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15.12.2021

Crack Mix 430:
Ploy

Techno Club

When Ploy released the 2018 club smash Ramos, it was clear he’d hit on a winning formula.

Like the music of his Timedance label mates Batu, Bruce, Lurka et al, this was slick, modern dance music full of know-how and technical trickery – but it was also cheeky, with an infectious energy that gave it head-turning appeal and real staying power.

Since then, the London-based producer has been meticulously honing in on this sweet spot, nailing a sound that is as funky and infectious as it is intelligent and boundary-pushing. A few key motifs have continued to crop up regularly: hyper-tense builds, stuttered vocal samples, riotous drum rolls – all evidence of a producer who isn’t shy of those Big Club Moments.

Unsurprisingly, ‘Big Club Moments’ also seems to be the mantra of his new label Deaf Test, which launched last month with the excellent Rayhana EP. His contribution to our Crack Mix series “embodies and represents all the themes and styles that influenced [Rayhana]”, and as such it’s packed with those head-turning dancefloor moments we’ve come to expect from Ploy, who moves through Japanese gqom, South American techno, Ugandan club music and beyond.


See Tracklist
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INVT & Nicholas G. Padilla – Hydro Terra
Batola Rif – Reggada O Bled Allé Danse
T5UMUT5UMU – They Call It Gqomish Techno
Placido Elm Tree – Get It Right
Tokischa – Desacato Escolar (Guari Afro House remix)
De Grandi – Soba
DJ Luarsab – Motions
Epi Centrum – Abstract Concept Called Impact
Machance & DJ Abbas – Tima Lebone
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Ploy – Rayhana
Nikes – Data Thieves
Niño Árbol – HHHH
DJ Baba The Raptor – Antena
ZONAexp – Crazed (BR)
Death Abyss – Mix Three
Davis Galvin – Rissp
Makaton – Defiler (Repeat Offender Mix)
20kPa – Procedure
zwansound – You All
410 – Think Again
CUB – Reason Doesn’t Sleep
Nisi-p – Electron
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Sha Sha Kimbo – Save the world
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DJ N.K. – Sai Ngaxita ft. NM
KALA BTZ – Synthia
Don Zilla – Automated
Tim Karbon – 13Block x K-Lone – Funk Le 17
Adam Ondo Martenot – The Eye of Ondo
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Crack Mix 430: Ploy

Crack Mix 430: Ploy

When Ploy released the 2018 club smash Ramos, it was clear he’d hit on a winning formula.

Like the music of his Timedance label mates Batu, Bruce, Lurka et al, this was slick, modern dance music full of know-how and technical trickery – but it was also cheeky, with an infectious energy that gave it head-turning appeal and real staying power.

Since then, the London-based producer has been meticulously honing in on this sweet spot, nailing a sound that is as funky and infectious as it is intelligent and boundary-pushing. A few key motifs have continued to crop up regularly: hyper-tense builds, stuttered vocal samples, riotous drum rolls – all evidence of a producer who isn’t shy of those Big Club Moments.

Unsurprisingly, ‘Big Club Moments’ also seems to be the mantra of his new label Deaf Test, which launched last month with the excellent Rayhana EP. His contribution to our Crack Mix series “embodies and represents all the themes and styles that influenced [Rayhana]”, and as such it’s packed with those head-turning dancefloor moments we’ve come to expect from Ploy, who moves through Japanese gqom, South American techno, Ugandan club music and beyond.

See Tracklist
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INVT & Nicholas G. Padilla – Hydro Terra
Batola Rif – Reggada O Bled Allé Danse
T5UMUT5UMU – They Call It Gqomish Techno
Placido Elm Tree – Get It Right
Tokischa – Desacato Escolar (Guari Afro House remix)
De Grandi – Soba
DJ Luarsab – Motions
Epi Centrum – Abstract Concept Called Impact
Machance & DJ Abbas – Tima Lebone
???
Ploy – Rayhana
Nikes – Data Thieves
Niño Árbol – HHHH
DJ Baba The Raptor – Antena
ZONAexp – Crazed (BR)
Death Abyss – Mix Three
Davis Galvin – Rissp
Makaton – Defiler (Repeat Offender Mix)
20kPa – Procedure
zwansound – You All
410 – Think Again
CUB – Reason Doesn’t Sleep
Nisi-p – Electron
???
Sha Sha Kimbo – Save the world
???
DJ N.K. – Sai Ngaxita ft. NM
KALA BTZ – Synthia
Don Zilla – Automated
Tim Karbon – 13Block x K-Lone – Funk Le 17
Adam Ondo Martenot – The Eye of Ondo
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