Mixes Of The Week: 1/8/17

This week’s top mixes include Bill Brewster Presents I Was Born This Way, Teki Latex On The French Riviera, 1987 Reimagined by JD Twitch, and Nick Höppner In Session.

Bill Brewster Presents I Was Born This Way. British music writer and DJ Bill Brewster’s latest mix celebrates the contribution of the gay community to dance music. “Some of the songs were written or performed by gay men and women. Some of them have a gay theme. Some of them were appropriated by the gay community and became anthems.” Stream above.

Teki Latex On The French Riviera. Parisian DJ Teki Latex puts together an italo disco mix which he describes as “the soundtrack of driving past the colossal and megalomaniac architectural complex known as Marina Baie Des Anges situated in the French Riviera, on the way to the Italian border”.  Stream and download above, track listing here.

1987 Reimagined by JD Twitch. Ahead of his appearance at Optimo’s 20th anniversary festival in Glasgow next month, JD Twitch marks 30 years since his very first DJ set with a mix harking back to 1987. Stream above, and read an account of those days here.

Straight From The Basic Rhythm Bedroom. London-based electronic musician Anthoney Hart, aka Basic Rhythm and Imaginary Forces, draws early hardcore, techno and jungle from his impressive record collection. Stream and download above.

Dream Catalogue’s Label Of The Month Mix. Resident Advisor celebrates UK vapourwave label Dream Catalogue, highlighting the hardvapour and ghost tech side of one of electronic music’s most exciting new scenes with an hour-long session and a full length profile. Stream and download above, track listing and full feature here.

Nick Höppner In Session. Ostgut Ton manager, Berlin electronic music mainstay and Berghain/Panoramabar resident Nick Höppner records a session for Mixmag. It’s an eclectic and meandering mix of sounds, styles and tempos with a tracklist that covers artists like D Tiffany, Bass Clef, Auntie Flo, Mosca and Scott Grooves. Stream above.

Derrick Carter Marks 500th XLR8R Podcast. XLR8R celebrate their 500th podcast, with help from one of America’s finest DJs and a highly influential artist, Chicago’s Derrick Carter, whose two hours skilfully span the various strains of house music that have developed over the last four decades. Stream above, download here.

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