Distant – Winter ’20

Positive community feedback led me to renew Distant on a quarterly basis. I won’t prepare yearmixes for Distant any longer, since the love for DnB has dwindled and I couldn’t even pick a top 10. There’s been so much to catch up to in terms of material worthy to feature, so I thought I’d first limit it to everything that has been released up until February 28, 2020. The Spring tape which I originally wanted to publish this weekend will then be covering March-May and will be released end of May or beginning of June.

Distant – Winter ’20 (D73)
01 Set Mo – You Don’t Know Why (Forge Remix) [Set Mo] {00:00}
02 Beatmool – Orion [Program] {04:15}
03 Polaris – Distant [Hospital] {07:09}
04 Etherwood – American Fruity [Hospital] {13:03}
05 Dawn Wall – Take Control [Ekho] {18:42}
06 LSB & DRS – Keep the Time [Footnotes] {20:33}
07 Anile feat. DRS – Constant Reminder [Footnotes] {24:34}
08 LSB & DRS – Make You Love Me [Footnotes] {28:40}
09 BCee & Blu Mar Ten feat. Lucy Kitchen – Drawn the Line [Spearhead] {32:22}
10 BCee & Blu Mar Ten – Grow [Spearhead] {36:25}
11 Beatmool – Forgotten [RAM] {40:49}
12 Makoto feat. Degs – Illuminate [Hospital] {44:25}
13 DRS & Dynamite feat. London Elektricity – Fix It All [Hospital] {48:17}
14 London Elektricity – Well That’s a Switch [Hospital] {51:14}
15 Pola & Bryson – Abandon [Shogun] {55:18}
16 Gerra & Stone – Sprung [Shogun] {59:45}
17 Monika – Shortwave [None60] {1:03:48}
18 Bop x Subwave – Teardrops [Hospital] {1:06:31}
19 Polaris – Prismatic Gate [Medschool] {1:08:24}
20 Seba – Lose Control (Technimatic Remix) [Liquicity] {1:11:21}
21 BCee & Blu Mar Ten – Rose Coloured Stained Glass Windows [Spearhead] {1:15:00}
22 Redeyes – Fine Again [The North Quarter] {1:18:18}
23 London Grammar – If You Wait (Calibre Alternative Remix) [Calibre] {1:23:30}

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Distant Mixes Catalogue ID: d141


While refreshing my whole Distant library I thought I’d also have honourable mentions, i.e. tracks I’ll probably never play in any set, as a playlist on Spotify, so here we go with roughly 300 tracks to start off (shuffle recommended):

Distant – Fall ’19, Pt. 2

Distant – Fall ’19, Pt. 2 (D71)
01 Pola & Bryson – Cold Love [Shogun] {00:00}
02 LSB – My Squeeze [Spearhead] {04:56}
03 Document One feat. Cimone – Newborn [Shogun] {09:22}
04 FD feat. Cecily – Sycamore [The North Quarter] {13:14}
05 Walk:r – Wallflower [Spearhead] {16:12}
06 Bop x Subwave – Take It Off [Hospital] {18:25}
07 Hugh Hardie – Evening Red [Hospital] {22:08}
08 Urbandawn – Homecoming [Hospital] {26:08}
09 Makoto feat. Bop – The Encounter [Hospital] {31:20}
10 Hydro & War – At the End of the Day [Symmetry] {35:45}
11 London Elektricity – Remember the Future (Mitekiss Remix) [Hospital] {40:09}
12 Logistics – Waveforms [Hospital] {45:20}
13 Document One feat. Javeon – Crystal [Shogun] {47:55}
14 KOAN Sound – Vivid [Shoshin] {51:47}
15 Makoto feat. Urbandawn – Liberta [Hospital] {54:21}
16 Camo & Krooked & Mefjus – Kallisto [Hospital] {58:24}
17 Facing Jinx feat. maêv – Oceans Between Us [Hospital] {1:04:04}
18 Etherwood – Away from It All [Medschool] {1:06:37}

11 : vocals by Liane Carroll.

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Distant Mixes Catalogue ID: d139

Distant – Summer ’19

Distant – Summer ’19 (D69)
01 Natus – Short Detour [Glitch] {00:00}
02 Fred V – Really Happy Aliens [Hospital] {07:31}
03 Al Storm – Symmetry [Technique] {10:38}
04 Specialist Sound – Laforge [Beta] {14:46}
05 Camo & Krooked – Loa [Hospital] {19:17}
06 Keeno – Unearthed [Hospital] {23:40}
07 Etherwood feat. Thomas Oliver – See the Sky [Medschool] {26:15}
08 Telomic feat. Laura Brehm – Home (Keeno Remix) [Liquicity] {30:55}
09 BCee feat. Charlotte Haining – Remind Me [Spearhead] {35:36}
10 Etherwood feat. Phoebe Freya – Clouds [Medschool] {39:27}
11 Adred & Ant TC1 feat. DRS – Stuck in a Loop [Metalheadz] {43:30}
12 Akuratyde – Time Left Behind (VIP) [Blu Mar Ten] {47:37}
13 Nu:Tone – Reverie [Hospital] {52:05}
14 Hugh Hardie feat. Charli Brix – A Deeper Blue [Hospital] {54:44}
15 Telomic feat. Notelle – Alone [Galacy] {57:39}
16 Break – Excuses [Outlook] {1:01:20}
17 Natus – Lamplight [Glitch] {1:03:45}
18 Bungle – Northern Dub [Spearhead] {1:07:59}
19 Villem & McLeod feat. Leo Wood – Gifted Lover [Fokuz] {1:12:47}
20 Hugh Hardie feat. Cimone – Raindrops [Hospital] {1:18:18}
21 BCee feat. Leo Wood – Sincerely Yours [Spearhead] {1:21:16}
22 LSB – Here with Me [Footnotes] {1:25:41}
23 Hybrid Minds feat. Thomas Oliver – Jetstream [Hybrid] {1:30:52}
24 Synkro – Fields [Apollo] {1:35:04}

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Distant Mixes Catalogue ID: d137

Distant – Spring ’19, Pt. 1

This spring season has a two-parter in store for you. Two hours of the latest in liquid DnB as usual, just spread over two sessions this time. My highlights when selecting were the Technimatic album on Shogun, the Polaris EP on Medschool, Edlan’s Liquicity release, the Galacy compilation and a remainder of last year’s Microfunk Music compilation. Part 2 coming your way very soon.

Distant – Spring ’19, Pt. 1 (D67)
01 Technimatic – Recurring Dream [Shogun] {00:00}
02 Technimatic feat. Matt Wilson – Holding On [Shogun] {04:07}
03 Fred V – Cosmic Flowchart [Hospital] {08:32}
04 Akuratyde – Lost Summer [Blu Mar Ten] {12:34}
05 Technimatic – Goodbye Kiss [Shogun] {16:43}
06 Edlan & Djah – Meadows [Liquicity] {20:01}
07 Need For Mirrors – Keep Going [Program] {24:04}
08 Grey Code & Phase – Head State [Metalheadz] {27:16}
09 Monrroe – If Not Now (Bert H Remix) [Galacy] {29:29}
10 Modest Intentions – No Shadows in Trust [Celsius] {32:28}
11 Bop – Waterfall [Microfunk] {35:47}
12 In:Most – Crimson Eyes [Soulvent] {38:48}
13 Phaction – Your Love [Intrigue] {42:26}
14 Akuratyde feat. Tellus – Tides [Blu Mar Ten] {45:14}
15 Technimatic feat. Lucy Kitchen – Weightless [Shogun] {47:40}
16 Nexus & Tight – Odyssey (Silence Groove Remix) [Liquicity] {51:55}
17 Edlan feat. Anastasia – Moonlight [Liquicity] {55:25}
18 Redeyes – I Can’t Wait [Integral] {59:05}
19 Lenzman feat. LSB – Noodles [Metalheadz] {1:01:02}
20 Edlan & MVE feat. Neil – Go Back Home [Liquicity] {1:03:48}

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Distant Mixes Catalogue ID: d135

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 – 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