A trio of intriguing collaborations tops the bill in this week’s The Thirteen as Justin Sweeting spins new tracks by Hot Chip ft. Jarvis Cocker, Gorillaz ft. Beck and Potatohead People ft. De La Soul. There’s also fresh tracks from Tokyo’s Hitsujibungaku, Korean-American electronic chanteuse Yaeji, and Hong Kong’s own GDJYB and Cehryl.


1  AutomationKing Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard
2  Straight To The Morning ft. Jarvis CockerHot Chip
3  砂漠のきみへ (Sabaku No Kimi He)羊文学 Hitsujibungaku 
4  FlawlessLowerlipdrip
5  Coming To Get You NowhereThis Is The Kit
6  Wake Me UpGDJYB
7  The Valley Of The Pagans ft. BeckGorillaz
8  R U 4 Me?Middle Kids
9  Moon EyesCehryl
10  Alphabetshame
11 When In Summer I Forget About The WinterYaeji
12  Baby Got Work ft. Posdnous & KapokPotatohead People & De La Soul
13  We Want WarThese New Puritans
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As the co-founder and Music Director of both Magnetic Asia and the Clockenflap festival, Justin Sweeting has been responsible for giving Hongkongers the opportunity to see a succession of the world’s most compelling live acts over the past 15 years, from New Order, The Libertines, The Chemical Brothers and Sigur Rós to Nile Rodgers, Primal Scream, The 1975 and A$AP Rocky, to name but a few. Born and raised in Hong Kong, Sweeting previously established pan-regional cross-media platform AMP (Asia’s Music Platform) for Channel [V] and Fox, and played a significant role in the development of a reliable touring circuit for international artists in the region, as well as nurturing local grassroots music scenes across Asia. Driven by his insatiable thirst for discovering new music and his desire to forge deeper connections between Asia and the global music industry, Sweeting can often be found spreading the word about Asia's musical potential – and uncovering the hottest new international acts – at prestigious events, festivals and conferences around the world.

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Episode 14