Leeward Islands

Mango Alley is in the spotlight once more. This label showcase revises some classics from the back catalogue pre-2010 and presents some newer chillout vibes in hour 2.

Leeward Islands (Maritime Adventures Vol. 9) (MA9)
01 Keith Berry – Kristall Ridge [Infraction]
02 Tracey Chattaway – Glimpses of You
03 Claes Rosen – Sweet Memories (Mango Remix) [Silk Digital]
04 Alucard – Detachment [Mango Alley]
05 PROFF & Mango – 5th in Blue (PROFF Mix) [Unreleased Digital]
06 jav3x – Waiting For You [WeRecommend]
07 Hokkaido feat. Ange – Here To Stay (Mango Remix) [Enhanced Progressive]
08 Rick Siron & Aria Deep – Lost in the Revery [sunsetmelodies]
09 Ed Carlsen – Loose [Moderna]
10 Mango – Friday Coffee (Paul Keeley Remix) [Add2Basket]
11 Mango – Every Sunrise [Mango Alley]
12 Andrea Cassino – Buenos Aires (Lucas Rossi Remix) [Yang]
13 Yglo – Saturday [*back home]
14 Brave Timbers – First Light (The Green Kingdom Remix) [Gizeh]
15 Mark Peters & Elliot Ireland – Deep Blue (Engineers Remix) [Pedigree Cuts]
16 J.Views – June
17 Delectatio – Discovery [Silk]
18 Tobias Hellkvist – Kaskelot 1 (Single Version) [1631]
19 Memory Drawings – Sunstruck (Piano Magic Remix) [Second Language]
20 Delectatio – With You [Silk]
21 Chicane – No Ordinary Morning [Xtravaganza]
22 Moderat – Ethereal (More Ethereal) [Monkeytown]
23 Carinthia – Remember, I Remember [Upland]
24 Braak feat. Erlend of Klondike – Sirup

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Azure Tinge

Azure Tinge (Maritime Adventures Vol. 8)
01 Tom Adams – Stellar [Kowloon]
02 Warrax – Tears of the Heart [Elliptical Sun Melodies]
03 Owsey – Saltwater in Her Veins
04 Soular Order – Altitude [City By Night]
05 Yppah – All Shades of Pink [Counter]
06 Stendahl & Valentin feat. Ai Takekawa – Calling [Elliptical Sun Melodies]
07 Moonbeam – Tokyo Dragon (Jono Fernandez Remix) [Proton]
08 Barzek & Jethimself feat. Victoria Ray – Holiday (Stendahl Remix) [Silk]
09 Mark & Lukas – Smoke Signal [Nueva]
10 LTN & Kokai – Cruisin [RIDE]
11 Jan Martin – Pillows [Mango Alley]
12 PROFF & Mango – 5th in Blue (Mango Mix) [Unreleased Digital]
13 Movement Machina & Mia Suszko – Haunted [Silk]
14 Soular Order – An Island [City By Night]
15 myàr – Strong Storms Won’t Stay Forever
16 Tycho – Field [Ghostly]
17 White Living Room – Open (Chasing Dreams Remix) [Silk]
18 Jellis – Hope
19 Marihiko Hara & Polar M – Duo [mü-nest]
20 Mogwai – Ghost Nets [Lakeshore]
21 umber – Clemence [Mango Alley]
22 Niklas Paschburg – DAWN (Harnes Kretzer Remix) [Unperceived]

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Ebb and Flow

Ebb and Flow (Maritime Adventures Vol. 7)
01 Team Morale – Totoro
02 Seawaves – Valentine [Mango Alley]
03 Tom Day – Dusk
04 Snowday – Walk Along These Rocks With Me [Mango Alley]
05 Mango & Kazusa – Sunahama [Cool Vibes]
06 Biologik – Afterlife (2015 Remaster)
07 Mango, Richard J Aarden & Aneym – Soulmates (Plainview Dub Mix) [Mango Alley]
08 Markus Hakala – Forever & Always (Warrax Remix) [Elliptical Sun Melodies]
09 SineRider – Blockstop [SunSeaSky]
10 SineRider – South [Silk]
11 Helios – First Dream Called Ocean (We Are All Astronauts Remix)
12 Zak Rush – Te Amo [Silk]
13 Bjorn Akesson – Paper Dreams (Ambient Mix) [Black Hole]
14 White Living Room – Mann [Silk]
15 SineRider – Together [Silk]
16 White Living Room – Open (SineRider Remix) [Silk]
17 port-royal – The Last Big Impezzo (Gustaf Fjelstrom Remix) [n5]
18 Andre Sobota – One Day Out (Sandji ‘Acedia’ Reprise) [Proton]
19 Shoreliners – Handelskai (Part 2) [Tilth]
20 Mango, Orion & J.Shore – When All The Ships Are Gone (Mango Mix) [Mango Alley]
21 Mango & Jan Martin – Pillows (Karl Moestl Intro Mix) [Mango Alley]

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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

Idolatry Vol. 18 : Memories Of Sunahama

Idolatry Vol. 18 : Memories Of Sunahama (Mango Alley Label Showcase, Pt. 6)
01 Luvkraft – Golden Girl [Mango Alley]
02 Teen Daze – Desert
03 Mango – Remember [Mango Alley]
04 Teen Daze – Tokyo Winter
05 Jorg Murcus – Oktober [Particles]
06 Duffhaze – Deep Blue Eyes [Inlab]
07 Mango – Plainview [Mango Alley]
08 Verest – Unity [Perplexity]
09 Warrax – Rising From The Ashes [Elliptical Sun Melodies]
10 Mango – Sayonara [Particles]
11 Jan Martin & Mango – Pillows (Sure-I-Can Remix) [Silk Digital]
12 Sean Mackey – Left Unsaid [Mango Alley]
13 Mango – Good Morning Track [Mango Alley]

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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.

A New Panorama

A New Panorama (Mango Alley Label Showcase, Pt. 5)
01 Mosaik feat. Maria Seger – Heart Racer [Mango Alley]
02 Sean Mackey – Mountain Republic [Mango Alley]
03 Mango & Jozhy K feat. Angel – Will You Stay [Silk Digital]
04 Shoreliners – Sandcastles [Mango Alley]
05 Dan Sieg – Today You, Tomorrow Me (Kazusa & Tokyo Bay Cruise Remix) [Mango Alley]
06 Jakob Faber – Ruthless [Mango Alley]
07 Schodt – Bloc 9 (The Remedy Remix) [Mango Alley]
08 Mango – Strawberry (Dynamic Illusion Remix) [Silk Digital]
09 Tom Day – Peaks
10 Sean Mackey – Aviary (Huminal Remix) [Mango Alley]
11 Seawaves & nExow – Fireworks [Mango Alley]
12 Joshi feat. Nina Carr – Kiss & Tell [Colorize]
13 Mango & Dan Sieg – Oslo 5AM [Mango Alley]
14 Kobana & Yane3Dots – September [Proton]
15 Kobana – Glow (Ryo Nakamura Remix) [Yang]
16 Mango & Embliss – Heiligenstadt (Sundriver Remix) [Silk Royal]
17 Tom Day – Lala & Lili
18 Intrinity – The Thinking Spot (Vince Forwards Remix) [Perplexity]
19 Mango & Andre Frauenstein feat. Ludik – Disappear (Aeron Aether Remix Live Version) [Mango Alley]
20 Mizar B – ISS [WeRecommend]
21 Valentin – Elusive [WeRecommend]
22 Joshua Ollerton – Aquatic Escape [Silk Digital]
23 Kobana – Water Surface (Mitaric Remix) [Yang]
24 Kriece – Morning Star [Mango Alley]

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Maritime Adventures

Maritime Adventures (Mango Alley Label Showcase, Pt. 4)
01 WhoMadeWho – Subliminal [Get Physical]
02 Dan Sieg – Today You, Tomorrow Me (7AM Mix) [Mango Alley]
03 We Are All Astronauts – Cerulean Sky (Sunset Mix) [Mango Alley]
04 Justin Oh – All I Say (Soarsweep ‘Intelligent’ Dub) [Silk Digital]
05 Gregory Esayan – Pilgrimage [Arrival]
06 Mango & Richard J Aarden – Pillow Fights (Dub Mix) [Mango Alley]
07 Mizar B – Moonstone [Elliptical Sun Melodies]
08 Mango & Embliss – Heiligenstadt [Silk Royal]
09 Arthur Deep – Friends (Mango Remix) [Silk Digital]
10 ZANIO feat. Junko Iwao – Alive [Portrait Digital]
11 Mango – Forever July (Shiftone Remix) [Proton]
12 Shiftone – Freedom [Proton]
13 Sean Mackey – Mountain Republic (Lonya Remix) [Mango Alley]
14 Mango & Kazusa – Asphalt Lines (Royal Sapien Remix) [Proton]
15 Mango – Kites [Proton]
16 Mango – Kayra (Solarity Remix) [Morphosis]
17 Kamron Schrader – Far Away [Elliptical Sun Melodies]
18 Aeron Aether & Mango feat. Civil Servants – Searching For A Memory (PROFF & Feu D’or Instrumental Mix) [Silk Royal]
19 Shoreliners – Sandcastles (Sunstroke Remix) [Mango Alley]
20 Dinka – Zero Altitude [Anjunadeep]
21 Aparde – Cover [Stil vor Talent]
22 Richard J Aarden – Meet In The Blue [Silk Sofa]

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