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Archives for June 2009

Brand new Dizzee Rascal....

Producer Helena | 16:19 UK time, Tuesday, 30 June 2009

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.....catch Dizzee's brand new single 'Holiday' for the first time with Mistajam tonight at 8pm on 1Xtra!

DJ Illmana

Production Joe | 22:36 UK time, Monday, 29 June 2009

DJ Illmana - it's official spelt as one word - provided the warm-up set and closed off the show with something a bit funky :-)

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Ronika

Production Joe | 21:50 UK time, Monday, 29 June 2009

Last PA before Ill Mana's Guest Mix was Ronika - Jam had a quick chat first

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Wariko

Production Joe | 21:35 UK time, Monday, 29 June 2009

Next up on the night - MC slash poet Wariko

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Willis Rose

Production Joe | 21:28 UK time, Monday, 29 June 2009

All the PAs tonight are homegrown Nottingham artists - first up Willis Rose - and yep he brought dancers :-)

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Nottingham

Production Joe | 21:17 UK time, Monday, 29 June 2009

We're coming live from Jam's home City of Nottingham tonight :-) DJ Ill Mana warming up the crowd, part of the DJ set-up and Sandy getting a bit of editing done before we go on air.

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Little Derek...

Production Joe | 10:01 UK time, Wednesday, 24 June 2009

...aka Sway will be on the show this Thursday at 8pm. He's responsible for this week's Jam Hot 'Mercedes Benz'.

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Inside the mind of Lynx & Kemo

Production Joe | 09:49 UK time, Wednesday, 24 June 2009

Guest mix from Lynx and Kemo on last night's show - they're from Portsmouth and Dusseldorf via Hawaii respectively - just released an album called 'The Raw Truth' - here's the tracklist

Lynx & Kemo ft Spoonface - All Your Own
Calibre - Let Me Hold You
Spinline - Irreverse
Instrumental & D Bridge - Watching You
Lynx & Kemo - Apocalypse vs
Lynx - Disco Dodo
Lynx - The Semitonics
Commix - Belle Reviewed (D Bridge Remix)
Alex Reece - Pulp Fiction (Lynx Remix)
Hobzee ft Zyon Base - A Million Words


What was Sean Paul saying to Producer Helena?

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Mistajam | 17:51 UK time, Monday, 22 June 2009

Producer Helena and I have just come back from an exclusive music industry only BBQ & listening party for Sean Paul's new album "Imperial Blaze". If you were following me on Twitter you would have got up to the minute play by play updates at the party including the strength of the rum punch (very strong) and the quality of the BBQ (it was all about the grilled veg).

Once the album playback was over (very strong Sean Paul album - don't expect him to have reinvented, the wheel just expect a very solid well produced Sean Paul dancehall album that is far better than his last), Producer Helena and I went over to meet the man in question and have a chat...however it seems that Mr 'Dutty Rock' took a shine to Helena. Check this:

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Just for fun - what do you think Sean Paul's saying to her?

Old Skool Junglists...

Producer Helena | 15:34 UK time, Friday, 19 June 2009

......it's your night! Mistajam will be providing an old skool jungle mix tonight to ease you into your weekend.....catch the full TJI Friday mix from 7pm!

Girl raised in Brixton town

Production Joe | 22:33 UK time, Thursday, 18 June 2009

Good show tonight - live music from Amy Winehouse recorded at the London Astoria in 2007 - brand new music from Eminem, Mary J Blige and Elephant Man - and Mpho Skeef aka 'a girl raised in Brixton town' live in the studio to perform this week's Jam Hot 'Box n Locks'.

Check the show.

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ps. just heard Robbo Ranx shouting out Fireman Sam - didn't realise cartoons could text

MPHO is...

Production Joe | 16:47 UK time, Thursday, 18 June 2009

...passing through the show tonight. Just practising how to pronounce her name in the office. Um-Po not Em-Po in case you wondered. :-)

JLS ft MistaJam - Beat Again (Remix)

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Mistajam | 21:52 UK time, Friday, 5 June 2009

I think the video speaks for itself!

If you want some MistaJam bars on your music to make it hotter, holla at me!

The Mini Mix

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Mistajam | 17:56 UK time, Wednesday, 3 June 2009

Click to download MistaJam's MiniMix

A couple of months ago, my girl Annie Mac asked me to do a mini mix for her show and being a big fan of Annie's Mash Up from day (shout out to the crew who used to listen on Thursday nights too) I jumped at the chance! If you're not familiar with the mini mix concept, it's where Annie gets some of the biggest DJ's, Producers and Artists to come up with a 5 minute mix. No rules to it, just big tunes in the mix for 5 minutes. The likes of Grandmaster Flash, Justice, DJ Zinc and many more HUGE names have done the mini mix over the years and it's also one of the BBC's biggest podcasts so you know the pressure was on!

To do it justice, I decided to do my mix on the computer - you should know by now that I can get busy on the ones and twos but in order to execute my ideas easily and quickly, I opted for the computer programme that most dance music DJ's use in clubs and most people use to put together the mini mixes...unfortunately, I've never used the software and had no idea where I could go to learn it! I tweeted an SOS and garage legend MJ Cole came to my rescue. After an afternoon in his studio learning how to use the software and a sleepless weekend putting together the mix, Annie Mac gave it a spin last friday and has put it up for FREE download via the link below.

You have until Friday 5th June to get your hands on it by going here and downloading it.. Tracklisting after the jump.

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