My goodness! What a Notts Pride after-party that was! Big hugs to Shaun and The Lord Roberts Pub crew for making it such a great night. Lots of bopping ‘n happy people.
New mixtape time too! One of a few we did for The Lord Roberts Pub crew for their after-party knees up to make up for our DJ slot no-show. Boogie shoes are still optional.
We’re also made up to be spinning black wax again at Rough Trade Nottingham on Saturday 29th August! Beats ‘n treats session between 3 and 7pm.
We’ll be doing a vinyl-only set pulling in nuggets that lean towards beats, disco and electronica with a few surprises thrown in too. Pop in why doncha. Be nice to see ya.
We’re truly gutted to say this but our #PrideJamm after-party at The Lord Roberts on Saturday 25th July has been cancelled due to health and safety concerns on punter numbers from Nottingham City Council licensing people. Nice of them.
They’ve instructed Shaun and his pub crew to rigidly cap people numbers during their day long Nottinghamshire Pride celebrations. And they’ve killed our after-party DJ slot too. We’ve tried to address all their concerns but they’re just not budging.
So what does this now mean? The Lord Roberts is still a fab place to celebrate Notts Pride on Saturday but we won’t be spinning tunes to give it a celebratory disco party vibe.
We’re trying to sort a post-Pride party there in the near future to make up for it. We’ll keep you posted on that one.
Before then, do have a bleedin’ good time on Saturday if you’re joining in the Notts Pride fun. And don’t forget to say hello if you see us having a few cheeky beers at The Lord Roberts that night…
We had another crackin’ time spinning black wax at Rough Trade Nottingham, Saturday 11th July.
Shout out to everyone who supported our#SaturdayJamm sesh by popping by. Big nod to all the nice new people we met too. And hugs to Kyle and RTN crew for having us. Hoping to do it all again soon.
Here’s what we dropped too. Nice: Colder-One Night In Tokyo//Death In Vegas-Dirge//If They Move, Kill ‘Em-Primal Scream//David Holmes-My Mate Paul//The All Seeing I-Beat Goes On//Bomb The Bass-Bug Powder Dust (K+D mix)//Beck-Where’s It At//Gorillaz-Clint Eastwood//Colourbox-Baby, I love You So//Tapa Zukie-MPLA Dub/Culture-Two Sevens Clash//Soul Messengers-Do It//The Congoes-Fisherman//Sabres Of Paradise-Wilmott//The Crystalites-Moses//Beyonce-Crazy In Kingston//I Want Your Love-Norma White and Brentfoed Disco Set//The Upsetters-Cloak And Dagger//Willie Williams-Armagideon Time//The Free Association-Wooden Heart//Jon Spencer Blues Explosion-Lovin’ Machine//The Clash-Return To Brixton (mix)//Stereo MCs-Lost In Music//Eric B And Rakim-I Know You Got Soul//Been Caught Stealin’-Jane’s Addiction//Pigbag-Papa’s Got…//MARRS-Pump Up The Volume//Chicago-I’m A Man/Nina Simone-See Line Woman//Jamiroquai-Alright (Edit)//Positive Force-We Got The Funk//James Brown- Rapp Payback//Mike Doran And The Cimarons-Penguin Funk//The Ballistic Brothers-Peckings//Scotty-Draw Your Brakes//Marica Griffiths-Dreamland//The Aquarians-Medusa Parts 1+2//Playgroup-Surface To Air//Grace Jones-Private Life//Cut Copy-Sun God (Weatherall mix)//Bonobo-Flashlight//Fripp+The Grid-A Cabala Sky//The Warriors Theme-Barry De Verzon//John Carpenter+Alan Howarth-The Duke Arrives//Fujiya+Miyagi-Ankle Injuries//Primal Scream-Uptown (Weatherall mix)//Suicide-Dream, Baby Dream
What a night that was! Right sweaty dancing of the best kind. We had a blast and it looked you lot did too.
So a massive cuddle to everyone who joined us, danced lots and got messy. Thank you so much. We’re doing it again on Saturday 26th September. Same place. Get it in your diaries.
But if you can’t wait, we’re made up to supplying the party tunes at The Lord Roberts’ Pride weekend disco knees up on Saturday 25th July. Expect classics, disco, pop, soul and a juicy dollop of cheese too. Everyone’s welcome and it’ll cost you nought to walk in.
Tunes too. Cos you want to know doncha:
Supernatural Thing (edit)-Ben E. King//Love to Love You Baby-Donna Summer//All Night Long-Mary Jane Girls//I Get Lifted-George McCrae//It’s Only Love Doing It’s Thing-Barry White//Shame-Shirley and Company//Let Me (Let Me Be Your Lover-Jimmy Bo Horne//I Got A Man-Positive K//I’m Coming Out-Diana Ross//Love Has Come Around-Donald Byrd//Ain’t Nobody-Rufus & Chaka Khan//Just An Illusion X Last Night A DJ Saved My Life-Imagination X Indeep//Can You Handle It-Sharon Redd//I Got My Mind Made Up-Instant Funk//Do I Do-Stevie Wonder//Do The Bus Stop-Fatback Band//That’s The Way-KC And The Sunshine Band//Gotta Get Out Of Here-Lucy Hawkins//Glad You Could Make It-Archie Bell//September-Earth Wind & Fire//Boogie Oogie Oogie-A Taste Of Honey//Bad Girls-Donna Summer//I Wanna Be Your Lover-Prince//Get Down Saturday Night-Oliver Cheatham//Got To Be Real-Cheryl Lynn//Taste The Groove-Joey Negro//Solo Dancing-Indiana//Strict Machine-Goldfrapp//Romeo-Basement Jaxx//You & Me-Disclosure//Missing-Everything But The Girl//You’re So Pretty-The Charlatans//Sing It Back-Moloko//Lost In Music-Sister Sledge//Uptown Dinosaur-Mark Ronson X Was Not Was//Living In America-James Brown//Dance, Dance, Dance-Chic//Yes Sir, I Can Boogie-Baccara//Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough-Michael Jackson//What Time Is Love?-KLF//Open Up-Leftfield//Promised Land-Joe Smooth//You Make Me Feel-Svlvester//Unfinished Sympathy-Massive Attack
We had an ace time spinning black wax at RoughTrade, Nottingham on Saturday 30th May.
Special shout out to everyone who supported our #SaturdayJamm sesh by popping by. Big nod to all the nice new people we met too. Good on ya. Hoping to do it all again very soon.
For now, here’s the juice what we dropped:
David McCallum-House Of Mirrors//The Eagles-California Eagles(Luxury edit)//Ned Doheny-Get It Up For Love//Psychonauts-Circles//Talking Heads-Slippery People (remix)//The Love-Linus Loves//Hodges, James, Smith & Crawford-Nobody//Bo Diddley-Elephant Man//Jimmy Castor Bunch-Troglodyte//The JBs-Pass The Peas//Reuma Abas-Wa’ana Fad Leumi (edit)//The Avalanches-Since I Left You//Chic’-Chic’ Cheer//Jay Dee-Strange Games And Funky Things//Salsoul Orchestra-Take Some Time Out For Love//Funkadelic-One Nation Under A Groove//Jimmy Spicer-Super Rhymes//Young Generation-We Rap More Mellow//Ian Dury-Reasons To Be Cheerful (Part 3)//Man Parrish-Hip Hop Be Bop//Malcolm McClaren And The Supreme Team-Buffalo Gals//Beastie Boys-She’s Crafty//Grandmaster Flash And The Furious Five-The Message (edit)//Harry J Allstars-Liquidator (remix)//The Pioneers-Long Shot Kick de Bucket//Leftfield-Open Up (dub)//Thievery Corporation-It Takes A Thief//William Onyeabor-Body And Soul (Scientist mix)//The Clash-Magnificent Dance//Gang Do Tagarela-Melo Da Tagarela//Deee-Lite-What Is Love (remix)//Ragtyme-Fix It Man//New York City Peach Boys-Don’t Make Me Wait//Raw Silk-Do It To The Music//Donald Byrd-Love Has Come Around//Banbarra-Shack Up//Boiling Point-Let’s Get Funkified//Fantastic Four-B.Y.O.F.//Jesie G-That’s Hot//Cameo-It’s Serious//Sweet Daddy Floyd-I Just Can’t Help Myself//Salsoul Orchestra-You’re Just The Right Size (dub)//Joe Simon-Love Vibration//Barry White-It’s Only Love Doing It’s Thing
We’re finally popping our Rough Trade DJ slot cherry in their upstairs cafe at their gaff along Broad Street from 3pm ’til 7pm on Sat. 30th May.
Vinyl-only set pulling in all sorts of fine nuggets. Cafe’s a nice chilled space and kiddies are very welcome too. Been ages since we played out with some black wax so we’re well up for it.
Hoping it’ll be the first of a few slots over the coming months.
Be fab to see you if you’re in town that day.
Whoops! Took a bit longer than we wanted but we’ve bagged our next #DirtyDiscoJamm party night.
Happy to say we’ll be back spinning choice cuts on Saturday 27th June downstairs at The Lord Roberts, Broad Street, NG1. Usual time – 8.30pm ’till late-ish. Door tax is just £2.50. Bargain. Proper. We may even chuck in a few balloons.
Yep, we know it’s Glasto weekend. But we wanna dance, people. Not watch the telly. See ya’s there.
What a fab beer festival that was, and the weather held out too!
Massive shout outs to everyone who got stuck our #BeerFestJamm vibe. Glad you liked the tunes, people. Special nods to all the Blackwoods Scouts crew for letting us soundtrack their very big afternoon. We had a crackin’ time playing for everyone. We’ll be back in 2016. For sure.
Talking of tunes, here’s what we dropped. Big list as we’ve played a marathon set:
Rumble-Link Wray//Bustin’ Surfboards-The Tornadoes//Jessie’s Pearl-Dick Dale//Who Do You Love-Bo Diddley//Boom Boom-John Lee Hooker//Caldonia-BB King//Fever-Little Willie John//Mystery Train-Elvis Presley//Good Golly Miss Molly-Little Richard//Get A Job-The Silhoulettes//Folsom Prison-Johnny Cash//Subterranean Homesick Blues-Bob Dylan//Baby, Please Don’t Go-Them//You Really Got Me-The Kinks//I Can’t Explain-The Who//I’m A Man-Spencer Davis Group//Dirty Water-The Standells//Louie Louie-The Kingsmen//Green Onions-Booker T and The MGs//Night Train-James Brown//Ain’t That Perculiar-Marvin Gaye//Do I Love You-Frank Wilson//Get Ready-Ella Fitzgerald//The Snake-Al Wilson//Memphis Soul Stew-King Curtis//It’s Your Thing-Isley Brothers//Superstition-Stevie Wonder//Jungle Boogie-Kool And The Gang//Nutbush City Limits-Ike & Tina Turner//Me And My Baby Brother-War//To Love Somebody-Nina Simone//Superfly-Curtis Mayfield//Do The Bus Stop-Fatback Band//Sex Machine-James Brown//Rocksteady-Aretha Franklin//Rapper’s Delight-Sugarhill Gang//The Message Grandmaster Flash & Furious Five//Monkey Spanner-Dave & Ansell Collins//Monkey Man-Toots & Maytals//Tighten Up-The Untouchables//Two Sevens Clash-Culture//Get Up, Stand Up-Bob Marley & Wailers//Police And Thieves-Junior Murvin//Way Over (In Dub)-Tappa Zukie//Skinhead Moonstomp-Symarip//Rudy-Dandy//Uptown Top Ranking-Althea & Donna//Egyptian Reggae-Jonathan Richman//Sweet Jane-Velvet Underground//Jolene-Dolly Parton//Tomorrow Never Knows-The Beatles//Gimme Shelter-Rolling Stones//Jean Jeanie-David Bowie//Virginia Plain-Roxy Music//Telegram Sam-T-Rex//Saturday Night-Elton John//Jail Break-Thin Lizzy//Cherry Bomb-The Runaways//Twisted Sister-The Kids Are Back//Ace Of Spades-Motorhead//N.I.B.-Black Sabbath//Communication Breakdown-Led Zepplin//Fire-Jimi Hendrix//Highway To Hell-AC\DC//Roxette-Dr Feelgood//Sex & Drugs & Rock ’n Roll-Ian Dury//I Wanna Be Your Dog-The Stooges//Pretty Vacant-Sex Pistols//Hanging On The Telephone-Blondie//Blitzkrieg Bop-The Ramones//What Do I Get-The Buzzcocks//New Rose-The Damned//Babylon’s Burning-The Ruts//Digital-Joy Division//Damaged Goods-Gang Of Four//Public Image-P.I.L.//Turning Japanese-The Vapours//London Calling-The Clash//Nice ’n Sleazy-The Stranglers//Happy House- Siouxsie & Banshees//Planet Claire-B52’s//She Sells Sanctuary-The Cult//Boys Don’t Cry-The Cure//It’s The End Of The World-R.E.M.//Blister In The Sun-Violent Femmes//Promised You A Miracle-Simple Minds//The Killing Moon-Echo & The Bunnymen//Living On The Ceiling-Blancmange//One In A Lifetime-Talking Heads//Pump It Up-Elvis Costello//Mirror In The Bathroom-The Beat//Gangsters-The Specials//Start-The Jam//There, There My Dear-Dexys//Reward-Teardrop Explodes//This Charming Man-The Smiths//Fell In Love With A Girl-White Stripes//Dancefloor-Artic Monkeys//Teen Spirit-Nirvana//Supersonic-Oasis//Made Of Stone-Stone Roses//Connected-Stereo MCs//Mysterious Ways-U2//Stereo On-Happy Mondays//Only One I Know-The Charaltans//Common People-Pulp//Firestarter-The Prodigy/Fight For Your Right-Beastie Boys//Lust For Life-Iggy Pop//Rocks-Primal Scream//Another Bites The Dust-Queen//Stuck In The Middle With You-Stealers Wheel//Live And Let Die-Wings//Livin’ Thing-ELO//We Have All The Time In The World-Louis Armstrong
Made up to say we’ll be spinning tunes to soundtrack an afternoon of supping craft beers, ciders and wines at Blackwoods Scouts Group Annual Beer Festival on Saturday 16th May ’15.
We’ll be dropping a massive selection of songs between 2pm and 7pm. Expect all sorts and a few surprises too.
The beer fest goes on until late that evening so hang around to watch the sunset and the evening’s entertainment.
It’ll cost you just £3 to walk in and that gets you a free glass to sip your ale from too. Bargain. All profits from the event go towards funding Blackwoods’ activities over the next year.
Hope it’s sunny, people!
Cheese on toast! Our Jamm party on Saturday 21st March turned out to be a massive night.
Big messy shout out to all you lovely people for bopping and boozing the night away. Even got quite carried away ourselves. Needless to say we suffered the day after but in a good way.
Big bumps to Sean and The Lord Roberts crew for all their help. We’re hoping to do it all again in a few months time. Don’t fret, we’ll let you know all about it right here.
Tunes, of course:
Marvin Gaye-What’s Going On (edit)//Linus Loves-The Love/Curtis Mayfield-Future Shock//Rolling Stones-Miss You/Dolly Parton-Jolene (edit)//Master Jay-We Are People Too//The Sunburst Band-The Easton Assasin/Paris Connection-Who’s That Lady//The Commodores-Girl, I Think The World About You//The Salsoul Orchestra-Take Some Time Out For Love//Fantastic Four-Sexy Lady//Jackie Carter-Treat Me Like A Lady//Jessie G-That’s Hot//Vernon Burch-Get Up/Ian Dury-Reasons To Be Cheerful Part 3///The Jacksons-Shake Your Body///Bee Gees-Staying Alive (edit)//Kool And The Gang-Get Down On It//INXS-Need You Tonight//Rene&Angela-I’ll Be Good//Odyssey-Inside Out//Playgroup-Number One//Daft Punk-Around The World//Impedence-Tainted Love//Depeche Mode-Behind The Wheel//Bedrock-For What You Dream Of//Donna Summer-I Feel Love//Primal Scream-Don’t Fight It, Feel It//Stone Roses-Fool’s Gold//The Clash-Rock The Casbah//Blondie-Atomic//Spandau Ballet-Chant No’1//Queen-Another One Bites The Dust//Daft Punk-Get Lucky//Prince-Gett Off//Grace Jones-Pull Up To The Bumper//DeeLite-Groove//Althea & Donna-Uptown Top Ranking