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Twelve mixes for xmas and an album or remixes as my winter solstice 2012 gift

December 21, 2012 – 20:13 |

Today is the last day of the mayan calendear, the 2012 winter solstice and my dog’s birthday! So to mark the occasion I thought i’d get together my best mixes of 2012 into a blog post and send it to friends and the nice people who visit my site \o/

Dj Narrative – Coming Home Vol #4 – The Creative

November 1, 2012 – 18:41 |

The 4th Narrative mix explores a journey of a creative spirit with a soundtrack that features many tracks that have greatly inspired me on the deep drum and bass jungle tip…

Marc Reck (Dj Narrative) – Going Out Vol #4 – Glitch Hop

October 31, 2012 – 16:50 |

This newsletter’s Going Out Mix is heavily inspired by a recent dig in September which uncovered loads of wicked Glitch Hop and also to provide a more modular approach to these mixes \o/

All of these tracks were shortlisted for my last reviews even though they aren’t new releases, and i’m loving the breadth and spectrum of the genre so been itching to try a specific mix….

Dj Narrative – Coming Home Vol # 3 – Alone (A Love Story)

July 31, 2012 – 15:32 | 2 Comments

This month’s mix with Narrative is a story about love with a host of bass music genres and a dark edged twist…

Dj Narrative – Coming Home Vol # 2 – Fear & Love Part 2

April 30, 2012 – 16:08 |

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This month’s mix with Narrative is a kind of sequel to my first fear & love mix back from 2006, focusing much more on the Fear side of the equation. As a contrast to last …

Marc Reck (Dj Narrative) at Wagon & Horses Yard for Ferits Funktion One 40th

April 20, 2012 – 16:14 |

A recording of my set from Ferits funktion 1 40th at the Wagon & Horses Yard. 20 tracks of Electro Breaks, Techno, Nu Jungle, Nu School Breaks & Glitchy Breaks with many tracks being re-edited live using 4 decks, loops & cue points.

Marc Reck (Dj Narrative) at Hot Club De Swing

April 20, 2012 – 15:41 |

First 40 mins of my set recorded at Hot Club De Swing last march. Went into Drum & Bass for the last 20 mins which was great live but wanted to keep this cloudcast about the swing & related genres…

My new Dj Narrative newsletter podcast thingymaroo

March 17, 2012 – 16:44 |
My new Dj Narrative newsletter podcast thingymaroo

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So after months of prep & years of developing i’m very happy to share my Dj Narrative newsletter / podcast. Its contains a few ideas / features so i thought i’d break it down a …

All 2012 mixes & radio shows to download

March 10, 2012 – 16:55 |
All 2012 mixes & radio shows to download

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Here are all the radio shows & mixes from 2012 with download links and show page for each one which i’ll add to each week.
Every show page has links to all the artists and includes …

Dj Narrative – Home Vol #1 – Zazen

March 9, 2012 – 17:19 |

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The first downtempo mix with Narrative for this new podcast is entitled “Zazen”. Musically it’s a seamless cinematic style mix featuring artists like Burial, Nitin Sahwney, Ghost Poet, & Tipper, and thematically it was inspired by …

Dj Narrative – Going Out Vol #1 – Live at Shambala

March 9, 2012 – 16:32 |

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To kick off the dancefloor side of the podcast I thought i’d start with my favourite gig of 2011 – 9pm sunday night in the Kamikaze tent at Shambala Festival.

I’ve posted this in different forms …

Gigs with the Nextmen & a new dog

February 24, 2012 – 15:01 | 2 Comments

Haven’t posted all year so just thought id drop a quick update as the last one is the gig for new years eve! > which was a massive celebration and a magical gig, so real credit to all involved from start to finish…

We also got a rescue dog called Lucy Lurcher who’s proved herself to be pretty creative too :)

Mr Elephant Radio Show #40 Hosted by Marc Reck – 3rd November 2011

November 3, 2011 – 20:00 |

Starting with some brand new deep bass music tonight and building into some brand new phat bass music all dj mixed together with a healthy dose of hosting.

Hope you enjoy the show, please check out the artists from the links in the tracklisting below, comments are very welcome & if you want to download this and all other shows drop your email into the dj narrative newsletter and i’ll send you the download page in our 1st newsletter.

Dj Narrative Radio Show #6 (Live at Shambala) – Hosted by Marc Reck – 31st October 2011

November 1, 2011 – 17:03 |

Back with my other show – DJ Narrative Radio – which this week features a short downtempo idm ninja tune xx mix and a recording of my set in the kamikaze tent at this years Shambala Festival.

Mr Elephant Radio Show #39 Hosted by Marc Reck – 27th October 2011

October 27, 2011 – 20:00 | One Comment

Back on the rhubarb airwaves after a few months away with a journey through a load of brand new records starting with some deep electronica, then building through a little techno, various forms of breakbeat and that beautiful burial remix to finish off with, all mixed together with a healthy dose of hosting

Mr Elephant Radio Show #38 – Hosted by Marc Reck – 07th July 2011

July 4, 2011 – 20:00 |

Something a little different this week with a couple of guest mixes – a downtempo electronica one from Tipper (an excerpt of his live 5.1 performance at the Decibel Festival in 2006) & a new phat & filthy breaks one from Aquasky.

(I also played this mix on my other dj narrative show this monday hence this early post :)

Hope you enjoy the show, please check out the artists from the links in the tracklisting below & if you want to download this and all other shows (past & future) drop your email into the dj narrative newsletter and i’ll send you the download page in our 1st newsletter.

Mr Elephant Radio Show #37 – Hosted by Marc Reck – 30th June 2011

June 30, 2011 – 20:00 | 2 Comments

A load of some of the very best phat, wobbly, reggae tinged, dubby and filthy bass driven breaks and dubstep promos & new releases featured on tonights show, (many of which featured in June’s Reckommended Records) all mixed together with a healthy dose of hosting.

Mr Elephant Radio Show #36 – Hosted by Marc Reck – 23rd June 2011

June 23, 2011 – 20:16 |

Back on the rhubarb airwaves with the Mr Elephant Radio Show. Decided that this would be a more appropriate banner for promoting new music (plus i have loads of jingles!) so we’ll be picking up where we left off with a totally djed show featuring only the very best underground electronic & bass music but with a more direct focus on the promos and unreleased music.

To kick off we have a show full of new ep’s and a few albums and as always theres are free downloads featured…

Back online & how to download the back catalogue

June 21, 2011 – 17:14 |

After a few months offline i’ve finally found the cause of the error logs (which was down to a plugin conflict) and we seem to be up and running again just in time for the summer solstice \o/…

All 2011 mixes & radio shows to download

June 21, 2011 – 14:48 |
All 2011 mixes & radio shows to download

Here are all the radio shows & mixes from 2011 with download links and show page for each one which i’ll add to each week.

Every show page has links to all the artists and includes all free downloads featured.

Every mp3 has the track-listing in the comments section & is tagged ready for your mp3 player.

If you can’t access the downloads drop your email into the Dj Narrative Newsletter and ill send you the password which unlocks all these downloads and the past decade-of-mixes-and-radio-shows-to-download too
Any problems at all please get in touch :)

A decade of mixes & radio shows to download

June 21, 2011 – 10:34 |

Here are 55 radio shows & mixes from the last 10 years with download links and show page for each one.

Every show page has links to all the artists and includes all free downloads featured. Every mp3 has the track-listing in the comments section & is tagged ready for your mp3 player.

If you can’t access the downloads drop your email into the Dj Narrative Newsletter and ill send you the password which unlocks all these downloads and all future shows

Dj Narrative Radio – Underground Encounters #5 – Venus & Mars Part 1 – 23rd May 2011

May 24, 2011 – 17:00 |

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Last one from the archive tonight – the 3rd one from the 3 mr elephant compilations style  mixtapes, this is from 2007 and was for a valentines day themed mixtape where mr elephant was exploring …

Slamboree Radio Show #3 – 19th May 2011

May 19, 2011 – 18:17 |

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The 3rd and final Slamboree show tonight this time in support of Freear’s new release on Ape Music – Gizmo Stomp – with this recent podcast label mix from Mike.
This will be the last Slamboree …

Dj Narrative Radio – Underground Encounters #4 – Heroes Journey Part 1 – 16th May 2011

May 17, 2011 – 16:43 |

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Fourth one from the archive tonight. A breaks into drum and bass mix loosely based on the stages of Joseph Campbell’s the Heroes Journey.
This was first performed as part of our 2nd project x presents …

Slamboree Radio Show #2 – 12th May 2011

May 13, 2011 – 18:03 |

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2nd Slamboree radio show this week featuring a mix from Rennie Pilgrim in support of his recent album release – Street Legal Volume 3
For more on Slamboree go check out www.facebook.com/slamboree, www.facebook.com/freearmusic for Mike and …