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Mantis Radio 74 – Inigo Kennedy

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Inigo Kennedy is one one of techno’s best DJs and producers. Hear why with his stunning production session mix for Mantis Radio.

We play tracks from Burnt Friedman, Luke Slater, Si Begg, Tipper, Scanner, Radioactive Man, Sunil Sharpe, Untold and more.

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Burnt Friedman  The Nu Dub Players – Hard Drive Dub [~scape]
Segue – Pocket Full of Blue (Pleq remix) [U-Cover Minidisc]
Erissoma – Find My Etchings (feat. Bird of Passage) [Abstrakt Reflections]
Isotroph – Kenya (opti’s Uhuru Peak remix) [Airflex Labs]
Fever Ray – Coconut (Bird of Prey remix) [unreleased]
Untold – Fly Girls [Soul Jazz]
Untold – Come Follow Me [Soul Jazz]
Sunil Sharpe – Print More Money + Shut Up! [Mantrap]
ZZino vs Accelerator – Electroplasm [Re-load Records]
Luke Slater – Boom Tang Schwuck [Ostgut Ton]
Luke Creed – Leichtreas (Gunjack remix) [Gobsmacked Records]
dub_teq – Always the Victim [self released]
Si Begg – I Thunk Therefore I am [self released]
Tipper – Furlong (Buckfunk 3000’s Dead Leg mix) [Tippermusic]
Mazzula – Partisan [unreleased]
Galaxian – Repent [Transient Force]
SPOOKHOUSE – Durt Ball [unreleased]
+ Alavux – YUGO [self released]
Samuli Kemppi – Quantum Mechanics (Planetary Assault Systems dub edit) [Mote-Evolver]
Marcel Dettman – Scrourer [Ostgut Ton]
Scanner – Conal Stone [Stereophonic Elefant Dance Recordings]
Radioactive Man – Uranium [Rotters Golf Club]

INIGO KENNEDY
Inigo Kennedy – Obsidian [Token]
Inigo Kennedy – Quagmire [Token]
Inigo Kennedy – Mood [Asymmetric Records]
Aphex Twin – Tha [Apollo]
Inigo Kennedy – Terpsichore [Asymmetric Records]
Inigo Kennedy – Triangle [Asymmetric Records]
Inigo Kennedy – Roundabound [Asymmetric Records]
Inigo Kennedy – The Shard [Token]
Inigo Kennedy – Pressure Point [Asymmetric Records]
Inigo Kennedy – Slipstream [Asymmetric Records]
Jonas Kopp – M33 [Stroboscopic Artefacts]
Inigo Kennedy – Caverns [unreleased]
Tomohiko Sagae – Sodium Cyanide (Datamine Extraction Mix) [Rodz Konez]
Inigo Kennedy – Cloudless [unreleased]
Samuli Kemppi – MCK (Inigo Kennedy remix) [unreleased]
Inigo Kennedy – Bananas [Asymmetric Records]
Inigo Kennedy – Plankspanker [Asymmetric Records]
Casual Violence – Formandname [TRUST]
Inigo Kennedy – Laconic [Asymmetric Records]
Inigo Kennedy – Muck Shelf [Asymmetric Records]

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To say I’m pleased with myself to have snared Inigo Kennedy for the show would be an understatement. I’ve been massively impressed by his techno prowess over the last couple of years. Be they his impressively direct and focused yet musically developed mixes and sets. His dancefloor slaying productions, or his commitment to his netlabel Asymmetric.

On November 29th Kennedy has a new track out on the always on point Token Records – as a limited edition green marbled 12″ vinyl (with a digital release too so don’t worry). By all accounts it is a hefty cut and one of the techno releases of the year.

Kennedy’s productions are always pushing techno forward. Leaving formulaic beats at the door, but without some sort of bizarre confusing lacklustre and ultimately weak sound. Quite the opposite.

As a case in point I present his most recent release, and my own short review, of his EP Magnificent Spaces, available on his own imprint Asymmetric. With continuing worldwide presence in the clubs of Japan, Britain, Slovakia, Hungary, China, Ireland amongst many more, Inigo Kennedy is thundering forward with superb proper techno.

He has quite the comprehensive biography up on his site, giving a good insight into his journey so far with music. So I won’t even try to condense it down. I’ll just say, check it and go see him perform.

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