Distant – Winter ’19

The liquid drum and bass series wakes up from its hiatus in a smaller scale than before. I basically lost interest in the genre, but when going through the new releases I found some gems that I could not leave unplayed. Combining this with the steadily growing follower crowd, I decided to give Distant one last try – with (probably) five mixes spread over the course of 2019. So here we go with the winter session featuring some amazing cuts from the new Soulvent compilation and EPs by Demigroove and Grey Code.

Distant – Winter ’19 (D66)
01 Pete Cannon – Ella [Hospital] {00:00}
02 Polaris – Empire [Hospital] {05:19}
03 Break – Take Me Away [Symmetry] {10:50}
04 Break feat. Celestine – Last Goodbye [Symmetry] {15:37}
05 Naibu – Distant Light [Horizons] {20:17}
06 Akuratyde feat. Bop – Passengers [Blu Mar Ten] {23:50}
07 Artificial Intelligence – Waiting Room [Integral] {27:14}
08 Grey Code feat. Think Twice – Piece of Me [Metalheadz] {31:17}
09 KOAN Sound – Drift [Shoshin] {36:30}
10 Demigroove – Rain Dance [Galacy] {42:16}
11 Aperio & Critical Event – So Hot [Terra Firma] {45:23}
12 Demigroove feat. RO – Lucidity [Soulvent] {49:04}
13 MC Fava feat. Seba & Emily Harkness – Hearts Wander [Spearhead] {53:43}
14 Fluidity – Feeling Inside [Integral] {59:23}
15 Dawn Wall – Blinded [Ekho] {1:03:29}
16 Makoto & Hugh Hardie – Bluebird [Hospital] {1:07:09}
17 Camo & Krooked – Atlas [UKF] {1:11:34}
18 Rift – Nightwalker (Dustkey Remix) [Differential] {1:16:42}
19 Grey Code – King’s Rock [Metalheadz] {1:21:23}
20 Walk:r – Stay [Soulvent] {1:26:32}
21 In:Most feat. Dale May – Pieces [Soulvent] {1:30:13}
22 Synkro – Gagaku (Frederic Robinson Remix) [Synkro] {1:33:52}
23 Jan Wagner – Nummer A [Klangbad] {1:37:06}

03, 04, 22 appeared in Distant Yearmix 2018

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Distant Mixes Catalogue ID: d134

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 – April ’18

Distant – April ’18 (D56)
01 Camo & Krooked feat. James Hersey – Like I Do (Nu:Logic Remix) [Mosaik]
02 Rowpieces – No More Sciolism [Liquid V]
03 Simplification – Superstition [All Street]
04 DJ Zinc – When I (DJ Zinc x Makoto Remix) [Bingo Bass]
05 Logistics & In:Most feat. Lyra – Been Dreaming [Hospital]
06 Redeyes – Native Land [Prestige]
07 LSB – Jazz Strings [Footnotes]
08 Fluidity – Deeper Vibe [Metalheadz]
09 Illuvia – Ayala [Eternell]
10 Blu Mar Ten feat. Kite – Delirium (Conduct Remix) [Blu Mar Ten]
11 Camo & Krooked – The Sloth (DLR Remix) [Mosaik]
12 Askel – Portmanteau [Midnight Sun]
13 Noel – Shelter [Program]
14 Camo & Krooked feat. klei – Dissolve Me (Frederic Robinson Remix) [Mosaik]
15 Blu Mar Ten – Empire State (Pola & Bryson Remix) [Blu Mar Ten]
16 Etherwood – Shining over Me [Medschool]
17 Hannah Eve feat. Phil Tangent – My Heart Knows Why (Zero T Remix) [Soul Trader]
18 GLXY & DRS – These Lights [Shogun]
19 Camo & Krooked – Come Together (Bop Remix) [Mosaik]
20 Blu Mar Ten feat. Kite – Fall from Grace (Technimatic Remix) [Blu Mar Ten]
21 Distance – Stardust [Soul Deep Digital]
22 Blu Mar Ten feat. Robert Manos – Keep It Together (Calibre Remix) [Blu Mar Ten]
23 Logistics – Microdot [Hospital]
24 Seba – Nobody Knows [Secret Operations]
25 Logistics feat. Emer Dineen – Hayling [Hospital]
26 Zero T – The Question (Feel) [Dispatch]
27 Need For Mirrors – Endless Love [Program]
28 Etherwood – Three Eagles [Medschool]

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Distant Mixes Catalogue ID: d117

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 – July/August ’17

Distant – July/August ’17 (D47)
01 Jani R – Brief and Gone
02 Polaris – Blue Sky Thinking [Hospital]
03 Seathasky – Clarity [Scientific]
04 Hybrid Minds – Lost (Pola & Bryson Remix) [Audioporn]
05 Command Strange & Intelligent Manners – Memories (Satl Remix) [Fokuz]
06 LSB – Rolling Sideways (SpectraSoul Remix) [Spearhead]
07 Thomas Oliver – Shine Like the Sun (Nu:Logic Remix) [Hospital]
08 Nu:Logic – Nova [Hospital]
09 Maceo Plex – The Separation [Lone Romantic]
10 Flite – River of Glass [Hospital]
11 Mohican Sun – Fixation [Integral]
12 Phaction – Fantasy (SpectraSoul Remix) [Fokuz]
13 nCamargo – Charisma [Soul Deep Digital]
14 Vector, Macca & Loz Contreras feat. Charli Brix – Lose Myself [Spearhead]
15 Bungle – Forgiven [Scientific]
16 Frederic Robinson – Flare [Hospital]
17 Actraiser – City Lights [Celsius]
18 Muffler feat. Sansa – Can’t Breathe (The Vanguard Project Remix) [Spearhead]
19 Shapeshifter – Stars (Hugh Hardie Remix) [Hospital]
20 Seba & Jr Vallo – Rotate [Spearhead]
21 Air.K & Cephei – Desire (Break Remix) [Fokuz]
22 Forren & Philth – Shelter [Spearhead]
23 Goldie – The Ballad Celeste [Metalheadz]
24 Camo & Krooked feat. klei – Dissolve Me [Mosaik]
25 Villem – Maneuvers in the Dark [Spearhead]
26 Seba – Addicted (Technimatic Remix) [Spearhead]
27 Nu:Logic – Dreamweaver [Hospital]
28 Seba feat. Jenna G – Sweet Magnolia (Air.K & Cephei Remix) [Fokuz]
29 Utah Jazz – Hold On [Spearhead]
30 Naibu – Again [Paradox]
31 Hybrid Minds feat. Rocky Nti – Meant to Be (LSB Remix) [Spearhead]

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The Cradle

The Cradle (Four Tet Artist Showcase, Pt. 3)
01 Four Tet – Moma
02 Frederic Robinson – Hypha [Medschool]
03 Traumer – Triade [Get Physical]
04 Tycho – Division (Heathered Pearls Remix) [Ghostly]
05 Tangents – Jindabyne (Four Tet Remix) [Temporary Residence]
06 Heathered Pearls feat. Outerbridge – Warm Air Estate (Mimbles Remix) [Ghostly]
07 Floating Points – Kuiper [Pluto]
08 Jon Hopkins – Vessel (Four Tet Remix) [Domino]
09 Caribou – Melody Day (Four Tet Remix) [City Slang]
10 Jilk – All Dust Form [Project Mooncircle]
11 Youandewan – Be Good To Me Poly [Aus]
12 Eco feat. Chris Severe – Cloud (Part 2) [Black Hole]
13 Four Tet – As Serious As Your Life [Domino]
14 Nils Frahm – Them (Solo Piano Edit) [Late Night Tales]
15 Four Tet – She Moves She [Domino]
16 Ólafur Arnalds feat. Arnór Dan – A Stutter [Mercury Classics]
17 Coldcut – Autumn Leaves (Irresistable Force Mix Trip 2) [Waveform]
18 Mario Hammer and The Lonely Robot – Nyctophilia (sine sleeper Remix) [Traum]
19 Parra for Cuva & Senoy – Auryn [Project Mooncircle]
20 Lusine – Twilight [Ghostly]
21 Four Tet – You Could Ruin My Day [Domino]


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Distant Yearmix 2016

Distant Yearmix 2016
01 Technimatic – Cold Shoulder [Shogun]
02 Nuage – Shining (The Levels Remix) [Translation]
03 Conduct – Grand Panjadrum [Blu Mar Ten]
04 Artificial Intelligence – Shrine [Metalheadz]
05 Technimatic – Night Vision (VIP) [UKF]
06 Camo & Krooked – Ember [Mosaik]
07 SpectraSoul – 4URGH [Ish Chat]
08 Data 3 – Molly [Soul Trader]
09 Mitekiss – Chasing [SGN:LTD]
10 Camo & Krooked feat. Joe Killington – If I Could [Mosaik]
11 Etherwood feat. Bev Lee Harling – Falling out of Consciousness (Keeno Remix) [Medschool]
12 London Elektricity feat. Emer Dineen – Tenderless (Whiney Remix) [Medschool]
13 Dusky – Ingrid Is A Hybrid (John B Remix) [17 Steps]
14 Noisia – Motion Blur [Vision]
15 Technimatic feat. Lucy Kitchen – Out of Reach [Shogun]
16 Serum, Paul T & Edward Oberon – Take My Breath Away [V]
17 Dawn Wall – Ember [Integral]

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