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Mall Grab – FACT Mixtape + GhettoHouseDrumMachine Like DJ Seinfeld, Mall Grab is another DJ/Producer with an innate ability to write and play breathlessly enthusiastic House Music. House Music that will have you dancing without fear of being pretentious or generic. FACT Mag has managed to capture this sound in all its funk and soul led glory with their Mall Grab - FACT Mixtape. In addition to this Mall Grabs label 'Steel City Dance Discs' has just released its 4th record: GhettoHouseDrumMachine. As we suggested earlier Mall Grab is an artist who appears to operate with a freedom and exuberance that's almost impossible to ignore, unless ... Read more / Preview track
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Mixcloud SELECTS Vol V – Gal Dem [ Outlook Festival ] Politics, issue based editorial and Bass Music...bit of an oxymoron. Do we really want our DJs, producers, Rock Bands etc getting all shouty and opinionated? Difficult one as we have to admit the whole DJ bandwagon slagging of Brexit and Trump has felt a little hollow at times. Lots of social media gesticulation, but can you really have a meaningful impact in 140 characters? We're not so sure. That said, artistic expression has always been synonymous with social commentary and when used correctly can be a very powerful platform in highlighting and raising awareness around key social topics. ... Read more / Preview track
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WeAreBlahBlahBlah EP47 – Mixed Jon E Cassell [Blah Blah Blah] The 47th entry into the Blah Blah Blah mixtape series is a purely vinyl affair, recorded by BBB's Jon E Cassell using a pair of Technics SL-1210Mk2's and a Pioneer DJM 250. Why Vinyl? Well before you jump to any preconceived notions, this is not some hipster inspired nostalgia trip down vinyl memory lane. Jon E Cassell has been buying and mixing vinyl since the year 2000, and consequently it's still his preferred format when mixing. That said what's actually important, regardless of format, is the music, and we can confidently report that EP47 is a cracker. Thanks for ... Read more / Preview track
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Bicep presents Lone – Mixtape FMB 69 Im sure you're aware that BBB are huge Bicep and Lone fans. Which in a way is a bit of an oxymoron, in that Bicep tend to create main room anthems, such as Isaac Tichauer - Higher Level (Bicep Remix), whilst Lone tends to explore and occupy the spaces between such records, take Lone - Vapour Trail as a case in point. Yet despite these obvious divergences in sound there are actually some compelling similarities. Similarities that make this newly found relationship an interesting and intriguing meeting of musical minds... Like any successful relationship there always need to be some level ... Read more / Preview track
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Call Super – fabric 92 [ Mixtape ] Fabric is well and truly back, and although the music did momentarily have to stop, the fat lady never actually got to sing. As a result Nina Kraviz closed out 2016 with her fabric 91 mix and rising talent, Call Super, who we featured last week with his Telephones remix, has been drafted in to deliver the series 2017 opener: Call Super - fabric 92. Not heard of Call Super? Then check here his Dekmantel record - Nervous Sex Traffic. A release that came 5th in our Best Tracks of 2016. As yet an official preview of the upcoming fabric 92 mixtape is to be provided. However with a little ... Read more / Preview track
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Mixcloud SELECTS Vol VI – Black Coffee [ Mixtape ] A couple of weeks ago our description for the party bouncing Mixcloud SELECTS Vol. IV - Jackmaster mix was arguably more metaphorically nonsensical than - 'baby you're a firework' . That said it was a proper banging party mix, that if you still haven't spun, we strongly recommend you do. However we're not here to talk Jackmaster, this week is all about Mixcloud SELECTS Vol VI - Black Coffee. A mix that honestly had us hooked from the opening number, which if anyone has an ID for, please get in touch. Hailing from Johannesburg South Africa Black Coffee is a name that is increasingly ... Read more / Preview track
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Mixcloud SELECTS Vol IV – Jackmaster [ Mixtape ] Once upon a time in a decade not that long ago, DJs were DJs and producers were producers. Producers made the records for DJs to spin and DJs spun those records with great dexterity and flare. All was well with the world... Until one day the wicked witch of the western world hatched an evil plan, a plan that caught everyone napping. And with one bite of the forbidden Apple, DJs became Producers and Producers became DJs. At first, like any great evil, no one noticed the change or even questioned it. But as the years rolled on cracks began to appear, and balance lost... Thankfully, like any ... Read more / Preview track
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Justice – Essential Mix 2016 [ Mixtape ] So Justice are back on the Essential Mix for the first since 2007. Initially this mix was slated to drop the week before their recently released third LP - Woman, but was understandable delayed in order to prioritise completing said LP. Unfortunately upon hearing the new album it would appear that the extra time taken was insufficient to save, what is in our opinion, all skirt and no trousers. Listen Here: . Gone was the energy and bombast of their 2007 debut and in its place was a limp pastiche of Daft Punk chilling at James Murphy's house with a bottle of red and a cheeseboard. An ... Read more / Preview track