Ep. 270 w/ a Teeth Clippers Takeover, with mixes from Emanuel and Cal.Ske.
Emanuel got a schooling in sound-system culture while living in London for two years. On his return home to Pōneke, he founded Teethclippers via a residency at Club 121. Now, with the release of the Don't Bite Your Tongue compilation, the project has grown into a fully-fledged label as well. That compilation features 14 tracks by key NZ producers like Eden Burns, KÉDU CARLÖ, Azure, and Peach Milk, with all proceeds to the Mental Health Foundation. Tonight, Emanuel channels the energy of postponed nights into a heavy, heavy mix. After that, Tāmaki DJ and future TC guest Cal.Ske (Glass Half Full) weaves his way from house through dubstep to footwork. Hit that bass boost button bb.
M4URI M4STA is the moniker of Abigail Aroha Jensen, a multi-disciplinary artist and sometimes DJ based in Tāmaki Makaurau. She recently released her debut PŪORO PLAY V0L 001 - a soundscape of tāonga pūoro, wai, debris and various urban field recordings she took travelling between Kirikiriroa and Parnell train station. On the show, she weaves her favourite lockdown tracks with taonga pūoro to send you on a journey within.After that, Sam plays some pumpers. No vaccinate, no 808.
Tāmaki Makarau based DJs and creators BBYFACEKILLA and Native Bush come together as SYSTEMOFABROWN ~ a radio show turned digital platform for hybrid music ++ mutations >>>> as well as the occasional sweat gala. Tonight, they take control of Friendly Potential Radio.
For the first hr BFK comes through with sad warm feels and percussive body music to stretch ur organs too. Then Bush goes rogue 5D and requires deep commitment from the listener.
We open with a mix from Iraqi musician, deejay, and promoter حلالاماما. Prepare for a melding of music from across eras, including Iraqi classics, Arabic bangers, and contemporary productions.
After that, we hear from Kerosene Comic Book-alum Kieran Tahir. Kieran is a British-Pakistani producer and deejay who has been based in Aotearoa since he was nine years old. His mix is a manifestation of the complexities of hybrid identity, as he merges bass-heavy UK productions with provocative Pakistani pop.
Azure is a deejay, producer and promoter from Ōtautahi. We last hosted him on the radio in 2016, alongside his 2XM co-conspirator Ben Murray. Since then, 2XM has released works for SlothBoogie, Café del Mar, Dansu Discs, Bolting Bits, Of Leisure, and Eton Messy, while Azure has put out solo work for B2BO: Been To Berlin Once. Alongside his nighttime exploits, Azure has also set up Feeling Blue Studios, a space for burgeoning electronic artists in Christchurch. He shells out an hour of breakbeat inflected greatness to open the show.
In the second half, FP DJ Simon eats some chocolate and explores the grubbier edges of his record collection.
t-woc is a deejay and producer from Wicklow, Ireland. For the past fifteen years, his kaleidoscopic soundsystem excursions have been shared on AllCity, Macadam Mambo, Rudimentary Records, and via repeat entries on DJ soFa's essential Elsewhere compilation series. His latest effort, Pantangle, was released in June on Longboss's Wellington-based label Strangelove Music. In celebration, Mick shares an hour of blood and fire. FP DJ Sam Harmony gets dubwise in the second hour.
Since their inception in 2019, Sunreturn have facilitated releases from Amamelia, Babyteeth, Baby Zionov, Dateline, deepState, Green Grove, K M T P, Karl Steven, N. T. Honey and Power Nap. To open the broadcast, label founder Zac Arnold dives into old hard-drives, and conjures up memories of Camp A Low Hum, Chronophonium, and indie club nights through the early- to mid-2010s.
We close the show with the return of Finnish producer Arttu. Arttu runs the label Cyblo, and has releases on Clone Records, 4lux Recordings, Rush Hour Records, and Philpot. We last hosted him in 2019, ahead of his appearance at Catacombs. Get ready for a one-hour journey through the record collection of an icon who now calls Aotearoa home.
Sister Rosa grew up surrounded by music. Her sets are purposeful and uplifting, and have seen her tapped to play with Marcellus Pittman and at some of the most soulful parties around New Zealand. She gifts us with one hour of roots music from across the globe.
After that, we get upbeat with Irish-born selector Aideen Ryan. Aideen is an avid record collector, who takes inspiration from genre-diverse champions like Andrew Weatherall and Gilles Peterson. She shares an uptempo hour that traverses disco, modern soul, and classic house, and includes recent finds from The Other Crate Record Fair.
We hear from Tāmaki Makaurau based DJ, broadcaster, and photographer Oaariki. Oaariki hosts The Stoop on Base FM, a show focused on dance-ready club cuts. He shares an hour of dub vibes and worldly breaks. After that, we share FP DJ Scarlett's opening set from HAVEN INTL's recent Salvation show, brought together in the wake of the Catacombs postponement
We kick off with Pink and White Terraces, the project of NZ-via-Berlin artist PAWS+ (Aporia, The Tarts). Their first hour drips with Sehnsucht, as they dive into the influences behind their debut album. After that, we hear from Elfy, the moniker of Will Rattray (Full Moon Fiasco, Thought Creature, Cosmic Palms). Drift through an hour of kosmische house, in the vein of his recent contribution to the Zauberstab V.A. for Alicia Carrera's Lío Press.