my life is a whirlwind of overwhelming undecided muck. I dont even have time to evoke one clear thought on one particular piece. but I feel compelled to share that there are two people (actually 3.5 total) that are blowing my mind with projects they’ve been coming out with recently… and its not even their full time job.
Both Peaking Lights and Nicolas Jaar are releasing thought-pulsing, incredible mixes and the craziest part is… they’re just side projects of theirs. Yes they have an LP in the mix, a tour in the mix, but these… oh, these are just for fun.
For fun?!? You freaks of nature. How do you find time in your epic musical life to create the most awesome mixes, just for fun? And your fun becomes my fun; our fun! You blow my mind. When I go play basketball and have fun, no one else has fun because of my fun. That’s not the way it works. Quit winning at everything!
But seriously, please don’t quit winning. You’re mixes Jean-Grey my mind for 2 hours straight: I love it.
Nico Jaar just created a 2 hour long mix for BBC Radio 1 that goes in every direction imaginable from Jay-Z to classical beauty. Very Jaar-esque.
And then these nincompoops, Peaking Lights, have time to be in love, have a baby, and then make 4 fucking mixes on top of their sophomore LP coming up in June. Are you shitting me!? You freaks. Do you time travel? Did you clone yourselves like that terrible Michael Keaton movie to help you take care of your daily responsiblities? I have no clue but keep it up.
Lucifer 4, the 4th installment of the Lucifer mixtape series in honor of their baby, is an early summer feel-good reggae fest. It’s for real good times.