16 Sep
2012

Marcus Visionary – Carnival Special on Rinse FM

A lot of people asked us this summer if and when we were going to put out a Caribana Jungle Mix from Channel One figure head Marcus Visionary.  In our two year history this mix has become an annual and heavily downloaded drop for us.  Sadly due to his hectic studio and touring schedule Marcus was unable to record his Jungle mix this year, BUT, we have the next best thing:

The live archive of Marcus’s appearance on vastly influential London radio station Rinse FM, broadcast during his recent European tour. Marcus guested on label boss Shy FX‘s Digital Soundboy show on the Wednesday leading up to his appearance on the massive DSB stage at this years Notting Hill Carnival.

A full two hours of pre carnival warm up vibes showcasing Marcus’s signature Ragga Jungle and 140 bpm Sub Soca sound.  The play list is almost entirely exclusive dubplates from the likes of Benny Page, Aries, Chopstick Crew and Marcus Visionary himself.

“These are the tunes that would have been on my Carnival Mix if I had been able to record one this year.  Hope everyone enjoys it and watch for my upcoming releases on High Culture, Necessary Bass and Inner City Dance which are all played on this show” – Marcus Visionary

We know, you are welcome!

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29 Aug
2012

The Frandiscos – Roll Up, Pour Up, Turn’t Up


(Photo Taken by Conrad McGee-Stocks)

It’s been over a year since the brothers Francisco blessed us with a Channel One mix.   In that time The Frandiscos have continued to build their name all over the city with their effortless knack for stringing together different flavours into one cohesive party set.

This mix showcases their signature DJ style, taking the best of bass heavy music from across different tempos and seamlessly mixing it together PROPERLY. (Take note imitators)

A high energy roller coaster ride touching on Trap leaning Dubstep, Mid 90′s Jungle classics, Upfront DnB, 808 Gutter Bass, Parisian House and sleazy party time Electro.

Roll Up, Pour Up, Turn’t Up!

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Tracklist:

Benga-I will never change
TNGHT-Goooo
Birdy Nam Nam-Goin’ In (Skrillex Goin’ Down mix)
Yeah Yeah Yeahs/A-Trak/Kid Kamillion-Heads Will Roll – (Kid Kamillon Trap Edit)
Lost-Gocaine
Kill The Noise-Roots (Brillz Remix)
Benny Page-Body Bumpin
UZ-TRAP SHIT V7
Flinch-No Alarm
Girl Unit-Club Rez
Thugli-We Bout It
Mele- Beamer (Original Club Edit)
The Ganja Kru- Super Sharp Shooter
Afro Kid-Shooks
SCHLACHTHOFBRONX- One Hand (feat Puppetmastaz & Doubla J)
Cyantific – Infinity
Magnus- Summer’s Here (Break Remix)
Brookes Brothers- Snowman
Technicolour- Winter Rose (Original Mix)
Taxman- My House
Marcus Visionary feat Keon Love- Good Vibes (Dub Mix)
Canblaster- Timemaster’s Chronicles
Xilent- Clear Your Mind
Sky Juice- Lick It Back
Bambounou- Brawl
Juicy J- Nader – Bands Make Her Dance
French Fries- One Ting Dub
Addison Groove- This Is It
Dismantle-Warp
Myrryrs- Fantom Doze
Gregor Salto- Bouncing Harbour (Funkin’ Matt Rmx – Munchi Still Thinks
Funkin’ Matt Should Do Moombahton VIP)
Dirt Monkey-Little Soundbwoy
Steve Aoki-Earthquakey People (Alvin Risk Remix -Moombahton Remix)
Jack Beats-Epidemic (feat. Dillon Francis)
Craze & Heartbreak- Summer Riddim
Daft Punk-Da Funk
Milo & Otis-Siren (Just One)
Justin Martin-Hood Rich (DJ Version)
DJ Sdunkero-Choosing Love
Filtertypen-After Laughter
Julio Bashmore-Au Seve

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12 Aug
2012

Freeza Chin – 3 Hour Vintage Reggae Mix


The August heat is blazing, Caribana just finished, summer is in full swing. We at Channel One have been thoroughly enjoying our bbq season.  Our last mix from TASC is the soundtrack to your late night excursions after the sun has gone down and the grill has been closed.  But what about the daytime selections? Don’t worry we GOT YOU.

Our boy Freeza Chin steps up to the plate with this massive three hour foundation reggae, roots and lovers rock mega mix covering all the angles of classic Jamaican music.  Enough music to cover you from prep work to grill to table.

Just put this on and leave it.  that’s all you need to do.

Plus catch Freeza playing more of this at his all things reggae monthly Double Dragons.

27 Jul
2012

Tasc – Summer 2012

Yes. We know we haven’t been updating the site with new mixes with the frequency that we normally would, but hey it’s summer time. We have outside shit to do like drink beer in the street and take instagram pictures of sunsets over lakes.

Have no fear though, just like Hov the kid of a hundred nicknames aka Tasc has been holding us down for mixes for the last few summers guaranteed!  This time “Two Champagnes”  really takes us on a journey, effortlessly running through some of the finest deep dark and sexy house music around at the moment.

Knowing Tasc we can only imagine the amount of Pinot that was consumed at The Hazy Hotel while he recorded this mix.  Maybe he was upset that he didn’t get a ticket to Burning Man this year so he tried to recreate the experience musically. Regardless, this is your soundtrack for hot nights in the city, on the beach or driving up to your favorite festival this summer.

Also be on the look out for our site revamp coming real soon, and oh yeah, happy two year anniversary to us!  Cheers.  C1.

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tracklisting:
01 Wildkats & Tboy – Be An Example (Balcazar & Sordo Remix)
02 Yakine – Tight Ting (Nico Lahs Rmx)
03 Jay Shepheard – Fuzzy Boarder
04 Okain – O’Clock (Gerds Deep Mix)
05 Justin Martin – Don’t Go
06 Alfred Taylor – Anymore
07 Gorge – Dwtc
08 Alex Arnout – Movements In Soul (Laura Jones Rmx)
09 Vernon & Dacosta – You So Crazy (Rob Mello’s Inst
10 Martin Dawson – Drum Chord
11 Julio Bashmore – Au Seve
12 George FitzGerald – Lights Out
13 Tom Flynn – People Everyday
14 David Keno & Nico Stojan – Princess Of The Night (Acid Pauli Remix)
15 Tim Green – Stash
16 Steve Bug – Those Grooves
17 Uffe – I’ll Leave Soon (Catz N Dogz Talking Remix)
18 Simon Baker – Trust
19 Chase Buch – Eastenders
20 Gui Boratto – This Is Not The End (AME Remix)
21 Luca Agnelli & Marco Faraone – Tuscany
22 Alexis Raphael – The Message
23 Flight Facilities – With You f.Grovesnor (Danny Daze 5am Remix)
24 Digitaria, Funky Fat – You Bring Me Down
25 Martin Dawson & Jay Shepheard – Obey Your Aul

12 Jun
2012

Marcus Visionary 4×4 90′s UKG mix

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Ahhhh yes, spring cleaning. Living in this country a proper above and beyond the normal cleaning of your home, going threw all your stuff and purging the unnecessary after a long winter is some what of a tradition for us Canadians.

Lucky for us Marcus Visionary also subscribes to this practice, and once again, while digging through his storage locker he found another lost UK Garage mix from his days behind the decks at Flirt Sundays.

Judging by the tracks played this mix was recorded sometime around 1998. For many this was the “golden age” of UKG, before the “2-step” sound, when it was still heavily related to the 4×4 skip and swing of the style pioneered in the US by the likes of M.A.W, Todd Edwards and MK.
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Marcus couldn’t remember the exact tracklisting but tracks from Tuff Jam, MJ Cole, Ramsey & Fen, Grant Nelson and Dem 2 are all featured.  Summer time party music in its purest, rawest, sexiest form.  CONSTANT rotation!

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30 May
2012

Marcus Visionary – Mix Mag Spotlight

A few weeks ago, Channel One figurehead Marcus Visionary was given the honor of doing a mini mix for the “bible of Dance music”  Mix Mag Magazine. Marcus was humbled by the invitation, and decided to unlock his golden chest of unreleased dubplates for the occasion.

some of the hottest Ragga Jungle forthcoming on Necessary Bass, Inner City Dance and Lion Dub International, with a few huge treats from the likes of Serial Killaz and Benny Page for good measure.

grab it exclusively from Mix Mag HERE

17 May
2012

Freeza Chin live at 40hz April 28 2012

Freeza Chin, Toronto’s Grime and Funky dubplate don is back with another mix of high powered 140 bpm selections.  This is  a live recording of Freeza at our good friends 40hz last packed out party which featured original Dubstep crusader Silkie on April 28 2012.

As with all 40hz events, the sound is THE most important attraction, always featuring the full destructive bass weight power of the now legendary 40hz soundsystem.  Freeza took full advantage of the massive rig, pushing it to its limits with a rib crushing set of classic 80′s Dancehall, Roots Reggae, Grime, and 140 bpm dance floor riddims.

Experience the full 40hz soundsystem at their next event,
and catch Freeza Chin on his weekly Grime show on Nasty FM 7-9 pm est

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Tracklist:
Barrington Levy & Beenie Man – Under Mi Sensi
Million Stylez & John Holt – Police In Helicopter
Mad Cobra – RIP
Dawn Penn – You Don’t Love Me (No No No)
Marlon Asha – Ganja Farmer
Gregory Isaacs – Night Nurse
Shy FX feat. Donae’o – Raver (Shy’s Guinness Punch Mix)
2562 – Enforcers
Gappy Ranks – Stinkin’ Rich (Tmsv Remix)
Dizz1 feat. Royalston – Decay
EL-B feat. Wiley – Romp VIP
Megalodon feat. D-E-Velopment & Badness – Not Commercial (Original Mix)
Jon E Cash – Cash Beat aka Hoods Up
Maxsta – East London Is Back
F1 – Dot
Plastician – Shallow Grave
Splurt – Bang
Blacks – Just Do You
D Double E – Let It Blow
6Blocc – Ganja (Dub Mix)
Hitman Hyper – Dead Battery
SirisBeatz – DDF
Skinnz – Eurphorbia
Littlefoot – Sell My Soul
Swindle – Mood Swings
Darq E Freaker – Turbo Kids
Swindle – Ignition feat. Footsie & Nadia Suliman
Breakage feat. Newham Generals & David Rodigan – Hard
Woogie D – The End Dub
Admiral Bailey – Jump Up (Terror Danjah Remix)
Fire Camp – No! (Instrumental)
Mz. Bratt feat. General Levy – Selecta (Remix)
Preditah – Overdose
Kelly Rowland – Motivation (Jacques Greene Remix)
Spooky – Curry Chips (Danny B-Line Remix)
Lil’ Silva – Flex vs Pulse
So Solid Crew feat. Ms. Dynamite – Envy
Deeco – Purple Lights
DOK feat. Sir Spyro – Missing Step
Emvee – Powerful Leg
Royal-T & Butterz – Royal-T Is The King
Tre Mission & Preditah – Rate Me A Bit
Chris Brown – Look At Me Now (Instrumental)
Freeza Chin – Xplosive Refix
Melanie Fiona – It Kills Me (Breakage Remix)
Plastician – Hard Kore
Plastician feat. Shizzle, Fresh & Napper – Cha!
Ghetts feat. Mercston – Red Pill
J-Sweet & Alias – Spartan (Remix)
Newham Generals & Badness – Merked Again
The Weeknd – Initiation
Ding Dong feat. Flow Dan – Badman Forward, Badman Pull Up (The Bug Remix)
17 Apr
2012

Ice One – ‘Seasons’ – April 2012

Back again for another journey into the deep murky depths of the underground is one of our absolute favourite DJ’s, the mysterious Ice One. We are not going to lie, he submitted this mix months ago but then decided to our dismay that he didn’t want to put it out.  Recently he realized like we knew already, that this mix was full of timeless music and needed to be released.  So while the tracks are a few months old, they still sound fresh as mountain dew.

What we love about Ice One is that no matter what  tempo he chooses to rock, from the coldest metallic Drum n Bass to the most introspective late night house music, he ALWAYS delivers with the flyest selections from across the spectrum.  We never know what he is going to come with but its guaranteed we will be hunting him down for a track ID or two everytime he blesses us with a new mix.

Our boy is currently residing in Alberta and flying the flag firmly for Channel One out there, catch Ice One playing in and around the province spreading the gospel of low down Bass music to the uninitiated.  Stone Cold.

tracklist:

0. Intro
1. Dexter – Great Northern Diver
2. Dark Sky – Neon
3. Alfie vs. A1 Bassline – Slow Rush
4. Beastie Respond – Syncopy (Blawan Mix)
5. EQD – Equalized 003A
6. Phil Kieran -
7. Joy O – Jels
8. Inxec & Droog – Westbound
9. Martyn – Viper [London Arches Rhythm]
10. Maceo Plex – Your Style (Maya Jane Coles rmx)
11. Radiohead – Little By Little (Caribou Remix)
12. Inxec & Droog – Unhinged
13. Motor City Drum Ensemble – Satellites
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15. Cosmin TRG – Want You To Be
16. Jacques Greene – What U R
17. Peshay – Piano Tune
18. The XX – Crystalized
19. J Majik – Kindred Spirit [Out to Ned]
20. Fatima ft. Floating Points – Innervision
21. Mosca – Tilt Shift (Swing Ting rmx)

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13 Mar
2012

Tasc – Is it Spring Yet?

With a warm winter and spring right around the corner, its only right that our next mix comes from the been had Polo kid himself: DJ Tasc. A new Tasc podcast sets the mood perfectly for our journeys into late night trouble and blazes the trail forward with all things currently hot in House music.

As always with Tasc, championship DJ skills are on show. Pay close attention to the EQ’ing and the transitions, seamless…no synch button, no mixed in key, just a great ear for dope music and the pedigree of years of experience and good taste to present it to you properly.

Monsieur ‘Two Champagne’ himself speaks on it a little more nonchalantly:

“Woke up, got the coffee pot brewing and started recording. I didn’t want to get caught up worrying about the tracklisting, just good House beats, all across the board. I hope you all enjoy”

Also, make sure you check out his ‘Choke’ remix for “Damn Kids“, out now on Provoke. via Beatport.

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Tracklisting:

01 DJ T – Opera Buffa (MANIK’s Paradise LL Mix)
02 Alexis Raphael – Kitchens & Bedrooms (Alexis Sunset Mix)
03 Paralell Dance Ensemble – Shopping Cart (Maxxi Soundsytem Remix)
04 FCL – More Then Seven
05 Shades of Gray – Dis This (Mic Newman Remix)
06 Frank Roger & Terrence Terry – This Is Now
07 Amirali – Beautiful World (Daniel Bortz Remix)
08 Lee Foss – Foxy
09 Claptone – Cream
10 Acos CoolKas & Nata Tomata – Don’t Fly Away (Jimpster Dub Mix)
11 Superfunk & Ron Carroll – Lucky Star (Solomun Remix)
12 Ben Hoo – Jasmine (App Remix)
13 H.O.S.H – What Do You Say feat Malonda
14 Jet Project – Alright feat Electric J (Homework Remix)
15 Laura Jones – Inner Place
16 DJ Wild – Last Summer (Kerri Chandler Remix)
17 Sek – If I Could Just
18 Robosonic – The Sweetness (J.Phlip Remix)
19 Pirupa – Party Non Stop (Vocal)
20 Tom Budden – Simplest Inhale (Denis Horvat Remix)
21 Guy Gerber – Nothing Can Be True
22 Nat Self – Looped Down
23 Claude Von Stroke & Jaw – Le Fantome
24 Toky – About You (Hot Since 82 Remix)
25 Danny Daze & Young Edits – Million

27 Jan
2012

Freeza Chin – “Cold Grimey Winter” Podcast

Freeza Chin, Channel One’s resident master of all things Grime and Funky finally returns with a fresh podcast of the most exclusive dub plates and upfront selections in the game. The leading champion of Grime music on this side of the world makes up for lost time with a mix that represents Freeza’s statement of intent for 2012….. No playing around!

Over two hours of live cutting and blending mixed in one take covering the full spectrum of lyrical and instrumental Grime, 140 BPM riddims and Funky.

If its a clash you want, you DON’T want it with Freeza Chin!

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Tracklist:

01. Mr. K-Ro – Jelly 2012
02. Tre Mission – Writer’s Block
03. J-Beatz – Foundation Riddim
04. Neon Beats – Pulse Blood Roses
05. Zdot – River Seven
06. Frisco – Frisco vs Deshane
07. Teeza – No Hooks (Temix)
08. Darkness – Prawn Cocktail
09. Kid D – Cross
10. Stayfresh – Not On My Watch
11. Merky Ace – Lead feat. Ego
12. J-Sweet – Can’t Stop My Grime (Mr. Mitch Remix)
13. Darq E Freaker – Turbo Kids
14. Lady Leshurr x Neon Beats – Too Much
15. Little Dee – 16 Bar Remix ft. Ice Kid, P-Money, Blacks & Chipmunk
16. Dexplicit – Pirate Cave
17. Faze Miyake – Screwdriver VIP
18. Submerse – Need To Know
19. Rudekid – UFO Mode (Spooky’s Refix)
20. Faze Miyake – Bawse
21. Tre Mission – Can’t Be Controlled ft. Wiley
22. Jendor, P-Money & Little Dee – Taking It Old School
23. Sketch’e – Bar Raid
24. Terror Danjah – Morph 2
25. Terror Danjah – Morph ft. Double S, Griminal, Youf, Messy, S Kid,
Chipmunk, Little Dee, P-Money
26. Merky Ace & P-Money – Spring
27. Tre Mission & Prowla – Trust Me
28. Tre Mission – Super Smash
29. Preditah – Nosy Parker
30. J-Sweet – Tump
31. Joker ft Ghetts, Lil’ Nasty & Shadz – Back In The Days
32. Freeza Chin – Xplosive Refix
33. Plastician – Cha! ft. Shizzle, Fresh & Napper
34. Newham Generals & Badness – Merked Again
35. Marco Del Horno & DJ Swerve – Just Rewind (Dub Mix)
36. Big Narstie & Dexplicit – Gas Leak (DJ Myrikal Remix)
37. Lay-Z – No Manners ft. Skepta
38. 23Hz + Numaestro – Zumo
39. Zdot – Red To Green
40. Wiley – Scarper
41. Swindle – Ignition ft. Footsie & Nadia Suliman
42. D Double E, Kano, Footsie, Hyper, JME & Rapid – Pumpin’ It Out (Remix)
43. Mossmade Beatz – Grab That!
44. Gucci Mane & Ray J ft Wiley & Dream Mclean – Do You Remember
(Terror Danjah Remix)
45. Rebound X – Rhythm ‘N’ Gash
46. M.I.K – Rhythm ‘N’ Gash (Freeza Chin Dubplate Special)
47. Terror Danjah – Air Bubble (Exo Remedy Remix)
48. Neon Beats – Uppercut
49. DOK – GRIMMMMMMMMMM
50. Steel Banglez – Breakdown ft. Ghetts, Wiley, Big H & P Money
51. Deset – Nightmare
52. F1 – Dot
53. Wiley – Eskimo (Spooky Remix)
54. Plain English & Spooky – UK Garage Dedication
55. Redligh – Source 16 (Rusha Remix)
56. Doctor P – Sweet Shop (Spooky’s Sugar Overdose Refix)
57. Tre Mission – Goodie (Instrumental)
58. Tre Mission – Goodie
59. Sunship – Cheque 1-2 (Spooky’s Remix)
60. Marcus Visionary – Beyond Next
61. Flava D – Bumpa
62. Terror Danjah – East Village
63. Terror Danjah – Full Attention ft. Ruby Lee Ryder
64. Woogie – Chain Reaction
65. Neon Beats – Missing Oo Attention
66. Plastician – Retro
67. Vybz Kartel – Nah Let Go (Oo Aa Ee Bootleg)
68. Merky Ace & Flava D – Everytime
69. Tre Mission & Flava D – Poison
70. Teeza – Bullacake (Temix)
71. Teeza – Switch (Temix)
72. Kingdom – Let You No
73. Rustie – Surph
74. Pangaea – Hex (Freeza Chin Edit)
75. Kelly Rowland – Motivation (Jacques Greene Remix)
76. Dark Tone Sound – Club Magic
77. Flash G – Pearl
78. The Weeknd – Initiation