Release Date: Jul 28, 2017
Record label: Late Night Tales
It feels appropriate that, a couple of months shy of its 10th anniversary, one of the greatest Fabric mix albums should provide inspiration for Daphni's 'Fabriclive' instalment. We're talking about 'Fabric 36', which was so memorably realised by Ricardo Villalobos: a textbook example of how to construct and pace a 70-minute DJ mix, all of its 15 tracks were by the Chilean/German DJ icon himself. Like Villalobos, Dan Snaith is not your average DJ or producer, and this was never going to be your average mix album.
After the bar was raised incredibly high by David Holmes' entry into the series late last year, Late Night Tales continues its remarkable consistency with Canadian on-trend jazzers BadBadNotGood offering their own midnight yarns. It's no surprise that their selections are as beautiful and diverse as anything from their own catalogue. As befitting a band who met studying music at Toronto's Humber College, this Late Night Tales is akin to capturing a conversation by friends bursting with excitement, sharing their latest musical finds.
Since 2001, the Late Night Tales mix series has been producing turn-down compilations for night owls. Artists from across the spectrum are commissioned to create their ultimate after hours listening experience, and they're given license to decide just what that means for themselves. There are as ….