In which yr humbl host talks about his life as an introvert, and provides a soundtrack for his ramblings. And BOY HOWDY does he ramble in this one. Oh well, some top tunes at least. If you can’t bear the breast-beating, a Spotify link to the music is included below. PLAY IT LOUD IF YOU’RE INTRO AND PROUD!
WROB Vs DJ Unknown – The New Jazz Mix!
Another hit of prime jazz goodness from our pal DJ Unknown. A typically eclectic mix ranging from interstellar skronk to cool Latin grooves. Just the thing for a summer afternoon. Escape with us!
You are, of course, free to download the mix – just hit the the obvious link button.
- Chet Baker & Art Pepper – For Minors Only
- Binker & Moses – Village Of The Sun
- Chris Bowden – Mother And Daughters Now Mothers
- Miles Davis – Prince Of Darkness
- Esa Pethman – Blues For Duke
- Flying Lotus – MmmHmm
- Django Rheinhart – Billets Doux
- Wes Montgomery – Movin’ Along
- John Coltrane – Jupiter
- Sun Ra – Interstellar Low Ways
- Dizzy Gillespie – Dynamo A (Dirty Atmosphere)
- Herbie Mann – Summertime
- Mezzoforte – Garden Party
- Dave Pike – Blind Man Blind Man
- Herb Alpert’s Tijuana Brass – Love Potion No. 9
- Sergio Mendez & Brasil ’66 – Mas Que Nada
- Minnie Ripperton – Inside My Love
WROB Vs. DJ Unknown – The Film Music Mix
We’re back, hosting another mix with that inimitable DJ Unknown touch. A Side A/Side B vibe is in effect, with a break for chat in the middle. Who is DJU’s favourite film composer, and why? Find out inside! We had a lot of fun making this one. Hope you enjoy it!
Please, as ever, feel free to download the mix if you’d prefer.
WROB Vs. DJ Unknown – The Jazz Mix
We’re back with another takeover from our esteemed master of mixology, DJ Unknown! In another exclusive for WROB, we play the mix in its entirety before DJU joins us for a chat on the origins of and thinking behind it. There are a few curveballs in this one. Hold tight!
As ever, you are free to download our mixes if you prefer not to stream from WROB. Fill yer boots!
EXCLUSIVE: DJ Unknown’s Aphex Twin Mix!
In a second exclusive for Radio Free Caversham and WROB, the enigmatic mixologist DJ Unknown treats us to another artist overview. This time he focuses on the equally mysterious figure of Aphex Twin.
We’re delighted to have Unknown join us for a chat midway through the mix in which he shares his insights into the choices and processes that went into it.
You won’t hear these mixes anywhere else, Listenership. Keep it locked to this frequency for more DJ Unknown goodies in the coming weeks!
As ever, we believe you should be able to easily download the shows if you like. Just hit the link below.
The Stay-At-Home Special
Interesting times, no? It may not be much, but allow me to offer you the gift of music to at least help while away a couple of hours if the notion of another Netflix binge just isn’t doing it for you.
Songs on sickness, disease and yes, recovery are all on the agenda. From Aimee Mann to the Beastie Boys, Fifth Harmony to Frank Turner, there’s something for everyone. And that’s important as everyone seems to be at home now…
And here’s the full Spotify link should you just want the music (it doesn’t include the music behind my interstitial bits, though. I have to keep some things sacred…Featured coronavirus image by mattthewafflecat from Pixabay
EXCLUSIVE: DJ Unknown’s Bob Dylan Mix
We are excited and honoured to be able to share the first of a series of mixes by our pal DJ Unknown. Sourced from original vinyl in one of his secret European musical hideaways, this mix features all sorts of surprises and rarities. It’s a must for any Dylan fan. Come on without, come on within!
Download the Bob Dylan Mix.
In which we get all festive on your asses. Some of Rob’s favourites, some leftfield choices and even a couple of picks from the WROB Party Line! It doesn’t get any more Christmassy than this.
From Springsteen to Sinatra, Spinal Tap to Sigur Ros, we’ve got something for everyone this Yuletide. Grab yourself an eggnog and settle in.
The Cabinet of Curiosities
In which Rob opens up his cupboard full of the more esoteric items in his collection. Dolly Parton played at the wrong speed? Check. The jazziest anime theme of them all? Double-check. Mashups up the wazoo? BURBERRY MUFUHN CHECK.
Let’s have a root through Rob’s drawers, shall we?
Too Heavy For Halloween
For those of us that both love and hate this time of year…
Those for whom Halloween is not just a date, or an excuse to wear a spooky costume once a year and hit up strangers for free sweeties…
Those of us for whom Halloween is a state of mind, a way of being, a comforting chilly darkness…
This one goes out to all of us that are Too Heavy For Halloween.