Monday 30 June 2008

DJ Cable's Weekly Mix #23 (Download)

This week, I put together a few of the current club tracks that are making people's feet move on the dancefloor, added another cheeky blend, and threw in some IDM/Experimental from that Aphex Twin chap too...Random, but a good one!

As usual, stream/download via Zshare....


01. Snoop Dogg - Sensual Seduction
02. Beyonce - Beautiful Nightmare
03. Common Feat. Pharrell - Universal Mind Control
04. DJ Cable - Universal Milkshake
05. Kid Sister - Control
06. Aphex Twin - Windowlicker (Cable's Dancefloor Friendly Re-Edit)
07. Teriyaki Boyz Feat. Busta Rhymes & Pharrell - Zock On

For those wondering what I've done to 'Windowlicker'...The drums and the time signature switch up very randomly throughout the track. So to make my life easier I re-arranged/re-sequenced the drums for the intro, added a DJ-friendly 32 bar intro, and re-fixed the middle part/bridge...This way, you can boogie to it a lot easier too....

Any DJs wanting a copy - let me know and I'll email it over....


P.S. Missed out on the previous weeks? Grab them all here.

Sunday 29 June 2008

Jay-Z @ Glastonbury (Youtube)

'Wow' is all I can say!

An outstanding performance - From his entrance with "Wonderwall" (take that Noel!), to flipping ACDC for "99 Problems", and using The Prodigy's 'Smack My Bitch Up' for 'Is That Yo Bitch', and even spitting over 'American Boy', it was solid from start to finish.

Here are the videos:

My only criticisms are that he should have performed 'Roc Boys' instead of "I Know" - which wasn't the best track to perform that early on in the set, and it would have been nice to have heard something from the 'Reasonable Doubt' era (preferably "Can't Knock The Hustle")....Apart from that, it was a great look for Hip Hop, and definitely proved wrong the critics who said that the music has no place at Glasto....

In my eyes, Hova is THE G.O.A.T.

P.S. Jay, I just wish you had spat over "Pow!" as well dude!

Via The Hip-Hop Chronicle

Saturday 28 June 2008

Jay-Z On Jonathan Ross (Youtube)

Jonathan Ross had Hova & Will Smith on his show last night. Peep the interview, which covers things like Glastonbury, growing up in Bedstuy, and Damien Hirst. He even briefly talks about Beyonce....

Part 1

Part 2

Jay-Z has some good witty remarks in this too....

Via DJ Semtex's blog.

Nas Feat. Busta Rhymes 'Fried Chicken' (Download)

New track off the album, produced by Mark Ronson....Dope metaphors throughout....


Friday 27 June 2008

Sway Feat. Stush 'F Ur X' (Music Video)

Big tune, which has been doing the rounds for the past couple of months on air and in the clubs....Stush kills it on this joint....

Like it? The cop the MP-Thrizzy here.

Thursday 26 June 2008

Hustle Simmons 'The Rundown' (Music Video)

Last month, I got sent this track from dope producer Tha S Ence. Here's the music video.

BONUS! I also recently got sent their rather excellent new joint, "Over and Out" featuring Buff1 from Athletic Mic League. Stream/Download here.

Oh - and you can also cop the album (which dropped on Tuesday) from iTunes. Go get it!

Wednesday 25 June 2008

DJ Cable's Weekly Mix #22 (Download)

Sorry for the wait - you all probably thought I forgot, or had given up didn't you? Well, don't panic - Week 22's mix is finally here!

This week, I went down the Funk/Breaks road, and threw together a small selection of my favourite 70's & 80's Funk records, from the likes of James Brown, Cheryl Lynn, Rick James & Curtis Mayfield....

As usual, stream/download from the Zshare link here


01. Kurtis Blow - The Breaks
02. Cheryl Lynn - Got To Be Real
03. Mohawks - The Champ
04. Fatback Band - Backstrokin
05. Lakeside - Fantastic Voyage
06. Funkadelic - Knee Deep
07. James Brown - Get Up Offa That Thing
08. Rick James - Ghetto Life
09. Rick James - Give It To Me
10. Curtis Mayfield - Superfly
11. Curtis Mayfield - Pusherman

Kudos goes to whoever can names the Hip Hop tracks that sampled some of these gems!

If you've missed out on other of the other previous weeks, grab the whole collection here.

A-Trak 'Running Man: Nike+ Original Run' - Out Today!

So it's finally been released today. For those not in the know, A-Trak was asked by the powers that be at Nike to compose a 45 minute mix to accompany runners for when they, erm....go running! It's the fourth release in the Nike+ Original Run Series.

Considered to be Trizzy's debut release, this composition consists of a warm up section, moving into an extended, uptempo middle section, eventually going downtempo for that necessary cooling down period. 'Say Woah', will serve as the main single, offered exclusively from Nike Sport Music.

I've just purchased the mix from iTunes, and have to say it's very dope. Everything is blended/mixed seamlessly, taking you on an Electronic/Hip Hop musical journey, and he's worked hard to get the pacing right too, creating the perfect soundtrack for your workout. Fools Gold's Kid Cudi provides guest vocals too.

A-Trizzy joins previous contributors The Crystal Method, LCD Soundsystem and Aesop Rock as part of the buildup to The Nike+ Human Race, which is planned for 1st August.

Check out the 3 minute sampler here. Fiyah!

Sunday 22 June 2008

'Ultimate Breaks & Beats' Vol. 1-25 (Download!)


After coming home from DJ-ing in Basildon (which was, erm....not that great tonight), and still being wide awake at 4am, I deicided to do what any normal human being for Funk mp3s on Google.

2 minutes in, and I stumble upon this lovely piece of digital treasure - the COMPLETE (yep, all 25 volumes!) 'Ultimate Breaks & Beats' series on MP-thrizzy!

Anyhow - It's up in 3 parts on Megaupload & Zshare:

Click here for Part 1 - Artwork & Volume 1
Click here for Part 2 - Volumes 2-13
Click here for Part 3 - Volumes 14-25

According to The Essential Elements Blogspot (where I jacked this collection from), there are about 4 songs missing from volume 8, but hey, you're getting about 98% of the whole collection, along with all the artwork. How dope is that?!

This has made my month....Enjoy!

P.S. It's nearly 1GB's worth of digital goodness in total, so be patient with the downloading.

Lil Wayne 'Never Get It' (Prod. David Banner) (Download)

Yep, it's another Weezy joint....David Banner on production. Beat's quite hot....

Stream/Download here.

Your thoughts?

P.S. Weezy shifts 1 million units during the first week?!


I don't think I'll ever get bored of that sample.

'Dark Knight' Medicom Toys

The annual Medicom Toy Exhibition is currently taking place at the Parco Factory in Japan. Spotted at the show were the Dark Knight Kubrick & Bearbrick sets, including a 400% & 100% 'Why So Serious' Bearbrick, Dark Knight Kubricks, and also 1/6 scale Christian Bale Bruce Wayne & Batman figures, and a Heath Ledger Joker figure.

That 400% Bearbrick is dope.

More Pics:

Via Hypebeast.

Saturday 21 June 2008

Nooka 'Glow In The Dark' Watch for Kanye West

To celebrate the successful run of Kanye's 'Glow In The Dark' tour (which also featured Lupe Fiasco, Rihanna & N.E.R.D.), Nooka produced a special glow in the dark model of their popular 'Zub' watch. Only 15 pieces were made - However, Nooka stated on their blog that they will be producing a limited run of these, which will be available to the public sometime in August.

They look near impossible to tell the time with, but hey, they look dope!

Friday 20 June 2008

Diplo 'Drew Barrymore' (Download)

Diplo's put this remix-cum-completely new track up on the Mad Decent Blog for free download. It was specially made for The Roots Picnic in Philly last weekend....

Cop it here.

'Electric Relaxation' is such an essential summer track....

Wednesday 18 June 2008

Dynamite MC - 'What!' (Download & Video)

This joint's hot! Loving the use of the Lil Jon samples. Beat's dope as well.

Only came across this on Kiss FM a few weeks back. Apparently Swerve's been on this track for a good few months....I really need to find the time to listen to the ol' wireless a bit more often.

You can grab the track for free from Dynamite MC's website.


Tuesday 17 June 2008

Clipse - 'Fast Life' (Prod. Scott Storch) (Download)

EDIT! I Forgot the link....My bad! Cop the track here.

The supposedly lead single off the forthcoming Re-Up Gang album, produced by Scott Storch. It took me a couple of listens to get into, but it's still solid. Not as grimey as '9mm', which was a small shock to the system, but this'll do well on the radio and in the clubs.

Pusha & Malice still come correct with the lyrics though....

Via 2dopeboyz.

'A Millie' Freestyles (Download)

Damn, this track is a strong contender for the 'beat of the year' award. It's definitely hot, and literally everyone has been jumping on it...From Jadakiss, Lil Mama (who murked it), to Hova, to even WILL SMITH! Collect them all here:

Chris Brown
Gillie Da Kid Feat. B Dot, Meek Mills & Peedi Crakk
Jay-Z's version - 'A Billie'
Lil' Mama
LL Cool J
The Game
Uncle Murda
Will Smith's version - 'Big Willis'


BONUS! Khal over at Rock The Dub has put together the 'A Millie Megamix', featuring Jadakiss, Cassidy, Lil' Mama, Fabolous & Jay-Z. Enjoy!

P.S. If I've missed any, let me know....

Monday 16 June 2008

DJ Cable's Weekly Mix #21 (Download)

Once again, I'm back with another Weekly Mix....If you've missed out on any of the other weeks - Get them all here!

I've getting a bit of an earful recently for not doing enough mixes 'for the ladies'. So, being the thoughtful chap that I am, I dedicated this week's mix to the ladies by throwing together a collection of some of my favourite slow jams. Nothing too fancy, just some nice transitions here and there....

I didn't get the chance this time around to put in the obvious dope tracks from R. Kelly, Blackstreet, Keith Sweat etc - but rest assured, I'll be doing another one of these mixes real soon!

Anyhow, stream/download via the Zshare link and enjoy!


01. Ray J - One Wish
02. Aaliyah - Are You That Somebody
03. Destiny's Child - Say My Name
04. Usher - Confessions Pt. II
05. Mariah Carey - Shake It Off
06. Mary J. Blige - Be Without You
07. Pretty Ricky - Grind With Me

Got any thoughts? Drop me an email.

Thursday 12 June 2008

Kanye Adresses Heckler in Minneapolis (Youtube)

Kanye calmly deals with a heckler after they dash something at him. Well done sir!

Now why didn't Weezy do something like that when it happened in Stratford, eh?

Wednesday 11 June 2008

DJ Cable's Monthly Mix - May '08

It's taken a bit longer than normal (mainly due to my PC falling apart!), but here's May's Monthly Mix!

For those not in the know, the concepts behind these mixes are all the new Hip Hop tracks that have leaked online during the month, or are making noise in the clubs and on the radio - Definitely a lot of new heat in this one, including tracks from the new Lil Wayne album (I know its just dropped - this mix was recorded 2 weeks ago though lol!), new tracks from Lil Kim, Nas, Clipse, and some hot joints off the GTA IV soundtrack from Qadir & Uncle Murda, plus more!

As usual, stream/download via Zshare.


01. Another Public Service Announcement (Intro)
02. Lil Wayne – I
03. Nelly – Bay Bay Bay
04. 110 Feat. E-40 – Gettin’ That Gwop
05. Lil Kim – Respirator
06. Swizz Beatz – Where The Cash At?
07. The Roots – Get Busy
08. Busta Rhymes Feat. Spliff Starr – Get Busy Freestyle
09. Qadir – Nickname
10. Uncle Murda – Anybody Can Get It
11. S.O.U.L. Purpose – Concrete Jungle
12. J. Dilla Feat. Frank N Dank – We F’ed Up
13. Lil Wayne Feat. Jay-Z – Mr. Carter
14. Immortal Technique – The Third World
15. Clipse Feat. Re-Up Gang - 9mm
16. Crooked I Feat. Akon – Dream Big
17. Lil Wayne Feat. Fabolous & Juelz Santana – Ain’t Got Nuthin On Me
18. Nas – The Slave & The Master

Again, any feedback is always welcomed.


Monday 9 June 2008

DJ Cable's Weekly Mix #20 (Download)

Hey dudes - once again, it's time for another Weekly Mix....

If you've missed out on any of the previous weeks, you can cop them all here

So this week, I decided to throw together couple of Bassline tracks, some Miami Bass, Dirty South, plus some Experimental(!) and another little bootleg from moi.

Stream/Download via Zshare.


01. 95 South - Wet N Wild (DJ Laz Booty Bounce Mix)
02. N.E.R.D. - Everyone Nose
03. DJ Assault - Bitch I Ain't Yo Man
04. DJ Khaled - I'm So Hood
05. DJ Cable - Kisses So Hood
06. Dexplicit - Bullacake
07. Wideboys Feat. Shazney Lewis - Daddy O (Bassline Mix)
08. Squarepusher - Red Hot Car

Got feedback? Drop me an email.

P.S. This week's Boombox pic comes in the form of a cat house....Random, eh?

'Duke Nukem Forever' Preview (Video)

After 12 years(!!!!!) of development, Jace Hall gives us a sneak preview of what 'Duke Nukem Forever' looks like.

I was a fan of 'Duke Nukem 3D', and have been waiting for this sequel since like, the dawn of time....It looks dope, so please just release the damn thing!

Saturday 7 June 2008

Nas Feat. Keri Hilson 'Hero" (Download)


Produced by Polow Da Don.

I'm feeling the synths on this...The track's got that 80's feel to it. Could be a half decent radio joint methinks.

Your thoughts?

Via Rock The Dub & Nah Right

Wednesday 4 June 2008

Nike SB June 2008 releases

I used to love Nike SBs. Back when they brought out shoes like the 'Bisons', 'Unlucky 13s' & 'Homers' - right up until after they released the 'Tiffany' model they were dope.

Now most of them are either bland, uninspiring colourways, or just hideous monstrosities ('3 Bears Pack', anyone?).

The only dope shoe I've seen in the June 2008 release is this Blazer SB (European exclusive too).

Aurora Blue/Varsity Maize

Colors by Danijel Todorovic, Sam Barrat, and Dave Dixon

Luckliy, the Blazer isn't a shoe that Nike has done to death with a million and one colourways and materials (unlike the Dunk or the AF1). Hopefully it'll stay that way.

Hypebeast has the full list of June releases here.

Tuesday 3 June 2008

'Digital Vertigo Collab Mix' Vol. 1 (Download)

I usually post up on a forum called Digital Vertigo. It's a pretty dope DJ/turntablism/music-based site, with the odd random/bizarre thread.

Anyhow, one of the members came up with the idea to do a group mix project, and 12 of us got together for the task.

Each DJ recorded 5 minutes of audio and then passed it on to the next guy on the list to add their part. 61 minutes in total and featuring a mix of genres, from Hip Hop & R&B, to Electro, Downtempo, Baltimore, to even the fuckin' Tweenies!

Stream/Download here.


Dilated Peoples - Ear Drums Pop
Lupe Fiasco - The Coolest
Yesking - Rock This World
Blaktrix ft Numbskullz - Fight Redux
Mr. Live - Fallen Rain
Rakim - Hip Hop

Wax On
Big Daddy Kane - Any Type Of Way
Ultimate Force - I'm Not Playin'
Jurassic 5/Ol' Dirty Bastard - Concrete & Clay/Shimmy Shimmy Ya
Jeru The Damaja - Whatever
Arrested Development - People Everyday

Beastie Boys - Car Thief (Acapella)
Beatnuts - Hot (Instrumental)
Beatnuts - Hot
Jay Z - Acapella
Deniece Williams - Free
Hall & Oates - Maneater
Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg - Nuthin' But A G Thang (Instrumental)
Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg - Nuthin' But A G Thang
MIA - Paper Planes (Acapella)
AC/DC - Back In Black
Faze O - Riding High
Fabolous - Breathe (Acapella)
Fabolous - Breathe (Instrumental)
Enoch Light - A Little Fugue For You
Mariah Carey - Fantasy

DJ Diggla
Ginuwine - Pony
UGK - One Day
Aaliyah - Are You That Somebody
Keith Sweat - Twisted
Outkast - Spottieottiedopaliscious

Low In The Sky - O! Zark! How You Make Me Roll
Koop - Bright Nights
Milford Reynolds - Bassline
Verbal Kent - Expand

Bedouin Soundclash - Music My Rock
Nomak - Sound of Soul
Jel - Subsong
Tipper - Crimp
Dabrye - Smoking The Edge
Fink - Green
DDay One - Turning Wheel

N.O.R.E. - Nothin'
Nas - Made You Look
Amy Winehouse - In My Bed (Radio Edit)
Mobb Deep - Quiet Storm (Instrumental)
Mobb Deep - Shook Ones Part II (Acapella)

The High & The Mighty - It's All For You
Dilated Peoples - Triple Optics
Grand Puba - I Like It (I Wanna Be Where You Are)
J Live - Them That's Not

MC Lyte ft. Milk D - Top Billin' (Remix)
Big Daddy Kane - Like That Y'all
Lords Of The Underground - Chief Rocka (Beefremix)
Run-D.M.C. - My Adidas
De La Soul - A Roller Skating Jam Named "Saturdays"
Tweenies - Music Man
Ultramagnetic MC's - Moe Luv's Theme
Diamond D - Sally Got A One Track Mind
DJ Marley Marl ft. MC Shan - Move Like This (Marley Future Flavas Original Mix)
Rare Earth - Get Ready (Live Instrumental)
Mr T - Be somebody (Snippet)
Young MC - Know How (Gutter Remix)
Ice-T ft. Chris (The Glove) Taylor - Reckless
DJ Format - 2,3... Scrape (Remix)


DJ Cable
KW Griff & Booman - Pick 'Em Up
Eurythmics - Sweet Dreams
Snoop Dogg - Sensual Seduction
Tag Team - Whoomp! (There It Is)
Guns N Roses - Sweet Child Of Mine
50 Cent ft. Justin Timberlake - Ayo Technology (DJ Jordan Laws Remix)
Jay-Z ft. UGK - Big Pimpin'
Ludacris ft. Shawnna - What's Your Fantasy
Trae - Real Talk
Lil Jon - I Don't Give A Fuck
M.O.P. ft. 50 Cent - Whip Ya Head Boy (Remix)
The Cool Kids - Gold And A Pager

Ugly Duckling - Turn It Up
Mark Ronson - Ooh Wee (Instrumental)
Souls Of Mischief - 93 Till Infinity
Inja - Truly Deep (Instrumental)
Gang Starr - Just To Get A Rep (Acapella)
Gang Starr - Just To Get A Rep
DJ Shadow - Right Thing (Z-Trip Remix)

It was definitely a cool project to do, as everyone came with a different style/selection for the mix.

Monday 2 June 2008

DJ Cable's Weekly Mix #19 (Download)

19 weeks in and still going strong, yo!

This week, I decided to throw together something old, something new, something commercial, and something not so....erm....commercial. A varied mixture of Hip Hop, R&B & Electro up in there....

Again, you can stream online/download via Zshare here


01. Dizzee Rascal Feat. Calvin Harris - Dance With Me
02. N.E.R.D. - She Wants To Move
03. The Stone Roses - Fools Gold
04. Madonna Feat. Timbaland & Justin Timberlake - 4 Minutes (To Save The World)
05. Mr. Spastic - Net (Alf Alpha Club Remix)
06. Twista Feat. Pharrell - Give It Up
07. Newcleus - Jam On It

I wasn't really feeling the Madonna joint when I first heard it, but I have to say it's grown on me (mainly because of the beat, but yeh, it's not that bad!). In fact, I'd go as far as saying it makes my head nod a fair bit when I hear it...But I digress....

As usual, if you have any comments, or want to be kind enough to give some feedback, holla!

Also - If you've missed out on the previous 18 weeks' worth of free mixtape goodness, cop them all like Pokemons here

Play NES Games Online!

Hey blog readers - Remember the NES? Of course you do!

I remember I used to spend many an evening after school kicking it on Super Mario Bros. 1-3, Castlevania, Rad Racer, Batman, Duck Hunt, Hogan's Alley, Star Wars, and loads more. After getting rid of my NES ages ago, I decided to relive my youth and purchase one off Ebay a couple of years ago....Although it's now sat there gathering dust, as I've become addicted to GTA IV.

So anyhow, if you're bored at work, or don't own an actual NES (or an emulator), then head over to for some nostalgia. They've got a shitload of games to choose from.