Solid Steel: Funk Off Megamix

Solid Steel:  Funk Off Megamix


Solid Steel (16th May)This week the show has a distinct 80’s feel about it starting with a mix from Cut Chemist featuring remixes and songs from ‘Funk Off’, a compilation of music by 1980’s French post punk, industrial, minimal collective Vox Populi! and Pacific 231. Cut Chemist discovered their material in 2004 while on tour/record digging in Milan where he picked up a compilation featuring their track ‘Megamix’. Originally released in the 80s, the track was not rooted in disco, hip hop & DJ history but rather post punk and industrial influences. Music Concrete is what the collective would have perhaps described their approach at the time. “Wild Style on dust” was how Cut’s collaborator Tom Fitzgerald described it on hearing it 20 years later. Finding this record ultimately led to Cut Chemist tracking down the group, bonding over shared aesthetics and getting their blessing for this collection, which includes unreleased tracks, photographs and little-seen flyers and art from the group. The vinyl and CD are released in the UK on 9th June through A Stable Sound.


Upcoming J5 Shows


Jurassic 5 is back in Europe today as they prepare to rock the Optimus Alive Festival in Portugal this weekend! Other stops include Switzerland, Bristol, London, Belgium and Japan later this month for Fuji Rock Festival. See more info in the TOUR section or check out!

Date City Venue Country
07/13/13 Lisbon Optimus Alive Portugal
  Age restrictions: All Ages.
07/14/13 Frauenfeld Open Air Frauenfeld Switzerland
  Age restrictions: All Ages.
07/17/13 Bristol 02 Academy United Kingdom
  Age restrictions: All Ages. Related post.
07/19/13 London LOVEBOX – Victoria Park United Kingdom
  Age restrictions: All Ages.
07/20/13 Dour Dour Festival Belgium
Age restrictions: All Ages.
07/27/13 Niigata Fuji Rock Festival Japan
  Age restrictions: All Ages.

New Jurassic 5 Dates Added!


After a leaving a lasting impression at Coachella, which was broadcasted worldwide, Jurassic 5 is preparing to move across the globe to re spark that same energy with their refreshingly innovative top-shelf performances.  As demand amongst fans has risen to see the legendary West Coast group in action, many shows have been added to the Jayou’s calendar.  New dates have been added to Europe, Japan, Canada and US.