This week’s top mixes include Shake live at Midwest Freaks, LDLDN’s jazz fusion Special and RP Boo’s Pure Darkness.
Shake Live at Midwest Freaks. Living legend Anthony ‘Shake’ Shakir has produced records for Transmat, Metroplex / Interface and KMS. In this recording for Interdimensional Transmissions he celebrates some of the Midwest’s greatest at the Midwest Freaks party, with a blistering Detroit techno session. Stream and download above.
LDLDN’s Jazz Fusion Special. NTS Radio resident LD offers up a two-hour jazz fusion special featuring music from Chick Corea, Herbie, Jaco, Billy Cobham and others, “HEAVY on the electric guitars and synths”. Stream above, track listing here.
RP Boo’s Pure Darkness. Footwork originator RP Boo puts together a fiery set featuring rarities from his pals and collaborators, and exclusive tracks from his new LP coming soon on Planet Mu, which he describes as “pure darkness”, and asks the listener to “have an open ear, heart and when the rhythm rides make sure you hold on”. Stream above.
Laraaji’s Spiritual Plane. Ahead of Record Store Day, new age and ambient pioneer Edward Larry Gordon, aka Laraaji, creates a meditative journey through an elevated spiritual plane for Fact. It consists of his own original compositions and selections from Tetsu Inoue, Albert Ayler, Alice Coltrane, Iasos and others. Stream and download above.
George FitzGerald’s Influences. UK house producer George FitzGerald reflects on his early musical influences in this XLR8R podcast. “There’s so much I couldn’t fit into one hour, but these are the records I couldn’t leave out. I keep revisiting them both for inspiration and relaxation, and their mark is all over my music.” Stream above, download, track listing and more info here.