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 – 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 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 – February ’17

Distant – February ’17 (D41)
01 Melorman – Distance [Hawk Moon]
02 Makoto – Speed of Life [Hospital]
03 Deft – No More [Project Mooncircle]
04 Hydro, War & Mateba – Clair Obscur [Warm Communications]
05 Need For Mirrors & Phil Tangent – Candelabra [CIA DeepKut]
06 Lenzman feat. Steo – Tender Love [The North Quarter]
07 Villem & McLeod feat. MC Fats – Perfect Solution [Spearhead]
08 High Contrast – Shotgun Mouthwash (Jungle Remix) [3beat]
09 Subwave & The Dual Personality – Falling [Galacy]
10 Counter Culture – Inside [Soul Deep]
11 Reso – Taiga (Urbandawn Remix) [Hospital]
12 Dom & Roland & Xanadu – Ultraviolet [D&R]
13 Silence Groove – Offline [Offworld]
14 V4ns – A New Life [Liquid Flavours]
15 Monrroe feat. Blake – Time for Change [Galacy]
16 DRS feat. Patife & Vangeliez – I Will [Soul:r]
17 Need For Mirrors & Phil Tangent – Distant in the Near [CIA DeepKut]
18 Villem & McLeod feat. Heidi Vogel – The Sea [Spearhead]
19 Goldie & Ulterior Motive – I Adore You [Metalheadz]
20 Madikma – Fine Lines [Monochrome]
21 Naibu – Traces [Horizons]
22 Pola & Bryson – Monument [Shogun]
23 Arch Origin – Urban Periphery [Soulvent]
24 Microfunk Crew feat. Robert Manos – December [Microfunk]
25 Bone – Velour [Context]
26 Impish – Tell Me [Fokuz]
27 Malaky – Get Down [Celsius]
28 Signal feat. Zoe Klinck – Downfall [Critical]
29 Villem & Phase – Uno [Horizons]
30 Pola & Bryson feat. Charlotte Haining – Find Your Way [Shogun]

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Tale of a Lonely Metaphysician

Tale of a Lonely Metaphysician (Bop Artist Showcase)
01 Bop – Higgs Boson [Medschool]
02 Naibu – Straight (Into The Wall) [Scientific]
03 Bop – One Way To Mars [Medschool]
04 Djrum – Plantain [Samurai Red]
05 Bop – Nothing Makes Any Sense [Medschool]
06 Bop – Dancing Nerds [Medschool]
07 Bop – Morning Air [Medschool]
08 Bop – No Way From Mars [Medschool]
09 Bop – Game Over [Medschool]
10 Bop & Despot – Microfunk [Counter Intelligence]
11 Blu Mar Ten – Believe Me (Bop Remix) [Blu Mar Ten]
12 Oak – Farewell To Zeroes [Microfunk]
13 Bop & Synkro – Telescope [Microfunk]
14 Pepel – Microclimate
15 Stray – Award Tour [Exit]
16 Bop – Time & Space [Microfunk]
17 Bop – I Found You [Medschool]
18 Bop – Song About My Dog [Medschool]
19 Bop & Dephecta – Autumn Melancholy [Misspent]
20 Anex – Ghoulash [Deep Revelations]
21 Tokyo Prose – Vanishing Point [Samurai Red]
22 Bop – Cogito Ergo Sum [Subtle]
23 DJ Trax – Frantically Calm [Misspent]
24 EW1 – Please [Deep Revelations]
25 Bop – Tears Of A Lonely Metaphysician [Medschool]
26 Bop – Spiral [Medschool]
27 MAV – A Journey Through Skylines (But Sweet Dreams) (Microspacefunk Bop Remix) [Scientific]
28 Danny Scrilla & Om Unit – Free Flight [Cosmic Bridge]
29 Microfunk Crew – Alarm Clock [Medschool]
30 Bop – The Amazing Adventures Of One Curious Pixel [Medschool]
31 Bop – My Warm Soft Blanket [Medschool]
32 Djrum – What I Was Doing When I Was Doing What I Was Doing [Samurai Red]
33 Bop – Chaosmos [Medschool]
34 EW1 – Look How Far This Star [Deep Revelations]
35 Bop – Weird Things [Medschool]
36 Bop & Diagram – Recharging [Medschool]
37 Bop – Skeptikos [Kos.Mos]
38 Bop feat. Elsa Esmeralda – Lucid Dreaming [Medschool]
39 Kid Drama – Separation [Pleasure District]
40 Electrosoul System – Morning Forest (Bop Remix) [Kos.Mos]
41 Bop – Summer Pleasures [Medschool]
42 Subwave – I Need You (Bop Remix) [Medschool]
43 Bop & Dephecta – The Space Between Us (ICR Remix) [Misspent]
44 Dissident – Levitation Flight [Counter Intelligence]
45 Naibu – Case Study [Scientific]
46 Electrosoul System – Nine Planets (Bop Remix) [Kos.Mos]
47 Bop – Irreversible [Medschool]
48 Bop – The Backbone Flute [Medschool]
49 Bop & Synkro – Amnesia [Medschool]
50 Bop – Odd Meaning [Medschool]

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Distant (October ’14)

Distant – 10 (October ’14)
01 Rameses B – Once Upon A Time [Liquicity]
02 Metrik – Borealis [Hospital]
03 Blu Mar Ten – Remembered Her Wrong (Anile Remix) [Blu Mar Ten]
04 Amy Steele – Bury You Deep (Technimatic Remix)
05 Parhelia – Terra Nullius [Offworld]
06 Microfunk Crew – Alarm Clock [Medschool]
07 Taelimb – Krux [Medschool]
08 Shapeshifter vs. The Upbeats – Little By Little
09 Dub Motion – Azure [CYN]
10 Smote – Everything [Celsius]
11 Kwabs – Walk (Nu:Tone Remix) [Atlantic]
12 Boss Axis – Golden Hour (Twisted Elements Remix) [Parquet]
13 Bop – Weird Thing [Medschool]
14 Snug – Time and Space [Influenza]
15 Bungle – Lights [Scientific]
16 Blu Mar Ten – Hunter (Conduct Remix) [Blu Mar Ten]
17 Urbandawn – Trindade [Medschool]
18 Kredit – Reflections Of Time [Soul Deep]
19 Diego Torres – Awake [Soulvent]
20 Pulsaar – Anticipation Management [Medschool]
21 Velvetine – Safe (We Are All Astronauts Remix)

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