When Big Joan Sets Up 18th August – We’re BACK!

Yes, due to a combination of technical mishaps and bone idleness the sleeping giant that is When Big Joan Sets Up has been absent from this blog for far too long. So how’ve you been? Did you miss me? Oh well , if that’s your attitude…

Raffertie – “Visual Acuity” (EP – “Visual Acuity”) (Ninja Tune)
Mind Eraser – “The Way Is Shut” (2 x 7″ “Brutal Supremacy”) (Painkiller)
Augustus Pablo – “Armagideon Dub” (LP – “Message Music – Digital Productions 1986 -1994”) (Pressure Sounds)
Big Bill Broonzy – “Goodbye Baby Blues” (LP – “One Beer, One Blues”) (Brownsville)
DJ Diamond – “Pop The Trunk” (LP – “Flight Music”) (Planet Mu)
Jacuzzi Boys – “Cool Vapours” (LP – “Glazin’) (Hardly Art)
The Duprees – “You Belong To Me” ( v/a LP – ” The Golden Age of American Rock and Roll – Volume 2″) (Ace)
Sickness -“Back To Xanadu” (7″) (Freak Animal)
P.Dubbz – “Broke Out In A Riot” (download – “Riot Riddim”) (Icesis Productions)
Icesis Bling – “Da World Gone Crazy” (download – “Riot Riddim”) (Icesis Productions)
Cocteau Twins – “Pearly Dewdrops Drops” (7″) (4AD)
Echo Lake – “Another Day” (7″) (No Pain In Pop)
Lee Noble – “Contempt For The Beach” (LP – “No Becoming”) (Sweat Lodge Guru)
The Routes – “Do What’s Right By You” (LP – “Aligator”) (Dirty Water)
Les Kellies – “Erase You” (LP – “Les Kellies”) (Fire)
Popol Vuh – “Schnee – Thomas Fehlman’s Flow Edit” (LP -“Revisited and Remixed 1970-1999”) (SPV)
Extra Happy Ghost! – “Mercy, Mercy” (LP -“Modern Horses”) (Saved By The Radio)
Mariachi El Bronx- “Matador” (LP – ‘Mariachi El Bronx II”) (Ato)
Jeff Mills – “Homing Device” (LP – “2087”) (Axis)

and while I’m in the mood last week’s programme celebrating the 100th release on national drum and bass treasure Ram Records looked like this…

The Wind Up Birds – “Popman” (7″) (Sturdy)
Sub Focus – “Stomp” – (v/a download LP – “Ram 100”) (Ram)
Skint and Demoralised – “Maria, Full Of Grace” (LP – ‘This Sporting Life”) (Heist or Hit)
Don Corleone – “Istanbul Dub” (LP – ‘Don Corleone Presents Dub In HD”) (Don Corleone)
No Hope Kids – “Fuzzapocalypse vs. Mechagodzilla” (EP – “No Hope Kids”)(nohopekids.bandcamp.com/album/nohopekids-ep)
Algernon Cadwallader – “Pitfall” (LP – ‘Parrot Files”) (Self Released)
Wilkinson – “Refugee” (v/a download LP – “Ram 100”) (Ram)
Ralph Stanley – “John The Revelator” (LP – ‘A Mother’s Prayer”) (Rebel Records)
Don and Juan – “What’s Your Name?” (7″) (London)
Pupajim – “Double Lock” (download single) (Maffi)
The Shirks – “Cry, Cry,Cry” (7″) (Grave Mistake)
The Smirks – “UK-OK” (7″) (Beserkley)
Margaret Dygas – “41” (LP – “Margaret Dygas”) (Perlon)
Laura Marling – “Sophia” (download single) (Virgin)
Zola Jesus – “Vessel” (download single) (Soultrain Transmissions)
Tiwitine – “Tiwitine” (v/a LP – “Ishumar 2 – New Tuareg Guitars”) (Le Chant Du Fauvres)
Mind Vortex – “Generator” (v/a download LP – “Ram 100”) (Ram)