the music just turns me on

girl talk has a new album out! hurrah! uh, no, fuck that. i can’t even download the damn thing. if you want something to really mess with your head, check out acid yazz from ghostdad. it’s in a similar vein as xxxchange and devlin‘s voila (only the second-best mix ever) in that it’s in short, distinct yet vaguely related segments. each section is aptly named, and it’s got stuff you really should know (bowie, um, vampire weekend) and stuff you’ve probably never heard before (pretty much everything else). it’s an amazing listening experience, enjoyable not just because you’re waiting to hear what comes next. now trust me, i’m not solely celebrating this mix against a backdrop of girl talk hate though. this is awesome on its own two, but in today’s context it stands out even more. you can listen below, or pay with a tweet. do it – it’s worth it.

Part 1 – Sole Jamz

Intro / Silent Boom | Reverend Billy – The Unknown | Azymuth – Young Embrace | The Love Unlimited Orchestra – Strange Games & Things | Amanda Blank – Lemme Get Some | Alex Goose – Oh My Soul | Yes – Long Distance Runaround | Phantogram – When I’m Small | Bullion – Don’t Talk | Madeleine Chartrand – Ani-Kuni | Selda – Ince Ince (devlin edit) | Beyond the Wizards Sleeve – Aglarsa Anam Aglar | Andrea True Connection – More, More, More | Bobby Rush – Do The Do | Souleance – Chemise | On Hold / Soul Jams

Part 2 – Space House

Startup | Mark Ronson – The Bike Song | Space Dimension Controller – Journey to the Core of the Unknown Sphere | Lil Louis & The World – I Called U | Serious Intention – You Don’t Know (Special Remix) | Bronski Beat – Infatuation | Charlotte Gainsbourg – Time of the Assassin (XXXChange Remix)| B4$/Goodtime

Part 3 – Shitbox Casios

More Yazz | Database – Ugly Intro | In Flagranti – Brash & Vulgar | Sandra – Hi! Hi! Hi! | Felix – Tiger Stripes | Matias Aguayo – Rollerskate | Riva Starr – Splendido (ghostdad shitboxcasio remix) | A Number Of Names – Sharevari (instrumental) | Squarepusher – Cryptic Motion (Mr. Oizo Remix) | Maximum Balloon – Tiger

Part 4 – Gameboy Glitch

Gameboy Yazz | Kingdom – You | NGUZUNGUZU – El Bebe Ambiente (The Jeans Remix) | Armand Van Helden – Witch Doktor (Banana Seat Remix) | DJ Hell – My Definition Of House Music | George E – Inna City (Banana Republic Urban Dub) | Vampire Weekend – White Sky (Basement Jaxx ‘Club’ Mix) | Kele – Tenderoni (XXXChange Dub) | Daft Punk – Make Love | Love

Part 5 – Loko Rock

Terry | Ghostdad – Vuvuzela Beat | Drop The Lime – Sex Sax (ghostdad bootleg) | Adam Sky & Danny Williams – The Imperious Urge (Ku Bo Rmx) | Alan Braxe & Fred Falke – Rubicon | Peter Gabriel – Shock the Monkey | Elvis Costello – Pump It Up | David Bowie – Queen Bitch | El Chapo – Dime una y Otra Vez | Trey Drop

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