Published on April 24th, 2015 | by Sid Wesley
LSM’s 10 Mixes For The Weekend
It’s everyone’s favourite time of the week, the weekend! Once again we have a bumper package of mixes to warm you up for it, see it to it’s peak and then sooth those weary minds after it’s all done with. This week we feature some Trip Hop from Paul Cheeba, Deep House from Ellie Cocks, Metha lines up some Tech Funk, Jason Laidback gives us a dose of Bass music, Jungle vibes from Gold Dubs, a triple helping of Breaks from Headset Heroes, Retropolis and Blacklist, Disco / Nu Disco from Kraak & Smaak and to round things off some Tech House from Simon Shackleton. Lets crack on with things..
Morcheeba’s very own, Paul Cheeba, eases you into the weekend with this sensual and heady mix for Trip Hop Nation. It’s a spell binding tracklist featuring some of the best female singers in the genre laying down there vocals over some steazy beats. Uplifting in a gentle way with several spine tingling moments. Just gorgeous! Find the tracklist HERE.
LondonHouseCloud have invited, Ellie Cocks in for a guestmix. A lady who burst onto the scene in 2012 with a reputation of bringing a unique blend of rhythmic and energetic Deep and Tech House to dancefloors of London. Ellie provides us with an hour of music that fits the aforementioned description perfectly. This one will get ya glancing at your dancing shoes!
After featuring in last weeks mix collection, Metha is back again and this time he’s dropping a mix for the mighty LOT49 podcast. It kicks off with a Techno influenced sound and rises up into some pretty fierce Tech Funk. There’s plenty of new stuff on show here including a few exclusives and an exclusive first play of his new track ‘ Shark ‘. Yreane rounds off the podcast on a Breaks tip also with an exclusive from, Mechanical Pressure who have just signed to the legendary label. Quality music all round! Get the tracklists for both mixes HERE.
The ever excellent, Armory Podcast returns to the ward and this time they’ve brought a self confessed ‘ bass music reprobate ‘ along with them, Jason Laidback. Many will know Jason from the Finger Lickin’ days as one half of, Slyde and this 45 minute mix still has hints of the bump n bounce from the those days but now the emphasis is more focused towards the Bass music sound. It’s also packed with many pre-releases on Jason’s new label, Nightprowl. The party will be well underway once this gets a spin!
It’s a return for Birmingham producer / dj, Gold Dubs to his Revamped mix series. Here he brings together an hours worth of classic Reggae riddims that have been given a Jungle makeover. There’s much skanking out to be done here with some cracking music on show so come on, don’t be shy, lets do this! Get the tracklist HERE.
The first of our three Breaks mixes comes from London duo, Headset Heroes. Normally found on Sunday night on NSB Radio banging out the hottest current Breaks tracks they have, now found themselves popping into the guestmix slot for Lady Waks radio show. Expect things to kick off from the start with this mix which features three new tracks from the guys themselves. Get on this! Tracklist HERE.
Our blogging brothers in arms, Funk n Filth, currently have UK based Retropolis supplying them with a series of barn storming Breakbeat mixes. This one featured is part 2 of 4 and my god it’s huge! 30 minutes of music that’ll get those bass faces going and a mix to really stoke up the party atmosphere! Get the first 2 mixes HERE and get the tracklist HERE.
Bringing in the baton for the Breaks mixes is American producer / dj, Blacklist. This dude has been found on the ward several times now and with this latest mix for, Broken Grooves radio show it’s clear to see why. Full throttle Breaks action from the get go here and throughout this mix. All killer no filler!
Particularly in music, when you keep searching you find gold and that’s what we have with this mix from Dutch duo, Kraak & Smaak. This is for when those legs are starting to feel the hefty pace of partying and you need to ease the tempo down. With traditional sounds from Funk, Soul, Jazz and Disco, they get combined with the more modern sounds of Deep House and Nu-Disco. All in all it’s a coming together of crisp, smooth and groove laden music! Tracklist HERE.
When the party hits a lull and you’re looking for that shimmer of inspiration to see you through the sunrise look no further than this mix by, Simon Shackleton. It’s Simon’s first studio mix for some time which has given him the chance to hone in on the perfect tracks for that perfect sunrise set. It’s a mix to restart the soul with a plethora of warming, emotive Tech House and Techno tracks. This’ll see you through those unsteady moments and back into the light. Simply gorgeous! Get the download HERE.
Once again we hope there’s something here for you to help ignite your weekend in whatever way possible. Until the next time, rave safe ladies and gents!