- Digital Diamonds Podcast 35

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Basilisk is a veteran DJ, label owner, and music publisher from Canada now residing in Taiwan. Widely known for his tireless efforts to champion netlabel content through the Ektoplazm distribution portal, he also dedicates himself to mastery of the mixing arts. Here he turns his attention to the vast catalogue of gleaming gems released by Digital Diamonds, a pioneering label he has proudly supported since its inception in 2006. With his trademark use of smooth, harmonic transitions, DJ Basilisk employs 100% Digital Diamonds content to guide the listener on one possible journey into the many worlds of psychedelic techno.

Track List

  1. 01 Spintribe - Zephyr (LAVR Remix) , 2020
  2. 02 Piece of Acid - Yellow Flower , 2020
  3. 03 Alic - Ostkreuz (Trilingo Remix) , 2016
  4. 04 Simmetune - Endless Moments (Ben Rama Remix) , 2017
  5. 05 Osiris4 - Dark Wood , 2020
  6. 06 Jitter - Funkee Shit , 2013
  7. 07 Luis M - Basslien , 2016
  8. 08 Trilingo - Kalix , 2015
  9. 09 Bratenschneider - Means You , 2018
  10. 10 Aleckat - Dusty , 2019
  11. 11 David Laake - Ibland , 2009
  12. 12 Troy Polygon - Der Rote Stier , 2015
  13. 13 Excizen - Enerthorpe , 2013
  14. 14 Javiis - Nightmare , 2019
  15. 15 Dark Design - Caipora (Unknown Concept Remix) , 2020
  16. 16 Lampé - Crystal Cave , 2018
  17. 17 Javiis - Reality (Monococ Remix) , 2020
  18. 18 Hynamo - New Monsoon , 2020
  19. 19 Flembaz - Distronancias , 2019
  20. 20 KUNI - Strange But Not a Stranger , 2019
  21. 21 Sonic Jay - Alula , 2020
  22. 22 Multi Tul - Hot Signal , 2021
  23. 23 Spintribe - Oizo , 2020

Notes

  • This is the first mix I’ve made that sticks to a single label discography. My goal was to show some progression through the catalogue without getting stuck on any specific facet of the Digital Diamonds sound, but that had to be balanced with considerations for key and tempo.
  • My third mix to feature 100% Creative Commons-licensed content after The Colours of Ektoplazm and Spacecamp Psyfari 2014.
  • Arranged and recorded in a fairly short span of time by my standards; it only took about a month to work through the process.
  • The released version of Hynamo’s New Monsoon contains a small glitch near the end of the track; I ended up making a minor edit to work around this.
  • Working with Volker at Digital Diamonds was a real pleasure, as always!
  • Recorded using Traktor 3 and a Korg Nanokontrol.
  • Mastered in Ableton Live using TDR Nova and LoudMax.
  • Cover photo shot on location in Taipei by Yaoxiang Zhang; edited with Glitch Cruiser and Adobe Photoshop.

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