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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
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Mixcloud SELECTS Vol III – Danny Rampling [ Mixtape ] Sick of mistletoe, wine and wishing it was Christmas every day? How did you know - we hear you cry! Don't worry our third Mixcloud SELECTS is a resounding yippee ki-yay to all that schmaltzy nonsense with DJ LEGEND Danny Rampling tearing it up like it was Christmas morning... Last weeks Mixcloud Selects was all about the Grime, Bass and rapid chops, click here to listen:. But not so much about the traditional mixing skills. Where as Danny Rampling takes a more traditional approach, as he methodically builds the tension with a well thought out and choreographed sequence of House, Tech-House ... Read more / Preview track
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Mixcloud SELECTS Vol II – Dynamite MC [ PyroRadio ] Earlier this week we announced the creation of Mixcloud SELECTS. A new feature on Blah Blah Blah where ourselves and the worlds number one mix service - Mixcloud, bring to you a weekly mix related recommendation. Volume 1 was all sparkle, glitter and platform shoes with Tim Sweenys tribute to one of DJ cultures founding fathers; New Yorks iconic David Mancuso . Whilst todays Mixcloud SELECTS Volume II is a little less polite, with Dynamite MC laying down the law with a frenetic mix of commercially tinged grime, drum & bass, Hip Hop and the odd spin back - he is an MC after ... Read more / Preview track
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Mixcloud SELECTS – David Mancuso Tribute [ Mixtape ] Since the birth of the DJ his or hers most important weapon has been the mixtape. The mixtape is essentially the DJ equivalent of an artist’s portfolio, without which many DJ’s past and present would still be annoying parents with their fat bedroom beats. Yet despite the mixtapes enduring relevance with the likes of Resident Advisor, BBC Radio 1, and Fabric among others faithfully supporting the medium, it has to be said that its impact is somewhat diluted these days. Not only has every man, dog and gran recorded one, but mixing dexterity is no longer a prerequisite either. That said we ... Read more / Preview track