Drum & bass vinyl & digital this week. Used bin finds, netlabel releases, some old tracker mods, and a couple more recent pieces. This mix features tracks by Boymerang, Funky Technicians, Seba, two by Fanu (including one from his recent Old Tracker Stuff compilation), and more.
|No.||Artist / Title||Start|
|01.||Kontext / Thaw (Dissident Remix)||00:00|
|02.||Funky Technicians / Ninja||04:46|
|03.||[NSF] Sick & Destroy / Heartbeat||08:34|
|04.||Mad-E / Mushrooms On Top||12:57|
|05.||Boymerang / Urban Space||16:22|
|06.||THUGWIDOW / THE BREAKING RAIN||24:02|
|07.||Tyree / Solitude||27:29|
|08.||Fanu / Black Velvet||31:04|
|09.||Krii / So Close To You (July Mix)||35:56|
|10.||Seba / A Wonderful World||40:43|
|11.||Kitcat / Fall||46:13|
|12.||Fanu & Mad-E / Reach The Orbit||48:53|
|13.||Jason oS / Station||53:42|
|14.||Sully / Hours, Miles & Still...||58:20|
Both track #3 Hearbeat by Sick & Destroy and #13 Station by Jason oS are from the old Digibeat Music catalog, and are available now from Omni Music on the Digitized Part 1 compilation. That's a good comp, a good selection from the Digibeat catalog, and is worth a look & listen if you like Hearbeat and Station.
There's a bunch of Mostvaluableplayaz in this mix: tracks #4, 8, 11, and 12. Track #8 Black Velvet was recently re-released by Fanu on a compilation called Old Tracker Stuff available on his bandcamp. As an old tracker myself I'm really happy to see Fanu acknowledge his early work, and was happy to pick up Old Tracker Stuff a couple days ago. I doubt I had any influence on the decision, but this is exactly what I had hoped to see happen when I mixed MTT 252. I think a lot of the old late '90s tracker drum & bass still holds up well today; Black Velvet certainly does.
Some of the mixing in this is a bit more loose than I'd like, particularly the transition from #10 A Wonderful World to #11 Fall. I hope it doesn't distract from the music too much. Anyway I'll be back with another mix next week. Thursday evening, my usual time. Electro I think. 'till then.
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