Sound­track your sea­sonal ses­sions

Here’s a list of our favourite DJ mixes from the past year to power on your party

The Irish Times - Friday - The Ticket - - NEWS - Jim Car­roll

Who needs Spo­tify when you have th­ese crack­ers to sound­track your house party over the next few weeks? Here are 10 mixes we en­joyed in 2015 – and where to find them.

Jack mas­ter Mas­ter mix 2015 (Sound­cloud)

The Num­bers’ la­bel co-founder’s pris­tine set of bump­ing house and disco.

DJ Har­vey at Boiler Room (YouTube)

Ninety min­utes of deep Balearic joy from the mas­ter at work in Milan. Best of luck Shaz­a­m­ing any of th­ese thrillers, hun.

Four T et& Float­ing Points at Plas­tic Peo­ple (Sound­cloud)

The clos­ing night at this Lon­don club saw Kieran “Four Tet” Heb­den and Sam “Float­ing Points” Shep­herd (above) go head to head for a mes­meric six hour set. Also, check out Four Tet’s back-to-back Es­sen­tial Mix with Jamie xx.

Spe­cial Re­quest Es­sen­tial Mix (Sound­cloud)

Paul Wool­ford’s Spe­cial Re­quest al­ter-ego lays down the law with rugged hard­core jun­gle and rave thumpers.

O yin boy’ s My Body Full Of Stars (Sound­cloud)

A daz­zling jour­ney into the wilds of Afro­fu­tur­ism from Ian McQuaid in col­lab­o­ra­tion with Ir­ish-Nige­rian writer Emma Du­biri.

Gill es Peter­son Best Be­fore Mix­tape (Mix­cloud)

The BBC 6 Mu­sic, World­wide and Brownswood don throws down a be­spoke se­lec­tion of re­cent choice cuts for Chan­nel 4’s Best Be­fore show.

B ice p’ s Tru­ancy Mix (Sound­cloud)

This Tru­ants crew mix shows the range of Belfast duo Andy Fer­gu­son and Matt McBriar’s house and techno smarts.

Frankie Knuck­les’ Es­sen­tial Mix (Sound­cloud)

A post­hu­mous broad­cast to mark the first an­niver­sary of the house mas­ter’s death com­bin­ing two soul­ful mixes from 2011.

Cari­bou Solid Steel Ra­dio Show (Sound­cloud)

Dan Snaith’s gor­geously eu­phoric set of soul and disco for the Cold­cut ra­dio show.

Ben K lock Es­sen­tial Mix (Sound­cloud)

The Berghain res­i­dent and big favourite with Ir­ish club­bers drops one banger af­ter an­other.

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