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Electronic Music Mix Session 349 | For The Heroes | Hero mix

Kono Vidovic March 30, 2020 487 26 5

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  • fast_forward 00:00:00 – – Intro to this week's dedicated Hero Mix
  • fast_forward 00:16:00 – – Talk 2 | The Kottis – Nothing To Lose Feature
  • fast_forward 00:17:03 – – TOKiMONSTA – Oasis Nocturno feature
  • fast_forward 00:20:34 – – TOKiMONSTA | CHAMP – Fantasy Land EP Feature
  • fast_forward 00:25:04 – – CHAMP Feature | Heroes & Superheroes appreciation
  • fast_forward 00:36:25 – – James Pepper | Free Download Of The Week By La Riff
  • fast_forward 00:43:41 – – Purple Disco Machine Feature | Free D\L | Cody Currie & Joel Holmes
  • fast_forward 00:57:53 – – 2nd Free Download by Newzs – Meloman
  • fast_forward 01:13:39 – – 124 BPM | Local Group Feature | Spotify Playlist | Samo DJ
  • fast_forward 01:28:00 – – Vanderkraft – Le Semainier EP Feature on De La Groove
  • fast_forward 01:38:28 – – Joy Orbison – GR Etiquette Feature | James Pepper
  • fast_forward 01:45:40 – – James Pepper – For All My Wrongs on Gallery Recordings Feature
  • fast_forward 01:51:04 – – Outro | DJ Only Mixes | Essential Mixes | Support | Bicep – Atlas

For the heroes mix.

The last couple of weeks i talked a lot about the Coronavirus in my shows. As i have explained here in this episode i normally don’t talk politics or world problems. But Covid-19 changed it all and we need to keep focusing and educating each other to fight it. unfortunately this week is again dominated by the virus, but i’m doing it differently this time.

Dedicated to all heroes and heroines.

I’m dedicating this weeks essential music selection to all heroes and super heroes out there. This so called hero mix or ‘for the heroes mix’ is for you. For everybody that stays inside (heroes and heroines). And for the superheroes, helping sick people while risking their own lives. I’m talking about people in healthcare, nurses & doctors. Policemen, firemen, the army and everybody else who is helping people in these chaotic crisis times. This mix is for the heroes, showcasing my appreciation for you!

This mix is dedicated to the superheroes, helping sick people while risking their own lives.

Kono Vidovic

Electronic music mix session 349

Enough about the virus, let’s see what music, which essentials i found and selected for you in this weeks electronic music mix session. There are 22 new tracks in this music show episode. 8 vinyl releases, and two free tracks that you can download for free.

Tempo and overall music style.

Starting around 120 BPM (beats per minute) and finally building the tempo up to 132 BPM. This mix includes lots of Deep House elements, here and there a bit of those deep soulful vibes. A few of those more steady House Music beats. A bit of breaks and beats, and you might even experience a few tracks more towards the tech side of house.

Selected artists, producers and record labels.

For the full tracklisting you can scroll down to see exactly which artists and tracks are released on which label. To give you a bit of an idea what to expect, i’m playing you music from the following labels: Delusions Of Grandeur, De La Groove, Ninja Tune, Toy Tonics, Gallery Recordings.

You will hear new music from: Marc Brauner, Theo Kottis, TOKiMONSTA, James Pepper, Vanderkraft, Tee Mango, Producer Newzs, Bicep, Joy Orbison, Cody Currie & Joel Holmes and new comer to the music scene Champ with his 2nd EP.

All releases are in my honest opinion must-hear music

Kono Vidovic (DJ & Host)

Featured music highlights.

Here are some highlights of the featured essentials in this weeks music mix session. All releases are in my honest opinion must-hear music. So these below selected EP’s or albums are not necessary better than the rest in the selection. These are just randomly chose by me based on my emotions while i was writing this music blog. I would very much like to motivate you to listen to the entire selection in this essential mix. You can read this page to find out more about The Essential Mixes.

TOKiMONSTA – Oasis Nocturno | Young Art Music

TOKiMONSTA was the very first female artist that released music on the Brainfeeder music label from Flying Lotus. Her album Lune Rouge from 2019 was even nominated for a Grammy award in the category ‘Electronic Album Of The Year’.

This year TOKiMONSTA is back with a new album, her 10th in ten years of time. And is called ‘Oasis Nocturno’. Of you love that underground style of Electronic Beats with a lot of soul and a twist. This is definitely a must have quality piece of work. Featuring collaborations with other great names from the music scene like: Sunni Colon, Jean Deaux, Drew Love, Bibi Bourelly, VanJess and Earthgang.

Champ – Fantasy Land

Fantasy Land, the 2nd EP from electronic music producer CHAMP, combines elements of House, Dance and Disco to create an eclectic sound full of dreamy vocal samples, analogue kicks, gritty bass lines and wobbly synths. With a back-to-basics approach, CHAMP recorded this entire EP from his home studio in Hastings (UK) with a minimal setup of just a few analogue synthesizers and an eighties drum machine.

The opening line “All I do is Dream” (sampled from Flashlight’s 1978 track “Every Little Beat of my Heart”) is a perfect introduction to the EP, which self-proclaimed daydreamer CHAMP describes as “an insight into the mind of a fantasist, an attempt to break destructive cycles and a declaration to stop dreaming and start doing”.

Fantasy Land is set for digital release on Friday 03rd April 2020. It’ll be available on most digital platforms including Spotify, Apple music and iTunes.

James Pepper – For All My Wrongs | Gallery Recordings

This is actually the debut release on Gallery Recordings. Born in the creative sector of Marrickville in Sydney, Australia a label with no boundaries and is purely driven by emotions, harmony and passion for music.

James Pepper – For All My Wrongs is a perfect match with the label and delivers music for any occasion. Whether you are at a warehouse rave, a festival, a club party, doing a workout or are cleaning up the house and you need decent music delivering you the right amount of energy. This EP will do the trick.

In this mix session i included 3 of the 4 tracks. Stampede (Of The Elephants) is a heavy hitter with lots of bass, deeptones and a heavy kick. The main title track ‘For All My Wrongs’ starts as a Techno styled track, but along the way a certain calmth of deep atmospheres and emotional chords take place. While the vocal maintains a proper amount of positive energy to keep you dancing and dreaming at the same time.

2 free music downloads

Normally i deliver you only one free download a week. This there are 2 tracks for you to grab and add to your music collection. First there is our standard free track, this week the dope soulful house track by La Riff – Purple Disco Machine featured and reviewed here.During the week and while i had already selected this week’s free featured music download.

Our friend from the studio, Russian producer and DJ Newzs emailed me with his new production Meloman. As i liked the track very much and placed it among this weeks track selection in my Hero mix. It’s also given away for free by Newzs through his Soundcloud page. Recently we featured another fairly new track by Newzs – 20.02.20 which you can find here and download for free as well.


I hope this weeks dedicated mix session for all the heroes and heroines satisfies you. I also consider you as a hero being a part of the Dirty Disco community living by the same rules music for society and people for people. If you are staying at home like me, my family and all other heroes. You can consider yourself as a hero, and there for this mix is for the heroes en super heroes (the people helping others in these difficult times)

If you want to support and help fighting the coronavirus. Stay home, spread the word about how important it is to stay home. To help you do that you can share my music shows and or blogs about music where i try to motivate people to stay home as well.

Here below you can find the tracklisting, so you can easily understand which track is playing when in this music mix session. You can also use the timestamps in the audio player on top of this page to see where we are at. Use the tracklisting to find tracks you like, to get inspired with for your own playlists and or DJ mixes. And or support the artist and creators. Thanks for reading and tuning in. Stay safe!

ArtistTrack titleEP / AlbumRecord Label
Marc BraunerLove TriangleLove TriangleBellissima
LuksekAlone At SeaNight Young International Vol 1Night Young
Theo KottisLoyalNothing To LoseBeautiful Strangers
TOKiMONSTAHouse Of DalOasis NocturnoYoung Art
CHAMPSunshine PromiseFantasy Land
Marc BraunerBright SideLove TriangleBellissima
James PepperAll Star (Cassettes For Kids Remix)For All My WrongsGallery Recordings
La RiffPurple Disco MachineFree DownloadImported Recordings
Cody Currie & Joel HolmesLove We FeelMetropolisToy Tonics
Cody Currie & Joel HolmesDirectionMetropolisToy Tonics
CyclonixFlex MentalloAntiheroBoogie Cafe
NewzsMelomanMelomanMask Sexy
Tee MangoWhat U DoneCityspellDelusions Of Grandeur
Local GroupStolen DreamsFresh RhythmsHuman Concrete Block
Samo DJB HOPDJ Tools Volume 3Pelvis Records
Marc BraunerGran PlayaLove TriangleBellissima
VanderkraftMercede midiLe SemainierDe La Groove
VanderkraftVendredi c’est la feteLe SemainierDe La Groove
Joy OrbisonGR Etiquette (’09 Mix)GR EtiquetteToss Portal
James PepperFor All My WrongsFor All My WrongsGallery Recordings
James PepperStampede (Of The Elephants)For All My WrongsGallery Recordings
BicepAtlasAtlasNinja Tune

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