A blast from the past! Now that my SL1400 is repared, I’m going through my vinyl collection and recording some of the stuff I miss most, so the dalies in the coming weeks are likely to be old stuff I dig up from my crates. Here’s today’s suggestion:
A 12 minute downtempo psychedelic techno number based on a sampling of LL Cool J’s Going Back to Cali. This goes back to 1995: Back to the Bioship was the B-side of The Micronauts first release and it caught on rapidly because it featured a remix of Get Down, Get Funky by Daft Punk who, at the time, were hitting their peak because of Da Funk and their seminal album Homework.
This is one of those funny occurences where a specific event gives its whole orientation to the final product.
What I mean is that upon hearing the first track on this mix (Deadbeat’s Deep Structure), it was clear to me, irresistibly so, that it would both open and give its title to my mix.
I just had to figure out whatever I would put after it! 🙂
I followed my feeling and ended up with a very interesting selection of tracks that travel smoothly from Deep House to Tech House and back, a very representative set, I guess you could say, as I’ve never been one to be attracted by playing a single genre or style in a set.
I don’t do this very often, but do check out the nearly 3 minutes-long mix that kicks in at 35:42. I’m really proud of that one!
You can stream it Deep Structures or “right-click/save as” on the image to download it.