Tuesday, 1 May 2012

Dig Deep with Fraser (Trailer Trash) 030512

On this week's show we welcome back semi-regular guest and all round dusty crate digging supremo Fraser aka Fraser Funk.

Lovingly described by the Trailer Trash crew as their secret weapon, Fraser is also a resident at Country Club, one of the Vinyl Miners, and a musician in his own right.  As well as having djed at Leeds clubs The Wardrobe and Sela bar, and recently working with the Best Joined Up Crew, Fraser has played every year at the mighty Beat-Herder Festival.

An oracle on world music, Fraser has been collecting funk, soul, jazz, afro, latin and library music for two and a half decades, amassing an amazing musical knowledge over the years, and comes with a pedigree that can only be rivalled by the likes of good friend Sean P...

Fraser has played alongside the likes of Giles Peterson, DJ Spinna, Andy Smith, DJ Format and Madlib, as well as supporting acts such as Marlena Shaw, Quantic Soul Orchestra & Alice Russell, Azymuth and Roy Ayers - regularly dropping tunes that make these highly respected DJs and artists stop and ask 'what is this record?'.

We are always in awe of Fraser's killer selections and this week we have him live in the studio for a chat and a root through his 45s box, before he takes to the decks for this weeks mini-mix.  Tapers be ready, do not miss this extra special and exclusive set!!!

Roy Ayers - Searching (The Africa 70 version) (BBE)
Jon Lucien - Searching For The Inner Self (Fryers Records)

PT's Bargain Bin Scratchy Sevens Selections...
Z.Z. Hill - Your Love Makes Me Feel Good (United Artists Records)
Billy Paul - Let's Make A Baby (Philidelphia International)
Chairman Of The Board - So Glad You're Mine (Invinctus)
Hot Chocolate - Rumours (Rak)
Board Of Directors - Hanging Tough (Record Symphony Corporation)

Digging in Fraser's 45s box...
Jean Knight - Jesse Joe (Dial)
Ron Holden - I Need Ya (Now)
Johnny Honeycott - Love By The Numbers (New City)
The Olympics - 3 Billion People (Songsmith)
The Originals - Desparately Young Men (Soul)
The Main Ingredient - You Can Call Me Rover (Victor)

Mini-Mix DJ: Fraser Funk (Trailer Trash / Vinyl Miners)
The Rimshots - Save That Thing (A1 Records)
AC Reed - Boogaloo Tramp (Nike)
The Monstars - Kamazza Beef (Juliet)
Wandala - Arts Disaster (Delta)
Hunts Determination - Rollerskate (Earwax)
Southside Coalition - The Power Play (Brown Dog)
The Solicitors - Music For My Brothers (Excello)
Siprit Of Voodoo - Voodoo Ju Ju Obessession - (Pink Elephant)
King Solomon's Advisors - The Tight Rope (Ghetto)

Paul T & Fraser back to back...
Joni Haastrup - Free My People (Hot Casa)
Lost Pekenikes - Bucaramanga (Avalanche)
Sylvester - I've Been Down (Soul Spectrum)
FBI - FBI (Good Earth)
Dizzie Gillespie - Matrix (Perception / BBE)
Rudy Love & Love Family - Does Your Mama (Calla)

I implore you to check Fraser's mixes at mixcloud.com/fraserfunk

Thursday 3rd May 2012
No repeat
Preston FM
Listen online here or tune to 103.2fm

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