Kelly Family Christmas no 5 with The Orbweavers and Laura Jean

22 Dec
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Welcome to the 5th Kelly family Christmas show on RRR, an exploration through the fringes of yuletide songs presented by Declan and Paul Kelly. This year, amazing guest performances from The Orbweavers and Laura Jean

Hope you enjoy this eclectic selection, see you next year!

Declan and Paul


Introduccion – Willie Colon (Intro spoken by Polito Vega)

Christmas is a joyful day – Lord nelson
Getting ready for Christmas Day – Paul simon
He was Born In a Manger – Rev gates

Christmas in prison – John Prine
Christmas in jail – The Youngsters
Christmas with satan – james black

It must be christmas – gerry mulligan and judy holiday
This christmas – Donny Hathaway
The virgin mary had one son – the staple singers

THE ORBWEAVERS – Have Yourself a Merry Christmas (Live In Studio)

The friendly beasts – The Louvin brothers
Lady gay – Buell Kazee
Chocolate jesus – Tom Waits

Sleigh ride – The Ronettes
No more christmas blues -alan vega
My silent night – lisi

Star of wonder sufjan stevens
Frosty the snowman – banjo and freakout
Silver bells – she and him

LAURA JEAN – Noel (Live in Studio)

Esta navidad – Willie colon
Christmas time this year – Ry cooder

New years’ eve’s the loneliest night of the year – Trembling Bells w
Bonnie Prince Billy
Auld lang syne – The Beach boys


Cold Chillin with a dinner set (free download)

27 Feb

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This set was recorded at Revolver late last year during the end of the dinner rush. SO it’s a slightly more mellow collection, beginning with some hip hop, and then weaving its way through beats, funk, african and disco and ending with beats! There’s a few holes in the tracklist, will update soon. enjoy,


pete rock cl smooth :: back on the block
bohannon :: ?
fela kuti ::
lukid :: makes
space dimension controller :: 2ez (autopilot’s lament)
inkswel ::
floating points :: argonaute 11
faux pas :: for none
the jellies :: jive baby on a saturday night
grooveman spot :: looking up to you
maxmillion dunbar :: girls dream
cole medina :: love you inside out (the pinches mix)
get up :: washed out
siriusmo :: das geheimnis
crumbs :: apple worm
bohannon :: keep on dancing
j dilla :: the $
stevie boogie on reggae
ebo taylor :: heaven
boogie train :: paradise stars
edikanfo :: blinking eyes
super melody :: i want your blood
caribou :: jamelia (dj koze’s alarm clock)
drips :: glass feathers
exile :: population control (samiyam remix)
onra :: high hopes (inst)
mount kimbie :: before you move off
shigeto :: eternal life
nosaj thing :: voices (dorian concept remix)
darkstar :: gold

Meccanoid & M-Division pres I-F and LTR

18 Feb

This Saturday February 19th at the Wayside Inn in South Melbourne, two of Holland’s greatest exponents of intergalactic hyper boogie, I-F and TLR, joining the M Division and Meccanoid crews for a proper throw down on a massive Funktion One system! TCheck out their interview and DJ mix on The City Rises last week. Tix available here.

DJ Set @ Laneway Festival free download

12 Feb

Declan Kelly dj Set @ Laneway Festival, Melb 2011 by dreamkit

Recorded this set last saurday at the Laneway Festival in Melbourne. Recorded in a silent disco, all mixed on headphones with no foldback, excuse the bumps!

Drips – Glass Feathers
Quasimoto – Microphone Mathematics
Samiyam – FIshsticks
J Dilla – Crushin
Harmonic 313 – Wobzz
Shigeto – Eternal Life
Harco – Cool
Funkin Even – She’s Acid
Shlohmo – Antigravity (Low Limit remix)
Dabrye Ft Waajeed – Jorgy
Maxmillion Dunbar – Girls Dream
Untold – Stop What You’re Doing (James Blake remix)
Lukid – Hair Of The Dog
Balam Acab – See Birds
Ill Blu – Bellion
Fantastic Mr Fox – Over

This Thing friday night

18 Jan

This should be a cracking show this Friday at Horse Bazaar, all for a gold coin donation! Hope to see you there.


Against The Arctic #231, Xmas Show 21st December 2010

21 Dec

Hey here’s the Xmas show, 4th edition and the last ever AGAINST THE ARCTIC!

Thanks to all those who have supported the show over the years; a huge thankyou to RRR and all the guests Australian and international who came in to the show and inspired me to present Against The Arctic over the last 5 years, it’s been a privilege. See you all around RRR in 2011, happy christmas and New Year,


PS I’ll keep updating this blog with DJ mixes from January 20th 2011

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captain beefheart :: there ain’t no santa on the human stain

bob marley :: white christmas
staple singers :: the virgin mary has one son
kanye west :: christmas in harlem

bon iver :: blood bank
band of horses :: the first song
paul white :: we three kings
danimals :: christmas worms quest for fresh apples

ella fitzgerald :: the secret of christmas
elvis presley :: if everyday was like christmas
james brown :: soulful christmas
lord nelson :: a party for santa claus

john jacob miles :: awaken little shepherd
sufjan stevens that was the worst christmas
roy orbison :: pretty paper
blind boys of alabama ft aaron neville :: joy to the world
lord executor :: christmas is a joyful day

paul reads a poem :: Thomas Hardy The Oxen

low :: silent night
kelly pace, aaron brown, joe green, paul hayes and matthew johnson :: holy babe
the dirtbombs :: my last christmas
the crystals :: parade of the wooden soldiers

Otouto sing Christmas in Prison by John Prine

Los Papines :: El Pequeno Tamborilero
Cubamar :: En El Portal de belen Trio
Vera Ward :: The Last Day Of the Year
Leadbelly :: On A Christmas Day
feist :: lo how a rose ere blooming
regina spektor :: dear acquaintance (happy new year)

Against The Arctic 230, 14th December 2010

14 Dec

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gil evans :: el toreador :: verve
tim hecker :: music for tundra pt 1 :: alien8
arthur russell :: see through love :: orange mountain
fabulous diamonds :: track 1 :: nervous jerk
david axelrod :: the signs part one :: capitol / now again
flako :: 446 :: cdr
conjunto panama :: triguenito y solo
robert mavounsy quartet :: henry te vle maye :: soundway

caetano veloso :: eles :: philips
milton nascimento & lo borges :: saides e bandeiras no 2 :: 4mwb
island music :: b3 ::
tiger :: when (version)
zebra :: bada bada version ::
flying lotus ft declaime & georgia anne muldrow :: whole wide world :: ramp
dilla :: everyone can see (you’re the one for me)
dilla :: a bad situation (baby) ::
madvillian :: sickfit :: stones throw
dabrye ft waajeed :: jorgy :: ghostly

onra :: don’t stop :: all city
gonjasufi :: love of reign :: warp
shlohmo :: antigravity (low limit remix) :: cdr
dizz1 :: walk on :: cdr
illum sphere :: psycho (samiyam remix) :: fat city

aoi :: floral foam :: cdr
harmonic 313 :: don’t panic :: warp
mount kimbie :: sketch on glass :: hotflush
james blake :: the bells sketch :: hessle

mount kimbie :: serged (falty dl remix) :: hotflush
four tet :: sing :: domino
omar s :: day (original mix) ::
komarken electronics :: earthlings :: stilleben
mr fingers :: stars