This week’s top mixes include Craig Richards’ Old-Meets-New RA Mix, Dekmantel’s favourite selectors of 2016 and Throwing Snow’s Electronic Explorations.
Craig Richards’ Old-Meets-New RA Mix. Resident for over 17 years and musical director for Saturday nights at Fabric, Craig Richards has played a large part in introducing UK audiences to underground names from around the globe over the years. Richards’ RA mix is a “combination of old and new records, some are old and crackly, some are new and scratched”. Stream above.
Dekmantel’s Favourite Selectors of 2016. Reflecting on a year of innovation and creativity, Amsterdam-based label and festival Dekmantel‘s first Dekmantel Selectors edition compiles recordings from their favourite artists of 2016, including Mike Servito, Andy Votel, Baris K, Rahaan and loads more. Stream and download all 27 above.
Swing Ting’s Fact Mix. Manchester collective Swing Ting feature as Fact‘s latest mix contributor, with label co-founders and artists Samrai and Platt showing why their ocean-spanning operation was crowned Fact‘s top label of 2016, including exclusives from Equiknoxx, Jubilee, Murlo and more. Stream above, more information and track listing here.
Throwing Snow’s Electronic Explorations. “After the intro tracks (playing on my atheism) I decided to showcase some of the 160 – 175 BPM tunes I’ve been feeling recently, some old, some new” – London-based producer for Local Action and Houndstooth Records, Throwing Snow describes his new Electronic Explorations mix. Stream and download above, track listing here.
Antal’s South African Jazz Selections. More than an hour of choice South African jazz compiled by Antal, co-founder of internationally-renowned record shop Rush Hour, selected from his two trips to South Africa and many years of collecting. Stream above, track listing here.