20/05/12 w/ Apiento

20/05/12 w/ Apiento

London based blog Test Pressing tops the list of my daily online haunts. Run by Paul Byrne, who produces music and DJs under the alias of Apiento, the multi-faceted Test Pressing documents the past, present and future of Balearic culture while flirting with high-end design. It’s infinitely rewarding offering covers everything from scanned magazine articles from 70/80/90s music bibles, features on record sleeve designers Jean-Paul Goude, Barney Bubbles and Andy Warhol, taped BBC6 transmissions, audio documentaries, reports on new balearic inclined releases and a growing archive of mixtapes contributed by the world’s finest. There’s something in there for everyone. Paul focuses a lot of energy pushing other people’s mixes, whether it be from Lexx, Jolyon Green, Joel Martin, Phil Mison or even Roman Wafers and I as Ken Drone, so here we turn the tables and embrace those noises that circulate Paul’s mind while working at the Village Green studio.

Playlist

freshro! – pacific state
mark c. pollard – quinque ii
the reels – cry
prince – girl
king-kong – flyin’ through the motions
xanadu & sweet lady – rockers choice (instrumental)
iwabo – reggae down
blair – nightlife
shawn lee’s ping pong orchestra – san diego (phil mison remix)
the willow band – the willow man
ashantis – everybody groove
the bejesus – london strut
yukihiro takahashi – drip dry eyes
kyoko koizumi – sexy heaven (king street sound club mix)

**apiento mix**

secret circuit – moon life
reverso 68 – baa boo
ryuichi sakamoto – thousand knives (apiento edit)
laurie anderson & peter gabriel – excellent birds (apiento edit)
bullion – keep a document
boards of canada – iced cooly
t.dyson & company – it’s all over
the lijadu sisters – not any longer
lizzy mercier descloux – hard boiled babe
robert wyatt – the age of self
bepu n’gali – i travel to you (frisvold & lindbæk meets todd terje uptown)
pharoa black magic – amuet (begin remix)
penguin cafe orchestra – sketch for two cuatros
francis bebey – fleur tropicale
django django – hand of man

[Download Part One]
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