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Podcast 105: The Heatwave's Funky Bashment Mix

Recent months have seen a whole lot of hullabaloo surrounding the burgeoning UK funky house scene (including our current issue's cover story), but significantly less attention has been given to how these rhythms are intermingling with the world of dancehall. In search of more information, not to mention a sampling of new music, we turned to The Heatwave, the London-based DJ and production crew headed by Gabriel Myddelton that has spent much of the decade firmly planted on dancehall and reggae's bleeding edge. Besides running a highly informative blog and frequently performing around the UK, The Heatwave also hosts a weekly show on pirate radio mainstay Rinse FM. Airing on Thursdays from 1-3 a.m. GMT and featuring plenty of dancehall, the show has also become a premiere showcase for funky bashment, the combination of dancehall MCs with riddims both pilfered from and inspired by the world of UK funky. If the idea of heavy hitters like Busy Signal, Sean Paul, Vybz Kartel, and Warrior Queen spitting over tropical beats from Crazy Cousinz and Hard House Banton gets you excited, then this exclusive mix, composed almost entirely of unreleased tunes, is not one to be missed.

01 Natalie Storm "Intro"
02 Lady Chann "Kill a Soundboy Fast (Heatwave Special)" (Fugitive Riddim)
03 Maxwell D "Text Text Text" (Fugitive Riddim)
04 Warrior Queen "Every Stiff John (Heatwave Special)" (Nitro Riddim)
05 Vybz Kartel "Tek Buddy (DJ Shredah Refix)" (Different Riddim)
06 Vybz Kartel & Spice "Ramping Shop (DJ Shredah Refix)" (Different Riddim)
07 Ms. Dynamite "Bad Gyal" (Bad Gyal Riddim)
08 Assassin "Idiot Sound Dat (Heatwave Refix)" (Bad Gyal Riddim)
09 Natalie Storm "Play Di Ting (Heatwave Special)" (Worker Riddim)
10 YT "Innit (Heatwave Special)" (Dirty Rag Riddim)
11 Doctor "Go Down" (Inflation Riddim)
12 Aidonia "Bounce" (Inflation Riddim)
13 Maxwell D "Bandolero" (Jumeirah II Riddim)
14 Natalie Storm "Jumeirah (Heatwave Special)" (Jumeirah Riddim)
15 Bunji Garlin "Fire Now (Mr. Leub Refix)" (Jumeirah Riddim)
16 Lady Chann "Run England" (Jumeirah Riddim)
17 Maxwell D "Mad MD" (Jumeirah Riddim)
18 Mavado & Busy Signal "Badman Place (Heatwave Refix)" (Badman Riddim)
19 Riko Dan "Ice Rink (Heatwave VIP)" (Ice Rink Riddim)
20 Ninjaman & Bounty Killer "Bad Boy Nuh Cub Scout (Heatwave Refix)" (Hey Bongo Riddim)
21 Buju Banton "Batty Rider (Heatwave Refix)" (Hey Bongo Riddim)
22 Shabba Ranks "Ting a Ling (Heatwave Refix)" (Hey Bongo Riddim)
23 Buju Banton "Bogle (Heatwave Refix)" (Hey Bongo Riddim)
24 Shystie "Pull It (Heatwave Special)" (Pull It Riddim)
25 Tifa "Nuh Good (Heatwave Special)" (Dirty Trumpet Riddim)
26 Busy Signal "Da Style Deh (Heatwave Refix)" (Dirt Salsa Riddim)
27 Rubi Dan "Funky Dip (Heatwave Special)" (Buss It Riddim)
28 Busy Signal "Step Out (Mosca Refix)" (Frontline Riddim)
29 Lady Chann "War" (King Riddim)
30 Mirikal "We Don't Play"
31 Sean Paul "Temperature (Heatwave Refix)" (Sirens Riddim)
32 Stush "We Nuh Run" (Sirens Riddim)
33 Doctor "UK Funky Dancehall"

8 comments The Heatwave's Funky Bashment Mix

mosca (not verified) Wrote

Thu, 09/24/2009 - 10:11


Flexibulous (not verified) Wrote

Thu, 09/24/2009 - 12:00

08 Assassin "Idiot Sound Dat (Heatwave Refix)" (Bad Gyal Riddim) - Big refix - works perfect.

sengelma (not verified) Wrote

Sat, 10/03/2009 - 04:59

very good podcast
thnx lot

sengelma (not verified) Wrote

Sat, 10/03/2009 - 04:59

very good podcast
thnx lot

3re (not verified) Wrote

Sat, 10/17/2009 - 04:06

So good to hear something so refreshing , THX

Hobbymari (not verified) Wrote

Sat, 10/24/2009 - 12:05

muy bueno!!!!!

Selecta Dang (not verified) Wrote

Fri, 11/06/2009 - 10:03

Big up urself The Heatwave Sound !!!!Mad selection , heavy rotation , top of me car mix this month

c0nn0r (not verified) Wrote

Sun, 11/08/2009 - 13:02

Yup, I'm into it!

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