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Listen To Benjamin Froehlich's Weirdo Disco Mix For Leipzig's Institut Für Zukunft Club

The Permanent Vacation boss serves up 80-minutes of "neo-proto-house".

The proof of Benjamin Fröhlich‘s credentials as a house, disco and techno connoisseur can be found in two words: Permanent Vacation. Over the past decade, Fröhlich has built up the Munich-based label into one of the most respected outlets for melodically-rich club music. John Talabot, Marvin & Guy and Wolfram, among countless others, have called Permanent Vacation home; a testament to Fröhlich’s intuition for picking the best euphoric grooves to move dance floors.

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This quality is on full display in Fröhlich’s mix for Institut für Zukunft‘s “Radio IfZ” podcast series. The Leipzig club has gone so far as describing the mix as “neo-proto-house”, which we find rather apt. Full of mid-tempo cuts, the mix makes nods to disco and Italo but always informed by the intensity of classic and contemporary house. Rolling sequenced basslines nestle up against jagged old-school electro while arpeggios helix up and down for a bright, ecstatic listen throughout. Check it out in full above.

And if you’re in Leipzig this weekend, be sure to check out our Clubnight at IfZ on Friday—it’s a Permanent Vacation label showcase with Fröhlich, Chloé and Lauer all in the house. RSVP here.