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#PHANTASYMIX 29: Valesuchi

Phantasy · #PHANTASYMIX 29: Valesuchi Valesuchi is much tuned into the necessary physicality and community of dance music, “choosing people’s bodies as a limitless answer.” A fixture across Brazil’s lively club scene, long since proving herself as one of the country’s wiliest and most intuitive selectors, she has shifted fluidly not only between the lively but divergent city scenes of Santiago and Rio De Janeiro, but also maintained a presence on the European club circuit. Of course, much has changed in 2020, but between this contribution to #PHANTASYMIX and a blinding Resident Advisor podcast earlier in 2020, not to mention...

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#PHANTASYMIX 28: ELLES

Phantasy · #PHANTASYMIX 28: ELLES Some time earlier in 2020, ELLES recorded a mix for Dummy Magazine, which she described as “a living room rave with a bit of staring out the window, dreaming about hugging your friends again.” Locked down in London, with Autumn on the horizon, and a queasy feeling of uncertainty still rules the dance music community, and surely every other beyond.ELLES may be a relative newcomer on the London scene, but her sound and discography already makes an impression. This is a run that continues on her contribution to #PHANTASYMIX, undoubtedly one of our most inventive...

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#PHANTASYMIX 27: Stranded

Phantasy · #PHANTASYMIX 27: Stranded Hailing from Atlanta, Stranded occupies the position of a genuine musical outlier. “Alienation, romantic rendezvous, 9 to 5 unease, and an apprehension of the future”, are just a few of the topics at the forefront of the recent, self-released ‘Long Dusk’ EP, as well as a previous release on Optimo Music in 2019, ‘Celine’s Dilemma’.Inspired by a lifelong fascination with dance-music centered cities such as Detroit, Berlin and Manchester, Stranded’s own music sits at odds with the soundtrack of Atlanta, where a sprawling scene is traditionally dominated by hip-hop and rap. Stranded’s stellar #PHANTASYMIX takes in...

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#PHANTASYMIX 26: J. Wiltshire

Phantasy · #PHANTASYMIX 26: J. Wiltshire Based in Berlin, J. Wiltshire has been active since 2016, producing a string of sometimes complex, always charismatic and memorable club records that incorporate elements of acid, IDM, techno and electro. These occasional transmissions have appeared on labels such as Hypercolour and his own, memorably titled Super Hexagon Records.For his debut LP released earlier this month, Wiltshire returned to MUSAR Recordings to deliver Resa, “a pure listening experience of ambient soundscapes and forward-thinking sci-fi cuts”, which develops over eleven tracks available on cassette as well as digitally. An evocative soundtrack to an imagined, melancholy...

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