This week’s top mixes include Jayda G rocking Dekmantel, Ash Lauryn’s Black Girls Like Techno Too mix and Phuong-Dan digging Rush Hour Store.
Jayda G Rocks Dekmantel. Canadian music producer, DJ and founder of the Freakout Cult imprint, Jayda G rocks this year’s Dekmantel Festival in Amsterdam with exotic grooves, disco and R&B from Paul Lewis, The Staple Singers, TLC and others, streamed live by Boiler Room after her show for them in London last year. Watch in full above.
Ash Lauryn’s Black Girls Like Techno Too Mix. Honey Soundsystem continue their series of podcasts highlighting Atlanta’s Deep South Crew with a mix from “underground and black” Detroit techno DJ and party promoter Ash Lauryn. She brings the experience of a decade sharing what the music represents, a candid love for its roots, and “the power of reclamation in modern day America”. Stream and download above.
Phuong-Dan Digging Rush Hour Store. Hamburg-based DJ Phuong-Dan is both resident and host of Gatto Musculoso at the legendary Golden Pudel Club, and is associated with Dusseldorf’s Salon Des Amateurs. In his Rush Hour mix, he creates divergent atmospheres, drawing from techno, krautrock to rare disco and obscure experimental music. Stream above.
Powder For Crack Magazine. Ahead of her appearance at Dimensions Festival this September, having honed her productions in a compact bedroom studio in Tokyo and garnering attention in European dance circles with her ESP Institute-released EP Highly, Powder presents the rolling and dubby textures of her sound in this slow-burning and engrossing mix for Crack Magazine. Stream and download above.
PBR Streetgang’s Lost Village Podcast. Boogie duo PBR Streetgang, known for their releases on Crosstown Rebels, Hot Creations and Wolf Music, perform 90 minutes of slamming house and disco, recorded for the UK’s Lost Village Festival. Stream and download above.