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Back To Goa - Dark El Kante (Freeform)

An exclusive set of 'free flowing funky glitchy psychedelic disco' from the twisted imagination of Dark El Kante (Jorge Bazan).  This set is both intelligent and accessible, spanning many musical bridges.  We hope you enjoy it.

Dark El Kante runs Random Records and is label DJ for Japanese 6Dimension Soundz.  He is a big activist for native peoples around the world and proceeds from several of his releases have gone directly to charity, helping the indigenous peoples of Colombia and Ecuador in particular.  Jorge lives in Spain.

  • 01- Terrafractyl – Milkweed
  • 02- Trold – Harmony
  • 03- Troll Scientists – Disco Doctor
  • 03- Neuron Compost – Adhesive Remix
  • 04- Tamlin – Contrastion (Neuron Compost Remix)
  • 05- Terrafractyl – Only So Much Oil (Remix)
  • 06- Delirious Noon – Anybody
  • 07- Ocelot – Wiggle Waggle
  • 08- Crazy Ducks – Say Quack And… (Sygmatix Remix)
  • 09- Pimperknuckle – Caliente Dude Triple A
  • 10- Sygmatix Vs. Crazy Ducks – Funky Spirit
  • 11- Talpa – Tarantula
  • 12- Process – Mono Klang (Terrafractyl Remix)
  • 13- Loopus In Fabula - Controversy
  • 14- Broken Toy – Brain Reader
  • 15- Hedonix – Olivia's Song
  • 16- Freeform Human – Bonus Level
  • 17- Talpa – Unusual Chair

 

Artist's Bio:

Dark El Kante is a spanish-english play on words that means "to go off key or to act of discordant way"

His sounds ranges from Suomi to Freestyle Psy-Trance and perverse Goa-Trance, or even sometimes plays Psychedelic Ambient & Downtempo dj sets.

Since more than 15 years now he has been playing in different events around the world or playing dj sets in different radio stations.
From 2005 to 2010 and playing under the label Adama Rec., he was an active participant in the Psy-Trance scene of Scotland, being events promoter and dj resident in a few clubs.
Later he was label dj of the epic japanese 6D-Soundz and today is the manager of Random Records, compiling the V.A. albums Indigenous S.O.S, Psychotria Viridis, Shamanic Icaro, Native Planet, Survival International Vol.1 & 2, Uncontacted Awa and Saamisaundi, all part of a benefit project, trying to help indigenous people around the world.

Countries visited in the past:
Brazil, Japan (Dance Of Shiva Fest.), Mexico, Costa Rica, Colombia, Portugal (Freedom Fest.),Germany, Austria (Paradise Fest.), Ireland (Life Fest.), Latvia, Slovakia (Hanna Hanna Fest.), Romania, Belgium (Eargasm Open Air), Ukraine, Spain (Connection & Transition Fest.), Sweden, Croatia (Lost Theory & Future Natura Fest.), Finland, Switzerand and United Kingdom (Eden Fest.)

Soundcloud:  https://soundcloud.com/darkelkante

More info: https://randomrecords.bandcamp.com/

Available for bookings! Contact: random-psy@hotmail.com

Direct download: Back_To_Goa_-_Dark_El_Kante_Freeform.mp3
Category:Back To Goa -- posted at: 12:51pm EDT
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Back To Goa - Aurora (Live Psydub Eden 2015)

Back to Goa’s founder and editor Aurora presents a set of psydub and chill recorded live on Ableton from his set at the Vishnu Lounge at Eden festival 2015. Eden festival is the foremost alternative music festival in Scotland promoting sustainability and environmental consciousness. Enjoy and please keep sending you mixes in.

Track listing:

  1. Fallen Leaf Lake (Fingerprint Remix) - Egodasik
  2. Liquid Sunrise - Kaminanda
  3. Liberation - Kaminanda
  4. Time Travellers - Kaminanda
  5. Atmikha - Narcose
  6. Landing on Helike - Narcose
  7. The Holidayer - Naturelement
  8. Fiddle Sticks - Shantam
  9. Gooseberry - Pedantic Eschew
  10. My Cat is a Dragon - Spacey Kolala
Direct download: Back_To_Goa_-_Aurora_Live_Psydub_Eden_2015.mp3
Category:Back To Goa -- posted at: 7:38am EDT
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Back To Goa - Aramaiti

Continuing Back To Goa's journey through the artists and DJs of psychedelic Scotland we present a lively and creative mix from Aramaiti.  Aramaiti is Stephen Fraser, a passionate music promoter and DJ who continues to energise the music scene in his beloved Stonehaven and the north east of Scotland.  Stephen has bravely experimented and networked to bring some unique festival and club experiences to this part of the world, as well as supporting others in their own creative endevours. 

His mix has an old world Goa and Euro atmosphere, escewing the established doctrine of beat matched progression and instead concentrating on building atmosphere and melodic intensity.  Enjoy.

 

1 Resurrect - TDR

2 Triptonite - Ethnica ( Plieadian's live mix )

3 Limbo - 3D Ghost

4 Spiritualisation - TDR

5 Yamantaka - PharaOhm

6 Arcadia Magik - Prometheus 

7 Apostles of the Universe - TDR

8 Delphic Haze - Anakoluth

9 Stream of Life - Ethereal

 

https://soundcloud.com/merlins-rattle

 

Artist's Bio:

Stephen Fraser (Aramaiti)I am 32, I was born in Glasgow and moved to Stonehaven at the age of 11 where I lived up until 2012 when I moved to the village of Auchenblae in the foothills of the Grampian mountains. I have been blessed with a 3 year son called Elijah. I became part of Stonehaven's underground and alternative music scene when I was 18 playing instrumental music  and Djing. The musical movement in Stonehaven and the north east of of Scotland is starting to come into it's own currently and I am very privileged to be a part of it's flowering. I play downtempo, progressive psytrance and goa trance and love the culture and it's heritage in the far and middle east. So at the moment I am playing for friends and recently getting involved in the Scottish psytrance scene thanks to some of it's great promoters. My heart lives in the natural world and playing music to the trees, plants and animal's is also a great privilege. Namaste friends and blessings for the journey.

Direct download: Back_To_Goa_-_Aramaiti.mp3
Category:Back To Goa -- posted at: 2:40pm EDT
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Back to Goa - Radioactive Cake Merger mix

An exclusive mix this month from Radioactive Cake's latest abum, Merger, released on Glitchy Tonic Records and available for download on www.ektoplazm.com and others. Robert has mixed together the complete album into one long continuous psychedelicious treat.  Merger is Robert Hundt's fourth album and showcases his own remixes of some of his favourite tracks.  The whole release is undeniably quality progressive psytrance.  Enjoy!  Cover artwork by Yaroslavers. 

 

01 - Dr Strangefunk - Theoretical Magic (Radioactive.Cake Remix) (134 BPM)

02 - Grub - MoonShiners (Radioactive.Cake Remix) (132 BPM)

03 - Dharana - Liquid Perception (Radioactive.Cake Remix) (132 BPM)

04 - Vaeya - Paradise Fall (Radioactive.Cake Remix) (134 BPM)

05 - Fagin's Reject - Dirty Protest (Radioactive.Cake Remix) (140 BPM)

06 - Kromagon - Maximal Degressive (Radioactive.Cake Remix) (137 BPM)

07 - Pick - G27 (Radioactive.Cake Remix) (135 BPM)

08 - Hypnagog - Machinery Of Nature (Radioactive.Cake Remix) (135 BPM)

09 - Minimal Criminal - Samsara City Station (Radioactive.Cake Remix) (136 BPM)

 

Artist's own bio:  

Radioactive.Cake, Zeitgeist, Munstrous, Dark Passenger…that’s all Robert H. from Berlin Germany. Not only music producers and performer for many years, he also established the music label Glitchy.Tonic.Records in September 2009, which is now one of the leading forces in the "Alternative Psytrance Trance" - or what's often refered to as Dark Prog or Zenonesque. 

Taking the first musical steps around the time of the millennium, his skills and technique and productions were constantly evolving and advancing over the years. In late 2008 he felt he finally reached the quality to go way more professional. He brought Radioactive.Cake and Zeitgeist to life, aiming for releases and gigs and of course for good feedback. Getting all three, he soon wanted another challenge or rather more ways of expressing his musical creativity and he started Munstrous and Dark Passenger.

Today, Robert can look back on an extremely long list of releases and has gained quite some experience performing his stuff live. He played his projects at Festivals like Freqs Of Nature, Lost Theory Festival, Boom Festival, Solaris Festival, Cosmo Festival, Transylvania Calling, Pandemonium Festival, SpaceCamp Psyfari Festival and many others.

With his 4 music music projects, Robert has released 8 albums so far, CD and digital format, and dozens of single tracks. Might check the Releases section if you're interested in what is available where and how.

Number 9 and new Zeitgeist album "tasteless - pointless - Significant!" is getting released in May 2015.

links:  

https://soundcloud.com/radioactive-cake

http://www.radioactivecake.com

http://www.glitchytonicrecords.com

Direct download: Back_to_Goa_-_Radioactive_Cake_Merger_mix.mp3
Category:Back To Goa -- posted at: 1:33pm EDT
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Back To Goa - PhonoPhora

PhonoPhora is Freddie Brice. Raised in the lee of the rugged chaos of the Cairngorm mountains in nothern Scotland, Freddie's music naturaly radiates an organic free spirit merged with warmth and medatative depth.  PhonoPhora has become an established part of the nu-breed of talented DJ/Producer's feeding the continued growth of Psychedelic Scotland and regularly plays at clubs and parties across the land.  He also produces.  Check out his latest creations on Soundcloud:

https://soundcloud.com/phonophora

  

Tracklist:

1. Grouch - Minimila

2. Mirror Me - Robot Doctors

3. Pspiralife - An Altered Consciousness

4. Ellis Thomas - Cinematic Trance

5. Sensient - Galaxians 

6. Reactant - Divit People

7. Pick - Darkness (Hellquest RMX)

8. Sensient - Tokyo Title 

9. Rootshaper - Vertigo

 

Artist's Bio:

PhonoPhora is a psytrance DJ and Downtempo production project by Freddie Brice. His organic vibes, warming soundscapes and meditative, transcendental beats delve deep into the subconscious taking the mind on an ethereal journey of dance.

 

Direct download: Back_to_Goa_-_PhonoPhora.mp3
Category:Back To Goa -- posted at: 1:51pm EDT
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Back to Goa - Aurora (Psychedelicious)

Back To Goa's founder Aurora presents a mix he recorded live at Psychedelicious club night in the Tunnels nightclub Aberdeen.  A more experimental style of psygressive that warmed up the floor from icy cold to a simmering and excited purr.  Aurora would like to thank the organisers at Psychedelicious for putting on such a great night in the antient city of granite fame…..a night that swept aside the oil capitol's bling for some pumping ee-ching!!

 

Track list:

Exploring The Unknown - Sporangia

Missing Module - Ellis Thomas

Multiplex - Kromagon

Back To Jumanji - Noize Pirates & Samas

Silent Tones - Zeamoon

Saturn's Symphony - Kloud NIN9

Reckoning - Amuzing The Freak

Smoke Tower - Tijah & Onionbrain

Nonsense - Radioactive Cake

The Summoner - Onionbrain vs Hypogeo

Global Noose (Zartox Remix) - Hypogeo

 

About Aurora:

Aurora is a DJ and party promoter from the north of Scotland.  He's been involved in the psy-trance scene since the late 90s when he first travelled on winter retreat to Goa for the famous full-moon beach parties in Anjuna and Vagator.  Locally Aurora has run several nights in his hometown Inverness and now DJs for the myriad and varied components of Psychedelic Scotland, often guesting at Cosmic Edinburgh and Psychedelicious Aberdeen.  Internationaly he's spun in locations as far flung as Japan and India.  He still organizes occasional outdoor parties in wild and remote parts of Scotland (his true passion) with the invaluable help and support of Cosmic crew and others. 

Direct download: Back_to_Goa_-_Aurora_Psychedelicious_live_set_Aberdeen.mp3
Category:Back To Goa -- posted at: 3:50pm EDT
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Back To Goa - AstroPilot exclusive mix 2015

An big exclusive for the show this month.  A special Back To Goa mix from one of the masters of space ambient and progressive chill - AstroPilot.

AstroPilot (Dmitriy Redko) hails from the cold and beautiful lands of Siberia in northern Asia and began his experimentation with music back in 2000.  Since then he's released over 7 albums, many singles and contributed to dozens of compilations wordwide on a plethora of professional labels.

More recently AstroPilot's ethereal soundscapes have become synonymous with the majesty of the nightsky.  His music features exclusively in some of the most populor stargazing and astronomy apps such as Star Walk and Solar Walk, and in 2013 he produced an original space ambient soundtrack for Event Horizon, a real-time domed environment with objects from the Solar System and Universe.  Details:  astropilot360.com

In this artist mix AstroPilot sweeps us from floating somnambulism on an astral like trip through the heavens, building energy whilst moving through spheres of playful melodia, psychedelic discordance and warm progressive bliss.   Enjoy!

Artist details:

https://www.facebook.com/dmitriyastropilot?fref=ts

https://soundcloud.com/astropilot

http://www.discogs.com/artist/483423-AstroPilot

 

Direct download: Back_To_Goa_-_AstroPilot_exclusive_mix_2015.mp3
Category:Back To Goa -- posted at: 2:53pm EDT
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Back To Goa - Pappe Delic - A little drop of sunshine

 

An exclusive new year mix from one of the masters of progressive psytrance - and Glitchitonic record stalwart - Pappe Delic.  This is without doubt one of the best mixes we've ever hosted on the show - driving, bouncing but layerd with a dark atmosphere of captivating psychedelic textures.  

Pappe is a busy guy at the moment and some of this new production work can be sampled in this mix (check the tracklist).  Firstly there's 'Fagin s Reject' on Radioactive Cake's remix album Merger.  Then there's 'Variant Beetle Doof' coming soon on pappedelic's new release 'A little drop of sunshine'.  Then there's two tracks from a collaboration with Juelz of WDG music under the project "Sick about the truth".  

Pappe Delic soundcloud:  https://soundcloud.com/reehno

Glitchitonic records:  http://www.glitchytonicrecords.com

Pappe facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/reehno

We hope you enjoy this treat of unreleased goodies and superb mixing.  Play loud and enjoy and happy new year!

tracklist:  

freedom fighters feat ivort-creature from the lost world -hommega productions

pspiralife shambala-zenon

nangijala-forbidden fruit-zenon

tekxture-the kaiju awakening-glitchytonicrecords

fagin`s reject-dirty protest(radioactive cake rmx-unreleased-coming soon on radioactive cake rmx album merger

haggan -travares nightmare-occulta compplement-arataki-glitchytonicrecords diffus musicbox-glitchytonicrecords

tijah -moon change-zenon

sick about the truth-mc trip-unreleased

nangijala-sacra natura-zenon

tijah.between gods &worms-zenon

nangijala-whats that noise- jairarecords

nangijala-outer moon-Electric Power Pole Records

krumelur-all imaginary-zenon

sick about the truth-i wont`t-unreleased

radioactive cake feat minimal criminal-supergood-unreleased

radioactive cake-i hunt therefore i am-Electric Power Pole Records

krumelur feat minimal criminal-climbimg coconut trees backwards-zenon

variant-beetle doof-unreleased coming soon on pappedelic part 2...a little drop of sunshine

DJ's own bio:  

Pappe is Rene Pape, Bremen based DJ for Glitchy.Tonic. Hooked up with the Techno scene first in the mid 90's he then came to trance and now stands for stomping progressive music with this dark touch. Being an event organizer for several years he's really been involved with the scene in germany. With all his experience he knows how to use electronic dance music as a tool to guide people to their psychedelic experiences. Try catch him playing whenever you can !

Direct download: Back_To_Goa_-_Pappe_Delic_-_A_little_drop_of_sunshine.mp3
Category:Back To Goa -- posted at: 8:44am EDT
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