Oh Drat Podcast

The Oh Drat Podcast: Changing with the Seasons…

Okay, to answer the question we’ve been asked daily for the last month, the Oh Drat Podcast hasn’t been cancelled but we are changing it a little bit. We’re finding it tough to get the time to create a monthly show; we’ve always strived not just to grab a few tracks, but to find the newest, freshest music and present it in a well mixed and presented manner.

the podcast will be bigger, longer, and better than ever

What’s the point in just stringing a bunch of tracks together in this iTunes enabled age? Anyway, creating a podcast to the standard we think is worth it takes time we’re finding increasingly difficult to assign as Oh Drat grows, so we’ve decided that rather than monthly, it’s far more manageable to make the podcast a quarterly deal. Part of that deal to you is that the podcast will be bigger, longer, and better than ever, though, with exclusives and more.

One thing we’d definitely like your input on is what else you’d like to see from the podcasts. Would interviews be something you’re interested in? How about audio tutorials? We’re pretty sure that videos are best served by video streaming sites – subscribe to our YouTube channel to make sure you get your fix of our reviews and tutorials, for instance – but how about other podcastable material. eBooks and PDFs, perhaps? Let us know: we just want to make you happy.

Oh, and if you think you’re the kind of person that can help Oh Drat as we continually expand, be it with writing, editing, researching, sponsorship or anything else for that matter then just let us know by sending Chris an email!

April May Podcast

Oh Drat Podcast April/May 2011

The April/May Podcast is so called because rather than keep the podcast at the end of the month, a place it’s slipped to over the past six, I’d rather flip it back to the beginning… so the June Podcast will actually come out at the start of June. Other than the name, this month’s Oh Drat Podcast is more of the same eclectic blend of soul, jazz, hip hop and electronica – enjoy!

1. 6Fingers (Drums n Ammo) – Aw Yeah
2. Cyrus Malachi – Concrete Flowers
3. Ryan Hemsworth – Someone to Make You Crazy
4. The Rests – The Tumbler
5. Lund Quartet – Tullipan
6. Hocus Pocus – Piece No 14
7. Cherri Prince – Misery
8. Mute Speaker – Green Bean Soup ft Ree
9. Nocow – Close to Me

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Oh Drat Podcast March 2011

This month’s Oh Drat Podcast features a broad selection of everything from hip hop to acoustic soul, four on the floor electronica to blues. As always, you can subscribe in iTunes via the link below, and this month I’m experimenting with hosting on Mixcloud rather than Soundcloud – let me know if you think the service is better this way…

Tyler the Creator – Yonkers
Lo-fi Sunshine – Inside Looking Inside
J*D*a*V*e*Y – Lazy Daze
Panther God – Touch n Feel (Mindelixir Remix)
Jaetriks – Revolution of the People
A Daase – Goodnight
Shakka – Drivin’
Infinite Potentials – Lovesong
Sheila K Cameron – From My Room
Memotone – Sleeping with the Insects

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Oh Drat Podcast January 2011

Oh Drat Podcast January 2011

Christmas has come and gone, the New Year is a bleary memory, and that means it’s time for a new edition of the Oh Drat Podcast! I’ve put together another selection of the month’s best new music for your listening pleasure – don’t forget to subscribe in iTunes!

1. Reggie B – Every Pharaoh Needs a Queen
2. Keziah – The Alter
3. Sleepover – Outside Glitter
4. Jeeruff – For Your Love
5. Ryan Hemsworth – Laboratory Ruins
6. Elan Tamara and Dimitri Grimm – Doze
7. Kuhn – Quiet Nights
8. Miss Baby Sol – Tick Tock
9. Redwings – Courage

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Dratcast #1

Dratcast#1 – Jimmy the Hideous Penguin

In addition to the monthly Oh Drat Podcast in which I present a selection of my favourite new music, the Dratcast is an exclusive mix from myself and select guests – focusing on mix, scratch, and production skills.

The first Dratcast is by Jimmy the Hideous Penguin, one of the most proactive turntablists and producers in the UK. With releases and affiliations with Community Scratch Music, Nause Corps, and Nozl, Jimmy blends turntable music, live production, and skills behind the boards in both his live show and long discography – both solo and as part of turntablist quartet Vince Mack Mahon.

You can subscribe to the podcast in iTunes below, and get new Oh Drat Podcasts and Dratcasts fired directly into your iTunes or other media player as soon as they’re uploaded. Enjoy!


1. Rumbus Merrylegs – A Gentle Shimmer
2. Tweek and Mikey Fingers – Dub Orc
3. Jimmy Penguin – Mt Mag Humble
4. DJ Blood1 – Metaphysical Patterns
5. Ken-One – Slow Walk
6. Bedlam Mind – Sickness
7. Fidel Cutstro feat. DJ Foly – Patience
8. Erskone – Sample History
9. Jimmy Penguin – Beans

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Coming Soon…

The inaugural Oh Drat Digital Podcast is currently in editing – look forward to some of my favourite new music from the past couple of months coming your way pronto…

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