Friday, 24 December 2010

Merry Christmas: Gwar Is Over.

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Merry Christmas from us at Tourist, we hope it's another good 'un for you all and in celebration of the anniversary of the day of Jesus' second marriage here's some good old rockin' Christmas tunes courtesy of DJ History head honcho Bill Brewster. The mix was originally posted out as a freebie from the DJ History shop but has been immortalised via the medium of technology by the good people at mixcloud. Big yule-log vibes in the area people innit!

Have a great Christmas & big love,
Geoff & Mark.

Monday, 13 December 2010

Jesse's Diets

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Friday December 3rd:
Geoff Leopard: Is playing Tokyo tonight with The birthday berk, El.Dee.
Join us to toast his eternal youth at 12 o'clock (while that portrait in the loft loses another layer of lustre).
We're playing records from the decade he was born, so expect Prussian Techno, Disco from New Amsterdam and possibly a dash of Ottoman Psyche.
Bad passion are in town also.
Lock up your medicine cabinets

Friday December 10th:
Lee Forster: TONIGHT, TOKYO TERR-ARSE with myself and Mewgar......
thawing-out balearic .. mild'ish disco .. not as cold hewse .. starting to melt techno
FREE ENTRY 8 - 1 am....
free 2 litre bottles of Frosty Jack to the first 2 people.

Friday December 10th:
Tamara Tourist: Playing rekkids on the terrace @ Tokyo tonight with Newcastles BEST Father Christmas look-a-like Elf.Dee. Haway along and have a sit on his lap!! Festive House, Yule Log Chuggers, Fireside Balearic & Mince Pie Techno from 8 - 1 AM. See you there yeah? X.

Tuesday, 7 December 2010

Matt Waites (G & S/Moscow) Mix.

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Seeing as the peak of festive season is on very much on it's way we've decided that we'll be spreading the musical fare rather heavily in the run up to Crimbo this year and we're starting off with a mix from Tourist favourite Matt Waites that has been on heavy rotation round here for some time now. The mix was originally hosted on the excellent Slutty Fringe blog as promo for Matt's appearance at their 4th birthday party back in August but we thought we'd give it the second outing it deserves. Mat's productions have long since been a standard with us at Tourist from his early incarnation as Nightmoves remixing the likes of Deteatchments, Shy Child, Foals, In Flagranti, Roisin Murphy, Klaxons, Shit Disco, Friendly Fires and Late Of the Pier or putting out spacey slo-mo discoiod with Nadia Ksabia as 'G & S' for Codek and the much missed 'Dissident' imprint. Their debut single 'Show Me The Good Time' for Andy Blakes label was one of Tourists standout tracks of 2009 and was heavily played by the likes of the Disco Bloodbath crew, Erol Alkan and Optimo.
The success of his remixes and his djing has taken Matt around the UK playing at Glastonbury, Lovebox, Cocadisco, and Ministry of Sound and countless gigs around Europe, Australia, and the West Coast of America. Matt's latest project 'Moscow' see's him in a new guise which has seen a return to his love of the deeper side of house music and given him the opportunity to experiment further sonically.
Matt's last residency was as DJ and promoter at Future Flash, a monthly night at one of Londons newest clubs 'Cable' set deep in the arches of London Bridge and has seen him bringing the likes of Rub n Tug, Optimo, Mock & Toof, Maurice Fulton, Andrew Weatherall and Toby Tobias to play alongside him.
You can also heck out more of Matt's mixes, remixes and his own tracks on Soundcloud here and on his most excellent website here.

1. Todd Rungren * Breathless
2. CFCF * Snake Charmer (Young Galaxy Remix)
3. Beautiful Swimmers * Big Coast
4. Blamma Blamma * Beyond 17 (Cage & Aviary Remix)
5. Matthew Dear * Soil To Seed
6. Space Dimension Controller * Journey To The Core Of The Unknown Sphere
7. Oneohtrix Point Never * Returnal
8. Monarchy * Love Get Out Of My Way (Tim Goldsworthy Dub)
9. Bryan Ferry * You Can Dance (Richard Sen Dub)
10. I:Cube * Grandes Orgues
11. Harkin & Rainy * Word To The Wise
12. Richardo Villalobos * What You Say Is More Than I Can Say (Isolee Remix)
13. Guilaume & The Coutu Dumonts * Can't Have Everything
14. Mugwump * The Congregation
15. Kool DJ Dust * Side A
16. JR Seaton * Azklementhyme


Till next time.
Big love. Tourist. X

Matahari? Fail. Lol!

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Christmas is around the corner and we're skint.

Follow the links at the top of the page, buy some stuff from Juno and help make sure that Tiny Tim's ass doesn't have to hit the bricks this year.

Worth noting is the fact that Juno is giving away a free track every day up until Christmas, which you can access via the border on the top of the blog.

We've also stuck up links to the new charts by Tourist favourites Phoreski and Max Essa.

While you're on the Juno site try and buy something expensive, like a golden record box, or some diamond slipmats.
The commision we get on those has got to be like £3 or something.