The City Rises #105 with special Christmas guest A Guy Called Gerald

The last of our Sunday shows fell on Christmas day and after much food and revelry, and buckets of hail and rain, a sodden Dan Dare and Rambl threw down some serious beats from Thundercat, Raja, Blue Daisy, Black Star and Zomby before playing a pre-recorded interview with acid-house and jungle legend, A Guy Called Gerald.

A true innovator, Gerald has been delivering the goods for over 25 years and his music has influenced a generation of djs and producers. After speaking with Rambl about dancing, producing, passion and his search for something different, Gerald played a few of his favourite tracks for us. Enjoy!

Check the man out when he plays New Guernica on NYE, for more musings check out his blog, and for loads of great tunes, click through for his soundcloud. Interview starts at 55:30 for those who want to skip forward.

for love i come :: thundercat :: brainfeeder
diamond life :: raja :: astro nautico
fallin :: blue daisy :: black acre
ah congo :: drc music :: warp
can’t stop the prophet :: falty dl :: ninja tune
dna :: shafiq :: all city
you already knew :: black star :: jovotti media
ne noya :: cos ber zam (daphni edit) :: amazing sounds
riding with death :: zomby :: 4ad
pyramid :: four tet :: text records
so many dreams :: a guy called gerald :: juice box

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alita’s dream :: a guy called gerald :: juice box
too fucked to dance :: a guy called gerald :: juice box
specific hate :: a guy called gerald :: subscape
28 gun bad boy :: a guy called gerald :: columbia
r u hot enough :: virgo :: trax
the style of the street :: broken glass street crew :: streetwave
ananrexol dub :: eek-a-mouse :: greensleeves
tap step :: chick corea :: warner bros.
on a ragga tip :: sl2 :: xl

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four walls :: massive attack vs burial :: inhale gold

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