Global Roots: Thris Tian with The Shacks and Brian not Brian

First broadcast date: 2 February 2018

Weekly show with Thris Tian presenting four hours of the best underground and global selections. He’s joined this week by ethereal pop/rock band The Shacks and DJ and Going Good label head Brian not Brian.

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The Shacks

Dreamy New York band The Shacks fuse together elements of early rock, vintage soul, and intimately hushed vocals to create a cinematic sound which is both retro and modern. After a remarkable year, including band dates with St. Paul & The Broken Bones, Chicano Batman and Lee Fields & The Expressions, they perform a live set ahead of their next release, Haze, out on Big Crown Records on March 30 2018.

Brian Not Brian

Belfast-born, Brixton based Brian not Brian is a DJ and the head of Going Good label. Showcasing his diverse selecting abilities, Brian plays Ma range of soul, disco, afro, techno, house, ambient, experimental and left-field sounds.


Rodina- Overtones [Now-Again=Records]
Nightmares on Wax = Tomorow [Warp]
Radio Mawimbi – Africa Show [White Label]
Fanshore & Tropic – Reaper[Tree house]
Joe Armon Jones – Go See [Brownswood]
Khruangbin – Evan Finds The Third Room [Dead Oceans]
Hitomi Tohyama – Wanna Kiss [Columbia]
Standing On The Corner – Dedicated To Nunu [Not On Label]
Aisha Devi – O.M.A (Abul Mogard Remix) [Houndstooth]
Pursuit Grooves – Purple Shields [Tectonic]
Peggy Gou – Han Jan [Ninja Tune]
DJ Satelite – Groove Elevation [Djoon Experience]
ADAD & Tensei – Danger Us [White Label]
Yelfris Valdes – Grande Orishania [White Label]
Ryuichi Sakampto – Andata (OPN Rework)
Pendant – KVL-LWQ feat Pontiac [West Mineral]

The Shacks Live //

DJ Harrison – Light Power [White Label]
Kali Uchis – After The Storm Feat Tyler The Creator & Bootsy Collins [White Label]
Rodinia – Neusi [Now Again Records]
Dr C. Stein – La Bombe Plastique [Artificial Dance]
Dubrovsky – Oranges and Lemons [PG Tune]
Body In The Thames – Silver Threaded Crystal Beads [Intergrated]
Call Super – Black Octagon [Houndstooth]
Hugo Massien – Almost Becoming Lucid [E-Beamz]
2814 – New Sun [Arcola]
Pangaea – B. Proxy [Hessle Audio]
Dj Boring & Stanley Schmidt – Stay Young [Vienna]
Entek – Robbery [CoOp]
Georgette – Kiriè [Tape Car]
Radio Mawimbi – Gabelo-Wokunyeya [White Label]
Ad Bourke & Rotla – Raw (Ron Trent remix) [Far Out]
Casbah 73 – Love Saves The day (Percussion Jam) [Love Monk]
Dinosaur L – In The Cornbelt (Larry Levan mix) [Soul Jazz]
2000 and One – Crystal [100% Pure]
Glenn Astro & Delfonics – For the Atom [White Label]

BriannotBrian Mix //

Peter Gabriel – Sea [Blair French Mix] [White Label]
Neil Ardley – Summer Ice [Decca]
Randy Remet In Paris – Another Parisian Night [Trema]
Junior Byron – Trying to Hold On (Gerd Janson Mega Mix) [Cultures of Soul Records]
George G – Hot Lovers [American Records]
Soft Rocks – Look East [Soft Rocks Recordings]
Kris Baha – Relapse 83 [Bahnsteig]
Goldbug – Wild Boys (Lord Tusk Instrumental Mix) [Les Disques De La Mort]
Planet X – Once upon A Dance Floor (The Dub) [FFRR]
I:Cube – Falling [Versatille Records]
Kash – Percussion Sundance [Newlock Records]
Johnny Rock – Kardes [White Label]

Thris //
GoGo Penguin – Strid [Banques Records]
Johhny Nash – Hotel Harriot [Islands Of The Gods]

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