Posts by Theo Kotz (@theokotz)

mixes this month

10 mixes you need to hear this month

Featuring Powder, Oli XL, clipping., Anna Meredith, Big Dope P, Dust-e-1 and loads more

Batter Bits

Turbo Island’s Batter Bits #3

Turbo Island’s Chris Wright returns with more mischief and dark whimsy with a distinctly British edge

Myako

Myako

Myako’s sets largely mine the breaks of UK club tracks and the rhythms of dancehall. Here, metallic clangs and crystalline twinkles cut through the bassy depths for a balanced journey through her vivid landscapes

jamz supernova

Soulful rollers – Mixed by Jamz Supernova

1Xtra DJ and Future Bounce head Jamz Supernova gets deep into the syncopation, soul and swing of broken beat

halloween

Halloween horror(s)core special – Mixed by clipping.

Cramming an enormous number of tracks into just under 40 minutes, the twisted LA noise rappers cycle through gnarled beats, cold, cascading melodies and all manner of depraved rhymes. Happy Halloween

Unreleased Scottish underground – Mixed by Skillis

Skillis, the DJ behind Headset and SSL in Edinburgh, takes us on a journey through a wealth unreleased gems from Scottish legends including Proc Fiskal, Liam Clouds and Polonis

MESS Radio #3: Julianna

Medellín’s Julianna comes through with a masterclass in barrelling techno and swung, strutting electro

mairo nawaz

Mairo Nawaz

One of our favourite up-and-coming selectors spins celestial acid and electro in this swaggering set

Omnidisc #2: Shokh & Danny Daze

Danny Daze is joined by Shokh for the second instalment of our Omnidisc residency. Plug in for a mix of sluggish acid, electro, hip-hop and choppy techno

kerrie

Kerrie

The DBA artist lays down an hour of tough, well-oiled club tracks ahead of her debut EP

Love in the club – Mixed by Sim Hutchins

Sim Hutchins rattles through styles on a hunt for love in the club. Punctuated by recorded memories of this elusive phenomena, the mix is equal parts alluring and unsettling

Sunday Mix: Bremer/McCoy

Sunday Mix: Bremer/McCoy

Bremer/McCoy look to the various strands of influence that make up their earthy classical jazz for this Sunday set, drawing on dub, afrobeat, folk and the modern classical world too

A history of UK garage – Mixed by DJ Spoony

DJ Spoony brings us an exclusive mix of UKG past and present, a love letter to the grooves he’s dedicated his life to

Kode9

Hyperdub Takeover: Kode9

A blistering howl through Hyperdub founder Kode9’s sonic pallet, with footwork and other high-speed percussive tumbles forming the bedrock

Hyperdub Takeover: Proc Fiskal

The Scottish experimentalist skips and splutters through rhythmic structures, painting a sort of sepia-futurism with its warm, glistening synths and snippets of chatter