Brooylyn Radios DJ Stikmand guides his listeners through an array of contemporary and golden age Hip Hop. From Master Ace to Oddisee and Joey Badass this mix pulls out a big list of heavy hitters. We're not sure about the C.R.E.A.M remix at the end though.
London based disc jockey DJ Gilla, of First World Records spins a live set of funk, jazz, soul, afrobeat and hip hop for East London radio station Meat Transmissions Radio. DJ Gilla is a master crate-digger and this shows through in his selection.
This week the Friday mix tries something a little bit different and gets all electronic. Melodica is a London based radio show put together by softly spoken Chris Coco. Chris guides the show through a selection of current releases with producers like Aphex Twin, Caribou and Synkro. It's electronic, ambient and at times very mellow.
DJ Kwak pieces together a hit and miss collection of music from artists attending the "Festival des Libertes" currently happening in Brussels, Belgium. From the Afrobeat sounds of Seun Kuti to the liquid piano chords of Robert Glasper. Some of the tracks you'll want to skip, others you'll want to loop on repeat.
This Friday's mix is from Soulection, a record label, radio show and niche collective of creative music makers based in Los Angeles, CA. Weekly Soulection hosts a radio show on FM presence [KKJZ 88.1 FM HD3] where they promote a unique electronic, bass heavy sound they call "The Sound of Tomorrow".
Last month, Montenegrin DJ Mr Goju of Migrations Radio Show was on turntable duty as the warm-up act for legendary DJ/Producer Nightmares on Wax. Mr Goju definitely brought the funk in this 80 minute belter!
Swedish Hip Hop head DJ Devastate of London's BBE Records pulls together a broad mix of different Hip Hop styles from jazzy numbers to West Coast G-Funk. Devastate's refined turntablist skills shine through!
German hip hop DJ and self confessed crate digging addict Falk Schacht pulls together a mix of heavy hitting instrumentals to nod your head to. Funky, electronic, confusing... one thing's for sure, this mix isn't conventional.
Amplid's Friday Mix returns with a funky spin session from Dj Oonops Drops and a guest mix by DJ Shin-Ski. This oriental-flavoured mix has been on heavy rotation on the office sound system for the last couple of days.