DATE: November 30th, 2016
German producer and Tuff City Kids member Lauer has put together an exclusive mixtape ahead of his DJ set at our La.Ga.Sta. event at our favorite hangout Dalston Superstore this Friday. Entitled “Sandra Fanclub Future Protokoll”, the 60-minute mix will put you in the right mood for our party. There is no tracklisting, as he likes to let music speak for itself. Grab this great mixtape for free below, and check out Dalston Superstore’s interview with Lauer here.
DATE: November 19th, 2016
Portuguese producer/DJ Luis Clara Gomes, aka Moullinex, is back with a new mixtape called “In Need Of Love”. It’s an eclectic mix of soulful house, disco, jazzy tracks and some unreleased edits from the man himself. In times like this, all we need is love.
In his own words: “In terrible times one needs to turn back to music for healing. I hadn’t recorded a mixtape in over a year, and it felt like the right moment to say something. As Gil Scott Heron said, now it’s Winter in America, and Winter is coming to the rest of the world. May we meet each other in music and celebrate togetherness. A bunch of unreleased music in here. A little edit i did just for the occasion. Sunny jams with the occasional melancholic tune.”
Gil Scott-Heron – Winter In America (Moullinex Edit)
Harvey Sutherland – Bamboo
Mac Miller feat. Anderson .Paak – Dang! (Moullinex Edit)
Laurence Guy – Bamboo
Joey Negro & The Sunburst Band – Here Comes The Sunburst Band (Fouk Remix)
HNNY – Hotline Riddim (Jacques Renault Edit)
Oma Nata – ?
? – ?
Marcus Marr – Rocketship
Ron Basejam – The Carrington Spirituals
OPOLOPO – Get On Up
Sadam Ant – Baby Brother (Dj Fudge Remix)
Lxury – J.A.W.S
Rinocerose – Fighting the Machine (Moullinex Remix)
The Black Madonna – A Jealous Heart Never Rests
? – ?
KiNK – Strings
DATE: September 2nd, 2016
Aeroplane’s Vito De Luca recently dropped a new mix called “Inward Dancing Outward Thinking”, and we can’t get enough of it. The one-hour mix is “filled with music that I think is of value and that really turns me on,” according to the man himself. This one will surely make the glorious days of summer last a little bit longer. Grab it below, and enjoy the ride.
01. Selvy – Pops
02. Long Body – On A Big Trip
03. The Green Door Allstars – Beat The Drums (Auntie Flo Remix)
04. Andres – Pluck Away
05. Ben Houghton – Beta Blocker (Harvey Sutherland Remix)
06. Obas Nenor – Glimpse Of Light
07. Playgroup – Play The Music
08. JMII – Thrills
09. Parple – Sacred
10. Todd Terje – Snooze 4 Love (Dixon Remix)
11. Lauer – Antinat
12. Jan Ketel & Siggatunez – Grand Central Park Piano
13. Mall Grab – Can’t Take It No More
DATE: August 29th, 2016
With their debut album “Recto Verso” a little less than a month away, Parisian electro-pop duo Paradis have put together a special mix called “Message Vocal” for i-D. Let’s push back the end of the summer with this excellent mix full of songs in French. Enjoy the ride.
François And The Atlas Mountains – Nights = Days
Il Etait Une Fois – Rien Qu’Un Ciel
Graziella Madrigal – New Delhi
Michel Polnareff – Petite Petite
Etienne Daho – Il Ne Dira Pas
Cristina – La Poupée Qui Fait Non
Telex – Moscow Diskow
Space – Carry On, Turn Me On
Flavien Berger – Saint-Donatien
Michel Berger – Le Monde Est Stone
Françoise Hardy – Première Rencontre
Jeanette – L’Amour Joue Au Violon
Mikado – Par Hasard
Syracuse – Vapeurs D’Équateur
Francis Lai – Number One
Visage – Devenir Gris
Angelillo & Hamel – Je Veux Te Dire Une Chanson
Miss Kittin – 3ème Sexe
Max Berlin – Elle Et Moi (Joakim Remix)
Première Classe – La Fille Qui Rit
DATE: August 5th, 2016
Tonight is the night for our second “ΓΚΑΡΑΖ” (Garage) event! Drivetime special with two exceptional co-drivers, Cut Copy’s frontman Dan Whitford, aka Bobby Boomerang, and fellow Aussie DJ/producer and Cutters Records very own Knightlife at our favorite hangout Dalston Superstore. To set the right mood, we’ve put together a 90-minute warm up “ΓΚΑΡΑΖ” mixtape filled with some of our favorite current tunes. Grab this mix for free below, and join us for a long ride. Pull up to the bumper baby!
01. Jonny Sender – Luck Sum Don (Edit)
02. Larry Gus – The Sun Describes (40 Thieves Wawoobi Dub)
03. Gilad Kahana – Africa Sheli (Red Axes Remix)
04. MLiR – People
05. MH013 – Better
06. Låpsley – Operator (DJ Koze’s 12 inch Extended Disco Version)
07. Classixx – Just Let Go (feat. How to Dress Well) [Ray Mang Remix]
08. Hardway Bros – Pleasure Cry (Tuff City Kids Remix)
09. Jacques Renault – Redlight Rubber (Massimiliano Pagliara Remix)
10. Laurie Anderson – O Superman (M.Giordani Disco Spacer Mix)
11. Factory Floor – Ya
12. Crooked Man – This Machine (Kills Me) (machine build) –
13. Todd Terje & The Olsens – Disco Circus (Dan Tyler Remix)
14. Chaos In The CBD – Background Explorer –
15. Midland – Final Credits
DATE: June 21st, 2016
Peaking Lights, the Los Angeles-based psychedelic synth-pop duo of Aaron Coyes and Indra Dunis, have put together a great new mixtape called “Resonating Friction”, all smoothed-out and summery. Full of quality tunes, the 100-minute tape sounds like a perfect soundtrack for endlessly warm evenings and sunlit road trips. In their own words: “This is the first of series of mixes to be released over the summer months. Just been feeling inspired this summer so thought to share some tunes that have aided our inspiration in life. Hope everyone has a great summer and beyond.” Get your fill of the “Resonating Friction” mixtape above, and ride with us.
In related news, Peaking Lights’ Aaron Coyes has started a new project PLSD, and will soon drop his “Spacewalking/Normalized” 12” of slow spacey after party disco grooves on Phil South’s Golf Channel imprint. Pre-order it here.
DATE: June 11th, 2016
Summer is here! Jeffrey Paradise, one half of the LA’s infamous duo Poolside, has put together an excellent mixtape of tropical disco from around the world called “Rhythm Party”. Focusing on African and Caribbean rhythms fused with a disco beat, this sun-soaked hour-long mix features a choice selection of quality daytime disco tunes. Grab a piña colada, and get ready to party with Jeffrey Paradise.
DATE: June 2nd, 2016
This Friday is party time! Just 1 day to go til La.Ga.Sta.’s first “ΓΚΑΡΑΖ” (Garage) event at our favorite London hangout Dalston Superstore. Driving with us will be one of our all-time heroes Alexis Taylor of Hot Chip for a special DJ set. We’re also excited to welcome two of our favorite artists for their London debut, Munich-based Australian producer Tim Sullivan, aka This Soft Machine, and Berlin’s disco/balearic outfit Private Agenda. To set the right mood, we’ve put together a warm up “ΓΚΑΡΑΖ” mixtape full of great tunes. This ride will surely last longer than 70 minutes. Grab this mix for free below, and blast it on you car stereo. Vrooom!
“There’s a party in my mind…And I hope it never stops…”
01. Pontchartrain – Luv 2 U
02. RaBo & SnoB – Here We Come
03. Private Agenda – Full Moon (Cazzo Pazzo Full Time Remix)
04. Hot Chip – Started Right (Joe Goddard Remix)
05. This Soft Machine – It’s Operational
06. Secret Squirrels #10 – Side A
07. Tom Zé – Correio Da Estação Do Brás (Vito & Druzzi Rework)
08. Red Axes – Sun My Sweet Sun
09. Ponzu Island – Super Koto (Andras Fox Extended Mix)
10. Emmanuelle – Italove
11. Leon Vynehall – Paradisea
12. Marcus Marr – Rocketship
13. In Flagranti presents Jonny Sender – Disco Touch
14. Casino Times – Love In Time
15. Alain Chamfort – Paradis (Paradis Reprise)
DATE: May 19th, 2016
It’s time to beat the heat with Heat Beat! Just before bringing their legged punk-funk-dance XXXtravaganza to Europe, our beloved Melbourne heat beat collective NO ZU have put together this exclusive “Afterlife Eurotica” mix for La.Ga.Sta. to get us all in the right mood for the upcoming tour. Filled with choice selections, the 64-minute mixtape is a pure heater of a mix! NO ZU like to keep things shrouded in mystery, so there’s no tracklist.
Nicolaas Oogjes of the band says about the mix, “The ‘Afterlife Eurotica’ mix sums up our feelings about bringing the full-ZU-band XXXtravaganza to Europe for the first time! Sight seeing boogie, tourism funk, foreign mood rave, traveling groove hypnotics, and souvenir erotic feelings permeate throughout as they do in the collective ZU mind. Most tracks are completely fresh to me. Groove deepness that has floated around us in the Heat Beat ether from other DJ sets, from band-mates in dilapidated hostel rooms, from Melbourne community radio and from the depths of the ‘Afterlife’. Then there are a couple of ZU standards, pillars of the proto-XXX-boogie past like Parliament and Sydney’s own Severed Heads. See you this week Europe! Time 2 do the ZU with U.”
Grab the mix below, and make sure to check out the Alex Last-directed new 3D video for “Hi-Gloss, taken from their second LP “Afterlife”, out now on Chapter Music. Buy it here.
Download the “Afterlife Eurotica” mix for free here.
EU Tour Dates:
Fri 20 May – Russia – Moscow
Tues 24 May – UK – Leeds – Headrow House
Wed 25 May – UK – Glasgow – Hug & Pint
Thur 26 May – UK – Manchester – Deaf Institute
Fri 27 May – UK – London– Shacklewell Arms
Sat 28 May – France – Nantes
Sun 29 May – France – Paris – Villette Sonique Festival
Tue 31 May – UK – London w/Prince Rama
Wed 1 June – France – Rennes – Ubu Club
Thur 2 June – France – Amiens – La Lune des Pirates
Fri 3 June – Switzerland – Dudingen – KILBI festival
Sat 4 June – France – Nimes – This Is Not A Love Song festival
DATE: April 6th, 2016
About time! Poolside, our beloved Los Angeles-based duo of Filip Nikolic and Jeffrey Paradise, are back with a great new mixtape called “Contact High” full of daytime disco goodness. The 60-minute mix features tons of unreleased edits and new tunes. We can’t think of a better soundtrack for our spring rides. Grab it for free below, and ride with us.
01. Delegation – Oh Honey (Poolside Edit)
02. Le Pamplemousse – Gimmie What You Got (Poolside Edit)
03. Evinha – Esperar Pra Ver (Poolside & Fatnotronic Edit)
04. Bohannon – Save Their Souls (Poolside Edit)
05. Darondo – Didn’t I (Dave Allison Rework)
06. Giorgio Tuma ft. Laetitia Sadier – Through Your Hands Love Can Shine (Turbotito Remix)
07. Phillipi & Rodrigo – Gueto De Gent
08. Poolside – And The Sea
09. Your Song Is Good – Re-Search (Force Of Nature Remix)
10. Turbotito, Phillipi & Rodrigo – Cansao Para Laia (JKriv Remix)
11. Jeffrey Paradise – Dream With You (Bosq Remix)
12. The Rascals – Groovin’ on a Sunday Afternoon (Poolside Edit)
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