This week’s top mixes include Alva Noto’s Blistering Techno, Bok Bok b2b with Kode9 and East Man’s Hi Tek Sound Vol 2.
Alva Noto’s Blistering Techno. Ahead of the release of his UNIEQAV LP’s heavy club-ready rhythms via his label NOTON, German experimentalist and fine artist Alva Noto, also known as Carsten Nicolai, has put together the latest Fact mix, which features “blistering” techno with old favourites like Plastikman’s ‘Mind In Rewind’ alongside cuts from Emptyset, Function and Rrose. Stream above.
Finn Plays Truant. DJ and producer Finn McCorry released his exciting ghetto house, Baltimore and Jersey-inspired records on Local Action Records, and holds a residency at NTS Radio. His Truancy Volume “features a fitting assortment of his current obsessions along with new cuts from his peers”. Stream above, download, track listing and an interview with the artist here.
Bok Bok b2b With Kode9. The second of Night Slugs founder Bok Bok‘s new mix series in association with Radar Radio, titled B2B w Bok, in which he invites friends and DJs for a back-to-back session with no prior preparation. It’s “a fast-paced 4 deck mix as I meet one of my biggest inspirations and all-time faves Kode9 at a steady 140bpm” he explains. Stream and download above.
Pinch with Riko Dan. Dubstep-techno heavyweight and head of the Tectonic imprint, Bristol’s Pinch creates a forward-facing mix for Crack with Riko Dan MCing, featuring a range of music moving between “mutant techno, off-kilter grime and industrial, paranoiac halfstep” productions from Joker, Mumdance and Pinch himself. Stream above.
East Man’s Hi Tek Sound Vol 2. Celebrating the release of his East Man alias’s debut via Planet Mu, Anthoney Hart AKA Basic Rhythm shares a mix comprised entirely of unreleased tracks, including a few collaborative tracks from himself and Acre, as well as alternative and instrumental versions of tracks from the album, Red, White & Zero. Stream above, track listing and download here.