From unapologetically jovial disco to sensual deep house without missing a beat.
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Los Angeles duo Classixx today announced a new mix series called Lifetime Grooves and shared the inaugural session, mixed in collaboration with Distant Works Records co-founder Daniel T. Moving at a luxuriant pace from unapologetically jovial disco to sensual deep house without missing a beat, the mix is the perfect soundtrack for these first days of spring. It'll probably get you thinking about summer plans, too—this is a soundtrack less for going crazy at night than deliciously wasting away your days with close friends.
Classixx told THUMP about the origins of the new mix series over email. "This is our first mix under the title 'Lifetime Grooves', which came about as the name of a playlist we made," they said. "The words might have entered out consciousness from the title of a great New Edition song, called 'Once In A Lifetime Groove.' We also just thought it was a funny play on the idea of 'favorite tunes' or something more generic. The songs that comprise the mix include old songs, new songs, world music... just a wide array of lifetime grooves."
"We made this with help from one of our best friends and favorite DJs Daniel T," they added. "We also included a great remix he did with our friend Turbotito (a.k.a. Filip Nikolic from Poolside) of our song 'Ndivile' which has not yet been released."
Last year, Classixx released their sophomore album Faraway Reach, which featured a dreamily euphoric How To Dress Well collab, "Just Let Go."
"Lifetime Grooves Mix #1" tracklist:
1. Nu Guinea - Prelude
2. Gaz Nevada - Special Agent Man (Morgan Geist Sleeping On The Moon Edit)
3. D-Pulse - Velocity Of Love (Hot Toddy Mix)
4. Daniel T Feat. Eiko Hara - Windy Lady (Tubotitio Extended Remix)
5. Leon Vynehall - Midnight On Rainbow Road (Beat Edit)
6. Pomo - On My Mind
7. Linkwood - Falling
8. Classixx - Ndivile (Daniel T. and Tubotitio Remix)
9. Faze Action Feat. Zeke Manyika - Mangwana
10. Pezzner - Autosave My Love
11. Local Natives - Dark Days (Classixx Remix)
12. Stump Valley - Oceans Refuse No River
13. John Talabot - Voices (Gerd Janson Version Conga)
14. Choices - Less Is More
15. Session Victim - Good Intentions
16. Marcus Marr - Rocketship
17. Steve Monite - Only You
Classixx Tour Dates:
March 24 - Museum of Natural History (DJ set) - New York, NY
March 25 -Anagrama Festival (DJ set) - Guadalajara, MX
March 26 - Kitsune @ Soho House (DJ set) - Miami, FL
April 7 - The Fonda Theatre (LIVE) - Los Angeles, CA
April 15 - Coachella (LIVE) - Indio, CA
April 22 - Coachella (LIVE) - India, CA
June 24 - Pinknic (LIVE) - New York, NY
June 25 - Pinknic (live)New York, NY
July 14 - Forecastle Festival (live) - Louisville, KY
July 15 - Camp Bisco (dj set) - Scranton, PA
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