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Mindshaft

Mindshaft

Playing tracks by

Bandulu, Sun Electric, Front 242 and Future Sound Of London.

Salvaged from a dark recess among yards of vinyl & stacks dusty of old cassettes I found these old mixtapes. Crammed with downtempo gems from the 90s these reels chronicle my first experiences of mixing from vinyl. Thrown together in a friend's attic bedroom using 2 ropey belt drive turntables & a Radioshack 'Realistic' brand mixer. The lack of experience & decent hardware is clearly audible in the standard of the mixing. But these were treasured moments shared by friends who loved this music deeply... this has never changed. Once a week we would battle the elements to arrive at our place of worship armed twith a bag full of tunes, blank C90 & beers.

Unfortunately the original playlist is lost but this mix contains classics from System 7, Front 242, Sun Electric, Pete Namlook, Richard H Kirk, Autechre, Speedy J & Bandulu alongside original tape hiss, vinyl pops & scratches...

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