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Review of 2018 by ABU members

Last night the first Disco Scratch Radio of the year aired and featured all tracks released in 2018 (except one which is coming out in 2019, but created in 2018!), all selected by members of the ABU FaceBook group.  20 tracks in total, I won’t flap on too much in here, just get your listening gear round the file below.  As usual, all links below.

I’m hoping to be working locally for at least the next 2 to 3 months so should be back to regular live shows on a Thursday night from now on!  The full tracklist with the names of the ABU members that selected the cuts is in the comments at the bottom of the post.  Thanks to all the contributors, see you next week!

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Archive of all shows

Internet Archive Post

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Disco Scratch Hotline is Live! 01843 265089

I’m doing an end of year 2018 show so this is a chance for you to get involved and ring the hotline and leave a message.  Please make sure you get it in before Wednesday 30th December 2018 for includion in the show… OK y’all, peash!

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First official Disco Scratch radio Show 08.04.2010

When I started doing Disco Scratch I had a slot on Freestyle FM (now defunct).  Back then there weren’t loads of stations you could do shows on, but Freestyle had a good mix of Hip Hop, D n B, jungle, reggae etc and we fitted in nicely.  The crew there were nice too, never met up but had a laugh in the chatroom!

This show was dedicated to Malcolm McLaren who died on the day this show aired.

Tracklist in the comments…

Disco Scratch Radio Promo Poster

Stream from Hearthis:

Stream from Mixcloud:

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“everybody’s online … lookin’ good…”

You can’t keep a good dog down… and this dog is still around.  After not putting out much content since the glory days in 2011 I’ve tried my best to keep the shows regular but real life shit just gets in the way…. So, starting this week I’m uploading all shows to Mixcloud, Soundcloud, YouTube & Hearthis so you can grab every show from every outlet.  Links coming soon, updates via our various outlets… just for the record, here is all of our online outlets:

Disco Scratch Radio (for live shows): https://discoscratch.co.uk/radio
Mixcloud: https://www.mixcloud.com/discoscratch/ (for archive shows to stream)
Hearthis: https://hearthis.at/discoscratch/ (for archive shows to stream/download)
Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/discoscratch (for archive shows to stream)
Discord chatroom (invite): https://discord.gg/7z3Qk46
Disco Scratch Old School UK database: http://discoscratch.pbworks.com
And finally, MySpace (yep, it still exists in 2018!) https://myspace.com/thediscoscratch

 

See you guys around…

” Why settle for a couple of bones when you can have the whole bank?”
Oh you can’t keep a good dog down (No sir)
No you can’t keep a good dog down
I’ve seen pain and hurt, I’ve eaten dirt (That’s true)
It’s hard to buy but even I have been jilted by a skirt (He lies)
But look out, I’m still around
Cause you can’t keep a good dog down
Ya can’t keep a good dog down (No you can’t)
No no no no, you can’t keep a good dog down
I’ve been bought and sold
He’s been warm and cold
But ten to one I’ll still be runnin’ rackets when I’m old
Not in some cage in the city pound
Cause you can’t keep a good dog
Can’t keep a good, I say you can’t keep a good dog down
In him’s the luck of the Irish
The pride of the German
And even a bit of Siam
Siam? You see the come of the English
The charm of the Spanish
A pedigree a certainly ain’t what I am
So call me a mixed up pup
(You’re a mixed up pup)
But the only way this pup knows is up
Ya can’t keep a good dog down
Ya can’t keep a good dog down
He’s been fat and thin
I’ve been out and in
He tried a life of virtue
But prefer a life of sin
So tonight when we own this town
I’ve known hunger, I’ve known thirst
Lived the best and seen the worst
But the only way I know to finish best to finish first
So watch out when you hear this sound
Cause you can’t keep a good dog, no ya
Can’t keep a good, I say you can’t keep a good dog down
You can’t keep a good dog down

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