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Listen to DJ Fenriz's old school mix for The Wire

September 2016

Darkthrone founder delivers his "most important communication with the world so far" in exclusive mix

Fenriz, aka Gylve Fenris Nagell, is the lynchpin of Norwegian metal institution Darkthrone, as well as a DJ, broadcaster, occasional music blogger and the subject of the Invisible Jukebox feature with Anne Hilde Neset in The Wire 392. After the feature was completed, a download link dropped into our inbox. "I deem it my most important communication with the world so far, this mix," Fenriz emails. "It shows heaps of what I am into that people just don't know, they just assume and pigeonhole.

"When I play eclectic I usually play more varied but I wanted to keep it OLD," he continues, adding that his mix, which spans samba, calypso and Indian music, was recorded before the death of Prince Buster on 8 September.

Welcome Into My Headset Before I Die: DJ Fenriz mix for The Wire


Claudette Et Ti Pierre "Zanmi Camarade"
José Prates "Imbaê-Sofá"
Roy Rodgers & The Sons Of The Pioneers "Blue Shadows On The Trail"
Joe Meek & The Blue Men "I Hear A New World"
Margo Guryan "Someone I Know"
Originalaufnahmen Aus Der USDRR "Über Die Weide"
Silver Apples "I Have Known Love"
Joey Dee & The Starliters "Wing-Ding"
Pedro Santos "Sem Sombra"
Nora Aunor "Leron Leron Sinta"
Fairuz "La Fleur Des Citès"
Berry Lipman & His Orchestra "Highway Patrol"
Hauk Buen "Fossegrimen (Labbe-Guri)"
Prince Buster "Prince Of Peace"
Arnt Haugens Kvartett "Rally-Polka"
Linda Scott "I've Told Every Little Star"
Young Tiger "I Was There (At The Coronation)"
Rifat Öncel "Dosta Bizden Selam Olsun"
Manolis Chiotis "B3" ("I don't know Greek, it's hard to see from the vinyl")
"From Thailand, a track called "Very Striking Girl""
Asha Bhosle & Kishore "Saccha Pyar To Jhuk Nahi Sakta"
Bill Monroe "My Little Georgia Rose" ("Transferred from my own cassette")
Wendell Austin "LSD"
Langsomt Mot Nord "Gjetarlåt Frå Hallingdal"
Gal Costa "Sebastiana"

Darkthrone’s Arctic Thunder is released by Peaceville on 14 October. Subscribers to The Wire can read Fenriz's Invisible Jukebox over at Exact Editions.


the manolis chiotis track is titled "thlipsi" which means sadness.

the manolis chiotis track is titled "thlipsi" which means sadness.

i was blown away seeing manolis chiotis/mairi linta in this mix. but if we want to be more accurate "thlipsi" tranlates as "sorrow"

On wikipedia about Manolis Chiotis:
"On the song "they don't make them like you anymore" Rory used the bouzouki of Greek virtouso Manolis Chiotis. Rory was a big fan of the Greek virtuoso, and as a tribute played "Perasmenes mou agapes" as an intro to the above-mentioned song"
You should check out thath song

Manolis Chiotis & Mairi Linda song is "θλιψη" thlipsi = misery

Rifat Öncel’s song which also includes Barış Manço’s orchestra "Kurtalan expresi” should be "Dosta Bizden Selam Olsun”. That means salute to the comrade/fellow/friend.

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