Today’s Mix of the Day comes courtesy of Phon.o, known to his friends as Carsten Aermes. With releases stretching back to 2001, his last album Black Boulder arrived on Modeselektor’s 50 Weapons imprint this year. This mix, featuring the likes of Jamie xx and Cooly G, pursues the same shadowy muse as that record, moving stealthily between basement club and night bus, loitering between swung, clipped beats, funky house keys and garage’s sparky bump and flex along the way.
The acclaimed producer—whose work ranges from improv, industrial, dubstep and dancehall—comments on a singular voice in a new generation of UK experimentalists. – more
The San Francisco producer Charlie Yin, aka Giraffage, debuted a year ago with his self-released Chrome LP. Learn a little more about him in our famous 10 x 4. – more
In some very exciting hip-hop related news, Beans out of Anti-Pop Consortium will be releasing a new solo LP entitled End It All. His last LP Thorns in 2008 was Beans sixth album in just over a decade. Coming at us again, the thinking man’s hip-hop producer has teamed up with some, frankly, very surprising – more
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