Best Mixes from March 2016

March brought us a deluge of incredible mixes and live sets from Max Cooper, Marc Poppcke, The Drifter, Pacifica, Olderic, Quarion and many others. The mixes are listed in no particular order.


Max Cooper - All Night Long in London

Max Cooper brings this marathon DJ set recorded in London as a part of his ‘All Night Long’ tour.
The set goes right through Max’s favorite genres from ambient and post classical to downtempo, house, electronica, techno, glitch and drum’n’bass. 

Applescal - DGTL Festival 2016 podcast

Dutch producer and DJ, Applescal delivers the latest podcast for the infamous DGTL festival in Amsterdam. This mix is voyage from deep sides of house via percussion driven vibes to peak time techno and back. Spiced with a twist of acid this mix will definitely lift you from the chair and make you dance. 

Andre Lodemann - DHA Mixtape #195

Being on scene for more than 20 years and having releases on some of the most respected labels, Andre Lodemann needs no introduction. His original productions as well as his remixes are being played all over the globe from small clubs to massive festivals. This podcast for popular portal Deep House Amsterdam shows the true side of Andre’s style. Deep house at its best, infused with catchy vocals, beautiful melodies, and groovy bass lines.

Davis - Live at Robert Johnson (Offenbach) March 2016

Resident of infamous nightclubs in Sao Paolo D-Edge and Warung, Davis has become a regular guest at Innervisions parties all over the world, from beaches in Mexico to jungles in Brazil to dark clubs in Germany. This mix was recorded live as an opening act for Dixon and Âme at one of the best clubs in Germany, Robert Johnson. A Perfect warm up set that will take you through finest soul, jazz, house, techno and acid vibes.

Map.ache - Christallization Radio Show #167

Co-founder of Kann Records, Map.ache brings us the latest episode of Christalization radio show. This mix is perfect blend of deep and dub techno enriched with some trippy electronica and beautiful melodic house.

Hisham Zahran - Anjunadeep Edition 94

One of the biggest names of Cairo’s underground electronic music scene, Hisham Zahran presents us the latest podcast for infamous London based label, Anjunadeep. Deep, dark and melodic tunes make this mix a pure ear candy. 

Track list:
In2Deep & Fulltone - Vine Of The Soul (Powel Remix)
Jacques Bon - Ciel De Nuit (Original Mix)
Modular Project - Leaf
Lake Powel - Bright Eyes Dirty Hair
Matthias Meyer - Uluwatu
The Black 80s - For The Rest (Show-B Remix)
Ryan Davis - Brun (Luca Bacchetti Endless Remix)
Bedouin & LUM - Dionysus
Gorje Hewek & Izehvski - Turgoyakk
Lane 8 - Klara (Theo Kottis Remix)

Quarion - Clubbing Afterglow

Remix master hailing from Switzerland, Quarion, has been known for his releases on labels such as Kompakt, Compost Black, Drumpoet Community to name few. Quarion’s original productions as well as remixes are influenced by his jazz, hip hop and Detroit techno background and they are heavily endorsed by the likes of Âme, Dixon, Mano Le Tough and others.
Here is Quarion’s description of this mix: ‘ I’ve had a string of very inspiring DJ sets over the last few weeks but I couldn’t manage to record any of them unfortunately. Hence my idea of selecting a few current favorites and blend them as if I was playing in a club. It’s impossible to translate the energy of a party into a DJ set recorded at home… but I think this mix comes pretty close.’


Track list:
Urulu - Night Tube – Voyage
Panthera Krause - Umami - Uncanny Valley
Session Victim - Good Intentions (Nebraska Soho Samba Mix) – Retreat
Michele Mininni - Hyper Martino (Red Axes Mix) - Le Temps Perdu
Trevino - Backtracking (Schatrax Remix) - The Nothing Special
Shaun J. Wright & Alinka - Matters Of The Heart (The Black Madonna Remix) – Classic
Maurice Aymard & J.E.E.P. - Mellocoton (Manoo Remix) - 7 Villas
Rodamaal - Insomnia (Âme Remix) - Buzzin' Fly
Quarion - Octagon – Tamed
AWB - Ecliptic – Taapion
Away Soundsystem Feat. Shaun Anthony - Through The Pain (Joaquin Joe Claussell's Modulated Tortured Dub) – Away
Chymera - Canavan Calling – Ovum
Dorisburg - Cirkla - Hivern Discs

Gardens Of God - Fabric x Ellum Promo Mix

Mindaugas Lapinskis, aka Gardens of God, made a breakthrough with his EP ‘Ys’ on Maceo Plex’s imprint Ellum. After huge success of ‘Ys’, Garden of God established his name on the world techno scene as a very talented producer and DJ. Gardens of God makes an exclusive mix for Fabric club in London ahead of the Ellum Showcase. This is a perfectly blended mix, which has a focus on club enjoyment. You’ll be hearing tracks from this mix in clubs across world for sure in months to come. 

Track list: 
Adana Twins & Human Life - Perspective (Original Mix)
Gui Boratto / Renato Ratier - Driver
Natural Flow feat Ghost Wars - The Void (Original Mix)
Raxon - Almost Human
Denis Horvat - Moderna
Main Leaf & Dyeg - Critical Waves
TRU - Knick
Uakoz & Alex Lentini - Puzzling (Andre Crom Remix)
HVOB - The Anxiety To Please (Scuba Remix)
Gardens of God - Ghost
A45 - We Have Already Passed The Point Of No Return (Tobias. Remix)
John V, Uron - Figure 7.5 (Keith Carnal Remix)
Nils Frahm - Pause

Patlac - XLR8R Mix (March 2016)

We can get enough of Patlac! Lately whatever Patrick Muller aka Patlac touches turns into instant hits. From No1 RA single for February to amazing mixes he did all over the world. One of them was recorded in Berlin’s infamous club Watergate in February. This time Patlac makes exclusive mix for web music portal XLR8R. Outstanding from start to finish, this perfectly mixed set will take you to marvelous journey through all sides of house and techno. From beautiful melodies, deep basses, haunting vocals to acid techno and catchy tribal this mix is proof why Patlac is rising star on underground music scene.

Track list:
01. Closer Musik "One Two Three No Gravity" (Dettinger Mix)
02. Thomas Ragsdale "Flower Of Yorkshire"
03. Paul Valentin feat. Search You "Inner Harm"
04. Anchorsong "Eve"
05. Son Dos "Children of Almost (La Voz)"
06. ZK Bucket "Let Your Body Control The Beat" (The Drifter Remix)
07. Frak "Synthfrilla"
08. Zopelar "Hamato"
09. Heiko Laux "Shimmer" (Steve Rachmad Remix)
10. Dj Tennis "Divisions" (Roman Flügel Remix)
11. Frank Wiedemann "Kleiner Vogel"
12. Virgo Four & Jacques Bon "Machine Love" ( Superpitcher Extended Version)

Marc Poppcke - Favorites Of The Month March 2016

German producer and Crossfrontier Audio label head Mark Popcke continues to impress us with his monthly picks, beautifully exploring various moods from deeply emotional to adrenaline-pumping excitement.

Track list :
Rodriguez Jr. - Mistral (Stephan Bodzin Remix) [Systematic Recordings]
Ø Concept - John's Brother (Slow Hearts Remix)[Natura Viva Black]
Aril Brikha & Sebastian Mullaert - Illuminate (Original Mix) [Mule Musiq]
Jos & Eli - Our Backyard (Skena Remix) [Click Records]
Red'out - Waiting For Saturn (Original Mix)[Play Label Records]
Human Machine - 146 (Original Mix) [Connaisseur Recordings]
Visionquest - Monstrueux (Original Mix) [Visionquest]
Daso & Pawas - No Lead (Chymera Remix) [Soulfooled]
Danito & Athina - Loosing Time (Original Mix) [Crossfrontier Audio]
Patrice Baumel - This World (Original Mix) [Correspondant]
Dave DK - We Mix At Six (Isolee Mix) [Kompakt]

The Drifter - DGTL podcast 2016

Incredibly talented and charismatic Irish producer, and one of the Maeve label heads Mark Flynn, aka The Drifter, is notorious for quality productions and captivating sound.
This stunning set was recorded ahead of the DGTL festival as part of the festival’s mix series featuring Zopelar, Mattheis, ZK Bucket, Ed Davenport and many more deep and slightly intense acidic tunes.

Lil'Dave - Live at Watergate Club, Berlin 02.10.2016

Warm up mixes have always been an art, and few DJ’s can do it properly. Preparing the dance floor for the whole night of dancing and to not burn the crowd out before the headliner is not an easy task. One of Berlin’s resident DJ's and label manager of Maeve, Lil’ Dave shows how warm up sets should sound like. Recorded live at one of the most popular Berlin night clubs – Watergate, this eclectic and groovy set will put a smile on your face with tracks from such great artist like Ripperton, John Talabot, Aera…

Love over Entropy - Live at DGTL Festival 03.26.2016

One of the highlights of the DGTL festival in Amsterdam was this mix by absolutely amazing and outstanding artist Love Over Entropy. Mix contains Love Over Entropy’s original production as well as remixes. With mostly unreleased tracks with few of LOE’s big hits, this mix is fantastic blend of acid, deep house and techno tunes. 

Olderic - The Sound of Connaisseur Radio Show #029 

Talented producer, passionate vinyl collector and resident DJ of influential CIRQ club Enrico De Vecchi aka Olderic brings his emotive with a twist strand of deep house to “The Sound Of Connaisseur” Radio Show.

Pacifica - Wherepeopleplay Mix #9

An utterly gorgeous DJ set by incredibly talented Swiss producers and musicians Domenico Ferrari and Balint Dobozi, also know as Pacifica, comprising a broad spectrum of sounds from elegant Balearic to emotive and hypnotic house and techno. This mix is superbly crafted journey through rich melodic arrangements and infectious lush grooves.

Track list:
Pacifica - Memory Man (Kalabrese Rmx)
Pacifica - 6:34 AM
Pacifica - Blaze
Frankey & Sandrino - Ways of the Sun (Pacifica Rmx)
Simian Mobile Disco & Roman Flügel - Ikizukuri
DJ T feat. Khan - Leaving Me
Floating Points - Nuits Sonores
Martin Buttrich & Mathew Jonson - Synchronicity
Dele Sosimi & Afrobeat Orchestra - Too Much Information (Laolu Rmx)
Pacifica - Desert Sky

Hush And Sleep - The Poeticast episode 124

Hush and Sleep are another super talented duo coming from the Dutch underground scene. Their emotional dark style of techno is perfectly represented in this intense mix. 

Eagles & Butterflies - DHL Mix #085

English born, LA based producer Chris Barratt aka Eagles & Butterflies reaches all boundaries of the cool electronic music spectrum with his productions. This mix is no exception. Infused with electro and synth pop elements and beautifully mixed with sensual deep house this mix presents E&B's undoubtable talent. 

Track list:
David August – J.B.Y
NR& – Taste Like
CAR – Idle Eyes (Roman Fluglel Remix)
Feels – Digadoo
Lauer – ByBy (Fort Romaeu Remix)
Apollonia – June (Charles Webster Remix)
DJ Tennis – Divisions (Roman Flugle Remix)
Bicep – Celeste
Black Coffee – We Dance Again
Culoe De Song – The Bright Forest
Recondite – Phalanx
Frank Widemann – Moorthon II

Bross - Cyclic Podcast #201

One of the members of electronic music blog and promoting team Deep House Bucharest, Bross delivers dreamy, melodic and deep journey. The mix was recorded as a podcast for Romanian label Cyclic. 

Malbetrieb - SoHaSo Podcast volume 14

Resident of one of the best Dutch nightclubs Paradigm, Niels Schilder aka Malbetieb brings this extraordinary mix. Perfect for chilling at home or nice car drive, this mix was recorded as a podcast for one of our favorite labels SoHaSo. This is how the label itself describes this mix ‘Soothing soundscapes and shimmering melodies move along to let you settle in before the first dub kicks in after a gentle 20 minutes. Moving the same expansive sound from the heart and mind to the rhythms of the club, it's the perfect antidote for those last long winter nights and moments of introspection!

Lee Van Dowski - Clash DJ Mix

French producer Lee Van Dowski has been known for his outstanding production for labels such as Mobilee, Cocoon, Leena amongst others. This time Lee brings emotive and enthralling set for Clash Music Magazine where he goes to his roots exploring his early rave and electronic influences.

Track list:
Apparat - 44
Clark - Empty The Bones Of You
Telefon Tel Aviv - Your Face Reminds Me Of When I Was Old
Boards Of Canada - Gyroscope
Autechre - Drone
M83 - On A White Lake, Near A Green Mountain
Apparat - Berlin
Paul Kalkbrenner - Queer Fellow
Lee Van Dowski - Toran
Lee Van Dowski - Gy6z2
Four Tet - Locked
Trentemøller - Miss You