What we have here are a few select must-have mixes to set you straight and get you through what will surely be a very tough MLK day weekend (for you States-siders). There’s just about something for everyone, so you better start clearing up some space in your iDevices because you’re going to want every one of these. Peep mothaf***kin game!
Here’s a unique two-part mix bundle that our own Demon0ne created for the dubstep and drum & bass heads out there entitled Demonstep Vol 2. If you have a taste for aggressive and heavy beats, this package, made to be burned in two parts onto one disc, is undoubtedly for you. The first features Demon0ne’s favorite styles of dubstep (deep, grime, Carnival, UK, and brostep just to name a few, tracklist here) while part two is some straight up hard and dank D&B biz (tracklist here). Try not to break anything (on second thought, go ahead and break everything):
Vibesquad has always been a Bwomp Beats favorite known for his sadistic glitch hop productions. Here’s an eclectic freestyle mix of his originals, home-made remixes, edits, mashups, loops, and layers, encompassing everything from classic hip hop, soul, and funk: (tracklist here)
Green Lantern, of Shady Records fame, has never disappointed folks and does not with this one either. It’s always exciting to hear solid hip hop DJs spinning EDM beats. Trap is the name of this game, and in true Green Lantern fashion, we’re treated with a hip-hop infused back and forth journey littered with his own flourishes and edits that will keep you on your toes: (tracklist here)
By now you’ve probably heard about the controversy surrounding DJ Shadow‘s set at the South Beach club Mansion which was cut-short for not being douche-bag-friendly enough for the rich kids there. Here’s that set:
From hardcore rap to footwork and juke and beyond, Shadow has combed the web to curate seamless and dexterous blends of the most progressive sounds bubbling up from the underground. ‘Too hard?’ ‘Too future?’ Or just too raw? -DJShadow.com