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DJ Mixsoup: Wire 400 Mix #1

April 2017

Following on from his Wire Tapper 40 selection, the Mixsoup DJ contributes the first in our series of Wire 400 mixes

As part of The Wire 400 issue plans, we'll be hosting a series of celebratory mixes. First up we have Berlin based DJ and Sub Rosa community manager Mixsoup. Some will recall that a year ago Mixsoup did a 32 track mix of his favourite Wire Tapper tracks.

About this new selection, he says, “February 1995 London: I start an internship at Setanta Records. I will end up staying for 18 months in the British capital, a period of time which means a lot in terms of music discoveries... one of them being The Wire magazine.

“Since then, I have missed almost no issue – although what I said for the Wire Tapper mix is also valid for the magazine itself of course: even today I hardly know more than ten per cent of what I read in it. Needless to say this meant broadening my musical tastes ever since... first steps in jazz, different electronic genres including those early electronic artists I would get familiar with thanks to Sub Rosa later, that obscure soundtrack composer, krautrock, etc...

“Strange feeling it was, back then, at the beginning of internet, where you could read about some music in the magazine and those words would make you want to listen to it but you had to wait. Because you could not directly search for it on the internet like today, that also meant maybe going to a store, although the budget was really tight. Or you could be lucky to hear it on some radio of course.”


Sasaki San “To The Town”
Mike Cooper “Surf Rise At Ko'Olau”
Pheeroan Ak Laff “3 In 1”
Transport “Tanz Um Den Melkeimer”
Salvatore “Easy”
Faust “Party 9”
12Twelve “Gyara”
Maikko (Otolab) “Unvoluntrymantra”
Jed Kurzel “The Vault”
Björk & Omar Souleyman Group “Crystalline (Omar Souleyman Version)”
Cheb I Sabbah “Toura Toura (DJ Sandeep Kumar Vs Cheb I Sabbah Remix)”
Group Doueh “Min Binat Omum”
Les Ambassadeurs “Tiecolom-Ba”
Dexter Johnson & Le Super Star De Dakar “Pero Que Bueno”
Mona Baptiste “Calypso Blues”
People Like Us “I've Got You”
Moondog “Symphonique #6 (Good For Goodie)”
Neneh Cherry & The Thing “Too Tough To Die”
Gonjasufi “Your Maker (Daddy G Remix)”
Dälek “Spiritual Healing”
Vince Staples “BagBak”
DJ Hype & Ganja Kru “Super Sharp Shooter (rmx)”
King Cannibal “The Soundboy & The Terrorist”
Madlib The Beat Konducta “The New Resident”
King Tubby “King At The Controls”
Styrofoam “If You Tell Me The Truth I Will Kill You”
Copeland657 “Copeland657”
Arto Lindsay “Mundo Civilizado”
Oval Vs Yoshihiro Hanno “April Remix” + Oval Vs Main “SDII Audio Remplate” + David Shea “Satiricon” mixed with Marcel Duchamp “L'Infintif”
Conrad Schnitzler “Fata Morgana”
!!! “All My Heroes Are Weirdos”
Circle “Scotch”
Byetone “T-E-L-E-G-R-A-M-M”
Akron/Family “Blessing Force”
Triumvirat “Illusions On A Double Dimple (Four Tet Remix)”
Karl Hector & The Malcouns “Roads Of Otumpa (Featuring Vovotinha)”
Sun Ra “Reflects Motion”
The Pyramids “Aomawa”
The Necks “Timepiece”
Kuwdé / Wasé “Picancala (Lithophone)”
Vex'd “Angels”
Kid 606 Vs Dalek “Now I'm Completely Ruined [Edit]”
Kode9 “Nine Samurai”
LV, Okmalumkoolkat “Safe And Sound”
MESH “Scythians”
Earl Sweatshirt “Sunday (Featuring Frank Ocean)”
Michaela Melian “Brautlied (Edit)”
Jan Jelinek “Universal Band Silhouette”
Bus “Clappin”
Muslimgauze “Minaret Speaker05”
Maallem Ahmed And Ensemble “Ahmeilou (Tafraout)”
Tsegue-Maryam Guebrou “Homesickness”

DJ Mixsoup can be found on Mixcloud.

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