Archive for January, 2011

WE HAVE RELOCATED! | http://low-life.ca

HELLO friends and followers.  We would like to inform you we have purchased our own domain and relocated LOW-LIFE– You’ll find us hiding out here –>

http://low-life.ca/

We will see you there– And we appreciate your continuing support!

Yours,

Wolfey

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Monday Selection

Tonight, we feature three noise cowboys and applaud them for doing their thing.

Two Fingers are Brazilian sound pioneer Amon Tobin and Joe “Doubleclick” Chapman. The pair bonded over an interest in music that ran way beyond the boundaries of electronica. They’re currently stewin” in Montreal.

Doing My Job – Two Fingers

Better Get That – Two Fingers

From the foggy hills of scotland:

A Soft Touch – Akira Kiteshi

Pinball – Akira Kiteshi

Zutopong (Akira Kiteshi VIP) – Bird Peterson

501 from Uusimaa, Finland. ya know, uusimaa.

Sure Shot – 501

Morning Sun – 501

Mind Control – 501

Hats off to ya,

sam.i.am


Sunday Assortment | woke UP with a fucking tattoo

Goooood Morning! Nothing better than to wake up to a fresh batch of hand-selected tunes from your most trusted music source.

I’d like to start off by reminding those of you who may be unfamiliar of an undeniable classic from the stacks-

Off The Wall – The Others [recommended]

Me & You (Danger Remix) – Nero

Sizzler – MRK1

D.E.V.I.L (Nerva & Wonkap Remix) – 666

Bass Down Low (Proper Villains Remix) – The Cataracs

and in case you missed the 320 the first time around…

MAD – Magnetic Man [recommended]

Nude (Eskmo Remix) – Radiohead [served chilled]

Smash the Floor – We Bang

-The Haggard Pigeon


Saturday Selection | Tell Your Friends- Not the cops.

(Surprise bitch!) I’ve got a bag of magical musical gems for ya- just in time to throw on your stereo for some Saturday night revelry.

BUT FIRST,

For any of you reading this who have been following us here at  L O W – L I F E  for a little while-

for any of you who have been appreciating our selection of sounds, may we humbly request a favor:

We want you to think of one friend who would love the sounds we have been offering up, and we want you to tell them to hit up ‘low-life.ca‘ to hear only the freshest bleeps from the dark underbelly of electronic music.

Alternatively, you could spray paint ‘LOW-LIFE [2010 – for life]’ across your neighbor’s car windshield-

or suggest to the good folks at HypeM to add us to their blog directory on their ‘suggest a blog page’.

Now- on to some excellent music-

Make Up Your Mind – Tame Impala [served chilled]

Please bear with the obnoxiously long intro on this next tune- the drop is worth it.

Open Your Eyes – Alex Metric and Steve Angello [electro]

Take Me Over (Mylo Remix) – Cut Copy [electro]

Internet Connection (Flux Pavilion Remix) – M.I.A.

I Love You So (Skream Remix) – Cassius [BBC Radio 1 Rip] [recommended]

Do It Again – Holy Ghost! [recommended]

Wolfey


Friday Selection

Here I am, gradually recovering from the revelry that was Sub Antix and Excision last night. If you managed to make it out, cleanse your aural palate with these tasty tracks, and otherwise, twist one up and do the same.

Jungle (ft. Maverick Sabre) (High Rankin Remix) – Professor Green

Switched (Cutline Remix) – Mindflow

That Mystic – Kingdom

Second Sight – Gerry R [served chilled]

Machine Music – Subscape

alh


Thursday Selection | sam.i.am

Hello low lives, this is sam.i.am, and i am proud to be providing, along with my fellow fiends of beat, the tunes to score those evenings spent slinking around your dark, vibrating room. So tear a smile across your face boys and girls. Let’s dance.

Some dubs:

I Don’t Like You – Max Ulis

Humanoid – Eprom [recommended]

Diplodocus – Noisia

Bend Over – Diesel

Who don’t love some Datsik

Gizmo – Datsik

Retreat (Elite Force Remix) – Datsik

Mhoombahtone

Firepower (Munchi Moombahcore Remix) – Datsik

Funky fresh

Sounds Like Love (Nobody’s Unicorn Dub Remix Instrumental) – Illa J

Anything Worse – The Gaslamp Killer

4 on the floor

Hide Or Seek – SBTRKT

Triassic Genisis – Douster

Maintain – Computer Jay [served chilled]

sam.i.am


Turner Tuesday Selects | Widelows Wednesday (ish)

It’s not Wednesday until I sleep. This here post is my first with le low-life. As you can tell already, I am one of the now 3 members of our Montréal chapter. Sittin here excited as ever bout putting together my first post, I find my mind wandering constantly. I keep thinking of the 604 longingly, thus the two tracks following our feature are a few of the tracks that fueled a huge summer back there, have stuck around to make their way to hopefully be of some service to you and yours…

Enough talk about home and etc, today’s focus is on Preston, Lancs, UK’s Rob Leeming Aka Widelows. Only 19 years old, with only year of serious production under his belt, Widelows is a very good homie of Sine Here‘s, (whose track “Creature” was brought to our attention by Wolfey a while back.)

Enemy Flak – Widelows [recomended]

Ultra Violence – Widelows

Dog Pound – Widelows

Slake – Devnik & Nicksn

Psilocyborg – Halo Nova

Slightly Mad – Emptysight

My Neck My Back (Khia Remix) – Shlohmo

This Is How WEDIDIT – Shlohmo

High School Art Class (NoiseyOneRefix) – Pretty Lights

Off Chops Ft. Jess Chambers – Opiuo

We Left – RÜFÜS [serve chilled]

Put A Smell On Me (Nicolas Jaar Remix) – Matthew Dear [serve chilled]

Rader