[QUICK MIX – DOWNTEMPO DISCO] Face To Face With Todd Edwards – Guest Mix by Ruckus Roboticus

[QUICK MIX – DOWNTEMPO DISCO] Face To Face With Todd Edwards – Guest Mix by Ruckus Roboticus

[QUICK MIX – DOWNTEMPO DISCO] Face To Face With Todd Edwards – Guest Mix by Ruckus Roboticus

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Pulse. It’s the tempo of our life. The speed of our lifestyle. It’s the colors of our glimmering cities at night. It occurs as the seasons change. It’s movement, up and down, side by side. We’re all set in our own rhythm and pace, though it’s not just ours, it is also a part of the bigger heartbeat of our collective cities and all together the world. All at once, we’re experiencing moments of both clarity and confusion, while at the same time speeding head first into the future we’ve thought up for ourselves. It is the path that we’ve found ourselves on, as young ambassadors of the late night groove, the dirty beats, the randomness of the scene, and by the way of that same groove, we have never forgotten the truth in the sounds we hear. The truth that groove isn’t separate from us, nor is pulse, it IS us.

While this may be the first time you’re hearing the truths of LA-based DJ Ruckus Roboticus, I’m positive it won’t be your last after listening through his brilliantly succinct mix of funk, downtempo disco, soul, pop, and just straight-up groove-based jams. In August of 2014, Todd Edwards invited Ruckus to contribute a guest mix on his Scion Radio Show and so the dance lords claimed “Let it be done!” Below is the beautiful mix, brimming with his favorite feel-good grooves, from chill to thrill.

Leading with percussive beauty, heavenly synth melodies, and tracks with only the tightest, busiest bass lines that funk has to offer. Transforming from one song to the next, he takes us on an extremely comfortable and laid back trip through space and time. Including songs from modern kings and queens of disco, while also mixing in the the purveyors of funk and soul, never forgetting while we’re all here dancing to this shit in the first place. The mix clocks in at a quick hour and a half, and yes I mean quick, because once you press play, it’ll be over before you’re ready for it to end. Take it in folks, each and every breath.

Tracklist:

Volta Cab – What It Feels Like
Poolside – Next To You
The Preatures – Is This How You Feel? (Classixx Remix)
Mister Gavin – Thunder Thighs
Cosmic Kids – Whisper Softly
Bubbleffekt – Mopedbart
Rhye – Hunger
Le Crayon – Give You Up feat. KLP (Darius Remix)
Chvrches – The Mother We Share (Moon Boots Remix)
Tensnake – Love Sublime Feat. Flora & Nile Rodgers
Disco Tech – You & I
Detroit Swindle – 64 Ways feat. Mayer Hawthorne (Kraak & Smaak Remix)
Jamie Lidell – Big Love (Lorenz Rhode Remix)
Dcup – Magic
Kinky Boots – Jack Herb
Alex Metric & Oliver – Galaxy
The Tailors – Overdue Feat. Ashibah (Late Nite Tuff Guy Remix)
John Davis & The Monster Orchestra – Bourgie Bourgie (Umami 2013 Version)
Louis La Roche – Funk Trunk Skunk
Bottin feat. Jupiter – Sage Comme Une Image (Spiller Remix)
Ruckus Roboticus feat. Induce – Be All Right
The Swiss – Elouisa
James Curd & Luke Million feat. Nah Man! – Say The Words To You
Dcup – Someone Told Me
James Curd – Don’t Know How

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Brendon Goldwasser Originally from Ohio, currently residing in Los Angeles. Music fuels everything I do.