Kodiak Moment 4: Best of Instamatic, Captain Obvious & tbc 2012 – 2020

Kodiak Moment 4: Best of Instamatic, Captain Obvious & tbc 2012 - 2020 cover mashups bootlegs bastard pop

And appropriately for the 4th of May, here’s the 4th volume of my best-of series ‘Kodiak Moment’ taking us up to the modern day – 2012-2020. Includes tracks from my last retirement which lasted a lot longer than this one, and even includes a Star Wars mashup as well (Star Wars Gurlz from 2015).

We even have three mashups from what I call ‘How To Mash In An Apocalypse’ series, about the lockdown and pandemic – and the first track that lead into the Black Block album.

For the first time we have the few of my viral hits in lossless quality and remastered – ‘Her Breath Is The Wind’ and the Captain Obvious swansong ‘Madonna Has A Kiki’ which still crops up in the oddest places still (a dance class video was my favourite). Most bar the newer tracks have been remastered, and there are three bonus tracks.

Download on Bandcamp or over at the Bootleg Archive.

Tracklist

  1. Captain Obvious – Madonna Has A Kiki (Madonna vs Scissor Sisters) – 2012
  2. Instamatic – Let Me Go Sunshine (Heaven 17 vs Rockers Revenge vs The Clash) – 2012
  3. Instamatic – Wedding Hounds (Futureheads vs Billy Idol) – 2012
  4. tbc aka Instamatic – Her Breath Is The Wind (Rhiannon’s Breath) (Sia vs Fleetwood Mac) – 2012
  5. tbc aka Instamatic – the Golden Mirror (Elbow vs Fleetwood Mac) – 2012
  6. Instamatic – Push Groove (Dee-Lite vs Salt n’ Pepa) – 2013
  7. Instamatic – Impact Mode (Depeche Mode vs Presets) – 2009 finished 2014
  8. Instamatic – Still Haven’t Found It (Negativland vs String Quartet 2014 version)
  9. Instamatic – Star Wars Gurls (Katy Perry vs Meco) – 2010, finished 2015
  10. Instamatic – Lost At The Beach (The Clash vs Beach House) – 2015
  11. Instamatic – Dark Dreams (Fleetwood Mac vs Sparklehorse and Dangermouse) – 2015
  12. Instamatic – TV Nation (Daft Punk vs Spearhead vs Montrose) – 2016
  13. Instamatic – Liability Shade (Lorde vs Procol Harum) – 2019
  14. Instamatic – Wish I Could Wake In September (COVID-19 Mashup – Pink Floyd vs Green Day vs Richard Hendrick) – 2020
  15. Instamatic – Wish I Could Wake In September (COVID-19 Mashup – Pink Floyd vs Green Day – demo) – 2020
  16. Instamatic – Ghost Rats (B. Dolan vs Ghost vs Zeropoint) – 2020
  17. Instamatic – Daft Punk Everywhere (Daft Punk vs Fleetwood Mac) – 2020
  18. tbc aka Instamatic – Spiralling (Every Circle In It’s Right Place) (Post Malone vs Radiohead) – 2020

DJNoNo @ Crumplstock 2020

aahoy m8eeys! NoNo No NOOOOOO! I am ALIVE! No COVEFE-19 shiz wiv me! COUGH COUGH oh noes…

Just bin hiding on me topical aisland, wiv my botty treizure and faxxing a pile of hot steaming meeja to Crinklestuck 1820 or summat which ya can hear below. Boom Boom INNA DA NAPOLEON!

DOWNLOAN HERZEZ: CrumplStock 2020: Mashup Poor Hoor aka Dancing Alone With Toilet Paper In My Eyes (1:05, 91Mb)

Anywayz, did me usual after parteeeeee set and a main sett, with vido too – gr8 connecshun on this topical aiisle, located near the suncreamz n’ Boots.

  • Mitchell & Webb – After The Event
  • Captain Tractor – London Calling
  • The Prodigy – Ghost Town
  • Generation X – Dancing On My Own
  • Jamie Derelict – It’s The End Of The World (And I’m Going Insane) (REM vs Cypress Hill)
  • Bill Withers Drug PSA
  • Hackney Colliery Band – No Diggety
  • DJLex – Closer To Hell (Lizzo vs Nine Inch Nails – Dirty)
  • DJNoNo – Ludasifinado (Ludacris vs Laurindo Almeida)
  • With Or Without You vs Da Funk (White Label)
  • The Avalanches – Electricity
  • Vaughn Mason Crew – Bounce, Rock, Skate, Roll (Part 1)
  • Slay Duggee – Baby Shark
  • Instamatic – Ghost Rats Get Fatter (B.Dolan vs Ghost)
  • Leo Moracchioli – Dancing Queen
  • Negativland – This Is Not Normal
  • Robyn – Dancing On My Own (Fred Falke Radio Edit)
  • Titus Jones – I Wanna Bulletproof Dancer (La Roux vs. Whitney Houston vs. Robyn vs. Taylor Swift)
  • YITT – Let It Breathe (Green Day vs. The Beatles)
  • Boney M. – Somewhere in the World [Original 12” Version]

BUT my after parting IT DID A WRONG UN,SO I reamayde it. Shiny, deluxx and all so soapy lovely. Wash yer hands to this – fuck 20 seconds, 59 minutes should get em nice and clean:

DUDLOAD ere: CrumplStock 2020 After Party mix (59:47, 83Mb)

  • The Two Leslies – Don’t You Know There’s A War On
  • BigBadBaz & Fountain of Wayne – Stacys Mom (Remix)
  • The Beatbox Saboteurs – Benny Hill
  • Boney M vs Doop – By the rivers of Doop (Sir Hank on Dope Mashup)
  • Mondo Grosso – Fight For Your Right (Vocals By Kelis)
  • DJ Morgoth – You’ve Got Another Firestarter Comin’ [The Prodigy vs. Judas Priest]
  • DJ Fresh & High Contrast – How Love Begins (feat. Dizzee Rascal) [Hardcore Will Never Die Edit]
  • The Nextmen & Gentleman’s Dub Club – Raised on the Amen (feat. Gardna)
  • Classical Techno – Vivaldi 2000 (club mix)
  • Associated Rediffusion – Boris Johnson is a C**t
  • DJNoNo – Supercalibreakz (Shy FX vs Julie Andrews)
  • The Beatbox Saboteurs – MF Knees Up
  • PETROL HOERS – #Horseproblems
  • DJNoNo – Jungle Monkees (DJ Krust vs Monkees)
  • Igorrr – Very Noise
  • Ten Masked Men – Physical
  • Richard Cheese – Enter Sandman
  • DJNoNo – Mexican Love War (Public Enemy vs Geoff Love)
  • DJ Schmolli – In The Mood For Some Killing (Glenn Miller & His Orchestra vs Rage Against The Machine)
  • 5th Dimension – Those Were The Days

Instamatic – Still Haven’t Found It (Negativland vs String Quartet 2014 version)

stillhaventfoundit U2 vs String Quartet

With the death of Casey Kasem Negativland released the stems for their litigious ‘hit’ ‘The Letter U And The Numeral 2’, which survived ten days before U2’s legal eagles swooped and had no sense of humour at all. Over ten years ago I mashed this up with the String Quartet version of ‘I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For’ using a sparse version. Now the stems are out there, it made sense to revisit it….adding in more Casey. (RIP).

Download: Instamatic – Still Haven’t Found It (Negativland vs String Quartet 2014 version)

Original 2004 version is still on here.

Instamatic’s Greatest Misses – a retrospective

Kodiak Moment - the Instamatic CD - Artwork by Pheugoo

‘Kodiak Moment’ promotional Instamatic CD – Artwork by Pheugoo

A lot of my old boots/mashups haven’t been online for years – most people don’t know I’ve created something like 50+ mashups as Instamatic since 2003, more as DJNoNo and as tbc and various aliases…there have been quite a few mashups ‘retrospectives’ recently, and the odd request to find various tracks so here is my Greatest Misses…tracks that fell down the cracks!

Also a few tracks such as the Jump megamix (Jump x2 and Renegade Trouble) and the Too Many Egos haven’t been properly released before.

stillhaventfoundit Also includes my first released mashup – FSOL vs Peaches, so you can see how far little I’ve developed…I did think ‘shall I redo some of these?’ or fix some of the mistakes I can hear now – I thought not since I hate that when say bands re-release ‘tweaked’ or ‘improved’ versions of old songs. Publish and be damned!

Thanks to RevMenagerie who requested my Negativland / String Quartet mashup…

NOTE: Some of these tunes are severely NSFW – especially FCUKK Fashion…

  1. The Future Sound of Peaches (FSOL vs Peaches)
  2. Missy Wants A White Horse (Missy vs Laidback and jacky – one of my personal faves)
  3. Fragile Tomorrow (Kings of Tomorrow vs Fragile State)
  4. FCUKK Fashion (Prodigy vs Bowie and DJ Yoeri) (as Instore – with the Kate Moss situation strangely topical now!)
  5. Kylie’s Ass is a Spaceship (Kylie vs SFA vs NERD)
  6. Still haven’t Found It (Negativland live vs String Quartet)
  7. Blancmange Milkshake (Kelis vs Blancmange)
  8. Satan Bush Blair (Bootie edit – original featured over at Bushwhacked)
  9. Ludakriss (Kid Carpet intro)(here’s the original with the Kid Carpet ‘Jump’ intro)
  10. Altogether Let it Be Me (An exercise in combining songs inspired by Pachelbel’s Canon – Nancy Sinatra vs The Farm)
  11. Radio 4Play (Shannon vs Radio4) I got kind of obsessed by Shannon’s ‘Let the Music Play’, and then Kelis’s Milkshake…shows huh?
  12. My Muppet Band (Tokyo Ska Orchestra vs D12 – originally over at Strangely Familiar website)
  13. Infidel Milkshake Party (Wyclef & Missy vs Kelis)
  14. Work it Tiger (Le Tigre vs Masters at Work)
  15. Egyptian Jet (Bangles vs Jet -a month later a mix of this appeared on 7″ – dunno if it was mine?)
  16. Shannon’s Knuckles (Shannon vs Rankie Knuckles)
  17. Madison Heartbreak (Maisonettes vs Madison Avenue)
  18. Brightside Slippy (never totally finished since I was afflicted by a sudden inexplicable hatred of the Killers)
  19. Fire (Bootie edit of a minimix – DJ Zebra mixed into Fire mix (Grandmaster Scott vs Radio4 vs Electric6 vs Trammps)
  20. Jump minimix – Ludakriss / Jumpx2/ Renegade Trouble – first time online! (Made for Uprising 3.5, also played in part at Bastard –
    Kid Carpet / Ludacris vs Kriss Kross / House of Pain vs Kriss Kross / Wildchild vs Beasties)

and from the DJNoNo canon, a few rarities:

  1. I Love Happy Hardcore (Fuck Happy) – first DJNoNo boot, done for a Happy Hardcore competition where mrNo shows how much he likes Happy Hardcore…
  2. Too Many Egos full version (various based on the odd acapella version of EgoRocker and a pisstake of several Ego-Rocker boots – a short 70s version that eventually appeared on Marty Batfreak’s 100 mix)
  3. Em is a Naggin Fly (Crossover vs Eminem vs Roy Orbison – pisstake of Eminem boots and mrNo trying to prove Bush No.10 wrong when he said Eminem boots now didn’t work. Did thaNo succeed? Erm, pass…)