Ninja Tune Podcast
By Ninja Tune
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The official Ninja Tune podcast featuring exclusive interviews with Ninja artists and music from upcoming releases. Recorded at Ninja HQ in London, UK, the playlist features the label's current roster which includes Amon Tobin, Bonobo, Emika, Floating Points, Dorian Concept, The Cinematic Orchestra, The Heavy, Andreya Triana, Roots Manuva, Fink, Stateless, Mr. Scruff and many more.
||Ninja Tune Podcast - Mr. Scruff||Ahead of his all-day extravaganza at the Roundhouse in London supporting his new album "Friendly Bacteria", Andy Carthy a.k.a. Mr. Scruff dropped by Ninja HQ for a chat. Mr. Scruff chooses 5 of his favourite tracks by artists featured on the record, and discusses how each came to be involved. We finish with 5 of the latest tracks from Ninja and our family of labels.||5/29/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ninja Tune Podcast - Illum Sphere||To coincide with the release of his debut album 'Ghosts Of Then And Now', Illum Sphere talks to Ninja Tune about the process of making the album as well as selecting five tracks that have been influential to him over the years, including tracks from Jimi Hendrix, Roy Haynes, Theo Parrish, Transllusion and Dabrye.||2/14/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ninja Tune Podcast - Machinedrum||Celebrating the release of his album 'Vapor City', Machinedrum talks to Matt Black of Coldcut about the concept around the release, dreams and his five influential track picks, including Tortoise, Philip Glass and Lightning Bolt.||10/1/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ninja Tune Podcast - Thundercat||Brainfeeder's Thundercat celebrates the release of his new album 'Apocalypse', and talks to Big Dada's Will Ashon about his five most influential tracks, including Jaco Pastorius, Stanley Clarke and Clams Casino.||8/13/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ninja Tune Podcast - Congo Natty||Congo Natty, one of the founders of Jungle music, talks to Big Dada's Will Ashon about his new album 'Jungle Revolution', and picks his five most influential tracks from the genre's history.||7/2/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ninja Tune Podcast - Dobie||Big Dada founder Will Ashon interviews "UK Bass music legend" (Mixmag) Tony Campbell aka Dobie about his incredible music career to date, his new album 'We Will Not Harm You', and plays tracks from the release.||2/5/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ninja Tune Podcast - Jesse Boykins III||Jesse Boykins III talks to us about his new album 'Zulu Guru', a collaboration with MC/producer MeLo-X, and plays tracks from the album. He also discusses his five essential music picks, including music from the likes of Eric Roberson and Stevie Wonder.||11/7/12||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ninja Tune Podcast - Slugabed||In this edition of the Ninja Tune Podcast, Slugabed talks to us about the creation of his debut album 'Time Team', the origins of his moniker and more, along with select tracks from the album. He also talks about his 5 essential tracks, including music from the likes of Miles Davis, Origin Unknown and Samiyam.||5/14/12||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ninja Tune Podcast - DJ Food||We catch up with Strictly Kev / DJ Food on the eve of the release of his first album in 11 years, "The Search Engine". We find out how one of key lynchpins of Ninja Tune goes about his art, his bombastic show at the planetarium and what tracks have influenced him. We also present 5 essential releases upcoming from the label.||1/19/12||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ninja Tune Podcast - Emika||In this edition of the Ninja Tune podcast, Emika drops by to talk about her debut album, how Bristol and Berlin have shaped her sound and other fascinating insights into Emika's art of music making. We also hear some of her early influences in the form of Mahler, Aesop Rock, Aim, Phi-Life Cypher and Mr Scruff. Hear new tunes from the label by DJ Food, Mr Scruff, Starkey, FaltyDL, Fink + Loka. Presented by Dexter Batson and produced by Darren Knott.||9/30/11||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ninja Tune Podcast - Kid Koala||For this edition of the Ninja Tune podcast Kid Koala drops by to talk about his latest project "Space Cadet". A charming graphic novel / soundtrack about an adventurous space cadet and her guardian robot which touches on the relationship between technology and isolation, and celebrates the idea of connectivity through family and the cycles that build generations. Kid Koala also talks through his early days, including being discovered at an in-store in Montreal by Coldcut's Jon More and some of his influence tracks such as A Tribe Called Quest, Henhouse Five plus 2, Carter Burwell, Coldcut and Theolonius Monk. Hear new tracks on Ninja Tune from Stateless, Roots Manuva, Toddla T, Slugabed and Emika.||9/23/11||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ninja Tune Podcast - DELS||Ninja Tune continue their interview based podcast series hosted by the inimitable Dexter Batson, this time quizzing Big Dada signed Ipswich based rapper DELS. DELS talks about his creative process in depth including how he hooked up with Kwes, Roots Manuva, Joe Goddard + Micachu to make his acclaimed album "GOB", going to the early sidewinder raves, aswell talking us through some of the tracks that influenced him growing up such as Aretha Franklin, Wu Tang Clan, Outkast, Wiley + Animal Collective. Also hear new tracks upcoming by Emika, Raffertie, Roots Manuva, Martyn, Wiley + Jono McCleery. Produced by DK.||9/1/11||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ninja Tune Podcast - Daedelus||Ninja Podcast April 2011 - Alfred Darlington aka Daedelus talks about his new record 'Bespoke', the LA electronic scene and picks his favourite Ninja tracks.||4/11/11||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ninja Tune Podcast - Wagon Christ||Ninja Podcast March 2011 - Wagon Christ||3/7/11||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ninja Tune XX Special Edition Podcast||Ninja Tune XX special edition podcast, celebrating 20 years of beats & pieces! Matt Black & Jon More (aka Coldcut) and Ninja Tune MD Peter Quicke talk about their 20 years running Ninja Tune and play out their favourite Ninja cuts. Check out the iTunes Ninja Tune XX store for exclusive 20th anniversary material: http://www.itunes.com/ninjatune||9/16/10||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ninja Tune Podcast May 2010||Ninja Podcast May 2010 - Funki Porcini||5/20/10||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ninja Tune Podcast March 2010||Ninja Podcast March 2010 - Bonobo||3/24/10||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ninja Tune Podcast September 2009||Ninja Podcast September 2009 - Anti-Pop Consortium||9/23/09||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ninja Tune Podcast July 2009||Ninja Tune Podcast - Mr Scruff The scruffalicious sexpot of the Stockpot Mr Scruff comes to Ninja Tune HQ to relaunch the Ninja Tune podcast, hosted by Dexter Batson. He talks about the reissue of his classic Keep It Unreal album. how it was made and how it became such a phenomenon. He also talks about some of his best Ninja Tune cuts.... Those in need of a brew, swim like little fishes in search of Our Lord. Produced by DK.||7/23/09||Free||View In iTunes|
This podcast provides a look at the underbelly of class and style. Its a foxy cast guaranteed to entertain. I have begun the countdown to the next episode, join me.
Great spotlights on artists, it's opened me up to some new music. I look forward to the next episode...just wish it would come sooner.
drippity, drip. all things Ninja. all things Ropeadope. namaste.