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Carhartt WIP Radio July 2013: Honest Jon's - Radio Show

Carhartt Work in Progress on June 28, 2013 23:57

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This month we are proud to present a show by Honest Jon’s records, the label behind the legendary London based record shop. Music connoisseurs call it London’s ultimate record collector’s paradise, and, to many local music-addicts, it is like a second home where they can share their love of music with the family of experts behind the counter. Honest Jon’s originally opened in 1974 on Golborne Road in London's Ladbroke Grove, moving around the corner five years later onto the famous Portobello Road, where it has built up a reputation over the years as a stomping ground for record collectors, music lovers, producers, and musicians from all around the world. In 2001 storeowners Mark Ainley and Alan Scholefield, founded together with Damon Albarn from Blur and Gorillaz Honest Jon’s records. The label is a kind of musical mirror of all those sounds that have always been available at the shop. In a “blinkers-off” approach, their release list covers lost Reggae, old and new Afro, variations of Jazz, Calypso, and Folk that have long been forgotten by popular culture, as well as contemporary Folk, dance, and the new electronic avant-garde. For Carhartt Radio, Honest Jon's co-owner Alan Scholefield selected some music from this profuse catalogue, which staffer Budgie then mixed into a special multidimensional narrative, in which every track tells a story of its own, spanning a time period from the fifties to the present.

Tracklist:
Young Tiger - I Was There (At The Coronation)
The Light Of Saba - Words Of Wisdom
Steel An' Skin - Afro Punk Reggae Dub
Candi Staton - Evidence (Reconstruction A Rebrousse Temps)
Mukunguni - Bamba
Tito Rodriguez - Descarga Cachao
Tony Allen - Moyege (Mark's Disco Dub)
Rocket Juice & The Moon - Hey, Shooter
Dizzy Reece - The Escape
Hypnotic Brass Ensemble - Alyo
Moondog - Hardshoe (7/4) Ray Malone
Actress - Tree of Knowledge
Solomon Ilori And His Afro-Drum Ensemble - Igbesi Aiye (Song Of Praise To God)
Abdel Hadi Halo & The El Gusto Orchestra Of Algiers - Fatouma
T.S.O.S.A. - Theme For Ras G
Junior Dan - Red, Gold & Green Rainbow
Terry Hall & Mushtaq - Grow (Baby G Remix - This Is How We Roll Version)
Mikey Murka - Ride The Rhythm Version
Moritz Von Oswald Trio - Jam
Morphosis - Music For Vampyr: Finale
Burnt Friedman - Burnt Friedman Meets Zinja Hlungwani
Mali Music - The Djembe
Candi Staton - Evidence
Laventille Rhythm Section - Rhythm One
Las Malas Amistades - Mala Suerte
Martina Topley Bird - Lying
Nancy Elizabeth - Cornfield
Kokanko Sata - Djiguiya

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