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Raw Takes: Richard Fearless's Favourite Tracks
Joe Clay , May 25th, 2016 08:24

Before the release of their sixth album this week and appearance at Atonal in Berlin this August, the Death In Vegas head honcho, producer and DJ scours the fruits of his record-collecting history and picks 13 tracks that have informed Transmission for Joe Clay


Svengalisghost – 'Mars Out Of Range'
I love what L.I.E.S. have done. On one level the music industry is fucked up and it's so hard, but it's been really good for the whole DIY scene. L.I.E.S. is a very well-curated label. I've just been in Paris and you can see the whole young energy of these kids, 40,000 of them coming out to underground techno events. As a lover of techno, that's a very healthy thing. All those kids are selling their DFA records to buy L.I.E.S. records. For someone who's been flying that flag for a long time, that switch is nice. I don't really know anything about Svengalisghost – he's one of their recurring artists who has always delivered. 'Mars Out Of Range' was a big one for me when I played at the Panorama Bar. It's got this broken electronic beat, it's kind of shuffling but with a really strong top line.