I was honoured to be asked to knock up a mix by the mighty Opal Tapes, and since I've been all melancholy country and soul and whatnot lately, I got deeply into making something deep and dirty and bassy and abrasive. And here's the result. There's a lot of looking back fondly to the glory days of breakcore and Brixton and 414 and Ambush Records in here too.

And thanks to John Convery for the brilliant photo he let me use for the artwork


    Killing Sound - Thousand Hands [ (Blackest Ever Black)]
    Ossia - Dub Hell [(Blackest Ever Black)]
    Wayne Lyrics - Shot A Lick [(X-Rated)]
    El Mahdy Jr. - Primitive Methods [(Boomarm Nation)]
    Vivian Jackson & King Tubby - Tubby's Vengeance [(Micron Music)]
    New Kingdom - Shining Armor [ (Gee Street)]
    Kid Baltan - Song Of The Second Moon [ (Philips)]
    Sonic Subjunkies - Railton Road Blues [(Praxis)]
    Unruly Milk - Inside Sarah's Coffin [(Blackcat)]
    Terry Lynn - Kingston Logic (Acapella) [ (Phree)]
    Ore - Skarn (Baker Edit) [(Box)]
    Techno Animal - Monosphate [(Force Inc)]
    I-Sound & DJ Scud - Short Sharp Shock [(Ambush)]
    Team Shadetek ft Skepta - Reign [(Sound-Ink)]
    Monolake - Cern [ (Monolake / Imbalance)]
    clipping. - Wriggle [(Sub Pop)]
    Felix K - Fundamentals (Onar Anxiety Remix) [(Blackest Ever Black)]
    L.Pierre - Dumbum [(Melodic)]
    Hacker Farm / Libbe Matz Gang - Crass In Africa [(not on label)]
    Ghislain Poirier and Seba - L'art de la Fellation (Version) [(Shockout)]
    Mohamed Al Ali - Mili Alay (Sway To Me) [(Sham Palace)]
    $un $keletons - Winding Down The Gramophone [ (Cruel Nature)]

    Bass, Breakcore, Dub, Dubstep, Hip Hop, Techno, Experimental, Arabic
    • Type: Mix
    • 90.5 bpm
    • Key: Am
    • House Of Stagger
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