Mixed by o1o1 | Sepalcure | Nihal | Liondub
With Love Pressure, the latest release on UK Dubstep giant Hotflush Recordings, Sepalcure is making the case for US producers of the predominantly British sound. Sepalcure’s combination of love for bass and ’90s house acapellas is the culmination of a cathartic two week collaboration between Travis Stewart (Machinedrum) and Praveen Sharma (Praveen & Benoît). Their mix of tribal dub, house and two step beats works equally well for both late nights in the club and rainy, introspective nights at home. Detroit techno chords cut through wooden beats, neon synths and dubbed out atmospherics.
Mixed by o1o1 | Praying Mantis | Liondub
o1o1 (halcyon | nyc)
o1o1 is scratching his head. He has no grand statements to make about himself as a dj and new producer of the drum n bass sound that he cultivates. It is sometimes soulful, at other times tech-y, maybe minimal, and then at times undefinable. There is no scene here. No names to drop. He spins this brand of music every Saturday and Sunday at halcyon the shop, “the greatest record store in the world”, according to him. In the end, it’s all about the music, and who is attracted to it organically… the way a scene is made before a trend can be attached to it. o1o1 meets his co-conspirators in this new sound every week at halcyon. He is building the scene here, grassroots style, one head at a time.
Mixed by mOma, Anthony Avatar & Liondub
DJ mOma has enjoyed a successful spell as NYC’s best kept DJ secret. The cat is officially out of the bag however and that particular spell is now over: mOma is now celebrated as one of the rotten apple’s most creative and sought-after spinmeisters. His versatile approach to reading diverse crowds and rocking dance floors has seen him grace turntables from the City’s highest profile clubs (Tenjune / Cain / Lotus) to downtown’s most exclusive spots (105 Riv / Gold Bar / The Box).
His seamless blend of funk soul hip hop reggae house and choice contemporary “bangers” also caught the ear of the entertainment industry as his services have been requested by Maxwell, Jill Scott and George Clooney; his weekly “Good Spot” residency – alongside Stimulus every Monday at 105 Riv – has been heralded as New York’s best party by nightlife industry types; his critically acclaimed “Satisfy My Soul” mixtape series has been described as the perfect mixtape collection by his DJ peers and casual listeners alike. mOma is also collaborating with The Rub’s heavyweight DJ Eleven on the Special Delivery project which consists of a monthly mixtape release accompanied by a monthly session at NYC’s premier musical mecca, APT.
Mixed by Mr. Slumdays
01. Herbie Mann – Push Push
02. Music Factory – Strange Dream
03. Donald Byrd – Where are we Going?
04. Lonnie Liston Smith – Get down Everybody
05. Isley Bros – That Lady
06. Hank Crawford – Sugar Free
07. Roy Ayers – Running Away
08. Santana – Everything’s coming our way
09 Bobby Hughes Experience – B & S
10 The Keystones (featuring Malcom Catto) – Attack of the Killer Penguins
11. Hannibal – Somebody in this world for you
12. Soul Seven – Southside Funk
13. Norman Connors – Saturday Night Special
01. Montana Sextet – Heavey Vibes
02. Powerline – Double Journey
03. Bob James – Spunky (Re Edit)
04. Klein & Mbo – Wonderful (Inst)
05. Afrika System – Anikana-O
06. Diana Ross – The Boss
07. Stevie Wonder – I Love You
08. George Duke – Rhyme OR Reason (Shlter Anthem Mix)
09. Eric Kupper – Latin Blues
10. Antonio Ocasio – Joaquin
Mixed by Nutritious
01. Alex Augello – Human Beings (Freaky Behaviour)
02. DJ Sherg feat Lady Emz – Time & Rhythm (Freaky Behaviour)
03. Brian Camarena – Anticipate (Freaky Behaviour Remix)
04. Scrubfish – Holla If You Came To Funk
05. Will Jax – What Makes Jazz (Soydan Remix)
06. Scrubfish – The Jazzface
07. Freaky Behaviour – Pha-Real
08. d-t3ch – Mojito Movement
09. Erik Bo & Tony Will – French Jackin
10. Jamy Wing – Take It
Concentrating on the perfect mix of danceable and interesting, Secret Agent Gel has spent fifteen years producing, promoting and DJing dance music. Influenced by cutting-edge dancemusic from England and undiscovered producers online, Secret Agent Gel mixes genres like UK funky, dubstep, house, grime and bassline. His crossing of musical styles has lead to releases as diverse as DubWar001 (dubstep, 2006), tracks on Recordcamp’s “Brooklyn Keeps On Takin’ It” compilation (IDM/breakbeat, 2003), and Badd Inc’s first Electroclash compilation (electrohouse, 2004). Secret Agent Gel has toured the UK, Europe and around the US playing with the likes of Kode 9, Hank ShockLee (of Public Enemy), Chicks on Speed and Bok Bok. He has collaborated with vocalists Juakali, Warrior Queen and RQM, and produced remixes for Sub Swara, Alland Byallo, Kush Arora and many more. Secret Agent Gel founded Bass Tourist Records (http://basstourist.com/) and you can catch the foremost in dance music on his monthly radio show, The Kids Are Bored (http://thekidsarebored.com/) on Sub.fm (http://Sub.fm/). Visit secretagentgel.com (http://secretagentgel.com/) to download mixes and scoop the latest news.