- 7 years ago
Playing tracks by
MJ Cole, A Guy Called Gerald, Courtney Pine, Afterlife, Grooverider (?) and more.
Notes on the mmRadio Retrospective series are provided with Part One: http://i.mixcloud.com/CG8aD.
The second of the six original December 2001 sets was first published in the late 90s as "Downtime: In the Garden". Like the other sets from this month, this mix was originally recorded CD-to-tape, and later recompiled for mmRadio; the version presented here involves some minor sequencing changes.
The set draws its energy from jazz and atmospheric D'n'B/broken beat. You'll hear some solid turn of the century classics (Grooverider, MJ Cole, A Guy Called Gerald, Afterlife and Omni Trio). GLO is represented by the gorgeous PFM track "Danny's Song" and (from the 'guilty pleasures' category) B-Tribe closes things out with the shamelessly emotional "Alegria". In fact, the theme of this mix might be considered to be High Emotion, a riposte to all the folks who used to complain that electronic music is brittle, cold machine-made stuff.
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