Oct '11 - Mar '12
It's Wednesday night, I'm in a swell mood, time for Jamie xx's 2011 summer smash hit, Far Nearer. Yes, also because that pink cover is so pretty. If you're craving more of those snare-heavy chopped beats, make sure to check the Jamie xx Shuffle of Adele's Rolling In The Deep.
Jamie xx - Far Nearer
It's Thursday, and this week is tumbling along sluggishly. Need to take in something more upbeat. The hypnotic Reflex by dubstep darlings Dark Sky to the rescue.
Dark Sky - Reflex
Sunday afternoon, rain keeps pouring from the dark SoCal skies, sounds like Icefall from Nobukazu Takemura's 1999 album Scope.
Nobukazu Takemura - Icefall
FunkinEven's latest jam pleasantly keeps what the title promises: tasty 909 drum treats with a twisted 303 acid frosting. Old skool beats with all the works. Also check out FunkinEven's other master jams, Heartpound, She's Acid, Another Space, and the great collabo with Fatima, On The Go.
FunkinEven - Rolands Jam
There are certain tunes you just can't get out of your system anymore. Shotcrete-like, they're stuck somewhere between mid-ear canal and your mushy brain biscuit, haunting the poor soul at every waking and sleeping hour. Toronto-based act Azari & III are specialized on this field and have...
Azari & III - Hungry For The Power
Fourteen years ago, it was my first year of architecture school, I happened to be introduced to an architecture I had never heard of before but had always been looking for: deconstructivism. I instantly gave my heart away and arranged countless yearning rendezvous with my secret crushes Woods...
Autechre - Gantz Graf
Whoa, apologies for slacking on the blog posts. Ugh. Guess I owe you a real good one today, eh? Alright, here's the extra dreamy "You Are All I See" by LA's Active Child. I'm currently obsessed with this act: Pat Grossi's angelesque choir boy voice over thick layers of pop synthies, borderline...
Active Child - You Are All I See
Legend has it that we architects are selling frozen music, so to gladsomely diversify the origin of our creative process, let's talk about music, shall we? Mixtape wants to be a source of inspiration, as well as the soundtrack of your life in design.