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My Year of Mixtapes Week 46: The Year in Jungle, 1994

My Year of Mixtapes Week 46: The Year in Jungle, 1994

About the show

Playing tracks by

NOISE FACTORY, Aladdin, Pooch & Hursee, Droppin' Science Vol. 3, DJ HYPE and more.

Over the life of this blog, I've spent a lot of time blathering about how amazing 1991-1992 was for dance music. Before this year of mixtapes project is over, I really ought to devote a tape to 1994, the year jungle music really came into its own. 1994 was the year I really started buying dance records in quantity with the intention of becoming a DJ or whatever, and it was really the peak of the jungle scene. The whole genre just seemed so crazy and revolutionary and new, and SO MANY CLASSIC tracks came out every week that it was just impossible for a high-schooler in Kansas City to keep up.

So yeah, here's a tape of some of my favorites. I've tried to really run the gamut from ambient wishy-washy dolphin music to mashed-up dread bass to ruff-and-rugged amen ragga smashers. Enjoy!

Comments

Darkfloor Sound

Brilliant selection