Today’s mix is a classic from the EB vaults by Warp and Planet Mu affiliated producer Tim Exile. Something of a polymath—he also writes music software—Tim’s recently been making waves (no pun intended) as one fifth of the Native Instruments-curated supergroup Mostly Robot. Indeed, you may have caught the collaborative live project at EB Festival Budapest last summer (if not, no biggie, you can watch the video here). This mix from 2008 conjures up a vivid world that’s at once medieval and futuristic. With gothic sounds and coded lyrics that create shadowy illusions, he has always used an intimidating amount of machinery and layers upon layers of programmed algorithms to manipulate his songs onto a new and exciting plane. This is him at his finest—enjoy!
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Check out this video of Portugese Kuduro group Buraka Som Sistema in the studio covering the Neneh Cherry hit ‘Buffalo Stance’. Created as part of the fifty year anniversary celebrations of Dr. Martens footwear, the group are seen in their home town of Lisbon talking about dancing, Kudoro and of course, ‘Buffalo Stance’. Dr. Martens, – more
In this week’s Videodrome: audio-visual joy from the likes of Kanye West, Pantatones, Westbam and many more to explore. – more
Mix CDs aren’t necessarily the most important format in times of digital mixes and podcasts. Still, a good mix gives a better insight into an artist’s record collection, his or her current taste, mood and personal influences perhaps even more so than an album. Marcel Dettmann suits the mix CD format pretty well, as his – more