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Carnivalism Podcast No. 13 – Crack Bang Wizz Bang Pop Whoosh

Music always causes fireworks in our house so we hope that this unfortunately numbered edition does the same for you!

We’ve started on a bit of a political whinge with the first 3 tracks – Ball of Confusion (1970), Justice to the People (1973), Let the Dollar Circulate (1975). I can’t believe how poignant and relevant these song sound today, although written in an era when Nixon and the Vietnam War were firmly on people’s minds.revenge

But before we fall into a territory better suited to the Paxmans or Dimblebys of this world,  onto lighter things and a special nod of appreciation aimed towards an artist that features not once, twice but 3 times in this episode, and if you haven’t heard of The Revenge already, then perhaps its about time that you went outside a little more.

The Glaswegian producer has currently somewhat of a Midas touch. Otherwise know as Graeme Clark, he has been producing throughout his teens and has already over 15 releases to his name. That alongside a bagful of remixes have kept him well in demand not only on the decks, but in the studio also.

I wonder if he realises he has a doppelganger who invented the bionic ear?

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TRACKLISTING
  1. Ball of Confusion – The Temptations
  2. Justice To The People – Lee “Scratch Perry” & The Upsetters
  3. Let the Dollar Circulate – Billy Paul
  4. What it is – Missin’ Linx
  5. You Got Me – Atlantic Conveyor
  6. Do it to the Max – 6th Borough Project
  7. Williams Blood (Cosmic Jam Remix) – Grace Jones
  8. Bounce Rock Skate Roll – Vaughan Mason & Crew
  9. Gadget Funk – The Herbaliser
  10. Stand on the Word – Celestial Choir
  11. One of Them Nights (Carnivalism’s into edit) – Billy Ocean
  12. Phreaky MF – Mike Dunn
  13. Dancing in Outta Space (The Revenge Rework 2) – Atmosfear
  14. Play the Game – Kenny Hawkes feat. Louise Carver
  15. White Horse – Laid Back
  16. Feverish (The Revenge remix) – Chimboche
  17. Gamma Ray (Franc Spangler mix) – Alpha Child
  18. It’s a War – Kano (Serge Santiago UK Re-edit)
  19. 54B (Acid Reflux) – Mudd
  20. Dancing in the Dark (Galactica Remix) – Mike Mareen
  21. Blackman (Desa Basshead Rework) – Stevie Wonder

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