Wax Poetics celebrates its ten-year anniversary with their 50th issue, also known as the Prince Issue. And since there’s probably nobody on this planet who knows his funk better than LA’s Dâm-Funk, he was asked to together a special Prince Mixtape.
The Hudson Mohawke Valentine’s Day mixes have become sort of a tradition. No difference this year, you can download the fifth edition on LuckyMe.
And here’s another Valentine’s mix, this time put together by Los Angeles beat scientiest Shlohmo.
One of the highlights this week must have been Julia Holter‘s contribution to the FACT Mix series. Not an everyday mixtape!
It’s been a while since the last Svetlana record came out, but now Serbia’s finest label is back with new music from BNJMN. Most people might associate this name with his brilliant debut on Rush Hour, but in fact BNJMN released on Svetlana before under the name of Jackhigh.
On 141 you get to hear “deep aquatic originals” plus two more remixes by Lukid and Kelpe to complete the package. Listen to the preview below.
01. One Sea
02. We Are The Weather
05. One Sea (Lukid remix)
06. We are the weather (Kelpe remix)
You can already get the digital release from Svetlana’s Bandcamp page, but also from regular online retailers such as Bleep or Boomkat. The Kelpe remix is exclusively available from Boomkat at this moment, Bandcamp should follow next week.
The track above is one that didn’t make it on the release, instead you can download it as a free taster for the full release.
There are quite some mixtapes making the round lately and it’s all quality stuff from what I heard so far. So if you’re not following my Twitter stream, here’s a roundup of recommended mixes to get you into the weekend.
With her new EP out on Brainfeeder, Tokimonsta is currently on touring across Europe and the UK. And for those that can’t make it, she has put together the Analogue Monsta, the first of a two part mix series.
Rinse FM had two absolute killers this week, first a two hours set from Africa Hitech, who also announced their new single this week. And secondly it’s SBTRKT‘s new show, which is even better than the previous. Lot’s of exclusives, new remixes and tracks from his forthcoming debut album.
We got a bit concerned about Dabrye lately, haven’t we? Pulse Radio managed to pin down the man for an interview and even got the man doing his first official mixtape. You wouldn’t want to miss that!