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Christian Eede , June 24th, 2019 13:01

Mixes from Boards Of Canada and Flying Lotus were amongst the highlights

This past weekend saw Warp Records take control of NTS Radio for over 100 hours of broadcasts across the station's two live streams, and now some of the highlights have begun to emerge online.

Above, you can hear the two-hour 'Societas x Tape', a mix put together by Boards Of Canada which marked their first public outing since the release of 2013 album Tomorrow's Harvest. Amongst the artists whose music features in the duo's mix are Grace Jones, Devo, Pauline Oliveros, DAF, Severed Heads, George Duke, Yellow Magic Orchestra and Lena Platonos. It's also speculated that the mix features some as-yet unreleased material by Boards Of Canada themselves. Find a YouTube playlist handily put together by one fan, featuring the identifiable tracks from the mix, here.

Two hours of the weekend schedule were also given over to Autechre who aired some unreleased early material produced between 1989 and 1993. The duo have now made that music available for free download here.

NTS shared a previously unavailable video capturing two pieces from Aphex Twin's performance at the Barbican in 2012, which you can view just above, while Kelela's contribution saw her adding live vocals over past Warp Records tracks.

Death Grips guested with an extended 30-minute piece called 'Gmail and the restraining orders', which one YouTube user captured in the embed below, and the station also aired a recording of Oneohtrix Point Never's full live set at London's Roundhouse earlier this year.

Brian Eno collaborated with protest group Extinction Rebellion on a piece that set recordings from their actions over Apollo track 'Silver Morning', and Flying Lotus presented a mix of new and unreleased material from himself. Further mix highlights came from Ryuichi Sakamoto, Hudson Mohawke, Adrian Sherwood, Gaika, Evian Christ and Special Request, who delivered a tribute to LFO.

A number of the shows have now been archived by NTS, though the station and label have clarified that not all shows will be uploaded. Head to NTS' website to check the full archive so far.

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