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Wow, one pops off to the beach for two weeks and comes back to a world exploded with music. Some absolute greats from Yuksek and The Magician (check out The Magician‘s remix of Yuksek‘s On A Train from the EP of the same name), and Mustang have given us two absolute beauts, with their remix of Golden Bug‘s Sex Beat from the Magia Potagia EP on Gomma, and their remix of Monarchy‘s I Won’t Let Go from the EP of the same name new from Moda Music. Made to Play have made a limited vinyl pressing of Round Table Knights remixes, with contributions from L-Vis 1990 and Homework, and that happy santa claus of techno Claude Von Stroke has remixed Girl Unit‘s 2010 banger Wut, which has made EVERYONE pretty excited, but no release date yet from Night Slugs. Finally Aeroplane releases My Enemy from the We Can’t Fly album, and even if you own the album the EP is worth it for the Rex The Dog remix alone.

Compilations are coming thick and fast too, with Moda Compilation Volume 1 out 23 May, including the first original material from Jaymo & Andy George, starting with their Night Music EP, and last week Lee Foss and Jamie Jones added another string to their bows with the first volume of the Hot Waves compilation, released of course on their own Hot Creations label. Chilly Gonzales brings us ‘orchestral rap’ withThe Unspeakable Chilly Gonzales album on 6 June on Gentle Threat/ Schmooze, and Toddla T‘s new single Take It Back is out on the mighty Ninja Tune on 23 May; a forerunner to his debut album to be released on the label later this year.

Obviously you’ll be spending all your money on these new releases so I’m going to save you some clubbing cash this weekend and tell you of two pretty epic free parties. Tonight, That Mixmag Thing #13 is at the Queen of Hoxton with Oliver Lang, Super Recordings Showcase and my favourites Riotous Rockers (their April mix was a joy as usual), and tomorrow Field Day host a free party with Omar S, Caspar C and Midland at XOYO. Well done all.

Jamie Woon – Night Air (Solomun Edit) – I still can’t get enough of it.
SBTRKT feat. Little Dragon – Wildfire
Zomby – Things Fall Apart (feat. Panda Bear)
Jess Mills – Vultures (MJ Cole Remix)
Fleet Foxes – Grown Ocean
Toddla T – Take It Back – Dillon Francis Remix
Sticky K – Prince of Persia
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And as for this from Turbo on 30 May: if you don’t know what it is, you should…

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There’s nothing like that feeling on a Friday when you’re looking down the barrel of another sleepless, fun-packed weekend.

Things get a little bit deeper tonight with Maceo Plex and Jozif headlining for Slowpoke (venue TBC) and KiNK playing a live set for Dollop at the Citipost Building out east. Riton and Doorly get down and dirty at Fabric, and Hercules and Love Affair take over Village Underground.

Saturday brings in the superstar that is Ricardo Villalobos at Fabric, alongside the 2020 guys who are hosting Room 2 with Simon Baker, Ralph Lawson and Glimpse in attendance. Benoit & Sergio are heading up XOYO and Jacques Greene and Jam City represent the Night Slugs crew at Plastic People. That should be enough to keep you going…

This week in tracks we have everything you need to take you from the pre to the after party. Enjoy!

How Far (The 2 Bears Remix) – Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs
Slide Away (Zev’s Endless Summer Remix) – No Regular Play
Sonidero Company (Waya Waya Remix) – Toy Selectah feat. Dj Blass
Hunting (Ado remix) – Malente vs. Azzido da Bass
Funky Monkey (Max La Daron Remix) – Twist it! The 5th release on No Brainer – buy the EP including remixes from Camel and Canblaster here
The Answer (Trentemoller Remix) – UNKLE

Finally, a new mix from us to take you into the weekend:

Emily’s Chilli Banana Mix

Moodymann – Mahogany Brown [Peacefrog]
France Gall – Haifischbaby (HCKP Bootleg) [Jackmode Exclusive]
Deniz Kurtel – The L Word feat. Jada [Crosstown Rebels]
Anthony Collins – Another Late Night (Nina Kraviz Remix) [Curle Recordings]
Benoit & Sergio – Walk & Talk [Visionquest]
Youandewan – Eidolon [MagicBag Music]
Thomas Barton, Fredski – March On Swan Lake (Emerson Todd’s Balck Swan Remix) [Get Physical]
Greenville Massive – Lost [Soul Sheep Music]
Beanfield – Tides – C’s Movement 1 [Compost]
Munnibrotherz – We going [dirtybird]
Mlle Caro & Franck Garcia – Far Away [Crosstown Rebels]

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Fabric’s delivering another ridunkulous line-up tonight, with Room 1 hosted by Jack Beats, joined by Breakage, Brodinski and Drop the Lime, Room 2 by Kill Em AllFilthy Dukes are joined by Aeroplane, Shit Robot live, Stopmakingme and Punks Jump Up, and Room 3 by Greco-Roman Soundsystem with Joe Goddard (Hot Chip).
Punks Jump Up did a little mix to get you in the mood:

Punks Jump Up – Fabric Live x Kill Em All Promo Mix
Vandroid – Master & Slave (Van She Tech remix)
Mickey – Farfalle (Relish)
Tyson – Die On The Dance Floor (Headman remix) (Relish)
Sideview – New Toy (Version 2) (Faucet Music)
Jesse Saunders – On & On (alt version) (white)
Xinobi – Hawaii (Work It Baby)
In Flagranti – Hollow Discourse (Codek)
Glimmers – Killing Jokes (Gomma)
Giorgio Moroder – The Chase (Martin Brodin dub) (MB Disco)
Shadow Dancer – Cat Moves (Deadstock 33’s remix) (BoysNoize records)
In Flagranti – Worse For Wear (Punks Jump Up remix) (Codek)
Lavinia Claws – Washing Machine (C90’s remix) (Bang Gang)
Casco – Cybernetic Love (Punks Jump Up Percussive Love version)
Remute – Cowbell Mania (Remute)
Say Yes To Another Excess – Say Yes To Another Success (Bang Gang)

It being the first weekend of the month, there’s a number of options for your perusal this weekend.

It’s the second Bang the Box night at XOYO tomorrow, and it’s the turn of Night Slugs to provide the music, bringing Bok Bok, L-Vis 1990 and Egyptrixx to a sweaty east London hangout. Dollop host their third party in the Citipost Warehouse tonight, and Potty Mouth Disco bring their party to a new Hoxton Basement venue at 12 – 18 Hoxton Square, with Sei A and Tape to Tape.

Tomorrow it’s the Queen of Hoxton’s 2nd Birthday, with a rare live appearance from disco legends Odyssey. We’ve got two guest list tickets to give away, email [email protected] and the earliest birds will receive an email from the Queen of Hoxton.

Ewer Street car park sees some action with 20 years of Planet E, with Carl Craig, Radio Slave and Francois K, Seth Troxler‘s at Fabric for Visionquest, Ben Watt and Prins Thomas head to Cable for Buzzin Fly, Ewan Pearson‘s at Corsica Studios for Trouble Vision, and Theo Parrish plays Plastic People. Phew!

Here are some tracks as you’re flying around London from party to party. First off, Stopmakingme’s Rattle EP is out today on Bang Gang. BUY IT!
Stopmakingme – Rattle (Bumblebeez ‘Homeboiz’ Remix)
The Strokes – Under Cover of Darkness, I’m so happy to see new stuff by The Strokes
Fenech Soler – Contender (White Version), part of the White Versions EP, given as a free download
Munchi ft Mr Lexx – Shottas (Crookers Remix)
Demis Roussous – I Dig You (Todd Terje House Mix)
When Saints Go Machine – Fail Forever (Nicolas Jaar Remix)
Socalled – Richie (Derrick Carter Remix)
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Sunday is officially the new Thursday, although Thursdays seem to be going VERY strong, and special commendation on that front goes to Joe and Will Ask?‘s new night Vikings at one of our favourite bars in Spitalfields – Gramaphone on Commercial Street. I’ve always had adventures there and last night was soundtracked by Joe and Will Ask? and Eskimo Twins. A pretty stonking line up for a Thursday, and it’s being repeated every second thursday of the month.

Joe and Will Ask? Mix for Vikings

Counter Culture was pretty much my perfect club night last weekend, and tonight they’ve got Night Slugs label night, with Girl-Unit joining Bok Bok and L-Vis 1990. We’re off to Roundhouse for Chromeo and Midnight Juggernauts, then the after party at XOYO. We’ll be popping into Vogue Fabrics on the way home for Public House with the first of their Residents Fiasco series. Tomorrow Trailer Trash team up with Nuke Em All for Trash Em All at XOYO with Zombie Nation live and A1 Bassline, and new night You Again! starts at Question Mark bar in Stoke Newington.

As for Sunday, free party with Busy P and DJ Mehdi? Yes please. So I guess the moral of this story is: Go Out. Every night.

Cory Blaine – Hot Plate (Zombie Disco Squad Remix)
Monkey Safari – Those Dancing Days
Jet Project – Bombay Revolution Bootleg
Djuma Soundsystem – Junkies vs Rain
Zombie Nation – Overshoot (DJ Mehdi Remix)
Tronik Youth – Think (Radio Edit)
Light Year – Marcellus (thanks to Bang Gang for also giving away a free download of Light Year’s Public Service Announcement from the Five Girls EP)
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