TDS Mix 027: Two Inch Punch

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For our latest mixtape we welcome one of the UK’s more unique electronic producer, Two Inch Punch to the fold.

Two Inch Punch is one of those producers who seems to slip half way between the classic producer/DJ and an electronic band/act. His music is very unique and although it fits into a selection of DJ friendly genres and scenes, it also stands out all on it’s own at the same time. It’s this element of his music not quite fitting in anywhere, but fitting in everywhere at the same time that makes Two Inch Punch much more of an artist rather than another electronic producer.

This mix is a great example of that unwillingness to follow the usual rules and regulations. At only 27 minutes long, it’s our shortest mix to date, but it’s also one of our most varied in regards to style, genre and tempo, somehow smoothly transitioning from genre to genre and slipping in the odd classic R&B banger such as Tweet’s “Oops (Oh My)”. It’s a great reflection of TIP’s influences to his own R&B soaked galactic sound and makes for one of our most diverse mixes to date.

If you’re new to the world of Two Inch Punch, we highly recommend you check out his previous two releases on PMR (home to Julio Bashmore and Jessie Ware amongst others), Love You Up EP and Saturn: The Slow Jams EP. In the mean time, check out the mix below and enjoy.

What approach have you taken for this mix?
I wanted to play some new things I am listening to that I wouldnt play out in a club that have a soulful feel to them. I dont like to stick to BPMs either.

Which track or mix is your personal favourite?
I am a massive fan of the Santigold remix of ‘Lady’ by Benny Blanco one of my favourite remixes ever.

What did you do this mix on?
Serato Itch using a Novation Twitch.

Is style/fashion important to you?
Yeah for sure. Clothes are a big thing for me. Particularly after a pair of original KCK Duffs right now.

What brand(s) are you particularly feeling at the moment?
I like Lazy Oafs new line.

Tracklist:

01. The-Dream – LoveKing (Machinedrum Edit)
02. Santigold – I’m A Lady (Benny Blanco rMx)
03. Shears – Woi Hodgson
04. Waka Flocka Flame – Rooster In My Rari (Two Inch Punch LoveTrap rMx)
05. Oh91 – Breasts AKA Feel Like Me
06. ?
07. EPROM – Regis Chillbin
08. Tweet – Oops (Oh My)
09. Ginuwine – What’s So Different
10. Dirty Bwty
11. Two Inch Punch – Love You Up
12. Two Inch Punch ft. Jagged Edge – BrokKen
13. ?
14. JoJo – Demonstrate
15. LOL Boys – Changes (Shlohmo rMx)
16. Romaine
17. Destiny’s Child ft.Timbaland – Get On The Bus
18. Two Inch Punch – Digital Love Letters
19. ?oin
20. Future – Turn On The Lights (Ryan Hemsworth Edit)
21. ?
22. Rather B

TDS Mix 027: Two Inch Punch by The Daily Street on Mixcloud

Alex Synamatix

One of three co-founders at THE DAILY STREET, Alex is our Editor-in-Chief, overseeing all TDS activity. Outside of TDS, Alex is a respected creative in his own right, from art directing club nights (comm•une) to consulting for some of the largest global brands.

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  • http://imlamping.com Nick Brisson

    “I am a massive fan of the Santigold remix of ‘Lady’ by Benny Blanco one of my favourite remixes ever.” I actually hate Benny Blanco for making that remix so short. One of his best works clocks in at a little under 2 minutes long.