Cookie-Dough Guest Mix 13 with Dirtytwo
Welcome to the Cookie-Dough Guest mix where we invite some of favourite DJ / Producers to answer a few questions and dig deep into their collections and put together a mix of their favourite records.
For this episode we have invited Swedish DJ and production duo Dirtytwo to spin some of the records that have influenced them over the years.
Their recent releases on Local Talk have had us throwing shapes at Cookie-Dough HQ!
Nice one Dirtytwo!
Ste & Terser
A few words from DirtyTwo..
As always with these kind of list/mixes you could make a mix that last for years and of course in different genres. So to fit the hard task we had to cut it in to ten years skip and think about what tracks that has had an impact on us both, from when we where children following the yellow brick road to this day (almost).
Whit no further adu here is the Dirtytwo selected tracks from the age of zero to thirtyisch….
1. Forever and ever – demis roussos
Cheesy but it gave me goosebumps ice skating seven years old. G
2. It’s now or never – Elvis
One of few cassettes at home but this was the shit! F
3. Girl from Ipanema – Edmundo Ros
Dad poring the drinks, dropping some dance moves. G
4. In the mood – Glen Miller
One of dads favv tracks and it was contagious. Realizing today that Miller had fat drops in their music long before house music. F
5. Spanish Fly – Herb Alpert
Dad rising the tempo at the party. G
6. Ballroom Blitz – Sweet
One of me first singles. Sweet were hard as kryptonite. G
7. Copacabana – Barry Manilow
One of the first records I bought. Loved this then will always love it. F
8. Grease is the world – Frankie Vallie
Was on vacation south of sweden Grease theme in the freestyle. I loved the killer break at the end. F
9. New Song – Howard Jones
The reason I bought my first synteziser. F
10. Good times – Chic
Jamming at Ektorps Fritidsgård when the dj droped this and since then Bernard and Nile been musical mentors. G
11. Hey You – Rock Steady Crew
Lead theme for my not so very successful break era. F
12. Don’t stop ’til you get enough – MJ
!!! The impact hearing this was mind-blowing. G
13. Funky Town – Lips INC
Kind of bland but made me in to the disco nerd I am. G
14. Gold – The Spandau Ballet
Influence was also important, but Cheesy. F
15. I feel for you – Chaka Khan
Everything about this track is perfect. Just feel when the moog bass kicks in. Bliss. F
16. Sexuality – Prince
You either loved or hate prince at the time. I worshiped.G
17. Marvin Gaye
What can I say, one of the greatest. I was knocked out hearing this first time. F
18. Parliament – P – Funk
Is there funk after death? I say 7up. G
19. Same Beat – James Brown Funky People
James Brown saved my life! I would produce music in a hole other perspective if Ive not heard James Brown.
20. We live in Brooklyn, baby – Roy Ayers
We live in Hageby Baby. G
21. To High – Stevie Wonder
Influenced med emencly. Can’t go pass this dude. F
22. To young to die – Jamiroquai
One of my first contact with Acid Jazz. This was just what i wanted at that time!F
23. Colibri – Incognito
More of the Acid Jazz.
24. Yellow Jackets – Revelation
Gospel at it’s best
What was the first record you bought that made you realise that you wanted to be a DJ / Producer?
G – James Brown – Funky People collection
F – Maxmix 6
What record makes you most nostalgic?
G – Prince – Sign ”O” Times
F – What’s going on – Marvin
What is your favourite end of night record?
G – Riding High – Face O
F- find 100 ways – James Ingram
Do you have a guilty pleasure record?
Brother Louie – Modern Talkin
G – Boom Boom Boom – Vengaboys
What is your most treasured piece of vinyl?
G – Organ Grinder Swing – Jimmy Smith
F – Dirtytwo – Moody