Rave on, we say. If you missed it Fact's podcasts are available for three weeks onlydon't fear as Ralph recently asked Spannered to give the mix a permanent home. Go here for Spannered's interview with Mike Dred. He's also released a series of excellent machinefunk tracks with Sync 24 as Signal Type. Operating solely in the digital realm, the label has already notched up a healthy discography, with new releases soon out from Robokid, Sound Synthesis, Oort Cloud, Vadz, Melogik and Blackford himself. Alexi Shelby - My Medusa Transmat - Another week-long hangover endured by thousands, as they attempt to piece together the muddled events of four days awake in a holiday camp-cum-ravezone patrolled by terrifyingly beady seagulls.
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Son of a Wiltshire vicar, Fiske's formative years were spent listening to his father accompanying hymn singing in church with a Yamaha keyboard — which goes far in explaining his penchant for perky re-rubs of Christmas carols. This bruising minute mix by recent Militant Science signing Mossman collates new and forthcoming material from the catalogue. Not all the tunes on the mix are from mp3 shops — some of them are recent works made or released by musical friends. Paul Blackford, one of the UK's foremost electro artists, established his Militant Science imprint in in a bid "to bridge the gap between electro and drum'n'bass". The Bomb Diggy crew are purveyors of the most tropical party nights in Holland, with resident DJs Mataklap, Makks, Ru-D and Tommy Tequila plus guests spinning global bass music spanning kuduro, booty, soca, dancehall, ragga, cumbia and baile funk — with plenty of jungle bounce thrown in. The eighth installment of Spannered's Oddcast series pointed towards an almost virtuosic understanding of that much-maligned genre: