Blue Hawaii's partnership has soared across the span of a decade.
A two-piece electronic experience, their catalogue - primarily released on the impeccable Arbutus imprint - moves from lush, almost ambient electronics through to R&B and more.
New album 'Open Reduction Internal Fixation' was pieced together somewhere between Berlin and Montreal, and it's a deep, low end adventure.
Flecks of 2-step emerge on the songwriting, while lead cut 'All That Blue' fuses deep house and a neat saxophone line and some intoxicating, immersive vocoder vocals.
Out this Friday - October 11th - it's a real thrill, and to toast its release Blue Hawaii have drafted a special instalment of the Clash DJ Mix.
A selection that leans on 90s house music, many of these cuts have peppered the band's DJ sets, as well as their studio stereo.
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90s house music has been enjoying quite the renaissance these days, and there’s good reason for it.
It’s got that magic balance of natural and electronic elements - when the technology was first being manipulated yet the songwriting aspect was still somewhat traditional. It results in these talented, classic tunes that a DJ can work into a modern set to seal those good vibes right in.
In this 45 minutes mix, however, we’re serving up exclusively the oldies - they played an influential role in our lead single 'All That Blue' - something of which you can expect more of from Blue Hawaii!
Tune in now.
Dorisburg - 'Rave'
Dark Knights - 'Hey Wotsup'
Feelin’ Vibes - 'Feelin’ Vibes'
Galaxy 2 Galaxy - '303 Sunset'
Black Rascals ft. Roger Harris - 'Keeping My Mind'
Sha-Lor - 'I’m In Love'
Todd Terry - 'Sax (Don’t Turn Your Back On Me)'
DJ Dove - 'Illusions'
Sound Source - 'Key Notes (A Deep Trance)'
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