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#HIPHOP50: Classic Material Edition #7 (1993)

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Blurb from Wax Poetics: In celebration of Hip Hop’s 50th year, we’ve teamed up with London based ‘Classic Material’ to present a chronologically themed series of mixtapes celebrating the history of recorded rap music, mixed by Chris Read. Edition #7 in this year by year series pays tribute to the Hip Hop[…]

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#HIPHOP50 Wax Poetics x Classic Material: The Breaks of 1992

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Blurb from Wax Poetics: “In celebration of Hip Hop’s 50th year, we’ve teamed up with London based ‘Classic Material’ to present a chronologically themed series of mixtapes celebrating the history of recorded Rap music, mixed by Chris Read. Alongside the Hip Hop series, this companion Breaks series takes our re-cap[…]

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DJ Set at Tate Modern This Thursday

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I’m excited to be DJing at the iconic Tate Modern gallery this Thursday – 4 hours, all vinyl, in the venue’s new bar, listening space ‘The Corner Bar’ as part of the Corner Sessions series. More info here.

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DJ Set Tomorrow Night at Stomping Ground London

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Tomorrow night you can find me playing at Stomping Ground’s 3rd Birthday, also celebrating the birthday of good friend, world class DJ and all round top guy Mr Thing, alongside DJs Shortee Blitz, Oneofakind, Leon Nockolds & Drez. Tickets are free via Resident Advisor.

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#HIPHOP50: Classic Material Bonus Mix #5 (90s Dancehall Hip Hop)

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Blurb from Wax Poetics: “In celebration of Hip Hop’s 50th year, we’ve teamed up with London based ‘Classic Material’ to present a chronologically themed series of mixtapes celebrating the history of recorded Rap music, mixed by Chris Read. This fifth bonus mix focuses on another sub-genre popularised in the 90s,[…]

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#HIPHOP50: Classic Material Megamix #6 (1992)

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Blurb from Wax Poetics: In celebration of Hip Hop’s 50th year, we’ve teamed up with London based ‘Classic Material’ to present a chronologically themed series of mixtapes celebrating the history of recorded rap music, mixed by Chris Read. This megamix serves as short form companion to our recent 1992 mixtape,[…]

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BBC 6 Music Ultimate Breaks & Beats Mix Now on Mixcloud

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My Ultimate Breaks & Beats tribute mix for @bbc6music’s @hueymorgan show (first aired as part of the station’s #HIPHOP50 celebration last month) has now been added to my Mixcloud. 15 minute mix containing around 30 original Funk, Soul, Disco cuts featured on the legendary UBB compilation series.  Track list: 1. Rufus Thomas – The Breakdown Part[…]

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#HIPHOP50: Classic Material Edition #6 (1992)

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Blurb from Wax Poetics: In celebration of Hip Hop’s 50th year, we’ve teamed up with London based ‘Classic Material’ to present a chronologically themed series of mixtapes celebrating the history of recorded rap music, mixed by Chris Read. Edition #6 in this year by year series pays tribute to the Hip Hop[…]

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Vinyl Only DJ Set at Seed Library This Friday

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This Friday! Catch me and a pile of black gold down at @seedlibraryshoreditch, basement of @onehundredshoreditch from 8 til late. Mixed bag: Neo Soul, Hip Hop, 80s Soul, Funk, Boogie, Disco and related beats. Light on the mix, heavy on the selection. All vinyl.

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