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Monday, 26 May 2008

DS124: Bridge tracks

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I was asked to play a little longer today to cover for another DJ so the set is around 90 minutes long. I was experimenting with harmonic mixing of different sub-genres. I have always liked the somewhat disturbing contrast mixing them creates. I think one of the secrets to making it pay off is to form relationships between them by having complimentary musical keys. Linking sub-genres together using 'bridge tracks' that help to ease the pain of transition is a good idea too. There are quite a few to choose from and some DnB artists specialise in these such as Chris SU and Resound; making tunes that defy conventional categorisation and manage to combine different sub-genres seamlessly. USB - Alice (Hardcandy Mix) - Ventuno Jonny L - Come Here - Mr. L Danny Byrd - Feet Won't Touch The Ground - Hospital Donnie Dubson - Say Goodbye - Fokuz SpectraSoul - Down Town Chicago - Deep Soul Music Maztek - Music Machine - Modulate Psidream, Axiom, Optiv - Break In - DSCI4 Spirit - Scrabble VIP - Metalheadz Raiden - Helium - Offkey >>> Danny Byrd - Joy And Pain feat Redd - Hospital Technicolour - Empty - Technique Kali - Tokyo (BCee, Lomax Remix) - Outta London Saburuko - Warped - Horizons L.A.O.S. - Fascinated - Spearhead Martsman - 8 Bit Bouncer - Medschool >>> Kubiks - Blood Ties - Spearhead Lynx - Shame On You - Sonorous Lomax, Focus - 5 Weeks - Bingo Beats Logistics - 96 - Hospital SpectraSoul - Adoration - Nu Directions High Contrast - Everything's Different (Calibre remix) - Hospital Intersidereal - Disturbed Balance - Red Mist Commix - Tycoon - Metalheadz Matar - Smell Your Fear - MindSaw Noisia - Bad Dreams - Vision >>> Cylon - Destination Unknown - Shadybrain