27 Dec 2014

The Mixtape - Electric Wire Hustle

From Music 101, 5:00 pm on 27 December 2014

Electric Wire Hustle's Mara TK and Dave Wright digging in the crates with Melody Thomas / Photo by Paddy Bleakley

It’s been a great year for Electric Wire Hustle, signing to Questlove’s Okayplayer Records in the US and Somethink Sounds in the UK for the release of their album Love Can Prevail and playing The Roots Picnic in Philadelphia, as well as releasing a couple of EPs and a music video featuring the stunning choreography of French House Dance champion Meech.

In the first of Summer Music 101's Mix tape season, Electric Wire Hustle's David 'Taay Ninh' Wright and Mara TK share the songs that inspire and influence them.


Artist: D'Angelo
Song: 1000 Deaths
Composer: D'Angelo
Album: Unreleased (leaked demo)
Label: n/a

Artist: Jay Electronica ft LaTonya Givens
Song: Better in Tune with the Inifinite
Composer: Jay Electronica
Album: Self-released
Label: Self-released

Artist: Flying Lotus
Song: Coronus, The Terminator
Composer: Stephen Ellison / Niki Randa
Album: You're Dead!
Label: Warp

Artist: Machine Drum
Song: She Died There
Composer: Machine Drum
Album: Rooms
Label: Planet Mu

Artist: Young Fathers
Song: I Heard
Composer: Young Fathers
Album: Tape Two
Label: Anticon

Artist: Georgia Anne Muldrow
Song: Seeds
Composer: Georgia Anne Muldrow
Album: Seeds
Label: SomeOthaShip Connect

Artist: James Blake
Song: Come Thru
Composer: Drake
Album: Self-released
Label: Self-released

Artist: Electric Wire Hustle
Song: Bottom Line
Composer: Electric Wire Hustle
Album: Love Can Prevail
Label: EWH