Solid Steel Radio 4/5/2012 - Slugabed, Hot Sugar

Solid Steel Radio 4/5/2012 - Slugabed, Hot Sugar

Solid Steel in association with Serato (4th May)

Coldcut return and it's a mellow start with new music from Australian artist Thrupence, Freddy Todd and Paper Tiger. The atmosphere continues with Portishead, Mr Lefteye and Jean Michel Jarre, but it's just the clam before the storm as we unleash a torrent of rain influenced tracks from The Techniques, Blockhead, The White Stripes and Ann Peebles, to reflect the current weather situation in a wet UK. 

Hour 2 opens with an epic mix from new Ninja signing Hot Sugar. Reworking nearly every track in the mix, we get Mozart meeting Ja Rule, Jadakiss and Fat Joe, heavy metal from Danzig, Greek legends Aphrodite's Child and Cheap Trick, plus more hip hop and electronic treats all given the Hot Sugar stamp. We also get a taste of his forthcoming EP Moon Money, out 14 May on Ninja Tune.

An interview with Slugabed wraps up the show as he discusses his new album Time Team with Jon More from Coldcut. We also hear a few tracks from the album and one of his influential tracks, a classic from Tyrone Brunson.

The presented version can be heard here.



Coldcut, Hot Sugar and Slugabed Articles

<< Previous

Ninja Tune at 25: LEAF Conversation

On Friday 6 March we join London's Electronic Arts Festival (LEAF) at Tobacco Docks to host a panel on Ninja Tune in its 25th year with co-founder Matt Black (Coldcut), Andreya Triana, Toddla T & Peter Quicke - tickets available here.

Read More

Coldcut 'Let Us Play!' Beat Delete 2LP Repress

Ninja Tune founders, Coldcut, first released this album in 1997 and now it's back in stock on 2LP via Beat Delete. Thanks to everyone who pledged to see it repressed; pick up your copy - Ninjashop / Amazon.

Read More

Solid Steel Radio 19/09/2014 - Coldcut & Damon Bell

Coldcut start the show this week, before Deepblak Recordings Chief Connoisseur Damon Bell steps up in Hour 2.

Read More

Ninja Tune x Bleep 100 Tracks 2004-2014

Pick up Bleep's anniversary-edition of their 100 Tracks selection this time spanning their 10 year existence, featuring Coldcut's "True Skool", The Bug's "Skeng" and Wagon Christ's "Nighty Night" - available digitally until 9 June.

Read More

Other Articles

<< Previous

Beat Spacek Releases 'Modern Streets' Deluxe Digital Album

Beat Spacek has released a deluxe digital version of his incredible record, Modern Streets, featuring remixes from Seven Davis Jr, Animal Collective and dBridge; listen to Seven Davis Jr's Midnight mix below.

Read More

Ninja Tune Podcast: Dorian Concept

In this episode of the Ninja Tune podcast, we talk to keyboard virtuoso Dorian Concept about his 2014 album Joined Ends, his journey as a musician, and 5 tracks that have influenced him and helped to shape his musical understanding. Listen - iTunes / Stream

Read More

Nick Hook - Announces Collage v.1 Remixes, Shares Neana Edit

NYC's serial collaborator Nick Hook signals the remix EP version of Collage v.1, with Night Slugs new jack Neana's edit of J.A.M.I.T. Collage v.1 Remixes released 8 June - Ninjashop / iTunes / Bandcamp

Read More

Kamasi Washington - 'The Epic' 3CD Out Now on Brainfeeder

Kamasi Washington's debut album, The Epic, is a 3 hour dreamscape journey through the mind of a master craftsman, out now on 3CD and digitally -Ninjashop / iTunes / Amazon / Spotify

Read More
khui