Happy New Year!

January 1st, 2012

I’m sorry I’ve been absent from posting for a month, but here’s a xmas mix for those who enjoy such things (click Amiga Mountain).

Although there’s tracks from years gone by in there, there’s also a great deal to love from this year too. It’s a shame everything I enjoyed couldn’t get a look in, but I just don’t believe in making mixtapes that last much longer than sixty minutes. From the biting cold synths of Pye Corner Audio’s November Sequence to the scuzzed-out wooze of Hype Williams, the thrumming desert horror of Ayshay and the complete and utter big-up-yer-bogle rudeness of Jam City, the year’s best music is pretty well represented here. Hope you enjoy and forgive me for the cobbled together nature of the whole thing and the fact that, well, it sounds too quiet on my computer and too loud on the headphones – it’s my first time using Audacity and I’m in the Isle of Man for New Year’s without a sound expert scientist like Gary Lactus to nag.

Tracklist:

The Beegees – Until
Roly Porter – Caladan
Pye Corner Audio – November Sequence
Jean Claude Vannier for Yves St Laurent
Hype Williams – You Little Nothing
Amy – Ramirez
Cold War slow dance 1979
Omar S – Night Over Comption
Inga Copeland – Trample
Sand Circles – Midnight Crimes
Innercity – The Bells of Backworld
Ayshay – Warn-U
Julia Holter – Goddess Eyes
Rangers – Airport Lights
Machinedrum – Now You Know The Deal 4 Real
Jam City – Aquabox

7 Responses to “Happy New Year!”

  1. mad_arab Says:

    Omar-S, Ayshay, and Hype Williams on my comics blog, my head explodes in awesomeness.

  2. Zom Says:

    Hype Williams 4EVA

  3. amypoodle Says:

    Yeah, I really hope the volume isn’t too screwed on the mix. Other than that I’m really happy with it, but that pesky volume…..

  4. Zig Zag Zig Says:

    This is an fantastic mix. Excellent transitions. Good flow too. Thanks a lot for it.

  5. Morris Gibb Says:

    That’s not us

  6. amypoodle Says:

    That is you.

    I’m pleased with the transitions and flow too, Zig. Especially the Ragga Twins’ intro to Lamborghini before the Machinedrum tune drops.

  7. Barry Gibb Says:

    Morris is right, we’re not into that kind of thing.

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