This week’s top mixes include Lil Data Live at Aisle 5, Peder Mannerfelt’s Voodooistic Brew and Ikonika’s Dizzying Joyride.
Lil Data Live at Aisle 5 Atlanta. A recording of PC Music’s resident live coder and producer Lil Data live at Aisle 5, Atlanta. He performs Hard Attack Surface, which consists of dream-like visuals, as well as 40 minutes of glitched-out algorithmic melodies, electronic textures and big beats using the live music and pattern coding language TidalCycles. Stream and download above.
UKG Don Todd Edwards’s Clash Mix. UK garage don and splice king Todd Edwards is widely known for his role at the forefront of the original UK garage scene and the “sugar-sweet and bubbly chops” sound of his Grammy-winning productions. In his mix for Clash, he runs through a set of his own productions. Stream above, track listing here.
Lukid Playing Truant. With previous releases of his melodic and evocative style of house and techno released on labels like Werkdiscs, Ninja Tune and Liberation Technologies, Lukid celebrates his new EP, out via GLUM, with a mix for Truants that delves into the unexpected and surreal. Stream above.
Peder Mannerfelt’s Voodooistic Brew. The latest Dekmantel Podcast features an esoteric two-hour sound collage from Swedish producer Peder Mannerfelt. It contains “a voodooistic brew of shamanistic rituals, abstract noise and kinked techno that takes you to a dark foreign world,” with tracks from Pinch, Errorsmith, Vatican Shadow and Machine Woman. Stream and download above.
Ikonika’s Dizzying Joyride. Following up on her Distractions LP and her recent rework of Kingdom and SZA’s ‘Down 4 Whatever’, Hyperdub and Planet Mu producer Ikonika’s debut Crack mix is a “dizzying joyride through robust kuduro, syrupy UKG, spacious funky and blissed out grime”. Stream above.
SA Special w/ DJ Okapi & Dene Kadej-Ibarra. In the latest edition of Rush Hour’s Store Broadcast series of themed broadcasts, a South Africa special from avid SA music collectors DJ Okapi (Afrosynth records, Rush Hour) and Dene Kadej-Ibarra (La Casa Tropical), who play more than three hours of their current favourites. Stream above.