Clash DJ Mix – Lou Hayter

A dive into her club inspirations...

Lou Hayter has deep roots in London's clubbing underworld.

As a musician, DJ, and visual artist, she inhabits the realm where illicit music and fashion crossover, imbuing her work with a deft sense of energy.

Debut solo album 'Private Sunshine' lands on May 7th, and it's a neat about-turn from the singer, who previously worked with New Young Pony Club and Tomorrow’s World alongside JB Dunckel from Air.

The album is a pot pourri of club flavours, moving from vintage acid shapes through to imperious 80s R&B, allowing her Gallic pop tastes to interweave with her 00s electro roots.

Each new single paints a much broader picture, with 'Private Sunshine' representing a nuanced, multi-layered experience.

Lou has crated a fantastic mix for Clash, opening with the minimalist textures of Steve Reich before saluting MF DOOM and SOPHIE; a dexterous, hugely varied selection, 

Steve Reich – Come Out
MF Doom – Deep Fried Frenz Luxury
Elite – Night Walk
Rick Wilhite – Dreams Of Yesterday (Rick's Will Never Forget Mix)
Zongamin – Non Stop
Boof – Chicken With Waffles
Moodymann – I Think Of Saturday
Lou Hayter – Private Sunshine (Tom Furse Remix)
Les Choc Stars du Zaire – Nakombe Nga
Kane West – Definitely Come Together
Sophie – Bipp (Autechre remix)
Sheefy McFly – Pulse
Wajatta – Renegade
Mark Anthony – Why Can't We Live Together
Lou Hayter – Time Out of Mind (Generalisation Dub)

Photo Credit: Alice Kunisue

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