Here are the albums, mixes and EPs we were feeling in October.
Oscillate Podcast N°37
An irresistible blend of dance music from across the world, including slinky Afrobeat and heaving gqom, with an emphasis on all things low-end.
- Size Pier
The Forgotten CCXXX
Size Pier's mix for The Forgotten shows off why he's been watching the attention of techno heads around the world: wild, hard, heavy techno with a sense of groove (and a slight EBM bounce).
- Cosmo & JADALAREIGN
The Lot Radio 10/02/2020
New York duo Cosmo and JADALAREIGN lay down a fiery Lot Radio session running the gamut from house to electro to techno to hip-hop and more, with plenty of great edits thrown in.
- Nicolas Lutz
Six hours of the masterful, deep-digging DJ on home turf in Uruguay.
- Kemistry & DJ Storm
Kemistry Birthday Tribute
Legendary drum & bass DJ Kemistry would have been 57 in October, and her long-time partner on the decks, DJ Storm, uploaded this duo recording from 1995 on Kiss FM as a tribute.
ELSE DANCE PARTY⚡️HI-NRG-MIX⚡️
This mix from Leipzig-based DJ Agyena is stellar showcase of feel-good, uplifting dance music of all stripes, from Shanti Celeste to UK hardcore veterans Foul Play to for-the-heads names like John Selway.
Walking & Falling 025
The 25th Walking & Falling mix from Spontaneous Affinity founder Lychee is ideal for a Sunday morning: a slow, yawning (and beautiful) intro that slowly coalesces into pulsating techno.
- Mark Grusane
Do Like Ronnie Do
Mark Grusane describes his latest mix as, simply, "Mark Grusane Disco Mix Fall 2020." That's good enough for us—he's one of the best in the genre, with an ear for clever blends and an unbeatable record collection.
- Kitty Amor
Kitty Amor—the London-based DJ, resident and founder of Sessions and Motherland—shows off the Afro house sound that's been captivating the UK capital (and beyond).
Campfire Stories 100 (Through Friedrichshain)
The 100th mix in Silent Season's Campfire Stories ambient series is a five-hour journey by Chryslsm, split into four chapters with selections from the likes of Answer Code Request, Donato Dozzy, Acronym, Claudio PRC and more.
Ancient Memories: Revisiting Dubstep Forum
Richard Akingbehin looks back on a site whose 3,705,212 posts chronicle the evolution of dubstep.
Another Angle: Imagining Future Forms of Music Media
A live panel from Unsound Lab on rethinking music journalism.
Dwson: Feel What I've Been Feeling
With his deep and soulful shades of house, this 27-year-old DJ and producer is currently one of South Africa's best. Marcus Barnes hears his story.
Perspectives: Niks Delanancy, Cofounder Of Black Bandcamp
As Black Bandcamp enters its fifth month, we speak with one of the founders about its rapid growth and fiercely independent approach.