This week’s top mixes include Nina Kraviz and Ricardo Villalobos’s Rinse FM takeovers to #savefabric, Aphex Twin by µ-Ziq, Sound Signature live from Movement Festival, and more.
Nina Kraviz Takes Over RinseFM to #savefabric. Reflecting on the recent closure of London’s Fabric, Nina Kraviz shows her support for the nightclub and the protests to save it, which are taking place next month, with a one-hour tribute via Rinse FM‘s 12-hour takeover. Stream above, track listing here.
Ricardo Villalobos at Fabric. Also via the Rinse takeover, a two-hour recording of Ricardo Villalobos performing a set of timeless selections at the club, drawing from minimal techno to deep house, to old-school acid and electro, and beyond. Stream above, track listing here.
Ben Sims Presents Versions Galore. DJ Ben Sims has exported a distinctly UK hard-and-fast techno sound worldwide via his labels – Hardgroove, Theory, and Ingoma – and holds a monthly residence on London’s NTS Radio. In the latest Crack Mix, he shares his passion for reggae and roots. Stream and download above.
Aphex Twin by µ-Ziq. To celebrate the re-release of Mike Paradinas and Richard D James‘s collaborative LP Expert Knob Twiddlers, Planet Mu boss Mike Paradinas (aka µ-Ziq) shares a vinyl-only mix of Aphex records, which has topped Mixcloud’s IDM and experimental charts. Stream above, track listing here.
Sound Signature Live From Movement Festival. A two-hour recording of Sound Signature label boss Theo Parrish‘s party at Movement Festival Weekend, Music Gallery Detroit, which was the fourth in an ongoing series of intimate gatherings. He selects from jazz and disco-infused house. Stream above.
Honey Soundsystem’s Well-Polished Eclecticism. Influential San Francisco DJ troupe and creative collective Honey Soundsystem presents its eclectic method in the latest Dekmantel podcast, offering “a bouncing selection of well polished house and techno. Clean and tinged with a stylish sense of retro-futurism throughout, there are nods to darker synth wave sounds and colourful disco vibes”. Stream and download above.