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Don't Think Thrice

Here is a nice collection of Bob Dylan cover versions - some you'll recognise, others you may not...
  1. Johnny Marr & The Healers - Don't Think Twice, It's Alright
  2. Paul Weller - I Shall Be Released
  3. The Waterboys - Girl From the North Country
  4. The Stands - Lay Lady Lay
  5. Nancy Sinatra - It Ain't Me Babe
  6. The Hollies - My Back Pages
  7. Todd Rundgren - Most Likely You Go Your Way and I'll Go Mine
  8. Marc Carroll - Tombstone Blues
  9. Howard Devoto/Luxuria - She's Your Lover Now
  10. Bill Kirchen - Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues
  11. Thea Gilmore - I Dreamed I Saw Saint Augustine
  12. Manfred Mann - With God On Our Side
  13. John Martyn - Don't Think Twice, Its All Right
Listen on Mixcloud:

As Far Back As I Can Remember

Here are some tunes that have been moving us lately...

  1. Ada - Maps (Michael Mayer & Tobias Thomas Mix)
  2. Nicolas Jaar - Nico's Feelin' Good
  3. Motor City Drum Ensemble - Got it (Original Mix)
  4. Paul Kalkbrenner - Sky And Sand (Feat. Fritz Kalkbrenner) (Original Mix)
  5. Faithless - Sun To Me (Mark Knight Remix)
  6. Groove Armada - Shameless (feat. Bryan Ferry)
  7. Oliver Smith - Sunday (Original Mix)
  8. Booka Shade - Teenage Spaceman
  9. The O.T. Quartett - Hold That Sucker Down '95
  10. Total Eclipse Sunkings - Time Drops
  11. Apparat - Sayulita
  12. Saafi - Tang


P-Meeny - Back To House (December 2010)

Here is the latest mix from local DJ P-Meeny entitled "Back To House (December 2010)". It's a slightly darker mix than his usual efforts but considering the weather we've been having lately it works very well indeed.

Listen: soundcloud

1. Anton Zap - Fascinated
2. Rezkar - Above The Clouds (Mystery Boy Edit with John Daly Beats)
3. Soul Clap - Break 4 Life
4. Ilija Rudman - Night People (6th Borough Project Love Rub)
5. Inland Knights - Slummin It
6. AFMB - Backup Days
7. Chris Lattner - 93 Feet East (Original Mix)
8. Dirt Crew - New York (String Version)
9. Liapin - Redskin (Agnes Remix)
10. Steve Bug - My Sweet Vital Angel
11. Makam - You Might Loose It (Kerri Chandler Kaoz 623 Remix)
12. Soul Clap - Action Satisfaction (Lee Jones Remix)
13. Tevo Howard feat Tracey Thorn - Without me (Marcus Worgull Dub, Dixon Edit)
14. Guy J - Easy As Can Be Furtive 50 2010

The Furtive 50 is the annual vote on to decide the top tunes of the year.

Here is a grooveshark playlist based on some of the suggestions entered there:

Furtive 50 by Radio F.C. on Grooveshark

Jay Strongman Warehouse Mix

This is one for all you fans of soul, funk and hip hop. The mix was shared out by those wonderful people at  It was put together by Jay Strongman and is available as a free CD for a limited time only with the book Catch The Beat which is available to order here.

You can listen to it now on mixcloud:

  1. T-Ski Valley - Catch The Beat
  2. Steinski & Double Dee - Lesson 2
  3. 5 Star Moet - Let Me Love You
  4. Luna Funk - Mr Penguin
  5. Man Parrish - Hip Hop - Be Bop
  6. Afrika Bambaataa & The Soul Sonic Force - Planet Rock
  7. Reiben Wilson - Got To Get Your Own
  8. Sugar Bear - Dont Scandalise Mine
  9. James Brown - Give It Up Turnit Loose
  10. Coldcut - Say Kids What Time Is It
  11. Mac Attack - Art Of Drums
  12. Sir Joe Quarterman & The Free Soul - I Got So Much Trouble
  13. Plunky & The Oneness Of Juju - Every Way But Loose
  14. Grandmaster Flash - Superrappin
  15. Hashim - Al-Naafyish (The Soul)
  16. Mikey D & Master Jay - Ready To Rock

P-Meeny - An Eductaion

This is a fine mix recently put together by P-Meeny.  It's available for listening/download now on SoundCloud:

An Education by paulmeeneghan

  1. KZA - Routine
  2. Fat Larry's Band - Act Like You Know
  3. Tamiko Jones - Let It Flow
  4. Hot Chocolate - Every 1's A Winner
  5. The Revenge - Night Flight
  6. Social Disco Club & Maia - The way you move
  7. Chic - Good Times
  8. Sugarhill Gang - Rappers Delight
  9. Commodores - Machine gun
  10. Ilija Rudman - Call Me Tonight (The Revenge Engaged mix)
  11. Central Line - Walking Into Sunshine (Larry Levan Mix)
  12. 6th Borough Project - Hang On
  13. Trickski - Pill Collins
  14. Carl Craig - Think Twice
  15. Toby Tobias - Macasu (Motor City Drum Ensemble Loft Party Remix)
  16. Motor City Drum Ensemble - Raw Cuts #3
  17. John Daly - This Is A Lonely Beat
  18. Donnacha Costello - It's What We Do (KiNK & Neville Watson Rework)
  19. A Certain Ratio - Shack Up
  20. Richie Haven - Going back to my roots
  21. Matrix, Kerri Chandler - Get Out (Kerri Chandler Remix)
  22. Two Armadillos Feat Barbara Alcindor - Je Suis Differente (Nick Holder Remix)
  23. Seelenluft - Manila (Ewan Pearson Remix)
  24. Metro Area - Miura
  25. Sex-O-Sonique - I Thought It Was You (Salt City Orchestra's "Herbie Rides Again")
  26. A Guy Called Gerald - Voodoo Ray
  27. Derrick May & Carl Craig aka Incogdo - Simply Just A Ventage
  28. Mory Kante - Yeke Yeke (Extended Hardfloor mix)
  29. Dolle Jolle - Balearic Incarnation (Todd Terje's Extra Doll Mix)
  30. Don Carlos - Alone (Paradise Version)
  31. Idris Muhammad - Could Heaven Ever Be Like This

PGDJ - John Daly's

These tunes were played out at PGDJ in John Daly's.

Hypnotic Brass Ensemble - Spottie
Sound Dimension - Real Rock
Easy Star All-Stars - Let Down
Mose Allison - Young Man's Blues
Richie Havens - Going Back To My Roots
Bobby Womack - Across 110th Street (Part 2)
Jimmy Walker - Where Do We Go From Here?
Geraldine Hunt - Can't Fake The Feeling (Original 12" Mix)

Gil Scott-Heron - Sex Education: Ghetto Style
New York Dolls - Dance Like A Monkey
The Jam - In The City
The La's - Feelin'
Bloc Party - Helicopter
The Hold Steady - Constructive Summer
Pearl Jam - The Fixer
Pixies - Alec Eiffel
Public Image Ltd. - Public Image

Hercules RMX VDJscript Mapper Settings

Here are some VDJscript settings that some people will find useful if they are using the Hercules RMX DJ Controller and Virtual DJ software:

Button VDJscript Comment
PLAY play_pause
STOP holding ? unload : stop
CUE cue
CROSSFADER crossfader
VOLUME volume
MASTER_VOLUME master_volume
PFL select & wheel_mode "search" while_pressed This allows you move extremely quickly through a song when you hold "Cue Select" and rotate the jog wheel
LOAD loop ? wheel_mode "loop_move" while_pressed : load A very handy way of moving the position of a loop - press and hold "Load" button and rotate the jog wheel
UP browser_scroll -1 & deck 1 wheel_mode 'browser' while_pressed & deck 2 wheel_mode 'browser' while_pressed
DOWN browser_scroll +1 & deck 1 wheel_mode 'browser' while_pressed & deck 2 wheel_mode 'browser' while_pressed
LEFT browser_folder & wheel_mode "browser" while_pressed
RIGHT browser_window "songs" & wheel_mode "browser" while_pressed
SYNC sync
TRACK- loop ? wheel_mode "loop_move" 1 ? nudge -10ms : loop_half : nudge -10ms Reduce loop length to half its current length OR if the wheel_mode is in loop_move mode (holding the Load button down) then nudge back -10ms OR if not in loop mode at all simply nudge back -10ms
TRACK+ loop ? wheel_mode "loop_move" 1 ? nudge +10ms : loop_double : nudge +10ms Double the current loop length OR if the wheel_mode is in loop_move mode (holding the Load button down) then nudge back +10ms OR if not in loop mode at all simply nudge back +10ms
PITCH pitch_slider
BALANCE master_balance
EQ_HIGH eq_high
EQ_MID eq_mid
EQ_LOW eq_low
EQ_KILL_HIGH eq_kill_high
EQ_KILL_MID eq_kill_mid
EQ_KILL_LOW eq_kill_low
SCRATCH down ? master_volume 50% : master_volume 100% Useful as an alternative to the Mic on/off where you want to drop the master_volume by 50% while talking and return it to normal (100%) upon release of the button
GAIN gain_slider
PFL_MIX headphone_mix
PITCH_RESET pitch_reset
BEATLOCK beatlock
SOURCE get hastimecode ? timecode_bypass : vinyl_mode
BUTTON1 loop_in Use buttons 1 and 4 to start and stop the loop (enable smart loop so the number of bars will be rounded off)
BUTTON2 effect "Flanger" active on while_pressed Enable effect while button is pressed - easier than using two separate buttons for enable/disable
BUTTON3 effect "FlippingDouble" active on while_pressed See BUTTON 2 above
BUTTON4 loop_out See BUTTON1 above
BUTTON5 effect "BeatGrid" active on while_pressed See BUTTON 2 above
BUTTON6 effect "Forward_Reverse" active on while_pressed See BUTTON 2 above
JOG effect active ? param_multiply 300% & effect slider 1 : jog_wheel NOTE: This one may need tweaking
LED_STOP pause
LED_PLAY loaded ? play ? on : on blink
LED_CUE cue_stop

If any of you can recommend additional or alternative settings please leave feedback below.

Mikey - The Gentleman's Club Vol. I

This is a mix by a friend that's well worth a listen:

Mikey - The Gentleman's Club Vol. I by Mikeysmix

  • Prince – I wanna be your lover 
  • Flash & The Pan – Waiting on a train 
  • Freeez – Southern Freeez 
  • Ashley Beedle & The London Heavy Disco Revue - Move it girl 
  • Social Disco Club & Maia - The way you move 
  • Outkast - The way you move 
  • The Avalanches - Since I left you 
  • Hipsway – Forbidden 
  • Carly Simon - Why 
  • De La Soul – Ring, ring, ring 
  • Christina Aguilera - Genie in a bottle 
  • Sly & The Family Stone - If you want me to stay 
  • Faith No More – Evidence 
  • Snoop Dogg feat. Pharell & Charlie Wilson – Beautiful 
  • Pharcyde - Passin' me by 
  • Salt ‘n’ Pepa – Good man 
  • Kid Creole & The Coconuts - Wonderful 
  • Takagi Kan - Love formula 
  • Layo & Bushwacka - Love story 
  • Grace Jones - Pull up to the bumper 
  • I:Cube – Vacuum jackers 
  • Human League - Love action 
  • Atlantic Conveyor – Nasty things 
  • M.A.N.D.Y. vs. Booka Shade - Body language 
  • Freeez – I.O.U. 
  • Ramsey Lewis - Wade in the water


  1. Primal Scream - Give Out But Don't Give Up (Portishead Remix)
  2. Soul II Soul Feat. Caron Wheeler - Keep On Movin'
  3. Ben Harper - With My Own Two Hands
  4. Max Romeo & the Upsetters - I Chase The Devil
  5. Johnny Jones - Purple Haze
  6. Bob & Earl - Harlem Shuffle
  7. Curtis Mayfield - Freddie's Dead
  8. Erma Franklin - Hold On I'm Coming
  9. De La Soul - Eye Know
  10. Gotan Project - La Gloria
  11. Hypnotic Brass Ensemble - Ballicki Bone
  12. Cypress Hill - Something For The Blunted
  13. Beastie Boys - Get It Together
  14. Gil Scott-Heron - The Bottle
  15. Johnson Products - Johnson Jumpin'
  16. Vincenzo & Elmar Schubert - Wanna Love You
  17. Geraldine Hunt - Can't Fake The Feeling (Original 12" Mix)
  18. Florence Miller - The Groove I'm In
  19. Paul Kalkbrenner - Sky And Sand (Feat. Fritz Kalkbrenner) (Original Mix)

Youtube Playlist:

Crest Of A Wave

  1. The Waterboys - Love And Death
  2. Gotan Project - La Gloria
  3. Hypnotic Brass Ensemble - Ballicki Bone
  4. Toots & The Maytals - 54-46 (That's My Number)
  5. Gorillaz - On Melancholy Hill
  6. Bettye LaVette - What Condition My Condition Is In
  7. Stevie Wonder - We Can Work It Out
  8. The Style Council - Shout To The Top
  9. Modest Mouse - Float On
  10. M.I.A. - Paper Planes
  11. Rory Gallagher - Crest Of A Wave
  12. The Gaslight Anthem - The '59 Sound

Quality Control

Quality Control by radiofc

Gil Scott-Heron - The Bottle
De La Soul - Eye Know
Arrested Development - Mr. Wendal
Barbara Penington - 24 Hours A Day
Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons - Beggin (Pilooski Re-edit)
Florence Miller - The Groove I'm In
The Source Feat. Candi Staton - You Got The Love (Eren's Bootleg Mix)
Margo's Kool Out Crew - Death Rap
Beastie Boys - The Sounds Of Science
The Chemical Brothers - In Dust We Trust (Radio F.C. Drums Re-edit)
Bassheads - Is There Anybody Out There? (12" Version)
Altern8 - Activ 8 (Vix Vapo Mix)
Massive Attack - Unfinished Sympathy

(This is a re-record of an excerpt of a mix that was played out at The Prince on 28th May 2010)

Larry Levan Tunes

On this player you will find many of the tunes played by legendary DJ Larry Levan during his residency at The Paradise Garage in New York. The full list is available here.

Northern Soul Mix

This is a Northern Soul mix I've been threatening to put together for quite some time but only managed to get around to it last night. 
Northern Soul by Radio F.C.

Bill Withers - Harlem
Johnny Jones - Purple Haze
Steve Carmen Big Band - Breakaway Pt1
Erma Franklin - (I Get The) Sweetest Feeling
Richard Temple - That Beatin' Rhythm
The World Column - So Is The Sun
Jimmy Walker - Where Do We Go From Here?
Wayne Gibson - Under My Thumb
Charlie Rich - Love Is After Me
Dobie Gray - Out on the Floor
Bobby Doyle - The Girl Done Got It Together
Little Milton - More And More
Benny Spellman - Fortune Teller
Laura Greene - Moonlight Music And You
Fred Hughes - Baby Boy
Darrell Banks - Our Love (Is in the Pocket)
Father's Angels - Bok To Bach
Jackie Wilson - I've Lost You
Frankie Valli - The Night
The Four Vandals - The Wrong Side Of Town
Strutt - Say You Didn't Love Him
Tobi Legend - Time Will Pass You By
Barbara Acklin - Am I The Same Girl
Carla Thomas - I'll Never Stop Loving You