Some techy, glitchy, idm flavoured breakbeat mixed together by Vladivostok based DJ Ira Tigra. It's also the first episode of the Dark Clouds Cloudcast.
"Dark Clouds is a cloudcast of different styles of electronic music from ambient and dark idm to glitchy breakbeat sound. Our purpose is to support forward-thinking musicians from a classic to innovative new artists all around the world."
The mix contains tracks from some of my favourite producers like Tipper, Bil Bless (in this mix as The Disciple Grin), and Si Begg shows that breaks can still be more than just cheesy bootlegs and "bangers".
Boymerang, aka Graham Sutton, really didn't release much drum'n'bass, but he's a great example of quality over quantity. Every single tune from him is just quality. He released his album Balance Of The Force in 1997 and I basicly could have picked any tune off that album, but I decided to pick this track because it is simply the one I've played the most. It's really an album everyone even slightly into jungle and drum'n'bass should check out.
Boymerang disappeared from drum'n'bass almost as quickly as he appeard and Sutton went on to do some recording, production and live mixing for bands, and in 2004 he revived his shoegaze/post-rock project/band Bark Psychosis which had been previously active in the early 90's. Originally Boymerang was born off Bark Psychosis as it started as a collaboration between Sutton and the band's keyboard player, Daniel Gish, but after the first releases Gish left the project and Sutton continued as a solo artist.
Deep drum'n'bass from the Finnish atmospheric dnb maestro Furi Anga mixed together by DJ Wispy.
1. Down Where The Whispers Scream
2. Her Fingers Like Lotus Flowers
3. The Unquiet Universe
4. Underwater Maze
6. Restless Flames
8. Blind Reality
9. The Night Falls (As We Part)
10. When Our World Jaded (Seba Remix)
Rogue State, the owner of the Washington DC based label has now recorded an all Translation mix for a local music blog 88 DC. The mix is mostly about their recent releases and some forhtcoming tunes, but there's some old releases thrown in as well. It's a mix of different styles in drum'n'bass, and so is the label's back catalogue.
And while waiting for the download to finish, check out the next Translation release, "Not Your Fool EP" which has some sick dubby tracks from Theory, Morphy & Flatliners, Mr Foul and The Untouchables.