This week’s top mixes include Solaris’s Syncopated Grooves, HAAi’s Psychedelic Flavoured Techno and SCB’s Darker and Grainier Sound.
Solaris’s Syncopated Grooves. Leipzig-based selector Solaris is a respected DJ Europe-wide. Having played at Berghain, Robert Johnson, and Concrete, she is part of the Institut für Zukunft club and has co-founded her own PH17 imprint. Her Inverted Audio mix is a “fast, stomping, and heady journey” into her collection. Stream above, track listing here.
Jordan GCZ on the Do!! You!! Breakfast Show. The latest Do!! You!!! Breakfast Show from Charlie Bones on London’s NTS Radio features producer-DJ Jordan GCZ of Juju & Jordash and Magic Mountain High, whose records have come via Future Times and his own Off Minor Recordings. He selects from The Brides Of Funkenstein, Gang, The Little Dabs and more. Stream above.
HAAi’s Psychedelic Flavoured Techno. Recorded in her “old home at the RinseFM studios in Shoreditch” ahead of her performance at Nuits Sonores 2018, Australian DJ-producer and resident of London’s Phonox club HAAi’s session for XLR8R is a studio mix of older and unreleased favourites, a glimpse of the music in her sets, as well as some of her own tunes. Stream above, track listing, download and an interview here.
New Music Worldwide: London Modular Alliance. This edition of the weekly New Music Worldwide mix series, hosted by DJ and radio host Thris Tian, comes from the three-man London Modular Alliance collective based in the former industrial warehouses of Hackney Wick, who have released their modular electro style via labels including Hypercolour, Dimensions and others. Stream above.
SCB’s Darker and Grainier Sound. Scuba, aka Paul Rose of Hotflush Records, creates a mix for Bleep to celebrate the release of the first LPs as his SCB alias, which serves as a darker, grainier counterpoint to his big room techno productions as Scuba. Stream above.
Kangding Ray’s Complex Techno Experimentations. Experimental techno futurist Kangding Ray’s records, respected for their complex rhythms and sound design, have found homes in Raster-Noton and Stroboscopic Artefacts. His podcast for The Bunker is a recording of him performing live last year, and comes ahead of his appearance at the New York club on April 28th. Stream and download above.