Solid Blake curates a playlist of 2022 bangers
Welcome back to Selections, a series of artist-curated playlists from those in the know.
Solid Blake cuts a formidable figure on the European electronic music circuit. A skilful selector, popular producer and co-founder of the since-disbanded Apeiron Crew DJ collective, Blake first caught the music bug while working as a producer at Glasgow community radio station Subcity. She has fine-tuned her electro-indebted sound in the years since then, and across solo and collaborative releases such as Mario – which recently turned five.
It’s proven to be quite the anniversary-filled summer for Blake, who hop-skipped to Berlin last month to take part in Tresor’s sprawling multi-arts festival in celebration of the iconic venue’s 31st birthday. She’s in a rather reflective mood on today’s Selections playlist, too, as she looks back on records shared over the past eight months and curates an essential playlist of 2022 bangers.
“I’d play all of these twice in one set if I could get away with it!” says Blake, who uses her playlist to spotlight club-primed tracks from IMOGEN, Cocktail Party Effect Henzo and more.
Tresor 31 concludes on 28 August. Find out more here