I started this mix with Protoculture’s banging track “Thirty Three South” – which is the latitude of both Sydney (close to me) and Cape Town (where Protoculture was born). And I always love it when you find those next tracks easily, and they blend well, and you can just keep on going with mixing new tracks in.
But Ultraspeed mixes are hard work. A normal eighty minute mix might use fifteen tracks at most; Ultraspeed mixes will use between thirty and thirty-six. Each join has to be checked and tuned in a much more hands-on (or ears-on) way than other mixes, where I can just choose the first and last 48 or 64 bars to mix through and we’re good. I haven’t attempted a two hour Ultraspeed mix yet, and if I do it will be the eighth labour of Hercules.
So once again I tried to get un-stuck by changing keys (from A to F) and bought some new tracks (including some amazing 2021 remixes of “Dreams” by Quench!). And again I found those beautiful blends where two tracks just go seamlessly together like they were made for each-other.
Completed 6 Jun 2022
Total play length: 01:18:18
|1||Protoculture||Thirty Three South||Extended mix||136.00||05:52|
|2||Stoneface & Terminal||Venus||2015 Rework||135.00||07:15|
|3||Armin Van Buuren||Lifting You Higher||ASOT 900 Anthem||136.00||02:57|
|4||Bryan Kearney & Will Atkinson||The Game Changer||Original Mix||134.00||07:27|
|5||Lange||Sci-Fi Hero||Extended Mix||134.00||07:22|
|8||Acues and Elitist||Zonderland||Carls BS In A Lonely Place Mix||137.00||08:48|
|9||M.I.K.E.||Someone Somewhere||Original Mix||138.00||07:10|
|10||David Elston||Stuck In Time||138.00||07:01|
|12||Rapid Eye||Circa-Forever||Iberia's main room mix||138.00||07:37|
|15||Venetica||A House Divided||Original mix||138.00||06:29|
|16||Factor B||Sacrosanct||PTIV edit||138.00||03:54|
|18||M.I.K.E. Push||Nova Artes||136.00||04:59|
|19||Aly & Fila with Stoneface & Terminal||Universelab||135.00||05:17|
|20||Tilt. feat. Maria Nayler||Headstong||Parks & Wilson Scalpel mix||136.30||05:16|
|21||Nick Thompson||Spice Fire||Original mix||135.00||09:19|
|22||M.I.K.E. Push||Bound to Redshift 7||2nd Phase Remix||135.00||06:53|
|23||Luzon||Manila Sunrise||Markus Schultz United Light mix||132.00||09:54|
|25||Beat Bizarre||Tullis Track||135.00||07:41|
|26||Way Out West||Domination||Way Out West Dub||133.10||06:00|
|27||Rex Mundi||Kalua Islands||Original Mix||132.00||07:35|
|28||Sean and Xander||In Color||Original Mix||134.00||06:40|
|29||M.I.K.E. and Fred Baker pres. Active Sight||Never Ending||Original Mix||134.00||06:41|
|30||Alex M.O.R.P.H.||It Is Full Of Stars||Extended Mix||136.00||06:58|
|32||Quench||Dreams 2021||UMEK version||131.00||06:21|
I welcome any suggestions, criticisms and recommendations for new music to listen to. I will consider doing specific mixes for people, but this is only a hobby. Hope to hear from you.