Distant Yearmix 2018

Helioscope’s liquid and drum & bass channel Distant celebrates five years of existence (133 mixes published and counting) with its annual rewind. Fifty highlights released in the past 12 months were chosen and edited thoroughly to fit an adventurous 100-minute journey through 2018.

Distant Yearmix 2018 (DYM18)
01 Synkro – Gagaku (Frederic Robinson Remix) [Synkro] {00:00}
02 Calibre – Falls to You [Signature] {02:15} [D58]
03 LSB feat. Kinross – Roots [Footnotes] {03:31} [D60]
04 Fluidity – Future Memories [Metalheadz] {05:12} [D55]
05 Camo & Krooked – Tagtraum (GLXY, Satl & Malaky Remix) [Mosaik] {06:52} [D57]
06 Break feat. Kyo – The Edge of Time [Symmetry] {08:21} [D65]
07 Bop – Untitled Pattern 63 [Medschool] {10:35} [D63]
08 Seba & JR Vallo – Exit [Secret Operations] {12:28} [D60]
09 Bop x Subwave – Clair de Lune [Microfunk] {14:41} [D54]
10 Etherwood – In Stillness [Medschool] {15:48} [D55]
11 Hugh Hardie – Offshore [Hospital] {18:50} [D64]
12 Camo & Krooked – Passion (Dan Dakota Remix) [Mosaik] {19:57} [W13]
13 Roni Size & Rockwell – Easy [Shogun] {22:32} [W12]
14 Blu Mar Ten feat. Robert Manos – Keep It Together (Calibre Remix) [Blu Mar Ten] {24:46} [D56]
15 LSB – Space Between [Footnotes] {25:53} [D61]
16 DJ Patife & Vangeliez feat. MC Fats & Stamina MC – Living Together [V] {27:21} [D62]
17 Seathasky – Tell Me Why [C] {29:12} [D60]
18 Naibu – Red Hand [Horizons] {30:36} [D61]
19 Seathasky – Beauty Made in Small Pieces [Scientific] {32:33} [D63]
20 Commix – Cherry [Metalheadz] {34:49} [D63]
21 Calibre – Taciturn [Signature] {38:12} [D65]
22 Redeyes feat. DRS – The Hurt [The North Quarter] {41:10} [D62]
23 Keeno – The Comet [Hospital] {43:01} [D54]
24 Hybrid – Light Up [Distinctive] {44:51} [D60]
25 Seba – Nobody Knows [Secret Operations] {46:10} [D54]
26 Airstrike & Silence Groove – Distanced [Offworld] {48:00} [D61]
27 Fracture feat. Lucie La Mode – Take You [Astrophonica] {49:50} [W12]
28 Need For Mirrors – Veto [Program] {51:49} [D54]
29 Fred V & Grafix – Hurricanes (Wild Love) (Keeno Remix) [Hospital] {53:15} [D55]
30 Camo & Krooked feat. ROBB – Slow Down (Fred V & Grafix Remix) [Mosaik] {55:10} [W13]
31 BCee – Wanderer [Future Retro] {56:17} [D57]
32 Tokyo Prose feat. Cleveland Watkiss – Cold Hearts [The North Quarter] {58:19}
33 Camo & Krooked – Come Together (Bop Remix) [Mosaik] {1:00:33} [D56]
34 Seba & Physics – Innocence [Hospital] {1:01:46} [D55]
35 Mitekiss & Mr. Porter feat. Emilienne Chouadossi – Viewpoint [Hospital] {1:04:50} [D63]
36 Nu:Logic – The Sound of Your Smile [Hospital] {1:06:33} [D64]
37 Abacus feat. Cimone – Everybody’s Got to Learn Sometime (I Need Your Loving) [Shogun] {1:07:40} [D58]
38 Random Movement – The Guitar in the Living Room [Flight Pattern] {1:09:50} [D60]
39 SpectraSoul feat. Dan Moss – Burst (Calibre Remix) [Ish Chat] {1:12:52} [D57]
40 Impish – Rain [Hospital] {1:15:25} [D54]
41 Mat Zo – Vice [Mad Zoo] {1:17:06} [D63]
42 Shy FX feat. Maverick Sabre – Call Me [Cult.ure] {1:19:20} [D61]
43 Break feat. Celestine – Last Goodbye [Symmetry] {1:21:10}
44 Camo & Krooked feat. James Hersey – Like I Do (Nu:Logic Remix) [Mosaik] {1:23:25} [D56]
45 High Contrast – God Only Knows [3beat] {1:25:15} [D63]
46 Keeno – While the World Sleeps [Hospital] {1:28:32} [D64]
47 Naibu – Fighting for Attention (Microfunk Crew Remix) [Scientific] {1:30:43} [D63]
48 Ólafur Arnalds – inconsist [Decca] {1:32:38} [D62]
49 Break – Take Me Away [Symmetry] {1:34:52}
50 Urbandawn – Words to Say (Hybrid Minds Remix) [Bad Taste] {1:37:27} [D62]

In brackets behind timestamp: The set this track was first played in. All non-marked tracks are debuts.

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Bonus: Top 15 tracks on Spotify


Although this new year looks promising with a new Hospital compilation and a Calibre LP around the corner, I’ll use the start-of-year gap in releases to go on hiatus with Distant – this Yearmix being the final set for now. The time I am able to commit to producing sets is getting shorter every year, so I’ll focus on a regular output for Planetarium and Helioscope instead.

Distant Mixes Catalogue ID: d133

Distant – September ’18

Distant – September ’18 (D62)
01 Ólafur Arnalds – Inconsist [Decca] {00:00}
02 Naibu – Achille [Horizons] {04:07}
03 Kori feat. Elle Chante – Safe at Last (Bert H Remix) [Liquicity] {08:39}
04 Villem & McLeod feat. Leo Wood – Let It Breathe [Spearhead] {12:40}
05 FD – All Yours [Sunandbass] {15:37}
06 Survival feat. Christina Nicola – In Two Minds [Dispatch] {19:01}
07 Pola & Bryson – Floodgates [Shogun] {21:58}
08 Urbandawn – Words to Say (Hybrid Minds Remix) [Bad Taste] {23:49}
09 Atlantic Connection – Down at the Bayou [Flight Pattern] {27:35}
10 Actraiser – Child of Eden [Offworld] {29:48}
11 Pola & Bryson feat. Lauren Archer – Night Dawns [Shogun] {33:06}
12 Airstrike – Espirit [Offworld] {37:43}
13 Walk:r & TEE:J – Something About You (Silence Groove Remix) [Soul Deep Exclusives] {41:43}
14 Soulstructure feat. Paul SG & Madcap – Diamonds II [Jazzsticks] {44:40}
15 Command Strange feat. Nizami – Summer Job [Liquid V] {47:27}
16 DJ Patife & Vangeliez – On the Floor [V] {49:39}
17 Laid Back feat. Atlantic Connection – Bakerman (Generations) [Parlophone / Flight Pattern] {51:19}
18 Ash:Ram – In Love [Four Corners] {54:52}
19 Serpico – Illusion [Integral] {59:03}
20 Cosmic Sequence & Aetherial – Solitude [Atmomatix] {1:03:18}
21 Dexcell feat. In:Most & Lucy Kitchen – Truths Unspoken [Spearhead] {1:05:22}
22 Pola & Bryson – Dream Days [Shogun] {1:09:47}
23 Carlito & Addiction – On the Other Side [Innerground] {1:13:48}
24 De:Tune feat. Degs – Hard Lessons [Program] {1:17:42}
25 DJ Patife & Vangeliez feat. MC Fats & Stamina MC – Living Together [V] {1:20:05}
26 Command Strange – In Love [Liquid V] {1:25:27}
27 Modest Intentions feat. Emily Jones – Electricity [Soul Deep Digital] {1:28:35}
28 Jay Dubz – Desolate Heart [Soul Deep Exclusives] {1:32:16}
29 Redeyes feat. DRS – The Hurt [The North Quarter] {1:34:50}
30 Tokyo Prose – Brilliant Corners [The North Quarter] {1:38:55}
31 Tokyo Prose – Alight [The North Quarter] {1:42:36}

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Distant Mixes Catalogue ID: d127

Distant – July ’18

Distant – July ’18 (D60)
01 Calibre – Addict [Signature] {00:00}
02 Nightmares On Wax – Citizen Kane (DJ Marky Reinterpretation) [Warp] {04:07}
03 Pola & Bryson – 24 / 7 [Shogun] {07:04}
04 Phil:osophy – Spirits Fly [Integral] {10:45}
05 Dexcell feat. Becca Jane Grey – Finding You [Future Retro] {12:58}
06 Macca, Loz Contreras & Vector – I Need You [Spearhead] {15:54}
07 Silence Groove – Tunnels [Lunar] {19:57}
08 Phil:osophy – Searching for Meaning [Integral] {22:08}
09 Tokyo Prose – Trick of the Light [The North Quarter] {24:24}
10 Jubei & Marcus Intalex – Fanny’s Ya Aunt [Metalheadz] {26:58}
11 LSB feat. Kinross – Roots [Footnotes] {30:08}
12 Inja & None Decay – Highwater [Hospital] {34:46}
13 Ran:Grim – We Need Music [Soul Deep Digital] {37:01}
14 BCee feat. Riya – Northpoint (Anile Remix) [Spearhead] {40:42}
15 Calibre – Self [Signature] {45:32}
16 Zero T & Villem – String Therapy [Vandal LTD] {48:30}
17 Random Movement – The Guitar in the Living Room [Flight Pattern] {52:11}
18 The Vanguard Project – Blacklist (Bop Remix) [Spearhead] {56:57}
19 Melinki & Tali – It Doesn’t Take Much [Four Corners] {1:00:49}
20 Seba & Jr Vallo – Exit [Secret Operations] {1:04:52}
21 Actraiser – Yesterday [Celsius] {1:08:32}
22 Alexvnder – Should I Confess [Celsius] {1:11:38}
23 Radicall – Build Me Up [Absys] {1:14:32}
24 Mosaic feat. Collette Warren – Moon [Integral] {1:17:31}
25 Seathasky – Tell Me Why [C] {1:21:00}
26 Tokyo Prose – Innate Motion [The North Quarter] {1:25:30}
27 Calibre – Funny Games [Signature] {1:28:32}
28 Inja & Logistics – Birthday Song [Hospital] {1:32:08}
29 Hybrid – Light Up [Distinctive] {1:35:37}

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Distant Mixes Catalogue ID: d124

Distant – May ’18

Distant – May ’18 (D58)
01 Nymfo – Crystal Clear [Spearhead] {00:00}
02 Askel & Elere – Last Leaves [Soulvent] {03:40}
03 Joakuim feat. Arnaud Ve – Hounddog [Celsius] {08:00}
04 The Vanguard Project – Fallout [Fokuz] {11:32}
05 Bop – Untitled Pattern 60 [Medschool] {15:35}
06 Arcatype – Levitate [CIA] {18:18}
07 Changing Faces & In:Most feat. Dale May – Composure [Medschool] {22:04}
08 Logistics feat. Salt Ashes – The Light Without You [Hospital] {25:23}
09 Amante – Growth [Innerground] {29:25}
10 Mountain – Deep Blue [Medschool] {31:45}
11 Paul SG – Soul Asylum [Jazzsticks] {35:51}
12 Logistics – In Your Eyes [Hospital] {38:17}
13 Low:r & Hiraeth – Ophelia [Atmomatix] {41:52}
14 L-Side feat. MC Conrad – La Dolce Vita (The Good Life) [V] {43:28}
15 The Vanguard Project feat. Pat Fulgoni – Still Together [Fokuz] {47:30}
16 Satl – Everything Anything [Integral] {51:13}
17 Leniz – Her Beauty [Soul Deep Digital] {54:53}
18 Insomniax feat. Lydia Kaye – Fly Hiya [Viper] {58:23}
19 Abacus feat. Cimone – Everybody’s Got to Learn Sometime (I Need Your Love) [Shogun] {1:02:27}
20 Degs feat. De:Tune – Poveglia [Hospital] {1:06:18}
21 Natus – In the Forest of Dreams [Medschool] {1:10:34}
22 Calibre – Falls to You [Signature] {1:14:44}
23 Zero T & Unitsouled feat. DRS – Let It Rain [The North Quarter] {1:18:25}
24 Monty & Hyroglifics feat. Benabu – The Glow [1985] {1:22:29}
25 OX7GEN – Trinity [Medschool] {1:26:31}
26 Atlantic Connection – Lemon Tree [Flight Pattern] {1:30:34}
27 BCee feat. Degs – Magic Words [Future Retro] {1:33:09}
28 Emperor – Half Makes Whole [Critical] {1:36:51}
29 Constrict – Never Lost [Context] {1:41:30}

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Distant Mixes Catalogue ID: d120

Distant Yearmix 2017

Distant Yearmix 2017
01 The Upbeats – Veiled [Vision]
02 Technimatic feat. Zara Kershaw – Parallel (LSB Remix) [Shogun]
03 Blu Mar Ten & Makoto – Eldervine [Hospital]
04 Makoto feat. DRS – Salvation [Hospital]
05 Camo & Krooked – Witchdoctor [Mosaik]
06 Keeno – Enigma [Medschool]
07 Break feat. MC Fats & Cleveland Watkiss – We Are the People [Symmetry]
08 Whiney – Rock Hopper [Medschool]
09 GLXY – Lucid [Shogun]
10 Lewis James – Ferro [Astrophonica]
11 Seba & Ulrich Schnauss – Snöflingor [Blu Mar Ten]
12 S.P.Y – Love Unlimited [Hospital]
13 Camo & Krooked – Passion [Mosaik]
14 Misanthrop – Blurred [Neosignal]
15 DRS feat. Patife & Vangeliez – I Will [Soul:r]
16 Bop – Space 2 Breathe [Medschool]
17 Seba & Jr Vallo – Rotate [Spearhead]
18 Camo & Krooked feat. Mefjus – Mandala [Mosaik]
19 Flite – Between Sky & Sea [Liquicity]
20 High Contrast – Moody Blue [3beat]
21 Total Science feat. Riya – Walk the Same Line (Calibre Remix) [CIA]
22 Shapeshifter NZ – Stars (Hugh Hardie Remix) [Hospital]
23 Nu:Logic & LSB – Sepia [Hospital]
24 Naibu – Astray (Seba Remix) [Scientific]
25 Frederic Robinson – Flare [Hospital]
26 Keeno – Cosmic Creeper [Medschool]
27 Moby – Why Does My Heart Feel So Bad? (Technimatic Remix) [Shogun]
28 Reso – Kodama [RX0]
29 Bert H – Fly with Me (Bop Remix) [Fokuz]
30 Dawn Wall – Holding On [Integral]
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Distant Mixes Catalogue ID: d113

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Distant – November/December ’17

Distant – November/December ’17 (D52)
01 Keeno – All the Shimmering Things [Medschool]
02 Keeno feat. Kailaa – Daydreaming [Medschool]
03 Seba & Ulrich Schnauss – M7 [Blu Mar Ten]
04 Nelver & Emtee – Untold Soul [Celsius]
05 T.R.A.C. feat. Submorphics – Higher Ground (Lenzman Remix) [V]
06 Boston – After Dark [Dispatch]
07 Silence Groove – Autumn Plains [Liquicity]
08 Shiny Radio – A Million Colours [Liquicity]
09 Bert H, High N Sick & Monrroe – Without You [Fokuz]
10 Northern Zone – Foxley [Limitless]
11 Dawn Wall – Lemon Dogs [Integral]
12 Stimpy – If You Love Me [Soul Deep Digital]
13 Krakota & Urbandawn – Laguna [Hospital]
14 Seba & Ulrich Schnauss – Snöflingor [Blu Mar Ten]
15 Nuvertal feat. Faib – Magic Shine [Kos.Mos]
16 Pulsaar – Back to Old Friends [Jazzsticks]
17 In:Most feat. Lyra – Yesterday [Soulvent]
18 Keeno – Piano Only [Medschool]
19 Composite feat. Charli Brix – Imbue [Context]
20 Marsh – Me & You (Monika ‘Ragga’ Remix) [Silk]
21 Bachelors of Science – Beats Still Own the Rhythm (Pola & Bryson Remix) [Liquicity]
22 Camo & Krooked – Ember (Hybrid Minds Remix) [Mosaik]
23 Boston – Periphery [Dispatch]
24 R1C0 – Tapes (This Love) [Celsius]
25 Dawn Wall – Shy [Integral]
26 Dualistic – Station Six [Liquicity]
27 Etherwood feat. Anile – Bear’s Breeches [Medschool]
28 Pluton & Skyer feat. Dynamite MC – Run Free [Absys]
29 Synkro – Hand in Hand [Apollo]

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Distant Mixes Catalogue ID: d111

Distant – September ’17

Distant – September ’17 (D49)
01 Technimatic feat. Lucy Kitchen – Looking for Diversion (VIP) [Shogun]
02 MSdoS – Sweet August [Soul Deep Exclusives]
03 Redeyes – In My Life [The North Quarter]
04 Pola & Bryson feat. Data 3 – Hyperborean [Shogun]
05 Mikal – Echoed [Warm Communications]
06 Makoto – Silver Lining [Hospital]
07 FD feat. Fox – Always Something [The North Quarter]
08 Edlan feat. Joan de Bruyn – Lone Pine [Fokuz]
09 Makoto feat. Karina Ramage – Wind of Change [Hospital]
10 BCee – Angel of Light [Spearhead]
11 Royalston feat. Amy Kisnorbo – We Were Told [Medschool]
12 S.P.Y – Mr. Nobody [Hospital]
13 Halogenix feat. SOLAH – The Night [1985]
14 Makoto feat. A-Sides – Expand [Hospital]
15 Pryzma – Shine [Kos.Mos]
16 Telomic – Onism [Terra Firma]
17 Trail – Mont Ryal [Principle]
18 Radicall – Safari [Absys]
19 BCee – Dead Reckoning [Spearhead]
20 Mitekiss feat. Mr. Porter – Empire [Shogun]
21 Asa – I Know It Hurts Now [Fent Plates]
22 Ed:it – The Junction [Shogun]
23 Pola & Bryson – This Time Last Year (Chords Remix) [Soulvent]
24 Nu:Logic feat. Ed Thomas – Driftwood [Hospital]
25 Smote – My World (Edlan Remix) [Fokuz]
26 Artificial Intelligence – Waiting For [Integral]
27 BCee – Armed & Dangerous [Spearhead]
28 Mitekiss – Some People [Shogun]
29 Conduct – Way ‘Ob [Blu Mar Ten]

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