Ahead of their SWING night at Backbar¬†this Friday, Jay Simon (of Wild Oats and Must Have Records) and Maxmillion Dunbar (of Future Times) put together an exclusive back-to-back mix for us. Here’s what Jay had to say about the mix: “Was completely spontaneous, I just brought some records and CDs over the Future Times HQ in Silver Spring and we got down to business. I’m not really into planning live

Allow me to introduce Kid Who, a South London based DJ/Producer who has a fine taste for deep, dark, cosmic beats. His most recent EP, Ursa Major/Ursa Minor was released on the Italian label Pizzico Nobel. A heavy influenced sound from the likes of Lindstrom & Prins Thomas is hard to ignore as the EP takes you on a space disco journey through cosmic darkness. Kid Who – Ursa Major/Ursa

Tanner Ross became captivated by underground electronic music while in college, and shortly after released productions via Dirtybird, Freerange, Airdrop and Culprit. As his productions naturally led him to DJ’ing, he began regularly spinning and collaborating with Soul Clap, forming Boston supergroup SECT (Tanner Ross, Soul Clap and Sergio Santos) and appearing at London’s Fabric and Berlin’s Watergate. Tanner’s solo career has taken off this year with lush, deep, house

Richard Richard is Milwaukee jock whose productions have been on our radar more and more lately. His remix, for example, of “Girl I Used To Know” by Toni Toni Lee (released last month on Yes Yes Records) is chock full of synth stabs, delay heavy piano lines¬†and general dubbed out bliss. It’s hot, heavy and without straying into the “cheese” category. Check it out below and if you like what

Today Essen’s own Den Ishu released his latest track, “New Luv,” digitally via Noir Music’s long-awaited deep house compilation, Second Chances & New Romances Volume 3. Although the whole EP proves to be excellent — with tracks from Larse, Danny Daze & Matches, Tiger Stripes and Blond:ish — Den Ishu’s “New Luv” seems to shine the brightest. The thick, lush bassline and the slightly harder-hitting beat paired with the passionate