Mixes Of The Week: 14/5/18

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This week’s top mixes include AG Cook’s Hollywood Ambient Mix, Stanislav Tolkachev’s Moody Meditations and Palm Trax’s Joyful Joints.

AG Cook’s ‘Hollywood Ambient’ Mix. PC Music producer AG Cook contributes a mix for Sigur Rós’s ongoing Liminal series, curating “choreographers, visual artists and new technologies – with solo work and remixes, film score and generative music”. Broadcast via NTS, he features an hour of pop selections from Rihanna, Sigur Rós, Charli XCX, and Katy Perry, as well as unreleased cuts from himself. Stream above.

Palm Trax’s Soulful and Joyful Joints. Via RA Live, Berlin-based techno producer Palm Trax performs a set of soulful joints and joyful disco at East London audiophile venue Brilliant Corners. “The perfect soundtrack to a spring evening in London.” Stream above, track listing here.

Stanislav Tolkachev’s Moody Meditations. Ukrainian experimental techno producer Stanislav Tolkachev follows up the release of his inventive new EP on Raw Waxes with the latest Dekmantel podcast, which features a serious session of subtly emotional, deep and aggressive rhythms and arpeggios, ahead of the release of his fourth LP, It Will Be Too Late Then. Stream and download above.

Posthuman’s Acid Megamix. Posthuman, aka Josh Doherty and Richard Bevan, are a production duo who have released on labels like Seed, Skam and B12, before helping fuel the global rebirth of acid house with their Balkan Vinyl and I Love Acid imprints. Their four-hour acid megamix is a masterclass in the style, and blends essential historic moments with rarities and unreleased tracks. Stream and download above.

Sami Baha’s Refined Sound. London producer Sami Baha’s UK bass-centric electronics have found a home on Planet Mu, first with his 2016 EP release Mavericks and again with his new debut album, Free For All. Celebrating its release, he showcases his “refined and elegant” sound in this XLR8R podcast. Stream above, download, track listing and an interview with the artist here.

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