Helioscope Yearmix 2016, Pt. 1

In no other year has it been so difficult for me personally to compile the Helioscope Yearmix which always has the highest density of noteworthy tracks from the past twelve months. Counting 125 tracks, the 2016 edition spans several genres as usual, but especially highlights progressive, ambient and deep house as well as techno.

Helioscope Yearmix 2016, Pt. 1
01 Mick Pedaja – Seis [Kaabu]
02 Eskai – Tides [Silk]
03 Clameres – Nova [Colorize] *
04 Compuphonic – My Love [Exploited] *
05 Skyline Drive & Jan Martin – In Your Arms [Silk] *
06 Matthias Vogt feat. Charles Simmons – Through This Madness [Anjunadeep]
07 Way Out West – Tuesday Maybe [Anjunadeep]
08 Atella feat. O. Martin – Mechanical Sparrow (Atella Club Mix) [Eskimo]
09 Lindstrøm – Closing Shot [Feedelity]
10 Carolain Luf – Diskotok [Suara]
11 Jeremy Olander – Roots (Henry Saiz Remix) [Vivrant]
12 Isaac Tichauer – Higher Level (Bicep Remix) [LOFT]
13 RÜFÜS – Until the Sun Needs to Rise [Electric Sparklers]
14 Dave Seaman – Nightfalls (Chymera Remix) [Selador]
15 Andre Sobota – Jump [Kyubu]
16 Luttrell – Need You [Anjunadeep]
17 Bonobo – Kerala [Ninja Tune]
18 RY X – Only [Infectious]
19 Underworld – Bird 1 (Patrice Bäumel Remix) [Balance]
20 Facade – Beats For Broken Minds [JOOF]
21 Movement Machina feat. Mia Suszko – Haunted [Silk]
22 Boom Jinx & Soundprank feat. Katrine Stenbekk – We Know (Vintage & Morelli Remix) [Anjunabeats]
23 Our Stolen Theory – Warmest Day (Talamanca Remix) [Silk]
24 Musty – Sunny Days (Roald Velden Remix) [Perplexity]
25 Marc Romboy – Counting Comets (Ruede Hagelstein Remix) [Bedrock]
26 Scotty.A – Touching the Void (East Cafe Remix) [Proton]
27 Joris Voorn – Looks Fake Obviously [Green]
28 Quivver – Brand New Medicine [Selador] *
29 Naden – Myr [Saturate]
30 Dave DK – Kronsee (Ulrich Schnauss Mix) [Kompakt]
31 Chicane feat. Moya Brennan – Saltwater (Jody Wisternoff Remix) [Modena]
32 Yotto – Aviate [Anjunadeep]
33 Purl – Sagan (Kris Dubinsky’s Journey) [Eternell]
34 Dusky – Marble [17 Steps]
35 Orbion – Alive [Nama] *
36 Esther Silex – Oskar [Studio Barnhus]
37 Gorje Hewek & Izhevski – Jungsein-Youth [Shanti Radio Moscow]
38 Hosini – Lucid Dreams (GHIZ Retouch) [Shanti Radio Moscow]
39 Marsh – Ode [Silk]
40 Quivver – Call [Sudbeat]
41 E&P feat. Jinadu – Sundroina (Olderic Remix) [Moodmusic] *
42 Odd Nosdam – Sisters (Boards of Canada Remix) [Leaving] *
43 Thomas Ragsdale – All Men Have Limits [This Is It Forever] *
44 Ed Carlsen – Loose [Moderna] *
45 Stumbleine – Drink Bleach
46 Theo Kottis – It Wasn’t Meant to Be (And.Id Rave Nostalgia Remix) [Moda Black] *
47 Pedram – Cloned (James Zabiela Tempo Refix) [Born Electric] *
48 Jamie Stevens – Solemn Pride [Tarnished]
49 Patrice Bäumel – Departure [Balance]
50 Alex O’Rion – Adventures of Captain Jellybean (Alternative Mix) [Mango Alley]
51 Lorenzo Dada – Love Apparel (Bambook Remix) [Culprit]
52 Nil Ciuró – Constellations [1631]
53 Croquet Club – Andante [Anjunadeep]
54 Tom Middleton – HEVA (Vincenzo Remix) [Anjunadeep]
55 Henry Saiz – Not Last Words (Guy J Remix) [Lost & Found]
56 Moderat – Running [Monkeytown]
57 Robert Dalshetch – Island Puzzles (Katrin Souza Remix) [Nueva] *
58 Starchaser – For You [Anjunabeats] *
59 Jallen – Venture (LTN Remix) [Elliptical Sun Melodies]
60 Sam Davies – Cosmos [Silk]
61 Way Out West – Set My Mind [Anjunadeep]
62 Dusky – Ingrid Is A Hybrid [17 Steps]

* previously unplayed / debuting

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piano day 2017

For the third year in a row, Planetarium shows the most astonishing piano pieces by young, talented artists from around the planet. We move Ruben Vale, Luis Miehlich and Simeon Walker into the spotlight with their kindly provided exclusives for this very session:

piano day 2017
01 Swoop and Cross – Sykkel ✝
02 Ed Carlsen – Rain (Jacob David Rework) [Moderna]
03 Oliver Jensen – Ananta [1631]
04 Tiny Leaves – You’ll Be Okay
05 Wojtek Szczepanik – Instinct II [1631]
06 East Forest – Endings [1631]
07 Marius Ley – Redemption [Hydra]
08 Garreth Broke – Flakes Unwatched and Improvised [1631]
09 Daigo Hanada – Butterfly [Moderna]
10 Adrian Lane – Another Spell Than Beauty’s [Preserved Sound]
11 Luke Gajdus – Nostrano
12 Federico Albanese – My Piano Night [Berlin Classics]
13 Paddy Mulcahy – Fire & Storm Song
14 Woolookologie – …and So They Waited ✝
15 Sophie Hutchings – Living Light [Preservation]
16 Clem Leek – Yuri
17 Peter Broderick – Eyes Closed and Traveling [Erased Tapes]
18 Roberto Attanasio – Enter [1631]
19 Dmitry Evgrafov – Output Three [1631]
20 Alaskan Tapes – If I Will
21 Simeon Walker – Drift ✝
22 Francesco Berta – The Peak of Eternal Light
23 ONSOHO – Life is a Film
24 Sergio Díaz de Rojas – Flores de Papel
25 Jonas Colstrup – Vesterhavet

✝ Planetarium exclusives


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Five modern pop / ‘chillwave’ tracks you might have missed from 2016

In anticipation of the Helioscope Yearmix 2016 release – my god, so early? – here are five personal favourites from last year which I couldn’t really place in either of the three big rewinds (Helioscope, Planetarium, Distant).

Middle Kids – Edge of Town

Hammock – Unspoken

Stumbleine – Bowery

FM-84 feat. Ollie Wride – Don’t Wanna Change Your Mind

Brett – California Nights


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Wildfire – March ’17

Wildfire – March ’17 (W09)
01 Sed Project – Harbour [Particles]
02 The Upbeats feat. Mara TK – Say Go [Vision]
03 Keeno – Enigma [Medschool]
04 Emperor feat. Selah – Made of Light (Klax Remix) [Critical]
05 Emperor – Jounce (Ivy Lab’s 20/20 Remix) [Critical]
06 Fred V & Grafix – Hurricanes (Wild Love) [Hospital]
07 L Plus & John B – Original 80’s [Technique]
08 Dossa & Locuzzed – Larry [Viper]
09 Urbandawn – Black Notes [Hospital]
10 Murdock feat. Jenna G – Make Me Stronger [Viper VIP]
11 Delta Heavy – Kaleidoscope [Viper]
12 Dub Elements – Heartbeat [Viper VIP]
13 Krakota – North Winds [Hospital]
14 The Upbeats – Mediums [Vision]
15 Total Science – Turn Around [CIA UK]
16 Air.K & Cephei – Sirens [Fokuz]
17 1991 – Steezy [MTA]
18 Krakota feat. Benji Clements – End of the Line [Hospital]
19 Camo & Krooked – Honesty [Mosaik]
20 Ivy Lab – Thirsty [Critical]
21 Noisia – Sinkhole [Vision]
22 Murdock feat. Doctrine – Final Frontier [Viper VIP]
23 Urbandawn – Babylon Prepare [Hospital]
24 SpectraSoul – Beat Keeps [Ish Chat]
25 Mutated Forms – One Breath [Spearhead]
26 Fractale – Wall [Vandal]
27 Rene LaVice – Squeegee [RAM]
28 Urbandawn – Power Scheme [Hospital]
29 Nelver – Luminescence [Celsius]
30 Dossa & Locuzzed – Stoned Love [Viper]
31 Phazz – Caution [20/20 LDN]
32 Taxman – TDK [Playaz]
33 Document One – 7th Dimension [Technique]
34 Digid – Gun Talk [Halogen]
35 BMotion vs. Dossa & Locuzzed – Love Blind [Viper]
36 Metrik feat. Rothwell – We Got It (S.P.Y Remix) [Hospital]
37 Metrik – Bring It Like That [Hospital]

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Neon Lit City Silhouette

Neon Lit City Silhouette (Or5)
01 Journey – Separate Ways (Worlds Apart) [CBS]
02 Meteor – Grim Memories
03 Paradise Walk – Machines
04 Lazerhawk – Neon Dawn
05 Kn1ght – Something Memorable [G4F]
06 The Lonely Boy – Waves [Synthwave Cafe]
07 Herr Doktor feat. Cavaliers of Fun – Moon Garden (Reprise) [Illuminated Paths]
08 Dr. J & Mr. B – Time Runners [Future City]
09 Lazerhawk – Arrival (Mitch Murder Remix)
10 Bellemaison – The 6th Replicant [NewRetroWave]
11 Busy P feat. Mayer Hawthorne – Genie [Ed Banger]
12 Mitch Murder – Turning Point
13 Brandon – Retro Dreams
14 Morgan Willis – Behind the Mask [Lazerdiscs]
15 Red 7 – Heartbeat [MCA]
16 Chinaski – Sodom [Live at Robert Johnson]
17 Waveshaper & Irving Force – Retaliation [Lazerdiscs]
18 GosT feat. Hayley Stewart – Supreme [Blood]
19 Lazerhawk – Cool Breeze
20 Justice – Chorus [Ed Banger]
21 Maxthor – It’s Time to Go
22 Moskva-Kassiopeya – Final Sightings


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Pilgrimage

Pilgrimage (Idolatry Vol. 39)
01 Ryan Davis – Aeons (We Are All Astronauts Remix) [Mango Alley]
02 Speaking In Tongues feat. Cari Golden – Hear Me [Eternal Order]
03 Artfaq – Hope [Lowbit]
04 Fluente – Identity [Sudbeat]
05 Kasper Koman – Trail [Plattenbank]
06 Jiminy Hop – Playground (Espen Remix) [Majestic Family]
07 AudioStorm – Monumental Architecture (Luis Kiverling Remix) [Superordinate]
08 Quivver – Mumbo Jumbo [Bedrock]
09 Tim Green – For A Memory [Get Weird]
10 Sébastien Léger – Love Star [Sudbeat]
11 Sapiens & Springa – Extroversion (James Monro Remix) [Particles]
12 Ben Böhmer – Purple Line [Keller]

Mixcloud Bonus:
13 Oovation & Amber Long – Falter (Juan Deminicis Remix) [Flow Vinyl]
14 Uner – Disclaimer (Francesca Lombardo Remix) [Suara]
15 Jeremy Olander – Panorama [Suara]
16 Pole Folder – St. Pauli [Click]

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Meerträubel

After a successful start into season 9 of Planetarium, I decided to further extend the Planetarium sessions, but still have the 75-minute sessions on the channel. From now on, each Planetarium main show (releasing every 14 days) will have a Leitmotiv Edition which is accessible by clicking the ‘Continue reading…’ button at the bottom of the post.

The Leitmotiv (‘guiding theme’) Edition lets me incorporate the ever growing influx of new releases, play those tracks which were sitting in my track pool for months and convey the theme of the session more clearly. The usual cloudcast on the Planetarium channel is sort of a personal best-of while keeping up the high-quality production which made Planetarium so popular.

einundsechzig : Meerträubel (P61)
01 Hilyard – Repose I [Stereoscenic]
02 Poemme – Birdsong [Stereoscenic]
03 North Atlantic Drift – Older, Not Wiser [Polar Seas]
04 Halftribe – Coastal Lows [Archives]
05 How To Disappear Completely – The Blur of Serenity
06 36 – Poekhali [3six]
07 Ian Hawgood + Wil Bolton – Humanity [Home Normal]
08 Eternell – Abode [Eternell]
09 Murkok – And Love Only Sun and Wind [Shimmering Moods]
10 Eluvium – Windmills [Unseen]
11 Soda Lite – Lagoon [Constellation Tatsu]
12 Ilya Glebov & Joe Fujinoki – And Fell [Archives]
13 36 – Orphans of the Sky [3six]
14 Warmth – Wave Growth (Warmth Remix) [Archives]
15 Drape – Disengage [Infraction]
16 Robert Farrugia – Coastal [Archives]


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