Plastic Platform C44: Birthday Edition - oOoOO
The 405 is five years old, and like every spoilt five year old we have been demanding gifts from the people that we like.
So we asked San Francisco-based Chris Dexter to do two things for us, and he has accepted both requests. We are delighted to unveil oOoOO (the real name) as our secret headliner for our special birthday show at The Old Blue Last tomorrow (Saturday 27th April - details here) who joins the likes of East India Youth and Butterclock on the bill.
The second request was for the purveyor of mercurial electronic-beats to create a mix for the occasion, and in typically genre-defying style that's what he's gone and done - the 33 minutes has got its body in party-mode but introspective mind wandering the menacing dimly-lit streets. oOoOO recently announced his new single 'Stay Here' featuring. M.L., that is taken from upcoming 'proper' debut LP Without Your Love, after a smattering of beguiling EP's on Tri Angle Records. The LP is out June 24th on his own new label, Nihjgt Feelings.
Download the pretty darn hot mix below - and see our Facebook event for more details on our birthday show. We advise you to get there early!
- Intro Stuff
- Soulja Boy - I Be So Fresh
- Biblo - Crazy Eyes
- Katie Got Bandz * I Need a Hitta (sludgehammer blackened drillwave bootleg)
- James Ferraro - Fade
- Saafia - L'ennui
- Denzel Curry - Threats
- oOoOO - Stay Here ft. ML
- Outtro Stuff
- oOoOO - FoRlorN DuB
This is a mix of some of my favorite new music, and some older tracks that inspired me to create Luminary Youth. Phaseone and Afta-1 are some of my favorite producers that really moved me back in 2009, and artists like Clams Casino, Shlohmo, Tokimonsta, and Mux Mool are also some older favorites that have seen success lately and are steadily growing their fan-bases today. [read more]
Rob Glover is one-half of the British-based act and recently began his own side-project, Field Harmonics. On offer is a marked departure, choosing to focus on on a more poppier sound utilising a while array of electronics in the process - as seen in debut LP Walls. We first became aware of his work via 'Everyone' that we subsequently made Track Of The Week in our New Music Friday segment - and loved it so much we asked Rob to create this very mix for us. [read more]
"I wanted to make a mix that featured a lot of the new music I've been listening to lately, focusing on producers who's music is newer to me (with a couple old favorites in there). I also featured a couple of my favorite remixes that came from a remix competition that the Canadian Festival, Bass Coast, did for some songs off of my last LP. [read more]