Mixes Of The Week: 12/2/17

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This week’s top mixes include Carl Craig live in Cologne, Amy Becker’s Acrylic On Air, and Jay Simon presenting Charm City.

Carl Craig Live in Cologne. Via Planet E, the ground-breaking independent label and brainchild of legendary DJ, producer, and all around innovator Carl Craig, a three-hour recording from Gewoelbe club, Cologne, December 2017. Stream above.

Amy Becker’s Acrylic On Air. Queen of the UK’s freshest underground music, and a resident DJ at Radar Radio, London’s Amy Becker presents the first in her new series of month radio shows, “bridging the gap between music that I love to play from all corners of the spectrum. Each show I will be joined by a DJ or producer who has inspired me in some way,” she explains. Stream and download above, track listing here.

Jay Simon Presents ‘Charm City’. Atlanta DJ and boss of Must Have Records, Jay Simon presents a set from his immense collection of “beat to shit” and “unheard” Baltimore club music, which has become known as some of the most exciting and rhythmically sophisticated music in the world, influencing a generation of club producers. Stream and download above.

Johann Johannsson’s Tragic Passing. Oscar, BAFTA and Grammy-nominated musician and composer, Iceland’s Johann Johannsson, whose acclaimed scores are known for blending electronic and classical orchestration, and who won a Golden Globe in 2015 for his score to the Stephen Hawking biopic, has tragically died aged 48. Listen back to his Electronic Explorations set from last year above.

Afrique Magnifique with Bjørn Harald Lund Bø. Bjørn Harald Lund Bø has been on the forefront of bringing exotic flavours to Oslo’s excellent underground club scene since the early 2000s, and runs the bi-monthly Tropique Magnifique party at Revolver. In this exclusive mix for Gouranga, he showcases his affection for African rhythms. Stream above.

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