This week’s top mixes include Derrick May & Karim Sahraoui’s Transmat Showcase, Space Dimension Controller’s Deep Space Jams, and The Mix That Changed The Black Madonna’s Life.
Derrick May & Karim Sahraoui’s Transmat Showcase. A father of modern techno, Derrick May performs a two-hour showcase of his label Transmat alongside label mate Karim Sahraoui, for a Boiler Room session in Brussels. Listen in full above, watch here.
The Mix That Changed The Black Madonna’s Life. From 2010, a full seven-hour recording of an Optimo set in Glasgow that inspired Chicago’s respected Smart Bar resident The Black Madonna at the beginning of her career, helping her get to where she is today. Listen in full here.
Cassy on Gilles Peterson Worldwide. One of dance music’s finest, who’s previously been a resident of Rex in Paris, Cocoon and Panorama Bar, where she mixed their first compilation disc, and is now at Circo Loco in Ibiza. Cassy celebrates the release of her new album Donna via Aus Music with a 30-minute session for Gilles Peterson Worldwide. Stream above, track listing here.
Deadboy’s Solid Steel Radio Show. With previous releases out via Well Rounded, Numbers, Local Action and Unknown to the Unknown imprints, and having just released his Carbon Crush Versions EP of new edits, Deadboy features on the latest of Ninja Tune‘s Solid Steel radio shows playing “really new stuff, a couple of old vinyl finds and some unreleased bits”. Stream and download above, track listing here.
Space Dimension Controller’s Deep Space Jams. Jack Hamill aka Space Dimension Controller brings “hazy ambient sounds, cosmic energies and colourful soundscapes” to this episode of Dekmantel‘s podcast series, moving from cosmic spaces to disco jams throughout its blissful three hours. Stream and download above.
Beatrice Dillon and Ben UFO’s Mixtape Collab. Netherlands label, web shop and graphic design crew Wichelroede share a set of two mixes from their first physical product last year, a mixtape collaboration between themselves and UK techno artists Beatrice Dillon and Ben UFO. It features outstanding selections from a range of electronics, dub, jazz, techno and more. The tape sold out immediately. Stream and download both sides above.