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Dekmantel Podcast 342 - Loraine James

Dekmantel Podcast 342 - Loraine James

Chart positions

This show was 6th in the global idm chart, 16th in the global dub chart and 64th in the global electronica chart.

She doesn't just make hard to categorise music, she makes music for which there are often no words. Depending on your mood, her sounds can suit either full-on dance floor workouts or reflective home listens. That has been the case across two standout albums on Hyperdub. The most recent, Reflection back in June, came with snippets of interior monologue. They lay bare James's most intimate feelings while the beats around her continue to act as something of a safety blanket.

This week's rule-breaking mix features a number of Loraine's tunes including the unnamed and exclusive opener, plus a flurry of beats from peers like FaltyDL, object blue, Squarepusher and Djrum. They make for a full body workout that twitches your every synapse one minute then sink you into a deeply seductive club sound the next. The transitions from hyper-polished and futuristic rhythms to live jazz drums, or icy dub to glitchy IDM, would seem impossible on paper, but in practice, they are executed perfectly.


DJ Bigos (Mike Roter)

1.Loraine James - ? 2.Loraine James - No Sleep 3.96 Back - Coup De Grace feat. Cadence_Weapon Dark0 - Hardwire Aoki Takamasa - R8 Djrum - Obsession Lusine - Eyes Give In Squarepusher - My Red Hot Car (Girl) TAAHLIAH - Never Lose (feat. Spent) Loraine James - Insecure behaviour and fuckery (Ft Nova) Loraine James - Tell Your Friends About Me (ft. Le3 bLACK) Chris Devoe - The Placebo Effect Feat. Ben Davis Telefon Tel Aviv - Whats the Use of Feet If You Havent Got Legs toe feat. Toki Asako - TALK SHOW Hyakkei - Flying Carpet Haisuinonasa - 地下鉄の動態 FaltyDL - Danger FaltyDL - Do Me Nosaj Thing - U G object blue - In the station of the metro Xela - Japanese Whispers proem - deep like airline failure Telefon Tel Aviv - Fahrenheit Far Away Loraine James - We’re Building Something New (Acapella) Ft. Iceboy Violet