DJ Olive – Let Us Live Mix

September 2nd, 2010 // No Comments // Posted by Lukas

This featured mix from percussionlab has the genre description: Roots & Acid, boards of africa, roof music, dub. I can only say this is one of the best, more chilled, seamlessly mixed eclectic dub and roots mix i´ve heard in a while (after the Black Family crew from good ol Portugal that is). Its interesting to see Burial, Mala and Kode9 mixed with Fat Freddys Drop and Boards of Canada. The extensive tracklist (after the jump) shows how much music is seamlessly squeezed into this great mixtape! Find out more about DJ Olive on his website.
Here´s the original description for the mix:

“Dub is about space. The space where guitars used to be, the space between beats, the space that echos create. DJ Olive absorbed this maxim in the 90’s, when you were still sucking pacifiers on the dancefloors of abandoned warehouses. He invented the term illbient, only to later claim the term was a joke. He’s one of the few dj’s successfully riding the line between in your face artistic expression and dancefloor palatability. from sound installations at Whitney Biennial, the Venice Biennale, and the Centre Pompidou in Paris, to freaking the bins at Dub War over the last few years, he’s both an entertainer and an educator.
This mix is a dub mix from a NYC originator – it’s about space, man. Light one up, lay back, and enjoy.”

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(tracklist after the jump)

Synthesism – Barry Vercoe
Titanium Expose – Sonic Youth
Night Bus – Burial
Friend Version – Rhythum & Sound
What do you want – SYR5 Kim Gorden, Ikue Mori & Dj Olive
Shut Me Mouth – Ranking Dread
Postlude – Ilhan Mimaroglu & Freddie Hubbard
Prince – Prince Jammy & The Aggrovators
Southern Comfort – Burial
Jah Give Us Life – Wailing Souls
Table of the Elements 7″ – Hans Reichel
Downfall – Armando
Thanks And Praise – Horace Andy
Dark Days_ Fat Feddy’s Drop
Surreal Bass_ L-Wiz
Ghetto Rock – Reggae Regular
Acid Pandemonium – Mundo Muzique
The Black Star Liner – Reggea Reggular
My Country – Cornell Campbell
Akazehe Par Deux Jeunes Filles – Musique du Burundi
Fly Away Home – Pablo Gad
Run Run Run – Capital Letters
Log On Dub – In Fine Style
The Number One – Stenchman
Thank You For Last Night – Cygnus
Gimme Gimme African Love – African Brothers
Are You Shivering – Inuit Throat And Harp Songs
Any Dub You Like – Easy Star All-Stars
Smooth Criminal – MIchael Jackson Acapella Album
Cr Acid Trax 1 – Sysex
Talking’s Taken Over – Martin Campbell
Kingstown – Kode9 & The Spaceape
Akazehe Par Une Jeune Fille – Musique du Burundi
Respect Due – Pad Anthony
Happy Cycling – Boards Of Canada
Steppers – Scientist
Everywhere I Dub – Martin Campbell
Jah Children Cry – African Princess
Ernie – Fat Freddy’s Drop
Shepard’s Tune – Turkey Traditional Songs & Music
Ethiopian Version – Ethiopian Iration Blood Relatives & Idre
Neverland – Mala
Goat Stare – Loefah
Del Fuego – Fat freddy’s drop
Baby – Authentic Sound Effects Vol 8
plus few secret treats

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