Monday, July 27, 2009

minimum selects VOL 2

my mixtape from July 25 at Bulgarian Bar...



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A lot of stuff not turning up on the web, such Saul Williams' Telegram, based on a wicked Bad Brains sample, and the song Zodiak by my favorite weirdo bay area "power violence" band Spazz. Also missing: King Elementary's Rebecca, a ripping song they played live when we opened for these guys 3 years ago in Philly, and Rent For Sale by INDK. I played in a reggae band with Jimmy from INDK for years! He played a SG and had the illest reggae ka-chunk on the guitar, i took a lot of notes playing with this dude... he's got a new group called Menkena, check them here.


I got some friends on the mixtape this week: Check out Dine Navajo punks Blackfire, their new CD is a heavy mix of punk and traditional Navajo voice-and-percussion songs, really powerful stuff. These guys are literally fighting for their lives. LONG LIVE THE SAN FRANCISCO PEAKS!! savethepeaks.org

Other notables: One Day As A Lion is Zack de la Rocha from RATM and Jon Theodore formerly of the Mars Volta. The Silencers are Timmy from Rancid and Vic from the Slackers and if you like Rancid listen real close to the Buccaneer track....

Rock You - The Roots - Phrenology
Where Have All The Rude Boys Gone? - Ted Leo & The Pharmacists - Hearts Of Oak
English Army - The Living End - It's For Your Own Good [EP]
Rebecca - King Elementary - Damn I Wish I Was Your Lover
Overwhelming - Blackfire - Silence Is A Weapon
Washington Bullets - The Clash - Sandinista!
Dancing Shoes - Arctic Monkeys - Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not
Joe Lies - Bouncing Souls - The Bouncing Souls
Gratitude - Beastie Boys - Check Your Head
Telegram - Saul Williams - Saul Williams
Zodiak - Spazz - Crush Kill Destroy Alternative & Punk
Rent For Sale - INDK - Give 'Em The Boot II
Hoboken - Operation Ivy - Operation Ivy: Energy
All About It - Avail - Satiate
Where Next Columbus? - Crass - Penis Envy
Chemical Warfare - Dead Kennedys - Fresh Fruit For Rotting Vegetables
Policeman - The Silencers - Give 'Em The Boot
Bruk Out - Buccaneer - Give 'Em The Boot II
Last Letter - One Day As A Lion - One Day As A Lion
Infested - Choking Victim - Give 'Em The Boot
The Press Corpse - Anti-Flag - For Blood And Empire
Antennas - Rancid - Rancid [2000]
Baile De Los Locos - Voodoo Glow Skulls - Baile De Los Locos
Tourette's - Nirvana - In Utero
I Just Don't Know - Mc5 - Thunder Express
Mierda de Ciudad - Kortatu - Kortatu

how this all works

Every week or so I will post my latest mixtape, which this month you can hear me spinning before and after OUTERNATIONAL's weekly show at Bulgarian Bar. I will post the songlist, some tidbits bla bla and post this Music Player so you can listen on your computer or wherever you are.
I'm using this site called "Project Playlist" to make the player. They don't have everything in their song archives, especially some of the undergound punk stuff, so you'll have to go diggin for those tracks (unless you shoot me a message, maybe i can send you the missing songs).

minimum selects VOL 1

Leo's mixtape from Mehanata July 11, 2009: "MINIMUM SELECTS VOL 1"





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Coming off of Warped Tour, I've been fiending some classic Bad Religion and that rough ska-punk I grew up on: Op Ivy, Bad brains, Voodoo Glow Skulls, Fishbone... Notables from this weeks's mix are a tune from Santigold's first band "Stiffed", Rachid Taha's Clash cover, and Buju Banton's Driver, the unofficial theme song for 14 hour desert drives...

Change Of Ideas - Bad Religion - All Ages
Sailin' On - Bad Brains - Attitude: The Roir Sessions
Attitude - Bad Brains - Attitude: The Roir Sessions
Very Ape - Nirvana - In Utero
Re-Ignition - Bad Brains - I Against I
Against The Grain - Bad Religion - All Ages
Stealing People's Mail - Dead Kennedys - Fresh Fruit For Rotting Vegetables
Problems - Sex Pistols - Never Mind The Bollocks Here's The Sex Pistols
Bankshot - Operation Ivy - Operation Ivy: Energy
Los Hombres No Lloran - Voodoo Glow Skulls - Baile De Los Locos
mal bicho - Los Fabulosos Cadillacs -rey azucar
What you gon' do? - Stiffed - Sex Sells
Party at Ground Zero - Fishbone - Fishbone
She's Calling - Bad Brains - I Against I
Sweet Leaf - Black Sabbath - Master Of Reality
Night Of The Living Baseheads - Public Enemy - It Takes A Nation Of Millions...
Hip-Hop - Dead Prez - Let's Get Free
Creator - Santogold - Santogold
Driver A - Buju Banton - Best Of Dancehall Reggae Vol 27
Overpowered By Funk - The Clash - Combat Rock
Police On My Back - The Clash - Sandinista! (Disc 2 of 2)
Rock El Casbah - Rachid Taha - The Definitive Collection
Sospechosos - Kortatu - Azken Guda Dantza
Let Me Go - Rancid - Rancid [2000]