Dolph – Deep Afterhour No. 218

Dolph mixes his way through an impressive bandwidth of genres, from Downbeat Electronica to Trip Hop to Nu LatAm grooves to mellow Deep House, and back to some Dope Beats and singer / songwriter tunes. Strictly quality stuff with a dreamy, melodic vibe. Full credit.  

Pablie – B-Sides

Dreamy flute sounds, the organic warmth of a Fender Rhodes, laid-back yet inspiring beats: Pablie from beautiful Barcelona delivers a collection of tracks that ranks fairly high on the dopeness scale. Pablie – B Sides by Atomnation

Den Sorte Skole – Indians & Cowboys

The Danish sampling maniacs known as Den Sorte Skole dropped their new album today. Reflecting the unique production approach of the duo, Indians & Cowboys is a skilful collage of rhythms and sounds from a multitude of countries, music genres and eras. Some tracks are surprisingly heavy on the beats, others float along with barely…

Hidden Orchestra – Reorchestrations Live Mixtape

Outstanding mixtape by the Hidden Orchestra. Well, it’s actually not a mixtape in the classical sense of this term, but rather a live recording of a performance at Berlin’s Radialsystem V. Joe Acheson improvises live remixes of his Hidden Orchestra material, alongside versions of tracks by Floex, Piano Interrupted, Macmaster/Hay, Long Arm, and Clarinet Factory…

DJ Cam – Inverted Audio Mix 183

French Hip Hop / Jazz veteran DJ Cam delivers an oldschool Trip Hop mix full of classics like DJ Shadow, DJ Krush or Massive Attack. Truly timeless, and dope as it can be. Speaking of Trip Hop classics: FACT just published a list of what they consider to be ‘The 50 Best Trip Hop Albums…

Beach Diggin’ Vol. 3

Guts news everyone: The third part of the Beach Diggin’ compilation series is about to be released on Heavenly Sweetness. Once again Guts & Mambo did a fantastic job in compiling what I would describe as the ultimate soundtrack for a tropical / subtropical lifestyle that is centred around large bodies of salt water. I…

Kabanjak – Out Of The Dark

Out Of The Dark: After it has been somewhat quiet around Kabanjak during recent years, the producer is back on track and delivers a new album. Heavyweight beats and bass lines make the 8 tracks as dope as it can be, live drums add a very vivid and dynamic vibe. However, what makes the music…

Trashbat – Fokus X Prolific Mix 2015

Deep, dope, and dubby: That’s how I like Bass Music, and that’s what Trashbat delivers with this DJ Mix. It’s a jazzy blend of classic Dubstep grooves and modern sound structures, playfully involving elements from different genres such as Instrumental Hip Hop or Grime.

Astroboter – Intenpsyfication Mix

German beatmaker and guitarist Astroboter delivers a magnificent mixtape packed with psychedelic music from various genres: I’ve been gathering songs for this mix since my last mix called “Game Of Tones”. It starts wild, breaks into colorful Psychedelic Rock, gets mixed with ethnic Jazz & Dustbowl Blues and ends into an infinite Ambient meditation.

Jon Hopkins & King Creosote In Concert

It was the epic bounce of Open Eye Signal that first drew my attention to the work of Jon Hopkins.  Ever since this artist has been a cornucopia of great sound for me. Just recently he dropped a magnificent BBC Essential Mix, a two hour journey consisting of some of the tracks that have influenced…

Dolph – Schatzkiste #36

Dolph is one of the great artists I discovered through my work with Acker Records / 3000°. This amazing freestyle mix is a true Schatzkiste, a treasure chest, full of musical gems. The Berlin based artist starts with almost half an hour of pure dopeness before he drops the first 4/4 kickdrum. The musical journey…

El Búho – 13 Mooncycle Mix

Inspired by the cycle of the moon INI Movement has just launched a new series. The idea is to celebrate each full moon with an exclusive DJ mix – and they kick off with a really amazing one. For the first instalment, we asked a friend of the movement, the serial ethnomusicologist, El Búho, to…

Submotion Orchestra: Slumber Session

An extremely mellow DJ mix from one of my favourite producers: Ruckspin. Representing the Submotion Orchestra, his 7-person Post-Dubstep / Freestyle Jazz / Ambient ensemble, he delivers a one-hour musical journey through different genres from the laid-back side of things: I tried to fit a variety of moods into this mix; from the simple-but-effective songs…

Chancha Via Circuito – Ahora Nosotros Mixtape

Shortly after releasing Amansara, his mesmerizing third album, Chancha Via Circuito drops a new DJ mix for Test Pressing that is just as beautiful to listen to. The Argentinian artist keeps up a very organic, earthy vibe – the first half feels actually very traditional and folkloric, the dubby electronic groove remains in the background.…

Phaeleh – DJ Mix For Albion Collective

Albion Collective just published an interview with Phaeleh, plus an exclusive DJ mix by the Bristolian master of ultra-mellow Bass Music. It’s deep, it’s uplifting, it’s highly melodic, it’s full of seismic bass lines, it’s packed with dubs and unreleased tracks… it’s everything that makes Phaeleh a truly outstanding figure.