- Mountain Calling


Mountain Calling! Deep, sultry house and smooth progressive vibes define this set performed live at an outdoor event in the mountains on the edge of Taipei on June 17th, 2018. It was a half hour hike into the steamy, throbbing jungle to reach the site, a small patch of angled ground on a bare ridge-line with a fantastic view of the slumbering city.

Track List

  1. Volta Cab – Holding Hands [Ubertramp Records]
  2. Roland Appel – Handshake [Faceless Recordings]
  3. Crackazat – Proton Blue [Local Talk]
  4. Martin Dawson feat. Nicholas Ryan Gant – Think About It (Maceo Plex Remix) [Pets Recordings]
  5. Vanita & Thomas Gandey – The Seeker [EIN2]
  6. ThermalBear – Wasn’t Me [Last Night on Earth]
  7. Chaim – Safe Word [Jeudi Records]
  8. Mihai Popoviciu – Low [Poker Flat Recordings]
  9. La Fleur – Hedione [Watergate Records]
  10. KiNK – Detunator (Mathias Kaden’s “909 the Drumqueen” Remix) [Liebe Detail]
  11. Mario Bianco & Gianluca Viscovo – Siboney [Stereo Productions]
  12. D-Nox & Beckers – Secret Games [Parquet Recordings]
  13. Rafael Cerato & THe WHite SHadow – Distance (Marc Marzenit’s “Cinematic Edition” Mix) [Chapter 24 Records]
  14. Third Son – Sequel [Definitive Recordings]
  15. Stan Kolev – Derive [Outta Limits]
  16. Synthetic & Valys – Guiding Lights [JOOF Recordings]
  17. Henry Saiz – Uncharted [Bedrock Records]


  • The cover photo was shot at the site of the event but about a year before it was held. We were scouting for locations at that time.
  • This is one of several sets from the Jungle Party series of outdoor events in Taipei.

Synaptic FX

Synaptic FX is a veteran DJ from Canada exploring the luminous borderlands of underground house, techno, and electro. With decades of experience behind the decks, his smoothly-mixed sets feature everything from deep house and glistening progressive trance to twisted psychedelic techno and acid-drenched electro breaks. Despite ranging widely in his selections, Synaptic FX remains dedicated to a singular objective: conjuring…

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