Slow grooves and rough sounds – that’s what this mix is about. I have been listening to a lot of Glitch Hop, Moombahton and Moombahcore recently, and I have to say I just love this sound! With a tempo around 110 BPM, this stuff grooves in a different way than what I am used to, but still has a lot of energy. Love it!
When I was on vacation a couple of years ago, the DJs in the beach bars played a lot of Raggaeton – a style that was relatively new at that time. I liked the rhythm, but I always found the music a bit too cheesy. At that time, I thought about why no one had thought about using those rhythms to make some cool music? It seems like a few people had the same idea, and Moombahton/Moombahcore is the result. Many Glitch Hop tracks have about the same tempo, and even though they are somewhat different in their grooves, I think those two styles actually mix quite well.
The first track in this mix, “We Can Make the Worls Stop” is a true anthem. It’s not a track I would typically play in a DJ set, but I just really had to play it.
I am also a big fan of the two remixes by Van Tek I used in this mix. Both tracks are remixes of true classics, and Van Tek transformed them in a way that respects the original song while creating something truly unique and fresh. This is what I call remix art!
Alpha Data is an artist that I discovered very recently. His track “Nefertiti” has a very nice oriental atmosphere and I have to say I wouldn’t know what to compare it with. Very unique and cool sound!
- The Glitch Mob – We Can Make the World Stop
- The Jungle Brothers – Jungle Brother (Van Tek Moombahcore Remix)
- Krafty Kuts&Featurecast – Head Banger
- White Papoo & Double Negative – Vision feat. MC Kyla (Opiuo Remix)
- Skrillex feat. Sirah – Bangarang
- LeDoom – Wangas (Moombahcore Mix)
- DJ Yoda- Toot It Up (Nick Thayer Remix)
- Phase5 vs. SHM vs. Knife Party – Antidote (Moombahton Mix)
- OMG – Space Brothers
- Opiuo – Computer Music (Opiuo Remix)
- Oktored – Hit the Floor (Moombahton Mix)
- Rye Rye feat. M.I.A. – Bang (F3RAL Remix)
- Queen – We Will Rock You (Van Tek Moombahcore Remix)
- Dface – Masterpiece (:Dface Moombahcore Remix)
- Alpha Data – Nefertiti