june, juneau, juno…

i don’t know what happened there. is it tuesday already? and june? wow. well my excuse is that i had a busy weekend and stuff. you know, the combination of clubbing, planning a wedding, day-to-day domesticity and plain old work can be pretty time consuming. not that i’m complaining – life is good and the weather is warm. so this, which landed in the past 24 hours, is perfect. it’s another great addition to the white light series, from villa. it’s full of soul, and i’m talking about that painful, makes you cry kind of soul. the sort you want to listen to when it’s so hot you don’t want to move, and just want to sit in the shade and reflect.

“The White Light mixes are, ultimately, about two things: music and space.” Thats what the website tells me. In that case white might be the color of music, because going through my record music collection – everything seems to go about music and space. At first i had a playlist of over 4 hours of music, I started over again, inspired by the second theme. “White Light will always be about night driving” I read. So i made three categories: Landscape Driving, Autobahn Driving & City Driving. Upload your ipod, take your car and join us on this ride.

http://www.whitelightmixes.com/mixes/

in other news, i was fortunate enough to support d.i.m. on saturday at transmission. it was one of those nights where everything fell into place. myself and salacious went back to back for a while, few songs each here and there, and then i ran into d.i.m.’s set. i know dave played some indie, some friendly fires, some juan maclean and some holy ghost!, but this is what i played.

Human Life – In It Together
Hugg And Pepp – Sweet Rosie (Turbo Edit)
Two Door Cinema Club – Something Good Can Work (The Twelves Remix)
Cut Copy – Out There On The Ice

Riva Starr – Splendido
White Girl Lust – Oui (1AM Mix)
Carte Blanche – Gare Du Nord

Tomboy – Samba!
Telephoned – No No No
Gorillaz – Stylo (Alex Metric Remix)
Major Lazer – When You Hear The Bassline (Toddla T Remix ft Serocee & Mr Versatile)
Wiley – Never Be Your Woman (feat. Emeli Sandé) (Solo (UK) “Loves Garage” Remix)

Ralphi Rosario – You Used To Hold Me (Curtis Vodka Remix)
Zombie Nation – Mas de Todo (Jori Hulkkonen Remix)
Delphic – Counterpoint (Christian Martin Remix)
Boy 8-Bit – Baltic Pine
Tiga – Pleasure From The Bass (Joakim Remix)
Teki Latex – Answers
Pase Rock – Get Money Kids
Sei A – Rebel Without A Cause (Jori Hulkkonen Remix)

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