Curator’s Cuts 17: Momo Araki

LWE’s Curator’s Cuts podcast series features our reviewing staff mixing together recent favorites and providing explanations for their selections. For this edition LWE contributor Momo Araki compiled Curator’s Cuts 17. We will post the tracklist later in the week, as the curator discloses and describes the tracklist as part of the podcast.


01. Basic Channel, “Radiance III” [Basic Channel]
02. Spectrum, “Walking & Falling”/”Over & Over” [Mind Expansion]
03., “Untitled” [Horizontal Ground]
04. Harold Budd, “The Oak of the Golden Dreams” [New World Records]
05. Melchior Productions Ltd., “The Hypnotist” [Perlon]
06. Marcus Mixx, “Without Makeup” (Ron Hardy Mix) [Let’s Pet Puppies]
07. Pom Pom, “Untitled” [Pom Pom]
08. Skymark, “Hopeless” [Modern Sun]
09. Almunia, “Dos Estrellas” [Claremont 56]
10. Galaxy Toobin’, “Thing Are Looking Up” (Lee Douglas Remix)
[Crème Organization]
11. Monoton, “π 3.141592653589793” [Oral]
12. Virgo Four, “Take Me Higher” [Trax]
13. SND, “Untitled” [Raser-Noton]
14. Ekkehard Ehlers, “Plays John Cassavetes” [Staubgold]
15. River Ocean ft. India, “Love & Happiness (Yemaya Y Ochùn)” (12″ Club Mix)
[Strictly Rhythm]
16. Pearson Sound, “Rod Lee Refix” [Night Slugs]
17. Carter Bros., “Full Disco Jacket” (Nebraska’s Old School Mix)
[Rush Hour Recordings]
18. Blawan, “Getting Me Down” [white]
19. Hyetal, “Diamond Islands” (Boddika Remix) [Black Acre]
20. Julio Bashmore, “Ribble to Amazon” [3024]
21. Q. Lazzarus, “Goodbye Horses” [Bulletproof]
22. Blackman, “Beat That Bitch With A Bat”
[Rush Hour Recordings, Trax Records]
23. Shed, “Kinky Dudes” [Soloaction]
24. Harold Budd, “The Oak of the Golden Dreams” [New World Records]
25. Phuture, “Your Only Friend” [Trax Records]
26. Kerri Chandler, “Downtown” (Dark Mix) [Downtown 161]
27. Orchestral Maneuvers In The Dark, “She’s Leaving” [Dindisc]
{airbreak: Kraftwerk, “Klingklang” [Philips]}

Curator’s Cuts 17: Momo Araki (105:16)

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Jordan Rothlein  on June 27, 2011 at 10:01 AM

The one.

Cherbag  on June 28, 2011 at 3:24 PM

Sickness. This mix is barely legal!

Fishrider  on June 29, 2011 at 4:39 AM

Damn this mix took me so high. Awesome!

brian  on June 29, 2011 at 11:08 AM

wow sick intro str8 up not even going to lie!!!!! this is great!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

ego killer  on June 29, 2011 at 1:16 PM

Great mix, very much in the same vain as mememormee in he link above but with a different flair. I am totally digging this vinyl slow mo action, and props to the djs supporting because it takes a lot of mixing skilz and brings old records back to life.

doctor d  on July 2, 2011 at 1:00 AM

str8^NEGL taitness

Chris miller  on July 2, 2011 at 11:03 AM

where the drank at?

sick stuff from the man like momo

winkles  on July 2, 2011 at 1:45 PM


Gali  on July 3, 2011 at 2:25 PM

amazing podcast

still waiting for the tracklist

Dennis  on July 5, 2011 at 6:11 AM

Thanks for the great ride :) Brilliant mix!

Looking for track 13, found the album, but can’t seem to figure out the right track. Any help? The 04:30 one?

ballyhoo  on July 5, 2011 at 2:59 PM

Hi Dennis. If it’s drum machines, then it’s Track 2 on the SND album Atavism. If it’s strings, then it’s Ekkehard Ehlers’s “Plays John Cassavetes #2.”

Thanks for enjoying the mix.


Dennis  on July 6, 2011 at 2:56 AM

Thanks a lot Momo! Going to enjoy this!

Thomas  on July 8, 2011 at 9:59 AM

This is the most enjoyable “techno” mix I’ve heard this year. It has been making some recent train travels very pleasant. I need to go dig up some Harold Budd vinyl. Thanks for putting it together!

Greg Swindle  on July 20, 2011 at 9:01 PM

++++ Incredible!

Lana  on August 10, 2011 at 10:48 PM

I stumbled upon this today while checking out Per’s podcast and I thought your name looked familiar…you totally lived down the hall from me in 3rd North freshman year. Haha. Small world. Fantastic mix!

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