M.A.N.D.Y. mixes Fabric 38

It's not often that two people discover a friendship as special as the Berlin-based creative duo M.A.N.D.Y. (Patrick Bodmer and Philipp Jung). The artists are set to release the next Fabric installment in January 2008.

Individually, Philipp kept busy shirking his keyboard lessons and borrowing his friend's drum kit, while Patrick delved deeply into art and painting. When some older friends filled their stereos with Chicago mixtapes and the sounds of early acid house in the late 80's, their lifelong obsessive love with electronica began.

With the release of the first Get Physical compilation in 2004, M.A.N.D.Y. set the bar high for house and techno lovers alike; similarly, still to this day, three years after its explosive release, M.A.N.D.Y. and Booka Shade's 'Body Language' lingers as a standard tool stashed and cherished in DJs' record boxes everywhere. It's no wonder that M.A.N.D.Y. remain two of the world's most desired DJs and, likewise, no great surprise that fabric 38 is such a dazzling, impeccable work of art. Throughout the 25 tracks, M.A.N.D.Y. tenderly tells a story that swells between moments of poetic ache and voracious hunger. Spanned on by deep, ethereal techno, glitchy staccato and bass-heavy machine funk, the tracks sparkle alongside eachother with brilliant elegance, breeding standout moments from Gui Boratto, Lucio Aquilina, Audion and the cream of the Get Physical crop. A thrilling portrayal of M.A.N.D.Y.'s sound, the effervescent mix moves in directions most unexpected, and grooves in ways previously unimagined.

"On one CD, it's hard to capture everything you want to do within a certain amount of minutes. We try to always be – well, not to be minimal, of course not, because that's not us, but – we try to be subtle. We like to pick tracks that can exist for themselves, but which make a really nice flow for the whole mix. And you don't want to overdo it and only play the hits or too much melody...a mix should gently take you by the hand and say 'hey, this is our interpretation of the actual sound' - bit of the old stuff, bit of the new stuff. It shouldn't overload you but still it should make you move your butt." – M.A.N.D.Y.

Tracklisting

01. Intro;
Franco Bianco - Noches De Superacion - Italo Business
Robag Wruhme als Rolf Oksen - Rolf auf seinem Auskukk - Freude Am Tanzen
02. Yello - Bananas To The Beat - Mercury
03. Minz - Darkslide - Perspectiv
04. Guillaume & The Couto Dumonts - Mederico - Oslo
05. Quarion - Karasu [Crowdpleaser Remix] - Drumpoet Community
06. Gui Borrato - Tipologia [Lucy Remix] - Parquet
07. Mark-Henning - Sicknote - Cynosure
08. Decimal - Idiosynkratik - Enemy
09. Lucio Aquilina - My Cube - Cocoon
10. Booka Shade - City Tales [Dub] - Get Physical
11. DJ Yellow & Astrid Suryanto - To The Top [Guy J Remix] - Project
12. Dubfire - I Feel Speed [Audion Remix] - SCI+TEC
13. Martin Eyerer and Toni Rios - Chorizo - Kickboxer
14. Robag Wruhme als Rolf Oksen - Dopamin - Freude Am Tanzen
15. poxyMUSIC Ft. Gina Mitchell - War Paint (Claude Vonstroke Remix) - Hussle
16. Djinxx and X-Pansul – Spanish Kebab - Ovum
17. Matchbox - U Can Get Sonar - Kindisch
18. Deadset - Farm House (Deadset Dub Tool) - Front Room
19. DJ T. - The Dawn [Nass Remix] - Get Physical
20. Simon Flower - The Whisper Had It [Mark August Remix] - Pokerflat
21. Raz Ohara and The Odd Orchestra - Kisses - [Kabuto & Koji Carnea Remix] - Get Physical
22. Basic Soul Unit - Tunnels [Sebo k & Metro Remix] - Mule
23. Lopazz - 2 Fast 4 U [Julian Ganzer Remix] - Get Physical
24. Mike Monday - Bhalobashi [Sideshow Dub Mix] - Simple
25. M.A.N.D.Y. - Don't Stop - Get Physical

M.A.N.D.Y. mixes Fabric 38
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December 17, 2007 at 12:50 PM CET

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