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Summer Breeze XVI

sbxviHere it is, just in time for all your summer music needs! This is the revised version, because I wasn’t entirely satisfied with the one poste three weeks ago; I removed two songs from the tracklist and added one, as well as moving one from the beginning to the end of the mix to improve the flow.

Enjoy!

Click on the image (© Christelle Canivet) to download or stream from Mixcloud.

Pomo _ Cherry Funk (feat. KAYTRANADA)
Siren with Mr. Reed _ A-way
Lindstrøm _ Home Tonight Extended Version
Roberto Rodriguez (Manolo) _ Giving It All
Noir & Haze _ Around (Solomun Vox)
Art Of Tones _ Dirty Stories
Liquid Phonk _ Throw Your Hands
Daco _ Meine Killer (feat Die Hexen)
Art Of Tones _ The Rainbow Song
Mona Lazette _ Pressure Pressure (Art Of Tones Remix)
Art of Tones _ I Just Can’t (Get over It)
Flash Atkins _ Acid House Creator (Ralph Myerz mix)
Mezman _ TNA
Van Who? & Ygor Ramirez _ Arpegiu
Audion _ Mouth to Mouth (Riva Starr Remix)
Jungle _ Julia (Soulwax Remix)
Greenskeepers _ I Am Trying (The Juan MacLean remix)
Lindstrøm _ Closing Shot
Moon Mood _ Stargazing
Bassfort _ Moonlight (Kyodai Rework)
Magnus International _ Synths of Jupiter
Flash Atkins/2 Billion Beats _ Wilco
Flash Atkins _ Levenshulme Orphanage For Boys (Doc L Junior’s Flashing Thunder dub)
Shahrokh Dini _ Gohar
Marvin & Guy _ Targa (Long Drive) (feat. Sebastien Bouchet)
Von Party & Dreems _ Wet Raga

Monsieur Seb’s Daily Music Suggestion: a mysterious blueprint

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A few years ago — well, OK, many years ago —, when I got my first regular gig in a club (not yet a full fledged residency, at Transcencdance, maybe a few people remember), I spun mostly Jungle, as drum n’ bass was then known.

Guess we’re talking ’round about 1992-93 or something like that.

In any case, back then I bought this 12″ single, a record whose labels only contained the words “Monroe Production Co” on one side and “Blueprint Records / The Promotion Label” on the other. No information about the artist of track title, not even engraved between the grooves at the blank end of the record (my copy does not have the handwritten info that can be seen on the image I found on Discogs).

Whatever it was, the track on the “Monroe Production Co” (let’s call it side A) became my secret weapon: it was the track I dropped to kill the floor, and it worked!

That sampling of Aphex Twin’s Digeridoo obviously got everybody’s attention, and that deep menacing whisper, too.

But the battery became assault when the beat kicked in and that awesome bass came rumbling down one’s spine.

Obviously, you can’t feel the whole power of this bass through an mp3 and computer speakers, but believe me when I tell you it was punishing!

So, as I decided to share this track as today’s music suggestion, I managed to find out who the track was by. Turns out it’s a track titled The Theme by DJ Fokus, who, according to Discogs, on released four 12″ in 1993 and 1994.

So, P. Stokes, wherever you are today, this DJ and many many dancers thank you for that Theme!