RetroSpector’s TOP 20 – 2010
December 31, 2010, 7:31 pm
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Here’s what struck a sonic chord with me in 2010. As ever, the official APC chart is after the jump. Happy Nu Year Y’all!!!!!!!!!

#01 Reborn Identity – Sweet Mountain High [link]
Still puts a hole in this Soul!!!!
#02 Massive Attack – Paradise Circus (Gui Boratto Remix) [link]
Hands down, the finest remix of 2010. Even made Hope Sandoval sound like she had a pulse.
#03 Gil Scott-Heron– Me And The Devil [link]
Dare ya to listen to this backwards…

#04 BRAT – Fame [link]
Possibly the finest Bowie boot ewa IMO!
#05 iamamiwhoami – y [link]
Weird & wonderful viral heaven.
#06 Bynar– Mullholland Empire (Dark Mix) [link]
Dark & moody, just the way I like it. Did I mention BRILLIANT!
#07 Complicated Universal Cum– I can hardly wait [link]
Genius video concept. The track ain’t half bad either.
#08 The Kleptones – Uptime/Downtime [link]
Downtime, arguably the finest collection of boots, ewwa

#09 Fissunix – Doin’ The Jumpo [link]
Take it to da fridge!
#10 Luke Dsico – Mercy Seat (Nick Cave cover)[link]
Release the bootz!!!!!!
#11 APC Allstars vs The Young Punx – Mashed, Popped, Punked [link]
The album that proved Punx Not Dead!
#12 The Phenomenal Handclap Band – Baby [link]
The warmest fuzziest track of 2010, aw shucks…
#13 Mondkopf – Ave Maria (live edit) [link]
Emotional electronica at its finest.
#14 MAXENCE CYRIN – Around the world – (Daft Punk piano cover) [link]
From the album NOVÖ PIANO, hits all the right notes…
#15 Trentemøller – Sycamore Feeling [link]
Haunting as hell

#16 Panic Girl – Burn & Rise [link]
Great track, brilliant video by Reza Dolatabadi. Lets Panic!
#17 Mighty Mike – Imagine a jump [link]
Van Lennon, now that’s inspired
#18 Simon IddolPhil RetroSpector – I Can Stop You Better [link]
The Dream-Team strikes again!

#19 UNKLE – The Runaway [link]
Dark & Occultish, in a good way…

#20 Under Byen – Unoder [link]
Weird ritualistic, all-female video or avant-garde shampoo advert . You decide?

Bydaway, did I mention that we finished #2 in BT Digital Awards, AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!

The 25 Best Mash Ups of 2010 @ Scooter McGavin’s 9th Green
December 31, 2010, 12:56 am
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With a little lotta help from a certain beagle
Chasing The Broken Hearted” (Jimmy Ruffin vs SnooPytrol) was voted #1 @ Scooter McGavin’s 9th Green, Hell Yeah!

Full List Below

01.Phil RetroSpector – Chasing the Broken Hearted
Jimmy Ruffin / Snow Patrol

02.Norwegian Recycling – Miracles
Bruno Mars / Michael Jackson / Gnarls Barkley / Survivor /Snoop Dogg /Taylor Swift / Jason Derülo

03. DJ Earworm – United State of Pop 2009 (Blame It on the Pop)

04. Wax Audio – Thunder Busters
Ray Parker, Jr./ AC/DC

05. Mashup-Germany – Imagine One Day (So Far Away)
Matisyahu /John Lennon / Blink 182 /Bob Marley

06. A Plus D – Dancing Since U Been Gone
Robyn / Kelly Clarkson

07. The Hood Internet – The XX Gon’ Give it to Ya
DMX / The XX

08. Fissunix – Whole Sex Lotta Machine
Run-DMC / Led Zeppelin / James Brown

09. DJ O-Face – Dirt on Your Crown
Jay-Z / Sleigh Bells

10.The Reborn Identity – American Days Are Over
Florence + the Machine / Don McLean

11. DJ BC – Forget You, Santa!
Cee-Lo Green / Jackson 5

12.Go Home Productions – How Soon Is Independence?
Destiny’s Child /the Smiths

13. Mighty Mike -Marilou on Fire
Serge Gainsbourg /Kings of Leon

14.DJ Zebra –  Styl’O The Times
Prince /Gorillaz

15. DOSVEC – Dani California
Red Hot Chili Peppers / B.o.B.

16.Mashup Germany – The Wavin’ Flag Mashup
K’naan / Kings of Leon / Whitney Houston /Matisyahu

17. The Kleptones – Jump You (Expletive Deleted)
Van Halen / Cee-Lo Green

18. I love Brand-x – 99 Problems Can’t Stop
Jay-Z / Red Hot Chili Peppers

19. DJ’s From Mars – The Catalyst vs. Carmina Burana
Linkin Park / Carl Orff

20. DJ Le Clown – Bumble Star Galactica
Wilson Pickett / Prince /Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince

21. Mashup-Germany – Heyail to the Soul Sister
Train / Beatsteaks

22. Sex Mashine – I Want You Closer
Nine Inch Nails /George Michael

23. AplusD – Decode Rude Boy
Rihanna / Paramore

24. Party Ben – This Tightropes Made For Walkin
Nancy Sinatra / Janelle Monáe

25. DJ Topccat – Folsom Prison Gangstaz
Eazy-E  /Johnny Cash

December 28, 2010, 6:13 pm
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The best of 2010 according to Pablo Schvarzman @
Radio Gladys Palmera: The Books, Hidden Orchestra and er, Phil RetroSpector … Hell Yeah Amigos!

RetroSpector’s TOP 10 – December
December 27, 2010, 8:20 pm
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Here’s what pricked up this self-confessed melancholic’s ears over the past month. As ever, the official APC chart is after the jump. Ho-ho-ho…

#01 Make The Girl Dance – Wall Of Death [link]
Linger fickin’ good….mmmmmmmmmmm
#02 David Lynch – Good Day Today (Boys Noize Remix) [link]
David Lynch catches the big fish, little fish, cardboard box…
#03 Wool & Vortex – Magic Carpet [link]
Blast Off!!!!!!!!!!!!
#04 Booka Shade – Regenerate [link]
Third release from More!, Pan-Pot remix is outta this world!
#05 Fujiya & Miyagi – YoYo [link]
Yo, it’s up & down like a YoYo…
#06 Jokers Of The Scene – Joking Victim (Shit Robot Remix) [link]
Electro remix from Ireland’s Shit Robot aka Marcus Lambkin, very Kraftwerk…
#07 Mustang – Apocalypso (Acid Washed Remix) [link]
Another superb remix by the cosmic disco duo
#08 Sour – Mirror [link]
How does that work????? Genius browser based video.
#09 Drop The Lime – Hot As Hell [link]
Wot! Electro Rockabilly? Close but no cigar, uh huh huh!
#10 Diane Birch – This Corrosion [link]
File under: sonic sacrilege. Diane Birch should be hunted down and held to account for this abomination. So bad I can’t get it outta my goddamn head!!!!! arrrrgh!!!!!!

CULTURE BULLY -Top Mashups of 2010
December 23, 2010, 3:55 pm
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Stoked at making Culture Bully’s list of the Top Mashup/Bootleg/Bastard Pop Producers of 2010.
Delighted that Chasing The Broken Heated (Jimmy Ruffin vs SnooPytrol) struck a chord with y’all. Full list of Culture Bully’s Bastards & Bootlegs of 2010 below, download goodies after the jump.

The Top Mashup/Bootleg/Bastard Pop Producers of 2010

#1) Fissunix
#2) DJ Schmolli
#3) DJs From Mars
#4) LeeDM101
#4) Mighty Mike
#6) The Kleptones
#6) MadMixMustang
#6) Mashup-Germany
#9) DJ Gaston
#10) Dunproofin’
#10) Phil RetroSpector
#10) The Reborn Identity

The Top Mashups of 2010

#1) Fissunix  – Whole Sex Lotta Machine
Led Zeppelin /James Brown/Run-DMC & Aerosmith

#2) DJ Schmolli – Cooler Rock ‘n’ Roll
Crookers feat. Yelle “Cooler Couler / Joan Jett & the Blackhearts

#2) DJ Schmolli – Rude Boy Resort
Papa Roach / Rihanna

#2) DJs From Mars – Enter Telephone
Lady Gaga feat. Beyone / Metallica

#2) Mighty Mike – Cocoon People
Village People / Cocoon

#6) BRAT Mashup – One of These Nights
Lamb / Eagles

#6) DJ Earworm – Like OMG, Baby
Alexandra Burke /Cheryl Cole / Chipmunk feat. Esmee Denters / Dizzee Rascal /Ellie Goulding / Jason Derulo / JLS /Justin Bieber /Ke$ha / Pixie Lott /Rihanna / Scouting For Girls /Tinie Tempah / Usher feat. Will.I.Am /The Wanted

#6) DJ Gaston – Cooler Bites the Dust
Queen / Crookers feat. Yelle “Cooler Couler

#6) DJ Schmolli – Big Bootie Bitches in Miami
Bombs Away / LMFAO /Busta Rhymes /Sir Mix-a-Lot

#6) DJs From Mars “Alors on Danse”
Stromae /Dance All Stars/ Robin S /Storm / Snap! /C&C Music Factory /Daft Punk / the Chemical Brothers / Felix Da Housecat / Underworld / Benny Benassi / the Bloody Beetroots feat. Steve Aoki

#6) Dunproofin’ – All the Lovers Fade to Grey
Visage / Kylie Minogue

#6) The Kleptones – Voodoo Sabotage”
The Prodigy  vs. Beastie Boys

Headman “Blue Boys” vs. the Cure “Lullaby (Remix)” vs. Phoenix “Everything is Everything (a capella)”

#6) Ludachrist – Pon De Foley”
Major Lazer /Axel F.

#6) Mashup-Germany -Everybody Speaks No Americano
Yolanda be Cool & DCUP / Backstreet Boys / Phantom of the Opera /Bob Sinclair /Benny Benassi

#6) Phil RetroSpector – Chasing the Broken Hearted
Jimmy Ruffin /Snow Patrol

X-MASH T-Shirt Sale
December 10, 2010, 5:45 pm
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Yup, for that ideal gift for someone you love/hate…
Look no further!
Five designs to choose from
€9.99 + p&p