Weekly Bits 14/2010

If you haven’t read the email correnspondence between Egon (Stones Throw, Now-Again) and composer Lloyd Miller yet, you’re missing something quite delightful. Comes with a free track.

Dark Roasted Blend has an article on car record player and other cool vintage gadgets.

Warp Films presents the first 10 minutes of the All Tomorrow’s Parties documentary, which is out now on DVD and as download.

Music lover’s favourite car-brand Scion presents the latest installment in the remix series, a new single from Todd Edwards with remixes from the likes of Joy Orbison and MJ Cole. Didn’t exactly blow me away, but hey – it’s a available for free!

On the mixtape front, there is the new Low End Theory Podcast by DJ Nobody and Take, Urb’s exclusive Plastikman set, or Seiji and Joker’s mini-mix for Anne Mac.

For some videos, check out Fullcrate & Mar’s all new music-video I Said, Gilles Peterson and ?uestlove together at Miami’s WMC, or A Minute with Mux Mool.

Dublab has a new mix CD from Daedelus on sale. Called Future Roots, it focuses on rave music from the early nineties.

Also have a look at Zomby’s page on SoundCloud, there’s some new stuff going on!

Joker – Digidesign (Om Unit Remix)

Following the massive Digidesign Remix, which is finally available on 12-inch, here is a brand new track from Om Unit. No release-date, but pounding beats you gotta fall in love with.

Apparently, the first revision of this post was about a track called “The Cold Blooms”. Shortly after posting the article, Jim decided to take down the track as it was a work in progress. As the 12-inch of his remix for Joker is still fresh, I’m going to post that track instead.

More new music from Om Unit is available on the upcoming Fabric compilation Elevator Music (check the preview), a new 7-inch on All City Records should be out soon!

Jan 06, 2010 The digital download of this remix is now available exclusively from Bleep

Weekly Bits 26/2009

Zero” is offering a free mixtape for you to download, coming from Berlin beatmaker Robot Koch. All you need is an account on the website and that code from the wristband you received at the release party.

Another mixtape is taken from the XLR8R Podcast, who present a set full of electro-funk put together my Berlin’s DJ T.

With one of the most exciting editions of the Sónar festival being over, Radio 1 host Mary Anne Hobbs has filled her YouTube page with lots of new videos. Apart from an overall impression, there are features of Martyn, Joker and The Gaslamp Killer.

Germany’s Sonar Kollektiv made a dream come true. For every vinyl purchased on the webshop, you will get the MP3s for free. That’s the way to go!

If all goes well, the new Beyondjazz website will be online later today. I’ve seen a preview and I can tell you it’s a sleek design.

At last, have you seen this Marvin Gaye inspired poster-design yet?