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 – December ’18

A small selection for this month rounds off 2018 for Distant – including three overwhelming LPs which will certainly appear in the upcoming yearmix: Break’s “Another Way”, Akuratyde’s “Past Lives” and Naibu’s “Manoeuvres”. We also welcome new tunes by Alibi, DJ Marky, Calibre, Synkro and Artificial Intelligence. Distant editions will return in a monthly fashion mid-February 2019.

Distant – December ’18 (D65)
01 Synkro – Luminous [Synkro] {00:00}
02 Akuratyde – Plume [Blu Mar Ten] {06:01}
03 Naibu – Oblivion [Horizons] {08:39}
04 Dawn Wall – Devil’s Night [Ekho] {12:14}
05 Akuratyde feat. Monika – Come True [Blu Mar Ten] {16:37}
06 Break feat. Kyo – The Edge of Time [Symmetry] {21:28}
07 Artificial Intelligence – Smoke Screens [Integral] {25:14}
08 Seba – Time Will Tell [Spearhead] {28:33}
09 Calibre – Taciturn [Signature] {32:24}
10 Collette Warren feat. DJ Marky & Tyler Daley – One Exception [Innerground] {36:28}
11 Naibu – Manœuvres [Horizons] {39:49}
12 DRS x GLXY – Rain Dance [Space Cadet] {45:05}
13 Etherwood – Haltija [Hospital] {49:30}
14 Malaky – Requiem [Shogun] {53:14}
15 Alibi – Debris [V] {57:27}
16 Thing & inZtance feat. Frank H. Carter III – Keep on Running [Warm Communications] {1:00:35}
17 Mitekiss – Goolab [Hospital] {1:03:54}
18 Artificial Intelligence – Boxed In [Integral] {1:08:07}
19 Break – Time to Fly [Symmetry] {1:12:04}
20 Break – Sunset Dub [Symmetry] {1:15:34}
21 Naibu – Passage [Horizons] {1:19:57}
22 Akuratyde – Letting Go [Blu Mar Ten] {1:23:20}

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Distant Mixes Catalogue ID: d132

Distant – October ’18

With this episode, the Wildfire series will be discontinued and merged with the regular Distant mixes like this one. You will probably notice the more club-oriented stuff in the last third of the set.

Distant – October ’18 (D63)
01 Commix – Cherry [Metalheadz] {00:00}
02 Seathasky – Beauty Made in Small Pieces [Scientific] {05:05}
03 Mitekiss feat. Emilienne Chouadossi – Viewpoint [Hospital] {08:49}
04 Arcatype – Autumn Waves [Vandal] {13:58}
05 Artificial Intelligence – Degrees of Separation [Integral] {16:58}
06 Monika – Himalaya [Soulvent] {20:58}
07 Redeyes – Awaken [The North Quarter] {24:42}
08 Villem & McLeod – Questions [Spearhead] {28:03}
09 Silent Dust feat. DRS – Refuse (Calibre Remix) [None60] {31:24}
10 Naibu – Fighting for Attention (Microfunk Crew Remix) [Scientific] {36:35}
11 MAV feat. Sargon Empire – From Here to Eternity [Scientific] {41:33}
12 Monika feat. Buddie – Cloud Chamber [Soulvent] {46:14}
13 GLXY feat. Zero T & Solah – Infinite [Shogun] {50:39}
14 Villem & McLeod feat. Degs – Crossways [Spearhead] {55:07}
15 Bop – Untitled Pattern 63 [Medschool] {59:21}
16 SpectraSoul feat. LSB – Silence [Ish Chat] {1:03:58}
17 Redeyes feat. Tyler Daley – Late Night Jam [The North Quarter] {1:07:42}
18 Changing Faces – Waves [Spearhead] {1:12:09}
19 Break – Keepin It Raw [Symmetry] {1:14:55}
20 Danny Byrd feat. Scarboy – Tranquility [Hospital] {1:18:24}
21 Mohican Sun – Empress [Ekho] {1:21:44}
22 Cnof – Summer Breeze [Fokuz] {1:25:49}
23 Villem & McLeod – Organic Veg [Spearhead] {1:30:24}
24 High Contrast – God Only Knows [3beat] {1:34:50}
25 Mat Zo – Vice [Mad Zoo] {1:38:08}
26 Feint – Mirror Signal [Pilot] {1:41:28}

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Distant Mixes Catalogue ID: d129

Distant – August ’18

Distant – August ’18 (D61)
01 Tokyo Prose – Back to You [The North Quarter] {00:00}
02 Tokyo Prose – Impressions [The North Quarter] {04:24}
03 Boston – End Scene [Vandal LTD] {06:37}
04 Airstrike & Silence Groove – Distanced [Offworld] {10:43}
05 Ash:Ram & Alexvnder feat. Cluda – Too Long [Celsius] {14:01}
06 Macca & Loz Contreras feat. Becca Jane Grey – Lost Origins [Spearhead] {17:42}
07 Calibre – Leave [Signature] {21:45}
08 Feijai – The Grifter [The Dreamers] {24:18}
09 Rainforest & Mizeyesis – Guidance [Monochrome] {27:40}
10 Askel & Monika – Reach [Atmomatix] {31:25}
11 LSB – Space Between [Footnotes] {33:42}
12 Calibre with Marcus Intalex – Bluesday [Signature] {36:39}
13 Actraiser – Spirited Away [Celsius] {39:35}
14 Naibu – Red Hand [Horizons] {42:42}
15 Silence Groove – Open Your Eyes [Integral] {46:04}
16 Seba & Manos – Etherall [Paradox] {47:54}
17 LQ – Show Me [Program] {52:40}
18 Macca & Loz Contreras – Don’t Give Up [Spearhead] {55:53}
19 Soulstructure feat. Madcap – The Simple Things [Jazzsticks] {59:17}
20 Shy FX feat. Maverick Sabre – Call Me [Cult.ure] {1:01:17}
21 Edlan – Blossom [Fokuz] {1:04:26}
22 Tokyo Prose feat. LSB – In the Breeze [The North Quarter] {1:07:44}
23 Seathasky – October [Offworld] {1:10:41}
24 HumaNature feat. Leniz – Day by Day [Offworld] {1:14:44}

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Distant Mixes Catalogue ID: d125

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 – April/May ’18

Distant – April/May ’18 (D57)
01 Illuvia – Tundra (The Snow Walker) [Eternell] {00:00}
02 Mister Shifter – The Narrows [Flexout] {03:28}
03 Camo & Krooked – Tagtraum (GLXY, Satl & Malaky Remix) [Mosaik] {05:53}
04 HumaNature – First Light [Galacy] {10:17}
05 SpectraSoul feat. Dan Moss – Burst (Calibre Remix) [Ish Chat] {12:09}
06 Apex – Echoes [Hospital] {16:40}
07 Dexcell feat. Pat Fulgoni – Scattered Memories (Technimatic Remix) [Spearhead] {20:11}
08 Total Science – Not Again [CIA UK] {24:02}
09 L-Side feat. Collette Warren – Glass House [V] {27:22}
10 Distance – Edge of Tomorrow [Soul Deep Digital] {30:57}
11 Anthony Kasper – Necessity [Fokuz] {34:42}
12 Askel & Elere – Polar Response [Soulvent] {37:15}
13 Blu Mar Ten feat. Kite – Singularity (Need for Mirrors Remix) [Blu Mar Ten] {41:46}
14 Pageant – Autumn Guitars [Liquid Flavours] {45:07}
15 SpectraSoul feat. Madi Lane – Say What (Midnight Mix) [Ish Chat] {49:21}
16 GLXY – Priya [Shogun] {53:14}
17 Askel – Lightvessel [Absys] {57:10}
18 Hannah Eve feat. HLZ – Cry Me a River [Soul Trader] {1:00:22}
19 Zero T feat. Steo – Little Pieces [Dispatch] {1:02:44}
20 Aetherial – Forgive Me Now [Soul Deep Digital] {1:06:04}
21 Logistics & Changing Faces – Signs [Hospital] {1:09:22}
22 Ash:Ram – Vertigo [Celsius] {1:13:22}
23 SubSid – Problems [Liquid V] {1:16:44}
24 Zed Bias feat. Nasrawi & Disco Puppet – Give Up the Ghost (Calibre Remix) [Exit] {1:19:43}
25 Logistics – Picton Blues [Hospital] {1:22:20}
26 Camo & Krooked feat. ROBB – Slow Down (Paul SG Remix) [Mosaik] {1:25:50}
27 BCee – Wanderer [Future Retro] {1:28:24}
28 Sustance – No Love Lost [Dispatch] {1:32:44}
29 Blu Mar Ten feat. Kite – Forest Fire (Hugh Hardie Remix) [Blu Mar Ten] {1:36:31}

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Distant Mixes Catalogue ID: d118