Simon In The 6Mix

Sunday 12th June 20.00 UK Time BBC 6Music Simon explores his personal journey in music, playing and talking about how records by Captain Beefheart, Weather Report and Frank Zappa influenced his sound alongside early house music and rare groove from the likes of Lonnie Liston Smith. Simon also tells the story behind his new EP, reveals just who Dorus Rijkers was and why he named the EP after him, and also talks about what’s next for Basement Jaxx.

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Posted: 09/06/11

New Mixtape from Ratcliffe

Basement Jaxx's Simon Ratcliffe presents "Songs from The Creek", a new mixtape offering an insight into the influences behind "Dorus Rijkers".
From "Straight A's" to Frank Zappa, the mixtape offers you a ride from Camberwell to California, with stops in Jamaica, Algeria & Turkey on the way.
Check out & download "Songs From The Creek" here


Posted: 24/05/11

DoGbEåTs 'Hardpaw Ep'

Dogbeats from Portugal, via south London, has travelled round the world with the Jaxx as percussionist for the last 7 years. The ‘HARDPAW’ Ep was created by Dogbeats + mixed and produced with Felix at the Jaxx Studio in 2011.

Released on March 14th 2011

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Posted: 14/02/11

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