Toddla T, Mr Scruff, Eskmo and DJ Food [Fileserve download]

Part 1 + 2: Coldcut
Funki Porcini _ Long Road _ Ninja Tune
Andreya Triana _ Draw The Stars _ Ninja Tune
Shuttle _ Tunnel _ Ninja Tune
Wiley _ Syer Pussy Inst _ Ninja Tune
DJ Vadim _ The Terrorist _ Ninja Tune
Coldcut _ More Beats N Pieces-USA Remix _ Ninja Tune
Diplo _ News Flash _ Ninja Tune
The Heavy _ How You Like Me Now (Coldcut Remix) _ Ninja Tune
Toddla T _ Sky Surfing -Benga Remix _ Ninja Tune
The Bug _ Catch A Fire _ Ninja Tune
Coldcut _ Man In A Garage-King Jammy Mix _ Ninja Tune
Ghislain Porier Ft. Face T _ Blazin’ -Modeselektor Remix _ Ninja Tune
Ninjaman _ Murder Dem _ Ninja Tune
Shabba Ranks _ Ting A Ling _ Ninja Tune
Revolutionaries _ Bamba in Dub _ Ninja Tune
Andreya Triana _ A Town Called Obsolete _ Ninja Tune
Melodiens _ Come On Little Girl _ Ninja Tune
Ghislain Porier _ Trust None Of Dem _ Ninja Tune
Two Fingers _ Bad Girl _ Ninja Tune
Ghislain Porier _ Wha-la-la-leng _ Ninja Tune
The Bug _ Warning _ Ninja Tune
Ghislain Porier _ Diaspora _ Ninja Tune
Two Fingers _ Fools Rhythm _ Ninja Tune
Herbaliser _ Verbal Anime _ Ninja Tune
Mr Scruff & Kirsty Almeida _ Pickled Spider _ Ninja Tune
DJVadim _ Bang It Out _ Ninja Tune
DJVadim _ Your Revolution _ Ninja Tune

Part 3: Toddla T, Mr Scruff
Toddla T _ Roots Manuva tribute mix _ Big Dada
Homelife _ Fair-Weather Friend _ Ninja Tune
DJ Food _ Consciousness _ Ninja Tune
Mr. Scruff _ Chicken spit _ Ninja Tune
London Funk Allstars _ Never Can Get Enough _ Ninja Tune
The Herbaliser _ Moon Sequence (Radio Silence) _ Ninja Tune
Treva Whateva _ Singalong _ Ninja Tune
The Poets Of Rhythm _ Survival Of The Freshest _ Ninja Tune
Luke Vibert _ Get Your Head Down _ Ninja Tune
Chocolate Weasel _ Music for Body lockers _ Ninja Tune
DJ Vadim _ Up To Jah _ Ninja Tune
Bonobo _ Flutter _ Ninja Tune
Chris Bowden _ Beautiful Nasty (4 Hero Remix) _ Ninja Tune
DJ Food _ Scratch Yer Head (Squarepusher Remix) _ Ninja Tune
Amon Tobin _ Chomp Samba _ Ninja Tune
Cinematic Orchestra _ Channel 1 Suite _ Ninja Tune
TY _ We Don’t Care’ _ Ninja Tune
Roots Manuva _ Juggle Tings Proper’ _ Ninja Tune
DJ Food _ Nocturne _ Ninja Tune

Part 4: Eskmo, DJ Food
Floating Points Ensemble _ Post Suite _ Ninja Tune
Daedelus _ LA Nocturn _ Ninja Tune
Amon Tobin _ los and Found _ Ninja Tune
Long Lost _ Woebegone (Flying Lotus’ Like Woe Remix) _ Ninja Tune
Spank Rock _ Tell Me What It Look Like” (Todd Edwards Remix) _ Ninja Tune
Roots Manuva _ Witness (1 Hope)” (Slugabed Remix) _ Ninja Tune
Anti Pop Consortium _ Volcano” (Four Tet Remix) _ Ninja Tune
Dorian Concept _ Her Tears Taste Like Pears _ Ninja Tune
Shuttle _ Lion _ Ninja Tune
Offshore _ Jen At The Station _ Ninja Tune
Jaga Jazzist _ Toccata” (Grasscut Remix) _ Ninja Tune
DJ Vadim _ The Terrorist (Gaslamp Computer Killer mix) _ Ninja Tune
DJ Food _ Dark Lady (Alix Perez remix) _ Ninja Tune
DJ Food _ 20/20 Rhythm (90-110bpm) _ Ninja Tune
Kid Koala _ 3 Bit Blues _ Ninja Tune
Pop Levi _ Blue Honey (Amorphous Androgynous Monstrous Psychedelic Bubble remix) _ Ninja Tune
Daedelgus _ Impending Doom (Rustie remix) _ Ninja Tune
DJ Food _ Timber (Super Sargasso Orb mix) _ Ninja Tune
Andreya Triana _ Lost Where I Belong (Flying Lotus remix) _ Ninja Tune
Jono McCleery _ Tomorrow _ Ninja Tune
Diplo _ Summer’s Gonna Hurt You (Diplo 2010 mix) _ Ninja Tune

Solid Steel Show 2009-12-04 DJ Food, DK and Ruckus Roboticus

“DJ Food & DK showcase their AV mix that they perform live on 4 decks and 3 mixers. As usual, it’s the diverse mix of music that they love and are known for, taking in current faves from Foreign Beggars & Noisia, Joy Orbison and Dorian Concept, but also plenty of classics that have kept dancefloors rocking from TTC, Pendulum, Luke Vibert, Think Tank and Z-Trip. Plus, there’s sections from their two highly successful mix CD’s that have Rakim rapping alongside the Human League and the Beat battling the drum and bass of Mask, and all in glorious video as well.

In the second half, Ruckus Roboticus delivers an early Xmas present for Daft Punk fans. Tracks from the Parisian duo are laced with music from Kanye West, Diplo and others who give a generous nod to the robotic pair.”
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Solid Steel Show 2009-12-04 DJ Food, DK and Ruckus Roboticus [Filesonic download]

PART 1 — DJ Food & DK
Luke Vibert Homewerk Planet Mu
Afrika Bambaataa & The Soulsonic Force Planet Rock Tommy Boy
Captain Rock The Return Of Capt. Rock Nia
Missy Elliott Lose Control Elektra
Think Tank Hack One (the Internet Worm Mix) Hakattak
Common Ft Pharrell Universal Mind Control (hydroz B-boy Bass Mix) Geffen
Mujava Township Funk (l-vis 1990 Kwaito Dub) This Is Music
Hashim Al-naafiysh (the Soul) Cutting Records
Dj Kentaro Free (accapella) Ninja Tune
Ttc Travailer Big Dada
Spank Rock Rick Rubin Big Dada
The Simon Sound Tour De Mars Project Blue Book
Achie Bell Tighten Up (bobby Labeat Re-work) Mp3
Drumattic Twins Crazy Love (peo De Pitte Remix) Finger LickinÕ
Leisur Allstars 35 Summers (substatic Remix) Leisure Recordings
Afrika Bambaataa Got That Vibe (accapella) Tommy Boy
Calvertron Vs Banga Whoop – Rudders There It Isnt Remix Destination
Tag Team Whoomp! (there It Is) Accapella Life
Santogold Say Aha (tepr Remix) Atlantic
The Qemists Feat Wiley Dem Na Like Me (accapella) Ninja Tune
M.v.p. “roc Ya Body ‘mic Check 1, 2 (instrumental)” Emi
Z-trip Listen To The Dj Hollywood
Timbaland & Magoo Feat. Missy Elliott Cop That Shit Unique
Eric B And Rakim I Know You Got Soul (accapella) 4th & Broadway
Human League Being Boiled Fast
Area Code 615 Stone Fox Chase Polydor
Dj Shadow The Number Song (cut Chemist Litmus Test Re-remix) Mo Wax
Dj Food Dark Lady Ninja Tune
Q-tip Breathe And Stop (accapella) Arista
Dorian Concept Tropical Hands Affine

PART 2 — DJ Food & DK
The Beat Mirror In The Bathroom 2 Tone
Mask Square Off Dope Dragon
Sub Focus Timewarp Ram Records
Freestyles Musically Dope (ganja Kru Remix) True Playaz
Pendulum Another Planet Breakbeat Kaos
Noisia Faade Ram Records
Sub Focus Join The Dots Ram Records
Haiku D’etat “mike, Aaron & Eddie” Decon
The Prodigy Voodoo People (pendulum Remix) Xl
Pendulum Tarantula Breakbeat Kaos
Dj Vadim Terrorist (accapella) Ninja Tune
The Qemists Stompbox (spor Remix) Ninja Tune
Foreign Beggars & Noisia Contact (noisia Remix) Dented Records
Drumsound & Simon Bassline Smith Harder Faster Technique Recordings
Shimon & Andy C Bodyrock Ram Records
D-code And Chan1 Glitterstep (sub Swara Remix) Shiva Soundsystem
Ghislain Poirier Blazin Featuring Face-t (modeselektor Remix) Ninja Tune
Skream & Cluekid Sandsnake Disfigured Dubz
Albarosie Kingston Town Forward Records
Babylon System Fully Loaded Argon
Zomby Kaliko Hyperdub
Grace Jones Corporate Cannibal Wall Of Sound
6-blocc Digits Lo Dubs
Bassnectar Heads Up Amorphous Music
Dead Prez Hip Hop (accapella) Epic
I.d. Late Night Hype Passenger
Joy Orbison Hyph Mungo Hotflush
Sun Ra & His Intergalactic Solar Arkestra The Satellites Are Spinning (zero Db & Hectic Remix) Fluid Ounce

PART 3 — Ruckus Roboticus
Thomas Bangalter Extra Dry Roule
Slum Village Raise It Up Goodvibe
Daft Punk Aerodynamic (slum Village Remix) Virgin
Busta Rhymes Touch It Aftermath
Kanye West Stronger Roc-a-fella
Sebastien Tellier Kilometer Lucky Number
Daft Punk Verdis Quo Virgin
Daft Punk Daftendirekt Virgin
Daft Punk Da Funk Virgin
Daft Punk Robot Rock Virgin
Daft Punk Short Circuit Virgin
Thomas Bangalter On Da Rocks Roule
Daft Punk Musique Virgin
Daft Punk Face To Face Virgin
Thomas Bangalter Club Soda Roule
Dj Falcon Honeymoon Roule
Daft Punk Voyager (dominique Torti’s Wild Style Edit) Virgin
Daft Punk Around The World Virgin
Gabrielle Forget About The World (daft Punk Remix) Universal
Archigram In Flight (raw Mix) Crydamoure

PART 4 — Ruckus Roboticus
Daft Punk Revolution 909 Virgin
Daft Punk Something About Us (eastar Remix) White Label
Daft Punk Digital Love (boris Dlugosh Remix) Virgin
Stardust Music Sounds Better With You Roule
Deelat Wetness Crydamoure
Le Knight Club Nymphae Song Crydamoure
Daft Punk One More Time Virgin
Daft Punk Aerodynamic Virgin
Daft Punk Oh Yeah Virgin
Scott Grooves Mothership Reconnection (daft Punk Remix) Virgin
Daft Punk Crescendolls Virgin
The Eternals The Wrath Of Zeus Crydamoure
Daft Punk Harder Better Faster Stronger Virgin
Kanye West Stronger (a-trak Remix) Roc-a-fella
Roy Davis Jr. Rock Shock Roule
Daft Punk Technologic Virgin
Diplo Buy It Use It Money Studies