18/09/11 w/ Charles Bals

18/09/11 w/ Charles Bals

Back in 2009 Lovefingers hosted Beach Freaks Don’t Like Secrets, a seminal mix of 70s coastal funky hippies that was pieced together by Düsseldorf digger Charles Bals. Most of the obscure tracks came from rare Italian and French 7″s that were available through online store Cosmic Dudes. The shop specialises in the hardest to find cosmic disco and electronic avant garde that Charles and likeminded full-time record excavator Mitch have salvaged from the far reaches of Europe. Years on, Beach Freaks still holds up as one of our favourite ever sets of psych grooves and we’re totally flipped to be hosting it’s equally exciting sequel. While the tracklisting for the original mix remains sacred, Charles throws a cat amongst the pigeons and divulges one for it’s companion. Bring the banana lounge, shades and beach ball and follow us to the endless summer!

* We’re taking a two week break from broadcasting while we fossick around Japan (mainly Tokyo and Osaka). Locals – feel free to get in touch. Depending on how many DJ friendly records I resurrect, I’ll be playing a few gigs there. Flyers below for what has been confirmed so far. Hope to see some familiar faces : )

Playlist 18 September 2011

hassan – hassan two
gigi masin – clouds
boury – traumerle
pierre akendengue – orema-ka-ka-ka
the starlights – jingle jungle
pino presti – funky bump
sandra – mann
paul martin – get up
hiroshi sato – say goodbye

**charles bals – beach freaks don’t like secrets part 2**

strawberry fields (beachfreak edit)
rendez–vouz – my blue bird 1977
bruce hack – incantation 1970
the progressive seekers – western drag 1971
daniel faure – salut les frangines 1976
achab – white lights in summer 1978
echoes of – echoes of jerusalem 1975
rotation – rotation 1971
south african combo – orgastic ritual 1970
doogy degli armonium – mescaleros 1976
laurent perrier – asturias 1971
south african combo – african flute 1971
baby chorus – baby chorus 1971
marcello giombini – zelda 1974
tullio de sapabos – ox dancer 1977
tonica & dominante – babelonia cicogna 1979
daniel grau – atlantis 1979
daniel grau – el león bailarín 1980
vince tempera – sing a simple song (interlude) 1976
joe – maria 1977
sanderson – turn me on 1977
sirarcusa – streap-tease in the stars 1977
santo – chief’s death 1980
tetraglide interlude
yves champrenault – etoiles (vers. disco anglais) 1978
oxid – bright heron 1977
yan tregger – camp groove 1977
los principes – boccadillo express 1977
interlude illusiones 1977
x – la calle cellestial 1978
golden beach (loud-e edit) 1977
danyel gerard (edit)

[Download Part One]
[Download Part Two]

Japanese listeners please unite!

Bonobo, Tokyo 21/09/11

Metro Lounge, Osaka 25/09/11

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