Selectors: Sassy J

We’ve all seen plenty of artist portraits in our life, but seldom have they been as intimate and exciting as this one about Swiss DJ and selector extra-ordinaire Sassy J. Her mixes have been hard to ignore in recent months, as she’s been featured everywhere from Resident Advisor, Libra Mix, Dimensions Festival and most recently Crack Magazine, so it’s nice to find out some more about the wonderful being that she is. Big up to Inverted Audio for this lovely portrait on one of greatest out there!

Weekend Mixtapes #52

Let me give you a quick update on some mixtapes I enjoyed in the last couple of days, because it’s really been a while since we last did this.

In between her busy tour schedule, Switzerland’s finest DJ Sassy J put together a new mix for Dazed. Make sure to click that link and read the interview and catch her playing festivals all over Europe.

Speaking of festivals, the Dekmantel guys asked Andy Votel to contribute to their Selector Podcast series. The Finders Keepers label head delivers a two hours mix of “Turkish-only female funk/psych/disco/surf!”

And lastly check out a rare mixtape by broken beat innovator and producer extra-ordinaire IG Culture.

Sassy J brings the Sunday vibes

If you’re following me on Twitter, you heard me more than once recommending the Sassy J guestmix for Carhartt WIP Radio. Recorded live the previous weekend in Zurich, you can listen back via NTS Live. Hear music from Shabazz Palaces, Dego & Kaidi, Lukid, Mr Beatnick and Christoph El Truento.Sassy J’s selection:
Christoph El Truento – Dinosaur Blanket
Lojack – FM Field (Swing Mix)
Shabazz Palaces – They Come In Gold
Francis Bebey – Sanza Nocturne
Lukid – 108bpm Wake Up
Mr Beatnick – Marshmellows
Dego & Kaidi – Black Is Key
(unknown)
Olmos – Late Nite Stepper
St. Julien – Evenbud (feat. Budgie)
Lonnie Liston Smith – We Can Dream
IND – Into New Dimensions
Georgia Ann Muldrow – Great Blacks

Find more or Sassy J’s excellent mixes on her SoundCloud, and listen to her recent mix for the Hessle Audio show.

Weekend Mixtapes

I have two mixtapes from New York outfit Sepalcure, that’s Machine Drum together with Percussion Lab‘s Praveen, to share with you. First up is their radio show presented by URB Magazine, the second is an older mix from the Little White Earbuds podcast.

Next up is a mix by Jacques Greene, whose new video we have featured earlier this week. The mix is once again available from URB Mag.

Not a mix, but a free track from the new Fabric 55 mix CD, put together by the one called Shackleton.

Bern’s Sassy J is one of Dimlite‘s closest peers and she has put together a truly great mixtape!

I have mentioned this video of IG Culture aka Son of Scientist interviewing his spiritual father Scientist on Twitter. Apparently, the two also recorded a radio show together.

Benji B showcased three new Photek tunes on his show this week, a fellow blogger recorded that segment and put it on his website.

Lastly, I got a mix by Caribou recorded from FM Brussels in late November.