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DIGGERS DOZEN OPEN DECK SESSION AT THE BBE STORE
SATURDAY 16TH MARCH 2019
Diggers Dozen Open Deck Sessions is back this December at the BBE Store / Listening Lounge. We're offering up the turntables for you to get involved for a Diggers Dozen session.
There are some rules involved: 12 records! No Compilation, No Bootleg, No Recent Reissue… All Originals! Must be pre-90s music.
For your chance to get involved, drop Diggers Dozen a message and tell us a little about yourself with records and an online mix or two in the direction of what you would select for your session.
Saturday 16th March 2019
13:00 - 18:00
The BBE Store (Arch 376, 10 Helmsley Place, London E8 3SB)
Free Entry
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Diggers Dozen Spotlight Session
James Pogson  
JAMES POGSON (FANTASY Love)
Diggers Dozen SPOTLIGHT Session

Possibly one of the deepest soul selections played at Diggers Dozen. The man behind Fantasy Love Records & Symphonical Records - James Pogson picked a dozen deep and rare soul gems for this insanely good DD live session recorded back in July 2017. As well as releasing modern soul & disco on Fantasy Love and reissuing soul & funk 45s on Symphonical Records he also runs Barcelona's summer monthly club night Reel To Reel focusing on funk, disco, boogie, soul. See links below for the extra science.

Love Fantasy RecordsSymphonical Records
JAMES POGSON's dozen
1.
Jodesha & Star Ride
The Answer
  7.
Georgette Blu
You Had A Dream
 
2.
Unity & The Down Beats
Love Dream
  8.
Boco
Running The Mardi Gras
 
3.
Climax Band
My Love
  9.
Satagans
Lovers To Friends
 
4.
Bilal Sabir
Changes
  10.
Andrew Brown
You Made Me Suffer
 
5.
The Ledgends
A Fool For You
  11.
The Guiding Lights
Lost In Sin
 
6.
Fred Williams
Tell Her
  12.
Forrest Terry
Satellite Love
SUN RA ARKESTRA
T-SHIRT
2 colour screen print on heavy cotton pre-shrunk 185gm loose fit t-shirt.
Design by renowned Swiss Artist Niklaus Troxler. The Design was originally art worked for a Sun Ra Arkestra gig poster, Willisau Jazz Festival, Switzerland in 1980.
Available in sizes S, M, L, XL, XXL
£21
Available to purchase on the Merch page
Sun Ra Arkestra T-Shirt
Diggers Dozen TOTE BAG
NATURAL W/ BLACK PRINT
Double hit screen printed logo on heavy duty 12oz natural cotton canvas tote bag. 10cm bottom & side gusset with long handles. Holds up to 40 LPs.
£14 (+ Shipping)
Other colours available on the Merch page
DIGGERS DOZEN TEE
Screen printed white logo on premium quality black 100% combed organic cotton pre-shrunk tee (155g).
Currently available in sizes S, M, XXL
Size L & XL sold out.
£17 (+ Shipping)
Diggers Dozen T-Shirt (Black)
Diggers Dozen Gem logo
enamel pin badge
Black metal with hard yellow enamel. 32mm across with 2x black rubber clutch on reverse.
£7
Diggers Dozen Live Sessions Series
DJ DANNY DAN
THE BEAT MANN
Diggers Dozen Live Sessions VOLUME 5

Session number 5 executed by beat digger supremo and mastermind behind the game-changing "Dusty Fingers" comp series comes from none other than DJ Danny Dan The Beat Mann! Hailing from the South Bronx, Danny first started buying records at a young age and begun DJing in the early-70s. In 1975 he saw DJ Kool Herc for the first time DJing in the park, doubling up breaks which captivated and influenced Danny to get involved in this movement which was called Hip-Hop. After finding many of the US funk, soul, rock breakbeat records over the years he decided he needed to search wider and begun looking globally for records, picking up unfamiliar artists and genres. In the Mid 90s Danny Dan started the series of next level breakbeat compilations "Dusty Fingers" encompassing some of the most rare and elusive records from across the board, introducing listeners to a deeper level.

The Beat Mann selects a primo dusty dozen for this supreme Diggers Dozen mix. Listen to preview

£8
DJ FORMAT
Diggers Dozen Live Sessions VOLUME 4
Live Sessions CD #4 presented by DJ Format - Brighton (UK) based hip-hop beat maker, record digger and DJ wizard. Format has produced a wealth of albums over the last 15 years working with MCs such as Edan, Abdominal, Phill Most Chill as well as remixing, selecting for comps and being involved with side projects including The Simonsound "Reverse Engineering" an album Inspired by 50s & 60s electronic music. With a big focus on record digging, Format has been busy over the many years searching out gems from right across the board, getting his fingers dusty in record shops, record fairs and checking in with private dealers across the globe when on tours.
DJ Format selects 12 very killer mystery Library & OST tracks from his bountiful collection for this 4th Diggers Dozen Live Sessions CD. Listen to preview
£8
MALCOM CATTO
Diggers Dozen Live Sessions VOLUME 3
Third instalment of the Live Sessions series comes from the mighty Malcom Catto. A phenomenal London based drummer, who has collaborated and provided brutal drums for the likes of DJ Shadow, MRR-ADM, Gaslamp Killer, Madlib, Mulatu Astatke, Lloydd Miller, Orlando Julius, Melvin Van Peebles and the list goes on. Also co-founder of East London psych / jazz / experimental outfit The Heliocentrics (Now-Again / Strut).
Catto selects 12 from his monster collection of rare and mysterious vinyl to present an all killer French only dozen. Expect library, soundtrack, psych, electronics and the unknown. Listen to preview
£8
Dom Thomas - Diggers Dozen Live Sessions
Dom Thomas
Diggers Dozen Live Sessions VOLUME 2
Manchester beat-freak and label manager of the mighty Brutal Music brings the second instalment of the Diggers Dozen Live Sessions Series. Dom Thomas has been behind many superb compilations of psych rock, cosmic disco and mind blowing weirdo selections, aswell as a number of dynamite re-edits, collaborating with the likes of BlackLodge, Cherrystones and Gaslamp Killer.
Expect Folky, Turkish Psychedelia, Bollywood Soundtracks, Acid Psych Rock, Electronic global sounds on Dom's killer Diggers Dozen selection.
The CD comes packaged in mini case.
£8
CURRENTLY UNAVALIBLE
Mr Thing
Diggers Dozen Live Sessions VOLUME 1
First CD release in the Diggers Dozen Live Sessions Series by one of the best in the game - Mr Thing! A supreme DJ and record collector for many years. Responsible for the excellent comps "Strange Breaks & Mr Thing" on BBE Records.
Things dozen flows through Brazilian, Soundtrack, Funk, Soul, Afrobeat, Steel Funk and more. A solid session from start to finish!
The CD comes packaged in mini case.
£8
Mr Thing - Diggers Dozen Live Sessions CD
Diggers Dozen Top Dozen
Diggers Dozen Top Dozen
Diggers Dozen Top Dozen
Listen to our top 12 fav live sessions from over the past year.
Includes sessions from John Stapleton (Wanted Records), Miles Cleret (Soundway Records), Huw72 (72 Records), Raggy (Sack Full Of Dreams), Fibonachi Scales (Soul Papers), Maxwell (Diggers Dozen), Duncan Brooker (Strut Records), Alena Arpels (Shake! London), Gavin Povey (Jazz Detective), King Knut (Servant Jazz Quarters) and more.
HILDEGARD KNEF
Knef (LP)
 
JAMES ASHER
Abstracts (LP)
 
RONALD STEIN
Getting Straight (LP)
 
VARIOUS
Artistes Du Monde Arabe (LP)
R. D. Burman
Shaan (LP)
 
CLAUDETTE ET TI PIERRE
Camionette (LP)
 
Dudley Moore Trio
Bedazzled (LP)
 
Franco Micalizzi
Bargain With The Devil (7")
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