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Cuts Of Culture II - the Podcast
Cuts Of Culture II - the Podcast
Posted by Gizmo on June 27, 2007 :

The internet is changing the face of everything we do in our lives. With video technology being on just about every mobile on the planet, the spiralling increase in Youtube usage and the unstoppable scene-rotting cancer of P2P downloads (RIP skratchshop, Needlework Records etc etc), putting out quality material is proving to be less of a draw than it used to be with no guarantees of financial success. So let's just put all this quality material out for free and hang the profits OK? Well that's what's happening with Cuts of Culture II. Not only is it free, but it's all online in July - podcast stylee.

Ooooh lookey... a trailer...

And words too:

Various Artists: 'Cuts Of Culture 2' – The Podcasts
Eclectic Breaks and Turntable Radio are proud to announce the much anticipated second edition of ‘Cuts of Culture’, the latest instalment of our forward thinking compilation series aimed at showcasing the musical talents of turntablists worldwide. The highly successful first volume of ‘Cuts of Culture’ was released in 2005. It was the first ever compilation of its kind with a global line-up of musical talent, including A-Trak, C2C and D-Styles amongst many others. The CD is still selling today and has been incredibly well received by the press, DJs and public alike.
‘Cuts of Culture 2’ returns even bigger and better than before, and is packed with extra content such as video footage, scratch beats and bonus tracks. The project was originally planned as a CD/DVD package, however due to unforeseen problems we were forced to switch format and will now be making the majority of the content from this package available, for free, as a series of podcasts starting in July 2007.
These ‘Cuts of Culture ‘2 podcasts will include 6 exclusive videos, bonus tracks, scratch beats, full liner notes and artwork, plus of course the compilation mix from 2tall, featuring more worldwide talent, both known and unknown. This podcast series is the first of its kind and showcases the best of what the turntablist world has to offer in the last few years - from hip hop to glitch, jungle to electronica and house, quality music that just happens to be made using turntables.
The compilation mix features even more worldwide talent than volume 1: from Japan to South Africa, Eastern Europe to the US West Coast. Exclusive tracks come from established and upcoming artists including D-Styles (Third Sight, ex-ISP, ex-Beat Junkies), ieMERG (2xDMC World Champ), Netik (2006 DMC World Champ), DJ Happee, Excess (Styluswars), Dq (Glue) and many more. ‘Cuts of Culture 2’ also highlights the production work of these artists, with established producers including Trash Weston (The Orb), Bichi (Blue Foundation), Exile (Emanon, Mobb Deep), Evil Ed and Bayaka (Japan), all appearing on exclusive collaboration tracks. Finally, following on from volume 1’s ‘Operation Interference’ scratch collaboration project, 2tall delivers ‘Sharpshooters Convention’ featuring Enfoe, Taim, Unkut, Square One, Netik, Captain Cavern and Rafik.
The podcast videos feature DJ Quietstorm (US/Japan), DJ Baku (Japan), Grazzhoppa’s DJ Big Band (Belgium/Holland), 2tall (UK) and Noisy Stylus (Germany). These videos aim to represent the scope of what these artists can do live and in the studio.
Turntable Radio is the world’s only radio show entirely dedicated to the turntablist artform. Since its inception, the show has grown tremendously in popularity, with a worldwide following of some 40,000 listeners tuning in from over 40 countries. Both the radio show and website are focal points for the scene, and have evolved alongside the music and its practitioners. Eclectic Breaks is a multi-faceted music company based in London, specialising in audio productions, club promotions, DJ tuition and street marketing. Eclectic Breaks is widely recognised as the UK’s leading “DJ” company, due to its unwavering commitment to DJ culture. EB also developed the acclaimed Pro X Fade, a high quality, cross-platform, customisable scratch crossfader that has revolutionised the market.
Cuts of Culture 2 is the last instalment in the series – the final statement from Turntable Radio & Eclectic Breaks about the state of things in today’s turntablist world. This is not about DJ battles or who can scratch better than who… this is about the skills and talents of DJs, turntablists and producers worldwide, who are too often overlooked by the media and mainstream radio, and the music they make. The ultimate aim is to show various styles in production and music making from various countries… what they all have in common is the use of the turntable as just another instrument or production tool.
‘Cuts of Culture 2’ is an unmissable multi-media package that represents the true voice and sound of turntablism today!

‘Cuts of Culture 2 – The Podcasts’ tracklisting:
Cuts of Culture mix by 2tall
2tall – ‘Intro’
Eprom aka Base Bizzard – ‘Action Break’
Netik – ‘Synthesiz’
Dq – ‘Strike Part 1’
DJ Baku – ‘Vandalism’
Real Tablist – ‘6 DJs + 1’
DJ Majestik feat. Rizkay – ‘Harmonia’
K-Delight – ‘Scratch Club’ feat. DJ-JS1, J-Red, Woody, Profound & Ironcyde, Universon, Krash Slaughta, Eddie Scratch, Evil Ed & 2tall
DJ Exile & DJ Day – ‘A Day In Exile’
DJ Happee feat. Dinoh – ‘Get My Point’
Lamont – ‘Senses Overloaded’
A.D.S – ‘Cold Mornings’
ie.MERG – ‘Midnight, NYC, July, 90 degrees’
Taim & Faltmeister – ‘Rendez-Vous’
Excess – ‘Ask And I Shall See’
Noisy Stylus – ‘Kindness’
Manipulate & Thrash – ‘Strontium Sleazewave’
Bayaka feat. D-Styles – ‘Edomachen’
Phonomorphia – ‘Planète Cerveau 44-3’
Bungalow Zen – ‘Frequency’
Bichi – ‘Clouds Are Parcelled Out Across My Vision’
2tall – ‘Sharpshooters Convention’ feat. Enfoe, Taim, Unkut, Square One, Rafik, Captain Cavern and Netik
Studio Rarekwai Showcase – DJ Quiestorm video - ‘Be Quiet’ ft Twiggy
DJ Baku – Spin Street (live)
Noisy Stylus – Live Showcase
Grazzhoppa’s DJ Big Band – DJ Big Band video
2tall - Live showcase
2tall - DVD extras
Bonus tracks:
African – Hornlife
Tatsuki – Super Sucker Killer
Grazzhoppa – Rockin’ Raw
Scratch beats:
Rudy W – Nonsmokers Are Unattractive
Monkey Hands – Oh Fuck!
+ full liner notes and artwork
For more info contact Darren at the Eclectic breaks office, or Laurent Fintoni -

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13 comments to this story

On June 27, 2007, Sole 1 said this:
Gutted this ain't coming out on CDmad.gif

On June 27, 2007, ScratchKnight said this:
Looking forward to this coming out, sounds great and there's a whole bunch of kick-ass DJs on the list :D

On June 27, 2007, props to the finger said this:
i actually recieved the promo version when i won a nozl-competition at
it's def got some good stuff there

On June 30, 2007, Laurent said this:
@props to the finger: that promo you got was only a 'promo' version of the mix, only 20 mins long. This release is the full proper one we had planned for.
That CD you got may well be worth some cash in the future, lol. :amazed:

It all kicks off third week of July people. And there'll also be some regular podcasts during the CoC 2 ones.

On July 2, 2007, dj cross+fade said this:
im going to love this

On July 3, 2007, cutloose said this:
As the Turntable Radio Website is not working what will be the exact dates in the third week of July.
This is definetly an exciting time for turntablist misic.
Due to the larger acceptance as an instrument.

On July 3, 2007, frspp said this:
Looks really good! I also have Cuts of culture promo cd and like it.

On July 3, 2007, props2 said this:
haha, no need to tell me that it's the "promo" version. never expected the full version to have 9 songs or so. lol

On July 4, 2007, DBM said this:
What is going on with Turntable Radio website = Warning: require(/home/fhlinux168/t/ [function.require]: failed to open stream: No such file or directory in /home/fhlinux168/t/ on line 84

Fatal error: require() [function.require]: Failed opening required '/home/fhlinux168/t/' (include_path='.:/usr/share/pear-php5') in /home/fhlinux168/t/ on line 84

Need Giz hosting it ... !!!

On July 4, 2007, eddie skratch said this:

On July 5, 2007, DBM said this:
Yo Eddie .. Any nights with checkin in da Hud?

On July 5, 2007, eddie skratch said this:
yeah inertia tonight at tokyo`s with broken english, im on the flyer but im not doing it cos ive got tendonitis in me right wrist!! gutted, hope it goes away or im shafted! sorry for the PM giz! (again)

On July 6, 2007, Laurent said this:
the website's back online, idiots at our hosts decided to wipe it, twice... mad.gif

Exact dates coming up soon, but it'll start 3rd week of July. Sign up to the podcast and you don't have to worry about it.

There will also be some bonus additions to the first 6 podcasts.

Nice one

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