CRIMES AGAINST POP – 009

There’s a deluge of unexpected and brilliant collaborations on this week’s Crimes Against Pop, including the Gorillaz teaming up with Robert Smith of The Cure, a new Palace Winter track featuring Grandaddy’s Jason Lytle, and Machinedrum pairing with rapper Freddie Gibbs. Paul and Carolyn also spin new music from Django Django, Aesop Rock and Stats in between bouts of quixotic banter.

Playlist

NameArtist
1 If I Had My WayOsees
2  TurntablesJanelle Monáe
3  Be A RebelNew Order
4 I Love Me TooKIRBY
5 Drinking WineOscar Lang
6  Hey Clockface / How Can You Face Me?Elvis Costello
7  Strange Timez (feat. Robert Smith)Gorillaz
8  Kane Train (feat. Freddie Gibbs)Machinedrum
9  SpiralsDjango Django
10  Range RoverHerizen
11  Be Around MeWill Joseph Cook
12  The Deeper End (feat. Jason Lytle)Palace Winter
13 Naturalise MeStats
14 The GatesAesop Rock

Crimes Against Pop – aka Paul Haswell and Carolyn Wright – have been DJing together since 2003, when they launched their eponymous monthly residency at the Buffalo Bar in London.

As well as hosting their own regular sold out nights in London, Haswell and Wright appeared regularly at Rob Da Bank's Bestival festival on the Isle of Wight, before moving to Hong Kong in 2010 and 2011, respectively. Since then, Crimes Against Pop have brought their eclectic mix of pop, hip-hop, r’n'b and electronica to major events such as Clockenflap and the Rugby Sevens, while earning a reputation for packing the dancefloor at bars and clubs across the city. They’re also known for getting Sunday mornings off to the perfect start with their Pop Fugitives radio show on RTHK3.

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Episode 9