DJ Format, mature B Boy, turntablist, digger, and record champion is back once again with another mix to blow speakers and minds at the same time. For this mix he’s scoured the globe to bring some of the nastiest psychedelic tracks from Brazil, Yugoslavia, Russia, Japan, Turkey, Poland, Africa, India, Switzerland, Greece, Jamaica, France, Italy, Germany, Belgium, Denmark, Hungary, Uruguay, UK and the USA for you to freak out to. Drum breaks, fuzzy guitars, crazy covers, b boy uprocking and more, this is sixty minutes of pure bliss. With Format pushing his DJing further and further with this surfeit amount of psychedelic matter, the musical boundaries get pushed as well. Whether you’re looking for some slow stoner tracks or high energy B Boy sides, this mix has it all.
Here is what Format had to say to BBE about the mix:
“The idea for this compilation came about because of my search for a rare psych/funk 7″ that isn’t even included here! My friend DJ Oneofakind played me the said record and I totally lost my mind. Some months later after a lot of asking around and searching online, a copy turned up on Discogs.com for a painful amount of money. I contacted the seller to ask a couple of questions and it turned out I was talking to Jake Holloway, BBE’s in-house designer. I’d loosely known Jake for a few years through mutual friends so we quickly arranged a time to meet and take care of business. Jake told me he’d offered the 7″ to a few other DJ/collector friends but they’d passed on it as it was ‘too heavy’ for them. This got us talking about my love for psych records with a funky slant and I explained my frustration at buying so many records that fit that description, that were ‘too heavy’ to play at my typical DJ gigs. Jake had the perfect solution: “why don’t you do a compilation of funky, fuzzed-out psych stuff for BBE?”. “
When you’re done with this trip, take it again and again. Don’t stop there, this mix will be available from BBE in vinyl form as well. Listen to the mix below via Soundcloud:
Pre-Order DJ Format’s Psych Out LP, out June 19th here.