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We are a dance party and a radio show.

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    Ep 200 pt.2 w/ Madame Zhou

    Ep 200 pt.2 w/ Madame Zhou

    Mancunian maestro Madame Zhou helps run INDEX:Records, a Berlin-based label with strong ties to the New Zealand dance underground. This advocacy includes their recent NZ Electro 2020 compilation, and an upcoming EP by Ike Zwanniken. We hear a paean to a clublife, with a mix recorded just before the UK got shut down.

    About the mix:

    "This mixtape was recorded in Manchester towards the beginning of the Coronavirus lockdown in the U.K. which, happened to coincide with loads of my upcoming DJ gigs and parties that we were hosting being cancelled. So I wanted to recapture the sounds of the club, mainly as a nod to all of those hefty sound systems that are (temporarily) laying dormant all over the world, and to invoke lucid daydreams about the positive energy and spirit of the parties that will inevitably occur once this is all fully over"

    Perko - Luna [Numbers]
    Pip Williams - Ashburton [brokntoys]
    Neinzer - Deff [Whities]
    Pugilist - Descendant [Whities Blue]
    Hame DJ - Zoot [Kalahari Oyster Cult]
    Herron - Losing Spirit [Box of Swords]
    Yung Acid - Gash [New York Haunted]
    Yak - Spore [R&S]
    Ike - Seven & Seventeen [INDEX:Records]
    Significant Other - Drum Therapy [Club Aura]
    DJ Frankie - أحلام جميلة [Radio Mars]
    Perko - Stutter [Numbers]
    GOD69 - Pink Panther [self-released]
    Doc Scott - VIP Drumz [Metalheadz]
    dgoHn - Sporks [Astrophonica]
    Yak - Termina [R&S]
    Ike Zwanniken - Twig Of Palm In Holy Water [Storage Media]

    • 57 min
    Ep 200 pt.1 w/ DJ Bowlcut

    Ep 200 pt.1 w/ DJ Bowlcut

    DJ Bowlcut has been an undeniable presence in the Seoul dance community over the past few years. His earthy house music can be found via Haus of Altr, Honey Badger Records, and Hazed & Confucius, or on his mixes for every place worth mentioning. He also steers the ship at Seoul Community Radio, providing a haven for like-minded creators. We champion a champion.

    Biodive - Plane of the Ecliptic [CoyMix Ltd]
    Globex - untitled (B) [Acting Press]
    Slim Steve - Split [Esuoh]
    Chris Simmonds Featuring Bryan Royer - In My Soul [Big Chief]
    Cinthie - Concentrate [Aus Music]
    The Underground Solution - Luv Dancin' [Strictly Rhythm]
    Sweater - Give Me Release [Mixed Feelings]
    Charonne - MakeUrOwnMusic [Rakya Records
    Sauchelli - Minibar [Fun Records]
    SY - This Style [EWax]
    Sweater - Power House [Mixed Feelings Music]
    Scan7 - Burden Down (DJ Deep & Roman Poncet Remix) [Elypsia]
    Steve O’Sullivan - Stop n Search (Mr. C Remix) [Mosaic]
    Salamanda - Fishbowl [Self]

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Ep 199 pt.2 w/ Gus

    Ep 199 pt.2 w/ Gus

    Gus gets dark and grubby.

    DJ Route 8 - Cruising (Panoram Rework) [Lobster Theremin]
    Fis - Homologous 1 [Void Coms]
    Grace Jones - Love Me To Life (Digital Mystikz Remix) [Wall Of Sound]
    Ramadanman - Response [Bare Dubs]
    Geiom - De Nim É Le Fant [Berkane Sol]
    Joe - Untitled [Apple Pips]
    TRG - Drum Tribe [Subway]
    Shackleton - I Want To Eat You [Mordant Music]
    Mala - Bury Da Bwoy [DMZ]
    Pearson Sound - So Far Ago [Soul Jazz Records]
    Shackleton - There Is A Place For Us [Woe To The Septic Heart!]

    • 1 hr
    Ep 199 pt.1 w/ Totems

    Ep 199 pt.1 w/ Totems

    Auckland sound architect Totems has been doing things on his own terms for a long time. His Kerosene Comic Book imprint provided a refuge for wayward beatmakers a decade ago (check the recently reissued compilations via Melb imprint Legacy Records). More recently, he has come back into the spotlight with a double A-side via M***O SKATO's Buzzy Point, the first in a string of releases due this year. Reuben goes fever pitch for 80 minutes with a journey through all of his touchstones.

    Boards of Canada - The Devil Is In the Details [Warp]
    Martyn - Mega Drive Generation [Hyperdub]
    Menta - Sounds Of Da Future [Sounds Of Da Future]
    Dub War - Murderous Style [Tempa]
    Highrise - B1 Untitled [Self-Released]
    Sunship - Try Me Out (Let Me Lick It) feat. Anita Kelsey [Filter]
    DJ Backspin - Weapon ’97 [Dr. Banana]
    Hard House Banton - Sirens [Spoilt Rotten Ent.]
    Addison Groove - Push It [50WEAPONS]
    Benton - KT2 [Self-Released]
    Randomer - Freak Dub [Hemlock Recordings]
    Iamddb x Chimpo - Shade Remix [Self-Released]
    Ramadanman - Work Them [Swamp 81]
    Skee Mask - Reduct Live [Ilian Tape]
    Sansibar - Liquid Programming [FTP]
    Claro Intelecto - Peace of Mind [Electrosoul] [Delsin]
    Special Request - Adel Crag Microdot [Houndstooth]
    Mr. De’ - Krank Dis Mutha [Electrofunk]
    Special Request - Redrum [Houndstooth]
    Aux 88 - Direct Drive [Direct Beat]
    DJ Assault - Drip Drop (Instrumental) [Jefferson Ave.]
    Kosh - In A Maze (Electro Edit) [Casa Voyager]
    Detroit’s Filthiest - Creme De La Creme [Casa Voyager]
    Coon Daddy & DJ Godfather - See U No Mo [Databass]
    Lil Ugly Mane - can sex metro free bmore edition [Self-Released]
    M***o Skato - Nevaguna [Unreleased]
    Lone - Backtail Was Heavy [R&S]
    Pleasure Quest - Gubbed [Turbo]
    Goth-Trad - Sunbeam VIP [Deep Medi]
    Mala - Blue Notez [DMZ]
    Unknown T - Hommerton B [GRM Daily]
    Lil Noid - Load My Clip [LA Club Resource]
    Kode 9 & The Spaceape - Glass [Hyperdub]
    Mr. De’ - Friday Night [Electrofunk]
    DJ Rashad & Gant-Man - Juke Dat [Bang Tha Box Recordingz]
    DJ Assault - Sex On The Beach [Jefferson Ave.]
    DJ Funk - Work This Mutha F***a [Dance Mania]
    DJ Funk - Bounce Dat Ass [Dance Mania]
    DJ Topcat - I Need Weed in My Life [Dance Mania]
    DJ Rashad & Gant-Man - Cause I Know U Feel [Hyperdub]
    Eric Martin - Hit How U Want 2 [Dance Mania]
    DJ Roc - Girl Wen U Dance [Planet Mu]
    Jlin - Erotic Heat [Planet Mu]
    DJ Chap - Sientiate [Teklife]
    Machinedrum - All I Really Want [Self-Released]
    DJ Nate - Back Up Kid [Planet Mu]
    DJ Manny - Moonlight [Teklife]
    Squarepusher - Plaistow Flex Out [Warp]
    Roc Marciano - Richard Gear [Fat Beats Distribution]

    • 1 hr 22 min
    Ep 198 w/. Longboss (NZ)

    Ep 198 w/. Longboss (NZ)

    It is time for us to shine a light on an undersung hero of the NZ music community - Ben Stevens aka Longboss. Ben is a member of the long-standing Wellington crew The Jewel School. He also runs the label Strangelove Music, which chronicles alternative musical histories across the world. Ben chose to focus on an FP milestone on the show. For two hours, he celebrates our fifth anniversary with a mix called Potential Friends, comprised of a few of the artists who we have hosted in Aotearoa. Let's reminisce.

    Tapes – Silence Please [Good Morning Tapes]
    Eden Burns – Moggie’s Exit [Public Possession]
    Derrick May – Kaotic Harmony [Transmat]
    Chaos In The CBD – Double Dribble [IDWT]
    Luca Lozano – Super Rhythm Track [Super Rhythm Trax]
    Eris Drew – Fluids Of Emotion [Interdimensional Transmissions]
    Kevin Saunderson (E-Dancer) – Feel The Mood [Shield]
    Call Super – All We Have Is Glue [Peach Discs]
    Lena Platonos - Lego (Lena Willikens Rmx) [Dark Entries]
    Nina Kraviz - Taxi Talk (Urban Tribe Rmx) [REKIDS]
    Richie Hawtin (FUSE) – Dimension Intrusion [PLUS 8]
    Tornado Wallace – Jungle Dream [Optimo Music]
    Martyn - Why [Ostgut Ton]
    Hashman Deejay - Sandfish [Future Times]
    Nu Guinea - Amore [NG Records]
    Move D – Hurt Me [Compost]
    Omar S – Second Life Ft. John Fm [FXHE]
    Borrowed Cs – Don’t Stand Alone [Wonderful Noise]
    Rick Wilhite – Drum Patterns And Memories [KDJ]
    Philly International - Let’s Clean Up The Ghetto (Danny Krivit Edit) [Strut]
    Telephones - Sierra [Running Back]
    Twitch/Naum Gabo – Stella…? [Ze]
    Vanessa Worm – Rando M! [Optimo]
    Nice Girl – Take A Step [Public Possession]
    Dj Pierre (Phuture) – Spank Spank [Trax]
    Theo Parrish – What You Gonna Ask For? [Sound Signature]
    Floating Points – King Bromeliad [Eglo]
    Pender Street Steppers – Blackboard [Mood Hut]
    Kyle Hall - Ghosten [Third Ear]
    Jack J – Something (On My Mind) [Mood Hut]
    Frank Booker - Unburdened [Kolour Unltd]
    Amp Fiddler - Keep Coming (Julien Dyne Remix) [Mahogani]
    Daniele Baldelli & DJ Rocca – Complotto Geometrico (Andrew Weatherall Rmx) [Nang]

    • 2 hrs 1 min
    Ep 197 pt.2 w/ Excelle (AU/NZ)

    Ep 197 pt.2 w/ Excelle (AU/NZ)

    Excelle is a long-time friend of the FP crew, dating back to when she ran things at Samurai Music in Wellington (RIP). Nat's bold and considered style carries from her visual work, including our much loved hugging-cats, to her DJ sets. Now based in Melbourne, you can catch her soundtracking life at Black Cat and other haunts across the city when they re-open. Her mix is a paean to blue skies and open hearts.

    @excelle

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    • 59 min

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