Friday, March 24, 2006

Hip Hop and the Martial Arts Movie Playlist

On today's show I was joined by artist (and my brother!) Harry Baxter to discuss Hip Hop and the influences of martial arts cinema. Harry brought in a some records to illustrate this, they were:

  • Chinese Food - Biz Markie (pictured above)
  • Perverted Monks in the House (skit) - Jeru
  • Physical Stamina - Jeru and Afu Ra
  • Samurai Showdown - RZA (from the sound track of the film Ghost Dog)
  • Liquid Swords - GZA
  • Mighty Healthy - Ghostface Killah
  • Duel of the Iron Mic - GZA
  • Guilloteine Swords - Wu Tang Clan
  • Wu Tang Tribute - Rahzel
  • The Dum Dum - Tajai
  • Walking Through the Darkness - Tekitha (from the sound track of the film Ghost Dog)

Sunday, March 12, 2006

Playlist for 10th March Show

  • Massachusetts - Betty Cheung
  • Massachusetts - Alton Ellis
  • Enter the Dragon - The Upsetters*
  • Exit the Dragon - The Upsetters*
  • Sonny - Betty Cheung
  • Anita Mui Classic Moment Live CD
  • Hapkido - Big Youth*
  • Kung Fu - Linval Thompson*
  • St. James' Infirmary - Bobby Bland
  • Cry, Cry, Cry - Bobby Bland (see discography)
  • Ask Me 'Bout Nothing (But The Blues) - Bobby Bland

* Tracks from the Trojan CD Kung Fu! Reggae Vs The Martial Arts
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Friday, March 10, 2006

Clapham Goes Ska!

My club night Messy tries out a new venue this month. Check out the web site

Wednesday, March 08, 2006

Heroines of Hong Kong and Chinese Cinema

From Lingyu Ruan to Maggie Cheung Man Yuk.
I am presenting this documentary show for the Cinema Series 'I'm Ready for My Close Up' on Resonance 104.4 FM, Thursday 9th March. Tune into your radio if in London or tap in to if not in the range and listen online, anywhere!
Special guest HK film fanatic Annie Kwan ( talks to me about her favourite modern actresses.

Links of interest:
Lingyu Ruan:(pictured above)
Betty Loh Ti:
Ivy Ling Po:
Josephine Siao Fong Fong:
Cheng Pei Pei:
Angela Mao:
Michelle Yeoh:
Gong Li:
Anita Mui Yim Fong:
Maggie Cheung Man Yuk:

Friday, March 03, 2006

Playlist 3rd March 2006

  • The Cowboy Serenade (Rolling My Last Cigarette) - The Charioteers
  • Jamaica Ska - Byron Lee and The Ska Kings
  • Please Don't Let Me Love You - Hank williams
  • Alone and Forsaken - Hank Williams
  • Weeping Willow Tree - The Lilly Brothers
  • Pine and Cypress Trees in Whirling Snow - Wong Ching
  • Devil's Gallop - The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain
  • Try Hard - The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain
  • Make Up your Mind - Poon Sow Keng
  • No Fish Today - The Red Caps
  • Ital Stew - Augustus Pablo
    (background for dim sum lunch box; Chinese Malaysian Salt Fish Fried Rice)
  • A Kiss of Love - Wong Ling