23 Feb 2019

The Mixtape: Garth Cartwright

From RNZ Music, 4:00 pm on 23 February 2019
Garth pictured in a Brixton based reggae record shop

Garth pictured in a Brixton based reggae record shop Photo: Supplied by Garth Cartwright

Garth Cartwright, a New Zealand-born, London-based music and arts writer. He is the author of Princes Among Men: journeys with Gypsy musicians, More Miles than Money: journeys through American music, Sweet As Journeys in a NZ Summer and last year’s Going For A Song - A Chronicle of the UK Record Shop. Garth also contributed to Miles Davis: The Complete Illustrated History as well as writing for Time Out, Songlines Magazine, The Guardian, The and Sunday Times (UK). In this edition of the RNZ Mix Tape Garth talks to Trevor Reekie about hitting the road, exploring new places, absorbing the music and encouraging the musicians to tell their stories.

Music Details

Artist: Taraf de Haïdouks
Song: Absinth I Drink You, Absinth I Eat You
Album: Band Of Gypsies
Label: Crammed Discs

Artist: Sam The Sham and The Pharaohs
Song: Wooly Bully
Album: The Very Best of Sam The Sham and The Pharaohs
Label: Master Classics Records

Artist: Hello Sailor
Song: Rum & Coca Cola
Album: The Sailor Story 1975 - 1996
Label: Festival Records

Artist: Smiley Culture
Song: Cockney Translation
Album: Tongue In Cheek
Label: Fashion, Polydor

Artist: Vardan Hovanissian & Emre Gültekin
Song: Trapizoni Par
Album: Karin
Label: Muziekpublique