Brendan Clay – Mental Health Mix (July 2022)

While it’s one of the more dramatic titles I’ve associated with a new mix, it’s not without good reason. The process of compiling and delivering this mix has worked wonders for my mental health over the last little while.

For the last 20 years, music has served as my primary creative outlet, however; recent opportunities to indulge in the craft or completely immerse myself in a creative project haven’t been as abundantly available nor really possible. (Most new parents or those working in high-pressure professional endeavours might share the same insight.)

So I did a thing. Indeed, my first thing in a little while…

Put simply, this was me, pinching available pockets of time, throwing on some music and pressing record while doing so. There was little rhyme nor reason to its execution, rather than embracing an opportunity to process some newer purchases or indulgently enjoying a worn favourite. (My Ecler Nuo 5 being a notable addition into the latter category.)

I completed this over a number of weekends—on some days, I contributed only half an hour; on others, a little longer—picking up from exactly the point I had finished during the previous window.

It’s raw, honest, largely unedited—though, I obviously had to join each session recording—and it’s all me, doing something I genuinely enjoy and have done for some time.

I hope this translates into a reasonable journey for you, the listener—I’ll continue to enjoy it nonetheless.

: Tracklisting:
01 : Apparel Wax – ‘009B1’ (Original Mix) [Apparel Music]
02 : Tension – ‘The Spot’ (Original Mix) [DeepStitched]
03 : Sven Wegner – ‘Strimmeling’ (Original Mix) [Mostly Cozy]
04 : DJ Poolboi – ‘Elope’ (Original Mix) [Shall Not Fade]
05 : Pool Boy & Cyril Hahn ft. Pacific Coliseum – ‘Pool House’ (Original Mix) [Noire & Blanche]
06 : Retromigration – ‘Giving Back’ (Original Mix) [Healthyscratch Records]
07 : Idan Hana – ‘Friends’ (Original Mix) [Aterral]
08 : Harry Wolfman – ‘Mango Lime’ (Original Mix) [Secret Reels]
09 : Slync – ‘Voyage’ (Original Mix) [Pole Position Recordings]
10 : Groove Parliament – ‘Heaven’ (Original Mix) [Nurvous Records]
11 : Hysteric – ‘Chrome Plated Broiler’ (Original Mix) [Pleasure Of Love]
12 : Ari Bald – ‘Apollon’s Arpeggio’ (Original Mix) [Blåklint Studios]
13 : Graef & Seibt – ‘Kotschleuder’ (Original Mix) [Box Aus Holz]
14 : Scruscru – ‘Waka-no-ura Bay’ (Original Mix) [Ltd, W/Lbl]
15 : Retromigration – ‘Versace Sheets’ (Byron The Aquarius Live Remix) [Handy Records]
16 : Retromigration & Nephews – ‘Chb Pimpin” (Original Mix) [Ltd, W/Lbl]
17 : Felipe Gordon – ‘Strings Of The Afterlife’ (Original Mix) [Razor-N-Tape Records]
18 : Tech Support – ‘Praise’ (Original Mix) [Anti Skate]
19 : DiSKOP – ‘Bird’s-eye’ (Original Mix) [Whiteloops]
20 : Milton Jackson – ’16 Levels’ (Original Mix) [Housewax]
21 : John Tejada – ‘From A Slice To A Draw’ (Original Mix) [Slices Of Life]
22 : Halo Varga & Petar Cvetkovic ft. Cess – ‘In Da Groove’ (Original Mix) [NG Trax]
23 : South Shore Garage – ‘Tell The Truth’ (Original Mix) [Interweaved]
24 : Idan Hana – ‘Your Love’ (Black Loops 1AM Mix) [Aterral]
25 : Leonel Castillo – ‘TWT-001-002’ (A2) [Third Wave Trax]
26 : Anthony Mea – ‘Miles Away’ (Original Mix) [Nurvous Records]
27 : DJ Steaw – ‘Holding Off’ (Original Mix) [Phonogramme]
28 : Rhythm & Sound ft. Paul St. Hilaire – ‘Free For All’ (Soundstream Remix) [Burial Mix]
29 : J.T. Donaldson – ‘Pain’ (Soulphiction’s Dub Refix) [SupportSystem Recordings]
30 : Brawther – ‘Dunes’ (Original Mix) [Interweaved]
31 : Unknown Artist – ‘Lhyl’ (Original Mix) [Memory Remains]
32 : Silat Beksi – ‘Miracle Inside’ (Original Mix) [OLO Records]
33 : Stussko – ‘Guilty’ (Original Mix) [CDR]
34 : Horsemen – ‘All My Bad Behaviour’ (Vinyl Rework) [Ltd, W/Lbl]
35 : Jesse Bru – ‘Rainforest’ (Original Mix) [Aterral]
36 : Vitess – ‘Panama Peppers’ (Original Mix) [Pulse Msc]
37 : Genie In A Bottle – ‘Unknown B’ [Genie In A Bottle Records]
38 : Clive From Accounts – ‘Alan A’ (Original Mix) [Income Trax]
39 : Unknown Artist – ‘Sakalas’ (Original Mix) [Rayonas Records]
40 : Moonee – ‘Sweet Winters’ (Original Mix) [Groovence]
41 : pablot – ‘Got You’ (Original Mix) [SlothBoogie]
42 : Gunnter – ‘Don’t Go Away’ (Original Mix) [AKU]
43 : Janeret – ‘Beyond’ (Original Mix) [Rutilance Recordings]

Live at Attic presents Nachtbraker (2nd February, 2019)

Here is our recent set, recorded live at our Attic event at The Flinders a few weeks back, on warm-up duties for Nachtbraker.

Our intention was to get the bodies moving and booties shaking with more rolling, percussive selections from our collective boxes—these actually worked a treat, setting the scene nicely for the expected Nachtbraker destruction! 😉

Hope you enjoy this one!

x

: Tracklisting:
01 : Jesse Bru – ‘Stay For A While’ (Original Mix) [Pulse Msc]
02 : Lorca – ‘No Chains On Me’ (Original Mix) [Live Ones]
03 : Max Graef – ‘No. 5’ (Original Mix) [The Gym]
04 : Scissorwork – ‘Kissing’ (Original Mix) [Beats Of No Nation]
05 : Frits Wentink – ‘Geese’ (Original Mix) [Wolf Music Recordings]
06 : SlothBoogie – ‘Acid Fantasy’ (Original Mix) [SlothBoogie]
07 : Bas Roos – ‘Midnight People’ (Original Mix) [Exploited]
08 : Playin’ 4 The City – ‘Minor Track’ (Original Mix) [Plastik People]
09 : Franck Roger – ‘Ruffcut’ (Original Mix) [Rutilance Recordings]
10 : James Pepper – ‘Lover’ (Black Loops Remix) [Neovinyl Recordings]
11 : Sebb Junior – ‘Moving’ (Original Mix) [La Vie d’Artiste Music]
12 : Loods – ‘Around’ (Original Mix) [Steel City Dance Discs]
13 : Hector Couto – ‘Changes’ (Original Mix) [Brise Records]
14 : Crookers ft. Baxter – ‘Innocent’ (Kai Alce Distinctive Groove Dub) [Defected]
15 : Honey Dijon ft. Shaun J. Wright & Alinka – ‘808 State Of Mind’ (Original Mix) [Classic Music Company]
16 : Never Dull – ‘United, Under One Roof’ (Original Mix) [Large Music]
17 : Joe Corti – ‘Thinkin” (Original Mix) [Better Listen Records]
18 : AB/DC – ‘This Feelin” (Cody Currie Remix) [Southern Fried Records]
19 : Cody Currie – ‘Oderberger’ (Original Mix) [House Of Disco Records]
20 : Intr0beatz – ‘Just Feel’ (Original Mix) [Lagaffe Tales]
21 : Tech Support – ‘Excursion’ (Jesse Bru Remix) [Anti Skate]
22 : Adryiano – ‘On My Side’ (Original Mix) [Soul Notes]
23 : Bellaire – ‘Make Me Feel’ (Original Mix) [AOC Records]
24 : Demuja – ‘Arrested’ (Original Mix) [CDR]
25 : D’Angelo – ‘Spanish Joint’ (Joe Corti’s Edit) [China White]
26 : Paul Cut – ‘Nucleus’ (Original Mix) [Balance]


Live at S*A*S*H Mix (4th December, 2016)

Here is the recording from my recent set at S*A*S*H, closing The Den in the early hours of Monday morning!

Massive shouts to the super-receptive crowd who danced right throughout — many of whom very likely kicking on from the ‘Tell No Tales’ festival from earlier in the day!

I was able to play a wide range of tunes that are currently floating my boat: from my current Attic-style cuts, some disco-infused house, concluding on more of a drum-driven tip.

With that, special thanks must be paid to the S*A*S*H crew — particular Cris — for the booking consideration (and indeed, trust), once again. And certainly not to forget George (Mesan) who played an outstanding, warm set to open up the room and attract a “proper Den crowd”.

Really hope you like this one! Until next time…

x

: Tracklisting:
01 : Bas Roos – ‘Midnight People’ (Original Mix) [Exploited]
02 : 4004 – ‘Guilt Is My Shadow’ (Original Mix) [Quintessentials]
03 : Kraak & Smaak ft. Ivar – ‘Way Back Home’ (Fouk Remix) [Boogie Angst]
04 : Session Victim – ‘Up To Rise’ (Original Mix) [Delusions Of Grandeur]
05 : Purple Disco Machine – ‘Walls’ (Original Mix) [Kittball]
06 : Black Loops – ‘Sex’ (Original Mix) [Toy Tonics]
07 : Shur-I-Kan – ‘Jazz Club’ (Max Graef Remix) [EleFlight Records]
08 : Around7 – ‘Gaye Party’ (Joss Moog Rework) [Robsoul Recordings]
09 : Voodoo Whiskey – ‘Get Sassy Not Classy’ (Original Mix) [Masterworks Music]
10 : Coeo – ‘Back In The Days’ (Original Mix) [Toy Tonics]
11 : Coeo – ‘Light Star’ (Coeo Edit) [Razor-N-Tape Records]
12 : Lux Experience – ‘Your Luv’ (Original Mix) [Masterworks Music]
13 : Loshmi – ‘Can’t Get Enough’ (Original Mix) [Fruity Flavor]
14 : Superlover – ‘Timeless’ (Original Mix) [Mother Recordings]
15 : Bas Roos – ‘Searchin” (Original Mix) [Exploited]
16 : Detroit Swindle – ‘Allright (We’ll Be)’ (Edit) [Heist Recordings]
17 : Phil Weeks – ‘On The Floor’ (Original Mix) [Robsoul Recordings]
18 : Detroit Swindle – ‘Howsmusic’ (Original Mix) [Heist Recordings]
19 : Nachtbraker – ‘Really Ties The Room Together’ (Original Mix) [Dirt Crew Recordings]
20 : Bas Roos – ‘Lazy Chords’ (Original Mix) [Dirt Crew Recordings]
21 : Evren Ulusoy – ‘Fade To Blonde’ (Original Mix) [Proton Music]
22 : Felipe L. – ‘Painting The Sky’ (Moti Brothers Remix) [I Records]
23 : James Dexter – ‘Block’ (Original Mix) [Inermu]
24 : Off Key – ‘Aphrodite’ (Nuendo Remix) [Trojan House Records]
25 : c.Rius – ‘Focus’ (Original Mix) [Tiefblau Records]
26 : Rich Wakley – ‘Lip Service’ (Hauswerks Remix) [Resonance Records]
27 : James Dexter – ‘Get To This’ (Original Mix) [Dessous Recordings]
28 : Paul Woolford – ‘M.D.M.A.’ (Original Mix) [Hotflush Recordings]