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[ Written by: | 20 Dec 2016 | No Comment | ]

With days to go til work finishes for the year,
Until santa comes to spread his christmas cheer,
Until its time to go,
And wish there was snow,
Fuck you and happy new year!
Yellowman (aka Winston Foster) was the deejaying sensation of the early eighties. With his inventive and amusing lyrics he achieved the status of superstar. The fact that he was an albino (an outcast in Jamaica) made his early years more difficult than anyone outside of Jamaica can possibly imagine. He endlessly boasted about how sexy, attractive and appealing he was to the opposite …

Featured, mix of the week »

[ Written by: | 20 Dec 2016 | No Comment | ]

Bloody easy pick this week… I’ve loved his last two years mix of the year… and this one will get plenty of play as we head to 2017 and beyond… bit gutted there’s no DL included… had to rip it using one of them low bitrate thingsys
on ya Joris and up ya kilts
Like every year, it’s not about the hits, just some great tunes from the last year and maybe even some classics that I’ve been playing a lot this year.
Hope you enjoy!
Merry Christmas,
Tourist – For Sarah
Rodriguez Jr. – Mistral …

mix of the week »

[ Written by: | 16 Dec 2016 | 3 Comments | ]

The fourth instalment of the Bob’s best movies from various Film Festival’s I attended is about to unspool here on da finga! With a mix of international award-winners, crowd favourites, and shocks, this year’s films feature a star-studded line up of cinematic treats that dive directly into Bob’s world of culture, humour, and tradition.
And people thought celebrating life thru death was confined to netflix.
Coldly entranced, rattling bones and itchy feet need a dancin’ treat from beneath 6 feet. Wildly entombed, my coffin wishes to hack me out of dirt layered lungs and bellow …

bobs song of the week, Music Soo Bad its Good »

[ Written by: | 14 Dec 2016 | No Comment | ]

I don’t know whats come over me other than Alan is having a terrible influence over my life these past two days.
It really is quite horrid

mix of the week »

[ Written by: | 9 Dec 2016 | No Comment | ]

I generally only pick mixes that can be downloaded – for thats how I do my listing… and I haven’t quite made the jump to streaming mixes, I’m old. This has meant I’ve all but given up on the Cadenza podcasts which were my fave source for great mixes… which si a shame as they’ve had a blinding year but I’m swamped for great choices so stuff em!
I’ve made an exception here cause I’ve been hammering this particular one and for a change its one I made the effort to …

bobs song of the week »

[ Written by: | 7 Dec 2016 | No Comment | ]

The kiwi Prime Minister resigns… an infant on my bus sings twinkle twinkle little star in mandarin repeatedly for over half and hour (it was awesome)… the work fridge is stuffed with leftover beef and chicken sliders… and here I am stuck for a song I really rate(d) for the week… also a day earlier than my usual post time but I’m bored of being chairman of the board and things are so deathly quiet in my work day I’m trying to kill some time rather than kill myself .
I woke up …

mix of the week »

[ Written by: | 2 Dec 2016 | No Comment | ]

Adrian Sherwood, producer, founder On-U Sound and keen footie fan… appears on last weeks Solid Steel Radio show and his hour is magic…. Coldcut on the flip for an hour that is decent.
In Hour 2 we welcome Adrian Sherwood, legendary UK dub producer and On-U-Sound founder who has been active in the music business since the 1970’s. He has long been regarded as one of the most innovative and influential artists in UK reggae, dub, industrial, post-punk and beyond, having worked with the likes of Lee “Scratch” Perry, Vivien Goldman, …

bobs song of the week »

[ Written by: | 1 Dec 2016 | No Comment | ]

I don’t know if anyone needs this… bro wants it… I never liked St Germaine… I felt given everyone else did I didn’t need to… Rose Rouge was a era worm song I loathed… it was also real big so it was hard to ignore and hide from it… it was on too many compilations I flogged as part of my day job back then…. it made me angry and sad and depressed – it is a really good song but that alone isn’t enough.
I do have a massive fanboy crush on …