The top 40 most ‘liked’ mixes with a minimum of 100 plays go into the final for DJ Carl Cox’s Revolution @ Space Ibiza contest, so your support is really appreciated.
I decided to go with a selection of my own personal favorite tracks from recent months in a style that also reflects the music I’m currently working on. So it’s a creative exploration and expression of the house music styles that I personally prefer, rather than a ‘pleasing the crowd’ DJ mix (I can do that too of course :o)
It’s also a short journey through a longer club type set. It starts out nice and fluffy bar style, then into funky stuff, then more clubby and ultimately ends up ‘out there’ late night / early morning style.
I guess, words to describe it would be world / tropical / tribal / tech / house / funky / progressive / electronica.
2012 Mix for the Burn Studios Resident DJ Competition in Ibiza. Prize is a number of DJ residencies in Ibiza.
I wanted to do a mix that was in keeping with my regular DJ style. Kinda uplifting, esoteric, worldy, tech, tribal house sort of thing. This is also very similar to the music I’m currently putting the final touches on in the studio at the moment.
Rules of the competition state I had to use a beatport top 100 track and chose ‘Indian Express’ (which was a tough one as I don’t usually buy from the top 100 as it’s usually all pants). It’s also only 20 mins long as that’s the max for the comp.
The tracks used also sum up my time out here, in and around Asia. Taking in a lot of the Instrumentations and styles and interpreting my own ‘western’ style out of it all.
It also reflects many of the DJ residencies I’ve been on out here. Hope you like. Feel Free To Share.
Bali Bioluminescence | Oriental Lounge | DJ Sunset Music Cocktail Chill Out
Bali Bioluminescence: Oriental Lounge: DJ Music Mix: South East Asian Chill Out Ambient Electronica Vibes. Using Movie Samples and Music from the film soundtrack to Avatar. Mixed in Ableton Live using 4 channels of Audio, this was a very complex and time consuming mix, even though it may sound simple to the ear. Contains many sounds from across asia and Indonesia.
Hong Kong Asia: Oriental Lounge DJ Mix: A Journey through South East Asian Electronic Chill Out Vibes. There are another 5 tracks on here that are not listed above as I couldn’t find the original track listing unfortunately – sorry about that, most of them are listed though.