Most played hiphop track at Oh, Baby - I Like It Raw? I’ll guess it will be a close race between Lupe Fiasco’s“I gotcha” and Young Leek’sBlaqstarr produced “Jiggle It”. If you’re a fan of The Wire you’ll definitely recognize it. It’s a bad ass tune.
We’re continue the pre party with Dølle Jølle, Todd Terje’s partner at the Sharivari club in Oslo, and his rework of Studio’s “Life’s A Beach”. The track is taken from Prins Thomas’ “Cosmo Galactic Prism” DJ-mix album from last summer.
Just a fem hours left to our final party @ C/O Bar. Let’s start the party right now with one of the most played songs at the club. I think it was Oscar who played it first but I’ve been bangit it just as often ever since.
It’s such a massive tune. As you might know Oh, Baby has always been a huge suporter of arty french pop music (or not). But this percussive new wave/rockdisco anthem is welcome to our club every night.
This months must have when it comes to albums is definately “Disco Italia”, Stevie Koteys new italo compilation on Strut. It’s one of the best compilations I heard for ages. I actually gave it 5 of 5 yesterday in Sydsvenskan.
I decided to stay in Bahamas for one more day. And now we’re beginning to talk real rarities.
Ray Munnings is most known for being part of Beginning of The End, a funkband from Bahamas who had a big world wide hit in 1971 with “Funky Nassau”.
What happend with the quartet who included two more munnings brothers - Roy and Frank - after that is more than I know. But a few years later when disco have taken over the dance floors Munnings re-record the song by him self in a massive steel drum driven boogie version.
It was a big hit during the rare groove days in London and the twelve inch have been catching sick prices at the vintage market both before and after brittish DJ-legend Norman Jay included it on one of his “Good Times” compilations.
What most people don’t know is that it also have a killer hypotic afro/west indian funk track at the b-side - “Jump In The Water”. As far as I know it has never been reissued.
So here you are -both of the songs from probably the rarest twelve inch in my collection, just because I’m such a nice guy today.
Yes, it’s probably one of the worst song titles ever but don’t let that scare you because this is a real cool Caribbean disco track from the blockheads singer, recorded in the Compass Point studio in 1981.
I guess you can’t get wrong with both Chaz Jankel (the label actually says “Chasz) and Sly & Robbie in the studio. The track is taken from the album “Lord Upminister”. It’s a great album if you’re into a West Indian mix of post disco and pop. Check it out if it sounds like your bag.
I just scrolled thru the whole photo section here on the blog. Oh, baby - we have had a lot of fun!
There so many nights I almost forgot. There’s so many people that I thought I met just recently then I see them on two year old pictures from the club. I guess I have to spend more time outside the DJ-booth this summer.
But before that we’ll tear the club up on friday. It’s also the premiere for the outside bar designed by no other than Smutsiga Södern (That’s “Dirty South” for all you english speaking people around). It gonna be a blast when we dig thru the playlists from the last two and a half years!