Solid Steel Radio 25-10-13 - DK, Marshall Jefferson, Ollie Teeba (The Herbaliser)

Solid Steel Radio 25-10-13 - DK, Marshall Jefferson, Ollie Teeba (The Herbaliser)

DK opens the first hour this week with another Cid Rim track from the Mute City EP, "Numbers on the Board" by Pusha T, followed by the original Anthony King and John Matthews sample.

Then it's new music from Mark Pritchard, new Ninja signing Lee Bannon and two tracks from the incredible William Onyeabor synth-driven Afro funk compilation on Luaka Bop. It's more album tracks from Special Request and Four Tet, a Pilooski remix for Owiny Sigoma Band and we close this mix with '90s New York house from Pal Joey.

This takes us into our next guest who is a true legend of House music. Marshall Jefferson put his stamp on a lot of the genre defining tracks of the late eighties, touching on Acid and Deep house along the way.

His productions under various names are just one part of the huge Trax Boxset that is out now, giving you the first 75 12" releases on this seminal Chicago label. His mix takes us through some of his pre House favourites with music from Nancy Martin, Klein & MBO, Kano and ending with his own classic track "Move Your Body".

In Hour 2, Ollie Teeba from The Herbaliser and Soundsci gives us his own take on 'War of the Worlds' for the Solid Steel 25th Anniversary. Here in his own words;

'When I was 8 or 9 years old I heard Jeff Wayne's musical version of H.G.Well's 'War Of the Worlds' for the first time. It scared the pants off me. For years afterwards I listened to the record over and over. It is certainly one of the things from my childhood that cemented my interest in film scores.

Though not a film score per se. Its marriage of rock music with orchestral arrangements to tell a story, had me transfixed. The combination of funky rock with sinister string parts would heavily influence and partially shape the sounds that, years later Jake Wherry and I would be making in The Herbaliser.'



The Herbaliser Articles

<< Previous

The Herbaliser - 'Blow Your Headphones' Repress via Beat Delete

Fans of The Herbaliser will be pleased to hear that his 1997, second album, Blow Your Headphones, has been repressed on 2LP thanks to Beat Delete. Pick up a copy from the Ninjashop.

Read More

Drip.fm Ninja Heritage Release Month

Prepare for four weeks of heritage back catalogue releases over on our Drip.fm. Learn more about receiving drip-fed digital music from us every month here.

Read More

Ninja Tune XX Rarities Compilation

Roots Manuva - 'Something Wicked' Dub

Other Articles

<< Previous

Solid Steel in association with Serato // 3 July - Jimpster, the Revenge

Jimpster and The Revenge in the mix this week on Solid Steel - listen on SoundCloud or via solidsteel.net


Read More

Lee Bannon - Premieres New Video at Paper

Lee Bannon spoke to Paper Magazine this week, dropping a new video for two tracks from his upcoming album Pattern Of Excel in the process. Watch the clip, featuring Scout Willis, below.

Read More

Bonobo - Final Show on The North Borders Tour Full Stream

With a heavy, but happy heart we witnessed Bonobo's final show supporting The North Borders, at London's Alexandra Palace late last year. If you missed it, don't despair - you can now watch the whole show, in full, online via Boiler Room.

Read More

Ninja Tune Family at Glastonbury 2015 - Full Schedule

This week we're pitching up at Glastonbury to witness performances from Matt Black (Coldcut), The Bug, Dorian Concept, Kate Tempest (Big Dada), among others - listen to our warm-up playlist on Spotify / Deezer / Rdio

Read More

The Herbaliser Releases

Other Releases

bbtpvgjqe