The Slew is the brainchild of the world famous Kid Koala. Love him in Bullfrog, Deltron 3030 or doin his own thing; but this is pretty heavy & hard right here. The Slew itself comprises of Kid Koala, Dynomite D (on another set of decks), and the rhythm section from the former members of Australia’s Wolfmother. Their Lp ‘100%’ was released last year on Ninja Tune, the stable for greats like Bonobo, Herbaliser and leftfield geniuses in the vein of Amon Tobin. Sounds like he got a live band to playout tracks for ‘Your Mom’s Favorite DJ’ and they started hashing it out.

more after the jump….

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Kid Koala’s free download of his unreleased (due to licensing)  Solid Steel Mix called ‘quiet music to draw too’  8). Great mixed loungin music, solid is a good word for it.



Boards of canada – “Everything you do is a Balloon”
Jay Jay Johanson – “I’m Older Now”
Isan – “Recently in the Sahara”
Bjork – “Amphibian”
Buckminster Fuzeboard – “Return of the Pretzel Stretch”
Autechre – “Krib”
Radiohead – “Motion Picture Soundtrack”
Air – “Le Voyage de Penelope”
Amon Tobin – “Natureland”
Bonobo – “Magic man”
Land of the Loops – “Single Girl”
The Herbaliser – “Mrs Chombee Takes the Plunge (PC Mix)”
Fembots – “John and Irene”
Funki Porcini – “Purrrfect”
White Mud Freeway – “Man With Gun Man With None”
Henry Mancini – “Moon River”
Dan the Automator – “Lonely Man”

I had never heard of Kid Koala until RopeaDope released Bullfrog’s Self-titled Lp in 2001, it was the future of funk to me at the time and still sounds fresh after nearly a decade on the shelf. Bullfrog’s Theme, Snakeskin and Reverse Psychology are some of my favorites on the album.


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