This week’s top mixes include Soulwax’s Studio Deewee Session, heavenly gospel from Antal and new noisy electronics from Infinite Machine.
Soulwax’s Studio Deewee Session. Belgian electro-rock brothers David and Stephen Dewaele, aka Soulwax, top Mixcloud’s acid chart with their contribution to the latest XLR8R podcast, an hour of tracks recorded and/or mixed at their Antwerp label, publisher and studio Deewee. Stream above, download and an interview with the artists here.
Heavenly US Gospel Selected By Antal. Just in time for Easter, Antal, who runs the Amsterdam record shop and label Rush Hour, showcases his wide-ranging taste with this selection of heavenly US gospel, disco and soul music, “mostly collected and selected during a recent USA digging trip”. Stream above, track listing here.
New Noisy Electronics from Infinite Machine. A set of noisy electronics, made of “bass tension and hammer-like drums”, from Mexico City via Montreal label Infinite Machine. Track listing and an interview with the men behind the label, Charli Jrz and Tomás Urquieta, here.
Beautiful Swimmers’ Bumping RA Podcast. Washington production and DJ duo Beautiful Swimmers return to RA with new music by Flørist and L.M.Y.E, and a set of bumping UK garage and house. Stream above, an interview with the artists here.
Kyle Hall and Michio James’s James Baldwin Mix. A collaborative mix featuring Michio James and Kyle Hall, utilising the African-American writer and social critic James Baldwin as a guide to “examine, celebrate, and score blackness with a visceral, poignant, and triumphant ambient afrobeat, hip-hop, jazz excursion”. Stream above.
Aphex Twin Deep Cuts Mix. An hour of Richard D. James tracks you may have missed, plucked from the legendary producer’s 25 years of IDM, techno and jungle releases under many aliases. Stream and download above, track listing here.