Pearsall – Crude Mix 49

Pearsall – Crude Mix 49

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Mixed in Berlin, September 2020
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Tracklisting:

  1. M-Zone – Subsonic Mass (Forever Forward)
  2. Casseopaya – Power Trax 2.0 (Prolekult)
  3. Mandala – The Acid of House (Noom)
  4. DJ Randy – Digital Mass (Prolekult)
  5. Blu Peter – Flagship (Higher Energy) (Choci’s Chewns)
  6. Sourmash – Throwing Caution to the Wind (Zoom)
  7. DeNiro – Elan Vital (Hook)
  8. Rave Creator – A New Mind (Thai Acid Mix by DJ Jamo & Jack Knives) (Dance Ecstasy 2001)
  9. Immersion – Base (Routemaster)
  10. Immersion – Rave (Timestretch Armstrong’s Welcome to the Fucking Rave Mix) (Stay Up Forever Remix)
  11. Chris Liberator – Compressed to Impress (TeC)
  12. Signum – The Other Side (Jinx)
  13. M-Zone – Observer One (New Planet)
  14. Lou Cypher Project – Burn An X (Synthetix)
  15. Lab 4 – Invaderz (Resist)
  16. Etienne Picard – Get Up (Beat Factory Remix) (Hard Trance Recordings)
  17. DJ Choci – Hoovatastic (Cannon)
  18. Mad Gay Mafia – Pioneers Of The Underground (Mine And Yours Favourite Porno DVD On Acid Mix) (Efadrine)
  19. The Captain & RR Fierce – Street Tab (Tinrib)
  20. Karim – 69A Paradise Passage (Tuff Trax)
  21. RR Fierce – Duramarta (Fierce Technik)
  22. Lab 4 – Candyman (One Inch)
  23. Teknotyx – Walking Mutants (Acid Test)
  24. The Dentist – Arena Of The Gods (Acid Trip Mix) (Boscaland)
  25. Dave Elyzium – Trippy (Elyzium)
  26. The Knack – Fromage (Avalloc’s Public House Mix) (Fairplay)
  27. Miss Nic & DJ Swoon – Voices (GBT)
  28. Commander Tom – Are Am Eye? (Noom)
  29. The Disciples – Underrave (Bonzai)
  30. Jones & Stephenson – The First Rebirth (Prolekult)
  31. Silverplate – Attention (Master Maximum Trance Traxx)
  32. Axis – Sunrise (Bonzai)

The Berlin party crew CRUDE asked me to put together an old skool hard trance/hard nrg mix for them, so I’ve been very happy to oblige with this mix, which pulls together a bunch of different strands from my record collection, with rolling hypnotic trance, pounding acid, stomping hard house, and proper fast old skool hard trance all in the mix.

Some words I wrote to accompany the mix:

I’m originally from New York City but I spent my teenage years in London with my family, where I initially got into electronic music when I was 15, mainly from listening to Jungle / Drum n’ Bass on Pirate radio.

Bitten hard by the bug, I got my first set of decks a year later and started collecting vinyl and teaching myself how to mix. My first night at Escape from Samsara at the Fridge in Brixton, South London made me a convert from DnB to Hard and Acid Trance! 
Over the years I did all kinds of raving in London at Pendragon, Undertow, Frantic and Feva, stomping to pounding Acid at various warehouse squat parties around London.

Life has taken me in many directions since those initial raving years in London, first to Edinburgh, then back to New York, then back to London, and now in Berlin for the last seven years. But that love for hard, fast and euphoric music has never left me, so this mix is designed to give you an overview of where I’m coming from musically.

It has a pretty broad spectrum of tunes from both the UK and continental Europe, with sounds ranging from rolling hypnotic Trance to pounding Acid Techno to pumping UK Hard House and screaming Acid Trance before concluding with classic European Hard Trance pitched up to some seriously spicy BPMs!

Pearsall presents Fake Berghain in My Spare Room [An Epic 4 Hour Techno Journey]

Pearsall presents Fake Berghain in my Spare Room

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Charlottenburg
Loosening up, getting started, beginning to move

  1. Levon Vincent – Seahorse (Novel Sound)
  2. Mella Dee – Exactly Mate (Warehouse Music)
  3. Reflective Souls – DOOM_2020 (Hard Beach Entertainment)
  4. Antonio – Danger (Unto)
  5. Dreams – Stop (Subsubtropics)
  6. Alien Rain – XOX 31 (Alien Rain)
  7. Boston 168 – Cybernetics (Odd/Even)
  8. Boddika – Broken Wave (Countercharge)
  9. Martyn – Is This Insanity? ft. Spaceape (Ben Klock Mix) (3024)
  10. Hezziane – Lurgan Spade (Acid Plate)
  11. Head High – It’s A Power Thing (Power Cut) (Power House)
  12. Trevino – Eclipse (Klockworks)
  13. Recycled – Energy (Recycled)
  14. John Heckle – Changes (Super Rhythm Trax)
  15. Moderat – Reminder (Special Request Rework) (Monkeytown)

Wilmersdorf
Throbbing electro energy

  1. Jensen Interceptor & Assembler Code – Otherside (Mechatronica)
  2. Client_03 – Suspect Dispenser (Astrophonica)
  3. Solid Blake – Tissue (Seilscheibenpfeiler)
  4. DJ Richard – Casca’s Theme (Flexxseal)
  5. Eel – Straight Edge (M.U.S.A.)
  6. Locked Club – Russian Banya (Private Persons)
  7. Maelstrom – Spasm (C-Know-Evil)
  8. L.F.T. – Chemical Confidence (Mechatronica)
  9. Rogue Filter – Bot Wars (Rogue Filter)
  10. Galaxian – Golden Armageddon (Natural Sciences)

Schoeneberg
Pumping techno, lost in a groove

  1. Nite Fleit – Hot Bot (Looking for Trouble)
  2. Fjaak – Drugs (Seilscheibenpfeiler)
  3. Adam X – Search & Retrieval (Sonic Groove)
  4. Paula Temple – Dimension Jumping (Noise Manifesto)
  5. Kastil – Arcanism (Falling Ethics)
  6. Ben Sims – Gamma Ray Subway (Deeply Rooted)
  7. Fadi Mohem – Take Your Time (Klockworks)
  8. Rob Stow – Bad Acid (Don’t)
  9. 999999999 – Rave 4 Love (NineTimesNine)
  10. Mella Dee – Heavy Coupla Weeks (Shall Not Fade)

Kreuzberg
Hard and dark and intense

  1. Paul Birken – From Beyond Isle Royale (TSR)
  2. Rebekah – Conquest (Sonic Groove)
  3. Hector Oaks – Cybertunnel (Oaks)
  4. Works Unit – Untitled (UFO Inc)
  5. New Frames – Totes Neon (R-Label Group)
  6. Nur Jaber – War Pigs (OSF)
  7. Remco Beekwilder – Skeemask (Emerald)
  8. Klangkuenstler – Balthazar (Outworld)
  9. Rosa Anschutz – Rigid (Kobosil 44 Rush Mix) (R-Label Group)
  10. Ellen Allien – La Musica Es Dios (UFO Inc)
  11. Janein – 1129514 (Seelen)
  12. Matasism – Bushido (Matasism)
  13. Inhalt Der Nacht – Vollmond im Kiez (Emerald)
  14. Dax J – Zephyr (Monnom Black)
  15. In Verruf – Blutsturz (R-Label Group)
  16. Danilo Corvaia – Kong (Scuderia)
  17. Randomer – Fear (Headstrong)
  18. Airod – Universe of 90’s Techno Parties (Molekul)
  19. Hadone – How to Fake Success (Taapion)
  20. Anetha – Virtual Ritual (Blocaus Series)

Friedrichshain
Futuristic Danish techno

  1. Sortlegeme – Ditchdigger (srt)
  2. Sugar – Vapouring Sun (Mama Told Ya)
  3. DJ IBON – No Love (Bunkerbauer)
  4. Repro – Gust of Residue (Ectotherm)
  5. Rune Bagge – I Am The Solution (Kulor)
  6. Lund & Ronde – Sus Og Dus (Bunkerbauer)
  7. Funeral Future – Heute Nicht (Kulor)
  8. Funeral Future – Blue Euphoria (Euromantic)
  9. Schacke – Klub Theme (Kisloty)
  10. Schacke – Trained to the Floor (Kaos)

Mitte
Taking it back to 2004-2006, the early years of Berghain, with some vintage funky techno

  1. DJ Rush – Sex Me All Nite Long (Charlie Hall Fixed Mix) (Pro-Jex)
  2. DJ Deeon – Lemme See Ya Work (Pro-Jex)
  3. John Thomas – Body’s Dance (Sino)
  4. Johan Bacto – Problem Groove (Zync Grooves)
  5. Boriqua Tribez – Puta (Primate)
  6. Andrew Richley & Ryan Rivera – Rumba de Barcelona (Primate)
  7. Technasia – Tropicalia 1 (Technasia)
  8. Joris Voorn – Incident (Sino)
  9. Killa Productions – Good Life (Mr. B Special Edit) (K.B. Records Inc.)
  10. Basement Jaxx – Urban Haze (Atlantic Jaxx)

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Pearsall presents The Mechatronica Story + Mejle Interview (Berlin electro label & party crew under the spotlight)

Pearsall presents The Mechatronica Story

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  1. Umwelt – Mankind Origin (Mechatronica)
  2. Dez Williams – On The Verge (Mechatronica)
  3. Credit 00 – Streets (Mechatronica)
  4. Le Chocolat Noir – Maximum Capacity Reached (Mechatronica)
  5. Sync 24 & Luke Eargoggle – Broken Electronix (Mechatronica)
  6. Composite Profuse – Ausser Betrieb (Mechatronica)
  7. Kosh – Black Noise (Mechatronica)
  8. Cestrian – Speak & Spell (Mechatronica)
  9. Zeta Reticula – Formation of Life (Mechatronica)
  10. Assembler Code & Jensen Interceptor – HRL6 (Mechatronica)
  11. Norwell – Secret Transmission (Solid Blake Remix) (Mechatronica)
  12. Maelstrom – Heat Wave (Mechatronica)
  13. Zeta Reticula & Helga Neuer – Lumnisferatu (Mechatronica)
  14. Innershades – Aalst to Charlois (Mechatronica)
  15. Innershades – Cycle of Life (Mechatronica)
  16. Assembler Code & Jensen Interceptor – Turnin’ Headz (Mechatronica)
  17. L.F.T. – Red Pyramid (Mechatronica)
  18. No Moon – Bathtub Dub (Mechatronica)
  19. Dez Williams – Layin Down (Mechatronica)
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Pearsall presents That Pirate Energy (A Mix for Begrime)

Pearsall presents That Pirate Energy

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  1. DJ Garna – Swordstyle (Instrumental) (DVS Recordings)
  2. Big E-D – Zoanoid (After Shock)
  3. Mr Keaz – Gunfight (Southside)
  4. Geeneus – Parasite (Soulja)
  5. Wonder – Arabian Knights (Bingo Beats)
  6. Agent X – Galaxy (Heatseeker)
  7. DPM – Slow VIP (DPM)
  8. Shotz – Creep (Dump Valve)
  9. Wiley – Dragon Stout (Eskiboy)
  10. Wiley – Ice Cream Man (Eskiboy)
  11. Davinche – Mega Drive (Paperchase)
  12. Ruff Sqwad – Hear Dis (Ruff Sqwad Recordings)
  13. DJ Dread D – Siege (Black Ops)
  14. Dizzee Rascal – Stop Dat (Instrumental) (XL Recordings)
  15. DJ Oddz – Nightmare VIP (Black Majik)
  16. Shotz – Untitled (Shot City)
  17. Ruff Sqwad – Burial (Ruff Sqwad Recordings)
  18. Terror Danjah – Juggling (After Shock)
  19. Danny Weed – Combat (Dump Valve)
  20. Rapid – Wide Awake (Instrumental) (Ruff Sqwad Recordings)
  21. Ruff Sqwad – Future (Ruff Sqwad Recordings)
  22. Silkie – No Help Or Handouts (Instrumental) (Unorthodox)
  23. Mr. Slash – Firearm (A.R.M.Y. Bullet)
  24. Jon E Cash – War (Black Ops)
  25. Youngstar – Bongo (DDJs Productions)
  26. Youngstar – Bongo Madness (DDJs Productions)
  27. General LOK – Grover (Instrumental) (Total Package)
  28. Cotti – Erkle Riddim (4N Format)
  29. Dexplicit – Blazer (DXP Recordings)
  30. DJ Dread D – Invasion VIP (Black Ops)
  31. Alias – Warriors (Alias)
  32. Dexplicit – Roll Wid Us (Remix Instrumental) (Illa State)
  33. Kano – Ghetto Kyote (Kamikaze)
  34. Dizzee Rascal – I Luv U (Remix feat. Wiley & Sharkey Major) (XL Recordings)
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Pearsall presents Yaman 1993 Hardcore

Pearsall presents Yaman 1993 Hardcore

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Tracklisting:

  1. DJ Trace – Definition Of Living (Unreleased Amen Dubplate Remake) (Dubplate)
  2. Nasty Habits – Here Comes The Drumz (Remix) (Reinforced)
  3. Tronikhouse – Straight Outta Hell (Simon ‘Bassline’ Smith Remix) (Absolute 2)
  4. Cool Hand Flex – Complete Control (In Touch)
  5. Gappa G & Hypa Hype – Information Centre (DJ Ron Remix) (Ruff Kut)
  6. Sound of the Future – Fearless Wonder (Formation)
  7. Hardware – X Amount of Shots (Bizzy B Remix) (Face)
  8. DJ Hype – Hardswing (Hardsoft Mix) (Suburban Base)
  9. 4 Hero – In The Shadow Part III (Stalker Mix) (Reinforced)
  10. 2 Bad Mice – Pitch Black (Boom Boom Version) (Moving Shadow)
  11. Future Sound of Hardcore – Desire (Dee Jay Recordings)
  12. Roni Size & DJ Die – Music Box (Full Cycle)
  13. Skanna – This Way (Sublogic)
  14. DJ Buz – Slave (No U-Turn)
  15. Inta-Warriors – Aqua-Pura (Dee Jay Recordings)
  16. Doc Scott – NHS (Reinforced Shout) (Reinforced)
  17. DJ Windmill – Divine Inspiration (Legend)
  18. Ment 4 Bass – Strings Free (Liquid Wax)
  19. Simon ‘Bassline’ Smith – Palomino (Absolute 2)
  20. Scott & Keith – Deranged Part II (Reinforced)
  21. Tango & Ratty – Tales from the Darkside (Micky Finn & Bay B Kane Remix) (Tango & Ratty)
  22. Peshay – Catch It (After Dark)
  23. Bizzy B – Twisted Mentazm (Brain Progression)
  24. Bizzy B – Dark III (White House)
  25. Origin Unknown – Valley of the Shadows (Ram)
  26. Peshay – Gangster (Reinforced)
  27. The Invisible Man – The Beginning (Timeless)
  28. DJ Pulse – Stay Calm (Creative Wax)
  29. 4 Horsemen of the Apocalypse – Drowning in Her (Tone Def)
  30. DJ Crystl – Crystlize (Dee Jay Recordings)
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Chris Liberator Interview: The London Squat Party Scene in the 1990’s and Now

Chris Liberator

Two weeks ago I published Squat Rocking 10: Chris Liberator in the 90’s, a tribute mix to original London acid techno hero Chris Liberator. In the blog post I mentioned that I had contacted Chris for an interview but hadn’t heard back. A few days after publishing Chris got in touch and asked if I still wanted to do the interview. Of course! So last Monday I called him up, hit record (thanks Otter.ai!) and we had a nice chat about the early days of the Liberator crew, the birth of Stay Up Forever, how the London squat party scene developed through the 90’s, the genesis of the acid techno sound and much much more. Obviously it’s edited for clarity but I’ve tried to keep the editing pretty minimal, so that you can really hear Chris’ voice clearly.

It was a very interesting discussion!

Enjoy the full transcript below … I suggest reading it while listening to the mix. 😉

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Pearsall presents Squat Rocking 10: Chris Liberator in the 90’s

Pearsall presents Squat Rocking 10: Chris Liberator in the 90’s

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Tracklisting:

  1. High School Dropouts – Acid Over (Liberator DJ’s Remix) (Boscaland)
  2. CFC-12 – Rest In Hell (Chris Liberator & D.A.V.E. The Drummer Remix) (Noom)
  3. Dot Dash – Bass Equator (Cluster)
  4. Dynamo City – Shape Shift (Stay Up Forever)
  5. Chris Liberator – Test 3 (Smitten)
  6. Punk Floyd – Can’t Breathe (Smitten)
  7. Chris Liberator & D.A.V.E. The Drummer – Happy Birthday (Noom)
  8. Chris Liberator – Black Star Rising (Prolekult)
  9. Watchman – Cut The Midrange (Chris Liberator Remix) (Prolekult)
  10. OS2 & Underground Cyber Movement – Vibrate (Chris Liberator Remix) (Boscaland)
  11. Big In Germany – Green For Go (Stay Up Forever)
  12. Chris Liberator – Soul Mantra (Prolekult)
  13. Ramos & UFO – Dreamesque (Chris Liberator’s Oy Oy Mix) (Balloonheads)
  14. Liberator DJ’s – Radio On One (Stay Up Forever Remix)
  15. Chris Liberator – Test 4 (Smitten)
  16. Cyborg X – This Is The House (Cluster)
  17. Lab 4 – Reformation (Chris Liberator Remix) (Elementary)
  18. Dynamo City – Dynamo City (Stay Up Forever)
  19. Chris Liberator – Cat’s Eye (Prolekult)
  20. Dynamo City – Poison In The Machine (Routemaster)
  21. Lochi – Element (Routemaster)
  22. Punk Floyd – Top Banana (Smitten)
  23. Carbine – Psycho Thrill (Stay Up Forever)
  24. Carbine – Stapled to Bits (Star Up Forever)
  25. Lochi – Vote Techno Party (Routemaster)
  26. Star Power – Nothing Can Save Us London (Stay Up Forever)
  27. D.O.M. – Acid War (Liberator’s 303 Attack Mix) (Stay Up Forever Remix)
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Pearsall presents Bay Ten (A Third Matty G Tribute)

Pearsall presents Bay Ten (A Third Matty G Tribute)

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Mixed in Berlin, July 2020
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Vykhod Sily Podcast – Pearsall Guest Mix (Modern DNB / Jungle)

Vykhod Sily – Pearsall Guest Mix

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Pearsall’s Skelpival Set

This is a set I did a few weeks back for my friend Skelp’s special 50th birthday celebrations – totally unplanned, unpracticed, just a bunch of tunes and a whole lot of fun!

  1. Parasonic – Timeless Worlds of Space (Voltage Controlled Remixes)
  2. Shimmon & Woolfson – Evil Queen (Full Force Mix) (React)
  3. Choci & Jonesy – Resistance (Choci’s Chewns)
  4. DJ Jan – X-Santo (Spencer Freeland & Rob Jeffrey Frantic Mix) (SouthEast)
  5. Chris C & Jon Doe – Mitsubishi Baby (Eurotrance Mix) (Endeavour)
  6. Jonah – Ssst … Listen (Pants & Corset Remix) (VC)
  7. Ian M – Dreamer (Pants & Corset Remix) (Tidy Trax)
  8. Storm – Time To Burn (Nick Sentience Remix) (Data)
  9. Karim / Philip Walsh – Technomove 3 (Tuff Trax)
  10. RR Fierce – Miloude (Vicious Circle)
  11. DJ Misjah & DJ Tim – Access (KY Jellybabies Remix) (Tripoli Trax)
  12. Lectrolux – Baloney (Baby Doc’s Supernatural Remix) (TeC)
  13. Choci & Geeze – Silver Box (Voltage Controlled Frequencies)
  14. Lab 4 – Genetik Response (Elementary)
  15. Billy ‘Daniel’ Bunter & Jon Doe – Under My Control (UK Hard)

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