Alternate Take: Discussing the legacy of DJ and producer Theo Parrish with writer Mike Rubin

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Theo Parrish

Theo Parrish

This week on Alternate Take, I chat with music writer Mike Rubin about a recent feature on Detroit-based DJ and producer Theo Parrish.

I also share new music from Polish pianist, composer and singer Hania Rani, the textured sounds of Halima and more.

See the playlist below and listen to this episode on-demand for two weeks after it airs using the player above.

Alternate Take Playlist for May 30, 2024

  • Rui Gabriel – “Church of Nashville”
  • Stevie Wonder – “Keep On Running”
  • Transllusion“Dimensional Glide”
  • Stereolab“Nous Vous Demandons Pardon”
  • Roy Ayers – “Touch of Class (Matthew Herbert’s Touch of Ass Mix)”
  • Love and Rockets – “This Heaven (Lost In It)”
  • Julie Byrne“Hope’s Return”
  • Neko Case“That Teenage Feeling”
  • Glass Beams – “Taurus”
  • Halima – “Don’t”
  • Cora Novoa – “Oracle”
  • Theo Parrish – “Falling Up (Carl Craig remix)”
  • B.T. Express – “Peace Pipe (Theo Parrish’s Lovely Edit)”
  • Jeff Mills – “Contradiction (feat. Jun Togawa)”
  • Amp Fiddler – “Love & War”
  • Drexciya – “Birth of New Life”
  • X-Altera – “Eye Saw It”

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  • Liz Warner
    Liz Warner — known to late-night Detroit audiences as Liz Copeland — is an award-winning multimedia journalist specializing in audio. She started in Detroit as a nightly live radio producer and host on WDET in 1995.