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Floating Points – My Plastic People mix by strangefruitmusic
April 2, 2010, 11:41 am
Filed under: Electronic, mix, music | Tags: , , , , , ,

This is more like it Sam Sheperd aka Floating Points provides the world with a great mix. And shows his taste in music. Altough lots of people think Floating Points is post-dubstep or house. We know he’s so much more. Whether assembling tracks on his own, running the leftfield Eglo imprint with partner Alexander Nut, or leading the grandiose Floating Points Ensemble with a bevvy of live musicians, Shepherd clearly isn’t just another UK bass music producer. As this My Plastic People mix—made in tribute to the endangered Northeast London nightspot—proves, his tastes extend well beyond electronic music—much of the podcast focuses on jazz and funk gems from the 1970s, with only a few newer cuts making an appearance. You can check Floating Points in september on Strange Fruit at Watt. But before enjoy this great mix. Click


01 Flora Purim “Encounters” (Milestone)

02 Deniece Williams “Slip Away” (Columbia)
03 Esther Philips “Home Is Where the Hatred Is” (KUDU)
04 Windy City “(So You Think) Somethin’s Missin'” (Chi Sound)
05 James Brown “Mind Power” (Polydor)
06 Gil Scott-Heron “Lady Day and John Coltrane” (Flying Dutchman)
07 Brian Auger & Oblivion Express “Whenever You’re Ready” (RCA)
08 Willie Bobo “Sixty-Two Fifty” (Columbia)
09 Chick Corea & Return to Forever “Captain Marvel” (Polydor)
10 Kuniyuki “Precious Hall (Dub)” (Natural Resource)
11 Larry Heard “Missing You” (Track Mode)
12 Herbert “Suddenly” (Studio !K7)
13 Darkstar “Aidy’s Girl Is a Computer (Kyle Hall Oats B So Deep Remix)” (Hyperdub)
14 Floating Points “Shark Chase” (Eglo)
15 Pharoah Sanders “Greeting To Saud (Brother McCoy Tyner)” (Impulse)

And dont forget to support Plastic People to stay open. Click on the link for more info!

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Do you still have the download link for this mate? Doesn’t seem to work on the XLR8R site any more, I missed it the first time round!

Comment by kense

I think this one works..

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