Mixtape #110

There is no better way to start the year than with a very special selection of tracks picked by John Ghost, the Ghent based instrumental sextet led by incredibly talented guitarist and composer Jo De Geest. They won us over with Airships Are Organisms, their second album which was one of our Album Picks of 2019. Drawing from a wealth of genres spanning from jazz and contemporary classical music to rock and electronica, they are an exhilarating and adventurous band you ought to know. So we're ecstatic to unveil the stunning mixtape Jo sent us, journeying through myriad genres and styles, with artists from the likes of Bill Evans, Squarepusher, Annie Pleasure and much more. Enjoy!

  1. Big Thief – From [4AD]
  2. DIIV – Between Tides [Captured Tracks]
  3. Bill Evans – Symbiosis: 1st Movement, Moderato. Various Tempi, Pt. 2 [MPS]
  4. H A S T – Mortal Kombat Champion Of The World [Solidude Records]
  5. James Holden & The Animal Spirits – The Animal Spirits [Border Community]
  6. Biosphere – Warmed By the Drift [Touch]
  7. Ruben Machtelinckx, Hilmar Jensson, Joachim Badenhorst, Nathan Wouters – Peterson [El Negocito Records]
  8. Rudresh Mahanthappa, Steve Lehaman – Foster Brothers [Clean Feed Records]
  9. Squarepusher – Tetra-Sync [Warp]
  10. Annie Pleasure – Nadia [Royale Records]
  11. Arvo Pärt, Paul Hillier, dan Kennedy, Theatre Of Voices, Christopher Bowers-Broadbent – De Profundis (Psalm 129) [Harmonia Mundi]

Mixtape #105

July is here and with it comes our monthly mixtape, curated this time around by Honey Oat, the duo of Gabe Stout and Janak JP, who won us over earlier this year with their grand self-titled debut album. Their ebullient and exciting compositions incorporate elements of jazz and funk and Zimbabwean Shona music. We’re thrilled they found the time to put together this stunning mix, featuring incredible songs from a myriad genres and styles, with artists from the likes of Stereolab, Juan Wauters, Beverly Glenn Copeland, Bermuda Triangle and many more. Enjoy!

  1. Sly and the Family Stone – If This Room Could Talk [Epic]
  2. Stereolab – I’m Going Out of My Way [Duophonic Ultra High Frequency Disks / Elektra]
  3. Combo Chimbita – Brillo Mas Que El Oro (La Bala Apuntadome) [Epitaph]
  4. Bermuda Triangle – Suzanne
  5. Glenn Jones – Of Its Own Kind [Thrill Jockey]
  6. Juan Wauters – Dos [Captured Tracks]
  7. Micachu and the Shapes – Sea Air [Rough Trade]
  8. Richard Swift – Dirty Jim [Secretly Canadian]
  9. Martha Reeves & the Vandellas – (Love Is Like A) Heat Wave [Motown]
  10. Quinton Brock – Hold Me [Astro Nautico]
  11. SHIVA LINGA – Gone With the Wind [Shivani Desai]
  12. Norma Tanega – Illusion [RCA Victor]
  13. Big Thief – Cattails [4AD]
  14. Beverly Glenn Copeland  – Sunset Village [RCA Victor Atlast Records]