Music Discovery: 2021.1

This is an overview of my mixtapes and music discoveries on different platforms in January.


Spotify: 30 picks

My selection of this month contains tracks from 2019 till 2021 and also a lot of Belgian artists. You can find a full tracklist (sorted by release date) at the bottom of this page. This playlist contains different music genres: indie, rock, alternative dance, chillout, soul, urban,…

These songs are also added to the following playlists. Click on the link if you want to follow these playlists on Spotify.

Made in Belgium: Highlight

There are many Belgian artists in the top 30 list above, but I want to highlight one in particular. Go check out this new EP from Leon Mills if you like alternative dance and melodic music for the after hours. He is an old classmate of mine and his new music sounds really good!


Blog Overview: Mixtapes

Due to Covid-19 there are still no live performances. So I record a lot of mixtapes at home. Here are three DJ sessions from the last month. You can find a full mixtape overview of January and tracklists from each mixtape on this page: https://krisixmusicdiscovery.com/2021/01/

Hip Hop Mixtape 6: Hip hop, rap and R&B tracks from Eminem, Xzibit, Jay-Z, 2Pac, Terror Squad and many more. Mostly beats (by Dr. Dre) from the 2000s and the new single from 50 Cent.

Groove Is On, Mixtape 2: A DJ session full of indie-dance, house, disco vibes and electronic beats. Tracks from Portugal. The Man, Groove Armada, Deee-Lite, Daft Punk, and many more.

Moments, Mixtape 2: Progressive trance, house and breaks from 2002 till 2008. Tracks from Envio, Origene, Suncreem, Ridgewalkers, Mike Foyle, Perry O’Neil and many more.


DJ Mixes: picks from Mixcloud, Soundcloud

While preparing the future baby room I enjoyed these mixtapes by other DJs.

De La Soul on WhoSampled: Hip hop music uses a lot of samples. This mixtape by Chris Read is a tribute to the debut album of De La Soul. It includes album tracks, the original songs which they sampled, alternative versions and more. A trip down hip hop history.

TPD 5 by Cemode: Progressive trance classics in the mix by Cemode, mixed with vinyl.


Youtube

Woop woop, a full live performance of Daft Punk in 2007 was recently added on YouTube.


Spotify: tracklist Music Discovery 2021.01

This is the Spotify playlist sorted by release date. Those in bold are Belgian artists.

Black Pistol FireNever Enough29/01/2021
WeezerGrapes Of Wrath29/01/2021
Imelda May, Noel Gallagher, Ronnie WoodJust One Kiss27/01/2021
Leon MillsDecade25/01/2021
BicepApricots22/01/2021
Faithless, Caleb Femi, Nathan BallI Need Someone (Alok Remix – Edit)22/01/2021
GOOSEViper22/01/2021
London GrammarLose Your Head (CamelPhat Remix)22/01/2021
BalthazarOn A Roll21/01/2021
Royal BloodTyphoons21/01/2021
The VaccinesNo One Knows20/01/2021
Fontaines D.C.A Hero’s Death (Soulwax Remix)19/01/2021
Delvon Lamarr Organ TrioCareless Whisper15/01/2021
Ross from FriendsBurner14/01/2021
Lana Del ReyChemtrails Over The Country Club11/01/2021
The Haunted YouthTeen Rebel8/01/2021
50 Cent, NLE Choppa, Rileyy LanezPart Of The Game30/12/2020
Maggie RogersCeladon & Gold18/12/2020
Hydrogen SeaThese Days11/12/2020
Aili, TransistorcakeDansu27/11/2020
Great Mountain FireLook Up20/11/2020
RhyeBlack Rain28/10/2020
RHEAAnything To Love You23/10/2020
grandsonDirty23/09/2020
Kari FauxWhile God Was Sleepin’…24/03/2020
If Anything Happens To The CatBlind Spots20/03/2020
Jaguar JaguarMy Guess17/01/2020
MEYYAngelic Lies25/10/2019
Neal FrancisChanges, Pts. 1 & 220/09/2019
BOg, GHEISTVenere (Fideles Remix)8/07/2019

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