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Podcast 92: Rapping with DJ T.

We know DJ T. for many things, his no-nonsense mixing skills, albums like 2004's Boogie Playground, and his long-standing affiliation to Berlin's Get Physical imprint among them. His influences, however, don't stop with minimal, 4/4 beats, and according to recent press, there was a time when the man born Thomas Koch's musical tastes revolved more around rap than techno. Hell, we even got him to make us an exclusive mix of some meaningful tracks in his career to prove that. At just under an hour, Koch's mix takes us on an electro-funk trip through some of the most important tracks of his life.

XLR8R also sat down with DJ T. to go deeper on the mix, his influences, and his new album, The Inner Jukebox. Peep that here while you're checking out the podcast.

DJ T.:
01 Afrika Bambaataa & John Lydon - World Destruction (Intro)
02 Mantronix - Jamming on the Groove
03 Mantronix - Needle to the Groove
04 Timezone - The Wildstyle
05 West Street Mob - Break Dancin' Electric Boogie
06 Man Parrish Feat. Freeze Force - Boogie Down (Bronx)
07 Man Parrish Feat. Freeze Force - Boogie Down (Dub)
08 The Jonzun Crew - Pack Jam
09 Cybotron Feat. Juan Atkins - Clear
10 Afrika Bambaataa & The Soul Sonic Force - Planet Rock (Westbam Remix)
11 Afrika Bambaataa & The Soul Sonic Force - Planet Rock (Instrumental)
12 Planet Patrol - Play at Your Own Risk (Bootleg Acapella)
13 Planet Patrol - Play at Your Own Risk (Vocal)
14 J.J. Fad - Supersonic (Due to the Demand Remix)
15 J.J. Fad - Supersonic (Vocal Mix)
16 The X-Men - Revenge Of The X-Men (Instrumental)
17 Imperial Brothers - We Come to Dub
18 Dynamix II - Just Give The DJ A Break (Remix)
19 Model 500 - No Ufo's
20 Eqyptian Lover - Eqypt, Eqypt

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2 comments Rapping with DJ T.

pierce (not verified) Wrote

Wed, 07/22/2009 - 14:40

great selection ... i'm feeling young again ;)

Anonymous (not verified) Wrote

Sun, 08/02/2009 - 06:35

wicked selection on the mix. however just shows that he's old/from that era, not that he's into rap ?

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