Special Request Essential Mix

23 Nov 2015

Paul Woolford has been responsible for some of the largest ‘ardcore productions in recent years through his Special Request moniker. Many are on exhibit in this installment of BBC Radio’s Essential Mix series as well as a trove of unreleased bits. Fair showing here for veteran and yet-to-be junglists alike.

Mala - Boiler Room 2015

17 Nov 2015

Mala, DMZ and Deep Medi Musik don, goes in deep on this recent Boiler Room mix. The continued relevance of dubstep is demonstrated here with wide-ranging mutations creating expansive meditations sustained by the ever prevalent bass weight.

Chiru - Bloodmoon Mix

01 Oct 2015

Boulder producer Chiru releases this live mix of original tunes, carving out his own niche within the cloud trap genre. Heady atmospheres and sound design overlay subtle melodies and even a few vocal surprises to create a moving introspective soundtrack.

Autechre Retro Mix

17 Sep 2015

Dutch festival stalwarts Dekmantel deliver this epic 4hr+ mix of throwback inspirations from the masterminds Autechre. Loads of classics feature here spanning hip-hop to early electro. Big party vibes.

This is the sort of title that gives music geeks minor headrushes. Listen as Machinedrum gives this classic track by psychedelic pioneers The Future Sound of London his junglist treatment.

Akkord x The Haxan Cloak

14 Nov 2014

Dons of brutalist electronic music converge as The Haxan Cloak selects elements from the entirety of Akkords latest EP as his pallete on this epic remix. Rolling constructions give way to a sustained oblivion once the listener is properly eroded away by thunderous bass stabs.

Les Sins - "Michael"

08 Nov 2014

After a few rousing singles the debut album from Toro y Moi’s dancefloor-oriented moniker is here. Modern funk and classic house shuffles arranged with with a pop music sensibility keep the album cohesive and engaging. The unique ‘ardcore vibes on “Call” and breaks on “Drop” are particular highlights.

Lee Gamble - 'Koch'

25 Aug 2014

Techno ruffage propels vintage dreamscapes in Lee Gamble’s return to PAN records. Essentially a double LP, the album encourages long-form meditations through the producer’s feel for a sort of analog haze and a focusing rhythmic that commands more attention than previous efforts.