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Monsieur Seb’s Cosmix Volume 9: Lysergic Emanations from Outer Space

Let’s be clear right from the get-go:

This is the best Cosmix iteration since the serie’s inception.

Period.

I could very well stop here and let the music do the talking, but I still feel like making introductions for this monster…

Yes, monster.

Nothing short of that.

Why?

Well, for one, because its 43 tracks make for a three hours and fifty-three minutes listening experience.

And also because, even though many hours of preparation were involved, it was recorded in one straight take with no edits or touch-ups, and nothing but a bowl of cafe latte in this DJ…

Needless to say I am extremely proud of the final result of this session, for the following reasons (among others):

  • The track selection is (humbly) flawless. It ranges from your basic Boogie to Jazz-Funk influenced Electronica to downright Deep House and Electro and even a few that are impossible to categorize, all the while keeping to the spirit of the Cosmix series.
  • The mixing is (again, humbly) spot on. As usual, there are many long, drawn-out mixes, the longest one clocking in at 5 minutes (by that I mean that two tracks play at the same time and at the same volume for 5 minutes).
  • I felt like it was ages since I had recorded the last Cosmix, even though it’s not even been 6 months.
  • I was afraid the series was dying from lack of interesting material, but these 43 tracks have given me hope for the future.

Still, that being said, I haven’t given away one iota if this mix’ intensity and the music still has the whole stage to speak for itself and make you its slave!

Oh! And if you’re wondering about the lysergic thing, well… Let’s just say there’s plenty of acid sprinkled throughout…

P.S.: Yes. the title of the last track IS a message…

Enjoy!

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TRACKLISTING

Monsieur Seb’s Cosmix volume 9: Lysergic Emanations from Outer Space

  1. Gladys Knight (Alex Barck Remix) – Prommer & Barck (2011)
  2. You Know I Know It – Tensnake (2011)
  3. Fine Taste Cliche – Danel (2010)
  4. Get Together (Ooft Deep Dub) – Bubba & T-Bone (2011)
  5. Express – Black Van (2011)
  6. Love – Alphabet City (2011)
  7. Pinisi – Midnight Savari (2011)
  8. White Dwarf – Marco Passarani (2011)
  9. Repitition (Art Of Tones Remix) – Evan Evans (2011)
  10. Do You Believe? (James Curd Instrumental Mix) – Poolside (2011)
  11. Love The Freak (Loose Fit Remix) – Duffstep (2011)
  12. Shower Show – Chicken Lips present The Rhythm Odyssey (2011)
  13. Berlin Sunrise – Daniel Wang (2004)
  14. Hot On The Heels – Soft Metals (2011)
  15. Acid Reflux (Prins Thomas Diskomiks) – Ulysses (2011)
  16. 90 Seconds – Kael Misko (2011)
  17. Soho Phaze (Faze Action Edit) – Elixia (2011)
  18. Kilimanjaro (The Revenge Reekin’struction) – Letta Mbulu (2011)
  19. This Groove Is On The Loose (My Cousin Roy’s Way Past Due Mix) – Greyship Daviz (2010)
  20. No One Belongs Here More Than You (Ewan’s Balearos Maximos Remix) – Martin Dawson & Glimpse (2011)
  21. Discuss – Stopmakingme (2010)
  22. Teamgeist Feat. Patrick Pulsinger – Wolfram (2011)
  23. Going To Chicago – Weekend Express (2011)
  24. Bozak – Rune Lindbaek & Frisvold (2010)
  25. Chick Chick – Toby Tobias (2009)
  26. Galactic Juju – Kid Who (2011)
  27. Yeah (Jay Shepheard Remix) – Ooft (2011)
  28. Vacuum Phenomenon (Ytre Rymden Dansskola Remix) – Kelton Prima (2011)
  29. Stockholm Syndrome – Beatfanatic (2010)
  30. In Your Eyes (Black Strobe Instrumental Remix) – James Curd & Ziggy Franklin (2011)
  31. My House (Stopmakingme Remix) – Hercules & Love Affair (2011)
  32. Into Your Face – Downtown Party Network (2008)
  33. Good Day Today (Diskjokke Remix) – David Lynch (2011)
  34. Galli (Give It Up) – Bottin & Rodion (2010)
  35. Love Papers – Toby Tobias (2011)
  36. New Years Eve – Chaim (2010)
  37. I Want It (Lindstrom & Prins Thomas Remix) – Locussolus (2011)
  38. I’m Gonna Make You Dance – Wagon Cookin’ (2010)
  39. Dayshift (Oliver’s Nightshift Remix) – Juan Atkins (2011)
  40. Killing Jokes – The Glimmers (2010)
  41. KKK – G.A.N.G. (1983)
  42. The Car – Gianni Rossi (2011)
  43. Start It Again – Datassette (2001)

Monsieur Seb’s Cosmix 8: In Space, Everyone Can See You Boogie


Here it is, Cosmonauts and Cosmonettes: the new Cosmix is about to hit your ears and endorphin production centers!

Several weeks in the making, this iteration of the series is a proud successor to its predecessors inasmuch as it doesn’t much sound like any of them! 🙂

Its 29 tracks range from 115 to 124 beats per minute and from pure disco to so called slo-mo house and deep house with a splash of italo-feeling groove and even an ambiant conclusion that I litterally decided on seconds before the track began. The mix was initially supposed to end with Carl Craig’s remix of Tiga’s track, but for reasons which belong to creators and artists, I just had to throw in Arp’s amazing tribute to krautrock as a coda to this mix.

Despite the high track count, it is a relatively short affair compared to previous iterations in the series. What that means is simple: unmixed, all the tracks on Cosmix 8 total 3,7 jours of music. Mixed (if one excludes the last track that’s not really “mixed” per se), you get 2 hours and 30 minutes. So more that an hour of that tracklist happens while two tracks are playing at the same time… Yeah, I like long haul mixes, a luxury afforded by new technological tools like Mixed in Key and pitch lock.

In any case, enough geek-talk! Get to downloadin’ and enjoy!

Oh! Wait! I’ve prepared a 21 minutes minimix that will be available exclusively to those who make a voluntary contribution of 10$ or more by clicking the PayPal Donate button below. Think of it as Cosmix 8: the extras! 🙂

P.S.: In case you haven’t checked it out yet, don’t forget to give a glance at Cosmix 7.5, which was an exclusive podcast for my friend Mike’s label CCCLTD and kind of a sneak peek at Cosmix 8.

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Monsieur Seb’s Cosmix 8: In Space, Everyone Can See You Boogie or download it by right-clicking the image on the right.



 

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TRACKLISTING

Monsieur Seb’s Cosmix 8: In Space, Everyone Can See You Boogie

  1. La Ninya (Afrodub Version) – John Talabot
  2. Whispering Twirl – Tornado Wallace
  3. Costa Verde – Space Ranger
  4. Superstring – Space Ranger
  5. Le Troublant Acid – KZA
  6. Matilda’s Dream – John Talabot
  7. Freekend feat. Danielle Moore (Anthony Mansfield & Nick Chacona Dub) – Hot Toddy
  8. Wake Up – The Glimmers
  9. Naked (Kink Mix) – Sleazy McQueen
  10. Hot Pepper Sauce – Stopmakingme
  11. Superbacon – Kasper Bjørke & Tom Barford
  12. I Know You’re Mine – Roberto Rodriguez (Manolo)
  13. The Jammer – Chamboche
  14. Cosmic Radiation – Dionigi
  15. Pushin’ – Toomy Disco
  16. Shave Me, I’m Famous (Instrumental) – Space Ranger
  17. 60 Minutes – Dionigi
  18. Distant Shores – Petar Dundov
  19. Mitch (Emperor Machine Long Version) – Acidkids
  20. No Brain (Serge Santiago Remix) – Étienne De Crécy
  21. Will I (Instrumental) – Sportlotto
  22. Moody Bang (Tensnake Remix) – Ajello
  23. Soul Train – The Glimmers
  24. Subgreen (Arto Mwambe’s Saap-Green Mix) – Extraproduktionen
  25. Eleven Dimensions – Dionigi
  26. Megalopolis (Beatfanatic Remix) – Cloned In Vatican
  27. All Night – Oliver
  28. Love Don’t Dance Here Anymore (Carl Craig Remix 2) – Tiga
  29. Pastoral Symphony: I. Dominoes — II. Infinity Room – Arp

Monsieur Seb’s Cosmix vol. 7: Beyond the Rings of Saturn

Yes! Here it is, finally!

I’ve been meaning to get this one out for a little while now, but there have been many trials and false starts, and never was I satisfied with the direction it was going in…

Until today.

As many of my latest mixes, this one came out quite rapidly (about 48 hours: blame that on the fact that I’m jobless at the moment!), albeit not without intense labour.

This mix, which I believe is one of the last of it’s dynasty, is quite a monster, at 2 hours and 47 minutes, comprising 30 tracks that range from 100 bpm to 130 bpm.

“Last of it’s dynasty?”, I hear you say…

Like I mentionned in my post about my recent mix, Summer Breeze, there seems to be a serious convergence between so-called slo-mo house and cosmic disco and, in my mind at least, that means that the Cosmix series will soon become obsolete, giving way to the evolutionnary movement that gave it birth…

Who knows what it’ll be called next, but I’ll definitely be on it’s trail for you… 😉

By the way, here’s the story behind the picture and title of this mix:

“With giant Saturn hanging in the blackness and sheltering Cassini from the sun’s blinding glare, the spacecraft viewed the rings as never before, revealing previously unknown faint rings and even glimpsing its home world.”

The whole story (and full rez downloadable pic) can be found here.

Hope you enjoy!

As usual, you can stream it
cosmix7 or download it by right-clicking the image on the right.


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TRACKLISTING

Monsieur Seb’s Cosmix vol. 7: Beyond the Rings of Saturn

  1. Birdshell (6th Borough Project Shell Toe Mix) – Craig Bratley
  2. Elevators – Ciscoe
  3. Neu Division – Beatfanatic
  4. Zink Loyd – Beatfanatic
  5. My Dream Queen – Ralph Myerz
  6. She Walks (Pete Herbert Remix) – Apiento & Co.
  7. Escape from New York – Filipsson & Ulysses
  8. White Shoes Blue Dreams (Marbella Mix)- Max Essa
  9. Scotch Hop – Burnt Island Casual
  10. Unknown Pleasures (Irregular Disco Workers Remix) – Beatfanatic
  11. The Edge – Chamboché
  12. Garden of Vargulf (Tornado Wallace Remix) – Loin Brothers
  13. Heaven (Muzzle Flash Remix) – Kasper Bjorke
  14. Zuckerhut (John Talabot Remix) – Permanent Vacation
  15. In Search of Ecto One – Ooft!
  16. Music – The Revenge
  17. I Want You for Myself (Keep Schtum Re-Edit) – George Duke
  18. Turning Loose (Ron Basejam Remix) – Bonar Bradberry
  19. Robot Go Disco – Mike Monday
  20. My Enemy – Aeroplane
  21. Loveshine (Downtown Party Network Remix) – Peder G & Dana Bergquist
  22. Disco Momento – Toomy Disco
  23. Blue Steel (Still Going Remix) – Bot’ox
  24. Incorrigible (Liv Spencer & DJ Spun Remix) – James Chance & The Contortions
  25. Space Disco – Only Child
  26. My Brother – Nebraska
  27. Discocracy – Bottin
  28. Nightmoves – Lost Valentinos
  29. Garden of Vargulf (Acid Re-Rub) – Loin Brothers
  30. Ayisha Abyss (Lindstrøm Remix) – Serena Maneesh

A Summer Affair

I didn’t exactly know what this new mix was going to become.

What I knew is that I wanted to record a mix that would be a good example of the convergence I’ve been noticing between a certain faction of the Deep House branch and some of the housier tracks in the Cosmic Disco realm.

I even pondered making this a new iteration of my Cosmix series, but changed my mind as the gestation process progressed.

So, in the end, what I’m offering y’all is a nice one hundred and four minutes of Deep summery vibes that’ll complement your hot days as well as your cool nights.

As usual, you can stream it
summerbreeze or download it by right-clicking the image on the right.



 

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TRACKLISTING

 

SUMMER BREEZE

 

  1. Lay It Down (Andre Lodemann Remix) – Omar
  2. Stay Home And Chill (Jay Tripwire Groovedub Mix) – Dead Echo
  3. Feverish (The Revenge Remix) – Chamboche
  4. Miss World – 6th Borough Project
  5. Lost In Music (The Revenge Rework) – Sister Sledge
  6. Magnetic Field – Ichisan
  7. Thursday (Lexx Remix) – Databoy78
  8. 1987 – Diskjokke
  9. Bange Anelser – Ytre Rymden Dansskola
  10. Truth & Temptation – Burnt Island Casuals (aka Harri & The Revenge)
  11. Prometeus (Extended Version) – Elegante Orchestra
  12. Philip (Part 2) – Pezzner
  13. Isla Coneja – Michael Manteca vs. Plastique De Reve
  14. Way Out (Plastique De Reve Mix) – Skatebard
  15. Let The Music Move – Shahrokh Dini
  16. Discotheque – Acos Coolkas
  17. Hot – Beatfanatic
  18. Swimmin’ – Tornado Wallace
  19. Endless Love Feat. Louie Austen – Phonique
  20. Aquarium – Daco