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Coinciding with her début on Seed Records we’ve an exclusive mix this week on Mantis Radio from Maya Medvesek and Nightwave.

Digger – Hustler [Second Squared to None]
Two Dollar Hooker – Breath So Near (Fine Cut Bodies psychoStep remix) [Orson]
king slaFF – Lights [Gradient Audio]
Perc – Zipper [unreleased]
Hatikvah – In The Spirit (EinKa remix) [Soma]
Lucy + Xhin – LX1 [Stroboscopic Artefacts]
Surgeon – Surgeon remake 2 [Tresor]
Richie Hawtin – Call It What You Want [Plus8]
Emika – Double Edge (Pinch remix) [Ninja Tune]
Point B – Suicide Beauty Spot (Boriz Noiz mix) [Combat Recordings]
Sub – Black Sun (Version) [Motorlab]
Sub – Black Sun [Motorlab]
Vadz – Mighty Square [Russian-Techno]
Kodek – Do You (Mad-Tek remix) [Subgrade]
Smashback – Killer [Data-Trace]
Brad Lee – Waiting In Anticipation (Mattias Fridell rmx) [Extreme Forces]
Brad Lee – Waiting In Anticipation (Tony Silver rmx) [Extreme Forces]
Broken Note – War in the Making (Niveau Zero remix) [Ad Noiseam]

exclusive minimix of forthcoming Return to Form LP. Released 22/11/2010

Consume or be Consumed [Return of Jack]
In My Sleep [Return of Jack]
Favela Rules [Return of Jack]
Pressure Scrape [Return of Jack]
Hate Your Neighbor [Return of Jack]
Collective Threat [Return of Jack]
From the Ruins [Return of Jack]
American Dreams (Lost City Mix) [Return of Jack]

f.o.t.n. – State of Mind [Noxgenus]

Squarepusher – Tommib
Lovegirls Precinct – Oneohtrix Point Never
Mouse on Mars – Juju
Ross 154 – Until My Heart Stops
Autechre – M62
Aphex Twin – Windowlicker
Kraftwerk  – Tour de France
Drexciya – Lardossen Funk
Drexciya – Bubble Metropolis
Surkin  – White Knight Two
Lone – Pineapple Crush
UR – Jupiter Jazz
Chordata – Dragon
Stinkworx – Aquapolis
Drexciya – Digital Tsunami
T2 – Heartbroken
DJ Rashad – Electronic Juke
Anquette – Throw the P
MC Shy-D – I Wanna Dance
Father MC – Treat Them Like They Want To Be Treated
Rod Lee – Let Me See What You Workin’ With (Rustie remix)
Cool Kids – What Up Man
8Bitch – Glass Diamonds

Featured Guest

Originally of Slovenian descent but splitting her time between Glasgow and London, 8Bitch’s Maya Medvesek is part of the second wave of talented producers to come out of Scotland alongside the likes of Hudson Mohawke, Runrig, Floella Benjamin and Rustie. – (NB. Medvesek has since changed her name to Nightwave).

Her track G41 already finding it’s way on Ministry of Sound’s ‘Adventures In Dubstep and Beyond’ compilation and with a heavy touring schedule – where she’s everywhere from Copenhagen to a public toilet in Shepherd’s Bush – big things are expected for this producer.

It was her upcoming release on Seed Records, Equinox that got the cogs turning at Mantis Radio HQ. So impressed was I by her 4 track EP I had to invite her onto the show.

If you want to get your hands on her EP be quick this is strictly limited edition, with just 250 hand numbered 12″s available, released November 29. (more info over at Seed Records)

Mythical in stature, the tunes are all named after Greek and Egyptian gods and goddesses, but for god’s sake don’t read too much into that, all you really need to know is there is more flavouring in 8Bitch’s aural oeuvre than Levi Roots’ Reggae Reggae Sauce bubble bath which may yet be proven to be the original source of her fated digital disfigurement.

Musician since the age of 5, Penelope Cruz’s stunt double since the age of 6, Ronnie Corbett’s from the age of 7, plus three times Judo champ in her homeland, is there nothing that the 8Bitch can’t turn her hand to?  I say hand, because her left hand is actually made from plastic and therefore doesn’t count.  Next time you meet her, look closely.  It’s amazing.

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