Track of the Day: Jamie XX Essential Mix

For many of you cats out there Jamie XX is nothing new. He is one electronic artists in a long line of beat innovators that wander the lonely roads at the edges of electronic music in the US and Europe. Flying Lotus, Actress, and James Blake are all out there with him along with innumerable other artists, but I wanted to highlight this essential mix as a way to highlight different sounds for our columbus scene to collect and play with. What use can we get out of James Blake’s mixing, track selection, and the narrative he is trying to rely to us through his mix?  There are a lot of cats in our scene devoted to playing with different styles. I mean its hard for me to even think of someone who doesn’t. As people interested in music, we seek out the curious and different and aim to understand it.  Let this be just another tool in our tool box to understand diverse forms and seek new possibilities. Enjoy! (Sorry if you already heard this)

Jamie XX — BBC 1 Essential Mix

Tracklisting:

Orbital – Belfast

Phanes – Lucky Woman

Ifan Dafydd – No Good

Harvey Mandel – Christo Redentor

Koreless – Lost in Tokyo

Floating Points – Sais

Wiley – Colder (Instrumental)

Fantastic Mr. Fox – Untitled

Pärson Sound – Untitled

DJ Deeon – Fine Hoes

Luke Vibert – Analord

New Look – Janet

John Tejada – Unstable Condition

Univac – Untitled (Track 1)

Aardvarck – Nosestep (Original Mix)

Jean Jacques Smoothie – 2 People

Instra:mental – Pyramid

Grimm Limbo – Fortune Favours the Brave

R A G – Rage (Spaventi &Aroy Raw Mix)

Ronnie Dyson – All Over Your Face

Jamie xx – Far Nearer (Bootleg)

Axel Boman – Purple Drank

Loosse – About You (feat. Yolanda)

Anette Party – Moreno (feat. Anita Coke)

Gino Soccio – Dancer

Mr Beatnick – Synthetes

Funke, Sacha vs Nina Kraviz – Moses (Stimming Remix)

Jamie xx &Gil Scott Heron – I’ll Take Care of U (Special DJ Version)

Genius of Time – Houston We Have a Problem

Austin Eterno/The xx – I Remember Shelter

James Blake – Libra (Edit)

Pangaea – Bear Witness

Holly Miranda – Slow Burn Treason

Peter Horrevorts – Siren

Chuck Roberts – My House (Acappella)

Virgo Four – Do You Know Who You Are?

Morning Factory – Diane’s Love

Karen Pollack – You Can’t Touch Me (Roc &Kato Vocal Beat Trip Mix)

War – The World Is A Ghetto (Special Disco Mix)

Marshall Jefferson – Mushrooms (Justin Martin Mix)

Radiohead – Bloom (Jamie xx Rework)

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