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[ Written by: | 28 Jan 2016 | No Comment | ]

This rave tape archive, collected by London’s Stamina MC, has everything you need to hyper-agitate those early ’90s rave and jungle urges.
Dive into more than 100 archived mixes and let that sweet cassette nostalgia take you away.
Go grab the AWOL ones… thats it ya summer sorted
 

 
 

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[ Written by: | 21 Jan 2016 | No Comment | ]

Tastemaker, Educator, Sound Designer, and Motor City Proponet Mike Huckaby lays down some deep house goodness this week and while I won’t say its a blinder – cause deep house don’t work like that… its a fab mix of lushness
Now why am I sweating in my office when I should be sitting outside at home chilling out with this?
oh yeah that work to live lifestyle we embrace so
 
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[ Written by: | 17 Dec 2015 | One Comment | ]

Today I had two choices – being a man I can’t multitask so it was one or the other. First listen to this here disco mix or two read our Staff Policy and Procedures Manual (updated July 2015)
Needless to say I did the latter and as such you can enjoy the former.
Nicky Siano is a TRUE pioneer of the dance music scene, his first job playing records at New York’s famed club The Round Table, was in 1971. In 1972, at the age of 17, he opened/designed and was the …

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[ Written by: | 10 Dec 2015 | No Comment | ]

German duo Modeselektor drop some bombs for the Solid Steel Radio show… and what a relaxing hour it is too.
 

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[ Written by: | 3 Dec 2015 | No Comment | ]

It’s been a week of fantastic mixes dropping…
Top mention goes to Carl Craig, cause he’s the bee’s knees and his Rinse FM slot is so bloody great.

There’s the always worth the effort and solid Ralph Lawson @ The Terrace

This DJ Heidi BBC mix is well worth checking

Well worth a mention and also for those like me that hate the way Fact Mag (et al) present lists (one page ya fuckers) their best free mixes list is worth the scroll through.
I Think I’m going to go with Rushmore’s Ballroom Beats, cause …

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[ Written by: | 26 Nov 2015 | No Comment | ]

This popped up on my soundcloud feed the other day and on a whim I grabbed the bugger – which was a pain cause its free download via hypeddit.com which is the most irritating means to get free anything (oh how I hate thee hypeddit)… normally I’d bail rather than log into soundcloud leave a comment before I’d listened and the other hoops one has to jump through to grab said mix. As it was a slow day I jumped, I jumped and then I had it.
Its a solid not …

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[ Written by: | 19 Nov 2015 | No Comment | ]

I’d say todays mix choose is a lazy selection…. cause it comes from the soundcloud account I grab everything from and have yet to be disappointed with the results. So yeah I’m lazy… and this is pretty fucking awesome
ROD is the incarnation of Dutch multi talent Benny Rodrigues. For the last four years it is a moniker that has found the Dutchman exploring supple, fulsome techno sounds with a healthy dose of funk. To date his functional characterful EPs have come on labels like Klockworks, Field Records and CLR. Intense …

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[ Written by: | 11 Nov 2015 | One Comment | ]

Born and raised on the mean streets of Auckland, Lelo, AKA Scooter , started his musical journey when he was 115, when he was given a slap by the security guard at the local branch of Woolworths. It was at this moment that Scooter knew he wanted to be part of ‘The Scene’.
He first became interested in the electronic music scene in 1989.
In 1888, aged 14, his Mum and Dad bought him his first set of turntables. At the age of 17, he was already being touted as Auckland’s answer to …

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[ Written by: | 9 Nov 2015 | No Comment | ]

All night DJ set at one of the world’s best underground clubs by Joris Voorn.
Its just bloody great and downloadable (click through to Soundcloud) too!

 

Nov 19 update – Part three is now online

 
 

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[ Written by: | 29 Oct 2015 | 2 Comments | ]

I’m pretty stoked that Palmy North local Rob Thorne kicks off this mix, he’s a really nice bloke and makes really interesting music, he “re-imagines and reconstructs traditional Maori instrumental music for the 21st century”. For me its the entire reason to check out this mix…

 
You know its going to be a good listen when a mix is headed thus: Welcome to one of the year’s weirdest FACT mixes.
With his early releases on Samurai and Exit, it was once easiest to tie New Zealand’s Fis to drum and bass – albeit drum and bass at …