Matthewdavid: “Even The Sun Goes Down” OUTKAST MIX

LA-based experimental music producer and cofounder of Leaving Records, Matthew McQueen—aka Matthewdavid—pulled out all the stops for his latest mix. “Even the Sun Goes Down” is McQueen’s ADD homage to his hometown heroes, Atlanta’s Outkast. Drawing on the quick loops of breakbeat hardcore, the pulsating rhythms of drum & bass peppered with plenty of deep house, the 26-minute non-stop cut takes listeners through a journey …

Floating Points & Four Tet: Final Plastic People

The beginning of 2015 sadly brought about the end of Plastic People, one of East London’s most notorious basement dance clubs. The talent that walked through its doors during the 20-year run undoubtedly helped shape modern dance music. As regular DJs Kieran Hebden (Four Tet) and Sam Shepherd (Floating Points) explain, “To say this space along with the owner Ade’s singular vision was fundamental in …

Dent May: I’ll Be Stoned For Christmas

“Tis the season to be high / So fill my cup to top / Light me up till I’m hot.” A true indie alternative to the Mariah Carey, Wham and Frank Sinatra that takes over department store PA systems during the holiday season is Mississippi-based Dent May’s “I’ll Be Stoned For Christmas.” Insanely catchy, with relatable lyrics for any smoker headed back home for the …