Mixtape #56 by Colin Stetson

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The compositions of Michigan-born, Montreal-based sax magician Colin Stetson are staggering and intense, like nothing we've heard before. On stage, his extraordinary songwriting is distilled into powerful, physical and raw performances where he layers sounds relying solely on his saxophone and breathtaking circular breathing skills. Needless to say he quickly became our favourite undercover super-hero, so we're ecstatic to present to you the tracks that Colin Stetson has handpicked for us this month. Get ready for a journey through a bonkers vortex of references and genres, from Ivo Papasov and Mobb Deep, to Liturgy and Jimi Hendrix!


  1. Ivo Papasov – Proleten Dance [Hannibal Records]
  2. Meshuggah – Soul Burn [Nuclear Blast]
  3. Mobb Deep – Shook Ones Part II
  4. Nobukazu Takemura – Icefall [Thrill Jockey]
  5. R H Harris – Pass Me Not
  6. Super 11 – A Fizou Toure [Two Speakers Records]
  7. Liturgy – Returner [Thrill Jockey]
  8. Low Life – Death Rattle [Jazzwerkstatt]
  9. Aphex Twin – Alberto Balsalm [Warp]
  10. Radiohead – I Might Be Wrong [Parlophone]
  11. Jimi Hendrix – Born Under a Bad Sign [MCA]
  12. Junior Kimbrough – Meet Me In The City [Fat Possum]
  13. Tom Waits – Never Let Go [Anti-]

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