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LISTEN: Oneman's Fabric Promo Mix
The Quietus , July 25th, 2012 12:27

Stream a mix by the London genre-blurrer, in advance of his Fabriclive mix launch on 3rd August

On 3rd August, another of those particularly good line-ups that Fabric assemble from time to time descends on the London club, headed up by the launch party in Room 2 for Oneman's Fabriclive 64 mix CD, which was released last week. In advance of the party, Oneman's recorded a rather banging mix of tracks new and old (kicking off with Darkstar's lovely never-properly-released dub 'Digital'), which you can listen to below.

Oneman's acquired a deserved reputation since the middle of last decade for being a formidable DJ, starting off making his name by blending older garage and two-step tunes with the deeper, darker moods of DMZ and Tempa material, back when the idea of mixing garage and dubstep was anathema to most DJs. Since then he's continued to be one of the DJs at the forefront of an evolving scene, as dubstep has given way to a catch-all bass-heavy diaspora and many of its early innovators have moved in different directions.

He's headlining Room 2 to launch his Fabriclive CD - which shows off tracks from across the last few years' worth of London dancefloor mutations - and is joined by Kode 9, who will be playing a garage set, Loefah and Reecha back to back with Jon Rust.

In Room 1 Hessle Audio are curating proceedings, with label bosses Pearson Sound and Pangaea (no Ben UFO this time, sadly), Numbers' Jackmaster, Randall (playing an Old School Set) and Hessle Audio's Joe - and, excitingly, Kassem Mosse and Mix Mup, bringing their collaborative live set to the UK for the first time. And in Room 3 dBridge plays host, doing a 5 hour set, and inviting SP:MC along to DJ.

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