Mixes Of The Week: 12/3/17

Octo Octa

This week’s top mixes include Koodeta’s Women’s Day Playlist, Octo Octa’s Emotional Impact and Shinichiro Yokota & Pleasure Cruiser’s Far-Eastern Inspiration.

Koodeta’s Women’s Day Playlist. Honouring the International Women’s Day celebrations, an epic list of 113 techno mixes by women, compiled by record collector and design activist Marallo, of the woman-centric London party Koodeta, with electronic artists Anja Kraft, Jane Fitz, Tijana T and Dr. Rubinstein all featuring. Stream above.

Octo Octa’s Emotional Impact. Brooklyn-based artist Octo Octa has been pushing the NYC electronic music scene forwards for many years. Her emotionally impactful Discwoman mix “is a recording from the Polyglamorous 3 year anniversary party in San Francisco” she recently performed at. Stream above, a Q&A with the artist here.

Peach’s ‘Silky’ Crack Mix. Upcoming London DJ Peach has been recently announced as one of the guests for Ben UFO’s blockbuster XOYO residency and her track ‘Silky’ was released on Midland’s new imprint Intergraded. Her mix for Crack moves from atmospherics to heavier abstract rhythms, and contains unreleased material. Stream above, track listing here.

Lone’s BBC Radio One Essential Mix. Nottingham-born producer and signee to Belgian dance music institution R&S Records, whose six colourful, hip-hop-influenced house albums have brought him a strong underground following, Lone uploads a recording of his recent BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix. Stream above.

Shinichiro Yokota & Pleasure Cruiser Present Inspirations From The Far East. Ahead of his first vinyl release, the Tokyo Horoki LP, London-based Pleasure Cruiser teams up with Japanese house genius Shinichiro Yokota to offer a collection of shimmering house cuts, featuring one of the album’s digital bonus cuts, ‘Baka Otoko (Dub Mix for Terada)’. Stream above, download here.

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