Clash DJ Mix – 30/70 Collective

A deep dive into the sounds coming out of Melbourne...

The soulful, funk-infused sounds of Melbourne are making waves here in the UK, and 30/70 Collective are at the forefront of this. 

From the latest Brownswood compilation ‘Sunny Side Up’ – featuring three tracks from 30/70 members, Ziggy Zeitgeist, Horatio Luna and Allysha Joy – to the collective’s new ‘Fluid Motion’ LP out on Rhythm Section, they look set to shine. 

The swirling, sun-soaked synths of album opener ‘Brunswick Hustle’ all the way through to the sax-laden shimmer of ‘Flowers’ at its close, the LP sets out 30/70’s stall, shifting between neo-soul and languid, Dilla-esque tendencies, astral-facing jazz textures and vignettes echoing UK club music history.

Here, 30/70 member Allysha Joy takes us through a primer of the new sounds coming out of her country. “This is a mix of my favourite (mostly) Melbourne sounds, textures and feels all created on this stolen land, Australia,” she says.

“With jazz as an undertone, it’s a taste of the different ways we’ve all interpreted inspirations from all over the world and combined them in a uniquely Melbourne way. Some old, some new, some unreleased treats!

Tune in now…

30/70’s ‘Fluid Motion’ is out now via Rhythm Section, buy here.

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Taylor Crawford – Brahman 

Meghalaya – Tiana Khasi 

Alien – Maya 

Silentjay – Eternal Internal Peace 

Setwun – Vaizangazangai ft. Georgia Anne Muldrow 

Horatio Luna – The Wake Up 

Myele Manzanza – Freedom of Movement 

Vulture Street Tape Gang – My House is Falling Down ft. Ha Na 

Clever Austin – Blue Tongue ft. Jon Bap 

JNBO – Bung Eye View

Abbey Howlett – Colour Me Gold 

GODTET – Max Lush 

HEKKA – Hold All

Karate Boogaloo – Juicy Fruit

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