Label Worx debuts with drum & bass essentials. We’ve also got the best of electro house and dark techno!
Label Worx is a UK-based company providing a wide selection of services specifically designed for independent dance labels. They provide a solid platform that enables creative minds to efficiently manage many areas of running a record label leaving them more time to concentrate on the music. They heavily support Drum & Bass and Breakbeat music, and their debut mixtape for Pacemaker consists of an essential Liquid Drum & Bass compilation. Push play and dive into the smoother side of DnB!
In the beginning there was @raadnatrix and he had a groove. From this groove came the grooves of all grooves. While one day viciously throwing down on his box, he boldly declared: “let there be house”! And house music was born. He is the creator and this is his house, but he is not so selfish, because once you enter his house, it then becomes your house and your house music.
@darktechno_lo is a highly promising new member of our community, especially if you’re into the darker and deeper side of techno and harsher industrial sounds. This brutal debut mixtape got a strong concept and harmonic mixing while showcasing the best of underground techno. Perfect for a weekend rave!
We have selected three mixtapes that are rather different from each other but have two things in common: they are all awesome and they cannot wait to be played!
Drowned in Sound is a UK-based music website/community/label founded by Sean Adams in 2000. They are focusing on a variety of quality sounds from electronic music to pop and rock (and oh, so much more!), and they have published interviews with everyone from Björk to Paul McCartney. If someone knows what’s the hottest music out there, @seaninsound is your man. He created a special mixtape for you to dig in – highly eclectic and full of surprises. Let yourself swoon over this excellent selection!
Featuring: Banks, Janet Jackson, Four Tet, Nine Inch Nails, Nicolas Jaar
We have to admit: @the_evangelist has converted us to faithful followers by preaching excellent stories with his mixtapes. He blends tracks we would’ve never dreamt of being mixed together (Ennio Morricone and Starboy? Wow!) and he does it in the most captivating way. He also brings the most out of Pacemaker, chopping up and repeating tracks has never been more fun.
Featuring: The Weeknd, ZAYN, Kiiara, M.I.A., Major Lazer
Cheers to @billionbeatz for creating this epic sonic journey through the realms of techno and tech house! It’s delicate and candid, raw and melodic at the same time with dream transitions that teleport you straight to a dark, underground club where no one can guarantee what comes next.
Featuring: Dave DK, Kölsch, Audiofly, Dominik Eulberg
Welcome Watch The Hype! London-based electronic music curators share their first mixtape on Pacemaker. We’ve also selected two mixtapes from the community that take you on a special trip around the world.
We teamed up once again with online underground electronic music magazine Watch The Hype – this time we are proud to share their very first Pacemaker mixtape with you. The London-based curators are dedicated to focusing on forward-thinking artists, constantly supporting the latest and best in electronic music. If you want to find out more about them, check out our interview. This exquisite selection features some of the finest dub techno and dub reggae tracks by Moritz von Oswald, Rhythm & Sound, Pablo Bolivar, Claro Intelecto etc. You’re in for a special treat! 🍬
Whenever @tefoden posts a new mixtape, an unknown world opens up full of mysteries. This time he tells us a weird and beautiful folk story with a distinctive musical tapestry inspired by the afro-electro soundscape. Exploring a culture by its sounds gives a unique space and experience to the listener – a clash of African and electronic elements, highly eclectic, very percussive and extremely recommended.
If the previous mixtape was eclectic, @dreadslevin’s debut selection sets the bar even higher when it comes to blending sounds, genres, cultures and moods. Oriental bass, jazz-hop, deep house, electro pop, hip-hop… did we miss anything? You have two hours to immerse yourself in a parallel universe that sounds familiar but fascinating and strange at the same time.