This week’s top mixes include Silent Servant representing Jealous God, Mumdance eclecticism on RinseFM, Danny Daze’s Motor City Cuts, and a Notorious BIG Ready to Die 20th anniversary mixtape.
Silent Servant Representing Jealous God. Juan Mendez, who came to prominence as a part of Sandwell District and co-founded ambient techno label Jealous God, creates another beacon of brutal yet brooding techno as Silent Servant, delivering a wealth of Jealous God output in the Fabric mix above. Download available here.
Mumdance eclecticism on RinseFM. Jack Adams builds on his reputation for eclecticism and reinvention with a typically upbeat and fun experimental grime and techno set on RinseFM, the first of his new residency. Stream and download above.
Little White Earbuds Presents Rrose. In setting up Eaux, Rrose has demonstrated remarkable production skills, melding interests in 20th century music with impeccable sound design while questioning techno’s gender norms. Stream, download and interview from LWE here.
Danny Daze’ Motor City Cuts. Miami’s Danny Daze contributes his own brand of techno and machine-driven house to the XLR8R podcast series after recent releases on Jimmy Edgar‘s Ultramajic label, Maceo Plex‘s Ellum Audio imprint, and Kompakt‘s latest Speicher 12″. Stream and download here.
Notorious BIG Ready to Die 20th Anniversary Mixtape. In celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the release of one of hip hop’s all time classic albums, The Notorious BIG‘s seminal Bad Boy Records debut Ready to Die, WhoSampled team up with Wax Poetics to present a mixtape containing tracks from the album, alternate versions, interview snippets and, of course, original sample material used in the album’s production. Stream above.