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Beats and Pieces Returns!

February 8, 2015
4:14 pm

Screen Shot 2015-02-08 at 16.13.30Beats and Pieces returns to the airwaves of Radio Valencia this Monday, Feb 9 at 4pm. This week’s show features special guest DJ Baagi from Rhythms of Solidarity. Tune in for Balkan, brass, Afrobeat, dub, electro, ska.

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Beats and Pieces: March 3 show

March 3, 2014
7:51 pm




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Beats and Pieces: January 6

January 6, 2014
10:44 pm


BlueMarbleMusic Played:

Man of Constant Sorrow Skeewif remix,
Pretty Good Love by Big Maybelle (Mr Large Boutros edit)
Music Takes Me Up by Mr Scruff,
Prinsencolinensinainciusol by Maurizio Rinaldi,
Nigerian Thang by Afrodisiac Sound System,
Fear and Delight by The Correspondents,
Sisters by Cate Le Bon,
Dear Science by Seth Sentry,
Revolution (UK) by Dean Atta,
Yo Enterre Mis Muertos En Tierra (Chile) by Camilla Moreno,
The Slave Masters Whip (Zimbabwe) by Outspoken and the Essence,
Yes! by Citizen Kay,
We Rise Again by Gogol Bordello,
Goin’ Down South by R.L.Burnside,
Slumville Sunrise by Jake Bugg,
Toumast Tincha by TInariwen,
Black President by Sila and the Afrofunk Experience,
Mirror in the Bathroom by The Beat,
Ackee 123 by The Beat,
Burkina Faso by Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad,
I Hate Myself (howla Remix) by Slamboree,
AAA (Triple A) by Dimie Cat,
Whiskey Too Far by The Great Malarkey,
Positively Inclined by Wax Tailor,
Express Yourself by Byron Lee,
Love Your Life by Ed Solo and Skool of Thought,
The Princess by Parov Stelar,
Reach Out by Alabama 3,
Want It Back by Amanda Palmer,
Gothier Mascot by The Congo Allstars & Koko Kanyinda

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Beats and Pieces: December 16 show

December 24, 2013
1:44 pm


Screen Shot 2013

Hour 1: Starbuck’s top tunes of 2013:

Sonnentanz by Klangkarussell, Pretty Lil’ Foot / Trouble in Mind by Rising Appalachia, Wor (Adrian Sherwood Hey Gringo Remix) by Django Django, Bah Bah Bah by Wax Tailor, Phemy by Miguel Baptista Benedict, Cirrus by Bonobo, Watch Out For This by Major Lazer, Halla Bol by Red Baraat, Give Me by The Child of Lov, Bonnie & Clyde by Tricky, Stolen Youth by Roots Manuva, Falling (Live) by Haim, DrugzR4Mugz by Northern Xposure

Hour 2: Mr! Sparklepony on the theme of Being a Man’

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Beats and Pieces: December 9 show

December 16, 2013
5:51 pm


mandelaStarbuck starts the show with a tribute to the late, great Nelson Mandela and Mr! Sparklepony asks Irgendwann stirbst du gel?

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Beats and Pieces: December 2 Show

December 9, 2013
5:19 pm




This week Mr! Sparklepony is joined by John Blacsher and the theme is ‘Daddy Issues’.

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Beats and Pieces: November 25 Show

November 25, 2013
10:54 pm


NeonStarbuckMusic Played:
Billy Jean by Shinehead,
Beenie Man by King of the Dancehall,
Killer by Adamski ft Seal,
The Key by Senser,
Schnitzel Boy by Consolidated,
Call It What You Want by Credit to the Nation,
Love Long Distance (Fake Blood rmx) by Gossip,
That Old Pair of Jeans by Fatboy Slim,
Kiss With a Fist by Florence and the Machine,
You’ve Got the Love by Florence and the Machine,
Rabbit Heart (Raise It Up) by Florence and the Machine,
I Just Want to Make Love to You by Etta James,
Humpback by Eldridge Holmes,
Cumbia Lunera by El Gran Silencio,
Too Frunk to Fuck (ft Camille) by Nouvelle Vague,
Don’t Give Up by The Noisettes,
Insects by Midfielding,
Revelation Time by Macka B,
Warsaw by Luminescent Orchestrii,
This Is Ska (skacid) by Longsy D,
Original by Leftfield,
Jungle by Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry & Dub Syndicate,
Black Dog by Led Zeppelin,
North American Scum by LCD Soundsystem,
Pull Up to the Bumper by Grace Jones,
Babalu Remix by Latin Dub Soundsystem

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Beats and Pieces: November 18 show

November 18, 2013
8:17 pm



Music played:
Black is the Night by Dj Vadim ft Katherin De Boer,
Ya Sta Qi by Superpendejos,
Thursday Night Kinda Swing by Afrolicious,
Something A La Mode by G-String,
Toxic by Shawn Lee’s Ping Pong Orchestra,
Mic Control by RJD2,
Matador by Los Fabulosas Cadillacs,
Mansion on the Hill by Alabama 3,
Pop Muzik (Devo remix) by M,
30 Thieves by Benny Berigan,
Balkan Train (ft Princess Juliana) by BxP Soundsistema,
Slijivovica (dunkelbunt remix) by Boban I Marko Markovic Orkestar,
Do What You Wanna by Ramsay Lewis & Mr. Scruff,
Detour Thru Your Mind by The B-52’s,
The Beat Goes On (rmx) by Buddy Rich,
Carolina by Bucovina Club v Taraf De Haidouks,
Television by Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy,
Organ Donor by DJ Shadow,
Six Days by DJ Shadow & Mos Def,
Insomniac Olympics by Blockhead,
Headtrick by Celtic Wizard,
Fairy King Skank by DJ Leary from Celtic Soundclash,
Ever Fallen In Love? by Buzzcocks,
Human Fly by The Cramps

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Beats and Pieces November 4 show

November 7, 2013
2:31 pm



Music played:
S.O.S. by Delhi 2 Dublin,
Kindergarten (Rube remix) by Unkle Ho,
Digga Digga Doo by Swing Zazou,
The Guns of Brixton by Rupa & the April Fishes,
Written on the Forehead by PJ Harvey,
The National Anthem (ft Haley Bonar) by Guante & Big Cats,
Evolution Revolution Love by Tricky,
Splitting the Atom by Massive Attack,
Dub Be Good to Me (remix) by Beats International,
Gay Bar by Electric Six,
Soledad by Mano Negra,
All We Go To Hell by Yonderboi,
Ring My Bell by Anita Ward,
Gissie by Zap Mama,
Taaw by Youssou N’Dour,
Lost in Laos by Dengue Fever,
Awa Adounia by Terakaft,
All Along the Watchtower by Jimi Hendrix Experience,
Easy by Son Lux,
Gunshotta by Machinedrum,
Beneath the Undertow by Isotope 217,
Addicted by Waldeck,
Seven Light Years by RJD2,
Roads by Portishead

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Beats & Pieces: October 14

October 17, 2013
8:37 pm


OaklandGenStrikeTwo years on from the birth of the Occupy movement, Bay Area film-maker David Martinez comes on the show to talk about his new documentary, Autumn Sun, which chronicles Occupy Oakland.

Music played:
Melody Day by Caribou,
Ami Kita Bay by Orchestra Baobab
Brass In Pocket by The Pretenders,
Blank Generation by Richard Hell & the Voidoids,
Blue Moon by The Big Six,
Taxman by Junior Parker,
Merua by Umalali,
Pierre by Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys,
Anarchy by Max Pashm,
Manea-K by Max Pashm,
Amazone by Iness Mezel,
Revolution by Dr John,
Satchidananda by DJ Shadow & Automator,
Ganges A Go-Go by Bombay the Hard Way,
Balkan Reggae by Mahala Rai Banda,
Take Back the Power by Asian Dub Foundation,
Ni Liom Fein by Kila & Oki,
The Road to Bled by Shooglenifty,
Unfilmed Fantasia by Mandeep Sethi,
Root Trees (ft the Superimposers) by Shawn Lee & Clutchy Hopkins,
Turn by Szjerdene,
Born Bred Corn Fed by The Reverend Peyton\’s Big Damn Band,
Follow Me by Maia Vidal,
Gangsta by Tune Yards

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