Out of the Dark is my drum´n´bass-mix for all the survivors out there. Vibes, atmosphere, flow and sonic storytelling that can lift you up, recharge you and give you a positive outlook. At least that´s what it does for me.
2018 was another tough year for me and I didn´t manage to release even one mix. I had started compiling tracklists for four very different concepts though. The first I chose to record now is this atmospheric and emotional selection of tracks that I played out, (re-) listened or danced to in 2018. A bit like a diary because almost every track triggers a specific memory.
My mission: Leave hard, cold, dark and even dubby stuff out. Capture that classic futuristic soul and melancholy vibe that drum´n´bass always championed. Also: Spread positive vibes overall while avoiding cheesiness.
I always try to achieve what I think „the art of the mix“ demands and I´m quite satisfied with the result. Carefully crafted mixes are getting harder to come by – this is one. Mixed live on Serato control vinyls and an Ecler HAK320.
01 L-Side – The Gentleman (4Marcus) [unreleased]
02 Spirit – Interval [Dispatch]
03 Marcus Intalex – Step Forward [Soul:R]
04 Seba – Time Will Tell [Spearhead Records]
05 LSB & DRS – New Day [Footnotes]
06 LSB – Missing You (feat. Tyler Daley & DRS) [Soul:R]
07 Adam F – Circles (dRamatic & dbAudio Unofficial Remix) [unofficial]
08 Jonny L – In A Jungle (BCee Rmx) [Future Retro]
09 Chimpo, DRS, Slay, Ragoloco – No Trust [Box N Lock]
10 Calibre – Makes me [Signature]
11 T.R.A.C. – Step Tune (feat. Random Movement & Adrienne Richards) [V-Recordings]
12 Phaction – Should Have Known [C.I.A.]
13 Blu Mar Ten – Keep It Together (feat. Robert Manos – Calibre Rmx) [BMT]
> tease: DBridge – True Romance [Metalheadz]
15 BCee – More Than Words (feat. Charlotte Haining – Seba Rmx) [Spearhead Records]
16 Rockwell – User [Shogun Audio]
17 Seba – Why Can’t This End [Spearhead Records]
18 Synkro – Summer Blues [Blackout Music]
19 Seba & Robert Manos – Maschine [Metalheadz]
20 Jubei & Marcus Intalex – Fanny´s Ya Aunt [Metalheadz]
21 Ivy Lab – Twenty Questions [Critical]
22 Stray – Queen [Exit]
23 Doc Scott – Tokyo Dawn [Looking Good Records]
24 Source Direct – Secret Liaisons [Good Looking Records]
25 Tim Reaper & Drumlinezz – Deep Into Space & Back [Western Lore]