― Catsupppppppppppppp dude 茄蕃, Monday, 20 August 2007 18:31 (5 years ago) Permalink
Thx, Grady. This is great. I was able to download Kala today, but I've been listening to your Balaeric Revival so much since this morning that I (sadly) haven't had time to listen to M.I.A.
― Daniel, Esq., Monday, 20 August 2007 19:47 (5 years ago) Permalink
this weekend my friend played me the b side of that peter visti jolene edit - "rain". so ridiculously amazing. it's funny because the music sounds like it's slowed down to 33 but the vocals are normal.
― jaxon, Tuesday, 21 August 2007 07:25 (5 years ago) Permalink
yeah that one really is great. all three cuts on that 12".
i can't really get into his "balearic love" 12". not feeling either side.
everyone should really, really check outthat mix that Tim is talking about over here. totally pwns my mix, though a slightly different theme. i listened to it twice on big speakers tonite and it was a real treat.
― gr8080, Tuesday, 21 August 2007 08:16 (5 years ago) Permalink
Love your mix grady. Totally the vibe I'm feeling at the moment.
― Tim F, Tuesday, 21 August 2007 13:08 (5 years ago) Permalink
Surprised you don't like the Visti single though. Do you like Aeroplane's "Aeroplane"? I suppose that's a better version of the same thing.
― Tim F, Tuesday, 21 August 2007 13:09 (5 years ago) Permalink
This is the double-cd comp I made for my friend:
Midlake - Roscoe (Beyond the Wizard's Sleeve Mix)
Badly Drawn Boy - Promises (Reverso 68 Mix)
A Mountain of One - Freefall
Dolly Parton - Jolene (Peter Visti Edit)
Studio - Self-Service (long version)
Flash and the Pan - Midnight Man
Kathy Diamond - I Need You
Findlay Brown - Losing the Will to Survive (Beyond the Wizard's Sleeve Mix)
Jane Siberry - The Walking (and Constantly)
Womack & Womack - MPB (Folk Version)
UNKLE - In a State (DFA Remix)
Markus Guentner - Syndrom
Journey - Don't Stop Believing
The Blue Nile - The Downtown Lights
Business Man - Dubby Games
Lindstrom & Solale - Let It Happen
Heather Nova - Spirit in You
A Mountain of One - People Without Love
Rune Lindbaek - Afrika
Allez Allez - African Queen (Quiet Village Dub)
Tracey Thorn - It's All True (Escort Extended Mix)
Farah - Lord of Life (Remix)
Benjamin Diamond - Sun is Shining
― Tim F, Tuesday, 21 August 2007 13:50 (5 years ago) Permalink
thanks, Tim and everyone else. i kind of wish i had edited out the rough spots before posting, but whatever. i discovered the "synch" button on my 2nd to last segway.
yeah i like that aeroplane stuff; i bet it'll be big when it drops nwxt month.
also, tables was right about the beatdown EP! still detroit, but very balearic feeling.
― gr8080, Tuesday, 21 August 2007 14:34 (5 years ago) Permalink
I loved Jolene but I don't think I'm ready for the Chris Isaak revival :/
― dmr, Tuesday, 21 August 2007 14:59 (5 years ago) Permalink
:D great mix grady!
― deej, Tuesday, 21 August 2007 14:59 (5 years ago) Permalink
thanks, dmr and deej.
dmr - have you heard the todd terje/ paul simon dub?
― gr8080, Tuesday, 21 August 2007 15:00 (5 years ago) Permalink
hmmmm ... no I don't think so! just the dj spun / editions disco paul simon .... which I like a lot ...
― dmr, Tuesday, 21 August 2007 15:08 (5 years ago) Permalink
scroll down here: http://www.musiclikedirt.com/2007/05/05/woozy-with-april/
its on that same "get high and go to the beach" mix.
― gr8080, Tuesday, 21 August 2007 16:12 (5 years ago) Permalink
oh cool. I dl'd that mix this morning but I didn't get to the end yet.
― dmr, Tuesday, 21 August 2007 16:19 (5 years ago) Permalink
paul simon dub is pretty epic.
― jaxon, Tuesday, 21 August 2007 19:02 (5 years ago) Permalink
because of that peter visti Rain edit i'm checking out Chris Rea. not sure if i'm supposed to like this or not. some of his stuff is great, some is terribly cheesey.
― jaxon, Tuesday, 21 August 2007 19:03 (5 years ago) Permalink
jaxon check out this:
"on the beach" is a great tune, but i'm not crazy about terje's "megamix" treatment. (h4rvey loves this song).
the Andreas Vollenweider is sooooo good though - its on that same mix Tim and I are repping for. its the tune my co-resident likes to play at the end of the night.
― gr8080, Tuesday, 21 August 2007 19:16 (5 years ago) Permalink
Rea is kinda reminding me of Dire Straits, which i like, and Bruce Springsteen, which i'm not liking.
― jaxon, Tuesday, 21 August 2007 19:21 (5 years ago) Permalink
i want more dire straits edits; i really like the otterman empire one
and i certainly wouldnt say no to an edit of, say, "tunnel of love" or reall anything from post-bitUSA brooce
― max, Tuesday, 21 August 2007 19:25 (5 years ago) Permalink
Supermayer - The Art of Letting Go
Kompakt goes Balearic!! From their forthcoming Save the World LP.
― The Macallan 18 Year, Wednesday, 22 August 2007 03:00 (5 years ago) Permalink
Love the Sorceror and Hatchback tracks on Grady's mix - hadn't heard them before.
Also that's my favourite track from the Strategy album, so lustrous (I stand by my Luomo-goes-post-rock comments).
― Tim F, Wednesday, 22 August 2007 09:53 (5 years ago) Permalink
But the biggest revelation provided by grady's mix is that my mp3 of peter visti's "Jolene" edit must be pitched down! The copy I have is much slower, and Dolly sounds like a guy - actually precisely like one of those reosnant mid-to-late 80s rock singers that fits this balearic style (e.g. see the vocalist for A Mountain of One).
― Tim F, Wednesday, 22 August 2007 09:58 (5 years ago) Permalink
hmmm. i started that track at like +8 to mix in but i'm pretty sure i slowed it down to normal speed before the bass dropped in.
i dont have the vinyl - my version is from a t0rrent.
where is yours from?
― gr8080, Sunday, 26 August 2007 04:57 (5 years ago) Permalink
No I hear it slow down in your mix, but the speed for the vast majority of it makes perfect sense - Dolly's vocals are as per the original song.
I think the version I have (googling zshare) was played at 33rpm rather than 45rpm.
― Tim F, Sunday, 26 August 2007 11:00 (5 years ago) Permalink
prins thomas played this last night, which got a great reaction. (not very balearic revival).
as it was playing i started thinking about the aeroplane track upthread for some reason, specifically thinking that PT probably had a promo copy with him. i started hearing the transition from the linkwood track into the aeroplane track in my head. and lo and behold that was what he mixed into. it sounded great on a big system, and got a great reaction.
― gr8080, Sunday, 26 August 2007 18:43 (5 years ago) Permalink
Right now I'm really loving Odyssey's "Who" from the Dirty Space Disco comp:
― Telephone thing, Monday, 27 August 2007 14:12 (5 years ago) Permalink
if an instrumental or dub version of amerie's "crazy wonderful" ever becomes available, it belongs in the nu-balearic canon.
cant stop listening to thios track.
― gr8080, Monday, 27 August 2007 23:53 (5 years ago) Permalink
that song's pretty great. part of the vocals remind me of the tom tom club.
― jaxon, Tuesday, 28 August 2007 00:47 (5 years ago) Permalink
― gr8080, Tuesday, 28 August 2007 09:13 (5 years ago) Permalink
flamenco guitars: check
― gr8080, Tuesday, 28 August 2007 09:14 (5 years ago) Permalink
I talked a bit about the Mungolian Jet Set remix of Ronny & Renzo's "Big Smack & Flies" elsewhere, but it turns out the original is also amazing, as is R&R's remix of Mutron's "Alone". Sort of really heavy synth-rock-disco, not sure how else to describe them but both tracks are epic.
― Tim F, Tuesday, 28 August 2007 12:38 (5 years ago) Permalink
Beyond the Wizard's Sleeve
if they do a balaeric rmx of radiohead could it be called 'beyond the wizard's cap' mix
― deej, Tuesday, 28 August 2007 22:35 (5 years ago) Permalink
I keep forgetting to raise Invisible Conga People here, despite the fact that "Weird Pains" is one of my absolute favourite things this year. That in particular seems to connect the dots between Balearic, Italians Do It Better style eerie-italo (I think they're connected to the label actually, as well as to DFA) and, er, Villalobos-style minimal? The other tracks on their myspace page go for more of a Tangerine Dream vibe, meanwhile they describe themselves as "house/afro-pop/psychedelic".
― Tim F, Thursday, 30 August 2007 13:15 (5 years ago) Permalink
Another great balearic mix up at Another Night on Earth - includes the Ronny & Renzo track I mention upthread.
― Tim F, Friday, 31 August 2007 22:52 (5 years ago) Permalink
New Antena remix 12" = U&K!!!!!
Especially Seaside Weekend - Escort Remix
http://www.myspace.com/permanentvacationrecords (sounds better on this one)
fuck i need to get this before summer is over.
― gr8080, Saturday, 1 September 2007 00:29 (5 years ago) Permalink
Speaking of Beyond the Wizard's Sleeve, I forgot to mention that I'm loving their remix of Tracey Thorn's "Raise the Roof".
― Tim F, Saturday, 1 September 2007 00:52 (5 years ago) Permalink
"U&K"? Please enlighten. Probably something obvious I'm missing, but I'm a bit dense and headachy at the moment...
― Telephone thing, Saturday, 1 September 2007 05:54 (5 years ago) Permalink
urgent and key
― Tim F, Saturday, 1 September 2007 06:04 (5 years ago) Permalink
― Telephone thing, Saturday, 1 September 2007 06:59 (5 years ago) Permalink
grady yr mix is quite hot!
― gff, Sunday, 2 September 2007 01:25 (5 years ago) Permalink
So A Mountain of One's Collected Works is pretty great - esp. "You Can't Be Serious"! - but there is something kinda offputing about "Innocent Line"... It's not even that it's a bad song, but somehow it makes the group and their music as a whole less inviting. Hard to explain.
The whole thing's a lot like Kate Bush's A Sky of Honey innit.
― Tim F, Monday, 3 September 2007 12:22 (5 years ago) Permalink
i enjoyed the diepvries mix especially the middle section to the end. an undiluted morphine hit for sure and i can see myself listening to it frequently. the mixing is really nice.
― tricky, Monday, 3 September 2007 17:34 (5 years ago) Permalink
Milky Disco compilation coming out soon on Lo:
1. Daniel Wang - All Flowers Must Fade
2. Padded Cell - Konkorde Lafayette
3. Georges Vert - Electric Bird
4. Johan Agebjorn - Spacer Woman from Mars
5. In Flagranti - Nonplusultra (Black Devil Remix)
6. Jersey Devil Social Club - Child 13
7. Emperor Machine - Front Man (Idjut Boys Girthius Maximus Mix)
8. Kerrier District & Black Mustang - Mad As Hell
9. Quiet Village - Desperate Hours
10. Studio - Life's a beach
11. Sorcerer - Surfing at midnight
12. Six Cups Of Rebels - Dubbe Ditten
― Telephone thing, Monday, 3 September 2007 18:17 (5 years ago) Permalink
woah those badly drawn boy remixes are way good! i like the dubbed out smeared out 10cc vibe that the mountain of one versions have and reverso 68 is always reliable (some "pale shelter" and pet shop boys stuff going on in those).
― tricky, Tuesday, 4 September 2007 00:26 (5 years ago) Permalink
the AMO1/Studio 12" dropped.
― gr8080, Tuesday, 4 September 2007 00:28 (5 years ago) Permalink
i am listening to your mix now gr8080
― tricky, Tuesday, 4 September 2007 00:39 (5 years ago) Permalink
ok i want all of this stuff. i hope i know that friend that tim made the comp for upthread.
― tricky, Tuesday, 4 September 2007 00:50 (5 years ago) Permalink
Tricky I've made two balearic comps for you! I just have to send the damn things!
― Tim F, Tuesday, 4 September 2007 01:03 (5 years ago) Permalink
In fact pretty much all the comps I'm sending you are kinda belearic. My 6:33am Eternal series is Balearic: the Dark Side...
― Tim F, Tuesday, 4 September 2007 01:04 (5 years ago) Permalink
I just joined a group on Facebook called "Balearic Assassins of Love" with the following info line:
"Purveyors of music made by bearded dudes in the seventies and eighties and pitched down and played loud by two occasionally hairy blokes in the 00ties."
― Tim F, Tuesday, 4 September 2007 01:06 (5 years ago) Permalink