16th August 2011
The Zzub Chart… A different kind of Buzz! To get your track submitted to the Zzub Chart for consideration please contact Dean Thatcher – email@example.com
1 (3) MOBY – LIE DOWN IN DARKNESS – LITTLE IDIOT
His trademark symphony rich melancholy gets a superb overhaul courtesy of Photek.
2 (7) YOUNG THE GIANT – COUGH SYRUP – ROADRUNNER
Excellent summer anthem worthy of a festival headline slot.
3 (5) STEPHEN MALKMUS AND THE JICKS – TIGERS – DOMINO
Melodic and slightly wobbly feel good summer strummer produced by Beck.
4 (6) THE BROKEN VINYL CLUB – ONE WAY STREET – ACID JAZZ
Debut release but as soon as the needle hits the record you think you already know it. Packed full of your favourite 60’s licks.
5 (9) THE MASONICS – IN YOUR NIGHT OF DREAMS… – DIRTY WATER
From the Medway stable of Dustbin Mod, armed with 12 nuggets of good time rock’n’roll trash. Superb.
6 (16) PENGUIN PRISON – FAIR WARNING – STRANGER
Disco Bloodbath deliver a deep & sublime remix and PP get funky with their own Club Mix.
7 (11) PAUL WELLER – STARLITE – ISLAND
PW: “A brand new track for the summer, part Balearic beat, poetry and psychedelic”. He’s on his way up The Hit Parade.
8 (10) BEASTIE BOYS – DON’T PLAY NO GAME…FT. SANTIGOLD – EMI
Infectious bubble gum skank wrapped in swathes of dub. Z Trip and Major Lazer turn up the heat.
9 (13) MORTEN SORENSON – THE BURN DOWN EP – TIRK
Quality house wallowing in slightly spaced out lush deepness.
10 (12) COOLRUNNINGS – FULL MOON / RUSK – TOO PURE SINGLES CLUB
Dramatic widescreen modern psychedelics from Knoxville, Tennessee. A beat up soft top road trip.
11 (NEW) JANICE GRAHAM BAND MURDER – ACID JAZZ
Scorching debut single from top new Manchester outfit, boasting rhythms, lyrics, tunes, attitude, charm & swagger.
12 (NEW) TROUBLE & BASS – SOUNDS OF NYC – SCION A/V
Five hot fresh cuts from The Big Apple. Includes sizzlers from Drop The Lime, Hussle Club and Kingdom.
13 (20) LOCUSSOLUS – LOCUSSOLUS REMIXES – INTERNATIONAL FEEL
Six tracks including the outstanding Andrew Weatherall Remix of Gunship.
14 (17) FABIAN – LAST FLIGHT – BINARY
Sugar coated 21st century disco pop from Los Angeles.
15 (NEW) GRACE JONES – HURRICANE DUB – WALL OF SOUND
An excellent version of the return to form 2008 LP with Ivor Guest at the controls.
16 (NEW) FOPS – FOR CENTURIES – MONOTREME
Seven track EP packed with high rise bedsit cosmic delights.
17 (19) LUSTY ZANZIBAR – THE FEELING EP – NANG
Like driving an ice cream van around planet pastel. Max Essa delivers a nice mix of bonus cut “Yeah”.
18 (14) VARIOUS ARTISTS – THE GRAHAM DEE CONNECTION – ACID JAZZ
Opens with a great soulful belter from Tony & Tandy, and goes out on summer psychedelics care of The Fleur De Lys.
19 (NEW) DELS – CAPSIZE FT. ROOTS MANUVA & JOE GODDARD – BIG DADA
Like spinning out in the crow’s nest aboard a pirate galleon on the high seas. Hold tight.
20 (NEW) STATELESS – I’M ON FIRE EP – NINJA TUNE
A stunning duet featuring Shara Worden, starting off gently, it builds and soars into an emotional rush.
21 (NEW) ALPINES – COCOON – POLYDOR
Earthy dramatics & lush ethereal production, in a sort of Florence & The Drum Machine style.
22 (18) EMIKA – PRETEND / PROFESSIONAL DRINKING – NINJA TUNE
Haunting distant vocals float over dark & claustrophobic electronics. Out there.
23 (15) RAMONA – NEW YORK CITY – SONY
The new girl on the pop block gives a nod & a wink to Chrissie Hynde and Debbie Harry.
24 (NEW) SHAKE ALETTI – INSIDE OUT – MODA
An 80’s wine bar shiny pop gem. His Majesty Andre works it into a big room anthem.
25 (NEW) VADOINMESSICO – PEPITA QUEEN OF THE ANIMALS – OUTCASTE
World music pop from Hackney, East London.