Best of 2015 : Helioscope

Top 15 Tracks
01 : Kiasmos – Swept [Erased Tapes]
02 : Vintage & Morelli – Campfire In Bali [Arrival]
03 : Kiasmos – Drawn [Erased Tapes]
04 : Atelier Francesco – Akaino [BOSO]
05 : Above & Beyond feat. Zoe Johnston – Peace Of Mind (Croquet Club Remix) [Anjunabeats]
06 : George Fitzgerald feat. Lawrence Hart – Call It Love (Scuba’s Angel Dust Mix) [Double Six]
07 : Yotto – Slowly [Anjunadeep]
08 : Yotto feat. CAPS – Wondering [Anjunadeep]
09 : Jody Wisternoff feat. Sian Evans – The Bridge [Anjunadeep]
10 : Boom Jinx & Alakai – Emalykus [Intricate]
11 : Dusky – Parakeet Feet [17 Steps]
12 : Maceo Plex – Solar Detroit [Ellum]
13 : PROFF – Losing My Mind [Zerothree]
14 : Polynation – Dew [Atomnation]
15 : Jamie Stevens – Healing Crimson [microCastle]

Recommended Listens
Brad Reiser – The Rainforest #26
Grim on Mbient – Bleep x XLR8R 100 Tracks Mix Competition
Config – Flight 126
Post-rock Paper Scissors – Afraid to Dance (Episode 204)
Brad Reiser & Novacastrian – The Rainforest #32
Leif Podhajsky – High Wave Mixtape – Part One
We Are All Astronauts – THE ALLEYS Show #005
We Are All Astronauts – Blue Dot Two
Applescal – IA Mix 175
Still catching up with mixes released in November. List is incomplete.

Favorite Mixes
1 : The Tangle (Four Tet Artist Showcase)
2 : Visions of a Brighter Future (Idolatry Vol. 20)
3 : The Deep Blue (Idolatry Vol. 10)
4 : Helioscope Radio 089
5 : The Other Is You (from The Rainforest #49)

Most Popular Mixes
1 : Helioscope Radio 091
2 : Helioscope Radio 089
3 : Helioscope Radio 093
4 : Helioscope Radio 092 (250th Upload)
5 : Helioscope Sun Set (April ’15) feat. Max Dillon, Koett & Dave DK

Different Kinds

Different Kinds (Permanent Vacation Label Showcase / Infinite Minds, Pt. 5)
01 Pional & Henry Saiz – Uroboros (Permanent Vacation Remix) [Natura Sonoris]
02 Mano Le Tough – Moments Of Truth [Permanent Vacation]
03 Max Skiba – Shanghouse [Internasjonal]
04 Mano Le Tough – Eurodancer (Dances For Euros) [Mirau]
05 Suzanne Kraft – Maybe Snakes (Permanent Vacation Remix) [Young Adults]
06 Peaking Lights – Beautiful Son (John Talabot’s Acetate Dub) [Domino]
07 Rampue – Sephiroth [URSL]
08 Argy – Ein Lied Für Popol Vuh (Bostro Pesopeo Remix) [Permanent Vacation]
09 Flight Facilities feat. Emma Louise – Two Bodies (HNNY Remix) [Future Classic]
10 Lord Of The Isles – Fyne [Permanent Vacation]
11 Lake People – Bora [Permanent Vacation]
12 Lake People – Uneasy Hiding Places [Permanent Vacation]
13 Rodion – Hold On Rodion (Bostro Pesopeo Rewarding Remix) [Gomma]
14 Bostro Pesopeo – Reprise [Permanent Vacation]
15 Claptone – The Music Got Me [Exploited]
16 Leon Vynehall – Sister [Aus]
17 Shur-i-kan – Something In The Air [Lazy Days]
18 Alex Burkat – Supermoon [Permanent Vacation]
19 Outboxx feat. Naomi Jeremy – Gift Of Life [Futureboogie]
20 Mano Le Tough – Warhorn [Internasjonal]
21 Good Guy Mikesh & Filburt – Freddy [Permanent Vacation]
22 Dauwd – Jupiter George [Kompakt]
23 HNNY – Solsidan [Let’s Play House]
24 Fort Romeau – All I Want (Massimiliano Pagliara Remix) [Spectral Sound]
25 Kornhead – ooohja [Permanent Vacation]
26 Simon Baker – Plastik (Todd Terje Mix) [Kompakt]
27 John Talabot feat. Pional – Destiny [Permanent Vacation]


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Helioscope Mixes Catalogue ID: h269

Tulip Folder

Tulip Folder (Atomnation Label Showcase, Pt. 1)
01 Gidge – Dusk [Atomnation]
02 David Douglas – Je Ne Sais Pas [Atomnation]
03 Portable Sunsets – Cloakmode [Atomnation]
04 Rone feat. Sea Oleena – Sir Orfeo [InFiné]
05 Inventions – Wolfkids [Temporary Residence]
06 Koett – I Am Fly [Atomnation]
07 Koett – Windows Wave (Gabriel Cazali Remix) [A Must Have]
08 Howling – Quartz [Monkeytown]
09 Portable Sunsets – Loft Mentality [Atomnation]
10 David Douglas – Athabasca Pass [Atomnation]
11 Dusty Kid – Gairo Vecchio 38°C [ISOLADE]
12 Nut Nut – Hopeless (Kyson Remix) [DhARMA]
13 Perera Elsewhere – Bizarre (Kyson Remix) [Friends Of Friends]
14 David Douglas – Higher (Throwing Snow Remix) [Atomnation]
15 Gab Rhome – Summit Meeting [Natura Sonoris]
16 Pablo Nouvelle feat. Fiona Daniel – Invading My Mind [Black Butter]
17 David Douglas feat. Lenka of Cheaters – Higher (Tinlicker Remix) [Atomnation]
18 Solar Bears – A Sky Darkly [Planet Mu]

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Nostalgic Hours with Sol-Archives

Helioscope Sun Set and Helioscope Radio celebration episodes have been delivering classic mixes every now and then, but now that the main show will be finished by November, it’s time to give more attention to the past of Helioscope and the decades before.

Starting next Tuesday, Sol-Archives will be the new addition to the Helioscope show roster. It will roughly occur every second month, but it has no fixed schedule.

Chapter 1 will be featuring a usual Helioscope classic mix, delving deep into each genre, from house over techno, trance and progressive to breakbeats. It’s called Prologue and will be about 2 hours long. Release is, as mentioned above, on September 29.

Chapter 2 is the long-lost and very first edition of Going South (now Jade Bay), previously known for balearic prog trance. It was a mixed CD back then which I did solely for private workout. Still, it had an amazing track selection which I don’t want to spoil now. You got to wait until November 29. Until then, it will be re-made which is, by the way, my plan for some other mixes of Helioscope.

Chapter 3 is something entirely different. Pocket Safari is the moniker for these very special World vibes one may call so. ‘Sonido del Valle’ (Quantic AS), ‘Out Of The Wild’ (Bonobo AS) and ‘Across The Pacific’ (Tycho AS) were already added to the playlist (now available on Helioscope’s Mixcloud). African vibes have always influenced the electronic scene, be it percussions, chants or native instruments. This will be quite a journey on January 31, 2016.

solarchives-design-01-(danthemainman777)solarchives-design-02-(serdar_t)Pocket Safari (isacg)


Maybe you’ve noticed some brand new playlists added to Mixcloud: Maritime Adventures is one of them. The Mango Alley sounds have spawned so many beautiful mixes, especially for Idolatry. It definitely deserves its own format. There are a lot of new ideas for next year, but Neptunian has a special on both ‘Yume’, the Helios album (which was also featured on Planetarium as a release special), and the 2CD chillout compilation ‘To Technicolour City / From Coastal Daze’ to be broadcast this Sunday (September 27) via FRISKY Chill. This third Neptunian show called ‘Nerei et Dorides’ will then be uploaded to the Planetarium Mixcloud channel on October 14.

Another one is Hort. Ryan Davis who appeared on the brand new Anjunadeep:07 compilation with a true beauty entitled ‘Brun’ is the best inspiration for these series. Clearly, the three already released artist showcases on him belong to this playlist. However, Hort (short for Helioscope on Romantic Techno) will be a brand new format starting in Spring 2016.

Golden Age marks the third column of new shows: It’s the new Anjunadeep sound Dusky is the most prominent representant of. Shine Thru, the 14th Idolatry volume, has promoted this sound for the first time. There are no big plans except for one mixtape in early 2016 named Golden Age. I’m currently thinking about following this trail to more exciting stuff, but keep in mind there are plenty of other genres for me to consider.

The Permanent Vacation label showcase Infinite Minds has also been a regular format lately. Why not make it into a unique format? It won’t have its fixed schedule, but there will be, for instance, a fifth edition ‘Different Kinds’ (originally planned as a 1h mix for Idolatry, but then extended to 2h for Helioscope exclusive release) on October 20.

Ancient Times (from The Rainforest)

Ancient Times from The Rainforest (Permanent Vacation Label Showcase, Pt. 3)
01 DMX Krew – Disco Theme [Permanent Vacation]
02 X-Press & PBR Streetgang – Cosine (Lauer Remix) [Futureboogie]
03 Henry Saiz – Anubis [Natura Sonoris]
04 Woolfy vs. Projections – The Return Of Starlight [Permanent Vacation]
05 The Radio Dept. – David (The Rice Twins Remix) [Labrador]
06 Blue Daisy & Anneka – Raindrops (John Talabot’s Cosmic Rework) [Black Acre]
07 Tensnake – Bliss [Rush Hour]
08 John Talabot – Lover’s Tradition [Young Turks]
09 Woolfy vs. Projections – March Of The Wizards [Permanent Vacation]
10 Scott Fraser – A Life Of Silence, 506: Timothy J Fairplay (Timothy J Fairplay’s Fall Of Shame Remix) [Permanent Vacation]
11 Iron Galaxy – The Attendant Army Of Rats [Born Electric]
12 Iron Curtis – You (Mano Le Tough Remix) [Kolour]
13 NAOME feat. Sutja Gutierrez – Belly Of The Beast (Jori Hulkkonen Remix) [My Favorite Robot]
14 Mano Le Tough – Everything You’ve Done Before [Permanent Vacation]

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Helioscope Mixes Catalogue ID: h255

Perpetual Chimes

Perpetual Chimes (Infinite Minds Vol. 4)
01 Christian Prommer – Aturo [Compost]
02 Argy – Wish You Were Here (Vocal Mix) [Permanent Vacation]
03 Lake People – Cooping [Permanent Vacation]
04 SB* – Gyil Tool [Lossless]
05 Will Saul – Valhalla [Aus]
06 Lauer – Valentino [Brontosaurus]
07 Secret Circuit – White Wish [Emotional Response]
08 Mano Le Tough – In My Arms [Internasjonal]
09 New Jackson – Made It Mine [Permanent Vacation]
10 Kasper Bjorke – Symptoms (Mano Le Tough Remix) [hafendisko]
11 Satoshi Fumi & Hiroshi Watanabe – Time Lapse (Freestyle Man Remix) [Moodmusic]
12 Argy – Tari Tari [Permanent Vacation]
13 Lullabies In The Dark – Iridium (Superpitcher Remix) [Permanent Vacation]
14 Herzel – Daydreamer [Hivern Disc]
15 John Talabot – I Want Tonite [Permanent Vacation]
16 Tensnake – Coma Cat [Permanent Vacation]
17 Art Of Tones – Koniokola [Lazy Days]
18 Bostro Pesopeo – The Supreme Court [Permanent Vacation]
19 John Talabot – When The Past Was Present [Permanent Vacation]
20 Dolle Jolle – Balearic Incarnation (Todd Terje’s Extra Doll Mix) [Permanent Vacation]
21 Axel Boman – Die Die Die!! [Permanent Vacation]
22 Bostro Pesopeo & Pional – Yes [Permanent Vacation]
23 Mano Le Tough – Those Lights Are Lives [Permanent Vacation]
24 Lauer – Borndom [Permanent Vacation]

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Helioscope Mixes Catalogue ID: h253

Idolatry Vol. 12 : Endless Lines

Idolatry Vol. 12 : Endless Lines (Permanent Vacation Label Showcase, Pt. 2)
01 Lauer – Byby [Permanent Vacation]
02 Mano Le Tough – She Sighed [Permanent Vacation]
03 Mano Le Tough – Take It Back [Permanent Vacation]
04 Lord Of The Isles – Co2o [Permanent Vacation]
05 Good Guy Mikesh & Filburt – Roamer [Permanent Vacation]
06 Prommer & Alex Barck – Pictures Of The Sea (Love Theme) [Permanent Vacation]
07 DC Salas – People Say (Bostro Pesopeo Remix) [The Exquisite Pain]
08 Alex Burkat – Three Rivers [Permanent Vacation]
09 Good Guy Mikesh & Filburt – Someone Told Me [Permanent Vacation]
10 Mano Le Tough – Stories [Permanent Vacation]
11 Midnight Magic – Drop Me A Line (Mano Le Tough Remix) [Permanent Vacation]
12 Jaga Jazzist – Big City Music [Ninja Tune]
13 Joris Voorn – Momo (David Douglas Remix) [Green]

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Helioscope Mixes Catalogue ID: h249

Infinite Minds

Infinite Minds (Permanent Vacation Label Showcase, Pt. 1)
01 Bjarno – Factor 30 [Music For Dreams]
02 Roots Unit – Mabonda [Permanent Vacation]
03 Woolfy vs. Projections – Isabella [Permanent Vacation]
04 John Talabot – Estiu [Permanent Vacation]
05 Pional – Into A Trap [Permanent Vacation]
06 Fort Romeau – New Wave [Ghostly International]
07 Bostro Pesopeo – Cheer Up [Permanent Vacation]
08 Bostro Pesopeo – 0000 [Permanent Vacation]
09 Wolfram – Roshi [Permanent Vacation]
10 Kettel – Boekebaas [Permanent Vacation]
11 Jacob Mikesh Filburt – At The Ranch [Permanent Vacation]
12 Ilya Santana – Leather Blackpants After Midnight [Permanent Vacation]
13 Woolfy vs. Projections – Absynth [Permanent Vacation]
14 Ryan Teague – Last Known Position (Errors Remix) [Village Green]
15 John Talabot – Naomi [Permanent Vacation]
16 Bostro Pesopeo feat. Hard Ton – Basic Vox [Permanent Vacation]
17 Midnight Magic – Calling Out [Permanent Vacation]
18 Lexx – Axis Shift [Permanent Vacation]
19 Lord Of The Isles – Radio Lollipop [Catune]
20 John Talabot feat. Glasser – Families (Club Re-Fix) [Permanent Vacation]
21 Dürerstuben – Freiherr In Der Wall [Pampa]

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Wolfs Stray

Wolfs Stray (Henry Saiz Artist Showcase, Pt. 1)
01 Henry Saiz – Lex Naturalis [Paradigma]
02 Henry Saiz – Hymn To Nowhere [Natura Sonoris]
03 Britney Spears – Till The World Ends (Hal Incandenza Remix)
04 Henry Saiz – Take Me Home (Fairmont Remix) [Natura Sonoris]
05 Pional – Invisible / Amenaza [Young Turks]
06 Simon & Garfunkel – The Sound Of Silence (Henry Saiz Remix)
07 Jacob Mikesh Filburt – Philipp Dolphia [Permanent Vacation]
08 Sven Dohse – Am Wald (Acid Pauli & Nu Remix) [Prestige Weltweit]
09 Essáy feat. Rhian Sheehan – Morning Mountain [Glyph]
10 Pional – In Another Room [Hivern Disc]
11 Black Marlin – Forest [Needwant]
12 Jaga Jazzist vs. Knights Of Jumungus – Toccata [Smalltown Supersound]
13 Jess Mills – Pixelated People (Hal Incandenza Remix)
14 Cora Novoa – Save Me (Pional Remix) [Natura Sonoris]
15 Kenton Slash Demon – Sun [Tartelet]
16 Damabiah – La Danse Des Morts Sur Le Mont Aux Nymphes (Karim Shaker Chamber Remix) [Natura Sonoris]
17 Henry Saiz feat. Anneke van Giersbergen – Come Wander With Me (Kitkaliitto Remix) [Natura Sonoris]
18 Gidge – You [Atomnation]
19 Henry Saiz – Natura Sonoris (Maxthor Remix) [Natura Sonoris]
20 Henry Saiz & Cora Novoa – Golden Dawn (Douze Remix) [Natura Sonoris]
21 Röyksopp – This Space
22 Hal Incandenza – Ventura {Em} [Natura Sonoris]
23 Zimmer – Galapagos
24 Henry Saiz feat. Cornelia – Fill Me Up [Natura Sonoris]
25 Damabiah – A La Cime Des Arbres (David Granha & John Axiom Band Remix) [Natura Sonoris]
26 Apparat – Berlin [Shitkatapult]
27 Henry Saiz – Rhinemaidens [Renaissance]
28 Radiohead – Reckover (Henry Saiz Remix)
29 Liz Cirelli & Minski – Trip Of The Dolphin [Natura Sonoris]
30 Damabiah – Le Nid Du Bout Du Monde [Natura Sonoris]
31 Henry Saiz – Madre Noche [Renaissance]
32 Henry Saiz – The Rider [Renaissance]
33 Henry Saiz – Afraid (Jeremy Olander Remix) [Natura Sonoris]
34 Way Out West – Surrender (Henry Saiz Remix) [Hope]
35 Henry Saiz – Unmei [Renaissance]
36 Radiohead – Codex (Henry Saiz Remix)
37 Henry Saiz – I Can Feel It Coming [Last Night On Earth]
38 Dosem – August Lovers [Natura Sonoris]
39 Guy J & Henry Saiz – Meridian (Pryda Remix) [Bedrock]
40 Jori Hulkkonen – I Am Dead (Guy J Remix) [Renaissance]
41 dPen & Miriam Vaga – Huldra (David Granha Remix) [Southsight]
42 Liz Cirelli & Minski – Trip Of The Dolphin (Kitkaliitto Remix) [Natura Sonoris]
43 Henry Saiz – Our Discovery (Bostro Pesopeo Remix) [Natura Sonoris]
44 Sistema – Observatorio De Stars [Natura Sonoris]
45 Henry Saiz – Rave Flute [Natura Sonoris]
46 Van Hai – Dernier Amour [Natura Sonoris]
47 Hal Incandenza – Little Mountains (Armed Remix) [Natura Sonoris]
48 Guy J – Lost & Found [Lost & Found]
49 Guy J – Diaspora [Lost & Found]
50 Spada & Henry Saiz – Gloom [Balance]
51 Henry Saiz – The Light (Aebeloe Remix) [Natura Sonoris]
52 John Talabot feat. Pional – So Will Be Now [Permanent Vacation]
53 David August – Epikur [Innervisions]
54 Henry Saiz – All The Evil Of This World (Chaim Remix) [Natura Sonoris]
55 Henry Saiz – Hymn To Nowhere (Igor Cold Remix) [Natura Sonoris]

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