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MIGHTY ATOM: Bestimix (Bestival mix) (2014)

Bestimix Mighty AtomPeople over a certain age might wonder why a very fat woman with blonde hair, who led dance troupe the Roly Polys (as seen in the company of Les Dawson) has got behind the decks. She hasn’t of course – this is a different Mighty Atom (there have been a few, including an early twentieth century strong man and an athlete) – the 4X DMC champion from UK turntablist crew Disablists. What he does cut and chop between all manner of gigantic soul, funk and hip-hop hits of yore at an atomic level. Nevertheless, you might feel compelled (as I just did) to google Les Dawson’s Mighty Atom, Mo Moreland, and watch her and her homies the Roly Polys tap dance ‘Anything Goes’ on Youtube with the sound down while playing Superstition on said mix and have one of the best laughs you’ve had all week. Mix player and full tracklist below…

Bestimix: Mighty Atom by Bestimix on Mixcloud

Mighty Atom – Bestimix 2014 – tracklist
1. Gwen Mcrae – Rocking Chair (Mighty Atom’s Blahzay Blahzay Scratch Intro Edit)
2. Barry White – Im Gonna Love You Just a Little Bit More/ The Cecil Holmes Soulful Sounds – Im Gonna Love You Just a Little Bit More/ Lloyd Charmers – Im Gonna Love You Just a Little Bit More/ Kellee Patterson – Im Gonna Love You Just Little Bit More
3. Blackstreet – No Diggity (Acapella)/Hackney Colliery Band – No Diggity
4. Stevie Wonder – Superstition/ Stevie Wonder – Superstition (Acapella)/Oneness of Juju – African Rhythms
5. James Brown – Cold Sweat/ Public Enemy – Welcome To The Terrordome/Marva Whitney – Unwind Yourself/ Martha Reeves & The Vandellas – Nowhere To Run (Acapella)
6. Martha Reeves & The Vandellas – Nowhere To Run
7. Archie Bell & The Drells – Tighten Up/ The Bamboos – Tighten Up (Mighty Atom’s Scratch Edit)
8. Rare Pleasure – Let Me Down Easy
9. Lyn Collins – Think/ Marvin Gaye & Kim Weston – It Takes Two (Acapella)/ Ritchie Havens – Going Back to My Roots/ Jonny L – Back to Your Roots (Acapella)/ Odyssey – Going Back to My Roots

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