This week’s top mixes include a newly archived Skream recording, Mosca’s Solid Steel Selections, The XXX Side of Dance Mania, and golden era Middle Eastern and Maghreb disco-funk.
Mosca’s Solid Steel Selections. Ninja Tune‘s webcast Solid Steel welcomes Mosca, who hits up some of his favourite producers recently for this mix. A DJ and producer with originals and remixes released by top UK labels including Numbers, Night Slugs, 3024 and Hypercolour. Stream and download above, track listing here.
Kim Ann Foxman’s Feel My Bicep Mix. “It’s a mixture of old + new + unreleased stuff that i wanted to sneak in the mix as a preview.” New York house selector Kim Ann Foxman provides Bicep’s blog and label Feel My Bicep with their latest podcast, having just finished her new solo EP for release via Firehouse. Stream and download here.
A Newly Archived Skream Recording. A newly emerged archive recording of one of Croydon’s original dubstep pioneers Skream, captured before his ascent to global superstar status, playing an hour and a half of now classic tracks from himself, Coki, Mala and others live in Brussels 2006. Stream above.
The XXX Side of Dance Mania. West coast producer, Soo Wavey CEO and Clone affiliate Vin Sol‘s newest upload digs into the raw, x-rated ghetto house vocal tracks of house music originator Jesse Saunders‘ influential label Dance Mania Records, which homed a new school of Chicago DJs such as DJ Funk and DJ Deeon. Stream above.
Golden Era Middle Eastern & Maghreb Disco-Funk. In this instalment of ex-Talking Head David Byrne‘s Luaka Bop label radio show, passionate record collector and DJ John Fitzgerald, aka DJ Fitz, puts together a mix of his favourite songs from the Middle East and Maghreb, focused on the golden era of disco and funk, and featuring a set of very rare Turkish 7″s. Stream above.