Breezeblock was a show on BBC Radio 1 that ran between 1997 and 2006 when guests would be invited onto the show to create mixes. Primal Scream who always had the best record collection appeared on the show several times.
Below are two of the mixes they did for the show promoting their last two Creation albums Vanishing Point and XTRMNTR.
The first mix was broadcast in December 1997 after the release of Vanishing Point earlier in the year, the tracklisting was as follows:
Miles Davis – Great Expectations
Bartok – Andante Tranquillo
Prince Far I – Plant Up
Public Image Ltd. – Chant
Can – Soup
Galt MacDermot – Space
Asian Dub Foundation – Free Satpal Ram
Art Ensemble Of Chicago – Theme De Yo Yo
New Kingdom – Mexico Or Bust
Primal Scream – If They Move, Kill ‘Em (Kevin Shields Remix)
The Stooges – Cock In My Pocket
MC5 – Lookin’ At You
Pharoah Saunders – The Creator Has A Master Plan
Primal Scream Breezeblock Mix 1997 by Georgeswift on Mixcloud
The next session was recorded just after the release of Exterminator, although the date is unknown as for some reason this doesn’t appear in any of the Breezeblock archives.
Tracklisting is as follows:
Curtis Mayfield – Get Down
Primal Scream Exterminator
Mantronix – Who Is It?
The Fire Engines – Get Up & Use Me
Yoko Ono – Why?
Einstürzende Neubauten – Fütter Mein Ego
Primal Scream – Blood Money
Alice Coltrane – A Love Supreme
Fela Kuti – Sorrow, Tears & Blood
Asian Dub Foundation – Free Saptal Ram
Death In Vegas – Flying
George Faith – Guide Line