Heléna is one of the most exciting new DJ’s in the UK. A rising ‘Star’ in House and Techno, taking influences from the raw energy of the genres’ roots; as well as soulful, bubbling baselines from across the globe. Star’s larger than life attitude can be felt within everything she does and you can catch her sharing her love of dance music across London, international venues, festivals or on her weekly residency on Foundation FM.
Friend of Rita’s, NTS resident Fervent Moon has put together a little mix for your listening pleasure.
Nancy June, is a Balamii Radio resident. Her music took influence from the grass roots genres which emerged from the rave hay-days of the 90s, this mix walks us through both new and old sounds, from Breaks to UKG to Acid House and beyond.
First Circle is a Peckham based artist known for hybrid drill styles and looping club edits. on this outing he delved deep into his rekordbox to create a highly tannic selection of Jungle inspired by Bukem, Peshay, and Jazz. a mix for warm evenings with the window down, music heard from passing cars and park speakers.
Hailing from Bristol via France and now living in London, Rinse FM regular Noire, delivers this month's extra special mix, a dancehall number, made for sunshine and the outdoors.
Makeness is the vehicle for Kyle Molleson’s ‘Outer Hebridean’ synth punk project. At least that was the catalyst. Nowadays his material weaves hard and soft sounds from his base in Deptford, SE London.
Zakia Sewell is a broadcaster and DJ from London. She hosts a show called ‘Questing’ every Saturday morning on NTS Radio, playing psychedelic folk, jazz and other cosmic sounds from across the globe, DJs regularly across London and abroad, and presents and produces podcasts and radio documentaries for the likes of BBC Radio 4, the World Service, Tate and Resident Advisor on music, arts and culture.
For this mix Mr. Redley aka Louis Redley, melds eclectic rhythms, deep soulful sounds - sharing incredible tunes, from one of North London's finest musical archives.
Daniel John Willis ft. Dynamite MC
The Clove Club founder and all round 'music head' and selector, Daniel John Willis and Dom, (December sommelier) have kindly put the perfect mix of tunes together to be stuck on whilst sipping these 'Winter Warmers'. Sinatra meets Tribe meets The Staple Singers meets you name it... this is the soundtrack to your Christmas Daniel created the backdrop to this mix using his set up of 1 Deck, Kaoss Pad, DJR 400 Mixer and a Dub Siren, a system born out of 2020's 1st lockdown. Just using one deck he samples and grabs snatches of the record playing so he can mix in the next song.Music is of equal importance to Dom, and he is a well known Drum & Bass MC - Dynamite MC. When not waxing lyrical about wine terroir, you'll find him touring the world performing to thousands of people rapping over electric beats with the likes of Roni Size, Krafty Kuts & Shy FX.You’ll find Dom featuring as both Mc and Sommelier with Daniel on their new project ‘Grande Kru Soundsystem’, watch out for their debut mixtape dropping early next year!
Bristolian based Vish and Mazen grew up less than a mile apart in Bahrain with a shared fascination with discovering new music, the duo quickly bonded over digging for unheard rarities and burning mixtapes to show friends and strangers. Here they supply us a deep dive into some of that special collection. Perfect to listen to when you've got a bottle open from our November Case by curated by sommelier Ary Anbari.
Ed from Balham
Yousif, NTS resident, musician and record digger, has recorded a textured collage from his isolation bunker in Brockley for September's case. Expect eclectic meanderings through mountain streams that have no boundary. This mix should go down nice and smooth with a glass in hand!
Marsha by name and mellow by nature. NTS resident Marshmello takes us on a magical journey inspired by Oranj's first ever curated case released in collaboration with Holly Willcocks, sommelier of Noble Rot. Marsha's musical journey draws upon on her deep repository of soul, jazz, breakbeat, house, electro mixed and blended with a catalogue of deep discoveries. Best listened to whilst sipping something delicious from Holly's case.